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#24 - Romance Books, How Do We Love Thee? Let Us Count the Ways! Library Matters

    • Education

Episode Summary: Romance enthusiasts Carly Beveridge and Michelle Halber share their love for the characters, stories, and increasing diversity of romance books, movies, and TV series.  
Recording Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Hosts: Julie Dina and David Payne
Guests: Carly Beveridge, children’s librarian at Silver Spring library, and Michelle Halber, also a children's librarian at Silver Spring library. 
Featured MCPL Resource: Celebrate Black History Month with MCPL's many inspiring and informative events, books, and other resources. 
What Our Guests Are Reading:
Carley Beveridge: Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth and Alex & Eliza by Melissa De La Cruz. 
Michelle Halber: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera and Endurance by Scott Kelly. 
Authors Mentioned During this Episode: 
Kristen Ashley
Jane Austen - Books and movies 
Beverly Jenkins
Susanna Kearsley
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Lisa Kleypas
Courtney Milan
Julia Quinn
Lynsay Sands
Kerrelyn Sparks 
J.R. Ward
Books, Movies, and TV Shows Mentioned During this Episode:
The Best Man by Kristan Higgins
Bridget Jones Diary - The book by Helen Fielding, was made into a movie. 
Downton Abbey
An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole
The Outlander - First book in a series by Diana Gabaldon. The book series has been made into a TV series. 
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies - The book, by Steve Hockensmith, was made into a movie.  
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants - The book is the first of a series. Two movies were made based on the book series. 
Stardust - The book, by Neil Gaiman, was made into a movie.  
Waiting to Exhale - The book, by Terry McMillan, was made into a movie.
Warm Bodies - The novel, by Isaac Marion, was, yep, made into a movie. 
Other Items of Interest: 
cloudLibrary - Collection of fiction and non-fiction ebooks available for MCPL customers to borrow. 
The Harry Potter Rule - If a series has more than 7 books in it, guest Michelle Halber is not interested.
Fabio - Ubiquitous model for romance novel covers during the 1980s and 1990s. 
Overdrive - Collection of fiction and non-fiction e-books, as well as online audiobooks, available for MCPL customers to borrow. 
Passionflix - Online collection of movies based on popular romance novels. Alas, not an MCPL resource. 
Read the transcript

Episode Summary: Romance enthusiasts Carly Beveridge and Michelle Halber share their love for the characters, stories, and increasing diversity of romance books, movies, and TV series.  
Recording Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Hosts: Julie Dina and David Payne
Guests: Carly Beveridge, children’s librarian at Silver Spring library, and Michelle Halber, also a children's librarian at Silver Spring library. 
Featured MCPL Resource: Celebrate Black History Month with MCPL's many inspiring and informative events, books, and other resources. 
What Our Guests Are Reading:
Carley Beveridge: Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth and Alex & Eliza by Melissa De La Cruz. 
Michelle Halber: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera and Endurance by Scott Kelly. 
Authors Mentioned During this Episode: 
Kristen Ashley
Jane Austen - Books and movies 
Beverly Jenkins
Susanna Kearsley
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Lisa Kleypas
Courtney Milan
Julia Quinn
Lynsay Sands
Kerrelyn Sparks 
J.R. Ward
Books, Movies, and TV Shows Mentioned During this Episode:
The Best Man by Kristan Higgins
Bridget Jones Diary - The book by Helen Fielding, was made into a movie. 
Downton Abbey
An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole
The Outlander - First book in a series by Diana Gabaldon. The book series has been made into a TV series. 
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies - The book, by Steve Hockensmith, was made into a movie.  
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants - The book is the first of a series. Two movies were made based on the book series. 
Stardust - The book, by Neil Gaiman, was made into a movie.  
Waiting to Exhale - The book, by Terry McMillan, was made into a movie.
Warm Bodies - The novel, by Isaac Marion, was, yep, made into a movie. 
Other Items of Interest: 
cloudLibrary - Collection of fiction and non-fiction ebooks available for MCPL customers to borrow. 
The Harry Potter Rule - If a series has more than 7 books in it, guest Michelle Halber is not interested.
Fabio - Ubiquitous model for romance novel covers during the 1980s and 1990s. 
Overdrive - Collection of fiction and non-fiction e-books, as well as online audiobooks, available for MCPL customers to borrow. 
Passionflix - Online collection of movies based on popular romance novels. Alas, not an MCPL resource. 
Read the transcript

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