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A podcast featuring 3 babes from New York who like to talk books & drink beers.

A podcast featuring 3 babes from New York who like to talk books & drink beers.
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United States

Description:

A podcast featuring 3 babes from New York who like to talk books & drink beers.

Language:

English

Contact:

+1 914 996 8638


Episodes

S02 E02 – A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

10/2/2018
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Time to get spooky! The babes go dark (and grim) in this episode as they discuss rather disturbing retellings of the Grimm fairy tales in A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz. Don’t listen if you have a weak stomach, hate creepy stuff, and if you’re sick of hearing us talking about crappy parents. […]

Duration:00:43:45

S02 E01 – The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

9/18/2018
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Catch up with the babes after a long summer as they discuss The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton. Take a journey to the beauty-obsessed society of Orléans, where Camellia Beauregard is on the path to become the kingdom’s favorite Belle. In this surprisingly creepy book, tune in as we get lost in this world of beauty, […]

Duration:01:03:45

Episode 23 – Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

6/5/2018
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The babes embark on an interstellar mission! In this episode, we blast off into space as we discuss Packing for Mars by Mary Roach. Listen to find out the answers to all the questions you wanted to ask an astronaut like if you throw up in your suit, would you make it back to Earth […]

Duration:00:54:42

Episode 22 – The Girls by Emma Cline

5/22/2018
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It’s the summer of 1969. Teenager Evie Boyd is bored with her everyday life in California until one day, she meets The Girls. Soon, she is following around a buckskin-wearing cult leader and um, performing lots of questionable acts. Tipsiness brought to us by: AleSmith, Evil Twin, Ommegang, and Mikkeller. Warning: book spoilers! If you […]

Duration:00:48:24

Episode 21 – The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

5/8/2018
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The babes are in the mood for romance – again! In The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon, two high school seniors cross paths and we are here for it. A hopeless romantic poet plus a science and math nerd equals something exciting. Join us as we question the science of love, fate, […]

Duration:00:58:06

Episode 20 – Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

4/24/2018
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It’s time for another dystopian novel! Red Queen is about a world divided by blood – red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by the Silver elite who have god-like superpowers. Strangely, protagonist Red, Mare Barrow, appears to possess pretty insane powers of her own. Press play to hear what book this reminds us […]

Duration:00:46:04

Episode 19 – We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

4/10/2018
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In this episode, the babes read the 2018 Printz Award-winning We Are Okay by Nina LaCour. In this book, Marin is battling grief, loneliness, and memories of her old life back in California. As for the babes? We are NOT okay! Just listen. Tipsiness brought to us by: Grimm, Parallel 49, Common Roots, Dick’s, Mission, […]

Duration:00:53:26

Episode 18 – A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin

3/27/2018
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Spirits and dragons and boats – oh my! In this episode, the babes discuss A Wizard of Earthsea by the late renowned fantasy novelist, Ursula K. LeGuin. The book, released in 1968, tells the story of a bratty kid who makes a big mistake and (kind of) learns his lesson. Sail along with us as […]

Duration:00:49:40

Episode 17 – Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

3/13/2018
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It’s the future, the world sucks. The only way to escape is by logging in to the OASIS, a 3D video game paradise, which the babes all want to explore. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline follows a kid named Wade Owen Watts as he competes to find a hidden Easter egg (along with everyone […]

Duration:01:00:22

Episode 16 – There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins

2/27/2018
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The babes are in the mood for love, so they read a slasher romance. There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins tells the story of Makani Young, a spunky teenager who lives in an uneventful town in Nebraska. However, things get less boring when someone starts brutally murdering her classmates. Listen as we talk […]

Duration:00:46:32

Episode 15 – Flush by Carl Hiaasen

2/13/2018
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Join us for a mysterious adventure in the Florida Keys as we discuss Flush by Carl Hiassen. Noah’s dad is convinced the owner of a casino boat is flushing raw sewage into the harbor, but he can’t prove it. Naturally, he sends his son and daughter to investigate while he’s locked up in jail. Learn […]

Duration:00:51:00

Episode 14 – Pie by Sarah Weeks

1/30/2018
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The babes discuss Pie by Sarah Weeks in this episode. In this book, the Pie Queen of Ipswitch dies and leaves her famous pie crust recipe to her cat, Lardo. Tell us how to properly pronounce pecan and find out which one of us doesn’t like pie as we delve into this sweet story. Tipsiness […]

Duration:00:41:05

Episode 13 – Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

1/16/2018
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In this episode, the babes and a special guest read Turtles All the Way Down by John Green. It’s about a girl with anxiety named Aza, who, along with her bubbly best friend, go on a hunt to solve the case of a missing billionaire. Enjoy some #tuatarafacts, learn what a terrible father looks like, […]

Duration:00:57:33

Episode 12 – Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

1/2/2018
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The babes are rollin’ into 2018 with the graphic novel Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson. Listen as they hip check each other and discover a shared childhood passion as they come of age with main character Astrid…oh, and they get tipsy too. Tipsiness brought to us by: Lawson’s, Half Full, Orkney, and AleSmith. Warning: book […]

Duration:00:39:13

Episode 11 – NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

12/19/2017
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Ho Ho Ho-ly crap! Do we have a holiday book for you! In this episode, the babes take a ride across the Shorter Way Bridge to Christmasland as they dive into NOS4A2 by Joe Hill. Get creeped out with us as we discuss various morbid Christmas decorating tips, drink heavily, and get in the holiday […]

Duration:00:48:28

Episode 10 – The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

12/5/2017
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Things get mysterious as the babes and a special guest join The Mysterious Benedict Society (by Trenton Lee Stewart). Tune in as we infiltrate the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, run by the evil Ledroptha Curtain. Find out who may have been on quaaludes, who may have been the fan favorite, and what “The […]

Duration:00:48:25

Episode 9 – Violet Grenade by Victoria Scott

11/21/2017
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It’s time for a dark and disturbing discussion! In this episode, we discuss Victoria Scott’s newest book: Violet Grenade. This explosive psychological thriller tells the story of troubled runaway Domino Ray. Tune in to find out what is (or who is) in Domino’s head, the ins and outs of hazing, and what really goes on […]

Duration:00:42:31

Episode 8 – Sweet Valley Throwbook Extravaganza

11/7/2017
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It’s another throwbook special, only more extravagant! The babes each read a book from the popular Sweet Valley series by Francine Pascal, which chronicles the insane adventures of the beautiful teenage Wakefield twins. There’s a crash landing of a questionable nature, a kidnapping by a cult, and a wild ride in Kansas that send us […]

Duration:00:54:03

Episode 7 – The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery

10/24/2017
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In this episode, the babes deep dive into the ocean and discuss The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery. We enter the mysterious world of the octopus as we learn from Sy’s many interactions with these awesome and intelligent creatures. Listen to us fire off some cool #octofacts and explore our consciousness – sort […]

Duration:00:46:04

Episode 6 – The Truth About Stacey (Baby-Sitters Club #4) by Ann M. Martin

10/10/2017
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In this special throwbook episode, the babes tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth…about Stacey. In our tipsiest episode yet, we delve into the drama of the fourth Baby-Sitters Club novel. Hear Stacey’s big secret, how the baby-sitters handle an unfriendly rivalry, and learn about what the hell is wrong with Stacey’s parents. […]

Duration:00:43:29