Here’s a book I didn’t remember reading until I was halfway through it. Apparently I read it once during my original read-through of the series, when I was a wee lad in grade school. That’s just part of the fun of reading all the books again, discovering which ones I’d read and forgotten long ago. Fun times with mole morph. And oatmeal… I think most fans would refer to this book as “the oatmeal book”. I get why. But honestly, this book will always be mole morph book for me.

Today on Thought-Speak: Remember Private Thought-Speak? It’s back! Also: another in-depth discussion of the cover! Does this book deserve to be more than just “the oatmeal” book? Planet Hollywood! Coincidences! Continuity! More coincidences! Nuthouses! Building a better tarantula scene! The story of poor, poor George Edelmen! Oatmeal! Rachel’s absence from her own plot! Mole morph! The Underground! All that and more in our review of Animorphs book 17, “The Underground.”

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SHOW NOTES

Introduction (00:32) • Hosts Mitchell and Coleman remind you all to check out Private Thought-Speak!

Summary and Plot (03:18) • The guys walk us through Animorphs book 17, the one with all the oatmeal.

Book Review (01:00:44) • Final Verdict:

Mitchell:  2/5

Coleman:  3/5

Final Thoughts/ Wrap up (01:06:15) • The guys discuss what’s in store for next week.