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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. To learn more or apply to be on the show visit whatshouldireadnextpodcast.com.
 
In need of a good read? Or just want to keep up with the books everyone's talking about? NPR's Book of the Day gives you today's very best writing in a snackable, skimmable, pocket-sized podcast. Whether you're looking to engage with the big questions of our times – or temporarily escape from them – we've got an author who will speak to you, all genres, mood and writing styles included. Catch today's great books in 15 minutes or less.
 
Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 10- to 20-minute episode explores important issues like kindness, persistence and generosity. And each episode ends with an activity that inspires a deeper conversation between children and grown-ups.
 
Each week, freelance writer and lifelong bookworm Alli Hoff Kosik will challenge a guest to reread a literary throwback or to experience for the first time ever a book they may have missed as a kid. After that, they'll be asked to spill all the feels and all the opinions about that book on the air for your podcast-listening pleasure. Every Tuesday, you can find us breaking down an old school read from our tween and teen days on a new episode of the show. We'll cover everything from The Baby- ...
 
In the Happy Mum, Happy Baby Podcast, Giovanna Fletcher continues the conversation about motherhood she began in her bestselling book of the same title. In a series of frank and warm conversations with other high-profile mums and dads, Gi discusses all aspects of parenthood - the highs, the lows, the challenges and rewards. There is no such thing as the perfect parent, and we’re all simply doing our best, something Giovanna fully encourages. It’s time to stop comparing ourselves and champion ...
 
Founded in 2017, The Losers’ Club® is an award-winning weekly series that chronologically digs through the work of Stephen King with humor, irreverence, and a critical eye. Each episode, the Losers gather together to read between the iconic pages and share the latest in King’s Dominion, whether it’s the author’s oft-controversial tweets, the boldest Hollywood headlines, or his endless forthcoming projects. The series also regularly features special guests. In the past, the Losers have spoken ...
 
A comedy chat show for less-than-perfect parents. Hosted by comedians Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn and featuring guest parenting experts, comedians and authors. The podcast covers the big issues affecting modern parents - from fish fingers to farting, to play-dates and pelvic floors. Expect frank and funny chat as well as wine, laughter and sophisticated boob jokes. Check out our Scummy Mummies Blog and dates for our Live Comedy Shows - www.scummymummies.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/pr ...
 
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Stephen Dubner (co-author of the Freakonomics book series) and research psychologist Angela Duckworth (author of Grit) really like to ask people questions, and came to believe there’s no such thing as a stupid one. So they made a podcast where they can ask each other as many “stupid questions” as they want. New episodes each week. No Stupid Questions is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
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 California Library Association Technology Award and the DC Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Humanitites. Named one of the top 10 podcasts for kids by THE TIMES of London.
 
Jen Lumanlan always thought infancy would be the hardest part of parenting. Now she has a toddler and finds a whole new set of tools are needed, there are hundreds of books to read, and academic research to uncover that would otherwise never see the light of day. Join her on her journey to get a Masters in Psychology focusing on Child Development, as she researches topics of interest to parents of toddlers and preschoolers from all angles, and suggests tools parents can use to help kids thri ...
 
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. Titles discussed are available to borrow through public libraries. Get started readin ...
 
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The Brave Writer podcast is a big juicy conversation about how to bring learning to life for your kids! Julie Bogart and guests talk about how parents and children are partners in the learning adventure, especially when approaching the daunting task of writing. Brave Writer appeals to homeschoolers, educators, and parents who want more out of "school" than merely passing tests. Visit us at http://bravewriter.com and follow along at the blog for show notes: http://blog.bravewriter.com
 
Family Talk is a Christian non-profit organization located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Founded in 2010 by Dr. James Dobson, the ministry promotes and teaches biblical principles that support marriage, family, and child-development. Since its inception, Family Talk has served millions of families with broadcasts, monthly newsletters, feature articles, videos, blogs, books and other resources available on demand via its website, mobile apps, and social media platforms. The Dr. James Dobson ...
 
Exploring big ideas and the way that stories can help us feel seen, understood, and valued. The Children's Book Podcast features insightful and sincere interviews with authors, illustrators, and everyone involved in taking a book from drawing board to bookshelf. Hosted by a teacher and school librarian, each episode seeks to connect kids and listeners of all ages to powerful, impactful, and lasting stories, and the people who tell them.
 
Sibling bookstore owners Hannah Harlow and Sam Pfeifle call each other up at random hours and talk about what they're reading and what they're psyched is coming out next. It doesn't get much more bookish than when a publishing executive and MFA in Creative Writing buys a bookstore with an English teacher and journalist.
 
Little Stories for Tiny People features original stories the whole family will love. Filled with endearing characters and inventive story lines, LSFTP is sure to spark your child’s imagination and to delight the entire family. Lovingly crafted to appeal to all ages, LSFTP is perfect for car rides, bedtime, or any time! Little Stories Premium offers even more stories and an ad-free listening experience; visit www.littlestoriespremium.com to learn more.
 
Jon Richardson and the Futurenauts - The Book of Revelations Comedian and professional worrier Jon Richardson doesn’t sleep much at night. The questions he is asking himself in the small, dark hours see to that. Are we going to run out of food? Is it already too late to stop climate change? Should I start learning Mandarin? Are killer death robots from the future already among us? Will my kids grow up to see a real tiger or giraffe? Why hasn’t anyone yet made an intelligent hairbrush? Oh the ...
 
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. Plus, Bex and friends recommend their favourite kids books of the month. 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 Plus, when you become a Fun Kids Podcasts Plus subscriber, you get this show – and 30 others! – ad-free and support the work Fun Kid ...
 
Hey Everyone! Welcome to Short stories for Kids! I’m Lucy and me and my team of writers, Simon and Alex will turn your ideas in to a magical story! We upload a new story every Tuesday and Friday. So to be in with a chance of being in one of them, write your story ideas in an Apple Review. To become a Premium member and get Ad free listening plus bonus stories! Sign up at https://shortstoriesforkids.supercast.com/ See you soon Gang :)
 
Bobby just found out he's from another planet, he has superpowers, and Mighty Mila is out to get him! At least protecting his hometown of Pflugerville will be a little easier with Grabstack, his hilarious constant companion, at his side. Bobby Wonder, part of the GoKidGo universe of shows for kids, is written and directed by NY Times bestselling children's author Patrick Carman, starring Danny Pudi (Ducktales, Mythic Quest, Community), Kat McNamara (The Stand, Arrow, Shadowhunters), and Ian ...
 
Children's book publishing’s secrets are revealed as we listen in on fascinating, unguarded, insider discussion from two uniquely qualified best friends: award-winning author/illustrator Grace Lin, and one of NYC’s top editors, Alvina Ling. Go behind the scenes of kid lit and catch a glimpse of the lives of the best-selling author and editor, and the relationship between them.
 
Are you living in a hormonal hothouse, feeling a little overwhelmed and in need of some positive, uplifting and comforting guidance on how to lead a more magnificent midlife? Well, you're not alone and this podcast is for you. Hosts Lorraine and Trish chat with celebrities and experts on all things midlife, from menopause and perimenopause to parenting teens via fashion, beauty, wellness, nutrition, fitness, careers, relationships and finances. The witty duo, who have been editing glossy mag ...
 
It's a book club, but funny! Comedian Michael Ian Black is tackling a great work of literature: Wuthering Heights. Join Michael's weekly book club as he reads aloud from a classic and asks people like Jen Kirkman, Mike Birbiglia, Michael Showalter, and even his teenage kids to weigh in with their perspectives. Season 1: Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure. The book is bleak, but Michael does a lot of accent work. Season 2: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. It's alive, and it's just a big buddy. Also, ...
 
Hi, I'm Ssanyu and this is the Book Junkie podcast, presented by Brown Kids Read! I made this for people who LOVE reading diverse YA literature, but also for those who don't enjoy reading much at all. My goal is to convince you to read more books! Through a variety of different episode formats, I, along with my friends and other teenagers who want to use their voice, will discuss themes, characters, plot, and most importantly, how the story connects to the real world. Hopefully, through our ...
 
A podcast dedicated to undressing the truth about sex, intimacy and lifelong love. The concerns and questions most couples have in marriage often go unspoken, until now. Hosts Dave and Ashley Willis bring wisdom, vulnerability, and humor to even the toughest marriage topics. Together they have built a strong following, reaching millions of married couples through their blogs, books, and videos. They have four young sons and live in Augusta, GA.
 
A family podcast about classic children’s books and the impact they have on us long into adulthood. In each episode, we talk about one popular children's book from the past, uncovering the unique story behind the story. While sitting down with famous, award-winning authors, we investigate the timeless themes in kids’ books.
 
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Welcome to another episode of Book Worms! This week, Bex is chatting to Elle McNicolll on Like A Curse. What inspired the characters and what can we expect from her stirring sequel? Join Elle on her first time in the Fun Kids studio! Plus, we have Lis Jardine on The Detention Detectives! Find out what Lis Jardine adores most about this novel, and w…
 
Jordan Banks, the protagonist of New Kid, is a seventh grade student who loves to draw and hopes to one day become a cartoonist. But the graphic novel following Jordan's arrival at a predominantly white, elite, private school has been challenged numerous times in the state of Texas by people claiming it promotes critical race theory. In today's epi…
 
JJ and Angus conclude their celebration of the live action cinematic debut of Doctor Fate in Black Adam. The movie is now streaming on HBO Max. In PART TWO they review Issues 2 and 3 of the limited series and discuss the many characters who have taken on the mantle of Doctor Fate. Please drop us a message on the anchor app or send us an mp3 or emai…
 
In today's episode, Jill is joined by Sydney and Jane to share juvenile and young adult titles that showcase body diversity. They share what (if any) representation they saw when they were kids, discuss of these types of books for young readers, and even offer some romance novels with fat bodies for those adults looking for something to read. Books…
 
The Batty Bat family live happily in their quiet cave. However, one day they hear trucks and bulldozers coming! Their cave is going to be knocked down by the troll's! Where will they live? Onwards they fly in search of a new place to live but will they find the right home for them? 🌟PREMIUM CHANNEL 🌟 Join up to our Premium channel here through your…
 
During His earthly ministry, Jesus reached out to the marginalized of His day the lepers, the Samaritans, and the tax collectors. Inspired by Jesus’ example, Frank Pavone has led Priests for Life for 30 years to save today’s most vulnerable, the pre-born. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Pavone points out that if Jesus is Lord of human life, then…
 
Today's episode features two books examining the sacrifices made by enslaved people in the U.S. First, NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with author Ilyan Woo about Master, Slave, Husband, Wife. It's a true story about a young couple that poses as an elderly white man and his slave in order to escape the South. Then, author Kai Thomas tells NPR's Ari Shap…
 
In the latest installment of their On Writers' series, Randall and Mel talk with Brian Evenson, author of such eerie and enigmatic works Last Days, Song for the Unraveling of the World, and Father of Lies. Brian discusses his "ruthless" style, body horror, and genre experimentation in his 2021 collection The Glassy, Burning Floor of Hell. We also c…
 
ديجيتال ديتوكس نسر : نزع السموم الرقمية الأداة الخامسة ومحور الإصلاح في ثلاثية : ترميم . إصلاح . صيانة للنفسية والعلاقات من خلال علبة الأدوات. *** كتاب ديجيتال ديتوكس متاح في معرض القاهرة الدولي للكتاب الدورة ٥٤ لشراء نسختكم زوروا دار إنسباير صالة ١ B5 *** ترقبوا مواعيد الدورات الجديدة من كورس ديجيتال ديتوكس \ الديتوكس الرقمي خلال سنة ٢٠٢٣ على زوم …
 
It's a jam-packed episode this week, as Hannah is knee-deep in sticky (sorry, POST-IT) notes full of the books we and you love with all your hearts. It's a bit of Valentine's Day fun that has taken on a life of its own in the Book Shop windows, thanks to Twitter (a friendly wasteland), and offers up some great suggestions for books to check out tha…
 
Get to know Mya-Rose Craig, who read us the story of Rachel Carson! Mya is a climate change and environmental activist and campaigner since she was 11 years old! Hear how she stays positive and gets kids excited about nature. This episode was produced by Joy Smith with sound design and mixing by John Marshall Media. Stay Rebel!…
 
In November 2022, Frank Pavone was notified by the Vatican that he was defrocked and officially removed from the priesthood. As a result, he could no longer be referred to as Father, or publicly celebrate Mass in Catholic churches. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson and Pavone discuss the implications of his removal, and why he now…
 
This week on From the Front Porch, Annie is joined by Hunter McLendon (@shelfbyshelf) to chat about their 2023 reading resolutions! We’re thrilled that you can now shop for the books mentioned in this episode on our brand-new website: Annie's reading resolutions last year: Recitatif by Toni Morrison Beloved by Toni Morrison Sula by Toni Morrison Co…
 
Jessica Johns' thriller, Bad Cree, opens with a startling image: a severed crow's head in someone's hand. In today's episode, Johns tells NPR's Ayesha Rascoe she hoped that image would set the tone for the winding mystery within her new novel. It follows a young Cree woman who returns to a home and culture she left behind in hopes of helping her co…
 
Emma, Joe, and Jill are back for the monthly round up of books they're most excited for coming out this month! In this episode, they also chat about gothic ghost stories, an obsession with the tv show, Supernatural, the 90s, Uggs vs. Crocs, preview some upcoming author interviews, and talk about their favorite tropes. Emma’s Picks: Radiant Sin by K…
 
JJ and Angus review the DC Elseworlds masterpiece Kingdom Come by Mark Waid and Alex Ross. In PART ONE they provide an overview of the graphic novel, a Kirby Kernel on a Waid and Kirby collaboration, engage in a little Creative Chatter about our talented authors/artist, and provide some Comics Archeology about the atmosphere of the comics industry …
 
In 1999, Carol Kent was living a happy life with her husband, Gene, until they received a phone call at 12:35 a.m. that changed everything. Their son, Jason, a promising Naval Academy graduate, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder. After he received a life sentence without parole, Carol discovered what it meant to live between a rock a…
 
We’ve often had requests to explore the struggles and strategies of raising neurodivergent children. Our guest, Debbie Reber, is the founder of Tilt Parenting and the author of "Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World." She shares her personal experience of homeschooling her son Asher, who is now an adult, and how sh…
 
In 2019, John Hendrickson wrote a piece for The Atlantic about then-presidential candidate Joe Biden's life with a stutter. Hendrickson himself stutters – and in his new reported memoir, Life on Delay, he takes a closer look at his relationship with talking out loud. In this episode, Hendrickson tells NPR's Scott Simon about the physical discomfort…
 
S4 EP7: Davos, C-bombs & the right to ramble Get in touch with the show; Hello@jonandthefuturenauts.com TWITTER: @JANDTHEF Thanks, Jon, Ed, and Mark. A 'Keep it Light Media' Production All enquiries: hello@keepitlightmedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesBy Keep It Light Media
 
When Beauty's Father moves to the countryside, her Sisters stay behind in the City to marry. But Beauty moves with her Father to help him run the farm. On the way home from a trip Beauty's Father is stranded at a mansion where he meets The Beast - it does not go well. Don't forget, you can watch Granny MacDuff on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/ch…
 
Rachel Carson was a scientist and author who wrote about the mysteries of nature. She spoke up when the environment was in danger and wanted people to understand how they were one small part of the huge, wide world. This podcast is a production of Rebel Girls. It’s based on the book series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls. This story was produced…
 
Fathers have a crucial role as the head of their households: to love and cherish their wives, and guide and prepare their children for life. On today’s edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson continues his interview with Dr. Charles Crismier on the subject of his book, Hearts of the Fathers: Leaving a Legacy that Lasts. Dr. Crismier emphasizes tha…
 
Ella and Chloe love their teacher Miss Glinda. She loves cats and she always wears white. One day there is a new teacher down the hall and she is always horrible and rude to the kids. Ella and Chloe see this new teacher doing magical things. Could she be an evil witch? And is Miss Glinda a good witch that can help? 🌟PREMIUM CHANNEL 🌟 Join up to our…
 
With so many books to choose from, it's easy to miss out on some stellar titles. Today, Anne is joined by Andrew Limbong (he/him) to talk about some of the best books you may have missed in 2022. When he's not reading, Andrew's a reporter for NPR's Culture Desk and host of their Book of the Day podcast, so he's no stranger to book-talk. Join Andrew…
 
Your terrific host finally gets around to discussing the Kate Bush song of, coincidentally, the same name as the great American novel. Then, an uneventful chapter. Plus: your host crowns "Wuthering Heights" the "first contemporary BDSM novel." All in all, a terrific episode. Support the show! https://www.patreon.com/michaelianblack See Privacy Poli…
 
Today we take on the sometimes scary topic of sleepovers with teenagers. Strangely, many parents are less concerned about sleepovers when their kids are younger only to "shut it down" when they become teenagers. What kind of boundaries are reasonable for teenagers wanting to spend the night with friends? Although it's becoming more common, is it ev…
 
Benson Shum shares ANZU THE GREAT KAIJU, a story about a kaiju with an unconventional gift, and it’s sequel, ANZU THE GREAT LISTENER, which asks us to consider how not all acts of kindness are perceived as intended. BOOK DESCRIPTION: Anzu the Great Kaiju by Benson Shum Page Length: 40 pages Ages 4 to 8 All great Kaiju are born with a super power to…
 
Today, V. V. Ganeshananthan talks to us about writing a novel set in the Sri Lankan civil war, the role that medicine played in the life of her character, building tension, writing non-chronologically to start and then switching to chronological, and more! V. V. Ganeshananthan is the author of the novels Brotherless Night and Love Marriage, which w…
 
On Episode 228, join us for another journey to the Land of Oz! This time, our focus is on the seventh book in L. Frank Baum’s series, The Emerald City of Oz. Alli’s guest is a self-professed Oz superfan, so they discuss her special connection to this fictional universe, as well as the unique publishing history associated with this particular book. …
 
In a small North Carolina town in 1976, three siblings are shot to death. That's the mystery at the center of De'Shawn Charles Winslow's new book, Decent People – and it's one the segregated town's white police officers aren't paying much attention to. In today's episode, Winslow tells NPR's Scott Simon about the heroine who takes it upon herself t…
 
The end of 2022 was chaotic and I got way behind in posting episodes. Apologies! Good News Good News Team Rejection count: 388 Main Topic: Rebecca Ross, End of Year Burnout, Epiphanies & More Rebecca Ross, “A Fire Endless” is out, follows “A River Enchanted” to complete the duology The science of writing duologies Her epiphany for getting the writi…
 
In Malachi 4:6, God says that He’ll turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers. But how will He do that? On today’s edition of Family Talk, Dr. Charles Crismier, the author of Hearts of the Fathers: Leaving a Legacy that Lasts, insists that there’s only one way that will happen. If the hearts o…
 
“Twenty Years at Hull House” is the acclaimed memoir of social reformer Jane Adams. It contains unflinching descriptions of poverty and degradation of the Industrial Revolution, and the steps she took to establish housing, food, clean water, and education for the poor of Chicago. Joining me today is Rebecca Sive, author of three books on women’s po…
 
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