Podcasts That Will Replace Book Club

Podcasts That Will Replace Book Club

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Books clubs are great. Just think about it, a group of friends that enjoy reading as much as you do; a free space to talk about any and everything. They are amazing. But, with self-quarantining and social distancing, it’s not wise (nor legal!) to get together with a group of friends. So, here are five podcasts to fill the book club shaped hole in your social life!    Lit Society Image via @litsocietypod on Twitter Together, childhood friends Kari Herrera and Alexis Honoria talk about books, life struggles, and drama. According to their podcast trailer, we are welcome to join …

Hit Americana Mystery ‘Alice Isn’t Dead’ Nominated for Lambda Award

Hit Americana Mystery ‘Alice Isn’t Dead’ Nominated for Lambda Award

If you’ve been sleeping on Alice Isn’t Dead, we hope you’ve caught up on your rest. Once you dive into this clever, creepy lesbian road trip mystery, you may not be sleeping again for awhile. This poignant, witty, and deeply unsettling podcast written by Welcome to Nightvale co-creator Joseph Fink—and its novelization has been nominated in the 31st annual Lambda Awards under the Lesbian Mystery category. An homage to the classic American road-trip, this eerie and contemplative podcast follows Keisha, a brave yet anxiety-ridden woman whose wife mysteriously disappears. The obvious assumption is as awful as it is incorrect: Alice died …

5 Audio-Dramas That Make You Wonder Why You Ever Pick up Actual Books

5 Audio-Dramas That Make You Wonder Why You Ever Pick up Actual Books

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Find yourself constantly on the go? Constantly commuting without a moment to sit back and read that book you’ve been dying to tear into? You want to stick your headphones into your ears, but simply don’t have the desire to listen to any variety of music. An audiobook is out of the question because you would much prefer having the physical book in your hands, absorbing word after word with your own eyes. Your options are limited.   Podcasts are a great and fun way to toggle between your desire to read, and your obligation to your on-the-go lifestyle. Most people are familiar …

13 Podcasts for Bookish Listeners

13 Podcasts for Bookish Listeners

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Forget your reading glasses at home? Have an hour long commute? As long as you have headphones, you never have to leave the world of books.   1. Bookclub courtesy of BBC   “Bookclub” from BBC Radio is both enchanting and charming, and for more reasons than their desirable English accents. Featuring interviews from the authors of the specific novels they discuss, this is a great place to continue the life of a book even after you have finished reading.   2. The New Yorker Radio Hour   courtesy of WNYC   “The New Yorker Radio Hour” is for those literary …

6 Podcasts You Should Listen to Based on Your Favorite Book

6 Podcasts You Should Listen to Based on Your Favorite Book

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With a world of podcasts available at your fingertips, podcast newbies will find this list life-saving. We’ve looked at some of the recent best-selling books and compiled a list of coordinating podcasts to get you started. Even if you already have your favorite shows downloaded, you can still check out these podcasts based on the book you’re reading.   1. If you loved The Handmaid’s Tale, then be sure not to miss Lore.   Images Courtesy of  http://bit.ly/2tnkSo6 and Wikipedia   Since Hulu’s production of the show with the same name, The Handmaid’s Tale and its shocking illustration of a society devoid of equality has …