Backlist and Chill

is creating YA novel nostalgia podcasts.

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About Backlist and Chill

Welcome to our Patreon! We read old favs, fortify ourselves with liquor, and then talk about them.


This podcast is hosted by Cyna and Ollie. After 5 years YA podcasting elsewhere, we thought: what if, instead of keeping up with the new and the now, we re-examined books from our youth? Because, let's face it, we're adults! And the world has come a long way.

Then we thought: since we're adults, doesn't that mean we can drink whatever we want while talking about these older books? Heck yeah, let's do it!

And on that day, Backlist & Chill was born.


We review a YA author's backlist one series at a time. Because we're looking at them from today's perspective, if we're aware of problems, we don't hold back on calling that out. But because nostalgia, we also gush about what we still love.

Since there's drinking involved during our recording, these reviews really go some fun places--especially since the two of us don't typically drink! Sounds like fun, right?

By becoming our patron, you help us make this podcast and get it out there. We hope to bring a little something silly and bookish to your earholes. So thanks for joining us!


Season 1: Annette Curtis Klause!

Season 2: Amelia Atwater-Rhodes!

** AJG is a direct sequel to ShatMirr and part of the New Den of Shadows series. We've chose to read it out of order so our memory was fresh.

Season 3: LJ Smith

The podcast is posted to PodBean without a set schedule. Patrons receive early access! Want to know when new eps are out but cannot become a patron right now? You can Follow us here to get emails and see all of the public episodes.

We may ever do secret patron-only posts with bonuses and extras, but that's for another day!
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20 YA nostalia fiends would really get us excited! At this tier, we'll be able to host the podcast recordings in places that will help populate it out on iTunes to find even more listeners like you! Thank you!
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