In Mini Episode 55, Sarah Saba Cetra (@bookedinadvance) shares Middle Eastern books on her TBR list, books from a publisher we both love (Riverhead), and we both share how coronavirus is impacting our reading.
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- How coronavirus is impacting both of our reading.
- How Sarah barely read at all during law school and what (specific book and specific person) eventually got her back into reading.
- Sarah’s 2 reading goals for this year (including focusing on reading more Middle Eastern authors).
- The 3 Middle Eastern books on Sarah’s TBR list.
- An ode to Riverhead Books (the publisher).
Sarah’s Book Recommendations
Two OLD Books She Loves
- Beautiful Souls by Eyal Press | Buy from Amazon [10:45]
- Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds | Buy from Amazon [13:55]
Two NEW Books She Loves
- We Wish You Luck by Caroline Zancan (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [16:13]
- Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson | Buy from Amazon [19:45]
One Book She DIDN’T Love
One NEW RELEASE She’s Excited About
Other Books Mentioned
- It Sounded Better In My Head by Nina Kenwood | Buy from Amazon [4:24]
- Hour of the Assassin by Matthew Quirk | Buy from Amazon [5:16]
- The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [6:51]
- Our Women on the Ground by Zahra Hankir | Buy from Amazon [9:24]
- How Does it Feel to Be a Problem? by Moustafa Bayoumi | Buy from Amazon [9:24]
- Apeirogon by Colum McCann | Buy from Amazon [9:24]
- A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler | Buy from Amazon [17:10]
- Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson | Buy from Amazon [21:17]
Full length episode featuring Holly Root, Literary Agent and Owner of Root Literary (airing Wednesday, April 29).
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