Ravin' Girls: A Raven Cycle Podcast

--- Shannon Pack and Nievita Hartness ---

We’re Shannon and Nievita, and we’re the Ravin’ Girls! Welcome to our Raven Cycle podcast, where we analyze Maggie Stiefvater’s Raven Cycle as a cycle, taking a look at the connections and foreshadowing running throughout the series. We dissect the themes of the books, discuss the arcs of the wonderfully complex characters, and take “Deep Dives” on the origins, folklore, mythology, history, and fandom that surrounds this iconic young adult series. Each episode covers 3-5 chapters worth of material, and each book has its own self-contained Season. We often cover Maggie Stiefvater’s new novels or other related works in Special Episodes. New episodes release on the first and third Thursdays of every month. Join us as we follow the adventures of four dysfunctional teenagers and their dead Welsh boyfriend!

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Ravin' Girls Mailbag Ep.1: Crapalanche

    Episode Summary: We’re back! Kinda. Join us while we go through some Listener Submitted Questions (could it be one of yours?) in our first, and hopefully only, Mailbag Episode! Stick around for a ton of bloopers and outtakes; a thank you to the fans than have been so wonderful while we’ve ...


  2. Ravin' Girls S2 Teaser: 4th of July

    Fireworks! Car crashes! Nightmare fire dragons! It’s Kavinsky’s 4th of July party, and you’re all invited! Are you coming? Are you!?! Just a little teaser reintroducing your co-hosts Shannon and Nievita, what the Ravin’ Girls podcast is all about, and when we expect to return with the first episode of Season2: ...


  3. Ravin' Girls Episode 15: Full (Ritual) Circle

    Welcome to Episode 15, where we cover Chapters 44-48 of The Raven Boys! Here we are, at the end of the first book of the Raven Cycle and the end of our first season of The Ravin’ Girls! Join us as the earth shakes, bad guys quake, animals stampede and visions ...


  4. Ravin' Girls Episode 14: Guacamole Love

    Episode Summary: Welcome to Episode 14, where we cover Chapters 39-43 of The Raven Boys! We are just one episode away from the end of Season 1 and wrapping up the first book of the Raven Cycle. It’s been a lot of laughs and tears so far, and just like these chapters ...


  5. Ravin' Girls Episode 13: Triskaidekaphobia

    Episode Summary: Welcome to Episode 13, where we cover Chapters 36-38 of The Raven Boys! While 13 is generally one of Nievita’s favorite numbers, this episode feels very unlucky indeed. We take a dark ride through the confrontation between Adam and Robert Parrish and the immediate aftermath--and while we do cry, it’s ...