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Read along with the Sword and Laser book club! From classic science fiction to the latest gritty fantasy, we cover it. Subscribe for book discussions, author interviews, hot releases, and news from the genre fiction world!

    #377 - How to Hopefully WIN the Time War

    #377 - How to Hopefully WIN the Time War

    Worldcon goes virtual and we totally get it, Tom has a new book out, ways to support your independent bookstore, we kick off our April pick, and FINALLY give our last thoughts on The Light Brigade by Kameron Hurley.

    • 45 min
    #376 - The Corona Light Brigade

    #376 - The Corona Light Brigade

    We’ve got our first impressions of the new Star Wars: High Republic books, some great new award-winning picks, and our first impressions of The Light Brigade by Kameron Hurley.

    • 32 min
    #375 - 16 Books Enter, One Becomes Pick

    #375 - 16 Books Enter, One Becomes Pick

    We unveil the 16 books we'll be pitting against each other in our quite Mad March tournament of polls. We also chat about the Nebula nominees, introduce our March pick, and give our final thoughts on Gideon the Ninth.

    • 42 min
    #374 - Chaotic Neutral

    #374 - Chaotic Neutral

    We need your book nominations for our totally “mad” March tournament. Of books! Also we’re psyched Locke and Key is on Netflix, the new Naomi Novik series, and our first non-spoilery thoughts on Gideon the Ninth.

    • 37 min
    #373 - Generation Sword & Laser

    #373 - Generation Sword & Laser

    We’ve got picks from librarians and the public domain! Plus we’re excited for Gideon the Ninth and we have our final thoughts on the January pick, In the Company of Others.

    • 37 min
    #372 - Hmmm... hmmm.

    #372 - Hmmm... hmmm.

    We’ve got Hugo nominations open! And a new Heinlein novel. I mean “new” to everybody but him, we guess. Plus, we kick off In the Company fo Others by Julie E. Czerneda.

    • 36 min

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