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 faces her fears with author Courtenay Hameister's Okay Fine Whatever.

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.

336 Pieces

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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin faces her fears with author Courtenay Hameister's Okay Fine Whatever.

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


  • Added: Aug 13, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin enrolls in an exclusive prep school with two clashing siblings in Michele Campbell's She Was the Quiet One.

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


  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin runs away to 1930s Boston with a couple of unlikely sleuths in Rachel McMillan's Murder at the Flamingo.

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


  • Added: Jul 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Discovery, Kristin battles the lies women tell themselves with lifestyle blogger Rachel Hollis’s Girl, Wash Your Face.

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


  • Added: Jul 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin laughs about life in general with I See Life through Rosé-Colored Glasses by mother/daughter duo Lisa Scott...

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


  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin revisits a beloved classic with Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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


  • Added: Jul 09, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin follows a middle-aged woman through some unexpected changes in The M Word by Eileen Wharton.

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


  • Added: Jul 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin moves into a house in Brooklyn with a lovable group of heartbroken misfits in Maddie Dawson’s Matchmaking f...

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


  • Added: Jun 25, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin makes a troubling discovery in Bora Bora with the honeymooners in Catherine Steadman's Something in the Water.

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


  • Added: Jun 18, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes home again with a troubled young woman in The Lucky Ones by Tiffany Reisz.

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


  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin explores the unexplained with a team of scientists in author Michael McBride's second Unit 51 thriller, For...

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


  • Added: Jun 04, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin moves into a sleepy Danish village with a spirited little girl in When Mischief Came to Town by Katrina Nan...

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


  • Added: May 28, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins four friends on a journey through a literary classic with Sarah Mlynowski's Abby in Wonderland.

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


  • Added: May 21, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin investigates the death of the maid of honor with Erica Bloom in Auralee Wallace's fifth Otter Lake Mystery,...

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


  • Added: May 14, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin spends the summer on a food truck with author Maurene Goo's The Way You Make Me Feel.

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


  • Added: May 07, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin travels through time with a tangled web of family and friends in Rebekah Frumkin's The Comedown.

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


  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin explores the history of a hero in training with the audio edition of John David Anderson's Sidekicked.

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


  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin races through Turkey with a targeted intern in Liar's Candle by August Thomas.

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


  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin starts a middle school revolution with a couple of clever young girls in Nothing But Trouble by Jacqueline ...

Bought by Harford Community Radio, KUPR low power FM, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin spells her way to stardom with timid young India Wimple and her eccentric family in Deborah Abela’s The Stu...

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


  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4