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The Bookmark – A Podcast Full of Stellar Staff Picks

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The Bookmark is your place to find your next great book. Each week, join regular readers Miranda Ericsson, Chris Blocker and Autumn Friedli along with other librarians as they discuss all the books you’ll want to add to your reading list.

This podcast is the perfect length (right around 30 minutes) for you to enjoy with your morning coffee, on your commute to work or during your lunch break. Don’t worry about writing down all the great recommendations you hear, all that information will be included in the show notes.

If you have questions, comments or suggestions for future topics please comment on our blog posts or send us an email at

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The Bookmark Podcast Episodes

The Bookmark Podcast

The Bookmark S4E26: Books we loved that others hated

We discuss our book star-rating methods & try to guess titles based on starred reviews.

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Additional Bookmark Podcast Episodes

Bookmark Podcast Episodes

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The Bookmark S4E25: Warrior Women

In honor of Women’s History Month, Miranda and special guest, Michelle Morris, discuss warrior women.

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The Bookmark S4E24: Miranda’s Bronte feels

Learn about the Bronte family, how their lives influenced their works, and the many retellings and adaptations.

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The Bookmark S4E23: Recently returned

We’re going through selections of recently returned books to find out what you could be reading. 

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The Bookmark S4E22: Love is in the air

We’re talking romance, which either has a “happily ever after” or a “happily for now” ending.

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The Bookmark S4E21: The Children on the Hill

We discuss The Children on the Hill without giving away the big twist promised at the end.

Past HUSH Podcast Episodes

HUSH Podcast Episodes

HUSH Podcast #132 — Best Books of 2018

Listen to us dish on all the good, the bad and the newest books we absolutely loved in 2018.

HUSH Podcast #131 — 2Book Topeka: Maisie Dobbs

Listen as we discuss Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear and the WWI photographs on display in the gallery!

HUSH Podcast #130 — Books from Latin America

WU professor of Spanish Dr. Miguel Gonzalez-Abellas recommends literature from Latin America. Turn in your challenge by Dec 30.

HUSH Podcast #129: Author Interview with Charles Todd

Charles and Caroline Todd, the mother-and-son writing team of more than 30 mystery novels, talk about their work.

HUSH Podcast #128 — Books from Africa

We recommend books set in Africa for your Reading Around the World challenge. Turn in your challenge by Dec 30.