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November 17, 2021 @ 5:00 am

Episode 99: Detective Boyfriends

On this week's episode, we're celebrating the release of Freya's debut book by talking about detectives in love! The tentpoles are Of Dragons, Feasts, and Murders by Aliette de Bodard, A Marvellous Light by Freya Marske, and the fanfic If Life Was A Movie We’d Have A Better Soundtrack Than This by galaxysoup.


What We’re Into Lately 

Dark Rise by C. S. Pacat
The Saint of Steel series by T. Kingfisher
that ruthless love by alherath
The Warrior of the Third Veil by Victoria Goddard
The Sisters Avramapul series by Victoria Goddard

Other Stuff We Mentioned

Captive Prince by C. S. Pacat
Chant Universe by Alexandra Rowland
"You Should Really Be Reading Victoria Goddard’s Nine Worlds Series" by Alexandra Rowland


Lord Peter Wimsey series by Dorothy L. Sayers

A Taste of Gold and Iron by Alexandra Rowland
The Angel of Crows by Katherine Addison
Doctor Who
The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons
Captive Prince series by C. S. Pacat
Winter's Orbit by Everina Maxwell
A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine
Vorkosigan Saga by Lois McMaster Bujold
Komarr by Lois McMaster Bujold
The X-Files
Rosemary & Thyme
Hot Fuzz
Lady Sherlock series by Sherry Thomas
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
The Will Darling Adventures by K.J. Charles
John le Carré
James Bond novels by Ian Fleming
Think of England by K.J. Charles
An iconic Doctor & Donna scene from Doctor Who
Greenwing & Dart series by Victoria Goddard
Be the Serpent Episode 33: Turn In Your Badge and Gun!
A Private Reason for This by femmequixotic (aka mentioned Harry/Draco case fic)
A Dead Djinn In Cairo by P. Djèlí Clark
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman

For Next Time
None, it's the Extravaganza!

Content Warnings

Minor fantasy violence in Of Dragons, Feasts, and Murders and A Marvellous Light.



The transcript of this episode is available here. Thank you so much to our wonderful team of scribes for their hard work!

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November 3, 2021 @ 5:00 am

Episode 98: [SPOOKY NOISES]

Happy (slightly belated) spooky season, darling listeners! On this week's episode we're talking about afterlife career plans and... well, ghosts! Tentpoles this week are Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas, the film Ghost, and the Inception fic, “The Boy Who Spoke With Ghosts” by AvocadoLove.


What We’re Into Lately
Squid Game

The Discord of Gods by Jenn Lyons
A Chorus of Dragons series by Jenn Lyons
The Library of the Dead by T.L. Huchu
My Words Will Be Your Light by Page161of180
The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons
Midnight Mass
Naruto self-insert fic
the name of the game by a_sassin
the sun don't shine underground by ultranos
Bar Cart Bookshelf
How A Realist Hero Rebuilt The Kingdom
The Bride of the Blue Wind by Victoria Goddard
“You Should Really Be Reading Victoria Goddard’s Nine Worlds Series” by Alexandra Rowland

Other Stuff We Mentioned

The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins
The Magicians
The Queen's Gambit
Avatar: The Last Airbender
The Hands of the Emperor by Victoria Goddard
The Sixth Sense

Dead Like Me (2003)

The Ghost of You by luchia

The Untamed 

All that’s left of two hearts on fire by Lirelyn 

A Christmas Carol  by Charles Dickens

Crimson Peak
Be the Serpent Episode 74: Darling, It’s Better Down Where It’s Wetter
Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant
Ask a Mortician YouTube channel
a tempest, a cyclone, a goddamned hurricane by Dialux
Boku no Hiro Akademia
Yesterday Upon The Stair by PitViperOfDoom
Black Sails
the aftershocks remain by pdameron
A Taste of Gold and Iron by Alexandra Rowland


For Next Time

A Marvellous Light by Freya Marske


Content Warnings
Some gore in Ghost.
Depictions/discussions of death through all tentpoles and the podcast discussion


The transcript of this episode can be found here. Thank you to our wonderful team of scribes for their work!

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