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Bookworm Banquet

Summary: 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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 BB8: Review of The Trial by Robert Whitlow | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1555

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!

 BB7: Review of Ginnie Dare: Crimson Sands & Scott Roche Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1889

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!

 BB6: Discussing The Classics with Audiobook Narrator B.J. Harrison | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2575

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!

 BB5: Review of Sheep Tales by Ken Davis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1910

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!

 Radio CSS Media Network Update & Thank You To Our Listeners | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Download This Message Hi Everyone! I just wanted to say thank you to you all for listening to our shows over the past 12 months. Also I wanted to thank several people who work behind the scenes here at Radio CSS Media. Lastly, I want to wish you all a Happy New Year! We are looking forward to a great 2012 with you! -JD Links: Tom Lamar Mickey Papillon Kevin McCreary Dakota King Kyle Sammy Avendano Questions? Comments? Share them with us! feedback@radiocss.com 623-688-2770   

 BB4: Review of Hope Rising & Kim Meeder Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2536

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!

 BB3: Ballad Of The Northland Review & Interview with Author Jason Barron | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3879

In this episode, JD and Nicole review Jason Barron's novel Ballad Of The Northland. This book is a very intriguing story of a boy who grows up in the Alaskan bush country. JD and Nicole also interview Jason Barron and speak with him about the book, his career as a musher, and his upcoming novel. Nicole shares another Bookworm Fact and then JD gives you a Bookworm Tip. Download Episode 3 Review Segment Ballad of the Northland by Jason Barron Thanks to the author for providing a free review copy of the novel to us. JD's Rating: 4 out of 5Nicole's Rating: 2 out of 5 for family friendliness and 4 out of 5 for story quality Interview Segment Links:Author and musher, Jason BarronJason Barron's website Jason's Blog Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. JD's Bookworm Tip is - Google Books Google Books Homepage | Google Books eBookstore Get in touch with us! Email: feedback@bookwormbanquet.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770

 BB2: An Eye For Glory Review & Karl Bacon Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2717

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!

 BB1: Review of Though Waters Roar by Lynn Austin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1066

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!

 BB0: An Introduction To Your Hosts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 671

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!

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