In this episode, we get excited about two new books: Murder at Black Oaks by Phillip Margolin and Dickens and Prince: A Particular Kind of Genius by Nick Hornby. Then Mel makes her case that Betty Crocker’s Cooky Book is the best cookie cookbook on the planet. [transcript]
Murder at Black Oaks by Phillip Margolin
Gone But Not Forgotten by Phillip Margolin
Dickens and Prince: A Particular Kind of Genius by Nick Hornby
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
About a Boy by Nick Hornby
31 Songs by Nick Hornby
The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby
Betty Crocker’s Cooky Book by Betty Crocker
Top image courtesy of Photo by David Humphreys..
Want to keep up with our book-related adventures? Sign up for our newsletter!
Strong Sense of Place is a website and podcast dedicated to literary travel and books we love. Reading good books increases empathy. Empathy is good for all of us and the amazing world we inhabit.
Strong Sense of Place is a listener-supported podcast. If you like the work we do, you can help make it happen by joining our Patreon! That'll unlock bonus content for you, too — including Mel's secret book reviews and Dave's behind-the-scenes notes for the latest Two Truths and a Lie.
This is a weekly email. If you'd like a quick alert whenever we update our blog, subscribe here.
We'll share enough detail to help you decide if a book is for you, but we'll never ruin plot twists or give away the ending.
This 30-page Reading Atlas takes you around the world with dozens of excellent books and gorgeous travel photos. Get your free copy when you subscribe to our newsletter.
Content on this site is ©2023 by Smudge Publishing, unless otherwise noted. Peace be with you, person who reads the small type.