AudioShelf A Podcast for AudioBookWorms


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

Episode 155

AudioShelf Talks: Apocalyptic Dream Teams

Like the A-Team, but for B&B!
It’s APOCALYPSE time! Join Britney and Brad as they assemble their apocalypse book character “dream teams.” Did your favorite book character make the list? What team would you put together to survive an apocalypse? Was Brad even prepared for this? Find out on this brand new episode!

January 24, 2019

Episode 154

Author Spotlight: Becky Albertalli

Writer for All Generations
For our FIRST author spotlight we are featuring a creator who writes young people in an extremely honest way. Becky Albertalli is giving teens a voice that teaches, enlightens, and makes readers look past someone's looks and focus in on their heart. If you've read her novels, how has she impacted you? And if you haven't, what are you waiting for?! Teen, YA, or adult, Becky's books teach lessons that speak to all age groups!

January 21, 2019

Episode 153

AudioShelf Talks: Our Oath Books

Earlier this month, the first openly bisexual senator, Krysten Sinema, was sworn into Congress with a law book that included the constitution of the USA and her state of Arizona. We'll never be elected into office, but if we were YOU KNOW the books that we would take our oath on would be our number 1 priority and have their own statement. Tune in as we go over our chosen swear-in books and maybe this is a good time for YOU to choose your perfect oath never know when you'll be elected to congress...or be the president...

January 17, 2019

Episode 152

AudioShelf Talks: Banned Books of 2017

WOW! That's Annoying
Sounds so taboo. Join us as we countdown the Top 10 Banned/Challenged Books of 2017 and debate whether or not they deserve to be banned. But wait? It's 2019--why are we doing Banned Books of 2017? Ummm, 2018 Banned Books list hasn't come out yet. Don’t judge us. ;)

January 14, 2019

Episode 151

AudioShelf Talks: Evolution

Join Us on BookTube!
AudioShelf is about to go on their next adventure—BOOKTUBE! That’s right! Not only will you be able to hear us review books with our voices, you’ll now be able to see us review books with our faces! Join us as we reveal the next visual chapter on AudioShelf’s journey. And please subscribe to our YouTube!

January 10, 2019