For personal reasons, Mandy needed to take some time off from the podcast, but never fear! Beth, of the podcast famous “Movie Night with Beth,” steps in to guest host with Karin! The Besties throw it all the way back to the start of the podcast with the very first guest ever—small shop owner and sponsor (and bestie!) of the podcast, Joanna Leack from Here Comes the Nerd!

Make sure you stop by both our guests’ small businesses!

  • Beth’s family’s small business, Core 6 Industries (@core6industries on Instagram)
  • Joanna’s fandom art shop, Here Comes the Nerd (@hctnerd on Instagram and the website listed below)

List of books mentioned in the podcast:

Email us @
Visit our website @

Follow us on social media!

Support the show!

Mandy is @mandypurv on all the things.
Karin is @msmadeinchina on all the things.

Visit our internet besties!
Here Comes the Nerd @
== use code FANGIRL for 20% off your first order ==
Once Upon A Book Club @
== use code MANDY10 or KARIN10 for 10% off your order ==
Amber D. Lewis @
== use code FANGIRL10 for 10% off your order ==

And don’t forget to go support the Show Husband! Visit the Searchers at and stream their podcast, The Paranormal Mind!
== use code FANGIRL10 for 10% off your order ==