Episode 42 - No Power, No Problem! Our Maurice Read Along Conversation

A Nor'easter can't stop us! Chris and Emily recording Episode 42.

A Nor'easter can't stop us! Chris and Emily recording Episode 42.

Episode Forty Two Show Notes
CW = Chris Wolak
EF = Emily Fine

– Our 4th Giveaway –
The winner is Sally – entrant #42. Thank you to everyone that entered!

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– Currently Reading/Listening –
The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas (EF)
The Selected Letters of Willa Cather – Willa Cather, Andrew Jewell (CW)
Chicago Poems – Carl Sandburg (CW)
Tangerine – Christine Mangan (CW)

– Just Read –
Echo Killing (Harper McClain #1) – Christi Daugherty (CW) (release date March 13)
White Houses – Amy Bloom (EF)       
Anatomy of a Miracle – Jonathan Miles (EF)

– Biblio Adventures –
Emily went to the Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library to hear Amy Bloom speak about her new book – White Houses – sponsored by Breakwater Books.

Chris attended the book club for the Witness Stones Project at the Guilford Library where they discussed Kindred by Octavia E. Butler.

Chris and Laura watched the movie October Sky based on the book Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam.

– Upcoming Jaunts –
Chris is going to see the play Murder on the Orient Express

March 12th – Nathaniel Philbrick presents his new book Second Wind: A Nantucket Sailor’s Odyssey in partnership with Bank Square Books at Mystic Congregational Church

March 12th – Chloe Benjamin author of The Immortalists will be at RJ Julia’s in Madison with Jill Santopolo author of The Light We Lost.

April 19th – Chris and Emily are planning a visit to Bank Square Books in Mystic, CT for Cozy Mystery Night featuring Liz Mugavero, Wendi Corsi Staub and Shari Randall hosted by Our Mystery Man – John Valeri! Look for his byline at Mystery Scene Magazine and Suspense Magazine.

– Upcoming Reads –
The Dog Healers: A Novel – Mark Winik (CW)
Broken Girls – Simone St. James (CW)
Big Love: The Power of Living with a Wide Open Heart – Scott Stabile (EF)
Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers Who Helped Win World War II – Liza Mundy (CW)

– 4th Read Along –
Maurice – E.M. Forster (CW) (EF)
The Goodreads Discussion can be found here.

– Also Mentioned –
Thomas Otto – The Readers Podcast and Hogglestock Blog

Joyce Carol Oates – Go Listen to Eric Karl Anderson at LonesomeReader.com (blog) for his A Beginner’s Guide to Reading (video)

Chris has read three Joyce Carol Oates books:
The Accursed
Middle Age: A Romance

Night School – C.J. Daugherty

Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold and the Fate of the American Revolution – Nathaniel Philbrick

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? – Jeannette Winterson
Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit – Jeannette Winterson

The Well of Loneliness – Radclyffe Hall

The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, D.H. Lawrence, E.M. Forster and the Year that Changed Literature – Bill Goldstein