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My Favorite Bit: Paul Weimer talks about THE DOWN UNDER FAN FUND REPORT

Paul Weimer is joining us today with his 2017 DUFF Report, What I Did On My Summer Vacation. Here’s a description of the project: The Down Under Fan Fund Report is compiled by the Down Under Fan Fund Representative as a record of their trip to the other side of the world to connect with …

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My Favorite Bit: Alan Gratz talks about BAN THIS BOOK

Alan Gratz is joining us today with his novel Ban This Book. Here’s the publisher’s description: A fourth grader fights back when From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg is challenged by a well-meaning parent and taken off the shelves of her school library. Amy Anne is shy and soft-spoken, but …

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My Favorite Bit: Spencer Ellsworth talks about A RED PEACE

  Spencer Ellsworth is joining us today with his novel A Red Peace. Here’s the publisher’s description: A Red Peace, first in Spencer Ellsworth’s Starfire trilogy, is an action-packed space opera in a universe where the oppressed half-Jorian crosses have risen up to supplant humanity and dominate the galaxy. Half-breed human star navigator Jaqi, working the …

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My Favorite Bit: William C. Tracy talks about THE SEEDS OF DISSOLUTION

William C. Tracy is joining us today to talk about his novel The Seeds of Dissolution. Here’s the book’s description: On a bright August day, the sun disappears. Sam van Oen barely escapes freezing to death in his house, as his watch stops and fire ceases to burn. He is pulled into the Nether—a nexus between …

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My Favorite Bit: Ivan Ewert talks about FAMISHED

Ivan Ewert is joining us today with his omnibus, Famished: The Gentlemen Ghouls Omnibus. Here’s the publisher’s description: Hunger. It’s the driving force behind survival. The Velander bloodline carries an ancient secret: power and immortality. But that power requires a key to unlock: human flesh. Gordon Velander finds himself an unwilling participant in a play for …

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My Favorite Bit: Beth Cato talks about CALL OF FIRE

Beth Cato is joining us today with her novel Call of Fire. Here’s the publisher’s description: When an earthquake devastates San Francisco in an alternate 1906, the influx of geomantic energy nearly consumes Ingrid Carmichael. Bruised but alive, the young geomancer flees the city with her friends, Cy, Lee, and Fenris. She is desperate to escape …

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My Favorite Bit: Mindy Klasky talks about NEVERTHELESS, SHE PERSISTED

Mindy Klasky is joining us today with her anthology Nevertheless, She Persisted. Here’s the publisher’s description: “She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.” Those were the words of Mitch McConnell after he banned Senator Elizabeth Warren from speaking on the floor of the United States Senate. In reaction to the bitter partisanship …

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My Favorite Bit: Brian Francis Slattery talks about BOOKBURNERS SEASON THREE

Brian Francis Slattery is joining us today to talk about the serial, Bookburners Season Three. Here’s the publisher’s description: The world as we know it is under siege. The Bookburners are stretched thin trying to control an influx of magic—and they don’t have much support from the Vatican. Can they overcome their history and band together …

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My Favorite Bit: Tal M. Klein talks about THE PUNCH ESCROW

Tal M. Klein is joining us today with his novel The Punch Escrow. Here’s the publisher’s description: It’s the year 2147. Advancements in nanotechnology have enabled us to control aging. We’ve genetically engineered mosquitoes to feast on carbon fumes instead of blood, ending air pollution. And teleportation has become the ideal mode of transportation, offered exclusively by International …

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My Favorite Bit: Adam Christopher talks about KILLING IS MY BUSINESS

Adam Christopher is joining us today with his novel Killing Is My Business. Here’s the publisher’s description: Another golden morning in a seedy town, and a new memory tape and assignment for intrepid PI-turned-hitman―and last robot left in working order―Raymond Electromatic. But his skills may be rustier than he remembered in Killing Is My Business, the latest …

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Short Story: Some Other Day

I wrote this way back in 2005 and it was published in 2007 in All Possible Worlds. It was science-fiction. But today… NPR just published a story about scientists doing pretty much this exact thing.   Some Other Day by Mary Robinette Kowal Josie Langdon leaned back from her microscope and rolled her neck to ease …

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My Favorite Bit: Kay Kenyon talks about AT THE TABLE OF WOLVES

Kay Kenyon is joining us today with her novel At the Table of Wolves. Here’s the publisher’s description: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy meets X-Men in a classic British espionage story. A young woman must go undercover and use her superpowers to discover a secret Nazi plot and stop an invasion of England. In 1936, there are paranormal abilities that …

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My Favorite Bit: Michael F. Haspil talks about GRAVEYARD SHIFT

Michael F. Haspil is joining us today with his novel Graveyard Shift. Here’s the publisher’s description: Alex Menkaure, former pharaoh and mummy, and his vampire partner, Marcus, born in ancient Rome, are vice cops in a special Miami police unit. They fight to keep the streets safe from criminal vampires, shape-shifters, bootleg blood-dealers, and anti-vampire vigilantes. …

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