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What's The Word For Cute-Sad?

Amanda and Jenn discuss Norwegian authors, multigenerational family novels, thrillers, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by The Guest Book by Sarah Blake and Audible.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.FeedbackEat Up by Ruby Tandoh (rec’d by Caroline)Books DiscussedThe Faster I Walk the Smaller I Am by Kjersti Annesdatter Skomsvold, Kerri A. Pierce (Translator)The Wreath (Kristin Lavransdattar #1) by Sigrid Undset, translated by Tiina NunnallyMy Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan BraithwaiteThe Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (tw: incest and suicide)Pachinko by Min Jin LeePost: Multigenerational Family NovelsNo One Can Pronounce My Name by Rakesh SatyalForbidden by Beverly JenkinsWaiting in the Wings by Tara FrejasThe Hum and the Shiver by Alex BledsoeUnraveling by Karen Lord (tw: mentions of violence, incl. harm to children, but nothing too explicit)Alanna by Tamora PierceThe True Meaning of Smekday by Adam RexGod Land by Lyz Lenz (out August 1)Accidental Saints by Nadia Bolz-Weber (rec’d by Amanda) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

53mins

20 Jun 2019

Rank #1

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Game of Thrones Readalikes

Amanda and Jenn discuss comps for Game of Thrones and A Song of Ice and Fire in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by Audible, Rebel by Beverly Jenkins, and We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.Books DiscussedDune by Frank Herbert (tw torture, child abuse)Jade City by Fonda Lee (tw: child abuse)The Acacia Series (The War With the Mein #1) by David Anthony Durham (tw: child slavery)The Machineries of Empire (Ninefox Gambit #1) by Yoon Ha Lee (tw: coercion, rape, body horror)Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey (tw: torture)The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons (tw: torture, slavery)SPOILERS FOR GOT 31-35:45hThe Tiger’s Daughter by K. Arsenault Rivera (tw: torture, homophobia)The Poppy War by RF Kuang (tw: war crimes incl. rape, genocide, forced sterilization)A Spark of White Fire by Sangu MandannaThe Inheritance Trilogy by NK JemisinDandelion Dynasty by Ken LiuBlack Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

44mins

30 May 2019

Rank #2

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A Comedy of Manners, Also With Pirates

Amanda and Jenn discuss series, Raven Cycle read-alikes, funny reads, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, William Shakespeare’s Get Thee Back to the Future by Ian Doescher, and Book Riot Insiders.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website. FeedbackThe Address by Fiona Davis, rec’d by SuzanneKissing in Manhattan by David Schickler, rec’d by MadeleineThe Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg, rec’d by MadeleineThe Colossus of New York by Colson Whitehead, rec’d by MadeleineBooks DiscussedThe Deepest Blue by Sarah Beth DurstThe Luminaries by Eleanor CattonA Princess in Theory by Alyssa ColeWrong to Need You by Alisha RaiThe Border Trilogy by Cormac McCarthy (#1 is All the Pretty Horses)Master & Commander (Aubrey-Maturin #1) by Patrick O’BrianMonstress by Marjorie Liu, Sana Takeda (tw: torture, violence, war)Zero Sum Game by SL HuangWhen the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemoreRoses and Rot by Kat Howard (tw: child abuse)Milkman by Anna BurnsThe Bird King by G. Willow WilsonNo One Tells You This by Glynnis MacNicolWe Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha IrbyPeople I Want to Punch in the Throat by Jen MannThe Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

49mins

25 Apr 2019

Rank #3

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If You're Into Dew

Amanda and Jenn discuss Finnish literature, mental illness, enemies-to-lovers stories, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by Your One and Only by Adrianne Finlay and Comic Bento.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS here, or via Apple Podcasts here.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.Books DiscussedThe Other Lands (Acacia #2) by David Anthony DurhamFrankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed SaadawiThe Year of the Hare by Arto PaasilinnaThe Summer Book by Tove JanssonI Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erica L Sanchez (trigger warning: self-harm)Hate to Want You by Alisha RaiSaints and Misfits by S.K. Ali (trigger warning: sexual assault)The Mothers by Brit BennettThe Captive Prince trilogy by CS Pacat (all the trigger warnings)Fire from Heaven (Alexander the Great #1) by Mary Renault, recommended by Alexander Chee (Reading My Way Out of the Closet)Hold Me by Courtney MilanDating You / Hating You by Christina LaurenYes Please by Amy PoehlerYear of Yes by Shonda RhimesPond by Claire-Louise BennettGalore by Michael CrummeyAll the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

51mins

7 Feb 2018

Rank #4

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Political Witch Nuns

Amanda and Jenn discuss Moroccan authors, secret societies, nonfiction audiobooks, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert and our library cart giveaway.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS here, or via Apple Podcasts here.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.Books DiscussedI Thought It Was Just Me by Brene BrownPit Bull by Bronwen DickeyThe Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee DivakaruniWe Need New Names by NoViolet BulawayoDark Matter by Blake CrouchHope and Other Dangerous Pursuits by Laila LalamiThe Happy Marriage by Tahar Ben Jelloun, translated by Andre Nafis-SahelyLaila Lalami on Moroccan literatureWelcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube by Blair Braverman (trigger warning: sexual assault)The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren GroffDune by Frank HerbertGenre fiction classics postOne Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, translated by Gregory RabassaThe Secret History by Donna TarttLabyrinth by Kate MosseThe Earth Moved by Amy StewartBetween The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, read by the author, cosigned by contributor Ashley HolstromA Curious Beginning by Deanna RaybournAunt Dimity’s Death by Nancy Atherton (rec’d by Sarah Nicolas)My Two Grannies by Floella Benjamin, illustrated by Margaret ChamberlainMarisol McDonald Doesn’t Match by Monica Brown, illustrated by Sara Palacios Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

45mins

30 Jan 2018

Rank #5

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Your Most Goth High School Boyfriend

Amanda and Jenn discuss funny audiobooks, Marvel reads, monsters, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins, and Hope and Other Punch Lines by Julie Buxbaum.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website. FeedbackThe Neapolitan Quartet by Elena Ferrante (rec’d by Michelle)Books DiscussedCaptain Marvel Vol 1: In Pursuit of Flight, written by Kelly Sue DeConnick, illustrated by Dexter Soy and Emma RiosSpidey Vol. 1: First Day by Robbie Thompson, illustrated by Nick BradshawPeter and Ned’s Ultimate Travel Journal by Preeti Chhibber, illustrated by George Clements and Stéphane Kardos (out June 4)The Prey of Gods by Nicky Drayden (TW mention of sexual assault)The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane AndersThe Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine ArdenThe House of the Scorpion by Nancy FarmerSugar Run by Mesha Maren (TW homophobia)What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia by Elizabeth CatteJohn Henry Days by Colson WhiteheadThe Mere Wife by Maria Dahvana Headley (TW PTSD)The Book of Night Women by Marlon James (many trigger warnings)My Life with Bob by Pamela PaulIs Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy KalingThe Last Werewolf by Glen DuncanBorderline by Mishell Baker (tw: suicide, self-harm) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47mins

9 May 2019

Rank #6

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Jane Austen Readalikes

In honor of Jane Austen’s birthday on December 16, Amanda and Jenn recommend their favorite readalikes in this week’s Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by Life is Like A Musical by Tim Federle and The Austen Escape by Katherine Reay.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS here, or via Apple Podcasts here.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website. Books Discussed:The Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel H. WilsonBatman: Nightwalker by Marie LuShades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette KowalSorcerer to the Crown by Zen ChoThe Dark Days Club by Alison GoodmanVanity Fair by William Makepeace ThackerayHeartstone by Elle Katharine WhiteThe Living is Easy by Dorothy WestThe Ruin of a Rake by Cat SebastianLongbourn by Jo BakerPride and Prejudice and Mistletoe by Melissa de la CruzPatrick O’Brian’s Aubrey & Maturin series (Master & Commander #1)Death Comes to Pemberley by PD JamesFor Real by Alexis HallThese Old Shades by Georgette HeyerTop 20 Giveaway! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54mins

12 Dec 2017

Rank #7

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Somebody's Dead So That's Awkward

Amanda and Jenn discuss characters with secrets, diverse Westerns, weird fiction, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by the Bruno Johnson Series and Bas Bleu.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS here, or via Apple Podcasts here.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.Books DiscussedBonds of Justice by Nalini SinghLife’s Work: A Moral Argument for Choice by Willie ParkerOliver SacksThe Murderbot Diaries by Martha WellsBinti by Nnedi OkoraforThe Girl with All the Gifts by MR CareyThe Themis files by Sylvain NeuvelNo Good Deed by Kara ConnollyAn Unkindness of Magicians by Kat Howard (trigger warning: violence against women)The Rosie Project by Graeme SimsionA Girl Like Her by Talia HibbertMy Life with the Chimpanzees by Jane GoodallThe Worlds of a Maasai Warrior by Tepilit Ole SaitotiHalf an Inch of Water by Percival EverettRiver of Teeth by Sarah GaileyWidows of Malabar Hill by Sujata MasseyIQ by Joe IdeThe Invisible Library by Genevieve CogmanThe Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F.C. YeeThe Beauty by Aliya WhiteleyJagannath by Karin Tidbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

48mins

26 Apr 2018

Rank #8

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A Snowflake And A Cinnamon Bun

Amanda and Jenn discuss baby shower books, true crime, short stories on audio, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by The Vale by Brian D. Anderson and A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS here, or via Apple Podcasts here.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.Books DiscussedMem by Bethany C Morrow (May 22 2018)Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuireThe Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExuperyName That Movie by Paul RogersThe Awesome Girl’s Guide to Dating Extraordinary Men by Ernessa T Carter (rec’d by Jamie C)Bingo Love by Tee Franklin and Jenn St. OngeThe Red Parts by Maggie NelsonI’ll Be Gone In The Dark by Michelle McNamara (recommended by Liberty), trigger warnings: rape and murderThe Power by Naomi Alderman (trigger warning: sexual violence)Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo HopkinsonNotorious RBG by Irin Carmon, Shana KnizhnikIn The Country We Love by Diane Guerrero and Michelle Burford (tw: self harm, discussion of suicide)When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya MenonThe Bone Witch by Rin ChupecoSherlock HolmesBack Talk: Stories by Danielle Lazarin (rec from Katie on the Audiobooks newsletter)Post: Short story audiobooks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

52mins

1 Mar 2018

Rank #9

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Fated Mates And Lots Of Romance

Amanda and Jenn are joined by Sarah MacLean and Jen Prokop of the Fated Mates podcast in this romance special episode!This episode is sponsored by Book Marks, a customizable journal to record your reading life, Sourcebooks, and Two Lines Press.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.Books DiscussedThe Worst Best Man by Mia SosaChilling Effect by Valerie ValdesWhat Happens in Scotland by Jennifer McQuistonOne Fine Duke by Lenora BellCarry On by Rainbow RowellHow To Be a Movie Star by TJ Klune (tw: discussion of suicidal thoughts & depression)American Dreamer by Adriana HerreraBand Sinister by KJ CharlesTake the Lead by Alexis DariaPride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev (tw: discussion of rape & assault, racism & police encounters, fears around disability, miscarriage and difficulties with pregnancy)Scoring Off the Field by Naima SimoneWrong Bed, Right Roommate by Rebecca BrooksOne and Only by Jenny HolidayPriest by Sierra SimoneWritten on the Body by Jeanette WintersonThe Vegas Top Guns series by Katie PorterDark Needs at Night’s Edge by Kresley ColeLoading… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

57mins

13 Feb 2020

Rank #10

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Nonfiction Galore

Jenn is joined by Kim Ukura and Alice Burton, hosts of the For Real podcast, for a special nonfiction-themed episode!This episode is sponsored by Rebound by Kwame Johnson and the Bruno Johnson Series by David Putnam.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS here, or via Apple Podcasts here.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.Books DiscussedNot So Stories edited by David Thomas MooreBastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy AllisonBachelor Nation by Amy KaufmanMy Grandfather Would Have Shot Me by Jennifer TeegeFive Days at Memorial by Sheri FinkDeath in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City by Kate Winkler DawsonBachelor Girl by Betsy Israel (trigger warning: discussion of rape)The Extra Woman by Joanna ScuttsI Can Barely Take Care of Myself by Jen KirkmanThe Grace of Kings by Ken LiuThe Poisoner’s Handbook by Deborah BlumBlack Dahlia, Red Rose: The Crime, Corruption, and Cover-Up of America’s Greatest Unsolved Murder by Piu EatwellThe Making of Asian America by Erika LeeThe Song Poet by Kao Kalia YangAsian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People by Helen Zia“Stories of Your Life” from Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted ChiangProust and the Squid by Maryanne WolfThe Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language by Melvyn BraggEloquent Rage by Brittney CooperThe Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel WilkersonFrom #blacklivesmatter To Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 7mins

19 Apr 2018

Rank #11

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Son Of A Fancypants

Amanda and Jenn discuss international reads, Star Trek readalikes, bisexual characters, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by As You Wish by Chelsea Sedoti and OwlCrate.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS here, or via Apple Podcasts here.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.Books DiscussedSunshine by Robin McKinleyA Darker Shade of Magic by VE SchwabThe Rabbit Back Literature Society by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen, translated by Lola RogersThe Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso (rec’d by Rebecca)White Oleander by Janet FitchHomegoing by Yaa GyasiWallbanger by Alice ClaytonA Dirty Job by Christopher MooreShards of Honor by Lois McMaster BujoldProvenance by Ann LeckieWild Swans by Jung ChangMighty Be Our Powers by Leymah GboweeA Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee100 Must Read Bisexual Books postSwordspoint by Ellen KushnerEscape from Aleppo by N.H. SenzaiAn Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54mins

3 Jan 2018

Rank #12

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Pirates Make Everything Better

Amanda and Jenn discuss Haitian authors, Canadian nonfiction, book club options, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by Libby and Eternal Life by Dara Horn.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS here, or via Apple Podcasts here.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.Books DiscussedYear One by Nora Roberts (The Stand or The Strain)Make Trouble by Cecile RichardsMen Explain Things To Me by Rebecca SolnitWidows of Malabar Hill by Sujata MasseyBright Lines by Tanwi Nandini IslamKrik? Krak! by Edwidge DanticatHadriana In All My Dreams by René Depestre, translated by Kaiama L. GloverThe Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig (rec’d by Angel Cruz)The Bone Clocks by David MitchellTestimony by Robbie RobertsonOne Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter by Scaachi KoulMurder on the Red River by Marcie R RendonThe Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel H. WilsonBooks and Islands in Ojibwe Country by Louise ErdrichA Curious Beginning by Deanna RaybournA Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry ThomasThe Gauntlet by Karuna RiaziLumberjanes Vol. 1: Beware The Kitten Holy by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Faith Hicks, Brooke A. Allen Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

48mins

23 Jan 2018

Rank #13

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All Mysteries, All Thrillers, All the Time

Amanda, Jenn, and guest expert Katie discuss mysteries and thrillers!This episode is sponsored by Start Up by Doree Shafrir and Perfect by Cecilia Ahern.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS here, or via iTunes here.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.Books DiscussedMadame X by Jasinda WilderThe Chemist by Stephenie MeyerBehind Her Eyes by Sarah PinboroughJackaby series by William RitterThe Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R KingI Hunt Killers by Barry LygaMaisie Dobbs series by Jacqueline WinspearAunty Lee’s Delights by Ovidia YuAgatha Raisin series by M.C. Beaton (The Quiche of Death #1)The Magpie Lord by KJ CharlesWhite Is For Witching by Helen OyeyemiNight Film by Marisha PesslYou Will Know Me by Megan AbbottInfomocracy by Malka OlderThe Cutting Season by Attica LockeA Murder in Time by Julie McElwainTo Say Nothing Of The Dog by Connie WillisConfessions by Kanae Minato, transl by Stephen Snyder Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

59mins

25 Apr 2017

Rank #14

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The Holiday Show

Amanda and Jenn give book recommendations for holiday gift-giving.This episode is sponsored by TBR, The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali, a heart-rending story of family, love, and fate, available from Gallery Books, and TALION PUBLISHING LLC, publishers of the thrilling Talion Series by J.K. Franko.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.FeedbackManazuru and The Briefcase by Hiromi Kawakami (rec’d by Cari and Brooke)The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa(rec’d by Cari)Anything by Haruki Murakami (rec’d by Cari)The Nakano Thrift Shop by Hiromi Kawakami (rec’d by Brooke)Books DiscussedHow to Do Nothing by Jenny OdellTurbulence & Resistance by Samit BasuHitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsGideon the Ninth by Tamsyn MuirThe Loyal League series (An Extraordinary Union #1) by Alyssa ColeCity of Brass (Daevabad Trilogy) by S.A. ChakrabortyIf the Fates Allow, edited by Annie HarperThe Lotterys More or Less by Emma Donoghue (rec’d by Tirzah)(Don’t) Call Me Crazy, edited by Kelly JensenHyperbole and a Half by Allie BroshDog Day by Alicia Gimenez Bartlett, translated by Nicholas Caistor (tw animal abuse)The Time in Between by Maria Dueñas, transl. by Daniel Hahn Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40mins

14 Nov 2019

Rank #15

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This One Is The Queerest

Amanda and Jenn discuss queer reads, graphic novels, management advice, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by our Mystery/Thriller giveaway, All That’s Dead by Stuart McBride, and Loki: Where Mischief Lies by Mackenzi Lee, read by Oliver Wyman.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.FeedbackHere’s to the Ladies: Stories of the Frontier Army by Carla Kelly (rec’d by Kate)Boom Town by Sam Anderson (rec’d by Miranda)I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong (rec’d by Miranda)How Not To Be Wrong by Jordan Ellenberg (rec’d by Miranda)Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho (rec’d by Miranda)Uprooted by Naomi Novik (rec’d by Miranda)The Tairen Soul series by C. L. Wilson (rec’d by Victoria)Books DiscussedConfessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins (tw: slavery and violence inherent therein, harm to children, rape, incest)Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures by Emma Straub (tw: depression, suicide)Lazarus Vol 1 by Greg Rucka, Michael LarkPretty Deadly by Kelly Sue DeConnick, Emma Ríos (cw: nudity/prostitution)No Hard Feelings by Liz Fosslien and Molly West DuffyAsk A Manager by Alison Green (and the online columns!)An American Marriage by Tayari JonesThe Light Brigade by Kameron Hurley (tw: torture, harm to children, gore)Juana and Lucas by Juana MedinaLupe Vargas and Her Super Best Friend / Lupe Vargas y Su Super Mejor Amiga by Amy Costales, Alexandra ArtigasConvenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata, transl. by Ginny Tapley TakemoriGods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-GarciaPassing Strange by Ellen KlagesAbout a Girl (Metamorphoses #3) by Sarah McCarry Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47mins

19 Sep 2019

Rank #16

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Sympathy Crying and Science Adventures

Amanda and Jenn discuss platonic relationship reads, great chapter books, political memoirs, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Flatiron Books, publishers of Miss Austen by Gill Hornby, and Wednesday Books.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.FeedbackAn Equal Music, by Vikrim Seth and The Fionavar Tapestry series by Guy Gavriel Kay (The Summer Tree #1) (rec’d by Alicia)Sourdough by Robin Sloan (rec’d by Roxane)Books DiscussedLab Girl by Hope JahrenNew Waves by Kevin NguyenThea Stilton series by Thea and Geronimo StiltonGreat Chapter Books postPhoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson, beloved of LibertyThese Truths by Jill LeporeThe Making of Asian America by Erika LeeI Wish You All the Best by Mason DeaverRamona Blue by Julie MurphyThe Tufa series by Alex Bledsoe (The Hum and the Shiver #1)The Acacia series by David Anthony Durham (The War with the Mein #1)Dealing with Dragons series by Patricia Wrede (rec’d by Aly)An Accident of Stars by Foz MeadowsNo Higher Honor by Condoleezza RiceLazy B by Sandra Day O’Connor (rec’d by Jeff) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50mins

9 Apr 2020

Rank #17

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So Here's What Happened

Amanda and Jenn discuss stocking-stuffer books, seasonal short stories, romances, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by No Time To Spare, new essays from Ursula K. Le Guin, and OwlCrate.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS here, or via Apple Podcasts here.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.Books DiscussedDeath Comes to Pemberley by PD JamesDestiny’s Embrace by Beverly JenkinsWild Child by Molly O’KeefeThe Tiny Book of Tiny Stories edited by Joseph Gordon-LevittTiny books post: /miniature-books-for-tiny-libraries/All My Friends Are Dead by Avery Monson and Jory JohnLetters For the Year by Lea RedmondThe Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins (all the trigger warnings)Into the Drowning Deep by Mira GrantThe Last Chance Christmas Ball anthologyMiracle and Other Christmas Stories by Connie WillisA Front Page Affair by Radha VatsalA Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry ThomasWe the Animals by Justin TorresOye What I’m Gonna Tell You by Cecilia Rodríguez MilanésThe Dark Days Club by Alison GoodmanWant by Cindy Pon Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

48mins

6 Dec 2017

Rank #18

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Unintentional Casablanca References

Amanda and Jenn discuss long distance romances, read-alikes for Tamora Pierce, punny titles, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by Book Marks, a customizable journal to record your reading life, William Morrow Paperbacks, publisher of The Lucky One by Lori Rader-Day, and Never Kiss a Duke by Megan Frampton, published by Avon Books.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.Books DiscussedGraceling by Kristin CashoreThe Riddle-Master of Hed series, Patricia McKillipThe Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt (tw violence, harm to animals)The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. LeGuinTristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame MbaliaDragons in a Bag by Zeta ElliottTash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee (tw aphobia)Let’s Talk About Love by Claire KannThe Wedding Date by Jasmine GuilloryPlay It Again by Aidan WayneRuin of Kings by Jenn Lyons (tw torture and whatnot)Master of Restless Shadows by Ginn Hale (tw: abuse & cruelty, torture, prejudice, racism, self-harm, discussion of rape)The Pun Also Rises by John PollackHere’s Looking at Euclid by Alex Bellos Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

46mins

20 Feb 2020

Rank #19

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People and Not-So-People

Jenn and guest Kelly Jensen discuss reads about anxiety, foodie books, Disney read-alikes, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling, and You Owe Me a Murder by Eileen Cook.Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher.This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.For listener feedback and questions, as well as a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.Books DiscussedThe Vela S1 by Yoon Ha Lee, Becky Chambers, SL Huang, and Rivers SolomonThe Handmaid’s Tale Graphic Novel by Margaret Atwood and illustrated by Renee NaultKidlit These Days podcastAll The Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn GreenwoodThe Season of Styx Malone by Kekla MagoonLittle and Lion by Brandy ColbertSo Lucky by Nicola GriffithYummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. NeriMeal by Blue Dellaquanti, illustrated by Soleil Ho (rec’d by Elisa)Comic Books With Recipes postGet Well Soon: History’s Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them by Jennifer WrightThe City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane AndersFlame in the Mist by Renee AhdiehThe Belles by Dhonielle ClaytonThe Watch That Ends The Night by Allan WolfeJonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna ClarkeFinal Draft by Riley RedgateHyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

49mins

4 Apr 2019

Rank #20