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Bad On Paper

Jan 18, 2023

It's time for a 2023 book preview! We brought on some of our favorite book people on the internet to share 2 books they’re excited about this year, and boy has our TBRs grown! We also ask the age-old question: If you had to bring a book character to a chain restaurant, who are you picking and where are you going?


Follow our guests!

Megan Prokott - @the_spines

Traci Thomas - @thestackspod

Taylor Choi -  @bookswithtay

Jenny Jackson - @jennyjacksonpineapple

Giselle Gonzalez - @hopelessbooklover_


Becca’s Picks

Age of Vice by Deepti Kapoor

Pineapple Street by Jenny Jackson (out Mar 7)


Olvia’s Picks

The Whispers by Ashley Audrain

The Survivalists by Kashana Cauley


Megan’s Picks

I Have Some Questions for You by Rebecca Makkai (Out February 21)

Yellowface by R. F. Kuang (Out May 16)


Traci’s Picks

Waco by Jeff Guinn (Out January 24), Waco Rising by Kevin Cook (Out January 31),  Koresh: The True Story of David Koresh and the Tragedy at Waco by Stephan Talty (Out April 11)

Chain Gang All Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah (Out May 2!) 


Taylor’s Picks

Just My Type by Falon Ballard (Out February 7!)

Vera Wong's Unsolicited Advice for Murderers by Jesse Q. Sutanto (Out March 14!)

Bonus rec: The Truly Devious Series by Maureen Johnson


Jenny’s Picks

Really Good, Actually by Monica Heisey (Out January 17)

Games & Rituals by Katherine Heiny (Out April 18).


Giselle’s Picks

Powerless by Elsie Silver (Out February 10)

Happy Place by Emily Henry (Out April 25!)



Becca - Ginny & Georgia Season 2

Olivia - Amelia Dimoldenberg’s Golden Globes Interview with Andrew Garfield 


What we read this week!

Becca - Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert


This Month’s Book Club Pick: The Villa by Rachel Hawkins, Business or Pleasure by Rachel Lynn Solomon

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