Meredith Monday Schwartz and Kaytee Cobb

Season 3, Episode 44: Middle Grade and Mysteries + Book Polygamy

Season 3, Episode 44: Middle Grade and Mysteries + Book Polygamy

On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Kaytee and Meredith are discussing: Bookish Moments: regular reader kids and bookish friends lavishing love Current Reads: mysteries abound, as does middle grade, plus some overlap between the two Deep Dive: how many books do you read at once? Book Presses: a book that shifted our perspective and a retelling of a Greek myth 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!*   . . . . 1:34 - Currently Reading Patreon Bookish Moment of the Week: 4:51 - Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance 4:58 - Super Burp! (George Brown Class Clown #1) by Nancy Krulik 5:02 - Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney Current Reads: 10:30 - Kerry’s Instagram @linesiunderline 10:37 - Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu (Meredith) 13:53 - Ophie’s Ghosts by Justina Ireland (Kaytee) 14:17 - Dread Nation by Justina Ireland 14:18 - Deathless Divide by Justina Ireland 16:41 - The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan (Meredith) 18:18 - In The Woods by Tana French (Dublin Murders #1) 21:11 - Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson (Kaytee) 21:54 - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman 21:55 - Britt-Marie was Here by Fredrik Backman 21:56 - Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout 22:11 - Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala (Meredith) 22:17 - Book of the Month 24:47 - One Two Three by Laurie Frankel (Kaytee) 25:07 - This is How it Always Is by Laurie Frankel  Deep Dive - How We Read: Monogamous or Polygomous  32:29 - Kaytee’s SoundPeats headphones 36:18 - Meredith’s Kindle Oasis 36:30 - Kindle Paperwhite 37:10 - Kindle Oasis CaseBot case Books We Want to Press Into Your Hands: 40:13 - Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes (Meredith) 43:59 - Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (Kaytee) 44:46 - Circe by Madeline Miller 44:47 - Lovely War by Julie Berry  44:48 - Olympus, Texas by Stacey Swann 45:02 - Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston 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: 47 min

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