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Jul 31, 2018

We talk about our call in contest, reading Brooke Bolander's The Only Harmless Great Thing, and how easy she made it to believe in a world where Elephants use sign language.

CALL US AND maybe WIN BOOKS 616-730-1656.

Next time we are reading Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi.

Jul 24, 2018

Hey! This week we've got some news about a call in contest - our number is 616-730-1656, call us with a question or comment and win some books (so long as you live in the US)!

We also talk about The Detroit Festival of Books AND bring you some field recordings from our trip!

Next week we're discussing The Only Harmless...

Jul 17, 2018

This week we discuss Terese Marie Mailhot's memoir Heart Berries. Listen to find out why it's unlike any memoir we've ever read.

A list of media related things we bring up:
-Roxane Gay's Hunger
-Native American memoirists Joy Harjo and Leslie Marmon Silko
-Native American poet Natalie Diaz
-Chimamanda Ngozie Adiche's TED...

Jul 10, 2018

We've reimagined the childhood fortune telling game MASH to be about our dream bookstore. Play it with your friends and tell us what wonderful places you dream up!

Highlight this week: Becca calling children's story time "a reading to children event."

Next week we will discuss Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot.

Jul 4, 2018

This week on The Bookstore: fairy tales, scary stories to tell in the dark, and how large format cameras work. We read Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado and mostly don't know what we think.

Next read: Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot