Book Hype Podcast

Episode #75 – As You Do

Hosted by Jen, Karen, and Brittany

March 24, 2015

Book Hype hosts Jen, Karen, and Brittany discuss Charisma by Jeanne Ryan.

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What we’re reading:
Never Gonna Tell by Sarah M. Ross
Both of Me by Jonathan Friesen
Summer by Summer by Heather Burch
Hold Me Closer the Tiny Cooper Story by David Levithan

Book Bites:
-Brittany talks about Hold Me Closer.
-She wishes there had been more glitter involved.
-We’re holding open auditions.
-She also got to talk to John Green!
-And she’s seen a bit of Paper Towns

Charisma by Jeanne Ryan:
-Buy or borrow?
-Let’s talk about the plot and gene therapy.
-Did we like the science behind the book?
-The media circus was a big part of the plot.
-Was that part realistic?
-Evie was a little pushy, but she meant the best.
-Jack was kind of vanilla.
-Shane was pretty amazing, though.
-Was the emotion reading really a side effect of Charisma?
-What did we think about the doctors?
-When did we guess the twist?
-And what about that ending?
-Would we take Charisma?
-How far off is technology like this?
-And what sort of lines shouldn’t be crossed?

Stay tuned for our April book! For May we’re reading An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir.


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