Epilogue Episode 2 – 7.31.15

Host Dana Bredeweg talks about Netflix's "unfortunate" new series, killer coloring books and Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari.  Find the article Dana mentions on Amazon's new payment policies here.

Kids Corner: The Big Hungry Bear

Seven-year-old Tess tells us all about The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry Bear by Don and Audrey Wood.

Review: Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles)


In Scarlet, the second installment of Marissa Meyer's best-selling Lunar Chronicles series, readers meet Scarlet Benoit. Scarlet is the sharp-tongued delivery girl for her grandmother's farm in rural France.  But when her grandmother goes missing, she finds herself in a chaotic and dangerous new…

BookSmarts: William Ritter tells us what he’s reading

As a young adult author and an English teacher, Jackaby author William Ritter keeps his ear to the ground regarding new and exciting titles for teens. Currently, Ritter is reading Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz and he says that he just finished If You…

Writers on Writers: Nikki McClure

Author and illustrator Nikki McClure tells us about some of the books and authors that have influenced her work. McClure's most recent book, In, tells the story of a young boy's adventures around his home with the use of prose and paper-cut illustrations.

Author Q&A: Leonard Mlodinow on The Upright Thinkers

Author and physicist Leornard Mlodinow tells us about his new book The Upright Thinkers, which spans the history of evolution and human thought in just one volume.

Review: Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles)


Linh Cinder doesn't have any memory of her life before her steel replacement limbs and implanted net-screen eye balls. Working for her step-mother as a mechanic at the local market, Cinder meets Prince Kai, the handsome yet humble man that every girl in the…

TFYB: The Big Friendly Giant gets blocked

In this week's episode of Texts From Your Bookshelf the Big Friendly Giant tries too hard to be friendly with Mrs. Trunchbull . . . at 3 am. #Blocked.

Kid’s Corner: The mouse and the strawberry

Seven-year-old Tess tells us the plot of her favorite book.

BookSmarts: War, Pestilence, And The Surgeon’s Blade

UO graduate and Booklandia.tv host Maya delves into some gore-y history in this episode of BookSmarts when she discusses Wars, Pestilence, and the Surgeon's Blade by Thomas Scotland. War and surgery aren’t for the weak of heart, but who knew they had such corresponding histories?

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