Last episode was prompted by Elise’s recommendation. This time, it’s Priscilla’s. Tiger Daughter tells the story of Wen and Henry, and what happens when tragedy strikes their community. We cover themes of domestic abuse, misogyny, and the ripple effect of suicide – all framed by the Chinese immigrant experience in Australia. The first part of this episodeContinue reading “S3E2. Tiger Daughter (ft. interview with Rebecca Lim)”
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S3E1. I’m Glad My Mom Died
We’re baaaaack! To kick off Season 3, we’re covering the very hyped memoir I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy. We discuss Jennette’s experience of childhood abuse and eating disorders, complicated grief, and our thoughts on her recovery process. FYI, our episodes are now two-parters: we start with general discussions without spoilers, then weContinue reading “S3E1. I’m Glad My Mom Died”
Announcement: Season 3 is coming – and you can get involved!
We are thrilled to announce that a new season of the Novel Feelings podcast will launch on January 7, 2023. We’re mixing things up for Season 3. Listeners will have the opportunity to read along, with each book title released at least 6 weeks in advance. Six books are planned for the year – one episodeContinue reading “Announcement: Season 3 is coming – and you can get involved!”
Novel Tropes #1: Commitment Issues (ft. Bridgerton Rants!)
Introducing our new mini-series: Novel Tropes is all about taking a closer look at tropes involving mental health issues in fiction. This episode, we discuss a trope often found in romance storylines: commitment issues. Can attachment theory shine light on the complexity of these issues? Also, we have some thoughts about a recent and veryContinue reading “Novel Tropes #1: Commitment Issues (ft. Bridgerton Rants!)”