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Lit Chat: Readers Choice

Lit Chat: Readers Choice

November 8, 2022

It's Reader's Choice month!  PJ and Bonnie discuss some of their latest reads -- and what happens to good books when they are turned into movies.

 

Books:

The House with the Golden Door by Elodie Harper

Books by Clive Cussler or written by other authors with his characters

 

Advanced Copy: Family Stories and Gift Worthy Reads

Advanced Copy: Family Stories and Gift Worthy Reads

November 4, 2022

PJ and Daniel have some gift giving ideas for the readers you know.  It's also National Family Stories month!  Family is how you define it, and throughout human civilization, connections are built on the stories we share.

 

Gift Books Recommended:

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The boy, the mole, the fox, and the horse by Charlie Mackesy

We don't eat our classmates! and We Will Rock our Classmates by Ryan Higgins 
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein
Still Life by Louis Penny
The Spenser Series by Robert B. Parker
Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian
Six Frigates by Ian toll
Dry Storeroom No. 1: The Secret Life of the Natural History Museum by Richard Fortey
Dictionary of the Khazars by Milorad Pavic
No Judgements by Meg Cabot
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

Lit Chat: Lone Stars by Justin Deabler

Lit Chat: Lone Stars by Justin Deabler

October 12, 2022

It's Gulf Coast Reads time!  PJ and Bonnie discuss this year's pick Lone Stars by Justin Deabler. 

Advanced Copy: Music’s impact on story

Advanced Copy: Music’s impact on story

October 7, 2022

Darla, Janell, and Beth talk about how music in film impacts storytelling.  From John Williams and Robert Lopez to Joe Hisaishi and Yoko Kanno, composers elevate story through melody.   

 

Intro and Outro Music:

Storybook by Scott Holmes; scottholmesmusic.com

Lit Chat: The Dark Queens by Shelley Puhak

Lit Chat: The Dark Queens by Shelley Puhak

September 7, 2022

Daniel joins PJ and Bonnie to talk about fantastically dark historical work The Dark Queens: the bloody rivalry that forged the medieval world by Shelley Puhak.  

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