Best Book Clubs podcasts we could find (Updated June 2019)
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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?
 
Read along with the Sword and Laser book club! From classic science fiction to the latest gritty fantasy, we cover it. Subscribe for book discussions, author interviews, hot releases, and news from the genre fiction world!
 
Jeff Goad, Ngo Vinh-Hoi, and a rotating roster of special guests discuss the classic adventure, fantasy, horror, science fiction, and weird fiction that inspired the creation of the world's first roleplaying game.
 
Join us as we discuss whole books in one shot, once a month!
 
We review mystery, thriller and true crime books. Three woman who love a good whodunnit. We feature author interviews and discuss anything new and noteworthy in the mystery genre. Come join us if you also enjoy reading about murder and mayhem. Let us help you find your next favorite author! Let the investigation begin.
 
A Roundtable Comic Book Club Podcast
 
Join Mandy and her friends to read and book club Patrick Rothfuss' best-selling fantasy series "The Kingkiller Chronicle". We also take on recaps of HBO's "Game of Thrones" from a reader's perspective, and sometimes read fanfiction. Keep on Questin'.
 
A London-based podcast about book clubs and the books that get you talking. Listen in as Kate & Laura chat about the book read most recently by one of their book clubs (What did we make of it? Did it spark debate?), interview other book clubs (from the Muriel Spark Challenge to the Radical Reading Group), or dive into their own reading lists.
 
A podcast all about collected editions of the galaxy’s greatest comic 2000AD, hosted by Eamonn Clarke.
 
The Richard and Judy Book Club Podcast. Sit back, relax and get comfortable with Richard and Judy’s thoughts and exclusive interviews. Once you've had a listen why not join in the debate at http://www.whsmith.co.uk/richardandjudy and let us know what you think about the books.
 
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Amazon Book Club
Weekly
 
Welcome to the Amazon Book Club! We're taking a stab at every free e-book on Amazon Prime one week at a time until it kills us or we kill each other. Tune in for tales of whimsy, tragedy, and heartbreak with just one underlying theme: it costs us nothing to read.
 
If you’re a reader, this is the podcast for you. Iain Dale speaks to some of the world’s biggest authors about what inspired them to write their books
 
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Quantum Book Club
Monthly+
 
Quantum Book Club is about reviewing Best-selling Books that help the mind to expand. With techniques provided, listening in as a panel of well-qualified professionals discuss each chapter, helps you to retain the vital information that will bring great results.
 
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Eclectic Readers
Monthly
 
What is Eclectic Readers?We're a bookish podcast that reads a wide variety of books and discusses them. In our regular monthly episodes, we talk about what we're currently reading, a general bookish topic, and then discuss that month's book pick. We've set it up that way so that if you haven't read the book and don't want to be spoiled, or it's a book that you just aren't interested in (it happens, no shame!), you can still listen to the first half of the episode.We do announce the next mont ...
 
Two friends have had a book club for a very very long time. It was mostly an excuse to drink and gossip. In January of 2016, they found renewed purpose in their sadness over the death of David Bowie. They decided to stop mucking around and actually get some reading done - from the list of books that he loved.
 
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Comic Book Club
Weekly+
 
A Live Comic Book Talk Show!
 
A Roundtable Comic Book Club Podcast
 
Posting every Wednesday at 6:00 AM, host Brian Byrley discusses classic Marvel comic book arcs with a rotating cast of comic enthusiasts. Every month includes a new episode of X-Men, Spider-man, and Avengers, with one wild card episode in the final week. Listener interaction is highly encouraged. This is a book club, after all :)
 
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Comic Book Club
Weekly+
 
A Live Comic Book Talk Show!
 
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The Breathing Club
Monthly
 
The Breathing Club is a weekly book club and meditation podcast hosted by yoga teacher's Patrick Beach & Carling Harps
 
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Mean Book Club
Monthly+
 
Mean Book Club the Podcast: Four ladies (UCB-NY, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) read, discuss & make fun of NYT bestselling books that have little literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute?New podcast every Tuesday!
 
Jack Shepherd and Tanner Greenring discuss the classic Baby-Sitters Club novels of Ann M. Martin in chronological order. Get ready to look with new eyes at the timeless adventures of Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, Stacey, and I guess Dawn. And probably Mallory too. Fine, and Jessi.
 
S’more Sci-Fi Book Club is a cosmic podcast experience! We’ll be reading vintage science fiction books, digging into their history, and exploring their impact on modern sci-fi. Look forward to robots, time travel, aliens, and more as we traverse the stars and investigate the early days of this geek-favored genre.
 
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The Bookstore
Weekly
 
It's like a book club, but we actually read the book. Join hosts Becca and Corinne as they recreate their days working and hanging out at their local independent book store.
 
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Everett Book Club
Monthly+
 
Ruiz Tremello & Marguerite travel the world giving Turing Tests to prospective AI's, but love nothing better in their off hours than reading classic Science Fiction and Fantasy stories. The Everett Book Club Podcast meets twice each month, and features Ruiz telling Marguerite about a story he's recently read, she reacts, and they discuss. Contains foul language and spoilers.
 
 
Each week, the Drunk Guys tackle a famous book while drinking #Craftbeer matching the book, characters, themes, etc. What beer goes with Orwell’s 1984? Founder’s Dissenter IPA, of course. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow? Seven pumpkin beers. A great #Podcast for readers, drinkers, or anyone with a raunchy sense of humor. Way better than English class. Find us at @drunkguysbc (twitter) or http://drunkguysbookclub.com
 
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Terrible Book Club
Monthly
 
Join Chris & Paris every other Tuesday to discover if you really can judge a book by its hideous cover, bad title, or weird synopsis. Support TBC on Patreon
 
Reading Hellboy comics and talking to our friends
 
Imagine reading your favorite steamy romance novel... with your mom reading over your shoulder. Ellen and her mom set out to do just that with this book club and they want you to join in. It's fun, it's swoony, and it's awkward. Email: notyourmomsromancebookclub@gmail.com Twitter: @notyourmomsrom Facebook: fb.me/notyourmomsromancebookclub Podcast: notyourmomsrom.buzzsprout.com
 
The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's largest public affairs forum. The nonpartisan and nonprofit Club produces and distributes programs featuring diverse viewpoints from thought leaders on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast — the oldest in the U.S., since 1924 — is carried on hundreds of stations. Our website features audio and video of our programs. This podcast feed is usually updated multiple times each week.
 
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.
 
When you're too cheap to go to the library...
 
Welcome to the DOCTOR WHO TARGET BOOK CLUB PODCAST, the podcast in which we undertake the [insert adjective here] project of discussing, in story order, all of the DOCTOR WHO novelizations!
 
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Tsundoku Book Club
Monthly
 
The podcast where we finally get to the books/movies/games that have been sitting on our shelves for forever. Hosted by Leif Nelson and Emily Miner.
 
The name of this podcast is The Book Club Was Better. We are a book club podcast, but we don't read the classics. We read the crap that's getting turned into movies. TBCWB releases podcast episodes weekly leading up to the release of a film adaptation of a book.
 
Whether you're a big juicy book worm or you want to include more reading into your life, the podcast book club is the place. Read the book club selections then join Jessie Stephens and a host of her Mamamia guests as they dive between the pages of some brilliant, (and not so brilliant) reads. Should you recommend it to a friend or forget it ever happened? Listen in as we debate the works.
 
Alison Jones, publisher and book coach, explores business books from both a writer's and a reader's perspective. Interviews with authors, publishers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, tech wizards, social media strategists, PR and marketing experts and others involved in helping businesses tell their story effectively.
 
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is as comfortable in the library as he is dodging a pass rush. His love of books even prompted him to start his own book club in 2016, and now the Andrew Luck Book Club has found a home on WFYI Public Radio. Listen in to his podcast on the last Monday night of each month at 9 p.m. on 90.1 FM.
 
Welcome to The Wicked Wallflowers Club! We are two authors who read, write, and love everything about the romance genre. We celebrate female empowerment and sex positivity. Entertainment Weekly featured us on their "Must List" as "a compelling reminder of why the oft-dismissed genre is a real force in cultural conversations".
 
Each year, the Empire Club Foundation publishes each speech that season in The Red Book, a yearbook which is distributed free of charge to 4000 university, secondary, and elementary school libraries in Canada, as well as Canadian embassies and consulates worldwide.
 
Feminist Book Club: The Podcast features interviews with feminist authors, conversations with feminist readers, and readings from contemporary feminist works.
 
Book Club Appetizer is the snackable podcast to help you kick off your book club meetings or enhance your solo reading adventures. Every month, hosts Abbe and Emma—two book addicts from Read It Forward—select a tantalizing book that’s ripe for discussion, then recap the plot and characters, and invite the author into the studio for an interview and a brief reading.
 
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Seeking Tumnus
Monthly
 
A podcast where we revisit the books of our youth, and, on alternating episodes, explore the uncanny wilds of contemporary adolescent fiction.
 
If you've read and loved Anne of Green Gables, you'd definitely like to add Rainbow Valley by Lucy Maud Montgomery to your collection. Published in 1919, it is the seventh book in the series and follows the further life and adventures of Anne Shirley. At Ingleside, Anne is now happily married to her childhood friend the devoted Gilbert Blythe and have now been together blissfully for fifteen years. They have six children. The book opens with the return of Anne and Gilbert (who is now a brill ...
 
Join us as we discuss a different Doctor Who novel each month, book club-style. Read along with us as we explore the written worlds from a variety of Doctor Who book ranges…
 
A Harry Potter book club for grownups. Heather Price-Wright and Alex Dalenberg make their way through the Harry Potter books, chapter by chapter. We analyze avada kedavra. We dissect Dumbledore. We question quidditch. And we hail Hermione. Join us as we go as deep as you've always wanted to into the books that defined our childhoods. Alohamora—the door is open.
 
Can one story change the course of your life? Will Schwalbe, bestselling author of The End of Your Life Book Club and Books for Living, invites notable guests to tell stories of the books — and the moments — that changed them.
 
Call of the Wild is an emotional rollercoaster of a novel set during the late 19th century Klondike Gold Rush. The central character is Buck, an Alaskan sled dog who is forced to adjust to the cruel climate in order to survive. If you have even a remote love of dogs then you will fall head over heels in love with this book. In fact, take away the fact that Buck is a dog and the story is the same, a struggle against greed and to live a life of freedom. London spent a year in Yokel researching ...
 
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On this episode, we discuss Tales to Astonish #44-50, featuring the first appearance of Maria Pym, The Porcupine, Whirlwind, and Giant-Man! We also discuss the events of June, 1963, including the Profumo Affair, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, Kennedy’s “Ich Bin Ein Berliner” speech, and the release of Cleopatra.…
 
On this episode, we discuss Tales to Astonish #44-50, featuring the first appearance of Maria Pym, The Porcupine, Whirlwind, and Giant-Man! We also discuss the events of June, 1963, including the Profumo Affair, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, Kennedy’s “Ich Bin Ein Berliner” speech, and the release of Cleopatra.…
 
Welcome to another episode of the Bowie Book Club, where wild speculation and grasping for straws about Bowie’s favorite books has reigned supreme since 2016. This time we read Metropolitan Life by Fran (not Annie) Lebowitz, a snarky little collection of vignettes of life in the big city way back when. Amazon Subscribe! iTunes | RSS | Stitcher ...…
 
Next week: The Chase, by Elle Kennedy(!)By Look Inside this Book Club.
 
Ellen and Mom dive into The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren. With all of it's banter, tropes, and forced proximity, I wonder what we thought....By Ellen and Mom.
 
Hoi and Jeff discuss Elder Signs, Lovecraftian gaming, and summoning spells in August Derleth's "The Lurker at the Threshold" with special guest Jon Hook.By Jeff Goad, Ngo Vinh-Hoi, and special guests.
 
Have you ever looked at a photograph that really made you laugh? Like, why were your eyes so red and what the hell was on Joey’s head? That’s precisely what Claudia and her friends in the Baby-Sitter’s Club did this week, except instead of red eyes, it was red hands! Because they caught someone stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars red-hand ...…
 
A few of the stand-out moments from the last few Extraordinary Business Book Club episodes - this week we're asking.... why? Why write a book, when it's so damn hard? Here's why. Mark Burns on the stones in the reader's shoe Bec Evans on treating your book as a prototype Fiona Murden on keeping it real in a self-development book David Grayson o ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Jack London.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Lucy Maud Montgomery.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Jack London.
 
No new episode this week, but don't worry! You can still get your Amazon Book Club fix. We're remastering, remixing, and releasing some of our older episodes to get them up to our current GOLD STANDARD. Take a trip down memory lane with us, won't you? This week we're revisiting "Mr. Pizza" by JF Pandolfi. This one is a period piece! Join us as ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Lucy Maud Montgomery.
 
Tara finally gets her poetry episode! Jeannette and Meredith talk with her about their favorite poets, poetry memories from school, and then they discuss Mary Oliver’s poetry collection A Thousand Mornings. Join us for the next Eclectic Readathon! starting June 28th 8:00pm EST! Find us on Twitter And Litsy A Thousand Mornings on Goodreads and A ...…
 
June 2019 Book Club: Matt & Chris gather their stakes, shovels, and garlic in a vampire-hunting journey from E-Space to Gallifrey - by way of prohibition-era Chicago - as we review “Blood Harvest” by the legendary and prolific Terrance Dicks. This book was published in July 1994 and was release 28 (of 61) in Virgin’s Doctor Who New Adventures r ...…
 
Newtonian physics theorizes that what we experience comes down to the flip of a coin. We are at the mercy of chance, with no hope of any control. Conversely, the quantum physics interpretation proposes that within our grasp is a vast array of possibilities. According to physicist, Fred Alan Wolf, in his book “Mind Into Matter”, we have the oppo ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Jack London.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Lucy Maud Montgomery.
 
SPEAKERS Bruce Lipton, Ph.D. Author, The Biology of Belief; Spontaneous Evolution; The Honeymoon Effect This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on June 13th, 2019.
 
SPEAKERS Donna Personna Artist; Transgender Activist Michelle Meow Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" (Radio and KBCW TV); Twitter @msmichellemeow John Zipperer Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable, The Commonwealth Club—Co-Host This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on June ...…
 
SPEAKERS Rick Reilly Former Sportswriter, Sports Illustrated; Author, Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump Joan Ryan Former Sports Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Author, Little Girls in Pretty Boxes This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on June 12th, 2019.…
 
SPEAKERS Larry Diamond Senior Fellow, Stanford University's Hoover Institution and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; Author, Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency; Twitter @LarryDiamond In Conversation with Anja Manuel Co-Founder and Partner, RiceHadleyGates This program was ...…
 
SPEAKERS Jeff Raz Performer, Cirque du Soleil and Pickle Family Circus; Author, The Secret Life of Clowns and The Snow Clown; Playwright, "Father-Land” This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on June 11th, 2019.
 
Ep 116 of CasterQuest continues our Kingkiller Chronicle book club “The Wise Man’s Fear” Ch 98, ‘The Lay of Felurian’. In this episode: Kvothe and Felurian have to learn how to get along again after their falling out, and Kvothe makes an escape plan involving a *big* musical number! ______________________________________________________________ ...…
 
Writer and activist Larry Kramer on D.H. Lawrence's Women in Love, the merits of rereading, and the best advice he's ever had. To learn more about the books we've mentioned in this week's episode, check out The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Women in Love by D.H. Lawrence, and The Normal Heart and The American People by Larry Kramer ...…
 
Welcome to this Chapter of the Book Club with Tom Bradby, you may know him better from the News at 10 but today he's here to talk about his new novel 'Secret Service'. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Ques ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Jack London.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Lucy Maud Montgomery.
 
The last episode of the Breathing Club is here! a podcast that started off with great ambitions has come to an end, but like a phoenix we are rising from the ashes with a new podcast, Life in Commune! Swing over there and you can find us twice a week, Mondays and Thursdays talking about yoga, life, business, our relationship, travel and pop cul ...…
 
Farah Nasser and Dr. Mohamad Fakih with Panelists: Bernie Farber, Mustafa Farook, Dr. Barbara PerryBy Empire Club of Canada.
 
Panelist: Julie Di Lorenzo, Marsha Seca, Denise McNally, Xue Yan Moderated by The Honorable Mary NgBy Empire Club of Canada.
 
The third novel from the 'Queen of Outback Noir' is a riveting read and a disturbing tale of families, secrets and unanswered, unapproached questions. Speaking from her home in Australia she explains how the Australian sun helps her create such a vivid sense of place.By Jibba Jabba.
 
"Feminism to me means that not only do our experiences matter, but they’re not relegated to the margins." - Kali Fajardo-Anstine Kali Fajardo-Anstine is from Denver, Colorado. She is the author of the debut short story collection, Sabrina & Corina from One World/ Random House, a historical novel to follow. Her fiction has appeared in The Americ ...…
 
Joining us via Google Chat we sat with Alsa Bruno from the sunny Bay of San Francisco and Izaak Runkel Sunleaf from the bustling black and white cookie filled metropolis of New York. These two joined us from two of the most influential comedy cities in the world to talk about Richard Pryor's revolutionary album Live on the Sunset Strip. We talk ...…
 
We're back, and Emily decides to put Clive Staples Lewis to task for his theological work in Mere Christianity. Emily walks us through the ups and downs of C.S. Lewis' friendly tone as he tries to explain what all Christians believe. Leif tries to remember details about a book he hasn't read in 10 years. Follow us on Twitter at @TsundokuPod for ...…
 
SPEAKERS Peter Herz Co-Founder, Food System 6 Jordan Schwartz Co-Founder and Chief Grainmaster, ReGrained Andrew Falcon CEO, Full Cycle Bioplastics Christine Su CEO, PastureMap This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on June 11th, 2019.…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Jack London.
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Lucy Maud Montgomery.
 
This one is a bit of a throwback — to the third ever episode of Shedunnit, Queer Clues. Here, you'll hear both of my guests from that episode in their full uncut conversation all about the queer characters in detective fiction and how they became interested in this topic. Don't forget to visit shedunnitshow.com/forum to discuss this and find th ...…
 
SPEAKERS Eve Ensler Tony Award-Winning Playwright, “The Vagina Monologues”; Author, The Apology In Conversation with Lauren Schiller Host, “Inflection Point” on KALW and PRX This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on June 11th, 2019. Audible Segments from The Apology, perform ...…
 
SPEAKERS Scott Kupor Managing Partner, Andreessen Horowitz; Author, Secrets of Sand Hill Road: Venture Capital and How to Get It; Twitter @skupor In Conversation with Alison van Diggelen Host, "Fresh Dialogues"; BBC Contributor This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Oshman Family JCC, in Palo Alto CA on June 10th, 2019.…
 
Her trial gripped the nation and tested Britain’s legal system to the limit. But what happened to Florence Maybrick? Full shownotes at shedunnitshow.com/florencemaybricktwo.
 
Today’s comic book review podcast Stack: Event Leviathan #1, The Ride: Burning Desire #1, Rick & Morty Presents: MeSeeks #1, Age of X-Man: The Marvelous X-Men #5, Sonata #1, The Batman Who Laughs #6, and Silver Surfer Black #1 Check out the website at comicbookclublive.com to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the show on Twitter: ...…
 
Today’s comic book review podcast Stack: Event Leviathan #1, The Ride: Burning Desire #1, Rick & Morty Presents: MeSeeks #1, Age of X-Man: The Marvelous X-Men #5, Sonata #1, The Batman Who Laughs #6, and Silver Surfer Black #1 Check out the website at comicbookclublive.com to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the show on Twitter: ...…
 
Spider-Man strikes back against The Chameleon! Blinded by anger, Peter Parker pursues his rival with blind hatred, scorching his relationship with Mary Jane along the way. Will Spider-Man break his most sacred rule to put an end to Chameleon's crime streak?...By Marvel Mythos.
 
We usually talk to middle school kids on Book Club for Kids. This week, we hear book suggestions from some of our youngest listeners. The episode was recorded at the LA Public Library's Mini Maker Faire at the downtown Central Library. Kitty Felde is host.By Kitty Felde.
 
We're joined by author Anna Zabo!By Jenny Nordbak & Sarah Hawley.
 
Pete LePage and Dave Bennett host a panel of superstars to debate your hottest geek culture topics featuring Jason Torres (COMPLEX), Langston Belton (Earth’s Mightiest Show) and some rando named Justin Tyler (Desus & Mero, Comic Book Club). Check out the website at comicbookclublive.com to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the sho ...…
 
Pete LePage and Dave Bennett host a panel of superstars to debate your hottest geek culture topics featuring Jason Torres (COMPLEX), Langston Belton (Earth’s Mightiest Show) and some rando named Justin Tyler (Desus & Mero, Comic Book Club). Check out the website at comicbookclublive.com to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the sho ...…
 
This Year's Winners FIRST FICTION Gold Medal: There There, by Tommy Orange, Alfred A. Knopf Silver Medal: Fruit of the Drunken Tree, by Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Doubleday FICTION Gold Medal: The Mars Room, by Rachel Kushner, Scribner Silver Medal: Winter Kept Us Warm, by Anne Raeff, Counterpoint Press POETRY Gold Medal: Total Recall, by Samantha ...…
 
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