Bookworm Banquet

Porchlight Family Media

Bookworm Banquet is a program that aims to Satisfy Your Literary Cravings by offering up book reviews and author interviews on all genres of books with one caveat; the books must be family friendly. Our goal is to offer wholesome reading to our listeners, whether they are fiction or biography, current releases or classics, children’s books or books for older readers, we will review and discuss them all! JD and Nicole are avid readers who love talking about literature and would love for you to join the conversation.

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Nicole and JD are joined by audiobook narrator, BJ Harrison, for the whole episode to talk about reading the classics, his approach to narrating audiobooks, and they also discuss what is the best novel in the world. BJ also shares about his invention, the hybrid audiobook, and more. Nicole's Fact is about famous writings from isolation and JD's Tip is another tool to inspire expanding your reading horizons.Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/33Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

Apr 2020

1 hr 3 min

JD is joined by guest host, Stephanie, who fills in for Nicole in this episode. We review the debut novel from Sandy Brownlee titled The Mirror Lies. This is a quick, enjoyable, light mystery novel that we really enjoyed reading. Also in this episode, Stephanie takes on the task of Nicole's Fact and she brings a coffee-related one (which is always a great idea) and JD's Tip is a tool to help get you into classic literature.Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/32Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770http://ratethispodcast.com/bookworm

Jan 2020

32 min 22 sec

Today we're bringing you a review of the latest novel from award-winning and bestselling author, Steven James, called Synapse. This is a near-future thriller that explores the question of where the boundaries should be when dealing with Artificial Intelligence. We kick things off with a chat about literacy in prisons and also in this episode is Nicole's Fact about A Study in “Medicine” and JD's Tip is about a “journalistic” approach to reading.Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/31Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

Oct 2019

49 min 38 sec

JD and Nicole each bring a review in this episode. Nicole reviews the speculative fiction book, Broken Angel, by Sigmund Brouwer and JD reviews the first novel in The Blackthorn Key series by Kevin Sands. Also in this episode is Nicole's Fact about chickens and the Yellow Brick Road and JD's Tip about a very illuminating book. We kick things off with an interesting appetizer and in the latter half of the episode, we taste-test two new bookworm-y custom tea blends from Adagio Teas. NOTE: This segment is about 8 1/2 minutes long so if this isn't your "cup o' tea" just skip ahead. :)Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/30Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

Sep 2019

51 min 33 sec

We're bringing you two book reviews today. Nicole is reviewing the spy comedy novella Red Rover, Red Rover by Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick and JD reviews the literary fiction book All Manner of Things by Susie Finkbeiner. These are two very different types of books but each is a great read in its category. Also in this episode is Nicole's Fact about author Agatha Christie and JD's Tip about how to get tens of thousands of ebooks for free. And we chat for a bit about cool bookshops and the lost art of letter-writing.Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/29Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

Jun 2019

47 min 37 sec

We review the book that was our first introduction to author Charles Martin in today's episode. Send Down the Rain is the latest novel by Charles Martin and it just released in paperback in the past few months. This novel tells a heartwrenching tale of brokenness, deceit, and ultimately, redemption. We also ask about which five books you would choose if you could only save five books on the planet, Nicole has a Bookworm Fact about the top bestsellers of all time, and JD's Bookworm Tip is a resource for the book nerd.Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/28Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

May 2019

46 min 9 sec

We break the mold a bit with this episode and rather than reviewing a book, we chat about adapting literature for the stage and we review the touring stage show of The Screwtape Letters presented by Fellowship for Performing Arts. This is an extremely well-done adaptation of the C.S. Lewis classic that we encourage you to check out. Also in this episode is Nicole's Fact which covers a few things you may not have known about C.S. Lewis and JD's Tip is something he's never done before: a reading challenge to the listener.Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/27Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

May 2019

49 min 17 sec

JD is joined on the show by author and Bookworm Banquet blog contributor, Victoria Lynn, as Nicole is still out on assignment. Victoria reviews the latest release from Jaime Jo Wright and JD reviews a suspense thriller by an author he discovered via an ebook newsletter. Also in this episode is JD's Tip about accessing the world's largest library and Victoria steps into Nicole's shoes again and brings a Bookworm Fact about a book that you read out of order.Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/26Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

Mar 2019

47 min 15 sec

Nicole is out on assignment so JD is joined on the show by author and Bookworm Banquet blog contributor, Victoria Lynn. Victoria brings a review of one of her favorite fantasy novels and JD reviews a spiritual thriller by a new-to-him author. Also in this episode is JD's Tip about an online tool to help you discover your next great book and Victoria steps into Nicole's shoes and brings a Bookworm Fact about a great bookish family tradition.Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/25Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

Feb 2019

35 min 6 sec

In this special bonus episode, we invite you to come along with JD and Nicole to the VNSA Book Sale on February 9, 2019. We recorded on location audio on our way to the sale, while at the venue, and a recap after the event. The VNSA Used Book Sale is an annual event at the Arizona State Fairgrounds and we thought it would be fun to share our bookworm adventures with our podcast family.Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/24Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

Feb 2019

25 min 48 sec

We bring you a mini sampler platter of appetizers and a quick indie spotlight in this episode. The spotlight is shined on Laura Guneot's short story titled Even in the Grey, we chat about ways to better your reading life and another unique library, and we present the obligatory Fact and Tip. Nicole's Fact is about authors and pseudonyms and JD's Tip is about an online shop for bookworm products.Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/23Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

Jan 2019

31 min 40 sec

It's Christmas time so let's talk about Christmas stories! We share some of our team members favorite Christmas books and we review a brand new Christmas novella by prolific author Melody Carlson. The charming and heartwarming Christmas tale is called A Christmas by the Sea. Also in this episode is Nicole's Fact about an unwanted house guest and JD's Tip about one way to be a fashionable bookworm.Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/22Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

Dec 2018

32 min 14 sec

Today we bring you another Indie Author Spotlight. We are happy to shine the spotlight on Naomi Jackson and her children's fantasy novel Otherworld: The Book of Things That Are. We also talk about our book nerd scores. And in this episode is Nicole's Fact about writing from what you know and JD's Tip about a novel remedy.Spreaker Notes:Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/21Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

Dec 2018

28 min 45 sec

In November 2018, the Phoenix Public Library hosted an event called the Just Read Local Author Fair. So JD decided to attend the event and see if he could find some books and authors to share with you. He met and interviewed four authors and learned about their work, both fiction and nonfiction. The four authors are Perry Elisabeth Kirkpatrick, Bill Carter, Rebekah Jones, and Timothy W. Moore. Also in this episode is Nicole's Fact about giving the bookworm way and JD's Tip is a way to help manage your personal library.Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/20Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

Nov 2018

49 min 5 sec

We're bringing you something new today. We offer up a sampler platter of bookwormy articles that we found interesting. We talk about pop-up libraries, story dispensers, and why reading is healthy. We also are joined by Bookworm Banquet contributor and author, Victoria Lynn, to introduce you to a new feature on our blog. And as always, Nicole brings a Bookworm Fact and JD brings a Bookworm Tip.Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/19Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

Oct 2018

34 min 59 sec

Once again we bring you two reviews in this episode. Nicole starts things off with a review of Lynette Eason's Called to Protect, a romantic thriller centered around a family of law enforcement officers. JD reviews A Rumored Fortune, a historical fiction offering from Joanna Davidson Politano. Also in this episode is Nicole's Fact about the greatest book ever written and JD's Tip about “walkin’ the bookworm talk”.Full show notes at http://www.bookwormbanquet.com/18Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

Oct 2018

40 min 1 sec

We've got a twofer for you today. Nicole reviews a novel titled River to Redemption by Ann H. Gabhart, a story set in pre-Civil War Kentucky. JD reviews the latest offering from Ted Dekker, his return to the Circle universe called The 49th Mystic. Also in this episode is Nicole's Fact about bookworm celebrations and JD's Tip about candles for bookworms.Full show notes at www.bookwormbanquet.com/17

Aug 2018

44 min 34 sec

JD and Nicole feature the novel According to Their Deeds by Paul Robertson in the review segment of this episode. This is a fantastic thriller/suspense novel with some great heartfelt moments written in a beautiful literary style. And since the main character is a bookshop owner, there are lots of little tidbits scattered throughout the story for the bookworm to enjoy. But before the review, the hosts chat about how bookworms mispronounce words that they read before ever hearing them. Also in this episode is Nicole's Fact about a book of epic proportions and JD's Tip about a great item for the bookworm who likes the outdoors.Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770Full show notes: http://bookwormbanquet.com/16

Jun 2018

34 min 25 sec

Today we present our first Indie Spotlight episode. The spotlight is shined on Victoria Lynn and her novel, London in the Dark and Angie Thompson and her novel, Bridgers. We are excited to promote these two independently published books and we are very grateful to both authors for submitting their books for consideration. Also in this episode is Nicole's Fact about a famous West Point student and JD's Tip about a man who gave away his birthday.Full Show Notes: http://bookwormbanquet.com/15Get in touch with us!Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.comFeedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

Mar 2018

40 min 57 sec

The featured book in this episode is Invitation by Bill Myers, Frank Peretti, Angela Hunt, and Alton Gansky which is the first book in the Harbingers series. But before JD and Nicole jump into the review, they are joined on the show by author and Harbingers creator, Bill Myers. They discuss the inspiration for the series, how the collaboration with the other writers worked and much more. There is no Bookworm Fact or Tip this time, but the hosts address some feedback from listener Alan.Full show notes at http://bookwormbanquet.com/14Connect with the show at http://bookwormbanquet.com/contact

Jan 2018

38 min

Risen by Angela Hunt is a novelization of the motion picture of the same name. We review this historical fiction book which presents the story of Christ's resurrection in a unique way. Also in this episode is Nicole's Fact about the importance of a good title and JD's Tip about a clever way to read and work at the same time. Nicole kicks things off with an interesting story about the bookwormy, Welsh town called Hay-on-Wye. The AppetizerThe "Town of Books" in WalesThe ReviewRisen by Angela Hunt Purchase Risen: The Novelization of the Major Motion PictureJD's Rating: 3.5 out of 5Nicole's Rating: 5 out of 5Nicole’s Bookworm Fact will ask the question, What’s in a Title?JD's Bookworm Tip is a tool for holding your book open so you can multitask and read. Today’s episode is brought to you by Adagio Teas. To find out more, can click the banner in the sidebar on our website.Get in touch with us! Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Don't forget to subscribe to the show!

Aug 2017

28 min 42 sec

In this episode we review the Dreamhouse Kings series by Robert Liparulo. This Young Adult fiction series of six books is an engaging and spine-tingling read that we heartily recommend. Also in this episode is Nicole's Fact about a writer who changes his name and JD's Tip about a fabulous way to keep track of your personal or small organization's library. The AppetizerThe world's only library to operate in two countries simultaneously.The ReviewDreamhouse Kings Series by Robert LiparuloBOOK 1 - House of Dark ShadowsBOOK 2 - Watcher in the WoodsBOOK 3 - GatekeepersBOOK 4 - TimescapeBOOK 5 - WhirlwindBOOK 6 - FrenzyComposer Jonathan Maiocco wrote some beautiful music inspired by Dreamhouse Kings. Check out his pieces on the soundtrack page of Dreamhouse Kings website. Also check out his instrumental albums on your favorite digital music outlet. He had this to say about the composition below: "I read Book 1 of the series and thought, 'Whoa, I can totally hear the music!' So, with all the horror and suspense of the story in mind, I composed “House of Dark Shadows” as what I though of as the “main theme” of the series."JD's Rating: 4 out of 5Nicole's Rating: 4 out of 5Nicole’s Bookworm Fact...is about a writer who changes his name.JD's Bookworm Tip...is TinyCat; which is the online catalog for small libraries, created by LibraryThing. It turns your existing LibraryThing account into a simple, professional, web-based catalog.Today’s episode is brought to you by Adagio teas. Adagio is the premiere source for loose leaf teas on the internet. Check out the Bookworm Banquet tea blend.Get in touch with us! Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Don't forget to subscribe to the show!

Jul 2017

36 min 32 sec

In this episode we review the nonfiction narrative book called Saved By Her Enemy by Don Teague and Rafraf Barrak. This book chronicles the true story of an Iraqi woman who grew up in Baghdad and her first encounters with Americans during the early part of the U.S. involvement in her country in 2003. Also in this episode is Nicole's Fact about author Mary Shelley and JD's Tip about some totally cool bookmarks.The AppetizerThe UK’s favourite childhood book character (via The Guardian)The ReviewSaved By Her Enemy by Don Teague and Rafraf BarrakJD's Rating: 5 out of 5Nicole's Rating: 5 out of 5Nicole’s Bookworm Fact...is about true love at its grossest.JD's Bookworm Tip...are these super cool Cassette Tape Bookmarks that you can purchase on Amazon.Today's episode is brought to you by AudibleGet a FREE audiobook download and 30 day free trial at www.audibletrial.com/bookworm.Get in touch with us! Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Don't forget to subscribe to the show!

Jun 2017

25 min 41 sec

Carey Green's debut novel, Dragon Slayer: Beginnings, is the topic of conversation in this episode. This book is the first in the Dragon Slayer Chronicles trilogy. This is a great introduction to the fantasy genre and while it is very much a coming of age story like many in this genre it has other elements that help it to stand out. Also in this episode is Nicole's Fact about a dog that really did eat "homework" and JD's Tip about some really cool literary t-shirts.What We've Been ReadingTed Dekker's Circle seriesJohn White's Archives of AnthroposReview SegmentDragon Slayer: Beginnings by Carey GreenBook 1 - Dragon Slayer: BeginningsBook 2 is Dragon Slayer: Rising (already released)Book 3 is Dragon Slayer: Sacrifice (being written now)JD's Rating: 3.5 out of 5Nicole's Rating: 3.5 out of 5Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about when a dog really did eat "homework".JD's Bookworm Tip is Litographs, a website that sells very cool literary t-shirts and other items.This episode of Bookworm Banquet is brought to you by Adagio Teas! Choose from a huge selection of loose leaf teas; black, green, chai, herbal blends or create your own custom blend!Get in touch with us! Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Don't forget to subscribe to the show!

Aug 2016

27 min 38 sec

This edition of the Bookworm Banquet podcast features a review of The Lost Choice by Andy Andrews. Neither JD, nor Nicole had ever read anything by Andrews, but after reading The Lost Choice it's safe to say it won't be their last. This book is a tale that weaves threads from various eras in history together with the lives of a modern day family into a tapestry of masterful storytelling. Capping off the episode is another great Bookworm Fact from Nicole as well as a Bookworm Tip from JD. Download Episode 9 What We've Been ReadingSteven James' Patrick Bowers series Charles Finch's Lenox Mysteries G.K. Chesterton's The Man Who Knew Too Much Review Segment Links:Andy Andrew's Website Andy Andrew's Podcast The Butterfly Effect Purchase The Lost Choice on Amazon JD's Rating: 3.75 out of 5 Nicole's Rating: 4 out of 5 Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about unlikely friendships of famous writers. JD's Bookworm Tip is a great literary board game called It Was a Dark & Stormy Night. You can find out more about the game on it's website or purchase it on Amazon. This episode of Bookworm Banquet is brought to you by Adagio Teas!Choose from a huge selection of loose leaf teas; black, green, chai, herbal blends or create your own custom blend! Get in touch with us! Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Don't forget to subscribe to the show!

Mar 2013

32 min 11 sec

Today JD and Nicole review a Robert Whitlow novel entitled The Trial. This is a fast-paced legal thriller that both really enjoyed. The book tackles some very real issues, but does so in an interesting and entertaining manner. After the review Nicole brings us another fascinating Bookworm Fact and JD shares a Bookworm Tip in this edition of the podcast. Download Episode 8 Review Segment: Robert WhitlowRobert Whitlow's Website Purchase The Trial on Amazon JD's Rating: 4 out of 5 Nicole's Rating: 4 out of 5 Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about Jane Austen. She references two of Austen's works, Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. JD mentions that Audio Theatre Central, another of the Porchlight Family Media podcasts, just reviewed an audio adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. You can find that review on episode 24 of Audio Theatre Central. JD's Bookworm Tip is PosterText.com - this website turns the text of classic literature into posters This episode of Bookworm Banquet is brought to you by Adagio Teas! Choose from a huge selection of loose leaf teas; black, green, chai, herbal blends or create your own custom blend! Get in touch with us!  Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Don't forget to subscribe to the show!

Nov 2012

25 min 54 sec

This episode of Bookworm Banquet features a review of the YA novel Ginnie Dare: Crimson Sands by Scott Roche. This is an action packed science fiction story that is sure to keep your interest. JD and Nicole are also joined on the show by Scott Roche and he shares some of the inspiration for the book. And Nicole brings us another fascinating Bookworm Fact to top off the program. Download Episode 7 Review SegmentGinnie Dare: Crimson Sands by Scott Roche Thank you to Scott for providing us with a free review copy of his book. JD's Rating: 4 out of 5 Nicole's Rating: 4 out of 5 Interview Segment Links:Scott RocheScott's Website Purchase Ginnie Dare: Crimson Sands on Amazon Information on Virginia Dare | Roanoke Colony Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about the world's most valuable books. Thanks to our sponsor, Audible! Get a free audio book along with your free 30 day trial by going to www.audibletrial.com/bookworm Get in touch with us! Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Don't forget to subscribe to the show!

Sep 2012

31 min 28 sec

Today JD and Nicole take a break from reviewing a book and instead are joined by award-winning audio book narrator and host of The Classic Tales Podcast, B.J. Harrison. We talk about B.J.'s narration work, his podcast, and just generally have fun talking about classic literature. Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about the criteria of a classic. Download Episode 6 Links: B.J.'s Podcast - iTunes | RSS B.J.'s Audio Book Website JD mentioned the following: B.J.'s narration of John Buchan's The 39 Steps (If this link has expired by the time you listen to this episode, then simply search B.J.'s website for this book) | The Thirty-Nine Steps on Amazon Jacques Futrelle's The Thinking Machine adventures Thanks to our sponsor, Audible! Get a free audio book along with your free 30 day trial by going to audibletrial.com/bookworm Join JD on the Scrabble-like word tile game, Wordfeud, on your iPhone or Android phone. His username is: jonnydollar Get in touch with us! Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Don't forget to subscribe to the show!

May 2012

42 min 54 sec

Today JD and Nicole review a children's book by comedian and speaker Ken Davis. The book is called Sheep Tales: The Bible According to the Animals Who Were There. This is a fun book to read together as a family. Nicole also share a fascinating Bookworm Fact that fits really well with the theme of family that seemed to fill today's show. JD's Bookworm Tip also fit nicely in that category. They also share some listener feedback and JD invites listeners to play the smartphone game, Wordfeud, with him. Download Episode 5 Review Segment Sheep Tales by Ken Davis JD's Rating: 5 out of 5 Nicole's Rating: 5 out of 5 Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about Jonathan Edwards. Jonathan Edwards on Wikipedia | Jonathan Edwards' writings on Amazon JD's Bookworm Tip is the BookIt! National Reading Incentive Program Join JD on the Scrabble-like word tile game, Wordfeud, on your iPhone or Android phone. His username is: jonnydollar Get in touch with us! Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Don't forget to subscribe to the show!

Mar 2012

31 min 49 sec

In this episode of Bookworm Banquet podcast, JD and Nicole share a review of their first non-fiction book so far. They review Kim Meeder's book Hope Rising: Stories from the Ranch of Rescued Dreams. This is a book filled with stories of abused horses and broken children who interact at Kim Meeder's Ranch, Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch, and the resulting healing that happens for both the horses and the children. JD and Nicole also interview Kim Meeder about the book and her work at Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch. Nicole also brings you a Bookworm Fact and JD offers up a Bookworm Tip. And lastly, they respond to listener feedback. Download Episode 4 Review SegmentHope Rising by Kim Meeder Thanks to the author for providing us with a free review copy of the book. JD's Rating: 4 out of 5 Nicole's Rating: 4 out of 5 Interview Segment Links:Kim Meeder with husband, TroyCrystal Peaks Youth Ranch Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about William Shakespeare. www.NoSweatShakespeare.com is a wealth of Shakespearean information; especially this article which discusses his influence on the English language. JD's Bookworm Tip is www.ReadersRead.com Feedback Segment Links:Listener Margie's review of Ballad of the Northland can be found here. Get in touch with us! Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Don't forget to subscribe to the show!

Jul 2011

42 min 14 sec

In this episode, JD and Nicole review and discuss Karl Bacon's fantastic historical novel entitled An Eye for Glory: The Civil War Chronicles of a Citizen Soldier. This is a thoroughly enjoyable book that we highly recommend. JD also speaks with the author, Karl Bacon, about his writing career, An Eye for Glory, and what may be coming next. Nicole shares another Bookworm Fact and then they respond to listener feedback from Max. Download Episode 2 Review SegmentAn Eye For Glory by Karl Bacon Thanks to Zondervan for providing a free copy of this book for us to review. JD's Rating: 5 out of 5 Nicole's Rating: 5 out of 5 Interview Segment Links:Karl Bacon mentioned the following books:Infantryman Pettit, The Civil War Letters of Corporal Frederick Pettit - William Gilfillan Gavin The Civil War: A Narrative - Shelby Foote History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry - Charles D. Page Karl Bacon mentioned the following websites: Karl Bacon's website Civil War TrustCivil War Traveler Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about Emily Dickinson.Chartless by Emily Dickinson can be read here. Check out this dramatic reading of "Chartless". Feedback Segment Links:The Archives of Anthropos by John White Get in touch with us! Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Subscribe to the show!

Mar 2011

45 min 16 sec

In this episode, JD and Nicole discuss Lynn Austin's historical novel Though Waters Roar. While there were a few things with this book that were slight annoyances, overall it was an enjoyable read. The story spans several generations and chronicles some very pivotal events in American history. Also in this episode, Nicole has an interesting Bookworm Fact about the beloved Dr. Seuss. Download Episode 1 Review SegmentThough Waters Roar by Lynn Austin Lynn Austin's website Purchase your copy of Though Waters Roar on Amazon. JD's Rating: 3 out of 5Nicole's Rating: 3 out of 5 Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about Dr. Seuss. Get in touch with us! Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Subscribe to the show!

Mar 2011

17 min 45 sec

In this introductory episode of the Bookworm Banquet podcast, we take a few moments to introduce ourselves and give you an overview of what we will cover on this show.Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.JD's Bookworm Tip - www.librarything.comGet in touch with us! Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Subscribe to the show!

Mar 2011

11 min 10 sec