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Episode two hundred ninety four – part four Heather Frese is the author of THE SADDEST GIRL ON THE BEACH. Evelyn speaks with Heather about her coming-of-age novel that takes place on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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At the beginning of William Golding’s novel Lord of the Flies a party of school children are stranded on a desert island without any adults. For the first time in their lives, they can do as they please. The prospect of being able to indulge in unbridled freedom brings a previously unknown joy. Sadly, their attempt to build utopia quickly descends …
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Episode two hundred ninety four – part one Toxic female friendships with a bio tech twist! In college, Mary and Elizabeth were inseparable best friends, who just happened to have access to a body switching technology called the Empathizer. But ten years later the women are living very different lives that change on a dime when both the empathizer a…
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Episode two hundred ninety four – part three Meghan sat down with author Linda Crotta Brennan to discuss The Selkie’s Daughter, a wonderfully imagined children’s middle-grade novel set in nineteenth century Nova Scotia. The Selkie’s Daughter incorporates folklore and fantasy elements and tells the coming-of-age story of young girl named Brigit and …
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Episode two hundred ninety four – part two Nick Medina spins tropes on their head in INDIAN BURIAL GROUND, his next horror novel set on a reservation. But is the true horror supernatural, or is it the day to day impact of generational trauma as experienced by Noemi and her uncle Louie.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred ninety three – part one A SWEET STING OF SALT is a gorgeous queer reimagining of the classic folktale “The Selkie Wife.” Author Rose Sutherland stopped by to talk about this beautiful tale of longing.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred ninety three – part two Prolific Author Adrian Tchaikovsky chats about HOUSE OF OPEN WOUNDS, a companion to CITY OF LAST CHANCES, the first book in his TYRANT PHILOSOPHERS series. Tchaikovsky tells us his drive for setting a fantasy book in a medical tent outside the brutal battle lines – as well as his unique perspective on nec…
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Episode two hundred ninety three – part three Carter Wilson takes us on a wild wild in THE FATHER THAT SHE WENT TO FIND, a thriller with an 1980’s setting that brings Penny, a young woman with an amazing intellect running towards a father who left her behind – and running from the trouble she’s found along the way.…
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Episode two hundred ninety three – part four Debut author Rania Hanna joins us to chat Arab Folklore and all the layers to death and grief as explored in her gorgeous novel The Jinn Daughter. You’re going to LOVE this one.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Being in the right place at the right time is all it takes to lift someone from obscurity to fame. Take for example Wyckoff van Derhoef. He happened to be in Belfast and needing passage home to New York at the same time the RMS Titanic was preparing to leave for Southampton. Setting sail on 2nd April 1912 the Titanic carried a skeleton crew, a snag…
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Episode two hundred ninety two – part one Clare is a serial killer who is grieving her beloved father, the only person who she had ever truly cared about. Author Joanna Wallace discusses how her own feelings of loss helped create Clare and this wild, often darkly funny book.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred ninety two – part two Jessikah chats with reluctant novelist Ellen Birkett Morris about BEWARE THE TALL GRASS, a beautifully written story about a mother, a son, and another man’s history that haunts the child’s dreams. Ellen talks about past lives, open minded skepticism, and how motherhood can challenge a marriage as presented…
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Episode two hundred ninety two - part fourHiromi Ito’s THE THORN PULLER explores getting older, caring for aging parents, and living on two continents with touching insight and humor. Jenn got to chat with Hiromi and her translator, Jeffrey Angles, about collaborating on this English translation of her novel.…
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Episode two hundred ninety two - part fiveAlain Silver and James Ursini, prolific writers and commentators on film history, have given us a fascinating account of the history and making of the iconic noir classic in FROM THE MOMENT THEY MET IT WAS MURDER: DOUBLE INDEMNITY AND THE RISE OF FILM NOIR. They stopped by to talk about writing books, comme…
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Episode two hundred ninety two - part threeCiera Burch’s SOMETHING KINDRED is a haunting and beautiful exploration of grief, new love, and growing up with eerie horror vibes. Jenn chats with Ciera about mixing romance and horror, intergenerational trauma, and coming of age.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred ninety one - part fourZibby Owens is on the TURN THE PAGE podcast for the second time speaking with Evelyn about her wonderful debut novel BLANK. Besides for being an author Zibby is the award-winning podcast host of Moms Don't Have Time to Read Books. She is also celebrating the 1-year anniversary of her bookstore, Zibby's Book…
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Episode two hundred ninety one - part threeJeff Hoffman takes on toxic male friendships in LIKE IT NEVER HAPPENED, a book about three men who must face the truth of a life altering event that occurred during their high school years.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred ninety one - part fiveAllison Pataki has written another fabulous historical fiction book, FINDING MARGARET FULLER. Evelyn and Allison spoke about what an amazing women Margaret Fuller was and the research that Allison needed to do to write this wonderful book. If you loved her last book, THE MAGNIFICENT LIVES OF MARJORIE POST, …
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Episode two hundred ninety one - part twoKristen Perrin’s HOW TO SOLVE YOUR OWN MURDER is a delicious twist on the cozy mystery, We chat about small town mysteries, building your supporting cast of characters, and protagonists with “golden retriever energy.”Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred ninety one - part oneIn NOT FROM HERE, Leah Lax uncovers the lost history of her Jewish family, and her own as a Jewish-American and a gay person. Jenn chats with Leah about NOT FROM HERE and her first book, UNCOVERED: HOW I LEFT HASIDIC LIFE AND FINALLY CAME HOME.Leah Lax is available for book club talks about this book, so che…
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On the morning of 16th March 1912, Captain Lawrence Oates walked out of his tent in the Antarctic and into temperatures of -400C. He was suffering from frostbite and gangrene and was slowing the expedition down. His parting words were “I may be some time”, but he knew he was going to die, and this act of self-sacrifice was an effort to save his com…
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Episode two hundred ninety - part twoMatt Baume-- writer, podcaster, and video-maker-- stopped by to chat about his YouTube channel, his book, HI HONEY, I’M HOMO! SITCOMS, SPECIALS, AND THE QUEERING OF AMERICAN CULTURE, and looking at pop culture through a queer lens.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred ninety - part threeJessikah chats with Maggie Thrash about Moral Panics, Nostalgia, and Media Frenzies as we discuss RAINBOW BLACK, Maggie’s first adult novel which tells the story of Lacey Bond, a queer teen whose parents are implicated in a heinous crime during the Satanic Panic era of the 80’s and 90’s. Lacey finds herself an…
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Episode two hundred ninety - part oneKathleen Jones stopped by to talk about her gorgeous CITIES OF WOMEN, a parallel story about two women- a twenty-first century historian and a medieval artist- challenging the social norms of their days.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred ninety - part fourKatharine J. Adams invites us in to a delightfully dark world full of magic, intrigue, romance and witchcraft. TONIGHT I BURN will leave you thirsting for the next installment.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Made famous by Kevin Costner’s film Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, the Sycamore Gap tree stood for 300 years. That was until persons unknown decided to cut it down. Over the years thousands had made the journey to Hadrian’s Wall to take its photo and to have their photo taken with it. So, the shock and dismay at this mindless act of vandalism was fe…
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Episode two hundred eighty nine - part twoJennifer Ryan’s THE UNDERGROUND LIBRARY is a riveting story about three young women fighting to save an East London library during the Blitz. Jennifer stopped by to chat about books, community, and history.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred eighty nine - part threeProlific historical fiction writer Katherine Reay stopped by to chat about THE BERLIN LETTERS: A COLD WAR NOVEL, an unforgettable tale of the Cold War and a CIA code-breaker who risks everything to free her father from an East German prison.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred eighty nine - part fiveTim Collins returns to TURN THE PAGE with SHERLOCK BONES AND THE HORROR OF THE HAUNTED CASTLE. Melissa and Tim chat literary puns for kids, puzzles, and how Sherlock and Catson’s adventures have changed.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred eighty nine - part oneParisa Akhbari’s JUST ANOTHER EPIC LOVE POEM tells a touching queer teen love story with gorgeous poetry and stunning poetry. Jenn talked to Parisa about crafting Mitra and Bea’s tender and moving romance.Parisa Akhbari (@authorparisa) is a mental health therapist and writer from Seattle, Washington. Her de…
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Episode two hundred eighty nine - part fourTwo years ago Tim McGregor stopped by to talk about WASPS IN THE ICE CREAM, one of Jenn’s fave books of 2022. This year he’s back to talk about EYNHALLOW, a gorgeous and haunting re-telling of Frankenstein from a unique point of view.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred eighty eight - part oneDr. Hannah Durkin’s THE SURVIVORS OF THE CLOTILDA is a groundbreaking and moving history of the Clotilda, the last slave ship to land on American soil in July 1860. Dr. Durkin tells the story of its 110 survivors, some of whom lived well into the twentieth century.…
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Episode two hundred eighty eight - part twoSam Kyung Woo stopped by to talk about SMALL GODS OF CALAMITY, a beautiful supernatural noir about magic, found family, and the harried life of Seoul’s only spirit detective.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred eighty eight - part threeWe welcome back Carola Lovering for BYE, BABY – a book that traces the history of a toxic friendship. Stacey and Jessikah discuss how this book touches on some sensitive topics, and Carola talks about the pivot from writing about romantic breakups to friend break ups – as well as how music influences her…
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Episode two hundred eighty eight - part fourDr. Hasan Merali stopped by to talk about SLEEP WELL, TAKE RISKS, SQUISH THE PEAS: SECRETS FROM THE SCIENCE OF TODDLERS FOR A HAPPIER, MORE SUCCESSFUL WAY OF LIFE. Enter here by the 15th for a chance at a free copy! https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/enter_choose_address/383658-sleep-well-take-risks-squis…
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Episode two hundred eighty seven - part fiveLucy Sullivan’s BARKING is a breathtaking and moving graphic novel about grief, depression, and the challenges of navigating the mental health systems on which we rely. Lucy stopped by to chat about writing the book’s protagonist Alix and her journey.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred eighty seven - part fourAuthor Melodie Edwards chats about ONCE PERSUADED TWICE SHY – her charming retelling of Jane Austen’s PERSUASION, featuring some small town antics, witty banter, and a runaway goose! And of course a classic second chance love story.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred eighty seven - part threePremee Mohamed’s THE BUTCHER OF THE FOREST is an eerie fantasy that expertly weaves together the conventions of the fairy tale and cosmic horror to create something entirely new and terrifying. Premee stopped by to chat about its protagonist, Veris, and the dangers of the deep, dark forest.…
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Episode two hundred eighty seven - part oneFriend of the show Mike Chen returns to discuss the trade paperback collection of his graphic novel STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE-- THE DOG OF WAR. Fellow Trekkie Jenn nerds out with Mike about corgis, the Borg, and “borgis.”Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Where I live I am surrounded by beautiful countryside and there are lots of walks to choose from. So over the years my family and I have developed a short hand way of referring to them. If I return from a walk and say that I have been ‘Under the A23’, or that I did ‘Big Swing’, ‘Short Vineyard’ or ‘Mill Ponds’, the rest of my family will know exact…
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Episode two hundred eighty six - part threeJenn sat down with Arash Azizi: an accomplished historian, journalist, and author of WHAT IRANIANS WANT: WOMEN, LIFE, FREEDOM, which examines the past, present, and future of Iranian protest movements.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred eighty six - part oneJessikah & Jenn sat down with Sara Shepard, the celebrated author of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS and THE LYING GAME, about her newest adult thriller, NOWHERE LIKE HOME. They chat about parenting, “mommunes,” and toxic friendships.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred eighty six - part twoLeah Konen plays clever homage to Hitchcock and Highsmith with the story of Mary – a young mother with everything to lose who finds a friend in Willa when they meet on a playground in Brooklyn where Mary’s son likes to play. But then Willa mysteriously drops out of Mary’s life and reappears as someone comple…
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With depressing regularity, we discover the devastating impact of our failure to look after God’s creation. With our backs turned toward God and His image in us faded, we exploit rather than steward His wonderful world. This time it is the turn of the humble donkey. First domesticated in Kenya and the Horn of Africa over 7,000 years ago this beast …
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This week Dr Georgia Carroll is preparing to deliver the keynote address at a conference in Melbourne, Australia. The conference has attracted global interest from academic institutions across the globe. The subject of this symposium? The stunning popularity and influence of the pop star Taylor Swift. With world leaders begging her to tour their co…
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Episode two hundred eighty four - part fourJoin Kaye, Readers' Services Librarian, in a chat with Olivia Dade about her new book AT FIRST SPITE, out February 13, just in time for Valentine's Day! If you enjoy sweet, heartfelt romance (as well as meme education), this book is for you!!Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred eighty five - part oneAli Hazelwood switches gears from STEMinist Rom Com to Paranormal Romance. Set in a fresh world full of Vampyres and Werewolves, BRIDE is a fun ride full of amazing characters, surprising twists and a few spicy moments, of course.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred eighty five - part twoRichard Roper’s THIS DISASTER LOVES YOU is a bittersweet romance that comes just in time for Valentine’s Day. We chatted about writing dual timelines, English pub culture, and how relationships change over time.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred eighty five - part threeJenn sat down with Dave Baker to chat about MARY TYLER MOOREHAWK: half adventure comic, half footnote-laden meta-fictional literary mystery, all thoughtful, mindbendy fun.Syosset Public Library - Librarians
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Episode two hundred eighty four - part threeAcademy Award Nominated Screenwriter, Iris Yamashita is back with THE VILLAGE IN THE DARK, her second novel centering around Detective Cara Kennedy. This time, Kennedy has to exhume the graves of her son and husband to find out if their deaths were truly the accident they were reported as. Along with Elli…
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