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Hbook Podcast 1.26 – Stranger Things

Podcast the 26th in which Siân and Roger talk about Stranger Things (and crossover books and other TV shows and The Eighties).

People we talk about
GraceAnne Decandido
Steven Spielberg
Zena Sutherland
Jules Danielson

Books we talk about
Stephen King’s Dark Tower series
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
The Three Investigators series
J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series
Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
It by Stephen King
House of Secrets by Chris Columbos and Ned Vizzini
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz

Bookriot (YA)
The New Yorker
Hbook Podcast 1.22 – “Stupid”
Hbook Podcast 1.23 – Sci-Fi 

Movies and shows we talk about
Stranger Things
When Harry Met Sally
The Goonies
Stand by Me
Orphan Black
The Killing

Siân Gaetano About Siân Gaetano

Siân Gaetano is assistant editor for The Horn Book, Inc. Follow her on Twitter @KidLitChick.



  1. Hi Roger! I still do read the end of many stories first, especially mysteries and romances, because I cannot stand the tension of wondering how it is going to turn out. The first thing I asked my friends who saw Star Wars The Force Awakens before I did was, “Are Han and Leia still together?” I couldn’t focus on enjoying the movie until I had that question answered.
    I suspect I am unusual in that I love spoilers. I love knowing what is going to happen. Then I can pay attention to the spinning out of the story.

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