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Kristin and Karen revisit the books that shaped our childhood. Possibly proving you can't go home again, and that someone should have been paying attention to what we were reading. Authors range from Avi and Zilpha Keatley Snyder to Danielle Steel and Anne McCaffery.

Age Inappropriate: A Podcast for Book Nerds Kristin and Karen

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Kristin and Karen revisit the books that shaped our childhood. Possibly proving you can't go home again, and that someone should have been paying attention to what we were reading. Authors range from Avi and Zilpha Keatley Snyder to Danielle Steel and Anne McCaffery.

    Christopher Pike's Last Act or: So. Many. Names.

    Christopher Pike's Last Act or: So. Many. Names.

    The end of the summer approaches! We're hoping you're all safe and masked up. This time we're looking at Christopher Pike's Last Act and asking ourselves WHAT ABOUT THE DUCKS THO.  Joined by the lovely Reed.

    Next Up: Another doozy, Christopher Pike's Scavenger Hunt

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Francine Pascal's Special Christmas (Sweet Valley High Super Edition) or: It's basically an episode of House

    Francine Pascal's Special Christmas (Sweet Valley High Super Edition) or: It's basically an episode of House

    Summer reading continues with another visit to the Sweet Valley with Francine Pascal's Special Christmas (Sweet Valley High Super Edition). We've got special guest Mark from brother podcast Trapper Keeper Confessions AND very special musical guest Reed!

    This book has everything--Suzy Devlin, elf costumes, Secret Santas, MS ...

    Next up: Christopher Pike's Last Act

    • 1 hr 48 min
    S3 A Christmas in July Teaser

    S3 A Christmas in July Teaser

    You're welcome

    • 2 min
    A Note about Our Plans

    A Note about Our Plans

    Hi friends. We've had several conversations about how we want to address the upswell of support for Black Lives Matter, and the hopefully sustaining efforts by white people to adopt antiracist practices.

    To that end, we're expanding our brief to include the diverse books we missed as young readers and the amazing new books being published now. We're starting in September with Richard Wright's Black Boy.

    • 12 min
    Francine Pascal's Dear Sister (Sweet Valley High #6) or: Teenage Key Party!

    Francine Pascal's Dear Sister (Sweet Valley High #6) or: Teenage Key Party!

    Hello! Karen's getting back on track with scheduling and everything, thanks a zillion for the patience, etc.

    We're kicking off SUMMER READING with the coma book from everyone's favorite psychopaths, the Wakefield Twins! Enjoy Francine Pascal's written by Kate William Dear Sister

    Up next: Francine Pascal's Special Christmas (Sweet Valley High Super Edition)

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Lois Ruby's The Doll Graveyard or: Thanks John!

    Lois Ruby's The Doll Graveyard or: Thanks John!

    Honestly, the most exciting thing about this book was the cover, and the hands down most exciting thing about this episode is that we've conned John into audio engineering for us! John has notes!

    It is a crazy book tho.

    Next up: Summer reading starts with Francine Pascal's Dear Sister (Sweet Valley High #9)

    • 1 hr 16 min

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