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Welcome to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading Group of Jupiter (Florida, that is)!

If you live in the area, you know how big Palm Beach county is. So, the intention is to regularly meet in north Palm Beach County. We meet monthly at the Gardens Branch of the Palm Beach County Library system. We usually on the 1st Tuesday (sometimes the 2nd Tuesday).

We have been meeting since November 2013. We select books that have been nominated for awards in Science Fiction or Fantasy (Hugo, Nebula, Campbell, etc). Our focus is on recently published authors, but we occasionally select works from the 20th century.

By current consensus of the group, the organizer has been given the discretion to select the book. Selections are announced 1 to 2 months in advance. In a free forum, we discuss the book at the monthly meetup. Also, we make time for members to discuss other novels or authors that they can recommend.

Depending on what the group wants, we can change how we operate. It's a work in progress.

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Welcome, SF/F readers.

Recent Meetups

  • November 1 · 7:00 PM

    Jupiter by Ben Bova

    5 SF/F Readers

    Grant Archer only wanted to study astrophysics. But the forces of the "New Morality," the coalition of censorious do-gooders who run 21st-century America, have other... Learn more

  • November 1 · 7:00 PM

    The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi

    4 SF/F Readers | 5.00

    The Windup Girl received the Hugo Award for Novel in 2010. -Synopsis from Anderson Lake is a company man, AgriGen's Calorie Man in Thailand. Under cover as... Learn more

  • September 13 · 7:00 PM

    Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson

    6 SF/F Readers

    Aurora is the latest book published by Kim Stanley Robinson. It has been nominated for the Locus Science Fiction Award this year. ---------------------------------------... Learn more

  • August 2 · 7:00 PM

    Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

    5 SF/F Readers | 4.50

    Hi readers. We are not meeting in July. The next meetup is Tuesday, August 2nd. We are reading Seveneves by Neal Stephenson. It has been nominated for a Hugo Award this... Learn more

  • June 7 · 7:00 PM

    Dark Intelligence by Neal Asher

    4 SF/F Readers

    One man will transcend death to seek vengeance. One woman will transform herself to gain power. And no one will emerge unscathed... Thorvald Spear wakes in hospital,... Learn more

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