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What Should I Read Next?: Book Talk | Reading Recommendations | Literary Matchmaking

What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then, she makes recommendations about what to read next. The real purpose of the show is to help YOU find your next read.
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Feb 23, 2016

Anne talks to Preston Yancey about the power of reading, English major favorites, his deep and abiding love for chick lit, and what makes a great YA novel.

Connect with Preston on his bloginstagram, and twitter. Check out Preston's books Out of the House of Bread and Tables in the Wilderness

Books discussed in this episode:

• Paradise Lost by John Milton
• The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
• The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin
• Life of Pi by Yann Martel
• Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
• The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
• The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
• The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides
• The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
• Gossip Girl Series by Cecily von Ziegesar
• Little Children by Tom Perrotta
• A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
• Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
• Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
• Bleak House by Charles Dickens
• Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens
• Angels in America by Tony Kushner
• The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
• Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
• I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
• Elegant Universe by Brian Green
• The Study of the Bible in the Middle Ages by Beryl Smalley
• Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy
• Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
• Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
The Knockoff by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza

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Feb 16, 2016

Anne talks to Osheta Moore about falling down the rabbit hole of reading recommendations, her really weird interest in fanfiction, and the significance of her Brown Girls' Bookshelf. And of course they discuss what Osheta should read next. 

Connect with Osheta on her bloginstagram, facebook, and twitter. Osheta also has her own podcast, coming this spring. Check out Shalom in the City right here.  

Books discussed in this episode: 

I also recommended the twitter account @blackchicklit. Visit their blog here.

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Feb 9, 2016

Anne talks to Tsh Oxenreider about the importance of where she reads, author stories on and off the page, books for book nerds, and her love of simple stories well told. And of course they discuss what Tsh should read next. 

Books discussed in this episode: 

 

Also mentioned in this episode:

• The perfect summer reading for every Myers-Briggs personality type
• The 2016 Reading Challenge (This is why Tsh is currently reading a book she owns but hasn't read yet.)

Connect with Tsh on her bloginstagram, and twitter, and check out her podcast The Simple Show.

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Feb 2, 2016

Anne talks with author and speaker Deidra Riggs, whose book, Every Little Thing: Making a World of Difference Right Where You Are, was published last October.

Anne and Deidra discuss Deidra's wonderful childhood memories of reading, why she chose one of the greatest writers of all time as her "hated" book, how the right book just finds you sometimes, and why she's on the naughty list at her local library.

Books Discussed in this Episode

The Flowers in the Attic by V. C. Andrews
These is my Words by Nancy Turner
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Bossypants by Tina Fey
My Name is Resolute by Nancy Turner
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
Life in Motion by Misty Copeland
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
 
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Connect with Deidra on her bloginstagram, and twitter.
 
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