Episode 81 – Creepy Reads

Halloween is here! Halloween is here! Get into the spirit with us as we explore some deliciously creepy books. As always, we’ll finish with what we’re reading this week.

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell (buy from Bookshop)

Ann’s picks:

Halle’s picks:

What We’re Reading This Week:

Well-Read on Facebook
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Well-Read on Bookshop
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Episode 80 – The Great Outdoors

With so many of our travel plans canceled this year (RIP Ukraine trip), many of us are heading outside for our vacations. We’re talking about books that get us back to nature and we’ll end with what we’re reading this week.

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Wine Country (movie)
Walden by Henry David Thoreau (buy from Bookshop)

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Halle’s picks:

What We’re Reading This Week:

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Well-Read on Bookshop
Well-Read on Instagram

Episode 79 – Campus Novels

If we can’t go back to school in September, we can at least live it through campus novels! We share some of our favorites and what we’re reading this week.

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What We’re Reading This Week:

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Episode 78 – Fall/Winter 2020 Preview

We love bringing you previews of books we’re so excited about! Listen in for the books we’re looking forward to this fall and winter.

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Jennifer Weiner books
Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner (buy from Bookshop)
The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles (buy from Bookshop)
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi (buy from Bookshop)

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What We’re Reading This Week:

Well-Read on Facebook
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Well-Read on Instagram
Well-Read on Bookshop

Episode 77 – Cookbooks!

This week….welcome to Well-FED! Haha! Based on a listener suggestion, we’re discussing and cooking from some cookbooks we enjoy, along with our special guest, Halle’s boyfriend Jeremy! Plus what we’re reading this week.

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Episode 74 – Our Favorite Bookish Places

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Halle and Jeremy’s picks:

What We’re Reading This Week:

Well-Read on Facebook
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Well-Read on Bookshop
Well-Read on Instagram

Episode 76 – Tackling Our TBRs Part II

We love assigning each other books, so this week we picked books from each other’s massive TBRs (that’s “to be read”) so we could finally check them off our lists. Opinions ensue. We’ll end with what we’re reading this week!

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo (buy from Bookshop)
Episode 29 – Tackling Our TBRs
ALA RUSA CODES Reading List

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Halle’s picks:

What We’re Reading This Week:

Well-Read on Facebook
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Well-Read on Bookshop
Well-Read on Instagram

Episode 75 – What We Read On Our Summer Vacation

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What We’re Reading This Week:

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Episode 74 – Our Favorite Bookish Places

When your eyes need a break from all that reading, why not go to a bookish place? We’re discussing some of our personal favorites this week, and we’ll end with what we’re reading.

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

The New York Public Library (New York, NY)
The Morgan Library & Museum (New York, NY)
Jane Austen books
Charles Dickens books
Hamilton (musical)
Beautiful (musical)
Strand Book Store (New York, NY)
Tana French books
The British Library (London, UK)
Angela Carter books
The Beatles
The Royal Library (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Chicago Public Library (Chicago, IL)
Nashville Public Library (Nashville, TN)
Free Library of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)
Beaufort County Library (Beaufort, SC)
Tempe Public Library (Tempe, AZ)
Tempe History Museum (Tempe, AZ)
Parnassus Books (Nashville, TN)
Ann Patchett books
The Bookshop (Nashville, TN)
Road Sides: An Illustrated Companion to Dining and Driving in the American South by Emily Wallace (buy from Bookshop)
Golden Fig Books (Durham, NC)
The Bookshelf (Thomasville, GA)
From the Front Porch (podcast)
bookshop.org
NeverMore Books (Beaufort, SC)
Patricia Highsmith books
Ripley series by Patricia Highsmith
Edgar Allan Poe books
Big Woods Cabin (Pepin, WI)
Jane Austen Centre (Bath, UK)
Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum (Key West, FL)
Ernest Hemingway books
Karen Blixen Museum (Rungsted Kyst, Denmark)
Tiger Hill (Suzhou, China)
Wake County Public Library (NC) Book Sale

What We’re Reading This Week:

Well-Read on Facebook
Well-Read on Twitter
Well-Read on Bookshop
Well-Read on Instagram

Episode 73 – Books to Read After Binge-Watching

If you’re anything like the rest of the quarantined, you’ve been doing a lot of binge-watching over the past few months. We have book suggestions for when you max out on your favorite show but still want more. And, of course, we’ll end by what we’re reading this week.

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Alias (TV)
The Office (TV)
CHiPS (TV)
Diff’rent Strokes (TV)
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV)

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Halle’s picks:

What We’re Reading This Week:

Well-Read on Facebook
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Well-Read on Bookshop
Well-Read on Instagram

Episode 72 – Fiction by Black Authors

We’re not experts on advising which books will make you antiracist (please seek those experts out!), but we can use our platform to promote the works of Black authors that we’ve enjoyed. We’re committed to reading and talking about more books by diverse authors, and we hope you’ll do the same. As always, we end with what we’re reading this week.

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Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson (buy from Bookshop)
How We Fight for Our Lives by Saeed Jones (buy from Bookshop)

Ann’s picks:

Halle’s picks:

What We’re Reading This Week:

Well-Read on Facebook
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Well-Read on Bookshop
Well-Read on Instagram