Archive for February 2018

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*Introduction and Summary of the Book: 0:00-0:50

*Main Discussion: 0:51-27:31 --> Spoilers: 6:40 / 9:50--for real!

​*Book Pairings: 27:38-37:40

*Classroom Connections: 37:41-46:48

book pairings

*Ashley - Adam Ross's Mr. Peanut

*Jen - Stephen King's Full Dark, No Stars (the novella "A Good Marriage")

*Sara - Clare Mackintosh's I See You

*Jenni - S. J. Watson's Before I Go to Sleep

books mentioned in classroom connections

*Ashley - Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones

*Jen - Barry Lyga's I Hunt Killers

*Sara - Lisa McMann's WakeFade, and Gone

*Jenni - Agatha Christie's Ten Little Indians (Now published as And Then There Were None)

 

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books and authors mentioned

*Mary Downing Hahn's Daphne's Book 

*Katherine Paterson's Jacob Have I Loved

*Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles

*Agatha Christie's The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

*Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind

 

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Spoilers are inevitable throughout our discussion, so consider whether or not to listen if you haven't yet read the book! 

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*Introduction and Summary of the Book: 0:00-0:58

*Main Discussion: 0:59-37:50​

*​Book Pairings: 37:57-48:18

*Classroom Connections: 48:19-54:51

 

book pairings

*Jen - Jennifer Niven's All the Bright Places

*Sara - Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Project

*Ashley - Corey Ann Hadyu’s OCD Love Story and Neil Hilborn’s slam poem "OCD"

*Jenni - John Neufeld’s Lisa Bright and Dark

 

other works mentioned

Laurie Halse Anderson's

*The Impossible Knife of Memory 

*Speak

*Wintergirls​

 

books mentioned in classroom connections

*Ashley - author study of John Green works

*Jen - T. S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" and Allie Brosh's Hyperbole and a Half

 

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books (and other things!) mentioned

*Jen - Stephen King's Dark Tower series; first book - The Gunslinger

*Jen - Lee Child's Jack Reacher series; first book - Killing Floor

*Jenni - Emily Giffin's Something Borrowed and Something Blue

*Jenni - Monica McInerney's The Alphabet SeriesHello from the GillespiesFamily BaggageAt Home with the Templetons

*Sara and Ashley - J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series; first book - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

*Sara - Kiera Cass's Selection series; first book - The Selection

*Ashley - Cassandra Clare's The Infernal Devices series; first book - Clockwork Angel

*Ashley - Laini Taylor's Daughter of Smoke and Bone series; first book - Daughter of Smoke and Bone

*Jen - O'Neal's Razor and Book Series Recaps

*Sara - Gayle Forman's If I Stay and Where She Went

*Ashley - Leah Bardugo's Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom; connected collection of fairy tales - Language of Thorns

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Timeline

*Introduction and Summary of the Book: 0:00-00:54

*Main Discussion: 00:54-37:15

*​Book Pairings: 37:20-47:50

*Classroom Connections: 47:50-50:07

 

Book Pairings

*Sara - Jennifer Brown's The Hate List

*Jen - Edgar Cantero's Meddling Kids

*Ashley - Meg Wolitzer's Belzhar

*Jenni - Agatha Christie's Ten Little Indians

 

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Books and Authors Mentioned

*Berenstain Bears

*Curious George

*Mo Willems's Elephant & Piggie and Mo Willems and Laurie Keller's We Are Growing

*Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

*Hilo series - Judd Winick on Twitter

*Harry Potter - illustrated series

*C. S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia

*Diary of a Wimpy Kid

*Raina Telgemeier

*Ramona books

*Series of Unfortunate Events

*Kwame Alexander

(nonfiction books (Presidents, heroes from the Bible, kids who are in trouble)

*Malala

*The Running Dream

*Llama Llama Red Pajama

*Geronimo Stilton's Kingdom of Fantasy

*Dinosaurs Love Underpants and Monsters Love Underpants

*Creepy Pair of Underwear

*Captain Underpants

*Wonder (on audio)

*Chronicles of Narnia (on audio)

*Jean Fritz's Alexander Hamilton: The Outsider and Why Not, Lafayette?

*Cressida Cowell's How to Train Your Dragon

*Lisa McMann's The Unwanted series

*Holes on audio

*Disney records with stories (available on amazon?)

 

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Spoilers are inevitable throughout our discussion, so check out the timeline if you want to avoid them.

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*Introduction and Summary of the Book: 0:00-0:45

*Main Discussion: 0:46-28:08 - Spoilers at 11:10 (skip to Book Pairings!)

*​Book Pairings: ​28:09-41:06

Classroom Connections: 41:07-45:48


book pairings

*Jen - Sandhya Menon's When Dimple Met Rishi

*Ashley - Amy Chua's Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

*Sara - Kathryn Erskine's Mockingbird

*Jenni - John Green's The Fault in Our Stars


what's coming up next?

*Episode 4, Short Story Episode - Our Young Relatives' Favorite Reads

*Episode 5, Our Book Club's Book - One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

*Episode 6, Short Story Episode - Recommended Series

*Episode 7, Young Adult Book - Turtles All the Way Down​ by John Green

 

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Recommendations

*What Should I Read Next (podcast)

*Modern Mrs. Darcy (blog)

*Book Riot (website)

*Book Riot - The Podcast (podcast)

*Get Booked (podcast)

*Annotated (podcast)

*Recommended (podcast)

 

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NOTE: Spoilers are inevitable throughout our discussion, so consider whether or not to listen if you haven't yet read the book!

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*Introduction and Summary of the Book: 0:00-1:01

*Main Discussion: 1:02-19:35

​*Book Pairings: 19:51-27:00

*Classroom Connections: 27:01-30:05

book pairings

*Jen - Jonathan Safran Foer's Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

*Ashley - Peter Heller's The Dog Stars

*Sara - Fannie Flagg's Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man

*Jenni - Julie Kibler's Calling Me Home

 

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