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First This, Then That

October 19, 2022
Episode 73

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First This, Then That

We are Traci and Ellie, two bookish friends who read in any spare minute that we have.  This week we are telling you where to start with different genres.  And if you’ve already read our “start here” books, we tell you what to read next!  To shop the books listed in this episode, visit our shop at

Literally Reading:

A Lady’s Guide to Fortune-Hunting by Sophie Irwin (Ellie)

Killers of a Certain Age by Deanna Raybourn (Traci)

Open the Book:

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

Would Like to Meet by Rachel Winters

Well Met by Jen DeLuca

Finlay Donovan is Killing It by Elle Cosimano

Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions by Mario Giordano

Defending Jacob by William Landay

The Push by Ashley Audrain

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Code Name Helene by Ariel Lawhon

The Unadoptables by Hana Tooke

The List of Things that will not Change by Rebecca Stead

A River Enchanted by Rebecca Ross

House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City #1) by Sarah J. Maas

The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me by Mindy Kaling

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