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Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group - Virtual Edition!

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, by Becky Chambers

2020-06-03 19:00:00 2020-06-03 20:30:00 America/Chicago Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group - Virtual Edition! The Evanston Public Library Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group will meet online, via Zoom, to discuss "The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet," by Becky Chambers Main Library - Zoom

Wednesday, June 03
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-06-03 19:00:00 2020-06-03 20:30:00 America/Chicago Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group - Virtual Edition! The Evanston Public Library Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group will meet online, via Zoom, to discuss "The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet," by Becky Chambers Main Library - Zoom

The Evanston Public Library Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group will meet online, via Zoom, to discuss "The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet," by Becky Chambers

Join us for a virtual book group meeting!  To participate, create a free account at https://zoom.us.  

You will also need to click on the REGISTER button on this (EPL) page, and include your email address.  Once you have registered here, you will be sent the meeting ID and password, along with some tips for using Zoom.  You do not have to appear via video if you don't want to - you can join using audio and chat only, if that is your preference.  At the scheduled meeting time, click on the link you have been sent to join.

This month, the group will be discussing The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, by Becky Chambers.  You can read a free copy of this book online via Hoopla.  (You will need your Evanston Public Library card to sign up for Hoopla, if you have not done so already.  If EPL is not your home library, check with the library that originally issued your card to see if they offer Hoopla as well.)

About the book:

Rosemary Harper doesn’t expect much when she joins the crew of the aging Wayfarer. While the patched-up ship has seen better days, it offers her a bed, a chance to explore the far-off corners of the galaxy, and most importantly, some distance from her past. An introspective young woman who learned early to keep to herself, she’s never met anyone remotely like the ship’s diverse crew, including Sissix, the exotic reptilian pilot, chatty engineers Kizzy and Jenks who keep the ship running, and Ashby, their noble captain.

Life aboard the Wayfarer is chaotic and crazy—exactly what Rosemary wants. It’s also about to get extremely dangerous when the crew is offered the job of a lifetime. Tunneling wormholes through space to a distant planet is definitely lucrative and will keep them comfortable for years. But risking her life wasn’t part of the plan. In the far reaches of deep space, the tiny Wayfarer crew will confront a host of unexpected mishaps and thrilling adventures that force them to depend on each other. To survive, Rosemary’s got to learn how to rely on this assortment of oddballs—an experience that teaches her about love and trust, and that having a family isn’t necessarily the worst thing in the universe. 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual | Authors & Book Discussions |

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Robert Crown Branch Library - Robert Crown Multipurpose Room

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