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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 takes her coffee to go with another Java Jive mystery, Brew or Die by Caroline Fardig.

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.

268 Pieces

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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 GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Apr 25, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin battles more bad guys with shadowy hero Evan Smoak in Gregg Hurwitz's The Nowhere Man.

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


  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin travels to the world of the Snow Queen with the audio edition of Sarah Mlynowski's Cold as Ice.

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


  • Added: Jan 30, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes in search of a missing girl with Chelsea Sedoti's The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett.

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


  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin journeys into the desert with a couple of haunted heroes in Derek B. Miller's The Girl in Green.

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


  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin follows a highly-publicized marriage between two feuding strangers in Nick Spalding's Mad Love.

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


  • Added: Jan 10, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin sets sail with a scaredy-pirate in Annabeth Bondor-Stone's Shivers!: The Pirate Who's Afraid of Everything.

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


  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes back to school with a cop and her K-9 in Diane Kelly's Above the Paw.

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


  • Added: Dec 26, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin finds art an love in Italy with Katherine Reay's A Portrait of Emily Price.

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


  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin climbs Rapunzel's tower with two lovable young heroes in Sarah Mlynowski's Bad Hair Day.

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


  • Added: Dec 13, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3