Book Hype Podcast

Episode #141: Abs Are Nice

Hosted by Karen and Kristen

July 12, 2017

Book Hype hosts Karen and Kristen are live at Indy PopCon 2017. We speak with authors Lauren Jankowski and J.S. Lenore.

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Karen definitely called this episode #140 on the recording, but it’s definitely #141.

What we’re reading:
The Refrigerator Monologues by Catherynne M. Valente
Trust by Kylie Scott
Unfinished Tales by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Sea-Stone Sword by Joel Cornah
Fourth World by Lyssa Chiavari
Empty Cradle: The Untimely Death of Corey Sanderson by Emmy Jackson
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Book Bites:
-We have a two-fer this week!
-Question 1: At what point during the day do you typically read?
-Question 2: What makes a good book recommendation?

Talking with Lauren Jankowski:
-She wrote the Shapeshifter Chronicles!
-We get the elevator pitch and it sounds damn good.
-Myth nerds unite.
-Lauren’s books are getting republished!
-You can check out Snowy Wings Publishing and Asexual Artists.
-Find out more about Lauren’s new covers here!
-Lauren also talks about asexual representation both in and out of her books.
-You can find her on Twitter or on her website.

Talking with J.S. Lenore:
-Jen knows our names!
-We try to remember when we first met each other.
-It all goes back to Teen Wolf.
-There’s going to be eight books in the Affinity Series.
-Jen got a tattoo from Burner’s cover. It hurt.
-She’s also written some fanfiction!
-Visit the Affinity Series website or follow Jen on Twitter.

Indy PopCon 2017:
-We talk about the book cosplays we saw.
-Who would we cosplay as if we had the chance?

What’s Next:
-Pick up Roar by Cora Carmack and read by the end of July!
-Please get into contact with us if there are any book/adaptation/author-related episodes you would like to hear!

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