Episode 69 - The Haunted Vagina by Carl Mellick III

Neither of us over at TBC are into "bizarro" fiction, but today we discover that this corner of literature exists and it sure lives up to its moniker. 

The weirdest and creepiest thing …

Episode 68 - The Skeleton Haunts a House by Leigh Perry (Book 3 in the Family Skeleton Mystery Series)

It's October, so this episode is the first in our series of spooky books in honor of the season.

After a long day of stocking up on fun size candy …

Episode 67 - Selfie Showdown: A Model Kombat Throwdown by Kelcey Coe

Another week, another screenplay disguised as a book. This one is a real Russian nesting doll of poor choices.

Thanks to Bob from Books, Beards, …

Episode 65 - Final Fantasy VII: On the Way to a Smile by Kazushige Nojima *Special Guest Adam R*

Someone cast Meteor on Chris's computer and this episode and the associated bonus Patreon content was almost lost.

Luckily, his back-up Lifestream kicked in and saved the files, but not …

Episode 64 - Pinklejinx by Tish Dahlby

GET YOUR PINKLE JINXXXXXXED!!!

This book came to our attention through an anonymous recommendation. Thank you, anonymous person, and we hope you enjoy this episode.

Episode 61 - All The Times We Were Wrong: Part 2

We're roasting ourselves again! We decided that it was time to review past missteps and things we were wrong about on air. We try to keep this show conversational and familiar, but the …

Episode 60 - All The Times We Were Wrong: Part 1

This time, we’re roasting ourselves! We decided that it was time to review past missteps and things we were wrong about on air. We try to keep this show conversational and familiar, but the …

Episode 59 - I'm Living But I'm Not Alive: Book One in the Black Caviar Thriller eBook Series by Psymon H.

The editor for this series posted about how bad the writing was in a Facebook group called Men Failing at Erotica. We happened to see the post and another TBC episode was born. Thanks to …

Episode 58 - All in a Row by Alex Oates *Special Guest Adam K*

After seeing #puppetgate trending on Twitter, Chris and Paris dive into the script of the play All in a Row with our friend Adam.

Adam is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with a MA in …

Episode 57 - The Mueller Report: Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election by Robert S. Mueller, III

This time, we figured we’d try to help you understand and - more importantly - laugh with us at The Mueller Report. It's a 448 page U.S. government report with over 1,000 footnotes that few …

Episode 54 - 101 Weapons for Women: Implement Weaponry - A Unique Concept in Women's Self Defense by Rodney R. Rice *Special Guest Paul Lowe*

This week we learn how to (not) defend ourselves with objects through a book infamous for its imagery! Thanks to our friend Chris H. for posting some images from this book on Facebook, …

Episode 53A - Operation Switcheroo! The Short Stories of Augie Peterson - Friend Request Movie Review

April Fool's!

Tomorrow you'll get your regularly scheduled TBC episode, but for today we're switching episodes with The Short Stories of Augie …

Episode 53 - Mazeppa the Wolfhound: Part One: The Story of Mother Luhki and Nana by Raymond N. Dombkiewicz

Somehow we're reading another Christian-leaning, dog related book with strange authorship. We really don't know how this happened again. Thanks to longtime friend of the show Elisa for …

Episode 51 - The Crucible by Arthur Miller *Special Guests D & Ken from Antiques Freaks*

This week, we're simultaneously in both the years 1953 and 1692. Luckily our friends D & Ken from the Antiques Freaks podcast have arrived to …

Episode 50 - The Eclipse of Darkness: Unveiling the Unseen World by Robert Arden Szanyi

We received an anonymous recommendation to read this book. It is easily one of the most concentrated forms of delirium ever put to text.

  • The Sunny …

Episode 49 - The Beginner’s Guide to Sex in the Afterlife: An Explanation of the Extraordinary Potential of Sexual Energy by David Staume

This time, we’re dead and trying to figure out just what to do with these incorporeal forms of ours. Luckily, a copy of David Straume’s Beginner’s Guide to Sex in the Afterlife was waiting …

Episode 48 - Into the Wild (Warriors #1/Warrior Cats #1) by Erin Hunter

Ah, cats - who doesn't love a good cat video or cat meme? The world is full of cat-themed things, so it's only natural that a cat fantasy series …

Episode 47 - Growing Around: Party Panic by John 'Enter' Rozanski

A guy who reviews cartoons and is really invested in creating a cartoon series himself wrote a children's chapter book in the universe that he's been creating for a few years. There's …

Episode 46 - Zarsthor's Bane by Andre Norton

No real content warnings this week except for one off-hand misogynistic statement by a single character! There IS a weird scene that could be …

Episode 45 - A Specter is Haunting Texas by Fritz Leiber

Fritz Leiber may have coined the term "sword and sorcery" and he may have written some legendary stories, but this book is not to be counted among those same accomplishments.

Content …

Episode 44 - Small Town Cop/Big City Crimes {A Man, His Dogs and a Badge} by Darrell Day

Don't be fooled! Darrel Day didn't write this - or even edit it, apparently - he just put it on the internet for his friend, Terry Bandemer. Which is …

Episode 43 - Crabs: The Human Sacrifice: Book 6 in the Crab Series by Guy N. Smith

Happy Halloween! Enjoy this episode one day early as a treat from the Terrible Book Club.

Crabs - The Human Sacrifice was suggested by reddit user dickdastardly and voted on by listeners as …

Episode 40 - The Angel Wore Fangs (Deadly Angels Series #7) by Sandra Hill

This book feels like the author created a massive dartboard where each section was a completely random idea or topic, put on a blindfold, threw …

Episode 39 - Antibodies: An X-Files Novel by Kevin J. Anderson

This time, we read an X-Files novel sanctioned by Chris Carter and it was just as pulpy as we expected. If you miss Mulder, Scully, and their crazy …

Episode 38 - Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes *Special Guests D & Ken from Antiques Freaks*

Since this book takes place 200 years in the past, we figured we needed some experts on old stuff! D & Ken from Antiques Freaks join us this week …

Episode 37 - Lawfully Challenged: Inspirational Christian Contemporary: A K-9 Lawkeeper Romance by Ginny Sterling

Cops that are dogs and dogs that are cops co-star in this sex-less Christian romance with an unreasonably long title! This story tries to cash in on the cross section of people who are …

Episode 36 - Too Far by Rich Shapero

Ah, yes - remember being in love so fiercely that you disobeyed your parents, ran naked through the forest all evening, worshiped nature gods, and …

Episode 35 - Woman Worship by Dean Jean-Pierre

If you're tired of plots and characters, this episode was made just for you! This time we read a book of poetry loosely held together by western gender norms, redundancy, and poor word …

Episode 34 - The Stain of Time V2: More Than A Trent Reznor Biography by Remanon Last

Have you ever really liked a band? Have you ever liked a band so much that you thought you found evidence in their lyrics that their frontman had lived previous lives and a demon helped you …

Episode 33 - The Betrayal (Fear Street Saga #1) by R.L. Stine

Burning witches, evil dads and uncles, more foreshadowing than one could ever need, the most obviously evil necklace of all time, and - of course - …

Episode 32 - Crawfish, Baby!! by Duncan More

Can we interest you in some crawfish? Perhaps other types of seafood? Some jazz? How about some gay erotica? If you answered "yes" to any or all of these questions, you'll love this 30 page …

Episode 31 - Lands of the Earthquake by Henry Kuttner & Under A Dim Blue Sun by Howie K. Bentley

This time we read a short, double feature book with two fantasy/sci-fi novellas that were packaged together for seemingly no apparent reason:

  • Lands …

Episode 30 - Two Truths, A Lie, & Magic Rocks (...Also With Lies)

In this in-between books episode, it's game time!

Chris read a guide/miniature self-help book called Chakra Crystals by Kate Tomas about meditation and magical rocks and Paris tries to …

Episode 29 - Swamplandia! by Karen Russell *Special Guest Laura Filippi*

This time on Terrible Book Club, we read a book that wasn't truly terrible! Wow! It happened!  

We also have special guest Laura Filippi on to …

Episode 28 - Crossing Over: The Stories Behind the Stories by John Edward

Episode 28 is all about ghosts, mediums, and how Long Island seems to be some kind of breeding ground for psychics. If you're a skeptic of supernatural phenomenon or have ever wondered …

Episode 26 - You Suck! by Christopher Moore

You Suck! was given to Paris as a Secret Santa gift (thanks, Coty!) The book has some issues, but ultimately it's a crass and somewhat amusing parody …

Episode 25 - Audubon's Watch by John Gregory Brown

Birds. Watches. Tits. These are things that old men from the 1800s love to talk about. Or, at least famous ornithologist John James Audubon liked to …

Episode 24 - Melanie's Marvelous Measles by Stephanie Messenger

Episode 24 tackles the anti-vaccination phenomenon. Melanie's Marvelous Measles was written by an anti-vaxxer author so parents could easily …

Episode 23 - Ho Tactics: How to Mindf*ck a Man into Spending, Spoiling, & Sponsoring by G.L. Lambert

For November, we read a self-help book to help us become smart hos!

G.L. Lambert has created the ultimate guide to being a sociopathic fraud winner! …

Episode 22 - Stone of Tears by Terry Goodkind (Sword of Truth Series Book #2) *Special Guest TJ Allen*

Our first sequel. Sexy nuns. Demon dicks. Naked horseback riding. All this and more can be found in Terry Goodkind's Stone of Tears, the second book in the Sword of Truth series.

In Episode …

Episode 21 - Monster Hunter International by Larry Correia

Episode 21 is brought to you by vampires, pistols, werewolves, sub-machine guns, boobs, automatic rifles, orcs, elves in trailer parks, RPGs, hulking …

Episode 20 - Murder Gone A-Rye by Nancy J. Parra

Chris & Paris learn that a gluten-free themed murder mystery book exists. Naturally, they couldn't resist reading such a bizarrely …

Episode 19 - Dark Star: Confessions of a Rock Idol by Creston Mapes

This book has evangelical Christianity, drugged out rock stars, squeaky villains, and FREEDOM. Have you ever wanted to be converted to a religion by a crazy child fan who has written to you …

Episode 18 - Aeon Legion: Labyrinth by J.P. Beaubien

When a book opens with a Nazi coming through a time portal in a library in the year 2000, it's easy to assume that the book will be pretty bad. Somehow, though, Aeon Legion: Labyrinth jumps …

Episode 17 - Holy Cow by David Duchovny

David Duchovny is a female, teenage cow with a surprisingly good grasp on technology. In Holy Cow, he leads us on a journey through factory farming, …

Episode 16 - Sleeping with the Fishes by Mary Janice Davidson

Dive with us into the cesspool of Boston Harbor where mermaids make out! Explore an aquarium imagined by someone who was there one time! 

Episode 15 - The Art of the Deal by Donald Trump & Tony Schwartz

Chris wakes from his coma into a world of unprecedented horror. 

Episode 14 - Moon People by Dale M. Courtney

Our 14th episode!

Our current book is almost 800 pages, so it's taking us a bit longer than usual to read this one. For now, enjoy the last episode we put out before our hiatus.

We've risen …

Episode 11 - Maradonia and the Seven Bridges by Gloria Tesch

We've returned to the fantasy realm with the first book in the Maradonia saga. It was written by a child/teenager. I know, I know - Terrible Book …

Episode 03 - Wizard's First Rule (Sword of Truth Series Book #1) by Terry Goodkind

Our third episode.

Episode 2 - Marked (House of Night Book #1) by Kristin Cast & P.C. Cast

 

In Episode Two, we begrudgingly drag ourselves through a sea of teen angst, slut shaming, poorly designed facial tattoos, and racial stereotyping in Kristin & P.C. Cast's Marked. …

Episode 1 - The Overton Window by Glenn Beck with Kevin Balfe, Emily Bestler, and Jack Henderson

This one is for all of you who love conspiracies, chicken-and-waffles, and hot office temps.

This was the first episode of Terrible Book Club that originally came into the world on Mar 13, …

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