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S5E6 – Put A Crossover On It with Everyone and Their Sister (Part 1)

You’ve been waiting for it and they’ve delivered. Ardo and Yash have the co-hosts of the Everyone and Their Sister podcast on to chat about their fave reads of the year so far. This is part one of their mid-year freakout featuring Steph, Nat and Yash’s book picks. 

Be sure to also check out Everyone and Their Sister’s two parted crossover episodes with Ardo and Yash:

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.

Posted in Podcast Episodes, Season 5

S5E5 – Put Some Crows On It

In this episode, Ardo and Yash discuss the #FreePalestine movement before diving into their what they’ve been reading. It’s a mostly Ardo episode in terms of books read but Yash does chat about her Rule of Wolves feels–the newest book in the Grishaverse–before the pair discuss season 1 of the Shadow and Bone TV show. 

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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S5E3 – Put A Producer On It

This is an extra long episode of the podcast! Ardo and Yash spend some time talking about anti-Asian hate, #OwnVoices and if book lists (and other pop culture lists) are helpful. Then they talk about what they’ve been reading, and get a bit of behind-the-scenes help from friend of the pod and unintentional producer of this episode, Angel!

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.

Posted in Interview, Podcast Episodes, Season 5

S5S2 – PABOI: Chloe Gong

Ardo and Yash interviewed debut author Chloe Gong about her Romeo and Juliette reimagining, The Violent Delights. They discuss what it’s like to be a Gen Z author in publishing, the confidence in Chloe’s writing, colonialism and diaspora feels, and the research into 1920s Shanghai. It’s a fun interview!

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.

Posted in Interview, Podcast Episodes, Season 4

S4S8 – PABOI: Tracy Deonn (Part 2)

Ardo and Yash are back with the second part of their interview with debut author Tracy Deonn about her newly released young adult Arthurian retelling, Legendborn. This episode is FULL OF SPOILERS! They went deep into the book with regards to how it tackled race, Tracy’s personal history in writing it and breaking down its memorable characters.

It cannot be stressed enough: SO MANY SPOILERS. 

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.

Posted in Season 4

S4E7 – Put Some QuaranReads On It

Ardo and Yash discuss what they’ve been since everything locked down in March. 

  • 7:17 – Contemporary Adult
  • 17:33 – Genre Adult
  • 35:49 – Young Adult/Middle Grade
  • 1:12:19 – Comics
  • 1:32:05 – Yash’s Book Focus
  • 1:34:34 – Ardo’s new job and new projects from the PABOI team

Yash’s comic can be found in Power & Magic: The Queer Witch Comics Anthology Vol. 2 and Ardo’s comic can be found in Wayward Kindred. The IG Lives mentioned can be found here (Amplify Black Voices Part 1 and Part 2, and Quarantine check-in).

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.

Posted in Podcast Episodes, Season 4

S4E3 – Put Some Revenge On It

It’s Galentine’s Day! Spend it with your favourite book pals, Ardo and Yash, as they discuss the books they’ve read this month. Yash talks about her obsession with Ausma Zehanat Khan’s mystery series (about time!) and her new job. Ardo gushes over Leigh Bardugo’s Ninth House and approaching anthologies.

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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S4E2 – PABOI: Cindy Pon

Back in the spring of 2019, Ardo and Yash interviewed young adult author Cindy Pon about the sequel in her Want duology, Ruse, as well as exploring grief in young adult speculative fiction, her Chinese brush art and more.

You can read the Syfy Wire article we mentioned, Five Sci-fi and Fantasy Series That Should Be on TV by Preeti Chhibber, here.

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.

Posted in Podcast Episodes, Season 3

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.