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S6E8: PABOI: Tracy Deonn Returns (Part 2)

This is part two of our Tracy Deonn strikes back interview. Just like our epic 2020 interview with the bestselling author of Legendborn, we’ve done a two part interview of the recently released sequel, Bloodmarked. Part two is 100% spoilers so if you haven’t read Bloodmarked, do that before listening to this. Be sure to also listen to part one which is spoiler free.

Bloodmarked is now out!

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S6E7: PABOI: Tracy Deonn Returns (Part 1)

Back for a second time, Tracy Deonn returns after her last epic 2-part interview with an even more epic 2-part interview! She discusses Bloodmarked–the sequel to her bestselling young adult novel, Legendborn–with Ardo and Yash. The trio also chat about life as a successful author, how the publishing experience has differed/remained the same and getting to meet readers in-person. This interview does NOT contain spoilers for Bloodmarked but does contain spoilers for Legendborn.

Bloodmarked is now out!

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S6E6 – PABOI: Mia P. Manansala

Author Mia P. Manansala joins Ardo and Yash to discuss the third book in her cozy mystery series, Blackmail and Bibingka. They also chat about the mystery genre as a whole, the Crime Writers of Color resource and food!

Blackmail and Bibingka comes out October 4, 2022.

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. Check out our blog at putablurbonit.wordpress.com. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S6E5 – Put An Epic On It

This episode was recorded back in June as a mid-year check-in. Ardo and Yash discussed what they’ve been reading which included some horror, mystery, nonfiction, poetry, romance and KidLit. They also discussed reading Vaishnavi Patel’s debut novel, Kaikeyi.

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. Check out our blog at putablurbonit.wordpress.com. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S6E4 – Put A New Year On It: The Zeta Remix

Ardo and Yash are once again joined by their pal and friend of the pod, Angel Cruz, to discuss their anticipated reads and reading resolutions (56:50). This episode was recorded back in the winter of 2021 when the omnicron COVID variant was raging. Enjoy this glimpse at the past and tell us if you’re on your way to succeeding with your reading resolutions or how many of your anitcipated reads you were able to check out.

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The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. Check out our blog at putablurbonit.wordpress.com. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S6E3 – PABOI: Nafiza Azad Returns

Back for a second time, Nafiza Azad joins Ardo and Yash to discuss her second young adult novel, The Wild Ones. They also chat about her experience of the publishing industry and her upcoming young adult novel, Road of the Lost.

Road of the Lost comes out October 18, 2022.

  • Spoiler conversations around The Wild Ones begins at 45:49

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. Check out our blog at putablurbonit.wordpress.com. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S6E2 – Put A Blurb On It Celebrates 5 Years Old!

Who would have known we’d still be doing this podcast five years later? To celebrate, we re-released our first ever episode, The Teaser, so you can enjoy the beginning all over again.

We haven’t released many episodes this year but it’s been a generally intense 2 years for many of us. However, we are releasing some new episodes so look out for that!

Have a favourite episode or moment of the podcast? Let us know!

Thanks for listening. – Ardo and Yash

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S6E1 – Put A 2021 Recap On It

Usually the final episode of a season, season 6 is starting off with the best of 2021! Ardo and Yash bring back their pal and friend of the pod, Angel Cruz, to discuss their individual top 5 reads of last year. 

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S5E12 – Put Some Webtoons On It

This episode was recorded a while back but hosts Ardo and Yash wanted to end the year with just the two of them and the books they’ve read! They discuss the Webtoon comics they’ve gotten into, nonfiction and speculative fiction that left a mark, and what they both thought of White Smoke by Tiffany D. Jackson.

The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S5E11 – Put Some Nostalgia On It: Gossip Girl (Part 2)

Hello Upper East Siders! Ardo, Yash and special guest, Hana of Story Nut, continue discussing Gossip Girl at part of Put Some Nostalgia On It! In part two, they tackle HBO’s new Gossip Girl tv show and how it stacked up against the original.

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The logo was designed by Nick Hanover. The theme song and break music is from Haris Qureshi’s song Give AF. You can find his album here. Everything mentioned in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.