Archive for November 2018

Podcast Episode 49 - Bookish Gift Ideas for the Holidays

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bookish gifts and online shops

*Blue Q socks - cute, bookish, quotable socks

*The Mountain Thread Company  - coiled rope baskets and totes 

*Riddle’s Tea Shoppe - book themed teas including teas that focus on Harry Potter connections

*Modern Mrs. Darcy shop - book darts, journals, pens, and classes

*Book Riot store - socks, books, t-shirts, and collections

*Carrot Top Paper Shop on Etsy - artistic mugs, postcards, prints, and bookmarks focusing on literary heroines and quotes

*Kulana Stickers on Etsy - personalized vinyl stickers

*Bibliophile pullover from New Vintage Embroidery

great gift books

*Jane Mount's My Ideal Bookshelf and Bibliophile

*Annie Spence's Dear Fahrenheit 451

*Anne Bogel's I'd Rather Be Reading

*Knox McCoy's The Wondering Years

*Rick Riordan's illustrated Percy Jackson books

*Jim Kay's illustrated versions of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter books 1, 2, and 3 

book subscriptions mentioned in episode

*Book of the Month Club - gift options linked here 

*Owl Crate and Owl Crate Junior

*Capsule Books 

*Once Upon a Book Club ​

other book subscription services

*LitJoyCrate

*Bad People Book Club

*An article from the Washington Post highlighting the best book subscriptions of 2018

​reminder about discount codes 

*Once Upon a Book Club ​- Use the discount code UNABRIDGED to receive a 10% discount on your purchase.

*The Mountain Thread Company - Use the discount code UNABRIDGED to receive a 15% discount on your purchase. Offer expires after 12/28. 

*Capsule Books - Use the discount code ESCAPE15 to receive a 15% discount on your purchase.

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Podcast Episode 48 - Graphic Novels and Comic Collections

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works mentioned in episode

*Jen -

*March Trilogy by John Lewis with Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell

*Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

*Runaways by Rainbow Rowell and Kris Anka

*Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 8 by Joss Whedon  (Author), Georges Jeanty (Illustrator), Andy Owens (Illustrator), Jo Chen (Illustrator)

*American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

*This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki

 

*Ashley - 

*Blankets by Craig Thompson

*Alone by Christophe Chabouté

*Illegal by Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin, and illustrated by Giovanni Rigano

*La Perdida by Jessica Abel 

 

*Sara - 

*El Deafo by Cece Bell

*Middle School Is Worse than Meatloaf by Jennifer L. Holm and illustrator Elicia Castaldi

*Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

*Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral​

other mentions

*Saga by Brian Vaughan and Fiona Staples

*Maus by Art Spiegelman

*Lucy Maud Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables and the graphic novel adaptation (Anne of Green Gables: A Graphic Novel by Mariah Marsden and Brenna Thummler) 

*Laini Taylor's Daughter of Smoke and Bone series

*Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

*Rick Riordan's graphic novels

*Griffin and Sabine by Nick Bantock

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Podcast Episode 47 - I'm Always Here for That: YA To-Be-Read Lists

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works mentioned in episode

*Jen -

*Neal Shusterman's Scythe 

*Tahereh Mafi 's Shatter Me series

 

*Ashley - 

*Leigh Bardugo's Wonder Woman: Warbringer

*Danielle Paige's Dorothy Must Die series

 

*Sara - 

*Jenny Han's To All the Boys I've Loved Before series

*Lance Rubin's Denton Little's Deathdate

 

other mentions

*Neal Shusterman's Challenger Deep, also his Unwind series

*Book Smugglers Blog

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Podcast Episode 46 - Don't Get in That Car: Tara Westover's EDUCATED

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timeline

*Introduction and Summary of the Book: 0:00 - 01:10

*Main Discussion: 01:11 - 51:47

*​Book Pairings: 51:57 - 58:39

*Classroom Connections: 58:40 - 63:05

book pairings 

*Jen - Jeannette Walls's The Glass Castle

*Ashley - Barbara Kingsolver's The Poisonwood Bible

*Sara - Ruth Warimer's The Sound of Gravel

*Ruth Reichl's Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table

other mentions in classroom connections

*Sara - Dave Pelzer's A Child Called "It"

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