128 episodes

Words About Books is a podcast where two wannabe writers read and discuss books. Read along with us, or just enjoy the show! New episodes every Sunday.

Words About Books Ben & Nate

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Words About Books is a podcast where two wannabe writers read and discuss books. Read along with us, or just enjoy the show! New episodes every Sunday.

    Thrawn (Yes, again) Alliances Part 1

    Thrawn (Yes, again) Alliances Part 1

    Ben read Star Wars: Thrawn: Alliances by Timothy Zahn.
    Listeners demanded it. They even bought us coffee for it! Now it's here. It is Ben's turn to describe a Thrawn book to Nate. The result has been described as "a disaster" and "are you STILL recording?" 

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Getting Tuf On Ecological Crime

    Getting Tuf On Ecological Crime

    Ben and Nate read "Guardians" by George R.R. Martin featuring his legendary recurring character, a hairless, obese man named Tuf. This is a real thing and I actually quite enjoy it.

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    Minecraft: The Island and Interrupting Ben Nonstop

    Minecraft: The Island and Interrupting Ben Nonstop

    This week on Words About Books we tackle Minecraft: The Island! Ben picked this book when he was given the option and he has no regrets. Come listen as we discuss Max Brooks playing Minecraft for the first time and blogging about his experiences. Now with cannibalism and body horror!

    Fun tip: Did you know that if you pull out your crafting table, put a block of copper in the top left corner, the bottom right corner and the top left corner and then put a block of lapis lazuli in the middle and a block of amethyst in the bottom left corner you can ALSO interrupt Ben repeatedly!? It's fun, try it some time.
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    Bonus Episode: Thrawn, Coffee, and Ben's Misery

    Bonus Episode: Thrawn, Coffee, and Ben's Misery

    Extra episode time! We get paid money for Ben's human suffering! It's the best! If you're interested in ruining Ben's life feel free to throw money at him! His misery is INCREDIBLY cheap!
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    A Long Meandering Summary of Iron Widow

    A Long Meandering Summary of Iron Widow

    Ben describes Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao to Nate. The boys are burnt out from House of Leaves, so Ben decides to regale us with a tale of a YA book he read recently. It's described as The Handmaid's Tale meets Pacific Rim. Does it deliver on that promise? Can Ben remember any of the terminology? Will Nate stop saying "polycule?" Find out all this and more on this week's episode of Words About Books!
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    House of Leave(s) Part 3

    House of Leave(s) Part 3

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Great show!

Ben and Nate, hosts of the podcast, highlight all aspects of great reads and more in this can’t miss podcast! The hosts and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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