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Brea and Mallory name their top books of the year… so far! Email us at readingglassespodcast at gmail dot com!

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Glasser Favorites – Top Picks:
Emily Wilde’s Encyclopaedia of Faeries by Heather Fawcett, Lone Women by Victor LaValle, How to Sell a Haunted House by Grady Hendrix, In the Lives of Puppets by TJ Klune, Yellowface by R.F. Kuang, and Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice for Murderers by Jesse Q Sutanto

Other Glasser Picks:
Raw Dog, The Adventures of Anima Al-sirafi, Happy Place, Tress of the Emerald Sea, Vampire Weekend, Hellbent, The Terraformers, Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute, You Just Need to Lose Weight and 19 Other Myths About Fat People, Some Desperate Glory, Don’t Fear the Reaper, Chlorine, VenCo, I Have Some Questions for You, and The Mimicking of Known Successes

Books Mentioned –

The Puzzle Master by Danielle Trussoni

Quietly Hostile by Samantha Irby

How to Sell a Haunted House by Grady Hendrix

A House with Good Bones by T. Kingfisher

Lost in the Moment and Found by Seanan McGuire

White Cat, Black Dog by Kelly Link

Night’s Edge by Liz Kerin

Monstrilio by Gerardo Samano Cordova

Nothing But the Rain by Naomi Salman

Yellowface by R.F. Kuang

Ascension by Nicholas Binge

The Foxglove King by Hannah Whitten

Emily Wilde’s Encyclopaedia of Faeries by Heather Fawcett

House of Secrets by Diana Biller

Chain-Gang All Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Funeral Songs for Dying Girls by Cherie Dimaline

The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi by Shannon Chakraborty

Beware the Woman by Megan Abbott

Raw Dog by Jamie Loftus

House of Cotton by Monica Brashears

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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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