Episode 44: Bookish Serendipity + The Debut of a New Segment: Belly Up to the Book Bar

Meredith and Kaytee are back in your earbuds this week to chat about all sorts of bookish goodness!

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You’ll hear a “bookish moment of the week” from each of us: a book devouring, and validating your summer reading choices

Next, we discuss our current reads for the week. We’re all over the place in genre, age range, and opinions this week, so get out those library cards!

For our deep dive this week, we are teasing our new segment for Season 2! Belly Up to the Book Bar will b in our regular rotation next season, and we cannot wait to share it with you, listeners! Thanks to Megan Goodell for being our guinea pig “test customer”.

As always, we finish up with A Book (yep, capitalized) that we’d like to press into every reader’s hands. This week’s pick include some historical fiction about the Spanish flu and a murder mystery from a master.

As per usual, time-stamped show notes are below with references to every book and resource we mentioned in this episode. If you’d like to listen first and not spoil the surprise, don’t scroll down! 

2:28 - A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

3:10 - Minisode with Brigid Kemmerer

6:31 - The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth

9:36 - The Girl in Red by Christina Henry

9:54 - Currently Reading 2019 Reading Challenge

9:59 - Six Stories by Matt Weselowski

12:06 - Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey

12:20 - Episode 16 of Sarah’s Bookshelves Live

12:22 - Episode 189 of Sorta Awesome

15:12 - The Marsh King’s Daughter by Karen Dion

16:53 - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

18:05 - Goodreads Summer Reading Challenge

18:09 - Five Feet Apart by Rachel Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry, and Tobias Iaconis

20:39 - The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

22:53 - Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink

24:39 - What Should I Read Next episode 186 about bookish serendipity

25:32 - The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry

25:39 - The Giver by Lois Lowry

28:07 - A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

29:58 - The Penderwicks by Jennie Birdsall

Belly Up to the Book Bar! - Megan Goodell

33:51 - Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

34:25 - I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes

35:36 - Prey by Michael Crichton

36:04 - The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

36:20 - The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

36:27 - Circe by Madeline Miller

37:02 - The Physician by Noah Gordon

37:28 - Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

37:35 - Beartown by Fredrick Backman

37:36 - Us Against You by Fredrick Backman

38:26 - Class Mom by Laurie Gelman

38:49 - The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule

38:59 - The Yoga Store Murder by Dan Morse

39:10 - I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

39:43 - The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

39:49 - All Things Cease to Appear by Elizabeth Brundage

39:55 - Haunted Ground by Erin Hart

40:10 - Cinder by Marissa Meyer

40:19 - A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

40:27 - Christina Henry fairytale retellings - Lost Boy, Alice, Red Queen, Girl in Red

40:43 - A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

40:53 - A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

41:17 - What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty

41:25 - Castle of Water by Dane Huckelbridge

41:46 - The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

41:56 - Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

If you want to Belly Up to the Book Bar, send us an email: currentlyreadingpodcast@gmail.com

44:04 - As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner

46:31 - Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz

46:40 - The Word Is Murder by Anthony Horowitz

48:58 - The House of Silk (Sherlock Holmes) by Anthony Horowitz

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