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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.

May 4, 2021

This episode we’re talking about Literary Theory & Literary Criticism! We discuss what literature even is, books we haven’t read, preconceived notions, and much more!

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Apr 6, 2021

This episode we’re talking about Psychological Horror! We discuss gore, people being weenies, books with running in them, kiwi fruit, checking the under the bed for monsters, Law & Order: SVU, and our guest host says they want to poison everyone!

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Mar 2, 2021

This episode we’re talking about Biology Non-Fiction! We discuss epidemiology, genetics, microbes, kissing, sex, and more! Plus: using physical bookmarks when reading ebooks!

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Feb 2, 2021

Just in time for Valentine's Day, we’re talking about Regency Romance! We discuss dukes, sex, the ton, misunderstandings, feelings, and (of course) Bridgerton. Plus: someone’s otter gets loose, if you know what we mean.

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Jan 5, 2021

This episode we’re reading Sociology Non-Fiction! We discuss the differences between sociology and psychology, what Karl Marx and Aziz Ansari have in common, the over-educated but kind-of-broke worker, and the difficulties of reading books that make us both sad and angry. Plus: Pandemic Monkey Brains!

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