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This episode we’re discussing Summer Reading and Challenges! We talk about summer reading programs, struggling with reading during a pandemic, why we’re bad at naming our podcast, ever expanding to-read lists, and more!
In this episode
- We’ve started doing retrospective lists of books by people of colour for genres we covered on old episodes. You can find a list of the lists here.
- Our stream of the visual novel BAKED:MAGIC
- Bingo sheets for Book Club for Masochists
15 Historical Romance Novels by People of Colour (Link)
- An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole
- That Could Be Enough by Alyssa Cole
- Let Us Dream by Alyssa Cole
- Daughters of a Nation: A Black Suffragette Historical Romance Anthology
- Butterfly Swords by Jeannie Lin
- Stars in Their Eyes by Pema Donyo
- A Summer for Scandal by Lydia San Andres
- The Hidden Blade by Sherry Thomas
- The Duchess War by Courtney Milan
- Unmasked Heart by Vanessa Riley
- Heart and Hand by Rebel Carter
- Rebel by Beverly Jenkins
- Indigo by Beverly Jenkins
- A Delicate Affair by Lindsay Evans
- The Preacher’s Promise by Piper Huguley
Media we Mentioned
- The Meaning of Birds by Jaye Robin Brown
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
- One of the Calvin and Hobbes comics featuring Hamster Huey and the Gooey Kablooie
- Munchers (Wikipedia)
- Play Number Munchers on the Internet Archive
- Dance Dance Revolution by Cathy Park Hong
- The Haunting of Tram Car 015 by P. Djèlí Clark
- Can't Escape Love by Alyssa Cole
- Plainsong by Kent Haruf
- Pet by Akwaeke Emezi
Links, Articles, and Things
- Literature Review on the Impact of Summer Reading Clubs
- Is Matthew talking garbage about gamification? Let us know!
- Calgary Public Library - Ultimate Summer Challenge
- BC Summer Reading Club 2020
- TD Summer Reading Club: Home
- A History of Youth Summer Reading Programs in Public Libraries
- Milk caps (Wikipedia): These are Pogs
- Closed Stack Libraries (Wikipedia)
- National Magazine Awards
Suggest new genres or titles!
Join us again on Tuesday, August 4th when we’ll be discussing the genre of Alternative History.
Then on Tuesday, August 18th we’ll be discussing the book Pet by Akwaeke Emezi!