Friday, November 7, 2014

November Book Club Roundup

Hey everyone, here's the roundup of all all the SF/F & related book clubs in the Chicagoland area for this month.
  • Wed. 11/5- Devon Avenue Beggar (Sherlock Holmes Discussions): The Adventure of the Dying Detective by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    6pm @ Edgebrook Libary, 5331 W. Devon Avenue
  • Mon. 11/10- Chicago Nerd Social Club: The Girl with All the Gifts by M. R. Carey
    6:30pm @ Filter Cafe, 1373 N. Milwaukee Ave
  • Thur. 11/13- Think Galactic: Rupetta by Nike Sulway
    7:30pm @ Myopic Books, 1564 N. Milwaukee Ave
  • Thurs. 11/13- Classic Sci-Fi ( Moving Mars by Greg Bear
    6:45pm @ Mad River Bar & Grille, 2909 N. Sheffield Ave. Please RSVP by Meetup.
  • Thurs. 11/13- Forest Park Speculative Fiction: Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer
    7pm @ Forest Park Public Library, 7555 Jackson Blvd, Forest Park IL
  • Thurs. 11/13- Suburban Fantasy: The Stepsister Scheme by Jim Hines
    7pm @ Noodles & Company, 5681 West Touhy Avenue, Niles, IL. Please RSVP by Meetup.
  • Sat. 11/15- Windycon in Lombard, IL will feature two book discussions led by local groups:
    1pm- Phandemonium: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie
    2pm- Chicago Speculative Fiction Community: Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman. It *looks* like anyone wanting to attend just the book discussions will not need to register, but everyone is strongly encouraged to to do so to support the con & check out the rest of its events. Windycon's author guest of honor is A. Lee Martinez if anyone's a fan.
  • Tues. 11/18- Sulzer SF Book Club: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
    7pm @ Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln Avenue
  • Wed. 11/19- Weird & Wonderful Book Club: Oryx & Crake by Margaret Atwood
    7pm @ City Lit Books, 2523 N. Kedzie Blvd 
  • Wed. 11/19-  Lisle SF & F: Lock In by John Scalzi
    7pm @ Lisle Library, 777 Front Street, Lisle IL
  • Thurs. 11/20- Western Suburban SF ( China Mountain Zhang by Maureen F. McHugh
    7pm @ TBD. Typically at a restaurant in the greater Oak Park area. Please RSVP by Meetup.
  • Mon. 11/24- Fantasy and Science Fiction Bookclub: Dragon Keeper by Robin Hobbs
    6:30pm @ Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Avenue
  • One Book One Chicago continues this month: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon. Book discussions:
    Mon. 11/10- 6:30pm @ Clearing Library
    Sat. 11/15- 1pm @ Blackstone Library
    Sat. 11/15- 2pm @ Lincoln Belmont Library
    Wed. 11/19- 6:30pm @ North Austin Library
Know of anything missing here? Let me know over at the Chicago Nerd Social Club FaceBook!

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