#58 – Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas (with Ria and Valli of Queerily Ever After)

Tune in as Ria and Valli (Queerily Ever After) hop onto 2CC for Pride Month 2022, during which queer content will be featured throughout the month of June. For the second episode, the spotlight is on Cemetery Boys, the 2020 YA contemporary paranormal novel by Aiden Thomas (Lost in the Never Woods, The Sunbearer Trials). … Continue reading #58 – Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas (with Ria and Valli of Queerily Ever After)

#57 – Love & Other Disasters by Anita Kelly (with Bruce and Renee of The Novel Queers)

Tune in as Bruce and Renee (The Novel Queers) join 2CC for Pride Month 2022, during which queer content will be featured throughout the June. For the first episode, the hosts kick things off by breaking down Love & Other Disasters by Anita Kelly. Having been published just back in January, this contemporary romance revolves … Continue reading #57 – Love & Other Disasters by Anita Kelly (with Bruce and Renee of The Novel Queers)

Off the Cuff #2 | A Colleen Hoover Discussion (with Saba/@saidsabaaa)

Finally, 2CC is back from its unplanned hiatus! The situation looked rocky for a while, what with the dead computer and the initially malfunctioning replacement computer (I blame the Mercury Retrograde), but everything is in working order now. Here’s a new episode in the bonus 2CC series Off the Cuff, which Arthur recorded two weeks … Continue reading Off the Cuff #2 | A Colleen Hoover Discussion (with Saba/@saidsabaaa)

#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

My 2 Cents on The Darkest Game by Joseph Schneider

What’s new, everyone? Joseph Schneider has just come out with The Darkest Game, the third standalone entry in his LAPD Detective Tully Jarsdel Mystery series. Marcus Tullius “Tully” Jarsdel himself is a Los Angeles-based homicide detective who was once a history PhD candidate. His erudite and pensive personality makes him an easy target for mockery and dismissal, especially … Continue reading My 2 Cents on The Darkest Game by Joseph Schneider

#52 – Happy 1st Podiversary!!!

Tune in as Arthur celebrates the 1st podiversary of 2 Cents Critic. Yep, it’s one year old! Over this period, many lessons were learned, varied content was consumed, and discussions and banter were shared with guests. All of this amounted to the total of fifty-seven episodes that have been uploaded to the podsphere. Thank you … Continue reading #52 – Happy 1st Podiversary!!!

My 2 Cents on The Club by Ellery Lloyd

Thank you to NetGalley and HarperCollins for giving me a copy of this eARC in exchange for my honest review! What’s new, everyone? Ellery Lloyd, the pseudonym for husband-and-wife writing team Collette Lyons and Paul Vlitos, has just published their newest thriller, The Club. It revolves around the Home Group, a global organization of deluxe celebrity … Continue reading My 2 Cents on The Club by Ellery Lloyd

2 Cents Critic Podcast – The Spanish Love Deception by Elena Armas (with Torry of Ready to Be Petty)

Tune in as Torry (Ready to Be Petty) visits the show to cover The Spanish Love Deception, the 2021 contemporary romance by debut author Elena Armas. Having originally been self-published by Armas and won the Goodsreads Choice Award for Best Debut Novel of 2021, TSLD’s enemies-to-lovers/grumpy x sunshine/fake dating/slow burn love story between engineering coworkers … Continue reading 2 Cents Critic Podcast – The Spanish Love Deception by Elena Armas (with Torry of Ready to Be Petty)

2 Cents Critic Podcast – Legendborn by Tracy Deonn (with Sam Dixon and Sammi Skorstad of Hardcover Hoes)

Tune in as Sam Dixon and Sammi Skorstad (Hardcover Hoes) take their seats around the table for a thorough breakdown of Legendborn by Tracy Deonn. Arthur had put this 2020 YA contemporary fantasy on hold for the longest time in his digital library with the intention of covering it on 2CC. Now, it’s quite gratifying … Continue reading 2 Cents Critic Podcast – Legendborn by Tracy Deonn (with Sam Dixon and Sammi Skorstad of Hardcover Hoes)