Sarah and Carrie interview bestselling author Jim C. Hines about his upcoming book Revisionary, which is the end of his Libriomancer trilogy (which Carrie is VERY sad about). We also talk about fantasy, librarians, magic, ordering books for yourself from your school Scholastic book fair catalog, smoldering Tribble spiders, and
Sarah chats with bestselling author Susanna Kearsley, who is working on her next book, which involves all the genres she works in, which is… well, almost all of them. Topics include genetic memory, online ghost hunting, indigenous history, research, and her new book. Important note: at abut 24:30 in, Susanna
Sarah chats with Fay Wolf, who has a new book titled New Order: Decluttering Handbook for Creative Folks and Everyone Else. Organization advice is Sarah’s catnip, but this book in particular might be of interest because it focuses on decluttering specifically for creative people - which described a lot of
Sarah interviews author Alyssa Cole about her series of articles for Romance Writers of America’s Romance Writers Report which focus on romance authors in different countries around the world. They discuss her upcoming books and her efforts to help readers diversify their reading lists. Plus, she has a movie recommendation
Sarah, Elyse, Amanda, Carrie and RedHeadedGirl have a supremely silly and NSFW discussion of sex in space, sex in hammocks, and pets who eat weird things. Then we get back to the actual topic of the podcast, the books we’re looking forward to that are coming out in 2016.
Sarah, Elyse, Carrie, Amanda, and RedHeadedGirl from SBTB discuss an email about choosing a favorite (as in one single solitary favorite), and talk about what makes a book or author a favorite for them. We also talk about our favorite books that we read this past year.
This week, Sarah and Elyse discuss chronic pain, conditions that cause it, and self-care through reading. This is a very frank candid discussion of chronic pain, weird things our bodies do, and stuff that affects women. If you get grossed out by discussions like that, you might want to skip
HELLO. THIS ONE IS NSFW! Get your headphones! Amanda had an idea for a podcast to talk about the differences between depictions of heroines with sexual agency and her own experiences of that same agency. We talk about Tinder, romance fiction, the distance between sexual goals and romantic goals, compartmentalizing