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Novel Thoughts
Novel Thoughts
Novel Thoughts

A bookchat podcast from Ramsgate, England hosted by bookshop owner Sapphire Bates and archivist Joseph Dance.This is the podcast for the big... more

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NEW RELEASE: Small Hours by Bobby Palmer

This week we take a look at Small Hours, the highly-anticipated second novel from British writer Bobby Palmer whose debut... more

20 Mar 2024 · 43 minutes
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell

This week we’re deep diving into the brilliant Maggie O’Farrell’s The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox, a novel about Victorian... more

13 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Books Without Men

In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2024 on this week’s episode we talk about active female representation... more

06 Mar 2024 · 37 minutes
Our Top Picks For March

Join us this week as we chat about a glut of great new fiction and non-fiction releases for March, plus... more

28 Feb 2024 · 41 minutes
Six Memoirs to Read Now

Join us this week as we give our empathy muscles a workout and chat about six of the best contemporary... more

21 Feb 2024 · 39 minutes
Author Spotlight - Rebecca Makkai

Ahoy! Join us for our first ever author spotlight in which we dive into the award-winning novels of American author... more

14 Feb 2024 · 56 minutes
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

It’s Donna Tartt appreciation week! Michelle joins us for our deep dive into The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt’s brilliant, award-winning novel... more

31 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
NEW RELEASES: Piglet by Lottie Hazell & The Vulnerables by Sigrid Nunez (Spoiler Free)

This week Sapphire and Joseph deep dive into two new brilliant fiction releases: debut novel Piglet by British writer Lottie... more

24 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Short Books To Start Your Year (Spoiler Free)

On this week's episode we're chatting about the best short books to start your year. Read this week: Corey Fah... more

17 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Good Material by Dolly Alderton

Happy New Year! Michelle is back with a hot take on Tom Hanks’s charisma. Read this week: Shark Heart by... more

10 Jan 2024 · 53 minutes
Novel Thoughts
NEW RELEASE: Small Hours by Bobby Palmer
Novel Thoughts