Book Hype Podcast

Episode #8 – JK Trolling

Hosted by Marama, Karen, Kyle, Michal

July 27, 2013

On this episode of Book Hype we discuss the latest news in the world of YA. Without our fearless leader to guide us, Marama, Karen, Kyle and Michal break down the most exciting and controversial news to hit Young Adult fiction.

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Show Notes
– We miss Jen, but where has she gone?
– Marama is hosting. Send your hate mail, etc.
– Book Bites: Do we read books one at a time, or several at once?
– Are you a book monogamist or a polygamist? Let us know.

Amazon Worlds launches:
– Is this good or bad for the world of fanfiction?
– Are fans being exploited?
– Who is actually going to buy these stories?

Lizzie Bennet Diaries novelisation announced:
– Cool idea, or money maker?
– What do we think of modernisations of classic novels.
– Do we need more original content?

Queen of the Tearling book/film news:
– Michal responds to the “female Game of Thrones” description.
– Emma Watson and David Heyman are attached – a Harry Potter conspiracy?
– Marama thinks people should be more excited about the money.
– Kyle fills us in on Tumblr theories.
– Rowling like bowling, we know.
– What if the book isn’t any good?

Listener feedback:
– Responses to Episode #6 – Adaptations
– New segment: People who agree with Karen
– People say nice things about Book Hype. Yay!

The next book in our Book Hype book club is: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.

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