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Read or Dead is a bi-weekly show dedicated to the worlds of mystery and thriller literature.
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Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss their most anticipated books for the second half of 2024! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Make this your most bookish summer yet with personalized reading recommendations from Tailored Book Recommendations! Our bibliologists (aka professional book nerds) are standing by to help you find your next favorite read. Get your recommendations via email, or opt to receive hardcovers or paperbacks delivered right to your door. And with quarterly or annual plans available, TBR has something for every budget. Get started today from just $18! This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Books Discussed Chasing the Boogeyman - Richard Chizmar Midnights Rooms - Donyae Coles Like Mother, Like Daughter - Kimberly McCreight Guide Me Home - Attica Locke Exposure - Ramona Emerson Model Home - Rivers Solomon A Grim Reaper’s Guide to Catching a Killer - Maxie Dara This Cursed House - Del Sander Carrie Carolyn Coco: My Friend, Her Murder, and an Obsession with the Unthinkable - Sarah Gerard Our Kind of Game - Johanna Copeland If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester and on TikTok @kendrawinchester And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Katie McLain Horner and guest host Liberty Hardy discuss LGBTQ mysteries for Pride Month! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Learn something new, sharpen your skills, and expand your horizons with our Better Living Through Books newsletter. Better Living Through Books is your resource for reading material that helps you live the life you want. From self-help to cookbooks to parenting to personal finance, relationships, and more, Better Living Through Books has got you covered. If it’s part of life, it can be part of your reading life. That's what Better Living Through Books is all about. Visit bookriot.com/betterliving to subscribe for free, or become an All Access member starting at $6 per month or $60 per year and get unlimited access to members-only content in 20+ newsletters, community features, and the warm fuzzies knowing you are supporting independent media. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Books Discussed The Night of Baba Yaga by Akira Otani, translated by Sam Bett Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs Survivor’s Guilt by Robyn Gigl Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra & Dhonielle Clayton Bury Me When I'm Dead by Cheryl A. Head The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka The Lion’s Den by Iris Mwanza The God of the Woods by Liz Moore Otherwise you can: Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady Find Liberty on Instagram @franzencomesalive And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
From Page to Screen

From Page to Screen

2024-06-1452:00

Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss books that they’d love to see turned into films, TV series, or mini-series. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Learn something new, sharpen your skills, and expand your horizons with our Better Living Through Books newsletter. Better Living Through Books is your resource for reading material that helps you live the life you want. From self-help to cookbooks to parenting to personal finance, relationships, and more, Better Living Through Books has got you covered. If it’s part of life, it can be part of your reading life. That's what Better Living Through Books is all about. Visit bookriot.com/betterliving to subscribe for free, or become an All Access member starting at $6 per month or $60 per year and get unlimited access to members-only content in 20+ newsletters, community features, and the warm fuzzies knowing you are supporting independent media. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. News: 2024 ITW Thriller Award Winners Books Discussed: When No One is Watching - Alyssa Cole Devolution - Max Brooks The Loch - Steve Alten Horror Movie - Paul Tremblay Butter - Asako Yuzuki, Translated by Polly Barton What You Leave Behind - Wanda M. Morris Middle of the Night - Riley Sager If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester and on TikTok @kendrawinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss books that they’ve recommended to each other! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Make this your most bookish summer yet with personalized reading recommendations from Tailored Book Recommendations! Our bibliologists (aka professional book nerds) are standing by to help you find your next favorite read. Get your recommendations via email, or opt to receive hardcovers or paperbacks delivered right to your door. And with quarterly or annual plans available, TBR has something for every budget. Get started today from just $18! Head to mytbr.co to subscribe. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. News Attica Locke is publishing the final book in her Highway 59 crime novel trilogy this summer! Wake Up Dead Man Books Discussed The Hunter - Tana French  The Woods All Black - Lee Mandelo Things We Lost in the Fire - Mariana Enriquez City Under One Roof - Iris Yamashita The Only One Left - Riley Sager Tell Me Who You Are - Louisa Luna Looking for Smoke - K. A. Cobell If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester and on TikTok @kendrawinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss mysteries and thrillers for AANHPI Heritage Month! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Make this your most bookish summer yet with personalized reading recommendations from Tailored Book Recommendations! Our bibliologists (aka professional book nerds) are standing by to help you find your next favorite read. Get your recommendations via email, or opt to receive hardcovers or paperbacks delivered right to your door. And with quarterly or annual plans available, TBR has something for every budget. Get started today from just $18! Head to mytbr.co to subscribe. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. News Edgar Award Winners 2024 Pango Books Books Discussed Alma Katsu The Surgeon - Tess Gerritsen The Return of Ellie Black - Emiko Jean The Spirit Glass - Roshani Chokshi Murder Casts a Shadow: A Hawai'i Mystery -  Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl The Hunter’s Daughter - Nicola Solvinic Woodworm - Layla Martínez For a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website. If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester and on TikTok @kendrawinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Let's Get Cultish

Let's Get Cultish

2024-05-0345:58

Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss books about cults! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Looking for a thoughtful Mother's Day gift? Go beyond the tried and true flowers and chocolate and give the gift of reading with Tailored Book Recommendations! Our bibliologists are standing by to help your mom find her next favorite read, delivered right to her inbox or doorstep. And with gifts starting at just $18, there’s something for any budget! Head to mytbr.co/gift to send the gift of reading to the book nerd in your life! This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Things Mentioned Webster’s Dictionary defines “cult” as… Books Discussed Nine Perfect Strangers - Liane Moriarty  Bunny - Mona Awad Catherine House - Elisabeth Thomas Sorrowland - Rivers Solomon Home Is Where The Bodies Are - Jeneva Rose The Return of Ellie Black - Emiko Jean If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester and on TikTok @kendrawinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss mysteries and thrillers nominated for the 2024 Edgar Allan Poe Awards! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Looking to elevate your reading life? Tailored Book Recommendations is here to help with handpicked recommendations. Tell the Bibliologists at Tailored Book Recommendations about what you love and what you don't. You can get your recommendations via email or receive hardcovers or paperbacks in the mail. And with quarterly or annual plans available, TBR has something for every budget. Plans start at just $18! Subscribe today. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. News Edgar Awards Preview Books Discussed Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice for Murderers - Jesse Q. Sutanto All the Sinners Bleed - S.A. Cosby Tangled Vines: Power, Privilege, and the Murdaugh Family Murders - John Glatt Murder By Degrees - Ritu Mukerji One of Us Knows - Alyssa Cole  Butter - Asako Yuzuki, trans. Polly Barton  If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester and on TikTok @kendrawinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Kill Us with Laughs

Kill Us with Laughs

2024-04-0553:45

Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss some books with a perfect sense of humor! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Looking to elevate your reading life? Tailored Book Recommendations is here to help with handpicked recommendations. Tell the Bibliologists at Tailored Book Recommendations about what you love and what you don't. You can get your recommendations via email or receive hardcovers or paperbacks in the mail. And with quarterly or annual plans available, TBR has something for every budget. Plans start at just $18! Subscribe today. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. News Netflix is planning to adapt Jo Nesbo’s Harry Hole series  50 Cent is publishing a financial heist novel, which is not a sentence I ever expected to write The 2024 ITW Thriller Award finalists have been announced Things Mentioned Pango Books Books Discussed Everyone In My Family Has Killed Someone - Benjamin Stevenson Vera Wong's Unsolicited Advice for Murderers - Jesse Q. Sutanto Ghost Squad - Claribel A. Ortega The Screaming Staircase - Jonathan Stroud Cold to the Touch - Kerri Hakoda A Better World - Sarah Langan If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester and on TikTok @kendrawinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss European mysteries and thrillers! Want to make your book club the best club? Sign up for our In the Club newsletter. In the Club will deliver recommendations for the best books to discuss in your book clubs. From buzzy new releases to brilliant throwbacks, the books highlighted in this newsletter will drive your book club discussions. We’ll also share some book club-friendly recipes and interesting bookish updates from all over. If you become a paid subscriber, you get even more recommendations plus community features. In other words, we’ll keep you well-met, well-read, and well-fed. Visit bookriot.com/intheclub to sign up. That's bookriot.com/intheclub THINGS MENTIONED Trans Rights Readathon March 22 - 29, 2024 BOOKS DISCUSSED This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Perfectly Nice Neighbors - Kia Abdullah Beneath the Mountain - Luca D’Andrea, translated from Italian Howard Curtis The Jigsaw Man - Nadine Matheson Quicksand - Malin Persson Giolito, transl. from Swedish by Rachel Willson-Broyles The Woods All Black - Lee Mandelo The Mystery Writer - Sulari Gentil If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester and on TikTok @kendrawinchester. Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady. And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Underrated Favorites

Underrated Favorites

2024-03-0848:411

Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss some of their underrated favorites! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Want to make your book club the best club? Sign up for our In the Club newsletter. In the Club will deliver recommendations for the best books to discuss in your book clubs. From buzzy new releases to brilliant throwbacks, the books highlighted in this newsletter will drive your book club discussions. We’ll also share some book club-friendly recipes and interesting bookish updates from all over. If you become a paid subscriber, you get even more recommendations plus community features. In other words, we’ll keep you well-met, well-read, and well-fed. Sign up today! This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. NEWS Audie Awards Carol Shields Prize Women’s Prize for Fiction Rincey’s TikTok BOOKS DISCUSSED Her Name is Knight - Yasmin Angoe Mother, Mother - Koren Zailckas Shelter - Jung Yun House of Cotton - Monica Brashears Murder Road - Simone St. James Finding Sophie - Imram Mahmood If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester and on TikTok @kendrawinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss books that feature super cold settings! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! 2024 is the tenth year of the Read Harder Challenge! Join us as we make our way through 24 tasks meant to expand our reading horizons and diversify our TBRs. To get book recommendations for each task, sign up for the Read Harder newsletter. We’ll also keep you informed about other cool reading challenges, readathons, and more across the bookish internet. If you become a paid subscriber, you get even more recommendations plus community features, where you can connect with a community of passionate, like-minded readers in a cozy and supportive corner of the internet. Visit bookriot.com/readharder to sign up. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. NEWS Attica Locke shared that the third book in her Darren Matthews trilogy will be coming out this year! 2024 Agatha Award Nominees BOOKS DISCUSSED City Under One Roof - Iris Yamashita You Will Never Be Found - Tove Alsterdal Village In the Dark - Iris Yamashita The Warm Hands of Ghosts - Katherine Arden Island Witch - Amanda Jayatissa The Bad Ones - Melissa Albert  If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester and on TikTok @kendrawinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss books with threatening titles! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! 2024 is the tenth year of the Read Harder Challenge! Join us as we make our way through 24 tasks meant to expand our reading horizons and diversify our TBRs. To get book recommendations for each task, sign up for the Read Harder newsletter. We’ll also keep you informed about other cool reading challenges, readathons, and more across the bookish internet. If you become a paid subscriber, you get even more recommendations plus community features, where you can connect with a community of passionate, like-minded readers in a cozy and supportive corner of the internet. Visit bookriot.com/readharder to sign up. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. NEWS Edgar Award Nominees  What the heck is going on with JD Barker?? BOOKS DISCUSSED Bunny - Mona Awad Nothing Gold Can Stay - Ron Rash Never Saw Me Coming - Vera Kurian See What I Have Done - Sarah Schmidt Goodbye Earl - Leesa Cross-Smith For Your Own Good - Samantha Downing Village In the Dark - Iris Yamashita The Warm Hands of Ghosts - Katherine Arden If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Kendra Winchester and special guest Liberty Hardy talk about old and new books. “Something old and something new, one host borrowed, the other dressed in blue.” Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! 2024 is the tenth year of the Read Harder Challenge! Join us as we make our way through 24 tasks meant to expand our reading horizons and diversify our TBRs. To get book recommendations for each task, sign up for the Read Harder newsletter. We’ll also keep you informed about other cool reading challenges, readathons, and more across the bookish internet. If you become a paid subscriber, you get even more recommendations plus community features, where you can connect with a community of passionate, like-minded readers in a cozy and supportive corner of the internet. Visit bookriot.com/readharder to sign up. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. NEWS Crime Reads Most Anticipated Books of 2024 New Louise Penny Book BOOKS DISCUSSED Smaller and Smaller Circles by F.H. Batacan Anywhere You Run by Wanda M. Morris Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee The Reformatory by Tananarive Due No One Can Know by Kate Alice Marshall Everybody Knows by Jordan Harper Wander in the Dark by Jumata Emill The Dangers of Smoking in Bed by Mariana Enriquez If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester Find Liberty on Instagram @franzencomesalive And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester share the titles that they are most looking forward to in the first half of 2024! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! 2024 is the tenth year of the Read Harder Challenge! Join us as we make our way through 24 tasks meant to expand our reading horizons and diversify our TBRs. To get book recommendations for each task, sign up for the Read Harder newsletter. We’ll also keep you informed about other cool reading challenges, readathons, and more across the bookish internet. If you become a paid subscriber, you get even more recommendations plus community features, where you can connect with a community of passionate, like-minded readers in a cozy and supportive corner of the internet. Visit bookriot.com/readharder to sign up. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. NEWS “Our Most Anticipated Crime Fiction Novels of 2024” (Novel Suspects) BOOKS DISCUSSED One of the Good Guys - Araminta Hall (January 9)  The Night of the Storm - Nishita Parekh (Jan. 16th) The Hunter - Tana French (March 5) Blessed Water - Margot Douaihy (March 12th) The Woods All Black - Lee Mandelo (March 19th) The Angel of Indian Lake - Stephen Graham Jones (March 26th) Butter: A Novel of Food & Murder - Asako Yuzuki, transl. Polly Barton (April 16) One of Us Knows - Alyssa Cole (April 16) Supplication - Nour Abi-Nakhoul (May 24th) Middle of the Night - Riley Sager (June 18) If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Katie and Kendra are off this holiday week, but we thought it would be fun to share a rerun of our most anticipated books of 2023, which originally aired on January 13, 2023. Tune in as Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss their most anticipated book releases of 2023. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. Sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter to get even more mystery/thriller recs and news! This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. BOOKS DISCUSSED Age of Vice - Deepti Kapoor Black Dahlia, Red Rose: The Crime, Corruption, and Cover Up of America’s Greatest Unsolved Murder - Piu Eatwell All That Is Mine I Carry With Me - William Landay (March 7, 2023) Red London - Alma Katsu (March 14, 2023) Sing Her Down - Ivy Pochoda (May 23, 2023) The Only One Left - Riley Sager (June 20, 2023) Bad Cree - Jessica Johns (Doubleday, January 10th) All the Sinners Bleed - S.A. Cosby (Flatiron, June 6th) The Mistress of Bahtia House - Sujata Massey (Soho Press, July 11th Don't Fear the Reaper - Stephen Graham Jones (Saga Press, February 7th) VenCo - Cherie Dimaline (William Morrow, February 7th) If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Our Favorite Books of 2023

Our Favorite Books of 2023

2023-12-1501:02:15

Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss their favorite books of 2023! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! It's happening, readers — we're bringing paperbacks! Whether you (or a reader you know and love) hate carrying around bulky hardcovers, you're on a budget, you want a wider range of recommendations, or all of the above, you can now get a paperback subscription from TBR, curated just for you by one of our Bibliologists. The holidays are here, and we've got three different levels for gifting to suit every budget. Get all the details at mytbr.co. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. BOOKS DISCUSSED Red London - Alma Katsu Happiness Falls - Angie Kim Bright Young Women - Jessica Knoll All the Sinners Bleed - S.A. Cosby I Have Some Questions for You - Rebecca Makkai Our Share of Night - Mariana Enriquez, translated by Megan McDowell If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss books for Native American Heritage Month. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! It's happening, readers — we're bringing paperbacks! Whether you hate carrying around bulky hardcovers, you're on a budget, you want a wider range of recommendations, or all of the above, you can now get a paperback subscription from TBR, curated just for you by one of our Bibliologists. You can also gift it (and the holidays, they are coming). Get all the details at mytbr.co. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Things Mentioned Goodreads Choice Awards The Indigenous Reading Circle Book Club BOOKS DISCUSSED Twilight Falls - Juneau Black And Then She Fell - Alicia Elliott This Town Sleeps - Dennis E. Staples The Berry Pickers - Amanda Peters Never Whistle at Night: An Indigenous Dark Fiction Anthology - ed. Shane Hawk and Theodore C. Van Alst Jr. The Fiction Writer - Jillian Cantor The Folly - Gemma Amor Contact If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss books perfect for holiday gifting! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! It's happening, readers—we're bringing paperbacks! Whether you hate carrying around bulky hardcovers, you're on a budget, you want a wider range of recommendations, or all of the above, you can now get a paperback subscription from TBR, curated just for you by one of our Bibliologists. You can also gift it (and the holidays, they are coming.) Get all the details at mytbr.co. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Books Discussed All the Fighting Parts - Hannah V. Sawyerr Happiness Falls - Angie Kim General Mystery: The Woman in the Library - Sulari Gentill Psychological suspense/horror crossover: Help for the Haunted - John Searles True crime: American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land - Monica Hesse Middle Grade: Spirit Hunters - Ellen Oh Literary Mystery: The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store - James McBride Cozy Mystery: Shady Hollow - Juneau Black If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester books about vampires! Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! It's happening, readers — we're bringing paperbacks! Whether you hate carrying around bulky hardcovers, you're on a budget, you want a wider range of recommendations, or all of the above, you can now get a paperback subscription from TBR, curated just for you by one of our Bibliologists. You can also gift it (and the holidays, they are coming). Get all the details at mytbr.co. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. BOOKS DISCUSSED And Then She Fell - Alicia Elliot Dead Until Dark - Charlaine Harris (Sookie Stackhouse / Southern Vampire Mysteries) A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising - Raymond A. Villareal Vampires of El Norte - Isabel Cañas Fangs - Sarah Andersen The Reformatory - Tananarive Due Blackwater Falls - Ausma Zehanat Khan Blood Betrayal - Ausma Zehanat Khan If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Fall Book Club Picks

Fall Book Club Picks

2023-10-2052:01

Katie McLain Horner and Kendra Winchester discuss great picks for book clubs. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. To get even more mystery/thriller recs and news, sign up for our Unusual Suspects newsletter! Autumn is here, which means it's time to curl up with a great read and get cozy — whatever your version of cozy looks like. Whether it's romance, creepy reads, modern classics, or escapist reads you crave, TBR can help you find the perfect books for your fall reading, with options curated to your specific reading tastes. Visit mytbr.co to find out more and sign up — it only takes a few minutes! This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. NEWS Time Magazine - 100 best mystery and thriller books of all time.  Jessica Knoll’s latest novel, Bright Young Women, is getting a TV adaptation. BOOKS DISCUSSED Blackwater Falls - Ausma Zehanat Khan While Justice Sleeps - Stacey Abrams Vampires of El Norte - Isabel Cañas Anywhere You Run - Wanda M. Morris Mrs. Poe - Lynn Cullen Anoka - Shane Hawk Indigenous Reading Circle Firekeeper’s Daughter - Angeline Boulley Reese’s Book Club A Haunting on the Hill: A Novel - Elizabeth Hand Lay Them to Rest: On the Road With the Cold Case Investigators Who Identify the Nameless - Laurah Norton If you want to send an email with feedback or show suggestions, you can reach us at readordead@bookriot.com. Otherwise you can: Find Kendra on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester Find Katie on Twitter @kt_librarylady And we will talk to you all next time! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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SG

sounds like the wrong file :)

Nov 20th
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SG

Alice and Kim? :)

Nov 6th
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Colleen Watson

I LOVE books that combine historical and fictional characters! How about a show featuring that?

Oct 16th
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