S&L Podcast – #65 – Think of the children!

This week we bring you the first two-word review of Geoirge R. R. Martin’s A Dance with Dragons, some excellent hard scifi for you scientist types, and a philosophical discussion of dark YA books.


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First review of A DANCE WITH DRAGONS

The Best Hard Science Fiction Books of all Time

Interview with Dan “Robopocalypse” Wilson

Brandon Sanderson’s “A Memory of Light” may not be published until later in 2012


6/15/2011 The Uncertain Places, Lisa Goldstein (Tachyon Publications)
6/15/2011 Leviathan Wakes, James S.A. Corey (Orbit)
6/28/2011 Dragon’s Time: Dragonriders of Pern by Anne McCaffrey and Todd McCaffrey
6/29/2011 “Naamah’s Blessing, Jacqueline Carey (Tor)


Robopocalypse: A Novel by Daniel H. Wilson
Narrated by Mike Chamberlain


The Hunger Games > Hunger Games vs. Battle Royale – Josh

The Hunger Games > Film Adaptation – Ken

The Hunger Games > The deaths of children – Veronica


Veronica: On book 3, loving it so far!

Tom: On book 2, loved book 1, book 2 still good -Finished Best Served Cold and Wolves of the Calla, on to Song of Susannah and Last Argument of Kings


Hello Veronica and Tom, Horkken here from Paris, France.
I know you talked about it on a previous episode but now that the HBO series is coming to France (this week (yes it’s fast)) I wondered what is the best option.
Reading the book first and then watch the show or watch the show and then read the book ? I know it must be a common question but I usually have a rule, always read the book before watching an adaptation on screen but I really don’t know with Game of Thrones.
So I would like your opinion on that. Thank you !

PS: In the original version you have 4 books so far, the french translation is in 12 books. The publishers are real butchers here. (It’s even worse with Robin Hobb).

Thank you.



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