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Beyond the Bookshelves: Own Your Own Bookstore & The Swifts

Join us for another episode of Feminist Book Club: The Podcast, where we explore the diverse realms of bookish journeys and captivating stories.

Another Swift to be Obsessed With 


Who says Junior Fiction is just for kids? Jordy takes us on a journey to the fictional world of the Swift family, an eclectic crew of scoundrels who are given dictionary names that predict their destiny. This children’s book is filled with curiosity, love, and murder. 

Books/Resources Mentioned:

The Swifts by Beth Lincoln

A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

Owning Your Own Bookstore! 


Step into the world of independent bookstores as Alana sits down with Lucy Yu, the owner of Yu and Me Books in New York City. Discover the ins and outs of owning a bookstore, the challenges of NYC rent, and tokenism. Get a glimpse into the reading preferences of bookstore owners and immerse yourself in their literary world.

Donate to Yu and Me books GoFund Me Here

Books mentioned by Lucy and Alana: 

Middlemarch by George Elliot 

East of Eden by John Steinbeck 

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Jordy: Instagram

Lucy Yu: Yu and Me Books // Instagram 

Alana Amore: Instagram // Youtube // Twitter // TikTok

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This episode was edited by Niba and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.

Original music by @iam.onyxrose

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