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Book Club Appetizer is the snackable podcast to help you kick off your book club meetings or enhance your solo reading adventures. Every month, hosts Abbe and Emma—two book addicts from Read It Forward—select a tantalizing book that’s ripe for discussion, then recap the plot and characters, and invite the author into the studio for an interview and a brief reading.

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Book Club Appetizer is the snackable podcast to help you kick off your book club meetings or enhance your solo reading adventures. Every month, hosts Abbe and Emma—two book addicts from Read It Forward—select a tantalizing book that’s ripe for discussion, then recap the plot and characters, and invite the author into the studio for an interview and a brief reading.

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By Nicky Rivera - May 22 2017
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I wish there were two human beings having a natural dialogue available for this podcast. Instead we're left with two monotone readers. This podcast is devoid of color and charm.

Great reading recommends and the real authors!

By Jojo610 - Apr 11 2017
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So excited to find this podcast!!! Make more, please...please.

iTunes Ratings

27 Ratings
Average Ratings
17
5
2
1
2

Flat

By Nicky Rivera - May 22 2017
Read more
I wish there were two human beings having a natural dialogue available for this podcast. Instead we're left with two monotone readers. This podcast is devoid of color and charm.

Great reading recommends and the real authors!

By Jojo610 - Apr 11 2017
Read more
So excited to find this podcast!!! Make more, please...please.
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Book Club Appetizer

Latest release on Jul 17, 2018

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

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We speak to author Amor Towles about his latest work of historical fiction A Gentleman in Moscow.

Jan 27 2017

27mins

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Rank #2: The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

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In this episode of Book Club Appetizer, Abbe and Emma discuss a new YA favorite—THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR by Nicola Yoon—and chat with the author.

Dec 29 2016

24mins

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Rank #3: Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld

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This month, Abbe and Alana read ELIGIBLE by Curtis Sittenfeld, a modern re-telling of Jane Austen's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE and discuss what has changed—and what hasn't—about marriage and courtship since Austen's day.

Sep 23 2016

25mins

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Rank #4: The After Party by Anton DiSclafani

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This month, we read THE AFTER PARTY by Anton DiSclafani, a work of historical fiction set in 1950s Houston, which examines the fraught relationship between two best friends.

Oct 28 2016

27mins

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Rank #5: Listen to Me by Hannah Pittard

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This month, Abbe and Alana read LISTEN TO ME by Hannah Pittard. Read along with them and meet the author of this stormy, summer read.

Jul 28 2016

21mins

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Rank #6: Dead Wake by Erik Larson

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In honor of the 10th episode of Book Club Appetizer, Abbe and Alana read DEAD WAKE and sat down with one of their all-time favorite authors, Erik Larson.

Aug 29 2016

21mins

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Rank #7: The Wangs vs. The World by Jade Chang

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This month, we read THE WANGS VS. THE WORLD by Jade Chang, a novel about family, fortune and the American Dream—and what happens when it all disappears.

Nov 23 2016

26mins

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Rank #8: The Chilbury Ladies' Choir by Jennifer Ryan

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This month, we read The Chilbury Ladies' Choir and speak to author Jennifer Ryan about her characters and inspiration.

Feb 28 2017

32mins

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Rank #9: I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

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Just in time for summer, Abbe and Alana read the latest from the wonderful Terry McMillan, I ALMOST FORGOT ABOUT YOU. In this episode, we chat with the author to get her dating advice, explore the deeper themes in her books, and so much more.

Jun 23 2016

20mins

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Rank #10: The Assistants by Camille Perri

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This month, Abbe and Alana discuss the zeitgeist of the millennial working woman and read THE ASSISTANTS by Camille Perri. Visit ReadItForward.com/podcast for bonus book content, recipes, a Spotify playlist, and more.

May 25 2016

17mins

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