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Talking Time Book Club 2024 Book Nominations


Lapsed Threadcromancer
Somehow 2023 has flown by even faster than 2022 did! Yet here we are near the end of the year with 2024 looming just on the horizon. Whatever 2024 holds for us I hope we can get through it with some good reading together!

But what books?! Any books, you decide! So, if you would please submit to me four book recommendations. I will generate some lists and we will vote on them! Remember it can be any sort of genre, fiction or non-fiction. We have only one rule: No repeat authors from the previous year. And, one consideration: new books tend to be hard to source from the local library and many of our readers use theirs for copies.

2023 authors:
Taylor Jenkins Reid
Brandon Sanderson
Dashiell Hammett
Sylvia Plath
Carmen Maria Machado
Ursula K. Le Guin
Naomi Novik
Louise Penny
Mary Shelley
Brooke Bolander

Past years readings: 2021 here. 2022 here. And 2023 here.


Fated by Benedict Jacka
Under the Bridge by Anne Bishop
A Short History of England by G. K. Chesterton
Yellowface by R. F. Kuang


The Cuckoo's Egg - Cliff Stoll
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon
Men Explain Things to Me - Rebecca Solnit
Peace - Gene Wolfe


Legends and Lattes by Travis Baldree
Yellowface by R. F. Kuang
Dune by Frank Herbert
I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong


Same as I ever was
A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
Beneath the Rising by Premee Mohamed
Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente


Lapsed Threadcromancer
Deadline is going to be 12/11 probably around noon. This is mostly so that I can meet the deadline for recoes and such.

Thanks everyone who is recommended. And for those who will.