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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 28: Don’t Read This Book on a Plane + How to Get Books for Review

    Season 2, Episode 28: Don’t Read This Book on a Plane + How to Get Books for Review

    We discuss our current reads for the week. We’ve got some romance and some thriller and some non-fiction and some middle grade. Our reading lives are all over the place!

    For our deep dive this week, we are talking getting free books for review. Kaytee has been getting her hands on Advance Review Copies (ARCs) for years now, and she’s sharing her wisdom about how to get signed up and ingratiate yourself with publishers.

    • 46 min
    Season 2, Episode 27: Meredith Reads a Second Book in a Series (Gasp!) + How to Read More

    Season 2, Episode 27: Meredith Reads a Second Book in a Series (Gasp!) + How to Read More

    You’ll hear a “bookish moment of the week” from each host: a big change in the reader status of a family member, and a new bookish podcast you’ll love.

    Next, we discuss our current reads for the week. We’ve checking about books from writing teams, and sequels and classics that go down easy.

    For our deep dive this week, we are talking about making 2020 your best reading year yet. Does that mean more books? Maybe. But perhaps it means better books and more time to read them.

    • 50 min
    Season 2, Episode 26: The Varied Bookish Life + Reading Under the Weather

    Season 2, Episode 26: The Varied Bookish Life + Reading Under the Weather

    we discuss our current reads for the week. Every single book this week was a “turn” from the previous title discussed, so we are running the gamut.

    For our deep dive this week, we are chatting about reading while sick. Mindy and Kaytee were both battling viruses this week of different kinds, so we talk about how illness effects our reading lives.

    Finally, this week, we are Pressing Books into Your Hands: we’ve got a brick of a biography and a collection of stories that will open your heart.

    • 54 min
    Season 2, Episode 25: Telling Authors What We Want + The Comfort of Cozy Mysteries

    Season 2, Episode 25: Telling Authors What We Want + The Comfort of Cozy Mysteries

    We discuss our current reads for the week. There’s a whole slew of goodness in here, as well as a plea for a certain title from a certain author, and reflections on re-reading a decades-old favorite.

    For our deep dive this week, we are chatting about cozy mysteries. Why read them? What makes a mystery cozy? What are Meredith’s favorite titles in the canon? Do they require baking and puns? Inquiring minds need to know.

    • 53 min
    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

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