Side Characters We’d Kill to Have a Book About.

This week we are so excited to invite you to our first ever topic episode! Join Alli and Jacklyn as they talk about side characters who have major main character energy!

Just a heads up, there might be a few series spoilers so we’re including the time stamps below for you to skip if necessary!

Throne of Glass Series (2:26-11:00)
A Discovery of Witches Series ( 24:14-26:40)

Traitor Queen – Danielle L. Jensen

This week Alli & Jacklyn wrap up the Bridge Kingdom duology with Traitor Queen by Danielle L. Jensen. We make an exciting announcement, chat about all the books we want to read this year, and go into detail about The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang.

Books Mentioned:
-We Hunt the Flame – Hafsah Faizal
-Stolen Songbird – Danielle L. Jensen
-Dark Shores – Danielle L. Jensen
-The Heart Principle – Helen Hoang
-Zodiac Academy – Caroline Peckman & Susanne Valenti
-The Simple Wild – KA Tucker
-It Happened One Summer – Tessa Bailey
-The Spanish Love Deception – Elena Armas
-The Deal – Elle Kennedy
-Bromance Book Club – Lyssa Kay Adams
-Rush – Maya Banks
-The Hating Game – Sally Thorne
-Get a Life, Chloe Brown – Talia Hibbert
-You Had me at Hola – Alexis Daria
-Grace and Glory – Jennifer L. Armentrout
-Gemina – Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman
-The Gilded Wolves – Roshani Chokshi
-The Silvered Serpents – Roshani Chokshi
-The Bronzed Beasts – Roshani Chokshi
-Kingdom of the Cursed – Kerri Maniscalco
-King of Battle and Blood – Scarlett St. Clair
-The Love Hypothesis – Ali Hazelwood
-gods and monsters – Shelby Mahurin
-A Shadow in the Ember – Jennifer L. Armentrout
-Aurora’s End – Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman
-King of Scars – Leigh Bardugo
-Rule of Wolves – Leigh Bardugo
-Thunderhead – Neal Shusterman
-The Toll – Neal Shusterman
-With you all the Way – Cynthia Hand
-Nevernight – Jay Kristoff
-Verity – Colleen Hoover
-It Ends with Us – Colleen Hoover

The Bridge Kingdom – Danielle L. Jensen

IT’S FINALLY HAPPENING! This week Alli and Jacklyn chat about The Bridge Kingdom by Danielle L. Jensen. This might be Jacklyn’s crowning moment and nothing else might top this ever. We also talk about some of our most anticipated reads of the rest of the year and particularly gush about everything Scarlett St. Clair!

Books mentioned:
Traitor Queen – Danielle L. Jensen
Twilight – Marissa Meyer
Crave – Tracy Wolfe
The Marriage Contract – Katee Roberts
The Wedding Pact – Katee Roberts
Midnight Sun – Marissa Meyer
Eclipse – Marissa Meyer
Promises and Pomegranates – Sav R. Miller
Zodiac Academy – Caroline Peckman Susanne Valenti
Isn’t it Bromantic – Lyssa Kay Adams
My Favorite Half Night Stand – Christina Lauren
Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating – Christina Lauren
Manacled – SenLinYu
People We Meet on Vacation – Emily Henry
Beach Read – Emily Henry
Storm and Fury – Jennifer L. Armentrout
White Hot Kiss – Jennifer L. Armentrout
gods and monsters – Shelby Mahurin
Aurora’s End – Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman
A Shadow in the Ember – JLA
The Bronzed Beasts – Roshani Chokshi
The Heart Principle – Helen Hoang
King of Battle and Blood – Scarlett St. Clair
A Game of Retribution – Scarlett St. Clair
The Hawthorne Legacy – Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Game of gods – Scarlett St. Clair
Touch of Chaos – Scarlett St. Clair
Temptress of Fire and Fury – Scarlett St. Clair
Crescent City – Sarah J. Maas

Shadow and Bone TV Show

Join us this week as LB, AK, Alli, and Jacklyn discuss the Netflix adaptation of Shadow and Bone. We hard core simp over Ben Barnes, discuss predictions for the season two, and chat about the infamous New Girl kiss scene.

Instagram: The.Bibliovert.Podcast
YouTube: The Bibliovert
Website: Bibliovert.com

Books Mentioned:
-Isn’t It Bromantic – Lyssa Kay Adams
-Bromance Book Club – Lyssa Kay Adams
-Beach Read – Emily Henry
-People We Meet on Vacation – Emily Henry
-The Hating Game – Sally Thorne
-The Unhoneymooners – Christina Lauren
-My Favorite Half Night Stand – Christina Lauren
-Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating – Christina Lauren
-Bridgerton – Julia Quinn
-The Kiss Quotient – Helen Hoang
-The Bride Test – Helen Hoang
-The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue – V. E. Schwab
-The Zodiac Academy – Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti
-Rhapsodic – Laura Thalassa
-Twilight – Marissa Meyer

Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Join us this week as Alli and Jacklyn wrap up the Shadow and Bone series by Leigh Bardugo. Alli shocks everyone by actually enjoying this book. We discuss controversial plot decisions, our least favorite tropes, and certain tattoo choices.

Books Mentioned:
-Namesake by Adrienne Young
-Undercover Bromance – Lyssa Kay Adams
-Crazy, Stupid Bromance – Lyssa Kay Adams
-Isn’t It Bromantic – Lyssa Kay Adams
-Fortuna Sworn – K.J. Sutton
-Restless Slumber – K.J. Sutton
-A Court of Mist and Fury – Sarah J. Maas
-Bridge Kingdom – Danielle L. Jensen
-Traitor Queen – Danielle L. Jensen
-King of Scars – Leigh Bardugo

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Join LB, Alli and Jacklyn as we discuss Siege and Storm, the sequel to Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo. We discuss why Nikolai is the best character. Who is Team Mal and who is team literally any one else. And all of our thoughts on Alina.

Books mentioned:
-Namesake – Adrienne Young
-Take a Hint, Dani Brown – Talia Hibbert
-Act your Age, Eve Brown – Talia Hibbert
-Spin the Dawn – Elizabeth Lim
-Bear and the Nightingale – Katherine Arden
-Tiger at Midnight – Swati Teerdhala
-The Auction – Lovebitca8 (Please check trigger warnings)
-Love Lettering – Kate Clayborn

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Join LB, AK, Alli, and Jacklyn as we laugh, pine, and drool a little bit over Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo. Whatever you do, don’t take a drink for every time we say the word, “daddy”.

Books Mentioned:
-The Unhoneymooners – Christina Lauren
-Bromance Book Club – Lyssa Kay Adams
-A Voice in the Wind – Francine Rivers
-The Gilded Ones – Namina Forna
-A Touch of Malice – Scarlett St. Clair
-Radiance – Grace Draven
-The Silvered Serpents – Roshani Chokshi
-Forest of a Thousand Lanterns – Julie C. Dao
-Daughter of the Pirate King – Tricia Levenseller
-Fable -Adrienne Young
-Seige and Storm – Leigh Bardugo

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


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