Book Riot: The Podcast

The Book Riot Podcast is a weekly news and talk show about what's new, cool, and worth talking about in the world of books and reading, brought to you by the editors of Book Riot.

Riding on a High of Wanting to Be Different

Jeff And Rebecca cover a range of interesting listener emails, catch up with publishing pay raises, look back at 10 years of data from the YA category of New York Times Bestsellers, and discuss some recent reading.

Recreational Awe

Jeff and Rebecca talk about the Barnes & Noble renaissance, a new book from Jesmyn Ward, developments in the world of publishing pay, a couple of new books, and much more.

The Apocalypse is For Everybody

Jeff and Rebecca consider listener feedback, talk about Goodreads users's most anticipated books of 2023, a wild use case for modern chatbots and books, TikTok's ability to put its thumb on the scale, and much more.

No Country for Old Scuba Divers

Jeff and Rebecca follow up on reading goggles and scorched earth memoirs, look at other angles on unions in publishing, survey what recent-ish books appear on college syllabi, fail to name the Booker Prize statue, and then finally sputter about the new Cormac McCarthy books.

9 Billion NDAs

Top 10 Most Anticipated Adaptations Coming in 2023

Jeff and Rebecca talk about 10 interesting new adaptations coming in 2023. Plus other less interesting but still interesting ones.

Camels and Wedges

Jeff and Rebecca are back to talk about Barack Obama's favorite books of 2022, Apple launches AI narration of audiobooks, 2022 print sales, listener feedback, and more.

The Top Bookish Stories of 2022

Jeff and Rebecca look back on the most important, interesting, and befuddling stories from the year in books and reading.

The Books of the Year

Jeff and Rebecca discuss the books that define the year of 2022.

Our Favorite Books of 2022

Jeff and Rebecca talk about their favorite books of 2022.