Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Novel Realities - A Speculative Fiction Book Club for Adults at Sharon Forks Library

Forsyth County Public Library is excited to announce a new evening book club for adults that focuses on speculative fiction genres like science fiction, fantasy and horror.  Novel Realities will meet on the second Thursday night of each month starting in February to discuss books that explore interesting improbabilities and impossibilities. 

All discussions will take place at the Sharon Forks Library at 7:00 p.m. Read more for the upcoming titles we will be discussing at Novel Realities.

Thursday, February 9, 2023 

The Lesson by Cadwell Turnbull incorporates Colonial history and hostile occupation into a story about alien encounters in the Caribbean. I’m excited to hear what patrons think of this fascinating story that puts a fresh spin on alien encounters and cosmic culture clashes. 

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Eleven-year-old Julia’s life changes drastically when the rotation of Earth begins to slow down. This thought-provoking coming-of-age story raises fascinating questions about human psychology and society. 

Thursday, April 13, 2023
A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers

Dex, a wandering Monk, formulates just the right tea blend for each customer as he journeys the planet Panga. During his travels he meets a robot who has been living freely with other AI  in the woods. Described as a solarpunk novella, this book explores an unexpected friendship and issues that are universal.

Thursday, May 11, 2023

A domesticated crow named S.T. realizes his life of eating cheese puffs and watching trashy TV shows is over when his owner’s eyeballs fall out of his head. Fueled by his love of humans, S.T. and his bloodhound housemate, Dennis, venture into an unknown world where instincts are the key for survival to find a cure. This multi-species novel discusses what happens to animals and nature when humans are no longer active participants. 

If you enjoy stories about futuristic technologies, legendary creatures, magical artifacts or alien civilizations, please join us at Sharon Forks Library on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. for Novel Realities.
Alicia Cavitt
Information Specialist


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