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Trope Anatomy 101

Trope Anatomy 101: Team No One

This month on Trope Anatomy 101, Carlie St. George examines the Love Triangle. Trope Anatomy 101 is a monthly column in which familiar tropes, particularly in speculative fiction and pop culture, are broken down and discussed by new regular…

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Miscellaneous

Hugo Voter Packet 2017

As you may have heard, The Book Smugglers are finalists for this year’s Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine. The Hugo Awards, presented annually since 1955, are voted on by members of the World Science Fiction Convention–aka Worldcon–which is also…

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Smugglers Stash

Smugglers’ Stash and News

Hello everyone, and a Happy Sunday to all. Halloween is almost here and we have an informal Halloween Week in the works this week! This Week on The Book Smugglers On Monday, we kick off the week with a…

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Smugglers Stash

Smugglers’ Stash and News

Hello everyone and Happy Sunday! Last week was a horribly busy week for the both of us and I know we owe a couple of reviews – THEY WILL HAPPEN. This Week on The Book Smugglers: Tomorrow, we kick…

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Smugglers Stash

Smugglers’ Stash & News

Hello everyone, and Happy Sunday! We take a break from all of the dark news that persists and renews every morning with some levity and hope. Thea is getting ready for her much-needed mini-vacation–so let’s get down to business.…

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Smugglers Stash

Smugglers’ Stash & News

Hello everyone and welcome to this edition of the Smugglers’ Stash! Let’s get down to business, shall we? Giveaway Winner: The winner of our Love and Friendship Prize Pack is… Allison Swain Congratulations! You know the drill. Send us…

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Smugglers Stash

Smugglers’ Stash & News

Hello everyone, and Happy Sunday! Let’s keep this short and sweet, shall we? BROKEN Ebook Daily Deal In case you missed the news, the ebook edition of Broken by Susan Jane Bigelow is just $0.99 for 24 hours only!…

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Smugglers Stash

Smugglers’ Stash & News

Hello everyone and Happy Sunday! Ana is away enjoying Spain for this lovely Valentine’s Day weekend, so let’s just get down to business–shall we? This Week on The Book Smugglers: On Monday, we kick off the week with a…

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Features

Here at The Book Smugglers, we have a number of regular weekly, monthly, and annual features. Here’s a look at our current roster: Ongoing Features Women to Read Monthly column from A.C. Wise highlighting female authors of speculative fiction…

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6 Rated Books Book Reviews

Book Review: The Resurrectionist by E.B. Hudspeth

Title: The Resurrectionist Author: E.B. Hudspeth Genre: Historical, Horror, Speculative Fiction Publisher: Quirk Books Publication Date: May 2013 Hardcover: 208 Pages Philadelphia, the late 1870s. A city of gas lamps, cobblestone streets, and horse-drawn carriages—and home to the controversial…

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On the Radar

On the Smugglers’ Radar

“On The Smugglers’ Radar” is a new feature for books that have caught our eye: books we have heard of via other bloggers, directly from publishers, and/or from our regular incursions into the Amazon jungle. Thus, the Smugglers’ Radar…

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