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Be my escape

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On today's episode, Adam shares a bunch of book recommendations to escape the everyday stresses of life and (gestures broadly) all of this.

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Books mentioned in this episode:

Return to series you know and love in a brand new way:

The Lord of the Rings (FULL CAST DRAMATIZATION)

His Dark Materials (FULL CAST DRAMATIZATION),

The Chronicles of Narnia ( NARRATED BY KENNETH BRANAGH)

A Series of Unfortunate Events (NARRATED BY TIM CURRY)

For Fans of Ready Player One - Otherworld series by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller

For fans of alternate universes - Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

For those who miss big cities - Lillian Boxfish takes a walk by Kathleen Rooney

Fairy tale fans

Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

For fans of Erin Morgenstern

Geek Love by Catherine Dunn

THE BOOK OF SPECULATION BY ERIKA SWYLER

Witchey Reads

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane By Katherine Howe

The Spellbook of Katrina Van Tassel By Alyssa Palombo

Revenge of the Witch By Joseph Delaney

Here are the all the answers we received on twitter about escapism books:

https://twitter.com/ProBookNerds/status/1308542556217774082?s=20

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