Books That Burn

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

Series 6, Episode 3: Specials - Scott Westerfeld

September 21st, 2020

This fortnight we’re discussing “Specials”, book three of the Uglies Quartet by Scott Westerfeld. 

Book CWs for ableism, discussion of eating disorders, major character death. TW for self-harm. 

Topic 1:  Specials, Shay, Tally - Emotional extremes (emotional inhibition). Begins at (0:50), CW for self-harm, medical condition description, medical abuse. 

Topic 2:  Zane - Ableism. Begins at (18:42), CW for ableism, discussion of cosmetic surgery, character death. 

Topic 3: Shay - Cutting/self-harm. Begins at (33:48), CW for self-harm, medical condition description, medical abuse. 

Promo for Bad Songwriter Podcast; Spoiler-free wrap-up and ratings: Begins at (48:18). 

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