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January Book Club

Good News Everyone! 

We had a poll for this month and you picked The Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed!

From Amazon:

"The Crescent Moon Kingdoms, home to djenn and ghuls, holy warriors and heretics, are at the boiling point of a power struggle between the iron-fisted Khalif and the mysterious master thief known as the Falcon Prince. In the midst of this brewing rebellion a series of brutal supernatural murders strikes at the heart of the Kingdoms. But these killings are only the earliest signs of a plot for the Throne of the Crescent Moon that threatens to turn the great city of Dhamsawwaat, and the world itself, into a blood-soaked ruin."

We will be meeting at Comicazi on Highland Ave in Davis Square. There is metered parking all along Highland as well as a public lot on Day Street near Redbones and across the street from Orleans restaurant. There is also T access and bus connections.

See you there!


Get the book on AmazonB&N, or through the MinuteMan Library. Learn about it on GoodReads.

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  • Kat

    A lively discussion even though the book was quite short

    1 · January 21, 2014

  • Jerry

    Very lively discussion, as is usually the case when not everyone likes the book.

    January 17, 2014

  • Desti

    Crappy long day in the office, going to skip :'(

    January 16, 2014

  • Rachel G.

    It will be my first time at the meetup, and I live right down the street!

    2 · January 16, 2014

  • Josh

    February Poll is up! Theme this month is Charles Stross:

    1 · December 10, 2013

    • Alan

      I agree that it started slowly. I liked it a lot though.

      January 15, 2014

    • Jon W.

      I'm not giving up. After the first chapter, it could either stay the same, get worse, or get better. I'm hoping for get better. I'm reading "Deadly Decisions" by Kathy Reichs and that one is going very well from the start.

      1 · January 15, 2014

  • Josh

    Do you guys want to meet up for dinner that night before the book club? What kind of food are people feeling?

    2 · January 14, 2014

    • Jerry

      Mike's is the big pizza place right in the square. http://mikesondavis.c...­

      3 · January 15, 2014

    • Jon W.

      It's called Mike's Food and Spirits in Davis Square. http://mikesondavis.c...­

      1 · January 15, 2014

  • Sydney S.

    I'm sorry I cant make it. I didn't get the chance to read the book

    January 15, 2014

  • Rachel G.

    This will be my first meetup. Can't wait! I better get going reading this book!

    1 · January 6, 2014

    • Jon W.

      It's not too long, so you do have plenty of time to finish.

      January 6, 2014

  • Rachel G.

    It will be my first time at the meetup, and I live right down the street!

    January 6, 2014

  • swati

    I thought it was a graphic novel?

    December 12, 2013

    • Yair M.

      @Swati: Apparently not. Quoth the author: "I'd LOVE a graphic novel version, but that's something that seems to happen only with mega-bestselling authors" (https://www.goodreads....­).

      1 · December 12, 2013

    • Jon W.

      The second book was said to be out mid-2013. Given that it's not out and it's the end of 2013, when will it be out and how much farther back does that push book three?

      December 13, 2013

  • swati

    where are the polls? I would like to vote for the next one.

    December 9, 2013

    • Josh

      I haven't put up the February and March polls yet. Those will hopefully go up before Thursday.

      2 · December 10, 2013

    • Jon W.

      For February, what might the topic of the poll be?

      December 10, 2013

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