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Hugo, Girl!

Feb 7, 2024

This month we read Mary Doria Russell's divisive novel The Sparrow. It's got a bit of everything - Jesuits, space travel, food, friendship, sexual assault, victim-blaming, and child murder. Amy is DM.

Did we mention trigger warning? Yikes!

CW/TW: see description above, and it's really serious so skip this one if you...

Jan 15, 2024

Friend of the pod Anne joined us and quizzed us on past episodes! We also discussed our favorite reads of 2023 and what we're looking forward to reading in 2024.

Happy New Year, and thanks for listening!

Jan 3, 2024

Jason is a genius, Diane is a diamond, ED is a Lawton, and Carol is drunk. Our narrator - He's just Tyler.

This month we read Spin by Robert Charles Wilson. We liked it! Lori is DM.

Note: There is no actual discussion of eating disorders in this episode or in the book. One character is named ED, and his name is repeated...

Dec 6, 2023

This month we read Roger Zelazny's classic Lord of Light. We did not like it, and we are sorry. 

DM: Haley

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Nov 1, 2023

This month we discussed Blood of the Dragon, which won George RR Martin the Hugo Award for best novella in 1997. Blood of the Dragon consists of the Daenerys chapters from Game of Thrones. You can read it here or here.

DM: Amy

CW/TW: It's Game of Thrones, so you know the deal: SA, SA, and more SA.

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