Fictional Hangover
The Selection (again)

The Selection (again)

January 6, 2021

“True love is usually the most inconvenient kind.”

In this episode of Fictional Hangover, Amanda and Claire revisit a book previously covered on the podcast back before each episode was so in-depth and talk about brats, boys and ball gowns in their discussion of The Selection by Kiera Cass, narrated by Amy Rubinate, featuring music by Lyss Emerson.

The New Year’s Party

The New Year’s Party

December 30, 2020

"The reason I gave this party is because I decided it would be easier to kill you all at once--instead of continuing one by one."

 

In this episode of Fictional Hangover, Amanda and Claire talk about crappy pranks, car wrecks and ... CLIFFHANGERS! in their discussion of The New Year’s Party by R. L. Stine, featuring music by Lyss Emerson.

Dark Christmas LIVE!

Dark Christmas LIVE!

December 23, 2020

"We are lucky, even the worst of us, because daylight comes."


In this extra special episode of Fictional Hangover (recorded LIVE!), Amanda and Claire celebrate the holidays by discussing the short story Dark Christmas by Jeanette Winterson, featuring music by Lyss Emerson.

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Daughter of Smoke and Bone

December 16, 2020

"Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there's no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic."

In this episode of Fictional Hangover, Amanda and Claire talk about teeth, wishes, hope, beauty, magic and whimsy in their discussion of Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor, narrated by Khristine Hvam, featuring music by Lyss Emerson.

 

 

Stardust

Stardust

December 9, 2020

“Adventures are all very well in their place … but there’s a lot to be said for regular meals and freedom from pain.”

In this episode of Fictional Hangover, Amanda and Claire talk about sleeping, eating, spitting in a unicorn’s mouth, and shrugging and walking away in their discussion of Stardust by Neil Gaiman, narrated by the author, featuring music by Lyss Emerson.

The Case of the Missing Marquess

The Case of the Missing Marquess

December 2, 2020

“Something the matter, duckie?”

In this episode of Fictional Hangover, Amanda and Claire talk about brothers who are dicks, the movie adaptation and selling your petticoats, duckie in their discussion of The Case of the Missing Marquess by Nancy Springer, audiobook narrated by Katherine Kellgren, featuring music by Lyss Emerson.

The Star-Touched Queen

The Star-Touched Queen

November 25, 2020

"It is nice to be nice. It is also nice to eat people."

In this episode of Fictional Hangover, Amanda and Claire talk about a marble bird, a knitting elephant and a talking horse in their discussion of The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi, featuring music by Lyss Emerson.

 

 

Interview with Rosaria Munda

Interview with Rosaria Munda

November 18, 2020

Amanda and Claire have a chat with author Rosaria Munda and play a game of Would You Rather with her based on her book Fireborne, featuring music by Lyss Emerson.

Fireborne

Fireborne

November 18, 2020

"I can make history one step at a time."

 

In this episode of Fictional Hangover, Amanda and Claire talk about burning! fire! and burning people with fire! in their discussion of Fireborne by Rosaria Munda, narrated by Christian Coulson and Candice Moll, with Steve West, featuring the author for a game of Would You Rather and music by Lyss Emerson.

One of Us Is Lying

One of Us Is Lying

November 11, 2020

“Things’ll get worse before they get better. Well, they surely did get worse, and now there’s nowhere to go but up.”

 

In this episode of Fictional Hangover, Amanda and Claire talk about apples, bananas, and the new-normal, (newmal?) in their discussion of One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus, featuring music by Lyss Emerson.

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