47 | Fantasy | The Folk of Air Series – “The Cruel Prince”, “The Lost Sisters”, and “The Wicked King” by Holly Black
Special guest Amanda returns to the show so she and Sandra and gush about the newest series by the Queen of Faerie: Holly Black!
39 | Fantasy | “Select” and “Select Few” by Marit Weisenberg with Interview!
Join us as we discuss “Select” and “Select Few”, two “new adult” contemporary fantasy novels. And even more exciting — we interview the author, Marit Weisenberg!
33 | Horror/Fantasy | “The Good Demon” by Jimmy Cajoleas
Sandra & Scott announce their October horror TBR! As a nice little appetizer for the month of horror to come, the Genre Junkies read & discuss The Good Demon by Jimmy Cajoleas.
24 | Fantasy | “Furyborn” by Claire Legrand
Claire Legrand’s “Furyborn” – the first book in her upcoming Empirium Trilogy – is certainly a feminist triumph, but do Sandra and Scott think that the story is worth the hype? We answer that, and look back at a previous review….
23 | Interview with B.A. Williamson, Author of “The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray”
Sandra, Scott (and Stitches) had the privilege of chatting with author B.A Williamson about Genre Junkies pick, “The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray.” Pour yourself a cup of tea, coffee, whisky or whatever you drink to relax – and enjoy! To…
22 | Fantasy | “The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray” by B.A. Williamson
To say that we were charmed “The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray” would be an understatement. Author B.A. Williamson’s new middle-reader novel draws comparisons to Harry Potter, A Wrinkle in Time, The Princess Bride and more! We’re not crying, you’re crying….
17 | Fantasy | “The Hazel Wood” by Melissa Albert
Escape your sad, boring reality with the Genre Junkies! We journeyed into Melissa Albert’s “The Hazel Wood” and lived to tell the (fairy) tale. As always, spoiler free until after the break! To learn more about our unique scoring system, go…
14 | Fantasy | Series: “A Court of Thorns and Roses” by Sarah J. Maas | Part 2
SPOILER WARNING An 1800 page series deserves an equally long spoiler discussion. Join Sandra and Amanda for part 2 as they discuss Sarah J. Maas’s entire Court of Thorns and Roses Series, including “A Court of Mist and Fury” and “A…
13 | Fantasy | Series: “A Court of Thorns and Roses” by Sarah J. Maas | Part 1
This is the spoiler-free portion of Sandra and Amanda’s discussion of Sarah J. Maas’s book series, A Court of Thorns and Roses. Next week we will post the conclusion of their discussion, with spoiler warning in full effect! To learn more…
12 | Fantasy/Sci-Fi | “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle
Preparing for the upcoming Disney film adaptation, Scott revisits a book he hasn’t read in (at least) 20 years and Sandra has never read at all! And they do NOT agree. Madeleine L’Engle’s “A Wrinkle in Time”. To learn more about…
08 | Fantasy | “Three Dark Crowns” & “One Dark Throne” by Kendare Blake
Just in time for your Thanksgiving Gave Noir feast! Sandra and Scott, along with return guest Amanda discuss the first two books in Kendare Blake’s fantasy series: Three Dark Crowns and One Dark Throne. To learn more about our unique scoring…
07 | Fantasy | “The Book of Dust Vol. 1: La Belle Sauvage” by Philip Pullman
Sandra and Scott are so excited to discuss a novel 17 years in the making – the exciting prequel to Philip Pullman’s “The Golden Compass / Northern Lights” and the “His Dark Materials” series. Was it worth the wait? Find out…