111 episodes

Judging Book Covers Podcast is a monthly book club podcast hosted by Megg Griffin, Stephanie Cortez, and Ollie Brady! Each month we read a new book, discuss media we've absorbed, and discuss the importance of literature in the world!

Judging Book Covers Podcast Meghan Griffin

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 34 Ratings

Judging Book Covers Podcast is a monthly book club podcast hosted by Megg Griffin, Stephanie Cortez, and Ollie Brady! Each month we read a new book, discuss media we've absorbed, and discuss the importance of literature in the world!

    Homicide and Halo-Halo by Mia Manansala

    Homicide and Halo-Halo by Mia Manansala

    JBC is back with cozy mysteries! We read the second book of the Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery series - Homicide and Halo-Halo! We talk about our love for cozy mysteries, what makes it cozy, as well as everything else we were dealing with in May. 

    Judging Book Covers Podcast stands with the Black Lives Matter movement, and stands against Anti-Asian Violence.

    Read books, educate yourselves, and learn empathy, we beg of you.

    Find us on the web:

    Twitter | Facebook  | Instagram | Email: judgingcoverspodcast@gmail.com

    Find our hosts:

    Meghan's Twitter | Stephanie's Instagram

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Winters Orbit

    Winters Orbit

    The trio of hosts read Winter's Orbit by Everina Maxwell! This book promised us a space opera and romance! ...Unfortunately it fell a little short of what was promised. We had fun discussing fan fiction tropes, space operas, and queer romances! And Ollie's hate of series. Judging Book Covers Podcast stands with the Black Lives Matter movement, and stands against Anti-Asian Violence.

    Read books, educate yourselves, and learn empathy, we beg of you.

    Find us on the web:

    Twitter | Facebook  | Instagram | Email: judgingcoverspodcast@gmail.com

    Find our hosts:

    Meghan's Twitter | Stephanie's Instagram

    • 1 hr 37 min
    People We Meet on Vacation

    People We Meet on Vacation

    Stephanie and Meghan welcome Ollie Brady as a permanent co-host! We start our 2022 year with a new book: People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry! We discuss our new format, the books we've read recently, and finally, a whole cast of characters that just need THERAPY. 
    Judging Book Covers Podcast stands with the Black Lives Matter movement, and if you are looking for black owned bookshops, please check out these links: 
    50 in 50 Black Owned Bookstores
    A More Current List 
    Find us on the web:
    Twitter | Facebook  | Instagram | Email: judgingcoverspodcast@gmail.com
    Find our hosts:
    Meghan's Twitter | Stephanie's Instagram

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga

    Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga

    This week Stephanie and Meghan decide to join the investigation and research of the residential schools in Canada and what they have become in the current environment. The book focuses on the death of seven First Nation students and the incompetency surrounding the investigation of the death of the students. While residential schools may be a thing of the past that has been brought to everyone's attention recently, there is still a lot of corruption and death surrounding the current iteration of the residential schools.
    Major content warnings for death, alcoholism, suicide attempts, colonialization, and unanswered deaths.
    Next Episode: Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
    Judging Book Covers Podcast is now part of Certain POV Network! Please check out our sister podcasts and give us all some love! 
    Book Riot's Read Harder Challenge
    Judging Book Covers Podcast stands with the Black Lives Matter movement, and if you are looking for black owned bookshops, please check out these links: 
    50 in 50 Black Owned Bookstores
    A More Current List 
    Find us on the web:
    Twitter | Facebook  | Instagram | Email: judgingcoverspodcast@gmail.com
    Find our hosts:
    Meghan's Twitter | Stephanie's Instagram
    Network Information: 
    Certain POV Network | Discord Link | 

    • 1 hr 17 min
    LA Son by Roy Choi

    LA Son by Roy Choi

    Meghan and Stephanie are finally back! And this time they are discussing something they love to talk about: FOOD! We read Roy Choi's memoir and cook book, which has one of the most interesting lives we have read about while also some damn good food. 
    Next Episode: Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga! 
    Judging Book Covers Podcast is now part of Certain POV Network! Please check out our sister podcasts and give us all some love! 
    Book Riot's Read Harder Challenge
    Judging Book Covers Podcast stands with the Black Lives Matter movement, and if you are looking for black owned bookshops, please check out these links: 
    50 in 50 Black Owned Bookstores
    A More Current List 
    Find us on the web:
    Twitter | Facebook  | Instagram | Email: judgingcoverspodcast@gmail.com
    Find our hosts:
    Meghan's Twitter | Stephanie's Instagram
    Network Information: 
    Certain POV Network | Discord Link | 

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

    Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

    Stephanie and Meghan take a small break this episode and rather than leave listeners without an episode, friends of the podcast Tim Lowe and Ollie Brady decided to put together an episode on the second book of The Diviners series by Libba Bray! Here is a bonus episode with just the guys, diving back into our favorite 1920s paranormal books! 
    Judging Book Covers Podcast is now part of Certain POV Network! Please check out our sister podcasts and give us all some love! 
    Book Riot's Read Harder Challenge
    Judging Book Covers Podcast stands with the Black Lives Matter movement, and if you are looking for black owned bookshops, please check out these links: 
    50 in 50 Black Owned Bookstores
    A More Current List 
    Find us on the web:
    Twitter | Facebook  | Instagram | Email: judgingcoverspodcast@gmail.com
    Find our (normal) hosts:
    Meghan's Twitter | Stephanie's Instagram
    Find our guest hosts: 
    Tim's Twitter | Minds at Yeerk Instagram | Best Acquaintances' Facebook Group
    Network Information: 
    Certain POV Network | Discord Link | 

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

MaryBradley ,

JBC is thoughtful and insightful

Megan and Stephanie are wonderful hosts and it brings me joy to listen to them bond over books and share the things they love with others. They’re sweet, funny, and oh so smart! They are the perfect companions d’or any book lover.

Case Aiken ,

Judgement Day!

Stephanie and Meghan are charismatic co-hosts that really make you feel like you're part of the conversation as they talk about what they've been reading and challenge each other to go outside their comfort zone!

DivisiveIssues ,

My favorite book club podcast

Meghan and Stephanie do such a great job at picking fun guests and diverse and interesting books. Love the discussions and insight from everyone!

Top Podcasts In Arts

NPR
The Moth
Roman Mars
Avery Trufelman
LeVar Burton and Stitcher
LA PLATICA PODCAST