Flashforward by Robert J. Sawyer was the 30th official Sword and Laser Book Club selection.

Reading period: Aug 29, 2011 - Sep 12, 2011

How/Why was this book chosen: Veronica and Tom picked it because they would be interviewing Robert J. Sawyer at Dragon Con.

Sword & Laser Goodreads Group Discussion of Flashforward

Sword & Laser Podcasts: Kick Off: S&L 73 Check in: S&L 74 Wrap Up: S&L 75

Flashforward by Robert J. SawyerEdit

Two minutes and seventeen seconds that changed the world

Suddenly, without warning, all seven billion people on Earth black out for more than two minutes. Millions die as planes fall from the sky, people tumble down staircases, and cars plow into each other.

But that’s the least of the survivors’ challenges. During the blackout, everyone experienced a glimpse of what his or her future holds—and the interlocking mosaic of these visions threatens to unravel the present.