Swoony Boys Podcast

Kassiah tells us why she chose The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern.

We discuss how we felt about the book.

We talk about audiobooks and syncing with audible a little bit.

Jaime admits that she didn't finish her homework. #detention

We talk about the time hopping in the book and how that detracted us from the story.

We discuss how The Night Circus feels Lemony Snicket-esque.

We talk about the characters and the romance aspect.

We explore our favorite things about the Circus and what we think is happening now (after the end).

We compare the book to other books we've read, like The Hunger Games.

We mention the audiobook again, which was narrated by Jim Dale, who also narrated the Harry Potter audiobooks.

Meg announces her pick for August's Book of the Month: Dreamology by Lucy Keating!


Direct download: The_Night_Circus.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 8:50pm CDT

Podcast Notes

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

Then we reveal July's Assigned Reading:

  • Kassiah's homework: The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee (chosen by Meg)
  • Erin's homework: The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson (chosen by Kassiah)
  • Jaime's homework: Storm Siren by Mary Weber (chosen by Erin)
  • Meg's homework: What If It's Us by Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli (chosen by Jaime)


Direct download: sbp_june-homework.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 6:30am CDT