Podcast Mini Episode 48: Genevieve Trono (@genthebookworm)



In Mini Episode 48, Genevieve Trono (@genthebookworm) talks mood reading and shares her thoughts about Brit Bennett’s new book (which she’s already read)!

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This episode is sponsored by Book of the Month. Use the code SARAHSBOOKSHELVES at checkout to get your first book for just $9.99!

This month, I chose You Are Not AloneThe Holdout, and Anna K. Check out my commentary on all the February picks to help choose the right book for your reading taste.


  • Mood reading and how Genevieve builds in time / space to mood read within her books she’s reading for review.
  • Genevieve’s thoughts on one of Sarah’s most anticipated books of 2020 (Genevieve has already read it, while Sarah hasn’t)
  • How it’s easy to forget the details of the books we read…even ones we love.
  • How some teachers these days are talking to their students about the importance of loving what you’re reading.
  • A bonus review of an upcoming release by a well-known author.
  • Authors publishing new books too quickly / frequently.

Genevieve’s Book Recommendations

Two OLD Books She Loves

Two NEW Books She Loves

One Book She DIDN’T Love

One NEW RELEASE She’s Excited About

Other Books Mentioned

Other Links

About Genevieve


Genevieve is a mom, wife, professional photographer, book blogger, library volunteer, and a motherhood book club facilitator. She lives with her husband of 10+ years, their two sons who are 7 & 9 and their springer spaniel named Buzz.

She is a photographer and mostly does behind the scenes work now. She spends a lot of her work days editing in Lightroom and Photoshop which makes plenty of time for audiobooks! She also teaches photography classes.

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Full length episode featuring Zibby Owens, host of Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books podcast (airing Wednesday, March 4).

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