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Episode 94: Path of Wellness

Wellness! Multi-level marketing schemes! Cults! We're on the path with novels, true crime, and you should join us.

Also in this episode, Erin tells about her brush with MLM madness, Amy introduces her new wellness brand, and we remember the healing powers of Lizzo.

Listen to "Path of Wellness," the new release from Sleater-Kinney and inspiration for this week's theme.

Note: We mention a couple anti-diet-culture books - check them out! Fuck-It Diet; Anti-Diet; Dietland


A Broad's book:

Pre-order DIG ME OUT by our own Amy Lee Lillard now!


Our picks from Broads and Books Episode 94: Path of Wellness


Amy: Hysteria, Jessica Gross

Erin: Nine Perfect Strangers, Liane Moriarty

Other Books:

Amy: The Core of the Sun, Johanna Sinisalo (Translated by Lola Rogers) (Novel in Translation)

Erin: When the Wolves Bite: Two Billionaires, One Company, and an Epic Wall Street Battle, Scott Wapner (True crime, business, nonfiction)

Pop Culture:

Amy: Orgasm Cult (Podcast)

Erin: Missing Richard Simmons (Podcast)



Broads and Books is the funny and feminist book podcast you need in your life! Each week Amy and Erin choose a unique theme. Then we choose two fiction books, two other genre books (short story collections, memoir, non-fiction, true crime, poetry, etc.), and two pop culture picks based on that theme. We surprise each other with our picks, talk about why we like them, and give you unexpected recommendations for every reading taste. Along the way, we share embarrassing stories, pitch amazing-slash-crackpot business ideas, implicate ourselves in future crimes, check in on our Podcats, and so much more. Broads and Books is fresh, funny, thought-provoking, and basically the best time you'll have all week.

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