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

Contemporary Fiction


Jan. 24, 2023

In this interview, Audrey and I discuss The Minuscule Mansion of Myra Malone, how she came up with the idea for the story, the fascination with miniatures, how her fabulous cover came about, choosing the book's locales, the …

Guest: Audrey Burges

Interview with Grady Hendrix - HOW TO SELL A HAUNTED HOUSE

Jan. 20, 2023

In this interview, Grady and I discuss How to Sell a Haunted House, his decision to write about dolls and puppets, how he started writing horror, world building, and much more. Grady’s recommended reads are: Revenge of the D…


Interview with Erika Bolstad - WINDFALL

Jan. 17, 2023

In this interview, Erika and I discuss Windfall, how she decided to write this book and the ways it changed over time, how everyone yearns to know where they come from, her internal conflicts about her family's inheritance, …

Guest: Erika Bolstad

Interview with Jenna Blum - THE KEY OF LOVE

Jan. 13, 2023

In this interview, Jenna and I discuss her new serial audio drama The Key of Love, creating this story, how she approached writing it and how it differed from writing a traditional book, the process for creating the audio dr…


Interview with Sara Rosett - High Society Lady Detective series

Jan. 10, 2023

In this interview, Sara and I discuss her High Society Lady Detective series, how she decided to write the series, how it has changed over time, why she chose the indie author route, her recent Kickstarter campaign, her podc…

Guest: Sara Rosett
Behind The Scenes

Interview with Christopher Lin - Art Director, Dutton

Jan. 5, 2023

In this Behind the Scenes interview, Christopher and I chat about his role as Art Director at Dutton and what it entails, how his department has changed since he started at Dutton, the step-by-step process for designing a bo…


Behind the Books

Jan. 3, 2023

In this special Behind the Books episode, Kelly Hooker interviews me about the podcast and how it has evolved, my reading life, my literary salon, how I got started in the book world, and much more.

Pam Lamp - Her Blog Plus Cookbook Recommendations (Originally Aired 8/27/21)

Dec. 23, 2022

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. Want to sub…

Recent Blog Posts

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…

Best Historical Fiction of 2022

2022 was a stellar year for historical fiction – so many titles in the genre released, and I worked my way through as many as I could. I love that …

Most Anticipated Fiction of 2023

I enjoy looking ahead to the next reading season, and the upcoming fiction releases of 2023 look very promising. To help readers decide which ones to pic…