2017 Reading Summary

In 2017, I set out to read 84 books. This equates to 7 books a month, something that felt like a lofty goal when I set it. I somehow surpassed this goal, partially thanks to the help of starting a few podcasts in 2017. My goal in 2018 is to expand my non-fiction, short story, … Continue reading 2017 Reading Summary


Season 5: Which Retelling Next?

Fableulous Retellings Podcast

Before we get into the nitty gritty of polling, we just wanted to announce the winning fairy tale to be retold in the last poll: The Twelve Dancing Princesses! This may very well be a good segue away from creepy dark tales, but then again, Grimm fairy tales aren’t exactly very child-friendly either. So…we’ll see.

Again, thanks so much for your votes and we hope to keep the voting open for YOUR input!

As usual, we do send out blanket invites, so if you want to chat with us on our next retelling, please let us know! We are lovely ladies who won’t bite (too hard) and occasionally we do get silly, but we blame it on the a-a-a-a-a-alco–sparkly fizzies. Yep.

For the third time, we are once again asking YOU to decide for us what direction Season 5 will go in! We’ve added two of…

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Top Books Read in 2017!

Fableulous Retellings Podcast

To round out the first year of the podcast, Meghan and Mari put together a list of their favorite books read in 2017! We didn’t discuss our lists beforehand, so there is a little bit of overlap. We aren’t sponsored by anything, so our recommendation is to check out your library for these books!

We will be back on January 9th with Season 4: Twelve Dancing Princesses!

If you are interested in any of the books we talk about, here’s the written list below:

Marilag’s Top 10:

A Conjuring of Light by Victoria Schwab
Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs
Monstress Vol. 2 by Marjorie Liu
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor
Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher
Sisters by Raina Telgemeier
The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
The Wicked + The Divine by Kieron Gillen
The Bear and the Nightingale by…

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