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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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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

183: #183: Game of Thrones Readalikes

5/30/2019
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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. Books Discussed Dune 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...

Duration:00:43:35

182: #182: Fair Verona Blah Blah Blah

5/23/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss funny book club picks, audiobooks in translation, historical fiction, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Audible, Kingsbane by Claire Legrand and Birthday by Meredith Russo. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Questions 1. Hey Amanda and Jenn!! Long time listener first time requester! Looking for a book to recommend for my book club. Traditionally we just draw from a book jar of other...

Duration:00:47:46

181: #181: Mr. Bean Goes to Madrid

5/16/2019
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Amanda and Sharifah discuss heartbreaking YA, real-life heist reads, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by PodX, Flatiron Books, and How It Feels to Float by Helena Fox. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Feedback For horror westerns: In the Valley of the Sun by Andy Davidson, Hunger by Alma Katsu (rec'd by Emily) Questions 1. Hello to the good people at Get Booked! My beautiful wife Amy is turning 40 next week (May...

Duration:00:56:40

180: #180: Your Most Goth High School Boyfriend

5/9/2019
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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. Feedback The Neapolitan Quartet by Elena Ferrante (rec’d by Michelle) Questions 1. Hello! My daughter is 10 and in the 5th grade. She has recently discovered all the Marvel...

Duration:00:47:04

179: #179: Tomb Raider with Time Travel

5/2/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss horror westerns, adventure novels, books in translation, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Upon a Burning Throne by Ashok K. Banker, and Extraordinary Birds by Sandy Stark-McGinnis. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Questions 1. Hello! My friend is about to have her 2nd baby, and I’m putting together a postpartum care package for her. Obviously I need to include books!...

Duration:00:51:01

178: #178: A Comedy of Manners, Also With Pirates

4/25/2019
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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. Feedback The Address by Fiona Davis, rec’d by Suzanne Kissing in Manhattan by David Schickler, rec’d by Madeleine The Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L....

Duration:00:49:07

177: #177: Treachery Jazz Hands

4/18/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss queer protagonists, science reads by women of color, inspiring reads and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Care/Of, and The Eighth Sister by Robert Dugoni. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Questions 1. Hi – Thank you so much for your show – I adore it. I am looking for a book for a friend who is a very spiritual person and involved in her Christian church. She is a busy mom of...

Duration:00:52:19

176: #176: Awkward Panda Family Photos

4/11/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss short story collections, quirky mysteries, picture books, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Unscripted by Claire Handscombe, and The Fall of Crazy House by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Questions 1. I’ll be taking a trip to New York City for the very first time this June. I’m looking for books that will give me that big-city...

Duration:00:46:01

175: #175: People and Not-So-People

4/4/2019
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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. Questions 1. Hi! So, up until recently I hadn’t thought about what “type” of books I like most. The more I read, the more I find myself getting emotionally...

Duration:00:48:42

174: #174: Making Out in the Name of Science

3/28/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss reading for stress-relief, sciencey novels, books set in Belgium, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Nurx and In Her Sightsby Katie Ruggle. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Questions 1. I’m currently in graduate school and spend all my time reading textbooks and when I come home at the end of the night I want to lose myself in something entertaining, compelling and fun....

Duration:00:47:49

173: #173: Heck in a Hand Basket

3/21/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss the Scottish Highlands, books for introverts, Rent read-alikes, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Nurx, and Girls With Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Feedback Lion Heart by Fran Seen A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer Questions 1. I love the show; it’s fun to hear the really specific things people are looking for and your...

Duration:00:47:01

172: #172: Hashtag Relatable

3/14/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss travel and adventure stories, Romeo + Juliet read-alikes, books in translation, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Nurx, and Dreamscape. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Feedback A Line Made By Walking by Sara Baume Lady Hardcastle Series by T.E. Kinsey Questions 1. Hello ~ I am fan of the podcast and wanted to ask for a recommendation if possible: I am traveling solo in Italy...

Duration:00:51:16

171: #171: Making Reader Face

3/7/2019
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Amanda and Jenn discuss non-Eurocentric world history, diverse read-alikes for Vonnegut and Hemingway, and beginners romance in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Reign of the Kingfisher by T.J. Martinson, and The Lady from the Black Lagoon by Mallory O’Meara. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Questions 1. Hey ladies! I’m looking for some books as a present for my mum. She did her degree in English literature but as a...

Duration:00:49:07

170: #170: That One Moment Changed Her Life

2/28/2019
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Amanda and Emily Martin discuss meal-worthy book club picks, Fifth Element-ish science fiction, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Audible , The Dysasters, and Devil's Daughter. Visit mytbr.co for more info about TBR! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Stitcher. Questions 1. A group of local women just started a new book club and the idea is that each month the host will pick a book and they’ll also select a recipe to make...

Duration:00:50:08