S1 Ep 4: We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

Well folks, buckle in for an extra-long, extra-rambling episode! We get pretty engrossed in our discussion of Shirley Jackson's We Have Always Lived in the Castle, and TBQH, our bowl of prompts kinda goes out the window.But fear not! Well, fear a little. Shirley Jackson is, after all, the goddess of terror. This is a … Continue reading S1 Ep 4: We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

S1 Ep 3: I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

Episode 3 is a deep dive into Dodie Smith's classic coming-of-age story, I Capture the Castle.Full of summery vibes, starry nights, and swan-filled moats, this novel is bursting with charm. Its witty and insightful narrator, Cassandra, is just one of a brilliant cast of characters who manage to be both hilariously eccentric and utterly believable.​Spoilers … Continue reading S1 Ep 3: I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

S1 Ep 2: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Episode 2 carries on with some fairy tale motifs, as we explore another favourite: Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones. Some people may know this title because of the Studio Ghibli animated film of the same name, but trust us—watching the film is no substitute for reading this fantastic book.​As always, spoiler warning! Read … Continue reading S1 Ep 2: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones