Literature

A bi-weekly late night podcast about young adult literature and fucking feelings.

Episodes

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Viruses... IN SPACE! War... IN SPACE! Psychotic AIs... IN SPACE! You know Jess loves this series and now we're finally talking about The Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff.

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Bet you thought the interviews were over AND YOU WERE WRONG! We're back this week with Ava Dellaira, author of Love Letters to the Dead and her newest book In Search of Us. We talked about her book, we talked about the 90s, we talked about how Jessica is going to burn any proof that she was ever photographed in the 90s ever. Read the rest of this entry »

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It’s interview central around here this month! Joining us this week is Chelsea Sedoti, author of The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett and the recently released As You Wish. We had a wonderful discussion about anxiety and writing and how we all handle the pressure. Read the rest of this entry »

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This super special (totes late but you’ll love it) episode we were joined by none other than MarcyKate Connolly, author of Shadow Weaver, Monstrous, Ravenous, and more! If you’re unfamiliar with her work we highly recommend Shadow Weaver. You can, of course, listen to us gush over it in Episode #25 (which we also recommend).

Join us as we talk about middle grade literature, writing, Shadow Weaver, and play a little game of Burn, Re-write, Re-Read. Read the rest of this entry »

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This week we saw a double feature of Love, Simon and A Wrinkle in Time. Do you like to read the book first? Have you ever watched the movie and then read the book? Well that’s what we did for this episode. Read the rest of this entry »

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This week’s adventure is in Orïsha! A magical world… without magic? Jess and Maggie have plenty of thoughts on Tomi Adeyemi’s debut fantasy! Read the rest of this entry »

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February 23, 2018

Episode #28: Granted

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 A dueling opinionated podcast! This week Jess and Maggie talk about Granted by John David Anderson (author of Ms. Bixby’s Last Day and Posted). Who will you agree with? Read the rest of this entry »

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February 9, 2018

Episode #27: The Death Cure

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This week we’re talking about The Death Cure! The final installment in the Maze Runner series. The fact that we are talking about it is your warning for spoilers! Read the rest of this entry »

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 Since the latest (and final) Maze Runner movie, The Death Cure, only grossed $23.5 million in its opening weekend, apparently that means that YA movies are a declining fad. Jess and Maggie have some thoughts on that, thoughts that include almost twenty five YA titles that were optioned for movies just this year, as well as books they would love to see get some screen adaptations. Preferably TV shows for Jess so she can spend the day watching an accurate 19 hour production. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 26, 2018

Episode #25: ShadowWeaver

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This week we’re talking about Shadow Weaver by MarcyKate Connolly. We advise you to actually NOT listen to this podcast and go buy a copy NOW.

DO IT NOW!

Okay, fine, listen to the podcast. Read the rest of this entry »

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