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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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My Favorite Things with Nancy O’Toole Meservier


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 librarian and Speculative Chic columnist, Nancy O’Toole Meservier. What does Nancy…

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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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Give Brains a Chance: Five Reasons Why You Should Check Out the White Trash Zombie Series


Several years back, I found myself burned out on one of my favorite genres: urban fantasy. Sure, there were certain reliable authors that I could depend upon (Kelley Armstrong, Jim Butcher, etc.), but it felt like whenever I picked up a book by a new author, I would come up disappointed. Everything I read either felt like a low quality…

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Sound Off! IT


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, face your fears and discuss IT, which premiered in the United States on Friday, September 8, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all, while we are all…

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Magic at the Vatican: Bookburners Levels Up in Season Two


Bookburners: Season Two (2016) Written by: Max Gladstone, Margaret Dunlap, Brian Francis Slattery, Andrea Phillips, Mur Lafferty, Amal El-Mohtar Genre: Urban Fantasy Pages: 734 (Kindle version; although I listened to the audio) Series: Bookburners Publisher: Serial Box Disclaimer: I received a copy of season two of Bookburners from the publisher Serial Box. This was not done with the understanding that I…

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