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I'd Rather Be Reading

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Season 1

“Episode 1: Lisa Napoli on the Rise of Women in Journalism”

“Thursday Three No. 1”

“Episode 2: Brian Moylan on Bravo’s Real Housewives”

“Thursday Three No. 2”

“Episode 3: Jean Becker on President George H.W. Bush”

“Thursday Three No. 3 with Special Guest Carla Jean Whitley”

“Episode 4: Katie Sturino on Body Positivity”

“Thursday Three No. 4 with Special Guest Sparky Reardon”

“Episode 5: Scott O’Neil on Living Life Fully Present”

“Thursday Three with Special Guest C.J. Wade”

“Episode 6: Love Is Blind’s Cameron Hamilton and Lauren Speed on Falling in Love – and Staying in Love”

“Episode 7: The Bachelorette’s Desiree Hartsock Siegfried on How Her Faith Led Her to Love”

“Episode 8: Ron Friedman on Reverse Engineering Your Way to Success”

“Episode 9: Dr. Kristin Neff on Fierce Self-Compassion”

“Episode 10: Former Miss Teen USA Shelly Bartholomew on Life’s Beautiful Messes”

“Episode 11: Karen Alpert on Raising Good Kids”

“Episode 12: Lauren Messiah on Creating Your Signature Style”

“Episode 13: Nicole Caruso on the #WorthyofWearing Movement”

“Episode 14: Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child on Depression, Loving Yourself, and Hope”

Season 2

“Episode 1: Dr. Tony Brooks on the War in Afghanistan”

“Episode 2: Amy Argetsinger on the Miss America Pageant’s Centennial”

“Episode 3: ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit on His Life – and College Football”

“Episode 4: Kathy Iandoli on Aaliyah’s Life and Legacy”

“Episode 5: Gary Ginsberg on the Friendships of U.S. Presidents”

“Episode 6: Women’s Health Editor-in-Chief Liz Baker Plosser on Successful Mornings”

“Episode 7: Susan Ronald on the Kennedy Family’s Patriarch”

“Episode 8: Dr. Melissa Shapiro on How a Dog Named Piglet Changed Her Life”

“Episode 9: Former Cosmopolitan Editor-in-Chief Kate White on Writing Fiction”

“Episode 10: Via Bleidner on the Kardashians and Life in Calabasas”

“Episode 11: Margaret Renkl on the American South”

Season 3

“Episode 1: Joseph Goodman on Nick Saban and the Alabama Football Dynasty”

“Episode 2: Brendan Borrell on Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Race”

“Episode 3: Stacey Johnson-Batiste on Her Best Friend – Vice President Kamala Harris”

“Episode 4: Dana O’Neil on College Basketball’s Most Entertaining Conference, The Big East”

“Episode 5: Lana Wood on the Life and Death of Sister Natalie Wood”

“Episode 6: Jennifer Keishin Armstrong on Sex and the City”

“Episode 7: Jen Robin on Not Just Organizing Your Home, But Living a More Fulfilled Life”

“Episode 8: Marcellas Reynolds on Hollywood’s Most Iconic Black Actresses”

“Episode 9: Editor-in-Chief Extraordinaire Bonnie Fuller on Going for Your Dreams”

“Episode 10: The Best Books of 2021 with Carla Jean Whitley”

“Episode 11: Sheri Salata on The Beautiful No and Other Life Lessons”

“Episode 12: Special Mini-Episode – What Do Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Jenna Bush Hager, and the Duchess of Cornwall Have in Common?”

Season 4

“Episode 1: Whitney Goodman on Toxic Positivity + Four Self-Help Titles to Kickstart 2022”

“Episode 2: Monica Aldama of Netflix’s Cheer on Life Lessons from Her New Book, Dancing with the Stars, and More”

“Episode 3: Dr. Jennifer Thomas on the Five Apology Languages (and the Five Love Languages, Too)”

“Episode 4: Atoosa Rubenstein of CosmoGIRL! and Seventeen Magazine Fame on Her Newest Venture – Substack”

“Episode 5: Special Fiction Pick! Francine Rivers on the Classic Book -- and Soon to Be Movie! -- Redeeming Love”

“Episode 6: Michele Promaulayko on How to Break Up with Sugar for Three Weeks – and Maybe Forever”

“Episode 7: David S. Rudolf on America’s Criminal Justice System”

“Episode 8: Nicole Lapin on Women and Money”

“Episode 9: Sadie Robertson Huff on Social Media's Impact -- From Comparison Culture to Cancel Culture and Everything in Between”

“Episode 10: Ann Shoket on The Big Life, Badass Babes, and Knowing You're Meant for More”

“Episode 11: J. Randy Taraborrelli on First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, Ethel Kennedy, Joan Kennedy, and the Unique Experience of Being a Kennedy Wife”

“Episode 12: Laura Thompson on Life as an Heiress + Spring Book Recommendations!”

“Episode 13: Madeleine Dore on Letting Go of Productivity Guilt”

“Episode 14: Christine Porath on Leadership and the Importance of Community”

“Episode 15: Dr. Ellen Vora on a Groundbreaking New Understanding of Anxiety and Mental Health”

Season 5

“Episode 1: Ian O’Connor on Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s Retirement, Duke Losing to North Carolina in the NCAA Final Four, and Coach K’s Impact on College Basketball”

“Episode 2: Ian Halperin on Hulu’s ‘The Kardashians’”

“Episode 3: Susan Swain on the First Ladies Ahead of Showtime’s New Series ‘The First Lady’”

“Episode 4: Amy Odell on Longtime Vogue Editor-in-Chief – and Cultural and Fashion Icon – Anna Wintour”