Episode 40 - Our 4th Giveaway!

 Another ten episodes under our belt means another GIVEAWAY! Email us at bookcougars@gmail.com before March 1st in order to enter - good luck!

Another ten episodes under our belt means another GIVEAWAY! Email us at bookcougars@gmail.com before March 1st in order to enter - good luck!

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

– Our 4th Giveaway –
Another ten episodes means it is time for another giveaway.
These four books will be sent to one lucky listener:
Stay with Me – Ayobami Adebayo
Sweetgirl – Travis Mulahauser
Love and Other Consolation Prizes – Jamie Ford
Saints for All Occasions – J. Courtney Sullivan
In order to enter, please email bookcougars@gmail.com before March 1, 2018.

Join our Goodreads Group!
Let us know what you want us to choose as the next read along. You can email, tweet or join the discussion on the Goodreads page.

We have an upcoming read-along:
February – Maurice by E.M. Forster
    Send in questions or comments by March 1st – we will discuss on March 6th episode

– Currently Reading/Listening –
Chicago Poems – Carl Sandburg (CW)
The Selected Letters of Willa Cather – Willa Cather, Andrew Jewell (CW)
Anatomy of a Miracle – Jonathan Miles (EF)
White Houses – Amy Bloom (EF)              

– Just Read –
Labor Day – Joyce Maynard (EF) (audio)
Kindred – Octavia E. Butler (CW)
Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation – Damian Duffy, John Jennings, Octavia E. Butler (CW)
The Best American Mystery Stories 2005 – edited by Joyce Carol Oates (EF)
specifically the story “Until Gwen” by Dennis Lehane – you can read it HERE.
The Trawler – James B. Connolly (CW)

– Biblio Adventures –
Emily went to NYC to see Eve Ensler’s new play In the Body of the World based on her memoir of the same name.

Chris caught up with Our Mystery Man – John Valeri. Keep your ears open he will be appearing on the podcast again soon. And look for his byline in Mystery Scene Magazine and Suspense Magazine

– Upcoming Jaunts –
February 17 – Chris will head to New London, NH to see the musical Kindness and Cruelty: Willa Cather in Jaffrey

February 18th – Emily will be going to the Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library to hear Amy Bloom speak about her new book – White Houses.

February 21st – Chris will be attending the book club for the Witness Stones Project at the Guilford Library where they will discuss Kindred by Octavia E. Butler.

March 1st – Chris and Emily are planning a visit to Bank Square Books in Mystic, RI for Cozy Mystery Night featuring Liz Mugavero, Wendi Corsi Staub and Shari Randall hosted by Our Mystery Man – John Valeri!

– Upcoming Reads –
Maurice – E.M. Forster (CW) (EF)
Tangerine – Christine Mangan (CW)

– Also Mentioned –
The Best of Us – Joyce Maynard
Russell at Ink and Paper Blog
The Drop – Dennis Lehane
The Drop – Michael Connelly
Mystery Scene Magazine
Suspense Magazine