Chapter 3 Podcast

S2E15 | Empire of Silence as a Space Opera ft. Alex Nieves

May 3, 2022

Joining Bethany and Liene this week is YouTuber Alex Nieves! We discuss the first book in Christopher Ruocchio’s epic space opera series: Empire of Silence. Is it actually like Name of the Wind and Dune? What makes the aliens so excellent? Check out the episode to find out! Spoilers begin at 25:03 and end at 52:41


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Books Mentioned

Empire of Silence by Christopher Ruocchio:

Dune by Frank Herbert:

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss:

Red Rising series by Pierce Brown:

Rage of Dragons by Evan Winter:

The Forgetting Moon by Brian Lee Durfee:


Books from On My Radar

The Hunger of the Gods by John Gwynne:

The Hacienda by Isabel Canas:

Bravely by Maggie Stiefvater:

Book Lovers by Emily Henry:

Misrule by Heather Walter:

Siren Queen by Nghi Vo:

Nate Plus one by Kevin van Why:


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