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Episode 347 || Books You Might Have Missed

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This week on From the Front Porch, Annie is talking with frequent guest and friend Hunter Mclendon (you might know him as @shelfbyshelf on Instagram). They are evaluating their reading year and sharing some favorite titles that might have gotten lost in the 2021 chaos.

Before we get started, this is your friendly reminder that From the Front Porch is a production of The Bookshelf, an indie bookstore in Thomasville, Georgia. We’re in the throes of our second holiday shopping season held during a pandemic, and remarkably, our spirits are high. As you support indies like ours this holiday season, please remember to shop early, to be open to our suggestions when your first book preference might already be back-ordered, and to trust our deadlines. This year, December 1 is the deadline to purchase something from us and have it arrive by Christmas.

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. 

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 Wholehearted Faith by Rachel Held Evans.

If you liked what you heard in 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 and follow along as Hunter and I conquer a classic. 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 348 || November Reading Recap

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    This week, Annie is recapping the books she read in November. Whether you’re listening while you prep your favorite side dish or in the middle of a post-meal food coma, we’re glad you’re here. Don’t forget: From the Front Porch is a production of The Bookshelf, an indie bookstore in South Georgia, and this weekend is Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Online customers earn $5 off their $100 purchases, and $10 off their $200 purchases, including Shelf Subscriptions, our shop’s book of the month club. No discount code is needed, just go to www.bookshelfthomasville.com and shop between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Local and nearby customers, we’ll be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. offering in-store discounts, prizes, and tote bags, and we’d love to see you there! The books mentioned in this episode can be purchased from The Bookshelf: Oh William! by Elizabeth Strout Well Matched by Jen DeLuca Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian Fiona and Jane by Jean Chen Ho Jennifer, Hectate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth by E.L. Konigsburg No Land to Light On by Yara Zgheib I Hope This Finds You Well by Kate Baer Marrying the Ketchups by Jennifer Close Taste by Stanley Tucci The Matzah Ball by Jean Meltzer The Holiday Swap by Maggie Knox Just Haven’t Met You Yet by Sophie Cousens Prayers for the People by Terry Stokes 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 Grave Reservations by Cherie Priest. If you liked what you heard in 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 and follow along as Hunter and I conquer a classic. 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 the community. All you need is a smartphone 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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