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Minisode #7: Meltedy Spoonpisode / Room

The Book Squad explores the tiny yet oh-so-rich world of “Room” by Emma Donoghue. We talk about our favorite Jack-isms, Ma’s character, and how we feel about the child narration. We also answer a terrible bookclub discussion question and dive into the real (and really awful) story that inspired “Room.” Plus: Emily and Mary review Happy Death Day, and we tell you what’s on the #BookSquadBlog and what’s coming up on the podcast. Rate, review, subscribe, and tell your friends! And don’t forget to enter our Borne giveaway! The simple rules are at May the odds be ever in your favor!

0:33 – Intro to the book/What is your favorite Jack-ism?
5:00 – Summary from Goodreads (which surprisingly isn’t bad!)
6.55 – Ratings and thoughts
13:28 – Different perspectives
16:45 – Why does the narration in this book work?
21:57 – Breastfeeding, Room, and Jack
26:05 – After the escape: How “Room” deals with trauma
30:22 – Terrible discussion questions! What’s your Sunday Treat?
37:50 – Complaints?
41:24 – True Crime Corner: The real story of “Room”

48:30 – “Happy Death Day!”
53:15 – What’s on the blog, what’s up next, and GIVEAWAY NEWS

Next time on #BSG: A discussion of “Borne” by Jeff Vandermeer.

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