Genius Insane Ghost

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Sharifah and Jenn discuss news including the 2017 Bailey’s Prize winner and The Passage casting, and more, and talk favorite villains.

This episode is sponsored by Libby and Book Riot Insiders.

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The 2017 Bailey’s Winner is a science fiction novel

A critique of the book from a BR writer

The Hunger Games inspires a real life hero

The Passage TV series casting: Zack Morris is Brad Wolgast 

Racebent casting of The Girl With All the Gifts


Books Discussed: Favorite Villains

Shuos Jedao from Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee

Lek from the Graceling series by Kristin Cashore

The Beast from The Magicians by Lev Grossman

Sydney from The Prey of Gods by Nicky Drayden

Nimona from Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Commandant/Keris Veturia and The Nightbringer from the Ember in the Ashes series by Sabaa Tahir

The Darkling from the Grisha trilogy by Leigh Bardugo

Darkling fan art by Sharifah!