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The Bookmark

The Bookmark podcast is your place to find your next great book. Each week, join readers Miranda Ericsson, Chris Blocker and Autumn Friedli along with other librarians as they discuss all the books you'll want to add to your reading list.

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Apr 23, 2019

Welcome to the 2019 season of HUSH -- What I Read -- featuring recommendations from readers like you!

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Marian Rakestraw is a writer and longtime fan of TSCPL who now lives in Liberty, Missouri. She has been a guest on the HUSH podcast before, on a You Made Me Read it episode for which she made Lissa and Miranda read The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. The highlight of her Shakespearean life was seeing Kenneth Branagh as Henry V with the Royal Shakespeare Company.  Check out her booklist.

Every three weeks, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library and community. Listeners are encourage to read along throughout 2019 and participate in 2Book Topeka. 

  • Special ” 2Book Topeka Book Club” episodes will discuss books from the library’s community reading program. 

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