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Aug 2019

457 - Rob Hart Interview

Check it out! We got Rob Hart on the horn just before he heads across the pond to promote the UK release of The Warehouse! It's a great hour-plus conversation. And check back in a week when we post up our review of the book to coincide with the US release. Excellent stuff!

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Aug 2019

456 - Drive Thru Crematorium by Jon Bassoff

Apologies for the slight delay this week! We had a lot of reading and conducting interviews to do, so editing took a back seat. But don't worry, your next episode will be back to the usual schedule, which means you'll be getting it in just a few days. Thanks for your patience. Now enjoy the madness that is our review of the Drive Thru Crematorium.

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Aug 2019

455 - Wanderers by Chuck Wendig

This one has been hotly anticipated. The newest from Chuck Wendig, Wanderers! It's not a Miriam Black book. It's a standalone story that is epic and sprawling and very interesting. Check out what we thought, and contribute to our Patreon at $1/Month for about thirty minutes of spoiler talk coming at you super fast!

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Jul 2019

454 - Paul Tremblay interview

Check it out! Well over an hour of discussion with Paul Tremblay about his latest book Growing Things and Other Stories, and a whole lot more.

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Jul 2019

453 - The Fearing book one Fire and Rain by John FD Taff

It's a bit of a shorty because we were saving room for an interview. Sadly, the interview was postponed, so we decided to run the review on its own. Hopefully schedules will align better soon so we can have John on. Until then, enjoy our discussion of The Fearing book one!

11
Jul 2019

452 - Growing Things and Other Stories by Paul Tremblay

It's the first short story collection we've reviewed since the summer of 2017. Yah. That means Paul Tremblay is a big deal. Check out our thoughts on a bunch of the stories, and head over to our Patreon and sign up for $1 per month for some spoiler talk too!

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Jul 2019

451 - The Grand Dark by Richard Kadrey

Check it out! We finally got around to reviewing a book by legendary Sandman Slim author Richard Kadrey. It's a standalone novel that we both really enjoyed. Don't forget to hit up our Patreon for spoiler about this book!

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Jun 2019

450 - End of the Ocean by Matthew McBride

Guys! It's been way too long since we've had a Matthew McBride book to talk about, and so it's awesome that one finally dropped in our laps. We've been following some of the background of the development of this book for over four years, and it's great to see what McBride did with it. Spoiler, it turned out pretty awesome. Check out our Patreon for spoiler talk about this book and tons of others as well! 

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Jun 2019

449 - Booked. Prom 2019

Hello everyone! You read that right, this is the first ever Booked. prom episode. What's that mean? Well, we talk about prom stuff, and we watched a prom movie, and we voted for a king and queen. One note - the audio is a little poor on this episode, we think due to the wrong mic being recorded on Robb's side. Sorry about that, but we hope you still enjoy it! If you're looking for the full experience, check out the Booked. facebook page for the full video! Next week we review End of the Ocean by Matthew McBride!

11
Jun 2019

448 - One Small Sacrifice by Hilary Davidson

Okay nerds, we're back with our 14th book review of the year, which is our first ever review of Hilary Davidson! We had her on a Noir at the Bar episode reading from Blood Always Tells, and now we're here to give you the skinny on One Small Sacrifice. And as always, please hit up our Patreon for spoiler talk for this review, as well as many others. 

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Jun 2019

447 - Cari Mora by Thomas Harris

They can't all be winners guys. Check out our review of the latest book by legendary author of the Hannibal series of books, which, sadly, didn't fare too well with us. After that, we chat about Livius going to France, the other books we've been reading, Chernobyl, gay rights, and more.

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May 2019

446 - Sinner Man by Lawrence Block

We're both back! This time around, we're reviewing Lawrence Block's first ever crime book, Sinner Man - which was recently re-released by Hard Case Crime. Check out our review, and see what Robb's been up to in his absence.

And as always, please head over to our Patreon page and throw us a little cash. Every little bit helps. 

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May 2019

445 - The Mister by EL James featuring guest reviewer Dino Parenti

We're back with another review. This time, it's the much anticipated EL James book The Mister, the first outside of her Fifty Shades series as far as I'm aware. The weird thing about this particular review is that Robb is completely absent. That's right, for listeners, you may remember that Robb said the only way this book was going to be reviewed was if Livius found someone else to review it with him. Well he did. Now we have scientific proof of what the podcast is like without Robb. Good? Bad? I'll let you be the judge.

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May 2019

444 - Interlude

We're comin in hot with an interlude. This time around we discuss some EL James, the etiquette of tagging authors in negative reviews, how tall authors are, learning how to shower in school, GI Joe action figures, and much much more.

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May 2019

443 - The Pandora Room by Christopher Golden

We're back with another review! This time, we're going back to the Golden well, with The Pandora Room. Our previous review of his work was the 2014 winter horror book Snowblind. If you're not already supporting us on our Patreon, you can sign up for as low as $1/month RIGHT HERE, and get access to spoiler talk to this episode, and dozens of others that we've already reviewed.

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Apr 2019

442 - Apathy and Other Small Victories by Paul Neilan

It's a book that we've raved about for the eight years that we've been doing the podcast, and it's only fitting that for our 250th book review milestone, we finally take on Apathy and Other Small Victories. Check it out! 

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Apr 2019

441 - Glimpse by Jonathan Maberry

We have now officially read all five of the Stoker Awards Best Novel category! Check out how we rated the fifth of five, and head over to our Patreon for some spoiler talk.

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Apr 2019

440 - Interlude

Here we go with an Interlude. We're in-between books and waiting for confirmation on some interviews we're working on, so we thought we'd expose you to our raw thoughts. What thoughts? Book releases, the Booked. TV series, what we're watching, and a whole lot more.

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Apr 2019

439 - Eighth Anniversary

That's right, somehow they let us do this for eight years. Here's to at least one more, right?

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Mar 2019

438 - The Hunger by Alma Katsu

Here's the fourth of five Bram Stoker nominees for the best novel in 2018. It's a creepy historical fiction horror book about the infamous Donner Party trip across the country in the mid nineteenth century. Check it out, and hear what's new with Josh Malerman that we barely missed hearing about in the previous episode. And stick around for some spoiler talk, posting right after this.

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Mar 2019

437 - Inspection by Josh Malerman

Get your fresh Malerman here! Hot off the literal presses, Inspection is the new book from Josh Malerman. Hear what that you've been waiting for. Has it been too long since you heard us fanboy about Malerman? Wait no longer. Also, head over to our Patreon for spoiler talk, but PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE read the book first. There's so much good stuff you won't want spoiled.

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Mar 2019

436 - St Patrick’s Day

In which the Booked. holiday crew talk about super Irish things like the Boondock Saints. If you missed it, the video live stream is available on Booked.'s Facebook page.

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Mar 2019

435 - Seth Harwood interview

Hey y'all! Last episode we dropped a review of Seth Harwood's latest joint The Maltese Jordans. This time around, Seth agreed to come back on and talk sneakers, Jack Palms, Patreon, and lots more. Be sure to head over to Seth's Patreon and subscribe to get tons of excellent content!

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Feb 2019

434 - The Maltese Jordans by Seth Harwood

Awwwww he got the velcro!
Hey patrons, check out our review of Seth Harwood's latest Jack Palms book The Maltese Jordans! It's a fun detective story that dives into the world of sneaker collectors and explores the scoops and scandals of basketball in the mid-nineties. 
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Feb 2019

433 - The Nice Guys by Charles Ardai

In which, after almost eight years, we still find something new to do on the podcast. No it's not the first time we've reviewed a novelization, but it is the first episode dedicated to the topic. If that makes sense. Anyway, which one of you cock and balls wants to make twenty bucks?