In Jennifer’s last Books We Love pick of Season Two, BBE is chatting about Bolivian-inspired YA fantasy, WOVEN IN MOONLIGHT. This book tackles some heavy topics like colonization, trauma, and racism, but has also garnered some heavy critiques. So what is our verdict? Tune in to find out.
Our spooky season bonus episode is on Jeff VanderMeer’s ANNIHILATION and its accompanying blockbuster. A book that defies categorization, and a movie that is more definitively science fiction: which one will come out on top?
Time is absolutely flying by this year, or is it just us? Spooky season has already passed and Thanksgiving in the US will be here before we know it. November is also the last month of Season Two.
BBE goes all out with spooky vibes this week, with Paige’s Books We Love pick being the notoriously terrifying HOUSE OF LEAVES. Will Jennifer be able to handle even listening to the summary? Did Paige get nightmares after reading through this a second time? Listen in to find out!
Our very first spooky season pick is Erik Larson’s bestselling THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY. Calling all true crime buffs, this book is an absolute must. It also happens to be Jennifer’s favorite book of all time. Tune in for some spooky fun!
Show Notes for Bonus Episode 1.5 Check out the free version of the episode below: To get access to full-length bonus episodes, head over to our Patreon. Quick links from the episode: First thoughts: This book is very much like the book of Genesis, and this was a conscious effort on the part of Tolkien. […]
This month, Paige’s Books We Love pick is Ausma Zehanat Khan’s THE BLOODPRINT. Our first fantasy set in a Middle-Eastern inspired world, Khan’s work has drawn both praise and criticism. But what does BBE think? Tune in to hear our discussion!