Posted on November 6, 2020

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The Heroine‘s Journey to a Happy Ending

In these trying times our local Bookdragon SandyJ and countless readers around the globe take refuge in magical stories with happy endings. These stories are often based on a distinct and largely unknown narrative structure: the Heroine‘s Journey. The new non-fiction book by Fantasy author (and Archeologist) Gail Carriger is written for authors and readers […]

Posted on Oktober 3, 2020

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Do you speak SMALL CAPS?!

In the October episode of Engineered Unicorns our local Bookdragon SandyJ  introduces you to her favorite cosy autumnal reads. Instead of spooky she prefers fun and therefore reads  Terry Pratchett‘s Discworld Novels. Her favorite character speaks in SMALL CAPS and is more weird than spooky even though Halloween brings out a lot of depictions of […]

Posted on September 4, 2020

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Magical Lifestyle

In Episode No. 7 our Bookdragon SandyJ recommends books that will help you to bring some magic to your life, should you wish to do so. Fantasy books for the young at heart and grown women with shapeshifters galore and an all encompassing lifestyle book by a South African wedding planner. Katie O‘Neills „Tea Dragon […]

Posted on Juli 31, 2020

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When Books make your credit card howl

While July was a better month for our local book dragon SandyJ, after all it‘s gooseberry season, there still was a cyber security incident which led to her and other Fairyloot customer’s credit cards howling in pain. SandyJ tells you how she experienced it and what she will do under current circumstances. Cyber security is […]

Posted on Juli 2, 2020

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Fairy Noodle Summer Books

In the new episode SandyJ not only follows several female Agents but also the international reader community through bookish worlds. Let’s switch the script. A Manga as non-fiction recommendation, a book subscription box from an engineers point of view and book worlds spanning four continents and several dimensions. The noodles? For those you need to […]

Posted on Juni 5, 2020

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Thin time and gay unicorns

In the 4th episode of the Engineered Unicorns diversity is key. Books recommended include the genres romance, non-fiction physics, fantasy, contemporary, shifter romance, gay romance, alternate history and science fiction, the authors are trans, gay, Italian, PoC or plain old cis gender, but mostly female. The book list is looooong. The Fantasy book recommendation of this […]

Posted on April 28, 2020

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How strange!

The Engineered Unicorn Podcast is back with some strange recommendations. SandyJ suddenly likes audiobooks and therefore recommends two, one of them she hasn’t even finished yet! Her non-fiction recommendation is Lori Gottlieb‘s „Maybe you should talk to someone“, Psychotherapists and therapy explained, guess what, they are human and have feelings, too. Strange, isn’t it?! And […]

Posted on April 3, 2020

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Sugar and fantastic stories

In the new episode „Windy Sugar & Fantastic Shifter Stories“ of our new Engineered Unicorns Podcast SandyJ gives book and magazine recommendations. Maddening and downright rassist real world industry practices are revealed in „The case against sugar“ by Gary Taubes (available in the American Library Karlsruhe). A break from the real world provide the books […]

Posted on November 21, 2018

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Hygge!

With the days getting shorter and colder, often the nicest thing to do is to get comfortable with a good book or music. This week’s show is full of jazz compositions and songs that are perfect for that cozy mood – as always handpicked. Get a coffee or tea brewing and tune in to Josh’s […]