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Linda Newbery - This Book is Cruelty Free

In the Reading Corner - July 31, 2021 13:00 - 25 minutes ★★★★ - 2 ratings
Linda Newbery is a Costa Award-winning author for her novel Set in Stone, a mystery in the Vein of Wilkie Collins The Woman in White. She is highly regarded for her fiction for both junior and teenage readers.Now Linda has written her first non-fiction book, This Book is Cruelty-Free: Animals an...

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#2: Musical episodes of TV shows

Parasocial Activity - July 31, 2021 05:00 - 1 hour
Celina's choice! Join us for a brief history and assessment of the musical episodes of non-musical TV shows. Along the way, we ask ourselves: are Willow and Tara actually a good couple? What is Taran Killem's greatest performance to date? Why is Grey's Anatomy like this?This episode contains spo...

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50 Shades of Red: The Kiss Quotient

Big Book Energy - July 31, 2021 03:00 - 18 minutes
BBE branches out with this month's pick into uncomfortable territory for both Jennifer and Paige (but mostly Paige). Tune in to hear out thoughts on our first Guilty Pleasure Pick: The Kiss Quotient.The Kissing Quotient, by Helen Hoang Learn more about the author on her website. Want in on the...

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Gods & Monsters & Blissfully & Bookish

Lower Your Volume - July 30, 2021 19:00 - 1 hour
In this episode, the gals are joined by Blissfully Bookish CEO/Founder Kathryn Wyckoff to discuss the final book in the Serpent & Dove trilogy, Gods & Monsters. The gals have a great time reminiscing about the previous books, as well as discussing the chaos and wonder that was Gods & Monsters.Yo...

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Struan Murray - Branford Boase winner 2021

In the Reading Corner - July 30, 2021 14:00 - 27 minutes ★★★★ - 2 ratings
Struan Murray author of The Orphans of the Tide and Shipwreck Island is the joint recipient of the Branford Boase award, with editor Ben Horslen. The Branford Boase is given for the most outstanding children's debut of the year and recognises the writer and the important role played by the edito...

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Get a Little Lit Episode 1: Nancy Luce

Get Lit Podcast - July 30, 2021 10:00 - 16 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Introducing 'Get a Little Lit' - our shorter episodes that feature some of the more unusual stories in literary history! This week, we're delighted to bring you the story of Nancy Luce, the Madonna of the Chickens! She's as legendary as that title proclaims... listen to find out more about this ...

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The Underground Railroad Records [Book Review]

Noire Histoir - July 30, 2021 07:30 - 18 minutes ★★★★★ - 18 ratings
A review of “The Underground Railroad Records” by William Still, a vitally important book that shares the experiences of people who escaped or attempted to escape slavery via the Underground Railroad. Show notes are available at

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Flesh Gordon - July 30, 1974

Sci-Fi 5 - July 30, 2021 07:00 - 5 minutes ★★★★★ - 15 ratings
Does a science-fiction property even exist if there isn't an "adult" parody version of it? One of the earliest (and arguably greatest) was "Flesh Gordon" which premiered on July 30, 1974. What surprised audiences was the care and attention to aping the style of the old Flash Gordon serials, made...

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Getting Sleep & Writing Books for Kids w/ Rebecca Linney

For the Love of Literacy podcast - July 30, 2021 06:49 - 48 minutes
Becky & I spoke author-to-author & mama-to-mama in this interview, & it might interest you to know that we discussed sleep & struggles with getting kids to be good sleepers. And I got to talk all about my children's book, Sophie Stands Out, which comes out one month after Becky's book the Growin...

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67 - “The Sphinx Between Worlds” - Portals

Creator's Playbook - July 30, 2021 05:00 - 39 minutes
Have you even dreamed of visiting a distant World?  Seeing the wonders of the galaxy? Travel to a place where magic is real?  Maybe you just want to get away, but don’t know how to get there.  Well, look no further than portals!  Gateways to distant lands!  All you have to do is walk through a d...

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PWS:Jane Eyre | Chapter Sixteen: In which Jane Attempts to Get her Feelings Under Control

Public Works Steampunk presents Jane Eyre - July 30, 2021 04:00 - 27 minutes
Chapter Sixteen of the classic novel, reset in a steampunk world. Written by Charlotte Brontë and R.A. Harding. Narrated by Danyda Feldman. Copyright 2021 R.A. Harding 

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Writer Mother Monster: Margaret Adams

Writer Mother Monster - July 30, 2021 01:00 - 1 hour
(July 22, 2021) Margaret Adams writes short fiction, creative nonfiction, and essays. She was a Best American Essays 2019 Notable, the winner of the Blue Mesa Review 2018 Nonfiction Contest, and the winner of the Pacifica Literary Review 2017 Fiction Contest, and she’s a fiction editor for JMWW....

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Writer Mother Monster: Rachel Yoder

Writer Mother Monster - July 30, 2021 01:00 - 58 minutes
(July 8, 2021) Rachel Yoder is the author of Nightbitch (Doubleday), which has been optioned for film with Amy Adams set to star. She is a graduate of the Iowa Nonfiction Writing Program, holds an MFA in fiction from the University of Arizona, and is a founding editor of draft: the journal of pr...

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Episode 153: Persona 4 How About Some More- Part 1

Deep Listens - July 29, 2021 21:39 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 12 ratings
In this episode Gino, Pete, and Em discuss Persona 4 from the outset to the end of Kanji's dungeon. We discuss what holds up, what doesn't, and Freud. Get Bent with us! If you've been enjoying the podcast, please consider supporting us at

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LOTF 74: Fright Girl Summer with V. Castro and Sonora Taylor

Ladies of the Fright - July 29, 2021 20:22 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 38 ratings
This episode is brought to you by the Ladies of the Fright Patreon! We are only THREE patrons to go to hit our goal of 30 patrons—at which time we’ll begin paying authors $25 for short story reprints! We’ve got tons of exclusive content for patrons at every tier. Head on over to

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Ep 43: Crossing the Streams Vol III. Revamps - Gossip Girl 2021 & Cobra Kai

Parallel Fiction - July 29, 2021 15:38 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 14 ratings
Welcome to Vol III of Crossing The Streams! This week we're looking at shows that aren't quite reboots/remakes, but a story that continues on years after the original has ended. Taking place long after the dust has settled, these shows give a shot in the arm to two franchises that have so much ...

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S2E19 - The Art X The Artist

ThyGap Podcast - July 29, 2021 10:30 - 57 minutes
The fiery and age-old debate on whether art can be, or should be, separated from the artist has raged on for centuries... So Bogus and Brut poured some water on it to put it out. Or have they? Only you can rekindle that flame if you feel different, by letting us know at [email protected] You...

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National Support Black Businesses Month + A Feminist Approach to the Opioid Epidemic

Feminist Book Club: The Podcast - July 29, 2021 09:30 - 32 minutes ★★★★★ - 70 ratings
With Phalin and Emma   Phalin gives a little history on National Support Black Businesses Month and offers actionable ways to drive diversity, inclusion, and equity to Black Owned Businesses during the month of August. Then Emma dives deeply into the book Empire of Pain: The Secret History o...

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The Maidens & The Cats

Em's Books & Cats Podcast - July 29, 2021 07:33 - 20 minutes
Em's talking about The Maidens by Alex Michaelides, how much she read during vacation, and how her cats handled their vacation Plus a new chapter of Heart of the Storm --- enjoy! The Maidens by Alex Michaelides Support this show

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Dean Haglund - July 29, 1965

Sci-Fi 5 - July 29, 2021 07:00 - 5 minutes ★★★★★ - 15 ratings
We're celebrating Dean Haglund's (The X-Files) birthday with special guest Phil Leirness, co-host of the Chillpak Hollywood podcast! Hear about Dean's sci-fi fandom, his inventive mind, and his unique childhood perspective on adult physiology! Follow Dean and Phil on The Chillpak Hollywood Hou...

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The Waking by Theodore Roethke

Words in the Air - July 29, 2021 04:00 - 2 minutes ★★★★★ - 13 ratings
Read by Dave Luukkonen  Production and Sound Design by Kevin Seaman

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Speculative Fiction

Read This Next! - July 29, 2021 04:00 - 30 minutes
While we're on our break -- enjoy some reruns that haven't hit the podcast platform yet.

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Byeeee Edward (Chap. 3-4)

Gender Forking: a Twilight Saga Podcast - July 29, 2021 04:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 32 ratings
Edward leaves Bella and Bella is deeeePRESSED. General content warning: discussions of mental illness/depression, racism, suicide, trauma, sexual violence.Donate to Move to Higher Ground: mthg.orgPatreon:

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Mark Bradley - Bumble and Snug

In the Reading Corner - July 28, 2021 19:00 - 38 minutes ★★★★ - 2 ratings
Mark Bradley is a comics writer and artist, who lives in Yorkshire with his family. He grew up reading stories about ghosts and monsters and promptly decided that he preferred them to humans. Having worked for the probation service for many years he saw first-hand how important a skill emotional...

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Apocalist Book Club Ep. 33: Doctor Arnoldi by Tiffany Thayer

Apocalist Book Club - July 28, 2021 15:41 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 56 ratings
The year is 1934 and we spent more time talking about our Tiffany instead of the book but TBH the book didn't have a declassified FBI file or a sick burn courtesy of Dorothy Parker. This book asks 'what would happen if no one could die?' and no one's the good guy here, not even the secretary.  ...

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The Evolution of Sherlock Holmes, Part 2

Sherlock Holmes: Trifles - July 28, 2021 15:21 - 26 minutes ★★★★★ - 68 ratings
“evolved from his own inner consciousness” [BOSC]  In Episode 237, we looked at how Holmes's personality traits changed over the course of his career. We're back for another look using four separate stories, each 10 years apart. What can the Canon tell us about the ways Holmes's interests, t...

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Dearest Papli

Blooms & Barnacles - July 28, 2021 12:00 - 56 minutes ★★★★★ - 13 ratings
Is a picnic really just picnic? In this episode, Dermot and Kelly discuss Milly’s letter from Mullingar, those lovely seaside girls, Milly’s purpose in the narrative of Ulysses, the implication of a picnic, whether or not Milly is a poor substitute for Rudy, the significance of Milly’s fifteent...

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Real Babies Know

We Have Fun: The Podcast - July 28, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 8 ratings
Doug's feeling saucy and Kevin has some things to get off his chest. This is a high energy one, so buckle up, Babies.

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44 – Through the Looking-Glass #2 w/ Leah

Barely Bookish - July 28, 2021 10:00 - 52 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Let's finish up Through the Looking-Glass, where some things are backward and some are not. We shall see what actually is at the end of this! If you haven't listened to YA Book Chat, you need to! Check Leah's podcast over here:  → Patreon:

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American Hippo with OWWR Pod

Fiction Fans: We Read Books and Other Words Too - July 28, 2021 10:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 7 ratings
Your hosts are joined by Hannah and Laura from On Wednesdays We Read Podcast (OWWR Pod) to discuss “American Hippo” by Sarah Gailey. Are hippos adorable or terrifying? Maybe both. This episode also explores one of Hannah’s Pet Peeves. And how could OWWR Pod be on the air without a “brief” foray ...