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Genre Junkies | Book Reviews
87 minutes | 5 days ago
104 | Sci-Fi | “Project Hail Mary” by Andy Weir – With Interview!
This week we test the limits of how much awesome one episode can hold. Not only is it’s Scott’s birthday, we interview Andy Weir!! Spoiler FREE 1st half!!
34 minutes | 19 days ago
103 | Fantasy | “Spirit Warriors” by Chris C Howard
Put in your spirit armor! Sandra and Scott review a fresh new author in urban fantasy. Spoiler free 1st half!
50 minutes | a month ago
102 | Horror | C.V. Hunt’s “Horrorama”
A return to horror! Sandra and Scott review a horror novella collection from Grindhouse Press featuring stories by A.S. Croomer, Lucas Mangum, and Matt Harvey.
69 minutes | 2 months ago
101 | Mystery | “The Lamplighters” by Emma Stonex – With Interview!
Join Scott and Sandra as they interview tonight’s author and discuss her new novel. A real life unsolved mystery comes to life in the haunting and hypnotic tale. First half spoiler free!
79 minutes | 2 months ago
Happy 100th episode!! Thank you all for helping us reach this incredible milestone. Sit back, relax and get reacquainted with Scott, Sandra and how we got here. Music by Jay Man | OurMusicBox Website: www.our-music-box.com YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/ourmusicbox
38 minutes | 2 months ago
99 | Fantasy | “Monkey King: Journey to the West” by Wu Cheng’en
The Genre Junkies set off on the road to adventure with one of China’s most beloved, beautiful and significant stories. This is the Penguin Classics edition translated by Julia Lovell.
37 minutes | 3 months ago
98 | Horror | “Mexican Gothic” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Scott and Sandra finish Women in Horror month by presenting this tale of gothic fright. Spoiler free 1st half as always.
44 minutes | 3 months ago
97 | Sci-Fi | “A Closed and Common Orbit” by Becky Chambers
Tonight we celebrate sci-fi author Becky Chamber’s second standalone novel from the Wayfarer series. Spoiler Free 1st half!
68 minutes | 3 months ago
96 | Thriller | “If I Disappear” by Eliza Jane Brazier – With Interview!
We are honored to feature an interview with this week’s author, Eliza Jane Brazier. We discuss her novel of suspense, murder, podcasting, and isolation in the Northern California wilderness. As always, the first half is spoiler-free. Two weeks in a row? Two thrillers in a row?! What is going on??
50 minutes | 4 months ago
95 | Psychological Thriller | “The Push” by Ashley Audrain
We are kicking off 2021 with a psychological thriller sure to keep you reading past your bedtime. This book has a lot of buzz. Is it worth the hype?? SPOILER FREE 1st half.
38 minutes | 4 months ago
094 | Genre Junkies Best of 2020
This episode was nearly impossible to make!! We both agree this was one of the best reading years with so many title we loved. Yet, we had to do it! So here it goes… thank you all for listening and connecting and being one of the bright spots of 2020.
53 minutes | 5 months ago
93 | Fantasy | “House of Salt and Sorrows” by Erin A. Craig
Returning guest and Sandra’s sister Amanda joins us to discuss Erin A. Craig’s dark fantasy novel House of Salt and Sorrows!
42 minutes | 5 months ago
92 | Fantasy | “Circe” by Madeline Miller
Happy birthday, Sandra! Tonight the Genre Junkies discuss Miller’s take on one of Sandra’s favorite Goddesses, the ancient Greek Witch, Circe.
47 minutes | 6 months ago
91 | A Fireside Chat
Hey friends! While November has become a little bit of a break/vacation, we wanted to check in with a fun “getting to know us” episode until we get back to our regular schedule.
53 minutes | 6 months ago
90 | Horror | “Clown in a Cornfield” by Adam Cesare
For the last episode of this epic month of horror, we are proud to present one last Halloween treat! The ghouls of Spooky Slumber Party guest star to talk clowns in cornfields. Spoiler-free first half, and this episode is explicit.
57 minutes | 7 months ago
89 | Horror | “The Only Good Indians” by Stephen Graham Jones
Spooky month continues with another horror episode! Spoiler free until the 2nd half, we talk about one of 2020’s most anticipated novels, The Only Good Indians. We think we’ve bleeped all of Sandra’s swears, but if we missed a couple let us know.
38 minutes | 7 months ago
88 | Horror | “Maggie’s Grave” by David Sodergren
Tonight’s episode is a story of wickedly delicious folk-horror fun. We are happy to once again talk about the delightfully depraved world of David Sodergren by jumping into Maggie’s Grave. Spoiler free 2nd half, as always.
104 minutes | 7 months ago
87 | Horror | “Shadowy Natures” Anthology and Interview With the Editor, Rebecca Rowland!
Welcome to the high holy season! We kick off the BEST & most horrific month at Genre Junkies by reviewing the psychological horror short collection, Shadowy Natures. Featuring special guest (and collection editor) Rebecca Rowland.
73 minutes | 8 months ago
86 | True Crime | “Hole in the Woods” by Jennifer Graeser Dornbush – with Interview!
The Genre Junkies tackle true crime! We are honored to t alk to author Jennifer Graeser Dornbush about this mystery thriller fictionalization of a real-life horrific cold case. No spoilers until the second half, as always.
78 minutes | 8 months ago
85 | YA | “The Insomniacs” by Marit Weisenberg – With Interview!
Genre Junkies is proud to welcome back author Marit Weisenberg to the show. Scott and Sandra spend a spoiler-free first half and interview with Marit discussing her newest YA novel about missing sleep, trauma, and mystery.
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