Category Archives: Podcast

SFBRP #514 – Isaac Asimov – The Naked Sun – Robot #2

SFBRP #514 - Isaac Asimov - The Naked Sun - Robot #2

Luke and Juliane have both already read The Naked Sun by Isaac Asimov, but they listened to the audiobook on a road trip, and both HAVE THOUGHTS.

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Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

SFBRP #513 – Adrian Tchaikovsky – Children of Ruin – Children of Time #2

SFBRP #513 - Adrian Tchaikovsky - Children of Ruin - Children of Time #2

Juliane read Children of Ruin by Adrian Tchaikovsky, and so Luke read it again too. In preparation for another octopus-based science fiction book (see upcoming episode) they did a quick a catch-up episode.

Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu

Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social

Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

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Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

SFBRP #512 – Peter F Hamilton – The Neutronium Alchemist – Night’s Dawn #2

SFBRP #512 - Peter F Hamilton - The Neutronium Alchemist - Night's Dawn #2

In this special anniversary episode, Luke and Juliane continue their discussion of Peter F Hamilton’s Night’s Dawn trilogy with book 2; The Neutronium Alchemist.

Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu

Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social

Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

SFBRP #511 – Leigh Bardugo – Shadow and Bone – Grishaverse #1

SFBRP #511 - Leigh Bardugo - Shadow and Bone - Grishaverse #1

Luke read the novel and Juliane watched the TV show, so they get together to chat about Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo, the first book in the YA fantasy Grishaverse series.

An ongoing project to transcribe the entire SFBRP archive: https://archive.org/details/sfbrp-transcript

Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu

Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social

Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

SFBRP #510 – Audrey Niffenegger – The Time Traveller’s Wife

SFBRP #510 - Audrey Niffenegger - The Time Traveller's Wife - 0 #0

What if Time Travel Romance but also uncomfortable pedophile grooming between a 40 year old man and a 10 year old girl? Luke and Juliane discuss The Time Traveller’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger.

Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu

Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social

Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

SFBRP #509 – Peter F Hamilton – The Reality Dysfunction – Night’s Dawn #1

SFBRP #509 - Peter F Hamilton - The Reality Dysfunction - Night's Dawn #1

Luke and Juliane talk about the first Night’s Dawn novel by Peter F Hamilton, The Reality Dysfunction, otherwise known as “Joshua Calvert’s Penis Adventures”.

Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu

Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social

Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

SFBRP #508 – Adrian Tchaikovsky – Children of Memory – Children of Time #3

SFBRP #508 - Adrian Tchaikovsky - Children of Memory - Children of Time #3

Luke read Children of Memory by Adrian Tchaikovsky expecting interesting new uplifted intelligent species, but instead got uninteresting human children. AGAIN.

Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu

Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social

Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

SFBRP #507 – Ben Bova – Mars – Grand Tour #4

SFBRP #507 - Ben Bova - Mars - Grand Tour #4

This was meant to be an SFBRP Short, but Luke got into various rants about Mars by Ben Bova. So turn your frown upside down, and then back the right way again, because this book made Luke frown.

Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu

Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social

Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

SFBRP #506 – K J Parker – How to Rule an Empire and Get Away with It – Siege #2

SFBRP #506 - K J Parker - How to Rule an Empire and Get Away with It - Siege #2

It’s not science fiction or fantasy, but K J Parker’s next Siege book is set in a secondary world so let’s review it: How to Rule an Empire and Get Away with It!

Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu

Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social

Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html

SFBRP #505 – Emily St John Mandel – Sea of Tranquility

SFBRP #505 - Emily St John Mandel - Sea of Tranquility - 0 #0

Sea of Tranquility by Emily St John Mandel won the Goodreads Award for Best Science Fiction Novel of 2022. Luke read it and tells Juliane all the ways it doesn’t work as a science fiction novel, but how it somehow works anyway.

Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu

Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social

Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage

Discuss this book at Goodreads.com

Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my face!” and “The Monster Story Conference”, so download them for free at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/fiction.html