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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.

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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Sep 4, 2018

This episode we’re talking about Travel Reading! What do we read when we travel? How do we pick which books to bring? Which fictional places would we like to travel to? And more!

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Aug 7, 2018

This month we all read The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente as though we were a real book club! We talk about fairy tales, libraries, and book clubs that have met since the beginning of time. Plus: Spoilers, spoilers, everywhere!

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Jul 3, 2018

This episode we discuss the American Library Association Annual Conference and the many galleys we got there! We talk about wrestling, ballet, leeches, cancer, demons, opium, boobs (twice!), Soviet magic, and much more. Plus: A super secret podcast guest!

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