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Join Becca Freeman and Olivia Muenter every Wednesday for a dose of books and banter, along with interviews with women who inspire us.

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Join Becca Freeman and Olivia Muenter every Wednesday for a dose of books and banter, along with interviews with women who inspire us.

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English


Episodes

Good Material Book Club

2/28/2024
We’re so excited to discuss Good Material by Dolly Alderton! This one gave us mixed feelings, which means a great discussion is ahead. We talk about how reading from a man’s point of view impacted our reading experience, our favorite funny parts, what we thought of the relationship dynamics in the book, and MORE! The article that we thought of while reading this book is linked here! Obsessions Olivia - Lavender shower bombs Becca - Kindle Paperwhite Signature What we read this week Olivia - The Wishing Game by Meg Shaffer, The Comeback by Ella Berman Becca - Bye, Baby by Carola Lovering (out March 5) and Good Material by Dolly Alderton This Month’s Book Club Pick - Anita de Monte Laughs Last by Xotchitl Gonzalez (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors ZocDoc - Zocdoc.com/BOP and download the Zocdoc app for FREE. Then find and book a top-rated doctor today. Prose - Get a free consultation and fifty percent off at Prose.com/bop. Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Order Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club! Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:57:55

February 2024 Three Things

2/21/2024
It's time for another round of Three Things! Including things we’re reading, listening, and watching that we had to talk about…and Paul Giamatti. Becca’s Three Things Renaissance Act ii Pastries A Paul Giamatti X Cher anecdote Olivia’s Three Things One Day on Netflix (And a companion to One Day by Farrah Storr from Becca) Everyone’s a sellout now on Vox Favorite acts of self-kindness Obsessions Becca: Substack as a place to scroll Olivia: Face Globes What we read this week Olivia: The Wild One by Colleen McKeegan, Rabbit Hole by Kate Brody Becca: The Rom-Commers by Katherine Center (June 11); Summer Romance by Annabel Monaghan (June 4) This Month’s Book Club Pick - Good Material by Dolly Alderton (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors Prose - Get 50% off your first subscription order today PLUS 15% off and free shipping on every subscription order after that at Prose.com/bop Framebridge - Go to Framebridge.com to start your custom framing journey. Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Order Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club! Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:54:36

Obscure Erotica Part 2

2/14/2024
Romance is in the air! We were feeling adoorable this Valentine’s Day and thought we’d Linc up and dive back into some obscure erotica. Join us…if you dare! Obsessions Becca: Norah Ephron, specifically I’ll Have What She’s Having and Everything is Copy Olivia: @poppincandyofficial, Hvladimir the Beluga Whale What we read this week Becca: Still Writing by Dani Shapiro This Month’s Book Club Pick - Good Material by Dolly Alderton (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors Cozy Earth - Get up to 35% off sitewide when you use the code BOP at cozyearth.com. Better Help - Visit betterhelp.com/BADONPAPER to get 10% off your first month. Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Order Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club! Pre-order Olivia’s Book, Such a Bad Influence! Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:58:21

2024 Reading preview!

2/7/2024
It’s time for one of our favorite episodes of the year, our 2024 reading preview! We chat with Jordyn Walker, Haley Jakobson, Tomi Obebe, Steven Rowley, and Amanda Montell about their most anticipated reads of 2024! We also ask them the very important question: If you could have a meal with any fictional character at any chain restaurant, who are you going with and where are you taking them? Olivia’s 2024 Picks Rabbit Hole by Kate Brody Everyone Who Can Forgive Me Is Dead by Jenny Hollander Jordyn’s 2024 Picks Butcher and Blackbird by Brynne Weaver A Witch's Guide to Magical Innkeeping by Sangu Mandanna Haley’s 2024 Picks Rules for Ghosting by Shelly Jay Shore (out August 20) The Most Famous Girl in the World by Iman Hariri-Kia (out May 7) Tomi’s 2024 Picks House of Flame and Shadow by Sarah J. Maas This Could Be Us by Kennedy Ryan (our March 5) Steven’s 2024 Picks Grief Is for People by Sloane Crosley (out February 27) The Women by Kristin Hannah Amanda’s 2024 Picks All Fours by Miranda July Sociopath: A Memoir by Patric Gagne Becca’s 2024 Picks One-Star Romance by Laura Hankin (out June 18) Margo’s Got Money Troubles by Rufi Thorpe (out June 11) Obsessions Olivia: NPR Pop Culture Happy Hour Becca: Cadbury creme egg season What we read this week Becca: The Paradise Problem by Christina Lauren (May 14); Crescent City 3 by Sarah J Maas Olivia: First Lie Wins by Ashley Elston, Everyone In My Family Has Killed Someone by Benjamin Stevenson This Month’s Book Club Pick - (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors Cozy Earth - get 35% off sitewide at cozyearth.com with code BOP. Brook Eyewear - visit brookeyewear.com and use code: ‘BOP’ at checkout to receive 15% off your entire purchase. Glamorous Trash - find Glamorous Trash anywhere you listen to podcasts. Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Order Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club! Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:01:16:44

Four Thousand Weeks Book Club

1/31/2024
This week, we’re discussing our January Book Club pick, Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman. We discuss how the book compared to our expectations and our relationships with time, as well as the book’s takes on perfectionism, control, “The joy of missing out,” and more! Obsessions O: The Trust on Netflix B: Slow Horses on Apple TV+ What we read this week Becca: Daisy Haites, The Great Undoing, and Magnolia Parks into the Dark by Jessa Hastings Olivia: Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman February’s Book Club Pick - Good Material by Dolly Alderton (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors ZocDoc - Go to Zocdoc.com/BOP and download the Zocdoc app for FREE and find and book a top-rated doctor today. Prose - Go to prose.com/bop for your FREE in-depth hair consultation and 50% off your first subscription order. Glamorous Trash - You can find Glamorous Trash anywhere you listen to podcasts. Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Order Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club! Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:56:45

Podcast Host & Author Kate Kennedy’s Three Things

1/24/2024
This year we’re shaking up our guest interview format, and bringing in highly requested guest Kate Kennedy to share her Three Things! Kate is the host of Be There in Five and the author of One in a Millenial, an exploration of pop culture, nostalgia, and the millennial zeitgeist. Kate’s Three Things TikTok aesthetic microtrends Welcome to Plathville Going idle on AIM Obsessions Becca: NY Times Connections Olivia: Josiah & The Bonnevilles Lemming What we read this week Becca: One-Star Romance by Laura Hankin (out 6/18), Still Writing by Dani Shapiro Olivia: The Sicilian Inheritance by Jo Piazza This Month’s Book Club Pick - Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors Prose - Get 50% off your first subscription order today PLUS 15% off and free shipping on every subscription order after that at Prose.com/bop Framebridge - Visit framebridge.com or a retail store to custom frame just about anything! Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Order Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club! Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:49:30

January 2024 Three Things

1/17/2024
It’s time for our first Three Things of 2024! We’re so excited to share what we’ve been watching, reading, and questioning lately. Olivia’s things In & Out lists Gypsy Rose Blanchard Saltburn Becca This NYT Article about Michael Stipe Naked Attraction The Pantone Color of the Year 2024 Obsessions Becca: Vick’s Sinus Steamer Olivia: Kaweco Sport Fountain Pen What we read this week Becca: First Lie Wins By Ashley Elston This Month’s Book Club Pick - Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors Cozy Earth - Get 35% off sitewide at cozyearth.com with code BOP. Better Help - Visit BetterHelp.com/BADONPAPER today to get 10% off your first month. Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Order Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club! Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:52:40

Our 2024 Goals

1/10/2024
We’re back! And we’re so excited to kick off 2024 by setting out goals for this year! But first, we check in on how our 2023 goals went. Obsessions Becca: Her Vibes board phone background Olivia: Bear Brook Podcast What we read this week Olivia: A Flicker in the Dark by Stacy Willingham The Last Murder at The End of the World by Stuart Turton Shark Heart by Emily Habeck Becca: Snowed In by Catherine Walsh This Spells Love by Kate Robb Novelist as Vocation by Haruki Murakami All About Love by Bell Hooks This Month’s Book Club Pick - Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors Cozy Earth - Get 35% off sitewide at cozyearth.com when you use the code BOP. Framebridge - Visit Framebridge.com or a retail store to custom frame just about anything! Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Order Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club! Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:01:07:26

Best Books of 2023

12/13/2023
For the last episode of 2023, it’s time to talk about the best books we read in this year! Becca and Olivia each share their top 10 books they read, and we play calls from listeners sharing their favorite books from 2023! Becca’s Best Books of the Year: Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros Tom Lake by Ann Patchett You Again by Kate Goldbeck Maybe Once, Maybe Twice by Allison Rose Greenberg Practice Makes Perfect by Sarah Adams The Rachel Incident by Caroline O’Donahue Adelaide by Genevieve Wheeler All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir The Bodyguard by Katherine Center The Celebrants by Steven Rowley Olivia’s best books of the year Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver The Whispers by Ashley Audrain The Christmas Orphans Club by Becca Freeman Yellowface by RF Kuang Tom Lake by Ann Patchett Talking at Night by Clare Daverley Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano The Quiet Tenant by Clemence Michallon Banyan Moon by Thao Thai Listener Best Books of the Year The Force of Such Beauty by Barbara Bourland The Coffee Shop of Curiosities by Heather Webber Setting the Table by Danny Meyers Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver Shark Heart: A Love Story by Emily Habeck Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara Darker Shades of Magic Series by V.E. Schwab Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt In Memoriam by Alice Winn The Rachel Incident by Caroline O’Donahue Damnation Spring by Ash Davidson The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches bySangu Mandanna Left on Tenth: A Second Chance at Life: A Memoir by Delia Ephron The Wishing Game by Meg Shaffer Strong Female Character by Fern Brady The Magic of Lemon Drop Pie by Rachel Linden Obsessions Olivia - Four Christmases Becca - Axiom Chain Necklace and the Ridge Heart Charm Pendant from Missoma What we read this week! Becca - The Art of Scandal by Regina Black Olivia - Blood Sisters by Vanessa Lillie Sponsors Prose - go to prose.com/bop for your FREE in-depth hair consultation and 50% off your first subscription order. Better Help - Visit BetterHelp.com/BADONPAPER today to get 10% off your first month. CozyEarth - head to cozyearth.com and use code BOP to get 35% off sitewide. Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Preorder Becca’s Book! Like and subscribe to RomComPods and Bone Marry Bury! Available wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:01:02:01

Best of 2023

12/6/2023
As the year comes to a close, we want to look back at the good stuff and discuss our best of 2023! We dive into our personal best moments and talk about some of our favorite things from this year! Best Entertainment Best TV Show Becca - The Diplomat Olivia - Shrinking Best Movie Becca - Barbie Olivia - Past Lives Best (New to us) Podcast Becc - Writer’s Routine, Publishing Rodeo Olivia - Writer’s Routine Best Concert Olivia - The Eras Tour, Noah Kahan Best Album Becca - You’ll Get It When You’re Older by Blake Rose Olivia - Stick Season (We’ll All Be Here Forever), Noah Kahan Best Song Becca - Is It Over Now by Taylor Swift; That Was Then by Emily James; Call Your Mom by Noah Kahan w/ Lizzy McAlpine Olivia - The View Between Villages, Noah Kahan, Not Strong Enough by BoyGenius, Labour by Paris Paloma Best (New to us) IG follow Becca - @Famouspplreading Olivia - @Oh_apostrophe Best BOP episode Becca - Obscure Erotica Book Reviews, How Becca’s Book Got Made Olivia -Obscure Erotica Book Reviews, The Christmas Orphans Club Book Club, Spooky Season Reads with Ashley Winstead, The Official BOP Beach Read Roundup Shopping Best clothing purchase Becca - Birkenstock Boston Clogs, Jeans that came in my Stitch Fix order Olivia - Skims Fits Everybody T-Shirt Bra Best beauty purchase Becca - Rare Beauty Liquid Blush in Grace, R+Co Trophy Texture and Shine Spray Olivia - Winky Lux PH Changing Lip Balm OR Sol de Janeiro Brazillian Crush Body Spray Best home purchase Becca - Garlic chopper Olivia - ShopVac Best misc purchase Becca - Five-year journal Olivia - Boll & Branch bedding Obsessions Olivia - Harney & Sons Pumpkin Spice Tea Becca - Prismacolor 05 and Pigma Graphic 1 Pens What we read this week! Becca - Story Genius by Lisa Cron Olivia - Bright Young Women by Jessica Knoll Sponsors Prose - Take your FREE in-depth hair consultation and get 50% off your first subscription order today PLUS 15% off and free shipping for every subscription order after that at Prose.com/bop Cozy Earth - Head to cozyearth.com and use code BOP to get 35% off sitewide. Macmillan - Read or Listen to What Lies in the Woods by Kate Alice Marshal and All The Dangerous Things by Stacy Willingham and other Macmillan titles wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Preorder Becca’s Book! Like and subscribe to RomComPods and Bone Marry Bury! Available wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:57:52

The Christmas Orphans Club Book Club

11/29/2023
This week, we’re diving into Becca’s Book, The Christmas Orphans Club! This is the ONLY time we’ll be spoiling this book for a while, so if you haven’t read the book yet and don’t want to get spoiled, save this episode for when you finish the book! We talk about what elements of the book were there since Becca’s first draft, the highs and lows of their writing process, how she balanced the lighthearted tone with big emotions, and what book-related questions she wished she got asked more. Becca also answers listener questions about characters, story choices, and more! Obsessions Becca - Dorsey tennis necklace Olivia - Flameless candles What we read this week Olivia - Talking at Night by Claire Daverley Becca - Lovelight Farms by BK Borison Sponsors Better Help - Visit BetterHelp.com/BADONPAPER today to get 10% off your first month. Macmillan - listen to your favorite Macmillan titles like Minka Kelly’s memoir Tell Me Everything and John Stamos’ memoir If You Would Have Told Me wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Preorder Becca’s Book! Like and subscribe to RomComPods and Bone Marry Bury! Available wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:01:02:59

2023 Gift Guide with My Sister Made Me Buy It

11/22/2023
Happy gift guide season! This week we’re talking all things gifts with Sarah of @my.sister.made.me.buy.it, an account full of fashion, undergarment, blanket, travel, and pen recommendations. We share gift ideas for BFFs, Co-Workers, Significant Others, Tweens, People who have everything, and what we’d gift ourselves! Our Picks: BFF - Rainbow Splash Cups from Coming Soon, Fancy Friend Dates, Colorful/fancy matches + match strikers Co-worker/casual acquaintance - 5 $1 scratch-off tickets + Le Pens, Kaweco pens, Inside Joke merch + DIY work kit. Significant other/spouse - Concert/Comedy tickets, Framed objects from Framebridge, Flaviar Whiskey Advent Calendar The Person Who Has Everything - Let’s Eat by Grossy Pelosi or More is More by Molly Baz, Sweater Shaver, The Sleep Crown, Stocking stuffer - Amazon hair clips, Tate’s Bake Shop Cookie Bark, Microstitch, Identity protection stamps Self - Missoma Jelly Heart Charm Bracelet, Bose Quiet Comfort Headphones, Dorsey Clemence Necklace Tween Gifts - Drunk Elephant and Glow Recipe skincare, water bottles. Bookish Gifts - Lechtrum 5-Year Journal, Papier Reading Journal, The Cock Mark Olivia’s High Lauren Scott’s CEOverthinker Substack post Obsessions Becca - Peppermint mocha creamer season Olivia - J. Crew Cashmere Sweater What we read this week! Becca - Maybe Once, Maybe Twice by Allison Rose Greenberg This Month’s Book Club Pick - The Christmas Orphans Club by Becca Freeman (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors Cozy Earth - Get 35% off sitewide when you use the code “BOP” at cozyearth.com Macmillan Audio - listen to your favorite Macmillan titles like Did You Hear About Kitty Karr? by Crystal Smith Paul and the Finlay Donovan series by Elle Cosimano wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Preorder Becca’s Book! Like and subscribe to RomComPods and Bone Marry Bury! Available wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:57:01

What's on our nightstand

11/15/2023
Lotion! Books! Earplugs! Dried-up contact lenses! This week, we’re talking about our nightstand essentials from the things that improve our nighttime routine to the things that are just weird. Olivia’s Nightstand: Weleda Skin Food, Aquaphor stick, books (currently: Rooms of Our Own by Louise Pennington, Talking at Night by Claire Daverley, The Rachel Incident by Caroline O'Donoghue), Necessaire Body Serum, a pile of dried contacts, glasses, claw clip graveyard, water bottle graveyard. Becca’s Nightstand: Gold Bond Crepe Corrector, Ring Dish from West Elm, Retainers, Tatcha Lip Mask, Laneige Lip Mask, Goop Night Cream (discontinued), Ear Plugs, Diptyque Rose Candle, Ahava baby eczema cream, Amazon Alarm Clock, Amazon sleep mask, Globe bedside sconce (old/unavailable), Princess flashlight. Listener Nightstand essentials include reading lights, mouth tape, micellar water, Stanley water bottle, Lush Sleepy Lotion, Eye Bra Eye Masks, Tempur-Pedic Sleep Masks, Amazon Smart Plugs & Echo, Dr. Teals Foot Cream Obsessions Becca - @famouspplreading, Iron Flame TikTok Olivia - Escaping Twin Flames Docuseries What we read this week! Becca - Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros Olivia - All Sinners Bleed by SA Cosby, My Murder by Katie Wiliams This Month’s Book Club Pick - The Christmas Orphans Club by Becca Freeman (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors Prose - Get 50% off your first subscription order today plus 15% off and free shipping for every subscription order after that at Prose.com/bop Better Help - Visit BetterHelp.com/BADONPAPER today to get 10% off your first month Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Preorder Becca’s Book! Like and subscribe to RomComPods and Bone Marry Bury! Available wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:58:58

November 2023 Three Things

11/8/2023
Time for a fun batch of Things! Three from each of us, to be exact. Olivia’s Things What are your holiday vibes for 2023? Opinions on New Year’s Eve as a Holiday Is long hair cheugy now? Becca’s Things Becca’s new favorite kitchen tool - a garlic-chopper The Woman in Me by Britney Spears What are your glimmers? Obsessions Olivia - Geneva! Becca - Knitting What we read this week! Olivia: You Shouldn’t Have Come Here by Jeneva Rose B: 1,000 Words by Jami Attenberg (out 1/9); The Woman in Me by Britney Spears This Month’s Book Club Pick - The Christmas Orphans Club by Becca Freeman (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Or join our Geneva! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Preorder Becca’s Book! Like and subscribe to RomComPods and Bone Marry Bury! Available wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:52:15

NaNoWriMo Q&A with literary agent Carly Watters

11/1/2023
To celebrate the start of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) we’re chatting with Carly Watters, SVP and Senior Literary Agent at P.S Literary and co-host of The Shit No One Tells You About Writing Podcast! We ask Carly about trends in fiction, how to know when a manuscript is ready, how book deals are made, if it actually is harder than ever to sell a book right now, and more! Books about writing Carly recommends On Writing by Stephen King Craft in the Real World by Matthew Salesses Obsessions Olivia - Tayvis (Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce) Becca - A Thing or Two’s October 9 Episode: Rats, Rain Clogs, and Romance, Birkenstock Boston Clogs What we read this week Olivia - The Vaster Wilds by Lauren Groff Becca - Do Your Worst by Rosie Danan (out 11/14) This Month’s Book Club Pick - The Christmas Orphans Club by Becca Freeman (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors Prose - Take your FREE in-depth hair consultation and get 15% off your first order today at Prose.com/bop. Cozy Earth - Get up to 35% off site-wide when you use the code “BOP” at cozyearth.com Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Preorder Becca’s Book! Like and subscribe to RomComPods and Bone Marry Bury! Available wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:59:16

The Quiet Tenant Book Club

10/25/2023
This week we’re talking about our October Book Club Pick, The Quiet Tenant by Clémence Michallon! We talk about Becca’s expectations of the book vs what her thoughts were reading, our thoughts on the second person narration, how the book centered the women in this story, if the ending surprised and satisfied us, and more! Trigger warning for sexual assault in this book, so please skip it if you’re not in a place to listen! Obsessions Becca - Jessica Yellin’s newsletter; Under the Desk News Olivia - Past Lives What we read this week! Becca - Witch of Wild Things by Raquel Vasquez Gilliland, Throwback by Maurene Goo, The Quiet Tenant by Clémence Michallon November’s Book Club Pick - The Christmas Orphans Club by Becca Freeman (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors Nuuly - Take $20 off your first month of Nuuly when you sign up with the code BOP20 at nuuly.com. Prose - Go to Prose.com/BOP for your FREE in-depth hair consultation and 15% off. Better Help - Visit BetterHelp.com/BADONPAPER today to get 10% off your first month. Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Preorder Becca’s Book! Like and subscribe to RomComPods and Bone Marry Bury! Available wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:49:50

Spooky Season Reads with Ashley Winstead

10/18/2023
This week we’re diving into spooky season with a fellow fall fanatic, Ashley Winstead! We talk about her newest book Midnight Is the Darkest Hour, our enthusiasm for fall, 12-foot skeletons, and we all share some Halloween-season book recs! Psychological Thriller Book Recs Olivia - None Of This Is True by Lisa Jewell Ashley - If We Were Villains by M. L. Rio, Bad Habits by Amy Gentry Books Too scary to read with the lights out Ashley - Delicate Condition by Danielle Valentine Olivia - Leave The World Behind by Rumaan Alam Cozy but Still Autumnal Books Ashley - The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna, The Ex Hex by Erin Sterling, Go Hex Yourself by Jessica Clare, Payback's a Witch by Lana Harper, Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman, Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen, Becca - A Million Junes by Emily Henry, The Cloisters by Katy Hays Wildcard Fall Reads Olivia - Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Ashley - Vampires of El Norte by Isabel Cañas, Savage Appetites: True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession by Rachel Monroe Becca - Witch of Wild Things by Raquel Vasquez Gilliland, Playing the Witch Card by Kj Dell'antonia, A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness Obsessions Becca - Blake Rose’s Album You’ll Get it When You’re Older Olivia - New York Times White Chicken Chili What we read this week! Becca - The Burnout by Sophie Kinsella This Month’s Book Club Pick - The Quiet Tenant by Clemence Michallon (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors Cozy Earth - Take 35% off at cozyearth.com with code BOP StitchFix - Get 25% off when you keep everything in your Fix at StitchFix.com/BOP Betterhelp - Visit BetterHelp.com/BADONPAPER today to get 10% off your first month. Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Preorder Becca’s Book! Like and subscribe to RomComPods and Bone Marry Bury! Available wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:57:17

A Q4 Q&A

10/11/2023
This week, we’re answering your questions about Q4 goals, fall checklists, Olivia’s house updates, TCOC tiny tongs enthusiasts, writing advice, Starbucks orders and SO! MUCH! MORE! Our favorite back catalog episodes Our Goals episodes (check out our 2023 goals and our 2023 goals check-in!) Summer Reading Roundups! Olivia’s First Episode Pre Olivia: Elizabeth Gilbert Episode Hidden Gem Books (With Listener Recs!) Obsessions Olivia: Hyperfixation lunch Becca: Champers Social Club on Crosby St in SoHo What we read this week! Becca: Expiration Dates by Rebecca Serle (out March 5) Olivia: Go As A River by Shelly Read (learn more about her story on the Writers on Writing Podcast!) This Month’s Book Club Pick - The Quiet Tenant by Clemence Michallon (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors Nuuly - Take $20 off your first month of Nuuly when you sign up at nuuly.com with the code BOP20. The Christmas Orphans Club - Pick up The Christmas Orphans Club by Becca Freeman wherever good books are sold! Prose - Take your FREE in-depth hair consultation and get 15% off your first order today at prose.com/bop. Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Preorder Becca’s Book! Like and subscribe to RomComPods and Bone Marry Bury! Available wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:59:16

Three Things October 2023

10/4/2023
It’s Three Things time! This week we’re talking about the Instagram ads that haunt us, Lauren Groff’s writing process, being a teenage girl, and more! Becca’s 3 Things Instagram ads that haunt us Olivia Rodrigo’s Guts and the grown-up teen girl phenomenon Retellings in fiction Olivia’s 3 Things Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift The New York Times’s profile of Lauren Groff The New York Times’s article about being 13 today Obsessions Olivia: Shit That I Knit Crew Neck Sweater Becca: Love at First Sight on Netflix (based on the book by Jennifer E. Smith) What we read this week! Becca: Meet the Benedettos by Katie Cotungo (out 12/5) Olivia: Georgie, All Along: An Uplifting and Unforgettable Love Story Kate Clayborn, The Only One Left by Riley Sager, Yellowface by RF Kuang, Bye, Baby by Carola Lovering (out March 2024) This Month’s Book Club Pick - The Quiet Tenant by Clemence Michallon (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors Cozy Earth - Take 35% off sitewide at cozyearth.com when you use the code BOP Prose - Take your FREE in-depth hair consultation and get 15% off your first order at Prose.com/bop Better Help - Visit BetterHelp.com/BADONPAPER to get 10% off your first month! Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Preorder Becca’s Book! Like and subscribe to RomComPods and Bone Marry Bury! Available wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:56:56

Tom Lake Book Club

9/27/2023
It’s time for the September book club and we’re discussing Tom Lake by Ann Patchett. We dive into our opinions on the writing, the mother/daughter dynamics, the reveals that surprised us, and the “Tom Lake” moments in our own lives. Also, Becca’s book is out NOW!!! Obsessions Olivia: Her playlist called ‘Songs for Staring at the Ocean & Feeling emo’ Becca: @nymetroweather on IG What we read this week! Becca: The Nigerwife by Vanessa Walters Olivia: The Quiet Tenant by Clemence Michallon, The Christmas Orphans Club by Becca Freeman, Tom Lake by Ann Patchett, Happiness Falls by Angie Kim This Month’s Book Club Pick - (have thoughts about this book you want to share? Call in at 843-405-3157 or email us a voice memo at badonpaperpodcast@gmail.com) Sponsors NUULY - get $20 off your first month of Nuuly when you sign up with the code BOP20 at nuuly.com. Join our Facebook group for amazing book recs & more! Join our Geneva! Subscribe to Olivia’s Newsletter! Preorder Becca’s Book! Follow us on Instagram @badonpaperpodcast. Follow Olivia on Instagram @oliviamuenter and Becca @beccamfreeman.

Duration:00:54:43