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Fangirl Happy Hour, Episode #41 – “Group Hugs!”

Renay and Ana answer your questions!

Special Announcement: Ana will be taking a short hiatus to take care of herself! Renay will be joined by special guests until Ana’s triumphant return.

Discussion References

TRIGGER WARNING! To skip the triggering discussions in the first part of the episode, please skip to 13:30.

Book Smugglers Publishing:
Book Smugglers Publishing Presents Summer 2016: Superhero Short Stories

Books Mentioned:
Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories edited by Alisa Krasnostein & Julia Rios
My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger
Whistling in the Dark by Tamara Allen
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
Prickly Business by Piper Vaughn & Kenzie Cade
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
The Dark Tower series by Stephen King
Kushiel’s Legacy series by Jacqueline Carey
The Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay
A Song for Arbonne by Guy Gavriel Kay
Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullina

TV & Film Mentioned:
Game of Thrones

Podcasts Mentioned:
The Crafting System
The Black Tapes Podcast
Another Round
Note to Self / Infomagical
Nerds of Prey

Videos Mentioned:
Becoming, Part 1 & Part 2
Beating The Little Hater by Jay Smooth

Other Stuff:
Pretend Couple (a.k.a. fake boyfriends)
Coffeeshop AU
I’ve Got Nothing To Do Today But Smile (The Only Living Boy in New York) by gyzym
sweet on you by moogle62
Hamilton, “Non-Stop”
Short Business & Short Fiction Survey

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