Revisted: Remarkably Bright Creatures

Show Notes Lisa discusses the debut novel, Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt. This was published in May 2022, and received rave remarks from critics and was picked by Jenna Bush Hagger as a book of the month for her book club.   This article on Book Shelf...

How Would You Rate Your Library?

Show Notes Lisa and her daughter Liz Hedger discuss how you could rate a library. There are many sites available to rate restaurants, schools, and movies. However, not as much analysis exists on how to review or rate a library. Lisa and Liz discuss criteria such as...

Best and Worst Books so far (read in 2024)

Show Notes  Britney Spears: The Woman in Me by Britney Spears  Counting the Cost by Jill Duggar  Being Henry: The Fonz…and Beyond by Henry Winkler Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison  Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton.   The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath  Bridge to...

Things We Never Got Over

Show Notes  Lisa discusses Things We Never Got Over by Lucy Score with avid reader Faith Eck. This book was published in 2022 and is being developed into a movie.  Books Discussed:   Maggie Moves On by Lucy Score  The Bodyguard by Katherine Center  The Lost Husband by...

Mother’s Day Special Revisited

Show Notes On this special Mother’s Day Episode, Lisa talks with her Mom, Carleen Shidler, and her daughter, Liz Hedger. They share their reading journeys and how the types of books they read have changed over time.  Books Discussed:   Chesapeake by James A. Michener...

The Women Part 2

Show Notes Lisa discusses The Women by Kristin Hannah, published in February 2024 and about a woman named Frances “Frankie” McGrath, who becomes a nurse in Vietnam. This episode has massive spoilers in the book. If you want to learn more about the book without...