**Coming in October**
Author Robert Schneck
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
7 - 9pm
Well Read Bookstore
425 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506

Join us for this fun Halloween treat

We welcome our October guest, Robert Damon Schneck:
Conceived the day Kennedy was assassinated, and born on the
anniversary of Lizzie Borden (allegedly) taking a hatchet to her
parents, Paramus native Robert Damon Schneck spends his life in
pursuit of oddities. Whether meeting victims of alien abduction,
spending the night in a haunted cave under a haunted Civil War
battlefield, or stumbling through a rural cemetery in search of a
necrophile’s grave, this natural inclination towards the bizarre,
combined with love of history, has produced a peculiar
specialization; the exploration of strange, mostly forgotten, aspects
of American history. His work has appeared in magazines ranging
from Swank to Boy’s Life, he is a regular contributor to the Fortean
Times and other books include The President’s Vampire
(Anomalist 2005) and Are You Psychic?(Sterling 2007). Mrs.
Wakeman vs. the Antichrist (Penguin Tarcher, 2014) is his fourth
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October - When you have eliminated the impossible...
"When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however
improbable, must be the truth? "...this month belongs to the one and only
Sherlock Holmes.
  • That's Science Fiction! - The Hound of the Baskervilles (1972 TV
    movie),Tuesday, October 7, 2014, 7pm, Hillsdale Library, Hillsdale, NJ
  • Face the Fiction - Robert Schneck *NOTE Special Date/Day for October
    Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 7pm, Well Read Bookstore, Hawthorne, NJ
  • Suspense Central - Sherlock Holmes and the Ghosts of Bly : and other
    new adventures of the great detective by Donald Thomas, Monday,
    October 13, 2014, 8pm, Whole Foods Food Court, 300 Bergen Town
    Center, Paramus, NJ
  • Drawing A Crowd -   Sherlock Holmes & Mysteries, Wednesday, October
    8, 2014, 7pm, Hawthorne Library, Hawthorne, NJ
  • Films to Come - Movie/TV discussion, Friday, October 17, 2014, 7pm,
  • Modern Masters -A Night in the Lonesome October by ROGER ZELAZNY,
    Friday, October 24, 2014, 8:00pm, Panera, Ramsey, NJ *optional pre-
    meeting dinner from 7-8pm
  • Heroes & Rogues - Chronicles of the Shattered Empires, Saturday,
    October 25, 2014, 2:30pm, Gamer's Gambit, Saddle Brook, NJ
  • Themes of the Fantastic -  will not meet this month.  Special Activity at
    Well Read Bookstore with author Robert Schneck *see Face the Fiction
    for details

Always free!  Always fun!
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SFSNNJ Official Calendar
SFSNNJ Themes for 2014

January - Death of A Franchise

February - It Came From Hollywood

March - Sophomore Blues?

April - Blood:  Living or Otherwise

May - Shhhh, Who's That Calling My Name?

June - Angel Baby

July - Jurassic Attack!

August - Ciao Italia!

September - What Lurks Beneath

October - When You Have Eliminated the

November - London Calling

December - Uplifting Holiday Treats
SFSNNJ 2014 Face the Fiction Guests & Events

Each month Face the Fiction spotlights a guest
or hosts a special event like Mahwah Bar & Grill
New Year Dinner Meet & Greet and King of
Games Day.  We like to keep thing interesting,
fresh, new and entertaining.

Here is a look at some upcoming Face the Fiction
events, with more to follow soon (waiting on a
few month selections from contacted guests):

January 11, 2014 - Mahwah Bar & Grill New Year

February 8, 2014 - King of Games/Movie
William B Mawhinney Memorial Ambulance Corp.
970 Goffle Road, Hawthorne, NJ
4:00pm - Games
7:30pm - Movie Screening

March 8, 2014 - Panel with Francisco Branco &  
Joshua Palmatier
Well Read Bookstore, Hawthorne, NJ

April 12, 2014 - author Gary Bloom
Well Read Bookstore

May 10, 2014 - Face the Fiction/Medium Screen
Hillsdale Library

June 13, 2014 - Campfire Tales
Well Read Bookstore, Hawthorne, NJ

July 12, 2014 - Special Activity Dinner
Mahwah Bar & Grill, Mahwah, NJ

August  9, 2014 - King of Games Day VI
William B Mawhinney Memorial Ambulance Corp.  
Hawthorne, NJ

September 12, 2014 - Arthur Vincie
September 19, 2014 - Hunter Shea

October 28, 2014 - Robert Schneck
Well Read Bookstore, Hawthorne, NJ

November 14, 2014 - London Calling Readings
Well read Bookstore, Hawthorne, NJ

December 13, 2014 - Holiday Dinner/Guest Panel
with Paul Castiglia
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Ramsey
SFSNNJ Themes for 2015

January - NY State of Mind

February - The Gunpowder Plot

- Devil Inside

April - They're Baaaack!  The 80's

May - It Came From the Dirt!

June - Revenge

July - Famous People and Their Children

August - Body Counts

September - Superheroes

October - Nightmare Under My Bed

November - Super Science/Mad Scientists

December - Holidays
SFSNNJ Themes for 2016

- Hugo Award Winners

February - Failure to Launch:  Romantic Misfires

March - Spells and Chrome