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 52A Rorschach Test for Craziness

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about HarperCollins buying Harlequin, Amazon feuds with Hachette, reduced prison sentences for reading in Italy, Book Riot News, a special ereader just for submarines, and much more. This week's episode is sponsored by Everybody's Baby by Lydia Netzer and the Book Riot Quarterly Box.

Episode 51Toilet Seat Ethics

In this episode, Jeff and Rebecca discuss BookCon, America's favorite novels, a cool library service, new books, and much more. This week's episode is sponsored by Audible and Squarespace.

Episode 50Gift Recommendations for Moms, Dads, and Grads

In this special episode, Jeff and Rebecca field listener book recommendation requests for gifts for moms, dads, and grads. This episode is sponsored by Oyster and our own summer tshirt.

Episode 49Jonathan Franzen’s Seduction Cupcakes

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about Amazon's acquisition of Comixology, a Hogwarts MOOC, girls seeing themselves in what they read, VIDA for children's books, new books, the passing of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and much more. This week's episode is sponsored by Oyster and Audible.

Episode 48McRibbed For Your Pleasure

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about unsubstantiated fears about the internet, new pricing models for books, a Goodreads for kids, an intriguing literary/video game Kickstarter project, the death of Peter Matthiesen, announcements about highly anticipated books, new book releases, and more. This week's episode is sponsored by Oyster and Audible.

Episode 47Huge Turkeys at the Top

This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the acclerating growth of the audiobook market, the changes in money spent on reading materials, our poll about TBR piles, new books, and much more. This week's episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Oyster.

Episode 46Alice Munroonie

This week, Rebecca and Jeff talk about books and prisons in the UK, the future of libraries, a Gone with the Wind sequel, bookstores leaving Manhattan, and much more. This week's episode is sponsored by Oyster and Swoonreads.

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.