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#16 The Remnant Chronicles

Wine & YA

Release Date: 05/24/2017

#26: Wildcard show art #26: Wildcard

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Emily and Christina dig back into the second and final installment of Marie Lu's technicolor near-future Warcross series with "Wildcard," which leads them to contemplate the very nature of life and death, give some investment advice, and incites one of the hosts to launch their 2020 campaign??

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#25: Furyborn show art #25: Furyborn

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Emily and Christina kick off a new series with Furyborn by Claire Legrand -- an epic fantasy with two fierce heroines intertwined in a millennia-spanning conflict. The girls unpack the captivating opening chapter, make prophecy predictions, and clash over an angel villain love interest (per usual).

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#24: A Reaper at the Gates show art #24: A Reaper at the Gates

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Emily and Christina jump back into Sabaa Tahir's bestselling An Ember in the Ashes series with the third book, A Reaper at the Gates. The girls catch up with Laia, Elias and Helene and try to predict how this romantic (and gut-wrenching) series will conclude.

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#23: The Cruel Prince show art #23: The Cruel Prince

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Emily and Christina gush over The Cruel Prince by Holly Black -- the first book in a dark, whimsical series centered around a mortal girl in faerie court. Brimming with complicated family dynamics, royal intrigue, twisted power plays, and (of course) romance, the girls may even go as far as to call it their favorite book of the year.

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#22: Children of Blood and Bone show art #22: Children of Blood and Bone

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Emily and Christina jump into the West African-inspired fantasy debut, Children of Blood and Bone, by Tomi Adeyemi and explore how and why it's taken the YA world by storm. 

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#21: Wintersong show art #21: Wintersong

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Emily and Christina go deep underground to talk about S. Jae-Jones's haunting debut Wintersong. They navigate a labyrinth of questions such as: Can goblins be hot? How did this book legally get published? Is our protagonist actually Beethoven? 

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#20 Contemporary YA Mashup show art #20 Contemporary YA Mashup

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Emily and Christina talk contemporary YA for the first time on the podcast, with a spoiler free discussion of two critically acclaimed books: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and Turtles All the Way Down by John Green. 

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BONUS: Star Wars - The Last Jedi show art BONUS: Star Wars - The Last Jedi

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Briefly stepping away from books, Emily and Christina can’t help but discuss the latest Star Wars blockbuster, The Last Jedi. With a love story that feels like it’s straight out of YA, how could they not? [*Spoilers for Last Jedi and Grisha Trilogy]

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#19: Warcross show art #19: Warcross

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Emily and Christina delve into sci-fi with Marie Lu's action-packed VR video game book of their dreams. Listen along as they chronicle their own gamer experience (or lack thereof) and gush over Emika Chen, a badass protagonist with hacking skills, a hoverboard, and truly Instagram-worthy hair.

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#18: A Court of Wings and Ruin show art #18: A Court of Wings and Ruin

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The boys join Emily and Christina for the final book in Sarah J. Maas' A Court of Thorns and Roses series. Friendships are severed, wars are fought, and it's possible not everyone will make it out alive...during the recording of this podcast. 

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Emily and Christina enjoy some red wine while unpacking best-selling series by Mary E. Pearson, The Remnant Chronicles. Expect ample discussion on the unique premise of the first book and who they thought the princess was falling for (high stakes with a mystery prince and assassin), as well as mind-blowing map revelations (yes, you read that right).