Archive for September 2018

Book-to-Film Adaptation of Kevin Kwan's Crazy Rich Asians

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mentioned in episode

*Kevin Kwan's Crazy Rich Asians (the book)

*IMDB - Crazy Rich Asians

*PRI Article about the Casting Call  - "What Happens When You Let Everyone in the World Audition for a Hollywood Studio Film"

*The Popcast with Knox and Jamie​​

 

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Episode 39 - Phenomenal in Scope: Global Read Aloud with LOVE, HATE & OTHER FILTERS, AMAL UNBOUND, and REFUGEE

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We tried to go very light on the spoilers in this #unabridgedhighlights episode, but a few minor spoilers were hard to avoid as we revealed what we loved about these books.

​timeline

*Introduction and Overview of Episode: 00:00 - 00:54

*Samira Ahmed's Love, Hate, and Other Filters: 00:55 - 16:30

*Aisha Saeed's Amal Unbound: 16:40 - 39:20

*Alan Gratz's Refugee: 39:32 - 57:33

other mentions

*Clemantine Wamariya's The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After (with Elizabeth Weil)

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Episode 38 - I Love the Love Story: Lit Chat Game #4

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the question

If you could be inserted into a romantic relationship in any book, which one would you choose, and which character are you in this literary love affair?

​Like this idea?  Pick up your own copy of the Lit Chat game, conversation starters about books and life, created by the geniuses at Book Riot.  We loved our first round and look forward to more questions on our short story episodes.

 

books mentioned in episode

*Jen - Rainbow Rowell's Fangirl

*Ashley - Elizabeth Acevedo's The Poet X

*Sara - Gayle Forman's If I Stay and Where She Went (and Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series)

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Erika Sanchez's I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter (Episode 37)

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timeline

  • Introduction and Summary of the Book: 0:00 - 01:26
  • Main Discussion: 01:26 - 33:39
  • ​Book Pairings: 34:44 - 40:49
  • Classroom Connections: 40:26 - 44:05

 

book pairings

​other books mentioned

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