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The UK’s biggest book club is back with an all new podcast hosted by television royalty; Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan. Each week, Richard and Judy will be discussing a brand-new book with its author, delving into the novel’s origins, themes, inspirations and much, much more. This is the perfect podcast for any book lover, and with each title available in your nearest WHSmith store as part of their exclusive Richard and Judy Book Club collection, it’s never been easier to join Britain’s biggest book club!

Simply pop in to your local WHSmith or head to www.whsmith.co.uk to browse the entire seasonal collection. Get reading and tune in each week as Richard and Judy take a deep-dive into a different, riveting title.

So, grab a cuppa and join Richard and Judy on the sofa for this brand-new podcast, and welcome to the Richard and Judy Book Club, exclusive to WHSmith!

Oh – and join the conversation and let us know what Book Club novels you’ve been reading recently by emailing richardandjudypodcast@whsmith.co.uk

The Richard and Judy Book Club, exclusive to WHSmit‪h‬ Jibba Jabba Pods

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    • 4.8 • 12 Ratings

The UK’s biggest book club is back with an all new podcast hosted by television royalty; Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan. Each week, Richard and Judy will be discussing a brand-new book with its author, delving into the novel’s origins, themes, inspirations and much, much more. This is the perfect podcast for any book lover, and with each title available in your nearest WHSmith store as part of their exclusive Richard and Judy Book Club collection, it’s never been easier to join Britain’s biggest book club!

Simply pop in to your local WHSmith or head to www.whsmith.co.uk to browse the entire seasonal collection. Get reading and tune in each week as Richard and Judy take a deep-dive into a different, riveting title.

So, grab a cuppa and join Richard and Judy on the sofa for this brand-new podcast, and welcome to the Richard and Judy Book Club, exclusive to WHSmith!

Oh – and join the conversation and let us know what Book Club novels you’ve been reading recently by emailing richardandjudypodcast@whsmith.co.uk

    Ollie Ollerton and Eve Chase

    Ollie Ollerton and Eve Chase

    Ollie Ollerton of SAS Who Dares Wins fame is with Richard and Judy to reflect on how far he's come, from the Special Forces to broadcaster and novelist. The Glass House is this week's Book Club read, and author Eve Chase joins the conversation to discuss houses as sanctuaries and prisons, and the clarity that can come from a walk in a secluded forest.
    To browse the entire Richard and Judy Winter Book Club collection, simple head online to www.whsmith.co.uk, and use the code BOOKCLUB10 for a 10% discount.

    • 33 min
    Susie Dent and Peter Swanson

    Susie Dent and Peter Swanson

    Countdown's Susie Dent joins Richard and Judy to share her love of words and teach them a few new ones such confelicity and ipsedixitism, in a little taster of her own podcast about words and language, Something Rhymes with Purple. Peter Swanson is this week's Book Club author, having written the brilliantly clever and great fun novel Rules For Perfect Murders. Together they discuss the differences between the English and American languages, what their Desert Island books would be, and how best to write a psychopathic character.
    To browse the entire Richard and Judy Winter Book Club collection, simply head online to www.whsmith.co.uk and use the code BOOKCLUB10 for a 10% discount.

    • 32 min
    Anton du Beke and Louise Candlish

    Anton du Beke and Louise Candlish

    King of the ballroom Anton du Beke joins Richard and Judy to discuss his new novel, which is set in a grand hotel, as well as revealing if he feels the right person won Strictly… This week’s Book Club read is The Other Passenger, a thriller tackling jealousy and entitlement. Author Louise Candlish explains how she came up with the idea of having the action centre around the Thames Clipper.
    Simply head online to www.whsmith.co.uk to browse the entire Winter Book Club collection, and use the code BOOKCLUB10 for a 10% discount.
     

    • 39 min
    Sam Lloyd

    Sam Lloyd

    Sam Lloyd, author of The Memory Wood, joins Richard and Judy to explore the inspiration for the chess games, kidnappings, and country estates that feature in the novel. They also share their own memories about camping in woodlands and telling scary stories at night when they were kids.
    Simply head online to www.whsmith.co.uk to browse the entire Winter Book Club collection, and use the code BOOKCLUB10 for a 10% discount.

    • 27 min
    Sophie Hannah

    Sophie Hannah

    Richard and Judy are joined by Book Club author Sophie Hannah to discuss her new novel Haven’t They Grown, the merits of a solid plan when writing a mysterious thriller, and the undeniable draw of ghost stories at Christmas. They also find themselves reminiscing about being teenagers, with Judy admitting she was once reprimanded at school for ‘walking in an insolent manner’…
    Simply pop in to your local WHSmith, or head online to www.whsmith.co.uk to browse the entire Winter Book Club collection, and use the code BOOKCLUB10 for a 10% discount.

    • 38 min
    Peter James and Adele Parks

    Peter James and Adele Parks

    The first book in the Richard and Judy Winter Book Club is Just My Luck, by Adele Parks. They’re also joined by author Peter James, and together they all explore the excitement and mysticism of playing the lottery, how money can corrupt relationships, and immersing themselves in the real life stories that inform their novels. Plus, Richard and Peter share tales of the serendipity that brought them to meeting their wives, making them believe that life really can turn on a sixpence.
    Simply pop in to your local WHSmith, or head online to www.whsmith.co.uk to browse the entire Winter Book Club collection, and use the code BOOKCLUB10 for a 10% discount.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

jkl5876 ,

Excellent

Love listening to this couple and their interviews with authors. A nice selection of books to choose from.

Chandler's Lost Pony ,

Excellent questions for authors

Great book suggestions

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