currently reading and books about clever protagonists! | Summary and Q&A

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November 27, 2019
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Ariel Bissett
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currently reading and books about clever protagonists!

TL;DR

Ariel and Raelene discuss their current reads, recent book purchases, and recommend books that feature resourceful characters in dangerous situations.

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Key Insights

  • βŒ› Ariel is enjoying the complex storytelling in "The Starless Sea" by Erin Morgenstern, featuring multiple characters and time periods.
  • ❓ Raelene found the audiobook of "Sadie" by Courtney Summers to be well-produced and engaging, even though she didn't particularly like the main character.
  • 😺 Both Ariel and Raelene have a love for books that feature cats, with Ariel seeking recommendations for her cat book collection.
  • πŸ‘» The podcast episode was recorded in person, a new experience for the hosts.
  • 😱 "Misery" by Stephen King is a highly recommended thriller/horror novel that showcases the resourcefulness of its protagonist.
  • 😫 "Hatchet" by Gary Paulsen is a children's survival novel set in the Canadian wilderness and highlights the resilience of its young protagonist.

Transcript

hello everybody and welcome to books unbound podcast where we unbind books to get to their hearts with your hosts me Ariel and me really whoa so today we are doing our first ever video podcast if you want to check out the whole thing you can see it on patreon and there's highlights on my youtube channel if you want to get a little taster and then d... Read More

Questions & Answers

Q: What is "Misery" by Stephen King about?

"Misery" is a thriller/horror novel about a novelist named Paul who gets injured in a car crash and wakes up in the care of his obsessive fan, Annie. He must use his resourcefulness to escape her captivity.

Q: Can you provide more details about "Hatchet" by Gary Paulsen?

"Hatchet" is a children's novel about a 13-year-old boy named Brian who becomes the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Canadian wilderness. He must rely on his resourcefulness and determination to survive.

Q: Can "Hatchet" be read as a standalone book?

Yes, "Hatchet" can be enjoyed as a standalone book, but there are additional books in the series that continue Brian's survival story.

Q: What is the bonus recommendation mentioned?

The bonus recommendation is the "Harry Potter" series by J.K. Rowling, which Ariel and Raelene plan to reread.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • Ariel is currently reading "The Starless Sea" by Erin Morgenstern and finds it intriguing with its multiple characters and time periods.

  • Raelene recently finished "Sadie" by Courtney Summers and enjoyed the audiobook more than the story itself. She found the concept of the book being told through a podcast format interesting.

  • Ariel bought "Gingy Ito's Cat Diary" by Junji Ito, a manga book that tells funny stories and reflections on cats.

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