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September 1, 2015  

Bookrageous Episode 82; Diversity in Books

Intro Music; "Bad Karma" by Ida Maria

What We’re Reading

Jenn

[1:05] Victoire, Maryse Conde

[2:30] Bright Lines, Tanwi Nandini Islam

[3:40] Kalpa Imperial, Angelica Gorodischer

Josh

[5:00] Drinking in America, Susan Cheever (October 13 2015)

[6:10] The Witches: Salem, 1962, Stacy Schiff (October 27 2015)

[9:15] Out on the Wire, Jessica Abel

Preeti

[11:00] The Year We Fell Apart, Emily Martin (January 26 2016)

[13:15] Loki: Agent of Asgard

[15:35] Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates

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Intermission; "Intermission" by Lee Fields and the Expressions

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Diversity in Books

[23:50] We Need Diverse Books

[24:10] We Need Diverse Romance, twitter.com/wocinromance and twitter.com/diverseromance

[25:05] On a Red Station, Drifting, Aliette de Bodard

[25:50] Lambda Literary Awards (LGBTQ)
Stonewall Book Awards (LGBTQ)
Schneider Family Book Awards for disability in lit

[27:10] Challenger Deep, Neal Shusterman

[27:50] Coretta Scott King Award (African American lit)
Michael L. Printz Award
Alex Awards (for adult books with YA appeal)

[29:45] Words Without Borders
PEN America
Neustadt Prize for International Literature
Lambda Literary

[34:40] Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is, John Scalzi

[37:05] Liar, Justine Larbalestier

[38:05] The Kane Chronicles, Rick Riordan

[39:30] ‘Bring It On’: The Complete Oral History

[41:15] Nalini Singh

[42:48] Chimera, David Wellington

[43:20] My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me, Jennifer Teege

[44:45] Gemsigns, Stephanie Saulter

[46:10] The Three-Body Problem, Cixin Liu

[46:30] The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere, John Chu

[47:20] Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Becky Albertalli

[48:30] Radio Silence and Signal Boost, Alyssa Cole

[50:30] The Kitchen Daughter, Jael McHenry

[51:35] Captain Marvel and Ms. Marvel

[51:50] Secret Wars: Romance

[53:15] The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl

[53:30] Batgirl, and its fixes for transphobic language

[53:55] Gotham Academy

[54:00] Fresh Romance

[54:10] Jem and the Holograms, Kelly Thompson and Sophie Campbell

54:25 Lumberjanes (now canon!)

54:50 George, Alex Gino

[55:30] Gracefully Grayson, Ami Polonsky

[58:00] Write Bloody Publishing

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Outro; "Bad Karma" by Ida Maria

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August 1, 2015  

Bookrageous Episode 81; Gamerageous

[show note links tk]

Intro Music; Gerudo Valley - Koji Kondo

What We’re Reading

- Write Bloody Publishing

- Go Set A Watchman

- State of Play

- Undermajordomo Minor

- It

- Star Wars Dark Disciple

- Heir to the Empire (comic)

- Invisible Republic

- 7 SARAH DESSEN BOOKS

- Along for the Ride

- Uncanny X Men

- Beginning of Everything

- Me Earl and the Dying Girl

- The Outsiders

- True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

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Intermission; Talk Dirty (To Me) - 8 Bit Universe

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- Hearthstone

- World of Warcraft

- The Sims

- Shovel Knight

- Mario Kart (new)

- Nidhogg

- Uncharted

- Tomb Raider

- Papers Please

- Westport Independent

- Watch_Dogs

- The State of Play

- Rust

- Rust not pick gender

- Fallout 4

- Fast and the Furious 6

- Never Alone

- Mario Maker

- Kieron Gillen new games journalism

- Level One

- Penny Arcade

- Scott Pilgrim

- Seconds

- Danny O Dwyer (GameSpot)

- Austin Walker (Giant Bomb)

- Phil Kollar

- Leigh Alexander

- Laura Hudson

- Shadow of Mordor / Otherness

- Clipping Through

- Offworld

- Extra Lives

- Super Mario

- Jacked

- Console Wars

- Rise of the Video Game Zinesters

- Boss Fight Books

- Yoshi's Island

- Streets of Rage

- Ocarina of Time

- Game of Thrones

- Gone Home

- Tacoma

- Eternal Darkness

- Stanley Parable

- The Last of Us

- Ready Player One

- Armada

- Ender's Game

- The Other Normal

- The Infinity Ring

- 39 Clues

- Minecraft

- Ocarina of Time Manga

- Hyrule Historia

- King's Quest

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OutroGerudo Valley - Koji Kondo

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July 1, 2015  

Bookrageous Episode 80; Citizen

Intro Music; I'd Tell You But - Anti-Flag

What We’re Reading

Jenn

[1:00] Pym, Mat Johnson

[2:05] The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, Edgar Allan Poe (a real book!)

[2:25] Shadow Tag, Louise Erdrich

[3:15] Infinity Gauntlet #1, Dustin Weaver

Preeti

[5:58] A History of Glitter and Blood, Hannah Moskowitz

[8:13] The Scorpion Rules, Erin Bow

[11:15] Nightwing, Chuck Dixon and Scott McDaniel

Rahawa

[12:48] Every Kiss a War, Leesa Cross-Smith

[13:30] Rahawa’s Short Story of the Day on Twitter

[14:00] The Only Ones, Carola Dibbell

[15:30] Material, Ales Kot, Will Tempest

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Intermission; Dead End Alley - Bill Elm and Woody Jackson

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Citizen by Claudia Rankine

[23:10] 6 ways white supremacy takes its toll on Black people’s mental health, Salon, Terrell Jermaine Starr

[38:05] Is Serena Williams the Most Dominant American Athlete Today?, Bleacher Report, Merlisa Lawrence Corbett

[40:00] ‘Hunger Games’ and Hollywood’s racial casting issue, CNN, Stephanie Goldberg

[41:30] Cameron Crowe Apologies for the Emma Stone Casting Fallout in Aloha, Vulture, Sean Fitz-Gerald

[41:40] Hollywood Diversity: Marvel Casting Tilda Swinton to Play Asian Man?, Breitbart, Kipp Jones

[47:30] Graywolf Press on Twitter

[49:00] PEN America

[50:00] 2015 PEN World Voices Festival: Africa in Two Acts, PEN America YouTube

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OutroI'd Tell You But - Anti-Flag

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March 21, 2015  

Bookrageous Episode 79; Strong Female Characters

Intro Music; Ha Ha Ha by the Julie Ruin

What We’re Reading

Preeti

[1:30] One Man Guy, Michael Barakiva

[3:10] Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel, Sara Farizan

[3:55] All the Bright Places, Jennifer Niven

[5:45] Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Benjamin Alire Saenz

Jenn

[7:20] On Such a Full Sea, Chang-Rae Lee

[8:15] The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo, Cathy Hirano (Translator)

[10:15] The Vampire Tapestry, Suzie McKee Charnas; WORDs for Nerds

[11:45] The Cold Dish, Craig Johnson

[12:50] Hexed Vol. 1, Michael Alan Nelson, Dan Mora (July 7 2015)

Josh

[14:50] Last of the Sandwalkers, Jay Hosler (April 7 2015)

[17:30] I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend, Martin Short

[19:00] The Smartest Book in the World, Greg Proops

[20:30] The Riot Grrrl Collection, edited by Lisa Darms; The Punk Singer: A Film about Kathleen Hanna

Rebecca

[22:37] On Immunity, Eula Biss

[25:55] Quarantine, Rahul Mehta

[27:00] Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed, edited by Meghan Daum (March 31 2015)

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Intermission; They Meet from Ms Pac-Man (yes, the arcade game)

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Strong Female Characters

[30:15] I Hate Strong Female Characters, Sophia McDougall, New Statesman

[33:45] Jupiter Ascending

[35:55] Twilight, Stephenie Meyer

[36:40] Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn

[37:50] The Woman Upstairs, Claire Messud

[39:35] Hausfrau, Jill Alexander Essbaum

[41:20] Not Here to Make Friends, Roxane Gay, BuzzFeed Books

[44:05] Tampa, Alyssa Nutting

[46:25] Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte

[49:45] Rabbit novels, John Updike

[51:00] Bad Feminist, Roxane Gay

[53:00] Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn

[53:30] A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, Eimear McBride (in paperback June 9 2015)

[55:05] Single, Carefree, Mellow: Stories, Katherine Heiny

[57:00] Royal Wedding: A Princess Diaries Novel, Meg Cabot (June 2 2015)

[58:30] From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess, Meg Cabot (May 19 2015)

[1:03:00] We Need Diverse Books

[1:04:10] Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

[1:04:55] G. Willow Wilson and comics

[1:05:45] The Broad Inclusive Canvas of Comics, Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic

[1:08:25] A Diverse, Gender-Swapped LOTR Recast, Book Riot

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Outdo; Ha Ha Ha by the Julie Ruin

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January 20, 2015  

Bookrageous Episode 78; Our Favorite Books of 2014

Intro Music; Swagger by Flogging Molly

What We’re Reading

Jenn

[1:15] Captain Marvel 1: Higher Further Faster More, Kelly Sue DeConnick, David Lopez (Bitch Planet)

[2:00] The Storied Life of AJ Fikry, Gabrielle Zevin

[3:20] If You Could Be Mine, Sara Farizan

[3:45] Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson

Rebecca

[5:00] Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel, Sara Farizan

[6:20] Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter, Nina MacLaughlin (carpentrix), March 16 2015

[8:55] What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us, Laura Van Den Berg

[9:20] Blindness, Jose Saramago

Josh

[10:45] Let Me Tell You, Shirley Jackson, July 21 2015

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Intermission; Intermission by Typhoon

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Our Favorite Books of 2014

[14:45] Josh: Caffeinated, Murray Carpenter

[16:25] Rebecca: Land of Love and Drowning, Tiphanie Yanique; Mermaids in Paradise, Lydia Millet

[20:10] Ghost Lights, Lydia Millet (mystery book: Oh Pure and Radiant Heart)

[21:15] Jenn: Red or Dead, David Peace

[23:00] Josh: The Magician’s Land, Lev Grossman

[26:00] Rebecca: A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip, Kevin Brockmeier

[28:10] Jenn: A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, Eimear McBride

[29:30] Josh: Sisters, Raina Telgemeier

[31:05] Rebecca: The Republic of Imagination, Azar Nafisi

[33:15] Jenn: Citizen: An American Lyric, Claudia Rankine

[35:00] Josh: The Lobster Kings, Alexi Zentner

[36:55] Rebecca: Everything I Never Told You, Celeste Ng

[39:40] Jenn: Poisoned Apples, Christine Heppermann

[41:20] Josh: Bad Feminist, Roxane Gay

[44:30] Rebecca: An Untamed State, Roxane Gay; Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future, A.S. King

[46:55] Jenn: Ms. Marvel: No Normal, G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona

[46:45] Josh: The Historical Atlas of Maine

[49:35] Rebecca: Stone Mattress, Margaret Atwood

[51:15] Rebecca: Sleep Donation, Karen Russell

[52:25] Josh: Spoiled Brats, Simon Rich; The Noble Hustle, Colson Whitehead

[53:05] Jenn’s “literary genre” favorites: Southern Reach Trilogy, Jeff VanderMeer; Broken Monsters, Lauren Beukes; Tigerman, Nick Harkaway; Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel

[54:25] Josh: Euphoria, Lily King

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Outdo; Swagger by Flogging Molly

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January 3, 2015  

Bookrageous Episode 77; What We See When We Read

Intro Music; Picture Book by The Kinks

What We’re Reading

Jenn

[1:15] Pluto Vol. 1, Naoki Urasawa, Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy)

[2:20] What Are People For?: Essays, Wendell Berry

[3:30] The Monkey Wrench Gang, Edward Abbey

Rebecca

[4:15] Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson

[6:20] The King, Tiffany Reisz

[9:30] Just the Tips, Matt Fraction, Chip Zdarsky
 
Preeti

[10:55] Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover, Sarah MacLean

[13:40] The Queen of the Tearling, Erika Johansen

[14:00] The Girl of Fire and Thorns, Rae Carson

[15:25] Loki: Agent of Asgard, Al Ewing

[16:50] Saga: Deluxe Edition, Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples

[17:50] Priya’s Shakti

Jenn

[18:20] ODY-C, Matt Fraction, Christian Ward

Josh

[20:05] Down East Magazine

[21:00] All New X-Factor, Peter David, Carmine Di Giandomenico

[22:50] Brew Brittania, Jessica Boak, Ray Bailey

[24:00] Hammer Head, Nina MacLaughlin (March 16 2015)

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Intermission;  Light Reading by Late Night Alumni

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Book Club: What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund

[27:00] What We See When We Read, Peter Mendelsund

[31:55] Men We Reaped, Jesmyn Ward

[38:30] Saga, Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples

[41:00] Understanding Comics, Scott McCloud

[48:20] Red or Dead, David Peace

[49:50] Science Has Great News for People Who Read Actual Books by Rachel Grate, Mic.com

Talking with Peter Mendelsund (apologies for occasional sound issues)

[53:40] Cover, Peter Mendelsund

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Outro Music; Picture Book by The Kinks

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November 19, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 76; Dream Casting

Intro Music; "No Hurry" by The New Twenty Two

What We’re Reading

Rebecca

[1:15] Bird Box, Josh Malerman

[6:05] Lila, Marilynne Robinson (Gilead)

[7:30] Get in Trouble, Kelly Link (February 10 2015)

Josh

[10:40] The Brewer’s Tale, William Bostwick

[12:20] Proof, Adam Rogers; Caffeinated, Murray Carpenter

[12:35] Powder: The Greatest Ski Runs on the Planet, Patrick Thorne

[14:30] The Winter Family, Clifford Jackman (April 14 2015)

Jenn

[17:15] The Handbook of Porters and Stouts, Josh Christie and Chad Polenz

[19:35] Joshua Bernstein

[19:45] Stephen Beaumont

[20:35] Get a signed copy and personalized recommendations from Brews and Books.

[20:45] The Republic of Imagination, Azar Nafisi

[22:45] The Monkey-Wrench Gang, Edward Abbey

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Intermission;  "Bonus Room Blitz" from the Donkey Kong Country Soundtrack

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Dream Casting

[24:50] Angelmaker, Nick Harkaway; The Last Werewolf, Glen Duncan

[25:15] Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn (the movie)

[32:00] Filth, Irvine Welsh

[37:35] Ali and Jenn’s 2012 Angelmaker casting

[43:15] If List

[45:25] Yes Please, Amy Poehler

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Outro Music; "No Hurry" by The New Twenty Two

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October 24, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 75; Talking YA Fiction with Amy Zhang and A.S. King

Intro Music; Mean, Taylor Swift

What We’re Reading

Jenn

[0:55] Who Owns the Future, Jaron Lanier; You Are Not a Gadget

[3:45] The Shadow Hero, Gene Luen Yang, Sonny Liew; interview with Paul Montgomery, Comic Book Resources

[5:35] Clariel: The Lost Abhorsen, Garth Nix

Preeti

[7:30] The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell

[11:00] Amazing Spider-man/Ms. Marvel crossover

[13:40] Marvels, Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross

[14:40] Adventure Time Vol. 2, Ryan North, Shell Paroline, Braden Lamb

[15:15] Sandman

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YA Fiction with Amy Zhang and A.S. King

Amy Zhang, Falling Into Place

100 Days of Falling Into Place

[42:20] Let’s Get Lost, Adi Alsaid

[42:35] A Brief History of Mankind

[43:05] Poisoned Apples, Christine Heppermann

A.S. King, Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future

[1:30:55] Stitches, David Small
Blankets, Craig Thompson
100 Sideways Miles, Andrew Smith
Two Boys Kissing, David Levithan

[1:32:15] Poisoned Apples, Christine Heppermann

[1:33:35] The Year of the Beasts, Cecil Castellucci

[1:34:05] The Man Suit, Zachary Schomburg

[1:34:20] Daniel Fights a Hurricane, Shane Jones

[1:34:30] Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut

[1:35:10] I Am an Emotional Creature, Eve Ensler

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Outro Music; Mean, Taylor Swift

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September 19, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 74; International Literature

Intro Music; In The Summertime - Rural Alberta Advantage

What We’re Reading

Jenn

[1:15] Hunted Down: The Detective Stories of Charles Dickens
[3:15] The Sparrow, Mary Doria Russell
[4:45] The Winter’s Tale, William Shakespeare

Preeti

[5:30] The Girls at the Kingfisher Club, Genevieve Valentine
[5:45] Marvel Comics: The Untold Story, Sean Howe
[9:05] Night of the Living Deadpool, Cullen Bunn

Dustin

[11:15] The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle
[11:50] Moscow in the Plague Year: Poems, Marina Tsvetaeva, Christopher Whyte
[12:50] This Changes Everything, Naomi Klein
[14:30] Songs of the Dying Earth, eds. George R.R. Martin, Gardner Dozois
[16:30] Collected Poems, W.H. Auden, Edward Mendelson

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Intermission; Intermission (West Side Story)

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International Literature

[17:40] Jenn’s sad pie-chart
[22:45] Russian sci-fi: Victor Pelevin, Boris & Arkady Strugatsky, Sergei Lukyanenko
[25:10] My Struggle: Book 1, Karl Ove Knausgaard
[26:50] A Time for Everything, Karl Ove Knausgaard, James Anderson
[27:45] In Search of Lost Time, Marcel Proust
[29:45] Publishers of literature in translation: Archipelago Books (Knausgaard in hardcover), Dalkey Archive Press, Melville House, FSG, Open Letter Books, Deep Vellum Publishing, And Other Stories Publishing, New Vessel Press, Europa Editions
[31:45] The Krishnavatara, K.M. Munshi
[32:20] Mary Stewart’s Arthurian Saga
[33:25] Alina Bronsky, Elena Ferrante
[34:10] Illuminations: Essays and Reflections, Walter Benjamin
[37:15] Lauren Beukes
[38:20] Night Watch, Sergei Lukyanenko
[39:30] One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
[40:15] Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes, Edith Grossman
[41:20] The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell (character chart via Vulture)
[42:50] Salman Rushdie
[44:35] The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
[46:55] Kenzaburo Oe
[47:30] Naruto, Masashi Kishimoto
[49:50] Stolen Air: Selected Poems of Osip Mandelstam, Christian Wiman, Osip Mandelstam
[51:30] Arkady and Boris Strugatsky (Roadside Picnic; The Snail on the Slope); Sergei Lukyanenko
[52:25] Gabriel Garcia Marquez & Juan Jose Saer: The Autumn of the Patriarch, La Grande, Scars
[52:20] Mohsin Hamid (How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia; The Reluctant Fundamentalist)
[53:45] War & War, Laszlo Krasznahorkai, George Szirtes
[55:15] The Krishnavatara, K.M. Munshi
[56:10] Naruto, Masashi Kishimoto
[56:50] Pluto, Naoki Urasawa
[57:30] The Infatuations, Javier Marias; Your Face Tomorrow
[59:10] The Pearl Series, New Directions: Bad Nature or With Elvis in Mexico, Javier Marias
[59:35] The Hall of the Singing Caryatids, Victor Pelevin
[1:00:10] The Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers, Xiaolu Guo
[1:01:15] Translators on translation: Edith Grossman, Why Translation Matters; Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything, David Bellos; The Man Between, Michael Henry Heim

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August 26, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 73; Lit Lunch

Intro Music; Lunch Box Jam from Fame

What We’re Reading

Josh

[1:15] All Who Go Do Not Return, Shulem Deen, March 24 2015

[3:30] Unorthodox, Deborah Feldman

[3:40] Wonder, R.J. Palacio

[5:00] Marvel Unlimited

Preeti

[6:20] Daredevil, Mark Waid and Chris Samnee

[7:40] Pretty Deadly: The Shrike, Kelly Sue DeConnick and Emma Rios

 [8:45] Archie: The Married Life

[10:30] The Magician’s Land, Lev Grossman

[11:15] The Young Elites, Marie Lu, October 7 2014

[12:30] Kushiel’s Dart, Jacqueline Carey

[12:55] Outlander, Diana Gabaldon (warning: plot discussion)

Jenn

[19:10] Vanity Fair, William Makepeace Thackeray

[19:45] Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel, September 9 2014 (Last Night in Montreal)

[21:55] Kabu-Kabu, Nnedi Okorafor

[23:00] GeekyCon, formerly LeakyCon

[23:10] Harry Potter 

[23:45] Jenn & Preeti met Daniel Radcliffe! 

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Intermission; School's Out by Alice Cooper

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Book Characters Who Would Sit at Our Lunch Table

[25:00] borrowed from The Broke and the Bookish

[25:20] Josh’s list:
Simon, Lord of the Flies
Wade Watts, Ready Player One
Peeta, The Hunger Games 
Alma Whitaker, The Signature of All Things 
Alice and/or Julia, The Magicians
Joe Kavalier and Sam Clay, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

[30:00] Preeti’s list:
Hermione Granger, Harry Potter series 
Imriel, Kushiel’s Scion 
Biff, Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff 
Mat Cauthon, The Wheel of Time series 
Lyra and Pan, His Dark Materials series 
Peter Parker, The Amazing Spider-Man 
Kate Bishop, Hawkeye
Meg Murray, A Wrinkle in Time 
Alanna, Alanna: The First Adventure
Percy Jackson, The Lightning Thief

[36:05] Jenn’s table
Hermione Granger, Harry Potter series
Elizabeth Soames, The Gone-Away World
Deathface Ginny, Pretty Deadly
Tricia McMillan, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Narrator, The Dept. of Speculation
Beka Cooper, Terrier
Merry & Pippin, The Lord of the Rings

[39:40] Book memes from The Broke and the Bookish

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Outro Music; Lunch Box Jam from Fame

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