A podcast in which we tell you about a book we just finished, and what we thought of it.


“Broken Blade” by Kelly McCullough

Erika revisits an old favourite and discovers it’s even better the second time!

Erika Ensign

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“Guns of the Dawn” by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Erika enjoyed a regency-style fantasy novel about war! Who woulda thunk it?

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“Beneath the Rising” by Premee Mohamed

This book is (partially) set in Edmonton, which is exciting for Erika. It’s about monsters and friendship and what monsters can do to friendship.

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“Stasiland” by Anna Funder

A compelling book on a difficult subject, telling the stories of people who lived behind the Berlin Wall and lived in fear of the Stasi.

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“Or What You Will” by Jo Walton

Do you like meta-fictional meditations on the nature of storytelling and Italy? Has Scott got the book for you!

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“Plague Land” by S D Sykes

Scott hasn’t left his apartment in 4 months, so he decided to read a book about fictional people who had it even worse.

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“Interior Chinatown” by Charles Yu

Charles Yu has been working in television for awhile, and it isn’t hard to see that (obvious) influence on this novel.

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“Working” by Robert Caro

Scott finally finished a book by Robert Caro (no, not that one).

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“The City We Became” by N.K. Jemisin

Need a book to restore your readerly habits? This one worked for Scott!

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“Famous Men Who Never Lived” by K. Chess

People from an alternate timeline live as refugees in our New York City. It’s full of grief, sadness, frustration, and coincidences.

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“Underground Airlines” by Ben H. Winters

Nathan reviews Ben H. Winters’s Underground Airlines, a gripping thriller set in an alternate history that feels too close to our own.

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