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Fangirl Happy Hour, Episode #31 – “Hive Five Awards 2015”

Ana and Renay team up to choose their favorite media of the year and debut the Hive Five Awards! FIVE OUT OF FIVE SPACE BEES.

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  1. Agent Carter
  2. Agents of SHIELD
  3. Supergirl


  1. Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie
  2. The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
  3. Uprooted by Naomi Novik


  1. Lumberjanes by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Shannon Watters, Brooke A. Allen
  2. Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro
  3. Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona


  1. The Martian
  2. Jupiter Ascending
  3. Mad Max: Fury Road (unfortunately, the section where we discussed this film in the intro apparently never made it live due to spoilers! OOPS.)


  1. Star Wars
  2. Through the Ice
  3. X-Men


  1. The Hugo Awards
  2. Queer Representation: Episode #18 & Episode #22
  3. Andrew Smith

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Ana is the co-editor of The Book Smugglers and Book Smugglers Publishing.

Renay is the co-editor of Lady Business.

Our cover art is by justira and our music is by BoxCat Games.