Suggestions for 2019
The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker nominated by Steve.
I'm about half way through this, & it's pretty cool, expanding on what we know of the title entities.Plenty of copies in the library.
from Amazon (4.5 stars out of 5, 2778 votes)
- Publisher's description
- Artemis by Any Weir nominated by Steve.
Haven't read this, but it looks interesting.A few copies in the library, but it just came out last month, so more are expected.From Amazon (4 stars out of 5, 2335 votes)
- Comments from Vanessa. I read the book s number of months ago. It's an action packed, fun read, obviously written with the big screen in mind - action, explosions, suspense!. It's not the science/math fest of The Martian.
- Leviathan Wakes by James S.A Covey nominated by Vanessa
- Explores the solar system several centuries from now when mankind has expanded to Mars and the Belt. The Belters, Earth factions, Mars warlike group are on the brink of war. The book is the basis for the SciFy channel's show The Expanse.
- Arcadia by Iain Peters nominated by Vanessa
- Different and interesting read. As one reader on Goodreads reported that it's an "entertaining Shakespearean time-travel dystopian science fantasy spy thriller romance"
- Mortal Engines aka Hungry City Chronicles by Philip Reeve nominated by Vanessa
- I haven't read this book yet, but a new movie by Peter Jackson is based on this book. It's the first book in a series of four books plus a novella. I did read the third book in the series, Infernal Devices, for another bookgroup, not knowing that it was part of a series. The writing was good, but I didn't understand much of what was going on. So I'd like to go back and read the previous books.
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