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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.

Dec 4, 2018

This episode we’re talking about Tabletop Games (including board games, card games, and role playing games)! But first we spend six minutes talking about long-distance winter driving… Once that’s out of the way we discuss social media for playing card companies, co-operative games, low-cost entry to gaming, and...


Nov 20, 2018

In this episode: Political Thrillers, are they even real? At the very least we think they’re terrible! Plus: Weird politics, macho men being manly, drinking lots of coffee, secret tunnels, and more!

[Also: Anna and Matthew sound...not great this episode due to microphone issues. This will be fixed for future...


Nov 6, 2018

This episode we talk video games! We discuss taxonomies of birds, when is a game not a game, defining soup and sandwich, and the gamification of everything. Plus: We really indicate our ages by mentioning our first exposure to video games.

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Oct 16, 2018

Our “genre” this month was Cheap eBooks! We talk about satire, mysteries, the appeal of short fiction, and queer Christmas romances!

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Oct 2, 2018

It’s one of our irregular “other media” episodes! This time we talk about French language books, dinosaurs, beetles, breakfast cereal, children’s books, and more!

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