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Most people have books on their shelves they’ve been meaning to read. Bailey has 125. With this podcast, she and her friends set out to finish their ever-growing To Read Lists.

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Dec 30, 2020

The To Read List crew reflects back on 2020, a year that was certainly... a year. We go through our reading stats, award best book and cutest protagonist, and test our retention skills. Piranesi!


Dec 16, 2020

I, ROBOT by Isaac Asimov

DIFFICULT WOMEN by Roxane Gay

On this week’s episode, Toby gets acquainted with one of the seminal works of one of his favorite genres with Isaac Asimov’s I, ROBOT – while Bailey checks out a different style of book by an author she admires in Roxane Gay’s DIFFICULT WOMEN. Plus...


Dec 2, 2020

THUNDERSTRUCK by Erik Larson

LAKEWOOD by Megan Giddings

To celebrate our 50th episode (!), Andrew and the guys go full dad-mode and fanboy over Erik Larson. Then, Bailey takes a creepy trip into the problematic world of human experimentation with Megan Giddings' LAKEWOOD. Finally, we all take the highway to...


Nov 18, 2020

THE CITY WE BECAME by N.K. Jemisin

JULIE AND JULIA by Julie Powell

 

On the pod this week we break down fantasy heavyweight N.K. Jemisin’s THE CITY WE BECAME and reach back into the blogosphere for Julie Powell’s JULIE AND JULIA. We also discuss the current puzzle scarcity crisis, reveal a series of troubling Staten...


Nov 4, 2020

GHOST by Jason Reynolds

LUSTER by Raven Leilani

This week, Andrew reviews Raven Leilani's fresh and visceral LUSTER while Bailey dives into middle-grade favorite GHOST by Jason Reynolds. We share tales of track team failures, haunted RVs, and, of course, plenty of shame!