Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Gene Wolfe's "Soldier of the Mist"

At our November 21st, 2017 Book Discussion meeting, five of our club members and/or associates discussed Gene Wolfe's 1986 historical fantasy novel, "Soldier of the Mist".

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 "Soldier of the Mist
" 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 "Soldier of the Mist
"?

 
Ratings scores for "Soldier of the Mist" from this discussion: Mark: 6.5; Brian: 7; Mike: 8; Frank: 9. [Average Score: 7.63]

COMING NEXT: Join us on January 2nd, 2018 at The Coffee House, 1346 "P" St. in downtown Lincoln, for our next genre book discussion: Robert L. Forward's 1980 Hard SF novel, "Dragon's Egg".

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Ursula K. LeGuin's "The Left Hand of Darkness"

At our October 10th, 2017 Book Discussion meeting, six of our club members and/or associates discussed Ursula K. LeGuin's classic novel, "The Left Hand of Darkness".

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 Left Hand of Darkness
" 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 Left Hand of Darkness
"?


Join us on November 21st in the downtown UNL Student Union, just North of the Food Court, for our next genre book discussion: Gene Wolfe's novel, "Soldier of the Mist".
 
Ratings scores for "The Left Hand of Darkness" from this discussion: Marj: 6; Amy, Frank, Wesley: 8; Brian: 8.5; Mark: 9. [Average Score: 7.92]

Ted Chiang's "Stories of Your Life and Others"

At our September 5th, 2017 Book Discussion meeting, six of our club members and/or associates discussed Ted Chiang's short story collection, "Stories of Your Life and Others".

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 "Stories of Your Life and Others
" 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 "Stories of Your Life and Others
"?


Join us on October 10th in the downtown UNL Student Union, just North of the Food Court, for our next genre book discussion: Ursula K. LeGuin's classic novel, "The Left Hand of Darkness".
 
Ratings scores for "A Wrinkle in Time" from this discussion: Mark: 8; Mark, Marj: 8.5; Amy, Brian, Frank: 9. [Average Score: 8.7]

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Madeleine L'Engle's "A Wrinkle in Time"

At our July 18th, 2017 Book Discussion meeting, six of our club members and/or associates discussed Madeleine L'Engle's classic YA science fiction novel, "A Wrinkle in Time".

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 Wrinkle in Time
" 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 Wrinkle in Time
"?


Join us on September 5th in the downtown UNL Student Union, just North of the Food Court, for our next genre book discussion: The Ted Chiang short story collection "Stories of Your Life and Others", the title story of which was the basis for the 2016 film Arrival.
 
Ratings scores for "A Wrinkle in Time" from this discussion: Marj: 7; Mark, Scott: 8; Amy, Brian: 10. [Average Score: 8.33 (updated)]

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Peter Watts' "Blindsight"

At our June 27th, 2017 Book Discussion meeting, eight of our club members and/or associates discussed the 2006 Peter Watts Hard science fiction novel, "Blindsight".

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 "Blindsight
" 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 "Blindsight
"?
 
Join us on July 18th at The Coffee House in downtown Lincoln for our next genre book discussion: Madeleine L'Engle's classic YA science fiction novel "A Wrinkle in Time".
Ratings scores for "Blindsight" from this discussion: Brian: 3; Amy, Mark: 5; Joyce: 8. [Average Score: 5.25]

Kate Wilhelm's "Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang"

At our May 16th, 2017 Book Discussion meeting, six of our club members and/or associates discussed the classic Kate Wilhelm science fiction novel, "Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang".

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 "Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
" 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 "Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
"?
 
Join us on June 27th at The Coffee House in downtown Lincoln for our next genre book discussion: Peter Watt's 2006 Hard science fiction novel "Blindsight".
Ratings scores for "Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang" from this discussion: Joyce: 5; Tim: 6; Mike: 6.5; Brian: 7; Scott: 8 [Average Score: 6.58]

James Gunn's "Transcendental"

At our April 11th, 2017 Book Discussion meeting, seven of our club members and/or associates discussed Science Fiction Grandmaster James Gunn's science fiction novel "Transcendental".

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 "Transcendental
" 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 "Transcendental
"?
 
Join us on May 16th at The Coffee House in downtown Lincoln for our next genre book discussion: Kate Wilhelm's classic science fiction novel "Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang".

Ratings scores for "Transcendental" from this discussion: Tim: 5; Brian, Frank, Joyce, Mike, Scott: 8. [Average Score: 7.50]