A Darker Shade of Magic-Part 2 (The Shades of Magic Series)

November 22, 2017

The Danes are defeated, Vitari is vanquished, and M+K find themselves in the middle of a story with no villain. Plus, K Finds a Real Binding Spell on the Internet; The Parallel Versions of M and K We Never Want to Meet; Astrid-Inspired Buildings Made of Bones; and Cancel the Masquerade, the King's on Fire.


A Darker Shade of Magic-Part 1 (The Shades of Magic Series)

November 15, 2017

M+K travel through the parallel worlds of Gray London, Red London, White London, and Black London, meeting a host of colorful characters along the way. Plus, The Real-Life Female Pirate Lila Would Have Loved; Antari Eyeball Tattoos; Would You Eat a McFlurry From a Parallel Universe?; and Proving the Existence of Alternate Realities with The Berenstain Bears. 


Super Fan Sunday with Lauren

November 5, 2017

Lauren from Minnesota talks about The Young Elites (and specifically her love for Maggiano) in our latest Super Fan Sunday episode. Plus, The Unofficial Lunchtime Book Club; A Memorable Meet and Greet with Marie Lu; The Young Elite Scene We’d Love to Star In; and Give Me ALL the Super Powers, Please.


Crooked Kingdom-Part 2 (The Six of Crows Series)

November 1, 2017

It’s a roller coaster of emotions this week as M+K cope with an unexpected death and celebrate a touching family reunion. Can they keep it together long enough to come up with a fan name? Plus, A Handful of Mourners and One Funeral; Too Soon For a Nina-Nikolai Ship?; How to Live 205 Days on a Tightrope; and Shadow Sisters and Doppelgänger Dogs.


Crooked Kingdom-Part 1 (The Six of Crows Series)

October 25, 2017

Halloween is around the corner, and two characters’ backstories lead our discussion down a dark path. Plus, A Host of Deadly Poisons (and One Unpoisonable Man); M Goes Behind the Walls of Bedlam; The Doctor Deemed Crazy for Washing His Hands; and The Fingernail Man, and Other Monsters Under Your Bed. 


Six of Crows-Part 2 (The Six of Crows Series)

October 18, 2017

M+K regroup with the Dregs after they pull off a semi-successful mission with some unforeseen consequences. Plus, Learning About Dyslexia With a Little Help From Mom; K Gives a Lesson On How to Pick Pockets; A 500 Million Dollar Art Museum Heist; and The Great Card Counting Debate.


Six of Crows-Part 1 (The Six of Crows Series)

October 11, 2017

In this new series, M+K get their hands dirty with a band of unlikely thieves featuring a card player who can't read faces, a nerd with hidden depths, a witch with a hunger for cake, a witch hunter with a thirst for revenge, a deadly acrobat, and a masterful dealer of secrets. Plus, K Says Yes to Her Personal Pirate-Prince; Jurda Parem- Not Even Once; Real Crows Carry a Mean Grudge; and Moats, Murder Holes, and Other Castle Defenses.


Super Fan Sunday with Meredith

October 1, 2017

For our first "official" Super Fan Sunday, M’s sister Meredith shares her thoughts on The Lunar Chronicles. Plus, Getting to Know Katie (AKA Cornbread Casserole); The Game of Thrones Comparison We’ve All Been Waiting For; Our Top Choice for Cyborg Super Power; and Kai’s Hair Sparks Some Strong Feelings.



Grisha Short Stories

September 27, 2017

M+K delay saying goodbye to the Grishaverse with this collection of short stories, featuring The Tailor, Mal’s Letter, The Demon in the Woods, The Witch of Duva, and The Too-Clever Fox. Plus, K Survives 48 Hours in the Alaskan Wilderness By Writing About Food; Baghra Wins Worst Mother of the Year; A Confession of our Strangest Compulsions; and The Extreme Cuteness of Domesticated Foxes.


Ruin and Rising-Part 2 (The Shadow and Bone Trilogy)

September 20, 2017

In this final installment of the Shadow and Bone trilogy M gets tearful, K has questions, and we both win the bet on who lives and who dies. Plus, An Extreme Case of Sibling Rivalry; The Pre-Historic Explanation for Loneliness; Otzi the Iceman's Ancient Tattoos; and The Most Ridiculous Firebird Legend We Could Find.