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 races through Turkey with a targeted intern in Liar's Candle by August Thomas.

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.

319 Pieces

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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin races through Turkey with a targeted intern in Liar's Candle by August Thomas.

Bought by Harford Community Radio and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin starts a middle school revolution with a couple of clever young girls in Nothing But Trouble by Jacqueline ...

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KUPR low power FM, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin spells her way to stardom with timid young India Wimple and her eccentric family in Deborah Abela’s The Stu...

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), Harford Community Radio, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin commiserates with a group of new moms in author Emma Robinson's The Undercover Mother.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KUPR low power FM, KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin navigates the beginning of one marriage and the end of another in author Marilyn Simon Rothstein's Husbands...

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), KUPR low power FM, Harford Community Radio, and WLPR


  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins the battle against evil in the audio edition of author Marion Jensen's Almost Super.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KMXT, KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 6
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin investigates the rich and influential in author Colin Watson's first Flaxborough Mystery, Coffin, Scarcely ...

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


  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin finds love at a wedding in author Jasmine Guillory's The Wedding Date.

Bought by KKRN, KUPR low power FM, GCR (Global Community Radio), WLPR, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin lies her way into a Greek getaway with a struggling author in Lie with Me by Sabine Durrant.

Bought by KKRN, GCR (Global Community Radio), KUPR low power FM, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin dons her best gloves to dig for clues in the Darcie Wilde’s second Rosalind Thorne Regency mystery, A Purel...

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


  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin teams up with the government assassin known as Orphan X in Gregg Hurwitz's Hellbent.

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


  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin falls in love with the romance, the hilarity, and the motivation of Eliza Gordon's Dear Dwayne, With Love.

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


  • Added: Jan 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin tries to save a hurting mother in Sara Blaedel's The Running Girl.

Bought by KKRN and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Jan 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin dons her tiara for Meg Cabot's Royal Wedding Disaster.

Bought by Harford Community Radio and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Jan 22, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes to camp with a team of young inventors in author Jackie Yeager's Spin the Golden Light Bulb.

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


  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin tries to outrun a kid-eating witch with a couple of adventurous siblings in Sarah Mlynwoski's Sugar and Spice.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins a hopeless romantic on the quest to find the man of her dreams in It Had to Be You by Keris Stainton.

Bought by KKRN and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin curls up with real-life bedtime stories in Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls 2 by Elena Favilli and Frances...

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


  • Added: Dec 18, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Discovery, Kristin looks back on years of cases with an IRS agent in author Diane Kelly's twelfth and final Tara Holloway mystery, D...

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


  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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