The Legendarium exists primarily as a book club for fantasy and sci-fi, both the classics and the new classics.Tolkien, Brandon Sanderson, Robert Jordan, and more.
Reviewing books new and old genres
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
What are you reading, loving or being challenged by? We review the latest in fiction for dedicated readers and for those who wish they read more.
From great new books to favorite classic reads, from news to the latest in on-screen adaptations, Hey YA is here to elevate the exciting world of young adult lit.
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.
Kate and Laura on the books that get you talking. Every episode we sit down to chat about the books read most recently by our book clubs. What did we make of them? Did they spark debate? And whether we loved them or loathed them, we always try to answer the big question: were they great book club books?
Welcome to the Apocalist Book Club! Your hosts Nella and Raven are reading all apocalyptic fiction in chronological order. Join the club--you have time now. Updated every 3rd Wednesday of the month.
The New York Public Library’s podcast about books, culture, and what to read next.
CraftLit is—>Annotated Audiobooks for Busy People Love the classics (or wish you did) *** No time to pick up a book? Not any more! *** This weekly annotated audiobook podcast presents curated classic literature in a serialized format. The host—Heather Ordover—"teaches to the joke" by filling in any relevant tidbits before listening to the next chapter of the book. *** Callers regularly send in voicemail comments for play on the air to keep the "book club" vibe going. *** The podcast has been ...
Join Bex from the children's radio station Fun Kids as she meets top authors who tell her about their books and also read us chapters from them! If you like this, you can listen to Bex on Fun Kids (weekdays from 4pm) on DAB Digital Radio across the UK, on the free Fun Kids app and online at funkidslive.com.
The world's great authors discuss their best-known novel.
In the uncertain times in which we are living, reading has become a welcome refuge for many. Although even the most ardent reader can be stuck for inspiration. Each week Rick O'Shea will point you towards books and authors you may not have considered. Expect conversation, reports, recommendations and the ever popular Book Club slot where one of the nation's book groups quizzes a writer whose work they have read for one of their recent meetings.
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.
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.
A Readers’ Advisory Podcast about becoming better library staff by reading books we hate! Every month we read books from a new, randomly picked genre; then on the podcast we discuss our reading choices, experiences, opinions, appeal factors, and other related topics as friends and library workers.
Damian Barr's Literary Salon tempts the world's best writers to read exclusively from their latest greatest works and share their own personal stories. Star guests have included Bret Easton Ellis, Jojo Moyes, John Waters, Helen Fielding, Diana Athill and Louis de Bernières - all in front of a live audience at leading glamourous locations. Suave salonnière Damian Barr is your host. Don't worry it's not a book club - there's no homework. Salon Selective! Produced by Russell Finch.
The Library Pros - A Librarian and a Library Information Technologist discussing libraries, technology and anything else that makes us smile!
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.
From the Close Reads Podcast Network, Close Reads is a book-club podcast hosted by David Kern and featuring an array of contributors, including Tim McIntosh, Heidi White, and others. We read Great Books and talk about them. A NOTE ABOUT OLDER EPISODES: Since most podcast apps don't go further back than 100 episodes, you'll need to click here to listen to anything further back than that. And our first 32 episodes can be found here, on the original CiRCE Institute feed. See acast.com/privacy f ...
Thought provoking, critical discussions about literature's most polarizing genre. Shelf Love is a podcast that lovingly digs deeper beneath the surface of the romance genre into the id, ego, and super ego of romance readers and writers, one romance at a time. Host Andrea Martucci is joined by romance experts like authors, critics, academics, and readers. We have fun taking romance novels seriously.
Join hosts Tadd and Peter for in-depth discussion and analysis of Stephen King's Magnum Opus The Dark Tower series. Explore the Novels, comics, upcoming film/TV adaptations, and all things Dark Tower. Join in on both the Round Table Discussions covering the entire series, as well as the Book Club where each book is systematically read, analyzed and discussed in order from the first line to the last. Come let's Palaver Gunslinger!
Oh No! Lit Class is a semi-educational comedy literature podcast hosted by Megan and RJ, two bitter English grads who are here to tell you all the weird and sexy things you never knew about the books you had to read in school. Let's ruin some literary classics together. New episodes released every other Thursday.
A group of comrades from around the world, learning and growing together through marxist literature.
Literary interviews and discussions on the latest releases in the world of publishing, from poetry through to physics. Presented by Sam Leith.
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 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.
What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then, she makes recommendations about what to read next. The real purpose of the show is to help YOU find your next read.
A Terry Pratchett book club podcast.
Chris and Emily discuss books and literary adventures
We're a podcast for anyone who writes. Every week we talk to writers about their writing journeys and techniques, from early career debuts to self-publishers and narrative designers. We've featured Margaret Atwood, Jackie Kay, Sara Collins, Antti Tuomainen, Val McDermid, Sarah Perry, Elif Shafak and many more!Brought to you by the National Centre for Writing at Dragon Hall in Norwich.
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!
Each month we choose a speculative fiction book, read it, and talk about the ideas & themes it explores.
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.
Books & Boba is a book club dedicated to books written by Asian and Asian American authors. We cover a wide range of genres including contemporary, historical fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, YA, nonfiction, thrillers, graphic novels, and memoirs.
Welcome to Amateur Detective Club! The podcast where three friends, Melissa Meli, Tyler Riley, and Tristan Miller read the works of Agatha Christie, summarize, discuss, and rate the novels, novellas, TV episode or short story they've chosen.
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 BookRiot.com
It's like a Book Club, except for movies, how crazy is that?? Mildly!
Join Ed Miliband, Geoff Lloyd and friends for a conversation about the biggest ideas in non-fiction books.
Each month we’re going to road-test a work of fiction that appears to be curiously specific about dates and locations.
A podcast about reading Hellboy comics and talking to our friends
The Los Angeles Review of Books Radio Hour is a weekly show featuring interviews, readings and discussions about all things literary. Hosted by LARB Editor-at-Large Kate Wolf, Managing Editor Medaya Ocher, and Gender and Sexuality Editor, Eric Newman.
Mean Book Club the Podcast: Four ladies (UCB-NY, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) read, discuss & make fun of NYT bestselling books with little literary merit. It's fun. It's cathartic. It's perfect for your commute? New podcast every Tuesday!
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.
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.
Covering The Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss, The Gentleman Bastards by Scott Lynch, and The Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson. We’ve covered Graphic novels and comics such as Paper Girls and Saga. Fantasy book club.
The Book Club Rewritten
Iain Dale talks to pollster Deborah Mattinson about her book Beyond the Red Wall: Why Labour Lost, How the Conservatives Won and What Will Happen Next?
Soo.... we've had a hard time keeping to a regular schedule recently, so Matt, Bee, & I (Adrian) have been discussing what we want the podcast to look like in the future. In this episode, I just talk openly about those thoughts, our plan through the end of the year, and how the podcast might change come 2021. I may write up a longer thing later, bu…
In this week's books podcast, I'm joined by the irrepressible Gyles Brandreth - whose latest book is the fruit of a lifelong love of the theatre. The Oxford Book of Theatrical Anecdotes is a doorstopping compendium of missed cues, bitchy put-downs and drunken mishaps involving everyone from Donald Wolfit to Donald Sinden. Gyles explains how he alwa…
#25: The year is 1927, and we should have seen the eugenics coming. Pierrepont was one of Oneida's little 'experiments', after all. Come for our biggest frame story yet, come for Chekov's double agent spy friend. Support us at https://www.patreon.com/nellachronism Follow the progress of the Apocalist here. Follow us on twitter @ApocalistC, Email us…
It's Halloween! And in this very special episode we're playing the game Happy Birthday Dracula! You can download the podcast directly, find it on Libsyn, or get it through Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play, Spotify, or your favourite podcast delivery system. In this episode Anna Ferri | Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray | RJ Edwards Games We Played…
We've reached our MIGHTY conclusion to the Hellboy novel "The Bones of Giants!" Enjoy our listener feedback section and rock out with the "thunder-bearer!" 12:23 - Listener Feedback 29:01 - BONES OF GIANTS! Brandsta City Släckers - "Kom och ta mig långt härifrån," and Led Zeppelin "Immigrant Song" used for educational purposes only More from "The S…
This week it’s All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood! This 2016 release made it on the New York Times e-book bestseller list in 2017. Is this creepy, effed up pedophile love story better than Lolita? Ehhh. Mean Book Club is four ladies (UCB, BuzzFeed, College Humor, Impractical Jokers) who read, discuss and whine about NYT bestselling…
Michelle Cox is the author of the multiple award-winning Henrietta and Inspector Howard series as well as "Novel Notes of Local Lore," a weekly blog dedicated to Chicago's forgotten residents. She suspects she may have once lived in the 1930s and, having yet to discover a handy time machine lying around, has resorted to writing about the era as a w…
This week we're reading "Goosebumps: Escape from Camp Run-For-Your-Life" by R.L. Stine. It's time for our annual tradition - a Halloween Choose-Your-Own-Adventure. R.L. isn't screwing around this time in what's sure to go down as a Halloween classic. Will we make the right decisions and come out on top or will we end up DEAD? Tune in to hear us mak…
In some ways every week on the Extraordinary Business Book Club we're talking about the results of a book-writing experiment - and many books are themselves the results of fascinating experiments in business and life. In this Best Bits episode we don our white coats and safety glasses and head fearlessly into the laboratory to watch the magic happe…
Vicki Lalonde joins us to discuss Edgar Rice Burroughs's "Back to the Stone Age”, damsels in distress, messages of empathy, shedding the bonds of the civilized world, the power of friendship, Barsoom, slavery as a plot device, large megafauna, fighters with six-shooters, foreshadowing villains, and much more!…
Our bookshelf episodes are the ones where we get to let our hair down and talk about the things we're reading outside of our book clubs, the books that we get to pick and choose. So listen in as Kate is bewitched by the new Susanna Clarke novel Piranesi, charmed by Shirley Jackson's memoir of raising her children in Life Among the Savages, and has …
Dr. Eric Selinger is back to discuss Glitterland by Alexis Hall and how it's basically a big old allegory for the romance genre. Eric and I speak authoritatively about books we've never read, and how Glitterland addresses mental health stigma. - Show Notes: Shelf Love: Sign up for the email newsletter list | Website | Twitter | Instagram | Goodread…
A special episode, featuring Alain Mabanckou, author of "Black Moses," our latest pick for LARB’s members-only Book Club. Mabanckou is an award-winning Francophone novelist who was born in Congo-Brazzaville in 1966 and grew up in a time of political upheaval and repression. Mabanckou joins LARB editors to discuss his novel, his childhood, and his e…
In this Book Club episode Bex speaks to actor, comedian and author Ben Miller about his new book, 'The Day I Fell into a Fairytale!'. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.By Fun Kids
Join Frank and Rhonda as they discuss this month's book club pick: The Turn of the Screw by Henry James!
Kelly and YA author Kristina Forest talk about Megan McCafferty’s Sloppy Firsts, digging into suburban angst, finding yourself, and Marcus Flutie. This episode is sponsored by How to Do It Now by Leslie Josel from Lerner Books. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign…
In this episode the Scooby Gang (Krokus, Rallick Nom, Murillio, and Kruppe) hangs out in Darujhistan and plays with their wax disks. We meet the Crone, Baruk, and Circle Breaker. Anomander Rake stops by to gloat about his superior tongue skills and drink box wine. Predictions: Anomander Rake is hiding something about Pale’s Wizards. It’s not as str…
A fast-moving, passionate, genre-bending work of art that both dazzles and entertains. This month, World Book Club discusses the much garlanded novel How to Be Both with its acclaimed British author Ali Smith and her fans around the world. Still not able to gather together in a studio, presenter Harriett Gilbert and Ali Smith will be talking remote…
Elena Ferrante's new novel The Lying Life of Adults, and the 1958 classic, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's The Leopard
Do you dig a Douglas? Crazy about Kirk? Then help us put an Ace in the Hole this week with a little help from Easy A and Booksmart!
Hile Gunslingers! Join Tadd and Peter as they step into a new book since November of 2016! They do some intro on The Waste Lands and cover the first, and really long, subchapter. Join them on the next steps of this epic journey! Engage with the show by Email or Social Media! Subscribe on YouTube to join in for live streams of the shows! Or check th…