Meredith Monday Schwartz and Kaytee Cobb

Season 3, Episode 41: Buying Books and Reading Books are Two Different Hobbies

Season 3, Episode 41: Buying Books and Reading Books are Two Different Hobbies

On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Meredith and Kaytee are discussing: Bookish Moments: a third copy of a book one loves, and a summer reading guide we both adore Current Reads: some books we enjoyed that we don’t know to whom we should recommend Deep Dive: a defense of book buying, and book organizing, and how it’s different from book reading Book Presses: a great Pride Month (June in the US) pick and a beach read that will chill you to the bone As per usual, time-stamped show notes are below with references to every book and resource we mentioned in this episode. If you’d like to listen first and not spoil the surprise, don’t scroll down!  New: we are now including transcripts of the episode (this link only works on the main site). These are generated by AI, so they may not be perfectly accurate, but we want to increase accessibility for our fans! *Please note that all book titles linked below are Amazon affiliate links. Your cost is the same, but a small portion of your purchase will come back to us to help offset the costs of the show. Thanks for your support!*   . . . . Business Corner: 2:31 - Send us your “Listener Press” by June 1st: an audio file emailed to us at with the title, author, a spoiler-free description, and why you love it! 3:14 - Send us your Ask Us Anything questions by June 1st! Email those to They can be for all four of us, or directed to any of the four of us, because Meredith, Kaytee, Mindy, and Mary will all be part of that episode! Bookish Moments: 4:40 - Amari and the Night Brothers by B. B. Alston 5:53 - Sarah’s Bookshelves Live - Summer Reading Guide 6:27 - Sarah’s Summer Reading Guide Episode 83 Current Reads: 7:52 - Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn (Kaytee) 9:49 - The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare 10:32 - When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead (Meredith) 13:09 - Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh 13:11 - 11/22/63 by Stephen King 13:22 - The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin 15:32 - Everything Sad is Untrue by Daniel Nayeri (Kaytee) 15:41 - The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune 18:08 - The Eighth Life by Nino Haratischvili (Meredith) 23:48 - A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes (Kaytee) 25:10 - Circe by Madeline Miller 25:11 - Song for Achilles by Madeline Miller 27:34 - The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth (Meredith) 28:14 - The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth 28:31 - Sally Hepworth’s Instagram @sallyhepworth Deep Dive - We are INTO Books and Reading 37:00 - Storygraph 37:02 - Goodreads Books We Want to Press Into Your Hands: 40:19 - Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli (Kaytee) 40:46 - Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum 42:50 - Burial Rites by Hannah Kent (Meredith) Connect With Us: Meredith is @meredith.reads on Instagram Kaytee is @notesonbookmarks on Instagram Mindy is @gratefulforgrace on Instagram Mary is @maryreadsandsips on Instagram @currentlyreadingpodcast on Instagram Support us at

Duration: 48 min

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