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 sits in on a chaotic class with the audio edition of Dan Gutman’s Oh, Valentine, We’ve Lost Our Minds!

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.

411 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes back to school with a cop and her K-9 in Diane Kelly's Above the Paw.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), WMUU-LP, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 26, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin finds art an love in Italy with Katherine Reay's A Portrait of Emily Price.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin climbs Rapunzel's tower with two lovable young heroes in Sarah Mlynowski's Bad Hair Day.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Dec 13, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin travels to Kringle Town for a hard-boiled holiday whodunit, Ken Harmon's The Fat Man.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 29, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin dines with the girls in Judith Keim's Fat Fridays.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin looks for laughs in Jennifer Worick's blog-turned-audiobook, Things I Want to Punch in the Face.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins the quest for survival with the plane crash survivors in author Bill Rancic's First Light.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes into hiding with the daring kids in author Gregg Hurwitz's The Rains.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), WMUU-LP, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin gets cold feet with the stressed-out bride in Karen King's I Do...or Do I?

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KKRN, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin moves into an eerie apartment with the Japanese thriller The Graveyard Apartment by author Mariko Koike.

Bought by WMUU-LP and WLPR


  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin makes some difficult choices in Choose Your Own Misery: The Holidays by Mike MacDonald and Jilly Gagnon.

Bought by KKRN, WMUU-LP, and WLPR


  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin returns to Arcanum for more supernatural adventures in Josef Matulich's Power Tools in the Sacred Grove.

Bought by KKRN and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin travels back through the magic mirror to visit Sleeping Beauty in author Sarah Mlynowski's Dream On.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 27, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin digs for answers with a disgraced journalist in author Mark Hosack's The Good Spy Dies Twice.

Bought by KKRN and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin returns to Otter Lake for more murder and mayhem with Pumpkin Picking with Murder by Auralee Wallace.

Bought by KKRN, WMUU-LP, and WTIP


  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins a young woman on the rocky road to recovery in author Colleen Hoover's It Ends with Us.

Bought by KKRN, WMUU-LP, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Discovery, Kristin follows a single mom through New York City in How to Be a Grown-Up by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus.

Bought by KKRN, WTIP, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin steps up to bat with Meg Langslow in Die Like an Eagle by Donna Andrews.

Bought by WTIP, KKRN, WMUU-LP, and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin gets cozy with the classics in author Katherine Bolger Hyde's Arsenic with Austen.

Bought by KKRN, WMUU-LP, and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin ventures under the sea with the little mermaid in the audio edition of Sarah Mlynowski's Sink or Swim.

Bought by KKRN, Harford Community Radio, WMUU-LP, and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 09, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4