Join FanFiAddict’s Adrian M. Gibson and award-winning author T. R. Napper for a chat about the birth and progression of the cyberpunk genre, punk aesthetics, Vietnamese history, Southeast Asia as a setting, memory and PTSD, immigration and identity, his short story collection Neon Leviathan, his new debut novel 36 Streets and much more.
hooked. The vibrant world, imagining an empire of seasonal, migrating islands, and the relatable cast of characters had me fully invested to the end. But it was the richness of her prose and worldbuilding, and the gut-punch weight of the book’s many twists that left me aching for more.
Thankfully, Stewart’s sophomore effort and the sequel to The Bone Shard Daughter does not disappoint. In fact, The Bone Shard Emperor swiftly ups the ante, dealing with the fallout of its predecessor and building political and emotional pressure in captivating ways. With morally grey characters (in a morally grey world) that I can truly root for and a world with a deep, mysterious history I want to know more about, The Drowning Empire series just keeps getting better.
Welcome to another TV Club bonus episode! Join host Adrian M. Gibson and guests P. Djèlí Clark, Patricia A. Jackson, Sara Carothers (Fictions Fans podcast) and Benjamin (Literature & Lofi), as they discuss and review season one of The Wheel of Time, the new TV adaptation of the fantasy book series by Robert Jordan. During the panel they discuss and critique the on-screen portrayals of their favorite Wheel of Time characters, analyze the overarching narratives of the show and its many changes, explore its flaws and successes, share their hopes for the next season and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and sci-fi and fantasy cover artists Daniel Dociu, Alyssa Winans, Felix Ortiz and Priscilla Kim, as well as self-pub author and cover artist/designer Luke Tarzian, as they delve into the visual side of the books we read and love. Do you ever judge a book by its cover? During the panel, they discuss commissions and the step-by-step of a cover art project, working with publishers, artistic mediums, tattoos, the video game industry vs. publishing, book design and typography, promoting yourself as a cover artist and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and Fiction Fans podcast co-hosts Sara Carothers and Lilly Ellison, along with FanFiAddict’s Connor M. Caplan and Arun (aka Bender), for our last episode of 2021. This time, we’re looking ahead to 2022 to discuss the books that we’re excited to read in the coming year (whether it’s a published book that’s already on our TBR lists or something new that is being released in 2022), as well as what we’d like to see more of in the SFF sphere in the future. We also delve a bit into the past and think back on our reading habits and more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and FanFiAddict’s David Walters, Tori Gross, Eleni Argyró, Connor M. Caplan and Arun (aka Bender) for our final FanFiAddict family panel of the year. During the episode, we reflect on the past year and share some of our favorite sci-fi, fantasy and horror books that we read throughout 2021. It was a great time, full of lots of jokes and gushing about the authors and books we adore, and we hope that you come out of it with a bunch of books to add to your TBR.
Join FanFiAddict’s Adrian M. Gibson and author Fonda Lee for a chat about The Godfather, Dune and Hong Kong action films, her early career, what she’s learned from publishing books, martial arts, building a fictional world from scratch, writing compelling and complex characters, the release of Jade Legacy, saying goodbye to The Green Bone Saga series and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and authors Dan Stout, Patricia A. Jackson and Dale Lucas for a chat about detectives and noir in science fiction and fantasy. During the panel, they discuss noir, detectives, police procedurals and blending genres, what those genres can offer in terms of setting, characters and narrative, incorporating noir into fictional worlds, using real world influences to enhance stories, noir tropes and much, much more.
renching, thoughtful and satisfying close. Each of the books in this series stands on their own in such a unique way: Jade City is a story about a city and its warring clans; Jade War broadens the scope, establishing a country on the geopolitical world stage; and Jade Legacy goes even further, as multiple generations of a family come to grips with their legacy and the future of their nation. As time progresses, as power waxes and wanes, who will finally take control of Kekon?
Join FanFiAddict’s Adrian M. Gibson and award winning author Jeff Noon for a chat about theater, the Manchester punk and rave scene, surrealism and genre-bending, psychedelics and drugs, cyberpunk, The Nyquist Mysteries series and much more.
Join FanFiAddict’s Adrian M. Gibson and fantasy author Andrea Stewart for a chat about her wild, long journey to get published, the origins of The Bone Shard Daughter, writing sequels and planning a trilogy, worldbuilding, morally grey characters, painting and much more.
Join host Adrian M. Gibson and guests Sara Carothers and Lilly Ellison, fellow podcasters and hosts of the Fiction Fans podcast, as they discuss and review season one of Y: The Last Man, the new TV adaptation of the comic book series by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra. During the panel they delve into initial impressions, character portrayals and arcs, the BIG apocalyptic event, political and cultural themes, the show’s unfortunate cancellation and much more.