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Jenn Northington

Jenn Northington, Manager, Editorial Operations, has worked in the publishing industry wearing various hats since 2004, including bookseller and events director, and is currently Manager of Editorial Operations at Riot New Media Group. You can hear her on the Get Booked and SFF Yeah! podcasts. When she’s not working, she’s most likely gardening, running, or (obviously) reading. Find her on Instagram at iamjennIRL or on Twitter at jennIRL.

By Book Or By Crook: 10 Books Like THE SOPRANOS

Whether you’re in it for the family drama, the criminal underworld, or the personal journey, here are 10 books like The Sopranos, including The Family Hightower by Brian Francis Slattery.

SAGA, Then And Now

One reader looks back on their personal history with Saga and the experience of re-reading Saga, Compendium One before the series continues in 2022.

SURVIVOR 41: Heroes Vs. Villains, Literary Edition

How do you top Season 40: Winners at War? Jenn has a proposal for Survivor Season 41 -- literary characters, of course!

Let’s Talk About Foundation And That Trailer

I read Isaac Asimov's Foundation series as a teen but didn't think I was interested in watching the show, until I saw the Foundation trailer.

Happy Endings For Codependents, Two Ways

Everyone deserves a happy ending, and these two books about codependency — one romance, one a self-help book — can help you get there.

On Wednesdays, We Read Tolkien: The Lord Of The Rings Fandom In 2021

Join Tolkien Fan Club card-carrying member Jenn for a tour of the Lord of the Rings fandom as it stands today.

A Guide To The Fantasy And Science Fiction Awards Scene

Take a deep dive into fantasy and science fiction awards with Jenn, as she looks at the many out there and why you should care.

The Books That Are Shaping My Garden

A new homeowner muses about the books that shaped her garden, including a book of Indigenous wisdom and sci-fi about bees.

KUNG FU, Books Featuring Martial Arts, And A Reader Who Loves Them

In honor of the Kung Fu reboot, one reader discusses several recent books featuring martial arts, each in their own unique way, including Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu.

What Kind Of SFF Hero Are You?

There may only be one Hero’s Journey, but there are many ways to be a hero. Which brings us to this SFF hero quiz--what kind of hero are you?