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 45Guns That Shoot Novellas

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about diversity (and lack thereof) in children's books, a bunch of new book news, critical subjectivity, the future of ebooks, and much more. This episode is sponsored by Oyster and Audible.

Episode 44Metaphorically Bite-Sized

This week, Jeff and Rebecca dive into a whole bunch of reading statistics and surveys, a woman's $6 million gift to a library, a new daily-reading subscription service, gendered kids books, and more. This week's show is sponsored by Warby Parker and Swoonreads.

Episode 43When in Doubt, Set it on Fire

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the favorites books of each state, a new speed reading app, South Carolina pulling money from a college for recommending FUN HOME, a new "shelving" website, and much more. This week's podcast is sponsored by Audible and The Twitter Fiction Festival.

Episode 42A Unicorn in a Sea of Dudes

The week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about our reader survey, VIDA statistics, an amazing kid organizing a library for the homeless in NYC, new books, and much more. This week's episode is sponsored by Swoonreads and Squarespace.

Episode 41Kermit the Frog’s Clavicles

This week, Jeff is joined by guest host Amanda Nelson to talk about exercise equipment in libraries, reading to cats, why prize-winning books get worse reviews, James Patterson's largess to indie bookstores, and more. This episode is sponsored by Audible and Swoonreads.

Episode 40We Just Know Nothing

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk America's most literate cities, self-published author earnings, recommendations from librarians, the last 9 years in bookstore sales, publishers releasing books faster, new books, and more. This episode is sponsored by Warby Parker.

Episode 39An Inexhaustible Vortex of Narrative

The week, Jeff and Rebecca talk Harrymione-gate, Dutch ebook piracy, ad-subsidized books, silent reading parties, new books, and more. This episode is sponsored by Audible.com.

Episode 38Don’t Bring Poetry to a Knife Fight

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about wearable books, revisionist book awards, awards for noble librarians, a deadly literary dispute, new books, and much more. This week's episode is sponsored by Squarespace and BookBub.

Episode 37Everything Was a Surprise

This week, Jeff and guest-host Amanda Nelson talk about a "human" library, the idea of Wal-Mart buying Barnes & Noble, the growth of the publishing industry over the last few years, the bad state of teenager leisure reading, new books, and more. This episode is sponsored by Audible and BookBub.

Episode 36Internet Book Hermits

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the new ending for the GONE GIRL movies, the Tournament of Books, the most checked out library books of 2013, the average length of books by genre, Gillian Anderson's new sci-fi novel, new books, and more. This episode is sponsored by BookBub.