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Currently Reading

Meredith Monday Schwartz and Kaytee Cobb

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Currently Reading is a podcast dedicated to the love of books and reading. Two bookish friends discuss what’s on their nightstands, in their earbuds, and on their Kindles right now, in addition to books they’ve loved forever, and a variety of other readerly topics. Looking for your next great book? You'll find tons of book recommendations every week.
 
What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then, she makes recommendations about what to read next. The real purpose of the show is to help YOU find your next read.
 
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If you love books that make you think or spark a spirited discussion, you're on the same page as today's guests! Christine Pride and Jo Piazza have a shared passion for books where the stakes are high and the story is personal. From intimate memoirs to books featuring strong female friendships, they are looking for books that will show them somethi…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Kaytee and Meredith are discussing: Bookish Moments: being together in person! Current Reads: Books in the zeitgeist and one that’s perfect for October Deep Dive: are we precious about lending books out to others? do we have rules and regulations? Book Presses: books from the keeper shelf As per usual, t…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Kaytee and Meredith are discussing: Bookish Moments: some wonderful bookish podcast episodes we had to highlight Current Reads: books that have complicated feelings attached, and ones that you cannot “at us” about Deep Dive: we are curating the perfect reading space Book Presses: uncomplicated feelings a…
 
Readers, as we continue our celebration of 300 episodes of What Should I Read Next, today we are bringing your voices to the stage as Anne and WSIRN team member Leigh Kramer tackle your burning questions! We always enjoy our Ask Anne Anything episodes and the chance to hear what you’re curious about. We hope today's conversation and our answers giv…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Meredith and Kaytee are discussing: Bookish Moments: emotional reading and books about anxiety for kids Current Reads: quite a few new and backlist releases from authors we love Deep Dive: strong opinions and constructive criticism - how to review a book that didn’t land for you. Book Presses: books that…
 
If you've listened in to any—or all!— of our past 300 episodes, you've heard conversations with readers and authors, booksellers and book club members, and of course a whole lot of literary matchmaking. Today, after more than five years of creating bookish delight, we’re taking a moment to celebrate the people and process behind our weekly podcast …
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Kaytee and Meredith are discussing: Bookish Moments: zooming with an author and a slow but steady encouragement Current Reads: fairy tales and graphic novels and non-fiction and middle grade. We’re all over the place. Deep Dive: “gentle murder” is for those readers who want the propulsive and page-turnin…
 
Readers, we know it can be tricky to break out of a reading rut, and sometimes it takes a nudge from a friend to try something new. Michael Clark has a good handle on what he loves to read. From beach reads that don't get the respect they deserve, to stories that acknowledge their literary heritage, he reaches across genres when he's picking up his…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Meredith and Mindy are discussing: Bookish Moments: kids reading to parents and grandparents blowing a budget Current Reads: family drama and non-fiction and slapdash thrillers Deep Dive: Meredith and Mindy explore the feelings around a favorite author’s new release Book Presses: a new release that needs…
 
Today's guest loves Jane Austen, but that's just the beginning for our conversation today. Cristina Griffin's work life as an English professor often overlaps with her personal love of reading for pure fun! She's drawn to atmospheric stories with brilliant endings and compelling characters, and she's read all the way through many an author's backli…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Meredith and Kaytee are discussing: Bookish Moments: outside reading perfection and a new generation of readers Current Reads: books that take your breath away and that help you breathe better Deep Dive: Q and A about Book Flights Book Presses: two hilarious picks - both way backlist As per usual, time-s…
 
Readers, today’s guest is on the hunt for complex, thought-provoking, and timeless books that have something to say about topics she cares about today. Maria Carrera lives in Spain, where she teaches English language. Her heart for languages drives both her professional and her reading life! She loves the experience of matching a book to her readin…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Kaytee and Mary are discussing: Bookish Moments: Pages at the Park and picking new curriciula Current Reads: following up on a series, going on adventures, and learning through reading fiction and non-fiction Deep Dive: back to school - our favorite campus novels Book Presses: a foodie memoir and back to…
 
Readers, today’s guest knows that she’s overlooked some amazing books over the last ten years, but she needs a little help to figure out which ones to pick up now. Amber Burns loves discovering something new in the books she reads, and she's also a mood reader. She's looking for stories filled with believable tension and humor, and she loves a good…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Meredith and Kaytee are discussing: Bookish Moments: a readerly realization and a new library card Current Reads: weird books and wheelhouse books and a highlight of the Indie Press List Deep Dive: our literary hall passes - the characters and authors that make our hearts beat faster Book Presses: one of…
 
Readers, after a move today’s guest craved community and an outlet for her “pent-up book energy.” She started a book club in her new neighborhood and quickly discovered getting started wasn’t as hard as she thought it would be. Today, Shweta Hegde walks us through the steps she took to form a bookish community and provides some friendly encourageme…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Meredith and Kaytee are discussing: Bookish Moments: playing library and a murderful bookmark Current Reads: a bit silly this week, we are threatening book characters with violence and one of us throws a temper tantrum. Deep Dive: we are discussing the genres that pull us in and then we usually hate them…
 
It’s been a long time since we’ve had a teenager on the show—and today’s guest isn’t here to talk about YA. Katie Guenthner has long been reading classics, historical nonfiction, and the most formidable books she can find at the library in order to uphold her status as an “advanced reader.” After listening to countless readers wax poetic about read…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Meredith and Kaytee are discussing: Bookish Moments: a book that confused us both, and a great podcast episode Current Reads: a second in a series, a great premise, a great title, and a book filled with a-holes Deep Dive: the authors whose books we pre-order as soon as we know about them Book Presses: tw…
 
As a city planner in Calgary, Caylee Dyck knows how to problem solve and prioritize in order to create better communities and a more liveable cities–built environments people feel good spending time in. But when it comes to her reading life, Caylee is struggling to create a pleasing, welcoming, workable model for choosing what to read next. With ov…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Meredith and Kaytee are discussing: Bookish Moments: in-person Bookish Friends, and letting Bookstagram pick a book Current Reads: buzzy books, backlist books, and under-the-radar gems Deep Dive: how we spent our summer break Book Presses: a book that divided the internet and a book with not a great setu…
 
Regular listeners know good book talk often blends the heavy and the light—and that is certainly true for today's show. Today's episode is tons of fun, and has us thinking about our own life-changing literary experiences. As an avid library user and member of two book clubs, our guest Loren Mueller has no problem adding potential life-changing read…
 
Behind the scenes at What Should I Read Next? and Modern Mrs. Darcy, we have a team of readers who are bursting with bookish enthusiasm. Our producer Brenna paired us up in our virtual recording studio, matching team members you’ve never heard discuss books together on the show. Our reading tastes are vastly different, but we quickly discovered tha…
 
On this week’s Very Special episode of Currently Reading, Meredith and Kaytee are capping off the very end of the season with our Best of Season 3 episode. Following the same format as in year’s past, you’ll get to hear about our favorite moments, our biggest cringey flubs, and everything in between. We love taking time to reflect on the path behin…
 
Today’s guest describes herself as a serial starter who might have started up to 10 books before finishing one. She even keeps moving through several books at once by reading different genres at different times of the day. Shanel Sparr is an artistic Jill of all Trades–acting, directing, crocheting and designing clothes. But as an avid collector of…
 
On this week’s Very Special episode of Currently Reading, all four of us are wrapping up Season 3 with our Ask Us Anything episode! We received over 12 PAGES of questions for this episode and this is the first time that we’ve had all four of us on mic before, so all of this is new! As per usual, time-stamped show notes are below with references to …
 
On this week’s Very Special episode of Currently Reading, Meredith and Kaytee are starting to wrap up Season 3 with our Listener Press episode! We had so many listeners leave us voice memos that it was difficult to narrow them down, but we hope you love this selection of books pressed by you, the listeners and Bookish Friends of Currently Reading! …
 
Today’s guest created a unique plan to help him tackle the books one “must read before they die,” but now he’s looking for less planning and more bookish serendipity. Author, blogger, and podcaster Neil Pasricha hosts the show 3 Books, where he talks with avid readers about the three most formative books in their lives. The show originated as a way…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Kaytee and Mindy are discussing: Bookish Moments: early morning reading and something to look forward to Current Reads: under-the-radar books and back and frontlist gems Deep Dive: a rundown of summer reading guides plus what it takes to put one together Book Presses: a book that takes you to Japan and o…
 
Are you a book collector? Today's guest has a bookshelf full of vintage beauty guidebooks, and though she considers this a separate part of her bookish life, there were some surprising connections to her taste in crime fiction. After hearing about her collection, you may not be surprised to find out that Brenda LaBelle is a make-up artist turned li…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Meredith and Kaytee are discussing: Bookish Moments: a new book podcast and a seasoned parenting tip Current Reads: an eye-opener, a creepy read, a missed opportunity, a huggable book, a new book from a favorite author, and an under-the-radar gem. We’ve got it all! Deep Dive: what could be better about y…
 
Today's guest loves discussing books just as much as she enjoys reading them. She's ready to swap spicy opinions and share book recommendations with her fellow readers, but she hasn't found those fellow readers just yet. Allison Matz prefers to be Twitter and Instagram-free even though she knows there are vibrant book communities online. Today she …
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Kaytee and Meredith are discussing: Bookish Moments: regular reader kids and bookish friends lavishing love Current Reads: mysteries abound, as does middle grade, plus some overlap between the two Deep Dive: how many books do you read at once? Book Presses: a book that shifted our perspective and a retel…
 
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