Monthly Archives: December 2021

Episode 187 – Bests of 2021

Another year has come and gone, and Kait and Renata are here to make lemonade out of the lemons of 2021. We each picked our top 6 books of the year and discussed some other highlights of the year.

Footnotes: The Boston Globe’s Best Books of 2021, featuring Renata’s picks for best middle grade and young adult novels

Taylor Swift

Legends of Tomorrow

Ted Lasso

The West Wing

Fast & Furious: Highway Heist Game



Screenshot of a TikTok featuring a young Black woman with a stack of books, captioned Book that I love & recommend but I do not remember anything about the plot

Coming up next: A January hiatus. Happy New Year! We’ll see you in February!

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Episode 186 – The President Is Missing

The President is Missing by James Patterson and Bill Clinton

Our beloved patrons voted on a book for us to read, and they chose The President is Missing by James Patterson and Bill Clinton. We still love them, and we also love returning guest Carrie for reading this book even though she didn’t have to. Listen now before some terrorists delete the entire internet!

Readers advisoryHere.

Footnotes: Unclear and Present Danger podcast

Coming up next: Bests of 2021.


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Readers Advisory: Episode 186 – The President Is Missing

Here’s what we suggest instead of/in addition to reading The President is Missing by James Patterson and Bill Clinton. Listen to the podcast to hear us talk about some of these titles in more depth!

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