Season 1 Episode 17

Dawn Davies on The Water Method Man by John Irving Support the Best Book Ever Podcast on Patreon Follow the Best Book ever Podcast on Instagram or on the Best Book Ever Website Host: Julie StraussWebsite/Instagram/Facebook Guest: Dawn DaviesWebsite/Facebook/Instagram/Whistle Tree Writers/Whistle Tree Writers Instagram Books discussed in this episode: The Water Method Man by John IrvingMothers of Sparta: A Memoir in Pieces by Dawn DaviesDenise MassarPeter’s Chair by Ezra Jack KeatsCorduroy by Don FreemanThe Secret of the Mansion (Trixie Belden Book 1) by Julie CampbellThe Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Collection by Carolyn KeeneThe Hardy Boys Starter Set by Franklin W.…

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Season 1 Episode 16

Kenya Goree Bell on 9 Rules to Break by Sarah MacLean Support the Best Book Ever Podcast on Patreon Follow the Best Book ever Podcast on Instagram or on the Best Book Ever Website Host: Julie StraussWebsite/Instagram/Facebook Guest: Kenya Goree BellWebsite/Instagram/Twitter/Facebook Books discussed in this episode: Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake by Sarah MacLeanLooking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith RossnerThe Lonely Lady by Harold RobbinsJackie CollinsSweet Valley HighRapper’s Delight by Kenya Goree BellTess GerritsonJames PattersonDean KoontzSixteen CandlesPretty in PinkNaima SimoneSally KilpatrickSierra SimoneCry of Metal and Bone by L. PenelopeNalini SinghLaura ThalassaLove Unexpected by QB TylerYour Dad Will…

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Season 1 Episode 15

Libbie Hawker on Dune by Frank Herbert Support the Best Book Ever Podcast on Patreon Follow the Best Book ever Podcast on Instagram or on the Best Book Ever Website Host: Julie StraussWebsite/Instagram/Facebook Guest: Libbie HawkerBlog/Instagram   Books discussed in this episode: Dune by Frank Herbert (this is the first book, that I read with Libbie)The Complete Dune Series Set (Books 1-6) by Frank HerbertThe Eye of the World: Book One of the Wheel of Time by Robert JordanBaptism for the Dead by Libbie HawkerWatership DownCurious Toys by Elizabeth HandHenry Darger at MoMAAmmonite by Nicola GriffithOctavia ButlerThe Goldfinch by Donna…

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Season 1 Episode 14

Jeff Adams on The Understatement of the Year by Sarina Bowen Support the Best Book Ever Podcast on Patreon Follow the Best Book ever Podcast on Instagram or on the Best Book Ever Website Host: Julie StraussWebsite/Instagram/Facebook Guest: Jeff AdamsWebsite/Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/Big Gay Fiction Podcast/Big Gay Author Podcast  Books discussed in this episode: The Understatement of the Year by Sarina Bowen(Part of the Ivy Years Series)New York City Gay Hockey AssociationTrouble Shooter Series by Suzanne Brockman (This is a 19-book series that begins with The Unsung Hero.)Love, SimonThe Front Runner by Patricia Nell WarrenSt. Nachos by Z.A. MaxfieldSimon Vs. The Homo Sapiens…

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Season 1 Episode 13

Asha Sabbella on The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine Support the Best Book Ever Podcast on Patreon Follow the Best Book ever Podcast on Instagram or on the Best Book Ever Website Host: Julie StraussWebsite/Instagram/Facebook Guest: Asha SabbellaInstagram/ Blog Books discussed in this episode:The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv ConstantineBook of the Month#bookstagramReese’s Book ClubThe Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah PekkanenThe Truth Hurts by Rebecca ReidThe Safe Place: A Novel by Anna DownesUs Against You: A Novel by Fredrick BackmanWhere the Crawdads Sing by Delia OwensAn American Marriage by Tayari JonesThe Jane Austen CollectionA Court of…

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Season 1 Episode 12

Farheen Abbas on The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare Support the Best Book Ever Podcast on Patreon Follow the Best Book ever Podcast on Instagram or on the Best Book Ever Website Host: Julie StraussWebsite/Instagram/Facebook Guest: Farheen Raza AbbasInstagram/ Podcast /Radio Caravan Go here to subscribe to my Patreon for on $5 a month.  Books discussed in this episode: The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George SpeareHarry Potter by J.K. RowlingThe Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex HaleyTuesdays with Morrie by Mitch AlbomThe Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch AlbomThe Next Person You Meet…

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Season 1 Episode 11

Elizabeth Essex on Lessons in French by Laura Kinsale Support the Best Book Ever Podcast on Patreon Follow the Best Book ever Podcast on Instagram or on the Best Book Ever Website Host: Julie StraussWebsite/Instagram/Facebook Guest: Casey StarnesWebsite/Facebook/ Instagram  Books discussed in this episode: Lessons in French by Laura KinsalePersuasion by Jane AustenThe Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George SpeareThe Poetry of Robert Frost: The Collected Poems, Complete and UnabridgedThe Goose Girl by Shannon HaleFrom Cabin Boys to Captains: 250 Years of Women at Sea by Jo StanleyMost Secret and Confidential: Intelligence in the Age of Nelson by Steven…

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Season 1 Episode 10

Casey Starnes on A Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger Support the Best Book Ever Podcast on Patreon Follow the Best Book ever Podcast on Instagram or on the Best Book Ever Website Host: Julie StraussWebsite/Instagram/Facebook Guest: Casey StarnesWebsite/Facebook/ Instagram  Books discussed in this episode:The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerJ.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye: A Cultural History by Josef BensonThe Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company by Robert Iger  

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Season 1 Episode 9

Mark Leslie Lefebvre on Earth Abides by George R. Stewart Support the Best Book Ever Podcast on Patreon Follow the Best Book ever Podcast on Instagram or on the Best Book Ever Website Host: Julie StraussWebsite/Instagram/Facebook Guest: Mark LefebvreWebsite/Twitter/Instagram/YouTube/Podcast  Books discussed in this episode:Earth Abides by George R. Stewart(side note: Mark recommends this one on audio)To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeGo Set a Watchman by Harper LeeThe Stand by Stephen KingThe World Without Us by  Alan WeismanAMC’s The Walking Dead (TV show)The Chrysalids by John WyndhamThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsStation Eleven by Emily St. John MandelCity of the…

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Season 1 Episode 8

Marion Hill on Memory and Dream by Charles deLint Support the Best Book Ever Podcast on Patreon Follow the Best Book ever Podcast on Instagram  Host: Julie StraussWebsite/Instagram/Facebook Guest: Marion HillWebsite/Instagram/GoodReads/BookBub Discussed in this episode: Memory and Dream by Charles de LintThe Little Country by Charles de LintCharles deLint Website The Spectator Bird by Wallace StegnerAscending (The Vardeshi Saga Book 1) by Meg PechenikThe Nightingale by Kristin HannahGuy Gavriel Kay Website The Diondray’s Chronicles Series by Marion HillDiondray’s Discovery (Book 1)Diondray’s Journey (Book 2)Diondray’s Roundabout (Book 3) Marion’s 25 by Marion HillMarion’s 25, Vol. 2 by Marion HillThe Hobbit by J.R.R.…

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