We’re helpless for the Schuyler Sisters (you know, Angelica, Eliza…and Peggy), so we read Alex & Eliza by Melissa de la Cruz with Andrea. Unfortunately, the author threw away her shot at writing something we didn’t want to burn. Make sure your vaccines are up-to-date before you listen to us discuss some Hamilton fanfiction that has a lot more smallpox and a lot less love than we were hoping for.
Readers advisory: Here.
Footnotes: Episode 38 – Hamilton
Melissa de la Cruz’s Alex & Eliza: Hamilton-inspired YA novel retells a love story
Queer as a Five Dollar Bill by Lee Wind
U.S. Army Medical Department: John Cochran
George Washington and the First Mass Military Inoculation
Candy pairing: Andrea says peppermint coconut, Kait says a picked-over Russell Stover sampler, Renata says a chocolate orange.
Coming up next: The Amorous Adventures and Intrigues of Aaron Burr by Anonymous.
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