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99. EMPRESS OF FOREVER, a new Sci-Fi Adventure by HUGO Award Finalist MAX GLADSTONE

Max Gladstone Max Gladstone is the author of the Hugo Award-nominated Craft Sequence of novels, and he just released his latest novel, EMPRESS OF FOREVER, a smart sci-fi adventure about far future tech.

Max studied Chan poetry and late Ming dynasty fiction at Yale; he lived and taught for two years in rural Anhui province, and has traveled throughout Asia and Europe. He speaks Chinese, can embarrass himself reading Latin, and is a martial artist, fencer, and fiddler. He’s also worked as a researcher for the Berkman Center for Internet and Policy Law, a tour guide for the Swiss Embassy, a go-between for a suspicious Chinese auto magazine, a translator for visiting Chinese schoolteachers, a Chinese philosophy TA, a tech industry analyst, and an editor. He has wrecked a bicycle in Angkor Wat, sung at Carnegie Hall, and been thrown from a horse in Mongolia.

EMPRESS OF FOREVER

Empress Of ForeverA wildly successful innovator to rival Steve Jobs or Elon Musk, Vivian Liao is prone to radical thinking, quick decision-making, and reckless action. On the eve of her greatest achievement, she tries to outrun people who are trying to steal her success.

In the chilly darkness of a Boston server farm, Viv sets her ultimate plan into motion. A terrifying instant later, Vivian Liao is catapulted through space and time to a far future where she confronts a destiny stranger and more deadly than she could ever imagine.

The end of time is ruled by an ancient, powerful Empress who blesses or blasts entire planets with a single thought. Rebellion is literally impossible to consider—until Vivian Liao arrives. Trapped between the Pride—a ravening horde of sentient machines—and a fanatical sect of warrior monks who call themselves the Mirrorfaith, Viv must rally a strange group of allies to confront the Empress and find a way back to the world and life she left behind.

For more information, visit https://www.maxgladstone.com

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91. THE CASE FOR SPACE: Interview with DR ROBERT ZUBRIN: How the Revolution in Spaceflight opens up a Future of Limitless Possibility

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The Case for Space by Dr Robert Zubrin
The Case for Space
by Dr Robert Zubrin

Dr. Robert Zubrin is president of Pioneer Astronautics and also president of The Mars Society.  He’s also the author of many critically acclaimed books, including “Mars Direct”, “How to Live on Mars” and “Entering Space”. He has appeared on major media including CNN, BBC, the Discovery Channel, & NPR.  In this interview Dr. Zubrin joins us to discuss his newly released book, “The Case for Space”, an insightful look at how the revolution in spaceflight opens up a future of limitless possibility.

 

 

81. JODIE MESCHUK: SPEAK UP BUTTERCUP – An inspirational journey of a mother guided by intuition

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Jodie Meschuk

Jodie Meschuk is the author of “SPEAK UP BUTTERCUP: How I Brought My Son Back from Autism”. This inspiring story is a journey of a mother, learning to listen closely to her intuition. The message of her book will inspire and empower families to speak up for the children they love even when it seems no one is listening.

For more information, visit http://www.speakupbuttercup.com/

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76. Jesus, Coffee & Jiu Jitsu – Pastor Bob Fabey & his new book “Not My Jesus”

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Pastor Bob Fabey

Bob Fabey is an Anglican priest with over 20 years of ministry experience with a variety of organizations. He holds a Master’s Degree in Divinity and a B.A. in History from the University of Montana.  You can find him speaking at retreats, conferences or in churches. He does workshops and keynotes. He has traveled extensively including Africa, Russia, and Central Asia. Bob has a deep passion to see Christians live according to their faith and speaks, mentors and writes to that end.

In this interview Bob discusses his new book, “NOT MY JESUS”, a book that takes a humorous, yet deep look at faith, culture and life. 

Bob resides in the greater Phoenix area. He loves to travel and hang out with is wife and kids, practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and drink large amounts of coffee.

For more information on Bob, visit his website at https://www.bobfabey.com/

To check out his 3rd Space Podcast, visit https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/3rd-space-podcast/id1420532194?mt=2

Not My Jesus

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75. How lasting change can happen in an instant – JAMES FELL

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James Fell
James Fell – author of “How Lasting Change Can Happen In An Instant”

How lasting change can happen in an instant is the focus of the new book by James Fell. James is a motivation, health, and fitness writer for the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune. He is the head fitness writer at AskMen.com, and has authored pieces in TIME Magazine, the Guardian, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, and many other publications. He has a massive and highly engaged following on Facebook and Twitter, and his blog, BodyForWife.com, has millions of visitors a year.

How lasting change can happen in an instant

56. Lady Astronaut Sci-Fi Series Writer – Mary Robinette Kowal

Mary Robinette Kowal is a writer, professional puppeteer and an incredible narrator. She is also cast member of the award-winning podcast Writing Excuses and a three-time Hugo Award winner. Mary Robinette is with us today to discuss the Lady Astronaut novels, an amazing science fiction series that takes us on an alternate timeline after a meteor strike in the 1950s threatens the future of humanity.

In this interview we also discuss Mary Robinette's experience as she joined me for the launch of the Parker Solar Probe in August 2018 and how this will impact her future writing.

For more information, visit https://www.maryrobinettekowal.com

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55. Plumb – Christian Songwriter, artist, performer & author

Plumb is a songwriter, recording artist, performer & author. She’s sold more than 500,000 albums and over two million singles worldwide. Her new album, Beautifully Broken, includes the title track for the recently released film of the same name. She also just released her book called FIGHT FOR HER: Even If You Have to Fight Her. Her book is a moving challenge to women of all ages to fight for each other—even if that means fighting WITH each other using love, hope and grace.

For more info, visit http://www.plumbmusic.net

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44. Andy Weir, Bestselling Author of The Martian, Releases Artemis, a story of science and suspense on the Moon

Andy WeirAndy Weir built a two-decade career as a software engineer until the enormous success of his first published novel, The Martian, allowed him to live out his dream of writing full-time. Andy is a lifelong space nerd and a devoted hobbyist of such subjects as relativistic physics, orbital mechanics and the history of manned spaceflight. In this episode Andy discusses his background as well as his latest novel, Artemis, an adventurous and suspense story which takes place on the Moon.

For more information, visit http://andyweirauthor.com/

Artemis: A Novel

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27. Homer Hickam – Rocket Boys, T-Rex and Albert the Alligator

Homer Hickam is the bestselling and award-winning author of many books, including the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, Rocket Boys, which was adapted into the popular October Sky movie. But Homer’s much more than a rocket boy, as he describes in this interesting podcast. He’s been a writer since grade school, a Vietnam veteran, a former coal miner, a scuba instructor, an avid amateur paleontologist, and a retired engineer.

For more information about Homer, visit his website at HomerHickam.com. His latest book, Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of a Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator is available at your favorite retailer or the link below:

           

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26. From the Moon to the planets & beyond, Stargazing with Astronomer Dean Regas

Ever wonder what a mysterious object is in the sky? In this episode Dean Regas, the astronomer for the Cincinnati Observatory, discusses popular things to see in the night sky and how to see them. Dean's also the co-host of Star Gazers on PBS, as well as author of two books, “Facts from Space!” and “100 Things to see in the Night Sky”. Dean is a contributing editor to Sky & Telescope magazine and Astronomy magazine, and has written more than 120 astronomy articles for the Cincinnati Enquirer and blogs for the Huffington Post. He’s also been a frequent guest on NPR’s Science Friday, been featured in the New York Times and hosts an astronomy podcast along with Anna Hehman called “Looking Up”.

Dean’s books, 100 Things to See in the Night Sky and Facts from Space! are available at your favorite retailer or the links below:

         

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