Happy Half Hour (5/6/24)

Today, we are discussing two lifelong friends grappling with high school coming to a close, an unlikely female friendship blossoming out of a happenstance encounter, and a woman who starts receiving letters from a stranger right after the death of her husband. SIX MORE MONTHS OF JUNE by Daisy Garrison | 9781250348678 | 6/11/24 THE […]

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Happy Half Hour (4/29/24)

On today’s Happy Half Hour, we’re chatting about an anti-colonial space heist to save an alien civilization, a YA romcom re-imagining of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, and two high school exes who set out to prove each other wrong about love. THE STARDUST GRAIL by Yume Kitasei | 9781250875372 | 6/11/24 TWELFTH KNIGHT by Alexene Farol […]

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Happy Half Hour (4/8/24)

On today’s Happy Half Hour, we’re chatting about a ghost who sets his living sister up with a ghost hunter, a young musician coming of age in the spotlight as public opinion threatens to ruin her, and a man returning home from prison to try to save his family’s butcher shop. THE GHOST OF US […]

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Happy Half Hour (3/25/24)

Today, we’re discussing a mysterious New York City love story that starts with a set-up, an elite prep school murder revisited years later, and a girl who’s brought her ex-bestie back from the dead and is determined to keep her alive. CHLOE BAKER’S LOST DATE by Katie Wicks | 9781990778605 | 5/7/24 WHEN WE WERE […]

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Happy Half Hour (3/18/24)

Today, we’re discussing a hilarious rom-com about a woman who finds herself stranded on an island in Fiji (with her high school crush), a gripping post-WW2 historical fiction, and a political biography featuring iconic struggles for social change! ATTACHED AT THE HIP by Christine Riccio | 9781250760098 | 5/21/24 EVERYTIME WE SAY GOODBYE by Natalie […]

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Happy Half Hour (3/4/24)

Today we’re discussing a cozy sapphic romance set in a dreamy bookstore in a kingdom with a selfish queen, a historical fantasy featuring vampires fighting in the American Civil War, and a coming-of-age novel about a college man discovering the great loves of his life. CAN’T SPELL TREASON WITHOUT TEA by Rebecca Thorne | 9781250333292 […]

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Hear These Debuts (2/27/24)

These debuts are excellent on audio–from a teen preparing for her sister’s Shaadi, to a ’70’s rock band riddled with drama, to a woman exploring her voracious appetite! ARYA KHANNA’S BOLLYWOOD MOMENT BY ARUSHI AVACHAT; READ BY NIKHAAR KISHNANI | 9781250331243 | available now Excerpt from the audiobook! THE LAST DAYS OF THE MIDNIGHT RAMBLERS […]

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Genre Mashups (2/13/24)

We know the struggle of trying to decide what to read next–that’s why we love mashups so much. With these delightful crossovers, you can get two genres for the price of one! BLESS YOUR HEART BY LINDY RYAN Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by March 1st. The mashup: horror and mystery! […]

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Upcoming Romance (1/23/24)

If you’re in the mood for romance–be it second-chance, funny, rivals-to-lovers, fake dating, or coming-of-age–you’ll surely find something here! ONE LAST SHOT BY BETTY CAYOUETTE Available for download on Edelweiss know more. LibraryReads votes due by April 1st. “Cayouette crafts an engaging story that jumps back and forth between the protagonists’ high school days and […]

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Happy Half Hour (1/8/24)

For our first episode of 2024, we’re kicking off the year right with a tale of three young alchemists navigating dark academia, a story about an art history student whose life eerily mirrors that of a deceased famous artist, and a horror-comedy about a dysfunctional family vacationing in Italy. INFINITY ALCHEMIST by Kacen Callender | […]

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