Book Talk, etc.

By Tina, Renee

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 Oct 25, 2022

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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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February Books on the Radar + A Genre Breakdown
3437

In Episode 88 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share 8 books they're looking forward to reading in February.  They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads , current reads, and have book talk about the wide variety of book genres. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE so you never miss an episode!  


**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  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 & a lively DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Check out our Merchandise Shop!
Book Talk, etc Reading Challenge on The Storygraph & Instagram

Loving Lately
2:49 Love Island Season 1 (R)
6:29 Vivino App (T)

Latest Reads
9:16 Out of Her Depth | Lizzie Barber (R) 🎧
13:50 Maame | Jessica George (T) 🎧

17:12 Book Talk
Michelle @beginandendwithbooks
17:35 Genre Article
Genre Article
Road Ends | Mary Lawson
29:22 Notes From A Young Black Chef |Kwame Onwuache
Eat a Peach | David Chang
31:11 The Last Orphan | Gregg Hurwitz (R)
Dark Horse | Gregg H
35:51 End Papers | Jennifer Savran Kelly (T)
38:29 The Last Tale of the Flower Bride | Roshani Chokshi (R)
41:35 The Writing Retreat | Julia Bartz (T)
43:21 We Should Not Be Friends | Will Schwalbe (R)
46:00 I Have Some Questions for You | Rebecca Makkai (T)
The Great Believers | Rebecca Makkai
47:52 Go As A River | Shelley Read (R)
50:32 Times Undoing | Cheryl Head (T)

Current Reads
52:44 What Lies in the Woods | Kate Alice Marshall
53:45 The House of Eve | Sadeqa Johnson (R)

*The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links ( our other affiliate links are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thanks for your support!

Bookshop.org  | Blackwell's 

Support the show

Thanks so much for listening!🎧

Connect with us! On Instagram- Tina @Tbrec, Renee @Itsbooktalk, Jonathan @infiltrate_jay, & the podcast @booktalketc

Email us at booktalketc@gmail




Jan 31, 2023
Buzzy Books + Rich People Behaving Badly
3389

In Episode 87 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent rich people behaving badly reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest read (this winter's buzziest book!) , shelf additions, and have book talk about why they enjoy reading about wealthy people behaving badly. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE so you never miss an episode!  


**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  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 & a lively DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Check out our Merchandise Shop!

Book Talk, etc Reading Challenge on The Storygraph & Instagram

Loving Lately
3:14 Hello Adorn Jewelry (T)
5:39 Handy Housewares Hand Held Strainer (R)
8:03 Frywall

Latest Reads
9:00 Spare | Prince Harry
24:17 The Palace Papers | Tina Brown 

26:48 Book Talk
The White Lotus
Big Little Lies
Article Mentioned
31:44 Age of Vice | Deepti Kapoor (T)
37:49 Chloe Cates is Missing | Mandy McHugh (R) 🎧
Katie @basicbsguide
42:36 I’m Glad My Mom Died | Jeanette MCurdy
43:27 Stone Cold Fox | Rachel Koller Croft (T)
46:32 The House Party | Rita Cameron (R) 🎧

Shelf Additions
51:17 Big Gay Wedding | Byron Lane
 Star is Bored | Byron Lane
52:51 Going Dark | Melissa De La Cruz 

*The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (our additional affiliate links to Bookshop & Blackwell's are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thanks for your support!


Bookshop.org  | Blackwell's 

Support the show

Thanks so much for listening!🎧

Connect with us! On Instagram- Tina @Tbrec, Renee @Itsbooktalk, Jonathan @infiltrate_jay, & the podcast @booktalketc

Email us at booktalketc@gmail




Jan 24, 2023
Atmospheric Winter Reads II
3921

In Episode 86 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, shelf additions, and have book talk about seasonal reading & TBR organization.


**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  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 & a lively DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Check out our Merchandise Shop!

Book Talk, etc Reading Challenge on The Storygraph & Instagram

Loving Lately
6:28 Book Riot The Podcast (Dec 18th ep)
9:09 Message of the Day from 1000+ Little Things Happy Successful People Do Differently | Marc & Angel Chernoff

Latest Reads
13:17 Before I Let Go | Kennedy Ryan (T)
Reel | Kennedy Ryan
18:14 Road Ends | Mary Lawson (R)
A Town Called Solace | Mary Lawson

24:41 Book Talk
25:12 Life's a Pearl Blog
36:30 Into Thin Air | Jon Krakauer (T) 🎧
41:55 Whiteout | Ken Follett (R) 🎧
48:24 Between Shades of Gray | Ruta Sepetys (T)
Fountains Of Silence | Ruta Sepetys
Salt to the Sea | Ruta Sepetys 
53:44 What Beauty There Is | Cory Anderson (R)

Shelf Additions
59:57 Symphony of Secrets | Brendan Slocumb (T)
1:01:55 The Quiet Tenant | Clemence Michellon (R)
Notes on an Execution | Danya Kukafka

*The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (our additional affiliate links to Bookshop & Blackwell's are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thanks for your support!

Bookshop.org  | Blackwell's 

Support the show

Thanks so much for listening!🎧

Connect with us! On Instagram- Tina @Tbrec, Renee @Itsbooktalk, Jonathan @infiltrate_jay, & the podcast @booktalketc

Email us at booktalketc@gmail




Jan 17, 2023
Bookstore Browsing + How Books Get Our Attention
3237

In Episode 85 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent reads that they discovered from their bookstore browse. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about how books capture their attention at the bookstore 


**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, 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 & a lively DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Check out our Merchandise Shop!

Loving Lately
3:49 Two Faced Better Than Sex Mascara (R)
5:31 L'Oreal Lash Paradise
6:21 Spice Jars & Organizer (T)

Latest Reads
9:52 Us | David Nicholls (R) 🎧
One Day | David Nicholls
Dinosaurs | Lydia Millet
14:59 The Storied Life of AJ Fikry | Gabrielle Zevin (T)
Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow | Gabrielle Zevin
Young Jane Young | Gabrielle Zevin

19:09 Book Talk
29:00 Birthday Girl | Niko Wolf
30:06 The Lightkeepers | Abby Geni 🎧 (R)
35:49 The Keeper | Jessica Moore (T)
38:45 Behold the Dreamers | Imbolo Mbue 🎧 (R)
45:01 People Like Them | Samira Sadira (T)
The Perfect Nanny |Leila Slimani

Shelf Additions
48:48 Commitment | Mona Simpson (R)
The Last Romantics | Tara Conklin
The Immortalists | Chloe Benjamin
51:33 These Still Black Waters | Christina McDonald (T) 

Support the show

Thanks so much for listening!🎧

Connect with us! On Instagram- Tina @Tbrec, Renee @Itsbooktalk, Jonathan @infiltrate_jay, & the podcast @booktalketc

Email us at booktalketc@gmail




Jan 10, 2023
Easily Distracted by New Releases (January '23)
3673

In Episode 84 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share new releases they’ve recently read. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about 2023 publishing trends 


**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, 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 & a lively DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Check out our Merchandise Shop!

Loving Lately
4:27 Angie @Hot & Flashy on Youtube (T)
7:24 Plum Paper Planner (R) 
12:19 Gretchen Rubin’s Tacklebox   

Latest Reads
13:18 The Key to My Heart | Lia Lewis (T)
16:20 The Changeling | Matt Wesolowski (R)🎧
Six Stories | Matt W

21:25 Book Talk
Publishing Article 
28:05 Amy @novelgossip   
Blinkist , MentorBox
31:54 How to Read Literature Like a Professor | Thomas Foster 
The Survivalists | Kashana Cauley
35:22 A Quiet Life | Ethan Joella   
36:32 The Villa | Rachel Hawkins (T) 🎧
40:47 Blaze Me a Sun | Christoffer Carlsson 🎧 (R) 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo | Stieg Larson
46:45 All the Dangerous Things | Stacy Willingham 🎧 (T)
50:09 Small World | Laura Zigman (R) 

Shelf Additions
55:27 Tom Lake | Ann Patchett (T) 
58:08 The Lie Maker | Linwood Barclay (R) 

*The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (our additional affiliate links to Bookshop & Blackwell's are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thanks for your support!

Bookshop.org  | Blackwell's 

Support the show

Thanks so much for listening!🎧

Connect with us! On Instagram- Tina @Tbrec, Renee @Itsbooktalk, Jonathan @infiltrate_jay, & the podcast @booktalketc

Email us at booktalketc@gmail




Jan 03, 2023
January Books on the Radar + Reading Resolutions 🎆
3772

In Episode 83 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their January Books on the Radar. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about their reading resolutions for 2023


**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, 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 & a lively DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Check out our Merchandise Shop!

 
Loving Lately 

Book Challenges on The Storygraph (T) --- 

Melanated Reader 

Ezra Klein Podcast Episode -  

Research article 

 
Latest Reads 

A Quiet Life | Ethan Joella (T)      

One’s Company | Ashley Hutson    

 
Book Talk 

The New Life | Tom Crewe (T)  

The Social Climber | Amanda Pelligrino   

Night Wherever We Go | Tracey Rose Peyton (T)  

City Under One Roof | Iris Yamashita  

The Survivalists | Kashana Cauley (T) 

Vintage Contemporaries | Dan Kois  

The Minus One Club | Kekla Magoon (T) 

How it Went Down 

Central Places | Delia Kai  

 
Current Reads 

Speak | Tunde Oyeneyin (T) 

The Villa | Rachel Hawkins (T)    

Migrations | Charlotte McConaghy         

Beautiful Ruins | Jess Walter      

 

 

*The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (our additional affiliate links to Bookshop & Blackwell's are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thanks for your support!

Bookshop.org  | Blackwell's 

 

Support the show

Thanks so much for listening!🎧

Connect with us! On Instagram- Tina @Tbrec, Renee @Itsbooktalk, Jonathan @infiltrate_jay, & the podcast @booktalketc

Email us at booktalketc@gmail




Dec 27, 2022
Best Books of 2022- Our 20 Favorite Books of the Year!
4197

In Episode 82 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their top 10 books of 2022. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about how they chose their books

**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  

Loving Lately
3:17 Buffy Body Butter From Lush  (R)
5:14 TV Show  The White Lotus (T) 

Latest Reads 
8:25 Bad Vibes Only | Nora McInerny 🎧
Katie @basicbsguide
11:54 The Light We Carry | Michelle Obama (T) 🎧

14:44 Book Talk

Our Favorites

*books ranked from #10 to our top #1
22:12 Cover Story | Susan Rigetti (R)
23:37 The Weight of Blood | Tiffany D Jackson (T) 🎧
24:39 Speak | Tunde Oyeneyin (R) 🎧
26:30 Unlikely Animals | Annie Hartnett (T)
28:22 Notes on an Execution | Danya Kukafka (R) 🎧
30:32 Tender is the Flesh | Augustina Bazterrica  (T)
32:48 Between Two Kingdoms | Sulaika Juadd  🎧 (R)
34:52 Perfect Days | Raphael Montes (T)
36:39 Like a House on Fire | Lauren McBrayer (R) 
38:57 Little Prisons | Ilona Banister (T)
40:21 Lessons in Chemistry | Bonnie Garmus (R) 🎧
42:14 When Breath Becomes Air | Paul Kalanithi  (T) 🎧
43:36 Dark Horse | Gregg Hurwitz  (R) 🎧
47:05 All the Lonely People | Mike Gayle (T)
48:36 We Are the Light | Matthew Quick  (R) 🎧
50:51 Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow | Gabrielle Zevin (T)   
52:21 Signal Fires | Dani Shapiro (R)
55:04 The Measure | Nikki Erlick (T) 
58:18 Demon Copperhead | Barbara Kingsolver (R) #1 🎧
1:01:35 Migrations | Charlotte McConaughy (T) #1 
Once There Were Wolves | Charlotte McConaghy    

Shelf Additions
1:05:53 Carmen and Grace | Melissa Coss Aquina  (R)
1:07:32 The Three of Us | Ore Agbaje-Williams (T)

*The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thanks for your support!


Support the show

Thanks so much for listening!🎧

Connect with us! On Instagram- Tina @Tbrec, Renee @Itsbooktalk, Jonathan @infiltrate_jay, & the podcast @booktalketc

Email us at booktalketc@gmail




Dec 20, 2022
Our Overhyped/Underhyped Picks of 2022
4648

In Episode 81 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee have a fun "ranked reveal" of the books they thought were overhyped/underhyped this year. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about how books become hyped and buzzy

**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  We have great bonus episodes like: Books we DNFed, What's in the Mailbag,  Criminally Booked! Plus, a private Facebook group & an engaging DISCORD all for just $5 a month!

Check out our Merchandise Shop!

Our 2022 End of Year Survey - your feedback is appreciated!

Loving Lately
Mixtiles (T)
Blinkist (R)

Latest Reads
One Last Secret | Adele Parks (T)
Lessons in Chemistry | Bonnie Garmus (R) 🎧
Meredith,Alone | Claire Alexander - Listener LR from @introverted.reads

Book Talk
Article about book hype/buzz
You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty | Akwaeke Emezi

Overhyped
Tina's Book 5
Renee's Book 5
Tina's Book 4
Renee's Book 4
Tina's Book 3
Renee's Book 3
Tina Book 2
Renee Book 2
Tina Book 1
Renee Book 1

Underhyped
Tina Book 5
Renee Book 5
Tina Book 4
Renee Book 4
Tina Book 3
Renee Book 3
Tina Book 2
Renee Book 2
Tina Book 1
Renee Book 1

Shelf Additions
The Forever Witness | Edward Humes (T)
The Faraway World | Patricia Engel (R)

*The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (our additional affiliate links to Bookshop & Blackwell's are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thanks for your support!

Bookshop.org  |

Support the show

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Connect with us! On Instagram- Tina @Tbrec, Renee @Itsbooktalk, Jonathan @infiltrate_jay, & the podcast @booktalketc

Email us at booktalketc@gmail




Dec 13, 2022
Home Is Where the Drama (& Murder, Lies, Betrayal) Is
3012

In Episode 80 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share recent reads that bring out the drama at home. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about how we get 2023 releases  on our radar

**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, 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 & a lively DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Check out our Merchandise Shop!

Loving Lately
5:35 Pocket Size 3-in-1 AirPod Cleaning Kit (R)
7:50 Beetles Gel Manicure Kit (T)
Olive & June

Latest Reads
11:34 Someday, Maybe | Onyi Nwabineli (R)
16:48 Little Prisons | Ilona Banister (T)
21:02 Hidden Iceland Series | Ragnar Jonasson - Juliann on IG

21:47 Book Talk
Edelweiss
The Millions
25:02 Booklist Queen
Dennis @scaredstraightreads on Instagram
27:48 Midnight is the Darkest Hour | Ashley Winstead
Romantic Comedy | Curtis Sittenfeld (Eligible mentioned)
28:26 The Celebrants | Stephen Rowley
For You and Only You | Caroline Kepnes
The Whispers | Ashley Audrain (The Push)
29:58 The Hunter | Jennifer Herrera
31:25 This is Home | Lisa Huffy (R)
35:24 The Adults | Caroline Hulse (T)
39:06 Not a Happy Family | Shari Lapena 🎧 (R)
43:35 Flight | Lynn Steger Strong (T)

Shelf Additions
46:12 What Happened to Ruthie Ramirez | Claire Jimenez (R)
47:57 It Ends at Midnight | Harriet Tyce (T)

*The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (our additional affiliate links to Bookshop & Blackwell's are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thanks for your support!

Bookshop.org  | Blackwell's 

Support the show

Thanks so much for listening!🎧

Connect with us! On Instagram- Tina @Tbrec, Renee @Itsbooktalk, Jonathan @infiltrate_jay, & the podcast @booktalketc

Email us at booktalketc@gmail




Dec 06, 2022
Short Books to Help You Meet Your Reading Goals...
3575

In Episode 79 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent short reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about the pros and cons of reading short books

**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, 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 & a lively DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Check out our Merchandise Shop!

Loving Lately
4:05 Dead to Me TV Show (T)
Finlay Donovan is Killing It | Elle Cosimano
7:15 The One You Feed Podcast (ep548) (R)
We Are the Light | Matthew Quick 

Latest Reads
9:18 The Winners | Fredrik Backman (T) 🎧
Beartown, Us Against You | Fredrik Backman
13: 56 Birthday Girl | Niko Wolf (R) 🎧
19:38 Listener Latest Read- The Lager Queen of Minnesota | J Ryan Stradel @Jenk37 

20:33 Book Talk
26:56 The Lovely Bones | Alice Sebold
28:30 Do/Walk | Libby DeLana
The Grownup | Gillian Flynn
29:16 How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water | Angie Cruz
Tender is the Flesh | Agustina Bazterrica
Elevation | Stephen King
30:50 Signal Fires | Dani Shapiro
Demon Copperhead
35:00 The Butcher and the Wren | Alaina Urkhart (T)
37:57 Anon Pls. | Deuxmoi 🎧(R)
43:40 Rabbit | Patricia Williams (T)
I’m Glad My Mother Died | Jeanette McCurdy
47:57 Manifest: 7 Steps to Living Your Best Life | Roxie Nafousi 🎧(R) 

Shelf Additions
53:22 The Bandit Queens | Parini Shroff  (T)
56:13 Small Joys | Elvin James Mensah (R) 
All Together Now | Matthew Norman

 Love audiobooks like us?  Head to Libro.fm & find your next must listen audiobook! *link is an affiliate , which we earn a small commission at no cost to you

*The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (our additional affiliate links to Bookshop & Blackwell's are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thanks for your support!

Bookshop.org  | Blackwell's 

Support the show

Thanks so much for listening!🎧

Connect with us! On Instagram- Tina @Tbrec, Renee @Itsbooktalk, Jonathan @infiltrate_jay, & the podcast @booktalketc

Email us at booktalketc@gmail




Nov 29, 2022
And The Winner Is.....
3400

In Episode 78 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent literary award reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about the pros & cons of literary awards

**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & a lively DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Check out our Merchandise Shop!

5:25 Wayward & The Wanderers | Chuck Wendig
Demon Copperhead | Barbara Kingsolver
The Dark | Sharon Bolton

Loving Lately
6:44 Guard Your Id (R)
10:08 Literary Award Lounge on Discord (T)

Latest Reads
12:10 We Are the Light | Matthew Quick (R)🎧
A Little Life | Hanya Yanagihara
The Heart's Invisible Furies | John Boyne
15:21 The Opportunist | Elyse Friedman (T)
18:15 Christy | Catherine Marshall from Listener Morgan Paige Smith

19:10 Book Talk
Article Mentioned

31:58 The Damage | Caitlin Wahrer 🎧 (R)
36:37 Deer Season | Erin Flanagan
37:32 An Island | Karen Jennings (T)
The Seven Moons of Maali Alameida |  Shehan Karunatilaka
41:30 New York 2140 | Kim Stanley Robinson 🎧(R)
A Desolation Called Peace | Arkady Martine
47:50 When Breath Becomes Air | Paul Kalanithi (T)🎧

Shelf Additions
52:45 Case Study by Graham Macrae Burnet (R)
54:00 The Fake | Zoe Wittall (T)

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*The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (our additional affiliate links to Bookshop & Blackwell's are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thanks for your support!

Bookshop.org  | Blackwell's 


Support the show

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Connect with us! On Instagram- Tina @Tbrec, Renee @Itsbooktalk, Jonathan @infiltrate_jay, & the podcast @booktalketc

Email us at booktalketc@gmail




Nov 15, 2022
We Read Our Own Shelves + Intriguing Ways to Organize Bookshelves
3863

In Episode 77 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share the books they read off their own shelves. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about ways to organize bookshelves

**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & a lively DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Check out our Merchandise!

Loving Lately
2:36 Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Shadow (T)
5:06 Aveeno Hand Mask (R)
Pathology Perfect 10 Self Warming Hand Mask

Latest Reads
7:45 Friends, Lover, and the Big Terrible Thing |Matthew Perry (T) 🎧
13:58 Tiny Beautiful Things | Cheryl Strayed (R) 🎧
19:51 Listener Latest Read from @Angela_pineda - Pretty Little Wife | Darby Kane

20:58 Book Talk
Kindle Oasis
Article
37:44 Pen Pal | Dathan Auerbach (T)
40:52 The Friend | Sigrid Nunez (R) 🎧
46:22 Yes, Daddy | Jonathan Parks-Ramage (T) 🎧
Cortney @bertyinbookland
52:12 A Noise Downstairs | Linwood Barclay (R) 🎧
No Time For Goodbye | Linwood
Take Your Breath Away | Linwood
Find You First | Linwood

Shelf Additions
58:18 The Half Moon | Mary Beth Keene (T)
Ask Again Yes | Mary Beth Keene
1:01:00 Locust Lane | Stephen Amidon

Love audiobooks like us?  Head to Libro.fm & find your next must listen audiobook while supporting your favorite Independent Bookstore! *link is an affiliate , which we earn a small commission at no cost to you

*The book titles listed are Amazon Affiliate links (our additional affiliate links to Bookshop & Blackwell's are below) where we make a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no cost to you). Thanks for your support!

Bookshop.org  | Blackwell's 

Support the show

Thanks so much for listening!🎧

Connect with us! On Instagram- Tina @Tbrec, Renee @Itsbooktalk, Jonathan @infiltrate_jay, & the podcast @booktalketc

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Nov 08, 2022
Gripping+ Inspiring + Feel Good Reads for Nonfiction November!
3694

In Episode 76 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent nonfiction reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about what makes a riveting nonfiction read

**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & a lively DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Check out our Merchandise!

Loving Lately
5:11 The Good Nurse Movie (T)
5:34 The Good Nurse |Charles Graeber
7:58 Frywall Splatter Guard (R)
Chom Chom Pet Roller

Latest Reads
11:51 The Emergency | Dr Thomas Fisher (T)
15:22 Demon Copperhead |Barbara Kingsolver (R)🎧

21:00 Book Talk
The Sun Does Shine | Anthony Ray Hinton
A Knock at Midnight | Brittany k Barnett
I'll Be Gone in the Dark | Michelle McNamara
Confidence Man | Maggie Haberman
Live Wire | Kelly Ripa
32:05 I'm Glad My Mom Died | Jeanette McCurdy (T) 🎧
35:35 Wild Game | Adrienne Brodeur
37:20 Between Two Kingdoms | Suleika Jaouad (R)🎧
44:00 Listening in the Dark | Amber Tamblyn (T)
49:00 Feeding the Soul | Tabitha Brown 🎧 (R)

Shelf Addition
54:34 Ascension | Nicholas Binge (T)
56:43 Spare | Prince Harry (R)
The Palace Papers | Tina Brown

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Nov 01, 2022
November/December Books On The Radar
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In Episode 75 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their Nov/Dec Books on the Radar. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about their end of year reading goals/progress

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Loving Lately
4:08 The Cleaning Lady  (R)
7:20 Love is Blind Season 3
8:17 Aker Bluetooth Speaker (T) 

Latest Reads
11:36 The Swimmers | Julie Otsuka 🎧 (R)
17:00 The Other Side of Night | Adam Hamdy 🎧 (T)
20:33 Listener Latest Read – Wild Spectacle Janisse Ray – Lindsey Nicole Thomas 

22:23 Book Talk
24:42 Tell Me An Ending | Jo Harkin
Finding Me | Viola Davis
Black Cake | Charmaine Wilkerson
Kellyhook.readsbooks     
26:52 A Gentleman in Moscow | Amor Towles 
The Count of Monte Cristo | Alexandre Dumas   
Tracy @turnsapage
Little Prisons | Ilona Bannister
Instagram Post
Lessons in Chemistry | Bonnie
Atonement | Ian McEwan 
Greenwood | Michael Christie 
33:08 Trespasses | Louise Kennedy (R)
Say Nothing
35:30 The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida | Shehan Karunatilaka (T)
38:06 The Lemon | S.E Boyd (R)
41:49 Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing | Matthew Perry (T)   
44:33  They’re Going to Love You | Meg Howrey  (R)
47:18 The Opportunist | Elyse Friedman   
The Nest | Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney   
49:23 A Dangerous Business | Jane Smiley  (R)
51:35 Before I Let Go | Kennedy Ryan (T) 

Current Reads
54
:15 Demon Copperhead | Barbara Kingsolver (R)
58:44 It Starts With Us | Colleen Hoover  (T) 

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Oct 25, 2022
International Must Reads
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In Episode 74 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent international reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about books in translation

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Loving Lately
3:35 Instacart (check the app for free trial/ use code TSIMMONS1C3E9)
7:56 The Gap's CashSoft Sweater Pants

Latest Reads
10:31 Fairy Tale | Stephen King 🎧
16:15 The Drowning Kind | Jennifer McMahon (R) 🎧
22:16  Hester | Laurie Lico Albanese from Tina R

23:20 Book Talk
Why are so few books translated in US
Other Article
29:13 My Brilliant Friend | Elena Ferrante, Translated by Ann Goldstein
33:50 The Hacienda | Isabel Canas (T)
Comps - Mexican Gothic meets Rebecca
38:09 In Her Wake | Amanda Jennings (R)
43:34 Tender is the Flesh | Agustina Bazterrica, translator Sarah Moses (T)
49:49 We Know You Remember | Tove Alsterdal, translator Alice Menzies(R) 🎧
You Will Never Be Found | Tove Alsterdal

Shelf Additions
A Nail in the Head - corrected title is  Head Like A Hole | Andrew Van Wey (T)
58:00 Big Swiss | Jen Beagin (R)
Like a House on Fire | Lauren McBrayer

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Oct 18, 2022
Easily Distracted by New Releases III
3608

In Episode 73 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, shelf additions, and have book talk about buddy reads

**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon!  We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & a lively DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month! 

Loving Lately
3:33 Tatcha Dewy Skin Creme (R)
5:50 iilluminaughtii  on You Tube (T) 

Latest Reads
9:28 The Grownup | Gillian Flynn 🎧 (R)
15:05 I Am I Am I Am | Maggie O’Farrell (T)
@basicbsguide & @dearmrhemingway Instagram buddy read #dearbasicbuddyread
19:36 Listener Latest Read from Brad @Fredhandbag_Reads - The Paradox Hotel | Rob Hart

21:15 Book Talk
Perfect Days | Raphael Montes
30:01 Dinosaurs | Lydia Millet 🎧(R)
Sara from @Fiction Matters & The Novel Pairings Podcast
Crazy, Stupid, Love Movie
35:15 The Weight of Blood | Tiffany D Jackson (T)
#ReadwithBTE – join us on Patreon
39:50 Mad Honey | Jodi Picoult & Jennifer Finney Boylan (R) 🎧
49:29 Wake | Shelly Burr (T) 🎧

Shelf Additions
54:53 The Wilderwomen | Ruth Emmie Lang (R)
Beasts of Extraordinary Experience
57:10 Closing Costs | Bracken McCloud (T) 

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Oct 11, 2022
Atmospheric Autumn Reads
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In Episode 72 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent atmospheric autumn reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions,
and have book talk about independent bookstores

**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & a lively DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

2:00 Our Patreon - give us a try!
5:25 The Displacements | Bruce Holsinger
Loving Lately
5:48 Beauty Ring from  Illios Lighting (T)
8:05 Kate @thesaltybook & Thunder Road Books (R)
9:57 Attack of the Black Reptiles | A.S King
The Lamplighters | Emma Stonix

Latest Reads
10:56 The Two Lives of Sarah| Catherine Adel West (T) 🎧
14:29 Next of Kin | Kia Abdullah 🎧(R)
19:44 The Storygraph
20:36 Listener Latest Read - In An Instant | Susanne Redfearn from @talesoftej on Instagram

22:00 Book Talk
23:03 What is an Independent Bookstore Article
32:27 Signal Fires | Dani Shapiro
35:04 Now is Not the Time to Panic | Kevin Wilson
35:06 The Light We Carry|  Michelle Obama
36:57 The Long Weekend | Gilly McMillan  🎧(T)
40:34 We Spread | Iain Reid 🎧 (R)
41:01 @rita_cant_stop_reading
46:17 I'm Thinking of Ending Things
46:40 The Very Secret Society of Regular Witches | Sangu Mandanna (T)
50:31 The Prophet | Michael Koryta 🎧 (R)
Those Who Wish Me Dead

Shelf Additions
56:56 On the Savage Side |Tiffany McDaniel (T)
59:08 The Book Haters Book Club |Gretchen Anthony (R)

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Oct 04, 2022
October Books On The Radar
3211

In Episode 71 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share a few of their anticipated August Releases. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions,
and have a fun Fall Themed book talk

**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + Criminally Booked! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & a lively DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
2:25 Retro Trapper Keeper (R)
4:23 Passions & Prologues Podcast (T)

Latest Reads
6:33 The Palace Papers: Inside the House of Windsor-the Truth & the Turmoil | Tina Brown🎧(R) 
11:22 Matta_of_fact on Tik Tok
12:55 How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water | Angie Cruz 🎧(T)
16:08 Listener Latest Read from Melinda @webofstories- Suburban Hell | Maureen Kilmer     

17:07 Book Talk
Flameless Candles
29:41 Such Sharp Teeth| Rachel Harrison (T)
Cackle | Rachel Harrison
31:30 The Other Side of Night | Adam Hamdy
31:49 Mad Honey | Jodi Picoult & Jennifer Finney Boylan (R)
34:48 The Bequest | Joanna Margaret (T)
The Secret History |Donna Tartt
The Silent Patient
38:35 The Storyteller's Death | Ann Davila Cardinal (R)
40:34 Sign Here | Claudia Lux (T)
42:34 Savor: A Chef's Hunger for More | Fatima Ali (R)
45:08 Anywhere You Run | Wanda M Morris (T)
47:23 The Favor | Nikki French (R)

Current Reads
50:22 Next of Kin | Kia Abdullah (R)
Take it Back
51:48 Fairy Tale | Stephen King (T)

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Sep 27, 2022
The Banned Books Episode
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In Episode 70 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee welcome the third member of Book Talk, etc- Jonathan- to share our recent banned book reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about banned books

**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
2:57 Nano Face Steamer (J)
6:00 Standing Desk & Treadmill (T)
9:28 The Patient (Tv Show Hulu)

Latest Reads
14:00 Radium Girls | Kate Moore (J)
14:15 The Woman They Could Not Silence |Kate Moore
Say Nothing | Patrick Radden Keefe
My Favorite Murder
17:02 The Most Likely Club | Elyssa Friedland (T)
21:14 Daisy Darker | Alice Feeney (R) 🎧
His and Hers |Alice Feeney

24:34 Book Talk
44:42 Flowers in the Attic | VC Andrews
44:55 Pet Semetery |Stephen King
Supreme Court Article About Book Banning Decisions
45:16 My Bloody Life |Reymondo Sanchez
46:45 Brooklyn Public Libraries - Books Unbanned
47:35 What Students Are Saying About Banning Books

49:10 Our Books Read
49:16 Looking for Alaska |John Green  (J) 🎧
Paper Towns , An Abundance of Katherines | John Green
Will Grayson Will Grayson, The Fault in our Stars| JG
53:28 Manic Pixie Dreamgirl
57:56 Gender Queer |Maia Kobabe (T)
1:00:48 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close |Johnathan Safran Foer (R) 🎧
1:07:38 Melissa (formerly George) | Alex Gino (J) 🎧
1:16:03 The Kite Runner |Khaled Hosseini (T) 🎧
1:21:20 Trash | Andy Mulligan (R) 🎧

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Sep 20, 2022
Book to Screen Adaptations + Is the Book Always Better?
4305

In Episode 69 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share book to screen adaptation reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about whether the book is always better?

**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
2:50 Selling the OC (T)
Million Dollar Listing NY
6:45 Scrubby Rinse Free Bath Mittens for Pets (R)

Latest Reads
10:26 The Fortunes of Jaded Women |Carolyn Hunyh (T)
14:58 The Bird Tribunal | Agnes Ravatn (R)
Orenda Books
21:11 Uncommon Type | Tom Hanks  @lorikleininak

22:26 Book Talk
Gone Girl
The Lincoln Lawyer
The Town -based on The Prince of Thieves |Chuck Hogan
24:40 The Shining
The Martian |Andy Weir
Big Little Lies
Game of Thrones
Book is better article
Another article
The Idea of You |Robinne Lee
Tell Me Lies |Carola Lovering
Judgement, Suspicion | Joseph Finder
Orphan X| Gregg Hurwitz
Aurora |David Koepp
Jurassic Park |Michael Crichton

40:00 Upcoming Adaptations
Luckiest Girl Alive
Pachinko
No Exit
40:40 125 Books Becoming TV series
All the Light We Cannot See
Black Cake
Daddy
City on Fire
The Devil in the White City
Expats

43:45 Blonde |Joyce Carol Oates (T)
51:25 The Partner Track | Helen Wan (R) 🎧
57:00 My Policeman |Bethan Roberts (T)
1:01:03 BlackBird |James Keene (R) 🎧

Shelf Additions
1:06:45 The Trees| Percival Everett (T)
The Book of Goose | Yiyun Li (R)

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Sep 13, 2022
We Read Our Shelf Additions!
3771

In Episode 68 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recently read shelf additions. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about their shelf addition successes (or not)

**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
4:42 Battle of the Books Templates by Kelly @kellyhook.readsbooks (R)
9:56 Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Creamer (T)

Latest Reads
12:45 The Vanishing Point |Elizabeth Brundage 🎧 (R)
All Things Cease to Appear
17:42 Allegedly | Tiffany D Jackson (T) 🎧

23:10 Book Talk
29:49 Confessions | Kanae Minato (Tina's fav shelf add)
30:48 The Measure |Nikki Erlick
Cover Story | Susan Rigetti (Renee's Fav Shelf Add)
The Violin Conspiracy |Brendan Slocum

32:23 When We Were Bright and Beautiful | Jillian Medoff 🎧 (R)
Take It Back |Kia Abdullah
40:18 Admissions | Kendra James (T) 🎧
Girls with Bright Futures |Wendy Katzman +Tracy Dobmeier
44:41 Signal Fires| Dani Shapiro (R) 
51:17 Why We Fly | Kimberly Jones & Gilly Segal (T)   
 I’m Not Dying with You Tonight   

Shelf Additions 
56:03 Age of Vice | Deepti Kapoor (R)     
59:31 The Girls of Summer | Katie Bishop (T)   
My Dark Vanessa | Kate Elizabeth Russell   
The Paper Palace | Miranda Cowley Heller     

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Sep 06, 2022
September Books on the Radar
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In Episode 67 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share a few of their anticipated August Releases. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and answer each other's "how do you feel about.." questions

**If you enjoy our commercial free podcast please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
2:17 Lumify Eye Drops (T)
4:01 The Daily Horoscope App (R)

Latest Reads
7:56 The Attic Child | Lola Jaye (T) 🎧
11:26 The Lincoln Highway | Amor Towles (R) 🎧
19:28 Listener Latest Read - Tina @tschinstock - The Secret Life of Albert Entwistle |Matt Cain
19:58 All the Lonely People | Mike Gayle


20:24 Book Talk
21:28 Thank You for Listening | Julia Whelan
21:54 Do Not Become Alarmed | Maile Meloy **corrected title & author
31:59 The Most Likely Club | Elyssa Friedland (T)
34:50 Fairy Tale |Stephen King (R)
Billy Summers & 11/22/63 | Stephen King
37:37 How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water | Angie Cruz (T)
39:39 The Gospel of Wellness |Rina Raphael (R)
43:10 The Complicities (Stacey D'Erasmo) (T)
45:15 The Other Side of Night |Adam Hamdy (R)
47:17 House of Hunger | Alexis Henderson (T)
48:57 Shrines of Gaiety | Kate Atkinson (R)

Current Reads
50:49 Girls with Bright Futures |Tracy Dobmeier & Wendy Katzman (T)
51:00 Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow | Gabrielle Zevin (R) 🎧

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Aug 30, 2022
Audiobook Award Winners + a Fun Book Chat!
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In Episode 66 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are sharing their recent "reads" of audiobook award winners.  They share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about all things audiobooks 

**If you enjoy our podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon! We have bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour +Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
4:50 Neck & shoulder warmer (R)
7:35 Seventh Sojourn Practical Alchemy (T)

Latest Reads
10:27 All Good People Here | Ashley Flowers (R) 🎧
17:30 You're Invited | Amanda Jayatissa (T)
21:29 Listener Lates Read from Bria Holthe - The Murmur of Bees | Sophia

22:30 Book Talk
23:00 Audie Awards
26:45 Project Hail Mary | Andy Weir
28:34 Audiofile Earphone Awards
33:44 The Storyteller | Dave Grohl
37:35 Piranesi | Susanna Clarke (R) 🎧
The Sun Does Shine |Anthony Ray Hinton
47:33 Clap When You Land | Elizabeth Acevedo (T) 🎧
51:54 Notes From a Young Black Chef | Kwame Onwuachi (R)🎧
Kenzie @kenzienoelle.reads
Open | Andre Agassi
1:00:57 Reel | Kennedy Ryan (T) 🎧
The Idea of You | Robinne Lee
Seven Days in June |Tia Williams

Shelf Additions
1:06:34 Foul Lady Fortune |Chloe Gong (R)
1:09:14 Heresy | Melissa Lenhardt (T)
Booth | Karen Joy Fowler

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Aug 23, 2022
Celebrity Book Club Part II
5098

In Episode 65 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are sharing their recent reads from celebrity book clubs.  They share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about celebrity book clubs

**If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour +Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
2:55 Beyond the Blinds Podcast (ep 48)(T)
Eva @thepaperbprincess
6:52 Movies- Elvis & Vengeance (R)

Latest Reads
12:25 The Devil Takes You Home | Gabino Iglesias (T)
The Last Housewife
The Cartel Trilogy |Winslow
20:10 Birds of California |Katie Cotugno 🎧
28:46 Reel | Kennedy Ryan (Listener LR from @juliecgrenier)

30:06 Book Talk
The Violin Conspiracy | Brendan Slocum
Tomorrow x3 |Gabrielle Zevin
Finding Me |Viola Davis
The Christie Affair |Nina De Gramont
The Measure |Nikki
Remarkably Bright Creatures
Memphis
Black Cake |Charmaine Wilkerson
34:08 Literati Book Club
An Untamed State |Roxane Gay
The Audacious Newsletter
36:00 Goop Book Club
37:14 Netflix Book Club
41:59 The Feather Thief |Kirk Wallace Johnson
45:31 The Many Daughters of Afong Moy |Jamie Ford
50:47 Minka in Real Life |Emiko Jean
Read with Jenna,  Reese's Book Club, Oprah's Book Club, GMA, Belletrist

52:34 Anatomy:A Love Story | Dana Schwartz (T)
56:22 Wrong Place Wrong Time |Gillian McAllister (R)🎧
Kindred
1:03:47 The Sweetness of Water |Nathan Harris (T)
The Underground Railroad|Colson W
1:07:56 Here On Earth |Alice Hoffman (R)

Shelf Additions
Fortunes of Jaded Women | Carolyn Huynh (T)
Signal Fires | Dani Shapiro (R)

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Aug 16, 2022
Talking Book Influencing + Latest Reads Galore with Dennis From Scaredstraightreads!
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In Episode 64 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are joined by popular Bookstagrammer Dennis from Scaredstraightreads.  They share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about the world of book influencing 

**If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour +Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons for just $5 a month!

Perfect Days | Raphael Montes 
Best Day Ever |Kaira Rouda 
The It Girl |Ruth Ware 
In My Dreams I Hold a Knife | Ashley Winstead 

5:50 Loving Lately 
Ultimate Girls Trip: The Ex-Wives Club (D)
The Resident Evil- tv (D)
Uncoupled- Tv (D)
7:45  Buxom Full-On™ Plumping Lip Polish Gloss (R- shade Gabby)
Fenty Gloss Bomb
Mask Skincare
10:23 Pango Books (T)
Tina's Pango Shop

13:00 Book Talk
Chelsea @suspensethrill on Goodreads 

Latest Reads
35:45 When We Were Bright and Beautiful |Jillian Medoff (D)
36:10 Look Closer | David Ellis (D)🎧
37:11 Secluded Cabin Sleeps Six |Lisa Unger (D)
37:28 The Paris Apartment | Lucy Foley
37:47 The Pink Hotel | Liska Jacobs (D)
38:22 The Resemblance | Lauren  Nossett (D)
40: 09 Suspicion | Joseph Finder (R)🎧
Judgement | Joseph Finder
43:36 Lies | T.M. Logan
44:00 All the Lonely People | Mike Gayle (T)
47:19 Bluff | Michael Kardos (R)🎧
52:15 The Force of Such Beauty | Barbara Bourland (T)

Shelf Additions
56:20 The Lost Kings | Tyrell Johnson (D)
The Wolves of Winter
58:47 The Couple at Number 9 |Claire Douglas (T)
1:00:40 What Lies in the Woods |Kate Alice Marshall (R)
1:03:56 Like a Sister | Kellye Garrett
Real Easy | Marie Rutkoski
The Last Housewife |Ashley Winstead
The Family Upstairs | Lisa Jewell
The Family Remains 

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Aug 09, 2022
Legal Thrillers That Bring the Drama
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In Episode 63 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share dramatic legal thrillers they've recently read. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about what makes legal thrillers so compelling 

**If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour +Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
6:23 Home Decor on Tik Tok - The Blush Home, _Miavolk, Unnecessary Necessities (T)
Our Amazon Store
9:33 Alfi Multipurpose knives (R)

Latest Reads
13:22Patricia Wants to Cuddle | Samantha Allen (T)
16:35 So Happy for You | Celia Laskey
17:02 Take My Hand | Dolen Perkins Valdez (R) 🎧
23:37 Listener Latest Read - Amy Gironda- A Little Love Story |Roland Merullo

25:00 Book Talk
27:09 The Firm |John Grisham
The Murder Rule | Dervla McTiernan
33:26 Presumed Innocent | Scott Turow
Your House Will Pay | Steph Cha
The Lincoln Lawyer Series | Michael Connelly
35:50 The Local | Joey Hartstone (T) 🎧
40:52 With Prejudice | Robin Peguero (R) 🎧
47:21 Take It Back | Kia Abdullah (T) 🎧
52:58 The Hallows | Victor Methos (R) 🎧
The Neon Lawyer | Victor Methos 🎧(R)
58:14 Love Lists and Fancy Ships | Sarah Grunder Ruiz

Shelf Additions
59:51 The Road Back to You | Ian Morgan Cron (T)
Michelle @beginsandendswithbooks
1:01:24 Marked for Life | Isaac Wright Jr (R)

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Aug 02, 2022
August Books On the Radar
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In Episode 62 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share a few of their anticipated August Releases. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about reading goals for the second half of the year 

**If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
4:01 Loot on Apple Tv+ (R)     
7:28 Automatic Rechargeable Wine Aerator (T)
Our Amazon Shop (loving lately's, favorite products, books)
ChomChom Roller

Latest Reads
10:38 Open | Andre Agassi 🎧 
Ashley @baileysbookshelves
15:40 Carrie Soto is Back | Taylor Jenkins Reid
19:08 Miss Me with That | Rachel Lindsey (T) 🎧
24:05 Listener Latest Read- Horse | Geraldine Brooks from Melanie @battyforbooks  

25:53 Book Talk
Books Previously Mentioned on Show
The Family Remains | Lisa Jewell
The Last Housewife | Ashley Winstead
Daisy Darker | Alice Feeney
Girl, Forgotten | Karin Slaughter
Haven | Emma Donoghue

On Java Road | Lawrence Osborne  (R) 
The Devil Takes You Home | Gabino Iglesias (T) 
The Sleepless | Victor Manibo   
Complicit | Winnie Li (T)   
Touch | Olaf Olafsson (R)
Overkill | Sandra Brown  (T)
The Darkness of Others | Cate Holahan 
Lies She Told | Cate H
Perish | LaToya Perkins  (T)

Current Reads
Perfect Days | Raphael Montes 🎧 (R)   
The Attic Child | Lola Jaye (T)   

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Jul 26, 2022
Short Books to Read In An Afternoon
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In Episode 61 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are sharing their recent short reads.  They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about favorite short books that were so fun to read

**If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour, a private Facebook group & DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
2:14 90 Day Fiance (T)     
7:09 Trader Joe’s Pepita Salsa (R)

Latest Reads
12:01 Body Grammar |Jules Ohman  (T)   
15:11 Nora Goes Off Script |Annabelle Monaghan (R) 🎧(272p)
20:11 Other People’s Clothes | Calla Henkel  - Listener Latest Read from Sarah @bowie.and.books     

21:55 Book Talk
26:15 Joan is Okay |Weike Wang
29:59 The Book Thief | Markus Zusak
31:03 Maybe You Should Talk to Someone|Lori Gottlieb
31:34  An Untamed State|Roxane Gay
33:04 Between the World + Me | Ta-Nehisi Coates
33:08 Passing | Nella Larsen
33:20 An Elderly Lady is up to No Good | Helene Turston
33:29 Luster|Raven Leilani
33:39 My Sister the Serial Killer|Oyinkan Braithwaite
34:05 Castle of Water |Dane Hucklebridge
34:36 We Are Called to Rise | Laura McBride
34:50 Writers and Lovers| Lily King
35:05 Did You Ever Have a Family| Bill Clegg
35:22 Lily and the Octopus| Steven Rowley
35:40 Our Wives Under the Sea (240 p)| Julia Armfiel (T) 🎧
40:50 The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty (244p) |Vendela Vita (R) 🎧
46:04 Perfect Days | Rapheal Montes(272) (T)
You | Caroline Kepnes
Scribd
Brad @Fredhandbags_reads
52:13 This is How I Lied | Heather Gudenkoff (332p) (R) 🎧

Shelf Additions
57:26 A Shoe Story|Jane Rosen (T)
Eliza Starts a Rumor
59:12 Small Game | Blair Braverman (R) 

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Jul 19, 2022
Books + Self Care with author & Forever 35 Podcast CoHost Kate Spencer
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In Episode 60 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are talking reading & self care with special guest Kate Spencer.  They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about books, reading, skincare & more

**If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
4:59 Sacred Beauty Rose Mist Toner (K)
5:50 Romantically Inclined on Instagram (K)
6:21 Monster Romance: Orc Sworn |Finley Fenn (K)
10:26 Dr Dennis Gross Aha/Bha Daily Peel (R)
The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid 
The Origins Avocado Sleep Mask
14:16 The Misha Time Revolution Essence (T)

Book Talk
17:27 In a New York Minute | Kate Spencer (R) 🎧
52:50 Klur Beauty Products (face wash & oil)
53:24 Kypris Beauty Elixar
54:15 Vitner's Daughtner's Essence
The Antidote Podcast

Latest Reads
58:08 Ice Planet Barbarian Series | Ruby Dixon (K)
1:01:23 The Mutual Friend | Carter Bays (K)
1:02:52 The Great Believers | Rebecca Makkai
A Little Life | Hanya Yanigahara
1:09:17 Just By Looking at Him 🎧| Ryan O'Connell (T)
1:11:30 The Bartender's Cure | Wesley Straton 🎧(R)
1:16:29 Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow | Gabrielle Zevin (T)

Kate's Info...
The Dead Mom's Club - Kate's Memoir
Forever 35 Podcast
@Kate Spencer Instagram
Katespencerwrites.com

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Jul 12, 2022
Our 10 Best Books of 2022 (so far)!
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In Episode 59 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are sharing their top 10 favorite books (so far)!  They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about how they narrowed down their favorite books  

**If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
4:40 St. Tropaz Self Tan Express Bronzing Mouse
Tina's Makeup Brush
7:16 Bustle.com Article
Project Hail Mary | Andy Weir

Latest Reads
11:45 On Rotation | Shirlene Obuobi (T)
15:13 Look Closer | Davis Ellis (R)
Cocktails & Crime Fiction

21:00 Book Talk
29:50 Migrations | Charlotte McConaghy (T) 🎧
31:36 Like a House on Fire | Lauren McBrayer (R)
34:01 The Good Son | You- Jeong Jeong (T)
Confessions | Kanae Minuto
36:09 Black Cake | Charmaine Wilkerson (R) 🎧
38:58 Unlikely Animals | Annie Hartnett (T) 🎧
42:26 Dark Horse | Gregg Hurwitz (R) 🎧
46:40 The Violin Conspiracy |Brendan Slocumb (T)
49:08 Speak | Tunde Oyeneyin (R) 🎧
52:13 The Measure | Nikki Erlick (T) 🎧
56:42 Cover Story | Susan Rigetti (R) 🎧
@Basicbsguide

Shelf Additions
1:01:07 Black Tide | KC Jones (T)
1:02:22 The Manhattan Girls | Gill Paul (R)

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Jul 05, 2022
Bonus: Episode 1 of Criminally Booked..A True Crime Story Paired with Fiction Book Recs!
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In Episode 58 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee (on vacation this week) are sharing their  Patreon Exclusive bonus episode called Criminally Booked! If you enjoy this episode and want to hear Episode 2,  head to our Patreon to sign up today!

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Welcome to the first episode of Criminally Booked! Like many people, we’re fascinated by crime, both true and fictional, and we wanted to create a segment that combines the two. Criminally Booked gives us a space to share true crime stories while also sharing helpful resources, laws that have been enacted, and other pertinent information.

With these true crime stories, we're also tying in fiction book recommendations that we will be bringing exclusively to our patrons first! We hope you enjoy what is a reoccurring bonus episode topic for Patrons of Book Talk, etc!

Now-on to the case of Francine Hughes...

**Content Warnings for Domestic Violence 

Books Mentioned 

The Burning Bed | Faith McNulty

Finding Mrs. Ford | Deborah Goodrich Royce 🎧

A Suitable Lie | Michael Malone 

Gone Girl | Gillian Flynn

Surrounded by Narcissists | Thomas Erikson 

Surrounded by Idiots | Thomas Erikson

Narcissist Apocalypse Podcast  

Domesticshelters.org  

Sources

If you are experiencing domestic violence, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1−800−799−7233 or chat with a worker at https://www.thehotline.org/.

People Magazine Article  

https://circulatingnow.nlm.nih.gov/2015/10/15/domestic-violence-in-the-1970s/

https://www.history.com/news/burning-bed-syndrome-francine-hughes-domestic-abuse

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You

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Jun 28, 2022
July Books On The Radar
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In Episode 57 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share a few of their anticipated July Releases. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about vacation reading plans

**If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately

3:26 Narwey Foldable Duffel Bag (R)
6:29 Man-Eater Eye Shadow Palette (T)

Latest Reads
8:17 The Housemaid | Freida McFadden (R) 🎧
13:00 Aurora |David Koepp (T)
18:17 Project Hail Mary
These Silent Woods

19:43 Book Talk
20:15 Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow |Gabrielle Zevin (R)
The Displacements |Bruce Holsinger (R)
20:43 Rock Paper Scissors |Alice Feeney (R)
21:06 His and Hers |Alice Feeney (R)
21:56 Maine |J Courtney Sullivan (T)
Victor @bookpop
22:19 Can't Look Away |Carola Lovering (T)
22:38 Carrie Soto is Back | Taylor Jenkins Reid (T)
23:49 Station Eleven | Emily St. John Mandel

BOTR
25:10 The Light Always Breaks |Angela Jackson Brown (T)
28:38 A Beginner's Guide to Murder | Rosalind Stopps (R)
31:23 Any Other Family |Eleanor Brown (T)
33:41 After the Hurricane | Leah Franqui (R)
37:01 Old Country | Matt Query (T)
39:16 Killers Amidst Killers |Billy Jensen (R)
Chase Darkness With Me | Billy Jensen
43:19 Upgrade |Blake Crouch (T)
45:46 The Awoken | Katelyn Monroe Howes (R)

Current Reads
48:21 The Emergency: A Year of Healing and Heartbreak  | Thomas Fisher (T) 🎧
49:57 The Bartender's Cure | Wesley Straton (R) 🎧
Yerba Buena | Nina LaCour

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Jun 21, 2022
Listeners Pick Our Books + Even More Ask Us Anything
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In Episode 56 of Book Talk, etc Tina and Renee share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about books that their listeners picked for them. 

**If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
Duolingo (T)
Backpacking Kitty (Instagram & Tik Tok) (R)

Latest Read
Remarkably Bright Creatures | Shelby Van Pelt (T)
Yerba Buena | Nina LaCour 🎧 (R)
Like A House on Fire | Lauren McBrayer

Book Talk
Nonbook podcasts
Bitch Sesh
Everything Iconic
Forever 35
Absolutely Not
My Favorite Murder
Top 4
The Goal Digger Podcast
School of Podcasting
And Just Like That
This Morning Walk
We Can Do Hard Things
Novel Suspects
Finding Me |Viola Davis

The Lost Summers of Newport | Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willeg, Karen White (T)
Charter Books
The Expatriates |Janice Y.K. Lee 🎧 (R)
Flying Solo |Linda Holmes 🎧(T)
Evvie Drake Starts Over
Vacationland |Meg Mitchell More 🎧 (R)

Shelf Additions
Nevada | Imogen Binnie
Last Call at the Nightingale |Katharine Schellman (R)
Live By Night |Dennis Lehane

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Jun 14, 2022
Book Club Books For Great Conversations
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In Episode 55 of Book Talk, etc Tina and Renee share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about books that would be great for book clubs. 

**If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
2:22 Algenist SPLASH Absolute Hydration Replenishing Emulsion (R)
4:38 Secrets of the Zoo (T)

Latest Reads
7:28 Hidden Pictures | Jason Rekulak (R) 🎧
13:51 How to Keep House While Drowning | KC Davis  (T) 🎧
14:56 Domestic Blisters Tik Tok

18:53 Book Talk
32:53 The Dive From Clausen’s Pier | Ann Packer  (R) 🎧
39:17 We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves | Karen Joy Fowler (T)
42:34 Girls with Bright Futures | Tracy Dobmeier & Wendy Katzman (R) 🎧
Author’s book club event guide   
Katie @basicbsguide  
42:54 Admission| Julie Buxbaum   
49:08 After Francesco | Brian Malloy  (T)
A Little Life | Hanya Yanagihara     
The Great Believers | Rebecca Makkai

Shelf Additions
54:08 The Confession | Jessie Burton  (R)
@Genevieve.reading
56:26 The Surrogate | Toni Halleen (T)     

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Jun 07, 2022
Summer Bonanza II: 20 Books to Read This Summer!
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In Episode 54 of Book Talk, etc Tina and Renee share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and highlight 20 upcoming summer releases they can't wait to read. 

**If you enjoy the podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, + our ALL NEW CRIMINALLY BOOKED! Plus, we host fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons all for just $5 a month!

4:45 Carrie Soto is Back | Taylor Jenkins Reid

Loving Lately
5:11 Taylor Wynn on You Tube (T)
7:25 Athleta Seasoft Straight Pant (R)

Latest Reads
10:10 The House Across the Lake | Riley Sager (T) 🎧
14:33 Necessary People | Anna Pitoniak (R) 🎧
#Dearbasicbuddyread on IG 
18:15 The Morning Show Apple TV

19:00 Book Talk

24:49 Summer Books
24:52 Aurora | David Koepp (T)
26:29 Counterfeit | Kirstin Chen (R)
29:20 More Than You'll Every Know | Katie Gutierrez (T)
31:30 The Last Resort |Sarah Stodola (R)
34:29 The Lifestyle | Taylor Hahn (T)
36:19 Last Couple Standing |Matthew Norman
36:49 The Angel of Rome |Jess Walter (R)
39:22 Body Grammar |Jules Ohman (T)
41:03 Acts of Violet |Margarita Montimore (R)
43:36 NSFW |Isabel Kaplan (T)
45:49 Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow |Gabrielle Zevin (R)
48:48 Groupies |Sarah Priscus (T)
50:48 First Born |Will Dean (R)
52:23 A Hundred Other Girls |Iman Hariri-Kia
54:49 The It Girl |Ruth Ware (R)
57:07 Kismet |Amina Akhtar (T)
58:19 Nine Perfect Strangers
58:52 The Work Wife |Alison Hart (R)
1:01:17 The Force of Such Beauty |Barbara Bourland (T)
1:02:52 Dirt Creek |Hayley Scrivener (R)
1:04:25 My Dirty California|Jason Mosberg (T)
1:06:16 Girl, Forgotten |Karen Slaughter (R)

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May 31, 2022
Ask Us Anything + Beach Reads
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In Episode 53 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee answer YOUR questions!  They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about beach reads

**If you enjoy our podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, What's in the Mailbag, & Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, plus fun Zoom events like Mood Reader Happy Hour and Book Talk Book Club, a private Facebook group & our BRAND NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons & we just introduced reading parties🎉- all for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
3:08 Our Listeners! Thank you for an amazing first year

Latest Reads
4:57 Rough Draft | Katie Tur (T) 
10:05 Take Your Breath Away | Linwood Barclay (R)🎧
15:26 Find You First |Linwood Barclay
15:40 No Time for Goodbye |LB

17:43 Book Talk
26:54 Behind the Scene of BTE
41:50 Unlikely Animals | Annie Hartnett
42:07 I Came All This Way to Meet You | Jami Attenberg
42:16 The Island | Karen Jennings
43:14 Midlife Bites | en Mann
43:40 A Murder Mystery Tour | Marian Babson
44:27 We Are Not Like Them |Christine Pride, Jo Piazza
47:42 Our dream guests?
48:20 Bitch Sesh Podcast
51:30 A Million Little Pieces|James Frey
52:07 Our Goals
56:28 Celebrity Book Club Episode
57:12 Stephen King Special
58:40 Books We Disagree on Patreon Episode
1:00:41 Finding Me |Viola Davis
1:02:13 Stacy @Prose_and_Palate w/Oprah
1:02:40 The Measure |Nikki Erlick
1:06:42 Jonathan Joins Us
1:09:49 The Black Death |Rosemary
1:11:18 The Edge Question Series |John Brockman
1:19:02 Nothing to See Here | Kevin Wilson (Tina's Ennegram book rec)
1:20:56 The Art of Racing in the Rain |Garth Stein (Renee's Ennagram Rec)

1:24:08 Beach Reads
1:26:10 Love, Lists, and Fancy Ships |Sarah Grunder Ruiz (T)
1:29:10 London is the Best City in America |Laura Dave🎧(R)
1:32:25 One of Us is Dead |Geneva Rose (T)
1:38:31 Judgement| Joseph Finder (R)🎧
1:43:13 Whistleblower|Susan Fowler

Shelf Additions
1:43:22

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May 24, 2022
Advanced Screening: New Books for Your Summer Reading!
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In Episode 52 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share upcoming releases . They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about motherhood trends in fiction

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Loving Lately
2:57 Vacay All Day Face Set
7:20 Topo Chico Hard Seltzer

Latest Reads
10:45 I Must Betray You| Ruta Sepetys (R) 🎧
16:26 Fountains of Silence | Ruta Sepetys
16:43 The Murder Rule | Dervla McTiernan   (T) 🎧

22:40 Book Talk
26:05 People.com
26:11 Ew.com
26:56 Kirkus
27:00 Edelweiss
28:26 Page 1
28:34 Book of the month
33:17 Does The Dog Die.com
34:16 The Measure | Nikki Erlick (R) 🎧
44:09 The Lies I Tell | Julie Clark (T)
46:32 The Last Flight | Julie Clark
47:23 Last Summer on State Street | Toya Wolfe (R) 🎧
54:05 The Last Housewife | Ashley Winstead (T)
54:42 In My Dreams I Hold a Knife | Ashley Winstead

Shelf Additions
58:44 Geiger | Gustaf Skordeman (R)
1:01:58 Novel Suspects
1:02:12 Hokuloa Road | Elizabeth Hand (T)

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May 17, 2022
Mommy Dearest: Complicated Motherhood Stories
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In Episode 51 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share books involving mothers. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about motherhood trends in fiction

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Loving Lately
2:40 Lake Time Supply  (R)
6:35 Dupes for Apple Airpod Pros (T)       

Latest Reads
10:50 Finding Me | Viola Davis (T) 🎧
13:00 How to Get Away With Murder
14:30 Speak | Tunde Oyeneyin (R) 🎧   
18:50 Peloton App

21:55 Book Talk
27:45 Article about motherhood 
28:07 The Push |Ashley Audrain     
29:31 Bomb Shelter |Mary Laura Philpott   
29:36 Untamed |Glennon Doyle
30:00 You Got Anything Stronger |Gabrielle Union
30:36  When I Ran Away | Ilona Banister   
30:51 The Mothers|Brit Bennett     
31:01 The Light Between Oceans|M. L. Stedman     
31:12 Little Secrets |Jennifer Hillier   
31:35 Mary Jane |Jessica Anye Blau     
31:45 Confessions |Kanae Minato
31:58 Like A House on Fire |Lauren McBrayer
32:04 The World That We Knew |Alice Hoffman
32:16 The Unbreakables |Lisa Barr
32:26 The Late Lamented Molly Marx |Sally Koslow
32:46 An Untamed State |Roxane Gay
33;21 The Paper Palace |Miranda Cowley Heller
33:42 Catch Us When We Fall |Juliette Fay (T)
Reminders of Him |Colleen Hoover
38:12 The End of Her |Shari Lapena (R) 🎧
40:12 Unmissing |Minka Kent
45:03 Not a Happy Family, Someone We Know, A Stranger in the House
45:44 An Unthinkable Thing |Nicole Lundrigan (T)
49:41 Tomorrow There Will Be Sun |Dana Reinhardt (R) 🎧

Shelf Additions
58:17 Rough Draft|Katie Turr (T)
1:00:31 Disappeared|Bonnar Spring

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May 10, 2022
Authors We've Been Meaning to Read & Finally Did!
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In Episode 50 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share a few books by authors they've been meaning to read. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about authors, book signings, and festivals

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Loving Lately
4:53 Author Events (T)
7:16 Clinique Chubby Stick Eye Shadow Tint (R)
9:14 Thrive's Brilliant Eye Brightener

Latest Reads
10:12 Whistleblower | Susan Fowler (T) 🎧
12:24 Cover Story | Susan Rigetti
The Silence Breakers Article
11:45 Educated |Tara Westover
Know My Name |Chanel Miller
15:25 Blood Sugar |Sascha Rothchild (R) 🎧
15:38 Kailey @kmc_reads
Katie @basicbsguide
19:37 You Series |Caroline Kepnes
19:47 For Your Own Good |Samantha Downing

21:01 Book Talk
23:28 Blonde | Joyce Carol Oates
24:41 Rules of Civility | Amor Towles
25:19 Maine | J Courtney Sullivan
25:35 Salvage the Bones | Jesmyn Ward
26:00 My Name is Lucy Barton/ Olive Kitterage  | Elizabeth Strout
27:12 Booksigningcentral.com
27:54 Book Riot Book Festivals in 2022
29:10 Bookreporter.com book festivals
32:12 Girls Night Out | Liz Fenton Lisa Steinke
33:12 Magnolia Palace |Fiona Davis (T) 🎧
36:42 Jericho's Fall | Stephen Carter 🎧
42:00 So Happy for You | Celia Laskey
45:47 No Time for Goodbye | Linwood Barclay 🎧

Shelf Additions
51:12 Two Little Girls | Laura Jarratt (T)
53:01 The Lunar Housewife | Caroline Woods (R)

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@Genevieve.reading

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May 03, 2022
May Books On The Radar
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In Episode 48 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share a few of their anticipated May Releases. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about various aspects of their reading lives 

**If you enjoy our podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We'd love for you to join our Book Talk community! We have great bonus episodes including Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, Even More Best of the Year, Backlist Book Club, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, Mood Reader Happy Hour, an engaging private Facebook group & our BRAND NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons, and more- all for just $5 a month!

Loving Lately
The Bad Vegan on Netflix (T)
Broward County Online Library Card (R)

Latest Reads
You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty | Akwaeke Emezi (T)
City on Fire | Don Winslow 🎧 (R)     
The Power of the Dog (Cartel bk 1)   

Book Talk
Book Buddy App     
Chom Chom Pet Roller
Netgalley
Edelweiss
Breathless | Amy McCullough  (T)
The Summer Place | Jennifer Weiner (R)
That Summer | Jennifer Weiner  🎧 
Big Summer | JW       
The Cherry Robbers | Sarai Walker  (T)   
Every Summer After | Carley Fortune  (R)
One Day | David Nicholls   
28 Summers | Elin Hilderbrand       
Hide | Kirsten White (T)     
The Wanderers | Chuck Wendig     
Fierce Kingdom | Gin Phillips     
Two Nights in Lisbon | Chris Pavone (R)
The Ex-Pats | Chris Pavone   
Sinkhole | Davis Breier  (T)
On Gin Lane | Brooke Lea Foster  (R)
Summer Darlings | Brooke Lea Foster   
Mary Jane | Jessica Anya Blau       

The Lioness | Chris Bohjalin  (T)       
Midlife Bites | Jen Mann 🎧   

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Apr 26, 2022
Easily Distracted by New Releases Part II
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In Episode 47 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, shelf additions, and have book talk what distracts them in their reading lives   

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2:21 Perfect Days | Raphael Montes 

Loving Lately
4:29 Rothy’s Flats in Desert Cat (T)   Referral Code
8:23 DryBar Shower Cap  (R)     
   
Latest Reads
10:46 The Good Son | You-Jeong Jeong  (T) 🎧   
14:26 Out | Natsuo Kirino
14:58 Confessions | Kanae Minuto
16:20 The Lifeguards | Amanda Eyre Ward (R) 🎧
20:21 Big Little Lies | Liane Moriarty
23:08 The Jetsetters | Amanda Eyre Ward
Leslie @Lesliedawn72

Book Talk
37:23 The Wild Girls | Phoebe Morgan  (T)     
42:53 Unlikely Animals | Annie Hartnett  (R) 🎧
49:31 Love and Other Disasters | Anita Kelly (T)
Aimee @aimzthereader
54:50 Cover Story | Susan Rigetti 🎧 (R)     
1:01:04 My Friend Anna | Rachel DeLoache Williams
Inventing Anna on Netflix

Shelf Additions
1:03:02 Hope and Glory | Jendella Bensen (T)
_lalabear on Ig
1:05:16 Look Closer | David Ellis (R)

Other Mentions
@Zackary.goodreads & Genevieve.reading

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Apr 19, 2022
Revenge Reads; Will We Ever Get Tired of Vengeful Books?
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In Episode 46 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their recent revenge reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about revenge and why it seems to be a popular theme in books ? 

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**The story in Your House Will Pay is inspired by the killing of Latasha Harlins (not Harris)
Loving Lately
5:25 Mukoko 32 oz Glass Water Bottle (T)
7:45 This Morning Walk Podcast (R)
Do/Walk | Libby DeLana
Alex Elle on Instagram

Latest Reads
11:45 A Novel Obsession | Caitlin Barasch (T)
17:48 Bomb Shelter | Mary Laura Philpott 🎧 (R)
I Miss You When I Blink | Mary Laura Philpott 🎧

23:06 Book Talk
27:30 Carrie | Stephen King
27:52 Confessions | Kanae Minato
28:12 Razorblade Tears | S.A. Cosby
28:27 The Collective | Alison Gaylin
32:46 Different Class | Joanne Harris
33:39 The Count of Monte Cristo | Alexandre Dumas père
34:45 Vicious | VE Schwab
34:50 Atonement | Ian McEwan

35:17 When the Reckoning Comes | LaTanya McQueen (T)
40:02 The Stranger Behind You | Carole Goodman (R) 🎧
45:02 Your House Will Pay | Steph Cha (T) 🎧
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killing_of_Latasha_Harlins
45:17 Long Way Down | Jason Reynolds
50:45 An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good | Helen Tursten (R) 🎧

Shelf Additions
54:48 The Wild One | Colleen Mckeegan (T)
56:42 Trust | Hernan Diaz (R)

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Apr 12, 2022
Spring Reading; Is It Even a Thing?
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In Episode 45 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share a few of their Spring reading picks. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about Spring reading, does it even exist? 

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Loving Lately
7:06 Embosser Stamp Custom Library (T)
9:00 Tupperware – microwave reheatable plates, Impressions 16oz tumblers, rectangular vent n serve container (R)

Latest Reads
13:46 The Book of Cold Cases |Simone St James  (T)   
18:08 Mary Jane | Jessica Anya Blau 🎧 (R)  rec from Claire @Claireandherbooks 
24:30 Summer Darlings | Brooke Lea Foster

25:49 Book Talk
30:11 It Ends With Us | Colleen Hoover (T)    Sequel- It Starts with Us
36:30 The People We Meet on Vacation | Emily Henry 🎧 (R)
37:02 Beach Read | Emily Henry   
Book Lovers | Emily Henry
44:01 This Will Be Funny Later | Jenny Pentland (T)     
50:15 The Divorce Party | Laura Dave (R)
The Last Thing He Told Me | Laura Dave       
56:09 12 Unique Divorce Party Ideas to Celebrate a New Beginning

Shelf Additions
56:29 The Hacienda | Isabel Canas  (T)   
Mexican Gothic | Sylvia Moreno-Garcia   
Rebecca | Daphne Du Maurier     
58:24 Babysitter | Joyce Carol Oates (R)     
Notes on An Execution | Danya Kukafka       

Zack at @Zackary.Goodreads on IG &  BooksN’Bops-YTube
Genevieve @genevieve.reading-IG- Genevieve is Reading YTube   

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Apr 05, 2022
April Books on the Radar + Ways to Squeeze in More Time for Reading
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In Episode 44 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share a few of their most anticipated April Releases. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about ways to squeeze in more time for reading. 

**If you enjoy our podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We'd love for you to join our Book Talk community! We have great bonus episodes including: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, Even More Best of the Year, Backlist Book Club, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, Mood Reader Happy Hour, an engaging private Facebook group & our BRAND NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other listeners, and more- all for just $5 a month!

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Loving Lately
2:33 The Diamond Eye | Kate Quinn
3:38 Books With Lee on Tik Tok (T)
7:35 Clarins One Step Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser w/Orange Extract (R)
9:26 I'll Be You | Janelle Brown (T)
13:41 Lies She Told | Cate Holahan (R) 🎧

18:55 Book Talk
20:17 Reading Hacks Article
34:30 Memphis | Tara Stringfellow
34:38 Sea of Tranquility |Emily St. John Mandel
34:49 Funny You Should Ask | Elissa Sussman
34:57 Like a House on Fire | Lauren McBrayer
35:08 The Fervor | Alma Katzu
35:26 Unlikely Animals | Annie Hartnett (R)
37:38 Goodbye Vitamin | Rachel Khong
38:39 Benefit | Siobhan Phillips (T)
40:34 The Tobacco Wives | Adele Myers
40:50 Free | Lauren Kessler (R)
44:13 The Sun Does Shine | Anthony Ray Hinton
44:24 The Good Son | Jaqueline Mitchard
44:44 In the Face of the Sun | Denny S. Bryce (T)
46:39 When We Fell Apart | Soon Wiley (R)
50:01 Such Big Dreams | Reema Patel  (T)
52:27 The Children on the Hill | Jennifer McMahon (R)
55:37 Winter People & Burntown | Jennifer McMahon
56:07 The Wild Girls | Phoebe Morgan (T)

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Mar 29, 2022
Books We Recommended to Each Other
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In Episode 43 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share books they recommended to each other. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about why it's so hard to recommend books to others, as well as how they go about deciding when to DNF (do not finish) a book. 

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Loving Lately
2:36 Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen & Supergoop Play (T)
5:09 Makeuseof.com- 11 Best Sites for Finding What Books to Read Next-Whichbook (R)
8:00 The Infatuations | Javier Marias

Latest Reads
9:00 Booth | Karen Joy Fowler (T) 🎧/📖
12:10 Betty | Tiffany McDaniel
13:27 What Happened to the Bennetts 🎧(R)
Kelly at Kellyhook.readsbooks on Instagram

19:36 Book Talk
29:01 Tell The Wolves I'm Home | Carol Rifka Brunt 🎧 (T)
30:53 The Dime |Kathleen Kent (R)
35:33 American War | Omar El Akkad (T)
37:16 The Versions of Us | Laura Barnett  (R)
39:50 The Poppy War | RF Kuang 
40:53 Fake | Erica Katz 🎧 (T)
45:06 Meet Me In Another Life | Catriona Silvey 🎧 (R)
50:40 The Time Traveler's Wife
51:25 Now You See Me | Sharon Bolton (T)
The Dark | Sharon Bolton (Book 5)
58:38 The Diamond Eye | Kate Quinn 🎧
1:04:08 The Huntress | Kate Quinn

Shelf Additions
1:05:55 Shadowman | Ron Franscell
1:08:03 Reptile Memoirs | Silje Ulstein

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Mar 22, 2022
Talking British Books & More With Claire Handscombe
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In Episode 42 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee welcome fellow podcaster and author Claire Handscombe. They’ll share what they've been loving lately, their latest British reads, and have book talk about all things Brit Lit. 

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Loving Lately 
2:15 Pancake Day (C) Claire’s mom’s British crepe recipe -here
5:00 Wolf Like Me Tv Series (T)   
8:35GrandeLASH-MD  (R)

Latest Reads
10:47 Funny You Should Ask | Elissa Sussman (C)   
14:00 Will | Will Smith 🎧 (T)   
20:21 Viola Davis | Finding Me   
20:33 The Unsinkable Greta James | Jennifer Smith  (R) 
24:30 Songs in Ursa Major | Emma Brodie   

25:38 Book Talk
26:24 Just Haven’t Met You Yet | Sophie Cousens   
30:19 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine | Gail Honeyman
31:01 What Page are You on Podcast   
31:45 The Book Club Review Podcast 
32:24 The Fiction Café Book Club Facebook Group 
32:37 The Guardian 
32:47 The Bookseller   
34:31 The Thursday Murder Club | Richard Osman   
36:23 On a Night Like This | Linsdey Kelk  ( I Heart books)
36:12 Women in the Middle |Millie Johnson
37:00 Again, Rachel | Marian Keyes
38:00 The Grownups | Marian Keyes
38:36 The Dark | Sharon Bolton     
39:17 Book Depository     

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Mar 15, 2022
Celebrating International Women's Day w/Our Favorite Female Authors, Their Books + More
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In Episode 41 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share many of their favorite female authors + audiobook narrators. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about the differences in the reading lives of women and men. 

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Loving Lately
3:38 The Thursday Murder Club | Richard Osman
4:15 Microfiber (T)
6:04 The Tacklebox  (R)

Latest Reads
10:20 The Christie Affair | Nine de Gramont (T)
13:16 Annotated Podcast
14:06 Black Cake | Charmaine Wilkerson (R)

20:23 Book Talk
21:19  Internationalwomensday.com
23:42 Savage Appetites | Rachel Monroe
28:32 Bookstagram Men Article
30:05 Lisa Jewell -I Found You (T) + The Family Remains
31:20 Sharon Bolton - Daisy in Chains (R)
32:40 Alice Feeney - Sometimes I Lie (T)
33:18 His and Hers
33:24 Celest Ng - Everything I Never Told You (R)
34:17 Little Fires Everywhere
34:26 Our Missing Hearts
34:47 Charlotte McConaghy - Migrations (T)
35:38 Bianca Marais - If You Want to Make God Laugh (R)
36:23 Hum If You Don't Know the Words
36:39 Jennifer Hillier - Jar of Hearts (T)
37:28 Attica Locke - Heaven, My Home (R)
38:40 Tayari Jones - An American Marriage (T)
39:25 Lily King- Writers and Lovers (R)
40:15 Angie Thomas - The Hate U Give (T)
41:01 Rene Denfield - The Child Finder (R)
41:56 Jane Harper - The Dry (T)  The Survivors
42:58 Brit Bennett - The Vanishing Half (R)
43:49 The Mothers
43:56 Karin Slaughter - The Good Daughter (T) Pretty Girls
44:45 Marjan Kamali-

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Mar 08, 2022
Mood Readers II + Being Book Judgey
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In Episode 40 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share a few of their recent mood reads. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about how they are judgmental when it comes to books and reading. 

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Loving Lately
4:54 Docterly You Tube Skincare Channel (T)
8:08 Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Moisturizer (R)
Bare Minerals Foundation Powder

Latest Reads
10:50 Cultish | Amanda Montell (T) 🎧- Brett's Book Stack Review
14:26 I'm Judging You: The Do Better Manual | Luvya Ajayi 🎧

18:45 Book Talk
20:58 Vladimir | Julia May Jonas
22:00 A Little Life | Hanya Yanagihara
27:40 Carrie Soto is Back | Taylor Jenkins Reid
29:01 A Kind Worth Killing | Peter Swanson
29:08 My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry | Frederik Bachman
29:28 In My Dreams I Hold A Knife | Ashley Winstead
30:50  Wish You Were Gone | Kieran Scott (T) 🎧
34:08 Big Little Lies | Liane Moriarty
35:45 Pierced | Thomas Enger (R)
Abby @Crimebythebook on Instagram
40:38 In a New York Minute | Kate Spencer (T)
Forever 35 Podcast
The Love Hypothesis | Ali Hazelwood
45:11 The Swimmer | Joakim Zander 🎧 (R)
45:56 I Am Pilgrim | Terry Hayes

Shelf Additions
51:06Queen Move | Kennedy Ryan (T)
Seven Days in June | Tia Williams
52:47 This Time Tomorrow | Emma Straub (R)

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Mar 01, 2022
March Books On The Radar + How to Avoid a Book Slump
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In Episode 39 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share a few March releases they're excited to read. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about how they avoid a book slump. 

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Loving Lately
4:17 Stitch Fix (T) - Link includes referral discount!
9:55 Mantra #Stopthescrolland (R)

Latest Reads
16:15 The Love Hypothesis | Ali Hazelwood (T)
20:53 Greenwich Park | Katerine Faulkner (R) 🎧

26:00 Book Talk
35:30 Like a Sister |Kellye Garrett (T)
36:56 The Night Shift | Alex Finlay (R)
37:02 Every Last Fear | Alex Finlay
39:33 The World Cannot Give | Tara Isabella Burton (T)
39:42 Social Creature | Tara Isabella Burton
42:22 A Novel Obsession | Caitlin Barash (R)
46:02 Ocean State | Stewart O'Nan (T)
48:14 The Cartographers| Peng Shephard (R)
48:33 The Book of M | Peng Shephard
50:50 Disorientation | Elaine Hsieh Chou (T)
53:10 The Diamond Eye | Kate Quinn (R)
55:37 The Huntress | Kate Quinn
56:11 The Way of Integrity | Martha Beck (Renee's Current Read)
57:27 In a New York Minute | Kate Spencer (Tina's Current Read)

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Feb 22, 2022
Love Gone Wrong
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In Episode 38 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share a few books dealing with love gone wrong. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about happily ever after stories, and why they love reading about love relationships gone wrong

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Loving Lately
2:46 Cheer Season 2 (T)
7:30 KT Recovery +Wave Electromagnetic Pain Relief Device (R)

Latest Reads
11:19 So You Want to Talk About Race | Ijeoma Oluo (T) 🎧
14:05 Unmissing | Minka Kent (R)

Book Talk
20:22 Seven Days in June | Tia Williams
21:35 Red, White, and Royal Blue | Casey McQuiston
21:37 The Charm Offensive | Alison Cochrun
22:09 Reminders of Him | Colleen Hoover
22:36 Writers and Lovers | Lily King
22:03 The Idea of You | Robinne Lee
26:49 Gone Girl | Gillian Flynn
28:00 Verity | Colleen Hoover
29:20 Good Rich People | Eliza Jane Brazier (T)
33:00 Article About Revenge Books Siri Recommended
32:45 The Sunday Girl | Pip Drysdale (R) 🎧
37:51 Confessions | Kanae Minato
38:40 The Golden Couple | Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanan 🎧
42:09 The Good Son | Jacqueline Mitchard 🎧

Shelf Additions
51:49 A Thousand Steps | T Jefferson Parker (T)
52:48 The Measure | Nikki Erlick (R)

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Feb 15, 2022
Talking Pop Culture & Nostalgia With Danny Pellegrino
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In Episode 37 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are talking pop culture and nostalgia with comedian/writer Danny Pellegrino, author of the upcoming memoir How Do I Un-Remember This? Unfortunately True Stories (March 8, 2022) and creator of the hit podcast Everything Iconic with Danny Pellegrino. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest read (Danny’s book!), and shelf additions.

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 Loving Lately
6:14 Saved By the Bell Reboot (D)   
9:00 Search Party (show on HBO Max) (T)
12:00 Nightmare Alley (movie) (R)

Latest Reads & Book Talk
15:34  How Do I Un-Remember This? Unfortunately True Stories- Danny's Book (Tina/Renee)
33:13 Danny's Interview w/Theresa Caputo
34:03 Dancing at the Pity Party | Tyler Feder
35:02 Built to Fail: The Inside Story of Blockbuster’s Inevitable Bust |Alan Payne (D)
35:57/47:02 The Nineties |Chuck Klosterman (T) 🎧   
36:28/51:08 Sex and The City and Us | Jennifer Armstrong (R) 🎧   
38:29 Goosebumps| R.L. Shine (D)
38:50 Swish| Joel Derfner (D)
41:46 Open Book |Jessica Simpson
42:20 The Meaning of Maria Carey
43:28/1:07:09  Name Drop | Ross Matthews 🎧 
1:02:16 Reminders of Him | Colleen Hoover (T)   

Shelf Additions
1:10:29 When We Were Bright and Beautiful | Jillian Medoff (R)
1:12:50 Reservations for Six | Lindsay Palmer  (T)

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Feb 08, 2022
You Heard It Here First: An Advanced Screening of Upcoming Releases We've Already Read
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In Episode 36 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share a few books they’ve read that are coming out within next 3 months. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about Goodreads and The Storygraph

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Loving Lately
5:32 Family Meal Planning shared by Heather @_lifewithheather_ & SkinnyTaste Website (T) 
7:08 Sweetwater.com (R)

Latest Reads
9:50 The Pull of the Stars | Emma Donogahue  (T) 🎧   
13:00 Instructions for Dancing | Nicola Yoon (R) 🎧 
Cortney @Bertyinbookland on Instagram

17:29 Book Talk
Goodreads
The Storygraph    
22:50 Book Buddy App
26:50 The Violin Conspiracy | Brendan Slocumb     
29:04 The Caretakers | Amanda Bestor- Siegal  (T) (4/12) 🎧 
34:02 Like a House on Fire | Lauren McBrayer  (R) (4/26)   
39:24 Memphis | Tara Stringfellow (T) (4/5)   
42:29 Tell Me Everything: The Story of a Private Investigation | Erica Kraus  (R) (3/15)

Shelf Additions
49:17 Bone White | Ronald Malfi  (T)
50:42 After You’d Gone | Maggie O’Farrell  (R)   

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Feb 01, 2022
February Books on the Radar + Author Blurbs- Do We Trust Them?
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In Episode 35 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share a few February releases they're excited to read. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about author blurbs & book sources. 

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Loving Lately
3:30 Apple Pencil  (T) 
6:23 Drunk Elephant About Face Skin Care Kit (R) 

Latest Reads
9:14 The Violin Conspiracy | Brendan Slocumb (T)
13:48 Dark Horse | Gregg Hurwitz (R) 🎧
21:12 Lars Kepler Series 
     
21:51 Book Talk
22:37 Netgalley
23:05 Book Riot Insiders
24:41 Jordy from Jordy's Book Club on Instagram
28:32 NPR Article – Forget the book, have you read this irresistible story on blurbs
29:49 Article from The New Yorker about AJ Finn controversy
30:40 Dennis @Scaredstraightreads on Instagram
32:46 Don’t Cry for Me  | Daniel Black (T)   
34:37 Circus of Wonders | Elizabeth Macneal (R)   
35:03 Water for Elephants | Sara Gruen
37:18 Woman Last Seen | Adele Parks (T)
39:15 The Family Chao |  Lan Samantha Chang  (R)
42:43 Other People’s Clothes |  Calla Henkel (T)
45:10 Shadows of Pecan Hollow | Caroline Frost (R)
47:50 Our American Friend | Anna Pitoniak (T)
50:39 The Paradox Hotel | Rob Hart (R)

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Jan 25, 2022
Atmospheric Winter Reads + A Moody Book Chat
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In Episode 34 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share books with winter settings. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about their reading during the winter months. 

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Loving Lately
3:24 Clinique Take the Day Off (T)
5:40 Crime Reads website & article The Most Anticipated Crime Fiction of 2022  (R)

Latest Reads
7:38 Mercy Street | Jennifer Haigh  (T)   
12:58 Faith | Jennifer Haigh 
14:16 Find Me | Alafair Burke  (R) 🎧
14:43 The Wife | Alafair Burke   

19:37 Book Talk
28:30 Migrations | Charlotte McConaghy  (T)
30:46 Once There Were Wolves | Charlotte McConaghy
32:53 A Solitude of Wolverines  | Alice Henderson  (R)
37:48 A Blizzard of Polar Bears | Alice Henderson   
38:59 The Dark | Emma Haughton  (T)
44:25 The Overnight Guest | Heather Gudenkauf  (R) 
49:50 Before She Was Found | Heather Gudenkauf   

Shelf Additions
50:16 Take My Hand | Dolan Perkins-Valdez  (T)
52:26 The Old Woman With the Knife | Gu Byeong-mo  (R)

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Jan 18, 2022
Family Dramas; Books That Bring the Dysfunction, Drama, Conflict, or Heartbreak
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In Episode 33 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share books with family drama. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about why they love to read about drama and conflict within families. 

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Loving Lately
4:25 American Scandal Podcast (T)
6:05 Kindle Oasis (R)

Latest Reads
8:34 Tobacco Wives | Adele Myers (T)
12:43 One Step Too Far |Lisa Gardner (R)
13:35 Before She Disappeared |Lisa Gardner 🎧
16:22 The Cold Vanish |Jon Benson

Book Talk
21:29 The Most Fun We Ever Had | Claire Lombardo
23:98 Never |Ken Follett
24:18 All This  Could Be Yours |Jamie Attenberg
26:12 Miracle Creek |Angie Kim
27:57 The Four Winds |Kristin Hannah (T) 🎧
32:26 The Great Alone Kristin H
32:28 The Nightingale| Kristin H
34:09 The People We Keep |Alison Larkin (R) 🎧
40:49 Tell Me How to Be |Neal Patel (T)
44:53 No Land to Light On |Yara Zgheib (R)

Shelf Additions
49:14 Tell Me An Ending | Jo Harkin (T)
50:50 Adrift |Paul Griffin (R)

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Jan 11, 2022
Books With Thrills, Kills, and Chills
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In Episode 32 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share books that gave them thrills, chills or kills. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about why they love reading mysteries, thriller, and suspense.

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Loving Lately
6:07 Good Notes (T)
6:13 Flourish Planner on TikTok
8:53 Gretchen Rubin Tackle Box
11:29 Book Tube (R)

Latest Read
13:43 The Sentence | Louise Erdrich (T)
18:08 A Flicker in the Dark | Stacey Willingham (R)

Book Talk
30:50 Blue Bird, Blue Bird | Attica Locke (Darren Matthews book 1)
34:11 HIs & Hers | Alice Feeney
37:50 Verity| Colleen Hoover
38:47 Angel Falls | Nora Roberts
38:41 High Noon | Nora Roberts
40:25 In a Dark Dark Wood |Ruth Ware
41:00 Wanderers| Chuck Wendig
43:46 Mrs March | Virginia Feito (T)
48:33 24 Hours | Greg Isles
52:22 Bewilderment | Richard Powers
55:15 I Invited Her In | Adele Parks
58:52 Notes on an Execution | Danya Kukafka (R)

Shelf Additions
1:04:13 Fiona and Jane | Jean Chen Ho
1:05:26 Where I Can't Follow | Ashley Blooms

Other Mentions
Novel Suspects Article
Tina's Second Year Spoiler with Janelle Brown
Tina's Second Year Spoilers with Catherine Adel West
Tina's Second Year Spoilers with Julie Clark

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Jan 04, 2022
January Books on the Radar + Reading Resolutions
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In Episode 31 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share a few of their most anticipated January releases. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about their reading resolutions for 2022.

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Loving Lately
5:13 Trish McEvoy Instant Eye Lift (R)
7:34 Smashbox Under-eye Brightener (T)
9:00 Orange Theory (T)     

Latest Reads
11:54 Eight Perfect Hours | Lia Lewis  (T)  🎧
18:14 Damnation Spring | Ash Davidson (R) 🎧📖
   
27:00 Book Talk
28:25 The Last Thing He Told Me| Laura Dave
28:33 Malibu Rising| Taylor Jenkins Reid
28:46 Project Hail Mary| Andy Weir
29:33 The Hill We Climb|Amanda Gorman
29:34Firekeeper's Daughter| Angeline Boulley
Crying in H Mart | Michelle Zauner
30:21 The Spanish Love Deception| Elena Armas
46:22 The School of Good Mothers| Jessamine Chan
46:24 Real Easy|Marie Rutkoski
46:38 Notes On An Execution| Danya Kakafka
46:43 No Light to Land On | Yara Zgheib  (R) 1/4/22 
48:52 Brown Girls | Daphne Palasi Andreades  (T) 1/4/22 
50:00 The Ex- Husband | Karen Hamilton (R) 1/18/22 
52:40 The High House | Jessie Greengrass (T) 1/4/22   
53:56 Hotel Portofino | JP O’Connell  (R) 1/18/22   
55:55 The Good Son | Jaqueline Mitchard  (T) 1/4/22   
57:53 The Overnight Guest | Heather Gudenkauf (R) 1/25/22 
58:15 Before She Was Found |Heather Gudenkauf
59:31 Wahalia | Nikki May (T) 1/11/22   

Other Mentions
2:30 These Silent Woods |Kimi Cunningham Grant
21:58 The Paper Palace |Miranda Cowley Heller

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Dec 28, 2021
Best Books of 2021; Our 20 Favorite Books of the Year!
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In Episode 30 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee each share the 10 books that top their 2021 favorites list. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about how they chose their favorite books of the year. 

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Loving Lately
4:17 First Aid  Beauty Ultra Repair Creme (R)
6:40 Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip (T)

Latest Reads   
12:45 The Stranger in the Lifeboat |Mitch Albom (R)  🎧
16:39 Hell of a Book |Jason Mott (T) 🎧

22:33 Book Talk
33:24 Project Hail Mary |Andy Weir (T)  🎧
36:02 The Unwilling |John Hart (R)
39:07 The Pact |Sharon Bolton (T)
41:39 A Town Called Solace | Mary Lawson 🎧(R)
44:23 You Got Anything Stronger |Gabrielle Union (T) 🎧
45:55 The Push |Ashley Audrain (R)
49:10 When I Ran Away |Ilona Banister (T)
51:32 You Love Me|Caroline Kepnes (R)
55:25 Concrete Rose |Angie Thomas (T)
57:11 For Your Own Good| Samantha Downing (R)
1:00:16The Storyteller |Dave Grohl (T) 🎧
1:04:24 Bewilderment|Richard Powers (R) 🎧
1:07:40 The Idea of You |Robinne Lee (T)
1:10:52 Intensity|Dean Koontz (R)
1:13:12 Out |Natsuo Kirino (T
1:15:45 No Cure for Being Human|Kate Bowler(R)🎧
1:19:57 Seven Days in June |Tia Williams (T)
1:22:28 These Silent Woods|Kimi Cunningham Grant(R)🎧
1:27:53 Razorblade Tears |SA Cosby (#1 T) 🎧
1:31:30 An Untamed State |Roxane Gay (#1 R) 🎧

Shelf Additions
1:37:07 Tobacco Wives|Adele Myers (T)
1:38:15Her Last Affair|John Searles(R)

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Dec 21, 2021
Listener Favorites! More Book Recommendations From Our Most Downloaded Episodes
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In Episode 29 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share even more celebrity book club, backlist books, and book hangover recommendations. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about  winding down their 2021 reading life and looking ahead to 2022!

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Loving Lately
2:20 Best Laid Plans Podcast with Sarah Hart Unger (R)
5:10 1 Second Everyday App  (T)

Latest Reads
9:27 Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals | Oliver Burkeman (R)
14:15 Real Easy | Marie Rutkoski  (T)
19:30 These Women | Ivy Pochoda (mentioned)

20:22 Book Talk
20:55 Our New Website is at booktalketcpodcast.com *Listener survey open now! Thank you in advance for taking the time to fill out, your feedback is important to us

27:15 The Idea of You | Robinne Lee
27:37 Bewilderment | Richard Powers (R)
33:17 Great Circle | Maggie Shipstead (T)
39:49 A Stranger in the House | Shari Lapena (R)
40:02 The Couple Next Door | Shari Lapena
40:07 An Uninvited Guest | Shari Lapena
40:09 Someone We Knew | Shari Lapena
44:09 In a Holidaze | Christina Lauren (T)
48:40 One Day In December | Josie Silver
51:31 An Untamed State | Roxane Gay (R)
53:41 A Little Life | Hanya Yanigahara
1:00:11 The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell |Robert Dugoni

Shelf Additions
1:05:40 The Unsinkable Greta James | Jennifer E Smith
1:05:56 Field Notes on Love | Jennifer E Smith
1:07:40 The Day the World Came to Town | Jim Defede

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Dec 14, 2021
Favorite Authors and Their 2022 Book Releases With Special Guest Adam Sockel
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In Episode 28 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee welcome their first guest, Adam Sockel to talk 2022 releases. They share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about favorite authors with 2022 new releases coming out.

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Loving Lately
13:58 Plum Deluxe Tea (A)   
16:42 Cannuka’s Calming Eye Balm (R)
18:35 The Macrobarista on IG (T)   

Latest Read
20:25 Snowflake |Louise Nealon (A) 
25:42 The Arrangement |Kiersten Modglin (T) 
Great Circle |Maggie Shipstead (mentioned)
Verity |Colleen Hoover (mentioned)   
29:30  Never| Ken Follett (R)
Pillars of the Earth | Ken Follett     

Book Talk
52:06  At the End of Everything |Marieke Nijkamp (A)
53:56  Can’t Look Away |Carola Lovering  (T)   
56:15  One Step Too Far |Lisa Gardner (R)
57:29  Sea of Tranquility |Emily St John Mandel (A)   
58:42  The Fervor |Alma Katsu (T)   
1:00:34  Dark Horse |Gregg Hurwitz  (R)
1:03:16  Amari and the Great Game | B.B Alston (A)
1:04:57  The Book of Cold Cases |Simone St James (T)   
1:06:56  Bomb Shelter |Mary Laura Philpott (R)
I Miss You When I Blink | Mary Laura Philpott (mentioned) 

Other Mentions
24:33 The Hundred Years of Leni and Margot |Marianne Cronin
PluralSight - Adam's current job
Professional Book Nerds   
The Storygraph (how Adam tracks his books)

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Dec 07, 2021
Nonfiction in November : Fascinating Book Recs & Why We Love True Stories, True Crime and More
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In Episode 27 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are sharing a few of their recent nonfiction favorites. They share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about reading nonfiction and why they love true stories, true crime, and more.

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Loving Lately
3:30 Ashley @Ashtalksbach on Instagram (T) 
7:00 L’Ange Le Volume 2 in 1 Brush Dryer  (R)
**Video tutorial

Latest Reads
9:45 Ring Shout | P Djeli Clark  (T)
13:51 The Other Americans | Laila Lalami  (R) 

20:00 BookTalk
 Mentions
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone | Lori Gottlieb 
Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies | Tara Schuster   
The Sun Does Shine | Anthony Ray Hinton   
The Storyteller  | Dave Grohl 
The Broken Brain Podcast
Article about Nonfiction Book Sales
32:13  A Knock at Midnight | Brittany K Barnett (T)   
Jamise Harper Instagram book chat with author
36:30 The Cold Vanish: Seeking the Missing in North America’s Wildlands | Jon Billman  (R)
41:08 My Friend Dahmer | Derf Backderf  (T)
47:52 Savage Appetites | Rachel Monroe  (R) 
Frances's Dollhouses
You Must Remember This Podcast 
58:33 The OrganThieves | Chip Jones (T)   
1:00:14  Chatter: The Voice in Our Head, Why it Matters and How to Harness it | Ethan Kross

Shelf Additions
1:12:58 I Must Betray You | Ruta Septeys (R)   
1:15:02 Things They Lost | Okwiri Odour  (T)   
The Girl with the Louding Voice | Abi Dare

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Nov 30, 2021
Memoir Mania: True Stories That Moved, Entertained, and Informed Us
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In Episode 26 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are sharing a few of their most memorable memoirs! They share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about memoirs and why real stories are often the most fascinating.

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Loving Lately
6:30 Soup Recipes - Salt and Lavender Site (T)
7:49 Wordscapes Brain Challenging App (R)

Latest Reads
12:34  A Little Hope | Ethan Joella (T)
16:35 The Collective | Alison Gaylin

23:00 Book Talk
36:32In the Dreamhouse | Carmen Maria Machado
40:40 Personal Effects:What Recovering the Dead Teaches me about The Living | Robert Jensen
47:12 Eat A Peach| David Chang
52:50 Workhorse: My Sublime and Absurd years in New York City's Restaurant Scene |Kim Reed
59:36 The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music| Dave Grohl
1:06:58  Cure for Being Human| Kate Bowler

Shelf Additions
1:12:44 Fool Me Once | Ashley Winstead
1:14:58 Fake | Erica Katz

Other Mentions
11:45 Trivia Crack
27:22 Getting Life :An Innocent Man's Journey From Prison to Peace | Michael Morton
28:41 Everybody's Got something |Robin Roberts
29:34 Wild: From :Lost to find On the Pacific Coast Trail | Cheryl Strayed
30:13 Greenlights | Matthew McConaughy
32:25 A Beautiful Terrible Thing| Jen Waite
34:43 Born A Crime| Trevor Noah
35:50 Maybe You Should Talk to Someone| Lori Gottlieb

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Nov 16, 2021
Out of Our Comfort Zone Reading, Why We Think It's Good To Shake Up Our Reading Lives
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In Episode 25 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are sharing recent books they’ve read outside of their genre comfort zones! They share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about reading outside of genre comfort zones.

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Loving Lately
6:33 Jamie French You Tube Movies & Makeup (T)
8:54 Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask (R)

Latest Reads
11:52 Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes: Essays |Phoebe Robinson  (T)
13:58  The Guide | Peter Heller (R)

18:33 Book Talk
27:56 Ann Morgan Article- A Year of Reading the World
26:40 Confessions | Kanae Minuto
26:44 Out | Natsuo Kirino
26:46 If I Had Your Face | Frances Cha
31:05 Fever Dream | Samantha Schweblin  (T) 
35:26  Wake Up Happy: The Dream Big, Win Big Guide to Transforming Your Life | Michael Strahan (R)
40:31 The Inheritance of Orquidea Divina | Zoraida Cordova  (T)
45:32 City of Thieves | David Benioff ( R) 
53:01 The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle | Stuart Turton (T) 
1:00:03  Frankie and Bug | Gayle Forman (R)

Shelf Additions
1:08:54 Real Easy | Marie Rutkoski  (T)
1:11:16 1979 | Val McDermid ( R)  

Other Mentions
A Little Life | Hanya Yanagihara
The Heart's Invisible Furies | John Boyne
From the Front Porch Podcast

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Nov 09, 2021
Easily Distracted by New Releases
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In Episode 24 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are sharing a few of their recently read new releases! They share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about why they’re so easily distracted by new releases.

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Loving Lately
4:40 No Bake Energy Balls (R)
7:00 Youth to the People Skincare (T)

Latest Reads
10:10 Out | Natsuo Kirino (T)
14:40 The Wish | Nicholas Sparks (R)

20:46 Book Talk
33:48 The Royals Next Door | Karina Halle (T)
37:10 The Book of Magic | Alice Hoffman (R)
43:52 We Are Not Like Them | Jo Piazza & Christine Pride (T)
51:53 Last Girl Ghosted | Lisa Unger  (R)
57:00 All Her Little Secrets | Wanda Morris (T)
1:00:44 A Town Called Solace | Mary Lawson  (R) 

Shelf Additions
1:06:24 How do I Un-Remember This? | Danny Pellegrino   (T)
1:08:00 Cherish Farrah | Bethany Morrow  (R) 

Other Mentions
Confessions | Kanae Minuto
Hamnet | Maggie O'Farrell
The Rules of Magic | Alice Hoffman
Magic Lessons | Alice Hoffman
Anne at anneaustex on Instagram (Renee's recommendation source for A Town Called Solace)
The Mysterious Bookshop

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Nov 02, 2021
November & December Books on the Radar + A Chat About Bookstagram
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In Episode 23 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are talking about bookstagram and sharing November & December releases they can’t wait to read! They share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, a shelf addition, and have book talk about bookstagram and book reviews.

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 Loving Lately
5:30 Drybar Detox Dry Shampoo (T)
8:37 The Mysterious Bookshop in NYC (R)

Latest Reads
11:20 You Got Anything Stronger | Gabrielle Union (T)
15:00 When You Look Like Us | Pamela Harris (R)

20:57 Book Talk
32:46 Dava Shastri’s Last Day | Kirthana Ramisetti (T) (mentioned)
32:53 All Her Little Secrets | Wanda Morris (T)  (mentioned)
33:08 Our Country Friends | Gary Shteyngart (T)
35:58 Comfort Me With Apples: A Novella | Catherynne Valente (R)
37:56 A Little Hope | Ethan Joella (T)
40:00 The Sentence | Louise Erdrich (R)
42:15 Tell Me How to Be | Neel Patel (T)
45:05 The Library: A Fragile History | Andrew Pettegree, Arthur Der Weduwen (R)
47:10 48 Hours to Kill | Andrew Bourelle (T)
49:09 Do I Know You? | Sarah Strohmeyer (R)

Shelf Additions
51:36 Out of Love | Hazel Hayes (T)
54:26 Last Girl Ghosted | Lisa Unger (R)

Other Mentions
A Little Life | Hanya Yanigahara
The Nickel Boys | Colson Whitehead
The Heart's Invisible Furies | John Boyne
The Book That Matters the Most | Ann Hood 


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Oct 26, 2021
Stephen King Special
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In Episode 22 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are sharing some of their favorite Stephen King reads. They share something they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk about what it is that makes Stephen King an author they’ve loved to read again and again over the years.

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Loving Lately
6:30 The Good News Movement Account on Instagram (also has website) (R)
9:17 Book In the Freezer Instagram (also on TikTok & podcast) (T) 

Latest Reads
13:00 Cackle | Rachel Harrison & The Return (T)
19:27 Once Upon a Broken Heart | Stephanie Garber (R)
The Invisible Life of Addie Larue |V.E Schwab
The Selection |Kiera Cass
Cinder | Marissa Meyer

28:00  Book Talk- *all books listed by Stephen King unless otherwise noted 

30:30 Pet Semetary
31:34 Salem's Lot
Billy Summers
33:24 On Writing
35:35 11/22/63
44:00 The Green Mile
45:58 Misery (T)
50:17 Joyland (R)
55:00 It (T)
1:00:00 Mr Mercedes (R)
Finders Keepers 
End of Watch
1:06:05 The Stand (T)
1:13:30 If It Bleeds (R)
Article for mood readers wanting to read Stephen King

Shelf Addition
1:21:24 This Might Hurt | Stephanie Wrobel (T)
1:23:38 52 Ways to Walk | Annabel Streets (R)

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Oct 19, 2021
Characters We Love to Hate
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In Episode 21 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are talking about characters they love to hate. They share something they've been loving lately, their latest reads, shelf additions, and have book talk plus recommendations about various types of characters they love to hate. 

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Loving Lately
3:15 Life Around 2 Angels Bath Bombs (R)
7:00 Nine Perfect Strangers on Hulu (T)

Latest Reads
10:15 An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago| Alex Kotlowitz  (T)
13;32 Saving Ruby King|Catherine Adel West (mentioned)
15:30 The Stowaway| James Murray & Darren Wearmouth (R)
Dennis at ScaredStraightreads on Instagram

Book Talk
32:58 In My Dreams I Hold a Knife | Ashley Winstead  (T)
37:25 The Taker | Alma Katzu (R)
The Invisible Life of Addie Larue | VE Schwab
45:12 The Color Purple | Alice Walker (T)
49:54 Who Is Maud Dixon? | Alexandra Andrews (R)
54:57 A Ladder to the Sky | John Boyne (T)
The Heart's Invisible Furies| John Boyne
1:00:04 The Sandman| Lars Kepler (R)

Shelf Additions
1:03:54 The Arc| Tory Henwood Hoen
1:06:05 A Flicker in the Dark | Stacey Willingham 

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Oct 12, 2021
Books That Scared Us, Reading for the Spooky Season
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In Episode 20 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are talking about books that actually scared us. We share something we've been loving lately, our latest reads, a shelf addition, and have book talk about a few books that actually scared us (and one that didn't deliver). We also talk about what type of books scare us!

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Loving Lately
3:10 LuLaRich Documentary on Amazon Prime (T)
6:30 Origins Drink Up Overnight Hydrating Mask (R)

Latest Reads
9:49 Nothing but Blackened Teeth | Cassandra Khaw (T)
13:42 The Killing Kind | Jane Casey (R)
18:52 The Last Girl | Jane Casey Book 3 (mentioned)

Book Talk
20:36 I'll Be Gone in the Dark | Michelle McNamara (Honorable Mention)
Article - Types of Horror Fiction: 10 Subgenres
Article- The Psychology of Fear
30:27 A Head Full of Ghosts | Paul Tremblay (T)
33:08 The Cabin at the End of the World | Paul Tremblay (R)
39:39 The Troop | Nick Cutter (T)
42:35 The Ice Twins|  SK Tremayne (R)
46:33 The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder | Charles Graeber (T)
51:30 Intensity | Dean Koontz (R)

Shelf Additions
57:17 Children of Chicago | Cynthia Pelayo (T)
58:54 Let the Right One In | John Ajvide Lindqvist (R)

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Oct 05, 2021
October Books on the Radar + Book Talk About Seasonal Reading
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In Episode 19 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee are talking seasonal reading and sharing October releases they can’t wait to read! They share what they're loving lately, their latest reads, a shelf addition, and have book talk about reading based on the seasons plus October releases they want to make sure get on your radar.

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Loving Lately
4:15- Bad Blood The Final Chapter Podcast (T)
10:00- Peace Out Puffy Under Eye Patches  (R)
Patchology Patches at Ulta
Nurse Jamie Facial Massage Roller

Latest Reads
14:35 The Night She Disappeared | Lisa Jewell (T)
18:40 Fault Lines | Emily Itami (R)

25:06- Book Talk
The Guardian article about seasonal reading patterns
Bibliophile: Diverse Spines | Jamise Harper & Jane Mount (coming in Nov)
29:40- The Love Songs of W.E. B. Dubois |Honoree Fanonne Jeffers
32:52- The Cabin at the End of the World |Paul Tremblay
33:30- Out |Natsuo Kirino

BOTR
34:26 The Lighthouse Witches |C.J. Cooke (T)
36:54 The Book of Magic |Alice Hoffman (R)
40:27 Five Strangers| E.V. Adamson   (T)
42:15 The Survivors |Alex Schulman  (R)
44:24 The Corpse Flower|Anne Mette Hancock    (T)
46:57 Letter to a Stranger: Essays to the Ones Who Haunt Us |Colleen Kinder, Leslie Jamison (R)
49:41 I Love You but I’ve Chosen Darkness |Claire Vaye Watkins  (T)
52:00 We Are Not Like Them |Jo Piazza, Christine (R)

Shelf Additions
57:25 The End of Getting Lost |Robin Kirman 
54:52 The River at Night|Erica Ferencik

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Sep 28, 2021
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 .

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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

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Sep 21, 2021
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.

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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

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Sep 14, 2021
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.

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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

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Sep 07, 2021
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.

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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)

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Aug 31, 2021
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.

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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

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Aug 24, 2021
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.

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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

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Aug 17, 2021
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.

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 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


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Aug 10, 2021
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.

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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 M

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Aug 03, 2021
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.

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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)

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Jul 27, 2021
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.

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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

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Jul 20, 2021
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.

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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

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Jul 13, 2021
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.

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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

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Jul 06, 2021
July Books on the Radar
2908

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
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
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)

*The book titles listed here are linked to Amazon Affiliate, there is no cost to you to purchase this way or even shop for other things but a small portion of your purchase will come back to us which will help with costs of the show.  Thank you for supporting us! *

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Connect with each of us for more book discussion, recs, and reviews. On Instagram, Tina is at @Tbretc and Renee is at  @Itsbooktalk. You can also follow the podcast

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Jun 15, 2021
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

*The book titles listed here are linked to Amazon Affiliate, there is no cost to you to purchase this way or even shop for other things but a small portion of your purchase will come back to us which will help with costs of the show.  Thank you for supporting us!

*Please consider Supporting the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/BTetc) which would help us with the costs of producing the podcast and continuing to bring you great content!

Connect with each of us for more book discussion, recs, and reviews. On Instagram, Tina is at @Tbretc and Renee is at  @Itsbooktalk. You can also follow the podcast @Booktalketc!

You can also email us directly at booktalketc@gmail.com. Thanks for listening! 

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Jun 08, 2021
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

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Jun 01, 2021
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

*The book titles listed here are linked to Amazon Affiliate, there is no cost to you to purchase this way or even shop for other things but a small portion of your purchase will come back to us which will help with costs of the show.  Thank you for supporting us! *

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 each of us for more book discussion, recs, and reviews on Instagram, Tina is at @Tbretc and Renee is at  @Itsbooktalk and follow the podcast @Booktalketc

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


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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 

Infamous Instagram photo


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May 15, 2021