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Shelf Aware Podcast

277 episodes - English - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★ - 41 ratings

Podcast by Anna and Em

Comedy
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Episodes

Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer

March 05, 2024 04:47 - 1 hour - 87.8 MB

Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer by Anna and Em

Warriors: A Forest Divided by Erin Hunter

February 27, 2024 04:38 - 53 minutes - 49.3 MB

Warriors: A Forest Divided by Erin Hunter by Anna and Em

New Moon by Stephanie Meyer

February 20, 2024 05:35 - 1 hour - 79.8 MB

New Moon by Stephanie Meyer by Anna and Em

Warriors: The Blazing Star by Erin Hunter

February 13, 2024 04:51 - 1 hour - 74.2 MB

Warriors: The Blazing Star by Erin Hunter by Anna and Em

Stars of Fortune by Nora Roberts

February 05, 2024 05:51 - 1 hour - 64.2 MB

Stars of Fortune by Nora Roberts by Anna and Em

Warriors: The First Battle

January 29, 2024 06:00 - 55 minutes - 50.7 MB

Warriors: The First Battle by Anna and Em

Irish Thoroughbred by Nora Roberts

January 17, 2024 03:35 - 1 hour - 56.6 MB

Irish Thoroughbred by Nora Roberts by Anna and Em

Warriors: Thunder Rising by Erin Hunter

January 08, 2024 06:00 - 54 minutes - 49.5 MB

Warriors: Thunder Rising by Erin Hunter by Anna and Em

The Christmas Secret by Donna VanLiere

December 26, 2023 02:06 - 1 hour - 56.7 MB

The Christmas Secret by Donna VanLiere by Anna and Em

Piñata by Leopoldo Gout

December 18, 2023 18:23 - 1 hour - 68.2 MB

Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfawarecast Email: shelfawarecast @ gmail Ben Cope: youtube.com/user/fretwiz

Warriors: The Sun Trail by Erin Hunter

December 12, 2023 03:09 - 1 hour - 62.8 MB

Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfawarecast Email: shelfawarecast @ gmail Ben Cope: youtube.com/user/fretwiz

Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts

December 05, 2023 03:05 - 1 hour - 76.1 MB

Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts by Anna and Em

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins (Part Two)

November 20, 2023 05:25 - 1 hour - 89.1 MB

Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfawarecast Email: shelfawarecast @ gmail Ben Cope: youtube.com/user/fretwiz

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins (Part One)

November 13, 2023 18:54 - 1 hour - 87.3 MB

Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfawarecast Email: shelfawarecast @ gmail Ben Cope: youtube.com/user/fretwiz

The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

November 06, 2023 05:28 - 1 hour - 83.9 MB

Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfawarecast Email: shelfawarecast @ gmail Ben Cope: youtube.com/user/fretwiz

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

October 31, 2023 03:56 - 1 hour - 76.3 MB

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins by Anna and Em

Travelers Along the Way by Aminah Mae Safi

October 23, 2023 04:01 - 1 hour - 70.4 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers! This week we're wrapping up our gender swapped retellings unit with a book in the Remixed Classics series, one which has actually been published and is available. Is this book actually a retelling of Robin Hood, as it claims? Or Ivanhoe? Or Spartacus? Either way, this is an enjoyable roadtrip-esque book about a band of merry thieves who accidentally end up ending the war. Recommended Reading: Heart, Haunt, Havoc by Freydis Moon (kind of?) Pick Six by Maggie R...

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

October 16, 2023 14:03 - 1 hour - 75.6 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to another Mockingjay Monday! This weekend, we're back in the arena in the 75th annual Hunger Games. Gale is brooding, Peeta is moping, and Katniss is oblivious of most things going on around her. Can the girl on fire flirt hard enough to save the world??? Join us next week for the wrap up to our gender swapped retellings unit! Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfawarecast Email: shelfawarecast @ gmail Ben Cope: youtube.com/user...

A Good and Happy Child by Justin Evans

October 09, 2023 21:39 - 1 hour - 72.2 MB

A Good and Happy Child by Justin Evans by Anna and Em

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

October 02, 2023 04:19 - 1 hour - 94 MB

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins by Anna and Em

Life and Death by Stephanie Meyer (Part Two)

October 01, 2023 19:36 - 1 hour - 56.4 MB

Life and Death by Stephanie Meyer (Part Two) by Anna and Em

Life and Death by Stephanie Meyer (Part One)

September 26, 2023 03:18 - 58 minutes - 53.4 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to another episode of Shelf Aware! A surprise two-part episode, as we simply found that we had too much to say about a book that we've kind of technically already covered on this podcast! And please check out our friends Dan and Jen over at Banned Camp! They're doing a deep dive into The Outsiders this season, trying to find out why exactly it qualifies as a banned book. Join us next week for The 74th annual Hunger Games! Recommended Reading: Assistant to...

Warriors: The Heart of a Warrior by Erin Hunter

September 18, 2023 04:35 - 1 hour - 57.9 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to another Meow Meow Monday episode of Shelf Aware! This week, we're wrapping up the Ravenpaw mini-series with Ravenpaw and Barley's triumphant return to the barn. Will the two boyfriends be able to live happily ever after? Join us next week for the next book in our gender swapped retellings unit! Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfawarecast Email: shelfawarecast @ gmail Ben Cope: youtube.com/user/fretwiz

The Apology Project by Jeanette Escudero

September 11, 2023 04:47 - 1 hour - 78.8 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers! This week we're wrapping up Anna's unit on Girls in the City with a book about a woman who regrets her Girl in the City lifestyle. How does the trope translate to 2023? Join us next week for another Meow Meow Monday! Books We're Looking Forward To: Murder in the Family by Cara Hunter The Blonde Identity by Ally Carter The Blood Trials by N.E. Davenport Sunshine Nails by Mai Nguyen Much Ado About Nada by Uzma Jalaluddin The Romantic Agenda by Claire Kahn Tw...

Warriors: A Clan in Need by Erin Hunter

September 04, 2023 17:33 - 48 minutes - 44.5 MB

Warriors: A Clan in Need by Erin Hunter by Anna and Em

A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

August 28, 2023 06:00 - 1 hour - 71.3 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers! This week, we're starting a new unit on gender swapped retellings, brought to us by Literary Slummer Lori. Thanks, Lori! Our first book in the unit features an absolutely delightful version of Sherlock Holmes. Join us next week for another Meow Meow Monday. Recommended Reading: A Conspiracy in Belgravia by Sherry Thomas The Adventures of Amina Al-Sirafi by Shannon Chakraborty Taproot by Keezy Young The No-Show by Beth O'Leary Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amd...

Warriors: Shattered Peace by Erin Hunter

August 21, 2023 05:55 - 54 minutes - 50.3 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to another Meow Meow Monday! This week, we’re traveling back to a time where Scourge has only recently been defeated, and Firestar is still new to his role as leader of ThunderClan. There’s another story still to be told. That of a former clan cat named Ravenpaw, and his probably boyfriend, Barley… Also, we discover our preferred method of reading this series of books. Join us next week for the first book in a new literary slubmitted unit! Twitter: @shelfawa...

Bridget Jones' Diary by Helen Fielding

August 14, 2023 05:00 - 1 hour - 66.2 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers! This week, we're continuing Anna's unit on 2000s books about cool girls being successful in the big city. Does Bridget Jones still hold up in 2023? And don't forget to stay until the end to play our favorite game - what happens in the rest of this series? Recommended Reading: Baldur's Gate 3 Never Ever Getting Back Together by Sophie Gonzalez A Night in the Lonesome October by Roger Zelazny Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfa...

Warriors: Bramblestar's Storm by Erin Hunter

August 07, 2023 22:25 - 1 hour - 67.3 MB

Warriors: Bramblestar's Storm by Erin Hunter by Anna and Em

My Lady's Choosing by Kitty Curran and Larissa Zageris

July 31, 2023 04:31 - 1 hour - 62.9 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers! This week, we are wrapping up our slubmitted unit on choose your own adventure novels with a surprisingly fun romance novel that really leans into the tropes. And there are SO MANY ENDINGS. Please, give us more of this type of book. All reading should be a little game. Recommended Reading: Murdle Romeo and/or Juliet by Ryan North Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfawarecast Email: shelfawarecast @ gmail Ben Cope: youtube.com/us...

Hollyleaf's Story by Erin Hunter

July 24, 2023 05:21 - 46 minutes - 42.9 MB

Hollyleaf's Story by Erin Hunter by Anna and Em

The Devil Wear's Prada by Lauren Weisberger

July 17, 2023 05:35 - 1 hour - 64.9 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers! We're finally back from our summer break, and we've got a brand new unit for you! Ladies being cool, stylish, and powerful in The Big City. We're starting with a book that, quite honestly, made a much better movie. Go watch it. After listening to this episode, obvs. Recommended Reading: The Devil Wears Tartan by Katia Rose Emily Wilde's Encyclopaedia of Faeries by Heather Fawcett The Fairy Bargains of Prospect Hill by Rowenna Miller Not All Himbos Wear Capes...

The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

July 17, 2023 05:35 - 1 hour - 64.9 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers! We're finally back from our summer break, and we've got a brand new unit for you! Ladies being cool, stylish, and powerful in The Big City. We're starting with a book that, quite honestly, made a much better movie. Go watch it. After listening to this episode, obvs. Recommended Reading: The Devil Wears Tartan by Katia Rose Emily Wilde's Encyclopaedia of Faeries by Heather Fawcett The Fairy Bargains of Prospect Hill by Rowenna Miller Not All Himbos Wear Capes...

Summer Throwback: Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer

July 10, 2023 06:00 - 1 hour - 86.6 MB

Summer Throwback: Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer by Anna and Em

Summer Throwback: Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

July 03, 2023 07:00 - 53 minutes - 49 MB

Summer Throwback: Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder by Anna and Em

Warriors: Leafpool's Wish by Erin Hunter

June 26, 2023 05:00 - 59 minutes - 54.3 MB

Warriors: Leafpool's Wish by Erin Hunter by Anna and Em

Ring of the Ruby Dragon by Jeannie Black

June 19, 2023 17:01 - 1 hour - 65.4 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to another episode of Shelf Aware! This week, we're reading our second book in our Choose Your Own Adventure unit with a slubmitted novel that combines two of our faves: D&D and romance. Will we be able to make our way to a happily ever after? Join us next week for a Meow Meow Monday! Recommended Reading: The House of Hunger by Alexis Henderson Moonstruck, Vol. 1 by Grace Ellis The First Sister by Linden A. Lewis Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnot...

S.O.S. by Gordon Korman

June 12, 2023 06:00 - 54 minutes - 49.8 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to our final Titanic Maritime Monday. What will happen to the large boat that was struck by an iceberg? Will Jack the Ripper make it to America? Did all the children survive? Find out on this season of 24. Join us next week for another choose your own adventure book! Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfawarecast Email: shelfawarecast @ gmail Ben Cope: youtube.com/user/fretwiz

Shady Hollow by Juneau Black

June 05, 2023 05:41 - 1 hour - 68.7 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to another episode of Shelf Aware! This week, we're wrapping up our unit on furry sleuths with a book where every character is a little woodland creature and then there's murders. It's very cozy. We also discover our own woodland creature fursonas. Please look forward to the future adventures of Egret Heron and Cheeks McGee. Join us next week for another Maritime Monday! Recommended Reading: One for my Enemy by Olivie Blake The Oleander Sword by Tasha Suri T...

Collision Course by Gordon Korman

May 29, 2023 21:30 - 52 minutes - 48.2 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to another Maritime Monday! This week, we're continuing our doomed voyage on the Titanic with Jack the Ripper (yeah, Gordon Korman is really committing to that). Unfortunately, we also continue to be a little underwhelmed by this series. Never thought we'd be happy to see a ship smash into an iceberg. Join us next week for the final book in our furry sleuth unit! Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfawarecast Email: shelfawarec...

Alternamorphs: The First Journey by K.A. Applegate

May 22, 2023 05:19 - 1 hour - 58.3 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to another Morph Monday? That's right, we are returning to our beloved Animorphs series to kick off our new unit on Choose Your Own Adventure novels. Unfortunately… this wasn't the greatest. 😬 But hey, at least it was very short? Join us next week for another Maritime Monday! Recommended Reading: The Wayhaven Chronicles The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd The Red Scholar's Wake by Aliette de Bodard The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston Twitter: @shelfawarec...

Unsinkable by Gordon Korman

May 15, 2023 18:40 - 58 minutes - 53.5 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to a return to Maritime Mondays! Yes, we are taking a short break from our Warrior Cats to board the Titanic. And you'll never believe what ELSE may be happening on this ship. Y'know, besides the whole tragic iceberg situation. Join us next week for the start of a new unit on Choose Your Own Adventure novels! Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfawarecast Email: shelfawarecast @ gmail Ben Cope: youtube.com/user/fretwiz

The Cat Who Could Read Backward by Lillian Jackson Braun

May 08, 2023 19:01 - 1 hour - 70.7 MB

The Cat Who Could Read Backward by Lillian Jackson Braun by Anna and Em

Warriors: The Last Hope by Erin Hunter

May 01, 2023 05:04 - 1 hour - 65.7 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to another Meow Meow Monday episode! This week, we are reading the last book in the fourth Warriors arc. The fourth cat is revealed (and lol). The clans come together to fight a common enemy. The Dark Forest launches their attack. There are definitely no plot holes or flimsy explanations here. Join us next week for the next book in Em's furry sleuth unit! Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfawarecast Email: shelfawarecast @ gm...

Hounded by Kevin Hearne

April 24, 2023 05:24 - 1 hour - 66.9 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers! This week, we're wrapping up our unit on modern mythology with the first book in an urban fantasy that is just… real horny. It's also just one big fight, so please don't expect a lot of structure from this episode. ALSO also, we definitely know his name is Beck Bennett. Join us next week for another Meow Meow Monday! Recommended Reading: Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean Princess Floralinda and the Forty-Flight Tower by Tamsyn Muir Kaikeyi by Vaishnavi P...

Warriors: The Forgotten Warrior by Erin Hunter

April 17, 2023 15:48 - 1 hour - 89 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to another Meow Meow Monday episode of Shelf Aware! This week, the arc seems to continue being very meh. Familiar faces make their big return. Dovewing is peer-pressured into a relationship. We go back down into the tunnels. And of course, WindClan is acting out again. Will this all come together in a satisfying conclusion in a couple books? Hard to say. Join us next week for the last book in our modern mythology unit! Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @...

Dog on It by Spencer Quinn

April 10, 2023 05:26 - 1 hour - 78.2 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers! This week we're starting a new cozy mystery unit about furry sleuths. We started with a book told from the dog's POV, which sounds like a really great idea at first, but becomes very frustrating when the dog solves the mystery in the first third of the story and we have to wait for the humans to catch up for another 200 or so pages. Join us next week for another Meow Meow Monday! Recommended Reading: The Keeper by Tananarive Due, Steven Barnes, Marco Finneg...

Warriors: Sign of the Moon by Erin Hunter

April 03, 2023 04:11 - 1 hour - 66.5 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to another Meow Meow Monday! This week, we're once again returning to the mountain and the Tribe of Rushing Water for some vague reason. Paws become warriors. Jayfeather does another time slip. But is any of it good? Join us next week for a brand new unit on furry sleuths! Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfawarecast Email: shelfawarecast @ gmail Ben Cope: youtube.com/user/fretwiz

City of the Plague God by Sarwat Chadda

March 27, 2023 20:38 - 1 hour - 78.1 MB

City of the Plague God by Sarwat Chadda by Anna and Em

Warriors: Night Whispers by Erin Hunter

March 20, 2023 15:22 - 1 hour - 69.2 MB

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to another Meow Meow Monday episode of Shelf Aware! Things are not well with the clans. Everyone is divided and suspicious of each other. There is relationship drama all over the place, cats getting together and breaking up left and right. And we finally get a POV from a cat in a different clan. Thrilling. Join us next week for the next book in our modern mythology unit! Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnoteliza Instagram: @shelfawarecast Email: shelf...