Nearly Summer Reads

jrforasteros —  April 21, 2017 — Leave a comment

Since Summer is nearly here (unless you live in TX like Clay and JR.), we each pick three books we’ve loved lately. That’s nine total books you want to add to your list. PLUS updates on all three StoryMen writing projects!

Story Men - April 21, 2017

Nearly Summer Reads

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In this Episode:

3 – Writing Updates

14 – What are we reading

42 – Bonus recommendations

Our Book Picks:


  1. Monster by Naoki Urusawa
  2. Doomsday Book by Connie Willis
  3. The Listening Day by Paul Pastor

Bonus Move Rec: The Promise


  1. Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell
  2. All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai
  3. The Nix by Nathan Hill

Bonus Book Rec: Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie


  1. American War by Omar El Akkad
  2. Wall of Storms by Ken Liu
  3. The Lost City of Z by David Grann

Bonus Podcast Rec: Revisionist History by Malcolm Gladwell

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Here’s the stuff we’ve made:

Matt’s Books | Clay’s Books | JR.’s Messages | Weekly Faith & Pop Culture e-Round-Up

The Other StoryMen:

StoryMen Audio Producer: Aaron Kretzmann

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StoryMen Art by M. S. Corley

M. S. Corley’s website
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StoryMen Theme Song by Anthony Mako

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What books have you been enjoying lately?