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 travels to the French Alps with a tumultuous tech company in Ruth Ware’s One by One.

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.

444 Pieces

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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin travels to the French Alps with a tumultuous tech company in Ruth Ware’s One by One.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Sep 21, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin journeys to Oz with a group of mystified 10-year-olds on a mission to save the day in the audio edition of ...

Bought by Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Sep 14, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins in a man’s quest to find his missing cat while aliens look on in The Intergalactic Interloper by Dela...

Bought by Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Sep 07, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins in the search for answers with a woman who’s disconnected from her life in Kate White’s Have You Seen...

Bought by Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Aug 31, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin finds friendship and inspiration at the local dog park with the lonely new girl in town in Stewart Lewis’s ...

Bought by Harford Community Radio and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Aug 24, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes to the streets of New York City in search of a vampire with Lydia Kang’s Opium and Absinthe.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), RadioStPete Florida, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 17, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin returns to Panem for a very different Hunger Games in the audio edition of Suzanne Collins’s The Ballad of ...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Aug 10, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin stops at Orange Julius on the way to work with the other mallrats in Megan McCafferty’s The Mall.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), Harford Community Radio, and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Aug 03, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin plugs into the playlist with a couple of teenage music lovers in Erin Hahn’s More Than Maybe.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, GCR (Global Community Radio), and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Jul 27, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin searches for answers with a concerned teacher in Miranda Smith’s What I Know.

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, GCR (Global Community Radio), and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 21, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin explores parenthood with a comic and a poet in Mike Birbiglia’s The New One.

Bought by Harford Community Radio and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Jul 13, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin digs for answers with one of three women married to the same man in the audio edition of Tarryn Fisher’s Th...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 06, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin tries to keep family secrets buried with the audio edition of Elinor Lipman’s Good Riddance.

Bought by Harford Community Radio and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin starts over with a former Olympic hopeful in Hannah Orenstein’s Head Over Heels.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, RadioStPete Florida, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins in the quest to preserve literary history with Natalie Jenner’s The Jane Austen Society.

Bought by Harford Community Radio and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin starts a new job with a walking disaster in Emma Hart’s Catastrophe Queen.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 08, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin digs for clues in the Dewey Decimal System with a bunch of clever kids in Chris Grabenstein’s Escape from M...

Bought by Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 01, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin moves out to the lake with a blocked author in Emily Henry’s Beach Read.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: May 25, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins a couple of kids in their quest to save a quirky seaside motel in Chris Grabenstein’s Home Sweet Motel.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: May 18, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin follows a desperate nanny on her quest to find a rich husband on 1960s Martha’s Vineyard in Summer Darlings...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: May 11, 2020
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2