Book Hype Podcast

Episode #11 – Visitors from ‘Doon’

Hosted by Jen, Michal, Kyle

August 20, 2013

This week’s episode of Book Hype features our first ever guest-hosts, as Jen, Kyle, and Michal are joined by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon. We discuss Carey and Lorie’s new YA novel Doon, respond to your feedback, and revel in the continued relevance of Harry Potter.

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Show Notes
– We have guest-hosts this week!
– But we don’t sing.
– Do writers have time to read?

Book Bites:
– Our defining moments as readers.
– Some of us brandished our paper shields with questionable timing.
– Jen is competitive.

Listener Feedback:
– Should we discuss the classics? Which ones?
– Multiple perspective-storytelling in YA fiction: We discuss the pros and cons.
– We can’t stop talking about adaptations!
– Should we fear for Four?

Doon, by Carey Corp and Lorie Landgon:
– What inspired Doon?
– How did they come to be co-authors?
– Co-author marriage counseling
– The journey to publishing.
– Which one young adult book do you wish you had when you were a teen?
– A “Lightning Round” proves revealing.

Books mentioned on this episode:
The Halo Chronicles: The Guardian, by Carey Corp
Robin in the Hood, by Diane J. Reed
Anti-Goddess, by Kendare Blake

The next book in our Book Hype book club is: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (JK Rowling).

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