HUSH Podcast #95 – The Graveyard Book

Hush Graveyard Book

Marian Rakestraw and Diana Marsh think everyone should read The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Listen in on the discussion in this episode of HUSH to see if hosts Thad Hartman, Miranda Ericsson, and Lissa Staley agree.

In this series of You Made Me Read It! episodes, each podcast guest challenges the hosts with a book recommendation – and hopefully everyone discovers great new reads!

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Nobody Owens is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place – he’s the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians’ time as well as their timely ghostly teachings, like the ability to Fade. Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead?

The Graveyard Book is the Winner of the 2009 Newbery Award, the 2010 Carnegie medal and the 2009 Hugo Award.

Show Notes – The Graveyard Book

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Coming up in three weeks, on the next episode of You Made Me Read It! – Natalie Moreland recommends Witness by Karen Hesse. Subscribe via iTunes or check back after November 22.

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Miranda is your Readers Librarian. She loves to talk books, and to connect readers with their next great reads. Her favorite reads are poetry, literary fiction, and speculative science fiction, and she's passionate about promoting literature written by Kansas authors. She works with library programs that support and engage writers in our community, so ask her for more information about the Local Writers Workshop and Great Writers Right Here author fair. Miranda also facilitates TALK book discussions, co-leads the BookBites book discussion group, and serves as a member of the library's Top City Reads Together team.