Season 4, Episode 18: Books We Both Read + Reading Your Shelves


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On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Mary and Kaytee are discussing:

  • Bookish Moments: holiday reading and a Bookish dentist visit

  • Current Reads: some books that we both read that we can discuss together

  • Deep Dive: how to move those books from TBR to read - reading your shelves!

  • Book Presses: a delightful classic and a middle grade gem

As per usual, time-stamped show notes are below with references to every book and resource we mentioned in this episode. If you’d like to listen first and not spoil the surprise, don’t scroll down!

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Season 4, Episode 18:

1:18 Bookish Moment of the Week

2:51 - The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

3:00 - Christmas with Anne of Green and Other Holiday Stories by L.M. Montgomery

4:52 - The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Delila Harris

4:57 - Season 4: Episode 1 of Currently Reading

5:33 Current Reads:

5:43 - Amy Allen Clark - MomAdvice and Book Gang podcast

5:56 - The Kingdom by Jess Rothenberg (Mary)

8:48 - This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay (Kaytee)

12:20 - The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green (Mary)

14:47 - The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

16:49 - The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan (Kaytee)

19:18 - The Brightest Star in Paris by Diana Biller (Mary)

19:27 - The Widow of Rose House by Diana Biller

21:47 - The Making of Biblical Womanhood by Beth Allison Barr (Kaytee)

23:59 - Deep Dive: Reading Your Shelves

27:00 - Thriftbooks

27:01 - Savers

29:13 - Half Price Books

30:42 - The Seed Keeper by Diane Wilson

32:14 - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

37:01 - Scribd

37:03 -

40:16 - Books We Want to Press Into Your Hands:

40:36 - The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery (Mary)

42:28 - Season 1: Episode 1 of Currently Reading

42:46 - Sweep by Jonathan Auxier (Kaytee)

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