General Episodes

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Elizabeth Barnhill - Book Club Recommendations

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

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

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

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Kelly Hooker - Best Books of 2022 (so far)

In this episode, Kelly and I chat about the best books of 2022 publishing in January through March.

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Crossover Episode with Wine, Women and Words podcast

In this crossover episode, I join Diana and Michele on Wine, Women, and Words to chat podcasts, books and Diana's new book, Antoinette's Sister.

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Mary O'Malley and Pamela Klinger-Horn

Mary and Pamela join me to discuss their recommended reads for January through April of 2022.

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Elizabeth Barnhill - Our Historical Fiction Favorites

In this episode, Elizabeth and I chat about some of our favorite books in the historical-fiction genre.

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Kelly Hooker - Our Top Reads of 2021

In this episode, Kelly and I chat about our favorite books of 2021.

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Olga Grlic - Cover Design

Olga and I chat about book cover designing, what the process looks like from start to finish, all of the parties that must sign off on a book cover, trends in book cover design, her fabulous Instagram book cover showcase account, and much more.

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Karen Walrond - THE LIGHTMAKER'S MANIFESTO

Karen and I chat about her new book The Lightmaker's Manifesto, her studying and writing about the intersection of joy and activism, her own claiming of the term activism, how stories provide an amazingly resonant way to connect with people, performance activism, and much more.

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Mark Pearson - Libro.fm

Mark and I chat about Libro.fm, how the company began, how audiobooks are the fastest growing segment of publishing, the way the relationship between Libro.fm and bookstores works, the importance of local bookstores, curated audiobook lists on the platform, and much more.

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Anne Byrn- A NEW TAKE ON CAKE

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 recipes, how she approached this project, and much more.

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Todd Doughty - LITTLE PIECES OF HOPE

Todd and I chat about his book Little Pieces of Hope, celebrating all of the things that bring us joy in life, how and why he started these lists the day WHO declared a global pandemic, looking to his daily life for inspiration, the bright and sunny cover, working in book publicity, and much more.

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Abbe Greenberg & Maggie Sarachek - THE ANXIETY SISTERS' SURVIVAL GUIDE

We discuss their new book The Anxiety Sisters' Survival Guide, how they became Anxiety Sisters, living with anxiety in today's world, the questions they are most frequently asked, how they want to provide a comprehensive understanding of what anxiety is, and much more.

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Matthew Patin - The Texas Book Festival

Matt and I discuss the Texas Book Festival, what his job as Literary Director entails, the festival’s origins and how it has evolved, the hybrid schedule for this year, how authors are selected, what the Texas Book Festival learned from the pandemic, some of our favorite Texas independent bookstores, and much more.

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Elizabeth Barnhill - Our Favorite Books of Fall 2021

Elizabeth and I chat about our Favorite Books of Fall 2021.