Genre Book Club

Genre Book Club FB Event

This book club meets the second Wednesday of the month at 6 pm in the Ice Age Trail Room. Each month, readers in this book club will read a book from one of three genres: crime/mystery, horror, or science fiction/fantasy. 

December Book (December 14):

Hark! The Herald Angels Scream: An Anthology edited by Christopher Golden (Horror)

That there is darkness at the heart of the Yuletide season should not surprise. Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is filled with scenes that are unsettling. Marley untying the bandage that holds his jaws together. The hideous children--Want and Ignorance--beneath the robe of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. The heavy ledgers Marley drags by his chains. In the finest versions of this story, the best parts are the terrifying parts. – Amazon.com

January Book:

The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin (Science Fiction)

"A lone human ambassador is sent to the icebound planet of Winter, a world without sexual prejudice, where the inhabitants’ gender is fluid. His goal is to facilitate Winter’s inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But to do so he must bridge the gulf between his own views and those of the strange, intriguing culture he encounters..." - Amazon.com

  1. 2022 Books
  2. 2021 Books

January:

Fatherland by Robert Harris (Mystery/Crime)

February:

Kindred by Octavia Butler (Science Fiction)

March:

The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones (Horror)

April:

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer (Science Fiction)

May:

Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay (Mystery/Crime)

June:

This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone (Science Fiction)

July:

The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix (Horror)

August:

Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang (Science Fiction)

September:

Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley (Mystery/Crime)

October:

The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman (Mystery)

November:

The Green Mile by Stephen King (Thriller)

December: 

Hark! The Herald Angels Scream: An Anthology by Christopher Golden (Horror)