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The official podcast from Mysterious Galaxy! Join hosts Gary Roby and Rebecca Ann as they bring you the latest in book releases and store events every Tuesday, and take a deep dive into all things genre with a rotating cast of booksellers every Thursday.

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The official podcast from Mysterious Galaxy! Join hosts Gary Roby and Rebecca Ann as they bring you the latest in book releases and store events every Tuesday, and take a deep dive into all things genre with a rotating cast of booksellers every Thursday.

    Mysterious Mini 25: Tangentially Speaking

    Mysterious Mini 25: Tangentially Speaking

    Becca and Gary are back for another Tuesday minisode! We only have a few events this week to discuss, before delving into some new books and some distracting tangents about adaptations!
     
    Events This Week:
    Tuesday, October 20th: D.P. Lyle 
    Wednesday, October 21st: David Slayton 
    Friday, October 23rd: YA Book Club 
    Monday, October 26th: Isaac Butler, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, and Beth Meacham 

    New This Week:
    Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M. Danforth, illustrated by Sara Lautman 
    Among the Beasts and Briars by Ashley Poston 
    The Gift of the Magpie by Donna Andrews 
    The Fowl Twins Deny All Charges by Eoin Colfer 
    Poisoned by Jennifer Donnelly 
    Natalie Portman's Fables by Natalie Portman, illustrated by Janna Mattia 
    The Brightest Night by Jennifer L. Armentrout 
    The Last Druid by Terry Brooks 
    To Hold Up The Sky by Cixin Liu 
    Machine by Elizabeth Bear 
    The Last Mirror on the Left by Lamar Giles, illustrated by Dapo Adeola 
    Don't Move by James S. Murray and Darren Wearmouth 
    Snapped by Alexa Martin 
    Death and the Maiden by Ariana Franklin and Samantha Norman 
    Finding Faeries: Discovering Sprites, Pixies, Recaps, and Other Fantastical Creatures in an Urban Environment by Alexandra Rowland 
     
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    Special thanks to Austin Farmer for letting us use the track "Kill the Farm Boy", from his album Bookshelf Symphony Orchestra! 
    Send us your questions to podcast@mystgalaxy.com
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    • 38 min
    Mysterious Mini 24: The Third Week of October

    Mysterious Mini 24: The Third Week of October

    It's a slightly late episode this week due to some technical difficulties, but Gary is here to walk us through all of this week's exciting, spooktacular events!
     
    Events This Week:
    Tuesday, October 13th: Shannon Dittmore, in conversation with Stephanie Garber
    Wednesday, October 14th: Alix E. Harrow, in conversation with Liani Taylor 
    Thursday, October 15th: Samantha Cohoe 
    Friday, October 16th: Cathy Marie Buchanan, in conversation with Meg Waite Clayton 
    Sunday, October 18th: V.E. Schwab, in conversation with Felicia Day 

    New This Week:
    Winter, White and Wicked by Shannon Dittemore 
    The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow 
    A Golden Fury by Samantha Cohoe 
    Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark 
    Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse 
    Dune: The Duke of Caladan by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. 
    Steven Universe: End of an Era by Chris McDonnell 
    Lightbringer by Claire Legrand 
    Fangirl, Vol 1 adapted by Sam Maggs, illustrated by Gabi Nam, based on the novel by Rainbow Rowell 
    Attack Surface by Cory Doctorow 
    Simmer Down by Sarah Smith 
    Daughters of Jubilation by Kara Lee Corthron 
    White Trash Warlock by David R. Slayton 
    Beyond the Ruby Veil by Mara Fitzgerald 
    This is All Your Fault by Aminah Mae Safi 
     
    You can now find us on Patreon! Unlock exclusive content by subscribing today!
    Special thanks to Austin Farmer for letting us use the track "Kill the Farm Boy", from his album Bookshelf Symphony Orchestra! 
    Send us your questions to podcast@mystgalaxy.com
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    • 14 min
    Mysterious Mini 23: Spooktober

    Mysterious Mini 23: Spooktober

    We're officially a week into October, and it's another one chock full of events! Becca and Gary go through all the upcoming events, before shouting out a handful of new books out this week!
     
    Events This Week:
    Wednesday, October 7th: Jenny Milchman 
    Thursday, October 8th: Kensington Mystery Panel 
    Friday, October 9th: Julie C. Dao, in conversation with Dhonielle Clayton 
    Saturday, October 10th: Escondido Library's Mystery and Thriller Spotlight Panel 
    Sunday, October 11th: Romance Book Club 
    Monday, October 12th: Ashley Poston & Rebecca Coffindaffer 
     
    New This Week:
    The Mirror Broken Wish by Julie C. Dao 
    The Invisible Life of Addie Larue by V.E. Schwab 
    The Searcher by Tana French 
    Tristran Strong Destroys the World by Kwame Mbalia 
    In a Holidaze by Christina Lauren 
    Elsewhere by Dean Koontz 
    Julián at the Wedding by Jessica Jove 
    Spoiler Alert by Oliva Dade 
    Attack of the Underwear Dragon by Scott Rothman and Pete 
    The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson 
    The Invasion (Animorphs Graphix #1) by K.A. Applegate, Michael Grant, illustrated by Chris Grine 
    Star Wars: A Jedi You Will Be by Preeti Chhibber and Mike Deas 
    The Valkyrie Protocol by David Weber and Jacob Holo 
     
    You can now find us on Patreon! Unlock exclusive content by subscribing today!
    Special thanks to Austin Farmer for letting us use the track "Kill the Farm Boy", from his album Bookshelf Symphony Orchestra! 
    Send us your questions to podcast@mystgalaxy.com
    Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube! 
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    • 36 min
    Episode 17: Dungeons & Dragons

    Episode 17: Dungeons & Dragons

    It's time for some D&D! Becca and Gary are joined by bookseller Nick and DM Tom to chat about everybody's favorite tabletop RPG. We have some books to shout out before we dig deep into some questions about the classic game from Gary Gygax. 
     
    Books Discussed: 
    Even If We Break by Marieke Nijkamp 
    Dragons of Autumn Twilight by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman 
    Homeland (The Legend of Drizzt #1) by R.A. Salvatore 
    Critical Role Vox Machina: Origins by Matt Mercer and Matthew Colville, illustrated by Olivia Samson and Chris Northrop 
    The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins by Clint, Griffin, Justin, and Travis McElroy, illustrated by Carey Pietsch 
    Rick and Morty vs Dungeons and Dragons by Patrick Rothfuss, Jim Zub, illustrated by Troy Little 
    The Knights Club: The Bands of Bravery by Shuky, Waltch, and Novy 
    The Ultimate RPG Gameplay Guide by James D'Amato 
    The Ultimate RPG Character Backstory Guide by James D'Amato 
    Remarkable Inns & Their Drinks by Greg Rycerz, Richie Lewin, Katie Rose, and Chris van der Linden (Unavailable to order)
     
    D&D Books:
    Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook 
    Dungeons & Dragons Dungeon Master's Guide  
     
    What We're Reading:
    Peace Talks by Jim Butcher 
    Hench by Natalie Zina Walschots 
    The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons 
    Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising by Timothy Zahn 
    Demon in White by Christopher Ruocchio 
     
    Join our D&D Campaign! 
    You can now find us on Patreon! Unlock exclusive content by subscribing today!
    Special thanks to Austin Farmer for letting us use the track "Kill the Farm Boy", from his album Bookshelf Symphony Orchestra! 
    Send us your questions to podcast@mystgalaxy.com
    Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube! 
    And support the store by ordering books at mystgalaxy.com!

    • 59 min
    Mysterious Mini 22: Events Extravaganza

    Mysterious Mini 22: Events Extravaganza

    Happy Tuesday! There's events every day this week, so Gary gets right to talking about those, before a quick rundown of several of the new books out now! 
     
    Events This Week:
    Tuesday, September 29th: Brian Freeman, in conversation with Marcia Freeman 
    Wednesday, September 30th: Naomi Novik, in conversation with Cassandra Khaw 
    Thursday, October 1st: Tracy Wolff, in conversation with Sherry Thomas 
    Friday, October 2nd: L.C. Shaw, in conversation with Wendy Walker
    Saturday, October 3rd: Steven Chbosky 
    Sunday, October 4th: David Weber and Jacob Holo 
    Monday, October 5th: Ellen Byron, in conversation with Vicki Delany and Daryl Wood Gerber 
     
    New This Week:
    A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik 
    Crush by Tracy Wolff 
    Dying in a Winter Wonderland by Vicki Delany 
    Battle Ground by Jim Butcher 
    The Midnight Library by Matt Haig 
    Skyhunter by Marie Lu 
    Dear Justyce by Nic Stone 
    Christmas Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke 
    The Glass Queen by Gena Showalter 
    A Neon Darkness by Lauren Shippen 
     
    You can now find us on Patreon! Unlock exclusive content by subscribing today!
    Special thanks to Austin Farmer for letting us use the track "Kill the Farm Boy", from his album Bookshelf Symphony Orchestra! 
    Send us your questions to podcast@mystgalaxy.com
    Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube! 
    And support the store by ordering books at mystgalaxy.com!

    • 15 min
    Episode 16: Henry Barajas and David Mariotte!

    Episode 16: Henry Barajas and David Mariotte!

    We have a fun comics centric episode this week! To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Gary and Becca are joined by Henry Barajas and David Mariotte to talk about Henry's comic La Vos de M.A.Y.O. Tata Rambo! Henry and David also share a peak behind the curtain into the comics industry!
     
    Comics written by our guests:
    La Vos de M.A.Y.O Tata Rambo by Henry Barajas, illustrated by Jay Gonzo 
    Stairway Anthology by Simon Birks, Carlos Griffoni, Joseph A Michael, et al. 
    Transformers vs The Terminator by Tom Waltz, John Barber, David Mariotte, illustrated by Alex Milne 
     
    Other comics that were mentioned:
    March by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, illustrated by Nate Powell 
    They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, and Harmony Becker 
    Watchmen by Alan Moore, illustrated by Dave Gibbons 
    Locke & Key by Joe Hill, illustrated by Gabriel Rodriguez 
    The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O'Neill 
     
    Miscellaneous Links: 
    Frank Quietly TED Talk 
    Comickaze! 
     
    What we're reading:
    Hot Comb by Ebony Flowers 
    A Fire Story by Brian Fies 
    Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons 
    Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising by Timothy Zahn 
    Lore Olympus by Rachel Smythe 
    Internet Explorer by Merryweatherey 
    Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View
     
    You can now find us on Patreon! Unlock exclusive content by subscribing today!
    Special thanks to Austin Farmer for letting us use the track "Kill the Farm Boy", from his album Bookshelf Symphony Orchestra! 
    Send us your questions to podcast@mystgalaxy.com
    Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube! 
    And support the store by ordering books at mystgalaxy.com!

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