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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 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!


Oct 21, 2020

PIRANESI by Susanna Clarke.

 

Susanna Clarke is back with a brand-new world for us to explore! After wowing Bailey and Toby with her debut novel (followed by a 16 year gap), will this live up to one of our hosts’ all time favorites? Also, we try to escape a trivia maze, discuss which books Maggie the baby likes, and...


Oct 7, 2020

THE ADRIAN MOLE DIARIES by Sue Townsend

TALES by Amiri Baraka

In this week's episode, the crew takes on two firebrands from different sides of the Atlantic--Sue Townsend and Amiri Baraka--who wrote two wildly different books--THE ADRIAN MOLES DIARIES and TALES. They discuss their roller coaster lives all without...