S&L Podcast - #366 - Just Crack Me Open and Take a Look

Should you feel guilty for re-reading? The answer is no. But you shouldn't feel guilty for not re-reading too. Plus our fantasy casting of A Darker Shade of Magic is pretty much all Keanu.

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Chris Kluwe (former kicker for the Minnesota Vikings) announced his new book, a scifi novel that is a, "love/hate letter to gaming." Otaku will be out in March and published by Tor Books. The cover is excellent.

Joanna: Bloomsbury announced Piranesi , a new novel by Susanna Clarke.

Ruth: This Reddit thread is an absolute delight

William: The third book in the Athena Club series which began with the S&L pick The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter is now out. It has the wonderful title of The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl.

Dara: John Wick Writer to Bring V.E. Schwab’s A Darker Shade of Magic to Film. Derek Kolstad will be writing the adaptation for Sony

Joanna: The Hunger Games prequel is called The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes and it’ out on May 19, 2020.

Seth: It's not terribly often a sword or laser book shows up on short-lists for big literary awards, but Marlon James's Black Leopard, Red Wolf made the short-list for this year's national book awards.

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