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Episode 22 George Orwell- Animal Farm The book tells the story of a group of farm animals who rebel against their human farmer, hoping to create a society where the animals can be equal, free, and happy. Recommended Age: 8-99   Our Scores: Your Scores: Amazon Link Our Next Book Game Changer check out or other Shows: Hunger Games  The Maze Runner

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Episode 21 -Fever 1793 Laurie Halse Recommended Age: 8-11 This is a historical fiction book is about the yellow plague epidemic of 1793.  It is the story of a girl named Mattie Cook who lives in Philadelphia and helps her mother in their coffee house. When people in their town start falling ill to a mysterious disease everyone has there own ideas of what is causing it. Overall it is a good book there is nothing graphic nor is there any foul la...

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Episode 20 – Etiquette and Espionage Etiquette and Espionage is the first book of the Finishing School series by Gail Carriger.  It is the story of Sophronia a fourteen-year-old girl who does not fit into the expected mold of a young lady of her class.  When she is sent to finishing school she realizes it is more than just a traditional education that is in store for her. Recommended Age: Reading Aloud 8+ Reading Alone 12+ Our Scores: Yo...

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Episode 19 Artemis Fowl This book is about a young boy named Artemis Fowl a young criminal mastermind. Who ends up finding a secret fairy society. Has he bitten off more than he can chew? Recommended Age: 8-12 Our Scores: Your Scores: Amazon Link – Will need to link this The next book is Etiquette and Espionage Looking for more books like Artemis Fowl check out or other Shows: Maze Runner Episode 8 Wrinkle In Time  Episode 4 Hunger Games...

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Reading Radio is proud to have made the top four best arts podcasts in the Columbus Podcast Awards and want to congratulate the Cryptonaturalist show on their victory.  It was a lot of fun to go to the show and meet all of our fellow podcasters and we look forward to it again next year. We just wanted to say thank you to everyone who voted for us and to all of our listeners for your support and we look forward to a great second season starting...

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Episode 18 – 100 Cupboards This book is about two kids named Henry and Henrietta who discover cupboards to other lands. It starts out when Henry goes to live with his aunt and uncle, because his parents go missing. Then in his attic room he discovers portals to other realms. To find out what happens after that you might just have to read the book. Recommended Age: 9-12   Our Scores: . Your Scores: Amazon Link. Looking for more books...

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In her continuing effort to promote literacy and a love of reading Alora has been running Reading Radio for almost two years. Reading Radio has been nominated for the Columbus Podcast Awards, arts category. And while there vote for Jason’s show “Be Better Tomorrow” in the Entrepreneur category and don’t forget to vote for Podcast of the year!! Alora records and edits the shows additionally she manages the website for Re...

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Episode 17 – The Giver by Lois Lowry This book is about a kid named Jonas in a strange future world. The day when all the kids get their job Jonas is skipped and given a special job in the community and we learn what it means to be human. Recommended Age: 8 to 99   Our Scores: Your Scores: Amazon Link. for the Giver Our next book is 100 Cupboards by ND Wilson Looking for more books like The Giver check out or other Shows: Maze Runne...

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Episode 16 – The Hobbit This month’s book is the Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien. It is a book about a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins who just wants to be left alone, when some homeless dwarfs come along and they take him on the adventure of his life. This book is a bit harder than some of our other book because of some of the language used and it was harder to get invested in. But other than that it was a good book I hope you in joy. And if y...

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We were lucky enough to get an interview with Margaret Peterson Haddix about her book Running Out of Time it was quite a fun experience. It was also very interesting to hear her side of thing including where the inspiration for the book came from. We talked about our latest review book Running of time.  Asking about certain character inspiration and plot points we were curious about.  We also talked about how her career began and her advice fo...

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Hunger Games Episode 6
Podcast , Slider / 2018-04-01

Episode 6 The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins The Hunger Game is a middle grade novel set in a dystopian future where children called tributes are forced to take part in the Hunger Games where they battle to the death as a punishment for their various districts rebelling against the capital.  These districts represent various areas of North America and their various industries which are intentionally starved by the Capital.  Katniss,...

Bonus Episode: Wrinkle In Time Book Vs Movie
Podcast , Slider / 2018-03-15

We just saw the Wrinkle in Time movie and wanted to do a bonus episode about it.  We love to talk about the book vs the Movie in our home and we invite you to do the same. There were some great things about this movie and some things we have concerns about and didn’t like.  Check out the show and see what we both thought.

The School for Good and Evil
Podcast / 2018-03-01

Episode 5 – The School for Good and Evil The New York Times bestselling School for Good and Evil series is an epic journey behind the scenes of a dazzling new fairy tail world.  This story tell the beginning of the story of Sophie, Agatha, and everyone at school. “With her glass slippers and devotion to good deeds, Sophie knows she’ll earn top marks at the School for Good and join the ranks of past students like Cin...

We Need Good Books
Meta / 2018-02-06

We need good books Hi this is Alora, thank you so much for listening to our podcast. Now we need your help we need finding some good books to do for future podcasts. We are looking for books with at least five or more chapters any genre will work but we would prefer fiction or sci-fi new and classic but remember it has to be 12-year-old friendly. If you don’t know what kind of books we do or what we’ve done check out our ...

Wrinkle In Time – Episode 4
Podcast / 2018-02-01

Episode 4 – A Wrinkle in Time A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L’Engle, is a classic children’s sci-fi story about Meg Murry, her brother Charles Wallace, and Calvin O’keefe as the take a journey across the universe to rescue Mr. Murry, Meg and Charles Wallace’s father from the grip of the evil IT with the help of three mysterious women known as Mrs. Which, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Whatsit. A Wrinkle in Time wa...

Episode 3 – The Girl Who Owned A City, OT Nelson
Podcast / 2017-12-31

Episode  3 – The Girl Who Owned A City The Girl who owned a city is a post apocalyptic children’s book about Lisa, her brother and their friends as they try to survive in a world where everyone over the age of 13 has died of a mysterious illness.  The story follows her through trials and decisions as she attempts to bring order to the world she finds herself in. First Published in 1975 Written to teach objectivism Include...

Greetings Fellow Fear the Boot listeners
Meta / 2017-12-17

We were recently mentioned on one of my Dad’s favorite podcasts.  So, “Hello” to our Fear The Boot Listeners. We are still building out the site and finding our voice and style, but please subscribe and let us know what you think.  We would love your input. Look at our Bookstore to see what books we have done and jump in with us.

Episode 2- Percy Jackson, The Lighting Thief.
Podcast / 2017-12-02

Episode 2 – Percy Jackson Percy Jackson is a newer book that a lot of kids are reading. It takes greek mythology to a new level and makes it relevant to this time.  This book is the first of five books but the story also continues in Heroes of Olympus and Trials of Apollo. We also have a special guest Zoe Fisher. This was our first time recording with the Yeti mic loaned to us by Pastor Aaron of www.simplechurchohio.com *We sti...

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Episode 1
Podcast / 2017-11-06

Eppisode 1 – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the sequel to the world wide smash Harry Potter series.  It follows the children of the original trio into their own adventures at Hogwarts. I know it has been a while since we recorded this, since we did it right after the release.  We hope to have a better rhythm now that things are really moving.  But our recording quality got a little better...