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June 17, 2020 @ 5:00 am

Episode 63: Hugo Award Slate Review — Best Novels of 2019

On this week's episode, we're doing a whirlwind survey of the six finalists from this year's Hugo Award for Best Novel: The Light Brigade by Kameron Hurley, Middlegame by Seanan McGuire, A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine, Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir, The City In the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders, and The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow!

 

What We’re Into Lately

Slippery Creatures by KJ Charles

A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons

A Chorus of Dragons series by Jenn Lyons

John Wick

John Wick: Chapter 2

John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum

The King: Eternal Monarch

Kung Fu Hustle

The Untamed

The Great

 

Other Stuff We Mentioned

Kung Fu Panda

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The Magicians

Fullmetal Alchemist 

The Light Brigade by Kameron Hurley

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

Agatha Christie vibes

Skeleton Puzzle-Solving video games

Middlegame by Seanan McGuire

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders 

A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine

John Scalzi

 

For Next Time

His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik

 

Transcription

The transcript for this episode is available here. We're definitely nominating our transcription team for the Serpents' Award For Best Scribes. ;)

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