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Swoony Boys Podcast discusses swoony boys from your favorite young adult books.

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Swoony Boys Podcast discusses swoony boys from your favorite young adult books.

    Our Most Anticipated Books to Screen

    Our Most Anticipated Books to Screen

    This month we are talking all about books to screen. Whether it's the small screen or the big screen, we're letting you know our most-anticipated upcoming book adaptations for TV and movies.

    • 12 min
    Swoony Boys Podcast Episode 81: #FicNews--March 2021

    Swoony Boys Podcast Episode 81: #FicNews--March 2021

    We're back with a new episode of Swoony Boys Podcast. This time we've got something brand-spankin' new for you: FicNews! You know we're chatting with our favorite twinnies, Jaime and Erin, from Fiction Fare and in this episode, we'll bring you the latest and greatest book and fiction-related news, including cover reveals, author deals, bookish hot topics, books made into movies and TV, special promotions, pre-order deals, and books we think you must have on your shelfies.
    Show Notes [00:49]Jaime starts us off talking about all of the book promotions, special editions of our favorite books and series, books to look for coming out in paperback, and everything you need to curate that perfect shelfie. Illumicrate has a bunch of beautiful special edition young adult fantasy books being released. We also talk about all the special editions available, bonus content and how many is too many. What happens when a new reader finds the book or series long after publication? [16:24]Jaime mentions some new tiny books from Simon and Schuster as well as some (slightly larger) miniature books, which will make perfect Easter Basket goodies or stocking stuffers for those planning ahead for the Christmas holidays. [18:15]We have a few paperbacks to look out for, including a color change and a couple of movie tie-ins. [19:03]Kassiah lists some of our most-anticipated book releases for March and April, along with [23:49] some can't-miss pre-order deals with some pretty cool incentives. Meg keeps us in the loop with fascinating book Cover Reveals, Author and Publishing Deals, and Bookish Hot Topics. [26:33]We start this segment with four cover reveals that have us super excited. [32:21]Next, Meg gives us the 411 on the latest Publishing Book Deals. [38:07]We wrap up Book News with our thoughts on virtual book conferences and trade shows as well as the increase in print book sales. [46:10]Erin clues us in with everything going on in book-related Movie and TV world, beginning with casting news for Steven Moffat’s adaptation of The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger, Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume, and Cherry by Nico Walker. [50:18]We talk about binge watching and subscription services and why we have to sign up for all of them. [53:12]We discuss the influx of books-to-movies and books-to-TV deals. [58:48]Then things get real as we watch and gush about the official trailer for Shadow & Bone (some of us for the first time). We pick our jaws up off the floor and wrap things up with a discussion of the upcoming The Underground Railroad and The Handmaid’s Tale, coming to Hulu. If you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a rating and short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes? It only takes a moment and really helps other readers find us. You're pretty! Have a piece of news you want to make sure we include in the next Fic News episode? Tweet us or tag us on instagram using the hashtag #FicNews.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Boys We Want to Quarantine With

    Boys We Want to Quarantine With

    Kassiah, Meg, Jaime, and Erin choose the guys from Young Adult books that they'd most like to quarantine with.

    • 22 min
    Author Talk ft. Kristen Simmons and Sara Raasch

    Author Talk ft. Kristen Simmons and Sara Raasch

    Hey everyone! 😍 It's been awhile! We missed you and we're back with new weekly podcast episodes and today we're featuring Kristen Simmons and Sara Raasch, who are here with us to talk about their new book, Set Fire to the Gods! You know we ❤️ anytime we get to chat with authors here on Swoony Boys Podcast and we've had Kristen on before. Of course it wouldn't be as fun if we didn't have our favorite twinnies, Erin and Jaime, from Fiction Fare with us. #bestfriendsforever
    Podcast Notes Kristen Simmons and Sara Raasch give us their elevator pitch for Set Fire to the Gods and give us a little background on how the story came to be. They talk about their writing styles and how bringing together their strengths made not only an awesome story but made them better writers. We get some insight into how they wrote the book. Then we went for the boy. We talk all things Madoc, followed by Ash and her totally kick-ass self. We explore the most difficult thing about writing YA fantasy. Sara and Kristen let us know who it would be if each of them had the chance to introduce one of their characters to a character from any other author’s book. We ask them what would they say to their 16 year-old-selves. We play a little Two Truths and a Lie. Kristen and Sara reveal their favorite scenes in Set Fire to the Gods. We discuss the upcoming releases they're most excited about as well as the books they just keep coming back to. We talk favorite swoony boys a little bit more before wrapping things up with a fun Word Association game.

    • 47 min
    #EJKMHomework October 2019

    #EJKMHomework October 2019

    Kassiah and Meg from Swoony Boys Podcast and Erin and Jaime from Fiction Fare discuss their assigned reading this month, featuring Poison's Kiss by Breeana Shields, Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth, The Great Hunt by Wendy Higgins, and Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

    • 24 min
    October Hotties of the Month

    October Hotties of the Month

    ft. Bring Me Their Hearts by Sara Wolf, Moonlighter by Sarina Bowen, Rebel by Marie Lu, The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas, and Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Milmagician ,

GREAT Podcasts

Love listening to the four of you discuss books! Lots of excellent recommendations! Thanks. :)

Davhamm ,

Revealing and fun podcast

This was the first author interview I got to listen to and not just red. You made it so much fun to listen to, almost as fun as your posts. Great job. I'll be back for more!

anbpowers ,

Great podcast

The valentines special was super cute, loved it

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