Book Hype Podcast

Episode #140: Book Clubs: Join ‘Em or Ditch ‘Em

Hosted by Karen, Kristen, and Brittany

July 5, 2017

Book Hype hosts Karen, Kristen, and Brittany break down the perks and pitfalls of book clubs. Plus, they discuss the latest book news.

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What we’re reading:
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
-“Dagon” by H.P. Lovecraft
The Impossible Vastness of Us by Samantha Young
Roar by Cora Carmack
UNSUB by Meg Gardiner
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

Deal of the Day:
His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
Rule: A Marked Man Novel by Jay Crownover

Book Bites:
-Who is your auto-buy author?
Brittany: Sarah Dessen, Neil Gaiman, Don DeLillo, Philip Pullman, Brittany Cavallaro
Karen: Rick Riordan, Lauren Layne, Alexandra Bracken, Chris Colfer
Kristen: Cora Carmack, Kylie Scott, Lauren Layne, Sarina Bowen, Mariana Zapata

Book Clubs: Join ’em or Ditch ’em
-Oprah wields a ton of power over the book world; is that a good thing?
-Some history about when things go wrong with recommendations
-Do we like book clubs?
-What about book clubs make them work?
-How many Oprah books have you read?
-Emma Watson has a very specific book club; is that better?
-Our book club gets revived LIVE ON AIR!
-Pick up Roar by Cora Carmack and read by the end of July!

Book News:
Origin by Dan Brown sends Robert Langdon on another adventure
Holly Black has some adaptation news
Maureen Johnson‘s new series has Brittany skeptical about an older one
A new romance convention from Jennifer Armentrout

What’s Next:
-Pick up Roar by Cora Carmack and read by the end of July!
-Please get into contact with us if there are any book/adaptation/author-related episodes you would like to hear!

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