Swoony Boys Podcast

We announce the books that were chosen for us and discuss what we liked about them, if there were things we didn't like, and (if applicable) whether or not we'll continue the series.

  • Erin's book: Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer (chosen by Meg)
  • Kassiah's book: The Anatomical Shape of a Heart by Jenn Bennett and Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway(chosen by Jaime)
  • Jaime's book: Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts (chosen by Kassiah)
  • Meg's book: The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (chosen by Erin)

Then we reveal April's Assigned reading:

  • Meg's homework: Prince In Disguise by Stephanie Kate Strohm (chosen by Jaime)
  • Erin's homework: Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers (chosen by Kassiah)
  • Jaime's homework: Nevernight by Jay Kristoff (chosen by Erin)
  • Kassiah's homework: Alienated by Melissa Landers (chosen by Meg)


Direct download: sbp_2019_march-homework.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 5:15pm CST

Here are our picks for the Hotties of the Month:

  • Soren from Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller
  • Jake Connelly from The Risk by Elle Kennedy
  • Jack from The Anatomical Shape of a Heart by Jenn Bennett
  • Aiden Emerson from When Summer Ends by Jessica Pennington

Here's our list of Honorable Mentions:

  • Loom from The Cursed Sea by Lauren DeStefano
  • Oliver from Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway
  • All of the Guys from the Off-Campus Series by Elle Kennedy
  • Vane Weston from Let the Sky Fall by Shannon Messenger
  • Hayden Tremblay from Just One of the Boys by Leah and Kate Rooper
  • Lute from To Best the Boys by Mary Weber
  • West Ravenel from Devil’s Daughter by Lisa Kleypas
  • Zan from Bloodleaf by Crystal Smith
  • Donavan from Fame Fate and the First Kiss by Kasie West
  • Drew from Waiting For Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey


Direct download: sbp_2019_march-hotties-otm.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 5:00am CST

Kassiah tells us why she chose Let the Sky Fall by Shannon Messenger.

We talk about what we liked and didn't like so much, including the characters vs. the story and the 🌬️ unique elemental themes of the book.

We dissect the covers and discuss information found on Shannon Messenger's website.

We discuss whether we'll be reading the rest of the Sky Fall Series.

We dreamcast the characters.

We talk about Books to Movies and lament over the fact that Jaime hasn't had to read any of our #EJKMBookClub picks so far. πŸ˜”

Meg reveals her pick for the April Book of the Month: The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon, which she based her decision in part on this trailer! 😍😍😍

Direct download: mar_2019_let_the_sky_fall.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 2:05pm CST