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Shauny Jen
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A science fiction and fantasy nut with a podcast...
A science fiction and fantasy nut with a podcast...

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Fran Wilde’s debut novel Updraft flew onto the scene in 2015. With fliers, cities of bone, invisible skymouths and more in a lean and mean YA format, Updraft was a gust of fresh air in fantasy. Cloudbound takes place not long after the revolutionary…

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Jen Williams is a fantasy writer and Lego obsessive who spends much of her time frowning at notebooks in cafes and fiddling with maps of imaginary places. She is the author of the Copper Cat trilogy. Already published in the U.K., the first novel in the…

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It's that time of year again. Halloween is upon us, and that means we need to get ready for our Halloween special. But we also haven't recorded an episode of Torture Cinema in a while, so that means we're going to do two in October to make things extra fun. There are two polls: one for early October and one for Halloween. So, vote away!

It’s that time of year again.  Halloween is upon us, and that means we need to get ready for our Halloween special.  But we also haven’t recorded an episode of Torture Cinema in a while, so that means we’re going to do two in October to make things extra…

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The reward for a job well done, is another job. Or another challenge, anyway. Julius Heartstriker has defeated his mother, Bethesda, head of the Heartstriker Clan. Instead of killing her, as a Dragon would be expected to, he has simply defanged her, and…

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  Sergeant R Wilson Rogers, having given up a cushy berth in the make-work peacetime military fleet to try his hand at the profitable world of smuggling, finds himself dragged back into the military when it turns out that interstellar smuggling isn’t as…

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Will Smith, mallets, and boomerang weirdos, oh my! Shaun, Rachael, and Paul join forces to discuss the latest addition to the DC Cinematic Universe, Suicide Squad. We offer our thoughts about the film's plot, Jared Leto's Joker, the new characters in the cinematic universe, and even the kinds of music we think each character would listen to!

Will Smith, mallets, and boomerang weirdos, oh my!  Shaun, Rachael, and Paul join forces to discuss the latest addition to the DC Cinematic Universe, Suicide Squad.  We offer our thoughts about the film’s plot, Jared Leto’s Joker, the new characters in…

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Dancing Helmsworths, ghostly manbabies, and science-y ladies, oh my! It's finally here! Our Ghostbusters special! We discuss the film's major themes, the new characters, WOMEN, ghosts, just who this Rowan North character is, and so much more!

Dancing Hemsworths, ghostly manbabies, and science-y ladies, oh my!  It’s finally here!  Our Ghostbusters special!  We discuss the film’s major themes, the new characters, WOMEN, ghosts, just who this Rowan North character is, and so much more! (As…

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Stubborn military dads, dying emperors, and galactic mistakes, oh my! The Babylon 5 (Season 2) re-watch sessions really heat up with episodes 9 through 12. Mike, Paul, and Shaun discuss Centauri politics, Babylon 5 worldbuilding, the secrets of the coming shadows (thus far), SINCLAIR, and much more!

Stubborn military dads, dying emperors, and galactic mistakes, oh my! The Babylon 5 (Season 2) re-watch sessions really heat up with episodes 9 through 12. Mike, Paul, and Shaun discuss Centauri politics, Babylon 5 worldbuilding, the secrets of the coming…

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  Transhumanity, ecological engineering, cultural clashes and strong characterization mark Spear of Light, the second novel in The Glittering Edge sequence from from Brenda Cooper, sequel to Edge of Night (previously reviewed here at S&F). Shaun and I…

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  Second in the Court of Fives series, following Court of Fives, Poisoned Blade by Kate Elliott continues the epic YA fantasy story of Jessamy, as she struggles to preserve herself and her family. Her expertise and skill at the Fives has put her into the…
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