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 works toward a forgotten dream with a house cleaner turned author in the audio edition of The Messy Lives of Book People by Phaedra Patrick.

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.

547 Pieces

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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin works toward a forgotten dream with a house cleaner turned author in the audio edition of The Messy Lives o...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin spends some time on the beach with three shop owners who are struggling with their relationships in the aud...

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin works to live her happiest life with help from Happier Hour by Cassie Holmes, PhD.

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin investigates the murder of a young woman with a couple of true-crime podcasters in The Beach Party by Amy S...

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  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin follows a CIA analyst’s search for a spy within her tight-knit community in The New Neighbor by Karen Cleve...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin finds reality TV romance with a heartbroken woman on vacation in Phoebe MacLeod’s Someone Else’s Honeymoon.

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins a diplomat’s quest for answers after an activist is murdered at his embassy in Tom Fletcher’s The Amb...

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin follows a woman’s journey back into her dark past in the audio edition of An Honest Lie by Tarryn Fisher.

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin digs into the seemingly perfect lives of a Chicago couple in Look Closer by David Ellis.

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes on a challenging mission with a no-nonsense bodyguard and her Hollywood heartthrob client in Katherin...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin revisits an old murder case with a woman who’s been haunted by it for the last 10 years in Ruth Ware’s The ...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin spends summer in Cleveland with a young lawyer and the man of her dreams in Angie Hockman’s Dream On.

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin follows a widow’s search for answers about her husband—and the one who came before him—in Kate White’s The ...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin reconnects with long-lost family in Virginia Franken’s Half Sisters.

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin travels the world in search of ancient artifacts and lost love in the audio edition of The Attraction Distr...

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin investigates murder in the library with an author and her new friends in The Woman in the Library by Sulari...

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  • Added: Jun 06, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins the women of a small town as they work together to help the wartime effort in author Jennifer Ryan’s ...

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  • Added: May 30, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins a desperate woman’s quest to save her kidnapped husband in the audio edition of Chris Pavone’s Two Ni...

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  • Added: May 23, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins an adventure in the wilderness with two old flames in Christina Lauren’s Something Wilder.

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin gets caught up in some deadly political drama in the audio edition of Bad Actors, the eighth Slough House n...

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  • Added: May 09, 2022
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3