Sep 27, 2021
I met librarian Lauren Regenhardt when I participated in my local “Book Connect” program, and I was thrilled to get a chance to ask so many questions without getting shushed! The Children/YA Librarian told me about how she abandoned her first career for the library and the different types of libraries for different industries. Or, as she puts it, “Libraries in unsuspecting places.” We also talked about why she specializes in Children’s/YA books, how a book can ease anxiety and depression, and the delicious perfection of Casey McQuiston’s hilarious, sexy, and sweet romance, “Red, White & Royal Blue.”
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Host: Julie Strauss
Guest: Lauren Regenhardt
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Discussed in this episode:
Lauren uses NoveList to find readalikes – check to see if your local library offers this service, and if not, you can go directly to the NoveList site to request it.
Damaged Like Us by Krista and Becca Ritchie (this is the first in the 10-book “Like Us” series; the books can be read in any order.)
Discussed in our Patreon Exclusive Clip:
Rick Riordan Presents This is a series of middle grade books centering on mythology from around the world. Lauren particularly called out these two:
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