Welcome to Winchester Public Library's Internet Book Club!
We're starting off with The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury. First published in 1950, TMC is widely considered to be Bradbury's masterpiece (forget about 451). Bradbury has been called the "sci-fi writer who could write" and The Martian Chronicles approaches poetry at times. Besides, a book with this many covers can't be that bad.
"They had a house of crystal pillars on the planet Mars by the edge of an empty sea..."