Episode 49: Comfort reads and the books we turn to during stressful times

Today we’re chatting about the role of reading during stressful times. For us, books are comforting, but they also require a certain level of focus. Listen in to hear tips for reading while stressed, getting out of a reading slump, and plenty of book recommendations.  Email us here Follow us here Sign up for Libro.fm here Shop this…

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Episode 46: Ghost Talkers Discussion, plus WWI book recommendations

Today we’re discussing Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal, a WWI spy story with fantasy elements. Before we launch into our book discussion, Curtis is sharing pertinent historical background while Chelsey shares some literary history lessons. Check the show notes for spoiler timestamps and a list of book and article recommendations. Email us here Follow…

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Episode 45: Book Recommendations for Baby Yoda Fans

Today we’re talking about the books we’ve read recently, including two intense memoirs we loved. Plus we have book recommendations for fans of the television show taking pop culture by storm: The Mandalorian. We are HERE for Baby Yoda. As always, we’d love to hear from you! Email us here Follow us here Sign up…

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Episode 41: He Rec’d She Rec’d, recommending books with multiple perspectives and a strong sense of place for Holly and Brandon

Today we’re recommending books for Holly and her husband Brandon. Holly enjoys historical fiction books that are a good mixture of character and plot driven, fantasy series where the setting is so strong it almost becomes a character itself, and books where the story is told from different characters’ perspectives. Brandon is just starting to…

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Episode 40: Bad Blood by John Carreyrou Discussion, plus what we love about investigative journalism and book recommendations

The true story of Theranos is stranger than fiction. From its conception to its downfall, this Silicon Valley startup reveals truths about human nature and questions about its founder. In Bad Blood, John Carreyrou exposes Elizabeth Holmes as a fraud and crafts a narrative about the power of FOMO, the fear of missing out. You…

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