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Bibliophiles Anonymous #54 – Most Anticipated Books

New podcast episode!

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In this episode of Bibliophiles Anonymous, Denise and Jess talk about the books that are coming out soon that they desperately want. They also go off on tangents about TV shows (Supernatural, American Horror Story, and Sleepy Hollow, to name a few) and Marvel comics movies. Why? Who knows.

Here are the books mentioned, along with release dates:

  • The Shadowhunter Codex by Cassandra Clare (10/29/13)
  • The Royal Ranger by John Flanagan (11/5/13)
  • Shadowbound by Dianne Sylvan (3/25/14)
  • City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare (May 2014)
  • Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins (5/13/14)
  • Thankless in Death (already out) and Concealed in Death (2/18/14) by J.D. Robb
  • Killer Frost by Jennifer Estep (2/25/14
  • Wild Things (2/4/14), Blood Games (8/5/14), and Howling for You (1/7/14) by Chloe Neill
  • Hollow City by Ransom Riggs (1/14/14)
  • Book 2 of the Pax Arcana series by Elliott James (2014)
  • Requiem by Maggie…

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Bibliophiles Anonymous #52 – Celebrate Banned Books!

Take a listen to our podcast episode for banned books week – it turned out to be a really good discussion.

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In this week’s episode, the show takes a slightly more serious turn as Denise and Jess talk about the issues of book banning and censorship. We have certainly discussed this topic in the past and will continue to do so whenever we can because it is a topic that we both feel very strongly about. Needless to say, we are both very much opposed to banning books. In this episode, we discuss some books that have been challenged, especially The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell, and Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson. Each of these books takes on a very serious topic, whether it’s racism, bullying, or sexual assault, and because of the way these issues are portrayed, these books provide valuable lessons. They should not be banned – they should be celebrated, which is what we are doing today.

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Bibliophiles Anonymous #48 – Where’s the Snark?

I think I’m going to start reblogging the posts for the podcast episodes. I know you guys hear me talk about it all the time, but now it will be right there at your fingertips if you want to listen. 🙂

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In this episode of Bibliophiles Anonymous, we discuss the greatly anticipated book-to-movie adaptation: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

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Both of us had pretty much the same opinion – what they did right was really good, but way, way, WAY overshadowed by all the stuff that missed the mark. We talk casting, characterization, screen writing, direction, plot holes, and a whole lot more. To say we were disappointed was an understatement. Also, this episode is pretty spoilerific for both the movie and the book, so you have been warned.

Be sure to let us know what you thought of the movie. Email us at bibliophiles.podcast@gmail.com or find us on Twitter @BibAnonPodcast. You can also join in the discussion at the Mortal Instruments thread over at the Mallorean Tavern, which you can find here.

Join us next week when we review The Bones of Paris, the latest release from Laurie…

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