Best Podcasts for Booklovers

It is the dream of every book lover to spend every day lying in bed, just reading and enjoying life. However, life is not always like we want it to be and we have responsibilities and duties to fulfill. The struggle continued until we were blessed with podcasts and life became so much easier. Keep on reading to discover the best bookish podcasts that our team has discovered so far. 

The Library Coven

Hosts Jessie and Kelly met in a library and discovered a shared love of all things fantasy, leading to “JK, It's Magic” being born! Every other week, they cover a different YA fantasy novel, reviewing it through the eyes of lifelong fantasy-lovers and with an emphasis on intersectional feminism. If you’re into YA then this podcast is for you!

Tales To Terrify 

Tales to terrify is a weekly horror fiction podcast that will send a shiver down your spine. The unique thing about tales to terrify is that writers submit their stories to be read by narrators for an experience that will both terrify and entertain.

Reading Glasses 

Want to learn how to make the most of your reading life? Join Brea Grant and Mallory O’Meara every week as they discuss tips and tricks for reading better! Listeners will learn how to vanquish their To-Be-Read piles, get pointers on organizing their bookshelves and hear reviews on the newest reading gadgets. 

The Brighton Book Club 

This podcast is dedicated to all things literary and bookish in Brighton & Hove. Anna interviews authors, publishers, and people working in literature programs get recommendations from local booksellers, and shares the best events in the city. Follow @annamburtt on Twitter for updates!

Oprah’s Book Club

Lady O’s wisdom transcends her TV shows and her awesome movie productions to include this amazing podcast in which she shares in-depth discussions of Oprah’s Book Club selections. Oprah is a soothing voice to listen to after a long day at work or on your way home. 

The Book Riot Podcast 

This weekly podcast hosted by Book Riot CEO Jeff O’Neal and executive director Rebecca Joines Schinsky keeps you up-to-date on the latest, most exciting news in the book world. The Book Riot Podcast is a weekly news and talk show about what's new, cool, and worth talking about in the world of books and reading, brought to you by the editors of Book Riot.

Reading Women 

After discovering a mutual love of feminist literature in graduate school, friends Kendra Winchester and Autumn Privett founded the Reading Women podcast, where they interview authors, talk about the books they’re reading, and offer recommendations. They also host a fantastic annual reading challenge!

The Librarian Is In

The Librarian Is In is the New York Public Library's podcast about books, culture, and what to read next. Every other week, Rhonda Evans and Frank Collerius discuss the books they're reading, pop culture and the literary zeitgeist, and the world of libraries—and welcome special guests. 

Feeling Bookish Podcast 

This is our first-ever translation podcast! Feeling Bookish Podcast focuses on maximalist, innovative novels and literature in translation. Periodic interviews with critics, writers, and translators. What’s so unique about this podcast is the diverse topics that it covers. Our favorite episode so far is Anxiety & The Reading Life.

In Our Defense

Choices about books can be as varied as choices about Podcasts for booklovers and there are many more Podcasts out there but we wanted to provide some of the ones we have personally listened to and which we felt were good value for time spent. If there are other which we have missed please feel free to reach out to us at and we will be happy to review and add to our list.

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