Best bookish podcasts we could find (Updated July 2017)
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Bookish Society Podcast
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Here at Bookish Society Podcast we talk all things bookish: author interviews, upcoming releases, book discussions, book trivia, and other bookish news. Make sure to subscribe to us if you enjoy our content.
 
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Bookish Friends
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A podcast about books. Join these YA aficionados as they share their love of books by discussing and reviewing Young Adult literature.
 
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Bookish Tarts
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A fabulously racy podcast hosted by chick lit writer Georgina Penney and erotica and contemporary romance writer, Rhyll Biest.
 
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Bookish Blether
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A regular podcast about books and reading with Holly (@hollyjunesmith) and Nicola (@robotnic).
 
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Bookish
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A podcast about books, hosted by Shane Breslin and Bob Johnston - hosted and produced by Castaway Media.
 
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Bookish
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Writers being forced to have conversations.
 
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Bookish Ventures
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Bookish Ventures is an online magazine and podcast/video dedicated to writing, authors, screenwriters, movies, books, marketing/PR and publishing.
 
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Cookish and Bookish
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Meredith and Sara talk what it means to be a modern lady, new recipes, crafts, what we're reading, and all the laughs, wins, rants, and fails in between.
 
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Joe Bookish Podcast
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Short Stories written and performed by Joe Bookish
 
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Bookish Impulses Podcast
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Podcast mainly about books.
 
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Bookish Things Podcast
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A podcast where Scott and Eric talk about books, themselves and other bookish things.
 
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Lia's Bookish Obsession
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My obsession with books, authors, and all their creative literature
 
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Defiantly Yours: A Bookish Podcast
 
In which we talk about random topics about the world of Young Adult books.
 
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Dear Book Nerd
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A bookish advice show that answers your questions about life, love and literature.
 
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Book Geeks Uncompromised
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Weekly reviews of fantasy and/or science fiction books and discussion of recent bookish news.
 
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Under The Book Covers
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One couple. Too many bookshelves.
 
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Magical Space Pussycats
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A podcast for readalongs of speculative fiction books from the Lady Vaults along with general chit-chat and bookish goodness.
 
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Eclectic Readers
Monthly
 
The Eclectic Readers is a monthly book club podcast that reads an eclectic variety of books and discusses them. We try to read out of our comfort zone, with the goal of having our listeners read along with us, and, after listening to the episode, join in on the book's discussion through our social media pages on Litsy or Goodreads. The Eclectic Readers started in 2009 as an IRL book club of three and has since grown to a group of 12 spread across the United States. From there, in 2015, four ...
 
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RTHK:Bookmarks
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Bookmarks, Radio 3's online book club, is a one-stop platform delivering exclusive interviews with authors and editors, news and reviews. Plus bookish conversations with people you won’t hear on the radio, and recommendations from notable folk.
 
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Reading Glasses
Weekly
 
Do you love books? Want to learn how to make the most of your reading life? Join hosts Brea Grant and Mallory O’Meara every week as they discuss tips and tricks for reading better on Reading Glasses! Reading Glasses is a podcast designed to help you get more out of your literary experiences. As professional creatives and mega-readers, Mallory and Brea are experts on integrating a love of reading into a busy lifestyle. Reading Glasses listeners will learn how to vanquish their To-Be-Read pile ...
 
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All In Good Storytime
Weekly
 
All in Good Storytime is an interactive, bookish, book club podcast hosted by Alanna, Katya, and Tia.
 
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Background Noise Podcast
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News, reviews, and general bookish musings
 
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From the Lighthouse
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From the Lighthouse is a literary podcast published out of the Department of English at Macquarie University. Your hosts Dr Stephanie Russo and Dr Michelle Hamadache love to talk about anything to do with books, from the latest bestsellers and prize-winners, film and television adaptations of books to bookish news. Join us twice a month as we chat all things literary.
 
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Bookhugger.co.uk » Audio
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A selection of bookish delights: author interviews, readings and more
 
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Hindi: A Spoken Thesaurus
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Which word is the best fit for a particular meaning and context? How do I express everyday ideas in colloquial language, avoiding the bookish style found in dictionaries? What’s the actual difference in meaning between the ‘synonyms’ that dictionaries offer? How do I build up phrases and sentences around a particular word?The Hindi Thesaurus addresses such questions in a series of lively, unscripted Hindi-medium conversations about groups of words of related meaning. Concentrating on selecte ...
 
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Shelf Addiction Podcast
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On the Shelf Addiction Podcast you'll find live and prerecorded Book Chat and Pop Culture Sunday episodes. Book Chat episodes air on Wednesday at 6pm EST and feature author interviews, book and audiobook reviews, book read-alongs, book lists & recommendations, and other bookish discussions. Pop Culture Sunday episodes air at 12 pm EST(and sometimes LIVE on Monday @ 6pm EST) and feature TV and Movie recaps, reviews, discussions, and more.
 
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Podice Rippers
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Get ready to dog-ear those paperbacks and turn those Kindles down low. The radiant Lainey Seaton and ravishing Natalie Warner are blazing into the podcast scene hot and bothered and bookish as all hell. Join us each episode as we talk at length and girth about all things romance novel. The only requirement is that you keep it lusty. And consensual.
 
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RTHK:Bookmarks
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Bookmarks, Radio 3's online book club, is a one-stop platform delivering exclusive interviews with authors and editors, news and reviews. Plus bookish conversations with people you won’t hear on the radio, and recommendations from notable folk.
 
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Hindi: A Spoken Thesaurus
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Which word is the best fit for a particular meaning and context? How do I express everyday ideas in colloquial language, avoiding the bookish style found in dictionaries? What’s the actual difference in meaning between the ‘synonyms’ that dictionaries offer? How do I build up phrases and sentences around a particular word?The Hindi Thesaurus addresses such questions in a series of lively, unscripted Hindi-medium conversations about groups of words of related meaning. Concentrating on selecte ...
 
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Library Game Night
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podcast about table top games & gaming in libraries (i.e., board games in a bookish setting)
 
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Crookshanks and Atticus Present - Books and Reading
 
Crookshanks and Atticus Present is made by the book clubs from Year 5 to Year 12 at Genazzano FCJ College. The podcast is dedicated to discussing books and reading, and will also features interviews with authors, quizzes and other fun bookish things.
 
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Read.Write.Repeat: a podcast for readers, writers, thinkers, and dreamers.
 
The Read.Write.Repeat podcast was born from obsession. In its basic form, it is an obsession with storytelling. To our loved ones, it is just that, a strange quirk, nothing more. For us, it has evolved into a driving thirst that results in grandiose projects, strange discoveries, wild dreams, and the occasional hastily erected shrine. Come along as we impulsively pursue all manner of literary ecstasies and plan elaborate escapades and forays into all things reading, writing, and publishing.W ...
 
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Shelfrighteous
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A bookish podcast brought to you by Allison and Aubrey, two High School seniors who adore reading.New episodes up every Tuesday and Thursday! Occasionally Mondays...
 
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Write Along Radio
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Write Along Radio is a podcast for writers featuring monthly writing challenges, author and publishing-industry interviews, bookish conversations and more. Kevin and Catherine love to talk about the art and business of writing (and selling books), and we welcome listeners to be active participants.
 
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Bookends
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We're Bookends, a podcast where best friends talk about all things bookish. Join us on iTunes and SoundCloud every Tuesday for a different book-related discussion. We hope you get a laugh out of it, and a book recommendation or two (thousand).
 
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Blurb! Radio
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Take one genre, two combative critics, five authors angling to break out of the pack and what have you got? “Blurb!” – the new book show that’s anything but bookish. Each week, bibliophiles Sally Shields and Dr. Kent review not books themselves but prerecorded pitches from five writers whose literary works are hot off the presses. And each has got a mere three minutes to convince the hosts that theirs is the one worth cracking. But if they succeed, they capture the coveted Book of the Week t ...
 
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Based on the Book
 
Welcome back to Based on the Book! Something Old, Something New Meaty (Irby 2013) We Are Never Meeting In Real Life (Irby 2017) NY Times Article: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/20/opinion/sunday/rainy-day-savings-money.html What I'm Reading Now Nevernight: Book One (Kristoff) Which Was Better? Book or Movie? The Giver (Lowry) *Books we love to ...…
 
Welcome back to Based on the Book! Something Old, Something New A Wrinkle in Time (L'Engle) Dragon Teeth (Crichton) What I'm Reading Now The Satanic Mechanic (Andrew) *A Recipe for Love and Murder (Andrew) is #1 in the series so perhaps check that out first. Which Was Better? Book or Movie? Harry Potter series recap plus listener feedback New C ...…
 
Welcome to a new episode of PCS! I hope you like the new format, enjoy!Link(s) mentioned during News & Gossip:- Death of ‘True Blood’ Actor Nelsan Ellis Spotlights Risk in Detoxing Alone | http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/actor-s-death-spotlights-risks-detoxing-alone-n781906- The Emmy nominations have been announced! See if your favori ...…
 
Melissa de la Cruz is the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times and Publishers Weekly internationally bestselling author of many critically acclaimed novels. Her "Blue Bloods" series has sold over three million copies, and the "Witches of East End" series became an hour-long television drama on the Lifetime network. ...…
 
Welcome to a new episode of Book Chat! Today I'm talking with book lover Amy Feld and we are sharing our do's and don'ts for editorial book reviews. Find Amy Feld on social media!Twitter: https://twitter.com/amyfeldWant to contribute to Book Chat? Help the Shelf Addiction Podcast pay for the hosting and editing of the podcast by becoming a patr ...…
 
Welcome to the first full episode of Based on the Book! Learn a little bit about Amanda, she talks about what she's reading right now (Exit West by Mohsin Hamid), and you are presented with a "Which Was Better?" challenge based on the Harry Potter series. Amanda also introduces the Bookish Bitch Session, where we talk about putting a book down ...…
 
Zoraida Cordova is the author of "The Vicious Deep" trilogy, the "On the Verge" series, and the Brooklyn Brujas series. Her latest novel, "Labyrinth Lost", was a Tor.com Best Book of 2016 and an NPR Best Young Adult Book of 2016.“Labyrinth Lost” was also optioned for film by Paramount Studios. I'm thrilled this episode is proudly sponsored by ' ...…
 
This week, Brea and Mallory solve vacation reading dilemmas, learn where Jesus keeps his e-books and talk bookish technology with Tom Merritt! Use the hashtag #TravelingReader to participate in online discussion on Twitter and Instagram! And check our Facebook and Goodreads groups! Links - Whispersync https://www.amazon.com/Whispersync-for-Voic ...…
 
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Book Riot - The Podcast
 
This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the launch of Annotated, tastefully gloat about guessing Oprah's next book club selection, appreciate the bookishness of Sarah Jessica Parker, and much more. We hope you’ll check out the first episode of Annotated: “Is It 1984 Yet?” It’s about the resurgence of interest in George Orwell’s 1984 and the stor ...…
 
It's Canada's 150th birthday! So for this episode Gidget Gravedigger and Emma Eldritch do the most Canadian thing possible. They review two epsidoes of Canada's spooky children's show 'Are you Afraid of the Dark?" Episodes include: The Tale of the Bookish Babysitter and The Tale of the Mystical Mirror. Warning for foul language and loud laughter…
 
Erin Chack is a senior editor at BuzzFeed and the author of “This Is Really Happening”, a profoundly transparent collection of essays written in a sharply observant voice that’s refreshingly candid. Erin describes her book as “an essay collection about the best, the worst, and the weirdest moments” of her life so far. I'm thrilled this episode ...…
 
**Sorry in advance for the slight sound distortion at certain points. We experienced sporadic connection problems. I hope that doesn't stop you from enjoying the discussion. Join me and two very cool book bloggers (Casey from Literary Escapism and Emily from Sharing Links & Wisdom) as we read Urban Fantasy series that are new to us as well as r ...…
 
We (unfortunately) had some technical difficulties, as detailed in the previous episode. It ends abruptly--sorry! This Week: We chat about what this whole #millennialgeneration is about - Do you consider yourself a Millennial? This Week’s Article: “Don’t Call Me a Millennial - I’m an Old Millenial”, by Jesse Singal, NY Magazine Cookin’: Sara’s ...…
 
Today on PCS we are discssing the season finale of American Gods, our first impressions of The Mist, and the the final season kick off of Orphan Black.Link(s) mentioned during News & Gossip:http://screenrant.com/transformers-bumblebee-movie-plot-details/http://www.comingsoon.net/movies/news/861145-jurassic-world-sequel-title-revealed-as-jurassi ...…
 
In 1997,readers were first introduced to the brilliant and bookish character in Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone ― a young witch born to Muggle (non-magical) parents, with lots of “bushy brown hair and rather large front teeth.” In 2017, Hermione’s face is on protest signs around the world. She’s been reimagined as the center of the Harry ...…
 
In 1997,readers were first introduced to the brilliant and bookish character in Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone ― a young witch born to Muggle (non-magical) parents, with lots of “bushy brown hair and rather large front teeth.” In 2017, Hermione’s face is on protest signs around the world. She’s been reimagined as the center of the Harry ...…
 
Nina LaCour is the author of the William C. Morris Honor Book, “Hold Still”. Los Angeles Times perfectly describes her writing in which they write, “LaCour has a knack for capturing the unique intensity of teenage characters discovering love, sex and intense friendship for the first time while also giving them talents and interests that make mo ...…
 
A brief word of warning: this is a longer-than-usual episode. Instead of falling within the typical five- to eight-minute range, this episode clocks in at over 11 minutes. Are you a carnivorous reader? Francine Prose says in Reading Like a Writer: I’ve heard the way a writer reads described as “reading carnivorously.” What I’ve always assumed t ...…
 
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Cookish and Bookish
 
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Jenny had to postpone some guests so this is a solo episode. One round of book speed-dating, bookish beach adventures, and 5-star reads that haven't made it into the podcast yet. Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 089: Hodgepodge. Subscribe to the podcast via this link: Feedburner Or subscribe via iTunes by clicking: Subscribe Or li ...…
 
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Read.Write.Repeat: a podcast for readers, writers, thinkers, and dreamers.
 
This month we will be giving away an unopened leather bound Great Expectations - we will explain how to enter toward the end of the show. We discuss getting drunk and falling asleep for twenty years, Washington Irving's fantastic characterization, the one book Kaisha refuses to read, and Kelsey's insistence that Captain Kirk is the ideal Romant ...…
 
Today on PCS we're reviewing Wonder Woman and we are sharing our thoughts on the first season of The Handmaid's Tale.Link(s) mentioned during News & Gossip:https://www.wired.com/story/apple-podcasts-app-revolutionaryhttp://www.foxbusiness.com/features/2017/06/16/amazon-to-buy-whole-foods-for-13-7-billion1.htmlAmazon Go video: https://www.youtub ...…
 
We have Kiersten White with us this week, the New York Times bestselling author of “And I Darken”, a series that has been compared to Game of Thrones for the YA community. Kiersten and I recorded our conversation late November last year and I couldn’t be more thrilled to finally publish her episode the same month her highly anticipated sequel “ ...…
 
**Sorry in advance for the slight sound distortion at certain points. We experienced sporadic connection problems. I hope that doesn't stop you from enjoying the discussion. Join me and two very cool book bloggers (Casey from Literary Escapism and Emily from Sharing Links & Wisdom) as we read Urban Fantasy series that are new to us as well as r ...…
 
Is the author platform still a necessity in an age of paid advertising? What has changed in the last few years of publishing? I discuss these questions and more with Dan Blank in today's show. In the intro, I discuss some of the publishing talk coming out of Book Expo, Amazon's new smartphone aimed at the emerging markets and the 1 billion inte ...…
 
In this episode, Sarah and Diem review Ballad for a Mad Girl which is the latest book by one of their favourite authors, Vikki Wakefield. Check out bookishfriendsblog.wordpress.com for the shownotes. Music by Thành Trinh
 
Today on PCS we're talking about the Lucifer season 2 finale and our summer TV recommendations.Link(s) mentioned during News & Gossip:Austin mayor shuts down man's rant over 'Wonder Woman' screenings - http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/02/us/austin-mayor-wonder-woman-response-trnd/index.htmlWant to skip to a certain TV show topic? Here you go - you're ...…
 
In this episode, Lauren and Diem talk all about Steph Bowe's latest YA novel Night Swimming . Check out bookishfriendsblog.wordpress.com for the shownotes. Music by Thành Trinh
 
This week, Mallory and Brea discuss ways to get out of a book slump and interview author Sara Benincasa about her fundraiser to help refugees and have Neil Gaiman read the Cheesecake Factory menu out loud! Use the hashtag #SayNoToBookSlump to participate in online discussion on Twitter and Instagram! Bookish News Story- http://www.obsentinel.co ...…
 
ENTER THE SHELF ADDICTION 100th EPISODE GIVEAWAY HERE: http://www.shelfaddiction.com/giveaways.htmlJoin me and special co-host Sue Brown-Moore (host of Grave Tells Podcast) for part 1 of 2 of our 'Passport for Books' podcast collaboration. Want to contribute to Book Chat? Help the Shelf Addiction Podcast pay for the hosting and editing of the p ...…
 
After a small break, due to things going on with Simon, Thomas and Simon return to talk bookish places they have been and would love to go as well as their thoughts on something they have never discussed properly… poetry! Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can al ...…
 
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What Should I Read Next?: Book Talk | Reading Recommendations | Literary Matchmaking
 
Today's guest is That-Reader-Who-Is-Impossible-To-Recommend-Books-To... because it seems she's read it EVERYTHING! Claire Diaz Ortiz has a very specific favorite genre that makes her go "crazy with excitement", and Anne faces a real challenge finding any titles under that umbrella that Claire hasn't already devoured. In this episode, Claire and ...…
 
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Read.Write.Repeat: a podcast for readers, writers, thinkers, and dreamers.
 
A 30-minute mini-episode in which we discuss gateway books to a reading addiction, awkward bookish moments, and our goals with this podcast. Check out readwriterepeatpod.com for full show notes!
 
oin me and two very cool book bloggers (Casey from Literary Escapism and Emily from Sharing Links & Wisdom) as we read Urban Fantasy series that are new to us as well as re-read our favorites. On today's Three Book Bloggers, One Series episode we are discussing chapters 8-13 of Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs, the 3rd book in the Mercy Thompson ...…
 
Today on PCS we're sharing our thoughts on season the lastest epsidoes of American Gods and The Flash season finale. Find out if Tamara and Lisa are still enjoying the Arrow-verse! Link(s) mentioned during News & Gossip:The latest Game of Thrones Trailer & Theories - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=giYeaKsXnsI & http://www.telegraph.co.uk/tv/20 ...…
 
Synopsis: On the season 3 finale, Harry talks with Chris Smith about his book, The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History, which features interviews with Jon Stewart, the cast, crew, and past guests about their time on The Daily Show. They also talk about Jon’s confrontation with Billy Joel, Lin Manuel Miranda’s love of the book, Chris’s insane ...…
 
Synopsis: On the season 3 finale, Harry talks with Chris Smith about his book, The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History, which features interviews with Jon Stewart, the cast, crew, and past guests about their time on The Daily Show. They also talk about Jon’s confrontation with Billy Joel, Lin Manuel Miranda’s love of the book, Chris’s insane ...…
 
Synopsis: On the season 3 finale, Harry talks with Chris Smith about his book, The Daily Show (The Book): An Oral History, which features interviews with Jon Stewart, the cast, crew, and past guests about their time on The Daily Show. They also talk about Jon’s confrontation with Billy Joel, Lin Manuel Miranda’s love of the book, Chris’s insane ...…
 
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Drunk Booksellers: The Podcast
 
Epigraph For the third year in a row, the Drunk Booksellers drove all over Seattle (and the surrounding regions) for Indie Bookstore Day. We asked booksellers at each of the 21(!!!) stores we visited to tell us what they're recommending in the current political climate. We also collected recommendations from past guests and #SEABookstoreDay Cha ...…
 
Today's episode sponsor: Reading Until Dawn Con-Registration: http://bit.ly/2m8MOYV-Website: http://bit.ly/2lYQ65iWelcome to a new episode of Book Chat! Today I'm talking with author Melisa Ruscsak and we are sharing our anticipated YA (young adult) titles of Spring and Summer. Melisa is a new author, fellow book reviewer and book nerd!Find Mel ...…
 
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For Books' Sake: Championing Writing by Women
 
We survived the apocalypse, but if you're anything like us this week, you still want to escape. So this episode, Paul and Jane are sharing their recommended reads for when you just need to get away from it all, including... The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley Pussy, King of the Pirates by Kathy Acker The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova ...…
 
Today on PCS we're sharing our thoughts on season two of Sense 8 and sharing our recommendations for binge worthy Netflix Originals!Want to skip to a certain TV show topic? Here you go - you're welcome.Sense 8 | 2:24Binge Worthy Netflix Originals | 23:25Want to contribute to the production of PCS and Book Chat? Help the Shelf Addiction Podcast ...…
 
Episode sponsor: Reading Until Dawn Con-Registration: http://bit.ly/2m8MOYV-Website: http://bit.ly/2lYQ65iJoin me and two very cool book bloggers (Casey from Literary Escapism and Emily from Sharing Links & Wisdom) as we read Urban Fantasy series that are new to us as well as re-read our favorites. On today's Three Book Bloggers, One Series epi ...…
 
Today on PCS we're sharing our thoughts on The Flash, American Gods, and Lucifer!Link(s) mentioned during News & Gossip:2017 TV Renewals, Cancellations: Which TV Shows Are Returning Next Season? - http://tinyurl.com/ny2c26hMarvel's The Defenders Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4h3m7B4v6ZcThe Dark Tower Trailer - https://www.youtube.co ...…
 
Author Christine Sparacino discusses her book Energize Your Retirement: Stories of Passionate Pursuits. She also talks about writing, publishing and finding your passion. Christine's book can be found on Amazon or wherever books are sold: Book For more information visit Bookish Ventures. For the podcast visit iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, Yo ...…
 
Screenwriter and ghostwriter, Michael LiCastri, gives a Write Bites lesson on how to write a movie treatment. We discuss the importance of a movie treatment, the elements of a movie treatment, what makes a good movie treatment, how to access samples of treatments and great books on movies and directing. To learn more about Michael LiCastri go t ...…
 
Those cheeky bookish boys return for more shenanigans, and this week they discuss Mein Kampf's first printing in Germany since World War 2, Donald Trump’s speeches being turned into poetry, Morrissey winning the “Bad Sex Award” for his debut novel and more.Our featured book is The Watchman of Eternity by Paul Witcover (book 2 of The Productions ...…
 
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