In Episode 4, Tina from the blog TBR, etc. and I talk book recommendations, break down #bookstagram (including when her engagement photo went viral!), and compare our reading tastes.
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- When Tina’s engagement photo (featuring books) went viral on #bookstagram.
- When Tina inadvertently ending up listening to the same audiobook as her husband.
- Sarah’s husband’s favorite reading material.
- Behind the scenes of #bookstagram…including what we like and what we don’t (i.e. the Instagram post Tina thought was going to do great, but didn’t).
- How to see every post from the people you actually want to on Instagram.
- We compare our reading taste by debating 2 thrillers we felt differently about.
- How we both feel about WWII fiction.
- When publisher marketing sets inaccurate expectations for a book.
Tina’s Book Recommendations
Two OLD Books She Loves
- The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [14:04]
- The Humans by Matt Haig | Buy from Amazon [16:20]
Two NEW Books She Loves
- Sunburnby Laura Lippman (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [18:43]
- The Hunger by Alma Katsu | Buy from Amazon [21:46]
One Book She Didn’t Love
One Upcoming Release She’s Excited About
Other Books Mentioned
- The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [2:03]
- The Wife Between Us by Sarah Pekkanen and Greer Hendricks | Buy from Amazon [2:10]
- Kindred by Octavia E. Butler | Buy from Amazon [4:09]
- A Well-Behaved Woman (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [7:04]
- Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [7:05]
- November Road by Lou Berney (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [9:12]
- Since We Fell by Dennis Lehane (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [9:12]
- From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [12:19]
- The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [14:24]
- How to Stop Time by Matt Haig | Buy from Amazon [18:27]
- Sunburn by Laura Lippman (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [18:43]
- Columbine by Dave Cullen | Buy from Amazon [27:06]
- A Mother’s Reckoning by Sue Klebold (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [28:34]
- Tara from Running N Reading
- Tina’s Newport, Rhode Island Instagram picture
- Sarah’s 2018 Summer Reading Guide
- Lisa Jewell (mystery / thriller author recommended by Tina)…and on Instagram
Tina is happiest when reading and reviewing books – especially thrillers and new releases. She’s a blogger at tbretc.com and Bookstagrammer @tbretc. That’s TBR (as in to be read) Etc.
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Renee from It’s Book Talk (airing January 30)
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