An Interview with Kate Racculia, or “Cari and Kate Tell Bassoon Stories”

I was so pleased to interview Kate Racculia on the podcast.  Listen to us tell bassoon stories, laugh a lot, and discuss Kate’s new book, Bellweather Rhapsody, which comes out on … Continue Reading →


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What We’re Reading, and How Awesome Rainbow Rowell and David Levithan Are

What We’re Reading potpourri.  Find out what Beth’s been listening to, and hear about Cari’s experience at PLA meeting Rainbow Rowell and David Levithan.  


Hyde by Daniel Levine

Next up we have: An Interview with Dan Levine, author of Hyde Hyde is a reimagining of the classic by Robert Louis Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. … Continue Reading →


Visible City by Tova Mirvis

Hi everyone!  This is Cari, and I am excited to finally have three new podcasts up for you.  We recorded these in March, but between many different crises and our … Continue Reading →


New Podcast! Collection Development

We have a special podcast today with guest Wendy Bartlett, Collection Development Manager at Cuyahoga County Public Library.  Check it out! Books we discuss: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon The Storied … Continue Reading →


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NEW! ABC Book Review Video Podcast

  • By beth
  • 13 January, 2014
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With the upcoming release of a new book in the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series, written by David Lagercrantz, we are reviewing the series again with new read alikes.


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Special Episode: Interactive Children’s Reading Apps

Special Guest Hosts: Children’s Librarian from Lisa Krok  and Chief Creative Officer of Storypanda James Chutter More and more parents and educators are using tablets with children to help them … Continue Reading →


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Read Alikes and Book Giveway! #abcbookreview

  • By beth
  • 22 November, 2013
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We apologize that it’s been so long but are two really busy librarians. We want to make it up to you by giving away to advanced copies of Carla Buckley’s … Continue Reading →


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What We’re Reading or “It’s so good but I’m so scared!”

  • By beth
  • 4 October, 2013
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We have a very eclectic mix of books this episode. Cari is so impressed with Emily Oster that she recommends for her to write a book about everything. We both … Continue Reading →


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The ‘e’ in Everything like eBooks or “You can get that rush at 2am when you find an ebook online!”

  • By beth
  • 12 September, 2013
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We talk about books and eBooks. We also show our age by what we consider a ‘regular’ phone. Learn what Overdrive (the library eBook vendor) did to make downloading eBooks SO … Continue Reading →