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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.

    Episode 42: The Director of Events

    Episode 42: The Director of Events

    We're back with another episode! Prior to all the WonderCon prep and the event itself, Becca and Gary sat down with our very own Director of Events, Nick, to talk about taking on new responsibilities, wearing many hats, and surviving on caffeine. 
     
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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 mystgalaxypod@gmail.com
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    • 46 min
    Episode 41: Social Media

    Episode 41: Social Media

    Everybody's favorite unofficial 3rd podcast host, Michelle, is back to chat with Gary and Becca about social media, recommending titles, and much more!
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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! 
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    • 1 hr
    Mysterious Mini 64: A Brief Hiatus

    Mysterious Mini 64: A Brief Hiatus

    It's Tuesday, and y'all know what that means; it's time for new books, and a look at the events happening this week!
     
    Events this week:
    Tuesday, March 22nd: David Putnam, in conversation with Matt Coyle 
    Wednesday, March 23rd: Alex Segura, in conversation with Rob Hart 
    Thursday, March 24th: Kelly Barnhill 
    Thursday, March 24th: Sara A Mueller, in conversation with Marina J Lostetter 
    Friday, March 25th: Young Adult Book Club 
    Saturday, March 26th: Gareth L. Powell, in conversation with J. Dianne Dotson 
    Saturday, March 26th: Imperial Beach Library Presents - Alana Quintana Albertson
     
    New this week: 
    The Bone Orchard by Sara A. Mueller 
    Suicide Kings by Stephen Blackmoore 
    Last God Standing by Michael Boatman 
    Curfew by Jayne Cowie 
    Destiny of the Dead by Kel Kade 
    A Radical Act of Free Magic by H.G. Parry 
    Kingdoms of Death by Christopher Ruocchio 
    The City of Dusk by Tara Sim 
    Beat the Devils by Josh Weiss 
    The Shadow Glass by Josh Winning 
    Renegade by Nancy Allen 
    A Harmless Lie by Sara Blaedel 
    Portrait of an Unknown Lady by Marina Gainza, translated by Thomas Bunstead 
    Her Last Affair by John Searles 
    A Sunlit Weapon by Jacqueline Winspear 
    A Safe House by Stuart Woods 
    Wings of Ebony by J. Elle 
    On This Unworthy Scaffold by Heidi Heilig 
    Kiss & Tell by Adib Khorram 
    Remember Me by Estelle Laure 
    Remember Me Gone by Stacy Stokes 
    Wrath & Mercy by Jessica Rubinkowski 
    Okoye to the People by Ibi Zoboi, illustrated by Noa Denmon 
    Dark Stars: New Tales of Darkest Horror by John F.D. Taff 
    Savvy Sheldon Feels Good as Hell by Taj McCoy 
    Troublemaker by John Cho 
    We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly 
    Revenge of the Beast by Jack Meggitt-Phillips, illustrated by Isabelle Follath 
    Field Guide to the Supernatural Universe by Alyson Noël 
    Tales from Harrow County: Fair Folk by Cullen Bunn, illustrated by Emily Schnall and Tyler Crook 
    Secret Passages by Axelle Lenoir 
    The Country Without Human Vol 2 by Iwatobineko 
    Gunbured x Sisters vol 1 by Wataru Mitogawa 
    The Haunted Bookstore - Gateway to a Parallel Universe by Shinobumaru, illustrated by Munashichi 
    Catch These Hands! by Murata 
    My Badly Drawn Life by Gipi 
     
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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 mystgalaxypod@gmail.com
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    • 26 min
    Episode 40: Romance Manga

    Episode 40: Romance Manga

    Gary and Becca are continuing the romance arc of the podcast by having on booksellerl KelleyAnn to help us talk about romance in manga!
     
    Books discussed:
    NANA by Ai Yazawa 
    Chobits by CLAMP 
    Wotakoi by Fujita 
    Fruits Basket by Natasuki Takaya 
    Vampire Knight by Matsuri Hino 
    Ouran High School Host Club by Bisco Hatori 
    Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto 
    Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You by Karuho Shiina 
    Inuyasha by Rumiko Takahashi 
     
    Shojo Manga - Something for the Girls 
     
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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! 
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Mysterious Mini 63: Red

    Mysterious Mini 63: Red

    It's another week, and that means even more new books and new events happening at the store! 
     
    Events this week:
    Tuesday, March 8th: Margaret Dilloway 
    Wednesday, March 9th: Gretchen Felker-Martin, in conversation with Lee Mandelo
    Thursday, March 10th: Thomas Olde Heuvelt, in conversation with Chris Golden 
    Friday, March 11th: Remi K. England, in conversation with Britta Lundin 
    Sunday, March 13th: Romance Book Club 
    Monday, March 14th: Aaron Philip Clark, in conversation with Curtis Ippolito 
     
    New this week:
    Where the Sky Lives by Margaret Dilloway 
    The Way Spring Arrives and Other Stories edited by Yu Chen and Regina Kanyu Wang 
    Crowbar by Anne Bishop 
    Sam Gunn Jr. by Ben Bova 
    The Future is Yours by Dan Frey 
    Last Exit by Max Gladstone 
    Voices from the Radium Age edited by Joshua Glenn 
    The Damage Done by Michael Landweber 
    Constance Verity Destroys the Universe by A. Lee Martinez 
    The Circus Infinite by Khan Wong 
    Front Page Murder by Joyce St. Anthony 
    Shadows Reel by C.J. Box 
    The Old Woman with the Knife by Gu Byeong-Mo 
    Booth by Karen Joy Fowler 
    Like a Sister by Kallye Garrett 
    The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen 
    Hideout by Louisa Luna 
    The Lightning Rod by Brad Meltzer 
    The Truth About White Lies by Olivia A. Cole 
    Killing Time by Brenna Ehrlich 
    Blood Scion by Deborah Falaye 
    Daughter by Kate McLaughlin 
    Lakelore by Anna-Marie McLemore 
    From Dust, A Flame by Rebecca Podos 
    The Book of Living Secrets by Madeleine Roux 
    A Far Wilder Magic by Allison Saft 
    Kamila Knows Best by Farah Heron 
    Squire by Nadia Shammas and Sara Alfageeh 
    Those Kids from Fawn Creek by Erin Entrada Kelly 
    The Girl in the Arcade Volume 1 by Okushou, illustrated by MGMEE 
    The Kingdoms of Ruin Volume 4 by Yoruhashi 
    Sundome!! Milky Way Volume 3(ADULTS ONLY) by Kazuki Funatsu 
    Do You Like Big Girls? Volume 3 by Goro Aizome 
    Fantastic Four, Eternal Flame Trade Volume 9 by Dan Slott, illustrated by Nico Leon 
    Marvel’s WandaVision: The Art of The Series 
    Moon Knight by Jeff Lemire and Greg Smallwood 
    New Teen Titans Volume 13 by Marv Wolfman, illustrated by Eduardo Barreto 
    Teen Titans Academy Volume 1: X Marks The Spot by Tim Sheridan, illustrated by Rafa Sandoval
    DC Horror Presents: The Conjuring: The Lover
    Sonic The Hedgehog Volume 10: Test Run by Evan Stanley, illustrated by Adam Bryce Thomas and Bracardi Curry 
    Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files: Bigfoot by Jim Butcher and Mark Powers, illustrated by Joe Cooper 
    Animal Crossing New Horizons Volume 02, Deserted Island Diary by Kokonasu Rumba 
    Dick Fight Island Volume 02 (ADULTS ONLY) by Reibun Ike 
    Electric Century by Mikey Way, Shaun Simon, illustrated by Toby Cypress 
    Kirby Manga Mania Volume 04 by Hirokazu Hikawa 
    Mao Volume 04 by Rumiko Takahashi 
    Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun Volume 00 by Aidalro 
     
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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 mystgalaxypod@gmail.com
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    • 41 min
    Mysterious Mini 62: Catching Up

    Mysterious Mini 62: Catching Up

    Welp, this episode is a little late due to technical difficulties, but Gary is here to talk about a whole enormous slew of events and new books that're happening and coming out this week!  
    Events this week: 
    Tuesday, March 1st: Lizz Huerta, in conversation with Brent Lambert 
    Wednesday, March 2nd: Jo Harkin, in conversation with Rob Hart 
    Wednesday, March 2nd: Peter Clines 
    Thursday, March 3rd: Kristen Ciccarelli, in conversation with Rosaria Munda
    Friday, March 4th: Catriona Ward, in conversation with Sarah Pinborough 
    Saturday, March 5th: Erika Lewis, in conversation with Greg van Eekhout 
    Sunday, March 6th: Virtual D&D Meetup 
    Monday, March 7th: Brad Meltzer 

    New this week: 
    The Lost Dreamer by Lizz Huerta 
    Tell Me an Ending by Jo Harkin 
    The Broken Room by Peter Clines 
    Edgewood by Kristen Ciccarelli 
    Sundial by Catriona Ward 
    Kelcie Murphy and the Academy for the Unbreakable Arts by Erika Lewis 
    Starseed R/evolution: The Awakening by Dr. Richard Horowitz 
    The Electric Kingdom by David Arnold 
    Ready When You Are by Gary Lonesborough 
    Loveless by Alice Oseman 
    Valhellions by Tim Akers 
    The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake 
    Servants of War by Larry Correia and Steve Diamond 
    Listening Still by Anne Griffin 
    Spelunking Through Hell: A Visitor's Guide to the Underworld by Seanan McGuire 
    Voice of the Fire by Alan Moore 
    Escape from Yokai Land by Charles Stross 
    Cold Clay by Juneau Black 
    Wild Irish Rose by Rhys Bowen and Clare Broyles 
    On a Night of a Thousand Stars by Andrea Yaryura Clark 
    The Night Shift by Alex Finlay 
    They Did Bad Things by Lauren A. Forey 
    The Rumor Game by Dhonielle Clayton and Sona Charaipotra 
    The Demon Tide by Laurie Forest 
    Every Line of You by Naomi Gibson 
    Travelers Along the Way by Aminah Mae Safi 
    Gallant by V.E. Schwab 
    All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir 
    When I'm With You by Pat Zietlow Miller, illustrated by Eliza Wheeler 
    How to Bake a Universe by Alec Carvlin, illustrated by Brian Biggs
    She Persisted in Science: Brilliant Women Who Made a Difference by Chelsea Clinton, illustrated by Alexandra Boiger 
    The Case of the Curious Scouts by Veronica Mang 
    The Legend of Brightblade by Ethan M. Aldridge 
    Wingbearer by Marjorie Liu, illustrated by Teny Issakhanian 
    The Aquanaut by Dan Santat 
    Minecraft: Mob Squad: Never say Nether by Delilah S. Dawson 
    Once Upon a Tim by Stuart Gibbs, illustrated by Stacy Curtis 
    Pilar Ramirez and the Escape from Zafa by Julian Randall 
    These Great Athenians by Valentine Carter 
    Aliens vs. Predators edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt and Jonathan Maberry 
    Hook, Line, and Sinker by Tessa Bailey 
    A Brush with Love by Mazey Eddings 
    Phantom Game by Christine Feehan 
    By Any Other Name by Lauren Kate 
     
    Subscribe to the SciFi & Fantasy Book Crate or the Cozy Mysteries Book Crate now!
    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 mystgalaxypod@gmail.com
    Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook,  YouTube, and TikTok! 
    And support the store by ordering books at mystgalaxy.com!

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Roxy_Horror ,

Best New Podcast in the Galaxy

Fun, nerdy discussions about genre books, reading life, and author events from the best bookstore in the universe! The hosts are approachable, genuine and hilarious.

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love it!

is it cliche to review a podcast you're part of? probably, but it's been so fun to work on and i hope other people love it as much as i do! <3

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