Browsing Category : Book Club

Book Club: February Selection and March Poll


It’s 2018, everybody! Congratulations on surviving 2017. I’m proud of all of you. And I’m also here to announce the book club selection for February, as voted on by you! Brown Girl In the Ring (2001) Author: Nalo Hopkinson Discussion Date: 2/23/18 The premise: The rich and privileged have fled the city, barricaded it behind roadblocks, and left it to crumble.…

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Speculative Chic Book Club: Hogfather


Welcome to the Speculative Chic Book Club! Each month, we invite you to join us in reading a book that is voted on by YOU, our readers. We’re still experimenting with the format, so just like last month, this month we’re just doing a review followed by your discussion in the comments! Hogfather (1996) Written by: Terry Pratchett Pages: 421…

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Speculative Chic Book Club: The Night Circus


Welcome to the Speculative Chic Book Club! Each month, we invite you to join us in reading a book that is voted on by YOU, our readers. We’re still experimenting with the format, so this month we’re just doing a review followed by your discussion in the comments! The Night Circus (2011) Written by: Erin Morgenstern Pages: 401 (Kindle) Publisher:…

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Speculative Chic Book Club: The Grip Of It


Welcome to the Speculative Chic Book Club! Each month, we invite you to join us in reading a book that will sometimes be picked beforehand and sometimes be voted on by you, our readers. We’re still working on the format, so following the review of the book and some starter questions, we invite you all to discuss your thoughts in…

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Speculative Chic Book Club: Bannerless


Welcome to the Speculative Chic Book Club! Each month, we invite you to join us in reading a book that will sometimes be picked beforehand and sometimes be voted on by you, our readers. We’re still working on the format, so following the review of the book and some starter questions, we invite you all to discuss your thoughts in…

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October Book Club Selection: The Grip Of It by Jac Jemc


As voted on by our readers, the selection for October’s Book Club is . . . The Grip Of It (2017) Written by: Jac Jemc Pages: 288 Publisher: FSG Originals Premise: Touring their prospective suburban home, Julie and James are stopped by a noise. Deep and vibrating, like throat singing. Ancient, husky, and rasping, but underwater. “That’s just the house…

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