A Court of Feels: A Discussion of A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas

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Join us for a monumental podcast! Not only is it our return from extended hiatus, but it is Shelfie’s 1 year anniversary, Cynthia’s birthday, and thwe have joined the Nerd 901 family! There is just so much going on. Which makes the topic of discussion even more appropriate. Tune in to hear us gush about the most anticipated YA release of the year: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas.

WARNING: This is not a spoiler free review. If you haven’t read the book or hate spoilers you should check back with us once you have read A Court of Wings and Ruin.

If you haven’t listened to our very first episode, which covered both A Court of Thorns and Roses and A Court of Mist and Fury, we suggest listening to that first. It can be found here.

Thank you so much for tuning in! We are really very sorry for the long hiatus. Life just gets in the way sometimes, you know? That said, we do hope that you will welcome us back with open arms.

We apologize for the excessive squeeing that can be found in this podcast. It is extremely difficult to discuss the wonder that is ACOWAR without it. We hope you enjoyed it none the less and we look forward to hearing your opinions on the book. Share away!

Don’t forget to tune in next time to hear what we thought of Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor.

Shelfie is proud to be a part of the Nerd901 Family! Be sure to check out Nerd901.com for more nerdy content.

Unpopular Opinions: A Discussion of Caraval by Stephanie Garber

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Join us for a discussion of book boyfriends, glowing reviews, and our extremely unpopular opinion of Caraval by Stephanie Garber!

WARNING: This is not a spoiler free review. If you haven’t read the book or hate spoilers you should check back with us once you have read Caraval.

Thank you so much for tuning in! We really hope that you enjoyed our most recent episode! Like we said in the episode, not everyone likes everything. We are very aware that our opinion of Caraval is a bit of a black sheep. That said, we would love to hear what you thought! Did we miss something? Let us know! Tell us why you loved it or why you hated it! We would love to have a discussion.

If you are interested in participating in the discussion that is already happeneing in the Shelfie Book Club you can click here. We’d love to hear what you have to say.

If you are interested in voting on our March book please check out the book club or The Shelfie Showdown! These choice will be announced in our next episode!

Don’t forget to tune in next time to hear what we thought of Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones!

Check out the other books featured in this episode:

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The Webs We Weave: A Discussion of The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

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Join us for discussion of what they have recently read! This includes, but is in no way limited to, The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon! That’s right! We have been talking about it for months and just not got around to talking about it on the podcast. This is definitely an episode you will not want to miss.

WARNING: This is a not a spoiler free review! If you have not read the book and do not like spoilers, we recommend reading the book before listening to this episode.

As promised, we have included pictures of the construction of the cover as well as a video. Check it out. The work that went into the art is amazing! We are convinced it’s magic.

So, have you read the Sun is Also a Star? Was it a hit for you in 2016? Or did it fall flat? Tell us what you think in the comments below or post on our discussion thread in the Shelfie Book Club. We would love nothing more than to hear your thoughts on what we thought was a standout contemporary novel!

You can also find Caitlin’s early review of The Sun is Also a Star here if you prefer something spoiler free.

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the books mentioned in this episode!

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The Clone Wars: A Discussion of Replica by Lauren Oliver

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Tune in for a walk down Shelife Lane with Caitlin and Cynthia as they talk about meeting Lauren Oliver, Kendare Blake, Beth Revis, and Victoria Schwab. Then join the pair as they discuss clones, conspiracies, and Lauren Oliver’s spectacular Sci-Fi novel, Replica.

WARNING: This is a not a spoiler free review! If you have not read the book and do not like spoilers, we recommend reading the book before listening to this episode.

Have you read Replica? What did you think? Was it the most amazing thing you have ever read or did it fall flat? Did you agree with Cynthia that flipping the book caused a disconnet or was that your favorite part? Have you gotten to meet your author heroes? Share all of your thoughts in the comments below! We would love to hear them!

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So, just in case you wanted proof there is Caitlin with Lauren Oliver and Kendare Blake! Awesome, right?

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the books mentioned in this episode!

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Hits and Misses: The Best and Worst books of 2016 According to Shelfie

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Join Caitlin and Cynthia as they take a trip down memory lane to discuss the hits and misses of 2016! Did you favorite make the cut? How many times did Caitlin mention Empire of Storms? Tune in to find out!

WARNING: We tired to be a spoiler free as possible in the episode, but we may not have been a vigilant as we intended. We apologize for any spoilers!

Were we wrong in our assessments of these books? Did you favorite get left off? Please let us know what you thought in the comments below!

Thank you so much for tuning in! We hope you enjoyed our newest episode. We had so many opinions on the books we read last year and we are so glad that we got to share them with you, not only in this episode but in the many that came before it and the reviews and posts on the blog. You guys were awesome in 2016 and we look forward to an even better 2017!

Tune in next time to hear what we thought of The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon!

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the books mentioned in this episode!

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Is This a Book? A Discussion of The Reader by Traci Chee

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Join Caitlin and Cynthia while they discuss dream casts, book themed candles, and The Reader by Traci Chee. Help them answer the big question “Is this a book?” Don’t worry. It won’t take them too long to answer.

WARNING: This is not a spoiler free review. If you haven’t read the book or hate spoilers you should check back with us once you have read The Reader.

Thank you so much for tuning in! We hope you enjoyed our newest episode. We were so very excited for this book and we hope that you will tune in and hear what we thought of it! You should also share your comments below! If you think Caitlin was too harsh let us know! We love discussion!

Tune in next time to hear what we thought of Replica by Lauren Oliver!

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the books mentioned in this episode!

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Plot Device Billy: A Discussion of Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

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Politics! Poison! Plot Devices! Oh my! Three Dark Crowns is finally here. Want to know more about Plot Device Billy? Tune in to hear Caitlin and Cynthia discuss royal tasters, poison, and Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake in the newest episode of Shelfie!

WARNING: This is not a spoiler free review. If you haven’t read the book or hate spoilers you should check back with us once you have read Three Dark Crowns.

Thank you so much for tuning in! We hope you enjoyed our newest episode. We hope you enjoyed our opinions on Kendare Blake’s newest offering. Did you like it more than we did? Were we a little hard on Billy? Let us know in the comments. We’d love to discuss it with you!

Tune in next time to hear what we thought of The Reader by Traci Chee!

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the books mentioned in this episode!

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Setting the Bar: A Discussion of Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas

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The moment you have all been waiting for is finally here! Empire of Storms is out! Tune in to this extra long episode to hear Caitlin and Cynthia lament the fact that they have to wait a year for Sarah J Maas’s epic conclusion to the Throne of Glass series. Warning: Contains high levels of fangirling.

WARNING: This is not a spoiler free review. If you haven’t read the book or hate spoilers you should check back with us once you have read Empire of Storms. Actually, expect spoilers for the entire Throne of Glass series.

Thank you so much for tuning in! We hope you enjoyed our newest episode. We would apologize for it being longer than normal, but it’s a miracle that we managed to keep it under two hours. There is just so much to SQUEE over! We’d love to hear what you thought about this installment in the Throne of Glass series! Did you love it? Did you hate it? Do you love Rowan? Miss Chaol? Share your thoughts in the comments below! We’d love nothing more than to discuss this book with you guys. Please share!

Tune in next time to hear what we thought of Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake!

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the books mentioned in this episode!

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Usurped by the Empire: A Discussion of A World Without You by Beth Revis

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Tune in to hear Caitlin and Cynthia wish Empire of Storms a very happy book birthday! There might also be some talk of A World Without You by Beth Revis, but who are they kidding? Empire is out! That’s what matters!

WARNING: This is not a spoiler free review. If you haven’t read the book or hate spoilers you should check back with us once you have read A World Without You.

Thank you so much for tuning in! We hope you enjoyed our seventh episode. Sadly it’s a little disjointed. But, it’s hard to focus when the next book in your favorite series is waiting for you! We’d love to hear what you thought about A World Without You, though. Did you love it? Is contemporary your jam? Share your favorites in the comments below! We’d love nothing more than to hear your opinions. Please share!

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Tune in next time to hear what we thought of the next installment in the epic Throne of Glass series!

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the books mentioned in this episode!

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Of Monsters and Men: A Discussion of This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

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Tune in to hear Caitlin and Cynthia rave about Urban Fantasy and This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab!

WARNING: This is not a spoiler free review. If you haven’t read the book or hate spoilers you should check back with us once you have read This Savage Song.

Thank you so much for tuning in! We hope you enjoyed our little monster mash! Is Urban Fantasy one of your favorite genres? Share your favorites in the comments below! We would love to see your recommendations. Did you love This Savage Song? Did you hate it? We’d love nothing more than to hear your opinions. Please share!

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the books mentioned in this episode!

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