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 learns life lessons from a legend with Life’s Journeys According to Mister Rogers by Fred Rogers.

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.

392 Pieces

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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin learns life lessons from a legend with Life’s Journeys According to Mister Rogers by Fred Rogers.

Bought by WLPR, Harford Community Radio, and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin goes on a disastrous blind date with an unlucky pair in Matt Dunn’s Then I Met You.

Bought by WJFF, GCR (Global Community Radio), Harford Community Radio, and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 09, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week’s Shelf Discovery, Kristin gets a pep talk from former football pro Bo Eason in There’s No Plan B for Your A-Game.

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


  • Added: Sep 02, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 3
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin gets an eerie image of the future in author Rob Hart's The Warehouse.

Bought by WOUB, GCR (Global Community Radio), WLPR, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin joins a pair of adventurous young siblings as the climb the beanstalk in Spill the Beans by Sarah Mlynowski.

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


  • Added: Aug 19, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • 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...

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


  • 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...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • 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.

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


  • 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.

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


  • 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.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • 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.

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


  • 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.

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


  • 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.

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


  • 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...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio) and WLPR


  • 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.

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


  • 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 ...

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


  • 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.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Apr 29, 2019
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1