We break down our June book pick, Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan, and find out why its actually four or five books and its gods are not what they seem. Also we set up our July pick from Octavia Butler and decide whether warp speed is actually coming or not.
WHAT ARE WE DRINKING?
Tom: Boddington’s Pub Ale
Veronica: Earl Grey Tea
3 more Expanse novels announced – Ben
IXS Enterprise (IXS-110) – Bookshelf
Every Game Of Thrones Scene Broken Down By Book, Chapter And Episode
WINNERS: 2014 Campbell and Sturgeon Awards
Tom: Cibola Burn by James S A Corey, Traveling in Space by Steven Paul Leiva
Veronica: Shattered by Kevin Hearne, though I’m still a book behind!
Sandi – I finished listening Hollow World this morning. I really liked it. Kind of a modern H.G. Wells/Jonathan Swift vibe. I’m now starting On the Steel Breeze. I love the narrator, Adjoa Andoh. She played Martha’s mother on Doctor Who and was one of the narrators of Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor.
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BARE YOUR SWORD
Uncharted-esk Books by Josh
How do you find new books to read? by Alexander
Should We Read Comics/Graphic Novels As Group Reads by Killian
BOOK OF THE MONTH DISCUSSION
July Book is Dawn by Octavia Butler
Wrap up Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan
“The revolution will not be…?” by Sean
Let’s talk about the ending by Joanna
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