Episodes in Order

By March 15, 2020 June 29th, 2022 No Comments

(Also, Episode Index, Episode Extras)

Episode 1: “Let’s Start From the Very Beginning” Harry Potter (Series, MG/YA)
Episode 2: “The Scythe Harvest” Arc of a Scythe (Series, YA)
BONUS! Episode 2.5: “Behind the Scenes of Silhouettes” (YA)
Episode 3: Illuminae Files Declassified” Illuminae Files (Series, YA)
Episode 4: “Serving Up WaitressWaitress (Musical)
Episode 5: “Secrets of Spy SchoolSpy School (Series, MG)
Episode 6: “Regarding Red Rising…” Red Rising (Series)
BONUS! Episode 6.5:Girl on the Brink” with Christina Hoag (Author)
Episode 7: “Serpent & Dove-TailSerpent & Dove (YA)
BONUS! Episode 7.5:The Path to Robert Caro” with Justin Heyman (Reader)
Episode 8: “A Series of Unfortunate Episodes” A Series of Unfortunate Events (Series, MG)
BONUS! Episode 8.5: “Writing Kidlit”
with Jamie Kiffel-Alcheh (Author)
Episode 9:ExTolling The Hunchback of Notre Dame” The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Musical & Animation)
BONUS! Episode 9.5:
Fifth Child & I Fell Into A Volcano” with Lynne Gassel (Author)
Episode 10: “Hoping for Other PunchlinesHope and Other Punch Lines (YA)
BONUS! Episode 10.5: “The Importance of Being a Librarian”
with Kelly Powers (Librarian)
Episode 11:Locking Up The Phantom of the Opera” The Phantom of the Opera (Musical)
BONUS! Episode 11.5: “First Line Of Defense” with Miryam Fey (Editor)
Episode 12:Muses of Strange DreamersStrange the Dreamer & Muse of Nightmares (Duology, YA)
Episode 13: “Les Miserables StorytellingLes Miserables (Musical)
BONUS! Episode 13.5: “Be Advised!”
with Becky Spratford (Book Reviewer/Librarian Trainer)
Episode 14: Eager for Knight’s Castle” Knight’s Castle (MG, Chapter Book)
BONUS! Episode 14.5: “‘Ghost Stories'” with Michael Levin (Author)
Episode 15:Let Your Shrek Flag Fly” Shrek (Musical)
SPECIAL! Episode 1:
Artemis Gone Fowl” Artemis Fowl (Film)
BONUS! Episode 15.5: “The Horror! The Horror…Story!”
with Jonathan Janz (Author)
Episode 16: “Sanctuary’s Cagey Kiss” Sanctuary(YA)
BONUS! Episode 16.5: “The Arc-hitecture of Romance”
with Sonali Dev (Author)
Episode 17: “Come From Away With Us! Come From Away (Musical)
BONUS! Episode 17.5: “Octo-Parts of KidLit” with Scott Sussman (Author)
Episode 18: “Six Crooked Crows” Six of Crows & Crooked Kingdom (Duology, YA)
BONUS! Episode 18.5: “English is Lit!” with Naomi Benjamin (English Teacher)
Episode 19: “Thrice on this Island” Island Series: Shipwreck, Survival, Escape(MG)
SPECIAL! Episode 2: “The (Theme) Music Man”
feat. Tim Burke (Writer)
BONUS! Episode 19.5: “Beyond the (Big) Break” with Heather Buchta (Author)
Episode 20: “A Not So Merry-Go-Round” Carousel (Musical)
BONUS! Episode 20.5: “The Large Impact of a Small Story” with Ernesto Cisneros (Author)
Episode 21: “The TOAST Master!” Framed! Crime Fighting Series (MG)
BONUS! Episode 21.5: “What We Write in the Shadows”
with Marlene Perez (Author)
Episode 22: “It’s A Musical!” Something Rotten (Musical)
Episode 23: “All Show, No Tell” The Greatest Showman(Movie Musical)
Episode 24: “Unwind Unwound” Unwind (Series, YA)
Episode 25: “Long Live My Lady Jane!” My Lady Jane (YA)
BONUS! Episode 25.5: “Licensed to Write”
with Stacia Deutsch (Author)
Episode 26: “Are You My Father?” Mamma Mia! (Film & Musical)
Episode 27: “This Savage Duet” This Savage Song & Our Dark Duet (Monsters of Verity Series, YA)
Episode 28: “Anne of New Fables” Anne with an E (Netflix Series)
BONUS! Episode 28.5: “I, Nemesis” with SJ Kincaid (Author)
Episode 29: “Beyond the Bright Places” All the Bright Places (Book & Film, YA)
BONUS! Episode 29.5: “And, There Were Dinosaurs” with Miriam Wade (Author)
Episode 30: “The Almost Last Magician” The Last Magician(YA)
BONUS! Episode 30.5: “‘You Will Be Found'”
with Rebekah Lowell (Author/Illustrator/Librarian)
Episode 31: “Epic Reckoning” Steelheart (The Reckoners Series, YA)
BONUS! Episode 31.5: “Set the Sun on Fire” with Hanna C. Howard (Author)
Episode 32: “LalalalaLand” La La Land (Movie Musical)
Episode 33: “Uncovering Rot &Ruin” Rot & Ruin (YA)
Episode 34: “School’s Out for Good & Evil” The School for Good & Evil (MG)
Episode 34.5: “PEPS Talk!” with Tiffany Brannan (Singer/Founder)
Episode 35: “Chemically Imbalanced Hearts” Chemical Hearts (YA)
BONUS! Episode 35.5: “Braving the Ink”
with Cassie Gustafson (Author)
Episode 36: “Baby, It’s Cold Outside!” Winter of Peril (Dear Canada Series, MG)
BONUS! Episode 36.5: Feeling Lucky!” with Nicole Kilpatrick (Author)
Episode 37: “Boarding Up the Moulin Rouge” Moulin Rouge (Film & Musical)
Episode 38: “Before I Fall…Again” Before I Fall (Book & Film, YA)
BONUS! Episode 38.5:Seeing Ghosts” with Jessica Freeburg (Author)
Episode 39: “To Fool A Kingdom” To Kill A Kingdom (YA)
BONUS! Episode 39.5: “Bending Toward Hope”
with Ashley Schumacher (Author)
Episode 40: “Remakes Old as Time” Beauty & The Beast (Animation & Musical & Live Action)
BONUS! Episode 40.5: “So Many Books, So Little Time” with Winter Lawrence (Author/Bookseller)
Episode 41: “Oh (My Word) Got Trouble!” The Music Man (Original Film)
Episode 42: “Over the Hillbilly?” Hillbilly Elegy (Book & Film)
Episode 43: “The Confusing ‘Game'” The Westing Game (MG)
BONUS! Episode 43.5: “Highly Interested” with Russ Thompson (Author)
Episode 44: “Teen Years and Other Black Holes” My Heart and Other Black Holes (YA)
BONUS! Episode 44.5: “Editing State of Mind” with Rebecca Klempner (Writer/Editor)
Episode 45: “High Noon Shane” Shane (Book & Film, MG)
BONUS! Episode 45.5: “A Writer By Any Other Genre…” with Caroline Akervik (Author/Library Coordinator)
Episode 46: “Archie #XXX: So Many Issues” Riverdale (TV Series)
BONUS! Episode 46.5:Superheroes & Fairy Tales” with Molly Lazer (Author)
Episode 47: “22andMe” Soul (Animated Film)
BONUS! Episode 47.5:
Voicing the Beast” with Chuck Wagner (Voice/Actor)
Episode 48: “Checking Out Mr. Lemoncello’s Library” Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
BONUS! Episode 48.5: Behind the Scenes of Human Again (YA)
Episode 49: “Harrowing Harbor” No Safe Harbour (Dear Canada Series, MG)
BONUS! Episode 49.5: Reading the Stacks” with Matt from There Will Be Books (Podcaster)
Episode 50: “Cuts and Gory” Not Even Bones (YA)
BONUS! Episode 50.5:Kidlit Academics” with Lisa Rowe Fraustino (Author/Editor/Scholar)
Episode 51: “He Says, She Says” The Last Five Years (Musical & Film)
BONUS! Episode 51.5: “Digging In” with Sara Schonfeld (Associate Editor)
Episode 52: “Diggin’ into Dumplin’Dumplin’ (Film Adaptation, YA)
BONUS! Episode 52.5: “For Love of the Pitch” with Alec Shane (Literary Agent)
Episode 53: “El Guitar Hero” Coco (Animated Film)
BONUS! Episode 53.5: “#AuthorTrending” with Gretchen McNeil (Author)
Episode 54: “Love Always, Lara Jean” To All the Boys I Loved Before (Series, Film Adaptation, YA)
BONUS! Episode 54.5: “Where I Want To Be” with Michaela Whatnall (Literary Agent)
Episode 55: “Teenagers, Bloody Teenagers” Vampire Academy (Book & Film Adaptation, YA)
BONUS! Episode 55.5: “The E.P.I.S.O.D.E” with Jenny Hickman (Author)
Episode 56: “Game. Set. Matched.” Matched(YA)
BONUS! Episode 56.5: “Getting to the Core”
with Bracha Goetz (Author)
Episode 57: “The Last Apprentice, Probably” The Last Apprentice/Seventh Son (Book & Film Adaptation, MG)
BONUS! Episode 57.5: “Hiya, Pops” read by Chanchy Tenenbaum (Short Story)
Episode 58: “Oh, Bugger!” Ender’s Game (MG/YA)
BONUS! Episode 58.5: “Voice of Gold” with Haley Catherine (Voice/Actor)
Episode 59: “Have Mercy!” Mercy
BONUS! Episode 59.5: Behind the Scenes of Lies of Golden Straw (YA)
Episode 60: “Clever Crayon Caper” The Day the Crayons Quit(Picture Book)
BONUS! Episode 60.5: “A Frigate Load of Books”
with Erin Rivera (Bookstore Owner)
Episode 61: “Pretty and Witty and Revived” West Side Story (Musical & Original Film)
BONUS! Episode 61.5: “In the Loop”
with Wendy Loggia (Senior Executive Editor)
Episode 62: “Grisha Live!” Shadow & Bone (Netflix Series)
BONUS! Episode 62.5: “Going with the Flow”
with Matt Nagin (Poet/Comedian/Director)
Episode 63: “An Eerie Review” Malamander (MG)
BONUS! Episode 63.5: “Voice of the Sea”
with Cherish Vuyovich (Audiobook Reader)
Episode 64: “Keeping Up with the Shtisels” Shtisel (TV Series)
BONUS! Episode 64.5:
Behind the Scenes of Beautiful to Me (YA)
Episode 65: “Got Milk?” Fablehaven (MG)
BONUS! Episode 65.5: “The LetterMan”
with Michael Stiles (Artist/Illustrator)
Episode 66: “Karate Kids’ Kid” Cobra Kai (Netflix Series)
BONUS! Episode 66.5: “Song for a Writer”
with Lynne Kelly (Author)
Episode 67: “Catch a Falling Princess” The Princess Diaries (YA)
BONUS! Episode 67.5: “Into the Sea”
with Thomas Taylor (Author/Illustrator)
Episode 68: “The Fault in Our Odds” Zac & Mia (Film)
BONUS! Episode 68.5: “Finding the Write Path”
with Carlene Griffith (Author)
Episode 69: “Angels & Demons” Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Trilogy, YA)
BONUS! Episode 69.5: “Talking through Pictures”
with Shiho Pate (Illustrator/Game Artist)
Episode 70: “Navigators of the Lost Map” Isle of Blood & Stone (YA)
BONUS! Episode 70.5: “We Write in Many Voices”
with Natalie Lund (Author)
Episode 71: “Living the Vida Vespa” Luca (Animated Film)
BONUS! Episode 71.5: “A Touch of Fae”
with Candace Robinson (Author)
Episode 72: “Not Your Manic Panic Fly Girl” Panic (Amazon Series, YA)
BONUS! Episode 72.5: “Cover Love”
with Leo Nickolls (Cover Design Artist)
Episode 73: “Not Another Cinderella Story!” Cinderella (Live Action Film)
BONUS! Episode 73.5: “Voice of a Hunter”
with Nathan Weiland (Voice/Actor)
Episode 74: “The Earl of Monte Cristo” The Count of Monte Cristo
BONUS! Episode 74.5: Behind the Scenes of Heart of a Hunter
Episode 75: “Inconceivable!” The Princess Bride (Book & Film Adaptation)
BONUS! Episode 75.5: “Getting Animated”
with Chuck Grieb (Illustrator/Storyboard Artist)
Episode 76: “Snowrigin Story” The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (YA)
BONUS! Episode 76.5: “For Love of the Draw”
with Tom Booth (Author/Illustrator/Character Artist)
Episode 77: “Pearl Clutching Character Pearls” (Book, Film, Musical)
BONUS! Episode 77.5: “Paranormal Shift” with Chris Cannon (Author)
Episode 78: “What Happens in Vegas…” The Witches of Vegas/Journey to New Salem (YA) 
BONUS! Episode 78.5: “Feel the Magic in the Air” with Mark Rosendorf (Author)
Episode 79: “Historical Ficti-Ann” Ann Rinaldi
BONUS! Episode 79.5: “Chats of the Trade” with Leah Stuhler (Author/Podcaster)
Episode 80: “Aye, Typical” Atypical (Netflix Series)
BONUS! Episode 80.5: “Follow the Thread” with Meeg Pincus (Author, Editor, Human Educator)
Episode 81: “Canceled Pryntsessa” Blood Heir (YA)
BONUS! Episode 81.5: “On a Journey” with Krista Vitola (Senior Editor)
Episode 82: “Peel Good Love Story” The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (Film)
BONUS! Episode 82.5: “Soul’d” with Jennifer Mattson (Agent)
Episode 83: “What the DUFF?!” The Duff (Film Adaptation, YA)
BONUS! Episode 83.5: “Jungle Book” with Ivy Verdin (Author)

Episode 84: “Community Collage” Community (TV Series)
Episode 85: “Appmaker, Appmaker, Make Me a Match” Mismatched (TV Adaptation)
BONUS! Episode 85.5: “Talking Stock” with Mark Adam (Book Manager)
Episode 86: “Billy Beane’s Budget Brainstorm” Moneyball (Book/Film Adaptation)
BONUS! Episode 86.5: “Lean, Keen, Writing Machine” with Jonathan Maberry (Author)
Episode 87: “Wadda Yippidy Boom da Boom!” Grease (Movie Musical)
BONUS! Episode 87.5: “The Dark Side in a Playground” with Gina Damico (Author)
Episode 88: “tick, tick…Biopic!” tick, tick…BOOM! (Musical Adaptation)
Episode 89: “Don’t Listen to this Episode!” The Name of this Book is Secret (MG)
BONUS! Episode 89.5: “The Wild Life” with Leigh Rubin (Cartoonist)
Episode 90: “The Lyricist of Broadway Street” Steven Sondheim
BONUS! Episode 90.5: “Voice of Ever After” with Nichole James (Audiobook Reader)
Episode 91: “The (Dare) Notebook” Dash & Lily (Netflix Adaptation, YA)
BONUS! Episode 91.5:
Behind the Scenes of End of Ever After” (YA)
Episode 92: “‘But Only You…’ And Also You” Iron Widow (YA)
BONUS! Episode 92.5: “Flying High” with David Boito (Author)
Episode 93: “Skye’s Priority List” Then Came You (Film)
BONUS! Episode 93.5: “Heading West” with Dianna Rostad (Author)
Episode 94: “Extreme British Makeover” My Fair Lady (Film & Musical)
Episode 95: “Frankly, My Dear” Gone with the Wind (Book & Film)
BONUS! Episode 95.5:
“Behind the Scenes of The Sapphire Legend” (YA)
Episode 96: “YA Trends – Out of Africa, and the Far East”
BONUS! Episode 96.5:‘Let the Words Fall Out…’” with Junie Swadron (Writing Coach)
Episode 97: “YA Trends – ‘She’s the Man'”
BONUS! Episode 97.5:Bestseller Island” with Brent Taylor (Agent)
Episode 98: “YA Trends – Queer Eye for the YA Guy”
BONUS! Episode 98.5:Story Portal” with Nikki Mitchell (Author)
Episode 99: “TALL Tales” Tall Girl (1&2)
BONUS! Episode 99.5:Bird-Brain Writing” with April Davila (Writer)
Episode 100: “We Don’t Talk About This Episode” Encanto (Animated Film)
BONUS! Episode 100.5:Unboxing Story Structure” with Stacia Deutsch (Author)
Episode 101: “Re-Percussion” Whiplash (Film)
BONUS! Episode 101.5: “Dropping Hints”
with Sara Schonfeld (Editor)
Episode 102: “Blue Shirt Coup” Free Guy (Film)
BONUS! Episode 102.5:Trying It Out” with Ameerah Holliday (Agent)
Episode 103: “It Goes Without Saying” The Phantom Tollbooth (MG)
BONUS! Episode 103.5: “Finger on the Pulse” with Phil Hands (Editorial Cartoonist)

Episode 104: “Between Shades of Evil” Ashes in the Snow/Between Shades of Gray (YA)
BONUS! Episode 104.5:Keeping it Complex” with Natalie Mae (Author)
Episode 105: “Family Feud” Game of Thrones (TV Series)
BONUS! Episode 105.5: “A Voice for Every Season” with Ray Buffer (Actor/Voice Over Artist)
Episode 106: “Isle of Lost & Found” The World Between Blinks (MG)
BONUS! Episode 106.5: “Taking Off” with Syd Blue (Author)
Episode 107: “Nicest Kids in Podcasting!” Hairspray (Movie Musical)
BONUS! Episode 107.5: “‘Learn to Love Again'” with Angela Ruth Strong (Author)
Episode 108: “The Moonwitch Sonata” The Girl Who Drank the Moon (MG)
BONUS! Episode 108.5: “The KLEMP Test” with Erik Bean (Author)
Episode 109: “YA Trends – Chick Flick Summer”
BONUS! Episode 109.5:Pyramid Schemes” with Geoffrey D. Calhoun (Screenwriter/Author)