Episode three: #Hotpeppers

Episode Three: #Hotpeppers

In this episode we discuss the books we’re reading, fandom and how we track what we’re reading.

About the hosts

Discover more about Mary, Jackie and Caitlyn

Books mentioned

Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
*Jackie’s read

The first of a trilogy, this book is so much more than just another fantasy. Yes, there is magic, a princess and a really bad queen, but there is also an apocalyptic twist that makes readers hungry for the next installment. This book caught me from the first page and kept me guessing till the last. A great read! — Cindy Stevens for LibraryReads


Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal
*Leigh’s read

This novel is quirky and colorful. The story revolves around chef Eva Thorvald and the people who influence her life and her cooking. With well-drawn characters and mouthwatering descriptions of meals, Kitchens of the Great Midwest will appeal to readers who like vivid storytelling. Foodies will also enjoy this delicious tale. — Anbolyn Potter for LibraryReads.



Come Closer by Sara Gran
*Caitlyn’s read

Her marriage to Ed is challenged by odd noises, petty squabbles, and the onset of blackouts with no medical source, Amanda accidentally receives a book on possession, the arrival of which coincides with increasingly bizarre events.




All the Feels by Danika Stone
*Mary’s read

When uber-fan Liv’s favorite sci fi movie character is killed off, she and her best friend Xander, an aspiring actor and Steampunk enthusiast, launch a campaign to bring him back from the dead.