Episode 37: Back to School Classics, answering more listener questions about “classic literature” and recommending the best of the oldies

Today we’re answering MORE listener questions about “classic literature” (heavy air quotes), sharing which classics have inched their way up our to be read lists, and recommending some classics to read in the Fall. We also have some reminders: In order to win 3 months of free audiobooks, please take a minute to write a…

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Episode 35: Ode to Used Bookstores, our tips and treasures from shopping used bookstores this summer

We love a good bookstore date, especially used bookstores! Today we’re sharing five tips to maximize your used bookstore experience. We’re also talking about the off-the-beaten-path titles we’ve picked up at used bookstores this summer. What are your used bookstore tips? Post and tag us @hereadsheread on Instagram.  Email us here Follow us here Sign…

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Episode 33: Books that Age Like Fine Wine, defining classic books and recommending summer literature

Today we’re answering listener questions about reading “the classics.” How do we define “classic literature?” And which classic books are on our to be read piles? In addition to defining and discussing the importance of certain “cultural touchstone” books, we recommend classic literature to read in the summertime.  Email us here Follow us here Sign…

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Episode 30: The Trial of Lizzie Borden Discussion, sharing our theories on the case and impressions of the book

Today we’re discussing our April buddy read, The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson. We talk about what we think of the case, the trial, and the Gilded Age gender politics. Considering the book is about a famous historical crime, this episode is pretty much spoiler-free. With plenty of sidetracking, book recommendations, and general…

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Episode 29: Quarterly Book Haul, sharing our favorite book acquisitions so far in 2019, from sports history to poetry collections

Between books sales and birthday celebrations, we’ve acquired quite a few books so far in 2019! Today we’re sharing the highlights of our Quarter One book purchases, including poetry collections, sports stories, and mystery novels. We’re also answering a listener question about how to ask for Advanced Review Copies and giving our recommendations of the…

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