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 15: Time Travel

Today’s episode is all about time travel! Gary is very excited to be joined by Becca, Nick, and Jenni to talk about their favorite bits of time travel media. Check the description below for all our recommendations. Be warned, there are spoilers for several of the stories and films we mention during this episode!


Our book recommendations:

The Time Machine by HG Wells 

The Future of Another Timeline by Annalee Newitz 

This Is How You Lose The Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone 

Recursion by Blake Crouch 

Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card 

The Empire of Silence by Christopher Ruocchio 

Middlegame by Seanan McGuire 

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness 

All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders 


Other time travel media:

Back to the Future

Life is Strange

Prince of Persia

The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time



Your Name

Millennium Actress

The Lake House

Early Edition

Avengers: Endgame

Doctor Strange


The Prisoner of Azkaban

About Time

Donnie Darko

Butterfly Effect


Kate and Leopold

The Knight Before Christmas

Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure

Groundhog’s Day

Palm Springs

Russian Doll

Doctor Who

Steven Universe

Midnight in Paris

An American Pickle

Encino Man


What we’re reading:

Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising by Timothy Zahn 

The Last to See Her by Courtney Evan Tate 

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab 

Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons 

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig 

Don’t Turn Out the Lights by Jonathan Maberry 

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Marcia Machado

Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark 

Fangs by Sarah Andersen 


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