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CraftLit - Serialized Classic Literature for Busy Book Lovers


You can find a complete library of all of CraftLit's books alphabetized with links to the shownotes and audio at CraftLit.com/library. To find out more about the show and all the ways you can access the audio, please visit CraftLit.com/how-to-listen/. If you're looking for our Patreon page, you will find it (and all the goodies) here.

 

 

Jun 26, 2020

Book Talk @6:00

Updated Chart



Twitter thread—ADHD & memory storage https://twitter.com/vartian/status/1274852542460166145

Join the Zoom Chats:
Tuesday is 5am Eastern (for New Zealand and Australia & the UK)

 

Thursday is 7pm Eastern:


Tuesday Book Chat
Lina (or Laura?): Forever Sweater - Blaire - Icelandic Wool

Maia's Temperature Blanket: get Hexagon info from Attic 24 - Yorkshire Crochet blog - (she sells yarn packs, too) How-to Hexagon: https://attic24.typepad.com/weblog/2008/11/hexagon-crochet.html
—Join in a new colour for round 2: knot the two yarns together like for the Granny Squares (https://attic24.typepad.com/weblog/2008/10/granny-squaring.html
—Remember you can crochet the ends in as you go with the hex's too, to save you darning ends in at the end.
—and, how to make a half hexie: https://meanyjar.blogspot.com/2013_01_01_archive.html
Temperature blanket how-to: https://oombawkadesigncrochet.com/2019/01/temperature-blankets-crochet-patterns-color-charts-and-tracking-sheets.html
Mindless Crochet blanket or scarf: Neat Wave crochet pattern: https://attic24.typepad.com/weblog/neat-wave-pattern.html

Laura Ricketts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHGbKuZzq3E Tim Hawkins alternative swear words

Heather: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4793190/
Maia Daguerre: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fAvJYF0kJg
Mitchell & Webb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0384750/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2

Heather's Sister's fave show: https://www.amazon.com/Crime-Scene-Cleaner-English-subtitled/dp/B014WGX4FK  & episode: 7. Schotty's Struggle (English subtitled) https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2609542/?ref_=ttep_ep3

Something Rotten Act 1 - OBC https://youtu.be/r0JkNaJHGOY - best Sexy Shakespeare, ever. (b/c it's hard to be the Bard)
Heather: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRDajvNX7Vw&list=RDspMHOPgms3E&index=5
Tim Minchin: https://youtu.be/rvNMscvgvdk
Tim Minchin Storm: https://youtu.be/HhGuXCuDb1U

Ann Blanton : Ben Aaronovich “Midnight Riot” - Rivers of London Book 1 (or Midnight Riot in the US): https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8680417-midnight-riot?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=kwjGQU8vgP&rank=1
& UK title is "Rivers of London" - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9317452-rivers-of-london

UK book: Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race - https://www.audible.com/pd/Why-Im-No-Longer-Talking-to-White-People-About-Race-Audiobook/B06XGKLVWH?plink=14ffdc53-5742-46&ref=a_typ_c8_adblp13npbxx_1_5&pf_rd_p=a4ce0786-7b61-438a-b8ed-97d8ca623101&pf_rd_r=VMT8R160NDWKT4EZHN8C

If you're looking for Dawn detergent in Australia: https://www.thriftyfun.com/Buying-Dawn-Dish-Soap-in-Australia-4.html


Thursday Book Chat
Regina: reading Rebecca - best book about an Introvert—ever
Heather: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking — by Susan Cain - https://amzn.to/2ViXAQE

Jennifer: Recommends Barchester Towers (Trollope) for possible CraftLit Book - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/125321.Barchester_Towers

  • Fun to watch: Staged - Tennant & Sheen: https://youtu.be/dy-6sTLCcIE - In a brand new lockdown produced series, Michael Sheen and David Tennant attempt to put the world to rights while rehearsing for a West End production over video call. Also starring David's wife, Georgia Tennant.

'Staged' airs Wednesday 10th June on BBC One with a double-bill.

Aimee: Critical Role - Podcast or YouTube (Online D&D)

Heather: Audible new release! Sandman - July 15

START YOUR DISNEY+ FREE TRIAL ON JULY 3rd: Hamilton https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/reviewedcom/2020/05/19/how-watch-hamilton-disney-plus/5222275002/
Sign Up at https://disneyplus.com/

Aimee: John Stewart movie - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9076562/
also recommends Jeff Goldblum show on Disney+ (also Goldblum with Taika Waititi: https://youtu.be/sorMiDJ-J-A re Thor Ragnarok)

Fun short on Disney+ Kitbull, directed by Rosana Sullivan and produced by Kathryn Hendrickson, reveals an unlikely connection that sparks between two creatures: a fiercely independent stray kitten and a pit bull. Together, they experience friendship for the first time.
Partly Coudy short: https://youtu.be/ix13P9NqBjo

Kathi - the Vanishing - review: "eh."

Kathi: Starting Le Guin - Left Hand of Darkness  - https://amzn.to/3g2qfS2

Ishi last of his tribe written by Le Guin's MOTHER: Theodora Kroeber: https://amzn.to/38030VE



YA Gurl Power fantasy trilogy - first book: The Princess of Trelian - by Michelle Knudsen - https://amzn.to/3dBRAZv (author of Library Lion!)

Regina: Don't watch this on a plane: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10919486/

Jordan Peele breaks down "Get Out " on Reddit: https://youtu.be/hBvcngHRTFg

Regina: Bone Hampton: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YVugbWLFxE

Aimee: Fake Doctors, Real Friends podcast: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-fake-doctors-real-friends-60367049/
Heather is looking for her old, Zen Garden screen saver (SE 30 era) which reminded everyone of: Flying Toasters screen saver: https://www.screensaversplanet.com/screensavers/after-dark-flying-toasters-1153/

Jennifer: Miss Pinkerton (Part of the Hilda Adams Series) - by Mary Roberts Rinehart
https://www.thriftbooks.com/w/miss-pinkerton_mary-roberts-rinehart/470843/#isbn=0821718479 
Review: Eh. Not as much fun as The Swimming Pool

Kathi: learning from Tinna Mosaic Crochethttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1e6pq5VqnfFU8STEeQkV5hwyvYji7fVb

Kathi: NEWS! Announcement of new Shelley Museum in Bath! - https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-somerset-52923492

Aimee: Netflix: Disclosure: https://www.theguardian.com/film/2020/jun/18/disclosure-laverne-cox-netflix-documentary-trans-representation
Thirteenth: https://www.netflix.com/title/80091741

Heather: The Scene so shocking that Nixon had it cut from 1776—"Cool Considerate Men" https://youtu.be/LxaAw2viEIQ

Toshi: great podcast from Rachel Maddow Bag Man about Nixon's VP Spiro Agnew: https://www.msnbc.com/bagman
Slate SlowBurn podcast:  Season 1: https://slate.com/podcasts/slow-burn/s1/watergate      
Season 2: https://slate.com/podcasts/slow-burn/s2/clinton     
Season 3: https://slate.com/podcasts/slow-burn/s3/biggie-and-tupac      
Season 4: https://slate.com/podcasts/slow-burn/s4/david-duke