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A monthly book club and podcast for readers who enjoy an eclectic variety of books - and talking about them nonstop.

A monthly book club and podcast for readers who enjoy an eclectic variety of books - and talking about them nonstop.
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A monthly book club and podcast for readers who enjoy an eclectic variety of books - and talking about them nonstop.

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English


Episodes

Episode 48: The Last Black Unicorn: I Listened With My Eyes

5/15/2018
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Jeannette, Susan, and Tara discuss free comics, what our memoirs would be about, and give you dates for the upcoming Eclectic Readathon in June! Then we discuss Tiffany Haddish’s memoir The Last Black Unicorn and all the many humorous and not-so-humorous topics it covers. Discuss The Last Black Unicorn with us on Goodreads (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/68328-eclectic-readers) Interview with Tiffany Haddish...

Duration:01:14:45

Episode 47: The Sparrow: This is Why the Prime Directive Exists!

4/15/2018
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Susan, Jeannette, and Meredith confess the size of their TBR along with habits like how they decide what goes on their TBR and how they remove a book from their TBR. Then they take flight and discuss The Sparrow and how it’s more than just Jesuits in space. The Sparrow on Goodreads (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/334176.The_Sparrow) and Amazon (https://amzn.to/2qtOG2h) What Ho, Automaton on Goodreads (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11097620-what-ho-automaton) and Amazon...

Duration:01:19:06

Episode 46: Shadow and Bone: We’re Smart, Okay, We Know Things

3/15/2018
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Shadow and Bone on Goodreads (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10194157-shadow-and-bone?ac=1&from_search=true) and Amazon (https://amzn.to/2ISRBcm) The Martian on Goodreads (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18007564-the-martian?ac=1&from_search=true) and Amazon (https://amzn.to/2qtSMYs) The Lord of the Rings on Goodreads (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33.The_Lord_of_the_Rings?ac=1&from_search=true) and Amazon (https://amzn.to/2EI7KiD) Sense and Sensibility on Goodreads...

Duration:01:26:00

Episode 45: American War: We're the Old Guy on the Bus

2/15/2018
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Party for 2 with Meredith and Susan! They discuss weird books that they love to recommend and just needs people to trust them on it. Then they discuss Sarat from American War on how war changes a person and how likely another American Civil can be. American War on Goodreads (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33311863-american-war) and Amazon (http://a.co/gT6ObrQ) Let us know your thoughts on GoodReads (https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/19217673-episode-45-american-war) Reign of the...

Duration:01:06:28

Episode 44: Sorcerer to the Crown: He’s Good-looking, I Trust Him, Too Bad He’s Such a Drag

1/15/2018
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In this episode, Susan, Tara, and Jeannette review how they did on last year’s reading resolutions and set new goals for this year. Then they discuss Zen Cho’s Sorcerer to the Crown and discuss all the ways Regency romances and fantasy novels both work and don’t work when mixed together. Discuss Sorcerer to the Crown with us on Goodreads (https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/68328-eclectic-readers) Interview with Zen Cho on her influences...

Duration:01:16:04

Episode 43: Her Body and Other Parties: It's OK to Not Be OK

12/15/2017
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All 4 hosts come together to wrap up 2017 with favorite books they have read. Also, 2 fun announcements about the 11th Hour Readathon and the ER Mad Libs reading challenge! Then they dive into the Main Read of Her Body and Other Parties. WARNING: Adult themes and trigger warnings of sexual violence. Her Body and Other Parties on Goodreads (https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33375622-her-body-and-other-parties) and Amazon (http://a.co/9SFeSyP) Let us know your thoughts on GoodReads...

Duration:01:45:09

30 - Men Explain Things to Me: We’re So Witty

1/15/2017
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Susan, Tara, and Meredith start off the new year with their read-olutions and goals for 2017. A small update on our ER MadLibs Challenge and then we dive into Men Explain Things to Me. We talk about how Rebecca Solnit addresses hard and upsetting issues that women experience through 9 essays.

Duration:01:11:10

28 - Eclectic Readers Special: Interview with Ken Liu

1/5/2017
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Next up in our Book Riot Live author interview, Meredith and Tara speak with author, Ken Liu. He has written The Grace of Kings and translated The Three-Body Problem.

Duration:00:49:26