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May 20, 2020 @ 5:01 am

Episode 61: A Time and a Place

On this week's episode, we're discussing historical fantasy, and Freya makes a truly brilliant point about what this genre really IS. The tentpoles today are The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley, A Criminal Magic by Lee Kelly, and “Duende” by astolat.


What We’re Into Lately

Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho


A Marvelous Light by Freya Markse!

Dr. Manhattan

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian

Hornblower by C.S. Forester

Loveless anime

Dangerous If Unbound” by astolat

Person of Interest


Black Sails

Downton Abbey

Temeraire series by Naomi Novik

P.G. Woodhouse books

Judging accuracy with the Bill and Ted test

Hild by Nicola Griffith

Georgette Heyer’s books

The Hornblower books by C.S. Forester

A Dalliance with the Duke by AMargeurite

An Ever-Fixed Mark by AMarguerite

Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng

Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh

The Glamourist Histories series by Mary Robinette Kowal

Everfair by Nisi Shawl

The Black God’s Drums by P. Djèlí Clark

For Next Time

The Circle of Magic series by Tamora Pierce



The transcript of this episode is available here. Thank you as always to our lovely scribes for their hard work! 

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