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Roundtable: Favorite 2017 Read


It’s no secret that there’s a bunch a readers here at Speculative Chic. Asking our writers what their favorite read of 2017 seemed like an easy task, but it wasn’t. When you read as many books as we do, how do you pick just one? And did it have to be a book published in 2017, or just a book…

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Weekly Roundup, December 25-29, 2017


Come one, come all! It’s that time again, Speculative Chic’s weekly roundup! Normally, our roundup editor, Casey Price, would be regaling you with all the things you missed this past week, but like so many of us, she’s been struck by the plague, so the Editor-in-Chic is going to attempt to fill Casey’s shoes. Keyword: attempt. She’s much funnier than…

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Biggest Disappointments of 2017


You know what the trouble is when you look forward to something? Inevitably, it just might let you down, and then something you could’ve shrugged off otherwise becomes a bitter disappointment. So while we at Speculative Chic love celebrating our favorites (seriously, have you been reading our My Favorite Things column?), we also think it’s important to talk about those…

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One Nerd + One Violin = Endless Possibilities: An Introduction to the Music Videos of Taylor Davis


Sometimes, it’s hard not to get caught up in the music of our favorite geeky properties. All I need to hear are the first few notes of “Hedwig’s Theme” from Harry Potter, the wolf-like howl in the opening credits to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, or pretty much anything from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, and I am there,…

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How’d We Do? Resolution Project Wrap-Up 2017


In 2016, your Editor-in-Chic had what she thought was a brilliant idea: why not make New Year’s Resolutions, but make them spec-fic related? So I asked my contributors: What’s something you’ve always wanted to read/watch/play/attend that you keep putting off? A handful answered me, and so, The Resolution Project was born. The plan was to write up our own individual…

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Sound Off! Star Wars: The Last Jedi


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, remember your ancestors and discuss Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which premiered in the United States on Friday, December 15, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all,…

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A Team Divided: The Serial Bookburners Goes Big and Small in Season Three


Bookburners: Season Three (2017) Written by: Max Gladstone, Margaret Dunlap, Brian Francis Slattery, Andrea Phillips, Mur Lafferty Genre: Urban Fantasy Pages: The weekly serial has 13 episodes of approximately 50 pages each Series: Bookburners Publisher: Serial Box Disclaimer: I received a copy of season three of Bookburners from the publisher, Serial Box. This was not done with the understanding that I would write a review. The fact that I received it for free…

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