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August 15, 2018 @ 8:07 am

Episode 15: My (Psychic, Firebreathing) Little Pony

On this episode, we're talking about horse books! It's just that a lot of the horses in these horse books have wings... and... breathe fire... so yeah. But they're horses and it's a horse book! Listen to find out why! The tentpoles for this episode are Anne McCaffrey’s Dragonriders of Pern, You Drive Through the Dust by Dira Sudis, and the movie How to Train Your Dragon.


What We’re Reading

A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett
Newt’s Emerald by Garth Nix
The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge
Dragon Age: Inquisition fanfic
Needs Must by thatotherperv
Rag and Bone by KJ Charles
Witchmark by CL Polk
The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal
1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed by Eric H. Cline


Other Stuff We Mentioned

A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
Five Children and It by E. Nesbit
Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher (and the rest of the Magic Shop series) by Bruce Coville
The Goosebumps series by R.L. Stein
The Animorphs series by K.A. Applegate
The Abhorsen books by Garth Nix
The Young Wizards series by Diane Duane
His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
The Brainship series by Anne McCaffrey
How I Met Your Mother
Wizard of Earthsea from the Earthsea Cycle series by Ursula K. Le Guin
Dragonflight and The White Dragon by Anne McCaffrey
The Temeraire series by Naomi Novik
Generation Kill
Nirvana in Fire
River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey
The “Worst Cat” Tumblr
The Valdemar books by Mercedes Lackey
Dragon’s Bait by Vivian Vande Velde



The transcript for this episode is available here. Thasnk you to our scribes: Sara, Neharika, and Magali!


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