Book discussion

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: The Year of the Flood

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

When a natural disaster predicted by God's Gardeners leader Adam One obliterates most human life, two survivors trapped inside respective establishments that metaphorically represent paradise and hell wonder if any of their loved ones have survived.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: The Wave

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us as we discuss The Wave by Walter Mosley.

Receiving a bizarre prank call from someone claiming to be his dead father, Errol visits the graveyard where his father is buried and makes an astonishing discovery about a supernatural presence that is spreading throughout the planet.
 

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Cat's Cradle

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

A young writer decides to interview the children of a scientist primarily responsible for the creation of the atomic bomb.
 

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Till We Have Faces

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

This reinterpretation of the tale of Cupid and Psyche, combines elements of barbarism and fantasy with an understanding of human nature and psychology.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Something Wicked This Way Comes

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

 Story of two young boys who begin to encounter evil secrets when a lightning rod salesman gives them one of his contraptions covered with mystical symbols.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Among the Hidden

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

A government decree allows each family only two children. For Luke, a third child, this has meant a lifetime of hiding. But could a stray glimpse of a child hiding in the house across the way lead to freedom?
 

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: More than Human

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

There's Lone, the simpletion who can hear other people's thoughts and make a man blow his brains out just by looking at him. There's Janie, who moves things without touching them, and there are the teleporting twins, who can travel ten feet or ten miles. There's Baby, who invented an antigravity engine while still in the cradle, and Gerry, who has everything it takes to run the world except for a conscience.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Robopocalypse

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Two decades into the future humans are battling for their very survival when a powerful AI computer goes rogue, and all the machines on earth rebel against their human controllers.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Martian Chronicles

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

In The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury, America’s preeminent storyteller, imagines a place of hope, dreams, and metaphor— of crystal pillars and fossil seas—where a fine dust settles on the great empty cities of a vanished, devastated civilization. Earthmen conquer Mars and then are conquered by it, lulled by dangerous lies of comfort and familiarity, and enchanted by the lingering glamour of an ancient, mysterious native race.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Mockingjay

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Katniss Everdeen's having survived the Hunger games twice makes her a target of the Capitol and President Snow, as well as a hero to the rebels who will succeed only if Katniss is willing to put aside her personal feelings and serve as their pawn.

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