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A Readers’ Advisory Podcast about becoming better library staff by reading books we hate! Every month we read books from a new, randomly picked genre; then on the podcast we discuss our reading choices, experiences, opinions, appeal factors, and other related topics as friends and library workers.

May 7, 2019

This month we’re reading Fairy Tales, Fables, Legends, Myths, and Folklore. We talk about the internet, oral stories, where to start reading superheroes, the problems with incredibly long books, and more!

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Apr 16, 2019

It’s our 75th episode! and we discuss some of our Recent Favourites. We talk about magic in outer space, fiction about dating animals, underground civilizations, jigsaw puzzles, and more!

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Apr 2, 2019

This episode we’re reading Short Story Collections! We talk about the differences between collections and anthologies, when a short story is too long, futurespeak, and how little Charles Dickens knows about writing. Plus: Accidentally buying Canadians.

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Mar 19, 2019

It’s our 73rd episode and we’re talking about Reading Habits! We discuss reader robes, the worst things we’ve spilled on books, getting motion sick while reading on vehicles, using things as bookmarks, when not to donate books to the library, and judging people by their bookshelves. Plus: Aeroplane and other...


Mar 5, 2019

This episode we’re discussing Occult/Mysticism/New Age/Esoteric/Magic(k) Non-Fiction! We discuss youthful tarot experimentation, cultural appropriation, new age spiritualism, and more! Plus: Well known 19th century erotic author/model Bam Stroker!

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