The Sword and LaserAuthor: Tom Merritt and Veronica Belmont
23 May 2019

The Sword and Laser

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Read along with the Sword and Laser book club! From classic science fiction to the latest gritty fantasy, we cover it. Subscribe for book discussions, author interviews, hot releases, and news from the genre fiction world!

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    #353 - Whiskey by Bob

    Locus Award finalists! Great supplementary material for the Martian Chronicles! Why we need utopias! AI Whisky! ALL THAT AND MORE! Sorry. We're really excited about this episode. We hope you will be too.

  • Posted on 16 May 2019

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    #352 - The Sword Conspiracy

    To Gene Wolfe! Thank you for Shadow and Claw and Pringles. Plus, William Gibson’s Alien 3, what you need to know before reading The Martian Chronicles, and our final thoughts on the vast conspiracies that make up Theft of Swords.

  • Posted on 03 May 2019

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    #351 - Uncanny Collateral with Brian McClellan

    Brian's most recent book, Uncanny Collateral, is described (on Brian's Twitter) as "Harry Dresden meets Dog the Bounty Hunter in a fast-paced urban fantasy about a collection agent who works for the supernatural."

  • Posted on 18 Apr 2019

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    #350 - Rye-ear-ah

    So many great books are nominated for Hugos. Independent Bookstore Day is coming up and the proper pronunciation of Riyria! and we kick off our impressions of the refreshing and comfy feelings we’re getting from the thoroughly enjoyable Theft of Swords.

  • Posted on 11 Apr 2019

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    #349 - Sit Down Kid, I Got This

    So many books became options! We’re hopeful. Also we’re excited to read our March Madness winner, Theft of Swords. And why Dumbledore may or may not be an irresponsible headmaster.

  • Posted on 29 Mar 2019

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