Book Talk, etc.

By Tina, Renee

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

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18. Dark Book Club, Book Picks to Keep the Book Club Conversation Flowing
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In Episode 18 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are sharing a few books they think would make great selections for dark book club! They share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, a shelf addition, and have book talk about what they think it means to have a dark book club conversation and share some of their dark book club recommendations .

**We've launched our new Patreon and would love for you to join us! We have some very fun bonus content planned and look forward  to sharing as we build our Book Talk, etc community

Loving Lately
9:30 Pronounce App (R)
12:00 Glisten & Glow Top Coat Nail Polish (T)

Latest Reads
15:29 Confessions | Kanae Minato (T)
19:08 When Ghosts Come Home | Wiley Cash

Book Talk
31:15 The Blinds | Adam Sternbergh
34:39 Assembly | Natasha Brown
41:07 Never Let Me Go | Kazuo Ishiguro
45:29 What Remains | Carole Radziwell
54:43 The First Day of Spring | Nancy Tucker
60:00 These Women | Ivy Pochoda

Shelf Additions
1:04:37 Admissions | Kendra James
1:06:29 The Vanishing Point | Elizabeth Brundage

Other Mentions
8:30 The Last Castle | Denise Kiernan
8:55 Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty | Anderson Cooper
Currently Reading Podcast
Brei (our patron mentioned @sweethoneyandbrei)
It | Stephen King
The Grim Sleeper killer case - Rolling Stone article

*The book titles listed are linked to Amazon Affiliates, where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases. Thanks for your support!

Connect with us on social media! On Instagram, Tina @Tbretc, Renee  @Itsbooktalk, and the podcast is @booktalketc

You can also email us directly at booktalketc@gmail.com.

As a reminder, if you'd like to support us , our Patreon is here! Your support helps us with the costs of producing the podcast and allows us to continue to bring you great content.

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/booktalketc)

Sep 21, 2021
17.Backlist Books We've Been Meaning to Read and (Finally) Did!
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In Episode 17 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are sharing some backlist books they've recently read! They share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, a shelf addition, and have book talk about backlist books that they've recently enjoyed and you might have missed.

**We've launched our new Patreon and would love for you to join us! We have some very fun bonus content planned and look forward  to sharing as we build our Book Talk, etc community

Loving Lately
4:00 The Chair on Netflix (Tina)
6:40 Bookstagram (Renee)
Tina's Bookstagram article

Latest Reads
12:40 Once There Were Wolves | Charlotte McConaghy (T)
16:46 The Other Me | Sarah Zachrich Jeng (R)
22:00 Billy Summers | Stephen King (both)

Book Talk
26:42 What does backlist mean?
36:00 The Kind Worth Killing | Peter Swanson (T)
39:29 The Selection |Kiera Cass (R)
44:43 Night Music | JoJo Moyes (T)
49:12 Untamed | Glennon Doyle (R)
55:25 Beach Read| Emily Henry (T)
59:23 Hamnet | Maggie O'Farrell (R)

Shelf Additions
1:02:15 The Royals Next Door | Karina Halle (T)
1:05:44 Come to the Edge | Christina Haig (R)

Other Mentions
Katie @basicbsguide on Instagram
Kelly @dearmrhemingway on Instagram
Katie @Katieladyreads on Instagram

*The book titles listed are linked to Amazon Affiliates, where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases. Thanks for your support!

Connect with us on social media! On Instagram, Tina @Tbretc, Renee  @Itsbooktalk, and the podcast is @booktalketc

You can also email us directly at booktalketc@gmail.com.

As a reminder, if you'd like to support us , our Patreon is here! Your support helps us with the costs of producing the podcast and allows us to continue to bring you great content.

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/booktalketc)

Sep 14, 2021
16. Fiction Books Inspired by True Stories
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In Episode 16 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are recommending fiction books they've read that are inspired by true stories! They share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, a shelf addition, and have book talk about books inspired by real events and/or people.

**We've launched our new Patreon and would love for you to join us! We have some very fun bonus content planned and look forward  to sharing as we build our Book Talk, etc community

Loving Lately
3:35 Pocket Plus Magnetic Pouch (Renee)
6:20 Wet N Wild Bare focus Tinted Hydrator in light (Tina)

Latest Reads
8:40 A Caller's Game |JD Barker (Tina)
The Fourth Monkey ( mentioned)
12:15 Such A Good Wife |Seraphina Nova Glass (Renee)

Book Talk
18:10 See What I Have Done |Sarah Schmidt (mentioned)
23:06 The Perfect Nanny |Leila Slimani
27:29 Another City Not My Own |Dominic Dunne
32:45 The Swans of Fifth Avenue |Melanie Benjamin
35:17 The Lamplighters |Emma Stonex
40:00 Dreamland Burning |Jennifer Latham
43:34 Beyond the Point |Claire Gibson

Shelf Additions
48:19 The Violin Conspiracy |Brandan Slocumb
50:41 As the Wicked Watch |Tamron Hall

Other Mentions
Amy @NovelGossip on Instagram
Claire Gibson's West Point inspiration

*The book titles listed are linked to Amazon Affiliates, where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases. Thanks for your support!

Connect with us on social media! On Instagram, Tina @Tbretc, Renee  @Itsbooktalk, and the podcast is @booktalketc

You can also email us directly at booktalketc@gmail.com.

As a reminder, if you'd like to support us , our Patreon is here! Your support helps us with the costs of producing the podcast and allows us to continue to bring you great content.

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/booktalketc)

Sep 07, 2021
15. September Books on the Radar
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In Episode 15 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are sharing their September Books on the Radar! They share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, a shelf addition, and have book talk about upcoming September releases they are excited to read.

**We've launched our new Patreon and would love for you to join us! We have some very fun bonus content planned and look forward  to sharing as we build our Book Talk, etc community

Loving Lately
5:07
Thrive Brilliant Eye Brightener in Muna (Renee)
7:23 The Glam Life Guru on YouTube , Skincare Obsessions Worth the Hype (Tina)

Latest Reads
10:47 56 Days | Catherine Ryan Howard
Distress Signals | Catherine Ryan Howard
14:15 My Time Will Come | Ian Manuel

Book Talk
Damnation Spring | Ash Davidson
20:40 The Charm Offensive |Alison Cochrun (T)
23:15 L.A. Weather |Maria Amparo Escandon (R)
25:48 The Night She Disappeared |Lisa Jewell (T)
28:13 Harlem Shuffle |Colson Whitehead (R)
31:10 The House on Needless Street| Catriona Ward (T)
32:00 App Kid | Michael Sayman (R)
35:58 Please Don't Sit on My Bed With Your Outside Clothes |Phoebe Robinson (T)
37:36 Once Upon a Broken Heart | Stephanie Garber (R)
The Invisible Life of Addie Larue |VE Schwab (R)


Shelf Additions
40:00 Confessions| Kane Monato (T)
41:09 No One Will Miss Her | Kat Robinson (R)

*The book titles listed are linked to Amazon Affiliates, where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases. Thanks for your support!

Connect with us on social media! On Instagram, Tina @Tbretc, Renee  @Itsbooktalk, and the podcast is @booktalketc

You can also email us directly at booktalketc@gmail.com.

As a reminder, if you'd like to support us , our Patreon is here! Your support helps us with the costs of producing the podcast and allows us to continue to bring you great content.

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/booktalketc)

Aug 31, 2021
14. Book Hangovers, What Are They & Do We Really Want Them?
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In Episode 14 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are talking about book hangovers! They share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about books they've loved so much that they've been left with a book hangover.

Loving Lately
2:10 Article by Kelly Jensen "Is it worth your 2500"
7:00 Currently Reading Facebook Group

Latest Reads
11:00 Jar of Hearts | Jennifer Hiller
14:55 Case Histories | Kate Atkinson

19:48 Book Talk
Shelf Awareness
Book Riot
Epic Reads
Gone Girl | Gillian Flynn
Still Life | Louise Penny
Book Riot article about Psychology of Reading
Razorblade Tears | SA Cosby
32:21 I Am Pilgrim | Terry Hayes
The Idea of You | Robinne Lee
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone | Lori Gottlieb
33:40 The Knockout Queen | Rufi Thorpe
36:56 One Day | David Nichols
42:12 The Hunger | Alma Katsu
46:27 Power of the Dog | Don Winslow
The Cartel | Don Winslow
The Border| Don Winslow
53:05 The Nickel Boys | Colson Whitehead
56:54 A Little Life | Hanya Yanigahara

Shelf Additions
1:04:09I'll Be You | Janelle Brown
1:06:06 Notes on an Execution | Danya Kukafka

*The book titles listed are linked to Amazon Affiliates, where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases. Thanks for your support!

Another way to support  us is through Buy Me a Coffee! This helps us with the costs of producing the podcast and allows us to continue to bring you great content.

Connect with us on social media! On Instagram, Tina @Tbretc, Renee  @Itsbooktalk, and the podcast is @booktalketc

You can also email us directly at booktalketc@gmail.com. 



Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/booktalketc)

Aug 24, 2021
13. Celebrity Book Club
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In Episode 13 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are bringing you their favorite celebrity book club reads! They share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about celebrity book clubs including books they didn’t finish.

Loving Lately
Tiki Botanicals (Lemon Lavender Body Oil, Shower Steamers, Candle, lip balm)
Trello

Latest Reads
13:10
The Paper Palace | Miranda Cowely Heller
24:20 The Turnout | Megan Abbott
When The Lights Go Dark |Mary Kubica

Book Talk
30:32 Jules Buono's Website
41:32 White Ivy | Susie Yang
52:00 This is How it Always Is | Laurie Frankel
54:48 The Library Book |Susan Orlean
56:31 The Rules of Magic | Alice Hoffman
1:00:47 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine | Gail Honeyman
1:03:16 The Girl with the Louding Voice | Abi Dare
1:06:31 Friends and Strangers | J Courtney Sullivan
1:07:41 Writer’s and Lovers |Lily King
1:11:31 Leave the World Behind |Rumaan Alam
1:14:46 A Million Little Pieces | James Frey
1:16:38 An American Marriage | Tayari Jones
1:20:46 Wild | Cheryl Strayed
1:22:19 The Midnight Library | Matt Haig
1:26:01 Nothing to See Here | Kevin Wilson
1:26:26 Oona Out of Order | Margarita Montimore
1:27:06 The Sun Does Shine | Anthony Ray Hinton

Shelf Additions
1:28:38 Dava Shastri's Last Day | Kirthana Ramisett
1:30:51 On a Night of a Thousand Stars | Andrea Yaryura Clark

Other Book Clubs Mentioned
Belletrist
No Name Book Club
Jimmy Fallon
Emma Watson Our Shared Shelf
Roxanne Gay
Richard & Judy
Smart Brown girl
Andrew Luck 

*The book titles listed are linked to Amazon Affiliates, where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases. Thanks for your support!

Another way to support  us is through Buy Me a Coffee! This helps us with the costs of producing the podcast and allows us to continue to bring you great content.

Connect with us on social media! On Instagram, Tina @Tbretc, Renee  @Itsbooktalk, and the podcast is @booktalketc

You can also email us directly at booktalketc@gmail.com

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/booktalketc)

Aug 17, 2021
12. The One Where We Tell You What We're Currently Reading & What Does Mood Reading Actually Mean?
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In Episode 12 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are bringing you a current read roundup! They share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, their shelf additions, and have book talk about a few of their current reads they haven't shared anywhere else plus what mood reading means to each of them.

*Time stamps with images can be found in chapters on our website Booktalketc.com

Loving Lately
4:06
Elizabeth Barnhill (IG @Wacoreads)
Fabled Bookstore in Waco, Texas
Currently Reading Podcast
Thoughts From A Page Podcast
SarahsBookShelvesLive Podcast
10:35 Lindsey @BringMyBooks (Trello Highlight on IG)

12:38 Book Talk: Mood Reading

Latest Reads
30:36 All Together Now |Matthew Norman
33:50 The House in the Cerulean Sea |TJ Klune
38:15 For Your Own Good |Samantha Downing
42:29 While Justice Sleeps |Stacey Abrams
46:14 Dark Roads | Chevy Stevens
Still Missing | Chevy Stevens
52:00 The Perfect Family | Robyn Harding
56:00 Someone We Know | Shari Lapena
The Couple Next Door |Shari Lapena
An Unwanted Guest |Shari Lapena
1:00:49 The Pact | Sharon Bolton

Shelf Additions
1:05:00 Sister Stardust| Jane Green
My Sweet Girl | Amanda Jayatissa

Other Mentions
Fierce Kingdom | Gin Phillips
The Good Lie |A.R. Torre
Abby Crime By the Book (IG)
Amy @NovelGossip (IG)
Katie @Basicbsguide (IG)
Renee's Goodreads
Tina's Goodreads

*The book titles listed are linked to Amazon Affiliates, where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases. Thanks for your support!

Another way to support  us is through Buy Me a Coffee! This helps us with the costs of producing the podcast and allows us to continue to bring you great content.

Connect with us on social media! On Instagram, Tina @Tbretc, Renee  @Itsbooktalk, and the podcast is @booktalketc

You can also email us directly at booktalketc@gmail.com. 

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/booktalketc)

Aug 10, 2021
11. Under the Radar Books
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In Episode 11 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are sharing some under the radar books! They share what they're loving lately, their latest read, a shelf addition, and have book talk about their favorite books that went under the radar.

*Time stamps with images can be found in chapters on our website Booktalketc.com

Loving Lately
3:12 Younger TV Show
7:01 Blind Landing Podcast

Latest Reads
9:56 A Slow Fire Burning |Paula Hawkins
15:15 Songs in Ursa Major |Emma Brodie
The Girl on the Train|Paula Hawkins
Into the Water |Paula Hawkins
Gone Girl |Gillian Flynn
Daisy Jones & the Six |Taylor Jenkins Reid

Book Talk
21:31 Bretts Book Stack |Instagram 
Seven Days in June |Tia Williams
No Exit |Taylor Adams
33:20 Getting Life |Michael Morton
Scribd
A Knock at Midnight|Brittany Barnett
The Sun Does Shine| Anthony Ray Hinton
37:45 Foresaken |Andrew Van Wey
Blind Site |Andrew Van Wey
The Book of Accidents |Chuck Wendig
41:41 Heaven, My Home| Attica Locke
Blacktop Wasteland |SA Cosby
The Knife |Jo Nesbo
The Cutting Season| Attica Locke
46:33 Fast Girls |Elise Hooper
50:04 Burntown |Jennifer McMahon
Winter People 
55:13 An Unsettled Grave |Bernard Schaffer
The Thief of All Light 
In the Woods |Tana French
The Secret Place
The Trespasser
The Witch Elm
The Likeness

Shelf Additions
1:03
:08 Redeeming Justice |Jarrett Adams
1:06:41 The School for Good Mothers | Jessamine Chan

*The book titles listed are linked to Amazon Affiliates, where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases. Thanks for your support!

Another way to support  us is through Buy Me a Coffee! This helps us with the costs of producing the podcast and allows us to continue to bring you great content.

Connect with us on social media! On Instagram, Tina @Tbretc, Renee  @Itsbooktalk, and the podcast is @booktalketc

You can also email us directly at booktalketc@gmail.com. 


Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/booktalketc)

Aug 03, 2021
10. August Books on the Radar
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In Episode 10 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are sharing their August Books on the Radar! They share what they're loving lately, their latest read, a shelf addition, and have book talk about upcoming August releases they are excited to read.

*Time stamps with images can be found in chapters on our website Booktalketc.com

Loving Lately
1:58 The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid
6:36 AnyList App

Latest Reads
11:31 Lights Out in Lincolnwood |Geoff Rodkey (audio)
13:18 Razorblade Tears | S. A. Cosby (audio)

Book Talk
19:22 Bullet Train | Kotaro Isaka
22:06 Damnation Spring | Ash Davidson
24:13 Ghosts | Dolly Alderton
27:05 In My Dreams I Hold a Knife | Ashley Winstead
29:29 Cul-De-Sac | Joy Fielding
32:34 The Night We Burned | S. F. Kosa
34:20 The Show Girl | Nicola Harrison
36:57 How to Kill Your Best Friend | Lexi Elliott
The French Girl (mentioned)
Her Dark Lies | JT Ellison (mentioned)
39:35 The Last Guests | JP Pomare
42:41 The Guide | Peter Heller
The River | Peter Heller (mentioned)

Shelf Additions
45:29 Never Saw Me Coming | Vera Kurian
48:10 Billy Summers | Stephen King
The Institute | Stephen King (mentioned)
The Outsider | Stephen King (mentioned)
Mr. Mercedes | Stephen King (mentioned)

*The book titles listed are linked to Amazon Affiliates, where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases. Thanks for your support!

Another way to support  us is through Buy Me a Coffee! This helps us with the costs of producing the podcast and allows us to continue to bring you great content.

Find us on social media! On Instagram, Tina is at @Tbretc, Renee is at  @Itsbooktalk, and the podcast is @booktalketc

You can also email us directly at booktalketc@gmail.com. 

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/booktalketc)

Jul 27, 2021
9. Buzzword Books
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In Episode 9 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share books that have some of their favorite buzzwords! They share what they're loving lately, their latest read, a shelf addition, and have book talk about books that enticed them with buzzwords in their titles or descriptions.

*Time stamps with book images can be found in chapters on our website Booktalketc.com

Loving Lately
3:04 Allegro Organic Expresso Sierra Coffee
6:52 Stardew Valley 

Latest Reads
11:20 Project Hail Mary | Andy Weir
The Martian | Andy Weir
14:19 The Sacrifice of Lester Yates | Robin Yocum
Favorite sons | Robin Yocum(mentioned)
A Brilliant Death | Robin Yocum
The Midnight Library |Matt Haig

18:18 Book Talk
27:55 Mona at Sea | Elizabeth Gonzales James
31:43 The 22 Murders of Madison May |Max Berry
Dark Matter | Blake Crouch
36:42 The Girls are All So Nice Here | Laurie Elizabeth Flynn
40:20 The Last Act | Brad Parks
44:24 The Arrangement | Robyn Harding
The Perfect Family |
47:17 American Radical: Inside the World of an Undercover Muslim FBI agent | Tamer Elnoury
52:32 Pretty Things | Janelle Brown
Tina's Second Year Spoiler Chat with Janelle Brown
55:12 Two Truths and a Lie | Meg Mitchell Moore

Shelf Additions
59:13 The Stolen Hours | Allen Eskins
Nothing More Dangerous |  (mentioned)
The Life We Bury |  (mentioned)
1:00:59 True Crime Story | Joseph Knox
I'll Be Gone in the Dark | Michelle McNamarra 

Listener Rec from Jennifer
1:05:26 Songs in Ursa Major | Emma Brodie

Other mentions
Bones Coffee
Nutpods
Article about video game benefits

*The book titles listed are linked to Amazon Affiliates, where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases. Thanks for your support!

Another way to support  us is through Buy Me a Coffee! This helps us with the costs of producing the podcast and allows us to continue to bring you great content.

Find us on social media! On Instagram, Tina is at @Tbretc, Renee is at  @Itsbooktalk, and the podcast is @booktalketc

You can also email us directly at booktalketc@gmail.com. 

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/booktalketc)

Jul 20, 2021
8. Around the World With Books
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In Episode 8 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share books from around the world! They share what they're loving lately, their latest read, a shelf addition, and have book talk about their favorite books set in countries outside of the US.

*Time stamps with each book mentioned and it's image can be found on our website Booktalketc.com

Loving Lately
2:43 Book Depository
Fishpond
Mandylovestoread (IG)
Storiesandstacks
5:24 Tarte (Tina is 20N)

Latest Read
8:05 Survive the Night | Riley Sager
Home Before Dark
11:18 Find You First | Linwood Barkley
Elevator Pitch (mentioned)
A Noise Downstairs (mentioned)

Book Talk
The Dry | Jane Harper
21:29 Distress Signals | Catherine Ryan Howard
25:09 Our Italian Summer | Jennifer Probst
29:30 The Unbreakables | Lisa Barr
The Idea of You | Robinne Lee (mentioned)
I Miss You When I Blink | Mary Laura Philpott (mentioned)
32:14 Stay with Me | Ayobami Adebayo
34:39 Dead Woman Walking | Sharon Bolton
38:16 Washington Black | Esi Edugyan
42:04 The Phone Booth at the Edge of the World |Laura Imai Messina
47:08 Tangerine | Christine Mangan
Palace of the Drowned | Christine Mangan

Shelf Addition
50:10 When You are Mine | Michael Robotham
52:10 The Woman They Could Not Silence | Kate Moore
Radium Girls (mentioned)

Other Mentions
54:35 Elsewhere | Gabrielle Zevin  (Listener Rec)
Website/Additional info for Phone Booth at the Edge of the World
@Bookish_Jamers

*The book titles listed are linked to Amazon Affiliates, where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases. Thanks for your support!

Another way to support  us is through Buy Me a Coffee! This helps us with the costs of producing the podcast and allows us to continue to bring you great content.

Find us on social media! On Instagram, Tina is at @Tbretc, Renee is at  @Itsbooktalk, and the podcast is @booktalketc

You can also email us directly at booktalketc@gmail.com. 

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Jul 13, 2021
7. Favorite Books of 2021 So Far
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In Episode 7 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee talk about their favorite books of 2021 so far! They share what they're loving lately, their latest read, a shelf addition, and have book talk about their favorite reads for the first half of 2021.

*Time stamps with each book mentioned and it's image can be found on our website Booktalketc.com

Loving Lately
2:24 The Popcast Friend of the Show on Patreon
5:38 Braxley Bands for Apple Watch

Latest Reads
7:55 Bath Haus- PJ Vernon
12:17 The Guncle- Steven Rowley

Book Talk
27:51Seven Days in June- Tia Williams
31:32 You Love Me- Caroline Kepnes
35:50 Finding Freedom- Eric French
38:31 The Push- Ashley Audrain
42:33 The Fortunate Ones- Ed Tarkington
45:17 The Unwilling- John Hart
48:21 Concrete Rose- Angie Thomas
50:50 Finlay Donovan is Killing It- Elle Cosimano
53:19 The Kindest Lie- Nancy Johnson
55:59 White Ivy- Susie Yang

Shelf Additions
1:00:16 All Her Little Secrets- Wanda Harris
101:15 City On Fire- Don Winslow

Other Books Mentioned
Lily and the Octopus- Steven Rowley
You- Caroline Kepnes
Educated- Tara Westover
A Beautiful, Terrible Thing - Jen Waite
When I Ran Away- Ilona Bannister
The Last Child- John Hart
The Hate U Give- Angie Thomas

Other Mentions
Moby Fic Podcast
Sarahs Bookshelves

*The book titles listed are linked to Amazon Affiliates, where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases. Thanks for your support!

Another way to support  us is through Buy Me a Coffee! This helps us with the costs of producing the podcast and allows us to continue to bring you great content.

Find us on social media! On Instagram, Tina is at @Tbretc, Renee is at  @Itsbooktalk, and the podcast is @booktalketc

You can also email us directly at booktalketc@gmail.com. 

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Jul 06, 2021
6. July Books on the Radar
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In Episode 6 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are talking about their July Books on the Radar! They share what they're loving lately, their latest read, a shelf addition, and have book talk about upcoming July releases they are excited to read. 

*Time stamps with each book mentioned and it's image can be found on our website Booktalketc.com

Loving Lately
3:00 Boscia Blotting Papers
Tatcha Blotting Papers
5:41 Scribd App

Latest Reads
8:18 Ace of Spades-  Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé
11:39 Tell Me Lies- Carola Lovering
Book Talk
18:29 People Like Them- Samira Sedira
20:45 Lights Out in Lincolnwood- Geoff Rodkey
22:52 22 Murders of Madison May- Max Berry
26:05 The Startup Wife- Tahmima Anam
28:57 False Witness- Karin Slaughter
31:39 For Your Own Good- Samantha Downing
33:40 A Woman of Intelligence- Karin Tannabe
36:21 The Book of Accidents- Chuck Wendig
38:06 What Strange Paradise-Omar El Akkad
40:28 Godspeed-Nicholas Butler

Shelf Addition
42:39 The Ugly Cry-Danielle Henderson
43:52 Chasing the Boogeyman-Richard Chizmar

Other Books Mentioned
Too Good To Be True-Carola Lovering
Razorblade Tears- S.A. Cosby
The Therapist-B.A Paris
Just One Look-Lindsey Cameron
Bring Your Baggage and Don't Pack Light-Helen Ellis
The View was Exhausting-Mikaela Clements Onjuli Datta
Dark Matter-Blake Crouch
Pretty Girls-Karin Slaughter
My Lovely Wife-Samantha Downing
Wanderers-Chuck Wendig
I'll Be Gone in the Dark-Michelle McNamarra

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Jun 29, 2021
5. One-Sit Reads
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In Episode 5 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are talking about One Sit Reads! They share what they're loving lately, their latest read, a shelf addition, and have book talk about one sit reads, books that are so hard to put down they beg to be read in one sitting! 

*Time stamps with each book mentioned and it's image can be found on our website Booktalketc.com

Loving Lately
2:28 Must Read Summer Book Lists
SheReads.com
MarieClaire.com
GoodHousekeeping.com
OprahDaily.com
Parade.com
PublishersWeekly.com
Cosmopolitan.com
TravelandLeisure.com
4:10 Olive and June Manicure kit

Latest Reads
7:16 The Maidens- Alex Michaelides
9:36 That Summer- Jennifer Weiner

Book Talk
20:19 28 Summers- Elin Hilderbrand
22:23 Infinite Country- Patricia Engel
25:52 The Boys Club - Erica Katz
27:5 Tiger Woods- Jeff Benedict
32:33 Young Jane Young- Gabrielle Zevin
34:50 Castle of Water- Dane Hucklebridge
37:43 Sourdough- Robin Sloan
40:11 The Idea of You- Robinne Lee

Shelf Additions
45:54 Why We Fly - Kimberly Jones Gilly Siegal 
48:28 The View Was Exhausting - Mikaella Clements, Onjuli Datta

Other Books Mentioned
The Storied Life of AJ Fikrey- Gabrielle Zevin
Verity- Colleen Hoover
I'm Not Dying with You Tonight- Kimberly Jones, Gilly Siegal

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Jun 22, 2021
4. Audiobook Gateway
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In Episode 4 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are talking about Audiobook gateways! They share what they're loving lately, their latest read, a shelf addition, and have book talk about  why they love audiobooks, how they listen, and share a few of their favorite gateway audiobook recommendations

Loving Lately
1:24 Chom Chom Pet Roller
2:53 For Real: The Story of Reality TV

Latest Read
4:05 The Last Thing He Told Me - Laura Dave  (narrator Rebecca Lowman)
6:24 The Plot - Jean Hanff Korelitz  (narrator Kirby Hayborne)

Book Talk
20:19 The Light Between Oceans- ML Stedman  (narrator M. L. Stedman)
22:10 Maybe You Should Talk to Someone - Lori Gottlieb  (Narrator Brittney Pressley)
25:16 11/22/63- Stephen King  (narrator Craig Wasson)
27:30 His and Hers - Alice Feeney  (narrators Stephanie Racine, Richard Armitage)
30:04 Then She Was Gone - Lisa Jewell  (narrator Helen Duff)
32:36 The Hate U Give- Angie Thomas  (narrator Bahni Turpin)
35:27I'm Not Dying with You Tonight- Kimberly Jones Gilly Siegal (narrator Brittney Pressley & Channie Waites)
37:43 The Fountains of Silence - Ruta Septeys  (full cast)

Shelf Additions
43:18 Friends Like These- Kimberly McCreight
41:03 To Paradise- Hanya Yanagihara

Other Books Mentioned
Scribd ( audiobook subscription service)
Call Me God- Jim Clemente
Concrete Rose - Angie Thomas (narrator Dion Graham)
The Invisible Life of Addie Larue- VE Schwab  (narrator Julia Whelan)

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Jun 15, 2021
3. Popcorn Thrillers
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In Episode 3 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are talking about Popcorn Thrillers! They share what they're loving lately, their latest read, a shelf addition, and have book talk about Popcorn Thrillers- books that are pure entertainment, read really fast, and feel impossible to put down. 

Loving Lately
The Future of Remote Work is the Opposite of Lonely- Anne Helen Petersen Article
Tom Brown's Body
S Town (Mentioned)

Latest Read
6:30 You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories About Racism- Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar
8:37 Too Good to Be  True- Carola Lovering

Book Talk
12:46 They All Fall Down- Rachel Howzell Hall
Murder on the Orient Express - Agatha Christie (movie mentioned)
12:08 Safe by S.K. Barnett
Derailed- James Siegel (movie mentioned)
18:24 Lying in Wait- Liz Nugent
20:57 The Force -Don Winslow
24:50 A Stranger on the Beach- Michele Campbell
27:39 The Last Mrs. Parrish- Liv Constantine
29:56 The Hunting Wives- May Cobb
33:16 Velocity- Dean Koontz

Shelf Addition
39:10 One, Two Three- Laurie Frankel
41:32 The Jigsaw Man- Nadine Matheson

Other Books Mentioned
And Then There Were None- Agatha Christie
This Is How It Always Is- Laurie Frankel

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Jun 08, 2021
2. Summer Bonanza
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Episode 2 of Book Talk, Etc. is Tina and Renee's Summer Book Bonanza! They share what they're loving lately, their latest read, and each highlight 10 new books they can't wait to read this summer. 

Loving Lately
Instagram account @Bryanrussellsmith 
Podcast Ep from My Favorite Murder ep 268

Books Mentioned
5:43 Her Dark Lies JT Ellison
8:45 Temper Layne Fargo

Book Talk
13:00 Seven Days in June  Tia Williams
14:39 The invisible Husband of Frick Island Colleen Oakley
17:29 Ace of Spades  Faridah Abike-lyimide
20:02 The Other Black Girl Zakiya Dalila Harris
21:56 The Maidens  Alex Michaelides
23:50 Golden Girl Elin Hilderbrand
26:30 Hairpin Bridge  Taylor Adams
27:35 Malibu Rising  Taylor Jenkins Reid  
29:21 Rock The Boat  Beck Dorey Stein
31:46 All Together Now  Matthew Norman
34:20 Razorblade Tears S.A. Crosby
36:38 Survive the Night Riley Sager
39:54 The Sinful Lives of Trophy Wives  Kristin Miller
41:36 Bring Your Baggage and Don't Pack Light Helen Ellis
43:30 The Perfect Family Robyn Harding
45:43 Just One Look  Lindsey Cameron
48:09 Rock Paper Scissors Alice Feeney
50:39 Dark Roads Chevy Stevens
52:18 In the Country of Others  Leila Slimani
54:08 The Therapist B.A. Paris

Other Books Mentioned
The Three
You Were There Too
The Silent Patient
I Liked My Life
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Last Couple Standing
Blacktop Wasteland
Home Before Dark
Final Girls
Lock Every Door
His and Hers
Sometimes I Lie
I Know Who You Are
Still Missing
The Perfect  Nanny

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Jun 01, 2021
1. Universal Recommendations
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On Episode 1 of Book Talk Etc., Tina and Renee share what they’re loving lately, talk about their latest reads, have an in depth discussion of four books they each recommend to a wide range of readers, and list their recent shelf additions- books they’ve each recently added to their own to be read (TBR) shelves.

Loving Lately
Book Buddy Pro
The Dial Bookshop (now closed- but there's a new bookstore in their spot called Exile in Bookville!)

Latest Read
7:07 Hooked by Michael Moss
10:46 When I Ran Away by Ilona Banister

Book Talk
19:22 This is Where I Leave You  by Jonathan Tropper
21:47 If You Want to Make God Laugh by Bianca Marais
25:22 The Stationary Shop by Marjan Kamali
27:47 The Heart's Invisible Furies  by John Boyne
30:29 The Last Child  by John Hart
33:50 Wanderers by Chuck Wendig
37:09 I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes
40:42 We're Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union

Shelf Addition
45:04 Falling by TJ Newman
48:02 The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

Other Books Mentioned
Klara and The Sun by Katsuo Isiguro
The Push by Ashley Audrain
All This Could Be Yours by Jami Attenberg
Hum if You Don't Know the Words by Bianca Marais
The Passage by Justin Cronin
The Stand by Stephen King
A Song of Fire and Ice (Game of Thrones series) by George RR Martin

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May 24, 2021
Book Talk, etc. Teaser
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Welcome to Book Talk Etc., a new weekly conversational book podcast in which two Midwest mood readers share their reviews and recommendations, along with books they’ve added to their own never ending to be read shelves. Tina and Renee want to build a fun, supportive book community where listeners are bound to find plenty of book choices. Listen to their show teaser to find out more about the weekly book chat in store for book lovers. Follow today so you won’t miss the first episode- launching soon!

Books Listed:

  1. That Summer - Jennifer Weiner
  2. Where the Grass Is Green and the Girls Are Pretty - Lauren Weisberger
  3. Last Night at Chateau Marmont: A Novel - Lauren Weisberger 
  4. The Devil Wears Prada: A Novel - Lauren Weisberger 
  5. Good in Bed - Jennifer Weiner
  6. The Perfect Couple -Elin Hildebrand 

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May 15, 2021