Fangirl Happy Hour written out in neon sign lettering.
Image

Fangirl Happy Hour, Episode #125 — Love You 3000

We talk about our recent reading, and then go full Marvel to talk about Avengers: Endgame and Shuri Vol. 1 by Nnedi Okorafor, Leonardo Romero, and Jordie Bellaire.

🐝 Episode transcript coming soon! 🐝

What We’re Reading — starts at 00:50
Avengers: Endgame — starts at 10:56
Shuri, Vol. 1: The Search For Black Panther — starts at 34:12

Discussed: Unraveled by Karen Lord, With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann, Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey, The Bride Test by Helen Hoang, Red, White, & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston, Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard

Find us on Twitter: @fangirlpod, @renay, @booksmugglers or on Facebook, iTunes, & Stitcher.

Support us on Patreon!


Art by justira. Transcripts by Susan. Music by BoxCat Games and Chuki Beats.

Fangirl Happy Hour written out in neon sign lettering.
Image

Fangirl Happy Hour, Episode #124 — Power & Influence

We gather to discuss the long-awaited Captain Marvel, what we’ve been watching (surprise feelings!), and the apocalyptic YA novel by Laura Pohl, The Last 8.

🐝 Episode transcript coming soon! 🐝

What We’re Watching — starts at 02:49
Captain Marvel (2019) — starts at 11:30
The Last 8 by Laura Pohl — starts at 29:04

Discussed: Behind the Curve, The Core, The Day After Tomorrow, Deep Impact, Ant Man and the Wasp, Ali Wong: Baby Cobra / Hard Knock Wife, Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia, Russian Doll Episode #1, Brooklyn 99 Season 5, Roma, Evil Has a Name (Podcast), Queer Eye Season 3, Star Trek Discovery Season 2

Find us on Twitter: @fangirlpod, @renay, @booksmugglers or on Facebook, iTunes, & Stitcher. Support us on Patreon!


Art by justira. Transcripts by Susan. Music by BoxCat Games and Chuki Beats.

Fangirl Happy Hour written out in neon sign lettering.
Image

Fangirl Happy Hour, Episode #123 — Crying Over Rocks

We squeal over The Raven Tower by Ann Leckie, express some qualms about the 1997 space horror film Event Horizon, and talk about what we’ve been reading. Plus, recent obsessions!

🐝 Episode transcript coming soon! 🐝

What We’re Reading — starts at 01:40
The Raven Tower — starts at 09:58
Event Horizon — starts at 28:14
Obsessed — starts at 41:51

Discussed: Melmoth by Sarah Perry, Do You Dream of Terra Two? by Temi Oh, The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas, Ancestral Night by Elizabeth Bear, Dark Money by Jane Mayer, The Making of the Fox News White House, The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders, wrapped around your finger by arahir, Permanently Delete This File? Yes/No by Annie D, A Little Above This Difficult World by splash_the_cat

New episode giveaway! White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi — US & Intl. (app folks—come to this post in a browser to enter!).

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Find us on Twitter: @fangirlpod, @renay, @booksmugglers or on Facebook, iTunes, & Stitcher.

Support us on Patreon!


Art by justira. Transcripts by Susan. Music by BoxCat Games and Chuki Beats.

Fangirl Happy Hour written out in neon sign lettering.
Image

Fangirl Happy Hour, Episode #122 — Down with Fascism

Spotlight on Farthing by Jo Walton, fantasy horror novel! We also discuss Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee and the creation of middle grade stories. Plus, what we’ve been watching and our latest obsessions.

🐝 Episode transcript coming soon! 🐝

What we’re watching — starts at 01:59
Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee — starts at 12:29
Farthing by Jo Walton — starts at 22:31
Obsessions — starts at 40:51

Discussed: Venom, James Veitch, Coco, Bagman, Final Fantasy VI, One Day at a Time, Russian Doll, Dirty John, Crazy Rich Asians, A Simple Favor, Pokémon Detective Pikachu, The Lost Girl by Anne Ursu

New episode giveaway! Provenance ARC by Ann Leckie! US & Intl. (app folks—come to this post in a browser to enter!).

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Find us on Twitter: @fangirlpod, @renay, @booksmugglers or on Facebook, iTunes, or Stitcher.

Support us on Patreon!


Art by justira. Transcripts by Susan. Music by BoxCat Games and Chuki Beats.

Fangirl Happy Hour written out in neon sign lettering.
Fangirl Happy Hour written out in neon sign lettering.
Fangirl Happy Hour written out in neon sign lettering.
Image

Fangirl Happy Hour, Episode #119 — Surprise Twist

This week, we do a small recap of our 2018 annual survey, talk about what we’ve been watching, discuss Spider-Man: Homecoming, and talk about what we’re obsessing over. Plus, a long interview with Witchmark author, C.L. Polk!

🐝 Episode transcript coming soon! 🐝

Annual Survey Recap; 01:42

How To Stop Negative Self-Talk, According To Experts

What We’re Watching; 06:53

Renay: Many Star Wars, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo
Ana: Sex Education on Netflix
Both: Into the Spiderverse, Monument Valley

Interview: C.L. Polk; 18:51

Witchmark
Find C.L. Polk: on twitter @clpolk & website.

Spider-Man; 46:54

Homecoming trailer

Obsessed; 01:01:10

Scribd
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: @AOC/@ocasio2018

❤️ Ana & Renay

email | twitter | facebook | itunes | stitcher | newsletter | patreon


Art by justira. Transcripts by Susan. Music by BoxCat Games and Chuki Beats.

Fangirl Happy Hour written out in neon sign lettering.
Fangirl Happy Hour written out in neon sign lettering.
Image

Fangirl Happy Hour, Episode #117 — The Year of Nut Butter

It’s Tuesday! We indulge in several list-making adventures to discuss recent reading and books we’re looking forward to in the first quarter of the year, have an intense discussion about “Ironheart” by Jonathan Maberry, and return to Ms. Marvel for the eighth volume, Mecca. Plus, what we’re obsessing over.

🐝 You can read a transcript of this episode! 🐝

Continue reading

Fangirl Happy Hour written out in neon sign lettering.
Image

Fangirl Happy Hour, Episode #116 — Hello, Darkness

We dive back into media discussion with a quick chat about “Bread and Milk and Salt” by Sarah Gailey from the Robots vs Fairies anthology, dig into Witchmark by C.L. Polk, and then get happy with a lovefest for Netflix’s charming summer comedy To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.

🐝 Episode transcript coming soon! 🐝

Continue reading