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Book Club 5 | The Books of Our Childhood

New voices in the LTN Book Club discuss the books that got them started in speculative fiction and where those books have taken them in their adult life. From Indian in the Cupboard to BIONICLE Chronicles to The Hobbit, we discuss the things that got us started, and whether or not our parents would let us read Harry Potter.

What books did you read as a kid?



Episode Hosts

Madeline Turnipseed
Assignment 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.
Joey Thurmond
Associate Editor
Joey Thurmond is a dragon in disguise. Other than that, he has two degrees in communication and English. He loves quiet rainy days with tea or coffee. Games of the shooter and survival-horror variant are his favorite, and he's a living repository of Star Wars and Bionicle lore. He writes for Common Sense Media and has bylines with Game Informer and Push Square. His own content can be read and watched on saveasdoc.com.
Lisa Eldred
Lisa Eldred is a Michigan-based writer and editor. By day she writes for Covenant Eyes. By night she collects Star Wars- and Harry Potter-themed LEGOs and Cthulhu kitsch. Her favorite tabletop RPG system ever is Edge of the Empire. You can find her at wasabijane.com or on Twitter at @firstcrusader.
Katie Garrett
Katie Garrett is a teacher and book lover from Indiana. Katie is also passionate about Jesus, her husband Andrew, their furry children, and other nerdy endeavors.

Episode Producer

Bubba Stallcup
CEO + PRESIDENT + FOUNDER
Bubba is the CEO, President and Founder of LTN, host of the Free Play Podcast and the Church Nerds Podcast. He is also a full-time Nerd-Culture Missionary. Bubba, and his wonderful wife Anna, have 4 children who are pretty good most of the time. A communal gamer at heart who loves to get in and play games with other people #gameNightIStheRightNight

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