Books That Burn

A book review podcast where we discuss how authors treat and traumatize their characters.

Series 7, Episode 3: Destiny - Elizabeth Haydon

December 28th, 2020

This fortnight we’re discussing “Destiny: Child of Sky” by Elizabeth Haydon.

Book CW for violence, murder, massacre, cannibalism, death of a child, discussion of sexual assault, sexual assault of a minor.

Topic 1: Khaddyr - Death. Begins at (0:50),body horror, dismemberment.

Topic 2: Rhapsody and Ashe - Gaslighting. Begins at (18:50), CW for gaslighting, rape, possession, pregnancy, slavery, coercion.

Topic 3: Rhapsody - Boundaries. Begins at (34:45), CW for self-harm, toxic coping methods, unhealthy boundaries, possession, rape

Promo for The BackTracker History Show; Spoiler-free wrap-up and ratings: Begins at (46:50).

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Series 7, Episode 2: Prophecy - Elizabeth Haydon

December 14th, 2020

This fortnight we’re discussing “Prophecy: Child of Earth” by Elizabeth Haydon. 

Book CW for violence, murder, massacre, cannibalism, death of a child, discussion of sexual assault, sexual assault of a minor. 

Topic 1: Ashe - Bodily Autonomy. Begins at (0:50), rape mention, murder, ritual sacrifice mention, theft of body part, mutilation of body part, guilt of over other people's actions. 

Topic 2: Weaponization of female bodies against their loved ones. Begins at (12:37), CW for rape, cannibalism. 

Promo for Circle of Friendship; Spoiler-free wrap-up and ratings: Begins at (35:35). 

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Find all our links on our Carrd

Music provided by HeartBeatArt and is used with permission. 

Trailer - Author Interviews 1

December 3rd, 2020

Please enjoy the trailer for our first seven author interviews! 

If you'd like to receive part two of each interview as they're released, you can support us on Patreon. Your contribution helps us make the show, pay our transcriptionist, and keep talking to so many wonderful authors! 

The authors who appear in this trailer are M. D. Neu, Shaina Krevat, Hannah Abigail Clarke, Aurora Lee Thornton, Sara Codair, Kevin Klehr, and J. P. Jackson. 

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M. D. Neu: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Website, NineStar Press

Shaina Krevat: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Website, Goodreads

Hannah Abigail Clarke: Twitter, Instagram, Website, Goodreads

Aurora Lee Thornton: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Website, Universal Buy Link, Amazon Buy Link

Sara Codair: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Website, Goodreads, NineStar Press

Kevin Klehr: LinkTree, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Website, Goodreads, NineStar Press, Amazon Buy Link, BookTopia (Australia Only)

J. P. Jackson: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube, Blog, Goodreads, NineStar Press, Amazon Buy Link

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Music provided by HeartBeatArt and is used with permission. 

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