Morgan's sidekicks, Mel and Andrea, spill the tea as they discuss the book of the day The Chicken Sisters by K.J. Dell'Antonia, attempt a Famous First Lines book quiz with a little help from the Help Desk, and blindly pick the next book from a list of staff recommendations. Grab a chair, perhaps some tea, because it's going to be a good ol' time!
It's us again! Morgan and Andrea are back with a special guest this time. Come get scared with us as we discuss Emily Carroll's Through the Woods, solve some difficult (not really) riddles in honor of Morgan's birthday, and have Morgan blindly pick the next book. It's going to be a spook-tacularly good time!
We're back! Join Morgan as she introduces a new partner in crime and catches us up with the goings on at Garland Public Libraries. We will discuss Everything We Didn't Say by Nicole Baart, introduce a funny First Line contest (with a few of our own added in), and go on a blind date with a book. Let the fun begin...again!
One year after Shhh! A Library Podcast first began, Morgan and Jenna celebrate the end of a season with a special awards show! They also get into the Halloween spirit by discussing “The Final Girl Support Group” by Grady Hendrix.
It's time to dive into the mystery genre. What makes a book a mystery, and what makes a mystery cozy? Find the answers to all of your questions in this episode! Jenna and Morgan discuss Filipino food, cozy mystery puns, and Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala.
Next month's title is The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix.
Morgan and Jenna sit down with a special guest to discuss all things book clubs! If you are interested in Garland Libraries' club, or want to start your own, there is plenty of advice for you. They also discuss The Vanishing Half, a recent library book club selection.
Next month's title is Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala.
Shhh! A Library Podcast is back at last with “Robots vs. Romance, Part 2”! Jenna and Morgan celebrate all things romance this month with a quiz, book discussion, and more.
This month’s title is Beyond the Highland Mist by Karen Marie Moning.
Next month’s title is The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett.
Join Garland librarians Jenna and Morgan as they discuss graduate school, the Summer Reading Program, and reading books outside of their preferred genres. Morgan gives an honest review of this month’s challenge: All Systems Red by Martha Wells.
Next month’s challenge is Beyond the Highland Mist by Karen Marie Moning.
In this special library-themed episode of Shhh! A Library Podcast, Morgan and Jenna interview other staff members to find out exactly how a public library works. Staff share insights, surprises, and things they love about their various jobs. Morgan and Jenna also discuss The Midnight Library by Matt Haig, and try not to think too hard about parallel realities.
Next month’s book discussion is All Systems Red by Martha Wells.
In this episode, Jenna and Morgan discuss Elizabeth Acevedo's young adult novel in verse, Clap When You Land. They also bring you more Garland Libraries updates and confessions, and test their own knowledge about all things library-related.
Next month's book discussion is The Midnight Library by Matt Haig.
Morgan and Jenna discuss Home Before Dark, the new thriller/suspense novel from Riley Sager, along with library stories, news, and other updates.
Next month's title is Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo.
Jenna and Morgan ring in the New Year by discussing one of last year's most popular new titles: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab. In this episode, you will find laughs, insights, and very good summaries. Come for the book talks, stay for the librarian confessions!
Next month's title is Home Before Dark by Riley Sager.
Morgan and Jenna talk about the novel Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak in a special holiday-themed episode of Shhh! A Library Podcast. Listen to book discussions, holiday greetings from staff, and the latest Garland Libraries news.
Next month's book discussion is The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab.
We discuss Morgan's Harry Potter Journey, National Novel Writing Month, reading challenges, and other topics. Emma joins Jenna and Morgan to share some insight and writing advice. James Patterson is accidentally mentioned again.
Books discussed this episode:
The Hating Game by Sally Thorne
This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar
Emma's writing blog suggestion:
Shhh! A Library Podcast is produced by Garland Public Libraries.
Jenna and Morgan introduce themselves and the podcast, and talk about their experiences reading popular authors for the first time. Next episode's book challenges are The Hating Game by Sally Thorne, and This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar.
Shhh! A Library Podcast is produced by Garland Public Library.