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Episode 34: Tuck Everlasting

By Alli Hoff Kosik

Tuck EverlastingHappy Valentine’s week, listeners! In honor of all things love, we’ve picked something a little dreamy and romantic for Episode 34 — Natalie Babitt’s 1975 novel, Tuck Everlasting. Tune in to hear us talk symbolism, Alexis Bledel, the creepy child catcher from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and the trouble with first impressions. We also dive into the pros and cons of immortal life and debate the nature of the relationship between shy, ten-year-old Winnie and teenage heartthrob Jesse Tuck. Chelsey is an English teacher, bookworm, and podcaster. Tune in to her podcast He Read She Read! Follow her on Instagram @hereadsheread for podcast updates and @chelseyreads for book reviews. CHECK OUT CHELSEY’S BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS:Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel Salvage the Bones: A Novel by Jesmyn Ward TUNE IN TO MY CONVERSATION WITH CHELSEY’S HUSBAND CURTIS — HERE! MORE READING:“The Gift Of Eternal Shelf Life: Tuck Everlasting Turns 40” (NPR, 2015)“Tuck Everlasting Is A Childhood Classic That Stands The Test Of Time” (HuffPost, 2015)“Books that Built Us: Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt” (The Michigan Daily, 2018)Follow SSR on social media!Instagram // Facebook // TwitterSupport SSR on Patreon! **Please note that the Amazon links above are affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you decide to make a purchase through these links. Please do not feel inclined to purchase unless you are excited to add these books to your TBR list!** 

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