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What to Read Next Podcast

Nov 12, 2018

Welcome to another fun recurring guest to the show!

Today we have Jean or @Bookmama789.  She is a former bookseller, former teacher, former librarian, and now full time professional reader/book reviewer. Jean lives in Maryland with my husband and twin daughters, and she has been blogging about books for over 8 years.

In this episode, we chat:

  • About Reading Challenges specifically Book Riot Reading Challenge and . Goodreads Reading Challenge
  • How much Laura has read in comparison to last year
  • How Jean tackled the Book Riot Reading Challenge
  • What are some of the challenges as you tackle the Book Riot Read Harder Challenge
  • What are Laura and Jean's 2019 reading goals keeping the reading challenges in mind
  • How Laura is getting books from the library thanks to Libby - Overdrive
  • Beowulf  Retellings


Born a  Crime by Trevor Noah

The Air you Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles

The Girl who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (my review) 

Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston

Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne

The Day That Went Missing by Richard Beard

The Latecomers by Helen Klein Ross

The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke  

I am I am I am by Maggie O’Farrell

Tell Me Lies by Carola Lovering

The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchinson

Aquicorn Cove by Katie O’Neill

The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell

Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough

Tell Me More by Kelly Corrigan

The Mere Wife by Maria Dahvana Headley

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

The Gown by Jennifer Robson * Laura did get an ARC of this book!


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