45 min

Our Vacation Reads and Challenges Update The Readerly Report

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In this episode, Gayle and Nicole go over their vacation reads, and they discuss how traumatic events in fiction books tend to be happening more often than it usually does in real life, which can lead to a feeling of being overfed with trauma while reading the story.
Towards the second half of the episode, they talk about their current reading challenges and their picks.
Early Morning Riser by Katherine Heiny | https://amzn.to/3ycKqVX (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780525659341 (Bookshop)
Single Carefree Mellow by Katherine Heiny | https://amzn.to/3j8mkHv (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780804173155 (Bookshop)
The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller | https://amzn.to/37AvO7W (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780593329825 (Bookshop)
The Maidens by Alex Michaelides | https://amzn.to/3jKbFBW (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781250304452 (Bookshop)
The Idea Of You by Robinne Lee | https://amzn.to/3B5PkWy (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781250125903 (Bookshop)
The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz | https://amzn.to/3jLfkiT (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781250790767 (Bookshop)
We Were Never Here by Andrea Bartz | https://amzn.to/3E2fNH0 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781984820464 (Bookshop)
The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse | https://amzn.to/3hbSVuw (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780593296677 (Bookshop)
The Guest List by Lucy Foley | https://amzn.to/3jNVt2O (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780062868930 (Bookshop)
The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave | https://amzn.to/3iLfKXb (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781501171345 (Bookshop)
This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel | https://amzn.to/3iKLCeP (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781250088567 (Bookshop)
Heat and Light by Jennifer Haigh | https://amzn.to/3nfeLS2 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780061763496 (Bookshop)
The Hunting Wives by May Cobb | https://amzn.to/2WXFLe1 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780593101131 (Bookshop)
A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins | https://amzn.to/3zeAfS2 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780735211230 (Bookshop)
The woman in the Window (Netflix) by A.J. Finn | https://amzn.to/3m3xOhe (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780062678423 (Bookshop)
Forever . . . by Judy Blume | https://amzn.to/3ttAC99 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781481414432 (Bookshop)
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume | https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KPVMAPM/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i0 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781481409933 (Bookshop)
The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook | https://amzn.to/3l7c81D (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780307948571 (Bookshop)
At the Wolf's Table by Rosella Postorino | https://amzn.to/3yV4s7B (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781250179166 (Bookshop)
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty | https://amzn.to/3l3UNXE (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781250069832 (Bookshop)
The Lost Boys of Montauk by Amanda M. Fairbanks | https://amzn.to/3jR9ayW (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781982103231 (Bookshop)
American Pastoral by Philip Roth | https://amzn.to/2YEVSgY (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780375701429 (Bookshop)

In this episode, Gayle and Nicole go over their vacation reads, and they discuss how traumatic events in fiction books tend to be happening more often than it usually does in real life, which can lead to a feeling of being overfed with trauma while reading the story.
Towards the second half of the episode, they talk about their current reading challenges and their picks.
Early Morning Riser by Katherine Heiny | https://amzn.to/3ycKqVX (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780525659341 (Bookshop)
Single Carefree Mellow by Katherine Heiny | https://amzn.to/3j8mkHv (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780804173155 (Bookshop)
The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller | https://amzn.to/37AvO7W (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780593329825 (Bookshop)
The Maidens by Alex Michaelides | https://amzn.to/3jKbFBW (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781250304452 (Bookshop)
The Idea Of You by Robinne Lee | https://amzn.to/3B5PkWy (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781250125903 (Bookshop)
The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz | https://amzn.to/3jLfkiT (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781250790767 (Bookshop)
We Were Never Here by Andrea Bartz | https://amzn.to/3E2fNH0 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781984820464 (Bookshop)
The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse | https://amzn.to/3hbSVuw (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780593296677 (Bookshop)
The Guest List by Lucy Foley | https://amzn.to/3jNVt2O (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780062868930 (Bookshop)
The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave | https://amzn.to/3iLfKXb (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781501171345 (Bookshop)
This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel | https://amzn.to/3iKLCeP (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781250088567 (Bookshop)
Heat and Light by Jennifer Haigh | https://amzn.to/3nfeLS2 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780061763496 (Bookshop)
The Hunting Wives by May Cobb | https://amzn.to/2WXFLe1 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780593101131 (Bookshop)
A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins | https://amzn.to/3zeAfS2 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780735211230 (Bookshop)
The woman in the Window (Netflix) by A.J. Finn | https://amzn.to/3m3xOhe (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780062678423 (Bookshop)
Forever . . . by Judy Blume | https://amzn.to/3ttAC99 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781481414432 (Bookshop)
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume | https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KPVMAPM/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i0 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781481409933 (Bookshop)
The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook | https://amzn.to/3l7c81D (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780307948571 (Bookshop)
At the Wolf's Table by Rosella Postorino | https://amzn.to/3yV4s7B (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781250179166 (Bookshop)
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty | https://amzn.to/3l3UNXE (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781250069832 (Bookshop)
The Lost Boys of Montauk by Amanda M. Fairbanks | https://amzn.to/3jR9ayW (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781982103231 (Bookshop)
American Pastoral by Philip Roth | https://amzn.to/2YEVSgY (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780375701429 (Bookshop)

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