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BookBanter Episode 15 with Seanan McGuire
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  • Artist: Alex C. Telander
  • Length: 31:41 minutes (8 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)


It’s September 1st and fall is around the corner (though everywhere is still pretty much melting with the heat), and in this new episode of BookBanter I’m very proud to present debut author Seanan McGuire and the first book in her October Daye series, Rosemary and Rue. Just imagine The Dresden Files only set it in the great, noire city of San Francisco with a strong and impressive female protagonist named Toby, and accept the fact that there are portals between our world and the world of Faerie. Need I say more? Okay, maybe a little. Toby is a private investigator who helps out fae nobles when they’re in trouble and need a mystery solving.

I got the chance to meet Seanan and sit down and talk with her. Check out the interview and find out how Seanan came up with Toby, the series, and why she started writing. Keep listening to the end and you can find out what she thinks about iguanas and how they relate to writing.

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Thanks for listening to BookBanter and see you on September 15th where I’ll be interviewing bestselling author and graphic novel writer genius Mike Carey and we’ll be talking about interesting things like the ancient word processor he uses and why Britain is two books ahead in the Felix Castor series..

For now, keep on reading.

Alex C. Telander