Category: Bonus Episodes

The Princess Bride: Book or Movie, Who Reigns Supreme?

Show Notes for Bonus Episode 2.5 Check out the episode below: To listen to the full episode, head over to our Patreon! Quick notes from the episode: Want a copy of The Princess Bride for yourself? Check out our affiliate link below to support the podcast, independent booksellers, and get an awesome book in the […]

Unpopular Opinion: Why The Silmarillion is the Best of Tolkien

Show Notes for Bonus Episode 1.5 Check out the free version of the episode below: To get access to full-length bonus episodes, head over to our Patreon. Quick links from the episode: First thoughts: This book is very much like the book of Genesis, and this was a conscious effort on the part of Tolkien. […]

The Women Behind the Curtain: Uncovering NASA’s Hidden Figures

Our bonus Movie Magic episode of September is here! Our subject is Margot Lee Shetterly’s Hidden Figures. BBE explores the inspiring story of the black women behind some of NASA’s greatest achievements, and how they defied the odds in 1950s and 1960s America. But which one will win, book or movie?

That Witch King Juju: Tolkien’s The Return of the King

Show Notes for Bonus Episode 1.4 Check out a sample of the full-length episode below! To get access to full-length bonus episodes, head over to our Patreon. Quick Links from the Episode: What did Jennifer read in the past month? Check out the links below for our Bookshop affiliate store: Things in Jars – 5 […]

Stolen Cells: Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Show Notes for Bonus Episode 2.1 Our very first Movie Magic pick for Season 2 is Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. When Paige first recommended this book for Movie Magic, Jennifer immediately agreed. Jennifer had actually read this book for the first time earlier in 2019, which is perhaps embarrassing since the […]