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S2E5: Austen vs. Brontë



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss classic chic lit, but instead of doing what they usually do (discussing each book), they instead decide to show the differences/similarities of the two authors, as well as discuss parts of the books. As always, they’ll give a brief description and history of Chick Lit. During their discussion, Kyrie … Continue reading S2E5: Austen vs. Brontë


S2E2: Battle of the Countries Part 2



This week, Kyrie and Cori continue their selection of French vs. English, with Kyrie picking a book based in France, while Cori picks a book based in England. Which book/country will they enjoy the most this time? During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink an Earl Grey from Flagstaff’s locally owned tea store Steep. The … Continue reading S2E2: Battle of the Countries Part 2


S2E1: Battle of Countries (and Grumpy Old Men)



Happy 2018, Book Friends! We’re excited for this new year of reading and recording and sharing our thoughts! Thanks for returning and listening along. To start off the second season, Kyrie and Cori go head to head in book battle with English (Kyrie) vs French (Cori). Because Kyrie is an Anglophile and Cori is a … Continue reading S2E1: Battle of Countries (and Grumpy Old Men)


Episode 17: Fiction Native American Stories



This week, Kyrie and Cori conclude their first season with the continuation of Native American Heritage month books! Tazo tea sent them some sweet dessert tea to try, so Kyrie sipped on the Vanilla Bean Macaron and Cori sipped on the Lemon Loaf. Both were delicious and could easily be used to curb that sweet … Continue reading Episode 17: Fiction Native American Stories


Episode 15: Horror scary stories



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss the books they selected for the horror/scary genre, as well as what the heck the difference between horror, thriller, and suspense genres! Here’s a sneak peek at the findings:  all deal with fear.  During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink Yogi Cranberry Spice Probiotic . It’s a bit bitter, … Continue reading Episode 15: Horror scary stories


Episode 12: The imaginary world of Sci-Fi



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss the Sci-Fi genre, well, Cori mostly discusses Sci-Fi, as Kyrie has a raw voice and doesn’t want to talk too much!! Sci-Fi has so many facets to it, so Kyrie and Cori have done some research about this genre. During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink Echinacea Plus because … Continue reading Episode 12: The imaginary world of Sci-Fi


Episode 11: Enchanted with Magical Realism



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss a genre they both love–Magical Realism! As usual, listeners are given a brief overview of the history of magical realism along with some classic examples.  During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink their own beverages, with Kyrie drinking a delicious sweet beet juice (we recorded at lunch time!) while … Continue reading Episode 11: Enchanted with Magical Realism


Episode 10: We like banned books and we cannot lie



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss the Banned Books they selected, as well as some information on what causes a book to be banned, example of other banned books, and a brief history of banned books! During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink Numi Earl Grey tea. Kyrie picked The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe … Continue reading Episode 10: We like banned books and we cannot lie


Episode 9: Hispanic Heritage Month – Fiction



Hey Book Friends!  We had a technical oops.  Here is the full episode for you to enjoy! This week, Kyrie and Cori continue their exploration of reading Hispanic/Latino authors in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Kyrie and Cori meet over their lunch time so they each bring their own beverages. Kyrie’s pick: Shadow of The … Continue reading Episode 9: Hispanic Heritage Month – Fiction


Episode 7: Simply the best… better than all the rest?



This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss bestsellers they selected, as well as some history on what makes a bestseller a bestseller! During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori shake things up and drink fermented tea known as Kombucha! They try humm coconut lime kombucha–it’s delicious and feels like there is a party in the mouth! Not … Continue reading Episode 7: Simply the best… better than all the rest?