Tag Archive: Fiction

Jun 13 2017

Approaching the Swingularity by Cooper S. Beckett

[This is the text of the book review from episode 54, which includes a reading of one of the steamy scenes.] This episode’s book review is Approaching the Swingularity: Tales of Swinging and Polyamory in Paradise by Cooper S. Beckett. I received this book for free and Coop runs swingset.fm, but I auditioned to read …

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Jun 10 2017

Episode 054: Approaching the Swingularity

Episode the fifty-fourth; Wherein the Pageist gets another year older, makes her case for why kink is indeed an orientation for some people, explains what nonsexual kink is about and is finally well enough to read the sexy section from the last Antoniou book reviewed a hundred years ago. The book reviewed is Approaching the …

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May 09 2017

Story of the Eye and L’Abbe C by Georges Bataille

[This is the text of the book review from episode fifty.] [This text corrects my statement in the podcast that Sartre wrote The Stranger–it was Camus.] The books being reviewed this week are two by Georges Bataille, who has not one, but two French names I can’t pronounce easily. I picked these up when I …

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May 05 2017

Episode 050: Two Novels by Georges Bataille

Episode the fiftieth; Wherein the Pageist ponders the meaning of work, tells her mother of her job and falls in love with a French author. The books reviewed in this episode are Story of the Eye and L’Abbe C by Georges Bataille. .53 Intro and Announcements: TPOKRadio is streaming 24/7! Check it out here: https://www.spreaker.com/user/crazyheart/tpok-radio-24-7-stream_1 …

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Mar 15 2017

The Reunion by Laura Antoniou

[This is the text of the book review from episode 47.] This episode’s book review is The Reunion by Laura Antoniou. As mentioned in the previous episode, this book is 640 pages long, by far the longest book in The Marketplace series. Thus far. I will be checking book length from now on so I …

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Mar 13 2017

Episode 047: The Reunion

Episode the Forty-Seventh; Wherein the Pageist gets to grips with new technology of all sorts, deals with the end of a cold, and is happy to be home. The book reviewed is The Reunion by Laura Antoniou. TPOK Radio is brought to you by The Church of Sinvention. Use TPOK10 to get 10% off! 0.555 …

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Jan 03 2017

Books You May Have Missed

[This is the text of the book reviews from episode 36, which was a recap of books I’d reviewed prior to having the podcast, grouped by genre. Some books didn’t make it onto the website so this is the first time some have been mentioned, while I’ve rethought my opinions on others.] Fiction The first …

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Dec 30 2016

Episode 036: The Pageist Talks Pre-Show Books

Episode the thirty-sixth; wherein the Pageist celebrates a year of doing the podcast and shares thoughts on the books reviewed prior to having the show. Books reviewed… quite a few. 0.48 Intro and Announcements: Two surveys! Thank you, survey-takers! If you’d like to fill in the anonymous survey and make my day, the link is …

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Dec 27 2016

The Academy by Laura Antoniou

[This is the text of the book review from episode 35.] The book this episode is The Academy: Stories from The Marketplace, which is the fourth book in The Marketplace series by Laura Antoniou. –I’ve learned how to pronounce her name properly. I reviewed the first book in episode one, which introduces the reader to …

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Dec 22 2016

Episode 035: The Academy

Episode the thirty-fifth; wherein the Pageist takes some time to schedule in some self care, gets excited about kind fans and lesbian porno comics and returns to the Marketplace…again. The book this episode is The Academy by Laura Antoniou. .48 Intro and Announcements: The show is now in Cape Verde, Sierra Leone, Iraq and Djibouti. …

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Nov 08 2016

My Dad Wrote a Porno (the Book)

  [This is the text of the book review from episode 29 of the podcast.] This episode’s book is My Dad Wrote a Porno: The Fully Annotated Edition of Belinda Blinked 1 by Jamie Morton, James Cooper, Alice Levine & Rocky Flintstone. It’s a book based on a podcast that was started because Jamie Morton’s …

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Sep 20 2016

The Trainer by Laura Antoniou

[This is the text of the book review from episode 25 of the podcast.] In this episode I’ll be talking about The Trainer by Laura Antoniou, which is the third book in The Marketplace series. I reviewed the first book in episode one of the show and the second book in episode six. The Marketplace, …

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Sep 16 2016

Episode 025 The Trainer

Episode the twenty-fifth; wherein the Pageist returns to the Marketplace for the third time to learn how trainers become trainers. Also, a note from a fan and show developments. .50 Intro & Announcements: Welcome to new listeners in Venezuela! And the new Facebook friend Lexi! Thank you to the person who contacted me through Tumblr. …

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Mar 08 2016

The Slave by Laura Antoniou

This is the text of the book review from episode 006, which you can listen to by clicking:. The Slave is the second book in The Marketplace series. I reviewed the first book in episode 001, which you can listen to here:. Since I had previously reviewed a book in the series I was excited …

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Mar 04 2016

Episode 006 The Slave

Episode the Sixth; in which The Pageist celebrates her first year being kinky, visits her first dungeon and almost envies *the* slave. 1.05 Intro & Announcements: Power Exchange Summit–Early Bird tickets are still available. If you’re into the power exchange thang, then you should go to it. The place I’m getting my sweet player–PodTrac–also has …

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Mar 01 2016

A Life Less Monogamous by Cooper S. Beckett

This is the text version of the book review from Episode 5 of The Pageist podcast. [I received this book for free, but book reviewer’s honor, I’ll tell you what I really think. Listen to episode four of the podcast for my philosophy on free books and the responsibility of the reviewer.] Jennifer and Ryan …

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Feb 21 2016

Episode 005 A Life Less Monogamous

Episode the Fifth; in which The Pageist discovers monogamy is neither for the characters in the novel she reads this week nor herself! She also discovers some fun sex toys and receives her first feedback. 00.55 Intro & Announcements: I mentioned the gloriousness that is Power Exchange Summit (if you’re into power exchange) and pondered …

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Feb 02 2016

Leather Ever After

This is the text of the book review from the previous episode of The Pageist for people who prefer to read their book reviews. This episode’s book falls under the Paige is on Top category of books, as it’s somewhat recent having been released in 2013. Look at me, reading something written within the last …

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Dec 31 2015

Episode 001 The Marketplace

Episode the First: Wherein The Pageist begins sharing her love of books with the whole wide, English-understanding-world. The Pageist is a podcast about books on BDSM and other forms of non-traditional sexual expression and relationships. Including fiction, non-fiction and graphic novels; from the classics to contemporary works and featuring topics from ethical non-monogamy to sex …

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Oct 27 2015

1601 by Mark Twain

The year is 1601 and a poor lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth is waiting on her lady, who is chatting with some of the well-known writers of the day—Ben Jonson, Francis Bacon and William Shakespeare. Other Elizabethans of note are lolling about. Suddenly, someone cuts one. I mean, they really let one rip. A fart. Someone …

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