AudioShelf A Podcast for AudioBookWorms


Episode 165

AudioShelf Talks: Getting a Shelf It

What's it mean? What's it take?
Getting on our Shelf It list isn't too hard, and in today's AudioShelf Talks we are going over exactly what it means to hear "Shelf it" and what it takes! Check out our episode and let us know if you think you have some material that you think belong on our shelf!

February 21, 2019

Episode 164

Burying the Honeysuckle Girls

by Emily Carpenter
Narrated by Kate Orsini
When it comes to Southern Gothic Realness, Emily Carpenter gives us LIFE!! In her debut novel, Burying the Honeysuckle Girls, Carpenter weaves an eery and intricate tale of one woman’s search for answers to a family’s mystery that has repeated it’s pattern for decades. Will she uncover the truth behind the sinister death of her mother? Will Emily Carpenter reach into our chests and pull out our cold, throbbing hearts and eat them for breakfast? You’ll have to find out on this episode of AudioShelf.

February 18, 2019

Episode 163

AudioShelf Talks: Books About "Love"

It's Valentine's Day!
Romance novels do not have to be dirty! In today's AudioShelf Talks we are breaking down the various books associated with LOOOOVE! Ya know, because it's Valentine's Day, and we need to celebrate in the only way that we know how: WITH BOOKS! Throw on some sweat pants, crack open those chocolates, and get ready discover your new favorite novel about love!

February 14, 2019

Episode 162

Trailer Trash: Where'd You Go Bernadette

Book-to-Movie Trailer Reaction
**A little correction to our recording. This movie release has been pushed back by FIVE MONTHS, so the actual release date is August 9th 2019** It’s Trailer Trash Tuesday, y'all! Where did Bernadette Go? Does anyone know? Britney and Brad sure don't, but they are interested to find out. Follow along with AudioShelf as they discuss their reactions to the book-to-movie trailer for Where'd You Go, Bernadette? Staring Cate Blanchett and Kristen Wiig.

February 12, 2019

Episode 161

The Girls in the Garden

by Lisa Jewell
Narrated by Colleen Prendergast
Gardens are for plants—not girls! In this episode, Britney and Brad chat about the audiobook The Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell. Britney and Brad tend to gravitate to gripping psychological thrillers, but does The Girls in the Garden have what it takes to impress the AudioShelf team? Or will it be just another weed to pluck and throw away?

February 11, 2019

Episode 160

AudioShelf Talks: TV Shows Turned Into Books

When Fan Fiction Gets Published
Gilmore Girls. Sabrina the Teenage Witch. The X-Files. Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Dawson’s Creek. Dr. Quinn The Medicine Woman. What do all these tv shows have in common? THEY ALL HAVE NOVELIZATIONS! Join Britney and Brad as they discuss how some classic tv shows get the literary spotlight and have several published books to further their fandoms.

February 07, 2019

Episode 159

Beyond the Headphones: Drew Davies

Romantic Comedy Author
A man who writes romantic comedies? Sign us up! Drew Davies has cast a love spell on us with his debut novel, The Shape of Us. Now, he charms us over in his first ever podcast interview. We discuss how he got his stardom in a risqué soap opera, his inspiration for his “love letter to London,” and what’s coming up for the new author. Also, we play a little AudioShelf game with him where we ask: WHAT WOULD DREW DO?

February 04, 2019

Episode 158

AudioShelf Talks: Book Covers!

Judging a Book by It's Cover
If you don’t judge books by their covers, you’re lying. In this episode, Britney and Brad discuss what makes a book cover stand out and grab their attention. Is the cover the reason why you’re reading what you’re reading now? Be sure to let us know your thoughts on the topic.

January 31, 2019

Episode 157

Author Spotlight: C.J. Redwine

YA Fantasy Extraordinaire
It was just one year ago that we got the opportunity to interview the incredible C.J. Redwine. We figured it was about time to honor her again with a little installment of our newest Wednesday segment: Author Spotlight! Tune in to hear what we have to say about C.J. and prepare your wallet for purchasing all of her novels <3

January 30, 2019

Episode 156

Every Heart a Doorway

by Seanan McGuire
Narrated by Cynthia Hopkins
Every now and then a novel comes and smacks you right in the face because you weren’t expecting it. Every Heart a Doorway is one of those novels for Britney and Brad. The story introduces a boarding school that is home to several wayward children who have been ousted, neglected, and traumatized to the point of no return. Could this dark and powerful novel be your next read?

January 28, 2019