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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.

Oct 15, 2019

This episode we’re discussing the topics of Suspending Your Disbelief and Trick or Treaters’ Advisory (e.g. Halloween costumes)! We discuss how we read realistic fiction differently from more outlandish fiction, characters acting out of character, super selfish teenagers, and how many costume elements we have in our...


Sep 17, 2019

This episode we’re discussing recent media we’ve experienced and enjoyed. We talk Muppets, French pop music, anarchist witches, and in-depth analyses of video game lore. Plus: We talk about some books too!

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Aug 20, 2019

This month we’re reading The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin! In this episode there are lots of spoilers! We discuss whether or not we enjoy maps in books, grimdark fantasy, protests, and more!

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Jul 16, 2019

This episode we’re talking about the American Library Association’s annual conference and New and Upcoming Books We’re Excited About! We discuss LGBTQ comics, Star Trek, memoirs, and an author who we learn we went to school with.

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Jul 2, 2019

This month our genre is True Crime! We discuss bird thieves, rich people, caring more about the stories around the crimes than the crimes themselves, and audiobooks that make us scared to go to bed. Check it out!

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