Best Bookreview podcasts we could find (Updated April 2019)
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Close Reads
Weekly
 
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.
 
a podcast review of classic and contemporary literature and movies in science fiction, fantasy and related genres
 
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Red Taped
Monthly+
 
Join Andy and Larry— two nearing middle-aged, mid-level bureaucrats—as they drink, ramble, and finally read the books they should have read in grad school.
 
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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
 
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Wine & YA
Rare
 
A podcast where two twenty-somethings drink their way through young adult novels.
 
Welcome to Get a Clue, Nancy Drew! Each week, we'll be going book-by-book in the Nancy Drew universe to discuss our favorite characters, plot points and all things Nancy. Warning: things may get a little silly.
 
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.
 
Remember when book clubs were about books? Two women were tired of the "book club" being portrayed as a thinly veiled "ladies wine night" in popular culture, and decided to fight this bastardization themselves. Laura and Madeline share a love of reading and discussing books. Their book club started completely via email correspondence, as Madeline is currently a homeless nomad traveling the world. After some time dissecting and debating the merits of popular novels published within the past d ...
 
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The 1-3-20 Podcast
Monthly
 
Get the biggest ideas from the best business books. In each episode, #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Pink selects 1 important book, asks its author 3 key questions (What’s the big idea? Why should I care? What should I do?), and wraps it all up in under 20 minutes.
 
The Writer's Beard is a weekly literary podcast. Featuring reviews, author interviews, readings and discussion of all things literary.
 
“Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men.” Proverbs 22:29 I am a Christian, and I do my best to think only on what is “true, honorable, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent, and praiseworthy” (Phil 4:8). It’s hard to find media out there these days that adheres to these standards… and when it does, more often than not, it isn’t very good! I think this is why many of us have given up and just accepted what’s available in main ...
 
Book reviews as fun as the books they're about!Check out our new website at https://bookpowerforkids.com/Reviewed and acted out for you by Chaska, Leilani and Mirabel Power.
 
Procurement Zen is the podcast for anyone interested in negotiation and procurement. I share valuable tools, negotiation approaches, book reviews and interviews with seasoned negotiation pros. You will discover new findings and discuss ideas and new approaches to the world of negotiation. Kick your career to the next level with insights that help you win approaches that will help you achieve your desired negotiation results.
 
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Story Addict
Rare
 
Story Addict is your fix of the best new books, T.V. and film, with your host Rebecca Bowyer - voracious reader, compulsive writer and tired parent.
 
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Reading Amok!
Weekly
 
A bookish podcast encouraging you to read what you want, not what you "should". Book reviews, ramblings, recommendations, and rants. Your comments are also read on the air, sparking insightful and fun book discussions!
 
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Mind's Creed
Monthly+
 
Mind's Creed (2017-03-30 11:51:24 +0000 UTC)
 
Audio recordings from the Cedar Mill & Bethany Community Libraries. These include teen book discussions, library performances, oral histories from local immigrants and the history of the library from some of its founders.
 
PJ Our Way (PJOW) is a program that offers the gift of exceptional books with Jewish themes for children ages 9 through 12, launched here in Delaware in 2015. The books are monthly titles that the kids choose themselves! This podcast served as an opportunity for the children to learn about multimedia as well as give their opinion on the books they were reading in review form. We hope you enjoy this podcast! If you have any questions, please contact us at jayme@shalomdel.org or you can find o ...
 
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When The Beat Drops
Monthly+
 
Discussing hip-hop music, business and culture. Plus I'll be talking about all things MMA, wrestling, football, basketball, technology and maybe a little marketing too.
 
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Waking Up 30
Monthly+
 
A podcast about making the most of our 30s. Armed with coffee, Andrew and Carter work through the difficulties of being "responsible" adults, learning and experimenting their way through the decade you're supposed to have it all figured out. Except they don't.
 
It has been said that leaders are readers. I whole-heartedly agree with that. I believe that the person you will be 5 years from now will be determined by the people you associate with and the books you read. Well your on you're own with the association part, but I can help with the book reading side of the equation. The Leaders Bookshelf is a weekly podcast featuring great books that will propel you forward in life... Tune in!
 
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Book Shelf
Daily+
 
Welcome to Book Shelf podcast! Were live will always give e you great things
 
Originally published in 1916, this book of poetry by G.K. Chesterton includes 59 poems on a variety of subjects. Included in this are war poems, love poems, religious poems, ballades and more (Summary by Maria Therese)
 
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Kids Book Review
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Book Reviews done by a 6th grader on popular childrens books.
 
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Today’s guest Holli Petersen has created a very special family book club that might inspire you to pick up the phone and call a bookish loved one as soon as the episode is over. She also totally hated one of Anne's favorite titles for the first 100 pages, before a turn of events melted her heart… Anne has mentioned this title DOZENS of times on ...…
 
S4E3M* (Show Notes) “Solaris (2002)” by Steven Soderbergh (George Clooney) (movie) “Solaris (1972)” by Andrei Tarkovsky (Donatas Banionis) (movie) BONUS: “Solaris (1968)” by Boris Nirenburg (Vasily Lanovoy) (TV movie) Hosted by: Ryan Sean O'Reilly Guests: John Doyle a/k/a Dole (Musician: Theurgy - I Decline) John Bomher a/k/a Jaxon (Musician: T ...…
 
What's good Mindscreed Nation. In this epidose, we talk about a Gillette venus advert on instagram and how to save money. Thanks for listeningThe Mind's Creed.iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/minds-creed/id1242069435Insta: https://www.instagram.com/mindscreed/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mindscreed13/Snapchat: mindscreed13Billy ...…
 
David, Heidi, and Adam are back with further discussion about Ralph Moody's Little Britches. Conversation touches on the dangers of romanticizing or idealizing the past, the difficulty of parenting, the key moment in Ralph's journey to get Two Dog, and the ongoing saga of the water rights. Remember: Subscribe, rate, review!…
 
Today's podcast review comes from this blog post review of Winter.
 
Lovable losers? These two bearcats have something in common with the Chicago Cubs. At Andy's request or insistence, we celebrate the beginning of the baseball season by discussing The Cubs Way by Tom Verducci. In this episode, we discuss and analyze the key management players that built the team that finally broke the famous Cubs curse. In orde ...…
 
Conversation in this week's episode touches on the theme of parenting in the book, Ralph Moody's drive and desires, Western archetypes at play in the section, how Ralph's parents should have responded to his behavior, and more. Remember: subscribe, rate, review!
 
Today’s guest is reading speed-demon Liberty Hardy, professional book nerd and host of Book Riot’s All the Books podcast. Together, Liberty and Anne are going deep into a book labyrinth, discussing truly committed bookworm questions like “how do you avoid back strain while reading for hours on end?”, “how do I smuggle 1000 books out of my house ...…
 
Our Patron Greg chose this book as his once-per-year reward! Check out our Patreon here to get this and other rewards for yourself. In addition to our usual barnyard language, Content Warnings abound this week: abuse/assault, murder, racism, rape, sex/pornography, sexism, and violence. Our patron Greg really made us work for our Patreon dollars ...…
 
S4E3B* (Show Notes) “Solaris (1961)” by Stanislaw Lem (book) Hosted by: Ryan Sean O'Reilly Guests: John Doyle a/k/a Dole (Musician: Theurgy - I Decline) John Bomher a/k/a Jaxon (Musician: Theurgy - I Klatus - Bury the Machines) Website: www.nodeodorant.com Related Episode Links: “Solaris (2002)” by Steven Soderbergh (George Clooney) (movie) “So ...…
 
What's good Mindscreed Nations. In this epidose, we talk about recent events such as the cardi b Instagram rant, Cancel culture, the NZ shootings, and Jussie Mollett. Thanks for listeningThe Mind's Creed.iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/minds-creed/id1242069435Insta: mindscreedFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/mindscreed13/Snapchat: ...…
 
This episode I walk through my thoughts about the “Southern Reach” Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer and the movie adaptation “Annihilation”; as well as my thoughts about my issues with trilogies in general and what makes a movie adaptation of a book successful. Buy the Book Series: “Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy"…
 
Today's review comes from this blog post review of Cress.
 
Alabama reader Shannan Malone has broad taste and high standards, and when it comes to new releases, even authors she’s loved in the past don’t get a free pass… the new book has to earn her love. So today’s episode goes out to all you eclectic readers who love hopping between genres. Anne and Shannan covering the struggle of pinpointing what yo ...…
 
And we're back to kick off a new series, with Ralph Moody's Little Britches! Joining David and Heidi is Adam Andrews, from the Center for Lit. Conversation touches on the comparison between Little Britches and Little House on the Prairie, what Homer and Plato have to do with this story, Western stories in American lit, Moody's portrayal of his ...…
 
This week's podcast review comes from this blog post: Scarlet, by Marissa Meyer.
 
We have a new podcast! WSIRN is about helping readers find their next read. In each episode, the recommendations are geared toward a particular reader’s style, and Anne always looks for titles they haven’t read before. Our new podcast is a short format show called One Great Book. In every episode, Anne pulls one standout selection off her perso ...…
 
Decision-making is a HUGE part of WSIRN's purpose. Podcaster and author Emily P. Freeman is an expert in the art of decision-making (she’s literally written the book on it), but when assigned school reading hijacked alllllll her personal reading time... deciding what to read next for pleasure got a little more complicated. Today, Anne helps Emi ...…
 
This week we learn how to (not) defend ourselves with objects through a book infamous for its imagery! Thanks to our friend Chris H. for posting some images from this book on Facebook, which inspired Paris to do a reverse image search and discover this lost treasure from 1991. We're joined by special guest Paul Lowe to guide us through the worl ...…
 
Episode: S4E4P* (Episode Page) (preview for forthcoming episode) “Solaris (1961)” by Stanislaw Lem (book) “Solaris (2002)” by Steven Soderbergh (George Clooney) (movie) “Solaris (1972)” by Andrei Tarkovsky (Donatas Banionis) (movie) Bonus: “Solaris (1968)” by Boris Nirenburg (Vasily Lanovoy) (TV movie) Hosted by: Ryan Sean O'Reilly Guests: John ...…
 
April Fool's! Tomorrow you'll get your regularly scheduled TBC episode, but for today we're switching episodes with The Short Stories of Augie Peterson as a fun April Fool's Day exercise to expose our respective listeners to something new. Augie's playing one of our episodes on her feed today while we bring you Augie's review of the social medi ...…
 
Blobby pictures, a cast of bizarrely shaped screws and a book that makes as much sense read backwards as forwards? The Power kids may be facing their biggest challenge ever as they take a break from respectable literature and review the Fjällbo instruction manual from Ikea! Fjällbo instruction manual reviewed by Chaska, Leilani and Mirabel. For ...…
 
It was not the threesome we wanted but it was definitely the one we deserved. This week we are joined by our one listener/special guest, Spartacus and discuss his book recommendation: Unsung Heroes: Federal Execucrats Making a Difference by Norma. M. Riccucci. We also explore the uncharted realm of bureaucrat porn (Spoiler: It consists entirely ...…
 
This week we're reading Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #51, Mystery of the Glowing Eye. This book WILD! It's got everything from Ned being kidnapped and missing for nearly the entire book (bless up) to a crazy paralyzing flashlight and robot helicopters. Plus, Nancy battles her innermost fear -- losing Papa Drew to another mystery-solving lady! We ...…
 
This week's podcast review comes from this blog post Review of Cinder.
 
Many listeners and past guests on WSIRN have shared their stories of reading dry spells due to chronic illness, anxiety, and disability. Today’s guest Kate Mitchell has experienced polar opposites in her reading life, going from a period of time when reading was literally her job, to stretches where reading was literally impossible because of c ...…
 
S4E3B* (Show Notes) “Twilight Zone” by Rod Serling (TV show) “The Jungle (1961)” (alt title “The Man Who Made Himself”) “In His Image (1963)” “Perchance to Dream (1959)” “Passage on the Lady Anne (1963)” (alt title “Song for a Lady”) “Number 12 Looks Just Like You (1964)” (alt title “The Beautiful People”) “The Howling Man (1960)” Hosted by: Ry ...…
 
The Cedar Mill Teen Council shares their opinions (and there are many) about Young Adult books that have been turned into films and tv shows recently. Twilight? yep. Harry Potter? you betcha. Percy Jackson? Count on it.
 
Join David, Heidi, and Tim for an in-depth time of answering listener questions! They talk heroism, other spy novels, the ambiguity of the ending, and much, much, much more. Remember: subscribe, rate, review!,
 
Today's podcast review comes from this blog review of Emma by Jane Austen.
 
WSIRN often helps readers get out of their comfort zones, but today’s guest Mallory O’Meara is taking Anne out of hers. Her wheelhouse is everything bizarre, paranormal, and downright scary. But digging past the surface differences, Mallory and Anne have a lot in common, especially the desire to understand how an author DID that. Today they're ...…
 
Somehow we're reading another Christian-leaning, dog related book with strange authorship. We really don't know how this happened again. Thanks to longtime friend of the show Elisa for recommending this one! Content Warning: In addition to our usual barnyard language, we've got: inter-species breastfeeding and menstruation (brief mention). Appa ...…
 
S4E3B* (Show Notes) “Perchance to Dream: Selected Stories (1952-1960)” by Charles Beaumont a/k/a Charles Leroy Nutt (select short stories) Hosted by: Ryan Sean O'Reilly Guests: Mike O'Reilly (indie filmmaker) Andres Sercovich (oil painter) Kaelin O'Reilly (book reviewer) Website: www.nodeodorant.com Related Episode Links: “Twilight Zone” by Rod ...…
 
Skeeve thought life was going to be simple. Learn some magik, steal some gold, make a living. But when he meets the demon Aahz, and his master is assassinated by Imps, things get complicated… Another Fine Myth by Robert Asprin reviewed by Chaska, (age 11). Check out ComposerDad vs Bible at: https://www.composerdad.com For questions or to sugges ...…
 
Join David, Heidi, and Tim as they discuss the final chapters of John LeCarre's The Spy Who Came in from the Cold. Conversation explores the novel's payoff, Liz and Leamas' relationship, good guys and bad guys, the complicated philosophies embedded in the book, and much more. Remember: subscribe, rate, review.…
 
Holy underwear! It’s been nearly a year but I dusted off my microphone and recorded a brad new episode. I talk about what I have been up to in the last 10 months, as well as a little about how my writing has been going/not going. Have you ever not finished a book once you have started it? I never have, until now that is. Listen in to find out h ...…
 
Today's podcast comes from this blog review of The Beantown Girls.
 
Whats good Minscreed Nation. We discuss a book by Mark Manson centred around learning how to focus and prioritise your thoughts effectively. How to pick and choose what matters to you and what does not matter to you based on finely honed personal values. The Mind's Creed.iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/minds-creed/id1242069435Insta: ...…
 
If you are seeking a paradigm shift that creates synergy and results in an unprecedented win-win situation, this episode will be 7th heaven for you. This week we review the leadership classic, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen Covey. We also test the effectiveness of bottom shelf whisky, mee ...…
 
Michelle Wilson has noticed a specific character type that is missing from her bookshelves... and she is on the hunt for more. She and Anne chat about characters age 50+ in possession of NO magical powers, yelling at characters who make terrible decisions, reading as broadly as possible, and what it's like to be in not one, not two, but THREE b ...…
 
Welcome back! This week David, Heidi, and Tim are chatting about chapters 13-20 of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, with an especially deep dive into chapter 13, which is the thematic and dramatic core of the story. Watch out for the moment when Tim drops a fantastic new metaphor. Plus they offer a grateful farewell to a longtime contributor ...…
 
happy International women's day. We know we're a day late but it's better then nothing!The Mind's Creed.iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/minds-creed/id1242069435Insta: mindscreedFacebook: The Mind's CreedSnapchat: mindscreed13Billy BirchInsta : billytattoobirchYoutube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzaahvcwo0-C9YcxXpFEneQT ...…
 
Today's podcast comes from this blog review of The Strange Journey of Alice Pendelbury
 
Special episode: Rebecca Bowyer reads an excerpt from her debut novel Maternal Instinct, out in October 2019. Reserve your copy and contribute to the Kickstarter campaign by 31 March to raise funds for the first print run: Publish Maternal Instinct - Kickstarter
 
GET A CLUE TURNS TWO! First and foremost, we would like to extend a crazy amount of appreciation to each and every one of you. Thanks for listening and joining us on this wild ride. We are extremely grateful for this community. We're super excited for this episode! We're discussing all things books and life with Betsy Hoit-Thetford, founder and ...…
 
So in this short clip, we address some of the comments on the previous podcast and make some clarifications to clear up any confusion about our intentions.the video in question #44 RED PILL QUESTIONS AND MGTOW https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UH7jXXZVTPA&t=1964sPart two #44 RED PILL QUESTIONS AND MGTOW pt. 2https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSbv6j ...…
 
Guest Kate Daley is a house painter from New South Wales, Australia, who has been living for the past two and a half years... in a camper van! Today she chats with Anne about the genre that sent her into an intense reading rut, a family reading competition, and where she manages to fit a home library in while living in cramped quarters. Click o ...…
 
Our Patron Lynn chose this book as their once-per-year reward! Check out our Patreon here to get this and other rewards for yourself. No substantial Content Warnings this week - brief mentions of death and terrorist attacks/shootings, and discussion of an infamous scene from the movie Blue Velvet but otherwise you’ve got nothing but our usual b ...…
 
Episode: S4E3P* (Episode Page) (preview for forthcoming episode) “Perchance to Dream: Selected Stories (1952-1960)” by Charles Beaumont a/k/a Charles Leroy Nutt (select short stories) “Twilight Zone” by Rod Serling (TV show) “The Jungle (1961)” (alt title “The Man Who Made Himself”) “In His Image (1963)” “Perchance to Dream (1959)” “Passage on ...…
 
Welcome back! In this episode David, Heidi, and Tim discuss John LeCarre's classic spy novel some more, with a particular focus on the value of genre fiction in contemporary times, the concept of anti-heros, LeCarre's subtly, and much more, This episode is brought to you by New College Franklin! Learn more at newcollegefranklin.org. And remembe ...…
 
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