The Book Riot Podcast is a weekly news and talk show about what's new, cool, and worth talking about in the world of books and reading, brought to you by the editors of Book Riot.
Jeff and Rebecca parse listener feedback on what makes historical fiction, explicate the bestselling books of the year so far, and more.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about recent reading, proceed to debate what constitutes historical fiction, wish for the failure of the efforts of some politicians, anticipate Janelle Monae's short story collection, and much more.
Jeff and Rebecca check in on summer book sales, relay another effort they hope fails, and talk about Michelle Zauner's excellent debut memoir, Crying in H Mart.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about the Pulitzer Prize announcements, things happening in conservative publishing, a sweeping Amazon investigative report, and more.
Jeff and Rebecca pick their most memorable, favorite, and otherwise noteworthy reads of 2021 so far.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about Amazon buying MGM, Roxane Gay's new imprint, what makes an "it" book, and more.
Jeff and Rebecca discuss the results of their Summer Draft showdown and try a little something new with Somebody's Daughter by Ashley Ford.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about Field of Dreams and the book its based on, W.P. Kinsella's Shoeless Joe.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about the listener survey, a new giant ereader, Amazon sort of coming to libraries, and much more.
Jeff and Rebecca compete to draft the best list of Summer 2021 new releases.