BotM Picks – October 2016

Here are the groups picks for October 2016 – Traitors Blade by Sebastien de Castell and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. We also have a Halloween special for October – The Fireman by Joe Hill. Continue reading “BotM Picks – October 2016”

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Ask the Author – Becky Chambers

As the group chose The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet as their sci-fi book of the month for July (and off the back of the success of Ask The Author -Interview with Michael J Sullivan), I decided to message Becky Chambers to see if she would take part in one for us. She said yes! Continue reading “Ask the Author – Becky Chambers”

Sir Lancer Recommends – Episode #3 A Trilogy of Trilogies

Hidie Ho Neighbourinos!

Welcome to episode #3 of Sir Lancer Recommends!

The number three comes up a lot in the world of readers. So I figured for episode three we would focus on a trilogy. Actually, a trilogy of trilogies! and another trilogy! Kinda!

The first trilogy I am going to direct you towards has come up in a couple of Dragons and Jetpacks threads recently, and that is the Silo Trilogy by Hugh Howey.

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Books of the Month – May 2015

Somehow it’s already May, and that means it’s time to share our Books of the MonthDragons & Jetpacks reads two books a month, one fantasy and one sci-fi – the first week of each month is when members make suggestions, and the second is used for voting. We’re always happy to meet fellow fans of the genres, so you’re more than welcome to join the group!

Science Fiction

Stranger in a Strange Land

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Valentine Michael Smith is a human being raised on Mars, newly returned to Earth. Among his people for the first time, he struggles to understand the social mores and prejudices of human nature that are so alien to him, while teaching them his own fundamental beliefs in grokking, watersharing, and love. Continue reading “Books of the Month – May 2015”