Episode #51 – Mother and Spawn

Prophecy Radio episode #51 gets into our next Monster Guide, this time about Echidna and the Chimera. Karen and Kristen also tackle all the latest news, including the title for the Solangelo book, The Sun and the Star: A Nico di Angelo Adventure, as well as discuss Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian chapter 6. New episodes of Prophecy Radio air weekly, and all ages are welcome to tune in. Continue reading “Episode #51 – Mother and Spawn”

‘The Dawn of Yangchen’ by F.C. Yee: A masterclass in not underestimating your young adult audience

Our The Dawn of Yangchen book review explores how F.C. Yee deepens the world of Avatar: The Last Airbender by giving us a wonderfully realistic look at what being the “bridge between two worlds” would be like. Continue reading “‘The Dawn of Yangchen’ by F.C. Yee: A masterclass in not underestimating your young adult audience”

Episode #50 – Super Fire

Prophecy Radio episode #50 celebrates by taking a look back over the last year and revisiting our very first episode! Karen and Kristen also tackle all the latest news, including some followup on the Percy Jackson and the Olympians teaser trailer, as well as discuss Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian chapter 5. New episodes of Prophecy Radio air weekly, and all ages are welcome to tune in. Continue reading “Episode #50 – Super Fire”

Episode #49 – Look, I Didn’t Want to Be a Half-Blood

Prophecy Radio episode #49 does a complete breakdown of the 2022 D23 Expo event, in which we got a Percy Jackson and the Olympians teaser trailer. Karen and Kristen also tackle all the latest news, including a new project from John Rocco, as well as discuss Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian chapter 4. New episodes of Prophecy Radio air weekly, and all ages are welcome to tune in. Continue reading “Episode #49 – Look, I Didn’t Want to Be a Half-Blood”

Episode #48 – Father Who Is a God

Prophecy Radio episode #48 assigns superlatives to our favorite Percy Jackson crossover ideas. Which property would make for the best TV show? The worst? The bloodiest!? Karen and Kristen also tackle all the latest news, including Rick Riordan’s presence at D23, as well as discuss Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian chapter 3. New episodes of Prophecy Radio air weekly, and all ages are welcome to tune in. Continue reading “Episode #48 – Father Who Is a God”

Episode #47 – Party-Hopping

Prophecy Radio episode #47 does a Deep Dive on the god Dionysus, exploring the origins of his myth and the role he plays in the Percy Jackson series. Karen and Kristen also tackle all the latest news, including the announcement of a brand-new author joining the Rick Riordan Presents imprint, as well as discuss Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian chapter 2. New episodes of Prophecy Radio air weekly, and all ages are welcome to tune in. Continue reading “Episode #47 – Party-Hopping”

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‘The Sandman’ season 1, episode 4 in conversation: ‘A Hope in Hell’

In The Sandman episode 4, the viewer finds themselves hovering over Morpheus and Matthew on their journey to Lucifer’s throne room in Hell, and huddling in the back seat of an old station wagon during a very tense road trip. Read on for our in-depth discussion of The Sandman episode 4, “A Hope in Hell.” Continue reading “‘The Sandman’ season 1, episode 4 in conversation: ‘A Hope in Hell’”

Episode #46 – Mist-Defying Human

Prophecy Radio episode #46 tackles our What If…? scenarios for Battle of the Labyrinth, which asks how the books would change if one small detail were different. Karen and Kristen also discuss all the latest news, including several superb surprises from Percy Jackson’s birthday, as well as begin their journey through Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian with chapter 1. New episodes of Prophecy Radio air weekly, and all ages are welcome to tune in. Continue reading “Episode #46 – Mist-Defying Human”

Tehlor Kay Mejia discusses ‘Paola Santiago and the Sanctuary of Shadows’ and deepening her connection to Mexican folklore

Our interview with Tehlor Kay Mejia explores the third and final book in the Paola Santiago series, Sanctuary of Shadows, how writing this trilogy deepened her connection to her culture’s legends, and what awesome projects she has coming up next. Continue reading “Tehlor Kay Mejia discusses ‘Paola Santiago and the Sanctuary of Shadows’ and deepening her connection to Mexican folklore”

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‘The Sandman’ season 1, episode 3 in conversation: ‘Dream a Little Dream of Me’

The Sandman episode 3 sees Morpheus return to the waking world to search for the first of his missing tools, a task which requires assistance from both Johanna Constantine and Dream’s unwanted new raven Matthew. Read on for our in-depth discussion of The Sandman episode 3, “Dream a Little Dream of Me.” Continue reading “‘The Sandman’ season 1, episode 3 in conversation: ‘Dream a Little Dream of Me’”

Third Thursday Throwback – Neopets nostalgia is alive and well, with a Neopian renaissance visible on the horizon

This month’s Third Thursday Throwback revisits the Neopets craze of the early 2000s, from daily treks across Neopia to finding plushies in the real world, and then checks in with JumpStart Games CEO Jim Czulewicz to find out how he’s breathing new life into the brand. Are your Neopets dying? You better check on them! Continue reading “Third Thursday Throwback – Neopets nostalgia is alive and well, with a Neopian renaissance visible on the horizon”

‘Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow’ by Gabrielle Zevin: The book that finally fixes the sympathetic nerd trope of the ‘80s

Our Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow book review explores how Gabrielle Zevin uses the world of video game design to turn pop culture tropes on their head in her highly anticipated new novel. Continue reading “‘Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow’ by Gabrielle Zevin: The book that finally fixes the sympathetic nerd trope of the ‘80s”

Episode #45 – Extravaganza!

Prophecy Radio episode #45 celebrates Percy Jackson’s birthday by discussing the latest news, taking some quizzes, testing the hosts’ trivia skills, and discovering what NOT to gift a demigod. Kristen and Karen also discuss “Percy Jackson and the Bronze Dragon” as well as “Percy Jackson and the Sword of Hades.” They’ll return next week to start rereading Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian. New episodes of Prophecy Radio air weekly, and all ages are welcome to tune in. Continue reading “Episode #45 – Extravaganza!”