Swoony Boys Podcast

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

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

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.

Direct download: swoonyboyspodcast_goodguyswewanttomakenaughty.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 6:00am CDT

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