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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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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.

Mar 8, 2021

Ever find yourself just not liking a book?  Sometimes you hate a characters, hate the plot, hate some other aspect of the book.  Sometimes it is because the book just fell flat.  It did not live up to your expectations.  Turns out that's okay.

Our hosts take turns giving titles that either they hated or fell flat for...

Mar 1, 2021

Book covers tell a story and publishers go through numerous steps just to produce one cover. In this episode, our hosts discuss how they judge books by their covers, what catches their eyes, what puts them off.