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Brea and Mallory tick off a box on the 2024 Reading Glasses challenge: read a book set in a country you’ve never been to. Plus, talk about how to get strong enough to lift books, and recommendations for “one last job” novels. Email us at readingglassespodcast at gmail dot com!

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WebToons list
Crumbs- cozy magic, bakery, magic school, sweet romance
Jackie Rose- what if Indiana Jones was a teenage girl?
Gourmet Hound- girl with magical sense of smell, family history, restaurant found family
Miss Abbot and the Doctor AND Lady Liar – historical romance, funny and sweet
Magic Soda Pop – middle school girl gets magical soda that gives her weird powers but also potentially spooky
The Blind Prince – spooky forest, girl with magical powers/curse

Books Mentioned –

Funny Story by Emily Henry

An Education in Malice by S.T. Gibson

Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy

Whale Fall by Elizabeth O’Connor

Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Even Though I Knew the End by C.L. Polk

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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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