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EVENTS at Borderlands
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Amber Benson, THE WITCHES OF ECHO PARK (Ace, Trade Paperback, $15.00) Friday, January 9th at 7:00 pm
Shannon Page, OUR LADY OF THE ISLANDS (Per Aspera Press, Hardcover, $26.99) Saturday, January 17th at 3:00 pm
The triumphant return of SF in SF with authors Cecilia Holland and Kim Stanley Robinson, at The Book Club of California, 312 Sutter Street Suite 500, Thursday, January 22nd
Amber Benson, THE WITCHES OF ECHO PARK (Ace, Trade Paperback, $15.00) Friday, January 9th at 7:00 pm - We are thrilled to welcome the lovely and talented Amber Benson back to Borderlands! Here's the info on her newest title from the publisher: "When Elyse MacAllister?s great-aunt Eleanora, the woman who raised her, becomes deathly ill, Lyse puts her comfortable life in Georgia on hold to rush back to Los Angeles. And once she returns to Echo Park, Lyse discovers her great-aunt has been keeping secrets -- extraordinary secrets -- from her. Not only is Lyse heir to Eleanora?s Victorian estate; she is also expected to take her great-aunt?s place in the Echo Park coven of witches. But to accept her destiny means to place herself in deadly peril -- for the world of magic is under siege, and the battle the witches now fight may be their last. . ." Don't miss this great chance to meet Amber and enjoy the new novel!
Shannon Page, OUR LADY OF THE ISLANDS (Per Aspera Press, Hardcover, $26.99) Saturday, January 17th at 3:00 pm - We are happy to welcome Shannon Page, co-author (with Jay Lake) of OUR LADY OF THE ISLANDS to Borderlands! Sadly, Jay died of cancer in 2014, but the publisher believes he would be very proud of the presentation of this book. "It is a powerful tale of political intrigue, divine mystery, and swashbuckling naval battles. Graced with splashes of humor, this novel is full of cliffhangers that will keep you turning pages. Sian Kattë is a successful middle-aged businesswoman in the tropical island nation of Alizar. Her life seems comfortable and well-arranged. . . until a violent encounter one evening leaves her with an unwanted magical power. Arian des Chances is the wife of Alizar?s ruler, with vast wealth and political influence. Yet for all her resources, she can only watch helplessly as her son draws nearer to death. When crisis thrusts these two women together, they learn some surprising truths: about themselves, their loved ones, and Alizar itself. Because beneath a seemingly calm façade, Alizar?s people -- and a dead god --are stirring. . . ." Join us to meet Shannon and check out the novel that Publishers Weekly called one of the Best Books of 2014! http://best-books.publishersweekly.com/pw/best-books/2014/sf-fantasy-horror#book/book-6
The triumphant return of SF in SF with authors Cecilia Holland and Kim Stanley Robinson, at The Book Club of California, 312 Sutter Street Suite 500, Thursday, January 22nd - Time and details to come!
BOOK CLUB EVENTS
The QSF&F Book Club
This book club is for LGBTQ and LGBTQ-friendly people who love reading all kinds of science fiction, fantasy, even a little bit of horror, and anything that could loosely fall into any of these categories. We meet the second Sunday of every month at Borderlands Cafe on Valencia Street in the heart of the Mission District of San Francisco. We also occasionally have movie nights, get togethers, dinners, and other fun and exciting events. Please come join our Book Club! We?re going on ten years strong! For more information, visit our website at http://www.qsfandf.weebly.com or come see us on Facebook
Please contact the group leader, Christopher Rodriguez, at firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
* Meets on Sunday, November 9th, at 5 pm to discuss EIGHT MILLION GODS by Wen Spencer.
* Meets on Sunday, December 14th, at 5 pm to discuss WOOL by Hugh Howey.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club
This book club usually meets on the third Sunday of every month at 6 pm. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
*Meets on Sunday, October 19th, at 6 pm to discuss THE CITY AND THE STARS by Arthur C. Clarke.
*Meets on Sunday, November,16th, at 6 pm to discuss ANCILLARY JUSTICE by Ann Leckie
*Meets on Sunday, December 21st, at 6 pm to discuss WOMAN ON THE EDGE OF TIME by Marge Piercy.
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