Final Episode – Saying Goodbye

“While someone might review this book and be like ‘That ending was really sudden’, I think overall time will tell that this was the right ending.” Hey folks. For seventy-seven episodes and almost exactly five years, we’ve enjoyed chatting with you and each other about the…

Episode 76 – Judge a Book by Its Cover December 2017

It’s the last JABBIC of the year, and December has us going out with a pretty pathetic whimper. We’re scraping the bottom of the cover barrel here, but we did managed to find a few potential gems…and more than our fair share of crud. Which is…

Episode 75 – Author Interview: Victoria Namkung

Hey guys! We’re back from vacation, and we come bearing gifts! Victoria Namkung, author of the timely and phenomenally-titled These Violent Delights, sat down with us to chat about her favorite YA books growing up, the real-life cases that inspired her new novel, and how the…

Episode 74 – Judge a Book By Its Cover November 2017

Happy NaNo for those who celebrate! November is upon us with a crop of thoroughly boring YA new releases, and our good friend Maverynthia has stopped by to help us try and dredge up something interesting from its depths. Do they succeed? Find out in this…

Episode 73 – Movie Review: Ten: Murder Island

Cyna and Ollie sit down to talk about the Lifetime Original Movie Ten: Murder Island, a film that fails spectacularly in every conceivable way, and might have been dug up from the ’90s? Mentioned in the Podcast – Cyna’s review of Ten by Gretchen McNeil Theme…

Interview: ALL THE WIND IN THE WORLD with Samantha Mabry

Today, Cyna chatted with author Samantha Mabry about her recently-released magical realism novel ALL THE WIND IN THE WORLD! Sarah Jacqueline Crow and James Holt work in the vast maguey fields that span the bone-dry Southwest, a thirsty, infinite land that is both seductive and fearsome.…

Episode 72 – Judge a Book By Its Cover October 2017

October has finally come to grant us a bountiful harvest of new release YA book covers! In this episode, there’s multiple somethings for everyone, and a wish Ollie made ten episodes ago is finally granted. Note: Robin had some recording trouble this episode, so if you’re…