A Bookish Home-logo

A Bookish Home

Literature >

More Information

Location:

United States

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 39: Jo Knowles, Author of Where the Heart Is

9/12/2019
More
This week I am delighted to welcome Jo Knowles to the podcast to chat about a new middle grade book I have not been able to stop thinking about- Where The Heart Is. Jo Knowles is the author of eight young adult and middle grade novels including See You At Harry’s, Still A Work in … Continue reading Ep. 39: Jo Knowles, Author of Where the Heart Is →

Duration:00:38:24

Ep. 38: Mary Giuliani, Author of Tiny Hot Dogs: A Memoir in Small Bites

8/29/2019
More
This week Mary Giuliani joins me to discuss her new book, Tiny Hot Dogs: A Memoir in Small Bites. Mary Giuliani is an author, party and lifestyle expert and founder and CEO of Mary Giuliani Catering and Events. Mary has appeared on The Barefoot Contessa, The Today Show, Good Morning America and The Rachael Ray … Continue reading Ep. 38: Mary Giuliani, Author of Tiny Hot Dogs: A Memoir in Small Bites →

Duration:00:36:22

Ep. 37: Lisa Graff, Author of Far Away

8/15/2019
More
This week I’m sharing an interview with the wonderful middle grade author, Lisa Graff. Lisa Graff is the award-winning author of A Clatter of Jars, Absolutely Almost, A Tangle of Knots, Umbrella Summer, among others. Her new book is called Far Away. You can also listen on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. Books … Continue reading Ep. 37: Lisa Graff, Author of Far Away →

Duration:00:31:30

Ep. 36: Mary Kay Andrews, Author of Sunset Beach

8/1/2019
More
This week I’m delighted to welcome New York Times Bestselling Author Mary Kay Andrews to A Bookish Home to discuss her new book, Sunset Beach. Mary Kay Andrews is the New York Times bestselling author of 24 novels including The Weekenders, Beach Town, Ladies’ Night, and Summer Rental and has been dubbed “The Queen of … Continue reading Ep. 36: Mary Kay Andrews, Author of Sunset Beach →

Duration:00:28:46

Ep. 35: Jerry Craft, Author of New Kid

7/18/2019
More
This week I’m excited to welcome Jerry Craft to the podcast to discuss his latest book, New Kid. Jerry Craft is an author and illustrator who has worked on numerous picture books, graphic novels, and middle grade novels. His latest book, New Kid, is a middle grade graphic novel that has earned four starred reviews, … Continue reading Ep. 35: Jerry Craft, Author of New Kid →

Duration:00:35:31

Ep. 34: Summer Reading Preview With Bookseller Paul Swydan

7/3/2019
More
This week Paul Swydan returns to the podcast. Paul is the owner of Silver Unicorn Books in Acton, Massachusetts. We chatted about some of the books he is looking forward to recommending in the store this summer. Get your TBR lists ready! You can also listen on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. … Continue reading Ep. 34: Summer Reading Preview With Bookseller Paul Swydan →

Duration:00:33:45

Ep. 33: Crystal King, Author of The Chef’s Secret

6/20/2019
More
This week I’m sharing an interview with Crystal King, author of The Chef’s Secret, a novel that will transport you to Renaissance Rome. History, romance, food, and a mystery that will keep you turning the pages late into the night–this book has it all. You can also listen on iTunes or wherever you get … Continue reading Ep. 33: Crystal King, Author of The Chef’s Secret →

Duration:00:32:26

Ep. 32: Elise Hooper, Author of Learning to See

6/6/2019
More
This week I’m sharing an interview with Elise Hooper, author of Learning to See: A Novel of Dorothea Lange, the Woman Who Revealed the Real America. This is an inspiring historical fiction novel that will sweep you up into the life of an unforgettable, pioneering woman. You can also listen on iTunes or wherever you get … Continue reading Ep. 32: Elise Hooper, Author of Learning to See →

Duration:00:38:29

Ep. 31: Susan Tan, Author of the Cilla Lee-Jenkins Series

5/23/2019
More
This week I’m excited to share an interview with Susan Tan, author of a middle-grade series I completely adore–Cilla Lee-Jenkins. The third installment is called Cilla Lee-Jenkins: The Epic Story. Cilla is on her own heroine’s quest this year as she braces for middle school, navigates changes in her family, and continues to grow as a … Continue reading Ep. 31: Susan Tan, Author of the Cilla Lee-Jenkins Series →

Duration:00:43:17

Ep. 30: Claire Handscombe, Author of Unscripted

5/9/2019
More
This week my guest is Claire Handscombe, author of the new book Unscripted and host of The Britlit Podcast. Unscripted is the perfect next read for fans of One Day in December by Josie Silver and One Day by David Nicholls. You can also listen on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. Books Mentioned On This Episode: Unscripted One … Continue reading Ep. 30: Claire Handscombe, Author of Unscripted →

Duration:00:27:59

Ep. 29: Laura Vanderkam, Author of Juliet’s School of Possibilities

4/25/2019
More
One of my favorite authors, Laura Vanderkam, returns to the podcast this week to discuss her new book, Juliet’s School of Possibilities, which is a time management fable. Laura is the author of several other time management and productivity books, including Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done as well as I Know How … Continue reading Ep. 29: Laura Vanderkam, Author of Juliet’s School of Possibilities →

Duration:00:37:07

Ep. 28: Rob Buyea, Author of “The Perfect Secret”

4/11/2019
More
This week I’m thrilled to share an interview with the author of the beloved middle grade series Because of Mr. Terupt. His latest book is The Perfect Secret, the second book in a wonderful new series. You can also listen on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. Books Mentioned On This Episode: Because of Mr. Terupt Mr. Terupt … Continue reading Ep. 28: Rob Buyea, Author of “The Perfect Secret” →

Duration:00:34:48

Ep. 27: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Bookish Destination

3/28/2019
More
This week we’re featuring a special bookish destination, perfect for Jane Austen fans. I’m chatting with Mary Guyatt, Director of the Jane Austen’s House Museum in the UK. You can also listen on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. Books Mentioned On This Episode: Jane Austen at Home: A Biography Pride and Prejudice Persuasion Sense … Continue reading Ep. 27: Jane Austen’s House Museum, Bookish Destination →

Duration:00:28:21

Ep. 26: Author Francie Latour and Illustrator Ken Daley on Auntie Luce’s Talking Paintings

3/14/2019
More
This week I’m excited to share an interview with Francie Latour and Ken Daley, the team behind Auntie Luce’s Talking Paintings. This is a beautiful, thought-provoking picture book you’ll want to share with the kids in your life. You can also listen on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. Books Mentioned On This Episode: Auntie … Continue reading Ep. 26: Author Francie Latour and Illustrator Ken Daley on Auntie Luce’s Talking Paintings →

Duration:00:37:15

Ep. 25: Tiffany Kuehner, President and CEO of Book Trust

2/28/2019
More
This week, my guest is Tiffany Kuehner, President & CEO of Book Trust, a nonprofit that empowers kids from low-income families to choose and buy their own books, all through the school year. This year they are set to deliver 1 million books to 57,000 kids in 21 states. I am so impressed by Book Trust’s model, … Continue reading Ep. 25: Tiffany Kuehner, President and CEO of Book Trust →

Duration:00:23:21

Ep. 24: Meg Medina, Author of Merci Suárez Changes Gears

2/14/2019
More
This week I’m thrilled to share an interview with Meg Medina, author of Merci Suárez Changes Gears, which recently won the Newbery Medal! We chatted before the award was announced and I was over the moon with excitement to see this fantastic middle grade book win. Congratulations to Meg Medina on this much deserved award! … Continue reading Ep. 24: Meg Medina, Author of Merci Suárez Changes Gears →

Duration:00:28:33

Ep. 23: Katherine Reynolds Lewis, Author of “The Good News About Bad Behavior”

1/31/2019
More
This week, Katherine Reynolds Lewis joins me to discuss The Good News About Bad Behavior: Why Kids Are Less Disciplined Than Ever—And What to Do About It. Katherine is a journalist, author, speaker, and a parent educator. If you are a parent looking for some new strategies, I think you’ll really find this an interesting and … Continue reading Ep. 23: Katherine Reynolds Lewis, Author of “The Good News About Bad Behavior” →

Duration:00:41:09

Ep. 22: Ashley Waring, Librarian and Member of the 2017 Caldecott Award Committee

1/17/2019
More
This week my guest on A Bookish Home is Ashley Waring, a librarian in Arlington, Massachusetts and member of the 2017 Caldecott Award Committee. This year’s Caldecott Medal announcement is coming up on Monday January 28th at the ALA Youth Media Awards, so this is the perfect time for a behind the scenes look at … Continue reading Ep. 22: Ashley Waring, Librarian and Member of the 2017 Caldecott Award Committee →

Duration:00:30:03

Ep. 21: Ann Braden, Author of The Benefits of Being An Octopus

1/3/2019
More
I am thrilled to share that my guest this week is Ann Braden, author of one of my favorite middle grade novels of the year, The Benefits of Being An Octopus. Hand this book to fans of Wonder, Absolutely Almost, or Out of My Mind. And then if you are a parent, librarian, or educator–get another copy for yourself … Continue reading Ep. 21: Ann Braden, Author of The Benefits of Being An Octopus →

Duration:00:37:34

Ep. 20: Doug Burgess, Author of Fogland Point

12/27/2018
More
This week, Doug Burgess joins me on the podcast to discuss his book, Fogland Book. This book is my favorite kind of mystery–quirky small town, richly drawn characters, and a plot that keeps me guessing. It was such a treat to get to dive into the backstory of this book with Doug and hear more about the … Continue reading Ep. 20: Doug Burgess, Author of Fogland Point →

Duration:00:39:37