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Episode 338 || Kids Table Fall

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Today Annie is joined by her cousin and frequent Bookshelf collaborator, Ashley Sherlock. Every season, they sit down at the metaphorical kids’ table to chat about what they’re reading, watching, listening to, and buying.

The books mentioned in this week’s episode can be purchased from The Bookshelf:

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.

This week, Annie is reading Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket by Hilma Wolitzer and Ashley is reading Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead.

If you liked what you heard on today’s episode, tell us by leaving a review on iTunes. Or, if you’re so inclined, support us on Patreon, where you can hear our staff’s weekly New Release Tuesday conversations, read full book reviews in our monthly Shelf Life newsletter, follow along as Hunter and I conquer a classic, and receive free media mail shipping on all your online book orders. Just go to patreon.com/fromthefrontporch.

We’re so grateful for you, and we look forward to meeting back here next week.

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    Episode 342 || Pandemic Reading

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    In this week’s episode, Annie and her friend Hunter are talking about “pandemic brain” and how their literary tastes have changed since March of 2020. The books mentioned in this week’s episode can be purchased from The Bookshelf: Matrix by Lauren Groff Real Life by Brandon Taylor Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam Most Likely by Sarah Watson Millennial Nuns by the Daughters of St. Paul Baby-Sitters Club by Ann M. Martin Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (currently unavailable) Middlemarch by George Eliot (currently unavailable) My Life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead Milk Blood Heat by Dantiel W. Moniz The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi A Burning by Megha Majumdar Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi Luster by Raven Leilani 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.  Thank you again to this week’s sponsor, Visit Thomasville. Whether you live close by or are passing through, I hope you'll visit beautiful Thomasville, Georgia: www.thomasvillega.com. This week, Annie is reading Groundskeeping by Lee Cole. Hunter is reading The Souvenir Museum by Elizabeth McCracken. If you liked what you heard on today’s episode, tell us by leaving a review on iTunes. Or, if you’re so inclined, support us on Patreon, where you can hear our staff’s weekly New Release Tuesday conversations, read full book reviews in our monthly Shelf Life newsletter, follow along as Hunter and I conquer a classic, and receive free media mail shipping on all your online book orders. Just go to patreon.com/fromthefrontporch. We’re so grateful for you, and we look forward to meeting back here next week. Libro.FM: Libro.fm lets you purchase audiobooks directly from your favorite local bookstore (Like The Bookshelf). You can pick from more than 215,000 audiobooks, and you'll get the same audiobooks at the same price as the largest audiobook company out there (you know the name). But you’ll be part of a different story -- one that supports community. All you need is a smart phone and the free Libro.fm app. Right now, if you sign up for a new membership, you will get 2 audiobooks for the price of one. All you have to do is enter FRONTPORCH at checkout or follow this link: libro.fm/redeem/FRONTPORCH Flodesk: Do you receive a weekly or monthly newsletter from one of your favorite brands? Like maybe From the Front Porch (Or The Bookshelf)... Did you ever wonder, ‘how do they make such gorgeous emails?’  Flodesk is an email marketing service provider that's built for creators, by creators, and it’s easy to use. We’ve been using it for a couple of years now, and I personally love it. And right now you can get 50% off your Flodesk subscription by going to: flodesk.com/c/THEFRONTPORCH
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    Episode 341 || October New Release Rundown

    51:13

    In this week’s episode, Annie talks with Olivia and Lucy about the new releases you don’t want to miss this month! The books mentioned in this week’s episode can be purchased from The Bookshelf: My Monticello by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson Where the Light Fell by Philip Yancey Hill House Living by Paula Sutton Oh William! by Elizabeth Strout On Girlhood: 15 Stories from the Well-Read Black Girl Library, edited by Glory Edim The Deep Places by Ross Douthat The Christmas Bookshop by Jenny Colgan Our Table by Peter H Reynolds Long Road to the Circus by Betsy Bird, illustrated by David Small Frankie & Bug by Gayle Forman Clarice the Brave by Lisa McMann Murder at Mallowan Hall by Collen Cambridge Bookshop of Dust and Dreams by Mindy Thompson Grave Reservations by Cherie Priest The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020) by David Sedaris Taste: My Life Through Food by Stanley Tucci Smile: The Story of a Face by Sarah Ruhl The Whole Language: The Power of Extravagant Tenderness by Gregory Boyle The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times by Jane Goodall and Douglas Abrams The Taking of Jemima Boone: The True Story of the Kidnap and Rescue That Shaped America by Matthew Pearl 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.  Thank you again to this week’s sponsor, Visit Thomasville. Whether you live close by or are passing through, I hope you'll visit beautiful Thomasville, Georgia: www.thomasvillega.com. This week, Annie is reading Five Tuesdays in Winter by Lily King. Olivia is reading Thursday’s Child by Noel Streatfield. Lucy is reading These Precious Days by Ann Patchett. If you liked what you heard on today’s episode, tell us by leaving a review on iTunes. Or, if you’re so inclined, support us on Patreon, where you can hear our staff’s weekly New Release Tuesday conversations, read full book reviews in our monthly Shelf Life newsletter, follow along as Hunter and I conquer a classic, and receive free media mail shipping on all your online book orders. Just go to patreon.com/fromthefrontporch We’re so grateful for you, and we look forward to meeting back here next week. Libro.FM: Libro.fm lets you purchase audiobooks directly from your favorite local bookstore (Like The Bookshelf). You can pick from more than 215,000 audiobooks, and you'll get the same audiobooks at the same price as the largest audiobook company out there (you know the name). But you’ll be part of a different story -- one that supports community. All you need is a smart phone and the free Libro.fm app. Right now, if you sign up for a new membership, you will get 2 audiobooks for the price of one. All you have to do is enter FRONTPORCH at checkout or follow this link: libro.fm/redeem/FRONTPORCH Flodesk: Do you receive a weekly or monthly newsletter from one of your favorite brands? Like maybe From the Front Porch (Or The Bookshelf)... Did you ever wonder, ‘how do they make such gorgeous emails?’  Flodesk is an email marketing service provider that's built for creators, by creators, and it’s easy to use. We’ve been using it for a couple of years now, and I personally love it. And right now you can get 50% off your Flodesk subscription by going to: flodesk.com/c/THEFRONTPORCH
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    Episode 340 || September Reading Recap

    43:11

    In this week’s episode, Annie talks about all the books she read in September. The books mentioned in this week’s episode can be purchased from The Bookshelf: Matrix by Lauren Groff The Power by Naomi Alderman We Are Not Like Them by Christine Pride and Jo Piazza Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult The Survivors by Alex Schulman The Dinner by Herman Koch Blue-Skinned Gods by SJ Sindu A Place for Us by Fatima Fahreen Mirza A Burning by Megha Majumdar The Sentence by Louise Erdrich Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty Graceland, At Last by Margaret Renkl Late Migrations by Margaret Renkl Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket by Hilma Wolitzer Interview with Hilma and Meg Wolitzer 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. This week, Annie is reading Bewilderment by Richard Powers. If you liked what you heard on today’s episode, tell us by leaving a review on iTunes. Or, if you’re so inclined, support us on Patreon, where you can hear our staff’s weekly New Release Tuesday conversations, read full book reviews in our monthly Shelf Life newsletter, follow along as Hunter and I conquer a classic, and receive free media mail shipping on all your online book orders. Just go to www.patreon.com/fromthefrontporch.  We’re so grateful for you, and we look forward to meeting back here next week.

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