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.

Ruin of Stars-Part 1 (The Mask of Shadows Duology)

The body count continues to rise as M+K follow the assassin Opal on their quest for revenge. Plus, The Strictest Naming Laws From Around the World; A List of Last Known Survivors; The Man Who Lived 62 Hours Trapped Under a Tugboat in His Boxers; and All the Things We Need to Learn in the Last 200 Pages.

Mask of Shadows-Part 2 (The Mask of Shadows Duology)

The assassin audition is over for M+K, but for the newly-crowned Opal the real challenge is only just beginning. Plus, Welcome to Your Weird Scary Assassin Family; When to Use Your Twin as an Alibi; Why Parrots Don’t Make Good Defense Witnesses; and The Greatest Woman Spy of the Twentieth Century.

Finale-Part 1 (The Caraval Trilogy)

The Fates are freed and causing all sorts of trouble for our MCs, forcing M+K to make some very wild predictions about how the series will end. Plus, By The Way, Dante’s Dead; Team Immortality or Team True Love?; K Accidentally Resurrects Old Research; and Scarlet Stars on the Shortest Season of the Bachelorette.

Legendary-Part 2 (The Caraval Trilogy)

With Legend’s identity finally revealed, M+K grow increasingly concerned about the fate of their two leading ladies. Plus, Uncovering the Empress’s End Game; The Fates-To Free, or Not to Free?; Women Who Fell in Love with Convicted Serial Killers; and Four (Sort of) Heartwarming Stories of Self-Sacrifice.

Legendary-Part 1 (The Caraval Trilogy)

In this very special in-person episode, M+K take a turn through Tella’s point of view and continue to debate the identity of Legend. Plus, A Special Guest Appearance from M’s Banana Cookies; Fatal Kisses From a Less-Than-Princely Prince of Hearts; Killing Knights on the Battlefield with Stiletto Heels; and All the Ways You Can Get Fired From Disney World.

Caraval-Part 2 (The Caraval Trilogy)

The game is over…or is it? In this episode, the lines between reality and fantasy continue to blur, and M+K are left with more questions than answers. Plus, The Discovery of Count Nicholas d’Whatshisface; Scarlet Makes a Not-So-Impossible Choice; Sharing a Room with a Coyote in the Name of Art; and True Love Stories That Turned Tragic.