• Year in Review

    2023 year in review

    it’s that time again! see below for a massive link round up (some of the books link to our bookshop affiliate page) Fiction we couldn’t put down (Jessie) The Only Black Girls in Town by Brandy Colbert Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert Legends and Lattes by Travis Baldree Wildfire by Hannah Grace The Golden Frog Games by Claribel A Ortega Love, Theoretically by Ali Hazelwood School Trip by Jerry Craft (kelly) Babel by RF Kuang Dead Collections by Isaac Fellman Beloved by Toni Morrison  Everything by Andrea Gibson Fav re-reads (J) The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood (and ACOTAR)  (k) The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang New-to-us Authors…

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    2022 Year In Review

    It’s that time again! We’re hitting your airwaves with a recap of our year in media. Thanks for sharing spacetime with us in 2022 🙂 with gratitude, Jessie & kelly P.S. The podcast feed will be in hibernation until February 7th, 2023, when we’ll be back to fortnightly releases with an episode about The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake. Until then, feast upon this plethora of links! Books – Fiction  Bloodmarked by Tracey Deonn Lore Olympus by Rachel Smyth Finding Junie Kim by Ellen Oh The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna Frizzy by Claribel A. Ortega Wash Day Diaries by Jamilla Rowser and Robyn Smith Iveliz Explains It…

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    Bonus Episodes

    2021 Year in Review

    Hello, Coven! It’s that time of year where we take a look back at the books, TV shows, and movies that got us through the year. Thank you to all of the people who asked questions and more generally to everyone for listening! We hope you find some new and interesting things to read and watch. Let us know in the comments about all your favs from the past year! Books (alphabetical by author) Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé Daughter of Nri by Reni K Amayo (our Interview with Reni) From Blood and Ash by Jennifer L. Armentrout Grace Period: A Memior in Pieces by Kelly J. Baker King of Scars by…

  • a stack of books sits in front of a blue and black marble background. From top to bottom: Class Act by Jerry Craft, Blanca & Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore, Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X Kendi, Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas, Legendborn by Tracey Deon, Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi, Party of Two by Jasmine Guillory and Queen of Nothing by Holly Black
    Year in Review

    2020 Year in Review

    Let’s take a look back at all the wonderful things we loved in this shit show of a year– most of them book-related, although we chat about film/TV a fair amount too. We want to share our favs with y’all in the hopes of spreading a bit more joy around. Please reach out and let us know yours as well!  We know this time of year is filled with wrap ups, lists, etc. (hell, we’re complicit), which, for some, can be rough to wade through. Take care of yourselves and feel free to skip this one if that’s the case for you. We’ll be back in 2021 with more book…

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    2019: Year in Review

    Happy New Year! With 2020 upon us, we wanted to take a look back at 2019. In this very special episode, we’re looking back at some of our favorite books, TV shows, movies, and other things from 2019, and talking about what we’re looking forward to in 2020. We’d love to hear about your favs from the year and what you’re looking forward to in the upcoming year! Hit us up on twitter or Instagram! We put a lot of work into this podcast this year. K crunched some numbers! Please consider supporting our labor by leaving us a one-time tip on Ko-fi. Even better yet, become a monthly patron via Patreon and…