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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.

Mar 19, 2019

It’s our 73rd episode and we’re talking about Reading Habits! We discuss reader robes, the worst things we’ve spilled on books, getting motion sick while reading on vehicles, using things as bookmarks, when not to donate books to the library, and judging people by their bookshelves. Plus: Aeroplane and other...


Mar 5, 2019

This episode we’re discussing Occult/Mysticism/New Age/Esoteric/Magic(k) Non-Fiction! We discuss youthful tarot experimentation, cultural appropriation, new age spiritualism, and more! Plus: Well known 19th century erotic author/model Bam Stroker!

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Feb 19, 2019

This episode we’re talking about Canadian Content! We discuss books by indigenous authors, French Canadian literature, the immigrant experience, what it means to be Canadian, and more! Plus: The Log Driver's Waltz!

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Feb 5, 2019

Just in time for Valentine’s Day we’re reading Erotic Romance! We discuss how to talk about erotica without getting too personally revealing, the physics of perpetual boners, BDSM, and goth-shaming. Plus: We really need to buy pop shields!

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Jan 15, 2019

This episode we’re talking about Bizarro Fiction! We discuss body horror, transgression, kaiju butts, dildo salesmen, and more! Plus: Books that make us (or at least Matthew) want to throw up!

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