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 gush over The Cruel Prince by Holly Black — the first book in a dark, whimsical series centered around a mortal girl in faerie court. Brimming with complicated family dynamics, royal intrigue, twisted power plays, and (of course) romance, the girls may even go as far as to call it their favorite … More #23: The Cruel Prince
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 enjoy some red wine while unpacking best-selling series by Mary E. Pearson, The Remnant Chronicles. Expect ample discussion on the unique premise of the first book and who they thought the princess was falling for (high stakes with a mystery prince and assassin), as well as mind-blowing map revelations (yes, you read that right). Check out this episode!
Emily and Christina are back in the Grishaverse talking about Leigh Bardugo’s Crooked Kingdom, the second book in the Six of Crows series. The girls discuss the ups and downs of a series with constantly shifting POVs and what makes this series a standout in its genre. If you’re new to the series, take a … More #14: Crooked Kingdom
Christina and Emily discuss one of this fall’s hottest books: A Torch Against the Night. The 2nd book in Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes series, the girls gush over the book’s depth of culture, badass women, brutal bad guys, and epic romance…and of course how we all feel about Keenan… Check out this episode!
Emily and Christina go back to the series that started it all. In the beginning of the pod, they discuss the results of their Pottermore quizzes. After that, they break down their reactions to the script of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play from J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany. Check out … More #12 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Listen to #10 Winner’s Trilogy! Emily and Christina discuss The Winner’s Trilogy, the best selling series by Marie Rutkoski’s about warring societies, forbidden romance, and political intrigue. After a year of eager anticipation, they spend some extra time weighing in on the highs and lows of the recently released conclusion to the series, The Winner’s Kiss.