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Jun 20, 2022

Do you ever feel pressure to finish a specific book? Guilt that you have never read a popular book? Fear that somone will find out that you haven't read every book ever? We have, too! In this episode, Beth and Pearl explore this phenomenom and give you permission to DNF, or "Do Not Finish," a book.


Jun 6, 2022

What makes a book popular and why do we feel pressured to read popular books? Join Beth and Pearl as they discuss trending books and how to navigate the popular books shelves. 

Books mentioned

  • Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
  • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
  • The Glass...

May 23, 2022

In this episode, Beth and Pearl discuss Beth's favorite genre: Science Fiction. Explore the difference between hard and soft science fiction, the vast universe of sci-fi subgenres, and all of the wonderful suggestions we have for you to read next. 

Book Suggestions
-The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
-Ten Thousand...

May 4, 2022

Happy May the Fourth! In this special bonus episode, Beth and Pearl talk about their love of Star Wars and the books and graphic novels you should read if you're a fan.

Books to Read

Legends (or books that don't match what happens to our main characters in the more recent movies)

  • The Thrawn Trilogy (Book 1: Heir to...

Apr 18, 2022

Join Beth and Pearl as they talk about the wide-ranging genre of fantasy. From epic fantasy to low fantasy, from paranormal to afrofantasy, there is something for everyone in this episode. 

High Fantasy

  • Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Mists of Avalon Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • The Song of...