231: Shaffer and Barrows's THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY - May 2022 Book Club
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In this Unabridged episode, Sara and Jen discuss Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows's The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. We also share our pairings, including works by Helen Hanff and Kim Fay. Bookish Check-in Jen - Elif Shafak’s The Island of Missing Trees (Bookshop.org) Sara - Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Forever, Interrupted (Bookshop.org | Libro.fm) Pairings Jen - Helen Hanff’s 84, Charing Cross Road (Bookshop.org | Libro.fm) Sara - Kim Fay's Love and Saffron (Bo
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- 3 min
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187: Encore of Emily Henry's BEACH READ - July 2020 Book Club
In this Unabridged podcast book club episode, we're discussing Emily Henry's Beach Read. We have a great discussion and pair this one with some other great reads, including Mary Beth Keane’s Ask Again, Yes, Kate Clayborn’s Love Lettering, and Josie Silver’s The Two Lives of Lydia Bird. Beach Read is a contemporary romance that balances witty banter with more serious themes. Bookish Check In Ashley - Jacqueline Woodson’s Harbor Me (Amazon | Bookshop.org) Jen - Jennifer S. Cohe
- Dec 28, 2020
- 2 min
A Year of Unabridged: A Look at 2020 by the Numbers
by Jen Moyers (@jen.loves.books) As we approach the end of 2020 (thank goodness!), I thought it would be interesting to look back on the year. Despite the many, many challenges this year has brought, Unabridged does have some cause for celebration. The Episodes 62 Total Episodes 52 Regular Episodes 2 Bonus Episodes 8 Teaching Tidbits This feels like a triumph for sure! Despite the bizarre schedules, generalized anxiety, and overwhelming challenges, we were able to publish MOR
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- 40 min
132: Emily Henry's BEACH READ - July 2020 Book Club
In this Unabridged podcast book club episode, we're discussing Emily Henry's Beach Read. We have a great discussion and pair this one with some other great reads, including Mary Beth Keane’s Ask Again, Yes, Kate Clayborn’s Love Lettering, and Josie Silver’s The Two Lives of Lydia Bird. Beach Read is a contemporary romance that balances witty banter with more serious themes. Bookish Check In Ashley - Jacqueline Woodson’s Harbor Me Jen - Jennifer S. Cohen’s Falling Forward Sara
- May 6, 2020
- 35 min
124: Readers' Choice Pick - Katharine McGee's AMERICAN ROYALS
In this Unabridged Podcast book club episode, we discuss the readers' choice spring 2020 pick, Katharine McGee's American Royals. We pair it with other books we've loved, including Kevin Kwan's Crazy Rich Asians (which we discussed in a film adaptation episode here!), Kiera Cass’s The Selection series, and Melissa Bashardoust’s Girls Made of Snow and Glass. We ended the episode by sharing (confessing?) things that we love to do to relax. Timeline Intro and Bookish Check In: 0
- Mar 4, 2020
- 1 min
115: Kevin Wilson's NOTHING TO SEE HERE - Learning by Fire
For our March Unabridged Book Club discussion, we're focusing on Kevin Wilson's excellent Nothing to See Here (which was also a Book of the Month pick!). Listen to catch up with what we're reading now and to hear why we chose to pair books like Ninth House, The Girl Who Drank the Moon, and Young Jane Young with Wilson's novel. Finally, we're thinking about movies from our childhood in our Give Me One segment. Timeline Bookish Check In: 00:00 - 05:40 Book Club Discussion: 05:4
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