HAMDEN, CT – Just The Right Book Podcast has been named to Book Riot’s just-released 2017 list of The 15 Outstanding Podcasts for Book Lovers.
The podcast, launched in late 2016, is a twice-weekly show for book enthusiasts and engaged readers either searching for their next read or simply addicted to all things books – back stories about authors, titles, characters, the written word and industry scuttlebutt. It currently has close to 50 episodes with prominent authors and book industry insiders. The host, Roxanne Coady, is a highly regarded go-to person for advice on books and owner of award-winning independent bookseller R.J. Julia in Madison, CT.
The show, produced by CRN International’s Collisions podcast operation, has been featured at the very top of the Apple iTunes website not only for its top-notch guests, but with the engaging interview style of Coady which prompts them reveal insights into their lives and their writing that have never been heard.
Book Riot, with close to 800,000 followers, is a popular blog and website covering book-related news, reviews, commentary and information. It produces several podcasts of its own about books.
Separately, Just The Right Book Podcast is also being featured among the best book podcasts on Player FM, a podcast player that helps listeners find great shows. Player FM is currently featuring the show’s latest episode, an interview with the biographer Ron Chernow, author of Alexander Hamilton and the highly anticipated just-released Grant.
On Just The Right Book Podcast, guests have included the most prolific, best-selling authors of our time such as: James Patterson, Ann Patchett, John Grisham, Scott Turow, Dean Koontz, Michael Connelly, Nicole Krauss, and Maria Semple, to name a few. Celebrities-turned-authors who have told their stories to Roxanne include: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Luvvie Ajayi, chef Jacques Pepin, actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, perfume icon Jo Malone and leading advice columnist Amy Dickinson (“Ask Amy”). Add to the list some of the most influential book publishers from Hachette, Random House, Kirkus Reviews and the legendary Strand Bookstore.
“I’m amazed at how Roxanne is able to probe authors to take you inside their books and the thinking behind them,” said Show Producer Christina Torres. “She asks the kinds of questions book lovers would ask and, with her guests, offers so many ideas for your next read. My only complaint is that my TBR list is now too long.”
About CRN International
CRN International is a leading marketing company that has pioneered strategies and produced creative programming through radio and emerging audio media like podcasts to help brands separate from the clutter of traditional advertising. CRN has served such top clients as Johnson & Johnson, USAA, Hershey, Chrysler and Microsoft and typically employs a combination of content marketing, influencer marketing and promotions to solve marketing challenges. It is based in Hamden, CT.
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