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Book Riot - The Podcast

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Book Riot - The 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 BookRiot.com

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Book Riot - The 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 BookRiot.com

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Working my way through back episodes.

By Chacha3010 - Jul 17 2019
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Love this podcast! I binge it.

Love this podcast!

By Chanoanderson - May 07 2018
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Main way of getting bookish news - I always look forward to a new episode!

iTunes Ratings

602 Ratings
Average Ratings
469
54
27
23
29

Working my way through back episodes.

By Chacha3010 - Jul 17 2019
Read more
Love this podcast! I binge it.

Love this podcast!

By Chanoanderson - May 07 2018
Read more
Main way of getting bookish news - I always look forward to a new episode!
Cover image of Book Riot - The Podcast

Book Riot - The Podcast

Updated 12 days ago

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Book Riot - The 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 BookRiot.com

326: Average Burgle Duration

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This week, Jeff and Rebecca follow up about The Da Vinci Code, consider the latest iteration of Obama's reading list, talk about increased pushback against Drag Queen Story Hour, and more.

This episode is sponsored by:

TBR

Book Riot Insiders

Links discussed in this episode:

Florida DoC has banned more than 22,000 books

Protest seeks to stop libraries from supporting Drag Queen Story Hour Obama’s summer reading list

Tucson school lets students trade in good behavior chips for free books

JD Salinger finally coming to ebooks

Aug 19 2019
49 mins
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325: Post-Botox Barnes & Noble

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Rebecca and Sharifah pay tribute to Toni Morrison's life and work, discuss Barnes & Noble's post-acquisition future, speculate about Lisa-Marie Presley's forthcoming memoir, and more.


This episode is sponsored by:

Book Riot Insiders

Libro FM

TBR - Tailored Book Recommendations


News discussed on the show:

Rest in Power, Toni Morrison

Barnes & Noble Acquisition by Elliott Advisors is complete

Unsatisfying sentence for the Iowa man who burned LGBTQ library books

Lisa-Marie Presley gets $3million deal for forthcoming "tell-all" memoir

Scholastic pulls book after author is accused of inappropriate behavior

A whole lot of books are now in the public domain because of failure to renew copyrights

Hero of the Week

Aug 12 2019
53 mins
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324: The Da Vinci Code

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Jeff and Rebecca discuss the book, the movie, the phenomenon: The Da Vinci Code.


This episode is sponsored by:

One Good Dead by David Baldacci

TBR

Book Riot Insiders

Aug 05 2019
1 hour 10 mins
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323: Canary of Disruption

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This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the Booker Prize long-list, a best-selling author going to Amazon, a shady event cancellation at a library, and much more.


This episode is sponsored by:

Book Riot Insiders

Libro.fm

Boys Will Be Boys by Clementine Ford


Links discussed in this episode:

Megan! Rapinoe! Book deal!

Dean Koontz signs 5-book deal with Amazon

Texax library cancels even w/ trans author

Avon is accepting unagented submissions with #ownvoices emphasis

French army hiring sci-fi writers

Booker Prize longlist

Jul 29 2019
43 mins
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322: Everything Is Going to Be OK

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Jeff and Rebecca talk about a fancy Song of Ice and Fire edition, Apple getting into original podcasts, a cool new bookstore in Chicago, and more. Then, Jeff talk with Gretchen McCulloch about her new book Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language.


This episode is sponsored by:

Book Riot Insiders

Libro.fm


Links discussed in this episode:

Bookstores Against Borders is still going, over 100k

New $1,000 special edition of Song of Ice and Fire already sold out

Now Apple is going to make original podcasts

Chicago’s only black woman-owned bookstore is open!

Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language

Jul 22 2019
43 mins
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321: Troubling the Dan Brown Meridian

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Jeff and Rebecca talk about the best-selling books of the year, follow up about THE STARLESS SEA, go over the ethics of ARCs, and much more.


This episode is sponsored by:

Libro.fm

The Great Courses Plus

Book Riot Insiders


Links discussed in this episode:

PW breaks down the bestsellers of the year so far

Ongoing: Iowa man accused of burning LGBTQ books loses motion to dismiss

Follow-up: if an HP tv show is going to happen it will be here

Amazon is making a LoTR MMO

Annotated #21: Viral

Jul 15 2019
58 mins
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320: Value Over Replacement Barfing

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This week's topics include the faintest rumblings of a Harry Potter television show, Book Riot's favorite books of 2019 so far, a ridiculously though plausibly effective pair of motion-sickness reducing glasses, and more.


This week's episode is sponsored by:

Libro.fm

Finale by Stephanie Garbar

The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone by Felicity McLean


Links discussed in this episode:


Warner Brothers developing a Harry Potter TV show

Book Riot’s Best Books of the Year So Far

Another bookstore asks for community support, this time with a clear message

Texas school district banned an LGBT-themed book and covered it up

Crazy motion-sickness fighting glasses

Closure of Microsoft bookstore shows fundamental problem with ebooks and DRM

Jul 08 2019
1 hour
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319: No Nuance Whatsoever

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Jeff and Rebecca talk about divergent solutions to the same indie bookstore problem, Scribd's new digest feature, joining libraries to other social services, and much more.


This episode is sponsored by:

Some Like it Scandalous by Maya Rodale

The Share Triumph Virtual Conference

Libro.fm


Links discussed in this episode:

Ongoing: Prisons now banning books that teach how to code

Another story from that BN-sponsored fellowship

Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing

Scribd launches “Snapshots” providing 15-minute summaries

Indie Bookstore Sankofa Wins Tax Break

Book Culture makes public plea for….help?

Jul 01 2019
50 mins
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317: #317: Chaotic Neutral

Jun 16 2019
51 mins
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