Podcast Episode 58: 2020 Summer Reading Special with Susie from @NovelVisits

2020 Summer Reading Special

In Episode 58, Susie Boutry (@NovelVisits) and I share our favorite books that missed last year’s Summer Reading Guides, books set in cool travel destinations, and our #1 picks for the four categories featured in Sarah’s 2020 Summer Reading Guide.

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  • Starting in June, the podcast will move to a bi-weekly airing schedule for the summer (just like last summer).
  • Every episode this summer will be a full length episode (mini episodes will go on hiatus until the Fall).

Our Summer Reading Guides

Books That Missed Last Year’s Summer Reading Guides [7:13]



Books Set in Cool Travel Destinations [20:13]



Our #1 Picks for Each Summer Reading Guide Category [37:49]

Something Light / Fun

Something Intense / Fast-Paced

Something with a Bit More Substance

Something Different

Rate It Game [43:30]

Other Books Mentioned

Other Links

About Susie

Susie Boutry of Novel VisitsBlog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Susie has loved reading for as long as she can remember. Some of her fondest childhood memories involve long afternoons at the library and then reading late into the night. More than ten years ago, she began journaling about the books I read and turned that passion into writing about books. Her first forays were as a guest reviewer on a friend’s blog, but she soon realized she wanted to be reviewing and talking about books on a blog of my own. From there, Novel Visits was born. That was in 2016 and, though the learning curve was steep, she loves being a part of the book community. Novel Visits focuses on new novel reviews (print and audio), previews of upcoming releases, and musings on all things bookish.

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  1. Cori wrote:

    Two of my favorite book sources. love both of your recommendations. Thank you for the lists and this fun Podcast episode!

    Posted 5.13.20 Reply

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