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June 30, 2021 @ 5:00 am

Episode 89: A Particularly Heartless Wizard

 On today’s episode, we're finally getting around to doing our Diana Wynne Jones Episode! Well, sort of -- it's not exactly a deep-dive. Our tentpoles this week are Howl’s Moving Castle, Howl’s Moving Castle, and two Howl’s Moving Castle fanfics — “Hearts and Their Consumption” by setepenre_set and “Second Time Lucky” by labellementeuse.


What We’re Into Lately

Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake by Alexis Hall

Sistersong by Lucy Holland

Half a Soul by Olivia Atwater

A Taste of Gold and Iron by Alexandra Rowland

Unconquerable Sun by Kate Elliott

Persona 5 fanfic

Word of Honor

The Hands of the Emperor by Victoria Goddard


Other Stuff We Mentioned

The Great British Bake Off

Imagine Me & You

“The Bonny Swans”

The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

The West Wing


To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis 


The Little Mermaid
Spirited Away

Snow White

Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Children’s author Frances Hardinge

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre miniseries

Good Omens TV series

Dark Lord of Derkholm by Diana Wynne Jones
Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones
Tam Lin Scottish ballad
Castle In the Air by Diana Wynne Jones
Aladdin folktale
Tales of the Arabian Nights
Lord of the Rings trilogy by JRR Tolkien
Deep Secret by Diana Wynne Jones
House of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones

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Chrestomanci series by Diana Wynne Jones

The Lives of Christopher Chant by Diana Wynne Jones
Archer’s Goon by Diana Wynne Jones
Eight days of Luke by Diana Wynne Jones


For Next Time

Episode 90: Extravaganza!


Content Warnings

Gore / Violence - Hearts and Their Consumption by setepenre_set.



The transcript of this episode is available here. Thank you to our fabulous team of scribes for their hard work, as always :)

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