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The Village Podcast from The Bookshelf

Jul 11, 2018

We talk a little politics, but not too much, don't worry. It's mostly just book talk this month. Lots we read, lots we are about to read. Summer is definitely the time to waste the day in the yard reading a good book or a guilty pleasure.


For The Love of God, Marie - Jade Sarosen

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic -...

Apr 29, 2018

Note - we had some technical problems in the first 8 minutes of this month's episode - Steph's microphone was not on. Don't worry, we fix it - power through the echoey sound for just a short bit.

So many events at the cinema and the bookstore this month we had to record early to make sure we could let you know about...

Apr 10, 2018


What is the difference between a fiction book and a memoir style non-fiction? How long should a post apocalyptic story spend on survival rather than rebuilding?

And this month's reading challenge is to read a book which has been sitting on your shelf unread for a bit too long.

Candice and Steph also let some of their...

Mar 11, 2018

How do you mark time? Is it by days on the calendar? Events and markers? Journaling or task lists?

How do you measure reading? Is success completing a book, or is it the mere act of reading?

This and lots of movie talk this month!


Challenge for March - read a book one of this year's Oscar Nominees is based on! 

Feb 11, 2018

A rough start, but this month's episode all came together in the end.

So much book talk this month! And a fair amount of food talk. And Steph and Candice both fail at sewing, who knew?


For Today I am a Boy - Kim Fu

Half-Blood Blues - Esi Edugyan

One and Two lists of Women Horror Authors

Hot Milk - Deborah...