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 tours historic homes with a would-be couple in Playing House by Ruby Lang.

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.

387 Pieces

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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin tours historic homes with a would-be couple in Playing House by Ruby Lang.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins a secret battle with The Russian by Ben Coes.

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin fights to be the top mom in Manhattan with That’s What Frenemies Are For by Sophie Littlefield and Lauren G...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin teams up to save the world with a group of young geniuses in Jess Keating’s first Elements of Genius adven...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin follows a girl as she follows her dreams in the audio edition of Puddin’ by author Julie Murphy.

Bought by Harford Community Radio and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin heads to Grandma's house with two adventurous siblings in the audio edition of Sarah Mlynowski's Seeing Red.

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin catches a flight with two desperate strangers in Carter Wilson’s The Dead Girl in 2A.

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin looks for a book thief with a trio of young librarians in The Book Case by Dave Shelton.

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin sees what kind of damage a little bit of gossip can do in Lesley Kara’s The Rumor.

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin heads under the sea for a lesson in friendship in Lisa Ann Scott’s Nixie Makes Waves.

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin takes a new look at an old tale in Jennifer Donnelly's Stepsister.

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  • Added: May 27, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin lives through a summer of anticipation and loss with a struggling teen writer in Brief Chronicle of Another...

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  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes on a dream honeymoon with two warring in-laws in Christina Lauren’s The Unhoneymooners.

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  • Added: May 13, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin delves deep into the world of motherhood with a couple of social media favorites in Cat & Nat’s Mom Truths ...

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  • Added: May 06, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin battles enemies and emotions with Juno Rushdan’s Every Last Breath.

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin starts school with an anxious little girl in Because of the Rabbit by Cynthia Lord.

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  • Added: Apr 22, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin makes an unexpected move with a pampered wife and mother in Trophy Life by Lea Geller.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin pays a return visit to a care home in Amsterdam with On the Bright Side: The New Secret Diary of Hendrik Gr...

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  • Added: Apr 08, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin pays a visit to the local tattoo parlor with the people of Saintstone in Alice Broadway’s Ink.

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  • Added: Apr 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin tries a little kindness with three small-town kids in author Keith Calabrese’s A Drop of Hope.

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2