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Looking for ideas for the “Greek Myth Retellings” category of the Professional Book Nerds 2023 Reading Challenge? Emma, Joe, and Jill share their recommendations if you’re in the mood for a classic Greek myth with a twist. They also chat about Sailor Moon, Hadestown, the influence of BookTok, the Clytemnestra fire, and more. Emma’s Picks: […] Read more
Posted on: March 9, 2023 Category:

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On today’s episode, we’re trying something new. Join us for everyone’s favorite game, GUESS THAT CLASSIC! Inspired by the Normal Gossip podcast, we wrote up descriptions of classic literature in modern day gossip, and then we quizzed each other. Guess along with us or sit back and enjoy the hot tea! (To avoid spoilers, titles […] Read more
Posted on: March 2, 2023 Category:

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Emma chats with returning guest, Samantha Shannon, to talk about A Day of Fallen Night, returning to the Roots of Chaos world, crafting complex female characters, immortality, dragons, and Katniss Everdeen. Books mentioned in this episode: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon A Day of Fallen Night by Samantha Shannon The Bone […] Read more
Posted on: February 27, 2023 Category:

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Joe, Emma, and Jill are back to share the books they’re most looking forward to in March 2023. They chat about witch trials, séances, and of course, quote Twilight. Come for the books, stay for the silly goofy moods.   Books Mentioned in This Episode: Emma’s Picks:  Clytemnestra by Costanza Casati   Pineapple Street by Jenny […] Read more
Posted on: February 23, 2023 Category:

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