AudioShelf A Podcast for AudioBookWorms


Episode 178

AudioShelf Talks: Receiving Books as Gifts

What are you trying to say?
Books for gifts—what is this world coming to? Do you like to receive books as gifts from others? What about giving books as gifts? Find out if Britney and Brad are book gift givers in this brand new episode of AudioShelf!

April 04, 2019

Episode 177


by Sara Mack, Narrated by Sarah Colton
Sponsored by Spectrum Audiobooks
Thank you for being a friend, Spectrum Audiobooks. We recently received a free copy of The Guardian by Sara Mack in exchange for an honest review. This novel tells the story of a young woman stricken with grief who begins to see and speak to her recently deceased boyfriend. Will AudioShelf keep this audiobook in limbo or will they send it through to the high holy land...of the shelf? Find out on today’s sponsored episode. Thank you again Spectrum Audiobooks for supplying us with this copy of Guardian by Sara Mack in exchange for an honest review

April 01, 2019

Episode 176

Author Spotlight: Danielle Paige

Queen of the Re-imagination!
Behind every great bookish podcast, there is an author that inspires great discussion based off of the books they write. Today, AudioShelf is shining a giant spotlight on Danielle Paige. She’s not only the author of the Dorothy Must Die series, Stealing Snow, and her new upcoming release Mera: Tidebreaker, Danielle Paige is also a dear friend of AudioShelf’s and we can’t wait for our listeners to hear how much we adore Ms. Paige.

March 28, 2019

Episode 175


by Crystal Smith
Narrated by Nicola Barber
For this episode, AudioShelf reviews one of the most epic 2019 releases to date—Bloodleaf. This YA Political Fantasy has our minds STILL racing and we can’t wait for you to find out what we loved about this story. Thank you Crystal Smith and HMH Books for Young Readers...because of you, we lost sleep staying up listening and reading this book.

March 25, 2019

Episode 174

AudioShelf Talks: Plagiarism

Can't Touch This
Theft. Stealing. Piracy. Five Finger Discount. Plagiarism. What do all these things have in common? THEY ARE ALL WORDS. Just like the words everyone seems to steal from Nora Roberts. Join Britney and Brad as they discuss the HOTTEST button issue in the book-world right now—Plagiarism. Is it okay to steal another author’s work? Can a title be copyrighted? Find out our opinions on this brand new AudioShelf Talks episode!

March 21, 2019

Episode 173

Shadow and Bone

by Leigh Bardugo
Narrated by Lauren Fortgang
Better late than never! Join Britney and Brad as they review the 2012 best-seller, Shadow and Bone, by Leigh Bardugo. When the theme of culture is presented in a novel, it can either be done sensationally right or horrendous and confusing. Find out where AudioShelf thinks Bardugo’s Shadow and Bone series lands on this brand new episode!

March 18, 2019

Episode 172

AudioShelf Talks: The Audie Awards!

Recap of the winners and nominees
The results are in: here are the winners of the 2019 Audie Awards. Join Britney and Brad as they discuss the winners and nominations of the Audiobookworm’s Biggest Night! Did your favorite win? When will they ask us to host? Find out on this episode of AudioShelf.

March 14, 2019

Episode 171

Lucky Suit

by Lauren Blakely
Narrated by Zachary Webber, Andi Arndt
Lucky us—we got a free audible original with our Audible Membership and it just so happened to be a cute little romantic comedy called Lucky Suit. Join Britney and Brad as they discuss how sexy the narrators sound, how adorable the story was, and how we could not remember the name of that silly grandma.

March 11, 2019

Episode 170

AudioShelf Talks: Rapid Fire Books!

Books that make you ____
Ohhhh, so you want to talk about books? Let’s do it! Today, AudioShelf will be playing the rapid-fire question game called “Which Book Makes You...” where we will be asking each other several questions about which books make us feel an emotion or experience. The catch? We have to answer as quick as we possibly can...with NO preparation! Will we be successful? You’ll have to listen to find out.

March 07, 2019

Episode 169

Beyond the Headphones: Emily Carpenter

Gothic Thriller Queen!
It’s not everyday that you get to speak to the queen of Southern Gothic Suspense. Today, AudioShelf delves deep into the life and career of Emily Carpenter by asking her hard-hitting questions that will leave you SHOOK from the answers she gives. Emily Carpenter is the author of Burying the Honeysuckle Girls, The Weight Of Lies, Every Single Secret, and her newest book Until the Day I Die (which comes out March 12th). This interview still has a GAGGED and we know you’ll enjoy it as much as we did!

March 04, 2019