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Recommended

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Recommended is a podcast featuring interesting people talking about their favorite books.

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Recommended is a podcast featuring interesting people talking about their favorite books.

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Love the recommendations

By incognito82 - Jul 06 2018
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I love the format. Not the endless blabbing but honest talks about books.

Awesome bookish podcasts

By Abctjb - Sep 26 2017
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I like hearing book recommendations from authors. This short and sweet podcast is really great!!

iTunes Ratings

79 Ratings
Average Ratings
58
11
4
3
3

Love the recommendations

By incognito82 - Jul 06 2018
Read more
I love the format. Not the endless blabbing but honest talks about books.

Awesome bookish podcasts

By Abctjb - Sep 26 2017
Read more
I like hearing book recommendations from authors. This short and sweet podcast is really great!!
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Recommended

Updated 6 days ago

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Recommended is a podcast featuring interesting people talking about their favorite books.

S5E13: Recommended By The Numbers

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In this bonus episode of Recommended, producer Jenn Northington takes us through the numbers of the past five seasons.

BOOKS & AUTHORS DISCUSSED

Samantha Irby

Jeanette Winterson

Ursula Le Guin (Changing PlanesThe Left Hand of Darkness)

Terry Pratchett (Small Gods)

Sarah Waters (Tipping the VelvetFingersmith)

Dominick Dunne (People Like UsAn Inconvenient Woman)

Charlotte Bronte (Jane EyreVillette)

Octavia Butler (Wild SeedLilith’s BroodParable of the Sower)

Alexandre Dumas (Three MusketeersCount of Monte Cristo)

Sonali Dev

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Zen Cho

Becky Chambers

Nov 14 2019

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S5E12: Wendy Xu and Tommy Pico

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In this episode, Wendy Xu recommends Claudia Gray and Tommy Pico recommends A.R. Ammons.

This episode is sponsored by Lanternfish Press and HMH.

You can subscribe to Recommended in Apple PodcastsSpotify, or in your podcast player of choice. The show can also be found on Stitcher.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

BOOKS DISCUSSED

Mooncakes by Wendy Xu and Suzanne Walker

Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray

Lost Stars by Claudia Gray

Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Pluto by Naoki Urasawa

Feed by Tommy Pico

Tape for the Turn of the Year by A.R. Ammons

Nov 13 2019

20mins

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S5E11: Jeanette Winterson and Nafiza Azad

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In this episode, Jeanette Winterson recommends Virginia Woolf and Nafiza Azad recommends Shailja Patel.

This episode is sponsored by Lerner Books and Wednesday Books.

You can subscribe to Recommended in Apple PodcastsSpotify, or in your podcast player of choice. The show can also be found on Stitcher.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

BOOKS DISCUSSED

Frankissstein by Jeanette Winterson

Orlando by Virginia Woolf

The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

The Candle and the Flame by Nafiza Azad

Migritude by Shailja Patel

Fatima Asghar

Nov 06 2019

19mins

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S5E10: Garth Nix and Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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In this episode, Garth Nix recommends Alexandre Dumas and Silvia Moreno-Garcia recommends Charles Williams.

This episode is sponsored by OwlCrate Jr, a subscription box for middle grade readers, and Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu, with Fierce Reads.

You can subscribe to Recommended in Apple PodcastsSpotify, or in your podcast player of choice. The show can also be found on Stitcher.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

BOOKS DISCUSSED

Angel Mage by Garth Nix

The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, translated and abridged by Lowell Bair

Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Hot Spot, a.k.a. Hell Hath No Fury, by Charles Williams

Dead Calm by Charles Williams

Oct 30 2019

21mins

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S5E9: Jami Attenberg and Valerie Valdes

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In this episode, Jami Attenberg recommends Patti Smith and Valerie Valdes recommends Diana Wynne Jones.

This episode is sponsored by The Dark Lord Clementine by Sarah Jean Horwitz, new from Algonquin Young Readers, and William Morrow Paperbacks.

You can subscribe to Recommended in Apple PodcastsSpotify, or in your podcast player of choice. The show can also be found on Stitcher.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

BOOKS DISCUSSED

All This Could Be Yours by Jami Attenberg

Just Kids by Patti Smith

Chilling Effect by Valerie Valdes

Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Oct 23 2019

16mins

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S5E8: Sonali Dev and Maris Kreizman

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In this episode, Sonali Dev recommends Kate Clayborn and Maris Kreizman recommends Dominick Dunne.

This episode is sponsored by Tor Teen and Change is the only Constant by Ben Orlin, in Hardcover from Black Dog and Leventhal.

You can subscribe to Recommended in Apple PodcastsSpotify, or in your podcast player of choice. The show can also be found on Stitcher.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

BOOKS DISCUSSED

Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev

Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn (January 28, 2020)

Slaughterhouse 90210 by Maris Kreizman

An Inconvenient Woman by Dominick Dunne

Oct 16 2019

20mins

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S5E7: Kristen Lepionka and Kekla Magoon

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In this episode, Kristen Lepionka recommends Carol Anshaw and Kekla Magoon recommends Pamela F. Service.

This episode is sponsored by Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for Teens by Kathy Belge and Marke Bieschke and By Any Means Necessary by Candice Montgomery.

You can subscribe to Recommended in Apple PodcastsSpotify, or in your podcast player of choice. The show can also be found on Stitcher.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

BOOKS DISCUSSED

The Stories You Tell by Kristen Lepionka

Seven Moves by Carol Anshaw

Light It Up by Kekla Magoon

Being of Two Minds by Pamela F. Service

Oct 09 2019

18mins

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S5E6: Alexis Hall and Maika and Maritza Moulite

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Alexis Hall recommends Terry Pratchett, Maika Moulite recommends Elizabeth Acevedo, and Maritza Moulite recommends Maria Semple.

This episode is sponsored by The Stranger Inside by Lisa Unger and Motherhood So White by Nefertiti Austin.

You can subscribe to Recommended in Apple PodcastsSpotify, or in your podcast player of choice. The show can also be found on Stitcher.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

BOOKS DISCUSSED

The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by Alexis Hall

Small Gods by Terry Pratchett

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine by Maika and Maritza Moulite

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple

Ola Shakes It Up by Joanne Hyppolite

Oct 02 2019

24mins

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S5E5: Jackson Bird and Kim Scott

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In this episode, Jackson Bird recommends Stephen Chbosky and Kim Scott recommends Elizabeth Knox.

This episode is sponsored by The Future of Another Timeline by Annalee Newitz and The Infinite Noise by Lauran Shippen.

You can subscribe to Recommended in Apple PodcastsSpotify, or in your podcast player of choice. The show can also be found on Stitcher.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

BOOKS DISCUSSED

Sorted by Jackson Bird

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Taboo by Kim Scott

The Vintner’s Luck by Elizabeth Knox

Sep 25 2019

19mins

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S5E4: Jen Wang and Courtney Maum

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In this episode, Jen Wang recommends Wilson Rawls and Courtney Maum recommends Aja Gabel.

This episode is sponsored by Pretty Guilty Women by Gina Lamanna and The Years That Matter Most by Paul Tough.

You can subscribe to Recommended in Apple PodcastsSpotify, or in your podcast player of choice. The show can also be found on Stitcher.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

Sep 18 2019

18mins

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