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Samantha Shannon, Author of The Priory of the Orange Tree

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On today's episode, Adam chats with Samantha Shannon, internationally bestselling author of The Bone Season series to discuss her new high fantasy standalone novel The Priory of the Orange Tree. This sweeping saga tells epic stories of four main characters, a divided world, a queendom, and so many incredible dragons.

Adam and Shannon discuss her world building process, devising stories out of history and legend, and how her editing process works. She also explains why this novel is 800+ pages instead of being a series. A must listen and a must read for any fantasy fan.

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Brad Meltzer and the importance of children's books

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On today's episode, our good buddy Brad Meltzer returns to chat about the latest installments in his Ordinary People Change the World series, I am Walt Disney and I am Marie Curie.
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Dan Haring and MarcyKate Connolly, authors of The Star Shepherd

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On today's episode, Adam sits down with Dan Haring and MarcyKate Connolly to discuss their wonderful middle-grade novel, The Star Shepherd.
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TBT... You'll Float TOO!

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Longtime listeners of the podcast will know that we adored IT Chapter One so much that we did a bonus episode all about that epic movie. With Chapter II coming out this week we thought we'd re-share our thoughts.
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Daniel Handler AKA Lemony Snicket!

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Adam interviews Daniel Handler about his latest novel, Bottle Grove.
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