A post-election, post-Halloween, spoiler free discussion of the thriller The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena.
Other books mentioned in this episode: The Trespasser (part of the Dublin Murder Squad series), The Mothers (our next book discussion), The Sea of Tranquility, Burn Baby Burn, Good Behavior, Abandon, and Behind Closed Doors.
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With Steph in Ireland, Jana's friend Eric joins the post World Series, pre-election show to discuss his favorite books and recommendations.
Books mentioned in this episode: all the books by Chuck Palahniuk, all the books by Chuck Klosterman, Jennifer Government, Ready Player One, Syrup, House of Leaves, We're All Damaged, The Art of Nonconformity, and The Alchemist.
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Please note that there are some audio quality issues in this episode. We're working on getting them straightened out, along with some improvements for future episodes.
Live from #FinCon16 in San Diego, it's Jana and her friend Athena (filling in for Steph) discussing The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson along with some true crime Netflix documentaries and podcasts. (Note: because this was a live recording, there is some constant background noise. It gives the episode that "you feel like you were there" flavor)
Oprah picked this book as her book club selection and in this episode, hosts Jana and Steph discuss their opinions and thoughts on Colson Whitehead's much talked about The Underground Railroad. Steph's dog makes an usual appearance during the discussion as well.
Other books mentioned include: The Woman in Cabin 10, In a Dark Dark Wood, Monster, The Girl in the Ice, The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck, and Small Great Things.
In this episode, Jana and Steph discuss How to Start a Fire (the book, not the instructions) by Lisa Lutz. Stay tuned to the end to listen to them search feverishly for a different book.
In this episode, Steph and Jana field more questions from listeners, this time focusing on book buying choices, literary crushes, and access to books.
In this episode, Steph and Jana field some questions from blog readers and podcast listeners about their reading habits, preferences, and choices.
In this episode, Jana and Steph discuss 2 books by Julie Murphy, Side Effects May Vary and Dumplin'.
*There are some audio issues towards the end, specifically the last minute, where the editing is not the best it's been. Blame Jana's cold.
In this week's episode, Steph and Jana talk about movie versions of book and why they do or don't like them.
In this week's episode, Jana and Steph talk reading apps. And if you listen closely, you might just hear a bit of Billy Idol.
In this episode, hosts Jana and Steph talk about finding time to read, using NetGalley, and assorted other reading topics.
*Note: There are some major issues with audio starting approximately 5 minutes into the recording.
In this week's abbreviated episode, hosts Jana and Steph celebrate National Library Week by talking about libraries, NetGalley, and, as always, what they're reading.
In this episode, Jana and Steph explore the depths of reading slumps, try to understand the popularity of wine and question what happened to Skippy from Family Ties.
In this week's epsiode, hosts Steph and Jana talk with special guest and actual 9 year old who happens to be Jana's daughter about kids books including Little House on the Prairie, the Humphrey the Hamster series, and From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.
*note: there are some issues with the audio beginning in the middle of the recording. We're working on getting these issues resolved for future recordings.
In this episode, we discuss, at length, Tampa by Alissa Nutting.