Emily and Christina dig back into the second and final installment of Marie Lu’s technicolor near-future Warcross series with Wildcard, which leads them to contemplate the very nature of life and death, give some investment advice, and incites one of the hosts to launch their 2020 campaign?? Check out this episode!
Emily and Christina kick off a new series with Furyborn by Claire Legrand — an epic fantasy with two fierce heroines intertwined in a millennia-spanning conflict. The girls unpack the captivating opening chapter, make prophecy predictions, and clash over an angel villain love-interest (per usual). Check out this episode!
Emily and Christina jump into the West African-inspired fantasy debut, Children of Blood and Bone, by Tomi Adeyemi and explore how and why it’s taken the YA world by storm. Check out this episode!
Emily and Christina go deep underground to talk about S. Jae-Jones’s haunting debut Wintersong. They navigate a labyrinth of questions such as: Can goblins be hot? How did this book legally get published? Is our protagonist actually Beethoven? Check out this episode!
Emily and Christina talk contemporary YA for the first time on the podcast, with a spoiler free discussion of two critically acclaimed books: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and Turtles All the Way Down by John Green. Check out this episode!
Emily and Christina delve into sci-fi with Marie Lu’s action-packed VR video game book of their dreams. Listen along as they chronicle their own gamer experience (or lack thereof) and gush over Emika Chen, a badass protagonist with hacking skills, a hoverboard, and truly Instagram-worthy hair. Check out this episode!