This month we get around to talking about N.K. Jemisin’s really fantastic “The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms” It’s 40 minutes of us being super excited. After that we talk about how the next year is going to play out and give out the list of titles we’ll be reading next year.
This month’s selection is our second straight roasting affair. Andrzej Sapkowski’s “The Last Wish” is a lot of what we absolutely hate about high fantasy. So join us as we tear into this abysmal affair.
This month we explore the world as gnomes see it in Terry Pratchett’s Bromeliad triology. If you’re curious as to exactly why it is you can’t win love with a flower full of frogs then you’ll definitely want to listen. You’ll also catch some discussion on Pratchett’s career as a whole.
Join us as we take a deep dive into Paolo Bacigalupi’s dystopian novel Ship Breaker.
This month’s episode is a magical joyride through Nnedi Okorafor’s young adult book Akata Witch. We mostly talk about how much we love the little intricate details in this book and how they make this such a fun and enjoyable read. Come along with us.
Come have fun with us as we explore Karen Lord’s awesome debut novel Redemption in Indigo. We rave about Paama (the main character), her family, her support structure, and how her story unfolds. We love the way the world is set up and are specifically smitten with the structure. So come along for a listen.
City of Golden Shadow is the first part of an epic science fiction series by Tad Williams. This episode we examine his view of the internet of the future as written in 1996 as well as the book’s treatment of characters and settings not typically scene in speculative fiction.