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…
80 | Suspense | “Seven Lies” by Elizabeth Kay
1 suspense novel + 1 spoiler free section + 1 author interview + 1 tell all portion. It may not equal 7, but it does equate to a really fun episode about a page turning psychological thriller! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies080sevenlies.mp3
79 | Fantasy | The Wayward Children Series by Seanan McGuire
Scott and Sandra dive into one of their favorite sub-genres of fantasy with Seanan McGuire’s first two novels in the series: Every Heart a Doorway and Down Among the Sticks and Bones. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies079waywardchildren.mp3
78 | Horror | “Eden” by Tim Lebbon
The Genre Junkies tackle the timely and cautionary environmental sci-fi horror novel Eden this week. Spoiler-free first half as always! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies078eden.mp3
77 | Sci-Fi | “The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet” by Becky Chambers
Listen to Scott and Sandra bemoan their existence for not having read this sci-fi space opera sooner. First half is spoiler-free, as always! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies077smallangryplanet.mp3
76 | Fantasy | “The Fantastical Exploits of Gwendolyn Gray” by B.A. Williamson – With Interview!
Welcome back, B.A. Williamson! Sandra and Scott catch up with B.A. & Gwendolyn Gray to see what Fantastical Exploits they have been up to. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies076gwendolyngrey2.mp3
75 | Fantasy | “The Night Country” by Melissa Albert – A Hazelwood Novel
Back for book 2 of the Hazelwood, and this time we brought a friend! Escape into this dark, cruel, and beautiful fintasy sequel with Scott, Sandra and Amanda. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies075thenightcountry.mp3
74 | Horror | “The Return” by Rachel Harrison – With Interview!
Make way horror fans! Meet the new cool kid on the block, Rachel Harrison. Spoiler FREE first half & interview with the woman herself! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies074thereturn.mp3
73 | Social Isolation, Bookworm Edition
Who would you like to spend your time in isolation with? This week, Sandra and Scot discuss their literary choices to this very question! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies073socialisolation.mp3
72 | Sci-Fi | “The Gone World” by Tom Sweterlitsch
This week we go deep. Deep Time, that is! Sci-fi meets horror – plus mystery/thriller with a dash of crime! Spoiler-free first half as always. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies072goneworld.mp3
71 | Horror/Fantasy | “The Babysitters Coven” by Kate Williams – with The Spooky Slumber Party
Our friends at The Spooky Slumber Party join us to discuss Kate William’s YA novel, The Babysitter’s Coven, and hijinks ensue! Enjoy our spoiler free first half, followed by a full discussion. And check out some bonus content on Friday at The…
70 | Horror | “Strange Girls: Women in Horror Anthology” Stories Selected by Azzurra Nox
We celebrate Women in Horror Month with a brand new anthology of harrowing tales. The first half is (as always) spoiler free! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies070strangegirls.mp3
69 | Sci-Fi | “Sleeping Giants” by Sylvain Neuvel
Better late than never! Scott was sick last week, so we present a belated sci-fi extravaganza! SPOILER FREE 1st half, as always. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies069sleepinggiants.mp3
68 | Contemporary | “Sourdough” by Robin Sloan
Modern day fantasy and science fiction meet in a feel god story of a woman who finds herself through a mysterious and precocious sourdough starter. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies068sourdough.mp3
67 | Favorites of 2019
It’s that time of year, again! Sandra and Scott present their most memorable books of 2019 and pair cocktails with them. Happy New Year! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies067newyear2019.mp3
66 | Fantasy | “Feeding the Wolf” by Jennifer Leigh with Interview!
Last book review of 2019!! We are honored to have the author herself, Jennifer Leigh, on tonight’s episode! Join us for the spoiler free first half as we discuss and review the fantasy novel, Feeding the Wolf. To learn more about…
65 | Horror | “Walk The Darkness Down” by John Boden & Favorite Movies About Cults with Jimmy Cajoleas!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SANDRA! This episode was so much fun. Sandra, Scott, and author Jimmy Cojoleas talk their favorite movies featuring cults! But first – John Boden’s novella Walk the Darkness Down, a truly unique and fascinating read. Sandra, on Walk the…
64 | Fantasy | “The Darkest Part of the Forest” by Holly Black
Special guest Amanda returns to the show to chat about the queen of faerie herself, Holly Black! The 1st half is, as always, SPOILER FREE! As we all get ready to binge read Holly’s latest, let’s keep celebrate our love of…
63 | Horror | The Joe Hill Appreciation Episode
We are proud to present our SPOILER FREE Halloween* episode! We decided to end the season right right by talking about a true master of horror – the beloved, Joe Hill! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies063joehill.mp3
62 | Horror | “Unbury Carol” by Josh Malerman
It’s still October, so we are still doing HORROR exclusively! We read Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman. The first half of our discussion on this period piece of Western horror is SPOILER FREE, as always! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies062unburycarol.mp3
61 | Horror | “Minor Prophets” by Jimmy Cajoleas with Interview!
HAPPY HALLOWEEN MONTH!! It’s our tradition here at GJ to only talk spooky stuff in October. We kick things off with a SPOILER FREE 1st half & interview with tonight’s author, Jimmy Cajoleas! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies061minorprophets.mp3
60 | Horror | “Betty Bites Back” Short Story Collection By Various Authors
The Genre Junkies call on one of the fiercest horror gals they know for this one! Kelly Hitman joins the conversation as we tackle this genre defying collection! Welcome to Betty Bites Back: Stories To Scare The Patriarchy edited by Mindy…
59 | Sci-Fi | “A Song For a New Day” by Sarah Pinsker with Interview!
All the excitement of going to the most amazing concerts from the warm confines of a book! In her debut novel “A Song For a New Day”, Author Sarah Pinsker explores the question: how do you continue in a world where…
58 | Fantasy | “Five Dark Fates” by Kendare Blake with Interview!
Join us as we bid farewell to the Queens of Fennbirn with a special guest interview of the author herself – Kendare Blake! 5 dark fates, 1 killer interview, 2 devastated bookworms. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/p/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies058fivedarkfates.mp3