Kait, Renata, and their guest Anna (of LCARS Librarian and Women Write About Comics) read Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard. It’s a confusing melange of everyone’s favorite YA dystopia tropes, like “love triangle,” “government-sponsored competition,” and “manic pixie blood girl.” Listen now for the return of Fucking, Marrying, Killing, and a discussion of dystopian menstrual blood art!
Readers advisory: Here.
Footnotes: This Woman Is Using Her Own Period Blood To Create Beautiful Photographs
Candy pairing: Anna says red velvet candy corn, Kait says generic grocery store knockoff candy, Renata says Shock Tarts.
Coming up next: Diary of an Oxygen Thief by Anonymous.
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