Episode sixteen: Just skim it

Episode Sixteen: Just skim it

In this episode, we talk about what we’re reading, book skimming (it’s OK) and books versus film.

About the hosts

Discover more about Mary, Jackie and Caitlyn

Books mentioned

Somewhere in Time by Richard Matheson
*Jackie’s read

When Richard Collier, a dying screenwriter, becomes infatuated with Elise McKenna, a celebrated actress at the turn of the century, his love proves strong enough to bring him through time to her side.




We are the Ants by Shaun David Huchinson
*Caitlyn’s read

Abducted by aliens periodically throughout his youth, Henry Denton is informed by his erstwhile captors that they will end the world in 144 days unless he stops them by deciding that humanity is worth saving.




Bird Box by Josh Malerman
*Mary’s read

In a world where no one can go outside for fear of something terrifying that when seen drives people to deadly violence, single mother Malorie and her two children must attempt a terrifying twenty-mile trip downriver while blindfolded.



Breaking Silence by Linda Castillo
*Leigh’s read

When Solly and Rachel Slabaugh, along with Solly’s brother Abel, are found dead in a hog pit, Chief of Police Kate Burkholder investigates the gruesome scene. Once again teaming up with Agent John Tomasetti, Kate reveals that the death may not have been accidental, but one of the most horrific hate crimes ever to befall the Amish community of Painter’s Creek.