Betwixt the Books Buddy Reading Challenge 2021 Wrap Up + 2022 Challenge Prompts

Wherein Michaela and I talk about how we did on the reading challenge we created for ourselves! If you would like to join us in our reading challenge or just keep an eye on the books we are reading (or plan to read) for certain prompts then please join us over on The Story Graph: https://app.thestorygraph.com/reading…

We mentioned more videos than we can put cards in so we wanted to add in links to those videos as well: Our original announcement last year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TBTO…

Our review of Written in the Star: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVOfN…

Gretchen’s series review of the Folk of the Air Trilogy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52sj0…

You can find all of our joint reviews and other videos where we discuss all things bookish in our Betwixt the Books Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…

Hades X Persephone Series Review (1-3) | Betwixt the Books After Dark

Wherein Michaela and I test a new format, slightly less structured and definitely longwinded but feels better when discussing three books at once. We also talk about the Hades X Persephone series by Scarlet St Claire and how we definitely did read them all … even if they were not our favorite books.

How We Rate the Books We Read | Betwixt the Books Discuss

Wherein we discuss the ways how we rate books has changed over time as well as the influence of The Story Graph’s ability to use partial stars. Here you will hear our opinions on rating in general as well and it might give you some insight into our rating system when we do reviews in general.

 River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey Review

Wherein Michaela and myself talk to you about the romp of a good time hippo rangling diverse novel set in an alternate timeline 1890s. If you like heist plots, diverse characters respecting each other, and … well … hippo wrangling do we have a recommendation for you!

The Perfect Nine Book Review | Betwixt the Books Reviews

Wherein Michaela and I try to review this translated Epic Poem while having very little experience in the genre. Do we still talk for 20 minutes about what makes this book feminist or not, you know we do.