Orange County Science Fiction Club Orange County Science Fiction Club


Marie Callender's Restaurant at 307 East Katella Avenue in Orange.

6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Reader's Orbit (2nd Wednesday monthly)
7:00 p.m. OCSFC Monthly Meeting (last Wednesday monthly)

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). Attendees are generally expected to purchase a dinner as the meeting room is offered to us primarily as a dining room.

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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  • March 11 READING ORBIT- OCSFC Book Club:

    March's book will be Waste Tide
    by Chen Qiufan

    Suggested by Dave Moore & Catherine Curley

    Thousands toil at the electronic waste recycling center on Silicon Isle on China's southeastern coast. Scott Brandle has come to the island to work on modernizing the island's recycling processes, aided by his interpreter, Chen Kaizong, a member of one of the three ruthless ruling clans.

    Braille audiobook, Amazon used $6, Kindle $16, FulPL, OCPL

    352 pages
    Pub. 2019

  • March 25, 2020 GUEST/PROGRAM

    Gideon Marcus

    Gideon is the web publisher of Galactic Journey, a site dedicated to locating and bringing back the best science fiction from half a century ago. Three paperback anthologies are available for purchase on the internet. Gideon is also a well-received speaker at SF gatherings and has a video available on Youtube.

  • April 29 GUEST/PROGRAM

    Alexandra Monir

    Alexandra is an author of YA novels of mystery, time travel, and science fiction whose latest novel, The Final Six, has been optioned for film. Alexandra is also an accomplished songwriter and singer.

  • Alphabetical list of past presenters
    Books suggested for reading and discussion
    Alphabetical list of books previously discussed
    Chronological list of books previously discussed
    How to suggest a book for discussion
    Symbols used for availability:
    AMZ Amazon
    Kindle Amazon Kindle & Fire
    Gutenberg Project Gutenberg
    Nook Barnes & Noble
    Braille available from Braille
    AnaPL Anaheim Public Library system
    FulPL Fullerton Public Library
    LAPL Los Angeles Public Library system
    LACPL Los Angeles County Public Library system
    OCPL Orange County Public Library system
    -a = audio book
    -cd = audio book on cd
    -DB = downloadable audio book
    -e = e-audio book
    -RC = audio book on cassette
    -u = Used copies available

    See you at a meeting soon!

    Email for more information or call Greg at (949) 552-4925.