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Brea and Mallory talk about that weird reading feeling – “why am I reading this book?!” They also give advice on getting rid of academic books and recommend books to read before you fall asleep.

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Books Mentioned –

God Country by Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw

Jawbone by Monica Ojeda, translated by Sarah Booker

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

Eat, and Love Yourself by Sweeney Boo

Thick by Tressie McMillan Cottom

Wildwood by Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis

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Do you love books? Want to learn how to make the most of your reading life? Join hosts Brea Grant and Mallory O’Meara every week as they discuss tips and tricks for reading better on Reading Glasses, a podcast designed to help you get more out of your literary experiences.

As professional creatives and mega-readers, Mallory and Brea are experts on integrating a love of reading into a busy lifestyle. Listeners will get help for bookish problems, like how to vanquish that To-Be-Read pile and organize those bookshelves. Brea and Mallory also offer advice on reader dilemmas. How do you climb out of a reading slump? How do you support authors while still getting books on the cheap? Where do you hide the bodies of the people who won’t stop talking while you’re trying to read? No matter what you read or how you read it, Reading Glasses will help you do it better.

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