Book Club: Ask Again, Yes

For spring book club we discuss Mary Beth Keane's novel Ask Again, Yes which asks, "how much can a family forgive?" Connect with us on Instagram at @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook. Sign up for our newsletter and see show notes on our website: girlnextdoorpodcast.com We love to get your emails:... Read more →


Book Club: Once Upon A River

For winter book club we're discussing Diane Setterfield's rich, cozy, and slightly eerie novel Once Upon A River. If you enjoy this book we'd also recommend her other novel, The Thirteenth Tale. We also discover that Setterfield has the most badass author photo and we wish we were friends with... Read more →


Book Club: The Dutch House

It's time for fall book club! We're discussing Ann Patchett's new novel, The Dutch House, described as "a dark fairy" tale set over five decades with rich characters. Connect with us on Instagram at @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook. Sign up for our newsletter and see show notes on our website:... Read more →


Book Club: A Hundred Summers

Our summer book club pick – A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams – will put you in a beachy mood even if the ocean is nowhere near. Connect with us on Instagram at @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook. Sign up for our newsletter and see show notes on our website: girlnextdoorpodcast.com... Read more →


Book Club: How To Stop Time

What would it be like to live for years and years (and years and years)? We glimpse the possibilities as we discuss our winter book club pick, the novel How To Stop Time about love that spans centuries, by Matt Haig. Mentioned on the show: The Time Traveler's Wife Ming... Read more →


Book Club: This Is How It Always Is

In our fall book club we are discussing Laurie Frankel's novel This Is How It Always Is. In the book, parents Rosie and Penn, and their family of five children, must come to terms with the true identity of the youngest boy, Claude, who wants to be a girl. During... Read more →


Book Club: An American Marriage

We sip a peach sour mocktail (since it's before noon on a Monday) mixed up with Iconic Cocktail's Pichuberry Peach Sour mixer (a seasonal flavor that is out of stock, sorry! Grab it next year!), tonic, and a hearty squeeze of lime. For summer book club we discuss Tayari Jones'... Read more →


Book Club: The Heart's Invisible Furies

Snack We share a soul-comforting lemon blueberry cinnamon roll from our neighborhood bakery. The Heart's Invisible Furies Join us for book club as we discuss John Boyne's rich, epic novel of Cyril Avery's life, The Heart's Invisible Furies. Connect with us on Instagram / @higirlsnextdoor and on Facebook. Sign up... Read more →


Book Club: The Keeper of Lost Things

Sign up for the Friendlier Reading Experience with the Friendlier podcast! Cocktail We sip on Trader Joe's rhubarb and strawberry soda with Caledonia Spirits Barr Hill Gin. Kelsey's wall calendar and cardinal glasses are by Charley Harper. The Keeper of Lost Things We read and really enjoyed Ruth Hogan's The... Read more →


Book Club 11: The Night Circus

Cocktail Cocktail des Rêves: gin, spiced honey from Iconic Cocktail Co., Luxardo cherry juice, and cherry garnish. The Night Circus We discuss Erin Morgenstern's intriguing book The Night Circus which paints the world in black, white, and magic. Other books we mentioned: The Ocean at the End of the Lane... Read more →