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In which the CenterForLit staff embarks on a quest to discover the Great Ideas of literature in books of every description: ancient classics to fresh bestsellers; epic poems to bedtime stories. This podcast is a production of The Center for Literary Education and is a reading companion for teachers, homeschoolers, and readers of all stripes.
 
Learn what to read next! We talk about new books, bestsellers and books in many different genres. Discover what other people are reading and recommending. All book and movie titles mentioned in the podcast are listed in the blog post at http://tscpl.org/podcast/
 
Presented by the Close Reads Podcast Network, The Daily Poem offers one essential poem each weekday morning. From Shakespeare and John Donne to Robert Frost and E..E Cummings, The Daily Poem curates a broad and generous audio anthology of the best poetry ever written, read-aloud by David Kern and an assortment of various contributors to the Close Reads network. Some lite commentary is included and the shorter poems are often read twice, as time permits. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and ...
 
Currently Reading is a podcast dedicated to the love of books and reading. Two bookish friends discuss what’s on their nightstands, in their earbuds, and on their Kindles right now, in addition to books they’ve loved forever, and a variety of other readerly topics. Looking for your next great book? You'll find tons of book recommendations every week.
 
Three guys spun out by the wheel to correct the pattern… or destroy it? Who knows! Follow along, as our hosts go through the Wheel of Time, chapter by chapter. Listen in as Bill, Rob, and Rich attempt to bend the Pattern...in their own special way. If you curious about this incredible book series, this podcast is the perfect compliment to listen to while reading the books. Come experience Robert Jordan's fantasy world that is so deep and fleshed out with great locations and greater character ...
 
CraftLit is—>Annotated Audiobooks for Busy People Love the classics (or wish you did) *** No time to pick up a book? Not any more! *** This weekly annotated audiobook podcast presents curated classic literature in a serialized format. The host—Heather Ordover—"teaches to the joke" by filling in any relevant tidbits before listening to the next chapter of the book. *** Callers regularly send in voicemail comments for play on the air to keep the "book club" vibe going. *** The podcast has been ...
 
Two lovers of the Cosmere explore the universe created by Brandon Sanderson with biweekly episodes discussing the intricacies of this literary masterpiece. Episodes begin with background information on the Cosmere itself and develop to be more specific regarding each world/novel. We discuss the crossovers, magic systems, and characters in great detail. For fans of Sanderson, literature, epic stories, magic, and sexy podcast hosts. #AllSpoilers
 
Each Tuesday, a broadcast focused on science, religion, and philosophy, based on the unifying concepts of The Urantia Book. Broadcasts begin 9:00 PM ET(worldtimezone.com for local start time). Co-hosted by Dr. Chris Halvorson, Andrea Barnes, Kermit Anderson, and Brad Garner. Artwork compliments of www.rassouli.com.
 
On every episode of Proverbial, teacher and author Joshua Gibbs (How to Be Unlucky: Reflections on the Pursuit of Virtue and Something They Will Not Forget: A Handbook for Classical Teachers) explores a single proverb, some old bit of wisdom, and tries to discern what it means for modern men. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Most people don’t have time to read the books they want to. Each week join Steph (@stephsbizbookshelf), a life-long bookworm, as she brings you the lessons from the best non-fiction books she’s read. Steph will share the ‘three big things’ the books taught her, favourite quotes and actions she’s implemented since reading the book. If you have an ever-growing pile of half-read books on your bedside table, this podcast is for you. Steph's Business Bookshelf; doing the reading so you don't have to.
 
We’re Adam and Adam, two Aussie blokes that love reading great books. Each week we share the best bits from the best books, and interview the world’s top authors. The books we cover can help you improve every area of your life, from your health to your wealth, from your relationships to your mindset. You’ll learn to pick up healthier habits, and drop the ones that are holding you back. We put the world’s best ideas within your reach, for a fraction of the time it would take to read the full ...
 
Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (as well as a TV show and book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
 
It's time to step-up to the next level of prepping! Prepping 2.0 is about the intermediate level of prepping. Learn from Glen Tate, author of the 299 Days ten-book series, and Shelby Gallagher, author of A Great State three-book series the next steps to take in your preps. Usual prepping topics – water, security, food – are covered but taken to the intermediate level. Listeners can expect great guests and a lot of humor.
 
Welcome to Goosebuds! A podcast where your hosts Paul, Dom, and Chad dig into the Young Adult Literature worlds of R.L. Stine and give them the deep critique and respect they deserve. Come join us and re-discover the stories you grew up with or jump in for the first time.
 
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A brand new Andrews makes their BiblioFiles debut in order to talk to us about the role of conflict and suffering in forming virtue, and the difference between virtue and ethics. Shop BiblioFiles: www.centerforlit.com/the-bibliofiles-shop Referenced Works: – The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien – The Lion, the Witch and t…
 
Zane Grey's Riders of the Purple Sage has played a significant role in shaping the popular Western genre. First published in 1912, this novel is often referred to as "the most popular western novel of all time." But as Karl points out, "We've made Westerns for much longer than when there was a Wild West." Set in Southern Utah canyon country in 1871…
 
I was so deeply moved by the love that Eden [Robinson] showed for her characters. There was so much love she had for Lisamarie and her family. There was so much devotion, really, to—not so much their happiness, but their resilience. Loretta Todd is a writer, director, and producer. Her credits include award-winning documentaries, such as Forgotten …
 
Today, Kaytee and Mary are discussing: Bookish Moments: virtual author events and a library fake out Current Reads: books that get better and better and have big emotions Deep Dive: what is spoopy season? And what do we read for peak spoopiness? Book Presses: spoopy presses for your shelves As per usual, time-stamped show notes are below with refer…
 
This is a super short episode as Holly hasn't been well this week. But we wanted to make this special announcement. We are delighted to announce that we're taking Indie Fire virtual! This means that wherever you are in the world, you can join us for all of the amazing workshops and panel discussions as well as the live recording of the podcast! We …
 
Some stories are very familiar to us, but our understanding of them is only the tip of the iceberg. Even one of folklore’s most legendary creatures has roots that are almost forgotten today—roots that are both ancient and terrifying. ————————— This episode of Lore was sponsored by: Native: Native creates safe, effective personal care products that …
 
Remember when bad office coffee was our biggest problem?... “The time has come for us to change the coffee brand that we offer and we want your input!” The email came from Myiesha Gordon in the HR Department. Like many others, Myiesha hated the office coffee. This week on The Sporkful, we follow her as she sets up a taste test, and an office-wide c…
 
Welcome to the What to Read Next Podcast. Today’s guest is Garrett from Gareindeedreads Instagram account. In this episode, we chat about thriller and crime fiction recommendations. We also chat about what the process is like to cast some of the books. BOOKS RECOMMENDED: Pretty Girls Karin Slaughter - https://amzn.to/31ludjx Tell Me Everything Camb…
 
Professor Richard Bradford, author of the new biography The Man Who Wasn't There: A Life of Ernest Hemingway, joins Jacke to talk about Hemingway's uneasy relationship with the truth.RICHARD BRADFORD is Research Professor in English at Ulster University and Visiting Professor at the University of Avignon. He has published over 25 acclaimed books, i…
 
Seth and Aradia are joined by Joe and Tom from Talk’aran’rhiod showcast to discuss the non-canon short-story Fire In The Ways by Brandon Sanderson during SpoilerCon2020. Fox and Raven Media is a community that uses podcasting to reread our favorite books with Spoilers in mind. Join the WoT Spoilers community on our primary Discord server. Stay conn…
 
Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/1119b1358a84/thebookmark About the Book For a quarter century, more than a million readers—scribes and scribblers of all ages and abilities—have been inspired by Anne Lamott’s hilarious, big-hearted, homespun advice. Advice that begins with the simple words of wisdom passed down from Anne’s fat…
 
Today I have a fun book recommendation episode for you. I am chatting about 11 Harlequin Category romances. This episode features books in the following three categories: Blaze, Dare and Desire lines. All About Romance has a great overview about the different categories, click here to read the overview. Every Sunday I will be releasing a book recom…
 
Seth and Travis welcome first-time guest Alex R. London to discuss the boxiness of Cairhien, the boxes Rand is already in, the boxes he will be in, and why he wishes he could be alone in his own head for a minute. While this episode was recorded, the Pacific-Northwesters can also taste wildfire smoke in addition to the quarantine-enforced solitude.…
 
Our bookshelf episodes are the ones where we get to let our hair down and talk about the things we're reading outside of our book clubs, the books that we get to pick and choose. So listen in as Kate is bewitched by the new Susanna Clarke novel Piranesi, charmed by Shirley Jackson's memoir of raising her children in Life Among the Savages, and has …
 
When you buy a product, you can see it, touch it, and depending on the product you can taste/smell/hear it as well. Services, on the other hand, are intangible. There’s no exact clear definition of what you’re getting when you buy a service - you’re just purchasing what you hope the end result will be. Obviously services are different from products…
 
Welcome to the What to Read Next Podcast. Today’s guest is Emma from Bookish.Em on instagram. Emma also has a podcast Latinx Like Me that she recently launched. In this episode, we chat about her podcast and romance recommendations. BOOKS RECOMMENDED: Xeni by Rebekkah Weatherspoon- https://amzn.to/3jSc5oF You Had Me At Hola by Alexis Daria - https:…
 
There are neither beginnings nor endings to the turning of the Wheel of Time. But it was a beginning! Now who want this fish? Welcome to episode fifty fou of 'The Ta'veren: A wheel of time podcast!' This week, our three... Two intrepid hosts return to discuss the seventh chapter "Blood Calls Blood" of book two, "The Great Hunt" Call me Baby!!! disc…
 
For the 100th episode of I Found This Great Book, I was honored to speak with Dr. Frankie Y. Bailey. Frankie is a crime historian, the creator of Frankie’s list on the Sisters in Crime website and the author of two mystery series. Frankie is also the author of “African American Mystery Writers: A Historical and Thematic Study”. This book is a great…
 
Welcome to the What to Read Next Podcast. Today’s guest is Sarah Smith. Sarah’s latest book is Simmer Down that is out this week. In this episode, my friend Kellisa joins us to chat with Sarah about her writing, her books and of course some book recommendations. BOOKS RECOMMENDED: North to You by Tif Marcelo - https://amzn.to/3lN4TLl Maida Malby - …
 
He was "the king of poets," said Rimbaud, "a true God." T. S. Eliot called him a deformed Dante and said, “I am an English poet of American origin who learnt his art under the aegis of Baudelaire and the Baudelairian lineage of poets.” In this episode, Jacke takes a look at Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), his masterwork Les Fleurs du Mal (Flowers o…
 
In Episode 102, we talk about vacuum sealing food. We’ve learned from our mistakes so you won’t make them. IIn the After Show, exclusively for Patreon supporters, we answer Patreon’s Mail Bag questions on everything from water purification, PAM Radio, Election Day, and the role of churches in SHTF. Please support our sponsors EMP Shield, Numanna Fo…
 
Welcome to the What to Read Next Podcast. Today we have returning guest Jenny Holiday. Jenny writes some of my favorite novels such as the Bridesmaids Behaving Badly series, the Matchmaker Bay series and her latest A Princess for Christmas which is best described as a Hallmark movie with steam. In this interview, I invited my friend Addie Yoder to …
 
When ascenders are admitted to the Mortal Finaliter Corps of Paradise, they take an oath of allegiance to the Paradise Trinity. Subsequently, as the finaliter companies function throughout the evolving universes, they are solely amenable to the mandates of Paradise origin until a local universe is settled in light and life, only then acknowledging …
 
Welcome to the What to Read Next Podcast! Today’s guest is debut author Bethany Bennett. In this interview, we chat about her debut novel Any Rogue Will Do, her source of inspiration and of course some book recommendations. BOOKS RECOMMENDED: Nicole Locke - https://amzn.to/36SdyaP Love is Rogue by Lenora Bell https://amzn.to/34Pc5Q7 Princess and a …
 
I check in with my friend Suzanna, the co-owner and buyer for Oblong Books and Music in Rhinebeck and Millerton, NY. She talks about how the bookstore has weathered these wild times, what has changed, and what booksellers have learned -- and together, we give AWESOME BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS! Get your pencil and paper ready and prepare to order awesome…
 
Today, Meredith and Kaytee are discussing: Bookish Moments: connecting through book recommendations and having the exact right reading experience Current Reads: an unpopular opinion and some unputdownable fiction Deep Dive: the title words and cover images that draw us in Book Presses: a few more gorgeous covers for your consideration As per usual,…
 
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