Our Fall Favorites
Sharifah and Jenn discuss adaptation news for The Stand and Underground Railroad, cyborgs, a gorgeous Afrofantasy MMO/RPG, and some favorite books from this Fall.
This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s mystery thriller podcast, Read or Dead, the audiobook edition of The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab, and Saga Press, publishers of speculative fiction like Stephen Graham Jones’ THE ONLY GOOD INDIANS, Rebecca Roanhorse’s BLACK SUN, and more.
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First look at Underground Railroad adaptation [Slashfilm]
“The Stand” Air Date Set [Tor.com]
Specialized polymers bring us one step closer to cyborgs [Inverse]
Afrofantasy MMO / RPG: The Wagadu Chronicles [Kickstarter]
Hench by Natalie Zina Walschots (content warnings: body horror, medical trauma, PTSD, panic attacks) – “If Doctor Doom Were Your Boyfriend” [Tor.com]
Prime Deceptions by Valerie Valdes
Each of Us A Desert by Mark Oshiro (content warnings: abusive parent, graphic violence)
The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson (tw: physical abuse)
A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik