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Golden State Media Concepts' Book Review Podcast is for bookworms of all kinds. We talk about books for all ages, from Children to Young Adults to Teens to Adults. We cover genres from Mystery to Memoirs, Romance to Comedy, Fantasy to Sci Fi. If you love to read then this is the podcast for you.

Golden State Media Concepts' Book Review Podcast is for bookworms of all kinds. We talk about books for all ages, from Children to Young Adults to Teens to Adults. We cover genres from Mystery to Memoirs, Romance to Comedy, Fantasy to Sci Fi. If you love to read then this is the podcast for you.
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Golden State Media Concepts' Book Review Podcast is for bookworms of all kinds. We talk about books for all ages, from Children to Young Adults to Teens to Adults. We cover genres from Mystery to Memoirs, Romance to Comedy, Fantasy to Sci Fi. If you love to read then this is the podcast for you.

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Episodes

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 117: Interview with Travon Toussiant

10/16/2018
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Sarah interviews Travon Toussiant about his Young Adult Science Fiction novella, Disconnected. It is a dystopian story set in an alternate Chicago where technology has been banned by the governement. High School students Joanna and Fabian find themselves immersed in a fight against that government as they try to find answers about the disappearance of Joanna's father. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries...

Duration:00:31:57

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 116: Newberry Medal Books

10/13/2018
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Sarah talks about Newberry Medal and Honor books, specifically Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell, The Black Cauldron and The High King by Lloyd Alexander, and Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please remember to subscribe and give us a nice review. That way you’ll always be among the first to get the latest GSMC...

Duration:00:33:47

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 115: Interview with Sonia Faruqi

10/9/2018
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Sarah interviews author Sonia Faruqi about her debut novel, The Oyster Thief. The book is part adventure, part science fiction, part fantasy, part romance and the story and characters will have you intrigued from the beginning. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please remember to subscribe and give us a nice review. That way you’ll always be among the first to get the...

Duration:00:55:18

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 114: Betsy-Tacy Revisited

10/4/2018
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Sarah discusses one of her favorite sets of books from childhood: The Betsy-Tacy Series by Maud Hart Lovelace. This series of 13 books is based on Lovelace's childhood and were first published in the 1940s. Although they describe life in a different time, they are still relatable in many ways from the values of friendship to family dynamics. They are full of warmth and humor and are a fun read for all ages. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find...

Duration:00:30:49

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 113: Sweden

10/2/2018
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Sarah goes to Sweden in this episode, talking about several books/series by Swedish authors: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman, The Millenium Series by Stieg Larsson, Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren, and The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please remember to subscribe and give us a...

Duration:00:35:05

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 112: Banned Books Week

9/27/2018
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Sarah talks about Banned Books Week (September 23-29), including history, the top 10 challenged books, for 2017, some of the most frequently banned Children's Books, and what you can do to celebrate the week. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please remember to subscribe and give us a nice review. That way you’ll always be among the first to get the latest GSMC Book...

Duration:00:32:40

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 111: Interview with Roger Johns

9/25/2018
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Sarah talks with author Roger Johns about his new book, River of Secrets. This is the 2nd of his Wallace Hartman mysteries and it is full of twists, turns, suspense, and incredibly timely issues that we see on the news every day. If you're a fan of mysteries, you should definitely check ou this interview to find out more! As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please...

Duration:00:38:49

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 110: Quilted Books

9/20/2018
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In this quilting edition of the podcast, Sarah talks about 3 quilt-related books: The Quiltmaker's Gift by Jeff Brumbeau and Gail de Marcken, How to Make and American Quilt by Whitney Otto, and the Elm Creek Quilt series by Jennifer Chiaverini. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please remember to subscribe and give us a nice review. That way you’ll always be among the...

Duration:00:32:55

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 109: Potatoes and Cheese

9/18/2018
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It's a food themed episode as Sarah reviews 3 books that have all been out for awhile. She starts with The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. She moves from potato peels to sweet potatoes with the hilarious Sweet Potato Queen series by Jill Connor Brown. Finally moving away from starch, she talks about Blessed are the Cheesemakers by Sarah-Kate Lynch. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on...

Duration:00:31:26

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 108: Hilarious and Wonky

9/15/2018
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Sarah takes her inspiration for this episode from the recent viral video of a Scottish grandmother reading Wonky Donkey to her 4 month old grandson and laughing until tears stream down her face. Sarah talks about some of the children's books that have made her laugh (although not go viral with it, thankfully). As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please remember to...

Duration:00:33:11

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 107: Interview with Claire Marti

9/11/2018
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Sarah welcomes Claire Marti back to the podcast to talk about the third book in the Finding Forever in Laguna series. This book, Sunset in Laguna, tells the story of Christian and Kelly who both have to learn how to navigate their own pasts before they can move forward into a future together. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please remember to subscribe and give us a...

Duration:00:40:27

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 106: What I've been Listening To

9/6/2018
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Sarah reviews two of the books she has recently finihsed listening to on audiobook: The Burning Maze by Rick Riordan and Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan. What do these book have in common you might be asking yourself? Well, other than the fact that she listened to them rather than reading them, and that they are both parts of series, not much. But she reallly enjoyed both, and she'll tell you why if you tune in! As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can...

Duration:00:34:40

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 105: Interview with Cole W. Williams

9/4/2018
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Sarah speaks with Cole W. Williams, author of Dr. Brainchild and Radar: A Popcorn Discovery. This is a delightfully done children's picture book that tells the story of how the microwave was invented. Don't know the story? Neither did Sarah! You should definitely check out this interview to learn all about it! As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please remember to...

Duration:00:46:55

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 104: Exploring STEAM

8/30/2018
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Sarah interviews Carmela Dutra, author of the Little Katie series. Little Katie and her dog Smudge love going on adventures and learning together. The books are full of facts and are designed to get children interested in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) subjects. There are currently 2 books in the series, one where Little Katie and Smudge go to the moon, and a second where they learn about computer coding. These books are fun and informative for children and adults...

Duration:00:34:59

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 103: Exploring Science Fiction

8/28/2018
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Sarah tackles the science fiction genre in this episode, exploring why she's tended to avoid reading it for so long, what she has, actually read, what surprises her about some of the books she sees in this category, and much more. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please remember to subscribe and give us a nice review. That way you’ll always be among the first to get...

Duration:00:34:03

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 102: Interview with RJ Rosatte

8/23/2018
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Sarah chats with RJ Rosatte, who returns to the podcast to talk about the next 2 books in his mystery series featuring Katie Douglas and Casey Malone. There are mysteries to be solved, plots to be unraveled, and romance to be had, all while Katie and Casey try to avoid the bad guys who always seem to be out to kill them. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please remember...

Duration:00:38:30

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 101: Interview with JD Sanderson

8/21/2018
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Sarah speaks with author J.D. Sanderson about his debut novel, A Footstep Echo. This scifi/time travel novel tells the story of Bernard, a retired man who has gotten into something of a rut since the death of his wife. That all changes when he meets a mysterious young woman who saves his life by taking him to another time. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please...

Duration:00:39:46

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 100: Interview with Kellye Garrett

8/14/2018
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Sarah chats with Kellye Garrett about the second book in her Detective by Day series, Hollywood Ending. The series features actress-turned-investigator Dayna Anderson and is hilarious and so much fun to read. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please remember to subscribe and give us a nice review. That way you’ll always be among the first to get the latest GSMC Book...

Duration:00:54:28

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 99: It's a Mystery

8/7/2018
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Sarah talks about three mysteries (OK, one is more a thriller than a mystery...don't hold that against her): Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts, Deadly Ride (the first in the Charleneland mystery series) by Nic Saint, and Messenger of Truth (the fourth in the Maisie Dobbs series) by Jacqueline Winspear. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please remember to subscribe and...

Duration:00:40:17

GSMC Book Review Podcast Episode 98: What I've Been Listening To

7/31/2018
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Sarah talks about three books she has recently listened to on audiobook: The Fates Divide by Veronica Roth, The Skaar Invastion by Terry Brooks, and Little Bigfoot, Big City by Jennifer Weiner. As always, if you enjoyed the show, follow us and subscribe to the show: you can find us on iTunes or on any app that carries podcasts as well as on YouTube. Please remember to subscribe and give us a nice review. That way you’ll always be among the first to get the latest GSMC Book Review Podcasts....

Duration:00:38:36