Author Archives: Lynne M. Thomas

About Lynne M. Thomas

Lynne M. Thomas is a five time Hugo Award winning editor and podcaster. In her day job, she is Head of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Book review: A Queen from the North by Racheline Maltese and Erin McRae

A Queen from the North: A Royal Roses Book by Erin McRae My rating: 5 of 5 stars Purchased because I needed something fluffy and absorbing, and this did the trick, with authors whose work I have enjoyed before. So: … Continue reading

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Extra! – Unfortunate Episode Titles

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It’s another game this week! A new one! This time we delve into the (entirely fictional) bowels of BBC history and learn the almost-could-have-been titles for some well-known¬†Doctor Who stories. Hope you find this as…

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Book review: An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole

An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole My rating: 5 of 5 stars Ellen (who goes by Elle) is a spy for The Loyal League, masquerading as a slave to get information to support the Union cause. Malcolm is a Pinkerton … Continue reading

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Episode 149 – Here Come the Drums Here Come the Drums

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Our year of loves and lasts hits another love. Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Lynne as we discuss an episode that Kat really loves: “The Sound of Drums”. Yes, you read that right. Kat loves…

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Extra! – In Defence Of (Non-US-Version)

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More fun and games? Yes please! Join Erika (and her brand new bell) as she makes Liz and Tansy defend many things–some easy, some atrociously difficult! How do you think the defences went? And what…

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Extra! – Alternative Whoniverse

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It’s game time again! Join Deb as she leads Erika, Liz, and Lynne through yet another delightful¬†Doctor Who-based game. This one involves re-casting beloved episodes and was co-developed by friend-of-the-show, Erik Stadnik. If you appreciate…

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Episode 148 – The Master, Revisited

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Yes, we did already talk about the Master, but now that Missy is here, it’s a whole new conversation! Join Deb, Erika, Liz, and Tansy as we talk about the vast and interesting history of…

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Extra! – This or That

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This game may not be called You Monster, You, but boy did it end up making us feel like monsters! Join Deb, Erika, Lynne, and Tansy as we make DIFFICULT and TERRIBLE choices that YOU…

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Book review: Heroine Worship by Sarah Kuhn

Heroine Worship by Sarah Kuhn My rating: 4 of 5 stars Second book in the series, and I loved it just as much. This is Aveda Jupiter’s/Annie Chang’s book. She’s picture-perfect as a heroine, but there’s not much demon-busting to … Continue reading

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Episode 147 – Survival Kit(ling)

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Our year of loves and lasts continues with a rather big “last”. Join Deb, Erika, Liz, and Lynne as we discuss 1989’s “Survival”, which was a “last” in many ways, although it wasn’t originally intended…

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