Candidate Books

The following books are being considered for our reading list:

Contemporary Candidates

  1. Awaken Online: Catharsis by Travis Bagwell
  2. Turbulence by Samit Basu
  3. Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett
  4. The Subjugate by Amanda Bridgeman
  5. Kill the Farm Boy by Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne
  6. This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone
  7. The Peripheral by William Gibson
  8. The Light Brigade by Kameron Hurley
  9. The Quantum Magician by Derek K√ľnsken
  10. Sanctified and Chicken-Fried by Joe R. Lansdale
  11. Ball Lightning by Cixin Liu
  12. Monstress, Vol. 1 by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda
  13. The Best of All Possible Worlds by Karen Lord
  14. Severance by Ling Ma
  15. Circe by Madeline Miller
  16. Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  17. Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng
  18. David Mogo, Godhunter by Suyi Davies Okungbowa
  19. Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
  20. Witchmark by C. L. Polk
  21. Free Chocolate by Amber Royer
  22. We are Legion (We are Bob) by Dennis E. Taylor
  23. Rosewater by Tade Thompson
  24. Irontown Blues by John Varley

Classic Candidates

  1. The Still, Small Voice of Trumpets by Lloyd Biggle, Jr.
  2. Frozen Hell by John W. Campbell, Jr.
  3. Shadow of a Broken Man by George C. Chesbro
  4. Hellspark by Janet Kagan
  5. Gun, with Occasional Music by Jonathan Lethem
  6. The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories by H. P. Lovecraft
  7. The Many-Colored Land by Julian May
  8. The Unicorn Expedition and Other Stories by Satyajit Ray
  9. The Power by Frank M. Robinson
  10. Picnic on Paradise by Joanna Russ
  11. The Kindly Ones by Melissa Scott
  12. The Voyage of the Space Beagle by A. E. van Vogt