February Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club

For February, we'll be reading Dodger by the delightful Terry Pratchett. This is set in Dickensian London. From an NPR review:

The eponymous Dodger is a tough-minded, goodhearted 17-year-old orphan who knows every con and survival angle in London, including the importance of minding his own business. But he can't help interfering when he sees two men viciously beating a young woman. Leaving the victim in the care of passersby — Punch magazine co-founder Henry Mayhew and writer Charles Dickens, it happens — he aims his considerable resourcefulness at ferreting out her attackers, who turn out to have far-reaching political connections.

This promises to be a fun intriguing read, so I hope you all can make it out!

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  • Desiree

    Great; just wish I hadn't been late.

    February 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Fun, fab!

    February 22, 2013

  • Annie F.

    At our usual spot on the back/side patio.

    February 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Didn't get too far into the book. Gonna sit out this month.

    February 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    can't make it tonight! Frakken out of towners!!

    February 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry.. just found out I can't make it tonight! Frakken out of towners!!

    February 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry, ladies! I haven't had time to read this months book yet, so it probably won't happen by tomorrow. I'd pull an all nighter if i could but I have class tomorrow. Maybe next month.

    February 19, 2013

  • Kim

    I just haven't had the time for this book. Hoping to pick it back up next month!

    February 19, 2013

  • Shannon C

    Sadly, work has me slammed, so I won't be able to make this month.

    February 18, 2013

  • Justine D.

    Running out of time to finish... let me know what the book for March is!

    February 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am still reading another series and haven't even got my hands on the book yet so I know I wont read it before next Wednesday.

    February 15, 2013

  • Emma

    Sorry, ladies. I'd love to, but I'm behind a queue of 8 to get the book from the library. Not happening this time. :C

    February 14, 2013

  • april

    Y'all I'm going to need someone to step into host role for this month (and book club in general maybe) too. I can't make Wednesday events any more until June. :(

    February 4, 2013

  • Kate M.

    Depending on work, I could be late.

    January 27, 2013

  • Annie F.

    Right now Amazon has Dodger for $2.99 for the Kindle edition. I am not sure how long that will last, but I thought I would let you all know.

    December 20, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks for letting us know! I just got it. Happy Holidays everyone!

      December 20, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I was just thinking of "Going Postal" by Terry Prachett. Possibly one of my all time favorite funny books.

    December 5, 2012

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