Thoughts from a Page Podcast

Thoughts from a Page Podcast

Thoughts from a Page is hosted by me, Cindy Burnett, a voracious reader and book columnist who provides you with casual author conversations and insider information on all of the newest releases that I have read and personally recommend. With so many books coming out weekly, it can be hard to decide what to read so I find the best ones and share them with you. Listen to find your next great book.

Recent Episodes

Historical Fiction

Interview with Laura Spence-Ash - BEYOND THAT, THE SEA

March 21, 2023

In this interview, Laura and I discuss Beyond That, the Sea, exploring how someone moves forward when they can't quite figure out who they are and where they belong, telling the story through multiple points of view and why …

Historical Fiction

Interview with Jennifer Rosner - ONCE WE WERE HOME

March 17, 2023

In this interview, Jennifer and I discuss Once We Were Home, exploring the nature of bonds and how they locate a person in a home, how her experience as a parent of deaf children helped her tell this story, her research, exa…

Interview with Kristen Bird - I LOVE IT WHEN YOU LIE

March 14, 2023

In this interview, Kristen and I discuss I Love It When You Lie, writing a Southern story, mirroring her own family life, creating a mystery where the reader doesn't know who died, and much more. Support the podcast by becom…

Interview with Balli Kaur Jaswal - NOW YOU SEE US

March 13, 2023

In this interview, Balli and I discuss Now You See Us, how she decided to write this story, having her book selected as Marie Claire's March Book Club pick, tempering some of the stories she learned to keep the book from bei…

Historical Mystery

Interview with Deanna Raybourn - A SINISTER REVENGE

March 10, 2023

In this interview, Deanna and I discuss A Sinister Revenge, her Veronica Speedwell title generator, Killers of a Certain Age and its success, weaving prominent people from history into her stories, her book covers, Stoker's …


Interview with Laura Cathcart Robbins - STASH

March 9, 2023

In this interview, Laura and I discuss Stash, why she decided to write this book, how tricky memory is, overcoming her addiction to Ambien, providing input on her book's cover, her podcast The Only One in the Room, and much …

Speculative Fiction

Interview with Julie Carrick Dalton - THE LAST BEEKEEPER

March 8, 2023

In this interview, Julie and I discuss The Last Beekeeper, all of the world building she did for this book, why she chose bees, her own beekeeping experiences, the book's stunning cover, the font created just for this book, …


Interview with Jessa Maxwell - THE GOLDEN SPOON

March 7, 2023

In this interview, Jessa and I discuss The Golden Spoon, setting the book during a baking competition, the hardest part of writing the book, her stunning cover, crafting a story where the reader does not know who dies until …

Guest: Jessa Maxwell

Recent Blog Posts

Guest Post - Pam Lamp on Newport Mansions and Books

My friend Pam Lamp, blogger and podcaster at Who I Met Today, joins me today with a fun post on Newport mansions and books. Pam interviews people from al…

Q & A with Kristen Loesch, Author of THE LAST RUSSIAN DOLL

Kristen Loesch’s debut novel The Last Russian Doll published on March 14, 2023. Kristen grew up in San Francisco. She holds a BA in History, as wel…

Best Fiction of 2022

So many great books published in 2022. In this post, I am highlighting my favorite fiction titles of the year. I have already posted about the best histo…