Orange County Science Fiction Club Orange County Science Fiction Club


Books Previously Reviewed And Discussed

Derived from member logs and the Orange Crush

Column 2: Book suggested by

Date-AuthorTitle
??Magazine year-end issueAsimov's Science Fiction
??Margaret AtwoodThe Handmaid's Tale
??James BlaylockThe Rainy Season
?ccMarion Zimmer BradleyThe Mists Of Avalon
??Neal StephensonSnow Crash
??Connie WillisBellwether
??Theodore SturgeonMore Than Human
1992?Brian W. AldissDracula Unbound
1992?Brian W. AldissFrankenstein Unbound
1992?Greg BenfordGreat Sky River
1992?C. J. CherryhRusalka
1992?Samuel R. DelanyStars In My Pocket Like Grains Of Sand
1992?Philip K. DickThe Three Stigmata Of Palmer Eldritch
1992?William Gibson & Bruce SterlingThe Difference Engine
1992?Joe HaldemanThe Forever War
1992?Joe HaldemanThe Hemingway Hoax
1992?Robert A. HeinleinStarship Troopers
1992?Edson McCann (Pohl/Kornbluth)Preferred Risk
1992?Mary ShelleyFrankenstein
1992?Allen M.SteeleClark County, Space
1992?Bruce Sterling & William GibsonThe Difference Engine
1992?Bram StokerDracula
1992?Theodore SturgeonVenus Plus X
1992?Roger ZelaznyThis Immortal
1993?Ben Bova & Bill PogueThe Trikon Deception
1993?George Alec EffingerWolves Of Memory
1993?Harry Harrison & Marvin MinskyThe Turing Option
1993?Marvin Minsky & Harry HarrisonThe Turing Option
1993?Larry Niven & Jerry PournelleThe Gripping Hand
1993?Lucius ShepardBarnacle Bill The Spacer (ss)
1993?Dan SimmonsThe Hollow Man
1993?Norman SpinradDeus X
1993?John VarleySteel Beach
1993?Connie WillisThe Doomsday Book
1993?Connie WillisFire Watch
1994?Brian W. AldissNo Time Like Tomorrow
1994?Ben BovaMars
1994?David BrinGlory Season
1994?P. D. JamesThe Children Of Men
1994?Nancy KressBeggars In Space
1994ccSharyn McCrumbBimbos Of The Death Sun
1994?Sherwood Smith & Dave TrowbridgePhoenix In Flight
1994?Harry TurtledoveAgent Of Byzantium
1994?Vernor VingeA Fire Upon The Deep
1995?Philip K. DickUBIK
1995?William GibsonNeuromancer
1995?William GibsonVirtual Light
1995drmJonathan LethemGun, With Occasional Music
1995?Tim PowersLast Call
1995?Roy YoungCaptains Outrageous
1996?James BlaylockNight Relics
1996?Nancy HolderWitch Light
1996?Jonathan LethemAmnesia Moon
1996?Jody Lynne Nye"Don't Forget Your Spacesuit, Dear"
1996?Tricia SullivanLethe
1996?Deborah WheelerNorthlight
1996?Roger Zelazny & Robert SheckleyBring Me The Head Of Prince Charming
1997?David BrinBrightness Reef
1997?Octavia ButlerDawn
1997?Philip K. DickValis
1997?Larry NivenRingworld
1997?Dan SimmonsHyperion
1997?Neal StephensonThe Diamond Age
1998?Lois McMaster BujoldVor Game
1998??Neil GaimanNeverwhere
Jan 1998?S. P. SomtowJasmine Nights
Apr 1998?Lois McMaster BujoldFalling Free
May 1998?Greg BearSlant
Jun 1998?Larry NivenDestiny's Road
Jul 1998drmJohn BrunnerStand On Zanzibar
Aug 1998?Stephen BaxterThe Time Ships
Sep 1998?Octavia ButlerThe Parable Of The Sower
Nov 1998?Michael SwanwickJack Faust
Jan 1999?James BlaylockWinter's Tide
Feb 1999?Connie WillisTo Say Nothing Of The Dog
Jun 1999dnWalter MosleyBlue Light
Jul 1999?Robert SilverbergThe Alien Years
Aug 1999?James MorrowTowing Jehovah
Oct 2000ccConnie WillisUncharted Territory
Nov 2000ccJ. K. RowlingHarry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone
Jan 2001drmNeal StephensonCryptonomicon
Feb 2001ccConnie WillisLincoln's Dreams
Mar 2001ccMartin AmisTime's Arrow
Apr 2001drmTim PowersDeclare
May 2001drmBryan BurroughDragonfly (nf)
Jun 2001?Isaac AsimovThe Caves Of Steel
Jul 2001rcArthur C. ClarkeThe Hammer Of God
Aug 2001drmPhilip K. DickThe Man In The High Castle
Sep 2001ccConnie WillisPassage
Oct 2001drmKeith HartmanThe Gumshoe, The Witch & The Virtual Corpse
Nov 2001drmGreg BenfordTimescape
Jan 2002drmKen MacLeodThe Stone Canal
Feb 2002kjbKate WilhelmWhere Late The Sweet Birds Sang
Mar 2002?H. G. WellsThe Invisible Man
Mar 2002?H. G. WellsThe Time Machine
Mar 2002?H. G. WellsThe War Of The Worlds
Apr 2002ccDamon KnightHumpty Dumpty: An Oval
May 2002drmNeil GaimanAmerican Gods
Jun 2002drmRichard Phillips Feynman"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" (nf)
Jul 2002kjbGene WolfeThe Shadow Of The Torturer
Aug 2002drmJohn BoydThe Rakehells Of Heaven
Sep 2002kjbUrsula K. LeGuinAlways Coming Home
Oct 2002kjbPhilip José FarmerTo Your Scattered Bodies Go
Nov 2002ccJ. K. RowlingHarry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets
Jan 2003drmChina MiévillePerdido Street Station
Feb 2003ccJoe HaldemanForever Free
Mar 2003kjbAlastair ReynoldsRevelation Space
Apr 2003ccUrsula K. LeGuinThe Left Hand Of Darkness
Apr 2003drmMary ShelleyFrankenstein
May 2003ccRobert A. HeinleinThe Door Into Summer
Jun 2003ccFrederik PohlGateway
Jul 2003ccJames Tiptree, Jr.Up The Walls Of The World
Aug 2003drmKim Stanley RobinsonThe Years Of Rice And Salt
Sep 2003drmHarlan EllisonShatterday
Oct 2003drmPhilip K. DickSolar Lottery
Nov 2003kjbKeith RobertsPavane
Jan 2004ccMichael ChabonThe Adventures Of Kavalier And Clay
Feb 2004kjbBrian W. AldissCryptozoic!
Mar 2004?Kristine SmithContact Imminent
Apr 2004?Doris LessingRe: Colonized Planet 5, Shikasta
May 2004drmRudy RuckerGnarl!
Jun 2004drmRichard K. MorganAltered Carbon
Jul 2004drmKurt Vonnegut, Jr.The Sirens Of Titan
Aug 2004kjbJ. G. BallardThe Crystal World
Sep 2004?Orson Scott CardEnder's Game
Oct 2004?Orson Scott CardSpeaker For The Dead
Nov 2004kjbA. E. van VogtThe World Of Null-A
Jan 2005drmPeter F. HamiltonFallen Dragon
Feb 2005drmAldous HuxleyBrave New World
Mar 2005kjbJasper FfordeThe Eyre Affair
Apr 2005drmPoul AndersonThe Boat Of A Million Years
May 2005kjbCordwainer SmithNorstrillia
Jun 2005drmMichel HoullebecqH. P. Lovecraft: Against Life (nf)
Jun 2005drmH. P. LovecraftAt The Mountains Of Madness (nvlt)
Jun 2005drmH. P. LovecraftThe Call Of Cthulhu (ss)
Jun 2005drmH. P. LovecraftThe Colour Out Of Space (ss)
Jun 2005drmH. P. LovecraftThe Dunwich Horror (ss)
Jun 2005drmH. P. LovecraftThe Music Of Erich Zann (ss)
Jul 2005?Jules VerneThe Mysterious Island
Aug 2005drmAvram DavidsonThe Avram Davidson Treasury
Sep 2005goSusanna ClarkeJonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Oct 2005?Philip K. DickA Scanner Darkly
Nov 2005kjbJohn CrowleyLittle, Big
Jan 2006kjbDan SimmonsThe Fall Of Hyperion
Feb 2006?Robert Louis StevensonThe Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde
Mar 2006drmDavid BrinKiln People
Apr 2006?Philip K. DickThe Three Stigmata Of Palmer Eldritch (repeat)
May 2006kjbSusan KostovoThe Historian
Jun 2006?H. G. WellsThe Island Of Dr. Moreau
Jul 2006drmCharles StrossAccelerando
Aug 2006?Greg BenfordTimescape (repeat)
Sep 2006?William TennOf Men And Monsters
Oct 2006?Theodore SturgeonSome Of Your Blood
Nov 2006?Jonathan LethemAmnesia Moon (repeat)
Dec 2006?Jack WilliamsonDarker Than You Think
Jan 2007drmJohn BrunnerStand On Zanzibar (repeat)
Jan 2007drmJohn BrunnerThe Sheep Look Up
Feb 2007Stanislaus LemThe Cyberiad (postponed to March)
Mar 2007?Stanislaus LemThe Cyberiad
Apr 2007drmKen MacLeodLearning The World
May 2007?Octavia ButlerKindred
Jun 2007kjbRobert SilverbergDying Inside
Jul 2007kjbAlastair ReynoldsChasm City
Aug 2007drmLiz JensenThe Paper Eater
Sep 2007drmVernor VingeRainbows End
Oct 2007kjbMarc LaidlawThe 37th Mandala
Nov 2007drmRobert J. SawyerRollover
Dec 2007?H. G. WellsFirst Men In The Moon
Jan 2008drmChina MiévilleThe Scar (postponed to February)
Feb 2008drmChina MiévilleThe Scar
Mar 2008kjbEdgar PangbornDavy
Apr 2008?Arthur C. ClarkeThe Songs Of Distant Earth
May 2008drmTed ChiangStories From My Life
Jun 2008drmJules VerneParis In The 20th Century
Jul 2008?Tim PowersThe Anubis Gates
Aug 2008kjbMichael SwanwickStations Of The Tide
Sep 2008drmRobert SilverbergNightwings
Oct 2008drmDan SimmonsChildren Of The Night
Nov 2008drmJohn Scalzi,The Android's Dream
Dec 2008ccConnie WillisMiracle & Other Christmas Stories
Jan 2009drmDavid J. Williams.The Mirrored Heavens
Feb 2009goDave Gibbons & Alan MooreWatchmen (gn)
Mar 2009kjbPhilip K. DickClans Of The Alphane Moon
Apr 2009kjbM. John HarrisonLight
May 2009rcPoul AndersonThe Longest Voyage (ss)
May 2009rcAlfred BesterFondly Fahrenheit (ss)
May 2009rcJames BlishSurface Tension (ss)
May 2009rcSamuel R. DelanyTime Considered As A Helix Of Semiprecious Stones (ss)
May 2009rcTom GodwinThe Cold Equations (ss)
May 2009rcFritz LeiberGonna Roll The Bones (ss)
Jun 2009kjbYevgeny ZamyatinWe
Jul 2009drmRoger ZelaznyLord Of Light
Aug 2009drmSteven BarnesCharisma
Sep 2009ccCormac McCarthyThe Road
Oct 2009drmTim PowersThree Days To Never
Nov 2009drmChristopher PriestThe Separation
Jan 2010dnIain M. BanksThe Player Of Games
Feb 2010ccR. A. MacAvoyTea With The Black Dragon
Mar 2010ccShauna RobertsLike Mayflies In A Stream
Apr 2010ccMichael ChabonThe Yiddish Policemen's Union
May 2010drmMary ShelleyThe Last Man
Jun 2010rcEdgar Allan PoeThe Science Fiction Stories
Jul 2010drmMarge PiercyWoman On The Edge Of Time (postponed to August)
Aug 2010drmMarge PiercyWoman On The Edge Of Time
Sep 2010?Philip K. Dick"Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said"
Oct 2010rcRichard MathesonHell House
Nov 2010drmRudy RuckerMaster Of Time And Space
Jan 2011kgPaolo BacigalupiThe Windup Girl
Feb 2011NoneDiscussion of forthcoming books
Mar 2011kjbTanith LeeThe Silver Metal Lover
Apr 2011drmJames BlaylockKnights Of The Cornerstone
May 2011kjbConnie WillisTo Say Nothing Of The Dog (repeat)
Jun 2011kjbJack VanceThe Dragon Masters
Jul 2011drmGreg BearBlood Music
Aug 2011kjbMikhail BulgakovThe Master And Margarita
Sep 2011jccCharles deLintMemory & Dream
Oct 2011rcFritz LeiberConjure Wife
Nov 2011rcRay BradburyThe Illustrated Man
Jan 2012ccConnie WillisBlackout
Feb 2012ccConnie WillisAll Clear
Mar 2012ccKazuo IshiguroNever Let Me Go
Apr 2012wmChina MiévilleThe City & The City
May 2012drmDani & Eytan KollinThe Unincorporated Man
Jun 2012ccSomtow SucharitkulStarship & Haiku
Jul 2012ccRobert J. SawyerFlashForward
Aug 2012jccTanya HuffThe Enchantment Emporium
Sep 2012jccJack McDevittA Talent For War
Oct 2012jccSimon R. GreenSomething From The Nightside
Nov 2012kjbBoris & Arkady StrugatskyRoadside Picnic
Jan 2013drmRobert Charles WilsonSpin
Feb 2013kjbBrian W. AldissBarefoot In The Head
Mar 2013drmHarry HarrisonMake Room! Make Room!
Apr 2013drmBruce SterlingHoly Fire
May 2013jccRobert SheckleyThe Masque Of Mañana (selections)
Jun 2013kjbBrian M. StablefordInherit The Earth
Jul 2013jccAlfred BesterThe Demolished Man
Aug 2013drmCharles YuHow To Survive In A Science Fictional Universe
Sep 2013ccAnthony TrollopeThe Fixed Period
Oct 2013ccStephen KingSalem's Lot (expanded edition)
Nov 2013jccTimothy ZahnNight Train To Rigel
Jan 2014kjbGreg BearThe Forge Of God
Feb 2014kjbGreg BearAnvil Of Stars
Mar 2014drmKurt Vonnegut, Jr.Player Piano
Apr 2014jccArthur Conan DoyleThe Lost World
May 2014ccOlaf StapledonStar Maker
Jun 2014kjbCatherine AsaroThe Quantum Rose
Jul 2014kjbRobert ReedSister Alice
Aug 2014wmIan McDonaldThe Dervish House
Sep 2014wmKim Stanley Robinson2312
Oct 2014rcRichard MathesonA Stir Of Echoes
Nov 2014jccJo WaltonAmong Others
Jan 2015ccNeal StephensonAnathem
Feb 2015jccSeanan McGuireSparrow Hill Road
Mar 2015rcGeorge R. StewartEarth Abides
Apr 2015jccGail CarrigerEtiquette & Espionage
May 2015kjbMarion Zimmer BradleyThe Heritage Of Hastur
Jun 2015kjbMarion Zimmer BradleySharra's Exile
Jul 2015ccAndre NortonStar Guard
Jul 2015ccAndre NortonStar Rangers (The Last Planet)
Aug 2015ccAnn LeckieAncillary Justice
Sep 2015kjbHal ClementNeedle
Oct 2015ccDan SimmonsCarrion Comfort
Nov 2015ccNeil GaimanThe Ocean At The End Of The Lane
Jan 2016kjbCixin LiuThe Three-Body Problem
Feb 2016jccKristine Kathryn RuschDiving Into The Wreck
Mar 2016ccAndy WeirThe Martian
Apr 2016rcRay BradburyFahrenheit 451
May 2016jccRobert Jackson BennettCity Of Stairs
Jun 2016ccJames S. A. CoreyLeviathan Wakes
Jul 2016kjbJonathan CarrollBones Of The Moon
Aug 2016jccSarah ZettelPlaying God
Sep 2016rcPoul AndersonThe Dancer From Atlantis
Oct 2016skJoe HillHeart-Shaped Box
Nov 2016skN. K. JemisenThe Fifth Season
Jan 2017kjbNeal StephensonSeveneves
Feb 2017jccJames WhiteHospital Station
Mar 2017kjbJames Branch CabellJurgen: A Comedy Of Justice
Apr 2017skM. R. CareyThe Girl With All The Gifts
May 2017jccIsaac AsimovThe Foundation Trilogy
Jun 2017ccAlice HoffmanPractical Magic
Jul 2017skJeff VanderMeerArea X: The Southern Reach Trilogy
Aug 2017kjbGene WolfeA Borrowed Man
Sep 2017djrmSheri S. TepperGrass
Oct 2017ccTananarive DueThe Between
Nov 2017djrmSeth DickinsonThe Traitor Baru Cormorant
Jan 2018jccJim ButcherThe Aeronaut's Windlass
Feb 2018drmLawrence M. SchoenBarsk: The Elephants Graveyard
Mar 2018skIain M. BanksLook To Windward
Apr 2018ccKevin HearneHounded
May 2018jccLois McMaster BujoldThe Warrior's Apprentice
Jun 2018drmBen AaronovitchMidnight Riot
Jul 2018ccConnie WillisCrosstalk
Aug 2018jlfUrsula K. LeGuinThe Dispossessed
Sep 2018skMary Doria RussellThe Sparrow
Oct 2018ccChristopher MoorePractical Demonkeeping
Nov 2018drmJodi TaylorJust One Damned Thing After Another
Dec 2018skTerry PratchettHogfather
Jan 2019kjbGreg Benford & Larry NivenBowl Of Heaven
Jan 2019kjbGreg Benford & Larry NivenShipStar
Feb 2019jccPatricia BriggsMoon Called