Sure, you have important things to do. But it takes just a 10 minutes or so to learn about two upcoming book releases and something fascinating about the world.
Listen below or wherever you get your podcasts. Remember to visit your local library and your independent bookstore to lose some time yourself!
In this episode, we're excited about new books: The Kamogawa Food Detectives by Hisashi Kashiwai and Wandering Stars by Tommy Orange. Then Mel talks about cooking chicken soup from around the world.
In this episode, we're excited about new books: Strawberry Fields by Patrick D. Joyce and The Warm Hands of Ghosts by Katherine Arden. Then Dave shares the events worth traveling to in 2024.
In this episode, we're excited about new books on our TBRs: Everyone on This Train is a Suspect by Benjamin Stevenson and Fall Through by Nate Powell. Then Dave shares a lovely poem by Matthew Olzmann.
In this episode, we're excited about two new books: Broughtupsy by Christina Cooke and The Curse of Pietro Houdini by Derek B. Miller. Then Mel celebrates the birthday and work of author Judith Viorst.
In this episode, we're excited about new books: Emily Wilde's Encyclopaedia of Faeries by Heather Fawcett and Martyr! by Kaveh Akbar. Then Mel shares her excitement about a webcam in the Namib Desert.
In this episode, we're excited about new books: The Fury by Alex Michaelides and Maude Horton's Glorious Revenge by Lizzie Pook. Then Dave recommends the delightful Planet Word Museum in Washington, DC.
In this episode, we're excited about new books: The Djinn Waits a Hundred Years by Shubnum Khan and Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree. Then Mel shares the podcasts that have captured her imagination.
In this episode, we're excited about two new books: The Lost Van Gogh by Jonathan Santlofer and North Woods by Daniel Mason. Then Dave shares the heartbreaking story of the hack on the British Library.
In this show, we're excited about two books: a quirky historical novel, Empty Theater by Jac Jemc and bestseller Yellowface by R.F. Kuang. Then we discuss great reading resolutions for a bookish 2024.
We're excited about two great books: One Woman Show by Christine Coulson and To Shape a Dragon’s Breath by Moniquill Blackgoose. Then Dave recites a delightful poem from British poet Brian Bilston.
In this episode, we get excited about two books: This Is Christmas, Song by Song by Annie Zaleski and The Bathysphere Book by Brad Fox. Then Mel gets daydreamy about the deliciousness of fresh toast.
In this episode, we get excited about two books: The Matzah Ball by Jean Meltzer and The Vulnerables by Sigrid Nunez. Then Dave recommends three great tabletop games to play with your favorite people.
We're excited about two books: The Three Dahlias by Katy Watson and World Within a Song by Jeff Tweedy. Then Carrie from The Perks of Being a Book Lover celebrates beavers' return to the Thames.
We discuss The Future by Naomi Alderman and Watership Down: The Graphic Novel by James Sturm & Joe Sutphin. Then Amy from The Perks of Being a Book Lover recommends new Roald Dahl adaptations.
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