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We’re getting straight down to business- if you are a fellow nancy drew fan like us, then this episode is for YOU, babe! We can’t get our hands off these mystery novels right now, and we are dying to hear what mysteries you love as well!

Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Young Adult Books

June 30, 2021

Mystery Reads We’re Currently Obsessed With

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Celine, Anna and their guest Taylor onto the podcast and give a brief overview of how they met. Celine talks about Taylor’s love for books. Then they move on to describe what fits the Realistic Young Adult Fiction realm. They list three authors; (the sphere of) Jenny Han, (Anything) Sarah Dessen, and John Green (well […]

Fiction, Young Adult Books

April 26, 2021

To All The Books We’ve Read Before:

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Celine and Anna talk about what it’s like to live with boys as an opener to the podcast. So, Boys, if you are here, plug your ears. Then discuss their favorite enemies to lover’s books!

Fantasy, Fiction, Guilty Pleasure Reads

April 19, 2021

Enemies to Lovers Trope

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This episode is especially near and dear to our hearts. We never thought we’d get the chance to record something like this. We are so grateful and excited to share our interview with the amazing New York Times bestselling author Alison Goodman! Some of her books include Eon and Eona and, our newest favorite, The […]

Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult Books

April 5, 2021

Interview with Bestselling Author Alison Goodman

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Welcome to the Dark Days Club. Celine picked this book up at a local library and immediately fell in love with it and had to go back to check out all the rest of the books. This series is written by the amazing author, Allison Goodman. In a few words, think Bridgerton mixed with demon-hunting. […]

Fiction, Historical Fiction

March 29, 2021

The Dark Days Club : Book 1

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We’re talking all things, books we’d sell our soul to read again for the first time. You guys already know the books we’ve been raving about for months, but this time we dove DEEP into our bookshelves to find ones we haven’t talked about as much on the podcast! Here are some books that we […]

Dystopian, Fiction, Guilty Pleasure Reads, Young Adult Books

March 23, 2021

Books We’d Sell Our Souls To Read For the First Time

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A couple weeks ago, Anna and I took the plunge into the A Crown of Thorns and Roses world, and the second book, A Court of Mist and Fury was ABSOLUTE PERFECTION. We discuss all of our reactions and excitement for the series and laugh so much with our friend Katie! If you haven’t already […]

Fiction, Young Adult Books

March 18, 2021

A Court of Mist and Fury Recap : Part 1 with KatieElizabethReads (Our awesome British friend!)

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Today we’re covering a PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER and it’s a beautiful, wild ride. We get to talk to the author (whose book releases TODAY!) about her book and the complicated, wild characters and their motivations in the book. It’s spoiler free, but we highly recommend reading the book first so you can really dive deep into […]

Fantasy, Fiction

March 16, 2021

Laurie Devore: A Better Bad Idea

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Celine and Anna curated the best and worst Harry Potter fanfiction and laughed until they cried about these stories. They had a blast reminiscing about the Harry Potter world and all the wizarding magic. If you haven’t read Harry Potter yet, stop what you’re doing and read it NOW. Harry Potter, written by the incredible […]


March 15, 2021

Harry Potter and the Cringy Fanfiction

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Lauren Morrill grew up in Maryville, Tennessee, where she was a short-term Girl Scout, a (not so) proud member of the marching band, and a trouble-making editor for the school newspaper. She graduated from Indiana University with a major in history and a minor in rock & roll, and now lives in Macon, GA with […]

Fiction, Young Adult Books

March 10, 2021

It’s Kind of a Cheesy Love Story: Interview with Author Lauren Morrill

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