For the Love of Books and More

In this episode we share what we have been reading and so much more! This one is extra long, so you can enjoy it over the course of a few days if you want! Listen in as we share books we have read, tv shows and movies we are loving, music and podcasts we are listening to, and even some video games and board games we have been enjoying! All content mentioned in the episode is listed below! (Episode recorded on January 20, 2023)


Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

The Dream Keeper Saga: The Dragon and the Stone by Kathryn Butler

Have I Told You This Already? Stories I Don’t Want to Forget to Remember by Lauren Graham

All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot

Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng

A Kind of Paradise by Amy Rebecca Tan

Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga

Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse

Fairy Tale by Stephen King

The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis

The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen

Television and Movies

Star Trek: The Next Generation available on Paramount Plus

Obi-Wan Kenobi available on Disney +

Andor available on Disney+

Willow available on Disney+

Slumberland available on Netflix

A Man Called Otto in theaters

Abbott Elementary – Wednesdays on ABC or stream on Hulu

Home Economics – Wednesdays on ABC or stream on Hulu

The Chosen on Angel Studios or The Chosen app

Miss Scarlet and the Duke available on PBS

Extraordinary Attorney Woo available on Netflix

For the People available on Hulu

Music and Podcasts

Taylor Swift – Lauren’s Spotify Playlist “T Swift Nap”

What Should I Read Next? Podcast with Anne Bogel

Annie’s Mini BFF Podcast

Let’s Read the Gospels with Annie F. Downs

Rebel Force Radio

I Am All In with Scott Patterson

Here’s Where It Gets Interesting with Sharon McMahon


Disney’s Dreamlight Valley

We Happy Few by Compulsion Games

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

Avatar Legends: The Roleplaying Game by Magpie Games

Disney Villainous Strategy Board Game

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Episode Available to stream on Monday, January 30, 2023

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List of Newbery Medal Books

Intro Music: “Feeling Good” by Royalty Free Copyright Music

Interval Music: “Carefree Kevin” MacLeod (
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Ending Music: “Ukelele” by Royalty Free Music from Bensound