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A Podcast from Syosset Public Library on Long Island, New York.

A Podcast from Syosset Public Library on Long Island, New York.

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United States

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A Podcast from Syosset Public Library on Long Island, New York.

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English

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Episodes

Turn The Page – Episode 214b

10/5/2022
Episode two hundred fourteen - part two Evelyn chats with Ellen Marie Wiseman about THE LOST GIRLS OF WILLOWBROOK which examines Willowbrook State School, the infamous Staten Island, New York, mental institution that shocked a nation when exposed in the 1970s as a dumping ground for unwanted children.

Turn The Page – Episode 214a

10/5/2022
Episode two hundred fourteen - part one Jessikah and Jenn were lucky enough to talk to Laurie Lico Albanese about her beautiful new book, HESTER, which asks and answers the question about who may have inspired the protagonist of Nathaniel Hawthorne's THE SCARLET LETTER. They discuss many things, including: would Hawthorne have a Twitter account today?

Turn The Page – Episode 214c

10/5/2022
Episode two hundred fourteen - part three Evelyn catches a seat next to Freya Sampson to discuss THE LOST TICKET -- an uplifting novel about a young woman and an older man who meet on a bus and share their past heartbreak forming a friendship that heals one another in unexpected ways.

Turn The Page – Episode 213d

9/28/2022
Episode two hundred twelve - part four Deanna Raybourne returns to TURN THE PAGE with KILLERS OF A CERTAIN AGE, her highly anticipated contemporary novel about a team of female assassins who are getting ready to retire after decades of service -- unfortunately the organization they worked for has marked them as targets.

Duration:00:24:23

Turn The Page – Episode 213b

9/28/2022
Episode two hundred twelve - part two Faye Snowden zoomed in with Jessikah to chat about A KILLING RAIN, the second in a series about Raven Burns, a woman with familial trauma, who cannot shake her past. Snowden chatted about getting into Raven's mind as well as what could be next for this former homicide detective.

Duration:00:26:34

Turn The Page – Episode 213c

9/28/2022
Episode two hundred twelve - part three Barbara Dee brings her thoughtful touch to address anxiety, the climate crisis and adolescence in HAVEN JACOBS SAVES THE PLANET -- her newest middle grade offering.

Duration:00:28:05

Turn The Page – Episode 213e

9/28/2022
Episode two hundred twelve - part five Evelyn chats with Mazey Eddings about her sophomore book LIZZIE BLAKE'S BEST MISTAKE. Mazey talks about how she found the time to write this unconventional and funny love story while she was in dental school.

Duration:00:23:51

Turn The Page – Episode 213a

9/28/2022
Episode two hundred twelve - part one Lily Anderson's BIG BAD is an absolute thrill ride- a Buffy the Vampire Slayer story set in an alternative Sunnydale where demons reign. Lily, Jessikah, & Jenn gushed about their love of the Buffyverse and making the slayer herself the antagonist of a Buffy story. Contains spoilers for the Buffy show!

Duration:00:32:15

Turn The Page – Episode 212d

9/22/2022
Episode two hundred twelve - part four Mimi Zhu's BE NOT AFRAID OF LOVE is a radical and moving consideration of trauma, healing, boundaries, mindfulness, community, queer identity, and, of course, love. They were generous enough to sit down with Jenn to discuss these ideas and more.

Duration:00:33:09

Turn The Page – Episode 212b

9/22/2022
Episode two hundred twelve - part two Stephanie Garber chats lore and mythology while continuing the story in the universe of CARAVAL! THE BALLAD OF EVER AFTER if a waltz with heartbreak and danger. Stephanie tells Jessikah all about Jacks and Eva's journey and how they got there.

Duration:00:19:50

Turn The Page – Episode 212a

9/21/2022
Episode two hundred twelve - part one Jenn sat down with fellow Top Shelf comics creator Balazs Lorinczi to talk about DOUGHNUTS AND DOOM, a lovely sapphic romance about baking doughnuts, making music, and falling in love. And it's got magic, too! Don't miss this one.

Duration:00:30:46

Turn The Page – Episode 212e

9/21/2022
Episode two hundred twelve - part five WERECAGE answers the burning question: what would you do if you were bitten by a Nicolas Cage, thereafter cursed to turn into a Nicolas Cage every night? Resident Nicolas Cage expert Jenn sat down with Ian Fortey to discuss the book and, well, Nicolas Cage.

Duration:00:27:12

Turn The Page – Episode 212c

9/21/2022
Episode two hundred twelve - part three Hot Jazz, Cold Drinks, and some witchy Magic! Desideria Mesa sits down with Jessikah to chat BINDLE PUNK BRUJA, an enchanting story of Jazz Age Kansas City where Luna a white passing Mexican woman lives as :Rose", the owner of a speakeasy which employs a diverse staff. Luna/Rose's story is complicated as she comes in contact with sexism and racism -- but her growing magical abilities and Bruja heritage begin grow in unexpected ways.

Duration:00:18:54

Turn The Page – Episode 211e

9/15/2022
Episode two hundred eleven - part five Tanvi Berwah's debut YA book, MONSTERS BORN AND MADE, is a gripping fantasy adventure. She chatted with Jenn about NaNoWriMo, worldbuilding, and sea monsters, among many other things!

Duration:00:22:34

Turn The Page – Episode 211a

9/15/2022
Episode two hundred eleven - part one Victoria Christopher Murphy joins Evelyn to chat about THE PERSONAL LIBRARIAN, the fictionalized story of a very real woman --Belle Da Costa Greene, a black woman who served as J.P. Morgan's personal librarian -- but Greene kept her race carefully concealed as she came into her own power through her intelligence and wit. Murphy tells Evelyn about her experience co-writing with Marie Benedict and seeing her books adapted to the screen.

Duration:00:34:19

Turn The Page – Episode 211b

9/15/2022
Episode two hundred eleven - part two Lisa chats with Eleanor Brown about ANY OTHER FAMILY, a heartwarming novel which redefines what a family is. They also discussed adoption (both closed and open) and Colorado.

Duration:00:18:34

Turn The Page – Episode 211d

9/15/2022
Episode two hundred eleven - part four Jenn sat down with Sam McAlister to talk about her fascinating new book, SCOOPS: BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE BBC'S MOST SHOCKING INTERVIEWS. They talked about her journey from barrister to journalist, interviewing royals, and being an outsider in elite circles.

Duration:00:26:28

Turn The Page – Episode 211c

9/15/2022
Episode two hundred eleven - part three Do you believe in psychics? Evelyn chats with Nan Fischer about SOME OF IT WAS REAL, a spellbinding novel about a psychic and the man who wishes to prove that she's a fraud. The two become unlikely companions -- but will they become more?

Duration:00:24:20

Turn The Page – Episode 210d

9/8/2022
Episode two hundred ten - part four Ali Hazelwood brings her fun romantic voice to Turn the Page! Ali tells Evelyn all about how fan fiction helped sharpen her writing skills and her experiences balancing becoming a best selling author with being a professor with a PhD. in neuroscience.

Turn The Page – Episode 210b

9/8/2022
Episode two hundred ten - part two Barbara Bourland zooms in to chat about THE FORCE OF SUCH BEAUTY, a surreal story of a young woman who marries a prince -- and finds it is not a fairytale after all. Bourland tells us about the inspirations behind Princess Caroline.