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June 25, 2014  

What We’re Reading

Rebecca

[1:20] Euphoria, Lily King
[2:30] State of Wonder, Ann Patchett
[4:25] Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future, A.S. King (October 14 2014)
[7:05] Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Preeti

[7:55] Adam, Ariel Schrag
[10:10] Afterworlds, Scott Westerfeld (September 23 2014)
[13:10] The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet, Bernie Su, Kate Rorick

Rebecca

[16:10] Lumberjanes, Grace Ellis, Noelle Stevenson, Brooke Allen

Jenn

[18:40] Orange is the New Black, Piper Kerman
[21:05] 2 A.M. at the Cat’s Pajamas, Marie-Helene Bertino (August 5 2014)
[23:35] Dead Man’s Walk, Larry McMurtry
[25:45] On Immunity, Eula Biss (September 30 2014)

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Intermission; Limbo Jimbo by James Brown

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BEA and BookCon

[28:00] What We See When We Read, Peter Mendelsund (August 5 2014)
[30:00] Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel (September 9 2014)
[30:25] Maplecroft: The Borden Dispatches, Cherie Priest (September 2 2014)
[31:10] Reunion, Hannah Pittard (October 7 2014)
[33:00] Belzhar, Meg Wolitzer (September 30 2014)
[34:30] The Book of Strange New Things, Michel Faber (October 28 2014)
[35:00] The Marshmallow Test, Walter Mischel (September 23 2014)
[36:50] Clariel, Garth Nix (October 1 2014)
[41:00] The Seventh Tower #1: The Fall, Garth Nix
[46:30] The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell (September 2 2014); An Oral History of the David Mitchell Signing at Book Expo America, Book Riot
[1:07:00] Jenn met: David Peace and David Mitchell
[1:07:50] Rebecca met: Tiphanie Yanique and Erin Morgenstern
[1:08:50] Preeti met: David Peace and Garth Nix

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Outro Music; Skeleton Key (Youngblood Brass Band Remix) by Dessa

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May 22, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 70; Plot, Character, and Style

Intro Music; “The New Style” by The Beastie Boys

What We’re Reading

Preeti

[1:15] The Serpent of Venice, Christopher Moore

[2:10] Talon, Julie Kagawa (October 28 2014)

[3:40] The Patrick Melrose Novels, Edward St. Aubyn

Paul

[5:45] Eiji Tsubaraya: Master of Monsters, August Ragone

[7:50] Beautiful Darkness, Fabien Vehlmann, Kerascoet

[10:00] The Love Bunglers, Jaime Hernandez

Jenn

[13:30] Annihilation, Jeff VanderMeer; Authority; Acceptance (September 2 2014)

[15:45] Pretty Deadly, Kelly Sue Deconnick, Emma Rios

Rebecca

[18:10] What We See When We Read, Peter Mendelsund (August 5 2014)

[23:45] Wonder Boys, Michael Chabon

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Intermission; “Suspicious Character” by The Blood Arm

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Plot, Character, and Style

[28:05] Red or Dead, David Peace (May 27 2014)

[31:30] Sarah MacLean

[34:00] Everything is Illuminated, Jonathan Safran Foer

[36:10] Brian Jacques

[38:45] Sandman, Neil Gaiman

[39:55] Hyperbole and a Half, Allie Brosh

[43:45] The Luminaries, Eleanor Catton

[44:30] The Woman Upstairs, Claire Messud

[45:25] Dancer, Colum McCann

[46:05] Land of Love and Drowning, Tiphanie Yanique (July 10 2014)

[48:00] Dark Places, Gillian Flynn

[54:30] Leaving the Atocha Station, Ben Lerner

[56:35] “badonkadonk” with Bryan Cranston on Jimmy Fallon

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May 18, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 69; 2014 Favorites (so far)

Intro Music; "Talk Dirty" by Jason Derulo

What We’re Reading

Josh

[1:15] The Lobster Kings, Alexi Zentner (May 27 2014)

[5:40] The Keillor Reader, Garrison Keillor

[6:45] The Magician’s Land, Lev Grossman (August 5 2014)

Rebecca

[6:50] The Magician’s Land, Lev Grossman (August 5 2014)

[12:20] The Land of Love and Drowning, Tiphanie Yanique (July 10 2014)

[14:50] The Duke and I, Julia Quinn

Preeti

[17:10] If I Stay, Gayle Forman

[19:45] All My Friends are Superheroes, Andrew Kaufman

[21:30] Coach House Books

[22:20] The Serpent of Venice, Christopher Moore

[23:00] Lamb, Christopher Moore

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Intermission; "You're the Best Around" by Joe Esposito

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2014 Favorites (so far)

[25:35] Sex Criminals Vol. 1, Matt Fraction, Chip Zdarsky

[26:55] The Haunted Bookshop, Christopher Morley

[28:45] Parnassus on Wheels, Christopher Morley

[29:40] An Untamed State, Roxane Gay

[31:55] Red or Dead, David Peace (May 27 2014)

[33:50] The Lobster Kings, Alexi Zentner (May 27 2014)

[34:25] A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip: A Memoir of Seventh Grade, Kevin Brockmeier

[37:00] Ms. Marvel Issue 1, G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona

[38:30] Amazing X-Men Issue 5, Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness

[39:30] Earthbound, Ken Baumann

[41:15] The Martian, Andy Weir

[43:20] Sleep Donation, Karen Russell

[44:00] Side Effects May Vary, Julie Murphy

[45:45] Caffeinated, Murray Carpenter

[48:00] Delancey, Molly Wizenberg

[13:55] Grasshopper Jungle, Andrew Smith

[52:45] Little Failure, Gary Shteyngart

[56:10] Boy Snow Bird, Helen Oyeyemi

[57:35] The Empathy Exams, Leslie Jamison

[59:00] Salvage, Alexandra Duncan

[1:02:15] If This Isn’t Nice, What Is?, Kurt Vonnegut, Dan Wakefield
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May 3, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 68; Silence Once Begun by Jesse Ball

Intro Music; "Enjoy the Silence" by Depeche Mode

What We’re Reading

Jenn

[1:17] Hild by Nicola Griffith 
[2:46] Lumberjanes by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis and Brooke Allen
[3:54] Rocket Girl by Amy Reeder and Brand Montclare

Josh

[4:53] Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky
[5:55] The EC Comics Slipcase Library, Vol 1
[7:18] Caffeinated by Murray Carpenter (Caffeine Zone 2 app)

Paul

[13:28] Veronica Mars: The Thousand Dollar Tan Line by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
[16:37] Great North Road by Peter F. Hamilton
[19:38] Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey
[20:00] Coruscant Nights trilogy by Michael Reaves, The Icarus Hunt by Timothy Zahn
[21:25] Stray Bullets: KillersStray Bullets: The Uber Alles Edition by David Lapham

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Intermission; "Cum On Feel The Noize" by Quiet Riot

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Silence Once Begun by Jesse Ball

[24:50] HERE BE SPOILERS. Jenn, Paul and Josh dig deep into Jesse Ball's novel Silence Once Begun

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Outro Music; "Enjoy the Silence" by Depeche Mode

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March 19, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 67; Survival Stories

Intro Music; I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor

What We’re Reading

Josh

[1:50] Operation Paperclip, Annie Jacobsen

Paul

[6:00] Fuzzy Typewriter: True Detective
[6:08] Between Here and the Yellow Sea, Nic Pizzolatto
[7:00] Galveston, Nic Pizzolatto
[8:15] Andre the Giant: Life and Legend, Box Brown, May 6 2014

Rebecca

[10:50] Redeployment, Phil Klay
[13:10] Sleep Donation, Karen Russell (available from Atavist, Kobo, iTunes)

Josh

[18:30] Sword of Shannara, Terry Brooks

Rebecca

[18:50] The Vacationers, Emma Straub, May 29 2014
[21:15] Bad Feminist, Roxane Gay, August 1 2014 (An Untamed State)

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Intermission; Survivor by Destiny's Child (covered by Knockout)

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Survival Stories

[26:15] Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O’Dell
[26:20] The Cay, Theodore Taylor
[26:35] Hatchet, Gary Paulsen
[27:18] The Martian, Andy Weir
[27:28] The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank
[27:40] Number the Stars, Lois Lowry
[27:50] Night, Elie Wiesel
[28:00] Maus, Art Spiegelman
[29:05] The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien
[29:45] The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman
[31:15] Life of Pi, Yann Martel
[32:25] Touch and Go, Thad Nodine
[34:10] The Lost City of Z, David Grann
[35:45] The Terror, Dan Simmons
[37:45] Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer
[39:45] The Room, Emma Donoghue
[40:05] An Untamed State, Roxane Gay
[41:15] The Tiger, John Vaillant
[42:25] The Pride of Baghdad, Brian K. Vaughan
[43:00] Watership Down, Richard Adams
[44:40] The Ascent of Rum Doodle, W.E. Bowman
[45:45] The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
[48:00] Let Books Be Books
[50:25] MaddAddam, Margaret Atwood (Oryx & Crake, Year of the Flood)
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Outro Music; I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor

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February 17, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 66; Fan Fiction and Canon

Intro Music; Your Biggest Fan by Never Shout Never

What We’re Reading

Jenn

[1:20] Ms. Marvel, G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona
[2:25] This One Summer, Jillian Tamaki, Mariko Tamaki, May 6 2014 (Skim)
[3:35] About Writing, Samuel R. Delaney

Rebecca

[4:50] The Confidence Code, Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, April 1 2014 (recommended by @SarahRettger)
[8:10] Galveston, Nic Pizzolatto  (Fuzzy Typewriter)
[9:55] The Noble Hustle, Colson Whitehead, May 6 2014 (Grantland essays)

Paul

[12:00] Hyenas, Joe R. Lansdale
[15:50] Dr. Who: Keeping Up with the Joneses, Nick Harkaway
[21:20] Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie (winner of The Kitchies’ Golden Tentacle Award)

Preeti

[22:30] Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie
[22:45] Landline, Rainbow Rowell, July 8 2014 (Fangirl)
[27:00] March, Geraldine Brooks
[27:30] The Thief, Megan Whalen Turner (Alanna series, Tamora Pierce)

Josh

[32:25] Get Some Headspace, Andy Puddicombe (Buddhify app)
[35:45] Summer Stories, Shanti Arts

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Intermission; Love Jones (Instrumental) by J Dilla

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Fan Fiction and Canon

[38:10] JK Rowling on Ron, Hermione, and Harry
[39:15] Fifty Shades of Grey, EL James
[39:45] Dragonriders of Pern, Anne McCaffrey
[40:15] The Keltiad, Patricia Kennealy
[40:50] “The Best and Weirdest of Game of Thrones Fan Fiction,” Molly Templeton; Fangirl, Rainbow Rowell
[40:20] Cinder, Marissa Meyer; City of Bones, Cassandra Clare
[42:48] The Shoebox Project
[51:20] The Dragonlance Chronicles, Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman
[55:15] Wide Sargasso Sea, Jean Rhys; Longbourn, Jo Baker; Finn, Jon Clinch; What Happened to Anna K., Irina Reyn
[57:10] Pride/Prejudice, Ann Herendeen
[1:01:07] S.E. Hinton and Supernatural
[1:01:40] L.J. Smith and The Vampire Diaries
[1:09:25] Jenn would write: Dresden Files fanfic
[1:10:00] Josh would write: Papers, Please fanfic
[1:11:00] Preeti would write: Little Women OR Legend of Zelda fanfic
[1:11:50] Hyrule Historia
[1:12:20] Paul would write: Manimal fanfic
[1:12:40] Rebecca would write: Empire Records fanfic

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Outro Music; Your Biggest Fan by Never Shout Never

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February 2, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 65; Young Adult Books

Intro Music; Oscar Isaac with Fare Thee Well

What We’re Reading

Josh

[1:15] Vintage Beer, Patrick Dawson, March 1 2014
[2:40] Shotgun Lovesongs, Nickolas Butler, March 11 2014
[6:20] Rebel Bookseller, Andrew Laties

Jenn

[7:45] One Man, One Murder, Jacob Arjouni
[9:45] S., J.J. Abrams, Doug Dorst
[14:15] Roadside Picnic, Arkady and Boris Strugatsky
[16:30] Redeployment, Phil Klay, March 4 2014 (The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien)

Preeti

[18:05] The Fifth Beatle, Vivek J. Tiwary
[18:45] Lexicon, Max Barry
[20:45] We Were Liars, E. Lockhart, May 14 2013
[21:30] Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie
[22:10] Hollow City, Ransom Riggs

Jenn

[24:00] The Liminal People, Ayize Jama-Everett

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Intermission; The Buccaneers by Brian Tyler

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Young Adult Books

ALA Youth Media Awards 2014
[28:30] Midwinterblood, Marcus Sedgwick
[29:00] Navigating Early, Clare Vanderpool
[29:45] Relish, Lucy Knisley
[30:00] Brewster, Mark Slouka
[30:30] Angry Robot Books
[31:30] The Year of Billy Miller, Kevin Henkes
[34:50] Tamora Pierce
[35:15] The Vampire Diaries, L.J. Smith
[36:00] His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman
[38:30] AS King, Laurie Halse Anderson, Sara Zarr
[39:30] A Great and Terrible Beauty, Libba Bray
[41:00] Stoner, John Williams
[43:45] James Dashner, David Macinnis Gill
[44:15] Shipbreaker, Paolo Bacigalupi
[45:00] Railsea, China Mieville; Un Lun Dun
[45:40] I Hunt Killers, Barry Lyga
[47:50] All These Things I’ve Done, Gabrielle Zevin
[48:45] Gene Yang, MK Reed, Jim Ottaviani
[50:30] Bone, Jeff Smith
[50:55] Rocket Girl, Brandon Montclare, Amy Reeder
[51:50] Girl of Fire and Thorns, Rae Carson
[52:30] Rick Riordan
[55:30] Fairyland series, Catherynne M. Valente
[55:45] The Summer Prince, Alaya Dawn Johnson
[56:15] AS King, Laurie Halse Anderson, Sara Zarr (Story of a Girl)
[57:05] Chime, Franny Billingsley
[57:30] Pirates!, Celia Rees
[57:50] Magic Marks the Spot, Caroline Carlson
[58:00] Johnny Tremain, Esther Hoskins Forbes
[58:15] Chains, Forge, Laurie Halse Anderson
[58:20] Scorpio Races, Maggie Stiefvater; The Raven Boys
[1:01:05] Divergent, Veronica Roth
[1:02:20] Margo Lanagan; Tender Morsels, The Brides of Rollrock Island
[1:04:50] This Dark Endeavor, Kenneth Oppel
[1:07:05] “A Vampire is a Flexible Metaphor,” Kelly Link
[1:07:30] Rose Under Fire, Elizabeth Wein; Code Name Verity
[1:08:50] The Diviners, Libba Bray
[1:10:15] Every Day, David Levithan

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Outro Music; Oscar Isaac with Fare Thee Well

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January 19, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 64; Evaluating Our Reading Habits

Intro Music; Bad Habit by Joss Stone

What We’re Reading

Preeti

[1:30] The Lowland, Jhumpa Lahiri

Paul

[1:40] Silent City, Alex Segura
[5:30] Warhammer: Dan Abnett, Titanicus, Double Eagle

Jenn

[9:25] Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie
[11:10] Red or Dead, David Peace, May 27 2014 (The Damned Utd, reissue March 11 2014)
[13:15] Silence Once Begun, Jesse Ball, January 28 2014
[16:00] S., JJ Abrams, Doug Dorst
[17:35] Building Stories, Chris Ware

Rebecca

[21:25] Flowers in the Attic, VC Andrews
[29:00] An Untamed State, Roxane Gay, May 4 2014 (trigger warning)

Preeti

[33:30] The Impossible Knife of Memory, Laurie Halse Anderson (Reblog Book Club)

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Intermission; Fragments by Olivier Deriviere

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Evaluating Our Reading Habits

[42:00] The Clan of the Cave Bear, Jean Auel
[43:15] The Collected Stories of Richard Yates and A Tragic Honesty, Blake Bailey; Revolutionary Road
[44:45] Thank you to Stephanie for talking Jenn through biographies!
[45:21] Paul recommends: The Man Who Saw a Ghost, Devin McKinney; Jim Henson: The Biography, Brian Jay Jones; Johnny Cash: The Life, Robert Hilburn
[46:50] The Talented Mrs. Highsmith, Joan Schenkar
[47:20] Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives, edited by Sarah Weinman
[48:55] Sarah Wendell, Smart Bitches Trashy Books
[50:40] Where’s the Diversity, via Lee & Low Books
[52:40] This Woman Read One Book From Every Country in the World, The Atlantic
[52:50] N.K. Jemisin: The Killing Moon & The Shadowed Sun
[53:45] The Liminal People, Ayize Jama-Everett
[54:25] A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers, Xiaolu Guo
[56:00] Sex Criminals, Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky
[57:30] Sex: The Summer of Hard, Joe Casey
[58:10] Essex County, Jeff Lemire
[58:25] Underwater Welder, Jeff Lemire
[58:36] Local, Brian Wood
[58:50] The Unwritten, Mike Carey, Peter Gross
[1:01:00] The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, Vivek J. Tiwary, Andrew C. Robinson, Kyle Baker
[1:03:25] Love is Power, or Something Like That, A. Igoni Barrett
[1:04:35] Lexicon, Max Barry
[1:06:20] The Legend of Pradeep Mathew, Shehan Karunatilaka
[1:06:50] We Were Liars, E. Lockhart, May 13 2014; The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
[1:08:10] The Miniature Wife: and Other Stories, Manuel Gonzalez
[1:10:00] The Rook, Daniel O’Malley
[1:11:30] Nick Harkaway: The Gone-Away World, Angelmaker
[1:11:40] The Shining Girls, Lauren Beukes
[1:12:10] Megan Abbott: Dare Me, The End of Everything
[1:13:45] The Secret History, Donna Tartt
[1:14:45] Skippy Dies, Paul Murray
[1:15:15] The Emperor’s Blades, Bryan Staveley
[1:16:45] Hi Liberty!
[1:19:20] As You Wish, Jackson Pearce

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Outro Music; Bad Habit by Joss Stone

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January 6, 2014  

Bookrageous Episode 63; Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives

Intro Music; Girls Like Us by The Julie Ruin

What We’re Reading

Paul

[1:30] Dangerous Women, edited by George R.R. Martin, Gardner Dozois
[3:55] Parker: Slayground, Darwyn Cooke

Rebecca

[7:25] Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut
[10:45] A Wizard of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin
[12:40] Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg
[15:35] Equilateral, Ken Kalfus
[16:00] Wave, Sonali Deraniyagala
[17:30] A Kiss at Midnight, Eloisa James; Outlander, Diana Gabaldon

Josh

[18:40] The Pocket Beer Guide, Tim Webb, Stephen Beaumont; World’s Best Ciders, Pete Brown, Bill Bradshaw (Brewed Awakening, The Complete Beer Course)
[21:20] Immortal Iron Fist, Matt Fraction, Ed Brubaker, David Aja
[23:10] EarthBound, Ken Baumann (Boss Fight Books)
[26:50] The Word Exchange, Alena Graedon, April 8 2014

Rebecca

[30:55] One More Thing, B.J. Novak

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Intermission; “Runaway Five Left the Building" from Earthbound

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Book Club: Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives, edited by Sarah Weinman

[35:25] Sarah Weinman on Twitter, @sarahw; In a Lonely Place, Dorothy B. Hughes
[36:25] Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn
[38:35] The Lottery and Other Stories, Shirley Jackson
[39:20] “Lamb to the Slaughter,” Roald Dahl
[41:50] The Complete Western Stories of Elmore Leonard
[42:00] Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
[56:45] The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Outro Music; Girls Like Us by The Julie Ruin

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December 22, 2013  

Bookrageous Episode 62; Our 2013 Favorites

Intro Music;  Gimme Gimmes, "Favorite Things"

What We’re Reading

Preeti

[1:10] Life After Life, Kate Atkinson

Jenn

[4:30] The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton

Rebecca

[5:25] The Woman Upstairs, Claire Messud

Josh

[9:45] The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking, Olivia Laing

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Intermission; The Starting Line, "Playing Favorites"

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Our 2013 Favorites

[16:50] Jenn: Again!, Emily Gravett

[18:05] Preeti: Fangirl, Rainbow Rowell; The Year of Billy Miller, Kevin Henkes

[20:35] Rebecca: The Interestings, Meg Wolitzer; Instructions for a Heatwave, Maggie O’Farrell

[24:35] Josh: The Last Girlfriend on Earth, Simon Rich

[27:50] Jenn: The Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates: Magic Marks the Spot, Caroline Carlson (NYT review)

[30:25] Preeti: The Summer Prince, Alaya Dawn Johnson; House of Hades, Rick Riordan; Proxy, Alexander London

[34:55] Rebecca: I Can Barely Take Care of Myself, Jen Kirkman; Want Not, Jonathan Miles

[38:40] Josh: Drinking With Men, Rosie Schaap

[40:05] Jenn: When Women Were Birds, Terry Tempest Williams

[43:00] Preeti: TransAtlantic, Colum McCann

[45:25] Rebecca: All That Is, James Salter

[50:05] Josh: Gulp, Mary Roach

[53:00] Jenn: Equilateral, Ken Kalfus (pair with John Carter of Mars)

[56:30] Preeti: Rose Under Fire (companion to Code Name Verity), Elizabeth Wein


[57:50] Rebecca: The Dark Path, David Schickler; Going Clear, Lawrence Wright

[1:02:10] Josh: Cinnamon and Gunpowder, Eli Brown

[1:04:45] Jenn: The Haunted Bookshop, Christopher Morley (sequel to Parnassus on Wheels)

[1:07:50] Preeti: Saga, Vol. 2, Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples; Amazing X-Men #1, Jason Aaron and Ed McGuinness

[1:10:00] Rebecca: Lexicon, Max Barry

[1:14:30] Josh: Tampa, Alissa Nutting

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Outro Music; Gimme Gimmes, "Favorite Things"

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