110 | Fantasy | “The Fifth Season” by N. K. Jemisin
The Genre Junkies are joined by special guest host, Caleb from The Cult Show! Featuring a spoiler free 1st half discussion of The Hugo Award Winning novel. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies110thefifthseason.mp3
109 | Horror | “The Final Girl Support Group” by Grady Hendrix – With Interview!
Grady Hendrix!! Enjoy Grady’s interview & the 1st half of the episode SPOILER FREE as we talk to one of horror’s leading voices. Bow down! Avert your eyes! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies109finalgirlsupportgroup.mp3
108 | Fantasy | Folk of Air: The End
Sandra and special guest Amanda discuss the dramatic conclusion to Holly Black’s “Folk of Air” with The Queen of Nothing and How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies108folkofair.mp3
107 | Short Stories | “Unburied: A Collection of Queer Dark Fiction”
Sandra and Scott pay thei respects to Pride Month by sharing this collection of horror, sci-fi and fantasy shorts edited by friend of the show Rebecca Rowland. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of…
105 | Horror | “Goblin” by Josh Malerman – With Interview!
Welcome author Josh Malerman to the Genre Junkies family! Josh popped by to talk about this delightfully creepy collection of stories. SPOILER FREE interview & first half! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies105goblin.mp3
104 | Sci-Fi | “Project Hail Mary” by Andy Weir – With Interview!
This week we test the limits of how much awesome one episode can hold. Not only is it’s Scott’s birthday, we interview Andy Weir!! Spoiler FREE 1st half!! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies104projecthailmary.mp3
103 | Fantasy | “Spirit Warriors” by Chris C Howard
Put in your spirit armor! Sandra and Scott review a fresh new author in urban fantasy. Spoiler free 1st half! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies103spiritwarriors.mp3
102 | Horror | C.V. Hunt’s “Horrorama”
A return to horror! Sandra and Scott review a horror novella collection from Grindhouse Press featuring stories by A.S. Croomer, Lucas Mangum, and Matt Harvey. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies102horrorama.mp3
101 | Mystery | “The Lamplighters” by Emma Stonex – With Interview!
Join Scott and Sandra as they interview tonight’s author and discuss her new novel. A real life unsolved mystery comes to life in the haunting and hypnotic tale. First half spoiler free! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies101thelamplighters.mp3
99 | Fantasy | “Monkey King: Journey to the West” by Wu Cheng’en
The Genre Junkies set off on the road to adventure with one of China’s most beloved, beautiful and significant stories. This is the Penguin Classics edition translated by Julia Lovell. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies099monkeyking.mp3
98 | Horror | “Mexican Gothic” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Scott and Sandra finish Women in Horror month by presenting this tale of gothic fright. Spoiler free 1st half as always. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies098mexicangothic.mp3
97 | Sci-Fi | “A Closed and Common Orbit” by Becky Chambers
Tonight we celebrate sci-fi author Becky Chamber’s second standalone novel from the Wayfarer series. Spoiler Free 1st half! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies097aclosedandcommonorbit.mp3
96 | Thriller | “If I Disappear” by Eliza Jane Brazier – With Interview!
We are honored to feature an interview with this week’s author, Eliza Jane Brazier. We discuss her novel of suspense, murder, podcasting, and isolation in the Northern California wilderness. As always, the first half is spoiler-free. Two weeks in a row?…
95 | Psychological Thriller | “The Push” by Ashley Audrain
We are kicking off 2021 with a psychological thriller sure to keep you reading past your bedtime. This book has a lot of buzz. Is it worth the hype?? SPOILER FREE 1st half. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies095thepush.mp3
93 | Fantasy | “House of Salt and Sorrows” by Erin A. Craig
Returning guest and Sandra’s sister Amanda joins us to discuss Erin A. Craig’s dark fantasy novel House of Salt and Sorrows! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies093houseofsaltandsorrows.mp3
92 | Fantasy | “Circe” by Madeline Miller
Happy birthday, Sandra! Tonight the Genre Junkies discuss Miller’s take on one of Sandra’s favorite Goddesses, the ancient Greek Witch, Circe. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies092circe.mp3
90 | Horror | “Clown in a Cornfield” by Adam Cesare
For the last episode of this epic month of horror, we are proud to present one last Halloween treat! The ghouls of Spooky Slumber Party guest star to talk clowns in cornfields. Spoiler-free first half, and this episode is explicit. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies090clowninacornfield.mp3
88 | Horror | “Maggie’s Grave” by David Sodergren
Tonight’s episode is a story of wickedly delicious folk-horror fun. We are happy to once again talk about the delightfully depraved world of David Sodergren by jumping into Maggie’s Grave. Spoiler free 2nd half, as always. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies088maggiesgrave.mp3
87 | Horror | “Shadowy Natures” Anthology and Interview With the Editor, Rebecca Rowland!
Welcome to the high holy season! We kick off the BEST & most horrific month at Genre Junkies by reviewing the psychological horror short collection, Shadowy Natures. Featuring special guest (and collection editor) Rebecca Rowland. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies087shadowynatures.mp3
86 | True Crime | “Hole in the Woods” by Jennifer Graeser Dornbush – with Interview!
The Genre Junkies tackle true crime! We are honored to t alk to author Jennifer Graeser Dornbush about this mystery thriller fictionalization of a real-life horrific cold case. No spoilers until the second half, as always. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies086holeinthewoods.mp3
85 | YA | “The Insomniacs” by Marit Weisenberg – With Interview!
Genre Junkies is proud to welcome back author Marit Weisenberg to the show. Scott and Sandra spend a spoiler-free first half and interview with Marit discussing her newest YA novel about missing sleep, trauma, and mystery. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies085theinsomniacs.mp3
84 | Horror Fantasy | “The Year of the Witching” by Alexis Henderson – With Interview!
The Genre Junkies sit down with the author of this week’s novel, Alexis Henderson! Witches, blood, magic, prophets, feminism, social justice and the deep dark woods combine in The Year of the Witching. First half spoiler free. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies084theyearofthewitching.mp3
83 | Supernatural | “Sucker Punch” by Laurell K. Hamilton – With Interview!
We chat one-on-one with the creator of the Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series herself! First half is spoiler free for Laurell K. Hamilton’s newest novel of mystery, vampires, shapeshifters and more… https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies083suckerpunch.mp3
82 | Horror | “Dead Girl Blues” by David Sodergren – With Interview!
Welcome to “Slasher-Noir”. Friend of the show David Sodergren joins the show yet again to talk about his horrific new giallo novel Dead Girl Blues. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies082deadgirlblues.mp3
81 | Horror | “Home Before Dark” by Riley Sager – With Interview!
We are thrilled and honored to have New York Times Bestselling author Riley Sager back on the show! Join us as we talk about his newest novel of (spine tingling) suspense – one of our most anticipated books of the year…