The Bookstore

Hosted ByBecca & Corinne

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.


All Episodes

78 – Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor

We read . The book is filled with difficult topics, so this episode will not be for everyone. Despite the discomfort some of the themes may cause it is also a very beautifully and interestingly composed book. Next time we will be discussing . You can…

77.5 – Anticipated Reads

This episode we take some time to share a few books we’re looking forward to reading in the remainder of 2020, as well as a couple news items we found interesting.  Next week will be a discussion of Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor.

77 – The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

This week we discuss Kazuo Ishiguro’s 2015 literary fantasy novel The Buried Giant and are pleasantly surprised to say that we do, in fact, actually like some fantasy novels. Also mentioned in this episode: (2001 Film with Jennifer Lopez…

76.5 – Internet Nonsense

This week we delve into some Book Twitter news; explaining the supply chain, revealing our ignorance of how the British government works, and encountering yet other stubborn man unwilling to rethink his preconceived notions.  Next week we’ll be…

76 – Heavy by Kiese Laymon

This week we read and discussed and we think you should, too. Our next book will be . Find it at your library or local bookstore or from with code BOOKSTORE for the audio and read along with us.  

75.5 – Interview with a Librarian

Way back in 2019, Becca and her partner Zac visited Zac’s friend Tom, who is the adult services librarian of a library in Michigan. We were onsite at the library, so there are some audio issues, sorry! This episode is quite different from our normal…

75 – The Round House

The Round House by Louise Erdrich came up 2nd in our Instagram poll of what we should read next. This book made us furious at the legal system and made us laugh at the teenage antics Joe and his friends get into. It’s a crime thriller, but also a…

74.5 – News and Book News

We took a week off to do some learning, reflecting, and work and now we’re back to talk. First and foremost: Black Lives Matter. Less important, but also of interest: some fan fiction is set to make important copyright law precedent. for resources…

74 – Homegoing

Our Instagram followers picked it and we read it! To no one’s surprise, we loved this debut novel that follows a family through multiple generations and two continents.  Next book is The Round House by Louise Erdrich, which came in second in…

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