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Welcome to the Thoughts from a Page Podcast where I interview authors and other individuals in the publishing industry about the latest and greatest books and trends in the industry. Listen to find some great new reads!

Welcome to the Thoughts from a Page Podcast where I interview authors and other individuals in the publishing industry about the latest and greatest books and trends in the industry. Listen to find some great new reads!

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United States

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Welcome to the Thoughts from a Page Podcast where I interview authors and other individuals in the publishing industry about the latest and greatest books and trends in the industry. Listen to find some great new reads!

Twitter:

@burn555555

Language:

English


Episodes

Denise Williams - HOW TO FAIL AT FLIRTING

12/1/2020
Denise discusses her debut novel How to Fail at Flirting, tackling a tough subject matter in her novel, how comparing oneself to others is a “thief of joy”, the struggle to find the perfect title for her book, serving as a mentor in Pitch Wars, and much more. How to Fail at Flirting can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Denise’s 4 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:23:53

Heather Caliendo - Book Club Chat

11/30/2020
Heather discusses how she started Book Club Chat, her favorite and least favorite aspects of what she does, how she decides which books to select, her favorite genres, recent changes and trends in the publishing industry, celebrity book clubs and much more. Heather’s 2 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:31:33

Julie Clark - THE LAST FLIGHT

11/20/2020
Julie discusses her instant New York Times bestseller The Last Flight, writing her first thriller, her advice for aspiring authors, the importance of the right book cover and how the cover sets up expectations for readers, and more. The Last Flight can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Julie’s 2 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:23:28

Halley Sutton - THE LADY UPSTAIRS

11/17/2020
Halley discusses her debut novel The Lady Upstairs, her love of murder bus tours, writing feminist noir, participating as a mentee and mentor in Pitch Wars, the importance of building a community in the book world, and more. The Lady Upstairs can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Halley’s 2 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:22:12

Katharine McGee - MAJESTY

11/13/2020
Katharine discusses her latest novel Majesty, the amount of world building she did for this series, writing a uchronic book, the difficulties in writing a sequel, her efforts to upend reader expectations, and much more. Majesty can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Katharine’s 3 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:22:17

Ehsaneh Sadr - A DOOR BETWEEN US

11/12/2020
Ehsaneh discusses her debut novel A Door Between Us, her desire to portray all sides of a conflict, writing about an event that is not frequently covered in literature, growing up in a Muslim/Mormon home, what she hopes readers take away from her book, and much more. A Door Between Us can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Ehsaneh’s 2 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:27:34

A. H. Kim - A GOOD FAMILY

11/9/2020
Ann discusses her debut novel A Good Family, her very personal inspiration for the book, joining the amazing debut author community on Facebook, trying to settle on the perfect title for the book, publishing during the pandemic, and much more. A Good Family can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Ann’s 2 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:25:18

Alice Henderson - A SOLITUDE OF WOLVERINES

10/30/2020
Alice discusses her new mystery A Solitude of Wolverines, combining her passion for wildlife and writing, how she settled on wolverines for the first book in this new series, the research she conducted for the book, her current wildlife research studies, and much more. A Solitude of Wolverines can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Alice’s recommended reads are:

Duration:00:24:58

Fiona Davis & M.J. Rose - STORIES FROM SUFFRAGETTE CITY

10/27/2020
Fiona and M.J. discuss Stories from Suffragette City, the inspiration for this compilation, the speed with which the project came together, honoring the 100th anniversary of women getting the right to vote, how each author is reflected in their individual story, the bright and engaging cover, and much more. Stories from Suffragette City can be purchased at Murder by the Book. M.J.’s 2 recommended reads are: Fiona’s 2 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:21:30

Rhys Bowen- THE LAST MRS. SUMMER

10/26/2020
Rhys discusses her latest novel The Last Mrs. Summers, creating an homage to Rebecca, writing two books a year, reading historical fiction during these stressful times, advice for aspiring authors, and much more. The Last Mrs. Summers can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Rhys’s 2 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:28:20

Lauren Ho - LAST TANG STANDING

10/22/2020
Lauren discusses her debut novel Last Tang Standing, the importance of humor in books, the way reading promotes empathy and understanding, choosing to write the book in diary format, coming up with the idea for the novel while she was an amateur stand-up comic, and much more. Last Tang Standing can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Lauren’s 6 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:21:30

L.C. Shaw - THE SILENT CONSPIRACY

10/21/2020
Lynne discusses her latest thriller The Silent Conspiracy, the various ways information is used to influence people today, the importance of vetting the news, writing thrillers with her sister, and much more. The Silent Conspiracy can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Lynne’s 3 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:19:53

Nancy Thayer - GIRLS OF SUMMER

10/20/2020
Nancy discusses her latest novel Girls of Summer, writing about the intricacies and mysteries of family, her love of crafting beach reads with happy endings, the way technology has impacted her job, the importance of independent book stores, and much more. Girls of Summer can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Nancy’s 3 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:23:09

Christopher Swann - NEVER TURN BACK

10/19/2020
Chris discusses his latest mystery Never Turn Back, the personal family story that served as his inspiration, the challenges of writing a thriller, the incredible author community, the importance of independent book stores, and much more. Never Turn Back can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Chris’s 3 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:20:32

Natalie Jenner - THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY

10/13/2020
Natalie discusses her debut novel The Jane Austen Society, the long-lasting impact and continued relevance of Jane Austen’s books, the importance of independent book stores, launching a debut novel during the pandemic, and more. The Jane Austen Society can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Natalie’s 3 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:34:54

Hazel Gaynor - WHEN WE WERE YOUNG & BRAVE

10/6/2020
Hazel discusses When We Were Young & Brave, her inspiration for the story, writing about World War 2 in the Pacific, her extensive research for the book, exploring the human condition, her reading recommendations, and much more. When We Were Young & Brave can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Hazel’s 2 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:30:04

Joe Berkowitz - AMERICAN CHEESE

10/5/2020
Joe discusses his new book American Cheese: An Indulgent Odyssey Through the Artisan Cheese World, how he became interested in artisanal cheese, the role of Whole Foods in the American cheese renaissance, the role of cheese influencers, and much more. American Cheese: An Indulgent Odyssey Through the Artisan Cheese World can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Joe’s 2 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:23:03

Tori Whitaker - MILLICENT GLENN'S LAST WISH

10/2/2020
Tori discusses her debut novel Millicent Glenn’s Last Wish, her inspiration for the story, creating a love letter to Cincinnati, the generational theme in the book, her advice for aspiring authors, and much more. Millicent Glenn’s Last Wish can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Tori’s 3 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:31:59

Jane Igharo - TIES THAT TETHER

9/29/2020
Jane discusses her debut novel Ties That Tether, writing about Nigerian culture and being an immigrant, exploring the themes of culture and identity, her vision for the cover of this book, participating in Pitch Wars, advice for aspiring authors, and more. Ties That Tether can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Jane’s 2 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:20:23

Pamela Redmond - OLDER

9/25/2020
Pamela discusses her latest novel Older, writing a book that provides some humor during these troubling times, enjoying her novel Younger as a television show and having Sutton Foster cast in the show, writing about aging, and much more. Older can be purchased at Murder by the Book. Pamela’s 2 recommended reads are:

Duration:00:26:54