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July 3, 2019 @ 5:00 am

Episode 38: A Hugo Award Special — The Novels of 2018

On this episode, we're doing a bird's-eye view of the six finalists from this year's Best Novel ballot of the Hugo Awards! 


What We’re Into Lately

Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling

Prince of Air and Darkness by M.A. Grant

Schitt’s Creek

Borne by Jeff Vandermeer

Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer

Sungkyunkwan Scandal 

The Flowers of Vashnoi by Lois McMaster Bujold

Good Omens (the miniseries)


Other Stuff We Mentioned

The Calculating Stars and The Fated Sky by Mary Robinette Kowal (Freya misquotes the second title as The Fated Stars

Hidden Figures

Record of a Spaceborn Few and The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers


Chants from A Conspiracy of Truths by Alexandra Rowland 

Star Wars: A New Hope 

Trail of Lightning

Karl Urban


Lost Girl

Ninefox Gambit, Raven Stratagem, and Revenant Gun by Yoon Ha Lee

Hannibal Lecter from The Hannibal Lecter series by Thomas Harris

Space Opera by Cat Valente

Saga Press


Eurovision 2019 Iceland

Eurovision 2019 Australia

The Fifth Element

Jupiter Ascending

Spinning Silver


The Starlit Wood (‘Navah Wolfe anthology’)


N.K. Jemisin’s The Broken Earth trilogy


For Next Time: 

"Geometries of Belonging" by RB Lemberg



The transcript of this episode can be found here. Sing, muse, of the work of the scribes!!

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