The Book Squad (with special guest Jayve Chambliss) goes semi-off the grid for our discussion of The Atmospherians by Isle McElroy. We talk about online harassment, toxic masculinity, gender performance, satire, and the mall comeback no one anticipated. Next we get into some feedback on No Exit and catch up with what’s on the blog, including a new installment of YA Book Club, a video game review, and a podcast review. Join us on April 4th for our Othersode about the film The Lost City. Then read along with us for our next Bookpisode on Reprieve by James Han Mattson on April 18th! Don’t forget to rate, review, and subscribe!
Table of Contents
:30– Welcome, Jayce! And intro question
20:50– Book summary
23:14–Does Sasha deserve all the hate?
33:33–Let’s talk about Dyson
43:50–Other stuff happening in addition to toxic masculinity
58:44– Satire and other humor
1:04:13–The ending/the continuation of The Atmosphere
1:27:44–Jace on No Exit
1:35:22–What’s on the blog? What’s up next?