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Book Talk, etc.

A conversational podcast about books and more from two Midwest mood readers who are easily distracted by new releases.

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First Quarter Reading Check-In + Welcoming New Co-Host Hannah
In Episode 147 of Book Talk, Etc., Tina and Renee welcome new co-host Hannah. They share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about their first quarter reading. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW/SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial-free podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon!  Your membership will give you access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and bonus episodes, including Books We DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, and Criminally Booked! Plus, invites to monthly events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Bookstore Browsing, and a private Facebook group and Discord server where you can interact with other fans of the show... all for just $5 a month! Loving Lately Writech Pens (H) Poete Scented Bookmarks (T) Mel Robbins Podcast & workbook (R) Book Talk Scamanda Podcast Bookmory App The Storygraph Battle of the Back Burners (@kellyhook.readsbooks)The Women | Kristin Hannah Father of the Rain | Lily KingLeaving | Roxana Robinson James | Percival EverettA Place for Us | Fatima Farheen MerzaThe Frozen River | Ariel Lawton Latest ReadsThe Berry Pickers | Amanda Peters (H) A Great Country |  Shilpi Somaya Gowda (T) Happiness Falls | Angie Kim Mayluna | Kelley McNeil (R) Daisy Jones and the Six Songs in Ursa Major | Emma Brodie The Idea of You | Robinne Lee Lapvona | Ottessa Moshfegh (H) My Year of Rest and Relaxation The Gunners | Rebecca Lowman (T) California Bear | Duane Swerzenski  (R) Shelf Additions The Paris Novel | Ruth Reichl (H) If the Tide Turns | Rachel Rueckert (T) Love Letters to a Serial Killer | Tasha Coryell (R) Hannah @hanpickedbooks *The book titles listed here are Amazon links  *You can also shop our Bookshop.org shop.  Either place, we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thank you! Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
64:26 4/16/24
Easily Distracted By New Releases (April 2024)
In Episode 146 of Book Talk, Etc., Tina and Renee share their new release reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about book blurbs. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW/SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial-free podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon!  Your membership will give you access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and bonus episodes, including Books We DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, and Criminally Booked! Plus, invites to monthly events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Bookstore Browsing, and a private Facebook group and Discord server where you can interact with other fans of the show... all for just $5 a month! Loving Lately Saving recs on Libib App (T) The Women | Kristin HannahThe Dust Child Microwaveable booties (R) Latest Reads The Divorcees | Rowan Beard (T) Sunburn | Laura Lippmann (R) Book Talk The Atlantic  “The Blurb Problem Keeps Getting Worse”Annie Bot | Sierra Greer (T) The Backyard Bird Chronicles | Amy Tan (R) What Happened to Nina? | Dervla McTiernan (T) Colton Gentry’s Third Act | Jeff Zentner (R) Shelf Additions There’s Always This Year: On Basketball and Ascension | Hanif Abdurraqib@lizisreading_The Heart in Winter | Kevin Barry (R) *The book titles listed here are Amazon links  *You can also shop our Bookshop.org shop.  Either place, we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thank you! Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
64:29 4/9/24
Books We've Been Meaning To Read
In Episode 145 of Book Talk, Etc., Tina and Renee share books they’ve been meaning to read. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about why books stay on their tbr's. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW/SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial-free podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon!  Your membership will give you access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and bonus episodes, including Books We DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, and Criminally Booked! Plus, invites to monthly events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Bookstore Browsing, and a private Facebook group and Discord server where you can interact with other fans of the show... all for just $5 a month! Leaving | Roxana Robinson Loving Lately4:50 Good Molecules Eye Creme (T) Forever Eye Mask 8:35 Palm Royale on Apple TV+ (R) Mr & Mrs American Pie | Julie McDaniel Latest Reads  10:55 The Women | Kristin Hannah (T) In Memorium | Alice Winn The Nightingale | Kristin Hannah 15:50 The Great Alone | KH Night Road | KH 16:40 My Sunshine Away | M.O Walsh (R) 21:45 Book Talk Night | Ellie Wiesel The Rosary Girls | Richard Montanari 30:50 The Vegetarian | Han Kang (T) 35:10 Atonement | Ian McEwan (R) 🎧40:40 CAWPILE review system44:10 Data Baby | Susannah Breslin (T) 51:43 Station Eleven | Emily St John Mandel (R) 🎧The Singer's Gun The Stand | Stephen King Shelf Additions 1:03:02 Forgotten Sisters | Cynthia Pelayo (T) Zack @ry_reads1:05:10 Tell Me Who You Are | Louisa Luna (R) *The book titles listed here are Amazon links  *You can also shop our Bookshop.org shop.  Either place, we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thank you! Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
67:47 4/2/24
April Books on the Radar + Major Show Announcement
In Episode 144 of Book Talk, Etc., Tina and Renee share their anticipated April reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about upcoming show changes. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW/SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial-free podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon!  Your membership will give you access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and bonus episodes, including Books We DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, and Criminally Booked! Plus, invites to monthly events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Bookstore Browsing, and a private Facebook group and Discord server where you can interact with other fans of the show... all for just $5 a month! Loving Lately2:50 The Crown (Netflix) (T) 5:40 CND Solar Oil Cuticle Pen (R) Latest Reads 7:42 She Started It| Sian Gilbert (T) 12:10 After Annie | Anna Quindlen (R) 🎧April Books 17:40 Sociopath | Patrick Gagne  (T) 20:51 Wild Life Finding My Purpose in an Untamed World | Rae Wynn-Grant (R) 22:58 The Sleepwalkers | Scarlett Thomas (T) 24:53 The Cemetery of Untold Stories| Julia Alvarez (R) 27:35 The Gathering| CJ Tudor (T)The Drift 29:45 Days of Wonder | Caroline Leavitt (R) 32:14 Darling Girls | Sally Hepworth (T) 33:58 Granite Harbor | Peter Nichols (R) 36:25 Book Talk Hannah @hanpickedbooks  Renee's Email - itsbooktalk@gmail.com*The book titles listed here are Amazon links  *You can also shop our Bookshop.org shop.  Either place, we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thank you! Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
45:50 3/26/24
Books By Female Authors + Favorite Debuts
In Episode 143 of Book Talk, Etc., Tina and Renee share their recent reads by female authors. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about 10 of their favorite debuts. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW/SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial-free podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon!  Your membership will give you access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and bonus episodes, including Books We DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, and Criminally Booked! Plus, invites to monthly events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Bookstore Browsing, and a private Facebook group and Discord server where you can interact with other fans of the show... all for just $5 a month! Loving Lately 2:15 Little Sleepies (T) 4:49 Books Are My People podcast (Feb 26 episode)Leaving | Roxana RobinsonLatest Reads7:06 The One | John Marrs (T) 10:00 Manifest in Action | Roxie Nafousi (R) Manifest Big Magic | Elizabeth Gilbert 14:50 Book Talk - Fav female authors Homegoing | Yaa Gyasi (T) Mother in the Dark | Kayla Maiuri (R) The Girl With the Louding Voice | Abi Dare (T) Rootless | Kyrstle Zara Appeigh (R) 18:16 Luster | Raven   (T) What Beauty There Is | Cory Anderson (R) 20:34 Migrations | Charlotte McConaghy (T) 21:15 Finding Mrs Ford | Deborah Goodrich Royce (R)Sometimes I Lie | Alice Feeney (T) Take It Back | Kia Abdullah (R) 23:58 I Keep My Exoskeletons to Myself | Marissa Crane  (T) 27:47 Still See You Everywhere | Lisa Gardner (R) 🎧33:33 Listen for the Lie | Amy Tinterra  (T) 🎧37:28 Sweetwater | Roxana Robinson (R) Shelf Additions 42:52 And So I Roar | Abi Dare (T) 44:49 The Wedding People | Alison Espach (R) *The book titles listed here are Amazon links  *You can also shop our Bookshop.org shop.  Either place, we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thank you! Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
47:34 3/19/24
Easily Distracted By New Releases (March 2024)
In Episode 142 of Book Talk, Etc., Tina and Renee share their recent new release reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about the state of their new release reading. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW/SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial-free podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon!  Your membership will give you access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and bonus episodes, including Books We DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, and Criminally Booked! Plus, invites to monthly events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Bookstore Browsing, and a private Facebook group and Discord server where you can interact with other fans of the show... all for just $5 a month! Loving Lately 3:55 Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting (T) Facial cotton pads7:00 bookgirlsguide.com (R)Best books of 2014Latest Reads10:46 Perfect Parents | L.G. Davis (T) 15:08 Mrs Gulliver | Valerie Martin (R) 🎧20:34 Book Talk 22:30 Dixon Descending | Karen Outen (T) Midnight | Amy McCullough 23:00 Leaving | Roxana Robinson (R) Holiday Country | Inci Atrek 24:58 Poor Deer | Claire Oshtesky 30:22 Come and Get It | Kiley Reid (T) Such a Fun Age 34:17 The Trail of Lost Hearts | Tracy Garvis Graves (R) 🎧Amy @novelgossip 38:22 James | Percival Everett (T) Erasure The Underground Railroad | Colson Whitehead 43:10 Kill for Me Kill For You | Steve Cavanagh (R) Shelf Additions 48:27 House of Glass | Sarah Pekkanen (T) 49:29 All the Colors of the Dark | Chris Whitaker (R) Tall Oaks All the Wicked Girls *The book titles listed here are Amazon links  *You can also shop our Bookshop.org shop.  Either place, we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thank you! Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
52:21 3/12/24
Bookstore Browsing
In Episode 141 of Book Talk, Etc., Tina and Renee share their bookstore browse reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about bookstore browsing. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW/SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial-free podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon!  Your membership will give you access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and bonus episodes, including Books We DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, and Criminally Booked! Plus, invites to monthly events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Bookstore Browsing, and a private Facebook group and Discord server where you can interact with other fans of the show... all for just $5 a month! Patreon episode with Greer from Athena BooksLoving Lately 4:11 The NYTimes  Game App 6:33 Workin Moms (Netflix) Search Party Latest Reads11:10 Midnight | Amy McCullough (T) 15:00 Same As It Ever Was | Claire Lombardo (R) 21:50 Book TalkExile Bookstore American Daughters | Maurice Carlos Ruffin    26:09 Parakeet | Marie Helene- BertinoThe Extinction of Irena Rey | Jennifer Croft Powells.comSleeping Giants | Rene Denfeld Good Material | Dolly Alderton (T) 37:33 While Idaho Slept: The Hunt for Answers in the Murders of Four College Students | J Reuben Appelman  (R) 🎧Meredith @currentlyreadingpodcast 44:43 Dixon Descending | Karen Outen (T)Into Thin Air | John Krakauer The Sun Does Shine | Anthony Ray Hinton Foster | Claire Keegan (R) 🎧53:53 Shelf Additions Docile |  Hyeseung Song (T) The Truth About the Devlins | Lisa Scottoline (R) *The book titles listed here are Amazon links  *You can also shop our Bookshop.org shop.  Either place, we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thank you! BlSupport the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
58:56 3/5/24
March Books On The Radar (2024)
In Episode 140 of Book Talk, Etc., Tina and Renee share their anticipated March reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest, and current reads. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW/SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial-free podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon!  Your membership will give you access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and bonus episodes, including Books We DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, and Criminally Booked! Plus, invites to monthly events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Bookstore Browsing, and a private Facebook group and Discord server where you can interact with other fans of the show... all for just $5 a month! Loving Lately 2:50 Reese Teesa on Tik Tok- Who TF Did I Marry? (T) 9:15 Kitchen Aid Food Processor (R) Protein bar recipe (instagram) - from Real Roots Kitchen Latest Reads13:28 Last Call at the Local | Sarah Grunder Ruiz (T) 17:00 A Knock At Midnight : A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom | Brittany K Barnett 🎧 Book Talk 21:19 Baby X | Kira Peikoff (T)23:20 Change | Édouard Louis (R) Dominos | Phoebe McIntosh  (T) 27:10 Women of Good Fortune | Sophie Wan (R) 29:26 Great Expectations | Vinson Cunningham   (T) James | Percival Everett (R) 32:50 The Divorcees | Rowen Beaird (T) Everyone Is Watching | Heather Gudenkauf (R) Like Happiness| Ursula Villarreal Moura (T) 38:59 Rabbit Heart: A Mother's Murder, a Daughter's Story | Kristine S. Ervin (R) Current Reads Come & Get It | Kiley Reid (T)Such a Fun Age Same As It Ever Was | Claire Lombardo (R) *The book titles listed here are Amazon links  *You can also shop our Bookshop.org shop.  Either place, we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thank you! Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
45:29 2/27/24
⭐ The 5+ Star Challenge ⭐
In Episode 139 of Book Talk, Etc., Tina and Renee share their possible 5+ star reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about trying to find 5-star reads. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW/SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial-free podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon!  Your membership will give you access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and bonus episodes, including Books We DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, and Criminally Booked! Plus, invites to monthly events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Bookstore Browsing, and a private Facebook group and Discord server where you can interact with other fans of the show... all for just $5 a month! Loving Lately Bear Brook Season 2 Podcast (T) Loudermilk (Netflix) (R) Latest ReadsHow the Word is Passed | Clint Smith (T) Lone Wolf | Gregg Hurwitz (R) Book Talk A Place for Us | Fatima Farheen Mirza Razorblade Tears | SA Cosby Migrations | Charlotte McConaghyTomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow | Gabrielle Zevin A Little Life | Hanya Yanigahara Demon Copperhead | Barbara KingsolverThe Heart’s Invisible Furies | John Boyne One Day | David Nicholls Good Morning Midnight | Lily Brooks-Dalton (T) Finding Sophie| Imran Mahmoud (R) Homegoing | Yaa Gyasi (T) Father of the Rain | Lily King (R) Shelf Additions What You Leave Behind | Wanda Morris (T)  The Briar Club | Kate Quinn (R) *The book titles listed here are Amazon links  *You can also shop our Bookshop.org shop.  Either place, we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thank you! Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
64:11 2/20/24
Complicated Love Stories
In Episode 138 of Book Talk, Etc., Tina and Renee share their recent complicated love story reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about what makes a good complicated story. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial-free podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon!  Your membership will give you access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and bonus episodes, including Books We DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, and Criminally Booked! Plus, invites to monthly events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Bookstore Browsing, and a private Facebook group and Discord server where you can interact with other fans of the show... all for just $5 a month!Loving Lately 2:34 Cheesegal on TikTok and Instagram (T)  @lthale on Instagram6:05 Ann Patchett’s Laydown Diaries and New to You recs (R) Latest Reads8:43 Perfectly Nice Neighbors | Kia Abdullah (T) 13:21 My Husband | Maud Ventura (R) Sara @fictionmattersBook Talk19:03 Article Now You See Me | Sharon Bolton 29:29 All the Ugly and Wonderful Things | Bryn Greenwood (T) 34:26 Leaving by Roxana Robinson (R)41:09 A Place for Us | Fatima Farheen Mirza (T) 47:15 Fates and Furies | Lauren Groff (R) Shelf Additions 52:29 Only for the Weak | Natasha Bishop (T) 54:00 Kill for Me Kill for You | Steve Cavanagh (R) *The book titles listed here are Amazon links  *We also have all the books listed on our Bookshop.org shop.  Either place, we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thank you! Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
56:56 2/13/24
Easily Distracted By New Releases (February 2024) + Contradictory Reading Messages
In Episode 137 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent new release reads. They also share what they've been loving lately and their latest and have book talk about reading  messages. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & Discord where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Book Talk Etc Patreon Andy Hunter Bookshop.org Loving Lately 5:00 The Traders on Peacock (T) Death and Other Details 9:15 NYTimes Flip Phone Article (R) Latest Reads 14:30 Western Lane | Chetna Maroo (T) 19:09 Prayers for Rain | Dennis Lehane (R) Darkness Take My Hand Sacred Book Talk - The State of Contradictory Book Messages/Beliefs 37:00 Nightwatching | Tracy Sierra (T)The Quiet Tenant | Clemence Michelon41:00 Poor Deer | Claire Oshetsky (R) 🎧48:45 One of the Good Guys | Araminta Hall (T) None of This is True | Lisa Jewell 51:30 Illium | Lea Carpenter (R) 🎧Shelf Additions 58:35 Radiant Heat | Sarah Collins (T)All Fours | Miranda July (R) *The book titles listed here are Amazon links  *We also have all the books listed on our Bookshop.org shop.  Either place, we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thank you! Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
62:52 2/6/24
February Books on the Radar (2024)
In Episode 136 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their anticipated February reads. They also share what they've been loving lately and their latest and current reads. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & Discord where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving Lately 5:25 Book Scanner (T) Libib - book management website Book Buddy10:45 Death and Other Details (Hulu) (R) Latest Reads  13:50 Moon of the Crusted Snow | Waubgeshig Rice (T) 17:30 Two Women Walk into a Bar | Cheryl Strayed (R) Books on Our Radar 21:30 Moon of the Turning Leaves | Waubgeshig Rice (T) 24:12 Ordinary Human Failings | Megan Nolan (R) 26:20 Nightwatching | Tracy Sierra (T) 29:24 The Road from Belhaven | Margot Livesey (R) 32:34 A Love Song for Ricky Wilde | Tia Williams (T) Seven Days in June 35:09 Leaving  | Roxana Robinson (R)37:50 A Step Past Darkness | Vera Kurian (T) 39:20 The Turtle House | Amanda Churchill (R)42:18 The American Daughters | Maurice Carlos Ruffin  (T) We Cast a Shadow 43:43 Mrs Gulliver |  Valerie Martin (R) Current  Reads45:40 One of the Good Guys | Araminta Hall (T) Fates and Furies | Lauren Groff (R) *The book titles listed here are Amazon links  *We also have all the books listed on our Bookshop.org shop.  Either place, we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thank you! Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
50:00 1/30/24
Easily Distracted By New Releases (January 2024) + The State of Our Nonfiction
In Episode 135 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent new release reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about  nonfiction . If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  Discord where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving Lately 2:18 Cold Brew Coffee Maker (T)Chobani Sweet Cream Creamer 4:23 Elevate Vision board kit (R)Latest Reads 7:50 The Last House on the Street | Diane Chamberlain (T) The Dream Daughter 11:00 Erasure | Percival Everett (R) 🎧American Fiction Movie James 19:13 Book Talk Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity | Peter Attia 23:20 The Creative Act | Rick Rubin 24:30 Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear | Elizabeth Gilbert Four Thousand Weeks | Oliver Burkeman 27:20 Deep Work | Cal Newport How the Word is Passed | Clint Smith 29:50 Wintering | Katherine May The Wager | David Grann 31:41 The Art of Mindful Reading | Ella Berthoud House Love | Patric Richardson (T) 36:25 Water | John Boyne (R) 42:30 First Lie Wins | Ashley Elston (T) 46:08 The Mountain King | Anders De La Motte (R) 🎧Shelf Additions 52:17 Guide Me Home | Attica Locke (T) 55:28 The God of the Woods | Liz Moore (R) Long Bright River *The book titles listed here are Amazon links  *We also have all the books listed on our Bookshop.org shop.  Either place, we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thank you! Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
58:00 1/23/24
Atmospheric Winter Reads III + Reading Tracking
In Episode 134 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent atmospheric winter reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about reading tracking . If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  Discord where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving Lately 1:42 Cooking in the Midwest 0n Tik Tok (T) Anylist app 4:23 Washable/Reusable canvas book cover (R) Latest Reads 6:34 Before & After | Andrew Shanahan (T) 9:17 Holiday Country | Inci Atrek  (R) 🎧16:45 Book Talk Article Article19:35 Bookmory (T) 26:20 The Drift | CJ Tudor (T) @thepaperbprincess 29:31 The Second Stranger | Martin Griffin (R) 🎧@mikaelaskanz36:17 The Frozen River | Ariel Lawton (T) 41:30 In the Midst of Winter | Isabel Allende (R) Shelf Additions 46:25 The Great Hemisphere | Mateo Askaripour  (T) Black Buck 48:50 Private Equity | Carrie Sun (R) *The book titles listed are a mix of Amazon/Bookshop links (other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you).Bookshop.org  | Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
52:13 1/16/24
Book Talk With Founder & CEO of Bookshop.org Andy Hunter
In Episode 133 of Book Talk, Etc., Tina and Renee welcome guest Andy Hunter, founder and CEO of Bookshop.org . They share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and talk with Andyabout what makes Bookshop.org so great. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  Your membership gets you access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  Discord where you can interact with other patrons…all for just $5 a month!Andy Hunter is the Founder & CEO of Bookshop.org. He is also the co-creator and publisher of the websites Literary Hub, Crime Reads, and BookMarks, and co-founder and chairman of Electric Literature. His focus is keeping literature a vital part of our culture in the digital age.Loving LatelyHow to with John Wilson on Max (A)Forest App RecipeKeeper AppBookclubs.comThe Power of Habit | Charles DuhiggBook TalkThe Librarianist | Patrick DeWitt (A)The Sisters Brothers Alice Sadie Celine | Sarah Blakely Cartwright (T)A Very Inconvenient Scandal | Jaqueline Mitchard (R) 🎧The Maniac | Benjamin Labatut (A)When We Cease to Understand the World Dead of Winter | Darcy Coates (T)The Good House | Ann Leary  (R)*The book titles listed are Bookshop.org links , where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you).Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
55:47 1/9/24
January Books on the Radar + 2024 Book Trends
In Episode 132 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their most anticipated January releases. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about 2024 book trends. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  Discord where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Midnight | Amy McCullough Loving Lately 5:25Cruise Tik Tok - #royalcaribbeanultimateworldcruise (T) 10:30 The movie Ferrari (R) Latest Reads13:11 The Fury | Alex Michaelides (T) 15:20 Kill Show | Daniel Sweren -Becker 🎧The Silent Patient 20:21 Book Talk 25:45 Article - 2024 Book TrendsArticle - Book Cover Trend & More Cover Trends  28:28 Last Call at the Local | Sara Grunder Ruiz (T) 30:32 Old Crimes and Other Stories | Jill McCorkle (R) 32:40 Rabbit Hole | Kate Brody (T) 35:00 Holiday Country | İnci Atrek (R) 37:18 River East River West |  Aube Rey Lescure (T) 40:14 Blizzard | Marie Vingtras (R) 42:35 Unsinkable | Jenni Walsh  (T) 45:15 Hard by a Great Forest | Leo Vardiashvili (R) **correction- Leo Vardiashvili is not Russian,  he is from Tbilisi, GeorgiaCurrent Reads 47:47 Before and After | Andrew Shanahan (T) 50:00 Northwoods | Amy Pease (R) *The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you).Bookshop.org  | Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
51:32 1/2/24
Best Books of the Year - Our 20 Favorite Books of 2023
In Episode 131 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their top 10 books of 2023. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about how they narrowed down their choices. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  Discord where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Favorite Loving Lately 3:20 Scamanda Podcast (T) In Your Own Backyard Podcast 6:40 European Spa Spray (R) Latest Reads7:54 Second Chances in New Port Stephen | TJ Alexander (T) 9:36 The Vulnerables | Sigrid Nunez (R) 🎧14:17 Book Talk The Storygraph 24:58 Search History | Amy Taylor 27:22 Best Covers Whalefall | Daniel Kraus (T) Still Life | Sarah Winman (R) 29:09 FAvorite Debuts Maame | Jessica George (T) Mother in the Dark | Kayla Maiuri (R) Biggest Disappointments I Have Some Questions for You | Rebecca Makkai (T) The Year of the Locust | Terry Hayes (R) Small Mercies | Dennis Lehane (R) Best Title 32:09 Big Swiss | Jen Beagin (T) 32:45 Heads in Beds | Jacob Tomsky (R) Our Top 10 34:38 10. Fourth Wing | Rebecca Yarros (T) August Blue | Deborah Levy (R) 9. Go As a River | Shelby Read (T) 38:00 The Caretaker | Ron Rash (R) 8. Rootless | Krystle Zara Appeiah (T) Inciting Joy | Ross Gay (R) 7. Bright Young Women | Jessica Knoll (T) Never Far Away | Michael Koryta (R) 6. The September House | Carissa Orlando  (T) Behold the Dreamers | Imbolo Mbue (R) 5. Strange Sally Diamond | Liz Nugent (T) The Vaster Wilds | Lauren Groff (R) 4. Nestlings | Nat Cassidy (T) 57:40 The Singer's Gun | Emily St. John Mandel (R) 3. In Memorium | Alice Winn (T) Thirst for Salt | Madeline Lucas (R) 2. Wellness | Nathan Hill (T) Sycamore | Bryn Chancellor (R) 1. Hello Beautiful | Ann Napolitano (T) The Creative Act: A Way of Being | Rick Rubin (R) *The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you).Bookshop.org  | Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
74:13 12/19/23
Our Overhyped and Underhyped Picks for 2023
In Episode 130 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their picks for overhyped and under hyped books of 2023. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and shelf additions. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  Discord where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving Lately2:30 Baum Designs on Etsy (T) 4:30 Sleep eye mask (R)Latest Reads7:00 Foe | Iain Reid (T) 10:45 The Vanishing Hour | Serpahina Nova Glass (R) Such a Good Wife 15:09 Book Talk Overhyped 31:54 None of This is True | Lisa Jewell (T) 33:45 Shark Heart | Emily Habeck (R) 35:13 I Have Some Questions for You | Rebecca Makkai (T) 37:40 Trust | Hernan Diaz (R) 38:09 The Villa | Rachel Hawkins (T) 40:27 Pineapple Street | Jenny Jackson (R) The Coworker | Freida McFadden (T) The Housemaid's Secret The Housemaid Never Lie 44:08 Yellowface | R.F.Kuang (R) Age of Vice | Deepti Kapoor (T) 47:40 Tom Lake | Ann Patchett (R) Underhyped50:09 Wednesdays at One | Sandra Miller (T) Moby Dyke | Krista Burton (R) Farrell Covington & the Limits of Style | Paul Rudnick (T) An Honest Man | Michael Koryta (R) What the Dead Know | Barbara Butcher (T) A Flaw in the Design | Nathan Oates (R) Rootless | Krystle Zara Appiah (T) The Book of (More) Delights | Ross Gay (R) Adrift | Lisa Brudeau (T) August Blue | Deborah Levy (R) Deserved the Hype Fourth Wing | Rebecca YarrosHolly| Stephen KingBright Young Women| Jessica Knoll Spare | Prince Harry The Woman in Me | Britney Spears The House of Eve | Sadeka Johnson Go As a River | Shelly ReedThe Vaster Wilds | Lauren Groff Happy Place | Emily Henry Hello Beautiful | Ann Napolitano1:14:30 2024 Predicted to be Hyped End of Story | AJ Finn (R) Wandering Stars| Tommy Orange (T) *The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you).Bookshop.org  | Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
77:34 12/12/23
Easily Distracted By New Releases (December 2023) + 2023 Themes
In Episode 129 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent new release reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about 2023 themes. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  Discord where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving LatelyChristmas gift list tracker app (T) Article - the case for never reading the book jacket (R) Latest Reads The Jolliest Bunch | Danny Pelligrino (T) 🎧How Do I Unremember This Danny's Episode on BTE The Year of the Locust | Terry Hayes (R) I Am Pilgrim Meredith from @currentlyreadingpodcast Kelly @kellyhooks.readsbooksCindy @thoughtsfromapage 23:00 Book Talk - 2023 themesThe Weight of Blood | Tiffany D Jackson Mixed media structures in books Podcasters as characters in booksOne word book titles & 5 word or more book titles Authors promoting their brands Wellness by Nathan Hill - several overlapping themesMotherhood themes - esp complicated moms31:45 Mom Noir LeVar Burton Reads (ad) 34:00 Christmas Presents | Lisa Unger (T) 36:00 Distant Sons | Tim Johnston (R) 🎧The Current | Tim Johnston 41:12 The Reformatory | Tananarive Due (T) The Nickel Boys | Colson Whitehead We Carry Their Bones | Erin Kimmerle 45:51 What Really Happens in Vegas: True Stories about the people who make Vegas Vegas | James Patterson and Mark Seal Shelf Additions 53:08The Other Mothers | Katherine Faulkner (T) 55:00 The Hidden Life of Cecily Larson | Ellen Baker (R) *The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you).Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
58:26 12/5/23
Patrons Pick Our Reads + Recommending Books To Others
In Episode 128 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their reads chosen by patrons. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about recommending books. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  Discord where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving LatelyShark Wand Vac (T) Emily in Paris on Netflix (R)Latest ReadsBirdie & Harlow | Taylor Wolfe (T)What We Kept to Ourselves | Nancy Jooyoun Kim (R) 🎧Book TalkA Little Life | Hanya YanagiharaLessons in Chemistry | Bonnie GarmusGo as a River | Shelly Read (T)The Four Winds | Kristin HannahBeyond That, the Sea | Laura Spence Ash (R) 🎧The Leftover Woman | Jean Kwok (T)The Bee Sting | Paul Murray Akin | Emma Donoghue (R) 🎧Shelf AdditionsSomeone Else's Secret | Julia Spiro (T)One Day | David Nicholls The Lion Women of Tehran | Marjan Kamali (R)The Stationary Shop *The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you).Bookshop.org  | Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
64:04 11/28/23
Long Books - Take Them 0r Leave Them?
In Episode 127 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent chunky reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about reading long books books. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving Lately3:50 Your Own Backyard Podcast (T)7:50 Conair Fabric Shaver  (R)Latest Reads10:20 Linghun | Ai Jiang (T)Confessions | Kanae MinutoWe Have Always Lived in the Castle | Shirley Jackson14:10 The Road to Dalton | Shannon Bowring (R)18:23 Book TalkA Little Life | Hanya YanagiharaTrust Your Eyes | Linwood BarclayGreenwood | Michael Christie26:34 The Last One | Will Dean (T)29:37 A Room Full of Killers | Michael Wood (R)36:00 Wellness | Nathan Hill 🎧 (both)Happiness Falls | Angie KimShelf Additions50:52 Second Chances in New Port Stephen | T. J. Alexander (T)52:24 The Helsinki Affair | Anna Pitoniak (R)*The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you).Bookshop.org  | Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
55:10 11/14/23
Nonfiction November: Riveting True Stories
In Episode 126 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent nonfiction reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about nonfiction books they've added to their tbr's. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving Latelys5:24 Adam Ragusea on YouTube (T) 7:12 Rechargeable Flashlight (R) Latest Reads10:44 Nana | Brandon Massey (T) 13:50 Keep Moving | Maggie Smith (R) 🎧16:51 Book Talk TBR Books 20:27 Evicted: Poverty and Profit in an American City  | Matthew Desmond (T) 21:53 In Extremis: The Life and death of War Correspondent Marie Colvin | Lindsey Hils23:00 How to Say Babylon | Safia Sinclair (T) 24:00 Alone on the Wall | Alex Honnold (R) 26:06 The Jolliest Bunch | Danny Pelligrino (T) 27:00 Gratitude | Oliver Sacks (R) Article 27:57 Four Thousand Weeks | Oliver Burkeman (T) 29:38 Wintering : the power of rest and retreat in difficult times | Katherine May (R) 30:50 Sure I'll Join Your Cult | Maria Bamford (T) 32:00 The Hidden Life of Trees  | Peter Wohlleben (R) Books Read33:23 Hey Hun | Emily Paulson (T) 36:30 The Best Strangers in the World | Ari Shapiro (R) 🎧40:40 Dear Dolly | Dolly Alderton (T) Tiny Beautiful Things43:00 Heads in Beds | Jacob Tomsky (R) 🎧Shelf Additions 49:20 Kill for Me Kill for You | Steve Cavanagh (T) 50:57 Still See You Everywhere | Lisa Gardner (R) *The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you).Bookshop.org  | Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
53:49 11/7/23
November/December Books on the Radar
In Episode 125 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their anticipated Nov/Dec reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, and their latest and current reads. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving Lately 3:45 Preview + Personalized functionality on The Storygraph  (T) 8:00 The Golden Bachelor (R) Article Latest Reads11:36 The Woman in Me | Britney Spears 🎧(T) 17:18 Trust Your Eyes | Linwood Barclay (R) 🎧Books on Our Radar 24:12 Class | Stephanie Land (T) 26:13 Last Night at the Hollywood Canteen | Sarah James (R) 28:00 Search History | Amy Taylor (T) Adelaide 30:00 Hot Springs Drive | Lindsay Hunter (R) 32:24 The Professor | Lauren Nossett (T) 34:35 Again and Again | Jonathan Evison (R) 36:26 The Frozen River | Ariele Lawton (T) 38:08 A Very Inconvenient Scandal | Jacquelyn Mitchard (R) Current Reads40:07 The Reformatory | Tananarive Due (T) 41:09 The Road to Dalton | Shannon Bowring (R) *The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you).Bookshop.org  | Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
44:06 10/31/23
We Read Book of the Month Books!
In Episode 124 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent BOTM reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about Book of the Month. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving Lately2:30 Below Deck TV Show6:30 Bombas Socks Latest Reads10:22 The Invisible Hour | Alice Hoffman (T) 🎧The Invisible Life of Addie Larue | VE Schwab14:24 The Vaster Wilds | Lauren Groff14:47 The Secrets of Hartwood Hall | Katie Lumsden (R) 🎧20:32 Book TalkBook of the MonthBook Riot article 32:08 Happiness Falls | Angie Kim (T)25:26 Night Charter | Sam Hawken (R) 🎧41:50 Bright Young Women | Jessica Knoll (T) 🎧Notes on an Execution | Danya Kukafka45:16 The Collected Regrets of Clover | Mikki Brammer (R)Shelf Additions50:00 The Pairing | Casey Mcquisten (T)Red, White and Royal Blue51:10 A Short Walk Through a Wide World | Douglas Westerbeke (R)*The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you).Bookshop.org  | Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
54:29 10/24/23
Easily Distracted by New Releases (October 2023) + Seven Years of Talking Books on the Internet
In Episode 123 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent new release reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and chat about 7 years of talking about books online. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving Lately Fantastic Fiction Website (T) Nightscope Headlamp Beanie (R) Latest Reads Shark Heart | Emily Habeck (T) The Book of (More) Delights | Ross Gay (R) Book Talk Amy @novelgossip Nestlings | Nat Cassidy (T) The Takedown| Carlie Walker (R) Gone Tonight | Sarah Pekkanen  (T) Death Valley | Melissa Broder (R) Thirst For Salt| Madeline Lucas August Blue | Deborah Levy Shelf Additions The Life Impossible | Matt Haig (T) The Humans The Midnight Library Where You End| Abbott Kahler (R) *The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Bookshop.org  | Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
55:58 10/17/23
Five Star Authors
In Episode 122 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their repeat 5 ⭐️ authors. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and shelf additions. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving Lately 3:24 African American Literature Book Club5:50 Ep 243 of the We Can Do Hard Things PodcastLatest Reads9:00 Saving Noah | Lucinda Berry (T) 11:48 Never Far Away | Michael Koryta (R) 🎧- An Honest Man 16:40 AUTHORS & BOOKS21:47 John Green (T) *The Fault in our Stars *Looking for Alaska *The Anthropocene Review 23:20 John Hart (R) *The Last Child *Iron House *The Unwilling 25:00 Gillian Flynn (T) *Gone Girl *Sharp Objects 26:44 Oprah Winfrey (R) *The Path Made Clear *What I Know for Sure  *The Wisdom of Sundays 26:13 Kennedy Ryan (T) *Before I Let Go  *Reel 🎧 30:00 Alice Hoffman (R) *Survival Lessons *Here On Earth *Faithful  *The World That We Knew *Rules of Magic  *Magic Lessons31:40 Ilona Bannister (T) *When I Ran Away *Little Prisons 32:29 Kia Abdullah (R)*Next of Kin *Take It Back 33:47  Tiffany D Jackson (T) *Allegedly *The Weight of Blood  35:16 Rene Denfield (R)*The Child Finder *The Butterfly Girl 36:58 Lisa Jewell (T)*Then She Was Gone *I Found You *The Night She Disappeared39:27 Thomas Enger (R)*Pierced *Cursed 40:56 Stephen King (T) *The Stand *It *Pet Sematery *Misery42:53 Britt Bennett (R)*The Mothers *The Vanishing Half  43:44 John Grisham (T) *Gray Mountain *The Firm *The Pelican Brief  *A Time to Kill Sharon Bolton (R) *Daisy in Chains *Dead Woman Walking *Now You See Me *Dead Scared *Lost *Little Black Lies *The Craftsman 49:00 Shelf Additions One of Us Knows | Alyssa Cole (T) A Princess in Theory, When No one is Watching 51:09 Sleeping Giants | Rene Denfield (R) Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
54:49 10/10/23
🍁 Easing Into Fall Reading 🍂
In Episode 121 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their fall reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their shelf additions and have book talk about fall mood reading. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving Lately 4:36 Hands Free Reading for iPhone (T)8:29 Maple Olive Oil Granola (R) Tupperware containerLatest Reads 11:34 How Can I Help You | Laura Sims (T) 15:30 The Bear | Andrew Krivak (R) 🎧The Vaster Wilds | Lauren Groff 20:48 Book Talk Stephanie @cozylittlebrownhouse (IG) 30:23 Slewfoot | Brom (T) 36:14 Let the Right One In | John Ajvide Lindqvist (R) 🎧40:43 The September House  | Carissa Orlando (T) 45:10 The Current | Tim Johnston (R) 🎧Shelf Additions 50:00 Nestlings | Nat Cassidy (T) Mary 51:41 The Year of the Locust | Terry Hayes (R) I Am Pilgrim *The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Bookshop.org  | Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
55:37 10/3/23
October Books On the Radar
In Episode 120 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their anticipated October reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, as well as their latest and current reads. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving Lately 3:23 Believable Podcast (T) Scamanda 9:00 Human Design by Jenna Zoe App and Book (R) Latest Read 14:29 The Coworker | Freida McFadden (T) 17:30 Half Light | Tayari Jones (R) 🎧Book Talk21:50 Red River Seven | AJ Ryan (T) 23:45 The List | Yomi Adegoke (R) 25:45 The House of Doors | Tan Twan Eng  (T) 28:00 Opinions | Roxane Gay (R) 30:32 Let Us Descend | Jesmyn Ward (T) 32:30 Shoot the Moon | Isa Arsen (R) 34:13 The Paleontologist | Luke Dumas  (T) 36:10 Distant Sons | Tim Johnston (R) Current Reads38:30 Bright Young Women | Jessica Knoll (T) 39:30 The Book of (More) Delights | Ross Gay (R) *The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Bookshop.org  | Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
41:27 9/26/23
BTE Announcement!🎉
We have a very exciting BTE announcement! Starting today- September 19th, through September 26th, new members to our Patreon community can sign up to get a 7-day free trial!During this free trial, you’ll get access to 2 years’ worth of our exclusive bonus content, including bonus podcast episodes like What’s in the Mailbag and Criminally Booked, author interviews, our audiobook narrator guide, our weekly newsletters, our monthly community read, AND access to our Facebook and Discord groups.  If you've ever wanted your reading to be more of a community experience, this is a great way to find that connection.If you decide to stick around as a Patron, you’ll get 2 bonus episodes and 1 live event a month, in addition to everything else.If you’re interested- head to patreon.com/booktalketc for more information. Thank you for your support! --Tina and Reneehttps://www.patreon.com/booktalketc Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
03:19 9/19/23
Easily Distracted By New Releases (September 2023) + Reading Anticipation
In Episode 119 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent new release reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about anticipation. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  You get access to our exclusive Audiobook Guide and we have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group &  DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!Loving Lately La Colombe Coffee in a Can (T)  Coupon Code Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones on Netflix (R) Live to 100: Secrets of the Blue Zones | Dan Buettner Latest ReadsThe Outsider | Stephen King (T) Fairytale Holly| Stephen King (R) Mr Mercedes Series Joyland Book Talk Anticipation Article The Many Lives of Mama Love| Laura Love Hardin (T) The Sun Does Shine | Anthony Ray Hinton Just Mercy | Bryan Stephenson The New Jim Crow | Michelle Alexander Dark Ride | Lou Berney (R) The Long and Faraway Gone November Road Family Lore | Elizabeth Acevedo (T) The Vaster Wilds | Lauren Groff (R) The Marriage Portrait | Magie O'Farrell Beasts of Extraordinary Experience| Ruth Emma LangShelf Additions Family Family| Laurie Frankel (T) The Fake Wife | Sharon Bolton (R) *The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Bookshop.org  | Blackwells Support the showThanks for Listening! Let's Connect... Email us at booktalketc@gmailRenee's Substack Newsletter , IG@ItsbooktalkTina's TikTok , IG @tbretcJonathan IG @infiltrate_jayPodcast IG @booktalketc
59:26 9/12/23

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