The Young Podawans Ep. 46 – 2017 Reading Challenge Update

Luke vs Vader

Harry vs Voldemort

Batman vs Joker

The Young Podawans vs Their “To Be Read” Piles.

All legendary challenges, but we’re only talking about one of them this week. It’s an update on the unending battle against our teetering book towers and the challenge Kristin laid down at the beginning of the year!  It’s all books all the time in this brand new episode!

Segment 1: What Are We Geeking Out About? (1:52)

Every week in the opening segment we discuss what we’re currently geeking out about! This week Kristin is geeking out about Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright (with bonus terror at the peril of Perma-Death in these kind of games) and Brian is geeking out about GLOW (with bonus love for all things ‘80s fashion and music).

Segment 2: What Are We Drinking About This Week? (:)

Another regular segment where we discuss – you guessed it – what we’re drinking. Kristin’s drinking 5 Rabbit Cerveceria 5 Lizard and Brian’s drinking 10 Barrel Brewing Cucumber Crush.

Segment 3: Reading Challenge Discussion (25:45)

  • The Challenge – 12 new books in 12 months!
  • Brian Read:
  • Kristin’s Read:
  • We both failed of reading more nonfiction this year, but real life is horrible so YOLO.
  • Kristin has read many the Manga: Emma vols. 4&5, Orange 1&2, The Girl from the Other Side, Fuku Fuku, Flying Witch, Horimiya, all of Goong, Sunstone 5
  • Brian’s Currently Reading:
    • The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley
  • Kristin Currently Reading:
    • Rereading romance series
    • Unmentionables by Therese Oneill
  • Brian’s To Read – A Darker Shade of Magic, Obelisk Gate, Providence of Fire, The Tiger’s Daughter, Sanderson’s Stormlight Archive, finally attempt Wheel of Time?
  • Kristin’s To Read: A Darker Shade of Magic, Magic Breaks or Magic Shifts, American Gods, George Morris’s autobiography, who knows.
  • Bonus Question: Should Brian Rainbow his bookcases?

Segment 4: Outro, Contact Info & Outtakes! (:)

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