THE ORANGE PULP
Our meetings are initially open to the public at no charge, although donations to help cover the costs are appreciated.
Recurring visitors are requested to contribute $2 per meeting, or join us as a full member for $20 per year (prorated).
Readers' Orbit book review meetings are free to all. The format for the Orbit meetings is to serially provide each
participant time to present their review. After the review cycle is finished a general discussion is encouraged.
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Marie Callender's Restaurant
1821 North Grand Avenue, Santa Ana
Dining 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Meeting 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
- JUNE 27 GUEST/PROGRAM
Javier is the creator of such comics as El Muerto, Maniac Priest and Weapon Tex-Mex, which he publishes under his own
imprint, Los CoMex. He's also the Associate Producer of the award-winning El Muerto live-action film adaptation, and in
2011 co-founded the Latino Comics Expo, the nation's first convention dedicated to spotlighting Latino creators. Additionally,
Javier teaches comic book workshops throughout Los Angeles in schools and libraries.
- JULY 11, 2018 READING ORBIT- OCSFC Book Club:
July's book will be
Suggested by Catherine
In the not-too-distant future, a simple outpatient procedure to increase empathy between romantic partners has become all the
rage. And Briddey Flannigan is delighted when her boyfriend, Trent, suggests undergoing the operation prior to a marriage
proposal—to enjoy better emotional connection and a perfect relationship with complete communication and understanding.
But things don’t quite work out as planned, and Briddey finds herself connected to someone else entirely—in a way far beyond
what she signed up for.
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- JULY 25 GUEST/PROGRAM
CB Lee is a bisexual Chinese-Vietnamese American writer whose novels include the Sidekick Squad series, a young adult
science fiction adventure that follow queer teens who take on a corrupt government superhero agency, and also the fantasy
Seven Tears At High Tide. Lee’s work has been featured in Teen Vogue, Wired Magazine, and Hypable.
- AUGUST 8, 2018 READING ORBIT- OCSFC Book Club:
August's book will be
The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia
Ursula K. LeGuin
Suggested by John LaFond
Book Five of the Hainish Cycle.
Centuries ago, the moon Anarres was settled by utopian anarchists who left the Earthlike planet Urras in search of a better world, a
new beginning. Now a brilliant physicist, Shevek, determines to reunite the two civilizations that have been separated by hatred
since long before he was born.
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- SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 READING ORBIT- OCSFC Book Club:
September's book will be
Mary Doria Russell
Suggested by Sandi
There is one sequel: Children Of God.
First contact with an extraterrestrial civilization: the enigma is Father Emilio Sandoz, a Jesuit linguist whose messianic virtues
hide his occasional doubt about his calling. The mystery is the climactic turn of events that has left him the sole survivor of a secret
Jesuit expedition to the planet Rakhat and, upon his return, made him a disgrace to his faith.
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- OCTOBER 10, 2018 READING ORBIT- OCSFC Book Club:
October's book will be
Suggested by Catherine
A people-eating demon threatens a sleepy California resort town.
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- NOVEMBER 14, 2018 READING ORBIT- OCSFC Book Club:
November's book will be
Just One Damned Thing After Another
Suggested by Dave
Book One of The Chronicles Of St. Mary's. There is also a prequel: The Very First Damned Thing.
Behind the seemingly innocuous façade of St Mary's, a different kind of historical research is taking place. They don't do 'time-
travel' - they 'investigate major historical events in contemporary time'. Maintaining the appearance of harmless eccentrics is not
always within their power - especially given their propensity for causing loud explosions when things get too quiet.
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- FEBRUARY 13, 2019 READING ORBIT- OCSFC Book Club:
February's book will be
Suggested by Jamie
Book One of the Mercy Thompson series.
Mercy Thompson is a shapeshifter, and while she was raised by werewolves, she can never be one of them, especially after the
pack ran her off for having a forbidden love affair. So she’s turned her talent for fixing cars into a business and now runs a one-
woman mechanic shop in the Tri-Cities area of Washington State. A half-starved teenage boy arrives at her shop looking for work.
But Mercy’s act of kindness leaves her no choice but to seek help from those she once considered family—the werewolves who
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See you at a meeting soon!