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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 escapes to the beach for another mystery on Pineapple Cay with Junie Coffey’s Beachbound.

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.

284 Pieces

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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 KRPS and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 14, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin hunts for a killer with a cupcake baker in the audio edition of Jenn McKinlay's Sprinkle with Murder.

Bought by KKRN and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Jul 17, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin explores the wild world of health and fitness with Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza.

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


  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Discovery, Kristin follows a desperate journalist on an emotional journey in Fiona Barton’s The Child.

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


  • Added: Jun 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins a troubled young woman on a mission to uncover the truth about her family's past in author Emily Carp...

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


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