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.
A fresh concept, a diverse cast of characters, and a soaring conclusion leads to M+K assigning one of their highest ratings ever to the Skybound Saga. Plus, A Ghost Eagle Origin Story; Don’t Hatch Eggs Under Water!; The Terrifying Truth About Owl Eyes; and How a Book Saved the American Bald Eagle.
M+K get a change of scenery when they visit the Sky Castle and meet some (sneaky) secondary characters. Plus, More Platonic Friendships, Please; A REEEEEEally Shocking Ghost Eagle Twist; How to (Sort of) Train Your Falcon; And a History of Human-Lifting Kites.
M+K soar into a brand new series and discover a unique world built entirely around birds of prey. Plus, A Long-Standing Feud Over Falconry; A Complicated Twin Relationship; Our MC Deserves a Better Love Interest!; and Intricate Aviary Mating Rituals.
In this special bonus episode, M+K slow down and attempt to become better graphic novel readers. Plus, How to Survive Being a Fiver at Blackcliff; A Sort of Pointless Poison Mission; Treating Rabies with Raw Veal and Badger Dung; and The Origin Story of Our Podcast Theme Song.
M+K finish the first epic series of season four and bond over the power of storytelling. Plus, That Indescribable Book Feeling; Death Claims Everyone Before Helene; K Tries to Quit Her Job to Become a Full-Time Bard; and Our Predictions for the Next Wave of Storytelling Technology.
M+K go on a wild goose chase with Laia, watch Elias suck at soul catching, help out at a birth with Helene, and try and answer the burning question: Who is the reaper at the gates? Plus, A New Nightbringer POV; The Shocking Truth About Cook’s Backstory; K Teaches M Everything About Midwifery; and The Great World Library Road Trip Adventure.
M+K travel deep into the depths of Kauf Prison to rescue their MC’s big brother. Plus, Two Shocking Revelations Surrounding Our Secondary Characters; Elias Makes a Really Bad Deal With a Jinn; Our Most Terrifying Recurring Nightmares; and The Innumerable Fraudulent Lives of Frank Abagnale Jr.
M+K kick off season five with a series that they’ve wanted to read since the very start of the show. Plus, Team Helene vs. Team Keenan; The Vilest, Cruelest Character We’ve Ever Encountered; K Learns the Three H’s of Operating a Forge; and Why We Won’t be The First Ever Women Navy Seals.
M+K put their pride to the side to share all of the mistakes and mishaps from one of their toughest years in history. Plus, Husbands, Dogs, and Other Loud Things; Really Bad Memory Lapses; The Time We Didn’t Even Understand Our Own Research; and Whose Turn is it to Forget a Dad Joke?
M+K say good riddance to 2020 with a rundown of their fourth season. Plus, Our Favorite Fantastical Worlds; The Very Best Villains of The Year; An Easy Game of “Would You Rather?”; and Unusual Reading Habits and Book Phobias.