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

Historical Fiction

Interview with Joy Callaway - THE GRAND DESIGN

May 20, 2022

In this interview, Joy and I discuss The Grand Design, why she decided to write about the Greenbrier and Dorothy Draper, the Greenbrier's rich history and political connections, understanding how Dorothy Draper went from hei…

Guest: Joy Callaway
Historical Fiction

Interview with Audrey Blake - THE SURGEON'S DAUGHTER

May 19, 2022

In this interview, we discuss The Surgeon's Daughter, writing together as a duo and what that process is like for them, setting their books in the real scientific world with fictional characters, how surgery used to be a man…

Guest: Audrey Blake
Historical Fiction

Interview with Natalie Jenner - BLOOMSBURY GIRLS

May 17, 2022

In this interview, Natalie and I discuss Bloomsbury Girls, why she chose to set her novel in a bookstore, the bookstores that inspired her fictional Bloomsbury Books, how the 51 Rules for the bookstore came about, her legal …


Elizabeth Barnhill - Book Club Recommendations

May 11, 2022

In this episode, Elizabeth and I chat about some great titles for book clubs.


Interview with David J. Dennis, Jr. - THE MOVEMENT MADE US

May 10, 2022

In this interview, David and I discuss The Movement Made Us, his father's role in the Civil Rights Movement, getting his father's story down and how the format of the book came about, the hardest part of writing the book, wh…

Guest: David Dennis

Mary O'Malley and Pamela Klinger-Horn - Their Favorite Summer 2022 Reads

May 6, 2022

Mary and Pamela join me to discuss their recommended reads for Summer 2022.

Behind The Scenes

Interview with Heather Lazare - Editorial and Publishing Consultant

May 5, 2022

In this interview, Heather provides an inside look at the editorial process and how she got started, what the job entails, the Northern California Writers' Retreat, her favorite and least favorite aspects of the job, writing…


Interview with Erica Ferencik - GIRL IN ICE

May 4, 2022

In this interview, Erica and I discuss Girl in Ice, how she likes to "follow her fascinations," writing an arctic setting, hovering on the cusp of what is real and what is imaginary, her incredible research trip, the inciden…

Recent Blog Posts

Summer 2022 Reading List

I look forward to making my summer reading list every year. People frequently have more time to read in the summer months, and I get a lot of requests fo…

Book Club Recommendations - Podcast Tie-In

Book guru extraordinaire Elizabeth Barnhill recently joined me on my podcast to talk about the books we feel make great book club selections. In this blo…

Q & A with Robin Farrar Maass, Author of THE WALLED GARDEN

Robin Farrar Maass’s new book The Walled Garden publishes May 17, 2022. Robin is a lifelong reader and writer who fell in love with England wh…