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119: Samira Ahmed's INTERNMENT -- April Unabridged Book Club


For our April Unabridged Book Club episode and discussion, we talk about Samira Ahmed's near-future YA literature novel, Internment (which was also our buddy read on Instagram in March!), and we make connections to other works including Mark Oshiro’s Anger Is a Gift, George Takei’s They Called Us Enemy, and Nic Stone’s Dear Martin. We end the episode by discussing some things that are helping us cope during this challenging time for our Give Me One. Join us all month on social media as we continue this discussion about Ahmed's Internment!


Timeline

Intro and Bookish Check In: 00:00 - 06:45

Book Club Discussion: 06:45 - 29:52

Give Me One: 40:00 - end


Bookish Check In

Ashley - Gary Schmidt’s The Wednesday Wars

Jen - Rebecca Serle’s In Five Years

Sara - Sarah Dunn’s The Arrangement


Our Pairings

Ashley - Mark Oshiro’s Anger Is a Gift

Jen - George Takei’s They Called Us Enemy

Sara - Nic Stone’s Dear Martin


Give Me One - One Thing Helping Us Cope

Ashley - Cincinnati Zoo Safari Live Events (on their Facebook page and on their YouTube channel) and spending time outside

Jen - Lego Masters show

Sara - FaceTime with family


#shownotes #yalit #ownvoices #speculativefiction #nearfuture


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