The Podcast Diaries


Two 30-year-olds reread their favorite feminist YA novels!


Season 1: The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

Season 2: All-American Girl by Meg Cabot

Season 3: The Song of the Lioness by Tamora Pierce,  with Guest Host Olivia Aikins

Season 4: Avalon high by Meg Cabot


Jordan loves hiking, movies, cheesy foods, traveling, and her dogs. Her favorite characters are Tina and Perin.


Frances enjoys reading, drinking, and smashing the patriarchy. Her favorite characters are Phillipe and Lars.


A huge welcome to Season 3 guest host, friend of the pod and guest of Season 1 Episode 43: Royal Engagement, Olivia Aikins!

Olivia inspired us to venture into a new feminist YA author for Season 3!

The Princess Diaries Resources


Visit Meg Cabot’s website to learn more about The Princess Diaries book series!

Click here to visit the site.

And be sure to check out Princess Mia’s COVID-19 blog!



To get to know us better, here are some photos of our friendship through the years. We like to think we embody a princess-like confidence by still being the same dweebs in bucket hats that we were twelve years ago.