Episode eleven: Favorite Places to Read

Episode Eleven: Favorite Places to Read

In this episode we talk about what we’re reading and our favorite places and times to read.

About the hosts

Discover more about Mary, Jackie and Caitlyn

Books mentioned

Karneval by Touya Mikanagi
*Mary’s read

Nai–a young man who travels in search of another by the name of Karoku, a lone bracelet his only lead. Gareki–a willful young man who earns his daily bread by thieving and picking pockets. Thrown together at an eerie mansion, where they are entrapped and framed, Nai and Gareki are soon hunted down as criminals by national security forces. As they are driven into a corner, before them appears the most powerful defense agency in the country, ‘Circus’–!!


Lost in a Book by Jennifer Donnelly
*Jackie’s read

When Belle comes across a mysterious book in the beast’s library, she finds herself transported to a fantasy world of her dreams, and she must uncover the secrets about the book before she is lost inside forever.




Disappearance at Devil’s Rock by Paul Tremblay
*Leigh’s read

When her fourteen-year-old son disappears during a summer sleepover atDevils Rock, Elizabeth and other residents of the town begin to see his ghost throughout the town, which leads her to believe that he is dead. She tries to maintain a sense of calm to help her younger daughter, Katie, but her anxiety builds when she begins to find crumpled pages of Tommy’s journal which contain disturbing connections between Tommy’s father’s death, a stranger named Arnold, and a macabre folk tale.

Drawing Blood
 by Poppy Z. Brite
*Caitlyn’s read

Twenty years after his tortured cartoonist father killed his mother and siblings, cartoonist Trevor McGee returns to the scene of the crime, determined to face the demons of the past and the dark force threatening to destroy him.