…Reading a good book, that is! The ladies of the XOXO After Darkcast made good use of their brief August hiatus to do a little pleasure reading, and in today’s Quickie we share some great recommendations with you! Plus, now’s your chance to get on board with Kate as she reads Harry Potter for the Very. First. Time. #KateReadsHP
Harry Potter: The Box SetJ.K. Rowling
All the Harry Potters with new art, in a handsome box! Read along at #KateReadsHP!
Journalist, essayist, activist and provocateur Lindy West came to prominence writing for The Stranger--here she walks us through her own history while tackling sexism, body shaming, relationships, office politics and confronting one's internet trolls. Smart, funny and personal!
How does a bastard, orphan son of a whore and a Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot by providence, impoverished in squalor, grow up to be a hero and a scholar? Ron Chernow's biography tells you exactly how.
They May Not Mean To, But They DoCathleen Schine
Oops--Abby got the title slightly wrong on the podcast, but you'll still love this comic novel about an aging woman who refuses to go gently into that good night the way her grown children would prefer...and that's BEFORE an old flame re-enters her life!