Podcast

Are you a young adult fiction fanatic? If so, we’re glad you found us. We read and discuss the latest YA series, from dystopian futures to high-fantasy adventures (and of course a little bit of nonsense in between). Read along with us each week, or stop by from time to time to catch up on all your favorite stories.

Darkdawn-Part 1 (The Nevernight Chronicles)

Assassins, gladiators, and now…pirates! In this in-person episode, M+K meet some new characters (some charming, some insufferable) and try to figure out how to rebuild a shattered god. Plus, Let’s Get the Nine-Year-Old to Stab Someone; Mercurio’s Meta Book Discovery; Famous Heirs Who Disappeared Without a Trace; and Fencing Flatworm Phalluses.

Godsgrave-Part 1 (The Nevernight Chronicles)

Assassin school is out of session, and M+K follow the newly-appointed Blade Mia out of the Red Church and straight into a gladiator arena. Plus, All the Characters We Like Are Dead; Please Stop Pissing in Our Porridge; Real-Life Retchwyrms That Will Make You Squirm; and M Dispels Some Major Gladiator Myths.

Nevernight-Part 1 (The Nevernight Chronicles)

M+K dig into a considerably darker series, filled with murder; sex, revenge, and other more mature young adult themes. Plus, Conflicted Feelings About Footnotes; Blood Walking, Skin Weaving, Shadow Catting and Other Super Powers; What a True Nevernight Would Do To Your Sleep Schedule; and Prisoner Poison Trials of the 16th Century.

Two Dark Reigns-Part 2 (Three Dark Crowns Series)

A queen turns into mist, a friend turns into a murderer, and M and K are left wondering- have all the rules just gone out the window? Plus, How Not to Fall Into the Trap of a Self-Fulfilling Prophesy; Katherine Conducts a Questionable Exorcism; M Corrects Misconceptions of Roman Cesarean Sections; and Six Times the Weather Totally Changed the Course of History.