A Galaxy Not So Far Away

Hosted ByGary Roby & Rebecca Ann

The official podcast from Mysterious Galaxy! Join hosts Gary Roby and Rebecca Ann as they bring you the latest in book releases and store events every Tuesday, and take a deep dive into all things genre with a rotating cast of booksellers every Thursday.

Episode 14: Historical Fiction

It’s a relatively quiet week this week! Jenni and Kylie are here to educate Gary on the topic of historical fiction, what qualifies and what doesn’t, and they both provide an incredible number of recommendations. Check out the list below for links to any of the books talked about in the episode!



The Scarlet Pimpernell by Baroness Orczy 

Taliesin by Stephen R. Lawhead 

Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton 

How to Stop Time by Matt Haig 

The Future of Another Timeline by Annalee Newitz 

The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova 

The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova 

The Prestige by Christopher Priest 

The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson 

1632 by Eric Flint 

His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik 

As I Darken by Kiersten White 

City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty 

Doomsday Book by Connie Willis 

Somewhere in Time by by Richard Matheson 

The Memory Painter by Gwendolyn Womack 

The Fortune Teller by Gwendolyn Womack 

Possession by A.S. Byatt 

American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson 

The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal 

Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow 

Circe by Madeline Miller 

Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller 

An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole 

A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James 

The Book of Night Women by Marlon James 

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro 

The Hours by Michael Cunningham 


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