EPISODES

Oct. 31, 2022

Episode 100: Bitches on the Internet

On this very special Unlikeable Female Characters, Kristen, Layne, and Wendy say goodbye (for now) with a look back at their favo…

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Oct. 26, 2022

Episode 99: Treacherous Times with Wanda M. Morris

Wendy welcomes Wanda M. Morris to discuss her new historical thriller ANYWHERE YOU RUN, what it takes to make the past come alive…

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Oct. 12, 2022

Episode 98: No Body, No Crime with Kelly J. Ford

Kristen is joined by author Kelly J. Ford to discuss her new Southern noir novel REAL BAD THINGS, the maddeningly minefield of ap…

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Sept. 28, 2022

Episode 97: Reaching the Boiling Point with Courtney Summers

Layne welcomes Courtney Summers to the show for a chat about her harrowing new novel I’M THE GIRL, the significance of writing ab…

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Sept. 14, 2022

Episode 96: From Sex Cults to Rom Coms with Ashley Winstead

Layne talks with Ashley Winstead about her absolutely badass new novel THE LAST HOUSEWIFE, the problem of female pleasure under t…

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Aug. 31, 2022

Episode 95: Rage & Rule Breaking with Gwendolyn Kiste

Layne’s celebrating spooky season early with feminist horror author Gwendolyn Kiste! Tune in for their chat about Gwendolyn’s fem…

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Aug. 17, 2022

Episode 94: Red Flags & Future Selves with Sarah Zachrich Jeng

Layne interviews Sarah Zachrich Jeng about her speculative feminist thriller THE OTHER ME, why selfishness is necessary to make a…

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Aug. 3, 2022

Episode 93: Eat Slay Loathe with Amina Akhtar

Layne welcomes Amina Akhtar (and her celebrity pup Bean!) back to the show to talk about her new novel KISMET, the Christopher Co…

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July 27, 2022

Episode 92: Hot Goth Summer with Isabel Cañas

Layne celebrates Hot Goth Summer with Isabel Cañas, author of THE HACIENDA (remember that Hot Priest book from our summer reads e…

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July 20, 2022

Episode 91: Stubborn as Hell with Margarita Montimore

Layne chats with author Margarita Montimore about her new novel ACTS OF VIOLET, writing stories based on your personal obsessions…

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July 13, 2022

Episode 90: Surviving & Thriving with Tess Gerritsen

Layne talks to legendary thriller author Tess Gerritsen about the unlikeable female character she just couldn’t kill off, the sec…

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July 6, 2022

Episode 89: A Thrill You’ll Never Forget with Sandra SG Wong

Kristen and Layne welcome multi-talented multi-genre author Sandra SG Wong for a chat about her new suspense novel IN THE DARK WE…

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June 29, 2022

Episode 88: Get in Losers, We’re Screaming About Abortion

Kristen and Layne recorded this feminist rant about abortion rights and the Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade back in May, bu…

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June 22, 2022

Episode 87: Spice Girls and Sisterhood with Juno Dawson

Kristen and Layne chat with author Juno Dawson about her new novel HER MAJESTY’S ROYAL COVEN, how to create a truly inclusive mag…

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June 15, 2022

Episode 86: Queen Shit with Hannah Whitten

Layne welcomes Hannah Whitten for a chat about her new sisterhood-centric fantasy novel FOR THE THRONE, the power of being your o…

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June 8, 2022

Episode 85: Screw the Sun, Let’s Read All Summer

Covens, creepy houses, weddings gone wrong, gay drama, disappearing acts, and plenty of men who deserve what’s coming to them—Kri…

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June 1, 2022

Episode 84: Unlikeable Until Proven Guilty

Kristen and Layne share a good scream about the disturbing public spectacle of the Depp v Heard case, how Amber Heard’s unlikeabi…

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May 25, 2022

Episode 83: Power and Empowerment with Tori Eldridge

Badass author (and actual ninja) Tori Eldridge returns to the show to discuss her new globe-trotting, century-spanning dark fanta…

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May 18, 2022

Episode 82: Wuthering Heights: The Musical! with Hannah Gregory

This very special episode is an Unlikeable Female Characters first: a sneak peak at soon-to-be-premiered musical! Layne welcomes …

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May 11, 2022

Episode 81: Be Gay, Do Crime with Wendy Heard

Our own Wendy Heard returns to the show for a chat about her latest YA thriller DEAD END GIRLS, how to fake your own death for fu…

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May 4, 2022

Episode 80: Queen Bees and Judgmental Nerds with Kathleen Glasgow and…

Kristen and Layne are joined by authors Kathleen Glasgow and Liz Lawson to chat about their new co-written YA mystery THE AGATHAS…

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April 20, 2022

Episode 79: Shoulder Pads and Scandal with the Young Rich Widows

Layne hosts a rad roundtable with her YOUNG RICH WIDOWS co-authors Kimberly Belle, Cate Holahan, and Vanessa Lillie. Find out how…

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April 6, 2022

Episode 78: The Virtues of Unlikeability with Tara Isabella Burton

Kristen and Layne are joined by one of their all-time fave authors, Tara Isabella Burton, to discuss her new queer dark academia …

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March 23, 2022

Episode 77: Are Movies Bad Now?

It’s Oscar season, and Kristen and Layne are full of loathing. Join them for a bitch sesh about the nominated movies they hated, …

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