From the Front Porch

This Friday, we’re bringing you a bonus episode featuring author Steven Epstein. We don’t do a lot of author interviews on From the Front Porch, but when we do, we generally put them on Patreon. This month, we thought we’d give you a taste of what those interviews sound like, and offer you insight into what kind of content is available to our Patreon supporters.

For more bonus content, support us on Patreon here.

Steve Epstein’s true crime book, Evil at Lake Seminole, can be purchased on The Bookshelf website. Steve references this episode of Crime Junkie. 

Direct download: FTFP_Bonus_Steven_Epstein.mp3
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This week, Annie brings you a reading recap of the books she read in October.

The books mentioned in today’s episode are available for purchase from The Bookshelf:

A full transcript of today’s episode can be found here.

Special thanks to Dylan and his team at Studio D Production for sound and editing and for our theme music, which sets the perfect warm and friendly tone for our Thursday conversations. 

This week, I’m reading Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia.

If you liked what you heard on today’s episode, tell us by leaving a review on iTunes. Or, if you’re so inclined, support us on Patreon, where you can hear our staff’s weekly New Release Tuesday conversations, read full book reviews in our monthly Shelf Life newsletter, follow along as Hunter and I conquer a classic, and receive free media mail shipping on all your online book orders. Just go to patreon.com/fromthefrontporch.

We’re so grateful for you, and we look forward to meeting back here next week.

Direct download: 201029_FTFP_October_Reading_Recap_mixdown.mp3
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Annie is joined by Hunter McLendon from @shelfbyshelf to reflect on their 2020 reading of Anna Karenina. Join them on Patreon to hear recaps and reviews of all eight parts of Tolstoy’s classic.

The books mentioned in today’s episode are available at The Bookshelf:

Anna Karenina

Anna K

East of Eden

Rebecca

A full transcript of today’s episode can be found here.

Special thanks to Dylan and his team at Studio D Production for sound and editing and for our theme music, which sets the perfect warm and friendly tone for our Thursday conversations. 

This week, Annie is reading The Searcher by Tana French. Hunter is reading Memorial by Bryan Washington.

If you liked what you heard on today’s episode, tell us by leaving a review on iTunes. Or, if you’re so inclined, support us on Patreon, where you can hear our staff’s weekly New Release Tuesday conversations, read full book reviews in our monthly Shelf Life newsletter, follow along as Hunter and I conquer a classic, and receive free media mail shipping on all your online book orders. Just go to patreon.com/fromthefrontporch.

We’re so grateful for you, and we look forward to meeting back here next week.

Direct download: 201022_FTFP_294_Anna_K_in_Pop_Culture.mp3
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Annie is joined by Olivia and Lucy this week to discuss the Baby-Sitters Club books and the enjoyment they've brought during these strange times.

The books mentioned in today’s episode are available at The Bookshelf:

Book Bundle one

Kristy’s Great Idea

Claudia and the Phantom Caller

The Truth about Stacey

Mary-Anne Saves the Day

Dawn and the Impossible Three

Kristy’s Big Day

Claudia and Mean Janine

Boy-Crazy Stacey

The Ghost at Dawn’s House

A full transcript of today’s episode can be found here.

Special thanks to Dylan and his team at Studio D Production for sound and editing and for our theme music, which sets the perfect warm and friendly tone for our Thursday conversations. 

This week, I’m reading I Have Been Assigned the Single Bird by Sue Cerulean. Olivia is reading Fortune Favors the Dead by Stephen Spotswood. Lucy is reading The National Road by Tom Zoellner.

If you liked what you heard on today’s episode, tell us by leaving a review on iTunes. Or, if you’re so inclined, support us on Patreon, where you can hear our staff’s weekly New Release Tuesday conversations, read full book reviews in our monthly Shelf Life newsletter, follow along as Hunter and I conquer a classic, and receive free media mail shipping on all your online book orders. Just go to patreon.com/fromthefrontporch.

We’re so grateful for you, and we look forward to meeting back here next week.

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Today, Annie channels her inner Frasier Crane to dispense bookish wisdom to her fellow readers. 

The books mentioned in today’s episode can be purchased at The Bookshelf:

A full transcript for today’s episode is available here.

From the Front Porch is a weekly podcast production of The Bookshelf, an independent bookstore in South Georgia. You can follow The Bookshelf’s daily happenings on Instagram at @bookshelftville, and all the books from today’s episode can be purchased online through our store website, www.bookshelfthomasville.com

Special thanks to Dylan and his team at Studio D Production for sound and editing and for our theme music, which sets the perfect warm and friendly tone for our Thursday conversations. 

This week, Annie is reading The Ghost at Dawn’s House by Ann M. Martin.

If you liked what you heard on today’s episode, tell us by leaving a review on iTunes. Or, if you’re so inclined, support us on Patreon, where you can hear our staff’s weekly New Release Tuesday conversations, read full book reviews in our monthly Shelf Life newsletter, follow along as Hunter and I conquer a classic, and receive free media mail shipping on all your online books orders. Just go to patreon.com/fromthefrontporch.

Direct download: 201008_FTFP_292_Literary_Therapy.mp3
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This week Annie recaps the books she read in September.

A full transcript for today’s episode is available here.

From the Front Porch is a weekly podcast production of The Bookshelf, an independent bookstore in South Georgia. You can follow The Bookshelf’s daily happenings on Instagram at @bookshelftville, and all the books from today’s episode can be purchased online through our store website, www.bookshelfthomasville.com

Special thanks to Dylan and his team at Studio D Production for sound and editing and for our theme music, which sets the perfect warm and friendly tone for our Thursday conversations. 

This week, Annie is reading Cobble Hill by Cecily von Ziegesar.

If you liked what you heard on today’s episode, tell us by leaving a review on iTunes. Or, if you’re so inclined, support us on Patreon, where you can hear our staff’s weekly New Release Tuesday conversations, read full book reviews in our monthly Shelf Life newsletter, follow along as Hunter and I conquer a classic, and receive free media mail shipping on all your online books orders. Just go to patreon.com/fromthefrontporch.

Direct download: 201001_FTFP_mixdown.mp3
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