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Handbook Podcast

Oct 26, 2018

We did it! We have finished the end of Cocky Surgeon, by Faleena Hopkins. Cockygate is almost at an end! Does Caden get to come back to Atlanta? Does Janet get....what....she....deserves? 

We discuss how preachy this book gets (there's a lot of preachiness at the end) and even discuss Faleena's 7 tips on writing romance...

Oct 11, 2018

After a very exciting wedding weekend, Elle and Meg are a little congested and glad to have read some sexy, sexy scenes. 

Just kidding, we continued on with Cocky Surgeon.  

Do Caden and Elizabeth get back together officially? What ARE the least sexy foods you can eat slash compare genitals to? What's the sexiest food?...

Oct 5, 2018


Have we hit an actual stride of good chapters? We have at least hit some drama and a time jump! 

Get ready to jump into Chicago's medical world. Does Caden get super cocky and start sleeping with someone new? Does Elizabeth wander around without any purpose? Do we figure out why Janet is the apparent bad guy? 


Sep 29, 2018

In order to get through the book quicker, Elle and Meghan have set a finale date! Which is to the benefit of everyone, as this week's episode is about six chapters of an erotica novel with NO SEX. So buckle in for 6 chapters of family drama non-sense. Because it does get weird. 

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Sep 20, 2018

Meg and Elle are back with several new chapters! We read chapters 19-23 of Cocky Surgeon, which led to so many new observations about Hopkins's writing. Instead of cats, we try to figure out if smirking penises are euphemisms for something, how doctor residencies actually work, and whether or not the author sticks with...