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Escape the Earth

A Sci-Fi/Fantasy Podcast

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Timothy Johnson
13330 Kyle Seale Pkwy,
San Antonio, TX 78249

A Book Group with a Podcast

Escape the Earth is a monthly Sci-Fi/Fantasy podcast brought to you by the San Antonio Public Library Foundation. Each month our co-hosts discuss a title from a wide range of voices in the Science Fiction and Fantasy genres. We highly encourage listeners to read the books we discuss. All our selections are available in the SAPL catalog.

Things to Know


The Escape the Earth podcast is geared toward adults, which means some content may not be appropriate for younger audiences.


Listen to episodes on SoundCloud on wherever your favorite podcasts are found.

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Get social and join the SAPL Escape the Earth book group on GoodReads.

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Write us with stories, suggestions, random thoughts, or interesting Sci-Fi/Geek Culture information at 

What We're Talking About Now

Past Reads and Podcast Episodes

Future Reads

Six Wakes by Mur LAfferty

Six Wakes

October 2022

The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett

The Color of Magic

November 2022

Goliath by Tochi Onyebuchi


December 2022

Rosebud by Paul Cornell


March 2023

Fevered Star by Rebecca Roanhorse

Fevered Star

April 2023

Rosewater by Tade Thompson


May 2023