When Alice, Georgie and Lia leave after school revision late on All Hallows Eve, they don't expect things to take a turn for a worse as they walk through their local churchyard...
That’s all we have time for today, but more chapters are coming soon…
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And much, much more!
Today we chat with the wonderful bloggers Raimy (of 'Readaraptor') and Lily (of 'The Whispering of the Pages') about sex, drugs and rock & roll in YA, with discussions on all aspects of reading!
Join us next episode as we chat to our first international guest Ellie!
http://thewhisperingofthepages.blogspot.com/ (Lily's blog)
http://www.readaraptor.co.uk/ (Raimy's blog)
Topics for this episode:
- Issy’s opinion on last week’s topics - swearing in teen books
- Pottermore discussion! - Although a lot had to be edited out
- Same-sex pairings and one-true pairings (Abi’s fangirl discussions!)
- How much description do you really need?
- Multi-narrator books
- Character ages (do they affect our judgement?)
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The music on this episode is Primadonna by Marina and the Diamonds. We do not own the rights for this song.
This is the first in a series of mini episodes we will be recording inbetween the hour long episodes. In this episode we are discussing new book releases (courtesy of ibbookblogging.net) and what we're reading.
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This is Part 1 of an extra special 2+ hour show to mark Issy's first episode, and because we simply have so much to discuss!
- Issy's welcome to the show!
- Mary Sue characters
- Bad role models in teen literature
- Religion in books
- R-Patz discussion
- Is Dystopian the new paranormal romance?
and much more!
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Topics for the episode:
- New book releases
- Discussion – swearing in teen books
- Love triangles – do we really need them?
- Genres we love, and genres we hate
- This month’s random read
- Queen of teen 2012 – our thoughts
- POVs (Male/female/multi, and our thoughts)
- Changing from Books to TV
If you have any thoughts about the episode, queries or theories, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or find us on twitter at @B_S_BookCast. If you really want to contact us individually, feel free to follow us on Twitter @G30rg13_R and @Gail__Abi. @Issy_Rich was going to join us, but (yet again) we couldn’t contact her. But don’t worry, school is back tomorrow and we’ll force her to join us.
By the way, about 24 minutes in there is some static which we’ve unsuccessfully tried to get rid of, so turn the volume down a tad in that section! Also, if there are any embarrassing sections which we ought to have edited out, please contact us with the time stamp so we can edit.
Topics for discussion:
- New book releases
- Discussion – FanFiction
- Ranting about… Books we’ve read and hated
- Random books we love
- Classics – to read or not to read?
- Random Reads (meme on blog)
- Shout outs to podcasts we love
Please note that my laptop fan starts whirring during the episode and I type extremely loudly, so you might hear when I was tweeting during the episode. Also, if there are any anomalies that we failed to edit out of the podcast, please feel free to contact us at: email@example.com or tweet to us at @G30rg13_R or @Gail__Abi. You can follow the podcast itself at… @B_S_BookCast. Feel free to email or tweet us with any queries, theories or constructive criticism.