The Broads Talk Books With: Chanelle Benz

Updated: Aug 12


Welcome to our BONUS series: The Broads Talk Books With! This is where we talk to some of the authors we’ve recommended, or will recommend soon, and nerd out about books.


In this episode, we’ve got Chanelle Benz! We recommended her book The Gone Dead in Episode 36: Poetic Justice. Amy also loves her story collection, The Man Who Shot Out My Eye is Dead.


In our conversation, Chanelle tells funny stories about embarrassing English teachers, her acting past, disturbing fan encounters, and more. Plus, see links to all the books Chanelle recommends below!


We've got more great authors coming your way in this new BONUS series. Hit subscribe now in your favorite podcast player, and every episode of this bonus series will come to you direct. Like magic. 

Favorite books as a kid:

Authors/books that made her want to write:

Books on her TBR pile:

Books that have surprised her recently:

How she finds book recommendations:

Books that inspired her:

Authors she wanted to meet and did:

A book she demands everyone read:

Current pop culture obsessions:


Broads and Books is a book podcast. A funny podcast. A feminist podcast. And one of the BEST podcasts. Each week Amy and Erin choose a unique theme. Then we choose two fiction books, two other genre books (short story collections, memoir, non-fiction, true crime, poetry, etc.), and two pop culture picks based on that theme. We surprise each other with our picks, talk about why we like them, and give you unexpected recommendations for every reading taste. Along the way, we share embarrassing stories, pitch amazing-slash-crackpot business ideas, implicate ourselves in future crimes, and so much more. Broads and Books is fresh, funny, thought-provoking, and basically the best time you'll have all week.

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