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Get Booked is a weekly show of personalized book recommendations.

Get Booked is a weekly show of personalized book recommendations.
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Get Booked is a weekly show of personalized book recommendations.

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203: Not Gonna Tell You How To Feel About Caesar

10/17/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss poetry, dinosaur books for grown-ups, Roman historical fiction, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by our Blind Date with a Book giveaway, Quantum by international bestselling author Patricia Cornwell, and Change is the only Constant by Ben Orlin, in Hardcover from Black Dog and Leventhal. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. FEEDBACK Like A Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and...

Duration:00:44:01

202: My Cinnamon Roll Children

10/10/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss more Halloween reads, asexual representation, solo female travelers, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s Blind Date with a Book, Sugar Run by Mesha Maren, now in paperback from Algonquin Books, and Playlist: The Rebels and Revolutionaries of Sound by James Rhodes and illustrated by Martin O’Neill. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. FEEDBACK Josh & Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating...

Duration:00:50:57

201: My Spook-Meter Is Delicate

10/3/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss gothic reads, motherhood memoirs, fun sci-fi, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Read This Book, Rebel by Marie Lu, and Soho Teen. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. FEEDBACK Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore (rec’d by Alicia) QUESTIONS 1. Hello! I am looking for a book that gives me the same feeling as The Black Tapes Podcast. Basically, a journalist gets pulled into a dark story...

Duration:00:45:11

200: Bonus: Un-Recommendable Books

9/30/2019
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In this special bonus episode, Amanda and Jenn recommend some of their favorite books that are otherwise impossible to recommend. This episode is sponsored by our Mystery/Thriller Giveaway, Blinkist, and Libro.fm. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. FEEDBACK Amazing librarian Stephanie makes an amazing Get Booked spreadsheet! BOOKS DISCUSSED Love and Trouble by Claire Dederer (tw sexual assault) The Vagina Bible by Dr. Jen Gunter Somewhere in the...

Duration:00:50:08

199: Things Get Weird Dot Tumblr Dot Com

9/26/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss action heroines, bonkers plotlines, police procedurals, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by our Mystery/Thriller giveaway, Slay by Brittney Morris, and the audiobook of Frankly in Love by David Yoon. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. FEEDBACK Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor (rec’d by Stephanie) Commencement by J. Courtney Sullivan (rec’d by Elizabeth) Tell Me How You Really Feel by...

Duration:00:42:31

198: This One Is The Queerest

9/19/2019
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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. FEEDBACK Here’s to the Ladies: Stories of the Frontier Army by Carla Kelly (rec’d by Kate) Boom Town by Sam Anderson (rec’d by...

Duration:00:46:38

197: All Kinds of Spooky Spooks

9/12/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss spooky reads, books for teens, big city stories, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by our Mystery/Thriller giveaway, Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo, and Yale Needs Women by Anne Gardiner Perkins. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. FEEDBACK thelesbianreview.com (rec’d by Anon) Happy All The Time by Laurie Colwin (rec’d by Kristin) QUESTIONS 1. I’m new to the podcast so apologies if you’ve...

Duration:00:46:35

196: Pioneer LiveJournal

9/5/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss fascinating nonfiction, plane reads, pioneer adventures, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by our Mystery/Thriller Giveaway, Recommended, and Forged Through Fire by Mark McDonough. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. FEEDBACK The Alpennia series by Heather Rose Jones (rec’d by Jen) Outline Your Novel, Structuring Your Novel, and Creating Character Arcs by K. M. Weilan (rec’d by...

Duration:00:46:14

195: Hat Pins Are Involved

8/29/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss divorce reads, Latinx fiction, writing advice, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Libro.fm, and Crown of Coral and Pearl by Mara Rutherford. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. FEEDBACK Bad Neighbor by Molly O’Keefe (rec’d by Diana) Lilah Pace’s duology Asking for It/Begging for It (rec’d by Diana) Cath Staincliffe (rec’d by Stephanie) QUESTIONS 1. Hey guys! I’ve...

Duration:00:46:14

194: How Many Rocks Did They Lick?

8/22/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss dark fiction, humorous SF/F, women breaking down barriers, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh, and Blinkist. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. QUESTIONS 1. I’m getting married in the fall and am looking for books that portray marriage in a positive light. So many books use marriage as the plot twist, ie, murder, infidelity, etc. I want to...

Duration:00:51:19

193: Suck My Galoshes

8/15/2019
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Amanda and Vanessa discuss Italian comics, paranormal smut, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Libro.fm and TBR. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. Feedback None this week! Questions 1. I was just offered a position as a 4th grade reading/writing teacher starting in the fall. I've been teaching abroad for a while and need good kid-lit recs for my classroom as I'm out of the loop. Picture...

Duration:00:54:28

192: Complicated Feeling About Bees

8/8/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss political nonfiction, twin stories, nonbinary reads, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Libro.fm and The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. FEEDBACK Chloe Poems’s Li’l Book O’ Manchester (rec’d by Arlene) The Night Brother by Rosie Garland (rec’d by Arlene) Pies and Prejudice: In Search of the North by Stuart Maconie (rec’d by...

Duration:00:50:53

191: Alpha in the Sheets, Beta in the Streets

8/1/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss chapter books about girls, thrillers, undersea stories, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, One Good Deed by David Baldacci, and Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. FEEDBACK Serial Killers: Murder Without Mercy by Nigel Blundell (rec’d by Sharon) Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik (rec’d by Sibyl) The Mermaid and Mrs....

Duration:00:53:17

190: Love Triangle With Some Communists

7/25/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss travel reads, super creepy books, mysteries, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Project Duchess by Sabrina Jeffries, and TBR. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. FEEDBACK Starsight by Brandon Sanderson (rec’d by Elizabeth) QUESTIONS 1. Good Morning! I recently came across your podcast and I absolutely love it! You’re recommendations in the past couple episodes are amazing and...

Duration:00:47:14

189: Magical Librarians and Kissing

7/18/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss distracting reads, international parenting advice, Austen read-alikes, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, The Lightest Object in the Universe by Kimi Eisele, and Stubborn Archivist by Yara Rodrigues Fowler. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. FEEDBACK Sex With Shakespeare by Jillian Keenan (rec’d by Miranda) Disunity in Christ by Christena Cleveland (rec’d by Jessica) Oral...

Duration:00:50:33

188: Being Terrified Is My Jam

7/11/2019
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Jenn and Kelly discuss camping reads, transhumanist SF, healthy cookbooks, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Green Chef, and The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone by Felicity McLean. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. Questions 1. Hello Ladies, I have been an avid listener and a growing book devour-er since starting to listen to all sorts of awesome bookish podcasts such as yourselves. This past weekend I...

Duration:00:48:56

187: Quippy Clever Space Books

6/27/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss audiobooks for the whole family, high-stakes sci-fi, experimental fiction, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Libro.fm audiobooks, Wicked Fox by Kat Cho, and Kingdom of Exiles by Maxim M. Martineau. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Feedback Lab Girl by Hope Jahren (rec’d by Miranda) American Fire by Monica Hesse (rec’d by Miranda) Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube by Blair Braverman (rec’d by...

Duration:00:49:13

186: #186: What's The Word For Cute-Sad?

6/20/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss Norwegian authors, multigenerational family novels, thrillers, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored The Guest Book by Sarah Blake and Audible. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Feedback Eat Up by Ruby Tandoh (rec’d by Caroline) Questions 1. Hey Get Booked! Thank you for the invaluable service you provide. I’m traveling to Norway for a few weeks this summer and I’d like to read a novel set in Norway...

Duration:00:53:40

185: #185: Just A Scarlet O'Hara Wannabe: All Nonfiction Pt. 2

6/13/2019
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Amanda and Jenn do another round of nonfiction questions this week on Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by All the Books, Re-entry by Peter Cawdron, and The Handmaid’s Tale: Graphic Novel by Margaret Atwood, illustrated by Renee Nault. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Questions 1. My dad is a huge American history buff, but he is also conservative (yikes for liberal me). I want to get him a book he’ll enjoy about American history but would love some recs...

Duration:00:49:28

184: #184: Cheese Whodunit

6/6/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss PNW stories, YA-friendly non-fiction, spare prose and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by All the Books and Cari Mora by Thomas Harris. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Feedback Priceless by Robert K. Whittman (rec’d by Megan) Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm (rec’d by Sibyl) The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith (rec’d by Sibyl) Questions 1. I am leaving for a two week trip to a...

Duration:00:50:34