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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 joins the fight for language with author Patricia Forde's The List.

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.

300 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins the fight for language with author Patricia Forde's The List.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin hunts a would-be killer at a small-town party in Ring in the New Year with Murder, the fourth Otter Lake My...

Bought by KKRN and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin navigates the ups and downs of teenage life with three troubled bandmates in Mirror, Mirror by Cara Delevin...

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


  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin enrolls in school for fairy tale troublemakers in the audio edition of author Jen Calonita's Flunked.

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


  • Added: Nov 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin battles a threatening neighbor with Dirk Kurbjuweit's Fear.

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


  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin meets a group of unsung war heroes in author Liza Mundy's Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Wome...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Oct 30, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin comes face to face with relationships past in Caroline Fardig's fifth Java Jive mystery, Murder Over Mochas.

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


  • Added: Oct 23, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin gets caught up in a modern take on a beloved classic in author Hillary Manton Lodge's Jane of Austin.

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


  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes on a magic carpet ride with a couple of precocious young siblings in Sarah Mlynowski's Genie in a Bottle.

Bought by KKRN and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Oct 09, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin digs up dirt with a small-town sheriff in author Tonya Kappes's third Kenni Lowry novel, Ax to Grind.

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


  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes to social media and gets a haunting message from the past in Friend Request by Laura Marshall.

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


  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin searches for a killer who’s targeting local heroes in author David Thurlo’s fourth Charlie Henry mystery, K...

Bought by KKRN and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin catches up with a bunch of magical misfits in the audio edition of Showing Off, the third Upside-Down Magic...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Sep 11, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin moves into a new house next to a nosy neighbor with author Julie Lawson Timmer's Mrs. Saint and the Defecti...

Bought by KKRN and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin commiserates with a stressed-out mom in the audio edition of Bunmi Laditan's Confessions of a Domestic Fail...

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes on a series of dates in an attempt to find love with 13 Dates by Matt Dunn.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), WLPR, and KRPS


  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin escapes to the beach for another mystery on Pineapple Cay with Junie Coffey’s Beachbound.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KKRN, KRPS, and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin ends up stuck in the story of the frog prince with a couple of adventurous siblings in the audio edition of...

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


  • Added: Aug 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin fights for marriage with a couple of newlyweds in Michelle Richmond's psychological thriller The Marriage P...

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KRPS


  • Added: Jul 31, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin moves into a retirement community that’s anything but dull with the maybe-memoir The Secret Diary of Hendri...

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


  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3