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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 follows a desperate journalist on an emotional journey in Fiona Barton’s The Child.

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.

277 Pieces

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On this week's Discovery, Kristin follows a desperate journalist on an emotional journey in Fiona Barton’s The Child.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin returns to sea with a petrified pirate in Shivers!: The Pirate Who’s Back in Bunny Slippers by Annabeth Bon...

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


  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin trades the hustle and bustle of city life for an island mystery in Junie Coffey's Sunbaked.

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


  • Added: Jun 12, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin kicks, punches, and digs for clues with the kids in Octavia Spencer's The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit.

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


  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin moves to a Midwestern orchard with The Simplicity of Cider by Amy E. Reichert.

Bought by KKRN and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: May 29, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes on a beastly adventure with a couple of smart siblings in the audio edition of Sarah Mlynowski's Beaut...

Bought by KKRN and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin gets to work with three long-lost sisters in Mariah Stewart's The Last Chance Matinee.

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


  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin packs her bags and heads to author Mary McCoy's Camp So-and-So.

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


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin tries to escape the deadly creepy-crawlies of Ezekiel Boone's Skitter.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and KKRN


  • Added: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes her coffee to go with another Java Jive mystery, Brew or Die by Caroline Fardig.

Bought by KKRN and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes a look back at the troubled, tragic, and wildly entertaining life of Carrie Fisher with the audio edi...

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


  • Added: Apr 18, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin gets trapped in a blizzard with Auralee Wallace's Snowed In with Murder.

Bought by KKRN and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin sets out on a casino caper with a new mom in Double Up by Gretchen Archer.

Bought by KKRN and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Apr 04, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes the bus back to sixth grade with Steven B. Frank's Armstrong & Charlie.

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


  • Added: Mar 28, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin makes a drama-filled stop at a lake-front inn with Christine Nolfi's Sweet Lake.

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


  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin listens in on the adventures of a late, great Hollywood legend with Make 'Em Laugh by Debbie Reynolds and D...

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


  • Added: Mar 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin follows a single guy on an ill-advise quest in Girl 99 by Andy Jones.

Bought by KKRN and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes back to school with the kids in the Upside-Down Magic class in Sticks & Stones by Emily Jenkins, Sarah...

Bought by KKRN and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Mar 01, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin explores the challenges of young love with the four characters in Julie Pennell's The Young Wives Club.

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


  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin hunts for clues with a clever boy and his trusty robot in A. J. Low's Sherlock Sam and the Sinister Letters...

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


  • Added: Feb 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 5