Have you ever wanted to hear us talk a lot about having a troll boyfriend and a sword? You’re in luck, because this week we’re chatting about Holly Black’s Valiant, in which those two basic human desires are satisfied. Also, how much is too much to show, why do we love monster romance, and finding ourselves in a story about finding yourself.
To get right to the Valiant talk, skip to 00:25:00.
Warnings: This one’s marked explicit for a reason, folks. Alongside a bunch of cussing, you also have graphic discussions (by us and in the book) of drug use and some discussion of sexual assault.
What Missy’s Been Up To:
Y the Last Man by Brian K. Vaughn, Pia Guerra, Jose Marzen Jr., Pamela Rambo, and Clem Robins
Emo the Musical
What Merri’s Been Up To:
The Shannara Chronicles
We Could Plant a House, We Could Build a Tree by Like_a_Dove
Some Links You Might Find Interesting:
Stupid sexy monsters: why we like beastly romances by Kayleigh Robinson
Why Is Monster Erotica So Popular Anyway? By Lauren Davis