We Free the Stars – Hafsah Faizal

Join Alli and Jacklyn as they discuss the series finale, We Free the Stars by Hafsah Faizal. We talk about a few of our all time least favorite tropes as well as give an update on the Maassive Readathon.

Books Mentioned:
-A Very Large Expanse of Sea – Tahereh Mafi
-The Gilded Ones – Namina Forna
-The Knife of Never Letting Go – Patrick Ness
-Crave – Tracy Wolff
-The Gilded Ones – Roshani Chokshi
-A Touch of Ruin – Scarlett St. Clair
-A Touch of Malice – Scarlett St. Clair
-Neon gods – Katie Robert
-Radiance – Grace Draven
-The Silver Serpents – Roshani Chokshi
-Spinning Silver – Naomi Novik
-The Tiger at Midnight – Swati Teerdhala
-Shadow and Bone – Leigh Bardugo

We Hunt the Flame – Hafsah Faizal

Join Alli, AK, Jacklyn AND TWO SPECIAL GUESTS Jenna (Live_1000_Lives) and Liz as we chat about “We Hunt the Flame” by Hafsah Faizal. We not so subtly try to incorporate as many state slogans into the episode and have a dang good time doing it.

Books Read:
-The Blade of Secrets – Tricia Levenseller
-The Bright and the Pale – Jessica Rubinowski
-Touch of Malice – Scarlett St. Clare
-Mister Impossible – Maggie Stievater
-We Free the Stars – Hafsah Faizal
-The Hating Game – Sally Thorne
-Bridgerton Series – Julia Quinn
-Yours until Dawn – Teresa Medeiros
-Soulmate Equation – Christina Lauren
-The Right Thing to Do -Lovebitca8
-All the Wrong Things – Lovebitca8
-The Tourist Attraction – Sarah Morgenthaler
-The Heart of Betrayal – Mary E. Pearson
-The Kiss of Deception – Mary E. Pearson
-Dance of Thieves – Mary E. Pearson
-The Unhoneymooners – Christina Lauren
-Cinder – Marissa Myer
-Legend – Marie Lu
-The Adoration of Jenna Fox – Mary E. Pearson
-In a Holidaze – Christina Lauren

The Crown of Gilded Bones – Jennifer L. Armentrout

Join LB, Alli, AK, and Jacklyn as we attempt to adequately discuss all of our thoughts and feelings about The Crown of Gilded Bones. We laugh, we cry because we’re laughing, and of course, we rant.

Books Mentioned:
-The Bride Test – Helen Hoang
-The Hating Game – Sally Thorne
-Fruits Basket – Natsuki Takaya
-The Kiss of Deception – Mary E. Pearson
-Manacled – SenLinYu

The Assassin’s Blade – Sarah J. Maas

Join Alli, AK, LB, and Jacklyn as they wrap up the Throne of Glass Series with The Assassin’s Blade. We talk about all things Sam Cortland, the adventures and escapades of Celaena, and the ways that this book sets up several plot points throughout the series as a whole.

Books Mentioned:
Burried Secrets – Irene Hanon
Texas Murder Series – Laura Griffen
The Crown of Gilded Bones – Jennifer L. Armentrout
Bromance Book Club – Lyssa Kay Adams
From Blood and Ash – Jennifer L. Armentrout
Kingdom of Flesh and Fire – Jennifer L. Armentrout
Get a Life, Chloe Brown – Talia Hibbert
Air Awakens – Elise Kova
The Kiss Quotient – Helen Hoang

Kingdom of Ash – Sarah J. Maas

Join Alli, AK, LB, and Jacklyn as we sniffle our way through the last book in the Throne of Glass Series. Don’t take a drink for every time we cry.

books mentioned:
-Namesake – Adrienne Young
-Rule of Wolves – Leigh Bardugo
-King of Scars – Leigh Bardugo
-From Blood and Ash – Jennifer L. Armentrout
-Crown of Gilded Bones – Jennifer L. Armentrout
-Darker Shade of Magic – V.E. Schwab
-Bridge Kingdom – Danielle L. Jensen
-Air Awakens – Elise Kova
-Shadow & Bone – Leigh Bardugo
-Get a Life Chloe Brown – Tahlia Hibbert
-Assassin’s Blade – Sarah J. Maas

Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas

Join Alli, AK, LB, & Jacklyn as we discuss the highly controversial Tower of Dawn. We chat about how we feel regarding the A Court of Thorns and Roses TV show news. And of course, laugh, cry, rant, and gush over new favorite characters.

Books Mentioned:
-Bridge Kingdom – Danielle L. Jensen
-Kingdom of the Wicked – Kerri Maniscalco
-The Woman in Cabin 10 – Ruth Ware
-The Highland Earl – Amy Jarecki
-A Court of Silver Flames – Sarah J. Maas
-Illuminae – Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman
-Gemina – Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman
-Rhapsodic – Laura Thalassa
-Blood and Promise – Miranda Lynn
-Chaos and Destiny – Miranda Lynn
-Kingdom of Exiles – Maxim M. Martineau
-Wicked Saints – Emily A. Duncan
-Blessed Monsters – Emily A. Ducan
-Shadow and Bone – Leigh Bardugo
-A Court of Thorns and Roses – Sarah J. Maas
-Auroras End – Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman
-Outlander – Diana Gabaldon

Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas

Join AK, LB, Alli, and Jacklyn as we get back to the Throne of Glass series with Queen of Shadows! We laugh, we cry, we take shots.

Books Mentioned:
-A Court of Silver Flames – Sarah J. Maas
-Lore – Alexandra Bracken
-A Court of Mist and Fury -SJM
-A Court of Wings and Ruin -SJM
-Illuminae – Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
-Namesake – Adrienne Young
-Fable by Adrienne Young

A Court of Silver Flames – Sarah J. Maas

Join LB, AK, Alli, & Jacklyn as we discuss SJM’s brand new novel, A Court of Silver Flames. We cry tears of joy annnndd tears of distress as we jump back into Prythian. Trigger warnings for this book & episode: Rape, depression, physical and verbal abuse, thoughts of suicide, traumatic labor and delivery, alcohol abuse, and PTSD.

Books Mentioned:
A Court of Thorns and Roses – SJM
A Court of Mist and Fury – SJM
A Court of Wings and Ruin – SJM
A Court of Frost and Starlight – SJM
Throne of Glass – SJM
Crescent City – SJM
The Bridgerton Series – Julia Quinn
Bridge Kingdom – Danielle L. Jensen
Daughter of the Pirate Queen – Trisha Levenseller
The Healers Apprentice – Melanie Dickerson
A Deal with the Elf King – Elise Kova
A Touch of Darkness – Scarlett St. Clare
A Game of Fate – Scarlett St. Clare
From Blood and Ash – Jennifer L. Armentrout
The Merciful Crow – Margret Owen
Lore – Alexandra Bracken
The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

Heir of Fire – Sarah J. Maas

Join Jacklyn, Alli, AK, LB, AND OUR GUEST MARY CLAIRE as we take a deep dive into Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas. We laugh, we rant, tears are indeed shed, and we gush over all our new POVs!

Books Mentioned:
-The Duke & I: Julia Quinn
-The Bridge Kingdom – Danielle L. Jensen
-ACOTAR – Sarah J. Maas
-The Invisible Life of Addie Larue – V.E. Schwab
-The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – Mary Anne Shaffer
-Stolen Songbird – Danielle L. Jensen
-The Rose and The Dagger – Renée Ahdieh
-The Raven Boys – Maggie Stiefvater
-The Dream Thieves – Maggie Stiefvater
-From Blood and Ash – Jennifer L. Armentout
-A Court of Silver Flames – SJM