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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!

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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!

    Jennifer Rosner - THE YELLOW BIRD SINGS

    Jennifer Rosner - THE YELLOW BIRD SINGS

    Jennifer and I discuss her book The Yellow Bird Sings, her impetus for telling this story, the significance of the violin and the color yellow in the book, what she learned on her research trip to Poland and how that impacted her writing, why she selected Poland as the setting, and much more.
    The Yellow Bird Sings can be purchased at Murder by the Book.
    Jennifer’s 4 recommended reads are:
    Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
    House on Endless Waters by Emuna Elon
    How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C Pam Zhang
    The Rose Code by Kate Quinn
    If you enjoy reading historical fiction and want to listen to more podcast episodes like this one, try Hazel Gaynor, Nguyen Phan Que Mai, Kristin Harmel, Asha Lemmie, and Erika Robuck.

    • 27 min
    Bella Ellis - THE DIABOLICAL BONES

    Bella Ellis - THE DIABOLICAL BONES

    Bella and I discuss The Diabolical Bones, the Brontë novels that inspire the books in this series, the Brontë sister who influenced her pen name, the joy she feels writing these books, how she came up with the word detectors, and much more.
    The Diabolical Bones can be purchased at Murder by the Book.
    Bella’s 4 recommended reads are:
    Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
    Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë
    The Last Thing to Burn by Will Dean
    Watch Her Fall by Erin Kelly

    • 23 min
    Sarah Pearse - THE SANATORIUM

    Sarah Pearse - THE SANATORIUM

    Sarah and I discuss her debut The Sanatorium, having her novel chosen as a Reese’s Book Club selection, how she created such a strong sense of place, making the sanatorium a character in the novel, writing a closed circle mystery, her stunning book cover, whether there will be a sequel, and much more.
    The Sanatorium can be purchased at Murder by the Book.
     
    Sarah’s 2 recommended reads are:
    The Heatwave by Kate Riordan
    When They Find Her by Lia Middleton
    Links for helping Houstonians: Kids’ Meals and The Houston Food Bank.
    If you enjoy reading mysteries and thrillers and want to listen to more podcast episodes like this one, try Lisa Gardner, David Heska Wanbli Weiden, Nick Petrie, and Jane Harper.

    • 18 min
    Zibby Owens - MOMS DON'T HAVE TIME TO

    Zibby Owens - MOMS DON'T HAVE TIME TO

    Zibby and I discuss her anthology Moms Don’t Have Time To, the genesis of the essays, how she pulled this project together so quickly, which genre is Zibby’s personal favorite, how she reads so many books, what surprised her the most about compiling these essays into an anthology, and much more.
    Moms Don’t Have Time To: A Quarantine Anthology can be purchased at Murder by the Book.
    Zibby’s 4 recommended reads are:
    The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan
    How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones
    Eliza Starts a Rumor by Jane Rosen
    The Scaffold Effect: Raising Resilient, Self-Reliant, and Secure Kids in an Age of Anxiety by Harold S. Koplewicz
    Links for helping Houstonians: Kids’ Meals and The Houston Food Bank.
    If you want to listen to more podcast episodes like this one, try Wendy Walker, Lisa Duffy, Melissa Croce, and Fiona Davis & M.J. Rose.

    • 24 min
    Madeleine Henry - THE LOVE PROOF

    Madeleine Henry - THE LOVE PROOF

    Madeleine and I discuss her latest novel The Love Proof, what inspired her to write this book, her love of yoga, her writing process, what she likes to do in her free time, and more.
    The Love Proof can be purchased at Murder by the Book.
    Madeleine’s 2 recommended reads are:
    Beach Read by Emily Henry
    This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens

    • 14 min
    Susan Meissner - THE NATURE OF FRAGILE THINGS

    Susan Meissner - THE NATURE OF FRAGILE THINGS

    Susan and I discuss her latest novel The Nature of Fragile Things, the unexpected book that inspired her to write this story, her interest in the mail-order bride phenomenon, the fragility of San Francisco’s infrastructure prior to the 1906 earthquake, her book about the 1918 Spanish Flu and its relevance to the current pandemic, and much more.
    The Nature of Fragile Things can be purchased at Murder by the Book.
    Susan’s 2 recommended reads are:
    The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline
    This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
    Thanks to The Chanel Sisters by Judithe Little for sponsoring this episode.  You can purchase the book here.
    If you enjoy reading historical fiction and want to listen to more podcast episodes like this one, try Tori Whitaker, Asha Lemmie, Julia Kelly, Nguyen Phan Que Mai, and Marie Benedict.
     

    • 29 min

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