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Monthly RCR coffee and discussion

  • Feb 23, 2014 · 1:00 PM
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This is our monthly meetup and we'll be chatting about our latest read "Blackout" by Robison Wells.

http://www.amazon.ca/Blackout-Robison-Wells/dp/0062026127

"Laura and Alec are highly trained teenage terrorists. Jack and Aubrey are small-town high school students. There was no reason for their paths to ever cross.
But now a mysterious virus is spreading throughout America, infecting teenagers with impossible superpowers—and all teens are being rounded up, dragged to government testing facilities, and drafted into the army to fight terrorism. Suddenly, Jack, Laura, Aubrey, and Alec find their lives intertwined in a complex web of deception, loyalty, and catastrophic danger—where one wrong choice could trigger an explosion that ends it all."

We'll also decide what to read for March, so come armed with suggestions for the next book!

If you are new to the group or just not managed to come out for a coffee, we'd love to meet you. It's a lighthearted informal group and last weekend we had a few first-timers, it was really good fun.

Of all the books we've discussed, some we liked, some we did not, and we're not afraid to give our own opinions (especially if they are not shared by the rest of the group!)


*** NEW FOR 2014 ***

Our meetup day has changed to SUNDAY. That's the last Sunday of every month, 1pm at the Williams coffee pub near the Metro at Stone/Edinburgh in Guelph. See you there!

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  • Shannon

    finally got 'blackout'over march break - read it in one day :)
    first two-thirds were superb but the last third: hmm, not so much. but glad i read it

    March 17, 2014

    • Graham

      Yay so you can come along to the next meetup and talk about it :)

      March 17, 2014

  • Shannon

    looks like an awesome book, but with one copy at the library - and 3 holds on it already - i doubt i'll get it in time. see you next month (?)

    January 27, 2014

    • Ashley B.

      I was able to get the audiobook copy. Try that. Not exactly the same, but better than nothing.

      January 29, 2014

    • Shannon

      are you sure it's the wells' book and not the connie willis one? that's the only Blackout on audio i saw at the library...

      January 31, 2014

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