Episode 277

#277 - Greta & Valdin by Rebecca K. Reilly

On this episode, we discuss our June 2024 book club pick Greta & Valdin by Rebecca K. Reilly, following the story of two adult siblings from Auckland as they each try to escape from their arrested development and overcome their messy professional and romantic issues, while also dealing with their chaotic but close knit Maori-Russian family. We had a lot of fun discussing this very funny story with a surprisingly sincere heart.

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The Books & Boba July 2024 pick is The Sense of Wonder by Matthew Salesses

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