Ann Kingman is a book lover, blogger and District Sales Manager for one of the major publishing houses and host of Books on the Nightstand Podcast.
Literary podcast nerds rejoice–Ann Kingman of Books On The Nightstand fame is behind the mic once more! We asked you to call and write in about the people you want to give the gift of a good read this year… and WOW, you all delivered! Ann and Anne are dishing out rapid-fire recommendations for young AND old readers with highly varied literary interests. You’ll also get to hear what Ann’s been up to since Books on the Nightstand shut its doors, and both their favorite bookish-but-NOT-book gifts for the holiday or any other season.Click over to the podcast website for a list of books mentioned in this episode, and tell us in the comments what bookish gifts YOU are giving this year: http://whatshouldireadnextpodcast.com/161Listen to archived episodes of Books on the Nightstand at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/books-on-the-nightstand/id278076085?mt=2Apply to be a guest on WSIRN: http://whatshouldireadnextpodcast.com/guest
Sadly, we have come to the true end of Books on the Nightstand. Happily, this final episode is filled with bloopers!     Information on our special Two Dozen Books We Can’t Wait For You to Read Sweepstakes is available here. Be sure to enter now. The deadline is July 31, 2016. While entering, you can opt-in to a mailing list, where we can keep you updated on BOTNS news. We can’t guarantee what we will be sending out via this list other than that we will share our two monthly selections that will go to the winners of the sweepstakes.   If you’d like to join the mailing list for possible future BOTNS news, but can’t enter the sweepstakes because you live outside the US, or because you’ve reached this page after the sweepstakes has ended, you can sign up here.   Ways to interact with Books on the Nightstand, as well as with Ann and Michael, going forward: The Books on the Nightstand Goodreads Group Older episodes of the podcast Twitter: @annkingman and @mkindness Litsy: @mkindness
A preview of fiction titles we’re looking forward to in the next nine months. _______________________________________________ Don’t Forget! Although this is the final “regular” episode of Books on the Nightstand, there will be an episode 390 – filled with hilarious bloopers! _______________________________________________ Information on our special Two Dozen Books We Can’t Wait For You to Read Sweepstakes is available here. Be sure to enter now! While entering, you can opt-in to a mailing list, where we can keep you updated on BOTNS news. We can’t guarantee what we will be sending out via this list other than that we will share our two monthly selections that will go to the winners of the sweepstakes. (Something many of you asked for!) If you’d like to join the mailing list for possible future BOTNS news, but can’t enter the sweepstakes because you live outside the US, you can sign up here. Tell me what to read this summer! Go here to vote on which of  six titles I’m embarrassed to say I still haven’t read I should read before Labor Day.   Audiobook of the week (05:37)  My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante, narrated by Hillary Huber, is Ann’s pick for this week’s Audiobooks.com Audiobook of the Week. Special thanks to Audiobooks.com for sponsoring this episode of Books on the Nightstand. Audiobooks.com allows you to listen to over 100,000 audiobooks, instantly, wherever you are, and the first one is free. Download or stream any book directly to your Apple or Android device. Sign up for a free 30-day trial and free audiobook download by going to www.audiobooks.com/freebook   Fiction Preview (11:39)                   There’s a ton of great fiction titles coming out in the next 9 months. Here are our picks: DC: The New Frontier by Darwyn Cooke The Wolf Road by Beth Lewis How to Set a Fire and Why by Jesse Ball The Dream Life of Astronauts by Patrick Ryan Dr. Knox by Peter Spiegelman The Last One by Alexandra Oliva The Heavenly Table by Donald Ray Pollock The Invoice by Jonas Karlsson Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers Dark Matter by Blake Crouch The Nix by Nathan Hill Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead The Ballroom by Anna Hope Nutshell by Ian McEwan Dear Mr. M by Herman Koch The Apartment: A Horror Story by S.L. Grey The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore The Mothers by Brit Bennett Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood Angel Catbird, Vol. 1 by Margaret Atwood and Johnnie Christmas Untitled Novel by Hannah Tinti Ill Will by Dan Chaon   That brings us to the end of last full episode of Books on the Nightstand. THANK YOU to all of you who’ve been with us on this bookish journey, whether from episode 1 or episode 389. You  have all made this worthwhile! — Ann and Michael
A preview of non-fiction titles coming in the next eight months.   Information on our special Two Dozen Books We Can’t Wait For You to Read Sweepstakes is available here. Be sure to enter now! If you’d like to join the mailing list for possible future BOTNS news, but can’t enter the sweepstakes because you live outside the US, you can sign up here. We can’t guarantee what we will be sending out via this list other than that we will share our two monthly selections that will go to the winners of the sweepstakes. (Something many of you asked for!)   Tell me what to read this summer! Go here to vote on which of  six titles I’m embarrassed to say I still haven’t read I should read before Labor Day.   Audiobook of the week (03:35)  Before the Fall by Noah Hawley, narrated by Robert Petkoff, is my pick for this week’s Audiobooks.com Audiobook of the Week. Special thanks to Audiobooks.com for sponsoring this episode of Books on the Nightstand. Audiobooks.com allows you to listen to over 100,000 audiobooks, instantly, wherever you are, and the first one is free. Download or stream any book directly to your Apple or Android device. Sign up for a free 30-day trial and free audiobook download by going to www.audiobooks.com/freebook   Non-Fiction Preview (06:52)                         Lots of great non-fiction titles coming out in the next 8 months or so. Here are our picks: How to Be a Person in the World by Heather Havrilesky Dark Night: A True Batman Story by Paul Dini and Eduardo Risso American Heiress by Jeffrey Toobin We Are Not Such Things by Justine van der Luen Hero of the Empire by Candice Millard Women in Science by Rachel Ignotofsky Eyes on the Street by Robert Kanigel Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal by Amy Krouse Rosenthal Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans Patient H.M. by Luke Dittrich The French Chef in America by Alex Prud’Homme In Such Good Company by Carol Burnett A Lowcountry Heart by Pat Conroy A Truck Full of Money by Tracy Kidder Bellevue by David Oshinsky Born a Crime by Trevor Noah Absolutely on Music: Conversations with Seiji Ozawa by Haruki Murakami Doctor Who: Whographica by Steve O’Brien The Inkblots by Damion Searls
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