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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.

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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Aug 13, 2019

In this extra special bonus episode Matthew and Anna talk about a spreadsheet for forty minutes. Seriously! They go through all of the *punk subgenres from Stonepunk to Whalepunk and everything in between.

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Aug 6, 2019

This month we’re reading Steampunk! We talk about the history of the genre, umbrella fights, boring white men, colonialization, graphic novel adaptations, werewolf sex, good vs bad worldbuilding, and Matthew made a spreadsheet and did some math (of course…).

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