Swoony Boys Podcast

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

  • Huck Gallagher from The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett
  • Reid Diggory from Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin.
  • Kai Wentforth from For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund

Here's our list of Honorable Mentions:

  • Loom from The Glass Spare by Lauren DeStefano
  • Chase from 738 Days by Stacey Kade
  • Alex from The Traitor’s Ruin by Erin Beaty
  • Aren from The Bridge Kingdom by Danielle L. Jensen
  • Prince Cardan from The Cruel Price by Holly Black
  • Kel O’Donnell from Wrapped Up In You by Jill Shalvis
  • Mateo Torres from All Played Out by Cora Carmack
  • Silas Moore from All Broke Down by Cora Carmack
  • The Duke of Ashbury from The Duchess Deal by Tessa Dare
  • Sébastien Saint Germain from The Beautiful by Renee Ahdieh

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 For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund, and next month, we'll be reading The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas, so join us! We're also doing #EJKMHomework. 🤓 Find out our assigned readings in our homework episode. Thanks for listening. ❤️


Direct download: sbp_2019-sept-hotm.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 1:45pm CDT

Erin tells us why she chose For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund.

We discuss how we felt about the book and its similarities to Persuasion by Jane Austen.

We talked about our favorite characters in the book and the choices Elliot made in the past.

We discussed the relationship between the Luddites, the Reduced, and the Posts.

We talked about the letters and the ending of the book before deciding if and when we'll read the companion book.

Jaime announces her pick for October's Book of the Month: The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas!


Direct download: sbp_2019-for-darkness-shows-the-stars.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 2:50pm 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: The Traitor's Game by Jennifer A. Nielsen (chosen by Meg)
  • Kassiah's book: Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (chosen by Jaime)
  • Jaime's book: Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson (chosen by Kassiah)
  • Meg's book: Furyborn by Claire Legrand (chosen by Erin)

Then we reveal September's Assigned Reading:

  • Jaime's homework: Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy (chosen by Meg)
  • Meg's homework: The Cerulean by Amy Ewing (chosen by Kassiah)
  • Kassiah's homework: Plus One by Elizabeth Fama (chosen by Erin)
  • Erin's homework: 738 Days by Stacey Kade (chosen by Jaime)


Direct download: August_Homework.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 2:07pm CDT

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

  • Locke from Roar by Cora Carmack
  • Logan Reid from Getting Hot with the Scot by Melonie Johnson
  • Carson McClain from All Lined Up by Cora Carmack.
  • Max and Oliver from Dreamology by Lucy Keating, Edward from Twilight by Stephenie Meyer, and Prince Audric from Furyborn by Claire Legrand

Here's our list of Honorable Mentions:

  • Sebastian Devereux, the Duke of Montgomery from Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore
  • Tavin from The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen
  • Cam Rohan from Mine Til Midnight by Lisa Kleypas
  • Henry Crosby from Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson
  • Theodore Eaton from American Royals by Katharine McGee


Direct download: sbp_2019-aug-hotm.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 6:00am CDT