What You Should Read

You Should Read: Our Favorite Books of 2020!

December 22, 2020 Kelly Hager, Julia Hall, Rachael Hall Season 1 Episode 30
What You Should Read
You Should Read: Our Favorite Books of 2020!
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What You Should Read
You Should Read: Our Favorite Books of 2020!
Dec 22, 2020 Season 1 Episode 30
Kelly Hager, Julia Hall, Rachael Hall

We're here to share our best memories, podcast episodes and, of course, books from 2020! We had so many fantastic reads this year...and a few that were less than stellar. We share our final thoughts on how this year affected our reading, from the pandemic to starting a podcast. It's been a crazy year and we're glad to see it go away.

Currently Reading: 

Julia: The Office of Historical Corrections (Danielle Evans), A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens) 
Kelly: This Close to Okay (Leesa Cross-Smith)
Rachael: Song of Blood and Stone (L. Penelope)

 

Recent Acquisitions:

Julia: The Office of Historical Corrections (Danielle Evans), In a Holidaze (Christina Lauren), Legendborn (Tracy Deonn), Sex & Vanity (Kevin Kwan)

Kelly: Plain Bad Heroines (Emily M. Danforth), Big Girl, Small Town (Michelle Gallen), Miss Benson's Beetle (Rachel Joyce), Never Far Away (Michael Koryta), We Hear Voices (Evie Green), The Cousins (Karen M. McManus), Miss Cecily's Recipes for Exceptional Ladies (Vicky Zimmerman), None Shall Sleep (Ellie Marney), The Thursday Murder Club (Richard Osman), Confessions on the 7:45 (Lisa Unger)

Rachael: The Snow Child (Eowyn Ivey), The Awakening (Nora Roberts), The Memory of Babel (Christelle Dabos), The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue (V.E. Schwab)

 

Best Reads:

Julia: Oona Out of Order (Margarita Montimore), The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue (V.E. Schwab), The Vanishing Half (Brit Bennett), Exhalation (Ted Chang), Black Sun (Rebecca Roanhorse)

Kelly: Oona Out of Order (Margarita Montimore), Red Lotus (Chris Bohjalian), You Should See Me in a Crown (Leah Johnson), This is My America (Kim Johnson) and The Book of Two Ways (Jodi Picoult) 

The best reads by people Kelly knows: The Assignment (Liza Wiemer), Faith (Carrie Jones), Jack Kerouac is Dead to Me (Gae Polisner) and Seven Clues to Home (Gae Polisner and Nora Raleigh Baskin), Don't Judge Me (Lisa Schroeder) and Red Casket and On a Good Horse (both by Darby Karchut).

Rachael: The Deep (Rivers Solomon and Daveed Diggs), The Book of Two Ways (Jodi Picoult), The Book of Longings (Sue Monk Kidd), The Wicker King (K Ancrum) and Darius the Great is Not OK (Adib Khorram)

 

Follow What You Should Read:
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Don't forget about our next book club! We're discussing Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones on February 9! You can email your thoughts or find us on social media! We're really excited for this one--and its special guest!

Show Notes

We're here to share our best memories, podcast episodes and, of course, books from 2020! We had so many fantastic reads this year...and a few that were less than stellar. We share our final thoughts on how this year affected our reading, from the pandemic to starting a podcast. It's been a crazy year and we're glad to see it go away.

Currently Reading: 

Julia: The Office of Historical Corrections (Danielle Evans), A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens) 
Kelly: This Close to Okay (Leesa Cross-Smith)
Rachael: Song of Blood and Stone (L. Penelope)

 

Recent Acquisitions:

Julia: The Office of Historical Corrections (Danielle Evans), In a Holidaze (Christina Lauren), Legendborn (Tracy Deonn), Sex & Vanity (Kevin Kwan)

Kelly: Plain Bad Heroines (Emily M. Danforth), Big Girl, Small Town (Michelle Gallen), Miss Benson's Beetle (Rachel Joyce), Never Far Away (Michael Koryta), We Hear Voices (Evie Green), The Cousins (Karen M. McManus), Miss Cecily's Recipes for Exceptional Ladies (Vicky Zimmerman), None Shall Sleep (Ellie Marney), The Thursday Murder Club (Richard Osman), Confessions on the 7:45 (Lisa Unger)

Rachael: The Snow Child (Eowyn Ivey), The Awakening (Nora Roberts), The Memory of Babel (Christelle Dabos), The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue (V.E. Schwab)

 

Best Reads:

Julia: Oona Out of Order (Margarita Montimore), The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue (V.E. Schwab), The Vanishing Half (Brit Bennett), Exhalation (Ted Chang), Black Sun (Rebecca Roanhorse)

Kelly: Oona Out of Order (Margarita Montimore), Red Lotus (Chris Bohjalian), You Should See Me in a Crown (Leah Johnson), This is My America (Kim Johnson) and The Book of Two Ways (Jodi Picoult) 

The best reads by people Kelly knows: The Assignment (Liza Wiemer), Faith (Carrie Jones), Jack Kerouac is Dead to Me (Gae Polisner) and Seven Clues to Home (Gae Polisner and Nora Raleigh Baskin), Don't Judge Me (Lisa Schroeder) and Red Casket and On a Good Horse (both by Darby Karchut).

Rachael: The Deep (Rivers Solomon and Daveed Diggs), The Book of Two Ways (Jodi Picoult), The Book of Longings (Sue Monk Kidd), The Wicker King (K Ancrum) and Darius the Great is Not OK (Adib Khorram)

 

Follow What You Should Read:
Twitter:  @wysr_podcast
Instagram:  @wysr_podcast
Goodreads:  https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/115539912-what-you-should-read-podcast
YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCfNtid_b0R14otSPRZTkmQ
www.whatyoushouldread.com

Don't forget about our next book club! We're discussing Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones on February 9! You can email your thoughts or find us on social media! We're really excited for this one--and its special guest!