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A place to share stories about the reading life and good books. Join host Beth Jamieson as she meanders through her reading journey to discover the books that make up a well read life.

A Well Read Life Beth Jamieson

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A place to share stories about the reading life and good books. Join host Beth Jamieson as she meanders through her reading journey to discover the books that make up a well read life.

    The Little White Horse

    The Little White Horse

    Today I'm sharing a book from one of my all-time favorite writers, The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge. Newly orphaned Maria Merryweather goes to live at Moonacre Manor, a family estate. While there, she discovers a family curse and an ancient feud with a neighboring family. Is Maria the one prophesied to end the curse? The Little White Horse is a charming story of bravery, redemption, and hope.

    • 12 min
    Favorite Picture Books and Illustrators

    Favorite Picture Books and Illustrators

    My mom is back today to discuss some of our favorite picture books and illustrators.Books mentioned in this episode:-The Wild Baby Barbro Lindgren-Maggie B and Carrie Hepple’s Garden by Irene Haas-The Ernest and Celestine books by Gabrielle Vincent-The Wind in the Willows and Winnie the Pooh Ernest Shepherd-Roxaboxen, Squawk to the Moon Little Goose, Miss Rumphius, When the Sky is Like Lace, and The Ox Cart Man Barbara Cooney-All Around Me, Out and About, Dogger, and Alfie Books Shirley Hughes-The Napping House and King Bidgood's in the Bathtub Don Wood-The Treasure Uri Shulivitz-Hush Little Baby and It Could Always Be Worse Margot Zemach-The Golden Book of Poetry Gertrude Elliot-The First Christmas Jan Pienkowski-Beth and Joe Krush- The Borrowers-Gustav Tennegren-Hardie Gramatky-Hilary Knight-Peter Spiers -Lizbeth Zwerger-Quentin Blake-Eloise Wilkins-William Joyce-Peter Spiers-Arthur Rackham-Garth Williams-Michael Hague-Edward Addrizone -Edmund Dulac-Hollie Hobbie-Abigail Halpin-N.M. BodeckerAffiliate link to bookshop.org- https://bookshop.org/shop/BethJamiesonAbigail Halpin's blog- https://www.theodesign.com/ 

    • 38 min
    The Wind In The Willows

    The Wind In The Willows

    Today I'm talking about one of my favorite books, The Wind In The Willows. This classic book is a humorous and heartwarming story of friendship. I hope you enjoy it!

    • 12 min
    Book Chat With Sharon Graham

    Book Chat With Sharon Graham

    In today’s episode I sat down for a book chat with my mom. We had so much fun sharing our favorite reading memories and books. We hope you enjoy!Affiliate link to books discussed in this episode:https://bookshop.org/shop/BethJamieson

    • 40 min
    A Short Summer Break

    A Short Summer Break

    I’m taking a short break for the month of July. I’ll be back in August with new episodes. 

    • 1 min
    An Everlasting Meal

    An Everlasting Meal

    This week's book recommendation is An Everlasting Meal by Tamar Adler. A thoughtful book on cooking food without waste. Incorporating both creativity and technique in cooking, it is a guide to a more intuitive approach in the kitchen.

    • 13 min

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