Category Archives: Immerse Or Die Survivor

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Less than Noble, by J.M. Riou (40:00)

When a book’s opening gives the reader pause, the clock is already ticking. At that point, there isn’t much time to win them back, but today we see that it…

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The Day That Never Comes, by Caimh McDonnell (40:00)

Today we see that the flashforward is more like a blaster than a lightsaber: not the most elegant or civilized weapon in the author’s armory, but in the right hands it does the job. We also learn that funny is good, so please send Bryce more funny books.

The Grey Bastards, by Jonathan French (40:00)

Today we see that every grumble from a reader costs the author credi… Today we see that names giveth and names taketh away.

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Book Simulator, by Chris Yee (40:00)

Today we learn the art of the long con. And we’re thoroughly delighted to be conned.

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Rite of Rejection, by Sarah Negovetich (40:00)

Today’s survivor teaches us that treating readers as intelligent collaborators pays dividends.