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.

Soul of the Sword-Part 1 (Shadow of the Fox Trilogy)

M+K start the second book in the series, get some advice from a silver fox, and learn the origin story of the sword Kamigoroshi. Plus, An Unexpected Love Story Between an Honorable Prince and a Self-Loathing Ronan Dog; Who’s the Biggest Baddest Demon of them All?; The Cattiest Cat in Japanese Folklore; and The Forest of a Thousand Eyes vs. The Island of Four Thousand Venomous Snakes.

Shadow of the Fox-Part 2 (Shadow of the Fox Trilogy)

M+K collect some new characters on the way to the Steel Feather Temple when they meet a demon prince with a penchant for dueling and a shrine maiden with magical powers. Plus, Wendigos vs. Gaki; A Plethora of Parallels to The Wizard of Oz; The Curse of the Muramasa Blades; and An Unexpected Addition to William Wallace’s Massive Sword.

Shadow of the Fox-Part 1 (Shadow of the Fox Trilogy)

For their newest series, M+K become immersed in a fantasy version of feudal Japan, where they meet a whole host of supernatural creatures. Plus, The Struggle of Being Half Human and Half Kitsune; Sacred Scrolls and Possessed Swords; Demon-Fighting Ninjas vs. Disgraced Samurais; and How to Tell if a Fox Spirit is Trying to Steal Your Soul.

Deathless Divide-Part 1 (The Dread Nation Duology)

In the second book of the series, M+K meet up again with their MC on the road to Nicodemus, where they are rocked by an unexpected ambush and an untimely death. Plus, New Perspectives, New Enemies, and New Shamblers; Marie Laveau, The Voodoo Queen of New Orleans; Horribly Botched Clinical Trials That Rival Gideon’s; and Really Bad Zombie Jokes.

Dread Nation-Part 2 (The Dread Nation Duology)

In this second half of Dread Nation, M+K uncover the truth about Summerland, and meet a host of new enemies, both dead and alive. Plus, Eye-Opening Loopholes in the 13th Amendment; You Can’t Fight Zombies with Gardening Equipment; Our Book Recos for How to Be a Better Ally; and The Tragic History of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.

Dread Nation-Part 1 (The Dread Nation Duology)

In their newest series, M+K travel back in time for an alternative-history post-Civil War retelling, where the dead suddenly begin to rise from the battlefield. Plus, A Fantastically Fierce Zombie-Killing MC; Zombie Pandemic vs. Covid Pandemic; Shocking Stories Of Real Zombies in Nature; and M+Both Research the Same Terrifying Syndrome.