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Jun 9, 2021

We're back with Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper! A dark and twisted short story about a woman's descent into madness. Our protagonist has everything going against her as her husband forces the rest cure onto her: isolation and zero mental stimulation. She becomes obsessed with the wallpaper in her...


May 20, 2021

This week Kailin is doing a solocast with Madeline Miller's Circe. Wow this book is amazing, go read it. The end. 

No, but really it's amazing, we see Circe's entire life as she grows into her power as this incredible witch. Miller's second installment is just as fanatical and beautiful as the first, I enjoyed this book...


May 12, 2021

We're reading To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han. This ooey gooey teen romance is like biting into a warm cookie; it's like sitting in the sunshine while the birds chirp. You will not regret this really sweet book about Lara Jean and her adventures into high school boys. Not to mention, this book portrays the...


May 5, 2021

This week we're talking about most classic stories: myths. We're talking Medusa, Persephone and Hades, and Orpheus and Eurydice. We love bringing some 21st century nuance to these ancient myths, and it brings us to realize Papa Poseidon and f*ck boy Zeus really suck. At the end we play a fun game and try to cast the new...


Apr 28, 2021

They're aaaaaalive!! After an unintentional hiatus the TYS sisters are back with Adam Silvera's They Both Die at the End. This YA contemporary fiction gives away the ending, but is anything but predictable. Mateo and Rufus bond over their mutual doom, and find some meaning in their short lives along the way. We're so...