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Currently Reading is a podcast dedicated to the love of books and reading. Two bookish friends discuss what’s on their nightstands, in their earbuds, and on their Kindles right now, in addition to books they’ve loved forever, and a variety of other readerly topics. Looking for your next great book? You'll find tons of book recommendations every week.

Currently Reading Meredith Monday Schwartz and Kaytee Cobb

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Currently Reading is a podcast dedicated to the love of books and reading. Two bookish friends discuss what’s on their nightstands, in their earbuds, and on their Kindles right now, in addition to books they’ve loved forever, and a variety of other readerly topics. Looking for your next great book? You'll find tons of book recommendations every week.

    Season 2, Episode 24: Reading Recs from Others + Kids' Book Clubs

    Season 2, Episode 24: Reading Recs from Others + Kids' Book Clubs

    We discuss our current reads for the week. We’ve got YA and WWII and memoir and coming-of-age novels to chat about and we cannot wait to share those opinions with you!

    For our deep dive this week, we are chatting about the kids’ book club that Mindy started for her 11 year old son. We’re talking about logistics and book picks and what the kiddos talk about.

    • 56 min
    Season 2, Episode 23: Our Best Books of 2019

    Season 2, Episode 23: Our Best Books of 2019

    Meredith and Kaytee are back with the episode you’ve been waiting for. Our favorite books of 2019!

    Rather than spending time on all our regular segments, we are diving right into the good stuff. No Bookish Moments, no Current Reads, no Deep Dive, no Pressed books, just a reflection on our 2019 reading year and then the top 10 lists you’ve been waiting for!

    We are each sharing 10 books we LOVED this year (plus a couple bonus picks that we slide in under the radar). We have a lot of words!

    • 48 min
    Season 2, Episode 22: A Record Number of Five-Star Books + "Goodreads, You're Fired"

    Season 2, Episode 22: A Record Number of Five-Star Books + "Goodreads, You're Fired"

    For our deep dive, we are throwing some serious side-eye at the Goodreads Best Books of 2019 lists and the ways these collections are put together. We have STRONG opinions about the winners for a number of these categories, but it’s not all negative. We’ll also share our picks for “best lists that actually reflect good 2019 reading” with you.

    • 54 min
    Season 2, Episode 21: All the Hosts Together + TV/Book Pairings

    Season 2, Episode 21: All the Hosts Together + TV/Book Pairings

    We discuss our current reads for the week. There’s some serious gushing over books in this week’s titles, plus a couple “I didn’t like this” strong opinions. Hold onto your earbuds.

    For our deep dive this week, we pairing books and TV shows that we’ve enjoyed in the past. We each chose two shows to dive deep into and then find ways to replicate some of those same feelings in our reading.

    • 1 hr
    Season 2, Episode 20: Post-surgery Silliness + What Makes Us Skip or DNF a Book

    Season 2, Episode 20: Post-surgery Silliness + What Makes Us Skip or DNF a Book

    Kaytee and Meredith are back and chatting about all the books this week. We’ve got surgery updates and silliness and everything in between.

    You’ll hear a “bookish moment of the week” from each host. We’re virtually joining in on a trip to a local book lover’s heaven, and sitting on the couch binging books together.

    Next, we discuss our current reads for the week. Romance, and mystery, non-fiction, and YA. We’re chatting about all that we’ve been reading lately.

    • 52 min
    Season 2, Episode 19: Some Good News + How To Raise Readers

    Season 2, Episode 19: Some Good News + How To Raise Readers

    Meredith is recording with a special guest this week and has a big announcement, so be sure you tune in right at the top! You’ll hear again from our friend Mindy Brouse, best friend of the show and reader extraordinaire.

    We discuss our current reads for the week. We’ve got books spanning genres and time periods and continents. We’ve got ones that will spark discussion, we’ve got books that’ll leave your heart aflutter. It’s a great week of book talk!

    • 50 min

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