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Books N' Betches

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Three avid book readers discuss, dissect, and disagree. Each week we dive into a new subgenre to open your minds to new books! SSS Warning- swears, sex, and spoilers ahead!!! Oh yeah, and a whole lot of laughs.follow us on Instagram for more bookish content and humor! @books_n_betches@erica_deep@adv… read more

49 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

Ep. 41- The Betches Talk 'Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow' by Jessica Townsend

September 21st, 2021

34:01

Come join us talk about the middle-grade book "Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow" by Jessica Townsend. The Betches all read this one! Come join in on this very funny conversation where the Betches discuss, dissect, …

Ep. 40- The Betches Talk 'The Silent Patient' by Alex Michaelides

September 14th, 2021

30:16

Come join us talk about all the twists and turns from 'The Silent Patient by  Alex Michaelides. The Betches all read this one! Come join in on this very funny conversation where the Betches discuss, dissect, and …

Ep. 39- The Betches Talk 'Ice Planet Barbarians' by Ruby Dixon

September 7th, 2021

33:35

The episode you've all been waiting for since TikTok sucked you into reading a literal plot to a porno,  ''Ice Planet Barbarians'' by Ruby Dixon. The Betches all read this one originally as a RAGE READ but turned into …

Ep. 38- The Betches Talk 'Flight Risk' by YOUR VERY OWN ERICA DEPINTO

August 31st, 2021

43:36

The day has come!!! The Betches finally get to discuss Erica's debut novel, 'Flight Risk'. The Betches all read this one, obviously, but they keep …

Ep. 37- The Betches Talk 'Educated' by Tara Westover

August 24th, 2021

34:32

This week the Betches talk Mormonism, abuse, and memoirs in general while discussing 'Educated' by Tara Westover. The Betches all read this one, …

Ep. 36- The Betches Talk 'Tender Is the Flesh' by Augustina Bazterrica

August 17th, 2021

33:14

This week the Betches talk cannibalism in the short and translated from Spanish novel 'Tender Is the Flesh' by Augustina Bazterrica. The Betches all …

Ep. 35- The Betches Talk 'Burn for Me' by Ilona Andrews

August 10th, 2021

39:44

This week the Betches talk about very popular urban fantasy, “Burn for Me” by Ilona Andrews. The Betches all read this one, as it's one of Erica's …

SEASON 3! Ep. 34- The Betches Talk 'Shadow and Bone' by Leigh Bardugo

August 3rd, 2021

43:16

This week the Betches talk “Shadow and Bone” by Leigh Bardugo and it gets HEATED when Erica admits to not actually reading the book, but does the one …

BONUS EPISODE - The Betches Talk Bookshelves!

July 13th, 2021

17:03

Welcome to a Bonus episode for season 2 of Books N' Betches!  This episode goes into the wonderful world of Bookshelves. The Betches talk about what …

BONUS EPISODE - The Betches Talk Dealbreakers in Books!

July 7th, 2021

21:21

Welcome to a Bonus episode for season 2 of Books N' Betches!  This episode goes into depth about what is a huge dealbreaker for us in books. The …

Ep. 33- The Betches Talk 'Red, White and Royal Blue' by Casey McQuiston

June 22nd, 2021

59:24

This week the Betches talk "Red, White, and Royal Blue" by Casey McQuiston with a very special guest, Erica's best friend, Jay! In honor of Pride Month, and the very coincidental moment where we recorded an episode when …

Ep. 32- The Betches Talk 'From Blood and Ash' by Jennifer Armentrout

June 15th, 2021

44:52

This week the Betches talk "From Blood and Ash" by Jennifer Armentrout, and is ALMOST a rage read for Maria! As a highly anticipated episode,  The …

BONUS EPISODE- The Betches Talk About Villains!

June 11th, 2021

17:46

Welcome to a Bonus episode for season 2 of Books N' Betches!  This episode goes into depth about VILLAINS in general, not necessarily in books.  The Betches talk about what makes a good villain, why some were bad, and …

Ep. 31- The Betches Talk 'The Poet X' by Elizabeth Acevedo

June 8th, 2021

36:07

This week the Betches talk "The Poet X" by Elizabeth Acevedo, but we literally stan the hell out of her and all her work! Maria enlightens us about …

Ep. 30 - RAGE READ- TRIO TALKS 'AFTER' BY ANNA TODD

June 1st, 2021

54:46

Welcome to our FOURTH Rage Read! Some of us hate a book so much but still feel the need to see the story to the end, thus RAGE READ! The people wanted the trio to read 'After' so, so bad, and 'After' we read!  Erica, …

Ep. 29- The Betches Talk 'A Court of Silver Flames' by Sarah J Maas

May 25th, 2021

43:52

This  week the Betches talk the long awaited 'A Court of Silver Flames' by Sarah J Maas. While Maria and Erica disagree on somethings, they find plenty to agree with in the book, including the pacing and hawtness of …

Ep. 28- The Betches Talk 'The Duke and I (Bridgertons #1)' by Julia Quinn + Special Guest: Kate from the UK

May 18th, 2021

38:40

This week the Betches talk "The Duke and I (Bridgertons #1)" by Julia Quinn, but this time, with a very special guest! Maria's British bestie joins …

Ep. 27- The Betches Answer YOUR Questions!

May 11th, 2021

36:40

We asked you all for questions in an Instagram story poll and you delivered!!! Get to know your betches a little more while we answer all your best …

BONUS EPISODE- The Betches Get Personal & Talk Mental Health

May 7th, 2021

31:56

It's Mental Health Awareness Month, so no better time than now to talk about our own individual mental health journey's through this year. We don't …

Ep. 26- The Betches Talk “The Hike” by Drew Magary

May 4th, 2021

32:48

This week the Betches talk about the trippy fantasy fiction, “The Hike” by Drew Magary.  The Betches discuss, dissect, and ultimately spoil this book …

Ep. 25- The Betches Talk “Take a Hint Dani Brown” by Talia Hibbert

April 27th, 2021

29:49

This week the Betches talk “Take a Hint Dani Brown” by Talia Hibbert. The Betches discuss, dissect, and ultimately spoil this book for you, but come …

Ep. 24- The Betches Talk 'A Discovery of Witches' by Deborah Harkness

April 20th, 2021

38:16

This week the Betches talk about the very popular book to TV adaptation, "A Discovery of Witches" by Deborah Harkness. Erica and Maria explain the …

Ep. 23- The Betches RANT ABOUT BOOK PET PEEVES

April 13th, 2021

23:59

This week the Betches rant and rave about all the things we hate about books. It's a nightmare train of epic proportions when all three of the book betches complain about everything we hate about books. Come join us for …

Ep. 22- The Betches Talk 'The One' by John Marrs

April 6th, 2021

36:29

This week the Betches talk about the classic tale of "The One" by  John Marrs. Maria explains the multiple perspective plot while Erica talks about …

Ep. 21- The Betches Walk Down Memory Lane By Discussing Children's Books

March 30th, 2021

28:02

This week the Betches take a long stroll down memory lane and talk about the books of our childhood. We go from the basics of the first books you …

Ep. 20 - RAGE READ- Trio Talks 'Den of Vipers' by K.A. Knight

March 23rd, 2021

44:57

Welcome to our third Rage READ! Some of us hate a book so much but still feel the need to see the story to the end, thus RAGE READ! The people wanted the trio to read a Reverse Harem, and a reverse harem we read! Erica, …

Ep. 19- The Betches Talk 'The Poppy War' by R. F. Kuang

March 16th, 2021

37:21

This week the Betches talk about the classic tale of "The Poppy War" by  R. F. Kuang. Kristin and Maria explain the plot of this newly beloved book while Erica gets hung up on the character that resembles a bucket of …

Ep. 18- The Betches Talk Books to TV Adaptations

March 9th, 2021

41:45

This week the Betches talk about the best book to TV adaptations. Erica enlightens the gang about some TV shows they didn't realize were actually books. Maria slams home some classic adaptations while Kristin pokes …

Ep. 17 - The Betches Talk 'The Great Gatsby' by F. Scott Fitzgerald

March 2nd, 2021

40:01

This week the Betches talk about the classic tale of "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Erica loses her mind about the green light, Kristin talks about the movie because somehow she didn't have to read this book …

BONUS EPISODE- Accents and Bad Character Names

February 26th, 2021

17:59

A bonus episode for Books N' Betches!  In this episode the Betches complain excessively about written accents in books and how badly some authors butcher them.  The Betches also talk about really bad names for …

Ep. 16 - The Betches Talk 'The Awakening' by Nora Roberts

February 23rd, 2021

30:19

This week the Betches talk about the book "The Awakening" by a well-known romance writer, Nora Roberts! Straying away from her typical romance genre lately, this book is actually a fantasy novel! The Betches discuss, …

Season 2 Premier! Ep. 15 - The Betches Talk 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen

February 16th, 2021

33:34

This week the Betches talk a staple read! A classic! A book everyone should have at least seen the movie of! The Betches discuss the plot of "Pride …

BONUS EPISODE! Erica Talks Self Publishing

February 12th, 2021

32:17

Bonus episode to round out the finale of Season 1 of Books N' Betches! This episode goes into depth about what Erica did to publish her book. The Betches talk process, editors, what's happening with Erica's book …

SPECIAL EPISODE: A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES SERIES- ALL 3 BOOKS

February 2nd, 2021

1:55:16

Welcome to our season 1 finale! We are so obsessed with the A Court of Thorns and Roses that we decided to do a very special two-hour episode!
Erica, Maria, and Kristin talk about the entire A Court of Thornes and Roses …

Ep. 13 - Kristin Talks 'Year of Yes' by Shonda Rhimes

January 26th, 2021

30:47

This week the Betches talk non-fiction! Kristin and the Betches discuss the plot of "Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person" by Shonda Rhimes. The Betches discuss race, Shonda as the …

Ep. 12 - The Betches Talk Tropes! Enemies to Lovers!

January 19th, 2021

28:59

This week is the Betches switch things up and talk in generalities about the beloved trope- Enemies to Lovers! They go over everything they love, hate, and how it can be done so, so, so perfectly! Plus, in the end, the …

BOOK GOALS BONUS EPISODE- What are your book goals?!

January 15th, 2021

11:51

Erica, Maria, and Kristin talk about our book goals for 2021. What are your book goals for 2021?!

Ep. 11 - RAGE READ- Trio Talks 'Midnight Sun' by Stephanie Meyer

January 12th, 2021

35:08

Welcome to our second Rage READ! Some of us hate a book so much but still feel the need to see the story to the end, thus RAGE READ! Erica, Maria  and Kristin all talk plot of the 'Midnight Sun' by Stephanie Meyer while …

Ep. 10 - Erica Talks 'Angel's Blood' by Nalini Singh

January 5th, 2021

31:13

This week is fantasy-romance! Erica discusses the plot of "Angel's Blood" by Nalini Singh. Maria and Kristin ask ALL the questions.  Follow us on …

Ep. 9 - Kristin Talks 'Ready Player One' by Ernest Cline

December 29th, 2020

29:40

This week is Science Fiction! Kristin discusses the plot of the "Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline. Maria and Erica ask ALL the questions. Follow us …

CHRISTMAS MOVIE BONUS EPISODE- Listen to Erica and Kristin FIGHT!

December 25th, 2020

17:29

Erica and her fiancè, John, decided to watch and rate 25 Christmas movies for the 25 days of Christmas. Erica has posted them every day on her Instagram, by a rating scale that was created by Erica and John. Kristin has …

Ep. 8 - Erica Talks 'Bared to You' by Sylvia Day

December 15th, 2020

37:30

Mom and Dad, please don't listen!!! This week is Erotica! Erica dives into the misconceptions surrounding the Erotica genre while also discussing the plot of the "Bared to You" series by Sylvia Day. Maria and Kristin …

Ep. 7 - Maria Talks 'Folk of the Air' Series by Holly Black

December 8th, 2020

29:35

This week is a Young Adult Fantasy! Maria and Erica dive into the plot of the "Folk of the Air" series by Holly Black while Kristin asks ALL the …

Ep. 6 - Kristin Talks 'Ninth House' by Leigh Bardugo

December 1st, 2020

29:38

This week is a thriller! Kristin explains the plot of the "Ninth House" by Leigh Bardugo while Erica and Maria ask ALL the questions. Follow us on …

Ep. 5 - RAGE READ! Trio Talks 'Crave' by Tracy Wolff

November 24th, 2020

28:47

Welcome to our first Rage READ! Some of us hate a book so much but still feel the need to see the story to the end, thus RAGE READ! Erica, Maria and …

Ep. 4 - Erica Talks 'No White Knight' by Nicole Snow

November 17th, 2020

30:16

This week is a mystery romance! Erica explains the plot of the "No White Knight" by Nicole Snow while Kristin and Maria ask ALL the questions.
Follow …

Ep. 3 - Maria Talks 'Lovely War' by Julie Berry

November 10th, 2020

27:08

This week is a historical romance! Maria chats us through the plot of the "Lovely War" by Julie Berry while Kristin and Erica ask ALL the questions. 

Ep. 2 - Kristin Talks 'The Institute' by Steven King

November 3rd, 2020

29:13

Kristin explains the plot of the "The Institute" by Steven King while Maria and Erica ask questions.
Follow us on Instagram for previews of next weeks …

Ep. 1 - Erica Talks 'The Hunger Games'

October 27th, 2020

28:10

Erica, Maria, and Kristin introduce themselves then painfully dissect "The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins.
Follow us on Instagram for previews of …

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