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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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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!

**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!

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

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

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

You can also email us at booktalketc@gmail.com

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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

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

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

You can also email us at booktalketc@gmail.com



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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

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

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

You can also email us at booktalketc@gmail.com

Love audiobooks? 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

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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)     

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

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

You can also email us at booktalketc@gmail.com


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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)

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

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

You can also email us at booktalketc@gmail.com


Support the show
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 Luck and Last Resorts| Sarah Grunder Ruiz (T)
1:45:59 Damascus Station| David McCloskey (R)

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


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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

**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
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)

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

Love audiobooks? 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

You can also email us at booktalketc@gmail.com

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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

**If you enjoy our podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! 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, a private Facebook group & our BRAND NEW DISCORD where you can interact with other patrons, and more- all for just $5 a month!

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

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

You can also email us at booktalketc@gmail.com


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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

**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
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)

@Zackary.goodreads
@Genevieve.reading

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


You can also email us at booktalketc@gm

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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 🎧   

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

Love audiobooks? 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

You can also email us at booktalketc@gmail.com

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

**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!

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

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

Love audiobooks? 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

You can also email us at booktalketc@gmail.com


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

**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!

**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
4291

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. 

**If you enjoy our podcast, please consider supporting us on Patreon ! We have great bonus episodes: Books we DNFed, Books We Disagreed On, Backlist Book Club, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, Mood Reader Happy Hour, an engaging private Facebook group- for just $5 a month!

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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     

Show Notes continued in Chapters! or on booktalketcpodcast.com

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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- The Stationary Shop (R)
45:29 Gillian Flynn - Gone Girl + Sharp Objects (T)

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Mar 08, 2022
Mood Readers II + Being Book Judgey
3346

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
3630

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. 

**Support 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 where you can interact with other listeners, and more- all for just $5 a month!

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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
3382

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

**Support 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 where you can interact with other listeners, and more- all for just $5 a month!

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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
4642

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.

**Support 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, Backlist Book Club, Second Year Spoiler Author Chat, Mood Reader Happy Hour, an engaging private Facebook group where you can interact with other listeners, and more- all for just $5 a month!

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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)

You Can Find Danny on Instagram @dannypellegrino, Twitter @dannypellegrino and his podcast Everything Iconic with Danny Pellegrino 

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Feb 08, 2022
You Heard It Here First: An Advanced Screening of Upcoming Releases We've Already Read
3227

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

**Support 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 where you can interact with other listeners, and more- all for just $5 a month!

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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?
3303

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. 

**Support 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 where you can interact with other listeners, and more- all for just $5 a month!

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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
3394

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. 

**Support us on Patreon ! We would 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 where you can interact with other listeners, and more- all for just $5 a month!

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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
4091

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.

**Support us on Patreon ! We would love for you to join our Book Talk community! We have great bonus episode content including: books we DNFed, Books we disagreed on, even more best of the year, & More, Zoom Mood Reader/Latest Read Happy Hour, an engaging private Facebook group where you can interact with other listeners, and more- all for just $5 a month!

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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
3719

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.

**Support us on Patreon ! We would love for you to join our Book Talk community! We have great bonus episode content including: books we DNFed, Books we disagreed on, even more best of the year, & More, Zoom Mood Reader/Latest Read Happy Hour, an engaging private Facebook group where you can interact with other listeners, and more- all for just $5 a month!

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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!

**Support us on Patreon ! We would love for you to join our Book Talk community! We have great bonus content including bonus episodes, Zoom get togethers, an engaging private Facebook group where you can interact with other listeners, access to our Master Spreadsheet, and more for just $5 a month!

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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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Other Mentions
Oprah's Book Club On Instagram
Read with Jenna On IG 

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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.

*Support us on Patreon ! We would love for you to join our Book Talk community! We have great bonus content including bonus episodes, Zoom get togethers, an engaging private Facebook group to interact with other listeners and more for just $5 a month!

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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
4719

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
4465

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
4266

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
3475

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
5226

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
4152

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
3679

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
3632

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
4196

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!
4138

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
3292

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
2746

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.

*Support us on Patreon ! We would love for you to join our Book Talk community! We have great bonus content including bonus episodes, Zoom get togethers, an engaging private Facebook group to interact with other listeners and more for just $5 a month! 

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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?
4194

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
5636

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
Richard & Judy
Smart Brown girl

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Aug 17, 2021
The One Where We Tell You What We're Currently Reading & What Does Mood Reading Actually Mean?
4342

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
4201

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 Mothers | Jessamine Chan


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Aug 03, 2021
August Books on the Radar
3108

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.

*Support us on Patreon ! We would love for you to join our Book Talk community! We have great bonus content including bonus episodes, Zoom get togethers, an engaging private Facebook group to interact with other listeners and more for just $5 a month! 

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Other mentions
Bones Coffee
Nutpods
Article about video game benefits

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Other Mentions
Moby Fic Podcast
Sarahs Bookshelves

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jun 29, 2021
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)

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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

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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
Still Missing
The Perfect  Nanny

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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

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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