The Only Way is Reading

The Only Way is Reading

By Essex Library Services
The Only Way is Reading is a podcast brought to you by Essex Library Services. We are dedicated to bringing you great book recommendations and interest stories with a library twist.
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Episode 2: Reading out of your culture zone!
Episode 2 – Reading out of your culture zone! Hosted by Beth, Freya and Adrian from Essex Library Services, with a guest appearance from author Louise Hare. Hello and welcome to episode 2 of The Only Way is Reading, a podcast brought to you by Essex Library Services. In today’s episode we are discussing our first book bingo challenge, hearing from author, Louise Hare talking about BAME representation in literature and discussing books we have read, and then setting our next book bingo challenge. 0:57 - Reviewing our book bingo challenge books We discuss the books we read for the first category of the book bingo challenge - ‘Great First Line’. Essex library members can access the titles spoken about on this podcast through BorrowBox. Brighton Rock by Graham Greene Borrow the e-book on BorrowBox. Borrow the e-audiobook on BorrowBox. Kill The Queen by Jennifer Erget Borrow the e-audiobook from BorrowBox. 7:38 - Louise Hare talks about BAME representation in literature This Lovely City by Louise Hare Borrow the e-book on BorrowBox. Borrow the e-audiobook on BorrowBox. Join Louise Hare on 4 July 2020 for an exclusive online author event. 12:18 - Books written by BAME authors We discuss the books we’ve been reading by BAME authors. The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates Borrow the e-book on BorrowBox. Solo by Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess Borrow the e-book on BorrowBox. If you want to understand more about race, racism and experiences of racism, we have a list of books that may help. 24:59Book bingo challenge We choose the next category from our book bingo challenge. We would love to get your recommendations so please comment on Twitter or Facebook.
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June 29, 2020
Episode 1: Eyes Down, Let's Read
Hosted by Beth, Ian and Freya from Essex Library Services Hello and welcome to the first episode of The Only Way is Reading, a podcast brought to you by Essex Library Services. We are dedicated to bringing you great book recommendations and interest stories with a library twist. In this episode we are finding out the top 5 authors borrowed from Essex libraries, giving you short and snappy reviews of the books we are reading, and introducing a new reading challenge that you can get involved with. 1:51 - Top 5 Issuing Authors Beth challenges Ian and Freya to guess the top 5 authors issuing from Essex Library services. 7:50 What we are reading Beth, Ian and Freya give short and snappy reviews of the books they are currently reading. Essex library members can access the titles spoken about on this podcast through BorrowBox and RB Digital, free of charge with their library card. Sugar Money by Jane Harris Borrow the e-book from BorrowBox Borrow the e-audiobook from RB Digital The Binding by Bridget Collins Borrow the e-book from BorrowBox The Fifth Letter by Nicola Moriaty Borrow the e-audiobook from BorrowBox 21:10 Book Bingo Beth introduces a new book challenge for your next read. The challenge includes 9 categories to read and can help you discover new authors and genres. Thanks for listening!
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June 9, 2020