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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.

Feb 16, 2021

This episode we’re discussing what makes a good book cover: The Design and Art of Books! We talk about physically icky feeling books, hidden messages on (and under) book covers, the history of the book, women's pants, and more! Plus: We discuss whether we prefer hardcovers, trade paperbacks, or mass market paperbacks!

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In this episode

Anna Ferri | Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray | RJ Edwards

Books We Mentioned

Links, Articles, and Things

22 Winter Holiday Books by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour) Authors

Fiction

Non-Fiction

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Join us again on Tuesday, March 2nd we’ll be talking about the genre of Biology Non-Fiction!

Then on Tuesday, March 16th we’ll be discussing Bad Book Reading Habits!