Booze and Lasers Book Club

Booze & Lasers meets on the third Monday of every month to discuss a science fiction or fantasy book.

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Past reads include:

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Lagoon By Nnedi Okorafor Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781481440882
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Gallery / Saga Press - February 2nd, 2016

It’s up to a famous rapper, a biologist, and a rogue soldier to handle humanity’s first contact with an alien ambassador—and prevent mass extinction—in this novel that blends magical realism with high-stakes action.

After word gets out on the Internet that aliens have landed in the waters outside of the world’s fifth most populous city, chaos ensues.


Black Sun (Between Earth and Sky) By Rebecca Roanhorse Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534437685
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Gallery / Saga Press - June 29th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Resistance Reborn comes the “engrossing and vibrant” (Tochi Onyebuchi, author of Riot Baby) first book in the Between Earth and Sky trilogy inspired by the civilizations of the Pre-Columbian Americas and woven into a tale of celestial prophecies, political intrigue, and forbidden magic.

A god


Diaspora: A Novel By Greg Egan Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781597805421
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Night Shade - January 6th, 2015

A quantum Brave New World from the boldest and most wildly speculative writer of his generation.


For the Wolf (The Wilderwood #1) By Hannah Whitten Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316592789
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Orbit - June 1st, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

The first daughter is for the Throne.

The second daughter is for the Wolf.

An instant NYT bestseller and word-of-mouth sensation, this dark, romantic debut fantasy weaves the unforgettable tale of a young woman who must be sacrificed to the legendary Wolf of the


Tender Is the Flesh By Agustina Bazterrica, Sarah Moses (Translated by) Cover Image
By Agustina Bazterrica, Sarah Moses (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982150921
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Scribner - August 4th, 2020

Working at the local processing plant, Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans—though no one calls them that anymore.

His wife has left him, his father is sinking into dementia, and Marcos tries not to think too hard about how he makes a living. After all, it happened so quickly.


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Senlin Ascends (The Books of Babel #1) By Josiah Bancroft Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316517911
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Orbit - January 16th, 2018

The first book in the word-of-mouth phenomenon debut fantasy series about one man's dangerous journey through a labyrinthine world.

"One of my favorite books of all time" -- Mark Lawrence


A Deadly Education: A Novel (The Scholomance #1) By Naomi Novik Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593128503
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Del Rey - May 4th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Uprooted and Spinning Silver comes the first book of the Scholomance trilogy, the story of an unwilling dark sorceress who is destined to rewrite the rules of magic.