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 42 A 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 41 Kermit 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 40 We 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 39 An 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 38 Don’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 37 Everything 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 36 Internet 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.

Episode 35 The Bad Sense of Kryptonite

While Jeff is on vacation, Rebecca and special guest host Matt Debenham talk about the science of writing a bestseller, the future of digital publishing, and more. This episode is sponsored by Audible and BookBub.

Episode 34 The Opposite of a Donkey (Our 2013 Year in Review Show)

This week, Jeff and Rebecca look back at the biggest, weirdest, coolest, most awkward, more interesting, most important, most fun, most innovating, and just downright nerdiest book stories of 2013. This episode is sponsored by BookBub.

Episode 33 Wet Lettuce Blankets

Rebecca and Jeff talk about a new entry into the subscription ebook market, the bestsellers and literary feuds of 2013, free houses for writers in Detroit, a new Lisbeth Salander novel coming, the movie version of SANDMAN, and much more. This week's episode is sponsored by TryAudiobooks.com.