Into the Blue Book Club's next meeting will be held on Thursday, November 11, at 8 pm EST! Have any book suggestions? When you join the Into the Blue Book Club you'll have the option to suggest some of your favorite ocean-themed books on our registration page

Into the Blue Book Club will be reading captivating books about the ocean and marine life. Books can range from fiction ocean-themed adventures to educational, non-fiction conservation topics. The goal of each choice is to select a book that will not only inform members on a variety of topics regarding marine science and conservation but also bring together like-minded individuals who share a common admiration for our blue planet.

The book of discussion for our next meeting on November 11, 8 pm EST will be: 

Ocean Outbreak: Confronting the Rising Tide of Marine Disease

By: Drew Harvell

Ocean Outbreak explores the four biggest epidemics, taking the reader to the front lines of our confrontations with infectious diseases to investigate how four iconic marine animals have been devastated: starfish, abalone, salmon and coral reefs. The stories of these outbreaks reveal how we are tipping the balance in favor of pathogens and how we can find our way back to healthier seas, combating infection with nature’s own pathogen-fighting weapons.

A full synopsis of the novel is available on GoodReads.


Click here to view the discussion questions for our upcoming meeting!

We are so excited Drew Harvell will be joining us for our book club meeting! Be sure to come prepared with questions for the author, or email them to beforehand!

If you have any questions, please email us at or call 305-852-0030. You can also join in discussions about the book club and other fishy, ocean-themed book-loving topics through our Facebook group

We look forward to seeing you at our next virtual meeting on November 11 at 8 pm EST. 

P.S. If you opt to purchase your book through Amazon or do any other shopping on their site, you can easily participate in their free AmazonSmile program. By designating REEF as your charity, a portion of the proceeds from your purchases are donated to REEF.