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Two Really Competent People Trying to Kill Each Other

January 20th, 2022

43:04

Amanda and Jenn discuss books about artists, nature, boundaries, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: January 17, 2021

January 17th, 2022

7:26

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano by Donna Freitas.

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Punk Rock Anne of Green Gables

January 13th, 2022

42:16

Amanda and Jenn discuss nostalgia reads, sapphic fantasy, nature writing, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: January 10, 2021

January 10th, 2022

5:22

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao.

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2021 In Review & 2022 Goals

January 6th, 2022

44:38

Amanda and Jenn discuss their favorite books and reading stats from 2021, and their goals for 2022 in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: January 3, 2022

January 3rd, 2022

7:47

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Middlemarch by George Eliot.

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Angst, Feelings, Fairies

December 23rd, 2021

42:07

Amanda and Jenn discuss queer book club picks, courtroom dramas, romance fantasy, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: December 20, 2021

December 20th, 2021

5:11

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Sweat Equity by Jason Kelly.

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‘90s Bestselling Bananapantsness

December 16th, 2021

47:35

Amanda and Jenn give some holiday gifting recs, immersive historical fiction, thrillers for book club, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

The Handsell: December 13, 2021

December 13th, 2021

5:50

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Intimacies by Katie Kitamura.

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Weird Thing Number Three

December 9th, 2021

44:11

Amanda and Jenn discuss Dune read-alikes, books about motherhood, guides to witchcraft, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: December 6, 2021

December 6th, 2021

5:42

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends The Sentence by Louise Erdrich.

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Lafayette Earworm

December 2nd, 2021

40:14

Jenn and guest Charity Yoro give poetry recs, holiday gift picks, Erik Larson comps, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: November 29, 2021

November 29th, 2021

7:39

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Between Two Kingdoms by Suleika Jaouad.

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The Handsell: November 22, 2021

November 22nd, 2021

5:50

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Matrix by Lauren Groff.

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The Holiday Show

November 18th, 2021

47:12

Amanda and Jenn give their picks for various gifting requests in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: November 15, 2021

November 15th, 2021

7:57

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu.

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Accidental Book Club Vibes

November 11th, 2021

46:43

Amanda and Jenn discuss a bunch of different book group recs, books about caregiving, modern novels for classics lovers, and more in this week’s …

The Handsell: November 8, 2021

November 8th, 2021

5:08

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Swan Dive by Georgina Pazcoguin.

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The Murder Show

November 4th, 2021

38:55

Amanda and Jenn discuss thrillers and historical mysteries, moving with kids, read-alouds about socks in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: November 1, 2021

November 1st, 2021

8:06

This week, Jenn discusses Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko.

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Ancient Evils Are Like Teflon

October 28th, 2021

42:37

Jenn and guest Liberty from All the Books discuss haunted houses, nature thrillers, books about moms, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

The Handsell: October 25, 2021

October 25th, 2021

4:20

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends The Hallowed Ones by Laura Bickle.

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A Donut Shop Run By Aliens

October 21st, 2021

49:36

Amanda and Jenn discuss more books with Fall vibes, overthinky nonfiction, tea with robots, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: October 18, 2021

October 18th, 2021

8:11

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat by Aubrey Gordon, with thanks to Patricia for the …

Here For HGTV Puns

October 14th, 2021

43:45

Amanda and Jenn discuss contemporary virgin heroines, dinner book-clubs, autumnal and/or spooky reads, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

The Handsell: October 11, 2021

October 11th, 2021

4:45

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Fledgling by Octavia Butler.

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Ask Us Anything Part the Second

October 7th, 2021

41:09

Amanda and Jenn answer the second round of “Ask Us Anything” questions, in honor of hitting the 300 episode milestone!

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The Handsell: October 4, 2021

October 4th, 2021

7:26

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Rose Daughter by Robin McKinley, with an honorable mention for How To Write An Autobiographical Novel by …

Ask Us Anything, Part 1

September 30th, 2021

46:43

Amanda and Jenn dive into listener’s not-necessarily-bookish questions in celebration of Episode 300!

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The Handsell: September 27, 2021

September 27th, 2021

3:43

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Slippery Creatures by KJ Charles.

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Always A Dongle, Never A Bride

September 23rd, 2021

42:53

Amanda and Jenn discuss nature reads, author couples, seasonal book vibes, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: September 20, 2021

September 20th, 2021

7:52

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Crazy Brave by Joy Harjo.

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Smorgasbord of Badness

September 16th, 2021

49:54

Amanda and Jenn discuss books that challenge stereotypes, romances with nice guys, extra murdery mysteries, and more in this week’s episode of Get …

The Handsell: September 13, 2021

September 13th, 2021

5:47

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends The Premonition by Michael Lewis.

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Cozy Trope Bingo

September 9th, 2021

53:36

Jenn and guest Erica Ezeifedi discuss food in cozy mysteries, space opera of various kinds, recs for teenagers, and more in this week’s episode of …

He’s Rich And, As I Said, Very Drunk

September 2nd, 2021

42:16

Amanda and Jenn discuss class differences in romance, Shades of Magic readalikes, scientists in isolation, and more in this week’s episode of Get …

The Handsell: August 30, 2021

August 30th, 2021

6:55

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Dear Scarlet by Teresa Wong.

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Opinions About Pumpkin Spice

August 26th, 2021

45:29

Amanda and Jenn discuss October reads, books set in India, angry female characters, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: August 23, 2021

August 23rd, 2021

8:07

This week on the Handsell, Jenn Northington recommends When The Tiger Came Down The Mountain by Nghi Vo.

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Mash-Up of Black Widow and Lean In

August 19th, 2021

48:59

Amanda and Jenn discuss pesky reporters, books set in Egypt, “teamwork” romances, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: August 16, 2021

August 16th, 2021

5:36

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier.

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Bottomless Rage In New Jersey

August 12th, 2021

36:23

Amanda and Jenn discuss quarter-life crises, charming graphic novels, mysteries about social issues, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

The Handsell: August 9, 2021

August 9th, 2021

6:19

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White.

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Mission For Humanity NBD

August 5th, 2021

40:16

Amanda and Jenn discuss circus stories, creepy but not scary reads, Gilmore Girls read-alikes, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: August 2, 2021

August 2nd, 2021

4:42

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends The Jasmine Throne by Tasha Suri.

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The Handsell: July 26, 2021

July 26th, 2021

8:16

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends The Galaxy and the Ground Within by Becky Chambers.

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Good Thing We Like Books

July 22nd, 2021

37:11

Amanda and Jenn discuss stories about male friendship, arranged marriages, paranormal mysteries, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

The Handsell: July 19, 2021

July 19th, 2021

5:03

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Ms Ice Sandwich by Mieko Kawakami, translated by Louise Jeal Kawai.

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British Version Of Rumspringa

July 15th, 2021

38:52

Amanda and Jenn discuss Outlander read-alikes, funny alien/space stories, hidden identities, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: July 12, 2021

July 12th, 2021

8:32

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Decoding “Despacito”: An Oral History of Latin Music by Leila Cobo.

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300 Pages Of Velociraptor Thoughts

July 8th, 2021

46:59

Amanda and Jenn discuss dark Shakespeare retellings, where to start with cyberpunk, books on life transitions, and more in this week’s episode of Get …

It's Sexy Flour

July 1st, 2021

45:17

Amanda and Jenn discuss books set in Polynesia and Ireland, aristocratic mysteries, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: June 28, 2021

June 28th, 2021

5:17

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Cultish by Amanda Montell.

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Supernaturally Cute

June 24th, 2021

45:07

Amanda and Jenn discuss middle-grade read-alouds, atmospheric novels, snarky narrators, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: June 21, 2021

June 21st, 2021

6:05

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Set Boundaries, Find Peace by Nedra Glover Tawwab.

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Anne Of Green Gables Is An Enneagram Four

June 17th, 2021

50:04

Amanda and Jenn discuss books set in Appalachia, feel-good classics, some Pride reads, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: June 14, 2021

June 14th, 2021

5:11

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Dial A For Aunties by Jessie Q. Sutanto.

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This Is An Angst-Free Zone

June 10th, 2021

40:51

Amanda and Jenn discuss books about witch trials, X-Files read-alikes, rainforest stories, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: June 7, 2021

June 7th, 2021

6:07

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown.

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You'll Get Plenty Of Snark

June 3rd, 2021

43:42

Amanda and Jenn discuss cuddly YA books, friendships in fiction, nonfiction for LGBTQ+ allies, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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Macbeth But In Mexico About A Druglord

May 27th, 2021

40:45

Amanda and Jenn discuss several geographically specific reads, COVID art, memories in sci-fi, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: May 24, 2021

May 24th, 2021

7:37

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Just Work: Get Sh*t Done, Fast And Fair by Kim Scott.

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The Taxonomy of Mythological Creatures Is Really Up For Debate Here

May 20th, 2021

43:08

Amanda and Jenn discuss non-human narrators, stories about ladies doing it for themselves, books set in Japan, and more in this week’s episode of Get …

The Handsell: May 17, 2021

May 17th, 2021

6:04

This week, Amanda discusses Luster by Raven Leilani.

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I Don’t Know Your Life

May 13th, 2021

35:59

Amanda and Jenn discuss talking cats, dog books for toddlers, defeating internalized racism and sexism, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

The Handsell: May 10, 2021

May 10th, 2021

7:44

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Beneath the Rising by Premee Mohamed.

Content warnings: harm to children incl. child death, racism, body horror

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She Lives By Herself, She Wears Pants

May 6th, 2021

47:58

Amanda and Jenn discuss non-boring literary fiction, books set in Jamaica, unreliable narrators, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

The Handsell: May 3, 2021

May 3rd, 2021

4:41

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala.

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Please Don't Eat That Lizard

April 29th, 2021

44:23

Amanda and Jenn discuss mythology retellings, shifter romance, books about Greece and Hawaii, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: April 26, 2021

April 26th, 2021

6:04

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Let Me Clear My Throat by Elena Passarello, inspired by This Is The Voice by John Colapinto.

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The House Is Also An Ocean

April 22nd, 2021

47:41

Amanda and Jenn discuss genre novels about older characters, read-alikes for Ted Lasso, and wanderlust in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: April 19, 2021

April 19th, 2021

6:13

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends The Conductors by Nicole Glover.

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Millenial Pinterest Neuroses

April 15th, 2021

43:20

Amanda and Jenn discuss guides for being a sustainable consumer, books about mental illness, fantasy romance reads, and more in this week’s episode …

The Handsell: April 12, 2021

April 12th, 2021

6:47

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky by Lynell George.

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Handle Your Own Cringe

April 8th, 2021

49:27

Amanda and Jenn discuss books set in Chicago, love-to-hate-them protagonists, magical realism, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: April 5, 2021

April 5th, 2021

4:52

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty.

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Big Delia's Feelings

April 1st, 2021

41:57

Amanda and Jenn discuss more nonfiction for book clubs, magical horses, novels set in Morocco, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: March 29, 2021

March 29th, 2021

5:08

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends The Making of Asian America by Erika Lee.

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Jane Eyre and Lana Del Rey In One Book

March 25th, 2021

46:36

Amanda and Jenn discuss guides to having feelings at work, books about queer families, unsatisfying endings, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: March 22, 2021

March 22nd, 2021

6:25

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie.

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Dwight Schrute In Your Backyard

March 18th, 2021

40:39

Amanda and Jenn discuss survival guides, books like Survivor, historical fiction, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: March 15, 2021

March 15th, 2021

7:05

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Brave New Home by Diana Lind.

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Pair It With A Lizzo Song

March 11th, 2021

52:00

Jenn and guest Kim Ukura discuss lots of nonfiction, including kid-friendly science audiobooks and body-positive memoirs, in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: March 8, 2021

March 8th, 2021

5:20

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Even As We Breathe by Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle.

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Weird Farm Flex

March 4th, 2021

43:46

Amanda and Jenn discuss “will they, won’t they” romance, fiction set in DC, memoirs by survivors of abuse, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: March 1, 2021

March 1st, 2021

7:23

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Reverb by Anna Zabo.

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In the Club

The Cozy Show, Or A Gossipy Blanket

February 25th, 2021

49:20

Amanda and Jenn give their current favorite cozy reads across genres in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: February 22, 2021

February 22nd, 2021

4:51

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends The Hole by Hye-Young Pyun, translated by Sora Kim-Russell.

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An Amy Dunne Kind Of Flex

February 18th, 2021

38:01

Amanda and Jenn discuss secretly bad-ass female characters, Belgitude, adventure chapter books, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: February 15, 2021

February 15th, 2021

7:35

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Imaro by Charles R. Saunders.

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Found Family That Kind of Wants to Kill Each Other

February 11th, 2021

41:15

Amanda and Jenn discuss poetry audiobooks like Lana Del Rey’s, heartwarming reads, mythology and war, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

The Handsell: February 8, 2021

February 8th, 2021

4:27

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Wintering by Katherine May.

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Labor Leader For Lizards

February 4th, 2021

36:49

Amanda and Jenn discuss the War of 1812, Muslim middle-grade reads, classics by women, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: February 1, 2021

February 1st, 2021

4:55

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Everything Inside by Edwidge Danticat.

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Biggest Queen Energy

January 28th, 2021

38:45

Amanda and Jenn discuss romances WITH pining, some great picture books, uplifting and escapist reads, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: January 25, 2021

January 22nd, 2021

6:05

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends God Land by Lyz Lenz.

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Big Shelob Energy

January 21st, 2021

43:15

Amanda and Jenn discuss cozy murders, no pining, ending our productivity obsession, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: January 18, 2021

January 18th, 2021

6:06

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore.

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Consequences Are My Jam

January 14th, 2021

48:48

Amanda and Jenn discuss genre-benders, hopeful visions of the future, overlooked literary fiction, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

The Handsell: January 11, 2021

January 11th, 2021

5:30

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends The Road Back to You by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile.

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Everything Is Just Nice

January 7th, 2021

41:57

Amanda and Jenn discuss novels about ballerinas, career advice for the average Jane, gay vampires, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: January 4, 2020

January 4th, 2021

5:26

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Basic Witches by Jaya Saxena and Jess Zimmerman.

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Good Use Of The Words Bosom And Scrummy

December 24th, 2020

48:13

Amanda and Jenn discuss WWII historical fiction, soft boys in fiction, themes for reading in 2021, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: December 21, 2020

December 21st, 2020

7:06

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Big Friendship by Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman.

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Old Men Waiting to Die

December 17th, 2020

57:31

Amanda and guest Jeff discuss books where the couple DOESN'T end up together, Indigenous reads, and pre-18th century history!

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The Handsell: December 14, 2020

December 14th, 2020

5:01

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Trejo’s Tacos: Recipes and Stories from LA by Danny Trejo with Hugh Garvey.

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Hashtag Did Not Go Well

December 10th, 2020

37:59

Amanda and Jenn discuss non-Christmas holiday reads, African authors, dark histories, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: December 7, 2020

December 7th, 2020

5:28

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Intimations by Zadie Smith.

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Our Holiday Recommendations Show!

December 3rd, 2020

39:56

Amanda and Jenn answer holiday gift-giving questions in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: November 30, 2020

November 30th, 2020

6:53

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Can’t Escape Love by Alyssa Cole.

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The Handsell: November 23, 2020

November 23rd, 2020

5:40

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends The Fixed Stars by Molly Wizenberg.

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Put Your Heart In A Chafing Dish

November 19th, 2020

48:27

Amanda and Jenn discuss novels with interesting structures, queer YA, historical fiction, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: November 16, 2020

November 16th, 2020

6:27

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Once Upon A Time I Lived on Mars by Kate Greene.

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Spiritually Hungover and Surpisingly Horticultural

November 12th, 2020

44:22

Amanda and Jenn discuss books for garden inspiration, sci-fi for book club, Portrait of a Lady on Fire read-alikes, and more in this week’s episode …

The Handsell: November 9, 2020

November 9th, 2020

4:49

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Valley Girls by Sarah Nicole Lemon.

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Death And Destruction Wherever She Goes, NBD

November 5th, 2020

47:32

Amanda and Jenn discuss superpowered characters, travel novels and nonfiction, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: November 2, 2020

November 2nd, 2020

6:01

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Erosion by Terry Tempest Williams.

Trigger warnings: pet death, suicide 

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Enjoy A Nice Dose of Pettiness

October 29th, 2020

39:33

Amanda and Jenn discuss fantasy heists, novellas, historical fiction about Italy, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: October 26, 2020

October 26th, 2020

5:05

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Disability Visibility, edited by Alice Wong.

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Magic Is For Dirty Commoners

October 22nd, 2020

46:48

Amanda and Jenn discuss characters with social anxiety, “intellectual angst,” gothic thrillers, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: October 19, 2020

October 19th, 2020

6:22

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends A Hero Born by Jin Yong.

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The Dog Doesn't Die

October 15th, 2020

51:44

Amanda and guest Sharifah discuss horror in the woods, inclusive Thanksgiving books, copyediting, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: October 12, 2020

October 12th, 2020

4:56

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Resurrection Bay by Emma Viskic.

This episode is sponsored by Candlewick Press.

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Everyone's A Cinnamon Roll

October 8th, 2020

49:18

Amanda and Jenn discuss character-driven sci-fi, non-Western fantasy, escapist reads, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by The Storybound Podcast, Saga Press, publishers of …

The Handsell: October 5, 2020

October 5th, 2020

6:23

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends The Old Drift by Namwali Serpell.

Trigger warnings: rape, racism and racial slurs

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Protest Knitting

October 1st, 2020

42:05

Amanda and Jenn discuss YA with no romance, classics worth picking up, escapist reads, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: September 28, 2020

September 28th, 2020

4:37

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso.

This episode is sponsored by See Her Die by Melinda Leigh.

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Five (!) Years In Review

September 24th, 2020

42:57

Amanda and Jenn look back on five years of recommendations and whether or not they would still recommend old favorites in this special 250th episode …

Where Is My Gavel

September 17th, 2020

43:06

Amanda and Jenn discuss graphic novels for kids, wanderlust reads, grown characters in fantasy, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by The History of Literature – A Podcast, Traitor …

The Handsell: September 14, 2020

September 14th, 2020

5:11

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides.

This episode is sponsored by Size Zero by Abigail Mangin.

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The Goats Also Have Strong Personalities

September 10th, 2020

41:19

Amanda and Jenn discuss memoirs by trans men, audiobooks for kids, some fantasy and dystopia, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by The History of Literature – A Podcast, Skyhunter …

Come Help Me Dispose Of The Body

September 3rd, 2020

43:16

Amanda and Jenn discuss morally ambiguous main characters, chapter book read-alouds, female artists, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

Why Am I Crying About A Fish

August 27th, 2020

43:17

Amanda and Jenn discuss cathartic reads, wintery settings, historical fiction for kids, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: August 24, 2020

August 24th, 2020

6:51

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends We Have Always Been Here by Samra Habib.

Trigger warnings: racism, child abuse.

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Purse Cheese In An Elevator

August 20th, 2020

47:27

Amanda and Jenn discuss pageturners, novels with a strong sense of place, some romance, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode …

The Handsell: August 17, 2020

August 17th, 2020

6:47

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends The Bride Test by Helen Hoang.

This episode is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publisher of Migrations by …

Are Cyber Thrillers a Thing?

August 13th, 2020

44:58

Amanda and guest host Rincey Abraham from Read or Dead discuss thrillers written by women of color, business books for new employees, and what to …

The Handsell: August 10, 2020

August 10th, 2020

6:02

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Fairest by Meredith Talusan.

Trigger warning: child abuse

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They Hate Each Other, So They're Destined To Be Together

August 6th, 2020

45:08

Amanda and Jenn discuss diverse fantasy, summer resort reads, and spiritual nonfiction in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Read or Dead, Book Riot’s mystery/thriller podcast, Care/of, and

The Handsell: August 3, 2020

August 3rd, 2020

6:33

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung.

Trigger warnings: mention of past child abuse, bullying, racial …

Big Leslie Knope Energy

July 30th, 2020

44:14

Amanda and Jenn discuss indie horror books, feeling connected, cinnamon roll characters, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: July 27, 2020

July 27th, 2020

6:43

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Nightingale Point by Luan Goldie.

Trigger warnings: racism, child abuse

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Cheating Up A Storm

July 23rd, 2020

46:52

Jenn and guest Jeff O’Neal discuss business books, chapter books for picky readers, biographies, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: July 20, 2020

July 20th, 2020

4:55

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color, edited by Nisi Shawl.

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Here Are Our Nun Tangents

July 16th, 2020

42:21

Amanda and Jenn discuss coming-of-age literary fiction, M/M sci-fi, novellas, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot …

The Handsell: July 13, 2020

July 13th, 2020

6:45

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Shepherd by Catherine Jinks.

Trigger warnings: harm to children and animals

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Hashtag Awkward Feelings

July 9th, 2020

46:08

Amanda and Jenn discuss series to get excited about, 8th grade read-alouds, Star Wars read-alikes, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

The Handsell: July 6, 2020

July 6th, 2020

5:48

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends The AI Who Loved Me by Alyssa Cole.

Trigger warnings: descriptions of panic attacks and PTSD

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And Then Someone Does A Crime

July 2nd, 2020

43:25

Amanda and Jenn discuss summery reads, dance stories, essay collections, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: June 29, 2020

June 29th, 2020

4:39

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton.

Trigger warning: harm to animals

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Tattooed Punk With A Heart Of Gold

June 25th, 2020

42:06

Amanda and Jenn discuss Iranian literature, light-hearted reads, favorite picture books, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Hey YA, Book Riot’s own podcast about all things young …

The Handsell: June 22, 2020

June 22nd, 2020

7:18

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Real Men Knit by Kwana Jackson.

This episode is sponsored by Harper Perennial and Twisted by Emma Dabiri.

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The Pride Show, Or 13 Year Old David Rose Goes to Fairyland

June 18th, 2020

50:57

Amanda and Jenn give queer reading recommendations in honor of Pride month in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Hey YA, …

Anti-Racist Literature

June 11th, 2020

44:08

Amanda and Jenn recommend anti-racist literature in this week’s episode of Get Booked, in solidarity with Black Lives Matter.

This episode is …

The Handsell: June 8, 2020

June 8th, 2020

5:15

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward.

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Step Up Your Plant Game

June 4th, 2020

46:18

Amanda and Jenn discuss good books about houseplants, family-focused romance, quirky characters, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: June 1, 2020

June 1st, 2020

4:46

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommeds Affections by Rodrigo Hasbún, translated by Sophie Hughes.

Trigger warnings: Nazis, torture

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Stay In That Bow And Think About What You’ve Done

May 28th, 2020

43:47

Amanda and guest Rebecca discuss nonfiction about the Midwest, whimsical reads, morally ambiguous characters, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Libro FM, Book Riot Insiders, the …

Vikings Chopped Down All Our Trees

May 21st, 2020

45:58

Amanda and Jenn discuss books about trees, great middle-grade audiobooks, dystopias, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book …

The Handsell: May 18, 2020

May 18th, 2020

6:46

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar.

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Groundhog Day Plus Beauty and the Beast

May 14th, 2020

47:44

Amanda and Jenn discuss books about disabled heroines, high fantasy, and a bunch of murdery reads in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Lit Stitch: 25 Cross-Stitch Patterns for Book Lovers, …

The Handsell: May 11, 2020

May 11th, 2020

5:30

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Little Dancer by Brianna Hale.

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Aren't People Weird?

May 7th, 2020

42:43

Amanda and Jenn discuss escapist reads, Gothic fantasy novels, and lady detectives in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by the Hermione Granger for President 2020 campaign, TBR: Tailored Book …

The Handsell: May 4, 2020

May 4th, 2020

6:49

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends The Outrun by Amy Liptrot.

This episode is sponsored by Summer Darlings by Brooke Lea Foster, published by Gallery Books.

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Underwater Whale Machine Adventures

April 30th, 2020

48:38

Amanda and Jenn discuss poetry, East Asian fiction and fantasy, books in translation, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by the Book Marks Journal, Tailored Book Recommendations, …

The Handsell: April 27, 2020

April 27th, 2020

4:16

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone.

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I Don't Know Why This Is the Violent Old Lady Show

April 23rd, 2020

42:25

Amanda and Jenn discuss novels about cranky old ladies, rich people problems, great graphic novels, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

The Handsell: April 20, 2020

April 20th, 2020

5:38

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki.

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Welcome to Get Booked

April 18th, 2020

1:45

Get Booked is a weekly show of custom book recommendations, hosted by former independent booksellers and long-time recommenders Amanda Nelson and Jenn Northington of Book Riot. Every Thursday they dive into reader …

Good Bad Thing or Bad Bad Thing

April 16th, 2020

50:31

Amanda and Jenn discuss novels about deaf characters, immersive series, dark and angry fantasy, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: April 13, 2020

April 13th, 2020

4:50

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends From Scratch by Tembi Locke.

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Sympathy Crying and Science Adventures

April 9th, 2020

45:28

Amanda and Jenn discuss platonic relationship reads, great chapter books, political memoirs, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This …

The Handsell: April 6, 2020

April 6th, 2020

8:35

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Hild by Nicola Griffith.

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Big Orc Energy

April 2nd, 2020

47:51

Amanda and Jenn discuss must-read literary fiction, queer fantasy reads, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: March 30, 2020

March 30th, 2020

5:57

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends A Beautiful Work in Progress by Mirna Valerio.

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Giving Bobs A Bad Name

March 26th, 2020

43:23

Amanda and Jenn discuss tragic romances, political intrigue, and nostalgic summer novels in this week's episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: March 23, 2020

March 23rd, 2020

7:13

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends The Fifth Sun by Camilla Townsend.

This episode is sponsored by Cross Her Heart by Melinda Leigh.

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A Shiver Of Sharks

March 19th, 2020

45:46

Amanda and Jenn discuss historical reads, female friendship, classical music, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

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The Handsell: March 16, 2020

March 16th, 2020

5:20

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina.

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Sometimes You Need Dark And Sexy

March 12th, 2020

35:18

Jenn and special guest Nicole Young, of the Kidlit These Days podcast, discuss Robin Hood, rom-coms, novels about family drama, and more in this …

The Handsell: March 9, 2020

March 9th, 2020

6:21

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu.

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Critiques of Fascist Government Plus Tentacles

March 5th, 2020

41:42

Amanda and Jenn discuss Latinx authors in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Spirit Run by Noé Álvarez, on sale now from …

The Handsell: March 2, 2020

March 2nd, 2020

5:09

This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends The Man Without a Face by Masha Gessen.

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Social Justice Lady Factory

February 27th, 2020

40:54

Amanda and Jenn discuss books about refugees, fantasy series, indie horror, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s Read Harder 2020 Challenge, Mariner Books, and Flatiron …

The Handsell: February 24, 2020

February 24th, 2020

7:37

This week on the Handsell, Jenn recommends Blake: Or, The Huts of America by Martin R. Delaney.

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Unintentional Casablanca References

February 20th, 2020

42:06

Amanda and Jenn discuss long distance romances, read-alikes for Tamora Pierce, punny titles, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Marks, a customizable journal to record your …

The Handsell: February 17, 2020

February 17th, 2020

7:37

This week on The Handsell, find out why Amanda thinks you should read Maud’s Line by Margaret Verble.

This episode is sponsored by Random House …

Fated Mates And Lots Of Romance

February 13th, 2020

53:07

Amanda and Jenn are joined by Sarah MacLean and Jen Prokop of the Fated Mates podcast in this romance special episode!

This episode is sponsored by Book Marks, a customizable journal to record your reading life

The Handsell: February 10, 2020

February 10th, 2020

7:01

This week on The Handsell, Jenn recommends The Longshot by Katie Kitamura.

This episode is sponsored by Holiday House.

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300 Pages Of Heart-Rending

February 6th, 2020

46:21

Amanda and Jenn discuss books about life after divorce, YA read-alouds, queer science fiction, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Novel Gazing, Book Riot’s new literary fiction …

The Handsell: February 3, 2020

February 3rd, 2020

8:06

Amanda recommends Unfollow by Megan Phelps-Roper (tw: homophobia).

This episode is sponsored by Penguin Teen.

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The Highest High Fantasy That Ever Highed

January 30th, 2020

45:52

Amanda and Jenn discuss heroines in high fantasy, nonbinary reads, Swedish fiction, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Novel Gazing, Book Riot’s new literary fiction podcast

Yikes But Also Yes

January 23rd, 2020

39:26

Amanda and Jenn discuss books about mother-daughter relationships, climate change primers, engaging audiobooks, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s Read Harder 2020 …

They Have War Balloons

January 16th, 2020

45:29

Amanda and Jenn discuss alternate history novels, more murder, culturally diverse romance, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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Not Just Dead But Super Dead

January 9th, 2020

44:44

Amanda and Jenn discuss dark and twisty murder mysteries, books about the Vietnam War, literary women, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

Our 2020 Resolution Reads

January 2nd, 2020

48:25

Amanda and Jenn discuss their resolution reads for 2020, including getting outside more, forming or breaking habits, dealing with social media, and …

This Story Is Bonkers

December 19th, 2019

41:03

Amanda and Jenn discuss Spanish history, mythology retellings, and more holiday recs in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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Project Runway Meets Mulan

December 12th, 2019

47:14

Amanda and Jenn discuss magical seamstresses, feminist weddings, foodie fiction, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder Journal, JIMMY Patterson Books, publisher of …

Emo Heroines

December 5th, 2019

43:20

Jenn and guest Louise Johnson discuss unconventional heroines, cozy Hanukkah stories, children’s books about tolerance, and more in this week’s …

Obsessed With Trees

November 21st, 2019

47:32

Amanda and Jenn discuss what to read after Where The Crawdad Sings, time travel fiction, challenging reads, and more in this week’s episode of Get …

The Holiday Show

November 14th, 2019

35:48

Amanda and Jenn give book recommendations for holiday gift-giving.

This episode is sponsored by TBRThe Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali, a …

The Golden Girls Meets Dexter

November 7th, 2019

42:06

Amanda and Jenn discuss books about female sociopaths, horror, romance picks, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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The Office But With Dead People

October 31st, 2019

46:46

Amanda and Jenn discuss books about ghosts, secret societies, folklore, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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Whatever, Parents Are Stupid

October 24th, 2019

46:22

Amanda and Jenn discuss lady scientists, teen superheroes, books on racism, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by our Blind Date with a BookPenguin Teen, and The Best American …

Not Gonna Tell You How To Feel About Caesar

October 17th, 2019

44:02

Amanda and Jenn discuss poetry, dinosaur books for grown-ups, Roman historical fiction, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by our Blind Date with a Book giveawayQuantum by …

My Cinnamon Roll Children

October 10th, 2019

50:58

Amanda and Jenn discuss more Halloween reads, asexual representation, solo female travelers, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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My Spook-Meter Is Delicate

October 3rd, 2019

45:12

Amanda and Jenn discuss gothic reads, motherhood memoirs, fun sci-fi, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Read This BookRebel by Marie Lu, and Soho Teen.

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Bonus: Un-Recommendable Books

September 30th, 2019

50:09

In this special bonus episode, Amanda and Jenn recommend some of their favorite books that are otherwise impossible to recommend.

This episode is sponsored by our Mystery/Thriller GiveawayBlinkist, and Libro.fm.

Things Get Weird Dot Tumblr Dot Com

September 26th, 2019

42:32

Amanda and Jenn discuss action heroines, bonkers plotlines, police procedurals, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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This One Is The Queerest

September 19th, 2019

46:39

Amanda and Jenn discuss queer reads, graphic novels, management advice, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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All Kinds of Spooky Spooks

September 12th, 2019

46:35

Amanda and Jenn discuss spooky reads, books for teens, big city stories, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by our Mystery/Thriller giveawayNinth House by Leigh Bardugo, and Yale …

Pioneer LiveJournal

September 5th, 2019

46:15

Amanda and Jenn discuss fascinating nonfiction, plane reads, pioneer adventures, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by our Mystery/Thriller GiveawayRecommended, and Forged Through …

Hat Pins Are Involved

August 29th, 2019

46:14

Amanda and Jenn discuss divorce reads, Latinx fiction, writing advice, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot InsidersLibro.fm, and Crown of Coral and Pearl by Mara …

How Many Rocks Did They Lick?

August 22nd, 2019

51:20

Amanda and Jenn discuss dark fiction, humorous SF/F, women breaking down barriers, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot InsidersThirteen by Steve Cavanagh, and Blinkist.

Suck My Galoshes

August 15th, 2019

54:28

Amanda and Vanessa discuss Italian comics, paranormal smut, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

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Complicated Feeling About Bees

August 8th, 2019

50:54

Amanda and Jenn discuss political nonfiction, twin stories, nonbinary reads, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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Alpha in the Sheets, Beta in the Streets

August 1st, 2019

53:18

Amanda and Jenn discuss chapter books about girls, thrillers, undersea stories, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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Love Triangle With Some Communists

July 25th, 2019

47:15

Amanda and Jenn discuss travel reads, super creepy books, mysteries, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Libro.fmProject Duchess by Sabrina Jeffries, and TBR.

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Magical Librarians and Kissing

July 18th, 2019

50:34

Amanda and Jenn discuss distracting reads, international parenting advice, Austen read-alikes, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Libro.fmThe Lightest Object in the Universe by …

Being Terrified Is My Jam

July 11th, 2019

48:57

Jenn and Kelly discuss camping reads, transhumanist SF, healthy cookbooks, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Libro.fmGreen Chef, and The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone by Felicity …

Quippy Clever Space Books

June 27th, 2019

49:14

Amanda and Jenn discuss audiobooks for the whole family, high-stakes sci-fi, experimental fiction, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This …

#186: What's The Word For Cute-Sad?

June 20th, 2019

52:31

Amanda and Jenn discuss Norwegian authors, multigenerational family novels, thrillers, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is …

#185: Just A Scarlet O'Hara Wannabe: All Nonfiction Pt. 2

June 13th, 2019

49:29

Amanda and Jenn do another round of nonfiction questions this week on Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by All the BooksRe-entry by Peter Cawdron, and The Handmaid’s Tale: Graphic Novel by Margaret Atwood, …

#184: Cheese Whodunit

June 6th, 2019

50:35

Amanda and Jenn discuss PNW stories, YA-friendly non-fiction, spare prose and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by All the Books and Cari Mora by Thomas Harris.

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#183: Game of Thrones Readalikes

May 30th, 2019

43:36

Amanda and Jenn discuss comps for Game of Thrones and A Song of Ice and Fire in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by AudibleRebel by Beverly Jenkins, and We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal.

#182: Fair Verona Blah Blah Blah

May 23rd, 2019

47:47

Amanda and Jenn discuss funny book club picks, audiobooks in translation, historical fiction, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by AudibleKingsbane by Claire Legrand and Birthday

#181: Mr. Bean Goes to Madrid

May 16th, 2019

56:41

Amanda and Sharifah discuss heartbreaking YA, real-life heist reads, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by PodX, Flatiron Books, and How It Feels to Float by Helena Fox.

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#180: Your Most Goth High School Boyfriend

May 9th, 2019

47:05

Amanda and Jenn discuss funny audiobooks, Marvel reads, monsters, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book …

#179: Tomb Raider with Time Travel

May 2nd, 2019

51:01

Amanda and Jenn discuss horror westerns, adventure novels, books in translation, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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#178: A Comedy of Manners, Also With Pirates

April 25th, 2019

49:08

Amanda and Jenn discuss series, Raven Cycle read-alikes, funny reads, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Libro.fmWilliam Shakespeare’s Get Thee Back to the Future by Ian …

#177: Treachery Jazz Hands

April 18th, 2019

52:19

Amanda and Jenn discuss queer protagonists, science reads by women of color, inspiring reads and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This …

#176: Awkward Panda Family Photos

April 11th, 2019

46:02

Amanda and Jenn discuss short story collections, quirky mysteries, picture books, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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#175: People and Not-So-People

April 4th, 2019

48:43

Jenn and guest Kelly Jensen discuss reads about anxiety, foodie books, Disney read-alikes, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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#174: Making Out in the Name of Science

March 28th, 2019

47:49

Amanda and Jenn discuss reading for stress-relief, sciencey novels, books set in Belgium, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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#173: Heck in a Hand Basket

March 21st, 2019

47:02

Amanda and Jenn discuss the Scottish Highlands, books for introverts, Rent read-alikes, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

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#172: Hashtag Relatable

March 14th, 2019

51:16

Amanda and Jenn discuss travel and adventure stories, Romeo + Juliet read-alikes, books in translation, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

#171: Making Reader Face

March 7th, 2019

49:08

Amanda and Jenn discuss non-Eurocentric world history, diverse read-alikes for Vonnegut and Hemingway, and beginners romance in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Reign of the …

#170: That One Moment Changed Her Life

February 28th, 2019

50:09

Amanda and Emily Martin discuss meal-worthy book club picks, Fifth Element-ish science fiction, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Audible , The Dysasters, and Devil's Daughter.

#169: Banter and Murder

February 21st, 2019

50:23

Jenn and guest Sarah Davis discuss book club picks, dancers, capital punishment, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Audible , EveryPlate, and Nurx.

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#168: Are You Sure This is YA? A Lot of People Die

February 14th, 2019

43:51

Amanda and guest Mya Nunnally discuss mermaid literature, engrossing audiobooks, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is …

#167: Heavy Metal Epic Poetry

February 7th, 2019

42:25

Jenn and guest Christina Orlando discuss novels in verse, Hannibal read-alikes, fiction about Lyon, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

#166: Everyone is Punchable

January 31st, 2019

45:30

Amanda and Jenn discuss cozy reads, morally complicated characters, small-town stories, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder Journal, The Plotters by Un-su Kim, and

#165: Bringing Characters to Life to Punch Them in the Face

January 24th, 2019

49:15

Amanda and Jenn discuss good “relationship reads,” Asian authors, classic retellings, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder JournalBut That’s Another Story podcast

#164: The Satire, It Burns

January 17th, 2019

44:07

Amanda and Jenn discuss business books, Puerto Rican reads, Vonnegut read-alikes, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder JournalHelp Me!: One Woman’s Quest to Find …

#163: Just Too Naked

January 10th, 2019

48:55

Amanda and Jenn discuss LGBTQ comics, books about camping, motherhood, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder JournalLove, Hate, and Other Filters by Samira Ahmed, …

#162: Resolution Reading

January 3rd, 2019

46:09

Amanda and Jenn discuss books to help with your New Year’s resolutions in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Nightchaser

#161: All Great Women Carry Snacks

December 20th, 2018

51:05

Amanda and Rebecca discuss Westerns, nonfiction, friend stories, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder JournalHunting Annabelle by Wendy Heard, and Dirty Little …

#160: Bury Yourself in Snuggies

December 13th, 2018

46:07

Amanda and Jenn give more holiday recs and discuss some wintery reads in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by the Read …

#159: Extremely Holiday Brain

December 6th, 2018

47:58

Amanda and Jenn give more holiday gift recommendations in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by the Book Riot Read Harder …

#158: Holiday Episode, AKA Unintentional Husbands and Chocolate

November 29th, 2018

48:53

Amanda and Jenn answer holiday gift requests in this week's episode of Get Booked!

This episode is sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio and Book …

#157: Darcy’s Aunt is a Dragon

November 15th, 2018

46:47

Amanda and Jenn discuss Australian historical fiction, psychopaths, comedic murder mysteries, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Penguin Random House Audio, …

#156: Several Generations of Angst

November 8th, 2018

49:26

Amanda and Jenn discuss books about the arts, kid-friendly audiobooks, Victorian-esque reads, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Penguin Random House Audio, …

#155: Hardest of Nopes

November 1st, 2018

53:22

Amanda and Jenn discuss books about books, houses as characters, female travelers, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, The Knitter's Dictionary, and Shades of …

#154: Stephen King Readalikes for Scaredy-Cats

October 25th, 2018

57:13

Amanda and Jenn give their picks for Stephen King read-alikes in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Duchess by Design by …

#153: Magical 1940s Lesbians

October 18th, 2018

49:35

Amanda and Jenn discuss books set in New Mexico, horror with cars, political machinations, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode …

#152: Some Light Devil Worship

October 11th, 2018

54:12

Jenn and guest Vanessa Diaz discuss Portuguese novels, ghost stories, unreliable narrators, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by The Devil's Thief by Lisa Maxwell and Flight or …

#151: Toxic Friendships, Maybe Wrapped Up in Murder

October 4th, 2018

52:00

Amanda and Jenn discuss vacation reads for dads, toxic friendships, disabled characters, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode …

#150: Really Interesting Nonsense

September 27th, 2018

42:55

Amanda and Jenn discuss fall mood reading, books about friendship, horror short stories, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode …

#149: Licking Wallpaper Paste

September 20th, 2018

41:07

Jenn and Liberty discuss cozy mysteries, books set in Malaysia, readalikes for Amélie and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is …

#148: Let's Talk About Faith and Also Your Dog

September 13th, 2018

47:00

Amanda and Alice talk nonfiction about the Civil Rights movement, memoirs of interesting people, and more in this week's (all nonfiction!) episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot's TBR, Nobody Real, …

#146: Southern Women Fight the Patriarchy

August 30th, 2018

51:13

Amanda and Jenn discuss romantic comedies, books about strong women, non-murdery true crime, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Sadie by Courtney Summers, Mirage by Somaiya Daud, …

#145: Underground Pregnant Lady Smugglers

August 23rd, 2018

52:15

Amanda and Jenn discuss rich people problems, pregnant protagonists, book-slump busters, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Love Letters to Jane’s World by …

#144: Undead Beast Army

August 16th, 2018

46:24

Amanda and Jenn discuss light nonfiction, novels in verse, thrillers, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Temper by Nicky Drayden and Book Riot Insiders.

 

Feedback:

 

The Translator's …

#143: The Weirdest Book I Own

August 9th, 2018

51:49

Amanda and Jenn discuss novels about the Balkans, contemporary YA, really weird books, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Legendary by Stephanie Garber, and 

#142: High Stakes With Eye Shadow

August 2nd, 2018

53:19

Amanda and Jenn discuss mystery audiobooks, sea otters, fun sci-fi, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by

#141: Banter Banter Banter Dirigibles

July 26th, 2018

51:42

This week Jess Pryde joins Jenn for a special romance episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Engineering for Cats by Mac Delaney and our $500 YA Giveaway.

 

Questions

 

1. Hi Amanda and Jenn,

Love the show! I've …

#140: Drinking Tea and Saying Rude Things Nicely

July 19th, 2018

50:28

Amanda and Jenn discuss fiction about the Azores, wine books, lighter reads, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Recommended and Book Riot Insiders.


Questions

 

1. Hello! My husband …

#139: Summer Camp Volcano

July 9th, 2018

50:47

Amanda and Jenn discuss New England novels, book club options, immigration narratives, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Bluestone and Vine by Donna Kauffman and The Beginning of …

#138: Full-Frontal Ben Affleck

June 28th, 2018

52:39

Amanda and María Cristina recommend light books in translation, books for breakups, reads about saints, and more.

This episode is sponsored by My Plain Jane and Harry's Trees.

Books Discussed

The Madonna of the Sleeping …

#137: Octavia Butler Read-alikes

June 21st, 2018

53:59

Amanda and Jenn discuss Octavia Butler read-alikes in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li and Annotated.


Books Discussed:

Wicked and the Wallflower by …

#136: What Do You Do If Your Dad Is Death

June 14th, 2018

51:43

Amanda and Jenn discuss disabled heroines, fast-paced audiobooks, Saga read-alikes, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Harry's Trees by Jon Cohen and We Are Gathered by Jamie …

#135: Secret Vigilante Assassins

June 7th, 2018

54:38

Amanda and Jenn discuss unreliable narrators, romantic suspense, historical mysteries, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by The Shimmer by Carsten Stroud and Tonight I’m Someone Else

#134: Add a Million Dollars, See What Happens

May 31st, 2018

46:48

Amanda and Jenn discuss naturey spec-fic, New England novels, escapist reads, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot's gift card giveaway and Book Riot Insiders.

 

Questions

 

#133: That Went Off the Rails

May 24th, 2018

47:18

Amanda and Jenn discuss pioneer fiction, distraction reads, slashers, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by 

#132: I'm About to Ruin Christmas For You

May 17th, 2018

51:33

Amanda and Jenn discuss Samoan literature, evil kids, contemporary YA, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Clara Voyant by Rachelle Delaney

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#131: Cannibalism Is Never Pretty

May 10th, 2018

48:14

Amanda and Jenn discuss fantasy, diverse kids books, awkward romances and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Lady Rogue by Theresa Romain and Everywhere You Want to Be by Christina …

Catch Up with Recommended Season 1!

May 8th, 2018

1:19

Recommended is back! Season 2 will start on May 16, so there's no time like the present to catch up with Season 1. Get more details and subscribe at bookriot.com/recommended or on the podcatcher of your choice.

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#130: Authors Whose Brain We Are Frightened Of

May 3rd, 2018

52:51

Amanda and Jenn discuss action-packed sci-fi, NYC stories, mysteries, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Summer Constellations by Alisha Sevigny and The Theory of Happily Ever …

#128: Nonfiction Galore

April 19th, 2018

1:06:21

Jenn is joined by Kim Ukura and Alice Burton, hosts of the For Real podcast, for a special nonfiction-themed episode!

This episode is sponsored by Rebound by Kwame Johnson and the Bruno Johnson Series by David Putnam.

#127: East of Eden With Less Plot

April 12th, 2018

43:19

Amanda and Jenn discuss the Tudors, feminism, audiobooks and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by My Lady’s Choosing: An Interactive Romance Novel by Larissa Zageris and Kitty Curran, …

#126: In Which Trees Are Bad

April 5th, 2018

50:02

Amanda and Jenn discuss nature and magic, satire, the Scottish Highlands, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Rebel with a Cupcake by Anna Mainwaring from KCP Loft and The Romance …

#125: Neil Gaiman Readalikes

March 29th, 2018

50:35

Amanda and Jenn discuss readalikes for Neil Gaiman's works in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders and Force of Nature by Jane Harper.

 

Books Discussed

The Unquiet by Mikaela …

#124: Mushroom Wives and Vampire Boyfriends

March 22nd, 2018

44:12

Amanda and Jenn discuss fun magical reads, trilogies, non-scary true crime, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by The Curse of the Boyfriend Sweater by Alanna Okun and She Caused a …

Short Story Special

March 20th, 2018

42:20

Amanda and Jenn discuss all the short stories in this week's special episode of Get Booked!

This episode is sponsored by Random House.

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Then You End Up in a Park in Queens

March 15th, 2018

52:01

Amanda and Jenn discuss Key West reads, Native American authors, WWI novels and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Random House and Book Riot Insiders.

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Homer and Flathead Screwdrivers

March 8th, 2018

49:42

Amanda and Jenn discuss Korean fiction, Central American authors, fluffy audiobooks, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao and Children of Blood and …

A Snowflake And A Cinnamon Bun

March 1st, 2018

51:27

Amanda and Jenn discuss baby shower books, true crime, short stories on audio, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked.

This episode is sponsored by The Vale by Brian D. Anderson and A Girl Like That by Tanaz …

Get Booked Ep. #119: Gruesome But Funny

February 20th, 2018

45:43
Amanda and Jenn discuss independent ladies, fantasy short stories, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel reading comps, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton and …

Get Booked Ep. #118: Two Demi-Gods Going For A Walk

February 13th, 2018

51:32
Amanda and Jenn discuss immigrant stories, royalty, close friendships, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by …

Get Booked Episode #117: If You're Into Dew

February 7th, 2018

50:36
Amanda and Jenn discuss Finnish literature, mental illness, enemies-to-lovers stories, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Your One and Only by Adrianne Finlay and Comic Bento.   …

Get Booked Ep. #116: Political Witch Nuns

January 30th, 2018

44:25
Amanda and Jenn discuss Moroccan authors, secret societies, nonfiction audiobooks, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert and our library cart …

Get Booked Ep. #115: Pirates Make Everything Better

January 23rd, 2018

47:34
Amanda and Jenn discuss Haitian authors, Canadian nonfiction, book club options, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Libby and Eternal Life by Dara Horn.   Questions 1. Hi ladies, …

Get Booked Ep. #114: Festering Demonic Influences

January 16th, 2018

53:02
Amanda and Jenn discuss book club picks, retellings, books about books, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by OwlCrate and Book Riot Insiders.   Questions 1. Hi Amanda and Jen! I …

Get Booked Ep. #113: Sharks With Lasers!

January 10th, 2018

55:46
Amanda and Jenn discuss mysteries, all-ages comics, YA fantasy, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner and Heart on Fire by Amanda …

Get Booked Ep. #112: Son Of A Fancypants

January 3rd, 2018

53:38
Amanda and Jenn discuss international reads, Star Trek readalikes, bisexual characters, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by As You Wish by Chelsea Sedoti and OwlCrate. Enter our …

Get Booked Ep. #111: I'm An Onion, I Have Layers

December 21st, 2017

50:21
Amanda and Jenn discuss Hallmark movie read-alikes, gift recommendations, kids' London reads, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Libby and Bookaxe.   Questions 1. Hello Book Riot …

Get Booked Ep. #110: Jane Austen Readalikes

December 12th, 2017

53:44
In honor of Jane Austen's birthday on December 16, Amanda and Jenn recommend their favorite readalikes in this week's Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Life is Like A Musical by Tim Federle and The Austen Escape …

Get Booked Ep. #109: So Here's What Happened

December 6th, 2017

48:10
Amanda and Jenn discuss stocking-stuffer books, seasonal short stories, romances, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is …

Get Booked Ep. #108: Holiday Show: Swiss Army Recommendations

November 29th, 2017

52:08
Amanda and Jenn give their "Swiss Army" recommendations for the holiday season in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by …

Get Booked Ep. #107: Get Out Of This Galaxy

November 21st, 2017

44:57
Amanda and Jenn discuss book group picks, medieval fiction, sci-fi short stories, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Libby and the Book Riot Bookstore Giveaway. Subscribe to the …

Get Booked Ep. #106: George Eliot, So Weird

November 14th, 2017

48:01
Amanda and Jenn discuss Civil War reads, diverse middle-grade books, reading slumps, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty and Weregirl & …

Get Booked Ep. #105: Bearded Charles Dickens Shaped Area In My Heart

November 8th, 2017

47:22
Amanda and Jenn discuss Southern fiction, Spanglish, portal fantasy, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by The …

Get Booked Ep. #104: Don't Mess With Bakers

November 1st, 2017

44:05
Amanda and Jenn discuss bread-making, nonfiction for teens, survival stories and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by A Selfie As Big as The Ritz by Lara Williams and The Bride Who Got …

Get Booked Ep. #103: 200 Year Old Spoilers

October 25th, 2017

43:39
Amanda and Jenn discuss '80s sci-fi, family drama, working class classics, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Libby from OverDrive and Penguin Random House Audio.   Questions   …

Get Booked Ep. #102: Hard Cheese In Your Pocket

October 18th, 2017

46:37
Amanda and Jenn discuss grown-up American Girl stories, soft sci-fi, LGBTQ romance, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by What Counts As Love by Marian Crotty and 36 Questions That …

Get Booked Ep. #101: Soothing And Creepy

October 11th, 2017

45:25
Amanda and Jenn discuss inclusive horror, small-town fantasies, smart creepy girls, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by The Bloodprint by Ausma Zehanat Khan and All The Crooked …

Get Booked Ep. #100: Small Press and Lit in Translation Centennial

October 4th, 2017

56:56
Amanda and Jenn discuss their favorite small press and translated titles in this week's special 100th episode of Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by Because I Was a Girl, edited by Melissa de la Cruz, and 27 Hours …

Get Booked Ep. #99: Go Go Gadget Reading Stuff

September 26th, 2017

50:01
Amanda and Jenn discuss gothic novels, short stories, LGBTQ+ YA, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Lit Chat, Second Acts by Teri Emory, and A Poison Dark and Drowning by Jessica …

Get Booked Ep. #98: Plucky Flapper Witch

September 20th, 2017

49:40
Amanda and Jenn discuss creepy reads, social justice ammunition, witchy reads, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Girls Made of Glass and Snow by Melissa Bashardoust, Lit Chat …

Get Booked Ep. #97: Emo Kid Monster

September 14th, 2017

45:40
Jenn and guest Eric Smith discuss all things young adult in this week's episode of Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by Landscape With Invisible …

Get Booked Ep. #96: The Gods Are Jerks

September 6th, 2017

48:16
Amanda and Jenn discuss books with gods, weird sci-fi, believable relationships, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Swing Time by Zadie Smith, published by Penguin Books, and A …

Get Booked Ep. #95: Hot Topic Whimsy

August 30th, 2017

55:32
Amanda, Jenn, and guest expert Kelly Jensen discuss all things YA in this week's episode of Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller and Book of the Month.   Questions   1. I just …

Get Booked Ep. #00: Gone Fishing!

August 24th, 2017

0:18
Amanda and Jenn are taking this week off for vacation! Be back next week with a special guest and an all-YA episode.

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Get Booked Ep. #94: Harry Potter Meets Lord Of The Rings Meets Pokemon

August 16th, 2017

46:09
Amanda and Jenn discuss classic retellings, post-Hamilton reads, small town stories, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio and Doubleday, publishers The …

Get Booked Ep. #93: Hijinx Along The Way

August 9th, 2017

53:25
Amanda and Jenn discuss Infinite Jest read-alikes, Muslim protagonists, horror, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Book of the Month Club and Portrait of Vengeance by Carrie …

Get Booked Ep. #92: Welcome To The Cliffhanger

August 2nd, 2017

49:18
Amanda and Jenn discuss historical fiction, quests, funny books, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by The Dark Net by Benjamin Percy and Impossible Views of the World by Lucy Ives. …

Get Booked Ep. #91: Dog Puns And Goofy Assassins

July 26th, 2017

46:06
Amanda and Jenn discuss Alaska reads, classics, LGBTQ+ YA, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Genius: The …

Get Booked Ep. #90: Super Cool Boat Stuff

July 19th, 2017

48:35
Amanda and Jenn discuss desert reads, boat stories, Muslim feminist reads, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by I Got There by JT McCormick and Afrofuture Books. Subscribe to the …

Get Booked Ep. #89: I Need To Sit Down

July 11th, 2017

50:59
Amanda and Jenn discuss Asian sci-fi, books about mental illness, starter graphic novels, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong and Meddling Kids by …

Get Booked Ep. #88: Academia Plus Elves

July 5th, 2017

46:58
Amanda and Jenn discuss Scotland reads, Cuban fiction, mind-blowing YA, and more in this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by The Separatists by Lis Wiehl and Libby.   Questions   1. Hi Ladies! …

Get Booked Ep. #87: Unicorns And Rainbows Coming To Eat You

June 27th, 2017

46:42
Amanda and Jenn discuss readings on motherhood, Star Wars read-alikes, novels about twins, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by The Sisters Chase by Sarah Healy and OwlCrate. …

Get Booked Ep. #86: Love Shapes

June 22nd, 2017

56:44
Amanda and Jenn discuss under the radar favorites, witchy reads, beautiful prose, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is …

Get Booked Ep. #85: All Fantasy, All the Time with Aliette de Bodard

June 13th, 2017

53:02
Jenn, Sharifah, and guest author Aliette de Bodard give fantasy reading recommendations in this week's episode of Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by The People We Hate At The Wedding by Grant Ginder and The Crime …

Get Booked Ep. #84: Queer Teen Version Of The Odyssey

June 7th, 2017

51:03
Amanda and Jenn discuss fiction about moms and dads, middle-grade books, asexual characters, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Amazon Kindle and The Evaporation of Sofi Snow by …

Get Booked Ep. #83: The Rest of Eternity And Whatever

May 30th, 2017

50:11
Amanda and Jenn discuss travel audiobooks, under-the-radar magical realism, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Amazon Kindle and Not A Sound by Heather Gudenkauf.

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Get Booked Ep. #82: Audible Air Quotes

May 24th, 2017

48:12
Amanda and Jenn discuss body-positive health books, YA horror, unreliable narrators and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is …

Get Booked Ep. #81: Badassery On Motorcycles

May 17th, 2017

47:05
Amanda and Jenn discuss essay collections, historical fiction, personal favorites, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is …

Get Booked Ep. #80: Do Love A Greek Chorus

May 10th, 2017

46:45
Amanda and Jenn discuss travelogues, tearjerkers, and books for kids with depression in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Elves, written by Jean-Luc Istin and illustrated by Kyko …

Get Booked Ep. #79: Outside With Cursing

May 2nd, 2017

41:08
Amanda and Jenn discuss nature reads, books about Iceland, sci-fi, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders.

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Get Booked Ep. #78: All Mysteries, All Thrillers, All the Time

April 25th, 2017

58:18
Amanda, Jenn, and guest expert Katie discuss mysteries and thrillers! This episode is sponsored by Start Up by Doree Shafrir and Perfect by Cecilia Ahern.

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Get Booked Ep. #77: Interpersonal Shenanigans

April 19th, 2017

44:52
Amanda and Jenn discuss cookbooks, JFK, book group picks and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Post Grad by …

Get Booked Ep. #76: Really, Really, Really Problematic

April 12th, 2017

49:41
Amanda and Jenn discuss deeply messed up books, body positive reads, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Falling Hard by Stacy Finz and Book Riot Insiders.

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Get Booked Ep. #75: Mortality and Whatnot

April 4th, 2017

45:26
Amanda and Jenn discuss books on grief and mortality, chapter books, personal favorites and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Only A Mistress Will Do by Jenna Jaxon and The Baker …

Get Booked Ep. #74: Hot Chocolate Hour

March 29th, 2017

49:24
Amanda and Jenn discuss Glasgow lit, books for understanding the American political right, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This …

Get Booked Ep. #73: Mrs. Dalloway But Grosser

March 22nd, 2017

42:31
Amanda and Jenn discuss LGBT+ history, prickly Westerns, experimental prose and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Playster and You Are Here by Jenny Lawson.

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Get Booked Ep. #72: Because Of Murder

March 15th, 2017

42:54
Amanda and Jenn discuss retellings of classics, San Francisco fiction, westerns, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by The Book That Made Me.

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Get Booked Ep. #71: Sunburn Up Your Nose

March 7th, 2017

41:12
Amanda and Jenn discuss Brazilian fiction, nature stories, urban fantasy, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco and Spaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav …

Get Booked Ep. #70: It Sucks To Be A Princess

March 2nd, 2017

37:38
Jenn and guest host Preeti Chhibber discuss kids and YA recommendations in this week's episode of Get Booked. Support Get Booked by taking our audience survey.

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Get Booked Ep. #69: People Doing Peopley Things

February 22nd, 2017

45:28
Amanda and Jenn discuss place-based narratives, women breaking barriers, and books set in Vancouver in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Carina Press, publisher of Rough and Tumble by …

Get Booked Ep. #68: Banana-Pants Conspiracy Theories

February 15th, 2017

52:37
Amanda and Jenn discuss crime families, non-binary characters, conspiracy theories, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by In The Club, Book Riot's book groups newsletter.

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Get Booked Ep. #67: Crackpots on Reddit

February 7th, 2017

1:02:12
Amanda and Jenn discuss the Singularity, Russian nonfiction, and novels about platonic friendships in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode …

Get Booked Ep. #66: Environmentalism With Dragons

January 31st, 2017

54:50
Amanda and Jenn discuss books about Africa, non-NBA basketball reads, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This week's episode is sponsored by the Book Riot Store and the Swords & Spaceships newsletter.

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Get Booked Ep. #65: Piece Yourself Together With Butter

January 25th, 2017

55:02
Amanda and Jenn discuss books for grieving, romantic comedies, ADHD reading and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Ecco, publisher of Perfect Little World by Kevin Wilson and our …

Get Booked Ep. #64: All Audiobooks, All the Time

January 19th, 2017

1:01:26
Amanda and special guest Rachel Smalter Hall recommend audiobooks for every occasion in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Once We Were Sisters by Sheila Kohler and Penguin Random House …

Get Booked Ep. #63: Smart Ladies Being Funny About Hard Stuff

January 11th, 2017

1:01:57
Amanda and Jenn discuss England-y books, fighting baby fever, horror novels, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio and Get Your Sh*t Together by Sarah …

Get Booked Ep. #62: Everyone Gets Eaten By Velociraptors

January 4th, 2017

56:11
Amanda and Jenn discuss college novels, urban fantasy, short audiobooks and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by …

Get Booked Ep. #61: The Mom Show

December 20th, 2016

54:02
Amanda and Jenn discuss mysteries, adoption reading, parenting memoirs, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by our $250 B&N gift card giveaway and the Read Harder Challenge for …

Get Booked Ep. #60: Deep Thoughts With Ron Swanson

December 13th, 2016

1:02:25
Amanda and Jenn discuss witchy reads, nonfiction, WWII novels, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by TryAudiobooks.com and Comic Bento. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS here, or via …

Get Booked Ep. #59: There's Always a Duke

December 6th, 2016

59:05
Amanda and Jenn discuss food memoirs, satires, books to build empathy, and more on this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Madison Reed and Comic Bento.

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Get Booked Ep. #58: Depression On the Moors

November 30th, 2016

51:09
Amanda and Jenn discuss eerie books, mysteries, light-hearted reads and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This week's episode is sponsored by Searching for John Hughes by Jason Diamond and Playster.

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Get Booked Ep. #57: A Post-Election Special Episode

November 24th, 2016

1:00:48
Amanda and Jenn discuss books to read post-election to feel better, to educate, and to get motivated. This week's episode is sponsored by Madison Reed and Swoon Reads.

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Get Booked Ep. #56: Book Riot Live with Jade Chang

November 16th, 2016

46:01
This episode was recorded at Book Riot Live! Amanda, Jenn, and guest author Jade Chang talk dance novels, weird short stories, and more. This week's episode is sponsored by Madison Reed and Swoon Reads.

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Get Booked Ep. #55: Holiday Cheer Slash Demonic Forces

November 9th, 2016

1:03:45
Amanda and Jenn discuss family novels, wintry sci-fi/fantasy, dad books and more on this week's episode of Get Booked. This week's episode is sponsored by Madison Reed and Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee.

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Get Booked Ep. #54: Definitely Pirates and a Lot of Opium

November 2nd, 2016

1:01:37
Amanda and Jenn discuss steampunk, Native American authors, and great series on this week's episode of Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by Madison Reed and Swoon Reads.

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Get Booked Ep. #53: The Weirdest Story

October 26th, 2016

1:02:08
Amanda and Jenn discuss audiobooks for kids, debut fiction, and overlooked classics on this week's episode of Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by Deadly Silence by Rebecca Zanetti and Playster.

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Get Booked Ep. #52: Cupcakes From The Corrections

October 18th, 2016

1:02:19
Amanda and Jenn discuss tattooed women, election reading, Veronica Mars read-alikes, and more on this week's Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Wonder Women by Sam Maggs and Deadly Silence by Rebecca Zanetti.

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Mystery & Thrillers with Ausma Zehanat Khan

October 18th, 2016

55:53
Amanda, Jenn, and guest author Ausma Zehanat Khan answer your mystery/thriller questions! This episode is sponsored by Only The Dead Know Burbank by Bradford Tatum.

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Get Booked Ep. #50: Low-Key Communism

October 13th, 2016

56:15
Amanda and Jenn discuss communism in books, horror short-stories, veterinary memoirs, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by Penguin Random House Audiobooks and Last Seen Leaving by …

Get Booked Ep. #49: Gaggle of Vampire Slayers

October 5th, 2016

1:01:10
Amanda and Jenn discuss road trip audiobooks, quirky short stories, dystopian novels, and more on this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo and The Lovely Reckless …

Get Booked Ep. #48: In The Mood For Pumpkins

September 29th, 2016

59:24
Amanda and Jenn discuss fall books, science & technology history, novels about cults, and more on this week’s episode of Get Booked. This episode …

Get Booked Ep. #47: Sans the Fading

September 22nd, 2016

58:58
Amanda and Jenn discuss graphic novels, books set on beaches, Thai authors, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer and Penguin Random House Audio Book …

Get Booked Ep. #46: Next Level Meta Crazy

September 15th, 2016

1:01:52
Amanda and Jenn talk novels about novels, "clean" romance, post-surgery reads, and more on this week's episode of Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer and The Ones by Daniel …

Get Booked Ep. #45: Dallas Meets Gossip Girl

September 8th, 2016

1:04:28
Amanda and guest Rincey recommend New York novels, biographies of people of color, and more on this week’s Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by …

Get Booked Ep. #44: To Spoil Or Not To Spoil

September 1st, 2016

1:01:05
Amanda and Jenn recommend hard sci-fi, darkly humorous fiction, personal finance books, and more on this week's Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by The Call by Peadar O'Guilin and Still a Work in Progress by Jo …

Get Booked Ep. #43: Too Short To Be Depressing

August 25th, 2016

1:04:23
Amanda and Jenn recommend memoirs, very short books, adventure stories, and more on this week’s Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Furious Rush by S. C. Stephens and Reco.

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Get Booked Ep. #42: Coming of Age, Plus Magic

August 18th, 2016

45:57
Jenn and guest Eric Smith talk books for teen reluctant readers, classroom read-alouds, hopeful reads and more in this week's Get Booked. This …

Get Booked Ep. #41: Intergalactic Trailer Park

August 11th, 2016

58:45
Amanda and Jenn recommend light-hearted love stories, graphic novels for kids, books about food and more on this week's episode of Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey …

Get Booked Ep. #40: Ladies and Their Feels

August 4th, 2016

1:02:36
Amanda and Jenn recommend feminist literature, summer reads, surprising nonfiction, and more in this week's Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by After Anna by Alex Lake and To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn …

Get Booked Ep. #39: Science Fiction and Fantasy Recommendations with Thea James

July 28th, 2016

58:45
Jenn and guest expert Thea James of The Book Smugglers answer your science fiction and fantasy questions in this week's Get Booked!   This episode is sponsored by Maud's Line by Margaret Verble and Book Riot Live.

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Get Booked Ep. #38: A Lot of Ennui

July 19th, 2016

59:04
Amanda and Jenn recommend fantasy, nonfiction about music, Japanese authors, and more in this week's Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by EveryLibrary and Book Riot's Book Mail boxes.

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Get Booked Ep. #37: 1930s Version of YOLO

July 13th, 2016

1:00:26
Amanda and Jenn recommend fun books for hard times, under the radar novels, and more in this week's Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by EveryLibrary and Harper Paperbacks, publishers of Erika Johansen’s bestselling …

Get Booked Ep. #36: Romance Recommendations with Courtney Milan

July 7th, 2016

53:24
Amanda, Jenn, and guest author Courtney Milan answer your romance questions in this week's Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by Pinhole Press and …

Get Booked Ep. #35: Dystopian Camping Trip

June 30th, 2016

1:01:18
Amanda and Jenn recommend beach reads, books to take camping, road trip audiobooks, and more. This episode is sponsored by Harper Paperbacks, publishers of Erika Johansen’s bestselling Queen of the Tearling trilogy and …

Get Booked Ep. #34: Possibly a Secret Genius

June 23rd, 2016

57:40
Amanda and Jenn recommend audiobooks for summer reading, books about menopause, Antarctic stories, and more! This episode is sponsored by The Great …

Get Booked Ep. #33: Normal People Doing the Thing

June 16th, 2016

1:01:47
Amanda and Jenn recommend books about pregnancy, mysteries, Irish fiction, and more! This episode is sponsored by TryAudiobooks.com and The Girls by Emma Cline.

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Get Booked Ep. #32: Heart Feels

June 9th, 2016

1:01:29
Amanda and Jenn recommend fun history books, fairytale retellings for adults, and more! This episode is sponsored by The Fireman by Joe Hill and Book …

Get Booked Ep. #31: Read Harder

June 2nd, 2016

1:00:23
Amanda and Jenn recommend books for the Read Harder and other book challenges! This episode is sponsored by Book of the Month Club and Pinhole Press.

Get Booked Ep. #30: Robot Problems

May 26th, 2016

42:04
Jenn and guest expert Preeti Chhibber take on kids book questions in this week's Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by Dietland by Sarai Walker and Bright Cellars.

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Get Booked Ep. #29: Inappropriate Dead Baddies

May 19th, 2016

52:57
Amanda and Jenn recommend series by POC, light-hearted books for book club, Southeast Asian Lit, and more on this week’s Get Booked! This episode is sponsored by TryAudiobooks.com and The A-Z of You and Me by James …

Get Booked Ep. #28: Gasping Into the Book

May 12th, 2016

1:00:29
Amanda and Jenn recommend AI sci-fi, funny books, political nonfiction, and more on this week's Get Booked!

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Get Booked Ep. #27: Weird Number of Snakes

May 4th, 2016

1:07:52
Jenn and Amanda recommend nature writing, travel narratives, queer horror, and more on this week’s Get Booked!

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Get Booked Ep. #26: House-Wife, But Also Assassin

April 28th, 2016

1:03:11
Jenn and guest Swapna recommend comics for kids, superhero
novels, graphic memoirs and more on this week's Get Booked.

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Get Booked Ep. #25: Bromance on the High Seas

April 21st, 2016

1:01:24
Amanda and Jenn recommend excellent biographies, books for those who have lost a dog, and more on this week's Get Booked!

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Get Booked Ep. #24: It Gets Real Grey

April 14th, 2016

1:03:45
Amanda and Jenn recommend audiobooks, light reading for dark times, and more on this week's Get Booked!

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Get Booked Ep. #23: Boyfriend, Spectral or Otherwise

April 6th, 2016

1:02:33
Amanda and Jenn recommend South American lit, adult fiction for YA lovers, and more on this week's Get Booked!
This episode is sponsored by Rich and …

Get Booked Ep. 22: Middle-Aged Moss Scientists

March 31st, 2016

56:20
Amanda and Jenn recommend short stories on audiobook, poetry collections for beginners, and more on this week’s Get Booked.






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Get Booked Ep. 21: Less Stabby For Sure

March 24th, 2016

1:07:43
Amanda and Jenn recommend fairy tales for grown-ups, examinations of marriage (with rage-filled lady protagonists), and more on this week’s Get Booked.

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Episode #20: Bad Choices All Over the Place

March 17th, 2016

1:00:30
Amanda and Jenn recommend witchy fiction, books for Downton Abbey fans, and more on this week's Get Booked.
This episode is sponsored by Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina and the Start Here Giveaway.

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Sex and Drugs and the Rocky Horror Picture Show

March 10th, 2016

1:00:24
Amanda and Jenn recommend horror, Nancy Drew read-a-likes for grownups, and more on this week's Get Booked.
This episode is sponsored by Burning Glass by Kathryn Purdie and A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro.

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Episode #18: Also, Some Camels

March 3rd, 2016

1:04:12
Amanda and Jenn recommend books about space, modern Westerns, and more on this week's Get Booked.
This episode is sponsored by Burning Glass by Kathryn Purdie and A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro.

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Get Booked Ep. #17: Saddled With a Murdress

February 25th, 2016

58:32
Amanda and Jenn recommend literary mysteries, fantasy romance, self-help for creative types, and more on this week's Get Booked.
This episode is sponsored by Book Riot's Steamy Reading Box and Book Riot Live.

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Get Booked Ep. #16: Mermaids Because of Reasons

February 18th, 2016

59:31
Amanda & Jenn recommend works of magical realism, sweeping family epics, and more on this week's Get Booked sponsored by the Steamy Reading Box and Book Riot Live

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Get Booked Ep. #15: Send Me Short Stories

February 10th, 2016

48:54
Amanda and guest co-host Liberty recommend short story collections, WWII nonfiction, and more.

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Get Booked Ep. #14: OMG I LOVE READING

February 4th, 2016

54:40
Jenn and Amanda recommend diverse classics, quiet middle America stories, and more! This episode is sponsored by Murder on Wheels by Lynn Cahoon and Penguin Random House Audio

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Get Booked Episode #13: Byronic Feels

January 28th, 2016

58:02
We're talking modern gothic novels, religious nonfiction, books for escapism, and more. Enjoy!
This episode is sponsored by Tryaudiobooks.com and Book Riot Live.

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Get Booked Episode #12: Hard Boiled Cookbooks

January 21st, 2016

1:03:22
We're talking hard boiled detective stories, cookbooks, West Wing read-a-likes, and more! This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Live and the Book Riot Store.

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Get Booked Episode #11: The Night Circus Void

January 14th, 2016

1:04:44
Amanda and Jenn recommend books to read after college, what to read to fill the void left by The Night Circus, and more. This episode is sponsored by …

Get Booked Episode #10: Grief, Translations, and Wacky British Fantasy

January 7th, 2016

1:01:37
Jenn and Amanda recommend books in translation, wacky fantasy, and more. This episode is sponsored by The Lady's Command by Stephanie Laurens and The Rogue Not Taken by Sarah MacLean.

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Get Booked Episode #9: Holiday Recommendations Part II

December 17th, 2015

46:44
Amanda and Jenn answer more holiday gift recommendation questions! This episode is sponsored by Book Riot's Quarterly and YA Quarterly boxes.

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Get Booked Episode 8: Holiday Recommendations!

December 2nd, 2015

58:22
Amanda and guest Jenn Northington answer reader requests for holiday recommendations. This episode is sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio and …

Get Booked Episode #7: Can I Get Kid Lit?

November 19th, 2015

1:01:03
This episode is all about kid lit, middle grade, and YA recommendations. Our guest is Karina Yan Glaser.

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Get Booked Episode #6: Ready for Romance (at Book Riot Live!)

November 12th, 2015

1:00:43
An all-romance rec episode of Get Booked, recorded at Book Riot Live with guest Sarah MacLean. This episode is sponsored by Bats of the Republic by Zachary Thomas Dodson.

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Get Booked Episode #5: Asking for Audiobooks

November 5th, 2015

1:02:49
This episode covers food writing, audiobooks, essay collections, and more. The guest is bookseller Hannah Oliver Depp. This episode is sponsored by …

Get Booked Episode #4: Haunted by Horror

October 22nd, 2015

1:05:49
This week's episode is about all things horror, with guest Becky Spratford.This episode is sponsored by We'll Never Be Apart by Emiko Jean and the Room movie.

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Get Booked Episode #3: Looking For LGBTQ Lit

October 8th, 2015

1:04:35
This week's episode is about all things LGBTQ literature, with guest Danika Ellis. This episode is sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio and Only Ever Yours by Louise O'Neill.

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Get Booked Episode #2: Calling For Comics

September 24th, 2015

58:48
This episode is focused on comic book recommendations with guest Ardo Omer, and is sponsored by Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Ukparanta and Penguin Random House Audiobooks.

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Get Booked Episode 1: Hungover From Hanya

September 10th, 2015

45:50
Get Booked: Episode One includes personalized reading recommendations for fans of A Little Life, readers wanting fairy tale retellings, and more. Jenn Northington is the guest host. This episode is sponsored by Entry …

Episode Zero

August 7th, 2015

9:42
An introduction to Get Booked, a bi-weekly write-in show for personalized book recommendations hosted by Amanda Nelson. Rebecca Schinsky joins her to kick things off!

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