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The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu
Thursday, Jul
y 27, 2017 - 8pm
Panera
770 Rt.17 North
Paramus, NJ 07652

This group meets on the 4th Thursday of each month to discuss various works of "modern"
masters or upcoming talent in SF, fantasy, paranormal, horror and related genres. It also
occasionally explores classics and the 'masters' of the classics.

*For the complete list of titles for 2017 scroll below event recap.  You will find all 12
bookcovers/titles.

When out-of-shape IT technician Roen woke up and started hearing voices in his
head, he naturally assumed he was losing it.

He wasn't.

He now has a passenger in his brain - an ancient alien life-form called Tao, whose
race crash-landed on Earth before the first fish crawled out of the oceans. Now
split into two opposing factions - the peace-loving, but under-represented
Prophus, and the savage, powerful Genjix - the aliens have been in a state of
civil war for centuries. Both sides are searching for a way off-planet, and the
Genjix will sacrifice the entire human race, if that's what it takes.

Meanwhile, Roen is having to train to be the ultimate secret agent. Like that's
going to end up well...

Made to Kill is the thrilling new speculative noir from novelist and comic writer
Adam Christopher.
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Recaps & comments
Made to Kill by Adam Christopher
6/22/17 recap

Made to Kill by Adam Christopher was our selection to represent June's theme of Ghost in the Machine. A couple of years
ago we had read Empire State by the same author.
It was well received, so we looked forward to Made to Kill.  Made to
Kill
was about the last robot who happens to be a hit man (machine). Our moderator had read almost everything by
Christopher and noted the diversity in his works. The general consensus was that Empire State was a 'B+' rating while
Made to Kill warranted a 'B' - still good, just not as involving. Lively discussion.