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.
After a brief stint bounty hunting in the human world, M+K regroup with their favorite exiled fairy queen for a daring return to court. Plus, Why We’ll Never Ever Forgive Taryn; The Court of Teeth and Their Creepy Child Queen; Google Searches for Napoleon’s Preserved Penis; and Why We’ll Never Air BnB in an Ancient Castle.
The Great Betrayer is revealed and M+K come to realize that they can’t trust anyone in Faerie Land. Plus, Free Advice-Don’t Glamour Your Girlfriend; Rethinking the Way We Think About Mermaids; Banished, Fined, and Imprisoned Just for Getting Married; and Accidental Pirate Princes of the Civil War.
M+K shack up with a captive king, who finds himself crowned against his will and bound to a mortal he hates (but also sort of loves). Plus, the Origin Story of Cardan’s “I Rule” Mug; Debating the Identity Of The Great Betrayer; What a Master Of Revels Really Does; and People Who Literally Danced Themselves to Death.
M and K kick off season four by crossing over between the mortal world and the world of Faeries. Plus, The Most Vicious Group of Bullies You’ll Ever Meet; How to Get a Secret Door Installed in Your House; Nonsense Literature That Actually Makes a Lot of Sense; and The Utterly Unconvincing Cottingley Fairy Hoax of 1917.
M+K agree, season three may not have been 100% smooth, but it sure was a blast! Plus, The Smallest, Loudest Guard Dog in the World; How Many Times Can We Forget the Main Character’s Name?; Major Dad Joke Fails; and Never Give Toby What He Wants.
M+K say farewell to Season Three and marvel at the fact that their podcast will be a senior in high school next year. Plus, Piecing Together Our Own Origin Story; The YA Tropes We Love to Hate; Amnesia Book Worm Pills; and The Characters We Want to Marry, Befriend, and Bring Back From the Dead.
M+K throw the stones for the last time and try to piece together the ending of the series. Plus, Long Term Goals to Get a Ticket to Apollycon; Our Favorite Movie Adaptation Moment; The Viking Story That Inspired The Lord of the Rings; and The Tree That Will Either Heal Yew or Kill Yew.
M+K fast forward ten years later to find that Halvard is all grown up and making friends with a new character who was sacrificed by her own clan and rescued by people who want to kill her. Plus, Don’t Blame the Child Truthtongue!; Feuding Brothers With Big Angry Feelings; Casting Our Own Rune Stones to Uncover Our Fates; and Beware Vultures (and Chickens) Flying to the Left.
M+K form an alliance, attack the common enemy, and make peace with warring Viking clans- all in half a book! Plus, K Gets An Unexpected Bonus Scene; Ancient Executions by Elephant; Our Most Embarrassing Stories (That Didn’t Kill Us); and Ten Surprising Animal Omens.