Dec 7, 2018
This episode is a first in a lot of ways: our first Persephone retelling, our first Greek mythology retelling, and our first time doing a sequel of a series! We dive into Sarah J Maas's A Court of Mist and Fury to discover that we maybe do love our Hades character, sometimes like our Persephone character, but overall,...
Nov 22, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving! If you need a break from family, come dive into SEASON 8! We talk a few Greek underworld mythos, particularly Persephone and Hades and Orpheus and Eurydice! We are incredibly excited to branch out!
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Oct 11, 2018
Mari and Meg headed to NYCC, so everything is late ahhh!
But that's okay: due to peer pressure, we switched movies to John Wick! Which leads to a long discussion of how this has nothing to do with Baba Yaga. But we wrap up our thoughts on our favorite witch before getting ready for our next series!
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Sep 27, 2018
Mari and Meg are back with a slightly disappointing Baba Yaga story this week. Dreaming Anastasia by Joy Preble is pitched as an Anastasia Romanov and Baba Yaga story....which it does have both of these things.
This book is as close to a "nice" Baba Yaga as we get, and that's a bit hard to stomach. Whiny teens,...
Sep 20, 2018
Mari and Meg are back and talking about Vassilissa the Beautiful retellings! We have two for you in one episode, so get ready. We discuss "Fair Vasyl," a genderbending retelling by Steve Harper Piziks with a steampunk bonus, and Vassa in the Night by Sarah Porter — a magical realism retelling set in Brooklyn and is...