Candidate Books

The following books are being considered for our reading list:


  1. Rule of Capture by Christopher Brown (403 pages)
  2. A Master of Djinn by P. Djéli Clark (396 pages)
  3. Servant of the Underworld by Aliette de Bodard (340 pages)
  4. An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green (351 pages)
  5. The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow (385 pages)
  6. The City We Became by N. K. Jemisin (481 pages)
  7. The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones (319 pages)
  8. Aftershocks by Marko Kloos (286 pages)
  9. The House in the Cerulean Sea by T. J. Klune (393 pages)
  10. Persephone Station by Stina Leicht (511 pages)
  11. Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger (362 pages)
  12. Noumenon by Marina J. Lostetter (366 pages)
  13. War of the Maps by Paul McAuley (402 pages)
  14. Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (321 pages)
  15. A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik (337 pages)
  16. A Song for a New Day by Sarah Pinsker (384 pages)
  17. Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse (461 pages)
  18. The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson (577 pages)
  19. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell (529 pages)
  20. A Conspiracy of Truths by Alexandra Rowland (383 pages)
  21. The Doors of Eden by Adrian Tchaikovsky (641 pages)
  22. The Curious Affair of the Somnambulist and the Psychic Thief by Lisa Tuttle (420 pages)
  23. Hench by Natalie Zina Walschots (416 pages)
  24. Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (482 pages)
  25. Network Effect by Martha Wells (348 pages)
  26. Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits by David Wong (383 pages)


  1. Patterns by Pat Cadigan (211 pages)
  2. What Have I Done? by Mark Clifton (288 pages)
  3. Knight Life by Peter David (356 pages)
  4. Legend by David Gemmell (369 pages)
  5. Ralph 124C 41+ by Hugo Gernsback (225 pages0
  6. Beyond Bedlam and Other Stories by Wyman Guin (144 pages)
  7. The Prince of Morning Bells by Nancy Kress (236 pages)
  8. Past Master by R. A. Lafferty (205 pages)
  9. The Bohr Maker by Linda Nagata (328 pages)
  10. Code Three by Rick Raphael (68 pages)
  11. Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice (354 pages)
  12. Children of the Atom by Wilmar Shiras (207 pages)
  13. Time is the Simplest Thing by Clifford D. Simak (268 pages)
  14. Nobody’s Son by Sean Stewart (219 pages)
  15. Up the Walls of the World by James Tiptree, Jr. (314 pages)