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What Should I Read Next?

By Anne Bogel | Wondery

What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then, she makes recommendations about what to read next. The real purpose of the show is to help YOU find your next read.

  1. 1.
    Ep 189: Our favorite genre is chapter books06/25/2019
    56:38
  2. 2.
    Ep 188: Books, plants, and literal bibliotherapy06/18/2019
    44:12
  3. 3.
    Ep 187: Traveling the world without leaving your hometown06/04/2019
    54:09
  4. 4.
    Ep 186: Finding the book that feels like it was written just for you05/28/2019
    51:34
  5. 5.
    Ep 185: What should you read this summer?05/21/2019
    53:44
  6. 6.
    Introducing Life is Short with Justin Long05/20/2019
    8:21
  7. 7.
    Ep 184: You’ll never conquer your TBR—and that’s a good thing05/14/2019
    48:55
  8. 8.
    Ep 183: Baking, books, and other everyday magic05/07/2019
    1:00:13
  1. 9.
    Ep 182: Matching the right (audio)book to the right listener04/30/2019
    54:41
  2. 10.
    Ep 181: Taking your reading life from good to great04/23/2019
    59:15
  3. 11.
    Ep 180: Rearranging your life to read 600 books a year04/16/2019
    59:22
  4. 12.
    Ep 179: Life is short & my TBR is way too long04/09/2019
    47:39
  5. 13.
    One Great Book Trailer04/02/2019
    2:49
  6. 14.
    Ep 178: The Next Right Thing for your reading life04/02/2019
    58:22
  7. 15.
    Ep 177: When your reading life is a roller coaster03/26/2019
    50:01
  8. 16.
    Ep 176: Books in the freezer, & other horror stories03/19/2019
    55:22
  9. 17.
    Ep 175: Your library called and they want their books back03/12/2019
    44:56
  10. 18.
    Ep 174: The heart wants to read what the heart wants to read03/05/2019
    38:37
  11. 19.
    Ep 173: Clocking in at the reading factory02/26/2019
    49:59
  12. 20.
    Ep 172: How many re-reads is too many re-reads?02/19/2019
    44:52
  13. 21.
    Ep 171: A podcaster, a barrister, and a joiner walk into a bookstore02/12/2019
    40:07
  14. 22.
    Ep 170: Fascinating fiction for the relentlessly practical reader02/05/2019
    46:56
  15. 23.
    Ep 169: Books that mess you up in all the right ways01/29/2019
    55:15
  16. 24.
    Ep 168: A century of good books (in a single year)01/22/2019
    48:28
  17. 25.
    Ep 167: Reading is supposed to be FUN01/15/2019
    44:33
  18. 26.
    Ep 166: Just don't call it a book club01/08/2019
    45:08
  19. 27.
    Ep 165: 1000 Books to read before you die01/01/2019
    55:22
  20. 28.
    Ep 164: The couple that reads together ... needs to find books they'll both LOVE12/18/2018
    44:17
  21. 29.
    Ep 163: Wonderful, wonder-filled reading in the great outdoors12/11/2018
    31:56
  22. 30.
    Ep 162: The best bad ending you'll ever read12/04/2018
    54:24
  23. 31.
    Ep 161: Books on the Nightstand and on your wishlist11/27/2018
    1:09:07
  24. 32.
    Ep 160: Books that capture the magic of everyday life11/20/2018
    38:20
  25. 33.
    Ep 159 : How to cope with the longest book hangover ever11/13/2018
    46:16
  26. 34.
    Ep 158: The life-changing magic of clearing your unread shelf11/06/2018
    55:33
  27. 35.
    Ep 157: The stories behind the stories we love to read10/30/2018
    50:11
  28. 36.
    Ep 156: Expert tips for a pretty, peaceful, practical bookshelf10/23/2018
    42:57
  29. 37.
    Ep 155: When stolen audible credits spur a beautiful bookish relationship10/16/2018
    40:05
  30. 38.
    Ep 154: Books so inspiring you might be afraid to read them10/09/2018
    55:23
  31. 39.
    Ep 153: Revolutionizing your reading life, 10 minutes at a time10/02/2018
    41:12
  32. 40.
    Ep 152: Under-appreciated books that may be perfect for your TBR09/25/2018
    52:05
  33. 41.
    Ep 151: Knockout books for a recovering completionist09/18/2018
    57:46
  34. 42.
    Ep 150: I have a confession... I'm not a reader09/11/2018
    46:37
  35. 43.
    Ep 149: Ask Anne Anything09/04/2018
    47:29
  36. 44.
    Ep 148: Rebuilding your life (and your library)08/28/2018
    46:11
  37. 45.
    Ep 147: Ruining your childhood one book at a time08/21/2018
    50:22
  38. 46.
    Ep 146: Refugee camps, civil war, and the triumph of a library card08/14/2018
    57:22
  39. 47.
    Ep 145: Confess Your Literary Sins08/10/2018
    15:19
  40. 48.
    Ep 144: Wanna read more? Quit your job.08/07/2018
    52:45
  41. 49.
    Ep 143: The quest for the perfect coffeeshop read07/31/2018
    45:29
  42. 50.
    Ep 142: The moment you became a reader07/24/2018
    34:32
  43. 51.
    Ep 141: The Enneagram of your favorite book07/17/2018
    50:47
  44. 52.
    Ep 140: What IS literary fiction, anyway?07/10/2018
    51:06
  45. 53.
    Ep 139: Snooping other people’s bookshelves + the patron saint of WSIRN07/03/2018
    50:00
  46. 54.
    Ep 138: The Librarians Are In! 06/26/2018
    54:37
  47. 55.
    Ep 137: Bibliotherapy for the toughest times06/19/2018
    42:24
  48. 56.
    Ep 136: One Great Book06/12/2018
    13:02
  49. 57.
    Ep 135: When your reading life is nothing like people expect06/05/2018
    49:37
  50. 58.
    Ep 134: Audiobooks for the whole family to binge05/29/2018
    30:26
  51. 59.
    Ep 133: Authors who get where you're coming from05/22/2018
    56:24
  52. 60.
    Ep 132: The books we can't wait to read this summer05/15/2018
    51:37
  53. 61.
    Ep 131: Living in the land of Jane Austen05/08/2018
    49:23
  54. 62.
    Ep 130: Must-read books by women writers05/01/2018
    43:00
  55. 63.
    Ep 129: Tips and tricks for distracted readers (and listeners)04/24/2018
    50:32
  56. 64.
    Ep 128: When contemporary fiction feels like a crapshoot04/17/2018
    43:32
  57. 65.
    Ep 127: Seeking professional help (for quitting books)04/10/2018
    43:38
  58. 66.
    Ep 126: Books that appeal to your head AND your heart04/03/2018
    41:31
  59. 67.
    Ep 125: Gateway books to hook a Netflix addict03/27/2018
    34:11
  60. 68.
    Ep 124: The challenge of making your reading life your own03/20/2018
    59:58
  61. 69.
    Ep 123: Books that will totally make you cry (with laughter)03/13/2018
    39:45
  62. 70.
    Ep 122: This AMAZING episode will have you RACING to the library03/06/2018
    1:00:29
  63. 71.
    Ep 121: “The Secret” to a great self help book02/27/2018
    53:19
  64. 72.
    Ep 120: Books that make you feel big things02/20/2018
    51:20
  65. 73.
    Ep 119: A book snob breakthrough02/13/2018
    55:22
  66. 74.
    Ep 118: The rhythm of a reading family02/06/2018
    1:00:16
  67. 75.
    Ep 117: Literary fiction over US Weekly01/30/2018
    41:00
  68. 76.
    Ep 115: Books that bridge two worlds01/23/2018
    53:29
  69. 77.
    Ep 114: Missed bookstore connections01/16/2018
    1:10:04
  70. 78.
    Ep 113: The next best thing to reading: how 14 WSIRN listeners organize their bookshelves01/09/2018
    32:29
  71. 79.
    Ep 112: Your best reading year yet01/02/2018
    52:20
  72. 80.
    Ep 111: A lifetime mother-daughter book club12/26/2017
    55:39
  73. 81.
    Ep 110: When your life resembles Big Little Lies12/19/2017
    1:02:42
  74. 82.
    Ep 109: Reading slumps are the worst12/12/2017
    48:13
  75. 83.
    Ep 108: What Should I Read Next LIVE from Asheville12/05/2017
    34:55
  76. 84.
    Ep 107: Bookish gifts for everyone on your list11/28/2017
    49:21
  77. 85.
    Ep 106: The anatomy of an excellent reading experience11/21/2017
    31:35
  78. 86.
    Ep 105: Reading makes the whole day better11/14/2017
    1:01:27
  79. 87.
    Ep 104: Books that don't hold anything back11/07/2017
    49:15
  80. 88.
    Ep 103: Accidental book theft & other bookworm crimes10/31/2017
    49:38
  81. 89.
    Ep 102: A new way to think about fictional characters10/24/2017
    54:51
  82. 90.
    Ep 101: What Anne wishes she'd known (100 episodes later)10/17/2017
    1:08:56
  83. 91.
    Ep 100: When everyone loves that book but you10/10/2017
    58:22
  84. 92.
    Ep 99: Nobody hates a beautiful book (or a handwritten letter)10/03/2017
    1:00:30
  85. 93.
    Ep 98: Loving that literary lifestyle09/26/2017
    54:07
  86. 94.
    Ep 97: How a book REALLY gets made, from idea to the bookstore shelves09/19/2017
    26:24
  87. 95.
    Ep 96: Listen to Anne read Chapter 1 of her new book Reading People!09/15/2017
    34:57
  88. 96.
    Ep 95: Really weird stories you should totally read09/12/2017
    51:39
  89. 97.
    Ep 94: Paris epiphanies (and other bookish destinations)09/05/2017
    49:17
  90. 98.
    Ep 93: Books to help you manage anxiety + a book brunch that will have you drooling08/29/2017
    47:47
  91. 99.
    Ep 92: When you feel betrayed by the bestseller list08/22/2017
    48:39
  92. 100.
    Ep 91: The books you can't stop recommending08/08/2017
    45:47
  93. 101.
    Ep 90: Immersive books that make you want to read them again (for the first time)08/01/2017
    44:04
  94. 102.
    Ep 89: Ask Anne Anything!07/25/2017
    46:10
  95. 103.
    Ep 88: Overlooked books that deserve to shine07/18/2017
    47:43
  96. 104.
    Ep 87: Popcorn books, page-turning thrills, and reader regret07/11/2017
    45:27
  97. 105.
    Ep 86: Eclectic tastes, slow readers, and talking about books with strangers07/04/2017
    46:59
  98. 106.
    Ep 84: When your best friend hates your favorite book (and you hate hers)06/27/2017
    59:18
  99. 107.
    Ep 84: You know you're a Serious Reader when...06/20/2017
    46:43
  100. 108.
    Ep 83: An epic birthday bookstore road trip06/13/2017
    45:42
  101. 109.
    Ep 82: Obsessive readers and bookish kindred spirit angels06/06/2017
    53:43
  102. 110.
    Ep 81: The suspense is thrilling me05/30/2017
    44:52
  103. 111.
    Ep 80: Books that make you want to skip dinner, work, and the rest of your life05/23/2017
    48:02
  104. 112.
    Ep 79: The books we can't wait to read this summer05/16/2017
    39:11
  105. 113.
    Ep 78: Super-relevant (super-enjoyable) fiction for our time05/09/2017
    45:18
  106. 114.
    Ep 77: How to save The Shop Around the Corner05/02/2017
    48:26
  107. 115.
    Ep 76: Book people are the best people (LIVE!)04/25/2017
    1:33:15
  108. 116.
    Ep 75: If Google wrecked your brain, here's what you should read04/18/2017
    1:01:33
  109. 117.
    Ep 74: Finally falling in love with reading - at 30!04/11/2017
    40:49
  110. 118.
    Ep 73: Don't judge a person by their (book) cover04/04/2017
    51:20
  111. 119.
    Ep 72: Embarrassing bookworm confessions03/28/2017
    48:59
  112. 120.
    Ep 71: A super-elegant apocalypse03/21/2017
    43:15
  113. 121.
    Ep 70: The book Anne can't shut up about03/14/2017
    44:25
  114. 122.
    Ep 69: The library is running my life03/07/2017
    52:02
  115. 123.
    Ep 68: Plot summaries are the WORST02/28/2017
    41:46
  116. 124.
    Ep 67: Just the right book at just the right time02/21/2017
    39:59
  117. 125.
    Ep 66: Books that glitter, sparkle, and pop02/14/2017
    47:25
  118. 126.
    Ep 65: The joy of buying books on someone else’s dime02/07/2017
    40:18
  119. 127.
    Ep 64: The next best thing to reading01/31/2017
    59:29
  120. 128.
    Ep 63: Books so good you'll forget you have a phone01/24/2017
    47:19
  121. 129.
    Ep 62: Your TBR will never be the same ...01/17/2017
    1:01:35
  122. 130.
    Ep 61: When the plot comes full circle...01/10/2017
    40:58
  123. 131.
    Ep 60: The last page can make it or break it01/03/2017
    51:17
  124. 132.
    Ep 59: Prescribing books for what ails you12/27/2016
    48:09
  125. 133.
    Ep 58: "You've hit your hold limit" and other disasters12/20/2016
    51:49
  126. 134.
    Ep 57: What's your reading personality?12/13/2016
    30:35
  127. 135.
    Ep 56: There's nothing like a bookstore at the holidays12/06/2016
    48:51
  128. 136.
    Ep 55: Choosing contemporary novels with staying power (for Jane Austen's 5x great niece)11/29/2016
    31:17
  129. 137.
    Ep 54: What Should I LISTEN to Next?11/22/2016
    44:20
  130. 138.
    Ep 53: The best of literary heroines (Reading For A Lifetime Pt 5)11/18/2016
    24:46
  131. 139.
    Ep 52: There's nothing better than a great book, with Gretchen Rubin (Reading For A Lifetime, Pt 4)11/17/2016
    31:45
  132. 140.
    Ep 51: Gateway books to lifetime reading (Reading For A Lifetime, Pt 3)11/16/2016
    34:59
  133. 141.
    Ep 50: Growing up with the help of a good book (Reading for a Lifetime, Pt 2)11/15/2016
    37:06
  134. 142.
    Ep 49: How to help kids fall in love with reading (Reading for a Lifetime, Pt 1)11/14/2016
    45:05
  135. 143.
    Ep 48: It's good to be a Special Readerly Snowflake11/08/2016
    46:15
  136. 144.
    Ep 47: Needing books, with a capital "N"11/01/2016
    29:31
  137. 145.
    Ep 46: What DID they read next (and how did they feel about it?)10/25/2016
    24:02
  138. 146.
    Ep 45: Heartwarming books for dire situations10/18/2016
    45:45
  139. 147.
    Ep 44: Like speed dating, but with authors10/11/2016
    56:15
  140. 148.
    Ep 43: Fiction FOMO and curing Hamilton hangover10/04/2016
    46:00
  141. 149.
    Ep 42: Life's too short to waste on bad books09/27/2016
    45:15
  142. 150.
    Ep 41: The books we can't wait to read this fall09/21/2016
    19:58
  143. 151.
    Ep 40: Spouses of Readers Anonymous09/20/2016
    42:58
  144. 152.
    Ep 39: Judging a book by its first sentence09/13/2016
    47:07
  145. 153.
    Ep 38: Secrets, cheap tricks, and paradigm-shifting books09/06/2016
    41:22
  146. 154.
    Ep 37: Reading as a couple + the best books YOU read this summer08/30/2016
    49:57
  147. 155.
    Ep 36: Comfort food, but with books08/23/2016
    35:50
  148. 156.
    Ep 35: Internet brain, redemption stories, and books with terrible elevator pitches08/16/2016
    26:35
  149. 157.
    Ep 34: Books that marry fiction and reality08/09/2016
    45:59
  150. 158.
    Ep 33: What DID they read next (and what did they think about it?08/02/2016
    35:54
  151. 159.
    Ep 32: Literature as fun escape and daily companion07/26/2016
    28:44
  152. 160.
    Ep 31: Lifetime favorite books and reading for a living07/19/2016
    45:56
  153. 161.
    Ep 30: 4-star books with 4-star endings for an ISTJ Type A Upholder07/12/2016
    46:26
  154. 162.
    Ep 29: Work, money, love, and mystery07/05/2016
    41:05
  155. 163.
    Ep 28: Books that no one's writing about in Entertainment Weekly06/28/2016
    40:30
  156. 164.
    Ep 27: Books good enough to make you turn off the tv (even if you love tv)06/21/2016
    38:21
  157. 165.
    Ep 26: Great adventure books06/14/2016
    23:01
  158. 166.
    Ep 25: Very personal stories06/07/2016
    34:47
  159. 167.
    Ep 24: Life-changing books05/31/2016
    24:01
  160. 168.
    Ep 23: Honeymoon reading05/24/2016
    27:05
  161. 169.
    Ep 22: What DID they read next (and how did they like it?)05/17/2016
    29:54
  162. 170.
    Ep 21: The books that made you fall in love with reading05/13/2016
    19:34
  163. 171.
    Ep 20: Sweeping sagas and strong female leads05/10/2016
    20:17
  164. 172.
    Ep 19: Great literary fiction, inspirational favorites, and high school English05/03/2016
    37:47
  165. 173.
    Ep 18: Compelling, character-driven books steeped in time and place04/26/2016
    41:02
  166. 174.
    Ep 17: Smart, slightly eccentric, diverse books04/19/2016
    33:58
  167. 175.
    Ep 16: Fascinating premises in dystopian fiction04/12/2016
    29:58
  168. 176.
    Ep 15: The audacity to tell people what to read04/09/2016
    38:37
  169. 177.
    Ep 14: A snob-free approach to reading04/05/2016
    46:01
  170. 178.
    Ep 13: Memoir, creativity, talent, and more memoir03/29/2016
    31:00
  171. 179.
    Ep 12: Life is hard - but reading doesn't have to be03/21/2016
    30:05
  172. 180.
    Ep 11: What's going on beneath the surface03/15/2016
    38:39
  173. 181.
    Ep 10: You can be a Serious Reader and still love Matt Damon03/08/2016
    40:16
  174. 182.
    Ep 9: The reality of bookworm problems03/01/2016
    27:54
  175. 183.
    Ep 8: The power of books, English major favorites, and what makes a great YA novel02/23/2016
    25:05
  176. 184.
    Ep 7: Books that uplift and inspire, the books that "hook" you, and filling the Brown Girls' Bookshelf 02/16/2016
    32:52
  177. 185.
    Ep 6: Books for book nerds, author backstories, and simple stories told well02/09/2016
    38:17
  178. 186.
    Ep 5: Raising readers, books that find you, and making the library people hate you02/02/2016
    30:14
  179. 187.
    Ep 4: Reading as escape, hating lots of books, and finding new fiction01/26/2016
    32:43
  180. 188.
    Ep 3: Books that "smart" people like, books you truly love, and books that embrace the grey01/19/2016
    28:27
  181. 189.
    Ep 2: The perils of high expectations and characters you can root for01/10/2016
    18:55
  182. 190.
    Ep 1: Books that inspire crying jags and sleepless nights (in the best sense)01/10/2016
    24:22

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