Series: The Bookstore

It’s like a book club, but we actually read the book. Join hosts Becca and Corinne as they recreate their days working and hanging out at their local independent book store.

87 – Murder at the Vicarage

This week we wanted something very chill, and so we picked the cozy mystery queen, Agatha Christie. Other than the main question of the book, which is who did the murdering, we also wonder if people are really climbing in and out of windows, and why…

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86.5 – We Meet The Colored Pages Book Club Podcast

During Pandemic Times ™, it isn’t every day you get to meet new friends. This week we talk with Marci and Ako from The Colored Pages Book Club Podcast about what their podcast is about, how it came to be, and what books they love and have been…

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86 – How Much of These Hills Is Gold

This week we read How Much of These Hills is Gold by C. Pam Zhang. We love the Western setting, the lyrical, atmospheric descriptions of the landscape. We have some complicated feelings about the plot and character development. Next time we’re…

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85.5 – 2020 Gift Guide

We’re putting our gift guide out a little early this year to give you time to order from your favorite indie bookstore! We have a list of on our website. The books we recommended on this episode can be Next week we’ll be discussing  by C Pam…

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85 – Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

If you’re receiving this on the day it is released, that means it’s Election Day in the US and I hope if you’re eligible to vote, you’ve either done so or are on your way to the polls. Take care of yourself today and all days! This week we discuss by…

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84.5 Discourse on Witches

For our Halloween Between the Books episode, we read Roald Dahl’s The Witches and watched the 1990 Anjelica Huston vehicle. We digress to talk about what scared us as kids and Dahl’s problematic legacy.  Next week we’re reading Their Eyes…

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84 – The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones

This week we read and discussed by Stephen Graham Jones. It’s a horror/slasher, a good change of pace, and a little confusing, but that’s probably because we are both a little unaccustomed to audiobooks. Next time we will be reading by Zora Neale…

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83.5 Graphic Novels

As the title suggests, today we bring to you a few graphic novel recommendations. Becca recommends Monstress, Kaptara, and The Old Guard. Corinne recommends Dancing After TEN, Cosmoknights, and Pretending is…

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83 – Memorial Drive by Natasha Trethewey

Let me warn you up top that we cry in this episode. We read , a memoir about the murder of the author’s mother by her step-father. Content warnings for some mild language and discussions of domestic violence. Next time we will be discussing . Find it…

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82.5 – The Baby-Sitters Club

We relive our childhoods by reading the first book in The Baby-Sitters Club series by Ann M. Martin, Kristy’s Great Idea. Other mentions include the Netflix series, obsession with clubs as kids, and figuring out which babysitter we would be. Next…

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