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Brea and Mallory tick off a box on the 2024 Reading Glasses Challenge: read a debut novel. Plus, they discuss what to look for when buying an ereader, and solve a grief related book problem. Email us at readingglassespodcast at gmail dot com!

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The Age of Magical Overthinking by Amanda Montell

Dinner on Monster Island by Tania de Rozario

Patrica Wants to Cuddle by Samantha Allen

Annie Bot by Sierra Greer

A Letter to the Luminous Deep by Sylvie Cathrall

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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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