Best Book podcasts we could find (Updated October 2018)
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Hosted by actor/comedian Jason Deline it's like a book club with comedy albums. First Thursday of every month we listen to an agreed upon/curated comedy album, then we get together and talk about it! Fun, right?
Audio Book Club
Join Slate's critics for monthly discussions of new and important books. Read the book club selections and then listen in as our critics hold lively - and sometimes heated - debates about the works. Part of the Panoply Network.
Using books as a jumping off point, hosts Josie Long and Robin Ince and a different special guest each week, dive into interesting, passionate and shambolic discussions. Part of the Cosmic Shambles Network.
The Book Review
The world's top authors and critics join host Pamela Paul and editors at The New York Times Book Review to talk about the week's top books, what we're reading and what's going on in the literary world.
By The Book
By The Book is half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and her skeptical friend Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing. Jolenta is a contributor to the BBC, WNYC, and Risk! She's also a Moth story slam winner. You've probably heard her funny stories on a podcast before. Kristen is a producer with Panoply and former co-host o ...
Book Riot - The Podcast is a weekly news and talk show about what's new, cool, and worth talking about in the world of books and reading, brought to you by the editors of
A weekly comic book podcast by fans for fans. Reviews, discussions, news, contests and more.
The Comic Book Podcast is a weekly talk show discussing the best in current comic books. Ron, Conor and Josh will share what they loved and hated about the week's comics. With a deep, sometimes scary knowledge of the depths and intricacies of pop culture and the geek lifestyle, the conversations can spin off in many directions. While comics, graphic novels and trade paperbacks are the center of the iFanboy universe, the discussion often covers the video games, movies and TV shows ...
It takes years for a Broadway musical to hit the stage, but on OFF BOOK: The Improvised Musical, you get a brand new original musical every week! Each episode, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino and a special guest create a new musical on the spot. Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!).
World Book Club
The world's great authors discuss their best-known novel.
Club Book
The Book Club Rewritten
Comic Geek Speak is the best podcast about comic books for fans and new readers alike. Put together by a group of life-long comic geeks, it's 4-5 hours a week of comic book history, current comic news, and a general look at the industry. In addition to all the latest in comics talk, the show also features creator interviews, listener responses, contests, and trivia, lots of trivia. So listen in and experience all the joys of a Wednesday afternoon at the comic shop, from the comfort of your o ...
The Marketing Book podcast helps business owners and marketers keep up with the smartest thinking in the quickly changing field of modern marketing. Each episode interviews authors and marketers to give you actionable marketing insights, tips, tactics and resources to help grow your business.
Look at the Book
Look at the Book is John Piper's ongoing series of 8-12 minute videos to help you learn to read the Bible for yourself.
Three friends gather to talk about the newest Star Wars books with the world.
The Author Hangout is a Hangout on Air and podcast dedicated to helping authors navigate the self-publishing world.
Banging Book Club
We are Banging Book Club, three friends who decided to read a book about sex and gender every month. Every episode we bang out the blunders and best bits of our reads, on top of a little bit about our own experiences with all things banging. Basically, we’re the baddest bitches in the sex book genre and we want to take you along for the ride. For updates and a reading list follow us on Twitter & Instagram @bangingbookclub
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain and performed by Marc Devine is a co-production of and LiteralSystems.
A virtual reading group that meets to discuss books in the personal productivity genre.
Each week we read through, summarize, and explain a different text in Philosophy.
Comic Book Club
A Live Comic Book Talk Show!
Authors, are you struggling to get the word out about your books? Discover the latest book marketing and self publishing news, tools and strategies. This is the Sell More Books Show with Jim Kukral and Bryan Cohen. Every week you'll get helpful tips and ideas to make your book sales soar. Visit for detailed show notes and more info.
***Annotated Audiobooks for Busy Booklovers*** Since 2006 CraftLit has released serialized classic literature weekly—the way Dickens did it—but as an audiobook with audio annotations. Host Heather Ordover gives you some context and juicy tidbits before playing the next chapter of the current book. *** Listeners regularly call in to share their thoughts to be played in the next episode, which keeps the "book club" vibe going. *** The podcast has been in continuous production since 2006. Our c ...
Book Fight
A weekly podcast about books, writing, reading, and raccoons. Hosted by Mike Ingram and Tom McAllister, editors at Barrelhouse Magazine and authors of fiction and creative nonfiction. Winner of a 2015 Philadelphia Geek Award for Best Streaming Media Project. You don't need to read the books to enjoy the show!
Bible Studies by Chuck Smith of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, CA, USA -
Sports betting expert and Host of VSiN's "A Numbers Game" on SiriusXM, Gill uncovers the best of sports handicapping including free picks, the ins and outs of gambling strategies, and the truth behind sports book and casino operations. Together with industry high stakes handicappers and sports wagering experts, Gill covers NFL, college football, MLB baseball, golf, horse racing, and more. Listen to this entertaining and informative podcast for a winning edge.
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens and performed by Jane Aker is a co-production of and LiteralSystems.
The Book of Life features interviews with authors, illustrators, musicians, filmmakers, web creators, and others to bring you the backstory on the Jewish arts. Host: Heidi Rabinowitz Sponsor: Feldman Library at Congregation B'nai Israel of Boca Raton, Florida
Bible Studies by Chuck Smith of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, CA, USA -
A weekly comic book podcast reviewing all the latest issues from DC, Marvel, Image, Archie, Dark Horse and more. Hosted by Andrew Levins and Siobhan Coombs for Kings Comics in Sydney.
On 2000 Books podcast, we interview today's top Business and self help authors and get the the most important actionable ideas from the world’s greatest books for ambitious entrepreneurs. We also summarize classic business books and self help books for entrepreneurs such as Napoleon Hill - Think and Grow Rich, Dale Carnegie - How to Win Friends and Influence people, Good to Great, Lean Startup, Zero to One, Never Eat Alone, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos. Some of the authors interviewed include David ...
We're not just book nerds. We're professional book nerds! We are staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks from public libraries and schools. It's our job to discuss books all day long so we thought, "Why not share the conversation!" Hear about the best books we've read, get recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. Every title discussed is available to borrow through public libraries. Get started re ...
This show is an offshoot of the CraftLit podcast, bringing you all the book-chat and audiobook audio with none of the personal and crafty chit-chat you find on CraftLit. If you like audiobooks and you WANT to like classic literature, then this show was designed for you. The show is on semi-permanent hiatus. If you're looking for more books, checkout CraftLit. At the beginning of each episode you'll hear a timecode for the end-of-crafty-chat and the start-of -book talk so you can skip to the ...
My Book of Mormon
Join me, Marie Kent, as I read through Mormon religious texts for the very first time. I'm reading it cover to cover along with Bryce Blankenagel, and add we witty thoughts and comments along the way. Millions of people believe these books and live their lives by them... let's see if we can find out why.
"The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne performed by Mary Woods is a production of
Hear Me This Book
I haven't read that book that you think everyone should read. I haven't read many books at all. I know HOW, I just read many other things and do other things and STOP JUDGING. So, I'll have guests tell me their favorite book and what happens and why I dumb for not reading it. Enjoy.
Luke Burrage reads a science fiction novel and reviews it when he's done. Then he reads another.
Chandler Bolt from Self Publishing School teaches how to write a book, how to launch it, and use it to grow a 6-figure income. Gary Vaynerchuk, Pat Flynn, Grant Cardone, Lisa Nichols and Russell Brunson are just a few of the successful authors you'll learn from on this show. On this show you'll learn how to grow your income, authority & business with a book. Chandler reveals what it really takes to successfully launch a book, without the BS of traditional publishing.
Skyrim Book Club
An audio archive of all the literature and lore in Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
The place where young readers meet to talk about books. The show includes a celebrity reader and an interview with the author. The host is award winning public radio journalist Kitty Felde. Book Club won the Literacy in Media Award.
The podcast for pop culture and comic book fans. Each week the panel of comic book enthusiats take a look at current titles, collected trades, and give their take on current pop culture news.
8 Bit Book Club
The only book club that makes you dumber! Join Brian Murphy, Emily Axford, and Caldwell Tanner for a weekly chat about video game novels.
Book Cheat
The book club podcast where Dave Warneke has read the book so you don't have to. Each episode Dave tells two special guests all about a classic novel or play, and by the end of the show, both you and they can pretend you've read it. From Austen to Tolstoy, Shakespeare to Hemingway... Devour a classic in a single sitting.
Join The Verge team each month as we discuss great works of science fiction, fantasy, and literature chosen for The Verge Book Club.
A veteran baseball writer and editor explores the world of books about baseball through interviews with today's best baseball authors.
It is the best-kept and worst-kept secret in the Planetary Union navy. The PUV James Keeling, a warship that does things that no other ship can do. It is a weapon, and a liability. The rumor is that eighty percent of the people assigned to the Keeling die before their two-year stint is up. That rumor is the reason for the ship's nickname -- The Crypt, a vessel full of the dead. Those with a promising career, those with connections, those that can can avoid service on the Keeling do just that ...
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South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews brings over 30 years of bookmaking experience to the table in this weekly series, designed to find an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines. Andrews and Host Gill Alexander give their thoughts on every game on the Week 8 slate on Monday's Beating The Book (October 22, 2018).…
On this episode of Book Cheat Dave has read F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic, The Great Gatsby. Joining Dave to hear all the twists and turns of this great American novel are comedians Jess Perkins and Naomi Higgins. Set during the 1920s, the Great Gatsby shows us you can appear to have it all but at the same time feel like you really have nothing ...…
Filip Bondy joins us talk about George Brett's infamous 1983 "pine tar home run" agains Goose Gossage and the Yankees, and incident that set off an absurd and enduring baseball controversyl
This week, Jeff and Amanda follow-up about the suit against Moire Donegan, talk about the Man Booker 2018 winner, give first reactions to the Indigo opening in Short Hills, NJ, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: The Kingfisher Secret from McClelland & Stewart Penguin Random House Audio Links discussed in this episode: Man Booker winne ...…
Did you know that on top of reviewing between 30 - 50 new issues of comics each week, we review 4 new trades or graphic novels in a new weekly Patreon exclusive post-show? This week we reviewed My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies, the latest novella by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips, Volume 2 of Gengoroh Tagame’s manga My Brother’s Husband and tw ...…
Lorallyn, Crutlin and Shafire are paid in magical items to travel through a magical realm.
This week we continue our Fall of Finales season, in which we read and discuss the last published work of various authors. The Strand Magazine recently published a previously unpublished Ernest Hemingway story, written in the last decade of his life. It's called "A Room on the Garden Side," and is a semi-autobiographical piece about his time as ...…
Today on the podcast, Jill is joined by Whitney Gardner, author and illustrator of Chaotic Good and You're Welcome, Universe. Her latest book, Fake Blood, is out now! Say Hello! Find us on Instagram and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from Po ...…
Josh Flanagan is away this week so special guest Paul Montgomery steps into his old co-host role! There’s a lot to talk about so we had no choice but to go extra long to fit it all in! Why so long on a week with so few books? Well, Conor Kilpatrick unleashes quite a bit of Dick Grayson angst, for starters. Running Time: 01:22:00 Pick of the Wee ...…
There is a comfort that heals and a comfort that kills. Do you know the difference?
Lectures on Faith: Section 2, Part 2 Oh dear Heavenly Father, why is there so much repetition?? Why, Joseph Smith, why??? Drink count – 4 Read along with us at Patron Bonus – Will Marie start a new podcast???By My Book of Mormon.
National Book Award winner Julia Glass won one of fiction’s highest honors with her debut novel. That breakout, Three Junes (2002), follows the lives and loves of a Scottish family over the course of a full decade. Upon its release, The New York Times Book Review gushed: “Three Junes brilliantly rescues, then refurbishes, the traditional plot-d ...…
Eli Saslow is a Pulitzer Prize- winning journalist, and a leading voice in the discourse around resurgent white nationalism and how to combat it. His first book-length treatment of this subject, Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist, hits shelves in September. The book follows Saslow’s relationship with Derek Black, ...…
Orlean discusses “The Library Book,” and Reid Hoffman talks about “Blitzscaling.”
Something wicked this way comes, as the first episode of our Chilling Adventures of Sabrina podcast hits to recap Netflix’s new show. Find out about your hosts’ histories with Sabrina, what to expect from the show, and more! The post Chilling Podcast Of Sabrina: Preview appeared first on Comic Book Club.…
Pink Goldfish: Defy Ordinary, Exploit Imperfection and Captivate Your Customers by Stan Phelps Click here to view the show notes!
A monstrous Marvel legacy begins! The rough and raucous career of a DC antihero ends! And an unlikely venture straddling the heritages of both major publishers sees the light of day! This is what's rolling out of the Time Bubble's cargo hold this TIME... plus a bumper-crop of Quick Pops! (2:33:19)
This week Kate Quigley, a stand up comedian, actress, and host of the "#Datefails" podcast, hears me the book, "Year of Yes" by Shonda Rhimes.
Already having won the Wynn Eliminator Contest ($100,000), Palms Contest in 2011, and Station Casinos Last Man Standing College Football Contest in 2016, Las Vegas Cris drops in on Host Gill Alexander,'s Marco D'Angelo, and Ace to break down this coming weekend's NFL lines. On today’s docket: the New York Giants at Atlanta Falcons ...…
International best selling author Ian Rankin returns to Book Shambles for a special episode recorded as part of our live run at the Edinburgh Fringe. He chats to Robin about Rebus, great music novels, being asked to ghost write Sean Connery's biography and how crime writers seek revenge on ex-lovers... Support the show by leaving a review at Ap ...…
On today's episode we're once again helping you tackle your 2018 Read Harder Challenge. Book Riot has one of the best yearly reading challenges but how do you find books to match each task? We've got your back. To find additional challenge book ideas check out episodes #192, #217, and #245. A comic written or drawn by a person of color Check, P ...…
The ladies answer EVEN MORE listener questions! Learn where Jolenta's name came from, how Kristen manages to never where pants, and much, much more! We love hearing from you! Email us at, @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. Visit our website: And if you haven't already, please join ...…
On today’s comic review Stack, we’re breaking down: Lucifer #1, Shuri #1, Hack/Slash Resurrection #12, Exorsisters #1, Unstoppable Wasp #1 and The Whispering Dark #1 (out 10/24)! Check out the website at to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the show on Twitter: @comicbooklive, @azalben, @jtsizzle, and @realpe ...…
Have you stumbled across some unusual keywords that have given you surprisingly positive results? “Happy Birthday!” to Bryan, who celebrated this past weekend. This week’s Happy Book Reviews Feature winner is Dan Thompson. Bryan and Jim share a hilarious post from William Oday—the ultimate Sell More Books Show spinoff—Bigfoot Big Heart: A Steam ...…
Americans have a romanticized image of English boarding schools. RIBBLESTROP is the opposite of that. Writer Andy Mulligan has created what must be the most dangerous school on planet earth. And this trio of readers at Watchung Booksellers in Montclair, New Jersey, debate whether they'd like to attend. Peter Sagal, playwright and host of NPR's ...…
Holy Little Ponies, Gang! The Talking Comics crew creates their own ponies, talks the January solicits, and mourns the passing of Iron Fist on Netflix. Steve, Bob, Melissa, and Joey talk all the comics of the past, present, and future this episode, so tune in, subscribe, rate, and review!!! Also, tune in for reviews of Netflix's Haunting of Hil ...…
This week, we take a look at Bingo, Love from Image Comics, plus we talk the end of Iron Fist, and review Titans Season 1 - Episode 01, and Exiles #9. Plus, Skrull along with us with the Poll of the Week. Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron at It will help ens ...…
David Crownson, creator of “Harriet Tubman: Demon Slayer” joins the show to talk about the controversy surrounding the book, Kickstarting, and way more! Plus, we debut our comic book aprons from listener Bret Macris. Say what? Check out the website at to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the show on Twitter: ...…
Here it is: Chapters 34 - 35 - 36 - 37 - 38 of Anne of Green Gables. This is the end of the novel coming straight to you on CraftLit's 500th episode. Take a minute to soak in the end of the book. The end of 500 episodes. And the start of another book to come: Treasure Island. Stay well out there, crafters, readers, and humans across the globe.…
Jenkins talks about his adaptation of James Baldwin's "If Beale Street Could Talk," and Wolitzer discusses the adaptation of her novel "The Wife."
Give wisdom to a wise man, and he will grow wiser. Give wisdom to a fool, and he will hurt himself and others.
Get Momentum: How To Start When You’re Stuck Productivity Book Group Author Interview Series is an opportunity to learn about new and interesting productivity books and authors. I’ll be interviewing some of the authors that we have read or will be reading here on Productivity Book Group as well as other authors. These shorter podcast interviews ...…
Jess and Zach are riding solo this week, live from the Curious Comedy Theater in Portland, performing the brand new musical "We Object To Fear"! With songs like "Legacy", "Codependent Bullsh*t" and "Looking At Clouds", you will have so many songs to dance to at your winter formal 6 months from now! Plus, stay tuned to til the end for a special ...…
Gaughn Gaming in-house oddsmaker Vinny Magliulo fills in for Chris Andrews on Guessing Lines, a tribute to the legendary Stardust show, as Magliulo and Host Gill Alexander review Week 6 results and give their thoughts on every game on the Week 7 slate, looking to isolate betting value. (October 15, 2018).…
Download my free guided meditation audio here: In the Video you will learn: How to control anger, anxiety, anxiousness etc How to use Cognitive behavioral therapy to manage emotions How to manage stress How to control emotions in general Understanding Cognitive Distortions that lead to challenging emotions How ...…
This week, Sharifah joins Jeff to talk the awarding of the New Academy Prize (aka, The Alternative Nobel), the meh-tastic finalists of The Great American Read, rage-inducing #metoo responses, Macarthur "Genius" winners, and much more. This episode is sponsored by: The Devil's Thief by Lisa Maxwell Curtain Call by Wilifred Lupano Bombas Links di ...…
The Bad News Bears is considered a classic baseball movie. Its 1977 sequel is not. But author Josh Wilker thinks the mostly forgotten tale of Kelly Leak, the Astrodome and a van full of misfits is a quintessential American movie of the 1970s.
This week we welcome Emma Eiesenberg to the show. Emma is a writer of fiction and nonfiction, as well as the co-founder of Blue Stoop Philly, an organization which is pulling together all kinds of literary events and classes across Philadelphia. As is always the case when we have a guest, we let Emma pick our book this week. Her choice was A Gr ...…
All of last week’s incredible comics, read and reviewed PLUS we announce something super cool for all our Patrons - a weekly post-show in which we review some recent trades and older comics we’ve been reading lately! This week we review My Boyfriend The Bear, Concrete, The Pervert and more! Get a weekly bonus dose of Levins and Shinbone by supp ...…
On today's episode, Alex London joins Adam to chat about his new YA saga BLACK WINGS BEATING! We discuss falconry, LGBTQ+ writing, his experience with putting animals in his books and loads more!
We went a bit long this week but there was just so much to talk about! Plus, this week in What Can’t the Guys Remember it’s the writer of old Daredevil stories. Running Time: 01:13:40 Pick of the Week: 00:02:58 – The Avengers #9 Comics: 00:12:50 – The Immortal Hulk #7 00:17:06 – Catwoman #4 00:20:32 – Farmhand #4 00:23:53 – The Wild Storm: Mich ...…
Luke and Juliane talk about Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson and, of course, politics. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Luke blogs at: Follow Luke ...…
When pride tempts you, look to the cross. When self-pity beckons, look to the cross. When everything seems alright, look to the cross.
Lectures on Faith: Section 2, Part 1 The only thing more entertaining than a rehashing of the creation story is to read genealogies. Drink count – 6 Support the show at Read D. Todd Christofferon’s entire talk about faith at Read along with us at…
Lewis talks about "The Fifth Risk," and French discusses "The Witch Elm."
In my interview on the book "Known", author Mark Schaefer explains how to build an audience around your passion using the power of content marketing: - How to find your niche - How to dominate your chosen social media/content channel - Understanding Content Marketing - Content Marketing strategy for personal branding - Building an audience Watc ...…
Three Americans, a Canadian and a Brit walk into a bar. But this isn’t a bad joke, this is the Ladies of Valhalla.In this special episode – and a change to the planned topic - the Ladies are joined by two very special guests; author A S King comic book writer Kelly Sue DeConnick, to talk about King’s surrealist young adult novel, I Crawl Throug ...…
Writing to Be Understood: What Works and Why by Anne Janzer Click here to view the show notes!
Oh. My. Goodness. The Fatal Five finally make their debut, and the universe will never be the same... AGAIN! Show your thanks to Major Spoilers for this episode by becoming a Major Spoilers Patron. It will help ensure The Major Spoilers Podcast continues far into the future! Adventure Comics #352 "The Fatal Five!" January 1967 w: Jim Shooter a: ...…
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