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This episode we’re talking about our 2023 Reading Goals! We discuss intentions, resolutions, anti-resolutions, and give a report on how well we fulfilled our reading goals last year.
In this episode
2022: Year of Book Two
- Read more non-fiction
- Quit trying to read fiction when she doesn’t feel like it
- Read more of what she owns (borrow less from the library)
- Read more graphic novels
- Take pictures of favourite reads
- Theme for the year: Intention
- Return to tracking picture book reading
Media We Mentioned
- Aurora Rising by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff, narrated by Kim Mai Guest, Johnathan McClain, Candice Moll, Lincoln Hoppe, Donnabella Mortel, Jonathan Todd Ross, Erin Spencer & Steve West
- Illuminae Files (books 1-3) by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
- Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir, narrated by Moira Quirk
- Steven Erikson
- Witch Hat Atelier, Vol 1 by Kamome Shirahama, translated by Stephen Kohler
- Delicious in Dungeon, Vol 1 by Ryoko Kui, translated by Sébastien Ludmann
Links, Articles, and Things
- Which Pokemon are the Most Goth?
- Matthew reviews his manga reading from 2022 on Twitter
- List of One Piece manga volumes – Wikipedia
25 Dystopian Fiction books by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, & People of Colour) Authors
Every month Book Club for Masochists: A Readers’ Advisory Podcasts chooses a genre at random and we read and discuss books from that genre. We also put together book lists for each episode/genre that feature works by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, & People of Colour) authors to help our listeners diversify their readers’ advisory. All of the lists can be found here.
- Leila by Prayaag Akbar
- Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac
- Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
- Caster by Elsie Chapman
- The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
- Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich
- The Women Could Fly by Megan Giddings
- Crosshairs by Catherine Hernandez
- The Ones We’re Meant to Find by Joan He
- Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson
- Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
- Survive the Dome by Kosoko Jackson
- The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullina
- On Such a Full Sea by Chang-rae Lee
- Legend by Marie Lu
- Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
- We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia
- Sanctuary by Paola Mendoza & Abby Sher
- Futureland by Walter Mosley
- The Memory Police by Yōko Ogawa, translated by Stephen Snyder
- Goliath by Tochi Onyebuchi
- We Light Up the Sky by Lilliam Rivera
- Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse
- The Freedom Race by Lucinda Roy
- An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon
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Join us again on Tuesday, February 7th. It’ll be our annual Valentine’s Day episode, and we’ll be talking about the genre of Holiday Romance!
Then on Tuesday, February 21st join us for What is a Book? (part 2)!