Rank #1: YA Today Podcast Episode One
Episode one centers on Renee Ahdieh's the Wrath and the Dawn and common tropes in YA.
Rank #2: Episode Fourteen: The Raven Boys
DEM RAVEN BOYS. If you ever wanted to know more about this book, or hear people discuss this book, The Raven Boys, we talk about the Covenant and the Great Gatsby and how they seem to have inspired this book. Heavy on the masturbation talk, you've been warned.
Rank #3: Episode Forty-Three: Rich Kids of YA
We'll discuss MOSTLY incest and injecting molly? Focusing on 'Luxe', 'Gossip Girl', 'The Thousandth Floor' and 'Paper Princess'.
Rank #4: Episode 21: The Cursed Child and fan fiction
The highlight of this episode is Lottie's most important question: "If he doesn't have a nose, what makes you think he has a dick?"
Rank #5: Episode Forty-Four: Stalking Jack the Ripper and Victorian Bingo
VICTORIAN BINGO!!! We've got spritualists, asylums, circuses, corsets, tea, shipyards, arranged marriages, vague references to India AND MORE!
Rank #6: Episode Forty-One: Spindle Fire and trash Goodreads reviews
We break down the dark, grim retelling of Sleeping Beauty, 'Spindle Fire' and question what people consider good reading?
Rank #7: Episode Nine: YA movie/ show adaptations we love to hate to love
This doozy of an episode has Sarah Torrens and I discussing YA movie and show adaptations, working our way through Vampire Academy, Twilight, Shadowhunters, City of Bones and Beautiful Creatures.
Rank #8: Episode Eighteen: The Glittering Court and white privilege
We spend a lot of time on the mechanics of this book, the religion and female friendships. Zero teenage masturbation discussions! We're on a roll.
Rank #9: Episode Sixteen: Carry On and Inclusivity
Join Lottie and I for Carry On by Rainbow Rowell. We loved this book, but I still find things to complain about and Lottie is lovely as per usual. I continue to bring up teen masturbation and wonder why we can't write books for teens where teens think like teens. Teens.
Rank #10: Episode Twenty Two: My Lady Jane and Historical Fiction
This book toes the line of bestiality and we have a lot of fun with that.
Rank #11: Episode Thirty-Seven: Truthwitch
A very short episode brought to you by technical-difficulties, we discuss BFFs, boys and awkward balls.
Rank #12: YA Today Podcast Episode 3: 'Steel' or Teens and Pirates
We discuss the book, which we hated, Black Sails, and Pirate culture in 2016.
Rank #13: YA Today Podcast Episode Four: Cruel Beauty
We delve into Cruel Beauty, fairy tales, and why men are not realistic in YA?
Rank #14: Episode Twenty Three: Splintered and Alice Adaptations
We delve into madness, mental health and Alice in Wonderland in this curious and curiouser episode!
Rank #15: Episode Thirty-Eight: Wives, Fiancees and Side-Chicks of Hotlanta
We did not expect to love this book, but we did. Read this book, watch Real Housewives and watch WAGS on E!
Rank #16: Episode Forty-Five: One Dark Throne
Join Meg and I as we discuss as book we CREAM ourselves over, 'One Dark Throne.' If you learn nothing else from this podcast, it's READ THIS BOOK SERIES.
Rank #17: Episode Ten: The Diviners
We thoroughly dissect The Diviners by Libba Bray delving into such subjects as- what do robots j**z? Are ouiji boards in or out? Are ghosts real?
Rank #18: YA Today Podcast THE DEUCE
Discussing 'An Ember in the Ashes' and books with historical context
Rank #19: Episode Twelve: Wink Poppy Midnight and judging a book by it's cover
We also dish out advice, talk about manic pixie dream girls vs ethereal sexy poet boys and violent third graders.
Rank #20: Episode Thirteen: Queen of Hearts
We delve into adaptations, the difference between fan fiction and a reworked story and also, we love Disney.