Ep 319 – The Favorite Book of Someone You Love & Do AI Book Recommenders Work?

Episode 319

3rd August 2023

What is the favorite book of someone you love? Try checking it out! Also AI book recommenders suck.

Episode notes

Brea and Mallory tick off a box on the 2023 Reading Challenge: read the favorite book of someone you love. They also investigate AI book recommenders and recommend genre books with protagonists that have real world skills! Email us at readingglassespodcast at gmail dot com!

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Books Mentioned –

Ruby Spencer’s Whisky Year by Rochelle Bilow

I Have Some Questions for You by Rebecca Makkai

From Here to Eternity by Caitlin Doughty

The Book of Lost Things by John Connelly

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

Mary by Brea Grant and Yishan Li

Anatomy: A Love Story by Dana Schwartz

The Death of Jane Lawrence by Caitlin Starling

Paladin’s Hope by T. Kingfisher

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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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