Happy Thanksgiving! We’re so grateful for you. To thank you for listening, we have a special episode for you this week: a recording of our live show from our August Reader Retreat! In this episode, Annie, Ashley, and Hunter pair books with their favorite celebrity couples and chat about what they were reading, watching, and listening to this past summer.
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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
The View Was Exhausting by Mikaella Clements
The First Wives Club by Olivia Goldsmith
The Bodyguard by Katherine Center
Funny You Should Ask by Elissa Sussman
Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan
My Eyes are Up Here by Laura Zimmermann (currently unavailable to order)
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
Matrix by Lauren Groff
Our Wives Under the Sea by Julia Armfield
The Work Wife by Alison Hart
A Burning by Megha Majumdar
The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi
The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix
Hooked by Sutton Foster
Dinosaurs by Lydia Millet
The Book of Goose by Yiyun Li
Florida Woman by Deb Rogers
Paul by Daisy Lefarge
Babysitter by Joyce Carol Oates
All That's Left Unsaid by Tracey Lien
Thank You For Listening by Julia Whelan
Husband Material by Alexis Hall
Rabbit Run by John Updike (currently unavailable to order)
Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry
From the Front Porch is a weekly podcast production of The Bookshelf, an independent bookstore in South Georgia. You can follow The Bookshelf’s daily happenings on Instagram at @bookshelftville, and all the books from today’s episode can be purchased online through our store website, www.bookshelfthomasville.com.
A full transcript of today’s episode can be found here.
Special thanks to Dylan and his team at Studio D Podcast Production for sound and editing and for our theme music, which sets the perfect warm and friendly tone for our Thursday conversations.
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We’re so grateful for you, and we look forward to meeting back here next week.
Our Executive Producers are... Donna Hetchler, Cammy Tidwell, Chantalle C, Nicole Marsee, Wendi Jenkins, Laurie Johnson and Kate Johnston Tucker.