Tick-Tock Book Club

By Second Star to the Right

By Second Star to the Right

Meets final Thursdays at 6:30pm. Find out more at https://www.secondstartotherightbooks.com/tick-tock-book-club

Upright Women Wanted

Sarah Gailey

$20.99 $18.89

March - A post-apocalyptic Western featuring baddass queer librarian spies on horseback!

The Deep

Rivers Solomon, Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, and Jonathan Snipes

$19.98 $18.38

April - Utterly unlike anything I've ever read before, The Deep takes us on a journey exploring what sort of society would form from the descendents of pregant slaves thrown overboard.

This Is How You Lose the Time War

Max Gladstone and Amal El-Mohtar

$19.98 $18.38

May - An unlikely correspondence between two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for their warring factions. Now, what began as a taunt, a battlefield boast, becomes something more. Something epic. Something romantic. Something that could change the past and the future.

An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good

Marlaine Delargy and Helene Tursten

$12.99 $11.95

June - Maud is an irascible 88-year-old Swedish woman with no family, no friends, and…no qualms about a little murder. This funny, irreverent story collection by Helene Tursten, author of the Irene Huss investigations, features two-never-before translated stories that will keep you laughing all the way to the retirement home.

Once Ghosted, Twice Shy: A Reluctant Royals Novella

Alyssa Cole

$4.99 $4.59

July - Resistant to Romance? Try it out with this short and sweet novella that showcases everything awesome about a great, diverse love story that blends the best of hilarious modern life and classic fluff.

Pond

Claire-Louise Bennett

$16.00 $14.72

August - Listen, I'm not sure how to describe this one, but suffice to say that someone else said "Shimmering and unusual, Pond demands to be devoured in a single sitting that will linger long after the last page." and another reader called it the "perfect late summer read".

The Vegetarian

Han Kang

$21.00 $18.90

September - Winner of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize. A beautiful, unsettling novel about rebellion and taboo, violence and eroticism, and the twisting metamorphosis of a soul.

Convenience Store Woman

Ginny Tapley Takemori and Sayaka Murata

$15.00 $13.80

October - A brilliant depiction of an unusual psyche and a world hidden from view, Convenience Store Woman is an ironic and sharp-eyed look at contemporary work culture and the pressures to conform, as well as a charming and completely fresh portrait of an unforgettable heroine.

Such Small Hands

Lisa Dillman, Edmund White, and Andrés Barba

$15.95 $14.67

November - A friend of mine said, "Eerie and Beautiful...This will live in my head forever" - Sounds like the perfect way to end our year to me!