Episode 1: Pretty in Punxatawny Show Notes


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The Book Evangelists discuss Pretty in Punxatawny by Laurie Boyle Crompton. A quirky contemporary YA romance that is a Groundhog Day meets Pretty in Pink mashup.

Camp NaNoWriMo – Choose a writing project for this April. (Do it!)

Blaze by Laurie Boyle Crompton, as reviewed by Lissa on Goodreads

The Clever Thrill Ride of “Russian Doll” from New Yorker

Nichole Millard screenwriting advice and Save the Cat Writes a Novel

Robin Sloan and Sourdough and sourdough

The Good News (about books)

    • Fawkes by Nadine Brandes –“Marian: does not deliver on premise”
    • Fire and Heist by Sarah Beth Durst  – “Marian and Lissa: We need more killing, more stealing, less romance”
    • The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders – “Lissa: It’s so intense I can only read 10-15 pages a day and my library book is overdue. It’s a snuggling book. I love it.”
    • Shoeless Joe by W. P. Kinsella – “Lissa: Spring training reading, for writers waiting for opening day”
      • Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell – “Marian: I enjoyed the heck out of it, an immersive and terrific audiobook.”


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Music Credit: The music used during transitions in our podcast is adapted from: Jazzy Sax, Guitar, and Organ at the club by Admiral Bob (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/admiralbob77/58382 Ft: geoffpeters

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