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S3E9 – Put A 2019 Recap On It

2019 has come to a close! Ardo and Yash celebrate by talking about their top reads of the year. What did you enjoy reading this year? Tell us by tagging us on Twitter and Instagram.

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 mention in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt or in the comments below.

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S3E8 – Put A Murder On It

Ardo and Yash discuss the books they’ve been reading in 2019 for the final time as the countdown to 2020 begins. 

  • Picture books (2:00)
  • Comics (4:17)
  • Young Adult (11:10)
  • Contemporary/Poetic (14:41)
  • Speculative Fiction (19:20)
  • Historical Fiction (29:43)
  • Nonfiction (31:27)
  • Book Focus: International Crime Fiction/Thrillers (38:46)

Ardo reviewed Teen Titans: Raven and Dear Justice League which you can read on Women Write About Comics.

You can find both Ardo and Yash’s comic projects here:

Power & Magic: The Queer Witch Comics Anthology Volume 2
Wayward Kindred anthology

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 mention in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S3E7 – PABOI: Nafiza Azad

Back in April, Ardo and Yash interviewed Nafiza Azad about her debut young adult novel, The Candle and the Flame. They discussed Nafiza’s writing style, the experience of being a debut author and what she plans to write about next.

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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S3E6 – Put A Detour On It

It’s fall! Here’s an episode recorded back in July. Ardo and Yash have read a wide range of books and also go on a couple of conversational detours. They’ve also divided up the titles in the following categories:

  • Comics
  • Kid Lit/Young Adult (21:25)
  • Adult (39:20)

Let us know what you think about the new approach!

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 mention in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S3E5 – Put A #FlashMob On It

In this post-hiatus episode, Ardo and Yash discuss their TCAF and VanCAF experiences, and Yash talks about news that’s not quite new. Then they spent the rest of the episode talking about Spider-Man: Far From Home. Beware of spoilers starting 16 minutes into the episode.

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 mention in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S3E4 – Put A Jackfruit On It

This episode was recorded back in March. Yash talks about the conversations she’s done having which includes jackfruit. Then the duo discuss the books they’ve been reading.

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 mention in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S3E3 – PABOI: S.A. Chakraborty

Ardo and Yash interviewed S.A. Chakraborty, author of The City of Brass and its sequel, The Kingdom of Copper. They geeked out about Islamic history, a trope she loves to subvert, and Ardo find a link between the series and Somalia!

There are some spoilers for both The City of Brass and The Kingdom of Copper from 28:09 to 35:52.

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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S3E2 – (Don’t) Put Some Censorship On It

In this episode, Ardo and Yash discuss who gets to cover community reactions to controversial books at institutions like The New York Times. Also: what is censorship and does not financially supporting a book count? Then they talk about the books they’ve been reading which starts 26 minutes into the episode.

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 mention in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.

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S3E1 – Put Some Anticipation On It

Ardo and Yash will be resting up in January to plan and scheme but will return in February with new content! But for now, enjoy this episode where they discuss their reading resolutions and the 2019 books they’re excited to read. Their resolutions begin 33 minutes into the episode.

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 mention in the episode can be found on Goodreads. You can also find the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @PutABlurbOnIt.