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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.

Jun 7, 2022

This episode we’re talking about Classics! We talk about what makes a book a classic, whether a classic has to be good or not, fiction vs non-fiction classics, and how classics change over time. Plus: Pro strats and speedrunning techniques for classics!

(Apologies for some audio problems this episode, should be fixed...


May 3, 2022

This episode we’re talking about Astronomy and Space Non-Fiction! We talk about astronauts, planets, moons, rocks, and more! Plus: We despair about all the math in these books!

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Apr 5, 2022

This episode we’re talking about Contemporary Fantasy! We discuss drunk mermaids, elderly ghosts, assholes magicians, and hot gargoyles!

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Mar 1, 2022

This episode we’re talking about Anthropology Non-Fiction! We discuss culture, society, linguistics, and more! Plus: Teeth, teeth, teeth!

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Feb 1, 2022

You voted for it, so this episode we’re talking about Amish Romance! (Just in time for Valentine's Day!) We discuss romance, sex, chasteness, cultural appropriation, bonnet rippers, and terrible pies!

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