Swoony Boys Podcast

Join us as we discuss all things BEA 2014!

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

 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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

Paranormal Boys in YA Books

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

Join Kassiah and Meg along with special guests, Erin and Jaime from Fiction Fare, as they talk about their favorite boys in Contemporary Young Adult books.

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Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 1:34am CDT

Swoony Boys Podcast Episode 11: Foreign Mouths We Want to Kiss

Join Meg and Kassiah of Swoony Boys Podcast with special guests Erin and Jaime from Fiction Fare as they discuss their favorite Young Adult and New Adult Books and Boys with Foreign Accents.

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Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 3:45pm CDT

Join Meg and Kassiah of Swoony Boys Podcast with special guests Erin and Jaime from Fiction Fare as they discuss their favorite Young Adult Dystopian Books and Boys.

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Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 11:38pm CDT

Join Kassiah and Meg as they discuss their favorite swoony boys in the military.

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Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 5:38pm CDT