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One Small Step For Man: A Review of The Long Earth


The Long Earth (2012) Written by: Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter Genre: Science Fiction Pages: 341 (Hardcover) Series: The Long Earth Book 1 Publisher: Harper Why I Chose It: It’s been on my list for awhile, actually. Mostly because I’m a sucker for a good cover and I really liked the look of this one, but also because Terry Pratchett…

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Sound Off! Thor: Ragnarok


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, grab your mythical hammer and discuss Thor: Ragnarok, which premiered in the United States on Friday, November 3, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all, while we are…

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Weekly Roundup, October 23-27, 2017


Hello there! Happy Saturday! What wonderfully spooky (mis)adventures did you get into during the last week? I hope it’s been great. We’ve had a fantastic time here during the last full week of our deliciously creepy October celebration. Missed something? That’s fine, I’m here to help. As you wind your way through the weekend, please feel free to check out…

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Speculative Chic Book Club: The Grip Of It


Welcome to the Speculative Chic Book Club! Each month, we invite you to join us in reading a book that will sometimes be picked beforehand and sometimes be voted on by you, our readers. We’re still working on the format, so following the review of the book and some starter questions, we invite you all to discuss your thoughts in…

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Weekly Roundup, October 16-20, 2017


Welcome to the weekend! I hope that you’ve all had an excellent week and have some delightful plans lined up for today and tomorrow. Halloween is approaching, so our contributors have worked hard to bring you some deliciously spooky treats over the past week. While you’re recovering from whatever festivities that you’ve gotten yourself into, why not check out some…

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Roundtable: Our Scary Stories


Ah, it’s that time of year. The air is turning crisper. The leaves are changing. The dark is creeping upon the light a bit sooner with each passing day. Fall is here. Halloween is right around the corner. Here at Speculative Chic, you may have notice a theme: we’ve been digging into the scary side of things and talking about…

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