Bad On Paper

Hosted ByGrace Atwood & Becca Freeman

Your new internet besties give you a weekly dose of books, banter, and folks you should be following. Join 30-something reading enthusiasts and real-life best friends Grace Atwood and Becca Freeman every month for a book club featuring a read they promise you won’t be able to put down. In between, they’re joined by guests for conversations on careers, dating, fashion, and more.


All Episodes

Summer Listener Q&A Part 2

It’s time for part 2 of our Listener Q&A! This week we’re covering all things shopping, books, and more!    Olivia’s Holy Grail Makeup Items   Becca’s Holy Grail Makeup Items   For some finance-oriented podcasts,…

Summer Listener Q&A Part 1

It’s time for a listener Q&A! We’ve gathered questions from you via voicemail, emails, and Instagram, answering a variety of questions spanning from how to start a virtual book club to our favorite summer jams!    Our Summer Jams…

Fourth Wing Book Club

Buckle up dragon riders! It’s finally time to talk about our June Book Club Pick, . We share our thoughts on the book, why we think it went so viral, what quadrant we’d pick if we were in this world, and share our love for the dragons.   …

June 2023 Three Things!

It’s time for our June edition of Three Things! We have some fun ones, some thoughtful ones, and even one about hot aliens! Fun times ahead!      Becca’s Three Things Celebrity Doppelgangers  Lobster roll cookoff planning…

2023 Reading Preview: Part 2

Sorry to your TBR pile, it’s time for another reading preview! We brought a few of our favorite book lovers on the pod to share the upcoming releases they’re excited about! And, of course, we ask THE question: If you could take a fictional character…

2023 Mid-year Goals Progress Update!

How is it halfway through 2023 already!?! In this episode, we revisit the personal and professional goals we made in January and discuss the progress we’re excited about, the goals we’re changing, and the ones that need a little more…

Happy Place by Emily Henry Book Club!

It’s time to discuss our May Book Club Pick: ! We had so much listener participation for this book (and some unexpected mixed reviews!) and we can’t wait to dive in. In addition to discussing Happy Place, we cover the Emily Henry cannon, play…

A Conversation about Postpartum Psychosis and More with Ayana Lage

This week we’re speaking with friend of the pod (and previous guest!) ! Ayana is a lifestyle blogger and freelance writer based in Tampa, Florida. She writes about motherhood, mental health, social justice, and everyday life, and she published a…

The Official BOP Beach Read Roundup!

Summer is on our mind and we are ready to break out the beach reads! This week we talk about what characteristics make up a perfect beach read, share some books we loved reading at the beach and pool, and play listener voicemails about YOUR…

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