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84. Literary terms, book recommendations, and learning about the horror genre with Raelyn Torngren

Today, we welcome Raelyn Torngren to the podcast to educate us on the horror genre. From defining tropes to engaging in literary criticism to offering excellent book recommendations, we cover a lot of ground! This episode is excellent for readers who are ready to lean into their darker tastes this season or readers who are… Continue reading 84. Literary terms, book recommendations, and learning about the horror genre with Raelyn Torngren

83. Revisiting Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

This season we’ve been getting into the autumnal mood with Gothic short stories, Victorian fiction, and an upcoming exploration of horror literature. Today, we’re rereleasing our episode on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, a work that fits perfectly into our seasonal theme.  We hope listening or relistening to our discussion about this classroom staple will be enhanced… Continue reading 83. Revisiting Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

82. How to read a BIG book: an introduction to Middlemarch by George Eliot

In case you missed it, we’re reading Middlemarch together! We’re both excited (and, let’s be honest) a little apprehensive about diving into George Eliot’s Middlemarch with you this fall and winter. This is a BIG book filled with lots of historical references and Eliot’s signature attention to the smallest of details. It’s also a cozy… Continue reading 82. How to read a BIG book: an introduction to Middlemarch by George Eliot