This week, it’s lucky episode 13 and Kyrie and Cori discuss spooky/scary books to get ready for Halloween! Kyrie and Cori pick books by the same author, which was a complete oversight, but also pretty cool to see the author tell two different stories. During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink Jasmine tea because Kyrie … Continue reading Episode lucky 13: Spooky scary stories
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
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
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
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?
This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss the creative nonfiction/literary journalism they selected, as well as some history on what creative nonfiction/literary journalism is. During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori have brought their own coffee to sip on cause this week has them needing a bit more caffeine this morning. Kyrie’s pick, Immortal Life of Henrietta … Continue reading Episode 6: Creating Factually Accurate Narratives
Disclaimer: We’ve accidentally made our first mic error by having it turned all the way up, so it doesn’t sound that great (our fault, not our editor extraordinaires ). We apologize for the inconvenience–we’re more bummed about it than you are! To make up for the poor sound quality, here’s pictures of Coco (left) and Apollo … Continue reading Episode 5: A Mysterious Read
This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss the short stories they selected, as well as some history on what makes a short story a short story! During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori drink Trader Joe’s Harvest Blend Herbal Tea – seasonal. A delicious blend of fall flavours that really make you feel warm when you drink … Continue reading Episode 4: Do These Short Stories Change Kyrie’s Mind?
Today on Episode 3, Kyrie and Cori wrap up their initial book recommendations to each other. Cori reviews the last of Kyrie’s recommendations including: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams and The Circle by Dave Eggers. While Kyrie completes the final two of Cori’s recommendations for her, which include:The Guernsey Literary and … Continue reading Episode 3: Book Matchmaking Successes and Misses
Did you know that today, August 9th, is National Book Lovers Day?! Kyrie and Cori decided to have their launch date today, because they love books! So, welcome back and thanks for listening. In this episode, Kyrie and Cori start discussing their book recommendations to each other while enjoying Kyrie’s tea selection of Brew la … Continue reading Episode 2: How Well Do We Know Each Other’s Book Reading Tastes?