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A Story Of Sorts

A Story Of Sorts

By Carina Pereira
Portuguese living in The Netherlands.
Reading books. Selling books. Writing about books for Book Riot since 2017, and now talking about books on a podcast so that my friends can have a break for once.
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A Story Of Sorts S2 End Of Season
A very short episode to introduce you all to what I have planned for season 3 of A Story Of Sorts. Talk to you all in the New Year! * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
10:16
December 7, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E20 AudioFile Magazine & Audiobooks with Robin Whitten
On this episode I talk with Robin Whitten, founder of AudioFile Magazine, about audiobooks.  Find Robin here: audiofilemagazine.com/about/ * Book recommended by Robin: His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman The Madness Of Crowds by Louise Penny The Cellist by Daniel Silva * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
37:19
October 5, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E19 Sleeping Around with Morgan Vega
On this episode I chat with Morgan Vega about her debut YA novel, Sleeping Around.  Find Morgan here: morganvega.com * Books recommended by Morgan: Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman Some Kind Of Happiness by Claire Legrand * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
50:18
September 14, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E18 Monkey Around with Jadie Jang
On this episode I chat with Jadie Jang about her debut urban fantasy novel, Monkey Around.   Find Jadie here: clairelight.org  *  Books recommended by Jadie: One Hundred Years Of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez The Green Bone Saga by Fonda Lee  *  Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
48:58
August 31, 2021
Footnotes #7 July Reads
On this episode I talk about the books I have read in July.  * Books mentioned on this episode: The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris Coulour Theory: Constelis VOss #1 by Kira Leigh The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich The Color Purple by Alice Walker Zeebrieven by Siri Ranva Hjelm Jacobsen Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green Sleeping Around by Morgan Vega A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid Sea Of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
21:25
August 24, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E17 Gatekeeping In Literature And Witch Renaissance with Tika Viteri
On this episode I chat with Tika Viteri about writing, gatekeeping in literature, and the witch renaissance.  Find Tika here: bookriot.com/author/tika-viteri/ * Books recommended by Tika: The Woman In White By Wilkie Collins The Once And Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow The Binti Trilogy by Nnedi Okorafor * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
02:01:04
August 17, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E16 The Lost Family with Libby Copeland
On this episode I chat with journalist Libby Copeland about her book, The Lost Family: How DNA Testing Is Upending Who We Are. Find Libby here: libbycopeland.com * Books recommended by Libby: At Home by Bill Bryson In The Woods by Tana French * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
36:11
August 3, 2021
Footnotes #6 June Reads
On this episode I talk about the books I've read in June. * Books mentioned on this episode: Confrontaties by Simone Atangana Bekono Here We Are by Graham Swift De Omhelzing by David Grossman Meisje Van Mars by Anna Woltz and Vicky Janssen Transit by Rachel Cusk White Smoke by Tiffany D. Jackson Noem Me Nathan by Catherine Castro and Quentin Zuttion * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
30:12
July 27, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E15 Constelis Voss with Kira Leigh
On this episode I chat with Kira Leah about their debut sci-fi novel, Constelis Voss, and about queer representation in media. Find Kira here: constelisvoss.ml * Books recommended by Kira: Crime And Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky The Raven Cycle series by Maggie Stiefvater * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898) 
01:05:34
July 20, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E14 Comics, Comic Conventions, and Dungeons And Dragons with Alice Nuttall
On this episode I chat with Alice Nuttall about writing, comics and comic conventions, and dungeon and dragons. Find Alice here: linktr.ee/AliceNuttallBooks  * Books recommended by Alice: His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman Night Watch by Terry Pratchett The Strangeworlds Travel Agency by L- D. Lapinski The City We Became by N. K. Jemisin Witchlings by Claribel A. Ortega * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
01:01:20
July 6, 2021
Footnotes #5 May Reads
On this episode I talk about the books I've read in May.  * Books mentioned on this episode: The Guest List by Lucy Foley Gold Spun by Brandie June The Mermaid Of Jeju by Sumi Hahn Irena Book Two: Children Of The Ghetto Welkom In Het Rijk Der Zieken by Hanna Bervoets Kleinzeer by Nadia de Vries Somebody's Daughter by Ashley C. Ford Wat Wij Zagen by Hanna Bervoets Het Ministerie Van Oplossingen by Sanne Rooseboom Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
24:04
June 29, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E13 Graphic Novels, Fandom & Freelance Writing with Julia Rittenberg
On this episode I chat with Julia Rittenberg about graphic novels, fandom, and her work as a freelance writer. Find Julia here: juliarittenberg.com bookriot.com/author/julia-rittenberg twitter.com/Juliaismagic instagram.com/juliaobservateur Authors/books mentioned on this episode: Beverly Cleary Gail Carson Levine Junie B Jones by Barbara Park Maus by Art Spiegelman Footnotes in Gazy by Joe Sacco The Fixer by Joe Sacco Palestine by Joe Sacco Nubia: A Real One by L.L. McKinney The Diary of a Teenage Girl by Phoebe Gloeckner Postcards from the Edge by Carrie Fisher Books recommended by Julia: Eat Up by Ruby Tandoh The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
01:21:43
June 22, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E12 Gold Spun with Brandie June
On this episode I chat with Brandie June about her debut fantasy novel Gold Spun, about theatre, her love for Oscar Wilde, and writing.  Find Brandie here: brandiejune.com * Books recommended by Brandie: Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo * Handy links: tbrandbeyondtours.com/2021/05/06/tour-schedule-gold-spun-by-brandie-june/ brandiejune.com/post/cover-design-process * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
44:29
June 8, 2021
Footnotes #4 April Reads & A Curse Of Roses by Diana Pinguicha
On this episode I talk about the books I've read in April, and about A Curse Of Roses, by Diana Pinguicha, a fantasy book featuring a Portuguese legend that I am looking forward to reading. * Books mentioned on this episode: The Secret Lives Of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw The Dig by Cynan Jones The Naomi Letters by Rachel Mennies The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri Pachinko by Min Jin Lee How Much Of These Hills Is Gold by C Pam Zhang How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
20:08
May 28, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E11 While Reading And Walking with Leah von Essen
On this episode I talk with Leah von Essen about embroidery, ways to cope with anxiety, solo travel, and how to safely read while walking.  Find Leah here: whilereadingandwalking.com Returning to childhood bestsellers I skipped - https://bookriot.com/returning-to-childhood-bestsellers-i-skipped/ Why I Hate The Hobbit - https://bookriot.com/why-i-hate-the-hobbit/ About my childhood library - https://bookriot.com/investing-in-a-new-library/ * Books recommended by Leah: The Waves by Virginia Wolf What You Can See From Here by Mariana Leky Can't even by Anne Helen Petersen * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
01:30:10
May 25, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E10 Hani And Ishu's Guide To Fake Dating with Adiba Jaigirdar
On this episode I talk with Adiba Jaigirdar about her new book, Hani And Ishu's Guide To Fake Dating, about her experience publishing two books during a pandemic, and about culture and representation. Find Adiba here: adibajaigirdar.com * Book recommended by Adiba: Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat Ace Of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé How It All Blew Up by Arvin Ahmadi (Muslim and queer rep) * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
36:28
May 11, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E09 Fat Chance Charlie Vega with Crystal Maldonado
On this episode I talk with Crystal Maldonado about her debut YA book Fat Chance Charlie Vega, about fat fashion, and her love for Beyoncé. Crystal also reveals a bit about her new book, coming out in 2022.  Find Crystal Maldonado here: crystalwrote.com * Fat representation books talked on this episode: My Big Fat Manifesto by Susan Vaught Dumpling series by Julie Murphy Love Is A Revolution by Renée Watson Fast fashion and body positivity accounts: instagram.com/gabifresh instagram.com/nicolettemason/?hl=en thebodyisnotanapology.com vm.tiktok.com/ZMexd4aob/ vm.tiktok.com/ZMexdDmJ3/ vm.tiktok.com/ZMexdH7wt/ vm.tiktok.com/ZMexd7sq * Books recommended by Crystal: The House On Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
48:36
April 27, 2021
Footnotes #3 March Reads & Digital Zine Update
On this bonus episode I talk about the books I've read in March, and about an update regarding the monthly digital zine.  * Books mentioned on this episode: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi The Office Of Historical Corrections by Danielle Evans  Yolk by Mary H. K. Choi The Seed Keeper by Diane Wilson Fishwives by Sally Bellerose Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley Butcher by Natasha T. Miller Entitled by Kate Manne Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu Hunger by Roxane Gay Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez Know My Name by Chanel Miller * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
19:33
April 20, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E08 Lost Girls with Ellen Birkett Morris
On this episode I chat with Ellen Birkett Morris about her short story collection, Lost Girls, her poetry chapbook, Surrender, with some advice from Ellen regarding book publication.   Find Ellen online here: ellenbirkettmorris.ink  IG: instagram.com/ellenbirkettmorris  Lost Girls playlist: largeheartedboy.com/blog/archive/2020/06/cai_ellen_birke.html  *  Books recommended by Ellen:  Tell The Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt  Lake life by David James Poissant  * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
36:25
April 13, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E07 Spoken Word By Anamika with Anamika Dutta
On this episode I chat with Anamika Dutta about poetry, spoken word, mental health, and her own podcast, Spoken Word By Anamika. Watch Anamika's TedxTalk on the link below: https://youtu.be/XEY9ZPIMXso Note: this episode was recorded in December 2020, so any mentions of next year refer to 2021.  * Find Anamika and her podcast here: anamikadutta.com * Books recommended by Anamika: The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by Hector Garcia * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
37:42
March 30, 2021
Footnotes #2 February Reads & TBR
On this bonus episode I talk about the books I've read in February, and I dive a little bit into my digital, audio, and physical TBR.   *  Books mentioned on this episode:   An American Marriage by Tayari Jones  Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers  Efter by Hanna Bervoets  Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde  Dear Martin by Nic Stone  The Kindest Lie by Nancy Johnson  Sasha Masha by Agnes Borinsky  The Seven Husbands Of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid  Growing Up Aboriginal In Australia edited by Anita Heiss  Milk Blood Heat by Daniel W. Moniz  Milk Fed by Melissa Broder  The Secret Lives Of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw  Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrel  The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr.  How The One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones  Her Sister's Tattoo by Ellen Meerpol  The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris  *  Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
21:03
March 23, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E06 The Writer's Guide (To The Galaxy) with Silvana Sodde
On this episode I chat with Silvana Sodde, CEO of The Writer's Guide (To The Galaxy). Silvana talks about her work managing writing groups and workshops in Rotterdam, about gentrification, and how the Writer's Guide (To The Galaxy) started from a wish to combine writing with wine. Trigger warning: mentions of Harry Potter, Roahl Dahl, and rape from 1h05m to 1h12m.  * Find The Writer's Guide (To The Galaxy) here:  thewritersguide.nl IG: instagram.com/thewritersguidetothegalaxy * Books recommended by Silvana:  Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Confrontaties by Simone Atangana Bekono * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
01:18:05
March 16, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E05 Social Media Management with Senja
On this episode I talk with Senja, author of the blog Het Finse Meisje and social media manager at Het Finse Meisje Consulting about living abroad, her love for interior design and renovation, with a few tips from Senja on how to grow a social media presence and creating a community online. Find Senja here: hetfinsemeisje.com instagram.com/hetfinsemeisje/ instagram.com/hetfinsemeisjeconsulting/ * Books recommended by Senja: The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck by Mark Manson Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery This Is Marketing by Seth Godin * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
49:30
March 2, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E04 Through The Colors Of A Butterfly with Martinique Mims
On this episode I talk with Martinique Mims about her debut middle-grade book, Through The Colours Of A Butterfly, and about her role as a recruitment manager for an education non-profit organisation. The book is out on the 23rd of February.  Useful links:  Website: thecolorofstories.com Social Media Handles: @thecolorofstories10 Personal IG: mint4curls Artist Youtube: Generation Lyght Read Aloud Youtube: Mint Reads to the World  Author Coach: Marcey Pusey (website: marcypusey.com) Illustrators IG: @sequoiabostickillustration  Education Nonprofit City Year: www.cityyear.org/ 12 year old author's book Uzuri, Why did you do that? www.amazon.com/Uzuri-why-did-you-that/dp/B08NZ8WGQD ACT-SO competition: www.naacp.org/act-so/ Artist Starting own theatre company: Jimmie Woody IG: @the_labyrinth_ * Book recommended by Martinique:  Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
48:52
February 16, 2021
Footnotes #1 January Wrap-Up & Digital Zine
On this first bonus episode, I talk about the books I've read in January, with reviews for each of them, the monthly digital zine I'm creating, and a few more bookish news.  For the Toni Morrison challenge on IG check out @ibingebooks. Books mentioned on this episode:  My Heart Is A Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones Prime & Premeditation by Tirzah Price Hani and Ishu's Guide To Fake Dating by Adiba Jaigirdar Sisters by Daisy Johnson Olle by Guus Kuijer The Long Dry by Cynan Jones Cantoras by Carolina De Robertis Dominicana by Angie Cruz Disability Visibility by Alice Wong (edition) Fat Chance, Charlie Vega by Crystal Maldonado Nothing To See Here by Kevin Wilson (narrated by Marin Ireland) Everything Under by Daisy Johnson The Queen's Gambit by Walter Tevis * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts.  All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @Jorri_Photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
26:29
February 9, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E03 Bored To Death Book Club with Esmée de Heer
On this episode I talk with Esmée de Heer about her writing, her love for books, and how she hosts and manages a book club, both in-person and online.  You can find Esmée and Bored To Death Book Club on the following links: twitter.com/BoredtoDeathbc facebook.com/BoredtoDeathbookclub instagram.com/Boredtodeathbookclub boredtodeathbookclub.com and the illustrator mentioned on the episode here: Robin Stam robinstam.nl/ *  Books recommended by Esmée: Piranesi by Susanna Clarke The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts.  All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira Specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts. Music by @jorri_photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
42:43
February 2, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E02 Frank with Ece Gurler
On this episode, I talk to Ece Gurler about her debut middle-grade sci-fi book - Frank - about living abroad, and about the joys and challenges of starting a business, with some tips for writers and entrepreneurs alike.  Buy Frank here: ecegurler.com/books * You can find Ece Gurler online on the following platforms: Website ecegurler.com Art IG @ece_gurler_art Author Page IG @ece_gurler_author Linkedin linkedin.com/in/ecegurler Digital illustration artist: fiver.com/ujala111?source=order_page_summary_seller_link * Books recommended by Ece: Born A Crime by Trevor Noah Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari * Follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts. All social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira, and specific podcast links on linktr.ee/astoryofsorts.  Music by @jorri_photo on Instagram. * Support A Story Of Sorts: patreon.com/astoryofsorts ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts Libro.fm: Use code astoryofsorts at checkout to get 2 books for the price of 1, or use my referral code and get your first month for free: (http://libro.fm/referral?rf_code=lfm121898)
01:19:26
January 19, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S2 E01 Guess The Plot Of The Book From The Title with Irenea Vicari
Welcome to Season 2 of A Story Of Sorts! For this first episode I invited Irenea Vicari - friend, musician, and arts and crafts maker - for a game of Guess The Plot Of The Book From The Title.  You can find Irenea on social media by following @pickingivy or @stitchingivy on Instagram.  * Books mentioned in this episode:  Irenea brought:  Concept M by  Aafke Romein The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood La Superba by Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer Carina brought: The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Drive Your Plow Over The Bones Of The Dead by Olga Tokarczuk * You can follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram. * Support me on Patreon and Ko-fi: https://www.patreon.com/astoryofsorts https://ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts https://www.buymeacoffee.com/astoryofsorts There's a blooper at the very end! Stay after the outro tune to listen!
42:08
January 5, 2021
A Story Of Sorts S1 E11 Favourite Books Read In 2020
I'm back!  I know I have announced the end of this season countless times... but I forgot to share with you all my favourite reads of the year! 2020 was filled with 5 star reads; it was tough to shorten this list down, so you get 27 titles, out of the 65 I've read this year.  To learn more about each title head back to my Instagram page @astoryofsorts.  Season 2 is being prepared as we speak, and I have already recorded a few interesting interviews, which I'm very excited to share with you all. The first episode comes out on the 5th of January, make sure you subscribe to be notified!  I'll talk to you all again next year! * Books mentioned in this episode:  FICTION Drive Your Plow Over The Bones Of The Dead by Olga Tokarczuk Kindred by Octavia E. Butler Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole Afterlife by Julia Alvarez Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia The Death Of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong The Mothers by Brit Bennett NON FICTION Toni Morrison Book Club by various authors All Boys Aren't Blue by George M. Johnson Stamped From The Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi & Jason Reynolds The Turnaway Study by Diane Green Foster So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer Not That BAd by Roxanne Gay YA Such A Fun Age by Kiley Reid Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas DUTCH Lampje by Annet Schaap Het Geheim Van Tante Fien by Tanneke Wigersma Het Vogelhuis by Eva Meijer Welkom Bij De Club by Thomas van der Meer * You can follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
06:46
December 28, 2020
Rec'd #10 Three Women by Lisa Taddeo
On the last episode of this season I bring you the book Three Women, by Lisa Taddeo. Will it be a recommendation, or a wreckage? Listen and find you!  You can follow all updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
21:11
November 30, 2020
A Story Of Sorts S1 E10 A Brief Summary Of Season One & Plans For Season Two
On the last main episode of season one, I take a little trip across the season, highlighting book lists from previous episodes, and my plans for season two, airing in January. And, of course, I couldn't resist sneaking in two book recommendations, so you can entertain yourself until I'm back!  Useful info: Lists mentioned on this episode:  Books by Black authors - episode 5 Books by Trans authors - episode 6 Books by Latinx authors - episode 8 Books which give me October vibes - episode 9 Books I am excited to read next - episode 7 * Recommended on this episode: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Braiding Sweetgrass by Kim Wall Kimmerer * To join in Educate Yourself or Nieuwe Taal, the new book clubs hosted by Bosch&deJong boekverkopers, email info@boschendejong.nl. * You can follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram. * Support me on Patreon and Ko-fi: https://www.patreon.com/astoryofsorts https://ko-fi.com/astoryofsorts
15:05
November 16, 2020
Rec'd #9 Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
On this ninth episode of Rec'd, I bring you Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas. Will I rec it, or wreck it? Listen and find out! You can follow all updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
10:02
November 2, 2020
A Story Of Sorts S1 E09 October Vibes: A Book List
On this ninth episode I bring you a list of books which give me *October Vibes*.  Stay tuned for the small blooper at the end, - me shouting at a bird - for how many times I described Pumpkin Heads as "sweet", for my careless butchering of Talia Hibbert's name, and for my mispronunciation of Vibes as *Bibes*. Consider it all a Halloween treat (or trick).  * Books mentioned on this episode: Pumpkin Heads by Rainbow Rowell We Have Always Lived In The Castle by Shirley Jackson The Secret History by Donna Tartt Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas Drive Your Plow Over The Bones Of The Death by Olga Tokarczuk  Educated by Tara Westover The House Of The Spirits by Isabel Allende The Toni Morrison Book Club by various authors Lumberjanes by various authors Get A Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert Hilda by Luke Pearson The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman * You can follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
12:26
October 19, 2020
Rec'd #8 The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
On this eighth episode of Rec'd, I bring you The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Will I rec it, or wreck it? Listen and find out! You can follow all updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram. Horror track sample Assassin by Patrick De Arteaga used with permission. You can watch and listen to Neil Gaiman reading The Graveyard Book live to an audience on this link.
09:07
October 5, 2020
A Story Of Sorts S1 E08 Books For Latinx Heritage Month
On this eighth episode I bring you a list of books written by Latinx authors for Latinx Heritage Month, and I introduce two new book clubs coming to Rotterdam. * Books mentioned in this episode: In The Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado Ordinary Girls by Jaquira Diaz The House Of The Spirits by Isabel Allende Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo Dominicana by Angie Cruz Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas  Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno Garcia  Cantoras by Carolina Di Robertis I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erica L. Sánchez  Afterlife by Julia Alvarez Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez  * You can follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Join Bosch & de Jong book clubs by clicking the link, or by sending an email to info@boschendejonb.nl. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram. Horror track sample Beware The Monster by Patrick De Arteaga, used with permission.
11:45
September 21, 2020
Rec'd #7 Know My Name by Chanel Miller
On this seventh episode of Rec'd, I bring you the memoir Know My Name by Chanel Miller. Will I rec it, or wreck it? Listen and find out! You can follow all updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
03:05
September 9, 2020
A Story Of Sorts S1 E07 TBR: The Books I'm Most Excited To Read Next
On this seventh episode I invite you to take a glimpse at my TBR, and I talk about the books I'm looking forward to read next.  * Books mentioned in this episode: The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar Felix Ever After by Kacen Calender Dominicana by Angie Cruz Girl, Women, Other by Bernardine Evaristo Loveless by Alice Oseman The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams Het Meisjesmanifest by Carlie Van Tongeren Dear Martin by Nic Stone * You can follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
08:20
August 24, 2020
Rec'd #6 Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
On this sixth episode of Rec'd, I bring you Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo. Will I rec it, or wreck it? Listen and find out! You can follow all updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
04:08
August 3, 2020
A Story Of Sorts S1 E06 Books by Trans Authors & Why You Should Stop Supporting She-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named
On this sixth episode I bring you a short list of books written by trans authors. To support and donate to trans people, please visit:  https://www.allabouttrans.org.uk/about/support-organisations/ * Books mentioned on this episode: If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo  Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas Pet by Akaweke Emezi Redefining Realness by Janet Mock Letters For My Sisters by Deanne Thornton and Andrea James Welkom Bij De Club by Thomas Van Der Meer * You can follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
09:49
July 20, 2020
Rec'd #5 Birthday by Meredith Russo
On this fifth episode of Rec'd, I bring you Birthday by Meredith Russo. Will I rec it, or wreck it? Listen and find out! You can follow all updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
04:53
July 6, 2020
A Story Of Sorts S1 E05 Books By Black Authors: A List To Start You Off
On this fifth episode I bring you a list of books written by black authors.  If you'd like to join the book club mentioned in this episode and discuss some of these books with other people, feel free to reach out to me via Instagram.  Books on this episode, by genre:  Sci-Fi / Fantasy Kindred by Octavia E. Butler Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon Children Of Blood And Bone by Tomi Adeyemi Black Girl Unlimited by Echo Brown * Romance Get A Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon Real Men Knit by Kwana Jackson * YA Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo  The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Dear Martin by Nic Stone You Should See Me In A Crown by Leah Johnson * Literary Fiction The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead * Non fiction Stamped by Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds  White Innocence by Gloria Wekker (Europe focused) Hood Feminism by Nikki Kendall Barracoon: The Story Of The Last Black Cargo by Zora Neale Hurston * Queer Black Authors Felix Ever After by Kacen Calender  How We Fight For Our Lives by Saeed Jones All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson * Poetry The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith The Black Unicorn by Audre Lorde You can follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
11:48
June 22, 2020
Rec'd #4 Trust Exercise by Susan Choi
On this fourth episode of Rec'd, I bring you Trust Exercise by Susan Choi. Will I rec it, or wreck it? Listen and find out! You can follow all updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
06:50
June 8, 2020
A Story Of Sorts S1 E04 Reading In Times Of Corona
On this episode I talk about the pressure put on everyone, including readers, to do more during these Corona times, and how looking at reading as if it is a marathon, rather than something we do for fun, can be counter-productive.  You can follow all podcast updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
15:30
May 25, 2020
Rec'd #3 Everything I Never Told You by Celest Ng
On this third episode of Rec'd, I bring you Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. Will I rec it, or wreck it? Listen and find out! You can follow all updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
06:28
May 14, 2020
A Story Of Sorts S1 E03 March Books & Online Book Club
On this episode, I talk about the books I've read in March, taking part on an online book club, and a few other things, including switching to Anchor as my podcast hosting platform. You can follow all updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram. The memoir similar to My Dark Vanessa is Excavation by Wendy C. Ortiz. 
29:18
April 28, 2020
Rec'd #2 Harry Potter And The Cursed Child
Blooper note: Debbie is our cat!  Rec'd, the bonus episode from A Story Of Sorts, the podcast mostly about bookish stuff!  Since I've got *really strong opinions* about some of the books I read, Rec'd episodes will serve to either highly recommend a book, or wreck it completely!  On this second episode, I bring you Harry Potter And The Cursed Child. Will I rec it, or wreck it? Listen and find out! You can follow all updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
17:40
April 23, 2020
A Story Of Sorts S1 E02 Books Read in February & Reading Plans For March
On this episode, I talk about the books I've read in February, my reading plans for March, and a few other things.  You can follow all updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
28:55
March 12, 2020
Rec'd #1 Educated by Tara Westover
Rec'd, the bonus episode from A Story Of Sorts, the podcast mostly about bookish stuff!  Since I've got *really strong opinions* about some of the books I read, Rec'd episodes will serve to either highly recommend a book, or wreck it completely!  On this first episode, I bring you Educated, by Tara Westover. Will I rec it, or wreck it? Listen and find out!  You can follow all updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
08:06
February 27, 2020
A Story Of Sorts S1 E01 Book Clubbing For The First Time
On this first episode, I talk about my experience attending a book club for the first time, the books I've read in January, and my reading plans for February.  You can follow all updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Music and photo by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
16:06
February 12, 2020
A Story Of Sorts S1 Trailer
A Story Of Sorts, the podcast mostly about bookish stuff!  Once a month I'll talk about books, literary events and news, and my reading plans for the following month.  The first episode premieres on the 12th of February. You can follow all updates on my Instagram account @astoryofsorts, and you can find all my social media accounts on linktr.ee/carinapereira. Intro music by @jorri_photo on Instagram.
00:58
February 6, 2020