Episode 77 - Minnesota, Land of the 10,000 Little Free Libraries!

A sampling of the Little Free Libraries (LFL) that Emily spied on her trip to Minnesota. For map of LFL’s, click  here .

A sampling of the Little Free Libraries (LFL) that Emily spied on her trip to Minnesota. For map of LFL’s, click here.

Episode Seventy Seven Show Notes
CW = Chris Wolak
EF = Emily Fine

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– Upcoming Readalongs –
We are hosting co-reads in June 2019 with Jenny Colvin of the Reading Envy Podcast.
Gone with the Wind – Margaret Mitchell   (record date 6/4/19)
The Goodreads discussion page can be found
HERE

Sapphira and the Slave Girl by Willa Cather   (record date 6/27/19)
The Goodreads discussion page can be found
HERE

 – Currently Reading –
Gone with the Wind – Margaret Mitchell (EF)(CW)
Mrs. Everything – Jennifer Weiner (EF) release date 6/11/19
The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things – Paula Byrne (CW)

 – Just Read –
Coming, Aphrodite! – Willa Cather (CW) which is part of the Willa Cather Short Story Project
Miracle Creek – Angie Kim (EF)
Very Nice – Marcy Dermansky (EF) release date 7/2/19
Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun – Sarah Ladipo Manyika (EF)

– Biblio Adventures –
Emily traveled to Minnesota and stayed at the Saint John’s Abbey in Collegeville. She visited Birch Bark Books & Native Arts owned by the author Louise Erdrich, Milkweed Editions bookstore Open Books

Chris went to the The Flock Theater to see their adaptation of Pride and Prejudice at the Shaw Mansion

Chris did a camera flip video for Shawn the Book Maniac’s BookTube Channel – check it out HERE

Emily watched the Brené Brown special on Netflix

 – Upcoming Jaunts –
Chris and Emily will be attending Book Expo America May 29-31, 2019

Emily will be going to RJ Julia’s Bookseller in Madison, CT to see Jean P. Moore in conversation with Sande Boritz Berger discuss their books Tilda’s Promise and Split-Level

There is a performance of Little Women at The Cherry Lane Theatre in NYC, May 15-June 29, 2019

– Upcoming Reads –
Heart Berries – Terese Marie Mailhot (EF) (Literary Disco discussion of Heart Berries)
Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead – Brené Brown (CW) (audio)
Why Religion?: A Personal Story – Elaine Pagels (CW)(audio)
Forged: Writing in the Name of God – Bart D. Ehrman (CW) (audio)
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom – David W. Blight (CW) (audio)

– Also Mentioned –
Jane Austen books: Mansfield Park, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Persuasion, Northanger Abbey
Russell of Ink and Paper Booktube Channel
Eckhart Tolle
Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop
Little Free Library
Rachel Maddow – Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power
The Gnostic Gospels – Elaine Pagels
Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why – Bart D. Ehrman
Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor Frankl