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).

A Shadow in the Ember by Jennifer L. Armentrout

This week Alli and Jacklyn chat about Jennifer L. Armentrout’s newest release, A Shadow in the Ember.
Trigger Warning for discussions of Suicidal Ideation and Sexual Assault in both our episode and throughout the book.

Books Mentioned:
-From Blood and Ash by Jennifer L. Armentrout
-Kingdom of Flesh and Fire by Jennifer L. Armentrout
-A Crown of Gilded Bones by Jennifer L. Armentrout
-Storm and Fury by Jennifer L. Armentrout
-Rhapsodic – Laura Thalassa
-Bridge Kingdom by Danielle L. Jensen
-Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller
-A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
-Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
-Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
-New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
-Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows by
-White Hot Kiss by Jennifer L. Armentrout
-The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi
-The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood
-The Ex Hex by Erin Sterling
-The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake
-The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
-It Happened One Summer by Tessa Bailey
-Good Girl, Bad Blood by Holly Jackson
-Good Girls Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson
-The Hawthorn Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
-The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Bronzed Beasts – Roshani Chokshi

Join us this week as we wrap up the series finale with The Bronzed Beasts by Roshani Chokshi. We deep dive into all the twist and turns and discuss some of the best character development.

Books Mentioned:
-The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue – VE Schwab
-The Legacy – Elle Kennedy
-The Love Hypothesis – Ali Hazelwood
-You Had Me At Hola
-It Ends With Us – Colleen Hoover
-The Roommate – Rosie Danan
-Kingdom of the Cursed – Kerri Maniscalco
-The Last Graduate – Naomi Novik
-A Deadly Education – Naomi Novik
-The Ex Hex – Erin Sterling
-The Atlas Six – Olivie Blake
-Bridge Kingdom – Danielle L. Jensen
-Illuminae Files –
-Gemina –
-Scythe – Neal Shusterman
-Thunderhead
-The Toll
-Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
-A Court of Fives –
-A Touch of Darkness – Scarlett St. Clair
-A Game of Fate – Scarlett St. Clair
-A King of Battle and Blood – Scarlett St. Clair
-A Shadow in the Ember – Jennifer L. Armentrout
-This Savage Song – V.E. Schwab
-Our Dark Duet – V.E. Schwab
-A Darker Shade of Magic – V.E. Schwab
-Throne of Glass – Sarah J. Maas

Red Flags in Real Life That We Love In Books

Join Alli and Jacklyn as they chat about all the blatant red flags that we eat right up in books but make us cringe in real life. There are a few minor spoilers mentioned in the episode that we’ve highlighted down below!

Series Spoilers:
-The Marriage Contract by Katee Robert 2:35-2:57
-Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust 14:15-14:20

The Silvered Serpents – Roshani Chokshi

Join us this week as Alli and Jacklyn chat about The Silvered Serpents by Roshani Chokshi! Jacklyn is both surprised and pleased by Alli’s star rating and they discuss their favorite characters, their developments, and predictions for The Bronzed Beasts.

*Editor’s note* I am so sorry about the background noises in this episode. The mic will be adjusted and fixed by the next episode!

Books Mentioned:
-The Bronzed Beasts – Roshani Chokshi
-Aru Shah and the End of Time – Roshani Chokshi
-The Legacy – Elle Kennedy
-The Off Campus Series – Elle Kennedy
-Gleam – Raven Kennedy
-Gild – Raven Kennedy
-Glint – Raven Kennedy
-Flock – Kate Stewart
-The Love Hypothesis – Ali Hazelwood
-The Last Graduate – Naomi Novik
-A Deadly Education – Naomi Novik

The Gilded Wolves – Roshani Chokshi

Join us this week as Alli and Jacklyn talk about The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi. We chat about which characters are our favorites and all the twists and turns of this book. Don’t take a drink for every time Alli says, “I understand nothing”.

Books Mentioned:
The Off Campus Series – Elle Kennedy
Briar U Series – Elle Kennedy
The Simple Wild – K.A. Tucker
Twisted Love – Ana Hoang
It Happened One Summer – Tessa Bailey
The Spanish Love Deception – Elena Armas
Gild – Raven Kennedy
Glint – Raven Kennedy
Gleam – Raven Kennedy
Flock – Kate Stewart

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!

Spoilers:
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