Book Gang Podcast Episode 24: Strong Book Opinions Wanted (With Lindsay @theopinionatedreader)
Lindsay (@theopinionatedreader) may have been tasked with the most challenging podcast assignment yet, but it seemed fitting for a bookstagrammer that builds a brand on strong book opinions.
So today we discuss three books she loved and three books she hated. Learn some of the best practices for sharing negative book reviews and what surprising author friendship blossomed from a positive book review.
CONTENT WARNINGS FOR TODAY (with timestamps)
Today’s episode does have trigger warnings for the last portion of our show (in the negative review
- The negative reviews do have spoilers.
- 43:05- A rape case is mishandled and there is a discussion on how this case would actually be handled based on Lindsay’s background (and her husband’s background) working as a sex crime’s detective and intern in the sex crimes unit.
- 52:52- May be triggering to those facing disabilities because it is about someone being dishonest about a health diagnosis.
Book Gang Podcast Episode 24: Strong Book Opinions Wanted
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Mentioned in this episode:
The Opinionated Reader on Instagram
The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
Bath Haus by P.J. Vernon
A Little Hope by Ethan Joella
Bath Haus Review on Patreon
The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Book of Harlan by Bernice McFadden
Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel
The Hearts Invisible Furies by John Boyne
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
The Prettiest Star by Carter Sickels
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne
Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell by Robert Dugoni
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Kruger
Setting Free the Kites by Alex George
A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler
Such A Fun Age by Kylie Reid
When You Hate Your Neighbor, and Then Your Kids Start Dating by Kiley Reid in the NY Times
The Maidens by Alex Michaelides
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
Life’s Too Short by Abby Jimenez
Get a Life Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert
Seven Days in June by Tia Williams
The Spoon Theory
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