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This week we discuss Megan Whalen Turner's Queen's Thief series. Pseudo-ancient fantasy adventures with SPYCRAFT and DIPLOMACY and FEELINGS. We can't tell you much without spoilers, but PLEASE GO READ THEM ASAP.

Direct download: Bibliovore_S5_Queens_Thief.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 7:43pm PST

We watched season 4 of Sherlock and we honestly don't know what to say. Except maybe: what??? Join us for our confused and strangely giddy reactions to the latest iteration of the show we keep yelling at.

Direct download: Bibliovore_S5_Sherlock_S4.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:03pm PST

This week we talk about Zen Cho's Sorcerer to the Crown.

Direct download: Bibliovore_S5_SttC.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 7:18pm PST

This week on Bibliovore we are watching ANOTHER ridiculous Three Musketeers movie. Only this one is a modern AU. Featuring lady!d'Artagnan as an NSA agent, several fights in underwear (blame Aramis), and a lot of unnecessary flips.

The subtitle for this movie is "ALL FOR ONE...AND GUNS FOR ALL" and that really tells you everything you need to know.

Direct download: Bibliovore20S0520-20320Musketeers.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 1:38pm PST

This week we talk about the Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo, the followup series to the Grisha Trilogy.

Direct download: Bibliovore_S5EP02_Six_of_Crows.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 1:20pm PST

We're back for season 5 and episode 100, discussing Naomi Novik's Temeraire books. Have you ever wanted more dragons in your Age of Sail naval fiction? Of course you have! Haven't we all? Thankfully, that is a thing that exists and we discuss it in this episode.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Temeraire.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 4:05pm PST

This week on Bibliovore: Regency with magic, thieves in love, dead gods, werewolf Dukes, and a couple things we reeeeally hated.
Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_99.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:46am PST

This week, Kate and Elenchus cover both the Percy Jackson and the Olympians AND the Heroes of Olympus series(es?). Fair warning: lots of spoilers in this one. Also yelling. Lots of yelling.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_98.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 2:08pm PST

We've read some stuff! Come hear about it.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_97.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 8:21am PST

Kate and Elenchus read some fun books recently! Let us tell you about them.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_96.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 1:25pm PST

Kate and Elenchus talk about Marissa Meyer's Lunar Chronicles Quartet. YA fairytale-themed sci-fi space adventures? Why not.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_95.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 11:21am PST

Kate and Elenchus discuss some more books they've read lately.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_94.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 2:10pm PST

Kate and Elenchus catch you up on some of the books they've read recently.

Direct download: Biblivore_Episode_91.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 2:05pm PST

Kate and Elenchus watched the Sherlock Christmas special and...are less angry than you might have expected?


Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_92_-_Sherlock.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:01pm PST

AKA The Drunken Crown. Your hosts decided to brave the Hollow Crown series and give Richard II a watch. Regrets followed almost immediately. So did alcohol.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Drunken_Crown_Part_1.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus talk more about books they read over hiatus!

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_88_-_Seaon_5.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Your hosts made the dubious decision to watch the 2004 King Arthur movie. Now you too can make this choice. With us. We're sorry.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_90_-_King_Arthur.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 1:53pm PST

Biblivore is back! Did you miss us? Kate and Elenchus discuss a few of the books we read over hiatus.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_89.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 11:25am PST

Kate and Elenchus wrap up the season with a few last books discussions and a startlingly hot goat. See you all next season!

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_87.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:27pm PST

Kate and Elenchus talk about Lynn Flewelling's Nightrunner series and Tamir Triad. Action! Espionage! Magic! Teeny tiny dragons!

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_86.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 7:54pm PST

Kate and Elenchus manage to read a few more books, despite the odds.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_85.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 8:26pm PST

Kate and Elenchus talk about books they've read lately.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_84.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:56pm PST

Kate and Elenchus talk about the newest Avengers movie! What we liked (quite a bit!), what we would maybe change (also quite a bit?), and our usual round of Maximoff family feelings (so many). Also: robots.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_83.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:56pm PST

Kate and Elenchus talk about books they've read recently.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_82.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 11:50am PST

Kate and Elenchus discuss a few books by the romance novelist Georgette Heyer.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_81.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 11:34pm PST

Kate and Elenchus discuss books they've read recently.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_80.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Kate and guest host Lurrel discuss Veronica Roth's Divergent series.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_79.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 3:16pm PST

Kate and Elecnhus make good on their vague threats to someday do an Evangelion episode by watching the first of the reboot movies.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_78.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:02pm PST

Kate and Elenchus talk about Leigh Bardugo's fantasy YA trilogy. Fake Russia with wizards! Lesbian pirates! Some guy with a cat we are inexplicably fond of!

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_77.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 11:04pm PST

Kate and Elenchus discuss more books they've read lately

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_76.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 11:30am PST

K and E get into some shameful reading confessions in Part 1 of what we hope to god is not going to be a long series. That's right guys, we finally did an episode on romance novels.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_75.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 4:24pm PST

Kate and Elenchus discuss some of the books they've read recently.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_74.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 11:00am PST

Kate and Elenchus discuss Jaida Jones and Danielle Bennett's Volstovic Cycle books, inclduing Havemercy and its sequels. ROBODRAGONS. Let us say this again in case you missed it: ROBODRAGONS.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_73.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 10:15pm PST

Kate and special guest host Cat talk about the author Sarah Rees Brennan.

Direct download: Bibliovore_4.7.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus discuss Kate Elliott's Spiritwalker Trilogy.

Direct download: Bibliovore_4.5.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 9:08am PST

Kate and Elenchus talk about Carol Berg's newest book, Dust and Light.

Direct download: Bibliovore_4.2.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus talk about the third and final Hobbit movie, The Battle of Five Armies.

Direct download: Bibliovore_4.9.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus discuss the first of the Mockingjay movies from the Hunger Games series. (Includes spoilers for the whole book)

Direct download: Bibliovore_4.8.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus talk about more books they read over the summer (and part of fall) hiatus!

Direct download: Bibliovore_4.6.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 11:38am PST

Part two of our hiatus movie catch-up series! Kate, Elenchus, and special guest host Lurrel discuss the Maze Runner movie, with detours through the books.

Direct download: Bibliovore_4.4.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus are here with an extreeeemely belated disucssion of the Guardians of the Galaxy movie.

Direct download: Bibliovore_4.1.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus are back after the hiatus, and ready start season 4 by discussing some books they read over the summer!

Direct download: Bibliovore_4.3.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Well folks, season three has been ridiculously long, but it's finally at an end! We say goodbye for the next few months with an episode discussing what we've been reading recently. We hope to see you next season!

Direct download: Episode_63_-_Season_3_Finale.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Elenchus and special guests Evelyn and Hazel finally talk about Robin Hobb's Realm of the Elderling books, in great detail. Pirates! Dragons! Puppies!

Direct download: Episode_62_-_Realm_of_the_Elderlings.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 1:16pm PST

Kate and Elenchus make the extremely questionable life choice of reading and discussing the manga series Loveless.

Direct download: Episode_61_-_Loveless.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:45pm PST

Kate and special guest host Cat talk about John Green.

Direct download: Episode_60_-_John_Green.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:30am PST

Kate and Elenchus indulge in some nostalgia by discussing Patricia C. Wrede's Enchanted Forest book series.

Direct download: Episode_59_-_Enchanted_Forest_Chronicles.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 9:52pm PST

Kate and Elenchus discuss the first two trade volumes worth of the current Hawkeye comic series (and, as per usual, a bunch of other tangentially related things). Arrows! Pizza dog! More arrows! Kate Bishop! Boats!

Direct download: Episode_58_-_Hawkeye.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus try to work out what they thought about the newest X-Men movie

Direct download: Episode_57_-_X-Men_Days_of_Future_Past_Review.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 9:22pm PST

Kate talks about the 2014 Godzilla movie and Elenchus discusses the Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier books.

Direct download: Episode_56_-_Theme_Free_7.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 9:43pm PST

Kate and Elenchus discuss the new Spider-Man film. Along with a lot of other tangentially related things. A lot.

Direct download: Episode_55_-_The_Amazing_Spider-Man_2_Review.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus discuss Dumas' Very Serious and Important Classic, The- HAHAHA JUST KIDDING, they discuss Dumas' extremely silly and upsettingly compelling adventure novel, the Three Musketeers

Direct download: Episode_54_-_The_Three_Musketeers.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus watch the 2012 movie adaptation of the Three Musketeers. SHIPS. ATTATCHED. TO BALLOONS.

Direct download: Episode_53_-_Three_Musketeers_2012_Watch-Along.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:44pm PST

Kate and Elenchus continue to celebrate hitting 50 episodes (Wow! 50! We're still not over it) by choosing 5 books each they haven't talked about yet on the podcast to recommend.

Direct download: Episode_52_-_Five_Recommendations.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:15pm PST

Direct download: Episode_51_-_Captain_America_2_Review.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus take their 50th episode (!!!) to reflect back on and rerecommend some of books they discussed long long ago in the forgotten wilds of seasons one and two.

Direct download: Episode_50_-_Retrospective.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 11:14am PST

Kate and Elenchus don't have any theme, plan, or vision this week, but frankly Elenchus would like credit for not actually passing out from exhaustion during recording.

Direct download: Episode_49_-_Theme_Free_6.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 1:48pm PST

Kate and Elenchus Have Opinions about Shakespeare's tragedies. Nearly two hours worth of opinions.

Direct download: Episode_48_-_Shakespeares_Tragedies.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 10:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus know very very (VERY) little about Terry Goodkind, but they aren't letting that stop them from discussing the first Sword of Truth book or the TV adaptation, Legend of the Seeker.

Direct download: Episode_47_-_Terry_Goodkind.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 2:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus talk about Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure novel, The Count of Monte Cristo. Revenge! Duels! Poisons! Skeevy politicians! Lesbians! Hash island! And so much more!

Direct download: Episode_46_-_The_Count_of_Monte_Cristo.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 1:07pm PST

Kate and Elenchus talk about Actual Literary Figure E. M. Forster! Or rather, they talk about A Room with a View and Maurice. Those are the two books they care about. Sorry.

Direct download: Episode_45_-_E_M_Forster.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus watch the 2002 version of The Count of Monte Cristo and talk all over it. Aventure! Revenge! Not nearly enough lesbians! Come join us!

Direct download: Episode_44_-_The_Count_of_Monte_Cristo_2002_mst3k.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 6:25pm PST

Kate and Elenchus share their (mostly cranky; sorry) thoughts about the most recent season of Sherlock.

Direct download: Episode_43_-_Sherlock_Season_3.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 6:47pm PST

Kate and Elenchus talk about Ellen Kushner's Riverside books

Direct download: Episode_42_-_Ellen_Kushner.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 7:59pm PST

Kate and Elenchus share their conflicting opinions on the second Hobbit movie!

Direct download: Episode_41_-_The_Hobbit_DoS.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:45am PST

Kate and Elenchus read Les Miserables, and they really, really, REALLY want to talk about it.

Direct download: Episode_40_-_Les_Miserables_book.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 1:00pm PST

Kate and Elenchus watch Les Mis, and record their reactions along the way!

Direct download: Episode_39_-_Les_Mis_2012_mst3k.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 6:32pm PST

Kate and Elenchus discuss a few more books they read over the summer.

Direct download: Episode_38_-_Summer_Reading_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00pm PST

Join Kate, Elenchus, Janani and Sam as they talk their way through and over (the extended edition of) The Eagle. Romans! Britons! Very poorly thought out plans! And a lot of shots of scenery! Remember friends: the eagle is Rooooome.

Direct download: Episode_37_-_The_Eagle_MST3K.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 3:50pm PST

Kate and Elenchus review Catching Fire! If by review you mean "meander through general thoughts and opinions."

Direct download: Episode_36_-_Catching_Fire.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 7:00pm PST

Welcome back, guys! Bibliovore returns for season 3, with Kate and Elenchus discussing some of the things they read over the summer hiatus.

Direct download: Episode_35_-_Summer_Reading_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:44pm PST

K and E discuss the podcast Welcome to Night Vale. See you next season, guys!

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_34.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 7:41pm PST

Kate, Hannah, and special guest Leupagus discuss the tv adaptation of the Hannibal Lecter books

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_33.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 3:44pm PST

Kate and Elenchus discuss the second half of Game of Thrones. Highs, lows, things that make Elenchus cry book-reader tears - the usual.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_32.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:26pm PST

Ok, we confess, this one has nothing to do with books. We just wanted to talk about Star Trek.

Direct download: Biblivore_Episode_31.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:45am PST

Elementary Season 1 has ended! Kate and Elenchus discuss their opinions of the last few episodes.

Direct download: Biblivore_Episode_30.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 8:46pm PST

Tecnically comic books are books. We don't feel bad at all.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_29.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 9:14pm PST

The slow takeover of the podcast by Game of Thrones continues. Kate and Elenchus discuss episodes 3 and 4 of Game of Thrones season 3 at length.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_28.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 11:47pm PST

Like last week, Kate and Elenchus chat about recent tv episodes and books they just finished.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_27.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:02pm PST

Kate and Elenchus discuss recent episodes of miscellaneous book-based tv shows (and Vikings).

Direct download: Biblivore_Episode_26.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 10:44pm PST

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_25.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 8:40pm PST

Episode 24 - Theme Free #4 (Elementary and pre-Game of Thrones)

Kate and Elenchus ramble on about the lastest episodes of Elementary and their feelings about the upcoming return of Game of Thrones. (hint: those feeling are excitement)

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_24.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 3:09pm PST

Episode 23 - House of M

Kate and Elenchus try to explain the Marvel event, House of M. It's not an easy task.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_23.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 10:36pm PST

Episode 22 - Manga

Kate, Sam, and Elenchus discuss a few of the manga series they've read

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_22.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:43am PST

Episode 21 - Shakespeare's Comedies

K and E fangirl over Shakepeare's comedies

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_21.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 7:05pm PST

Episode 20 - Fantasy movies in theaters
Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_20.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 6:53pm PST

Episode 19 - Avengers Disassmbled

Elenchus and Mitters talk about the Avengers Disassmbled event.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_19.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 7:08pm PST

Episode 18 - Children's Books #2

Kate, Elenhcus and Sam return for another round of discussion about books from their childhood.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_18.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 7:23pm PST

Episode 17 - Elementary

Kate and Elenchus discuss their love for Elementary, with a short detour through the Great Mouse Detective.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_17.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 6:54pm PST

Episode 16 - Theme Free #3
Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_16.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 7:13pm PST

Episode 15 - The Hobbit (movie)

Kate and Elenchus discuss their feelings about the new Hobbit movie.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_15.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 6:01pm PST

Episode 14 - Theme Free #2

Kate and Elenchus discuss some of the books they read over break, and remember one of the worst movie they've ever seen.

Direct download: Bibiliovore_Episode_14.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 6:13pm PST

Episode 13 - Jane Austen

Kate and Elenchus return from hiautus to talk about Jane Austen

Direct download: Bibiliovore_Episode_13.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Episode 12 - The Eagle of the Ninth

The Eagle of the Ninth

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_12.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 10:39pm PST

Episode 11 - Children's Books

Children's Books

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_11.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 10:35pm PST

Episode 10 - Game of Thrones Season 2, post-season review

Potential spoilers for the first two books of A Song of Ice and Fire

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_10.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 10:33pm PST

Episode 9 - Tamora Pierce

Tamora Pierce

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_9.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 10:25pm PST

Episode 8 - Game of Thrones Season 2, midseason review

Kate and Elenchus discuss season 2 of HBO's Game of Thrones. Potential spoilers for the first two books of A Song of Ice and Fire.

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_8.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 7:33pm PST

Episode 7 - Dresden Files

Kate and Sam discuss the Dresden Files

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_7.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 7:30pm PST

Episode 6 - P.G. Wodehouse and Terry Pratchett

Kate, Sam and Elenchus visit Jeeves and Wooster and travel to Discworld

Direct download: Bibliovore_Episode_6.mp3
Category:Full episode -- posted at: 7:28pm PST