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Fangirl Happy Hour, Episode #7 – “100% Pure Fantasy”

This week on Fangirl Happy Hour, Renay and Ana dig deep into the new YA fantasy novel Bone Gap by Laura Ruby. Then, we discuss the wildly successful comic Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson, cleaning up with sales and kudos all over the comics industry. Lastly, we tackle our first piece of short fiction on the show, “And You Shall Know Her by the Trail of Dead” by Brooke Bolander.

Discussion References
Speculative Fiction 2014

Bone Gap by Laura Ruby; 02:55
Disclaimer: although we did do an explicit spoiler section, we failed at keeping spoilers out of the general section, so Expect Spoilers Everywhere.

Bone Gap

Laura Ruby’s website
Ana’s review
The Raven Boys review by Justin Landon

Ms Marvel; 22:26

Ms Marvel

G Willow Wilson’s Website
Adrian Alphona’s Website
Ana’s review of The Summer Prince

And You Shall Know Her by the Trail of Dead; 38:33
Short story at Lightspeed
Rich and Strange: “And You Shall Know Her by the Trail of Dead” by Brooke Bolander, reviewed by Amal El-Mohtar
Brooke Bolander’s website

Recommendations; 55:04
Ana: Netflix’s Bloodline
Renay: Exploring the Young Avengers

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