Book Talk, etc.

Our 10 Best Books of 2023 (So Far)

July 04, 2023 Tina, Renee
Book Talk, etc.
Our 10 Best Books of 2023 (So Far)
Show Notes

In Episode 109 of Book Talk, Etc. Tina and Renee share their favorites of 2023- so far. They also share what they've been loving lately, their latest reads, and have book talk about what’s been working -and not- in their reading lives. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to FOLLOW /SUBSCRIBE on your podcast app so you never miss an episode!

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Loving Lately
5:19 Picture This Plant App (T) 
8:11 Voltaren Arthritis Gel (R)

Latest Reads
6:26 Big Gay Wedding |Byron Lane
A Star is Bored
13:29 Moby Dyke :An Obsessive Quest to Track Down the Last Remaining Lesbian Bars in America |Krista Burton 🎧(R)

18:23 Book Talk
23:31 Almost Made Its
The Creative Act |Rick Rubin (R)
Indiscretion |Charles Dubow (R)
Hello Beautiful |Ann Napolitano (R)
Rootless |Krystle Zara Appeigh (R)
Adrift |Lisa Brideau (T)
Adelaide |Genevieve Wheeler (T)
Before I Go to Sleep | SJ Watson (T)
Notes on An Execution |Danya Kukafka (T)

25:18 Least Favorite Books
Anyman |Amber Tamblin (T) 
Nice Girls |Catherine Dang (R) 

26:16 Biggest Disappointment
Age of Vice |Deepti Kapoor (T)
Small Mercies |Dennis Lehane (R)
28:28 Expected to Enjoy More than We Did
Homebodies |Tembe Denton Hurst (T) 
Everyone Here is Lying |Shari Lapena (R) 

29:44 Biggest Surprise
Fourth Wing |Rebecca Yarros (T) 
Rage of Angels |Sidney Sheldon (R) 

31:08 Future Hopefuls to Make Our End of Year Favorites
The Deluge |Stephen Marklay(T) 
Tom Lake |Ann Patchett (R) 

38:49 Rootless |Krystle Zara Appeigh (T)
Sycamore |Bryn Chancellor (R)
All the Sinner’s Bleed |SA Cosby (T)
Behold the Dreamer’s |Imbolo Mbue (R)
Fourth Wing |Rebecca Yarros (T)
Still Life |Sarah Winman (R)
In Memoriam |Alice Winn (T)
Thirst For Salt |Madeline Lucas (R)
Hello Beautiful |Ann Napolitano (T)
The Singer’s Gun |Emily St. John Mandel (R) 

Shelf Additions
Birdie and Harlow |Taylor Wolfe(T) 
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