Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Michael Crichton's "The Andromeda Strain"

At our March 7th, 2017 Book Discussion meeting, eight of our club members and/or associates discussed Michael Crichton's 1969 science fiction thriller "The Andromeda Strain".

If you're a Star Base Andromeda member who has read this novel but were not able to attend our discussion, and you would like to offer up your opinion, please share your thoughts here as a comment with the rest of SBA and anyone else who drops in. As part of your comments, please give "The Andromeda Strain
" a score, from 1 to 10 (10 best) and identify yourself by name in your comments. Although we currently only add rating scores to our website for local members and associates who participated in the original discussion or were unable to attend the discussion due to scheduling issues, we would be curious to see how your opinion compares to ours!

If you're one of those visitors who just stumbled across us, you're welcome to share your opinion here, too.

Thank you for participating! What did you think of "The Andromeda Strain
"?

 
Join us on April 11th at the UNL Student Union (near the food court) in downtown Lincoln for our next genre book discussion: Science Fiction Grandmaster James Gunn's recent 2013 science fiction novel "Transcendental".

Ratings scores for "The Andromeda Strain" from this discussion: Marj: 5.5; Tim: 6; Scott: 6.5; Brian, Joyce, Mark: 7; Frank: 8. [Average Score: 6.75]

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Vernor Vinge's "A Fire Upon the Deep"

At our January 31st, 2017 Book Discussion meeting, nine of our club members and/or associates discussed Vernor Vinge's 1992 Hugo-winning science fiction novel "A Fire Upon the Deep".

If you're a Star Base Andromeda member who has read this novel but were not able to attend our discussion, and you would like to offer up your opinion, please share your thoughts here as a comment with the rest of SBA and anyone else who drops in. As part of your comments, please give "A Fire Upon the Deep
" a score, from 1 to 10 (10 best) and identify yourself by name in your comments. Although we currently only add rating scores to our website for local members and associates who participated in the original discussion or were unable to attend the discussion due to scheduling issues, we would be curious to see how your opinion compares to ours!

If you're one of those visitors who just stumbled across us, you're welcome to share your opinion here, too.

Thank you for participating! What did you think of "A Fire Upon the Deep
"?
 
Join us on March 7th at the UNL Student Union (near the food court) in downtown Lincoln for our next genre book discussion: Michael Crichton's classic 1969 science fiction novel "The Andromeda Strain".

Ratings scores for "A Fire Upon the Deep" from this discussion: Marj: 8; Joyce: 8.5*; Mark, Tim: 9; Brian, Mike P.: 9.5*. [Average Score: 8.92] [* - review score submitted some time after the meeting]

Monday, January 16, 2017

Lester Del Rey's "Nerves"

At our December 20th, 2016 Book Discussion meeting, nine of our club members and/or associates discussed Lester Del Rey's 1976 science fiction novel "Nerves".

If you're a Star Base Andromeda member who has read this novel but were not able to attend our discussion, and you would like to offer up your opinion, please share your thoughts here as a comment with the rest of SBA and anyone else who drops in. As part of your comments, please give "Nerves
" a score, from 1 to 10 (10 best) and identify yourself by name in your comments. Although we currently only add rating scores to our website for local members and associates who participated in the original discussion or were unable to attend the discussion due to scheduling issues, we would be curious to see how your opinion compares to ours!

If you're one of those visitors who just stumbled across us, you're welcome to share your opinion here, too.

Thank you for participating! What did you think of "Nerves
"?

 
Join us on January 31st at the UNL Student Union (near the food court) in downtown Lincoln for our next genre book discussion: Vernor Vinge's 1992 Hugo-winning space opera novel "A Fire Upon the Deep".


Ratings scores for "Nerves" from this discussion: Amy: 2; Tim: 4; Frank, Scott: 5; Brian: 5.5; Mike P.: 6. [Average Score: 4.58]

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Stephen King's "The Eyes of the Dragon"

At our November 15th, 2016 Book Discussion meeting, last week, six of our club members and/or associates discussed Stephen King's one and only fantasy novel "The Eyes of the Dragon".

If you're a Star Base Andromeda member who has read this novel but were not able to attend our discussion, and you would like to offer up your opinion, please share your thoughts here as a comment with the rest of SBA and anyone else who drops in. As part of your comments, please give "The Eyes of the Dragon
" a score, from 1 to 10 (10 best) and identify yourself by name in your comments. Although we currently only add rating scores to our website for local members and associates who participated in the original discussion or were unable to attend the discussion due to scheduling issues, we would be curious to see how your opinion compares to ours!

If you're one of those visitors who just stumbled across us, you're welcome to share your opinion here, too.

Thank you for participating! What did you think of "The Eyes of the Dragon
"?


Join us on December 20th at the UNL Student Union (near the food court) in downtown Lincoln for our next genre book discussion: Lester Del Rey's 1976 science fiction novel "Nerves". 
 
Ratings scores for "The Eyes of the Dragon" from this discussion: Mark: 3; Tim: 6; Scott: 6.5; Brian: 8.5. [Average Score: 6.00]

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

John Brunner's "Shockwave Rider"

At our September 27th, 2016 Book Discussion meeting, five of our club members and/or associates discussed John Brunner's classic 1975 novel "Shockwave Rider".

If you're a Star Base Andromeda member who has read this novel but were not able to attend our discussion, and you would like to offer up your opinion, please share your thoughts here as a comment with the rest of SBA and anyone else who drops in. As part of your comments, please give "Shockwave Rider
" a score, from 1 to 10 (10 best) and identify yourself by name in your comments. Although we currently only add rating scores to our website for local members and associates who participated in the original discussion or were unable to attend the discussion due to scheduling issues, we would be curious to see how your opinion compares to ours!

If you're one of those visitors who just stumbled across us, you're welcome to share your opinion here, too.

Thank you for participating! What did you think of "Shockwave Rider
"?


Join us on November 1st at the UNL Student Union (near the food court) in downtown Lincoln for our next genre book discussion: Stephen King's fantasy novel "The Eyes of the Dragon". 
 
Ratings scores for "Shockwave Rider" from this discussion: Tim: 3; Mark: 5; Brian: 7. [Average Score: 5.00]

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Emma Newman's "Planetfall"

At our August 23rd, 2016 Book Discussion meeting, twelve of our club members and/or associates discussed Emma Newman's 2015 novel "Planetfall".

If you're a Star Base Andromeda member who has read this novel but were not able to attend our discussion, and you would like to offer up your opinion, please share your thoughts here as a comment with the rest of SBA and anyone else who drops in. As part of your comments, please give "Planetfall
" a score, from 1 to 10 (10 best) and identify yourself by name in your comments. Although we currently only add rating scores to our website for local members and associates who participated in the original discussion or were unable to attend the discussion due to scheduling issues, we would be curious to see how your opinion compares to ours!

If you're one of those visitors who just stumbled across us, you're welcome to share your opinion here, too.

Thank you for participating! What did you think of "Planetfall
"?
 
Join us on September 27th at the UNL Student Union (near the food court) in downtown Lincoln for our next genre book discussion: John Brunner's novel "Shockwave Rider". 
Ratings scores for "Planetfall" from this discussion: Joyce: 5; Frank: 6.5; Mark, Scott and Tim: 7; Brian and Elliot: 8; Amy and Marj: 8.5. [Average Score: 7.28]

Monday, July 18, 2016

Roger Zelazny's "Lord of Light"

At our July 12th, 2016 Book Discussion meeting, twelve of our club members and/or associates discussed "Lord of Light" by Roger Zelazny, a 1967 novel that won the Hugo Award.

If you're a Star Base Andromeda member who has read this novel but were not able to attend our discussion, and you would like to offer up your opinion, please share your thoughts here as a comment with the rest of SBA and anyone else who drops in. As part of your comments, please give "Lord of LIght
" a score, from 1 to 10 (10 best) and identify yourself by name in your comments. Although we currently only add rating scores to our website for local members and associates who participated in the original discussion or were unable to attend the discussion due to scheduling issues, we would be curious to see how your opinion compares to ours!

If you're one of those visitors who just stumbled across us, you're welcome to share your opinion here, too.

Thank you for participating! What did you think of "Lord of Light
"?
 

Join us on August 23rd, 2016 at The Coffee House in downtown Lincoln for our next genre book discussion: Emma Newman's novel "Planetfall". 

Ratings scores for "Lord of Light" from this discussion: Tim: 3; Mike P.: 6; Joyce: 7; Frank: 7.5; Brian: 8; Amy: 8.5; Elliot and Mark: 9. [Average Score: 7.25]