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Do you ever get swept up in the fan theories for your favorite novel on TikTok / BookTok? Well we do, too! Book Talk for BookTok co-hosts Jac and Amy deep dive into the writing of some of BookTok's favorite novels. With their literary backgrounds, they're here to provide some novel insight (see what we did there?) to popular books on BookTok, sprinkled with a rant or two and a generous layer of humor. In season one, Jac and Amy explored Sarah J. Maas’ controversial novel, A Court of Thorns and Roses. In season two, they covered the beloved sequel, A Court of Mist and Fury. In season three, which launched January 31, 2023, they dive into the final book in the series, A Court of Wings and Ruin.

Book Talk for BookTok Jac L. S. & A. S. Yen

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Do you ever get swept up in the fan theories for your favorite novel on TikTok / BookTok? Well we do, too! Book Talk for BookTok co-hosts Jac and Amy deep dive into the writing of some of BookTok's favorite novels. With their literary backgrounds, they're here to provide some novel insight (see what we did there?) to popular books on BookTok, sprinkled with a rant or two and a generous layer of humor. In season one, Jac and Amy explored Sarah J. Maas’ controversial novel, A Court of Thorns and Roses. In season two, they covered the beloved sequel, A Court of Mist and Fury. In season three, which launched January 31, 2023, they dive into the final book in the series, A Court of Wings and Ruin.

    S3E1 ACOWAR: Prologue - Chapter 3

    S3E1 ACOWAR: Prologue - Chapter 3

    Unbeknownst to Tamlin and the Spring Court, Feyre Archeron lives peacefully in the manor as Tamlin’s woman with vengeance on her mind. A wolf in sheep’s clothing, the High Lady of the Night Court uses her powers and cunning to hide her true allegiance and her rage at the events in Hybern behind pretty paintings, pretty dresses, and pretty smiles. But will Feyre be able to keep her disguise in check when Hybern’s commanders come to court in search of a way to tear down the wall separating the human and fairies lands?

    This episode of Book Talk for BookTok cover the prologue through chapter 3 of Sarah J. Maas' A Court of Wings and Ruin.

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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Mini Episode 1: ACOTAR Series

    Mini Episode 1: ACOTAR Series

    In this week's mini episode, Jac and Amy discuss listener feedback related to Feyre and Rhysand based on their Season 1 (ACOTAR) and Season 2 (ACOMAF) discussions. Shout out to Twiganut, Courtney and Katie for their thoughts and comments!
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    • 18 min
    S2E1 ACOMAF: Prologue - Chapter 3

    S2E1 ACOMAF: Prologue - Chapter 3

    The consequences of Feyre’s past actions haunt her dreams and waking moments as she learns to accept her new role as an immortal High Fae. In a newly liberated Prythian, Feyre struggles to find her place in a world where she is thanked for the brutality of her choices Under the Mountain, while also being barred from making positive, meaningful contributions with her newfound strengths. As we join Feyre in the first arc of her journey through eternity, will Feyre find peace, or is she doomed to a life of responsibility and duty that killed her once mortal body?

    This episode of Book Talk for BookTok cover the prologue through chapter 3 of Sarah J. Maas' A Court of Mist and Fury.
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    • 1 hr 36 min
    S2E2 ACOMAF: Chapters 4 - 6

    S2E2 ACOMAF: Chapters 4 - 6

    The day of Feyre and Tamlin’s wedding arrives, but what should be a joyous occasion quickly becomes tumultuous as Feyre’s panic opens the door for Rhysand’s appearance. Spirited away to the Night Court, Feyre learns of the coming threat to Prythian and her human home and must face a choice of whether she wants to be a weapon or a pawn in the political games to come.

    This episode of Book Talk for BookTok cover chapters 4 through 6 of Sarah J. Maas' A Court of Mist and Fury.


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    • 1 hr 5 min
    S2E3 ACOMAF: Chapters 7 - 11

    S2E3 ACOMAF: Chapters 7 - 11

    The remainder of Feyre’s stay at the Night Court has her learning to read and shield, read and shield, and growing increasingly reclusive from those who want to be her friends. Her return to the Spring Court heralds a new wave of over-protectiveness from Tamlin, who does all he can to lay claim to Feyre and her body. The Tithe shows Feyre a new level of brutality among the High Fae of the Spring Court and an alarming increase in Tamlin’s capacity for anger when things do not go his way.

    This episode of Book Talk for BookTok cover chapters 7 through 11 of Sarah J. Maas' A Court of Mist and Fury.
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    • 1 hr 32 min
    S2E4 ACOMAF: Chapters 12 - 15

    S2E4 ACOMAF: Chapters 12 - 15

    Upon her second return from the Night Court, Feyre is met with the peak of Tamlin’s desire for control. Her jealousy and anger reveal more of Feyre’s latent power until it reaches its breaking point when Tamlin traps her in the Spring Court manor. To save her from herself, Feyre is whisked away by Mor and Rhysand to the night court, where Feyre demands she not be left behind once again. Not fully aware of the implications, Feyre agrees to a vow of secrecy in order to accompany Rhysand to his home in Velaris. Here, Feyre discovers the hidden gem of the Night Court and must face a decision of whether she will work for the most powerful High Lord of Prythian or face the wrath of her friends in the south.

    This episode of Book Talk for BookTok cover chapters 12 through 15 of Sarah J. Maas' A Court of Mist and Fury.
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    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
246 Ratings

246 Ratings

Coaching with Cara ,

Love this show!

Found this show during my second read of ACOTAR and love all the breadcrumbs and take a ways they share!!

coolcat0225 ,

Love this podcast!!

The hosts are awesome and do really cool literary analysis of the ACOTAR series. They are bringing to light so many themes and foreshadowing I didn’t know were there in the first place!!

Coopercate ,

Perfection in a Podcast

This podcast is the perfect crossover of a fantastic fantasy series and in-depth literary analysis. Being in podcast form makes it a triple threat for SJ Maas fans who love consuming podcasts and want a hard-hitting look at the ACOTAR series. The hosts’ analyses don’t just cover social media trends and fan theories but are impartial reviews of the writing and themes. The juxtaposition of the feminist and Marxist lenses will make any reader think. I truly cannot wait to see what Amy and Jac cover in the future.

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