Book Riot: The Podcast

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.

The Year in Review

Jeff and Rebecca look at the most important, memorable, strangest, and all and all most superlative stories from the year in books and reading.

Wrapping Up Holiday Recommendation Requests & Our Most Giftable Books of the Year

Jeff and Rebecca handle a few last recommendation requests and then give some ideas for generally giftable books for 2023.

Holiday Recommendation Show, Part 2

Jeff and Rebecca wrap up their annual holiday recommendation extravaganza.

2023 Holiday Recommendation Show, Part 1

Jeff and Rebecca respond to listener book recommendation requests.

The Prepositional Phrase After Trickle

Jeff and Rebecca talk Amazon's best books of the year, The National Book Award winners, Goodreads Choice Award nominees, and much more.

Inclusive Insider Baseball

Jeff and Rebecca talk about Barnes & Noble's finalists for Book of the Year, a treasure trove of literary awards data, the stunning catalog of audiobooks from Spotify, and more.

Pop Diva Rumspringa

Jeff and Rebecca talk about the sales numbers for The Woman in Me, PW's best books of the year list, the Fourth Wing adaptation announcement, and more.

Speaking of Therapy

Rebecca and Jenn Northington discuss Scholastic's decision to walk back the plan to silo diverse books, BookTok's takedown of a Taylor-Travis fanfic, and more. Then Rebecca is joined by Kelly Jensen for a conversation about Britney Spears's new memoir, The Woman in Me.

The Starving Caterpillar

Jeff and Rebecca talk about the celebrity memoir boomlet, Levar Burton hosting the National Book Awards, renovating Barnes & Noble, Scholastic separating LBGTQ+ and other marginalized books, the Lessons in Chemistry adaptation, and more.

Mental Tattoos. They’re Called Memories.

Jeff and Rebecca discuss listener feedback about Spotify audiobooks & the mystery Nov 7th Red Tower release, several interesting book announcements, recent reading, and more.