Episode 46: The Clockmaker’s Daughter and Once Upon a River

December 18, 2018

Lisa and Jamie tag team review two recent releases with similar settings and themes: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield and The Clockmaker's Daugher by Kate Morton. 

Episode 45: Flirting with Danger

December 10, 2018

Cherie reviews a romance featuring a cat burglar and her would-be victim. 

Episode 44: Holiday Gift Edition Part II

December 3, 2018

In this episode, Chazley, Jenna, and Sam bring their holiday recommendations... as well as advice on which titles to avoid in an episode overflowing with potty humor.

Books featured in the episode include:

Natsume by Susan Lendroth

Calypso by David Sedaris

The Bird Box by Josh Malerman

Books to avoid (depending on the receipient):

The Saddest Toilet in the World by Sam Apple

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Everybody Poops 410 Pounds a Year by Deuce Flanagan

Episode 43: Holiday Gift Edition Part I

November 26, 2018

Lisa, Jamie, and Carrie team up to discuss a few books that would make excellent gifts this holiday season, as well as a few that you may want to avoid... just in time for Cyber Monday!

The titles discussed in this episode are:

Hurricane Season: The Unforgettable Story of the 2017 Houston Astros and the Resilience of a City by Joe Holley

Jane by Aline McKenna and Ramon K. Perez

The Official John Wayne Handy Book for Men by James Ellis

The Dallas Cowboys: The Outrageous History of the Loudest, Most Hated, Best Loved Football Team in America by Joe Nick Patoski

Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chroniclesby Mark Russell and Mike Feehan

The Woman In the Window by A. J. Finn


Episode 42: Wild Magic Tricks

November 19, 2018

Katie and Lesley review the two books that Chazley recommended to them: Wild Embers by Nikita Gill and Depression and Other Magic Tricks by Sabrina Benaim. Hear their "100% Robert Frost free" thoughts on these two modern poetry anthologies.

Allbooked: Episode 41

November 13, 2018

In another Allbooked first, Chazley recommends a book of poetry named Wild Embers by Nikita Gill. Hear what she has to say about it (and Robert Frost) in this exciting new episode!

Episode 40: Assassination Vacation

November 9, 2018

From a Utopian commune that makes well-known flatware to a medical museum to three dead presidents, buckle up for an unforgettable road trip in this review of Assassination Vacation

Bookdropp’d: Episode 1

November 1, 2018

In this episode, Katie and Lesley each pick three books from the library's book drop to give listeners a chance to scope out what other patrons are checking out.

Episode 39: How to be a Good Creature

October 23, 2018

Cherie reviews a memoir that centers on thirteen animals that influenced the author's life. From a pink toed tarantula to an octopus, be prepared for one wild read!

Episode 38.5: General Relativity For Babies

October 18, 2018

Check out our new mini-episode version of Allbooked, during which we ask a child to review his or her favorite picture book. In this episode, Damien talks about General Relativity for Babies.