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Episode 59

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Join host Veronica and extra special guests E.J. Dawson and Laurie Bell for a super fantastic, star filled and light speed busting episode 59! Part one of our Sci Fi Panel special is sure to spark the engines of your warp drive imagination and leave you ready for some galactic adventures...

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Sci-Fi Panel Book Recommendations


The Left Hand of Darkness - Ursula Le Guin

A Wrinkle in Time - Madeline L'Engle

The Fifth Season - N.K. Jemisin

The City we Became - N.K. Jemisin

The Killing Moon - N.K. Jemisin

The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet - Becky Chambers

How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Universe - K Eason

The Illuminae Files (Australian authors Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff)

The Other side of the Sky (Australian author Amie Kaufman (and Meagan Spooner)

Terra Nullius - (Australian author Clarie G Coleman)

The Subjugate- (Australian author Amanda Bridgeman)

The City in the Middle of the Night - Charlie Jane Anders

The Sound of Stars - Alecia Dow

Iron Widow - Xiran Jay Zhao

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams

iQ84 - Haruki Murakami

The Tea Master and the Detective - Aliette De Bodard

Jurassic Park - Michael Crichton

All Systems Down - Sam Boush

This is How you Lose the Time War - Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

The Three Boyd Problem - Liu Cixin


Older Sci-Fi "Classics"



Frankenstein - Mary Shelley

iRobot - Isaac Asimov

Day of the Triffids - John Wyndham

Journey to the Center of the Earth - Jules Verne

The Time Machine - HG Wells

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep - Philip K. Dick

War of the Worlds - HG Wells


Sci-Fi Writing Help Books


Astrophysics for People in a Hurry - Neil Degrasse Tyson

Unlocking the Universe - Stephen & Lucy Hawking

A Brief History of Time - Stephen Hawking

Writing the Other - Nisi Shawl & Cynthia Ward

Putting the Science in Fiction - Edited by Dan Koboldt

The Craft of Writing Science Fiction that Sells - Ben Bova

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