Not A Bookclub
Two girls ranting and reading! New episodes every first and last Friday of the month.
info_outline Episode 22 - Spotlight: Books to Films 07/31/2020
Episode 22 - Spotlight: Books to Films Join Deb and Mindy as they discuss books-to-films adaptions. Find out what they liked, what they were not huge fans of, and if reading the book before or after watching the movie makes a difference! CORRECTION: Far From the Madding Crowd is written by Thomas HARDY, not HARDING. For inquiries, please email . Books Discussed:
info_outline Episode 20 - Spotlight: Black Authors 06/26/2020
Episode 20 - Spotlight: Black Authors This month, Deb and Mindy discuss Black Authors in various genres. Join them as they also discuss the disparity in the publishing industry and in book awards. Links: For inquiries, please email Books Discussed: Fact check: N.K. Jemisin's paid advance was $25,000 per book as oppose to the $58,000 that was mentioned. Click for article.
info_outline Episode 19 - A Discussion and Whatcha read? 06/05/2020
Episode 19 - A Discussion and Whatcha read? We discuss the importance of awareness, the need for compassion, and owning up to our ignorance. Please see below for links for donations: Some book lists from bookstores: For inquiries, please email . Books Discussed:
info_outline Episode 16 - Spotlight: Cookbooks 05/02/2020
Episode 16 - Spotlight: Cookbooks What's everyone doing in isolation? Cooking? Well in this week's episode, Deb and Mindy spotlight cookbooks! Join them as they discuss how to actually read cookbooks and if they actually use any of the recipes. For inquiries, please email .
info_outline Episode 14 - Spotlight: Controversial Books 03/20/2020
Episode 14 - Spotlight: Controversial Books It's a weird and terrible time out there right now. Like everyone else, we've been trying to stave off boredom and upsetting feelings by trying to distract ourselves. We hope that in this crazy and unsure time, that hearing two girls talk about books will help in your own distraction endeavors. For inquiries, please email Books Discussed: (SPOILERS: 19:45-20:53)
info_outline Episode 12 - Spotlight: Horror! w/ guest Joyce Huang 02/28/2020
Episode 12 - Spotlight: Horror! w/ guest Joyce Huang Valentine's Day has come and passed, and Mindy and Deb have celebrated by talking about....horror! Come join them and their first guest, Joyce, as they discuss body horror vs. supernatural horror! Japanese horror vs. Western horror? And what happens if you read at night? Oh, the horror! (Disclaimer: there were technical difficulties with audio. Volume control might be an issue...) For inquiries, please email Find Joyce on Instagram ! Books Discussed:
info_outline Episode 10 - Spotlight: Manga 02/03/2020
Episode 10 - Spotlight: Manga Strap yourselves in for this one as Deb and Mindy go down the nerd hole of manga. Join them as they reminisce what stories and series impacted them throughout their adolescence and beyond. *FACT CHECK: Sailor Moon has 200 episodes, not 300 episodes mentioned in this episode.* For inquiries, please email . /
info_outline Episode 8 - Fave Books 2019!! 12/27/2019
Episode 8 - Fave Books 2019!! What are Deb and Mindy's favorite books of 2019? Come join them as they discuss psychedelics, a borderline pornographic photographer, and....anime? Yep, definitely talking about books! For inquiries, please email Books Discussed:
info_outline Episode 6 - Spotlight: Pride and Prejudice 11/29/2019
Episode 6 - Spotlight: Pride and Prejudice This week is Pride and Prejudice week! Is Darcy actually just an awkward shy boy? Can Mrs. Bennet just chill out?(Probably not.) Can two Pride and Prejudice fangirls talk calmly about one of their fave books?(Definitely not.) Come join Deb and Mindy as they rant why a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. (Also, we would like to apologize for not even mentioning the greatness of Charlotte Lucas. The audacity of calling ourselves P&P fans.) For inquiries, please email: Books Discussed:
info_outline Episode 4 - Halloween Special (Erotica!) 10/25/2019
Episode 4 - Halloween Special (Erotica!) It's the Halloween Spotlight Special! What will Deb and Mindy be talking about? Ghouls? Ghosts? Vampires?! CLOSE! It's erotica! Come join them as they talk about tentacle men, lusty classics, and webzines from Livejournal! For inquiries, please email Books Discussed:
info_outline Episode 2 - Spotlight: Required School Reading 09/27/2019
Episode 2 - Spotlight: Required School Reading This week Deb and Mindy talk about books read in school! Who liked what? What was not really liked? Can two use-to-be teenage girls even understand Holden Caulfield? For inquiries, please email Books discussed: