M+K Talk Y.A.
The Star-Touched Queen-Part 1

The Star-Touched Queen-Part 1

December 2, 2020

In their final series of the season, M+K visit the magical world of Akaran, where they discover a room full of stars, a tree bearing memories, and a prince hiding many secrets. Plus, A Collection of Morally-Ambiguous Characters; A Tapestry that Controls Fate; K Learns She Was a Pirate Prince in a Past Life; and A Short History of the Most Famous Swayamvara.

Unravel the Dusk-Part 2 (The Blood of Stars Duology)

Unravel the Dusk-Part 2 (The Blood of Stars Duology)

November 11, 2020

M+K mourn the demise of Maia’s dresses and discuss how the story unravels in an expected way. Plus, We’re Done with Demons for Awhile; A Satisfyingly Simple Happy Ending; Famous People Who Turned Down Royal Honors; and The Pirate Queen of the Persian Army.

Unravel the Dusk-Part 1 (The Blood of Stars Duology)

Unravel the Dusk-Part 1 (The Blood of Stars Duology)

November 5, 2020

M+K learn how magic can corrupt as they watch their MC slowly turn into a demon before their very eyes. Plus, We’re Still Holding Out Hope for Lady Sarnai; Don’t Bring a Knife to a Demon Fight; Unraveling the Myth of the Magic Carpet; and Astounding Secrets People Have Kept From Their Spouses.

Spin the Dawn-Part 2 (The Blood of Stars Duology)

Spin the Dawn-Part 2 (The Blood of Stars Duology)

October 28, 2020

M+K join Maia on mission to gather materials for three magical dresses made from the sun, moon, and stars. Plus, The Enigma of Edan Finally Starts to Unravel; Fireproof Gloves, Waterproof Shoes, and a Slightly-Faulty Magic Carpet; K Uncovers the Mythology Behind Making Wishes; and The Most Expensive Dresses Ever Made.

Spin the Dawn-Part 1 (The Blood of Stars Duology)

Spin the Dawn-Part 1 (The Blood of Stars Duology)

October 21, 2020

M+K take a spin to Imperial China for their latest series, which promises to be a mashup of Project Runway and the Legend of Mulan. Plus, Some Major “Make It Work” Moments in the Tailors’ Studio; M Declares War on the Magic Scissors; K Researches the Real Legend of Mulan; and Fabrics Made From Spoiled Milk, Audio Cassettes, and Cannibalistic Spider Silk.

Super Fan Sunday with James and Chad

Super Fan Sunday with James and Chad

October 11, 2020

In this super-special Super Fan Sunday episode, M+K invite their husbands into the recording studio to try and guess the plots of some well-known YA series. Plus, J+C Judge a Book by its Cover; The Butterfly Informant by Laini Taylor; The War of Young People Against Old People; and Some Very Interesting Chimera Creations.

Night of the Dragon-Part 2 (Shadow of the Fox Trilogy)

Night of the Dragon-Part 2 (Shadow of the Fox Trilogy)

September 23, 2020

After a never-ending battle against evil, M+K get a happy ending with a dash of heartache in this thrilling conclusion to the Shadow of the Fox Trilogy. Plus, A Detour Around a Pit of Swarming Demons; Seigetsu Doesn’t Give a Crap About Anyone; A Very Deadly Leaf-Viewing Party; and The Equally-Important but Often Overlooked Warrior Class (Who Weren’t Samurai).

Night of the Dragon-Part 1 (Shadow of the Fox Trilogy)

Night of the Dragon-Part 1 (Shadow of the Fox Trilogy)

September 16, 2020

M+K embark on the final book in the series and come to realize that they are finally, fully unfazed by all the evil demons. Plus, Mask-Wearing, Scissor-Wielding Walking Dead, M Writes a Haiku on Podcasting; Some Sake Recipes Okame Would Love; and How to Grow Your Own Army with Dragon Teeth.

Soul of the Sword-Part 2 (Shadow of the Fox Trilogy)

Soul of the Sword-Part 2 (Shadow of the Fox Trilogy)

September 9, 2020

M+K finally find their way to the Steel Feather Temple where they witness an unexpected alliance. Plus, Should We Trust Seigetsu?; The Upside and Downside of Kitsune Magic; Graveyards Inspired by the Winter Witch’s Garden; and K Shines a Spotlight on Kabuki Theater.

Soul of the Sword-Part 1 (Shadow of the Fox Trilogy)

Soul of the Sword-Part 1 (Shadow of the Fox Trilogy)

September 2, 2020

M+K start the second book in the series, get some advice from a silver fox, and learn the origin story of the sword Kamigoroshi. Plus, An Unexpected Love Story Between an Honorable Prince and a Self-Loathing Ronan Dog; Who’s the Biggest Baddest Demon of them All?; The Cattiest Cat in Japanese Folklore; and The Forest of a Thousand Eyes vs. The Island of Four Thousand Venomous Snakes.

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