Novel Pairings

Chelsey & Sara
a podcast dedicated to making the classics readable, relevant, and fun
Created 15 Feb 2020
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  • Oh hey, Edgar Allan Poe
    05 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    Hey, listeners! Today we’re diving into a delightfully gothic, perfectly seasonal Short Story Club episode with “The Fall of the House of Usher” by Edgar Allan Poe. We discuss the importance of atmosp...
  • Our Fall Book Preview
    29 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 4 0
    Hey, listeners! Yesterday we shared an episode full of backlist titles we’re hoping to read over the next few months. We spend some time speculating on which genres, formats, and themes will provide b...
  • Following Jane Eyre across the moors
    22 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Hey, listeners! In case you missed it, yesterday we aired our discussion on chapters 27 through the end of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. We cover Jane’s coming of age journey, the juxtaposition of Ro...
  • Raising Readers with Anne Bogel
    14 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 3 1
    Hey, listeners! In case you missed the news: we’re both expecting new family members soon—and within just a few days of each other. Of course, this means our off-mic conversations have heavily revolve...
  • Diving into Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre
    07 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Hey, listeners! Today we’re discussing chapters 1-26 (or the first two volumes) of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. We share our histories with this novel and the ways our most recent reading experience...
  • Advice and Strategies for Reading Jane Eyre
    31 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Hey, listeners! Today’s episode originally aired on our Patreon bonus feed, but we’re releasing it to everyone today to get us all ready for a Very Victorian Fall! We're sharing some of our favorite t...
  • Our favorite books of summer
    24 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    Hey, listeners! Our summer season has come to an end and in today’s episode we’re taking a look back to discuss our favorite episodes and our best non-podcast reads of the season. We also took this op...
  • The Women of Brewster Place
    17 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Hey, listeners! You’ll hear it right away in today’s episode … we LOVED The Women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor. A novel-in-short-stories was perfect for our attention spans and our reading taste...
  • Greek mythology retellings for every reader
    10 Aug 2021 • 1 min read • 2 2
    Hey, listeners! Today, we’re toppling your TBRs with an episode full of Greek mythology inspired tales and retellings. Our recent Patreon book club discussion of Olympus, Texas by Stacey Swann prompte...
  • New episode! A Streetcar Named Desire
    03 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 2 1
    Hey, listeners! Today, Chelsey and Sara are digging into a messy, melodramatic classroom staple: A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams. This 1947 play—later made iconic by the 1951 Vivien Lei...
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