11 episodes

A podcast all about those books we were required to read in high school.

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A podcast all about those books we were required to read in high school.

    Episode 9 feat. Valerie Winters of Hello from Elsewhere

    Episode 9 feat. Valerie Winters of Hello from Elsewhere

    We step into Bath Abbey and travel to Netherfield Park and Orchard House or Concord, Massachusetts as we discuss our love of Jane Austen and Louisa May Alcott in today's episode where I am joined by Valerie Winters of Hello from Elsewhere Podcast of WBNE Network.Some Books Mentioned:Pride & Prejudice by Jane AustenLittle Women by Louisa May AlcottMy Guest Valerie Winters of Hellow From ElsewherePodcast https://open.spotify.com/show/1lyw0ZviuXg4tnmVLaGCriTwitter https://twitter.com/elsewhere_podFollow the show on Instagram & Twitter @SomereadingPodFollow the host on Instagram & Twitter  @BooksofkingsArtwork by Vashaun Brandon (@Graphite.vmb on Instagram

    • 52 min
    Episode 8 Literature and the Academy Awards

    Episode 8 Literature and the Academy Awards

    And the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay goes to.. Today we forgo a guest and look a bit deeper at 5 films nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay for the Academy Awards from novels that a student may have read in high school. Follow the show on Instagram & Twitter @SomereadingPodFollow the host on Instagram & Twitter  @BooksofkingsLets be Goodreads Friends https://www.goodreads.com/booksofkingsArtwork by Vashaun Brandon @Graphite.vmb on Instagram  

    • 12 min
    Episode 7 feat. Jess of Story Diver

    Episode 7 feat. Jess of Story Diver

    Today we discuss what some international high schools are like and the impact of colonialism themed stories when I am joined by Jess Vander Motte of StoryDiver for episode 7 of Some Reading Required.Some Books Mentioned:Heart of Darkness by Joseph ConradTwelfth Night by William ShakespeareTranslations by Brian FrielMy Guest Jess aka StoryDiverYoutube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiaxwNYDcod9VaLk0S2pI5ATwitter https://twitter.com/StoryDiverInstagram https://www.instagram.com/divejess/Follow the show on Instagram & Twitter @SomereadingPodFollow the host on Instagram & Twitter  @BooksofkingsArtwork by Vashaun Brandon (@Graphite.vmb on Instagram

    • 46 min
    Episode 6 feat. Kathleen Loughran

    Episode 6 feat. Kathleen Loughran

    Today we discuss the upsides of choosing your required read from a list, the plus of giving a book a second chance and more when I am joined by Kathleen Loughran for Episode 6 of Some Reading Required.Some Books Mentioned:Just Mercy by Bryan StevensonThe Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer BradleyMy Grandmother Told me To Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik BackmanFollow the show on Instagram & Twitter @SomereadingPodFollow the host on Instagram & Twitter  @BooksofkingsArtwork by Vashaun Brandon (@Graphite.vmb on Instagram)

    • 36 min
    Review Corner - A Constellation of Roses

    Review Corner - A Constellation of Roses

    Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays & Welcome to the first Review Corner of Some Reading Required where I review some of my recent reads. Today we review A Constellation of Roses by Miranda Asebedo, published November 5th, 2019. A Constellation of Roses by Miranda Asebedo is available at https://www.ravenbookstore.com/book/9780062747105Follow the show on Instagram & Twitter @SomereadingPodFollow the host on Instagram & Twitter  @BooksofkingsArtwork by Vashaun Brandon (@Graphite.vmb on Instagram)

    • 10 min
    Episode 5 feat. Carl Corder

    Episode 5 feat. Carl Corder

    Today we discus stealing books, our unread shelves, and how classic books ignited our love of reading in high school when I am joined by my cousin and future author Carl Corder.Some Books Mentioned:Crime & Punishment by  Fyodor DostoyevskyThe Martian Chronicles by Ray BradburySurprised by Joy by C.S. LewisA Constellation of Roses by Miranda AsebedoFollow the show on Instagram & Twitter @SomereadingPodFollow the host on Instagram & Twitter  @BooksofkingsArtwork by Vashaun Brandon (@Graphite.vmb on Instagram)

    • 34 min

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