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Mail Bag Recs and Adam and Jill Ramblings

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Adam and Jill are currently podcast hosts passing in the night, with Adam currently in New York City for Book Expo America while Jill is back in the office after having just returned from the Big Apple!

In the first half of the episode, Adam gives some book recommendations to some of our listeners who emailed in and in the second half Jill talks all about her recent trip to New York and hitting the Great White Way for a musical.

Book Recs:

Nonfiction books for teens about the Holocaust:

Children of the Holocaust

I have lived a thousand years

Kristallnacht

Children of La Hille

The Historian Read-alikes

The Dante Club

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

The Gargoyle

Labyrinth

Crime novels with body language

The novels of Robin Cook

The Gauguin Connection

Three Minutes to Doomsday

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