Archive for February 2019

discussion

*Our reflections on the evening: 0:00 - 12:59

 

mentions 

*A Good Cry: What We Learn from Tears and Laughter by Nikki Giovanni

 

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We worked hard to avoid spoilers in this #unabridgedhighlights episode; see the timeline below to avoid spoilers in American Street. If you haven't read them yet, check out Pride: A Pride and Prejudice Remix and American Street by Ibi Zoboi!

timeline

*Introduction and Overview of Episode: 0:00 - 01:26

*Discussion of Pride: 01:26 - 19:30

*Classroom Connections: 19:30 - 21:33

*Discussion of American Street: 21:33 - 51:53 --> Spoilers beginning 37:35

*Classroom Connections: 51:53 - 53:32

other mentions 

*Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice 

*Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give

*Sonia Nazario's Enrique's Journey

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​In this Unabridged Shorts podcast episode, we discuss our favorite love stories within novels.

​Some of our favorite authors who write romantic characters (or characters with amazing love stories) include Rainbow Rowell, Leigh Bardugo, and Dane Huckelbridge.

We discussed the novels based on levels of steaminess. For more recommendations grouped by "steam" level, check out our social media! 

 

our favorite love stories

Ashley - 

*Rainbow Rowell’s Carry On

*Brian K. Vaughan’s Saga graphic novel series

*Marissa Meyer’s Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles series)

*Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom

Jen -

*Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl

*L. M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables series

*Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series (Book #1)

*Sally Thorne’s The Hating Game

 

Sara - 

*Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor and Park

*Jasmine Guillory’s The Wedding Date

*Helen Hoang’s The Kiss Quotient

*Dane Huckelbridge’s Castle of Water 

 

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

timeline

*Introduction and Summary of the Book: 00:00 - 01:58

*Main Discussion: 01:58 - 49:11

*​Book Pairings: 49:21 - 56:59

*Classroom Connections: 57:00 - 00:00

book pairings 

*Ashley - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's We Should All Be Feminists 

*Jen - ​Rebecca Solnit's Men Explain Things to Me

*Sara - The Radical Element: Twelve Stories of Daredevils, Debutants, and Other Dauntless Girls edited by Jessica Spotswood

other mentions 

*Meg Wolitzer's Belzhar and The Ten-Year Nap

*Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale

*Christina Dalcher’s Vox

*Naomi Alderman’s The Power

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Bonus Episode - Unabridged Turns One!

#unabridged #readwithunabridged

 

It's hard to believe, but it has been a year since we launched the Unabridged Podcast. Here are a few things we're celebrating: 

-- Unabridged Book Club
-- Our Patreon Page
-- The Unabridged Newsletter 
-- Author Interviews (coming soon!)
-- Classroom Visits

Most especially, we are celebrating YOU, our listeners and supporters! We so appreciate you. Be sure to check out our episode and social media pages to enter our latest GIVEAWAY!

 

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