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Book Academy Podcast

Talks on various books. Your podcast library where we discuss wellness books, popular fiction novels, timeless classic literature, and many more. Hosted by Sophie Metropolis. https://www.facebook.com/Book-Academy-Podcast-103853004669207/Love and Support, https://ko-fi.com/sophiemetropolis

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Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami- Book Podcast Episode 30

Enjoy another short but sweet book podcast review talking about the bestselling book Norwegian Wood. This is another Murakami treasure that the book community frequently recommends for those who are just starting to read the Murakami literary magic.  Not sponsored. No Ads. 

10mins

17 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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Minimalism Books- Podcast episode 29

Podcast recommending various resources (books, vlogs, etc.) if you are starting to live the life of a minimalist. Featured review of the book "The Joy of Less by Francine Jay."  Not sponsored.  Free podcasting.  Host: Sophie Metropolis

15mins

26 Jun 2021

Rank #2

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War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (Reading Journey)

This is another classical edition book podcast featuring Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace. The book is claimed to be one of the best novels ever written in literature. It's a story of the war in Russia interspersed with narratives of the life of Russian aristocratic families. In this less than 30 minute podcast, we talk about our personal journey while reading the book and we'll be giving you the best takeaway notes from Leo Tolstoy. 

26mins

20 Apr 2021

Rank #3

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2020 Reading In Review

This is the 27th episode of Book Academy Podcast. In this episode, we talk about our 2020 favorite books read, the number of books finished, and a little background of the podcast. In a way, it is also an episode to give thanks to all who had been with us for the entire year.  Support us at https://ko-fi.com/sophiemetropolis Our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Book-Academy-Podcast-103853004669207 Our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj49GXMQBZkJuKTc5fVvSCQ

10mins

5 Jan 2021

Rank #4

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2021 Reading Goals

Episode 26 is about our reading goals, and why people do them, or why others don’t.    We chatted all about 52 books in 52 weeks, popular challenges, Goodreads, and even #NaNoWriMo.  You can leave us a message about your reading goals. Thanks for listening.

10mins

10 Dec 2020

Rank #5

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Classic Edition- Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

This is a book podcast of the well-known classic "Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë". We delved into the story, characters, and the movie adaptation of this novel.  For the complete audiobook, you can visit librivox.org 

11mins

16 Nov 2020

Rank #6

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Haruki Murakami- Kafka on the Shore

This is a book podcast featuring the award winning book of Haruki Murakami. Kafka on the Shore is a fiction novel that brings readers to a whimsical world of fantasy set in Japan. The story gives readers a lot of feelings and would make you read more of Murakami's works.

11mins

23 Oct 2020

Rank #7

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

"It is not until much later, as the skin sags and the heart weakens, that children understand; their stories, and all their accomplishments, sit atop the stories of their mothers and fathers, stones upon stones, beneath the waters of their lives." (Mitch Albom)  This book podcast episode is an enchanting talk about life and the afterlife. QTlT3MfvtmMtsY0E1onP

8mins

12 Oct 2020

Rank #8

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The Science of... Trilogy by Wallace Wattles

The Science of Getting Rich, The Science of Being Well, and The Science of Being Great. This is the classical trilogy of Wallace D. Wattles, an American New Thought writer. This book podcast talks about the 3 best selling self-help books of all time.

10mins

22 Sep 2020

Rank #9

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Still Alice by Lisa Genova (Review)

The book is a fictional story of a 50-year-old woman’s descent into dementia through early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Alice is a professor with tenure at Harvard when the symptoms first appear. This book is not just about Alice, it’s the story of the family. The family goes through and grows through with Alice's illness.  This is a short book podcast review and reflection on Lisa Genova's first self-published book.  Support us on:  http://ko-fi.com/sophiemetropolis

7mins

9 Sep 2020

Rank #10