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

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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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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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…

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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…

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

Andy 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….

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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,…

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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…

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