HUSH Podcast #132 — Best Books of 2018

Show Notes

Joining us in the studio:

Library staff Kelli Smith, Megan Johnson, Autumn Friedli, Stephanie Hall, Miranda Ericsson, Lissa Staley and Thad Hartman discuss their favorite books from 2018 based on the Goodreads Choice Awards in this annual fan-favorite episode. 

More lists of 2018 Best Books

Best Books 2018: Publisher’s Weekly

NPR’s Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2018’s Great Reads

Goodreads Choice Awards 2018

Borrow the New York Times Notable Books of 2018 from Hoopla

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Meet Your Hosts

Every three weeks listen to librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library and community in a new episode of HUSH.

Thad, Miranda and Lissa host the HUSH podcast

Thad, Miranda and Lissa host the HUSH podcast

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!