This week, Brea and Mallory defend the much maligned term “beach read”, review some weird reading glasses and debate book sharing. Reading Glasses is sponsoring Tonia Thompson’s drive to get copies of The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas into the hands of teens. Link below for details! Use the hashtag #TakeBackBeachRead to participate in online discussion on Twitter and Instagram!

 

Tonia Thompson

https://toniathompson.com/fiction/

https://twitter.com/missdefying

 

The Hate U Give Donation Link -

https://toniathompson.com/thug-for-teens/

 

Banned Books-

http://www.ala.org/advocacy/bbooks

https://www.aclu.org/issues/free-speech/artistic-expression/banned-books

 

Prism Spectacles-

https://www.amazon.com/Prism-Glasses-Eye-Bed-Spectacles/dp/B000RZNBF4

 

Books Mentioned-

 

Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan

https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781501116841

 

Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin

https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780871403131

 

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780143038092

 

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780062498533

 

Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin

https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780399184598

 

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780374104092

 

The Hike by Drew Magary

https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780399563850