Episode 65 – Love Stories

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re talking about books that grapple with love in all its sweet, messy, delicate, difficult, and wonderful forms. As always, we’ll end with what we’re reading this week.

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Episode 64 – Book Tourism: France!

As part of our Book Tourism series, we’re headed to France! Find out which books we turn to when we want to feel très chic. And of course, we’ll end with what we’re reading this week.

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Episode 52 – Book Tourism: Southeast Asia
ALA Midwinter Conference
ALA RUSA CODES Reading List
The Passengers by John Marrs

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Episode 63 – Royal Reads

With so much royal drama in the news right now, we can’t help but share our picks for some royal reads. As always, we’ll end with what we’re reading this week.

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

The Royal We by Jessica Morgan and Heather Cocks
The Crown (TV)
Go Fug Yourself (blog)
The Heir Affair by Jessica Morgan and Heather Cocks (releases June 16, 2020)
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuinton
Lauren Graham filmography
Mae Whitman filmography

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Episode 62 – 2019 Wrap-up and 2020 Resolutions

Happy New Year! Ann and Halle look back at their 2019 reading and make some plans for 2020. They end with what they’re reading this week.

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Goodreads
ALA RUSA CODES Reading List
POPSUGAR 2020 Reading Challenge
Book Riot’s 2020 Read Harder Challenge
Litsy
Modern Mrs. Darcy 2020 Reading Challenge
What Should I Read Next? (podcast)
2020 Reading Women Challenge
Helen Oyeyemi books
#bookstagram on Instagram
Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon
24in48 Readathon
Book Riot 2020 Reading Log
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Jane Austen books
Catharine and Other Writings by Jane Austen
Lady Susan by Jane Austen
Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA)
Tana French books
Isak Dinesen books
Libby Bray books
The Diviners series by Libba Bray

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Episode 61 – Favorite Reads of 2019

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

ALA RUSA CODES Reading List

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Episode 60 – Books for December

We’re getting into the spirit of the season and talking about books to read in December. Afterward, we discuss what we’re reading this week. Happy Holidays from your friends at Well-Read!

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Hallmark Countdown to Christmas

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Episode 59 – Page to Screen 2.0

Ann and Halle once again tackle one of their very favorite bookish topics: books that have been adapted for the screen.

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Big Little Lies (TV)
“Books Boost Movie and Television Adaptation Success” (blog article)
Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (film)
Box Office Mojo
“Publishing’s Contribution to the Wider Creative Industries” (report by the Publishers Association)
Dublin Murders (TV)
In the Woods by Tana French
The Likeness by Tana French
Outlander (TV)
Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon
Brooklyn (film)
Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
Saoirse Ronan filmography
The Worst Witch (film)
The Worst Witch (TV)
Game of Thrones (TV)

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Episode 58 – Witches

In this very special Halloween episode, Ann and Halle discuss why witches are having a moment and suggest some spellbinding books for the season. They end with what they’re reading this week.

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (TV)
Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer

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What We’re Reading This Week:

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Tana French books
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Episode 57 – Memoirs

Fall is peak publishing season for memoirs, and we’ve got you covered. Whether you like stories about celebrity life, everyday survival, food, or criminal justice, memoirs offer something for every taste. As always, we end with what we’re reading this week.

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Still Life by Louise Penny
Educated by Tara Westover
Episode 55 – Fall 2019 Book Preview
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen by Julie Powell
Inside Out by Demi Moore
Me by Elton John

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Episode 56 – Books That Feel Like Fall

As the weather turns crisp and the leaves begin to change color, these are the books that put us in the right frame of mind for fall. As always, we end with what we’re reading this week.

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

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