Book Hype Episode #141: Abs Are Nice

Jul 13, 2017, 12:08 AM

Book Hype hosts Karen and Kristen are live at Indy PopCon 2017. We speak with authors Lauren Jankowski and J.S. Lenore.

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What we’re reading: –The Refrigerator Monologues by Catherynne M. Valente –Trust by Kylie Scott –Unfinished Tales by J.R.R. Tolkien –The Sea-Stone Sword by Joel Cornah –Fourth World by Lyssa Chiavari –Empty Cradle: The Untimely Death of Corey Sanderson by Emmy Jackson –A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Book Bites: -We have a two-fer this week! -Question 1: At what point during the day do you typically read? -Question 2: What makes a good book recommendation?

Talking with Lauren Jankowski: -She wrote the Shapeshifter Chronicles! -We get the elevator pitch and it sounds damn good. -Myth nerds unite. -Lauren’s books are getting republished! -You can check out Snowy Wings Publishing and Asexual Artists. -Find out more about Lauren’s new covers here! -Lauren also talks about asexual representation both in and out of her books. -You can find her on Twitter or on her website.

Talking with J.S. Lenore: -Jen knows our names! -We try to remember when we first met each other. -It all goes back to Teen Wolf. -There’s going to be eight books in the Affinity Series. -Jen got a tattoo from Burner’s cover. It hurt. -She’s also written some fanfiction! -Visit the Affinity Series website or follow Jen on Twitter.

Indy PopCon 2017: -We talk about the book cosplays we saw. -Who would we cosplay as if we had the chance? –

What’s Next: -Pick up Roar by Cora Carmack and read by the end of July! -Please get into contact with us if there are any book/adaptation/author-related episodes you would like to hear!