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What Book Hooked You?

A podcast centered around the books that have had impact in our lives. In each episode Brock asks a creative guest about the work that had a hand in making them the person they are today. Listen in to hear entertaining conversations dedicated to the...

A podcast centered around the books that have had impact in our lives. In each episode Brock asks a creative guest about the work that had a hand in making them the person they are today. Listen in to hear entertaining conversations dedicated to the influence reading has in our lives.

A podcast centered around the books that have had impact in our lives. In each episode Brock asks a creative guest about the work that had a hand in making them the person they are today. Listen in to hear entertaining conversations dedicated to the influence reading has in our lives.
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A podcast centered around the books that have had impact in our lives. In each episode Brock asks a creative guest about the work that had a hand in making them the person they are today. Listen in to hear entertaining conversations dedicated to the influence reading has in our lives.

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English


Episodes

112 Author Sabina Khan

1/24/2019
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Debut author Sabina Khan was influence by her daughters to write stories they could see themselves in. Hear how Khan came to write her newest book, THE LOVE & LIES OF RUKHSANA ALI. Episode Mentions: Malory TowersThe PhantomPride and PrejudiceJane EryeTwilightUgliesScott Westerfeld's episodePercy JacksonThe Love & Lies of Rukhsana AliWritten in the StarsIf You Could Be MineTell Me Again How A Crush Should FeelTo All the Boys I Loved BeforeSix of CrowsCity of BrassS.A. Chakaborty's...

Duration:00:27:47

111 Author Ben Philippe

1/17/2019
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This week I'm happy to have writer Ben Philippe on the podcast to talk about his debut release THE FIELD GUIDE TO THE NORTH AMERICAN TEENAGER. We get into video games, how he discovered the love of writing, and influential books. Episode Mentions: AnimorphsGoosebumpsAgatha ChristieGilmore GirlsMangaThe Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of TimeFinal FantasyN64Chrono TriggerHarry PotterEntouragen+1Venus DriveThe Confederacy of DuncesDon QuixoteMFA vs. NYCTennesse WilliamsThe Field Guide to the North...

Duration:00:51:24

110 Author Roshani Chokshi

1/10/2019
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Episode Mentions: Best selling author Roshani Chokshi joins Brock to talk about her latest novel THE GILDED WOLVES and what went into the newest YA fantasy. Ella EnchantedGail Carson LevineHolly BlackSailor MoonTwilightSarah DessenGeorgia NicolsonThe Gilded WolvesNational TreasureMoulin RougeAru Shah and the End of TimeAru Shah and the Song of DeathThe Gentleman's Guide to Vice & VirtueThe Serpent's of SecretsPercy JacksonAnna-Marie McLemorePride & PrejudiceThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the...

Duration:00:19:19

109 Author Mimi Yu

1/3/2019
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Debut author Mimi Yu's book THE GIRL KING comes out on January 8th from Bloomsbury. In this episode Mimi talks about the stories and authors that have inspired her. Episode Mentions: The Rabbit and the Dragon KingWoodcutter and the Heavenly MaidenAdib Khorram episodeKheryn Callender episodeAnimorphsWuthering HeightsbrockCrime & PunishmentUlyssesSarah Lawrence CollegeThe Hunger GamesTwilightCindy PonKate ElliotSpiritwalker TrilogyMelinda LoThe Girl KingGames of ThronesThe Last UnicornThe Lord...

Duration:00:33:40

108 Author Melissa de la Cruz

12/27/2018
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Best-selling author Melissa de la Cruz has authored over thirty books in romance, YA, and MG. Her newest book 29 DATES has already been optioned by Disney's future streaming service. Listen in as Melissa talks about coming up with her different projects. Episode Mentions: Little WomenDr. SeussThe CarpetbaggersThe Joy Luck ClubGeoff KloskeCat's Meow29 Datesoptioned by DisneyCrazy Rich AsiansTo All The Boys I Loved BeforeDescendants BooksThe Lord of the RingsWuthering HeightsElena FerranteLake...

Duration:00:19:35

107 Author Heather Demetrios

12/20/2018
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Author Heather Demetrios has edited a new collection DEAR HEARTBREAK where a great line-up of YA writers answer letters from real teens about the topic of heartbreak. Episode Mentions: The Diary of Anne FrankBad RomanceEmily of the New MoonHarry PotterJacob Have I LovedThe Sky Is EverywhereTiger LilyLittle WomenTwilightSomething RealDear HeartbreakDear Sugar – RumpusTiny Beautiful ThingsMike CuratoLibba BrayGayle FormanJasmine WargaBecky AlbertalliA.S. KingZach FehstHarry Potter and the...

Duration:00:28:13

2018 Year in Review

12/13/2018
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With 2018 coming to a close, we look back a few of our guests and the last GREAT book that they've read. Episode Mentions: Melissa Albert episode 57The Hazel WoodEmily X.R. Pan episode 64The Astonishing Color of AfterNova Ren Suma episode 91A Room Away From the WolvesBlanc & RosaThe BellesRandy Ribay episode 63Before the Shot Drops Long Way DownKheryn Callender episode 100 This Is Kind of an Epic Love StoryAdib Khorram episode 90 Darius the Great is Not Okay All Systems RedAshley Woodfolk...

Duration:00:30:50

105 Author Karen Rivers

12/6/2018
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Karen Rivers is the author of over 20 books. This week she comes on the podcast to talk about her latest YA novel YOU ARE THE EVERYTHING out now from Algonquin Young Readers. Episode Mentions: A Wrinkle in Time When You Reach Me The Chronicles of Narnia Sweet Valley High Trixley Belden Nancy Drew Dream Water The Tree Tattoo You Are the Everything Tana French Jane Casey Ann Cleeves To All the Boy I've Loved Before What Girls Are Made Of Harry Potter

Duration:00:23:43

104 Author Marcella Pixley

11/29/2018
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Writer Marcella Pixley is on the podcast this week to talk about her books Freak, Without Tess, & Ready to Fall. Episode Mentions: Frederick Katherine Kurtz The Dark is Rising E. M. Forster Freak Ready to Fall Without Tess Lauren Wolk Nest A Wrinkle In Time Harry Potter Lincoln in the Bardo

Duration:00:30:40

103 Author Kevin Emerson

11/15/2018
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Author Kevin Emerson's 18th novel ANY SECOND comes out on November 20th. Kevin comes on the podcast to talk about his journal to becoming a writer and what went into his latest book. Episode Mentions: Catalyst The Hardy Boys Cujo Firestarter Dean Knootz Madame Bovary Kurt Vonnegunt Ernest Hemingway Douglas Adams David Foster Wallace The Poisonwood Bible Louis Sachar Harry Potter The Golden Compass Jerry Spinelli The Writer's Market From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Carlos...

Duration:00:49:44

102 Author Mary Crockett

11/8/2018
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Author Mary Crockett comes on this week's podcast to talk about her love of language and her new book HOW SHE DIED HOW I LIVED. Episode Mentions: Midquest The Ella Fannie Elephant Riddle Book Tom Angleberger Cece Bell Strange Case of Origami Yoda Madelyn Rosenberg Dream Boy Beloved Catch-22 Anne Taylor Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant How She Died How I Lived Forgiveness from Charleston church shooting Jane Austen Persuasion Divergent The Handsmaid's Tale

Duration:00:36:00

101 Author Jill Baguchinsky

11/1/2018
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Author Jill Baguchinsky is on the podcast this week to talk about her newest release MAMMOTH and the fun, hands-on research she got to do for the book. Episode Mentions: Misery The Babysitter Club Sweet Valley High Beverly Cleary Judy Blume Christopher Pike R.L. Stine Anne Rice Spooky Girl Ghostbusters The Hunger Games Mammoth Waco Mammoth National Monument The Hate U Give The Summer of Jordi Perez The Little Mermaid Beauty & the Beast Frozen Moana Jurassic Park The Stand Hope Never Dies...

Duration:00:24:31

100 Author Kheryn Callender

10/25/2018
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On the 100th EPISODE I'm happy to have author Kheryn Callender on the podcast. Kheryn is the author of HURRICANE CHILD and their newest book THIS IS KIND OF AN EPIC LOVE STORY comes out on October 30th from Balzer + Bray. Episode Mentions: Animorphs Darius the Great Is Not Okay Adib Khorram's Episode Rainbow Boys fanfiction.net Sarah Lawrence College Boy Meets Boy This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda...

Duration:00:24:01

099 Author Virginia Boecker

10/18/2018
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Author Virginia Boecker's newest book AN ASSASSIN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND TREASON on October 23rd from Little Brown. Virginia joins me to talk about some of her favorite historical fiction books and what went into hers. Episode Mentions: Gone with the Wind North and South The Quiet American Shelby Foote Alison Weir Jean Plaidy Elizabeth Chadwick The Other Boleyn Girl Maggie Stiefvater The Scorpio Races Buffy the Vampire Slayer The Tutors The Hunger Games The Witch Hunter The King Slayer An...

Duration:00:29:09

098 Author Candice Montgomery

10/11/2018
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Debut author Candice Montgomery comes on the podcast to talk to Brock about the first book she saw herself in and her novel HOME AND AWAY. Episode Mentions Pointe Brady Colbert's Episode Home and Away photo of girl football player and cheerleader Page Street's Ashley Hearn Dahlia Adler Kasie West Corey Ann Haydu To All the Boys I Loved Before Love, Simon Harry Potter Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now Dana L. Davis's Episode

Duration:00:25:33

097 Author Scott Westerfeld

10/4/2018
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Legendary author Scott Westerfeld is on the podcast this week to talk about his return to the Uglies Universe with his brand new, NYT bestseller IMPOSTORS. Episode Mentions: Charlotte's Web The Hobbit NASA's Apollo Program Uglies Extras Impostors LeakyCon YouTuber Matt Lees Article Ballad of Black Tom

Duration:00:23:58

096 Author Katherine Locke Returns

10/1/2018
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Katherine Locke visits the podcast again to talk about her sophomore YA release The Spy with the Red Balloon and all that went into her newest book. Episode Mentions: Katherine's 1st Visit to the Podcast Code Name Verity Station Eleven The Girl with the Red Balloon Wendy McClure at Albert Whitman The Manhattan Project The Spy with the Red Balloon Oak Ridge, Tennessee Paul Krueger Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge The Emotional Craft of Fiction The Dragon Prince Lord of the Flies The Great...

Duration:00:36:52

095 Author Megan Shepherd

9/27/2018
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Author Megan Shepherd is back with her 8th book Grim Lovelies. In our conversation, Megan talks about her young life surrounded by books, the project that inspired her to be a writer, and the book that made her want to write YA. Episode Mentions: The Hunger Games Harry Potter Peace Corps Senegal Roald Dahl Hatchet My Side of the Mountain Island of the Blue Dolphin Grim Lovelies The Madman's Daughter The Island of Doctor Moreau Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Frankenstein The Cage...

Duration:00:27:26

094 Author L.L. McKinney

9/20/2018
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What if Buffy fell down the rabbit hole instead of Alice? Swords will shatter. Hearts will break. Heads will roll . . . That's the tagline for A BLADE SO BLACK coming out on Sept 25th and it's author L.L. McKinney tells us about the journey of writing this story. Episode Mentions: Artemis Fowl Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Interview with a Vampire J.R.R. Tolkien Harry Potter Sailor Moon The Vampire Chronicles Dragonlance Anne Rice Twilight the book of Revelations Kansas City's The Writers...

Duration:00:51:44

093 Author Jen Doll

9/13/2018
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Author Jen Doll comes on the podcast to talk about her first YA book UNCLAIMED BAGGAGE. Hear Jen reveal her early role as a storyteller and the inspiration behind her latest book. Episode Mentions: The Littles The Borrowers A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Beverly Cleary Judy Blume Torn Tree Lorrie Moore Rainbow Rowell Harriet the Spy Anastasia Krupnik From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler The Emperor's Children Doll's writings Unclaimed Baggage Save the Date The Princess Bride Harry...

Duration:00:39:19