Season 4, Episode 6: Breathless Books + An Intro to Book Flights


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

  • Bookish Moments: outside reading perfection and a new generation of readers

  • Current Reads: books that take your breath away and that help you breathe better

  • Deep Dive: Q and A about Book Flights

  • Book Presses: two hilarious picks - both way backlist

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!

New: we are now including transcripts of the episode (this link only works on the main site). These are generated by AI, so they may not be perfectly accurate, but we want to increase accessibility for our fans!

*Please note that all book titles linked below are Amazon affiliate links. Your cost is the same, but a small portion of your purchase will come back to us to help offset the costs of the show. Thanks for your support!* 





2:08 - Currently Reading Patreon

Current Reads:

8:35 - The Liar’s Dictionary by Eley Williams (Kaytee)

11:07 - The Herd by Andrew Bartz (Meredith)

16:26 - Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto (Kaytee)

17:46 - Finlay Donovan is Killing It by Elle Cosimano

17:54 - Sarah’s Bookshelves Live interview with Jesse Q. Sutanto

19:16 - Breath by James Nestor (Meredith)

25:11 - Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman (Kaytee)

26:33 - Circe by Madeline Miller

28:41 - The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard (Meredith)

32:07 - I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

32:36 - Fabled Bookshop

34:05 - Distress Signals by Catherine Ryan Howard

34:33 - Kindle Unlimited

34:35 - Hoopla Digital

34:37 - Scribd

36:05 - 56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard

Deep Dive - The Book Flight:

43:24 - The Nothing Man by Catherine Ryan Howard

45:09 - Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins

Books We Want to Press Into Your Hands:

51:55 - Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Friend by Christopher Moore (Kaytee)

54:24 - The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry (Meredith)

57:01 - The Giver by Lois Lowry

57:25 - The Willoughbys Return by Lois Lowry

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