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 look back that the stories that made 2019 in books and reading. Plus, some of their favorite non-book things of the years.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about the Goodreads Choice Winners, Bill Gates' recommended books for 2019, more wrong-headed prison books news, and more.
Jeff and Rebecca wrap up their annual Holiday Recommendation show.
Jeff and Rebecca tackle the first batch of listener recommendation requests for the 2020 holiday season.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about the National Book Awards, more about the terrible Nobel year, some adaptation news, and more.
Jeff and Rebecca talk BN getting on the award train, Amazon releases its best books of the year list, and a weird amount of action in Virginia.
Jeff and Rebecca discuss three big new TV adaptions: His Dark Materials (HBO), Watchmen (HBO), and Dickinson (Apple TV+)
This week, Jeff and Rebecca watch OverDrive jump into the Macmillan embargo fray, pass along a correction about The Little Free Library story, assess the nominees for the Goodreads choice awards, and ridicule some worse-than-clowns in Florida.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about Baz Luhrmann's 1996 adaptation of ROMEO + JULIET.
Jeff and Rebecca assess the updates to the Game of Thrones spin-offverse, close-read the CEO of Macmillan's letter about their ebook embargo, wade briefly into a battle over Little Free Libraries, and much more.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Jeff and Rebecca talk about the ALA's report on anti-competitive practices in the digital library market and more.
Jeff throws half-baked ideas about things that should exist in the world of books and reading at Rebecca to see which, if any, aren't horrible.
Jeff and Rebecca lament the double Booker prize and, to be honest, are just sort of bummed out by it and other stories this week.
Jeff and Rebecca try to make sense of this year's double Nobel Prize in Literature.