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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 To find out more about the show and all the ways you can access the audio, please visit here. If you're looking for our Patreon page, you will find it (and all the goodies) here. Lastly, if you want to keep up with the podcast, you can join the email list here too.

Jun 26, 2020

Book Talk @6:00

Updated Chart

Twitter thread—ADHD & memory storage

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:
—Join in a new colour for round 2: knot the two yarns together like for the Granny Squares (
—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:
Temperature blanket how-to:
Mindless Crochet blanket or scarf: Neat Wave crochet pattern:

Laura Ricketts: Tim Hawkins alternative swear words

Maia Daguerre:
Mitchell & Webb:

Heather's Sister's fave show:  & episode: 7. Schotty's Struggle (English subtitled)

Something Rotten Act 1 - OBC - best Sexy Shakespeare, ever. (b/c it's hard to be the Bard)
Tim Minchin:
Tim Minchin Storm:

Ann Blanton : Ben Aaronovich “Midnight Riot” - Rivers of London Book 1 (or Midnight Riot in the US):
& UK title is "Rivers of London" -

UK book: Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race -

If you're looking for Dawn detergent in Australia:

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 -

Jennifer: Recommends Barchester Towers (Trollope) for possible CraftLit Book -

  • Fun to watch: Staged - Tennant & Sheen: - 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

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Aimee: John Stewart movie -
also recommends Jeff Goldblum show on Disney+ (also Goldblum with Taika Waititi: 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:

Kathi - the Vanishing - review: "eh."

Kathi: Starting Le Guin - Left Hand of Darkness  -

Ishi last of his tribe written by Le Guin's MOTHER: Theodora Kroeber:

YA Gurl Power fantasy trilogy - first book: The Princess of Trelian - by Michelle Knudsen - (author of Library Lion!)

Regina: Don't watch this on a plane:

Jordan Peele breaks down "Get Out " on Reddit:

Regina: Bone Hampton:

Aimee: Fake Doctors, Real Friends podcast:
Heather is looking for her old, Zen Garden screen saver (SE 30 era) which reminded everyone of: Flying Toasters screen saver:

Jennifer: Miss Pinkerton (Part of the Hilda Adams Series) - by Mary Roberts Rinehart 
Review: Eh. Not as much fun as The Swimming Pool

Kathi: learning from Tinna Mosaic Crochet

Kathi: NEWS! Announcement of new Shelley Museum in Bath! -

Aimee: Netflix: Disclosure:

Heather: The Scene so shocking that Nixon had it cut from 1776—"Cool Considerate Men"

Toshi: great podcast from Rachel Maddow Bag Man about Nixon's VP Spiro Agnew:
Slate SlowBurn podcast:  Season 1:      
Season 2:     
Season 3:      
Season 4: