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/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies079waywardchildren.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/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/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies075thenightcountry.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…
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/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies068sourdough.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…
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…
56 | Fantasy | “Gods of Jade and Shadow” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Join Sandra & Scott as they hop a train to jazz age Mexico! Final stop? Xibalba! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies056godsofjadeandshadow.mp3
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! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies047thefolkofair.mp3
46 | Sci-Fi | “The Tesla Legacy” by K. K. Perez with Interview!
We are excited to bring you another author interview this week! We chat with K. K. Perez, author of this week’s selection: The Tesla Legacy. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies046teslalegacy.mp3
42 | Fantasy | “Deepest Blue” by Mindy Tarquini with Interview!
Sandra & Scott go to a fantasy land they thought only Shakespeare could dream up. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies042deepestblue.mp3
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! https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies039select.mp3
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. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies033thegooddemon.mp3
29 | Fantasy | “Sea Witch” by Sarah Henning – With Interview!
Book worms, we have a HUGE episode for you! Sandra and Scott got to sit down with Sarah Henning, author of this week’s book: “Sea Witch”. https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies029seawitch.mp3
27 | Fantasy | “Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi
Sandra and Scott are on a fantasy excursion to Tomi Adeyemi’s land of Orisha in her smash hit novel, “Children of Blood and Bone”. Heroines, magic, and giant felines await… https://media.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/content.blubrry.com/genrejunkies/genrejunkies027bloodandbone.mp3
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…