Checking In with the GPPL

Checking In #7: Standardized Tests & Reading

May 2, 2019

Maria & I are back to discuss what we've been doing the past couple of weeks. Maria has been reading a lot and Matt has been watching a lot of TV. We're joined by a special guest, Danis. She's here to talk about the local authors fair that's happening later this month. Stay tuned for another episode of checking in.




Fresh Complaint: Stories by Jeffrey Eugenides

The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides

You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld

Complete Stories by Dorothy Parker

The Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway

Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty

Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

The Test: why our schools are obsessed with standardized testing... by Anya Kamanetz

Twitter & Tear Gas by Zeynep Tufekci


TV Shows

Santa Clarita Diet


Sex Education



Singing In the Rain


Maria's music pick of the week is One Good Man by Janis Joplin.