Podcast Episode 9: Gayle and Nicole from The Readerly Report Podcast

Readerly Report Podcast


In Episode 9, Nicole Bonia and Gayle Weiswasser from The Readerly Report Podcast join me to discuss their reading tastes and share book recommendations…prepare for some potentially unpopular opinions! 

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  • How Gayle and Nicole went from bookish friends to podcast co-hosts.
  • Gayle’s vs. Nicole’s reading taste.
  • The book Nicole and Gayle both violently hated.
  • Gayle shares a very popular book she didn’t like – which I didn’t agree with her about.
  • We all talk about some huge books we didn’t love.
  • How we don’t generally like Pulitzer Prize-winning books.
  • How we feel about World War II books.
  • How we feel about real life book clubs.
  • Goodreads Choice Awards.

Gayle and Nicole’s Book Recommendations

Two OLD Books They Love

Two NEW Books They Love

Two Books They Didn’t Love

Two New Releases They’re Excited About

Other Books Mentioned

Other Links

The Readerly Report Podcast

Podcast WebsiteInstagram | Facebook Group | Twitter 

The Readerly Report Podcast

About Gayle

Gayle WeiswasserBlogInstagram | Facebook | Twitter 

Gayle has been blogging about books at Everyday I Write the Book since 2006, and co-hosts The Readerly Report Podcast with Nicole Bonia. I love to read, and I love to talk about books and what other people are reading. I live in Washington, DC with my husband, fourteen year-old twin daughters and six year-old son. I run communications and business development at a real estate technology company called Homesnap, which keeps me busy when I am not parenting or reading.

About Nicole

Nicole BoniaBlogInstagram | Facebook | Twitter 

Nicole is co-host at The Readerly Report,  a podcast featuring the latest literary news, candid book discussions and scads of eclectic book recommendations. She loves travel, reading on the beach, and catching up with friends over dinner and a bottle of red. Nicole writes about books and other things at NicoleBonia.com.

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Kelly from The Well-Read Runner (airing March 6)

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  1. Catherine wrote:

    This was one of those episodes where I was constantly interjecting while trundling along on the treadmill. You covered so many great topics and I either agreed or disagreed (not liking Fates & Furies? Really?!). Plus, the old book segment is blowing up my TBR.

    Posted 3.5.19 Reply
    • Sarah Dickinson wrote:

      I had total mixed feelings about F&F. Thought the first half was slow…adored the second half. Almost wanted to rate both halves separately.

      Posted 3.8.19 Reply

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