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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.

Jan 21, 2020

This episode we’re talking about our 2020 Reading Resolutions and Intentions! We discuss how we are bad at reading resolutions, loot boxes filled with books, giving up books two pages from the end, setting aside time to read, reading bingo, and more!

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Nov 19, 2019

In this episode we’re talking about Other People’s Faves (that we do not like)! Yes, it’s time for our hot takes and unpopular opinions! We discuss all the pretty spider girls, not finishing books, hate reading, and waiting to read the next book in a series. Plus: Fish venting!

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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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