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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.

Mar 20, 2018

This episode we discuss the genre of Southern Gothic! We talk about the “key elements” of Southern Gothic fiction (plantations, swamps, secrets, and racism), gothic vs goth fiction, vampires, rural fiction, pessimism, the fantastic, and space crystal meth. Plus: One of us is utterly baffled by the popularity of this...


Mar 6, 2018

This episode we catch you up on what books and comics we’ve been reading and shows we’ve been watching. We discuss guitar-playing ghost talkers, being haunted by a goldfish, and Anna learns why she should never tell Matthew to “go for it” when he threatens to include old theme songs in the podcast.

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