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Leave The Lies To The Living: A Review of Mira Grant’s Feedback

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Halloween might be over, but that doesn’t mean we stop embracing the scary around here.  Welcome back to my soon-to-be-completed romp through the world of Mira Grant’s Newsflesh series.  Today, we are discussing the newest addition to the series, Feedback.  In Grant’s own words, This standalone entry in the Newsflesh world follows a new blogging team through a new adventure…and…

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Change The World, Then Cookies: Re-Reading Mira Grant’s Newsflesh Series, Part 3: Blackout

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“Great,” Shaun said, clapping his hands together.  “Let’s go through decon, get in there, and change the world.  And then?  Cookies” (p 620). What a wonderful time of year it is. The weather grows crisp. Halloween is just around the corner, and just in time for more scary fiction. I hope that you’re caught up on your Newsflesh reading, ladies…

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Hey George, Check This Out: Why You Should Read Mira Grant’s Newsflesh Series

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Welcome!  Usually, this is where you would find my monthly write-up of my experience rereading Mira Grant’s Newsflesh series.  Perhaps some of you, having read this series, have been reading along and either nodding or shaking your respective heads at what I’ve written.  Some of you, I’m sure, have been skipping the pieces because you haven’t read the series.  Well. …

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My Favorite Things: Emmy Wins, Fairy Tale Novellas, and Renegade Urban Fantasy

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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, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week includes a long awaited Emmy win for one of Speculative Chic’s favorite actresses, a novella where fairy tales meet reality,…

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Everything’s A Horror Movie: Re-Reading Mira Grant’s Newsflesh Series, Part 2: Deadline

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So if you’re just tuning in, welcome! This is the second in a multi-part series highlighting Mira Grant’s excellent political thriller/zombie series, Newsflesh. If you’ve read the series and want to read my thoughts on the first book, Feed, you may do so here. If you are unfamiliar with the novels, I insist that you please stop reading this, find…

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My Favorite Things: Beauty and the Beast, Homicidal Hot Tubs, Top Notch Short Fiction, and So-Bad-it’s-Good Sci-Fi

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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, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week includes gorgeous promotional stills for one of next year’s biggest fantasy films; a classic sci-fi movie that includes both dragons, cavemen,…

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My Favorite Things: Star Trek Collectibles, Bingeable Books, Animate Cat Rosebushes and Power Armor

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Welcome back to My Favorite Things,  a weekly column where our writers share all of their favorite nerdy obsessions. You can tell we love a good book here at Speculative Chic, as three of our picks this week are related to awesome sci-fi/fantasy books. This includes a ghostly (and addictive!) ebook series, everyone’s favorite urban fantasy pet, and a kick…

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You Can’t Kill the Truth: Re-Reading Mira Grant’s Newsflesh Series, Part 1: Feed

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I think most of us can agree that reading is awesome. But what about rereading? Why spend your precious minutes reading something that you’ve read before when there are SO MANY new things to read? In this particular case, rereading is happening because new material is coming! The BEST REASON for rereading, don’t you think? Welcome to the first in…

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