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Another update from Halle

Another update from Halle

June 28, 2021

Hi all  - Due to a death in Ann's family, we will be taking a brief break for the next month. Thanks and happy reading!

Well-Read Episode # 95.5 - An update from Halle
Well-Read Episode #94 -Book Pairings

Well-Read Episode #94 -Book Pairings

May 7, 2021

Thanks to a fabulous listener suggestion (hi Rikke!), we’re pairing books that inform each other or benefit from reading them back-to-back. What books would you pair up? As always, we’ll end with what we’re reading this week.

 

Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (buy from Bookshop)
Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding (buy from Bookshop)
My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell (buy from Bookshop)
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (buy from Bookshop)

Ann’s picks:

Halle’s picks:

What We’re Reading This Week:

Well-Read on Facebook
Well-Read on Twitter
Well-Read on Bookshop
Well-Read on Instagram

Well-Read Episode #93 - Fresh Starts
Well-Read Episode #92 - Balancing Our Reading Lives

Well-Read Episode #92 - Balancing Our Reading Lives

April 10, 2021

This week, we’re responding to a listener request to delve into our favorite bookish media and how we balance it all with our reading. We have some tips and recommendations to help you get the most out of your reading life. As always, we end with what we’re reading this week!

 

Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

For Real (podcast)
Underground: A Human History of the World Beneath Our Feet by Will Hunt (buy from Bookshop)
Audie Awards
Get Booked (podcast)
From the Front Porch (podcast)
@shelfbyshelf (Instagram)
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (buy from Bookshop)
Middlemarch by George Eliot (buy from Bookshop)
All About Agatha (podcast)
Agatha Christie books
Litsy
Poirot (TV)
The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie (buy from Bookshop)
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie (buy from Bookshop)
What Should I Read Next? (podcast)
Modern Mrs. Darcy (blog)
When In Romance (podcast)
Book Riot: The Podcast (podcast)
Currently Reading (podcast)
Reading Glasses (podcast)
@thebookshopnashville (Instagram)
@melanatedreader (Instagram)
@james_travino (Instagram)
Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
@wellreadblackgirl (Instagram)
@parnassusbooks (Instagram)
@booksaremagicbk (Instagram)
Emma Straub books
@ashleyspivey (Instagram)
The Bachelor (TV)
Go Fug Yourself (blog)
@spiveysbookclub (Instagram)
@hithapalepu (Instagram)
@graceatwood (Instagram)
Bad On Paper (podcast)
@beccamfreeman (Instagram)
The Idea of You by Robinne Lee (buy from Bookshop)
Reese’s Book Club
Read With Jenna
Book of the Month
@halle770 (Instagram)
@ferskner (Instagram)

 

What We’re Reading This Week:

Well-Read on Facebook
Well-Read on Twitter
Well-Read on Bookshop
Well-Read on Instagram

Well-Read Episode #91 - Memoirs part 2

Well-Read Episode #91 - Memoirs part 2

March 27, 2021

Our memories may be terrible but these memoirs aren’t. We’re revisiting memoirs this week, and end with what we’re currently reading.

 
 

Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Ann’s picks:

Halle’s picks:

What We’re Reading This Week:

Well-Read on Facebook
Well-Read on Twitter
Well-Read on Bookshop
Well-Read on Instagram

Well-Read Episode #90 - Sports Books

Well-Read Episode #90 - Sports Books

March 13, 2021

Do you like sports? No? Do you like stories of drama surrounding sports? Then we have some books for you! As always, we’ll end with what we’re reading this week.

Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Ted Lasso (TV)
Friday Night Lights (TV)
Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, and a Dream by H.G. Bissinger (buy on Bookshop)
Friday Night Lights (film)

Ann’s picks:

Halle’s picks:

What We’re Reading This Week:

Well-Read on Facebook
Well-Read on Twitter
Well-Read on Bookshop
Well-Read on Instagram

Well-Read Episode #89 - Spring/Summer 2021 Preview
Well-Read Episode #88 - Galentine’s Day

Well-Read Episode #88 - Galentine’s Day

February 12, 2021

Galentine’s Day is here! Gather your girlfriends together, or if you can’t thanks to a worldwide pandemic, pick up one of our suggestions for books about female friendships. We’ll end with what we’re reading this week.

Books and other media mentioned in this episode:

Parks and Recreation (TV)
My Korea: Traditional Flavors, Modern Recipes by Hooni Kim (buy from Bookshop)
Episode 77 – Cookbooks
Bridgerton (TV)
Bridgertons series by Julia Quinn
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante (buy from Bookshop)
The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante (buy from Bookshop)
My Brilliant Friend (TV)

Ann’s picks:

Halle’s picks:

What We’re Reading This Week:

Well-Read on Facebook
Well-Read on Twitter
Well-Read on Bookshop
Well-Read on Instagram

Well-Read Episode #87 - 2021 Resolutions and Year in Review
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