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!