Episode 20: The Song of Achilles Discussion, team #patrochilles, and why Hamilton is a Greek tragedy

On today’s episode, we’re answering the important questions, like “how are Achilles and Alexander Hamilton actually the same person?” And “do we ship Achilles and Patroclus?” The answer to that one is OBVIOUSLY YES. We also nerd out over historical and literary background info and get into other book-club-like topics. We love talking about our…

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Episode 18: Books That Shaped Us, tracing our reading lives from childhood to adulthood and indulging in nerdy nostaliga with Star Wars, Narnia, and Little House on the Prairie

Inspired by Curtis’ guest appearance on The SSR Podcast, we’re returning to our favorite childhood reads to figure out how they have shaped us as readers. We compare what we read then to what we read now, share some nerdy anecdotes, and reflect on how beloved characters have influenced our personalities. We encourage you to…

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Episode 17: Recommendations for Reading Husbands, answering listener questions and recommending books for readers who like journalism, history, espionage, fantasy, and sports

In this week’s episode, Chelsey and Curtis have way to much fun giving recommendations to listeners who want to find the perfect books for their husbands. It’s a puzzle! It’s a challenge! It’s a chance to be a little bossy! These are Chelsey and Curtis’ favorite things. Honestly, why didn’t they start this podcast sooner?…

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Episode 12: Interview with Dorion and Harmony, Founders of Literacy Lounge, discussing the importance of Black literature, self care, and sharing books as a community

 Today we’re chatting with Dorion and Harmony, the founders of Literacy Lounge, a monthly subscription box that highlights Black literature and offers a simple approach to enhancing your reading experience and living a healthy and conscious lifestyle. We loved getting to know Dorion and Harmony, a newly engaged couple, and talking about books and reading…

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