The Sword and Laser

by Tom Merritt and Veronica Belmont (feedback@swordandlaser.com) · · · · 115 subscribers

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!

How we’re feeling about the Snow Queen, and where it’s world-building might have drawn from. Plus two alternative pronunciation guides for the character names. Plus, a treasure trove of awesome articles about SciFi-type things!

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Older Episodes

368 #368 - But is it Art? Nov. 11, 2019
So many awards! You have no excuse for not findin…
We explain why the Tiptree Award is now the Other…
Should you feel guilty for re-reading? The answer…
365 #365 - But Lin-Manuel Miranda! Sept. 26, 2019
Targaryen TV show possible? Check. Clifford Simak…
Fran Wilde's op-ed from the future sounds hilario…
363 #363 - Extremely Unbalanced Aug. 29, 2019
The Hugos have come and gone, and they were aweso…
We had SO much fun at WorldCon in Dublin. We were…
Are we excited for The Witcher? Probably? Are we …
Veronica is definitely not meeting direwolves in …
We’re so excited about our guest pick! It’s the k…
Tom talks with Greg van Eekhout, author of Voyage…
357 #357 - The Last Beagle June 20, 2019
We're excited for a trip to the Hunger Games' pas…
We’re cautiously pessimistic about Winds of Winte…
Tom catches up with Rebecca Roanhorse, author of …
Tom had fun at the Nebulas, and we’re excited abo…
353 #353 - Whiskey by Bob May 16, 2019
Locus Award finalists! Great supplementary materi…
352 #352 - The Sword Conspiracy May 2, 2019
To Gene Wolfe! Thank you for Shadow and Claw and …
Brian's most recent book, Uncanny Collateral, is …
350 #350 - Rye-ear-ah April 11, 2019
So many great books are nominated for Hugos. Inde…