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Bad Reviews for Good Books

Bad Reviews for Good Books

By Jaida Hancock

In this podcast, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on the scathing reviews that can be found about books that are loved by the general populace.
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Episode 42 - Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Episode 42 - Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews? Yes? Then, listen on! No? You listen on as well! In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, the Hancocks commentate on what reviewers had to say about the first book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan. This is the second video podcast episode the Hancocks have done. They hope you will be patient with them (re: Jaida) as they learn more and more about video editing. We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
01:12:42
November 08, 2022
Episode 41 - Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley
Episode 41 - Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews? Yes? Then, listen on! No? You listen on as well! In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, the Hancocks commentate on what reviewers had to say about Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley. Prior to this episode, the Hancock's have been exclusively audio. They hope you enjoy seeing their abundant facial expressions.   We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best!   If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following:   1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps!   2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;)   3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact   4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
57:06
September 18, 2022
Episode 40 - The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
Episode 40 - The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews? Yes? Then, listen on! No? You listen on as well! In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, the Hancocks commentate on what reviewers had to say about The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas. The Hancocks tried to make this a video podcast, but had technical malfunctions occur. So, you can look forward to seeing the Hancocks next week (hopefully!). We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
31:53
August 17, 2022
Episode 39 - Dreams from My Father by Barak Obama
Episode 39 - Dreams from My Father by Barak Obama
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews? Yes? Then, listen on! No? You listen on as well! In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, the Hancocks commentate on what reviewers had to say about Dreams from My Father by Barak Obama. Neither Ryan nor Jaida read this book, so this episode really is a social commentary more than anything else. We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
36:18
August 02, 2022
Episode 38 - The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
Episode 38 - The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews? Yes? Then, listen on! No? You listen on as well! In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, the Hancocks commentate on what reviewers had to say about The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson. Do you know which Ivy League school was apparently obsessed with this book? Listen on to find out. We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
34:38
July 01, 2022
Episode 37 - The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Episode 37 - The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews? Yes? Then, listen on! No? You listen on as well! In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books,  the Hancocks commentate on what reviewers had to say about The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. This book has sold 65 million copies! One of the Hancocks enjoyed this book, and one did not. Can you guess who liked it? And, yes, Jaida knows she's mispronouncing Coelho. We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
49:23
June 14, 2022
Episode 36 - The Shining by Stephen King
Episode 36 - The Shining by Stephen King
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews? Yes? Then, listen on! No? You listen on as well! In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books,  the Hancocks commentate on what reviewers had to say about The Shining by Stephen King. There were a lot of firsts in this episode, including the facts that: a. the Hancocks have never reviewed the reviews of a horror/thriller on their show and b. neither Hancocks have read this book. Get excited for a whole lot of laughs and hear a little about why Jaida hates clowns. We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
43:09
May 26, 2022
Episode 35 - Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
Episode 35 - Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews? Yes? Then, listen on! No? You listen on as well! In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock have a guest star-- the famous Aunt Jessie! Jess and the Hancocks commentate on what reviewers had to say about Love You Forever by Robert Munsch. Aunt Jessie and the Hancocks have opposite opinions on the book.  Listen on to find out who likes it and who doesn't! We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
44:41
May 17, 2022
Episode 34 - The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Episode 34 - The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about The Maze Runner by James Dashner. One of the Hancocks has not read this book. Can you guess who it is? Listen to the very end of the show to find out about the contest the Hancocks are running for their one year podcast anniversary coming up! We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps!  2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
46:37
May 03, 2022
Episode 33 - The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
Episode 33 - The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. Jaida was surprised to find out something that Rothfuss and JRR Tolkien apparently have in common.  Listen on to find out for yourself! We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
38:39
April 20, 2022
Episode 32 - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, AKA Mark Twain, babe, what are you doin' with this?
Episode 32 - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, AKA Mark Twain, babe, what are you doin' with this?
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.  You may or may not remember reading this book growing up, as this was required reading for many.  But, either way, listen along and see if you agree with what readers had to say. We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
42:22
April 04, 2022
Episode 31 - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2) by J. K. Rowling
Episode 31 - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2) by J. K. Rowling
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J. K. Rowling  Ryan and Jaida probably laughed more in this episode than every before.  So, join us and enjoy! We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
01:02:08
March 15, 2022
Episode 30 - The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Episode 30 - The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.  This episode might have some surprising facts for you!  So, listen well! We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
34:17
March 06, 2022
Episode 29 - The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Episode 29 - The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.  This episode is not quite as light as the Hancock's usual... so, gear up for some interesting thoughts! We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
40:37
February 18, 2022
Episode 28 - The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Episode 28 - The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about The Fault in our Stars by John Green.  This book also made into a movie, so if you've watched that, it'll do just as well. We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
37:46
February 01, 2022
Episode 27 - Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie AKA "Tinkerwho?"
Episode 27 - Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie AKA "Tinkerwho?"
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie.  This original book was written in 1910 and certainly has some sketchy concepts.   We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
37:06
January 18, 2022
Episode 26 - Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems (and a few other Pigeon books)
Episode 26 - Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems (and a few other Pigeon books)
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about some of Mo Willem's "Pigeon" books, but mostly his book, "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!".   We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
31:17
January 07, 2022
Episode 25 - The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
Episode 25 - The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown.  Listen on to find out why Jaida has a special place in her heart for this book.   We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
58:19
December 28, 2021
Episode 24 - Dune by Frank Herbert AKA Go Put Grandad to Bed
Episode 24 - Dune by Frank Herbert AKA Go Put Grandad to Bed
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about Dune by Frank Herbert.  As you may know, this popular book has recently been made into a movie-- find out a little more about what people think about the book before (or after) you go to see the movie, and see if you agree! We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
35:06
December 18, 2021
Episode 23 - The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1) by Robert Jordan AKA Look at dem horsey legs!
Episode 23 - The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1) by Robert Jordan AKA Look at dem horsey legs!
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, Book 1) by Robert Jordan.  Do you know the word oracular?  If not, you should definitely listen, as Ryan and Jaida have that answer for you ;) We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
42:57
December 10, 2021
Episode 22 - Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
Episode 22 - Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about "Charlotte's Web" by E.B. White.  If you want to know how freaky the Hancocks think spiders are, this is the episode for you!!   Thanks again for showing up!  If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do either or both of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! or  2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 
30:46
November 26, 2021
Episode 21 - The Giver by Lois Lowry
Episode 21 - The Giver by Lois Lowry
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about "The Giver" by Lois Lowry.  You won't want to miss this episode as one of the most noticeable features is that Ryan and Jaida both tell embarrassing stories about the social inappropiateness.   We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
45:48
November 18, 2021
Episode 20 - SURPRISE!!!
Episode 20 - SURPRISE!!!
Today is episode 20!  If you've been listening up until now, you'll know that this means there is a special surprise in store for you this episode.  Listen on to see what Jaida and Ryan are reviewing the reviews of in this episode (hint: it's not books, for once!). We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
43:47
November 10, 2021
Episode 19 - Little Golden Books Part II
Episode 19 - Little Golden Books Part II
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about 2 "Little Golden Books" (Specifically, "The Monster At the End of this Book" and " The Poky Little Puppy"). Do you remember those books from your childhood?  If you don't that's ok.  Jaida didn't really either.  It's always fun here at Bad Reviews for Good Books though; even if you're not familiar with a book! We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
52:31
November 03, 2021
Episode 18 - Little Golden Books, Part I
Episode 18 - Little Golden Books, Part I
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about various "Little Golden Books". Do you remember those books from your childhood?  If you don't that's ok.  Jaida didn't really either.  It's always fun here at Bad Reviews for Good Books though; even if you're not familiar with a book! We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
41:08
October 21, 2021
Episode 17 - The Hobbit, by JRR Tolkien
Episode 17 - The Hobbit, by JRR Tolkien
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about JRR Tolkien's much loved novel, "The Hobbit".  If you don't know what the Bechdel test is, this episode is for you!   If you want to find out more about the shocking (*pun absolutely intended) research regarding how uncomfortable people are in their own heads, please look at this link: https://www.science.org/content/article/people-would-rather-be-electrically-shocked-left-alone-their-thoughts-rev2 If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
45:21
October 14, 2021
Episode 16 - A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Episode 16 - A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about the holiday classic, "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens.  Jaida finds this episode funny because she dislikes when people talk about Holidays out of season, and yet... here they are.  Jaida and Ryan are so thankful that you chose to listen today.  Thank you and have a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious week! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
45:54
October 06, 2021
Episode 15 - Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Episode 15 - Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game".  Jaida and Ryan have so much fun together, but they also like sometimes to talk about serious things.  Thanks for listening and have a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious week! If you want to see the reborn video Jaida referenced, go here: https://www.instagram.com/p/CTuDGrgjiod/ If you want to hear Shayne Smith talk about Spongebill, check out this clip (The joke starts at about 1 minute in): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2zsmXHAqg8 If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
51:49
September 27, 2021
Episode 14 - Random Story Time
Episode 14 - Random Story Time
In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock deviate from their regular commentaries.  The Hancocks tell a story that ends up taking a whole episode to talk about!  Listen to the end to hear the unexpected lesson Jaida learned from this experience.  If you're interested in reading some WONDERFUL children's books, here is a list of 15 that Jaida really likes: (And if you want more recommendations, please leave a comment at www.anuncommonauthor.com) These are ordered by the author's last name. 1. The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander 2. Catch My Breath by Paul Briggs 3. Vegetables in Underwear by Jared Chapman 4. Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall 5. The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt 6. The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld 7. You Don't Want a Unicorn! by Ame Dyckman 8. When Sadness Is at Your Door and Where Happiness Begins by Eva Eland 9. Marsha is Magnetic by Beth Ferry 10. Don't Hug Doug by Carrie Finison 11. The Gift of Nothing by Patrick McDonnell 12. A New Day by Brad Meltzer 13. Perfectly Norman by Tom Percival 14. A Church for All by Gayle E. Pitman 15. Exclamation Mark by Amy Krouse Rosenthal If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
23:03
September 19, 2021
Episode 13 - Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Episode 13 - Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about the children's favorite, Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss.  Jaida's favorite part of this week is the Mario review.  Listen and let us know on our anchor app if you liked that part too.  Thanks for listening and have a glorious week! Below, for your listening pleasure, is Ace of Base's "The Sign": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqu132vTl5Y If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
35:31
September 10, 2021
Episode 12 - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Episode 12 - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about the classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee.  Once again, you'll get to hear Jaida's Jennifer Coolidge's voice, along with a surprisingly rhythmic review that Jaida couldn't resist turning into music.  Thanks for listening and have a glorious week! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
27:03
September 03, 2021
Episode 11 - Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
Episode 11 - Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about Twilight by Stephenie Meyer.  If you are interested in seeing the comic the Hancocks mentioned in this episode, you can find it in the link below.  Please be aware that it's not appropriate for kids.  Thanks and have a glorious week! https://cheezburger.com/6795379968/twilight-explained If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
37:05
August 27, 2021
Episode 10 - The Holy Bible
Episode 10 - The Holy Bible
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers had to say about one of the most read books in history, The Holy Bible.   In this episode, Ryan and Jaida mentioned a few things which they have attached here for your enjoyment: *Scroll down to see the video on this review: https://www.amazon.ca/Bible-Version-Testaments-Active-Contents-ebook/product-reviews/B08RC7T7J6/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_rvw_rvwer?reviewerType=avp_only_reviews&pageNumber=1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H97Bkb54eHc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjD-xoLSYlY Have a great week! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
33:02
August 18, 2021
Episode 9 - The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe By C.S. Lewis
Episode 9 - The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe By C.S. Lewis
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about the long loved novel The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe By C.S. Lewis.  Have a great week! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
35:10
August 10, 2021
Episode 8 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Episode 8 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.  Ryan and Jaida both learned some surprising things this week.  Hopefully you will as well.   The paper Jaida referenced about deconstructing the Oompa-Loompas can be found here:  https://ourenvironment.berkeley.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/UCB_McNair_Journal_2012_wc.pdf Have a great week!  If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
37:02
August 04, 2021
Episode 7 - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Episode 7 - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, (or, as the Hancocks like to call it this week, Bad Reviews for Bad Books) Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about the the classic novel, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.  Enjoy! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
24:00
July 28, 2021
Episode 6 - The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Episode 6 - The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about the beloved children's book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.  There are some real gems in this episode.  You won't want to miss it!  If you're interested in checking out Ryan's book podcast (Sleeping Fatty aka An Uncommon Serial), please check out this link: https://anchor.fm/s/5cbec40c/podcast/rss If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
25:39
July 21, 2021
Episode 5 - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Episode 5 - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about the classic novel, Pride & Prejudice, written by Jane Austen. If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
33:24
July 15, 2021
Episode 4 - The Princess Bride by William Goldman
Episode 4 - The Princess Bride by William Goldman
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about The Princess Bride by William Goldman. We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
17:18
July 08, 2021
Episode 3 - The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Episode 3 - The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
26:10
July 06, 2021
Episode 2 - Divergent by Veronica Roth
Episode 2 - Divergent by Veronica Roth
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about book one of Divergent by Veronica Roth. We appreciate you always showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
12:36
July 06, 2021
Episode 1 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Episode 1 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Do you love hearing scathing book reviews?  Yes?  Then, listen on!  No?  You listen on as well!  In this episode of Bad Reviews for Good Books, Ryan and Jaida Hancock commentate on what reviewers hated about Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.   We appreciate you showing up!  You're the best! If you get a chance, the Hancocks would LOVE for you to do one or all of the following: 1. Rate and review the podcast-- it really helps! 2. Leave an anchor message, so the Hancocks can adore you even more ;) 3. Contact the Hancocks at https://www.anuncommonauthor.com/contact 4. Reach out to Jaida on Twitter @Jaida_Hancock
22:27
July 06, 2021