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The comedy podcast about toxic characters, writers, and tropes of literature and legend. Join host Emily Edwards to discuss feminist literature, toxic masculinity, gender roles, and intersectional representation in books. These are the Fuckbois of Literature.
 
Currently Reading is a podcast dedicated to the love of books and reading. Two bookish friends discuss what’s on their nightstands, in their earbuds, and on their Kindles right now, in addition to books they’ve loved forever, and a variety of other readerly topics. Looking for your next great book? You'll find tons of book recommendations every week.
 
Sarah’s Bookshelves Live is a weekly show featuring real talk about books and book recommendations from a featured guest. Each week, Sarah of the blog Sarah’s Bookshelves will talk with her guest about: - 2 OLD BOOKS THEY LOVE - 2 NEW BOOKS THEY LOVE - 1 BOOK THEY DON’T LOVE - AND 1 NEW RELEASE THEY’RE EXCITED ABOUT I’m getting real about all things books and serving you up a bit of snark on the side.
 
The Think in Translation podcast is a literature podcast series featuring international authors, translators, publishers and booksellers, with the aim of making translated books accessible to all readers. Created by Vagabond Voices Publishing with the support of The Space and Creative Scotland. We post new episodes every second Thursday, starting 29 March. Twitter: @VagabondVoices Facebook: @vagabond.voices #ThinkInTranslation vagabondvoices.co.uk/think-in-translation
 
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D & Ken from Antiques Freaks return and combine with us Captain Planet style to become The Terrible Antique Book Freaks once more! We use Eye of Argon rules to read The Thing Invisible, the final story in the Carnacki the Ghost Finder collection. Is it an invisible horse again? Does the horse have a knife? Are these butlers also gay, but for knives…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Meredith and Kaytee are discussing: Bookish Moments: a Christmas gift and a reading shift Current Reads: we’ve got a few unintentional book flights in this set of six and we love that! Deep Dive: we are pulling back the curtain with reading goals for 2021 and business goals for 2021, and letting you know…
 
Judging Book Covers kicks off our 2021 Reading Challenge: The Book Riot's Read Harder Challenge! Our first challenge up is a book that intimidates us, and we went with the recommendation of Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro! We talk about what intimidates us in books, did this book make us cry, whether we believe in love in this book, and clones! N…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Meredith and Kaytee are coming to you with our first joint minisode! Minisodes do not follow our normal format, so you won’t hear our regular segments. What you will hear about instead is: A trip to Fabled Bookshop in Waco, TX as the inspiration for an idea Requesting favorite and least favorite books of…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Kaytee and Meredith are discussing our top 10 books of the year that wouldn’t end. We don’t include our regular segments in these Best of Episodes in the interest of time. We hope that you love this list! It might help you identify if one of us is your book twin. Or if you want to add something to your 2…
 
Catherine and I share our most anticipated books coming out January – March 2021. Also, stay tuned for my Most Anticipated Books of Winter 2021 blog post, which is coming out soon. I’ll share some of the books I talked about in this podcast, but also some that I didn’t! This post contains affiliate links, through which I make a small commission whe…
 
Happy New Year, listeners! In our first episode of Season 6, we determine that the true villain of bad writing may in fact be capitalism. Thanks to our friend Liz for recommending this to us after she found it through the magic of bad Amazon SEO. Content warnings: Our usual barnyard language, plus: rape (aka non-con or non-consensual erotica); grap…
 
The biggest duh ever: 2020 was a rough year. Stephanie and Meghan both had pretty big issues during the year, but chose instead to remember the good things they experienced! This episode includes Judging Book Cover's 2020 favorite: Books TV Shows Podcast Music As well as a discussion of what we are doing in 2021! We are going to be doing Book Riot'…
 
After a long delay, we have a LONG EPISODE! Stephanie and Meghan read Scott Sigler's Mount Fitzroy, the sequel to Earthcore, which we read and loved a few years ago!! While this book is only out in audiobook, it is 30 hours long!! Which means heads up: this episode is LONG. And we do talk spoilers. So this is your fourth warning that we do discuss …
 
It's winter holiday time, so you all get a little gift from TBC. Please enjoy this special Patron's Choice presentation of Terrible Film Club, where you can watch The Plot Against The President with us! The version we watched has already been taken down, but this link was working as of 12/27/2020. Just hit "play" when we do and it'll be like we're …
 
Hounded: The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book One is basically an Irish shonen anime. Does the world need more male power fantasies devoid of consequences? No. Does the world need more well-written dog characters? Yes. We read this book at the request of our Patron Lucek Jay Again as part of their Patreon rewards. If you, too, would like to force us to …
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Meredith and Kaytee are discussing: Bookish Moments: the joy of passing along books, and spousal reading time Current Reads: comfort reads and books we loved Deep Dive: a reflection on our 2020 reading lives Book Presses: a redemption press and a dystopian pandemic As per usual, time-stamped show notes a…
 
Val (@WhiskeyAndSpite) from our episode on CALL ME BY YOUR NAME was kind enough to sit with me the day before the 2020 election, talk me off a ledge, and discuss 1979's fucked up classic NOTHING LASTS FOREVER, which you might know better as 1988's action movie classic DIE HARD. It's the only book-to-screen adaptation where EVERYTHING is different a…
 
On this week’s episode of Currently Reading, Kaytee and Meredith are discussing: Bookish Moments: all the buddy reads. So many buddies. So much reading. Current Reads: wheelhouse books and trying new things Deep Dive: book subscriptions to give and receive Book Presses: a creepily atmospheric apocalypse and a self-serving press As per usual, time-s…
 
In Episode 72, Catherine Gilmore (@gilmoreguide) and I share the best backlist books we read in 2020 and the high priority backlist books on our TBR lists. This post contains affiliate links, through which I make a small commission when you make a purchase (at no cost to you!). Announcements Sarah’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide 2021 Rock Your Reading Tr…
 
Liv Albert of the phenomenal podcast LET'S TALK ABOUT MYTHS, BABY is here to discuss her new book, as well as a perennial favorite of ours: THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY by Oscar Wilde. It's our first Wilde podcast in two years! Pre-order Liv's new book here: https://www.mythsbaby.com/book Follow Liv @MythsBaby or @LivyRants Follow FBOL @FuckboisofLit…
 
We've somehow been doing this for 100 episodes! We read a sci-fi horror short story with poor pacing and character development, then move on to the inaugural Terrible Book Club Awards! Afterward, we answer a few listener/patron questions and discuss how the show and we as hosts have changed in the last 5 years. Thanks to YouTube user AwfulBookClub …
 
Today, we are revisiting our very first episode of Currently Reading, because 2020 has thrown us for another loop! Tune in to hear Meredith and Kaytee, for the first time. We are discussing: Bookish Moments: starting a series as a readaloud and being part of a launch team Current Reads: we’ve got some classics, some apocalypse, and some differences…
 
For Stephanie's birthday, we decided to read an advance copy of the newly released How to Catch a Queen by Alyssa Cole! Because this podcast stans Alyssa Cole almost more than anyone else?! This is a new spin off of her Reluctant Royals series, and there are so many characters that pop up! We also talk about how great it is that Cole can blend soci…
 
Today, Kaytee is visiting with Melissa Joulwan and Dave Humpreys, all the way from Prague to talk about Strong Sense of Place! We are discussing Bookish Moments: “triple-dipping,” map adventures, and doubly broken reading Current Reads: we’re visiting manor houses, the everglades, building a train, and seeing a refugee camp. Come with us. Deep Dive…
 
In Episode 71, Susie Boutry (@NovelVisits) and I share our favorite 2020 books (overall and by genre) and our picks for tons of bookish superlatives. This post contains affiliate links, through which I make a small commission when you make a purchase (at no cost to you!). Announcements Sarah’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide 2021 Rock Your Reading Tracker …
 
Today we read a book that was recommended to us on Twitter over a year ago by Twitter user @GeneCurl. The Demon Pig is a clever, fun fantasy novel full of delightful animal characters, but it narrowly misses the opportunity to be a truly great parody. If you're just looking for a spot of cheer with sharp jokes that pokes a bit of fun at the fantasy…
 
Today, Meredith and Mindy are discussing: Bookish Moments: a buddy read with a friend and getting back into a rhythm Current Reads: the most awkward transition ever, and lots of salt Deep Dive: how we feel about book awards and the books that win them Book Presses: a series press and a rural noir gem As per usual, time-stamped show notes are below …
 
This week Stephanie and Meg read Memorial by Bryan Washington! This book has recently been released, so there is a bit of a spoiler warning. But don't worry - we break it out into a non-spoilery and then spoilery conversation. This book addresses relationships in a hard light, both romantic and family. Lots to unpack here! Content warnings: Parenta…
 
[CONTENT WARNING: Torture and sexual assault.] Actor and audiobook narrator Heath Miller (Twitter: @VeryHeathMiller, Audible books here) is here to talk about Neal Gaiman’s seminal graphic novel series, THE SANDMAN. Emily confesses she finds it super hard to read “through” graphic novels, Heath admits that he’d really urge people to start after the…
 
Today, Kaytee and Meredith are discussing: Bookish Moments: a new reading space and a bookish helper Current Reads: you have to read this, plus lots of murder Deep Dive: how an ending can change a book for us, great endings and phone-ins Book Presses: a book with a fantastic ending and book that will help you end 2020 well As per usual, time-stampe…
 
Today’s spoiler-free minisode includes a conversation between Kaytee and author Katie Proctor. Katie is the author of My Storied Year, her debut novel about a middle grade boy with dyslexia. This is the first time I’ve gotten to have an interview with someone I am already friends with, and it was a delight! Tune in to hear about: Creating character…
 
In Episode 70, Claire Handscombe from Libro.fm joins me to talk about Libro.fm, tips for audiobook listeners, and shares a TON of fantastic audiobook recommendations. Special Offer for New $5/month Patrons (sign up here) Libro.fm is offering 1 free audiobook credit to anyone who signs up to support Sarah’s Bookshelves on Patreon during the month of…
 
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