Episode eighteen: Good books and goodbyes

Episode Eighteen: Good Books and Goodbyes

In this episode, we talk about what we’re reading and saying goodbye to Caitlyn.

About the hosts

Discover more about Mary, Jackie and Caitlyn

Books mentioned

The Witches of New York: a novel by Ami McKay
*Caitlyn’s read

A tale inspired by Manhattan’s 19th-century witchcraft revival finds a celebrated teahouse proprietress and a gifted medium teaming up with a dream interpreter in the aftermath of a psychic colleague’s disappearance.




The Necklace by Claire McMillan
*Jackie’s read

Alternating between the past and present, The Necklace is the elegant and compelling story of a star-crossed romance, long-simmering family resentments, and a young woman whose inheritance is much more than a legendary necklace.




The Standard Grand by Jay Baron Nicorvo
*Leigh’s read

A homeless AWOL female soldier is embroiled in a violent land dispute involving a Vietnam veteran’s halfway house on property coveted by a multinational company, a conflict that involves a host of diverse characters in sinister attacks and a decades-old murder.




The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
*Mary’s read

Avoiding relationships to protect her sensitive heart, plus-sized Molly supports her once-cynical twin, Cassie, when the latter has her own bout of lovesickness, a situation that is complicated by sibling dynamics and an unexpected romantic triangle.