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The Book Bully
12 minutes | 3 years ago
#11: I Hate Reading Ruts
The BookBully is in the midst of a horrible reading slump. In this mini-episode she talks about how she combats periods like this, the ones that every avid reader dreads.
18 minutes | 3 years ago
#10: The BookBully Goes to the Dogs
With a new puppy in the house, The BookBully chats about books featuring dogs. From a childhood favorite to a BFF memoir, there's something for every reader.
43 minutes | 3 years ago
#9: A Millennial Reader: An Interview with Podcast Maker Alex Ward
The (Boomer) BookBully chats with Alex Ward about his reading habits and those of his fellow Millennials. Just what the heck is a "Borgel" and are podcasts the new paperbacks?
34 minutes | 3 years ago
#8: 2018 So Far
The BookBully chats about the books she's read in 2018. And mentions a couple of books that landed in the DNF - Did Not Finish - column.
22 minutes | 3 years ago
#7: Restoring My Faith in Mysteries
The BookBully reminisces about several of her favorite mystery novels and laments about popular ones that left her cold. Fortunately, there are several new entrees that have renewed her faith in this popular genre.
42 minutes | 3 years ago
#6: An Interview with Adrienne Martini, Sci-Fi Whisperer
Can this mild-mannered woman convert The BookBully into a Science Fiction/Fantasy Lover? Listen to Ellison's interview with Adrienne Martini, who loves all things about a genre The BookBully isn't crazy about.
22 minutes | 3 years ago
#5: Non-Fiction Favorites
The BookBully chats about her five favorite non-fiction books from 2017. And a great novel she just finished and highly recommends.
28 minutes | 3 years ago
4: Top Fiction Reads of 2017
Ellison dives into her favorite fiction books for 2017 and chats about two new books. And, hallelujah her website is up and running!
22 minutes | 3 years ago
3: Six Books That Tickled My Funny Bone
The BookBully presents her top six laugh-out-loud books, complete with quotes to make you chuckle. With winter upon us, who doesn't look forward to losing themselves to a hilarious read? Books Mentioned in Episode 3: High Fidelity by Nick Hornby Welding with Children by Tim Gautreaux Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of the World Today, or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door by Lynne Truss The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett Treasure Island!!! by Sara Levine Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
38 minutes | 3 years ago
2: The BookBully Blabs New Books
The BookBully goes a bit crazy talking about new books she's read or is looking forward to reading. Let's just say her eyes are bigger than her reading capacity! BOOK LIST FOR THIS EPISODE: My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti Brewster by Mark Slouka The Secret History by Donna Tartt The World of Tomorrow by Brendan Mathews (yes, only one "t") The Law of Dreams by Peter Behrens Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo Commonwealth by Ann Patchett Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Mary and O'Neil by Justin Cronin A Kind of Freedom by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton The Turner House by Angela Flournoy Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward The Resurrection of Joan Ashby by Cherise Wolas The Age of Perpetual Light by Josh Weil The New Valley by Josh Weil Don't I Know You by Marni Jackson The Good Lord Bird by James McBride Five-Carat Soul by James McBride Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash The Good People by Hannah Kent Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan The Power by Naomi Alderman Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia Here in Berlin by Cristina Garcia Dying: A Memoir by Cory Taylor The Bright Hour by Nina Riggs A Secret Sisterhood by Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney What She Ate by Laura Shapiro Ranger Games by Ben Blum An Odyssey by Daniel Mendelsohn The Child Finder by Rene Tenfold The Party by Elizabeth Day White Bodies by Jane Robins The Smack by Richard Lange Unraveling Oliver by Liz Nugent Ferocity by Nicola Lagioia Me Before You by JoJo Moyes Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman Paradise City by Elizabeth Day Sourdough by Robin Sloan Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis The Address by Fiona Davis One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus The Vengeance of Mothers by Jim Fergus The Revolution of the Moon by Andrea Camilleri The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermott The Twelve-Mile Straight by Eleanor Henderson Ten Thousand Saints by Eleanor Henderson
39 minutes | 3 years ago
1: Sarah Bowen Shea
In our pilot episode of The Book Bully, Ellison sits down with long-time friend, writer, runner, and podcaster Sarah Bowen Shea of Another Mother Runner to discuss childhood reading memories, reading habits, and book clubs.
4 minutes | 3 years ago
Prologue to the Book Bully
Introducing The Book Bully - a new podcast about books from Ellison Weist.
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