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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.

Aug 1, 2017

We give an update on how our reading resolutions for the year are going, talk about recent reads (and watches) we’ve enjoyed, and briefly discuss San Diego Comic-Con. Plus: Enter our contest to win fabulous prizes!

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In this episode

Anna Ferri | Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray | Jessi

Books We Mentioned

Links, Articles, and Things


  • Are there any “bicycles in space” books!?
  • Do you like Princess Jellyfish?
  • How are your reading resolutions for the year going?


To celebrate 15,000 total downloads of our podcast we’re having a contest! Retweet one of our tweets about episode 34 or (when it comes out) episode 35 of this podcast any time during August, 2017, and you’ll have a chance to win some books or comics!

Prizes include Moonstruck #1, Moonshine vol. 1, I Hate Fairyland vol. 2, Howtoons: Tools of Mass Construction, Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips, Run by Ann Patchett, and Island of the Blue Dolphin by Scott O’Dell (plus probably some other stuff).

We can neither confirm nor deny that this is extra stuff we have from ALA and other conferences. (Though all the above listed titles are unread.)

Number of prizes will depend on number of entrants.

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Join us again on Tuesday, August 15th, when we’ll be discussing Gardening! (And farming! And stuff about plants in general.)

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