Episode 31 – New Moon

New Moon by Stephanie Meyer

It’s been one year since our very first episode, when Caroline of Fantastic Fangirls read Twilight by Stephenie Meyer with us! To celebrate, we decided to return to the scene of the crime and read New Moon, the next book in the Twilight saga. Also, we decided to drink heavily while we talked about it. We crowdsourced a Worst Bestsellers drinking game and played it as we recorded. It turns out that if you drink every time one of us says “literally,” you’ll get pretty drunk! We hope you enjoy listening to this extra-long special episode as much as we enjoyed recording it, but that’s honestly probably impossible. Thanks for listening to us this year! We hope to continue reading stuff so you don’t have to for years to come.

Readers advisory: Here.

Footnotes: Another Look at Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight

American Indians in Children’s Literature on Twilight

Sucking The Quileute Dry

Truth Versus Twilight

Running With The Wolves: A Racialicious Reading of Twilight

New Moon and the Joys of Face Punch

The Vamp Sex Toy (NSFW)

Worst Bestsellers Drinking Game

Forever Young Adult’s New Moon Drinking Game

Candy pairing:  Caroline says giant Reese’s peanut butter cups, Kait says Mr. Goodbar, Renata says Dove Promises.

Coming up next: Dino Park After Dark by Christie Sims & Alara Branwen.

Special note: We’re having a Twilight movie tweet-along on 7pm (EST) the evening of October 4th. It’s currently streaming on Netflix. We hope you’ll join us with #TwiWorst ! Netflix took down the Twilight movie on October 1st, so we’ll be livetweeting the documentary TWILIGHT IN VOLTERRA instead.


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(But no pressure, we’re also happy if you get these items from your local library or independent bookstore.)

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