Shelf Discovery

Series produced by Kristin Dreyer Kramer

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Each week on Shelf Discovery, host Kristin Dreyer Kramer offers listeners a brief look inside the pages of a new book. From mysteries to memoirs, classics to chick lit, busy readers are sure to find plenty of picks to add to their shelves. On this week's show, Kristin closes in on a pair of killers from different decades with a teen sleuth in The Hand on the Wall, the final book in author Maureen Johnson’s Truly Devious series.

Shelf Discovery is a three-minute weekly feature, dedicated to helping busy readers wade through the shelves and shelves of options to discover books that are worth their often limited reading time.

The show is hosted by Kristin Dreyer Kramer, frantic reader, lover of all things entertainment, and editor-in-chief of NightsAndWeekends.com.

Please feel free to send questions, comments, or suggestions to Books@ShelfDiscovery.org.

410 Pieces

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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes a look at the latest young adult literary phenomenon, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes a look at the political satire of Taft 2012 by Jason Heller.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin explores the lighter side of fiction with the contemporary romance of Sophie Kinsella's I've Got Your Number.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes on a pilgrimage with the medieval noir of Troubled Bones by Jeri Westerson.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin gets a case of the creepy-crawlies with Bedbugs by Ben H. Winters.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes a juicy look at murder and mayhem with Kate White's So Pretty It Hurts.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin tavels back in time to old Amsterdam with Richard Mason's History of a Pleasure Seeker.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2012
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin does a little bit of spring gardening with Jill Mansell's Nadia Knows Best.

  • Added: May 01, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes on the run with a pair of hired guns in Gemma Halliday's Play Nice.

  • Added: May 08, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin explores the dystopian drama of Veronica Roth's young adult hit, Divergent.

  • Added: May 15, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin travels to Egypt for a little bit of history and a little bit of mystery with author Janice Hamrick's Death o...

  • Added: May 22, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin lives the life of a diplomat's wife with Anne Korkeakivi's An Unexpected Guest.

  • Added: May 29, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin indulges in the romance and mystery of Anna Dean's A Woman of Consequence.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins the hunt with Seth Grahame-Smith's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin investigates what goes on behind the gates in Jane Haddam's Blood in the Water.

  • Added: May 14, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes on an audio adventure with the Grim Reaper in Third Grave Dead Ahead by Darynda Jones.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin investigates murder in the Everglades with Heather Graham's Tall, Dark, and Deadly.

  • Added: May 13, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin travels back and forth through time with Duane Swierczynski's Expiration Date.

  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin explores some unusual family dynamics with Never Knowing by author Chevy Stevens.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2012
  • Length: 03:00
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin gets caught up with Tris Prior and her Divergent friends in Veronica Roth's Insurgent.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2012
  • Length: 03:00