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A lively mix of author interviews, audio book previews and chats with those influential in the literary world, The Book Report has become appointment listening for bibliophiles and book clubs alike. It's a great way to find out who's hot in the book world and which titles critics and readers are buzzing about. Come back and see updated shows weekly!

The Book Report Elaine Charles

    • Arts
    • 3.5 • 6 Ratings

A lively mix of author interviews, audio book previews and chats with those influential in the literary world, The Book Report has become appointment listening for bibliophiles and book clubs alike. It's a great way to find out who's hot in the book world and which titles critics and readers are buzzing about. Come back and see updated shows weekly!

    New Memoirs

    New Memoirs

    A spotlight on new memoirs from luminaries in entertainment, politics and fashion. Elaine speaks with Frederick Forsyth about "The Outsider," a gripping look into an incredible life.

    • 51 min
    Ladies in the Line-up

    Ladies in the Line-up

    A preview of new titles from "Ladies in the Line-Up." These thriller writers - some old favorites and others debuting - are at the top of their game, and shoulder-to-shoulder with their male counterparts. Elaine speaks with Sandra Brown about her new book, "Friction."

    • 51 min
    New Non-Fiction

    New Non-Fiction

    A look at new nonfiction making all the bestseller lists - and making the rounds as conversation starters at literary get-togethers. Jane McGonigal joins us to introduce "Super Better," her fascinating look at how to go from games to gameful.

    • 51 min
    Halloween 2015

    Halloween 2015

    The special Halloween edition is a literary tribute to the Zombie Apocalypse, Vampires, the Undead, and an all-round cast of chilling characters. If your Halloween treat is fantasy, Rick Riordan stops by to introduce "The Sword of Summer."

    • 51 min
    Families

    Families

    Elaine focuses on families and the crazy quilt way they're stitched together in 2015. New titles previewed spotlight ordinary folks redirecting their lives after being pushed way off course. Jojo Moyes stops by to speak about, "After You," the sequel to her wildly popular "Me Before You."

    • 51 min
    Thrillers by Masters

    Thrillers by Masters

    A look at recent thrillers by Masters, old and new. Lee Child stops by the program to speak about #20 in his wildly popular Jack Reacher series, "Make Me."

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

3.5 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

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The Book Report, Elaine Charles, host

Adult Fantasy podcast 8-23-13 was a great mix of author interviews, author or actor readings of the books, and synopses by Elaine of each book. Thanks, Elaine!

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