Thoughts from a Page Podcast

Thoughts from a Page Podcast

Welcome to 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!

Recent Episodes

Nonfiction General

Anne Byrn- A NEW TAKE ON CAKE

Nov. 23, 2021

Anne and I chat about her latest cookbook A New Take on Cake, why she decided to do this cookbook, how cake mix baking is more common today than when she first started out with this concept, updating some of her favorite rec…

Mystery/Thriller

Nicole Baart - EVERYTHING WE DIDN'T SAY

Nov. 22, 2021

Nicole and I discuss Everything We Didn't Say, researching cold cases for inspiration, rewriting this book three times, setting books in her home state, being selected as one of the October Book of the Month selections, what…

Guest: Nicole Baart
Nonfiction

Jenna Blum - WOODROW ON THE BENCH

Nov. 21, 2021

Jenna and I discuss Woodrow on the Bench, what Woodrow taught her and others that interacted with him, how each chapter of the book contains a lesson from Woodrow, writing a memoir versus fiction, the book that inspired her …

Guest: Jenna Blum
Contemporary Fiction

Kimmery Martin - DOCTORS AND FRIENDS

Nov. 19, 2021

For this special episode, Carol Ann Tack of Top Shelf at Merrick Library and I interview Kimmery Martin together. We talk about her new book Doctors and Friends, writing the book pre-pandemic, how it changed post-pandemic, h…

Mystery/Thriller

Kimi Cunningham Grant - THESE SILENT WOODS

Nov. 18, 2021

Kimi and I discuss These Silent Woods, living off the grid, the book's original title, her tweak to the cover design, how writers need to have both the thickest and the thinnest skin, her writing process and how it has chang…

Nonfiction

Laurence Leamer - CAPOTE'S WOMEN

Nov. 15, 2021

Laurence and I discuss Capote's Women, the illusion these women created for the world and how happiness was elusive for them, what surprised him the most while writing this book, the carefully chosen cover photo, his favorit…

Nonfiction

Deborah Voll - THE TELL-ALL GUIDE TO AIRBNB HOSTING

Nov. 15, 2021

Deborah and I discuss her book The Tell-All Guide to Airbnb Hosting, her encore career, serving as an Airbnb Superhost by renting rooms in her home, some crazy Airbnb stories, tips for being a great host and a fabulous guest…

Mystery/Thriller

Alice Henderson - A BLIZZARD OF POLAR BEARS

Nov. 11, 2021

Alice and I discuss A Blizzard of Polar Bears, working as a wildlife researcher and bioacoustician, how she believes strongly in including accurate science in her novels, the animal she is focusing on in her third book in th…

Recent Blog Posts

Nonfiction November 2021 – Must-Read Memoirs

I love Nonfiction November. Over the past few years, I have started reading more and more nonfiction, and I have really come to enjoy it. So for the mont…

Q & A with Sherry Thomas, author of MISS MORIARTY, I PRESU…

Sherry Thomas’s sixth installment in her Lady Sherlock series, Miss Moriarty, I Presume?, publishes on November 2, 2021. Sherry Thomas is…

Best Debut Novels of 2021

So many fabulous debut novels have come out in 2021.  I highlight my favorites below including an Irish family saga, a new mystery series set in Tex…