The Love Hypothesis – Ali Hazelwood

TODAY IS THE DAY!!! Alli and I are so excited to be expanding our genres to include ROMANCE! It only felt right to start it off with one of our all time favorites, The Love Hypothesis. Stick around for the end of the episode where we make another HUGE announcement! 😉

Books Mentioned:
-Cinder – Marissa Meyer
-Good Girl Complex – Elle Kennedy
-Sweet Girl – Jack Whitney
-Claimed by Cupid – Dana Islay
-House of Earth and Blood – Sarah J. Maas
-House of Sky and Breath – Sarah J. Maas
-Gilded – Marissa Meyer
-Serendipity – Marissa Meyer

Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins

Join Alli and Jacklyn as they wrap up the Hunger Games Trilogy. We have questions, rants, and existential crisis breakdowns.

Books mentioned:
-Always Only You – Chloe Liese
-Only When it’s Us – Chloe Liese
-electric idol – Katee Robert
-neon gods – Katee Robert
-Cinder – Marissa Meyer
-Once Upon a Broken Heart – Stephanie Garber
-Gild – Raven Kennedy
-Gilded – Marissa Meyer

Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins

Warning: Alli and Jacklyn become completely unhinged in this episode. Expect long bouts of crying. Also throw in there a conversation about geometry from two girls who can’t math.

Books Mentioned:
-Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
-Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins
-Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes – Suzanne Collins
-Twilight – Stephenie Meyer
-Isolation – Bex Chan
-Implicit Intentions – Dreams of Dramione
-It’d Been Three Weeks – PropShopHannah
-Once Upon a Broken Heart – Stephanie Garber

The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins

Welcome to the first episode of 2022! This week Jacklyn and Alli throw it back to high school with The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins! Alli absolutely gushes about Peeta and we chat about the impact this series had on our younger selves.

Books Mentioned:
-From Blood and Ash – Jennifer L. Armentrout
-Twilight – Stephenie Meyer
-New Moon – Stephenie Meyer
-Kingdom of Ash – Sarah J. Maas
-Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins
-Mocking Jay – Suzanne Collins
-Dipped in Holly – Dana Isaly
-Fever – Maya Banks
-Rush – Maya Banks
-Burn – Maya Banks
-Games We Play – Dana Isaly
-Heir of Fire – Sarah J. Maas
-Queen of Shadows – Sarah J. Maas
-It Happened One Summer – Tessa Bailey
-The Love Hypothesis – Ali Hazelwood
-Whiteout – Lovesbitca8
-Everyday, a little death – Lovesbitca8
-A Dress with Pockets – PacficRimbaud
-Every little thing She Does – Monsterleadmehome
-Voices Drifting – Raven_Maiden
-Never have I ever -meditationsinemergencies
-Beach Read – Emily Henry
-The Savage and the Swan – Ella Fields
-Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
-The Fine Print – Lauren Asher
-Dance with the Fae Prince – Elise Kova
-Deal with the Elf King – Elise Kova

End of the Year Wrap Up + The Daddies Awards

It’s hard to believe that this is our last episode of 2021! Join Alli and Jacklyn as they look back on some of their favorite moments from the year as well as share their nominees for the Daddies Awards!

Jacklyn did hit her goal by reading a handful of fanfics as well as a couple of books she had been looking forward to.
-Whiteout – Lovesbitca8
-Every Day, A Little Death – Lovesbitca8
-A Dress with Pockets – PacificRimbaud
-Every Little Thing She Does – Monsterleadmehome
-Voices Driften – Raven_Maiden
-Never Have I Ever – Meditationsinemergencies
-Beach Read – Emily Henry
-The Savage and the Swan – Ella Fields

Alli is currently reading Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory and hopes that during the last week of December she will hit her goal!

Books Mentioned:
-A Touch of Darkness – Scarlett St. Clair
-King of Battle and Blood – Scarlett St. Clair
-Midnight Sun – Stephenie Meyer
-Twilight – Stephenie Meyer
-King of Scars – Leigh Bardugo
-American Prince Sierra Simon
-A Royal Holiday – Jasmine Guillory
-One Day in December – Josie Silver
-Just Haven’t Met You Yet – Sofie Cousins
-Get a Life, Chloe Brown – Talia Hibbert
-Frost and Starlight – Sarah J. Maas
-Under the Oak Tree – Suji Kim
-The High Mountain Court – AK Mulford
-Gilded – Marissa Meyer
-These Hollow Vows – Lexi Ryan
-For the Wolf – Hannah Whitten
-It Happened One Summer – Tessa Bailey
-The American Queen – Sierra Simon
-The Heart Principle – Helen Hoang
-The Deal – Elle Kennedy
-Manacled – Senyinlu
-The Plated Prisoner Series – Raven Kennedy
-Zodiac Academy – Caroline Peckman and Susanne Valenti
-From Blood and Ash – Jennifer L. Armentrout
-The Love Hypothesis – Ali Hazelwood
-The Kiss Quotient – Helen Hoang
-Fix Her Up – Tessa Bailey
-Kingdom of Ash – Sarah J. Maas
-We Hunt the Flame – Hafsah Faizal
-Heir of Fire – Sarah J. Maas
-A Touch of Ruin – Scarlet St. Clair
-A Touch of Malice – Scarlet St. Clair
-Gild – Raven Kennedy
-Glint – Raven Kennedy
-Gleam – Raven Kennedy
-Love Her or Lose Her – Tessa Bailey
-The Last Graduate – Naomi Novik
-A Deadly Education – Naomi Novik
-All The Wrong Things – Lovesbitca8
-The Right Thing to Do – Lovesbitca8
-Neon gods – Katee Roberts
-Rule of Wolves – Leigh Bardugo
-Spin the Dawn – Elizabeth Lim
-Bridge Kingdom – Danielle L. Jensen
-Kingdom of Flesh and Fire – Jennifer L. Armentrout
-A Crown of Gilded Bones – Jennifer L. Armentrout
-A Very Large Expanse of Sea – Tahereh Mafi
-The Gilded Wolves – Roshani Chokshi
-Twisted Love – Ana Hoang
-Radiance by Grace Draven
-Promises and Pomegranates
-Rhapsodic – Laura Thalassa
-Strange Hymn – Laura Thalassa
-The Mistake – Elle Kennedy
-Good Girl Complex – Elle Kennedy
-Flock – Kate Stewart
-Crave – Tracy Wolfe
-A Court of Silver Flames – Sarah J. Maas
-Illuminae Files – Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman
-Memento – Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman
-The House of Darakai – K.L. Kolarich
-The House of Bastiion – K.L. Kolarich
-Shadow and Bone – Leigh Bardugo
-Stolen Songbird – Danielle L. Jensen

King of Battle and Blood – Scarlett St. Clair

This week Alli and Jacklyn discuss the last book of the year with King of Battle and Blood by Scarlett St. Clair. We are huge fans of St. Clair’s A Touch of Darkness series and we are thrilled to get to talk about her newest release! We chat about our favorite characters, our theories for book two, and what we thought about all the twists and turns of this book.

Books Read:
-Touch of Darkness – Scarlett St. Clair
-Kingdom of Exiles – Maxime Martineau
-The Nature of Witches – Rachel Griffen
-From Blood and Ash – Jennifer L. Armentourt
-Bridge Kingdom – Danielle L. Jensen
-A Shadow in the Ember – Jennifer L. Armentourt
-The Wrath and the Dawn – Renée Ahdieh
-Shadows Between Us – Tricia Levenseller
-The Plated Prisoner Series (Gild) – Raven Kennedy
– A Court of Thorns and Roses – Sarah J. Maas
-Throne of Glass – Sarah J. Maas
-neon gods – Katee Roberts
-Tools of Engagement – Tessa Bailey
-Royal Holiday – Jasmine Guillory
-House of Darakai – K.L. Kolarich
-House of Bastiion – K.L. Kolarich
-Lakeshire Park – Megan Park
-The High Mountain Court – AK Mullford
-One Day in December – Josie Silver

Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo

Both Alli and Jacklyn are shocked by the revelations they had while reading Rule of Wolves! They talk about their favorite characters, moments that they were surprised about, and overall whether or not they enjoyed the book.

Books Mentioned:
-Shadow and Bone – Leigh Bardugo
-Six of Crows – Leigh Bardugo
-King of Scars – Leigh Bardugo
-American Queen – Sierra Simone
-Fix Her Up – Tessa Bailey
-Love Her or Loose Her – Tessa Bailey
-Window Shopping – Tessa Bailey
-It Happened One Summer – Tessa Bailey
-One Day in December – Josie Silver
-Royal Holiday – Jasmine Guillory
-Just Haven’t Met You Yet – Sophie Cousens
-Priest – Sierra Simone
-Sinner – Sierra Simone
-Saint – Sierra Simone
-Lore Olympus – Rachel Smythe
-For The Wolf – Hannah Whitten
-The House of Darakai – K.L. Kolarich
-The House of Bastiion – K.L. Kolarich
-The King of Battle of Blood – Scarlett St. Clare

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

Join us this week as Alli and Jacklyn dive into the world of Nikolai Lanastov with King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo. We share our favorite quotes, the anamorphosis books from our childhood, and Thumb Thumbs from Spy Kids.

Books mentioned:
-Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
-Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
-Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo
-The Selection Series by Kiera Cass
-An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
-The Bromance Book Club Series – Lyssa Kay Adams
-The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood
-Twisted love by Anna Hoang
-The Breathless Trilogy by Maya Banks
-The Hawthorn Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
-The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
-A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
-The Maidens by Alex Michaelides
-Remain Nameless by HeyJude19
-A Shadow in the Ember by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Fanfics

Join us this week as Jacklyn and Alli discuss fanfics. Jacklyn shares some of her favorite dramione fics and Alli details the fanfics she likes to write herself.

There are a few spoilers in this episode for Crescent City by Sarah J. Maas (13:10-13:54) and A Court of Mist and Fury (20:15-24:11).