Readers, sometimes podcasting doesn’t go as planned. Schedules conflict, last-minute emergencies strike, the flu sneaks up on us, I lose my voice during pollen season… and any of those situations can end with a guest cancelling their recording at the last-minute. That happened recently here at What Should I Read Next HQ, and we needed someone to record on short notice, RIGHT AWAY, to avoid a hole in our release schedule.
Luckily there was an obvious answer — tapping into our Patreon community. We asked who would be available to record within 48 hours. Enter Addie Yoder, self-described “farm wife”, who needed book recommendations to fill her time during harvest season. I couldn’t imagine a more fall-appropriate guest!
Today, Addie and I are chatting about libraries that aren’t free, books that lend us a little distance from real life when we need it, and the best time of year for a happily-ever-after. Let’s get to it!
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Books mentioned in this episode:
♥ Rebecca, by Daphne DeMaurie
♥ A Discovery of Witches, by Deborah E. Harkness
♥ The Bride Test, by Helen Hoang
♥ The Kiss Quotient, by Helen Hoang
● Twice in a Blue Moon, by Christina Lauren
● Author Jodi Picoult (try Small Great Things)
● The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood
● The Gifted School, by Bruce Holsinger
● The Shell Seekers, by Rosamunde Pilcher
● Tara Road, by Maeve Binchy
● The Dublin Murder Squad series, by Tana French
● The Friend Zone, by Abby Jimenez
● The Hating Game, by Sally Thorne
● 99% Mine, by Sally Thorne
● A Study in Scarlet Women, by Sherry Thomas
● Lovely War, by Julie Berry
What do YOU think Addie should read next? And tell me — what does fall reading look like for you?