HUSH Podcast #105 – 2Book Topeka

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Show Notes

In this 2Book Topeka special episode, listen in as we discuss  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot and The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer. Our guests Kelli Smith, Emily Hopkins and Michelle Stottlemire help us kick off 2 months of reading these 2 books in Topeka! HUSH co-hosts Miranda Ericsson and Lissa Staley share their plans for completing the Reading Bingo cover-all challenge.

Everyone in Shawnee County has the opportunity to read two books about the core of what makes us human: our DNA.

Michelle Stottlemire, Emily Hopkins, Kelli Smith, Miranda Ericsson and Lissa Staley recording the 2Book Topeka discussion for the HUSH podcast.

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What’s Next?

HUSH Upcoming Episodes

Thanks for listening! Email your recommended books for future episode themes so we can share them with listeners:

  • June 20, 2017 – Reading Bingo! with guest Amber Bonnett to recommend titles for “A Book you Listened To”
  • July 11, 2017 – Reading Bingo! with guest Becca Paquette to recommend titles for “A Book by a Celebrity”

Lissa Staley

Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book discussion leader, NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison, and frequent library customer. She loves her kids, being a librarian, living in Topeka, and helping people form connections and community. (She's the Community Connections Librarian!) She reads a new book every few days, but is enjoying the audiobook of "Empress of Forever" by Max Gladstone, the ebook "When We Were Magic" by Sarah Gailey and is eagerly awaiting John Scalzi's "The Last Emperox" in April!