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May 2, 2018

Gayle and Nicole spend the first half of the podcast chatting with Cynthia Swanson, the author of The Bookseller & The Glass Forest. Though both Cynthia's novels are historical fiction, set in the late 50s and early 60s, we discussed the parallels between the issues and challenges women faced then and now. Later on in...


Apr 6, 2018

However premature, Gayle and Nicole throw caution to the winds and discuss the first round of books that they are reading and anticipating this spring.

Books discussed in this podcast include:

The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

The High Season by Judy Blundell

The Gunners by Rebecca Kauffman

The Hunger by Alma...


Mar 22, 2018

Gayle and Nicole discuss the state of their reading lives, and catch up on their current reads. Gayle previews a bunch of Spring paperbacks she is excited to read or is recommending that you pick up.


Feb 16, 2018

Gayle shares the books that she took with her on her travels to Asia and then Gayle and Nicole discuss the ins and outs of picking the right vacation book for the right moment. They also chat about their differing perspectives on The Leavers and the short story collections that leave them cold.

Books Discussed on this...


Feb 1, 2018

Nicole and Gayle shine the spotlight on non-fiction this week as they share some non-fiction titles coming out this quarter that they are excited to get their hands on. Topics range from “The Bachelor” and marriage to immigration, true crime and clearing out clutter.

Books discussed:

This Is How It Always Is -...