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Books on the Nightstand published our final episode in July 2016. This is a place for listeners to find old episodes. 

I'm sorry that we don't have show notes for all of the episodes, and that the episodes do not have consistent filenames. Still, we hope you find that the content is valuable enough to overlook those annoyances.

Thank you to all who have listened to BOTNS over the years and for those who are just discovering the podcast. 

Dec 18, 2012

Reading successes and failures in 2012, our favorite books of 2012, and two books we wish we had read.

Successes and Failures

My 12 in '12 Reading Challenge was a great success for many people, just not me. Of the 36 books I hoped to read, I read 15. Ann's goal of learning to appreciate William Faulkner was a resounding...

Dec 12, 2012

We explore the new category of New Adult, and give you 12 ways to break out of your reading slump. Plus, we recommend The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis, and Sailor Twain by Mark Siegel.

Congratulations to Melissa R. who won our giveaway of Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm by Philip Pullman!

What the Heck is...

Dec 5, 2012

This week I sit down with Steve Leveen, the CEO of what might be my favorite store: Levenger.

To me, the Levenger catalog is the equivalent of the old Sears Christmas Wish Book (request your own copy). It's filled with tools for readers and writers: bookcases, book rests, book marks, literary games, iPad and ereader...

Nov 27, 2012

This week, we're playing "What would you give?" and "What do you want?" with our BOTNS 2012 Holiday Gift Guide.   We're not going to list our choices here in the show notes, because we really want you to see *all* of our choices. But if you're looking to send us a gift, you'll get lots of ideas from listening to this...

Nov 23, 2012

We are thrilled to present the 2012 Books on the Nightstand Holiday Gift Guide! Just click the Books on the Nightstand Gift Guide logo below for the free .pdf download.

The Books on the Nightstand Holiday gift guide includes our personal book recommendations across many categories — including several great books that...