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All The Birds In The Sky by Charlie Jane Anders and Book Exchange

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  • Annual book exchange time! Please bring a book you liked wrapped to exchange with the group- a used book is completely fine- just something that you enjoyed and would recommend.

    We will meet up to talk about All The Birds In The Sky. This is a potluck, so please post what you will bring so we don't have a bunch of repeats. See you there! From the editor-in-chief of, a stunning novel about the end of the world--and the beginning of our future

    Childhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn't expect to see each other again, after parting ways under mysterious circumstances during middle school. After all, the development of magical powers and the invention of a two-second time machine could hardly fail to alarm one's peers and families.

    But now they're both adults, living in the hipster mecca San Francisco, and the planet is falling apart around them. Laurence is an engineering genius who's working with a group that aims to avert catastrophic breakdown through technological intervention. Patricia is a graduate of Eltisley Maze, the hidden academy for the world's magically gifted, and works with a small band of other magicians to secretly repair the world's every-growing ailments. Little do they realize that something bigger than either of them, something begun years ago in their youth, is determined to bring them together--to either save the world, or plunge it into a new dark ages.

    A deeply magical, darkly funny examination of life, love, and the apocalypse.

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  • Annie

    hi folks! i'm excited to finally join this meet-up for real, after being an inactive member for a long time. i'm loving the book so far and looking forward to meeting you on saturday. one logistical question: i'm seeing that the location is shandon's house, but that shandon will be out of town-? did i miss an updated location? thanks!

    6h ago

  • Sandra N.

    I will bring my "famous" chili rellano bake. Comfort food for the cold weather.

    3 · Yesterday

    • Rachel

      I'm so excited now.

      1 · Yesterday

    • Kathleen

      Love love love! So excited.

      1 · Yesterday

  • Shandon

    Will you guys bring me a plate to Alair??? I have BAD FOMO right now

    1 · 3 days ago

    • Kathleen

      Can't wait to see Alair! Been following you on WSB.


  • Kamil

    I'm traveling and won't make it back in time for this weekends event. See you all in the new year.

    1 · Yesterday

  • Rachel F

    I'll bring cookies!

    2 days ago

  • Chyna L.

    Got called out of town. Can't wait to meet everyone next time!

    3 days ago

  • Shandon

    Don't forget a book wrapped!!

    3 days ago

  • Rachel

    I'm out of town until Friday and have no time to cook, so I'll bring something store bought.

    1 · 3 days ago

  • Kay

    I will bring a rice bake. Yum.

    2 · 3 days ago

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