Shelf Discovery

Series produced by Kristin Dreyer Kramer

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Each week on Shelf Discovery, host Kristin Dreyer Kramer offers listeners a brief look inside the pages of a new book. From mysteries to memoirs, classics to chick lit, busy readers are sure to find plenty of picks to add to their shelves. On this week's show, Kristin is back on the case with a couple of senior sleuths in Baby Daddy Mystery by Daisy Pettles.

Shelf Discovery is a three-minute weekly feature, dedicated to helping busy readers wade through the shelves and shelves of options to discover books that are worth their often limited reading time.

The show is hosted by Kristin Dreyer Kramer, frantic reader, lover of all things entertainment, and editor-in-chief of NightsAndWeekends.com.

Please feel free to send questions, comments, or suggestions to Books@ShelfDiscovery.org.

363 Pieces

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On this week's Discovery, Kristin is back on the case with a couple of senior sleuths in Baby Daddy Mystery by Daisy Pettles.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin learns about love with a misfit Cupid in Crazy Cupid Love by Amanda Heger.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, GCR (Global Community Radio), and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin fights to save a young ruler and his kingdom with a young healer in Shelley Sackier’s The Antidote.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, GCR (Global Community Radio), and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin tries to get some rest in a faraway castle with two adventurous siblings in the audio edition of Sarah Mlyn...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, GCR (Global Community Radio), and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins the continuing quest for answers at an academy in the mountains with author Maureen Johnson’s The Van...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, GCR (Global Community Radio), and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 21, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin makes big plans for the new year with Jean Case's Be Fearless.

Bought by KUPR low power FM and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Jan 14, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin gets a spray tan and extensions with an unlikely pageant princess in author Teri Wilson's The Accidental Be...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, Harford Community Radio, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Jan 07, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin explores the life and career of Marvel's Stan Lee in his memoir, Amazing Fantastic Incredible.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KUPR low power FM, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin moves into a different kind of haunted house with a down-and-out developer in Ezekiel Boone's The Mansion.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, Harford Community Radio, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Dec 24, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin gets caught in the middle of the holiday festivities of A Wedding One Christmas by Therese Beharrie.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and WTJU


  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin investigates two mysteries—one old, one new—with an inquisitive teen in the audio edition of Maureen Johnso...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Dec 10, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin curls up with a cup of tea and a holiday whodunit with author Joy Avon's first A Tea and a Read mystery, In...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Dec 03, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins the fight to take over the big red suit in Caleb Zane Huett's Top Elf.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WTJU


  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin rejoins the battle between good and evil with Eighth Grave after Dark, the eighth Charley Davidson novel by...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, GCR (Global Community Radio), and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 19, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin travels to Michigan's Upper Peninsula with a reluctant innkeeper in Dennis Cuesta's Stuck in Manistique.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KUPR low power FM, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WTJU


  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin fights for the arts with a love struck administrator in Kathy Cooperman’s The Very Principled Maggie Mayfield.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KUPR low power FM, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WTJU


  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin battles bullies with a precocious little girl in Roald Dahl’s kids’ classic Matilda.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KUPR low power FM, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Oct 29, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin scrambles to solve a murder with author Stuart Turton’s twisting, turning debut, The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn H...

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KUPR low power FM, WTJU, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin battles evil fairies with a reformed thief in author Jen Calonita's Charmed.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KUPR low power FM, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WLPR


  • Added: Oct 15, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin prepares for a surprise wedding with Matt Dunn's At the Wedding.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, GCR (Global Community Radio), and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 08, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3