Swoony Boys Podcast

Here are our picks for May's Hotties of the Month:

  • Harte Darrigan from The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell and Marcus from Dark Shores by Danielle L. Jensen
  • Sam Cole from A Love Like Yours by Robin Huber
  • Rob from Call It What You Want by Brigid Kemmerer.
  • Four from Divergent by Veronica Roth

Here's our list of Honorable Mentions:

  • Jase Ballenger from Vow of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson
  • Nik Malikov from Gemina by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman
  • Andrew Hart from Maybe This Time by Kasie West
  • Gabriel Duke from The Wallflower Wager by Tessa Dare
  • Piers Gedrick Atherton, The Duke of Redmayne from How to Love a Duke in 10 Days by Kerrigan Byrne
  • Ezra Lynley from First and Then by Emma Mills
  • Luke from Theatrical by Maggie Harcourt
  • Ezra Mason from Illuminae by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman
  • Dylan McAvoy from Shameless King by Maya Hughes

Did we miss any favorite guys this month? Let us know in the comments if there's a guy we're missing out on and we'll get right on him! 😉 Don't forget that we've got our Book Club going on right now. This month, we read The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw, and next month, we'll be reading The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, so join us! We're also doing #EJKMHomework. 🤓 Find out our assigned readings in our homework episode. Thanks for listening. ❤️


Direct download: sbp_2019_june-hotm.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 6:00am CDT

  • Jaime tells us why she chose The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw.
  • We discuss how we felt about the book and if we would have chosen this one for ourselves. Spoiler: we wouldn't. 😒
  • We dig in to the ending and all the problems we had with that.
  • We talk about the setting and what we thought of the characters.
  • We explore who we might cast in a movie adaptation.
  • We talk about how hard it is to cast people, and go over some more twists in the story.
  • Kassiah announces her pick for July's Book of the Month: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern!
Direct download: the_wicked_deep.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 1:05pm CDT

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: Warcross by Marie Lu (chosen by Jaime)
  • Kassiah's book: The Valiant by Lesley Livingston (chosen by Erin)
  • Jaime's book: The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord (chosen by Meg)
  • Meg's book: Listen to Your Heart by Kasie West (chosen by Kassiah)

Then we reveal June's Assigned reading:

  • Kassiah's homework: What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum (chosen by Jaime)
  • Jaime's homework: Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman (chosen by Kassiah)
  • Meg's homework: Lifel1k3 by Jay Kristoff (chosen by Erin)
  • Erin's homework: The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell (chosen by Meg)


Direct download: sbp_2019_may-homework.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 9:06pm CDT