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A Readers’ Advisory Podcast about becoming better library staff by reading every genre, whether we like them or not! 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.

Jul 20, 2021

This episode it’s the first part of our 2021 Battle of the Books! We’re each pitching a book that we think we should all read and discuss, and you get to decide which one we read! We talk about pombies, wooden book clubs, friendship, and more! Plus: Digressions about superheroes!

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Jul 6, 2021

This episode we’re talking about Non-Fiction Film & TV books! We discuss media about media, self-pity book purchasing, spoilers, and more! Plus: Kakapos!

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Jun 15, 2021

This episode we’re playing the storytelling game Plucky Kid Detective! Charles and Meep investigate the summer reading club kickoff party’s missing cake! Will they find out who the thief was? Plus: Dog Person, fedora wearing robots, maps, clues, thrilling escapes, and more!

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Jun 1, 2021

This episode we’re talking about Crime Fiction! We discuss the Venn diagram of crime, mysteries, and thrillers, teenage girls punching robots, whether superhero comics count as crime fiction, teen sleuths, whodunnits, howdunnits, hughdunnits, and more!

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May 18, 2021

This episode we’re discussing the dreaded Did Not Finish! We talk about why we don’t finish books, specific titles we didn’t finish, why not finishing books can be good, what “finishing” a book even means, how you “finish” a cross-media property, and returning to books we stopped reading. Plus:...