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On Beaks & Geeks, we have candid conversations with authors. We seek to learn more about the people behind great books.

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    • 4.7, 37 Ratings

On Beaks & Geeks, we have candid conversations with authors. We seek to learn more about the people behind great books.

    #189: Lexie Elliott

    #189: Lexie Elliott

    Lexie Elliott joins Amy to talk about her debut thriller, THE FRENCH GIRL.
    They talk about friend group dynamics, self-doubt, and a slinky French ghost.

    Learn more about the book here: https://bit.ly/2JEit11

    • 13 min
    #188: Gayle Forman

    #188: Gayle Forman

    Gayle Forman, author of IF I STAY, joined Amy to talk about her newest novel, I HAVE LOST MY WAY. They talk about the magic of NYC, how to help someone in need, and how YouTube has changed fame.

    Learn more about the book here: https://bit.ly/2F8B9UK

    The illustrator of Pour Your Heart Out is Monica Garwood! Check her out on Instagram (@monicagarwood)

    • 14 min
    #187: Clare Mackintosh

    #187: Clare Mackintosh

    Clare MackIntosh, author of LET ME LIE, joins Amy to talk about detective-work, post-it notes, and mental health.

    Learn about the book here: https://bit.ly/2GFiuTL

    • 15 min
    #186: Rebecca Harrington

    #186: Rebecca Harrington

    The hilarious Rebecca Harrington joins Amy to talk about her new novel SOCIABLE.
    They talk pretentious startup culture, that weirdly specific social media tone, and feeling not-quite-cool-enough.
    Learn more about the book here: http://bit.ly/2FS2YVc

    • 21 min
    #185: Melissa Dahl

    #185: Melissa Dahl

    Melissa Dahl joins Amy to talk about CRINGEWORTHY, her book all about the science of awkwardness. They discuss reframing emotions, exposure therapy, and all the sweaty, nervous, self-conscious stuff our bodies put us through.

    Learn about the book here: http://bit.ly/2FLk6I5

    • 23 min
    #184: Rhiannon Navin

    #184: Rhiannon Navin

    Debut novelist Rhiannon Navin joins Amy to talk about her book, ONLY CHILD. Told from the point of view of a six-year-old survivor of a school shooting, the novel grapples with love, grief, and family.

    Learn more about the book here: http://bit.ly/2Eyw2gq

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

KristenOC ,

Great Author Interview Podcast

If you’re looking for in depth, informative and charming interviews with authors you know, and some you don’t but soon will—Beaks and Geeks is the podcast you’ve been looking for.

spage6 ,

Amazing podcast!

The interviews are always engaging and add a lot of insight into authors' processes and thoughts about their work. A must if you love reading!

Natalie Eilbert ,

Great podcast

Amy is a brilliant host. Everyone should have a listen.

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