What’s Hot & What’s Not, Future Books, Plus Trivia

funnyCari is reading about mitochondrial DNA, while Beth reminisces about Twilight and the science class scene in the first movie and dreams about Spike from the Buffy the Vampire Slayer series. We also learn Kirstie Alley is insane and David Sedaris was an elf in Santa’s Workshop, and much much more.

Pop quiz 1. What is the hood called on a nun’s habit?

2.What is a store that sells magical books and trinkets called?

Listener Poll: What is your favorite depressing book or song?

Books we talk about:

11/22/63 by Stephen King
The Bronze Horseman by Paulina Simmons
The Violinist’s Thumb by Sam Kean
Bossy Pants by Tina Fey
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling
Seriously…I’m Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres
You’re Not Doing It Right by Michael Ian Black
Girl Walks Into a Bar by Rachel Dratch
Couplehood by Paul Reiser
Babyhood by Paul Reiser
Wolf at the Table by Augustine Burroughs
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
Six to Eight Black Men & Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris
I Prefer My Men Mine Al Dente by Kirstie Alley
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
The Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolen
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove by Christopher Moore
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini (NEW)
American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld
Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld
Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld (NEW)
Envy by Gregg Olsen
Fear Collector by Gregg Olsen (NEW)
David and Goliath by Malcom Gladwell (NEW)
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by
Poison Tree by Erin Kelly
Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
Hounded by Kevin Hearne (Iron Druid series)
Dresden Files series by Jim Butcher

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