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All The Books

Episode 128 This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including The Ghost Bride.


Episode 30 How a gimmick to write more became one of the biggest literary events online.

For Real

Episode 48 This week Alice and Kim talk about the failure of their 2019 reading resolutions and look ahead to some of the books they’re excited about in 2020.

Get Booked

Episode 214 Amanda and Jenn discuss alternate history novels, more murder, culturally diverse romance, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

Hey YA

Episode 59.5 Eric is joined by Phil Stamper, author of The Gravity of Us, to talk one of their favorite backlist titles from Nova Ren Suma, The Walls Around Us. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot's newest podcast, Novel Gazing. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more YA news and recommendations, sign up for our What’s Up in YA newsletter! SHOW NOTES The Gravity of Us by Phil Stamper Timekeeper by Tara Sim Scavenge the Stars by Tara Sim The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma 17 and Gone by Nova Ren Suma Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma Interview with Nova Ren in School Library Journal Handbook for Mortal saga 

Kidlit These Days

Episode 20 Karina and Matthew talk about the homelessness epidemic, how homelessness affects children, and the need for greater representation of poverty and homelessness in children's literature. Joining is special guest Alicia D. Williams, author of Genesis Begins Again.

Novel Gazing

Episode 1 Mary Kay and Louise talk about important literary things like, is Harry Potter literary fiction, and what's going on in the literary world right now.

Read or Dead

Episode 69 Katie and Rincey catch up after the new year and talk about their feelings on Dublin Murders, the TV adaptation of In the Woods and The Likeness by Tana French.

SFF Yeah!

Episode 70 Sharifah and Jenn discuss the Hugo nominations, updates on screen adaptations, their most anticipated science fiction and fantasy sequels of 2020, and more.

The Podcast

Episode 346 Jeff and Rebecca discuss the best-selling books of 2019, Obama’s 2019 reading recs, the RWA meltdown, and more.

When In Romance

Episode 50 Jess and Trisha try to explain the destructive disaster that engulfed RWA and then discuss 2020 resolutions and romance titles they’re ready for.


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