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My Favorite Things with Carey Ballard


They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, the weekly column where we grab someone in speculative circles to gab about the greatest in geek. This week, we sit down with Speculative Chic contributor Carey M. Ballard! What does Carey love?…

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Come As You Are: A Review of The Defenders


I was one of those Marvel fans who could not wait for The Defenders to drop on Netflix on Aug. 18. Ever since I saw the teaser trailer that premiered at San Diego Comic Con in 2016, I eagerly anticipated the series that would bring together Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, and Iron Fist. I really loved the first two…

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My Favorite Things with Nicole Taft


They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, the weekly column where we grab someone in speculative circles to gab about the greatest in geek. This week, we sit down with author, bookseller, and Speculative Chic contributor Nicole Taft! What does…

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Roundtable: Out of Spite


You know that speculative fiction thing that everyone seems to love but you haven’t read/watched/played yet? No, not your blind spot. This isn’t something you’re embarrassed about, nor is it something you plan on rectifying anytime soon. In fact, when your friends or family find out you haven’t read/watched/played this thing, you’re more than happy to explain why, in gleeful…

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Orphan Black: The Final Trip Index


Have you finally watched the final season of Orphan Black? Have you caught up on all of Speculative Chic’s episodic reactions? For your convenience, you can click on each poster to see what our Editor-in-Chic thought about each episode as it aired, and if you want to chat about the show, feel free to do so in the comments!

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A Little Less Than Strange: Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell


Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2004) Written by: Susanna Clarke Genre: Historical Fantasy Pages: 866 (Kindle) Publisher: Bloomsbury (UK)/Tor (US) Why I Chose It: This book was my Resolution Project 2017 goal for Speculative Chic. Long story short: I picked up the gigantic hardback edition in 2005, and it’s been anchoring my To Be Read pile ever since. Finally bought the…

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