Interview with Author Kristen O’Neal (Lycanthropy and Other Chronic Illnesses)

Joining the show on this fine day is Kristen O’Neal, author of the contemporary YA werewolf novel Lycanthropy and Other Chronic Illnesses, which just had its paperback release on May 10th. Tune in to hear her and Arthur discuss a multitude of subjects, including their shared love for Jurassic Park, their equally shared displeasure for … Continue reading Interview with Author Kristen O’Neal (Lycanthropy and Other Chronic Illnesses)

#56 – Disney+’s Moon Knight | Helmed by Jeremy Slater and Mohamed Diab (with Guy Bradford)

Tune in as comedian Guy Bradford returns to the show for a conversation about Moon Knight, the six-episode Marvel Cinematic Universe series that ran on Disney+ from March 30th to May 4th. As part of Phase 4 of the MCU, it adopts quite the dark, almost psychological thriller-esque mood in comparison to the rest of … Continue reading #56 – Disney+’s Moon Knight | Helmed by Jeremy Slater and Mohamed Diab (with Guy Bradford)

My 2 Cents on Disney+’s Moon Knight

What’s new, everyone? Moon Knight, the first Marvel Cinematic Universe series to stream on Disney+ in 2022, has finally aired all six of its episodes after having premiered on March 30th. Inspired by the 2016 Moon Knight comic run written by Jeff Lemire and illustrated by Greg Smallwood, it starts off by revolving around mild-mannered Steven … Continue reading My 2 Cents on Disney+’s Moon Knight

#55 – The Midnight Library by Matt Haig (with Laura Petro and Meggie Gates of YA, We Read It!)

Tune in as Laura Petro and Meggie Gates (YA, We Read It!) hang out with Arthur for a recap of The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. This 2020 magical-realism take on the now-beloved Multiverse subgenre of speculative fiction follows 35-year-old Nora Seed as she ODs to escape her depressing life, which sends her off on … Continue reading #55 – The Midnight Library by Matt Haig (with Laura Petro and Meggie Gates of YA, We Read It!)

My 2 Cents on See You Yesterday by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Thank you to NetGalley and Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing for providing me with an eARC in exchange for my honest review! What’s new, everyone? Over a year after my review for Rachel Lynn Solomon’s fake-dating and enemies-to-lovers contemporary romance The Ex Talk, she’s now releasing the YA (although it really should be categorized as New … Continue reading My 2 Cents on See You Yesterday by Rachel Lynn Solomon

#54 – Gallant by V.E. Schwab (with Jodie and Laura of The Island Library Podcast)

Tune in as Jodie and Laura (The Island Library Podcast) collaborate with Arthur for a recap of Gallant, the 2022 supernatural fantasy YA novel by V.E. Schwab (the Shades of Magic series, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue). Coldhearted orphanages, the moment when you realize books that you thought were YA have actually been targeted … Continue reading #54 – Gallant by V.E. Schwab (with Jodie and Laura of The Island Library Podcast)

Interview with Author Eric Berlin (The Puzzling World of Winston Breen)

Joining the show for today is Eric Berlin, who wrote The Puzzling World of Winston Breen and its two sequels, all of which belong to the small group of puzzle-themed middle-grade books that Arthur had devoured as a child. On top of that, Eric creates puzzles for a living, having whipped up crosswords and variety … Continue reading Interview with Author Eric Berlin (The Puzzling World of Winston Breen)

#53 – Marvel’s Runaways | Created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (with Matt Cole of Debate This!)

Tune in as Matt Cole (Debate This!, Avenge This!) takes a seat at the table to chat about Marvel’s Runaways, the MCU-adjacent three-season TV show that follows a group of six high schoolers as they learn about a murderous scheme that their seemingly upstanding parents have been committing together for years and proceed to do … Continue reading #53 – Marvel’s Runaways | Created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (with Matt Cole of Debate This!)