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Book Club 4 | N. K. Jemisin’s The Fifth Season – Pt. 2


About This Episode

Join the club as Madeline, Katie, Matt and Jon discuss the second half of N. K. Jemisin’s book The Fifth Season.

The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin | Published by Orbit | 512 Pages



Episode Hosts

Madeline Turnipseed
Associate Editor
Assignment Editor at Love Thy Nerd, Madeline lives in Kansas where she takes care of people, plays games, watches, reads, writes, and makes things.
Katie Tejedor
Katie Tejedor is a lover of all kinds of nerdy things, but books are her first and deepest passion. She has her Masters in English and loves analyzing literature, culture, and where they intersect. She enjoys story-heavy games with quirky elements and giving her cats lots of attention.
Matt Williams
Jesus Freak, 1/2 of the Original Jeeks, Christrepreneur, podcaster, and fanboy of things Jeek (jock + geek) 🏀🎮
Jon Campoverde
Jon Campoverde is a high-school science teacher who spends most of his time reading and playing any game he can with the occasional writing project when he finds the time. Jon lives with his wife Stephanie in North Texas with their daughter, three cats, and one dog. You can find him on Twitter @jcamp_over_day or on Twitch @ twitch.tv/Allention

Episode Producer

Bubba Stallcup
Co-founder | Chief Community Nerd
Bubba is the Chief Community Nerd, host of the Free Play podcast and one of the founding members of Love Thy Nerd. He serves as Technology Director at First Baptist Church of Marble Falls, TX. Bubba, and his wonderful wife Anna, have 3 children who are pretty good most of the time. A communal gamer at heart, Bubba loves to get in and play games with other people #gameNightIStheRightNight


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