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S&L Podcast - #120 - Book Blind Dates

We get the message and beef up the book discusiion. But the news is full of trailers and the feedback is full of awesome. But will Veronica Hughart the book? And if she did, what would that mean?

Tom: 2009 Toscana IGT "1967"
Veronica: Glenmorangie
Book Trailer: “Etiquette & Espionage” by Gail Carriger 
TOC: ‘Dangerous Women’ Edited by Gardner Dozois and George R.R. Martin
Amazing Stories returns, as a social network for fandom (with stories)
Animated Fiction: Neil Gaiman Reads His Zombie Story “Down Among the Dead Men”
Locus 2012 Recommended Reading List 
Book Trailer: “The Daylight War” by Peter V. Brett 
Welcome new forum mod, Josh!
Memoirs Found in a Bathtub $1.99 today 
Violent character names 
Book Blind Date 
Behind-the-Scenes Game of Thrones Video Explores Iceland as Setting for ‘Beyond the Wall’
The Bridge of Birds by Barry Hughart
Hi Tom & Veronica. 
I love your show(s) and the GoodReads group.  On the podcast I listened to today, Tom said that he would like to pick a science fiction novel by a female author.  Ursula K. LeGuin was mentioned, but I'd like to see something more contemporary.  May I suggest God's War by Kameron Hurley?  I've started reading it and it's something really different.   It's kind of like Joe Abercrombie writing SF taking place on a planet with a female dominated society.  The primary SF elements are genetic engineering and colonization of other planets.  It's not an easy read and it's very dark, but it seems pretty good.  I've paused it because it's so intense, so I need an incentive to finish. 
Keep up the great work!

I saw this and immediately thought it would make a great news piece for your show!
I am behind on my youtube episodes so if you have already covered this, please FORGIVE ME! I just saw it (I think Brandon Sanderson linked to it on his twitter) and thought it was AWESOME! Anyway, love your show and the podcast,
Jeane Ess

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S&L Podcast - #120 - Book Blind Dates

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