Podcast Shownotes

Your Book Recommendation Requests

Renee answers requests from listeners Meagan, Leelyn, and Paulina with way more book recommendations than was probably necessary. But more is more around here! Books mentioned: Lobizona by Romina Garber (author interview) Cazadora by Romina Garber Oona Out of Order by Margarita Montimore The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang (podcast discussion) The City We Became by N. K. Jemisin

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Author Interview, Blog, Podcast Shownotes

Transforming Your Writing: An Interview with Sarah Wendel

If you’ve ever been curious about publishing a book, going back to school for writing, publishing, this  is for you. Join Sarah Wendel on her journey as a fledgling author. From discussions on fanfiction to academia to her first book, Sarah chats highs and gets real about the lows with Niba. Books mentioned: Phoenix Unbound

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Blog, Book Reviews, Podcast Shownotes

Nonfiction November Recommendations + A Book Review of The Power of Knitting

It’s one of Emma’s favorite months to talk about books — Nonfiction November! In this episode, Emma suggests just a small selection of books that may pique your interest. Feel free to tag her in your #nonfictionnovember stacks – she’s excited to see them! Then stick around as Natalia reviews The Power of Knitting: Stitching

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Blog, Podcast Shownotes

Books by White Men We Begrudgingly Love

Renee and Mariquita discuss their annoyance at all the white guys in publishing, but also begrudgingly love on their books. What begins as this discussion turns into a celebration of Native American/Indigenous literature by the end, as all good episodes should. This episode was sponsored by Get Bullish! Use the offer code bookclub10 for 10% off

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Blog, Book Reviews, Podcast Shownotes

Dark Academia Books + Fight Night Book Review

Ever felt Interested in dark academia and all that encompasses it? Us too. In this episode, Niba recommends 5 books that fit the dark academia aesthetic. Then Mariquita reviews Miriam Toews’s new book, Fight Night, published October 5th by Bloomsbury. She strongly urges you to read it. Listen in and find out why.  Books mentioned: 

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Blog, Book Reviews, Bookish Life

DEI Strategies You Can Incorporate at Work from Equity

The release of Minal Bopaiah’s succinct and informative guide, Equity: How to Design Organizations Where Everyone Thrives is an important push for companies to re-evaluate their DE&I. Bopaiah seamlessly discusses DE&I, or IDEA as she refers to it (inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility) strategies if organizations truly want to integrate equity in their work culture.

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Blog, FBC Box, Podcast Shownotes

November Box Reveal + Book Recommendations with Phalin & Jordyn

In today’s episode, Renee reveals the book of the month and the special collaboration for November’s box! After the reveal, Phalin brings on a very special guest today! Drum roll please….her daughter, Jordyn! Jordyn is a bright, sometimes shy, 11 year old that loves to read. She’s currently fascinated with graphic novels and *any* manga

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