Perfect Beach Reads and The Secret History Read-Alikes

July 16, 2018 — Abbe and Emma talk brand-new beach reads, The Secret History read-alikes and try to guess celebrity audiobook narrators.

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From our TBR piles to your ears: tune in to discover the books you need to read.


A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out and Icy Reads to Cool You Down

July 9, 2018 — As summer heats up, Emma and Abbe read books set in icy locales, Emma speaks with author Sally Franson about A Lady's Guide to Selling Out, and the Book Doctor offers up litscriptions.

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The Night Circus and Books to Understand America

July 2, 2018 — Abbe and Emma discuss reads that remind them of The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern and pick a few books to help readers understand America today.

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A Place for Us and Sophie Kinsella

June 25, 2018 — Co-host Abbe interviews Fatima Farheen Mirza, author of A Place for Us, about her debut novel and Emma quizzes Abbe on all things Sophie Kinsella.

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Between the World and Me and Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

June 18, 2018 — Co-hosts Abbe and Emma talk about their favorite reads about female friendship and offer up some Read-Alikes for the fabulous Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore.

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The Girl on the Train and The Queen of Hearts

June 11, 2018 — Read it Forward editors Emma Shafer and Abbe Wright host a Book Club for Two and discuss Kimmery Martin's novel The Queen of Hearts and do a Read-Alike for Paula Hawkins' The Girl on the Train.

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The Little Paris Bookshop and Frances Mayes

June 4, 2018 — RIF editors Emma Shafer and Abbe Wright introduce the new Read it Forward podcast and invite Frances Mayes to talk about her new book, Women in Sunlight.

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From our TBR piles to your ears: tune in to discover the books you need to read.

–Abbe & Emma

Welcome to the Read it Forward Podcast, hosted by RIF editors Abbe and Emma. We sit down every week to chat about our favorite books, alongside authors and other special guests. We share what we’re reading, we ask authors what’s on their TBR pile and we give book recommendations that are sure to please. Listen along when you’re on the hunt for your next great read. We comb our shelves to bring you the absolute best books out there.