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Well-Read Episode #63 - Royal Reads

Well-Read Episode #63 - Royal Reads

January 18, 2020

With so much royal drama in the news right now, we can't help but share our picks for some royal reads. As always, we'll end with what we're reading this week.

Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

The Royal We by Jessica Morgan and Heather Cocks
The Crown (TV)
Go Fug Yourself (blog)
The Heir Affair by Jessica Morgan and Heather Cocks (releases June 16, 2020)
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuinton
Lauren Graham filmography
Mae Whitman filmography

Ann’s picks:

Halle’s picks:

What We’re Reading This Week:

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November 23, 2019

Sorry, everyone, but we were unable to record an episode this week. We will be back in two weeks with books about Christmas!

Well-Read Episode #59 - Page to Screen

Well-Read Episode #59 - Page to Screen

November 8, 2019

Ann and Halle once again tackle one of their very favorite bookish topics: books that have been adapted for the screen.

Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Big Little Lies (TV)
"Books Boost Movie and Television Adaptation Success" (blog article)
Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (film)
Box Office Mojo
"Publishing's Contribution to the Wider Creative Industries" (report by the Publishers Association)
Dublin Murders (TV)
In the Woods by Tana French
The Likeness by Tana French
Outlander (TV)
Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon
Brooklyn (film)
Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
Saoirse Ronan filmography
The Worst Witch (film)
The Worst Witch (TV)
Game of Thrones (TV)

Ann’s picks:

Halle’s picks:

What We’re Reading This Week:

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Well-Read Episode #58 - Witchy Books

Well-Read Episode #58 - Witchy Books

October 25, 2019

In this very special Halloween episode, Ann and Halle discuss why witches are having a moment and suggest some spellbinding books for the season. They end with what they’re reading this week.

Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (TV)
Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer

Ann’s picks:

Halle’s picks:

What We’re Reading This Week:

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Tana French books
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Well-Read Episode #57 - Memoirs

Well-Read Episode #57 - Memoirs

October 11, 2019

Fall is peak publishing season for memoirs, and we've got you covered. Whether you like stories about celebrity life, everyday survival, food, or criminal justice, memoirs offer something for every taste. As always, we end with what we're reading this week.

Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Still Life by Louise Penny
Educated by Tara Westover
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Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen by Julie Powell
Inside Out by Demi Moore
Me by Elton John

Ann’s picks:

Halle’s picks:

What We’re Reading This Week:

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Well-Read Episode #56 - Books that feel like fall!
Well-Read Episode #55 - Fall 2019 Book Preview

Well-Read Episode #55 - Fall 2019 Book Preview

September 14, 2019

Fall is the biggest season for publishing, and there are so many great books to choose from this year! Ann and Halle discuss what they're excited to read as the weather cools down, and they end with what they're reading this week.

(Apologies for Ann's audio quality - sometimes things don't go right and you don't find out until you're editing!)

Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Ingram Content Group
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

Ann's picks:

 

Halle's picks:

What We're Reading This Week: