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.

Episode 77The Literal Expletive

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about literary crowdfunding, a Barnes and Noble gets saved, exciting TV deals, new books, and much more. This week's episode is sponsored by Kobo, TryAudiobooks.com, and The Wonder of All Things by Jason Mott.

Episode 76The Virtues of Difficulty

In this episode, Jeff and Amanda talk Simon and Schuster reupping with Amazon, another hand-wringing YA essay, an author engaging in "light-stalking," news of a new Toni Morrison novel, new books, and much more. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace, Kobo, and TryAudiobooks.com.

Episode 75Trifecta of Tangents

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about book awards season, new info about Harry Potter spin-offs, data about publisher direct sales, new books, and much more. This episode is sponsored by Warby Parker, Audible and Hit by Lorie Ann Glover.

Episode 74Live from Brooklyn

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about big book deals, the library of the future, cops reading to kids, new books, and much more. This episode is sponsored by TryAudiobooks.com, Love is the Drug by Alaya Dawn Johnson, and Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix.

Episode 73Pizza, Books, and Spreadsheets

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about 30 years of the Book It program, average consumer spending on books, The Fault in Our Stars getting banned, new books, and much more. This week's episode is sponsored by As Long as You Love Me by Anna Guirre, Love is the Drug by Alya Dawn Johnson, and Squarespace.

Episode 72A Couple of Drops of Miller Lite and a Banana Peel

This week, Jeff and Amanda talk about the woeful lack of diversity in the publishing industry, the prospects of American Idol-like contests for writers, the relatively high price of ebooks, Alison Bechdel winning a Macarthur genius award, new books, and more. This week's episode is sponsored by TryAudiobooks.com, Squarespace, and Into the Grey by Celine Kiernan.

Episode 71Welcome to the Reading Life

A special episode of the Book Riot podcast: an interview with Rebecca about her reading life. This is a sort of Episode Zero to our new Reading Lives podcast. This episode is sponsored by Audible and Squarespace.

Episode 70Homebrewed Hoots and Hollers

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the highest-earning authors, what people say their favorites books are on Facebook, how young people are using libraries, new books, and much more. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Destined for Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon.

Episode 69Here Is Your Bounty of Goods

This week, Rebecca and guest host Paul Montgomery discuss a new grant that gives writers time to read, diversity in comics publishing, a library's plan to better serve homeless patrons, and more. This episode is sponsored by Audible, I Want It That Way by Ann Aguirre, and Matched by Ally Condie.

Episode 68The Longest of Long Tails

This week, Rebecca and Jeff talk about a new ebook-only university library, Dan Brown's Inferno coming to the big screen, the onslaught of self-published titles, new books, and much more. This week's episode is sponsored by Squarespace, TryAudiobooks.com, and Bombay Blues by Tanuja Desai Hidier.