From the Front Porch

Is August really over? It’s hard to believe it’s that time again, but here we are! This week, Annie recaps her reads during the month of August.

All of the books mentioned on today’s podcast can be purchased online at 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

Special thanks to Dylan and his team at Studio D 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 Here She Is by Hilary Levey Friedman.

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 shipping on all your online orders. Just go to patreon.com/fromthefrontporch.

Direct download: 200827_FTFP_286_August_Reading_Recap.mp3
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This week, Annie is joined by Olivia, The Bookshelf manager, children and young adult lit specialist and leader of Dumbledore’s Army, to discuss books kids like to read.

The books mentioned on today’s podcast are available for purchase through 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

Special thanks to Dylan and his team at Studio D 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 still reading Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi and Olivia is reading The Silver Arrow by Lev Grossman.

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 shipping on all your online orders. Just go to patreon.com/fromthefrontporch.

Direct download: 200820_FTFP_285_KidsLit.mp3
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This week Annie discusses how to start a book club and includes the view point of several of her book club friends.

The books mentioned on today’s podcast are available for purchase through The Bookshelf:

  • I'd Rather Be Reading by Ann Bogel

  • The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin 

  • Becoming by Michelle Obama

  • Writers and Lovers by Lily King

  • Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  • A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

  • Educated by Tara Westover

  • We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter

  • The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson

  • The Dry by Jane Harper

  • Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok

  • Recursion by Blake Crouch

  • Wild by Cheryl Strayed

  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

  • Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

  • The City Baker's Guide to Country Living by Louise Miller

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

Special thanks to Dylan and his team at Studio D 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 Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi.

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 shipping on all your online orders. Just go to patreon.com/fromthefrontporch.

Direct download: 200813_FTFP_284_final.mp3
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This week Annie is joined by special co-host Kendra Adachi of the podcast The Lazy Genius and author of the soon-to-be-released The Lazy Genius Way. The two of them talk bookshelves, pandemic reading habits, and, of course, the release of Kendra’s new book, which you can preorder from The Bookshelf.

You can preorder Kendra’s book, which releases on August 11, and then join us for a “Books and Blandly Handsome Men” conversation on August 27. Tickets for the virtual event are $10, or free with the purchase of The Lazy Genius Way 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

Special thanks to Dylan and his team at Studio D 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 The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone and Kendra is reading The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan.

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 shipping on all your online orders. Just go to patreon.com/fromthefrontporch.

Direct download: 200807_FTFP_283_final.mp3
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