Swoony Boys Podcast

Featuring New Adult Romance author Brighton Walsh

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Category:Author Talk -- posted at: 1:18am CST

Young Adult and New Adult titles featuring Military Characters

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Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 12:52am CST

Featuring our Favorites in YA Historical Fiction, plus our hotties of the month

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Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 10:53am CST

Podcast Notes

  • Erin tells us her pick for the good guy she'd like to make naughty: Zeke from The Blood of Eden Series by Julie Kagawa.
  • Kassiah gives us her choice: the lovely Joe Fontaine from The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson. *bat*bat*bat*
  • Jaime reveals her two good guys: Jase from My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick and Matt Finch from Open Road Summer by Emery Lord.
  • Meg reveals her guys: Logan from The Summer I Became a Nerd by Leah Rae Miller and Patrick from Something Real by Heather Demetrios.
  • Then we talk about our Hotties of the Month, beginning with Nathan Everetts (Nate) from Boys Like You by Juliana Stone (Erin's pick this month).
  • Kassiah gives us her hotties of the month: Harvey from Side Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy and Drew Jordan from Perfect 10 by Erin McCarthy.
  • Jaime tells us her picks this month: Connor Kelleher from Her Best Laid Plans by Cara McKenna and Ethan Vance from Boomerang by Noelle August (aka Veronica Rossi and Lorin Oberweger.
  • Meg chooses Arin from The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski. Check out Bridge of Snow (Arin's Story), which we mentioned in the Episode.

You know we can't get by without our extensive list of Honorable Mentions:

  • Chaol from theThrone of Glass Series by Sarah Maas
  • Eli from Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis
  • Finn from The Cahill Witch Chronicles by Jessica Spotswood
  • Callum from Reboot by Amy Tintera
  • Xander from The Distance Between Us by Kasie West
  • Hector from the Fire and Thorns Series by Rae Carson
  • Adam from the Shatter Me Series by Tahereh Mafi
  • Elias from the One Universe Series by LeighAnn Kopans
  • Aiden from the Covenant Series by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  • Trevor from the Pivot Point Series by Kasie West
  • Peeta from The Hunger Games Series by Suzanne Collins
  • Finn from The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
  • Park from Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
  • Levi from Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  • Stephen from Invisibility by Andrea Cremer and David Levithan
  • Aidan from The Boyfriend App by Katie Sise
  • Dave from A Little Wanting Song by Cath Crowley
  • Bodee from Faking Normal by Courtney Stevens
  • Logan from the Defiance Series by CJ Redwine
  • Colby from The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour
  • Cricket from Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
  • Tucker Avery from the Unearthly by Cynthia Hand
  • Dylan McCutter from the Rule of Thirds by Chantel Guertin
  • Jesse Oliver from the Also Known As Series by Robin Benway
  • Augustus Waters from The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • Graham Larkin from This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith
  • Cameron Hamilton from Wait for You by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  • Joe Foster and Sam Kennedy from Love on the Lifts by Rachel Hawthorne
  • Oliver from Little Blue Lies by Chris Lynch
  • Gabriel from the Cold Kiss Series (but really Glass Heart) by Amy Garvey

Let us know what you think! Ask Us a Question or Make Suggestions via our Handy Dandy Suggestion Form and tell us who's got you swooning here.

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Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 6:00am CST

Join us as we discuss all things BEA 2014!

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Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 5:36pm CST

 We're back and continuing with our Author Series, this time with the lovely Katja Millay, author of The Sea of Tranquility, along with our favorite twinnies, Jaime and Erin, from Fiction Fare!

Warning! This podcast does contain spoilers some for The Sea of Tranquility, so if you haven't read it yet (what are you waiting for?!?), you might want to wait to listen until after you have. We tried to keep them to a minimum though :)

Podcast Notes

  • Katja lets us know what The Sea of Tranquility is about.
  • Everyone makes fun of Kassiah for whining to Jaime about the angst.
  • We find out where the idea for The Sea of Tranquility came from.
  • Katja tells us her favorite scenes
  • Katja lets us know how things evolved as she wrote the story, then she talks outlines.
  • We find out Katja's favorite secondary character.
  • We learn which characters surprised Katja.
  • Katja lets us know how she felt when The Sea of Tranquility was finished.
  • We flail over Josh Bennett.
  • We talk about books that we're loving right now.
  • Katja plays a little word association game with us.

 

P.S. We discuss some love for The Sea of Tranquility in our Boys We Want to Get Contemporary With Podcast Episode, too, so don't miss out on listening to that!.

Let us know what you think! Ask Us a Question or Make Suggestions via our Handy Dandy Suggestion Form and tell us who's got you swooning here. If you haven't joined us for the "Real Book" Challenge, the The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay is the perfect way to get started, so be sure to sign up and read the awesomeness.

Direct download: swoonyboyspodcast_katjaMillay.mp3
Category:Author Talk -- posted at: 11:45pm CST

Join Meg and Kassiah of Swoony Boys Podcast with Special Guests Erin and Jaime from Fiction Fare as they discuss their bad boys in fiction.

Podcast Notes

  • We welcome you to another month of Book Bangin' and start with a definition of what a bad boy is.
  • Erin shares her bad boy pick: Lucas from Easy by Tammara Webber.
  • We're all shocked when Meg reveals that she's never read a naughty book before.
  • Kassiah gives us her choice this month: Noah Hutchins from Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry.
  • We discuss the other boys in the Pushing the Limits Series and their awesomeness.
  • Jaime chooses Griff from Find me by Romily Bernard.
  • Meg shares her favorite bad boy: Four from Divergent by Veronica Roth.
  • Then we give you our Hotties of the Month, beginning with Erin, who chose Alexander Belov/Barrington from The Bronze Horseman, Tatiana and Alexander, and The Summer Garden by Paullina Simons, after flailing a bit over Levi from Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell and Dominic Courtenay from The Boleyn Reckoning, the final book of the Boleyn Trilogy by Laura Andersen.
  • We find out about Darrow/Pierce Brown taking the place of Levi on Meg's official list.
  • We discuss Rainbow's motivation for Levi, which we believe to be Rob (evidence can be found on our review).
  • Kass chooses Gray from Unraveled by Jen Frederick
  • Jaime shares her choice: Fade from the Razorland Series by Ann Aguirre
  • Meg chooses Aelyx from Alienated by Melissa Landers.
  • We list our Honorable Mentions.
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Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 3:36pm CST

Join Meg and Kassiah of Swoony Boys Podcast with Special Guests Erin and Jaime from Fiction Fare as they interview Kristen Simmons, author of the Article 5 Series.

Podcast Notes

  • We welcome the awesome Kristen Simmons, author of the Article 5 Series and creator of Chase and Sean!
  • Kristen tells us what would make her throw her book at people.
  • Kristen answers a bunch of questions about the Article 5 Series, including where the inspiration for the series came from, what her favorite parts and characters were, and how she felt when she was finished writing the series.
  • Kristen lets us know some of the swoony boys she's been reading.
  • Kristen gives us the 411 on her upcoming title: The Glass Arrow. We can't wait for this one!
  • Kristen plays a little word association game with us.

P.S. You can find the extra scenes from the Article 5 Series in Chase's POV on Kristen's Site.

Let us know what you think! Ask Us a Question or Make Suggestions via our Handy Dandy Suggestion Form and tell us who's got you swooning here.

If you haven't joined us for the "Real Book" Challenge, the Article 5 series by Kristen Simmons is the perfect way to get started, so be sure to sign up and read the awesomeness.

Direct download: swoonyboyspodcast_allthingskristensimmons.mp3
Category:Author Talk -- posted at: 11:36pm CST

Sci-Fi Boys We Want to Probe

Join Meg and Kassiah of Swoony Boys Podcast with Special Guests Erin and Jaime as they discuss their favorite boys in the Young Adult Science Fiction Genre.

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Category:Swoony Boy Files -- posted at: 2:05am CST

Paranormal Boys in YA Books

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Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 7:02pm CST

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