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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 12, 2021

Movie and television adaptions of books are pretty popular.  In this episode, our hosts discuss what works and which ones just don't.  We discuss how adaptions that are too close to the book tend to bore us because they do not add anything.  There are also times when the adaptions are so different you feel like it is...

Apr 5, 2021

In this episode, our hosts play a game of "Would You Rather" with books. Each one reads a blurb from two different books without giving away the title or the cover of either book. This begs the question, what are YOU missing because of knowing the title or seeing the cover of a book before reading the blurb?

Mar 29, 2021

Let's play a game! Join in as our hosts read a blurb from a book they have never read and then free-associate whatever book the blurb makes them think of and then the book *that* makes them think of and on and on! You'll be impressed with our extra long book-list for this episode.

Mar 22, 2021

Being a genre reader doesn't make you a bad reader. Sometimes you know what you like and you just like what you like.

Do the genre stickers on the spines of books help or hinder? Do they stop you from reading something you might otherwise pick-up? Not all books fit neatly into one specific genre. Sometimes the only way...

Mar 15, 2021

Journey back with us to when our hosts were teenagers and listen to them talk about what grabbed their angsty teen attention. Listen to them talk about favorite titles, favorite authors, and even "forbidden" books they may or may not have "borrowed" from older relatives.