This week, Annie is recapping the books she read in November. Whether you’re listening while you prep your favorite side dish or in the middle of a post-meal food coma, we’re glad you’re here.

Don’t forget: From the Front Porch is a production of The Bookshelf, an indie bookstore in South Georgia, and this weekend is Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Online customers earn $5 off their $100 purchases, and $10 off their $200 purchases, including Shelf Subscriptions, our shop’s book of the month club. No discount code is needed, just go to and shop between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Local and nearby customers, we’ll be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. offering in-store discounts, prizes, and tote bags, and we’d love to see you there!

The books mentioned in this episode can be purchased from The Bookshelf:

Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian

Fiona and Jane by Jean Chen Ho

Jennifer, Hectate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth by E.L. Konigsburg

No Land to Light On by Yara Zgheib

I Hope This Finds You Well by Kate Baer

Marrying the Ketchups by Jennifer Close

Taste by Stanley Tucci

The Matzah Ball by Jean Meltzer

The Holiday Swap by Maggie Knox

Just Haven’t Met You Yet by Sophie Cousens

Prayers for the People by Terry Stokes

From the Front Porch is a weekly podcast production of The Bookshelf, an independent bookstore in South Georgia. You can follow The Bookshelf’s daily happenings on Instagram at @bookshelftville, and all the books from today’s episode can be purchased online through our store website, 

A full transcript of today’s episode can be found here.

Special thanks to Dylan and his team at Studio D Podcast Production for sound and editing and for our theme music, which sets the perfect warm and friendly tone for our Thursday conversations. 

Thank you again to this week’s sponsor, Visit Thomasville. Whether you live close by or are passing through, I hope you'll visit beautiful Thomasville, Georgia:

This week, Annie is reading Grave Reservations by Cherie Priest.

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