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.
M and K reconvene two days after the events of Ash Princess and berserk out over the high-tech world of Sta’Crivero. Plus, Phoenixes, Phirens, and Firebirds; Theo Becomes a Contestant on The Bachelor; How to Parley with Modern Day Pirates; and The Punniest Ship Names on the High Seas.
In a sudden, shocking shift, M and K watch as two of their favorite characters go from best friends to mortal enemies in less than 200 pages. Plus, How to Obtain Books (and Beer) in the Age of Quarantine; Don’t Use Children to Do Your Dirty Work; M Shares Some Scandalous Love Letters; and K Tries to Build the Fastest Ship in the World.
M and K are back in business with a brand new series featuring a captured princess seeking to reclaim her throne. Plus, Our Favorite Major Character Who Almost Wasn’t a Major Character; Team Blaise Versus Team Soren; Drawing Inspiration From the Baddest Betch in Byzantium; and The Six Second Synopsis Game.
M and K have differing opinions on the end of the series, but agree that they will miss hanging out with their favorite faerie friends. Plus, Squeamish Sex Scenes with Non-Human Body Parts; A Totally Unexpected Snake Transformation; How to Capture a Unicorn According to Medieval Bestiaries; and A Much More Dangerous Scottish Version of Ground Hog Day.
After a brief stint bounty hunting in the human world, M+K regroup with their favorite exiled faerie 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.