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

Parenting

Cynthia Muchnick & Jenn Curtis - THE PARENT COMPASS

Aug. 30, 2021

We discuss The Parent Compass, creating a toolbox for parenting teens, guiding teens through the tough years, the process they used to write together and which chapter was difficult to create, the Varsity Blues scandal, how …

General

Pam Lamp

Aug. 27, 2021

Pam and I chat about her blog Who I Met Today, how and why she started it, what she has learned from the blog, our shared love of reading and books, the cookbooks she uses regularly and recommends, and much more.

Guest: Pam Lamp
General

Heather Caliendo

Aug. 26, 2021

Heather and I discuss celebrity and high-profile book clubs, the rise in prominence of these types of clubs, which ones we like the best, our favorite and not-so-favorite reads from these clubs, the impact they have on book …

Historical Fiction

Samantha Specks - DOVETAILS IN TALL GRASS

Aug. 24, 2021

Samantha and I discuss Dovetails in Tall Grass, the U.S./Dakota War of 1862, how she decided on her format, bringing a forgotten event to life, translating history into a compelling story that will appeal to readers, the mos…

Nonfiction General

Elizabeth Barnhill - No Way It's Nonfiction!

Aug. 23, 2021

Elizabeth and I discuss our favorite narrative nonfiction books, our auto-buy nonfiction authors, categorizing the genre, the categories we gravitate toward, and more.

Historical Fiction

Nicola Harrison - THE SHOW GIRL

Aug. 22, 2021

Nicola and I discuss The Show Girl, how she decided to write about the Ziegfeld Follies, the difference in drafting her first and second novels, which character was her favorite to create, the impact of the Ziegfeld Follies …

Mystery/Thriller

Megan Collins - THE FAMILY PLOT

Aug. 17, 2021

Megan and I discuss The Family Plot, exploring what it is about true crime that fascinates people, what that fascination does to a person and whether it can help or hurt them, plotting a thriller with all of the twists and t…

Guest: Megan Collins
Historical Fiction

Julia Claiborne Johnson - BETTER LUCK NEXT TIME

Aug. 13, 2021

Julia and I discuss Better Luck Next Time, writing a novel in the second person, rewriting this story several times, how Reno became the divorce capital of the Unites States, her fascination with obituaries, and much more.

Recent Blog Posts

Q & A with Liza Nash Taylor, author of IN ALL GOOD FAITH

Liza Nash Taylor's new book, In All Good Faith, published on August 10, 2021. Liza, author of Etiquette for Runaways, completed the MFA program at V…

Most Anticipated Releases for August 2021

So many great books are coming out in August. I am excited to highlight both the titles that I am looking forward to and the ones that I have already rea…

Q & A with Miranda Beverly-Whittemore, author of FIERCE LI…

Miranda answers questions about her latest novel including how the title came about and her inspiration.