Swoony Boys Podcast

Podcast Notes

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

  • Crown Prince Lucien dโ€™Malvane from the Bring Me Their Hearts Series by Sara Wolf
  • Eric Bayer from Moonlighter by Sarina Bowen
  • Daniel Alton Wing from Rebel by Marie Lu.
  • Prince Titus from The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas and Kaz from Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Here's our list of Honorable Mentions:

  • Deven from Poison's Kiss by Breeana Shields
  • Reid Diggory from Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin
  • Leo Hathaway, Duke of Ramsey from Love in the Afternoon by Lisa Kleypas
  • Prince Titus from The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas
Direct download: sbp_2019-oct-hotm.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 6:39pm CDT

  • Jaime tells us why she chose The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas, and some of us feel stupid for waiting so long to read this series.
  • We discuss what we thought of the book. It's no spoiler to tell you that we all loved it.
  • We talk about our favorite characters and whether we think Sherry Thomas's other writings helped develop these awesome characters.
  • You know us--we have to dish about all the swoon. ๐Ÿ˜
  • We consider the elemental elements ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒฌ๏ธ๐Ÿ”ฅ and the magical elements as well as how we felt about the ending.
  • We weigh the differences in the original cover and the one that's still available.
  • Kassiah announces her pick for next month's Book of the Month: Let It Snow by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle!
Direct download: sbp_2019-the-burning-sky.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 2:32pm 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: 738 Days by Stacey Kade (chosen by Jaime)
  • Kassiah's book: Plus One by Elizabeth Fama (chosen by Erin)
  • Jaime's book: Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy (chosen by Meg)
  • Meg's book: The Cerulean by Amy Ewing (chosen by Kassiah)

Then we reveal October's Assigned Reading:

  • Kassiah's homework: Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth (chosen by Meg)
  • Erin's homework: Poison's Kiss by Breeana Shields (chosen by Kassiah)
  • Jaime's homework: The Great Hunt by Wendy Higgins (chosen by Erin)
  • Meg's homework: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (chosen by Jaime)


Direct download: sbp_2019-homework-sept.mp3
Category:Bookish Talk -- posted at: 9:32pm CDT