Did you ever read a science fiction book and think, “I wish I knew more about these characters’ bathroom usage?” If so, Red Rising by Pierce Brown is the book for you! Children’s librarian Anna (@opinionsbyanna) joined us for this miserable slog through a Martian Hunger Games with no carbs and no bathroom breaks. Listen now to find out into which Hogwarts House each Martian House would be sorted!
Content warning: This book and our discussion of it contains sexual assault, war, and general unpleasantness.
Readers advisory: Here.
Footnotes: Red Rising Wiki – Caste Pyramid
My Brother, My Brother and Me: Cool Pee Book
The West Wing – CJ Does The Jackal
Candy Pairing: Anna says Atomic warheads, Kait says generic beef jerky, Renata says vomit flavored Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans.
Coming up next: Stranger Than Fanfiction by Chris Colfer.
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