45 episodes

Introducing the Bookaholics Podcast, a safe place for reading junkies who obsess over books, authors, bookstores, book news, and book trivia. You’re invited to nerd-out with book reviews, author interviews, our habit, and other bookish things .

Enjoy Interviews with those in the book business.
Meet new authors.
Explore curating your library
with new genres and discover new authors.
revisit the classics with a twist.

Your host Deirdre Pippins, also known as Ms. Media Content, is a board member for her local library, content creator, copywriter, and business owner. She has traveled extensively throughout the world because of the influence of books she's read.

Remember to subscribe to the podcast, follow us Instagram @truebookaholic. You can also email us at readingjunkie@book-a-holic.com. Don’t forget to support your local library and independent bookstores.

The Bookaholics Podcast "For those who can't get enough of that bookish stuff."

Bookaholic Deirdre Pippins

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Introducing the Bookaholics Podcast, a safe place for reading junkies who obsess over books, authors, bookstores, book news, and book trivia. You’re invited to nerd-out with book reviews, author interviews, our habit, and other bookish things .

Enjoy Interviews with those in the book business.
Meet new authors.
Explore curating your library
with new genres and discover new authors.
revisit the classics with a twist.

Your host Deirdre Pippins, also known as Ms. Media Content, is a board member for her local library, content creator, copywriter, and business owner. She has traveled extensively throughout the world because of the influence of books she's read.

Remember to subscribe to the podcast, follow us Instagram @truebookaholic. You can also email us at readingjunkie@book-a-holic.com. Don’t forget to support your local library and independent bookstores.

The Bookaholics Podcast "For those who can't get enough of that bookish stuff."

    The Dark Side of Suburbia | The Perfect Neighborhood, Liz Alterman | Episode 40

    The Dark Side of Suburbia | The Perfect Neighborhood, Liz Alterman | Episode 40

    Liz Alterman is a writer based in New Jersey. She began contributing to The Muse in 2014 after she and her husband were laid off simultaneously. Sad Sacked, her memoir chronicling that period, was released by Audible Original in November 2021. Liz’s work can also be found on Business Insider, Realtor.com, and other sites. Her personal essays have appeared in The New York Times

     

    00:00:00 An intro to Liz Alterman

    00:01:22 How Liz become a writer.

    00:04:52 Sad Sacked book

    00:11:04 Transitioning to young adult fiction

    00:14:54 He'll be waiting book

    00:15:26 The Perfect Neighborhood book

    00:18:55 How does Liz juggle all the genres she writes

    00:31:00 Contact Information

     

    Liz Alterman’s Links

     

    Website:

    https://www.lizalterman.com/

     

    Instagram:

    https://www.instagram.com/lizalterman/

     

    Facebook:

    https://www.facebook.com/liz.alterman/

     

    LinkedIn:

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabethalterman/

     

    Links to The Bookaholic

     

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    EMAIL: readingjunkie@book-a-holic.com

     

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    • 33 min
    How To Stay The Same Size For YEARS | Heather Mathes, Finding Your Perfect | Episode 39

    How To Stay The Same Size For YEARS | Heather Mathes, Finding Your Perfect | Episode 39

    Heather Mathes began modeling in 1988. She continued modeling professionally after graduating from the Ohio State University with a B.S. in Marketing in 1993 before signing her first contract fit modeling with a major national retailer in 1996. She did this unconsciously as these methods became her norm. These methods and more are what she shares in her book PAID TO BE PERFECT: THE SECRET TO FINDING YOUR PERFECT. She lives in Columbus, OH with her husband, her son, and her dog.

     

    00:00:00   An intro to Heather Mathes

    00:00:45   What is Paid to Be Perfect about

    00:03:46   Confusing thoughts/messages 

    00:06:45   What exactly is a fit model?

    00:09:40   What exercise can do to your body?

    00:17:05   Different bodies

    00:20:28   My perfect foods

    00:22:00   Inflammation

    00:25:00   Set your mind to living a complete life

    00:28:15   Skincare

    00:34:20   Contact Information

     

    Heather Mathes’ Links

     

    Website:

    https://www.paidtobeperfect.com/

     

    Instagram: 

    https://www.instagram.com/heathersbook/

     

    Facebook:

    https://www.facebook.com/fitmodelsecrets/





    Links to The Bookaholic

     

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    Instagram: @truebookaholic

    Facebook: @truebookaholic

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    Email: readingjunkie@book-a-holic.com

     

     

    • 35 min
    Avoid Epic Parenting Fails

    Avoid Epic Parenting Fails

    Tim McCarthy has a Master’s Degree in Education and a Grandmaster rank in martial arts. He has combined his years of experience as a classroom teacher and administrator (in both public and private schools) with even more years of experience teaching and developing martial arts programs to create a simple plan for the education of children.

     

    Chapters:

    00:00:00   An intro to Tim McCarthy

    00:00:56   Tim's background made him able to offer parenting help

    00:02:04   Addressing people's folks

    00:03:47   Raising 4 Dimensional Children in 2 Dimensional World

    00:05:30   Handling parents who are not spiritual

    00:09:42   How do parents stop phones from raising their children

    00:15:31   Punishment of the child from parents' perspective

    00:21:00   Children developing skills

    00:21:00   Parenting advice

    00:27:25   Contact Information

     

    Tim McCarthy’s Links

    Website:

    https://4d-2d.com/

    LinkedIn:

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/tim-mccarthy-654662179/

     

    Links to The Bookaholic

     Remember to subscribe to the podcast – Apple, Spotify, Google or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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    YouTube: youtube.com/bookaholic-DeirdrePippins

    Instagram: @truebookaholic

    Facebook: @truebookaholic

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    Email: readingjunkie@book-a-holic.com

     

     

     

     

    • 28 min
    Enter the World of 1950s Literary Glitterati and Intrigue Set At The Dawn of The Space Race | The Lunar Housewife by Caroline Woods | Episode 37

    Enter the World of 1950s Literary Glitterati and Intrigue Set At The Dawn of The Space Race | The Lunar Housewife by Caroline Woods | Episode 37

    CAROLINE WOODS is the author of The Lunar Housewife, forthcoming from Doubleday on June 7, 2022. She holds an M.F.A. in fiction from Boston University. Her debut novel, Fräulein M., was hailed as “masterful” by Booklist. She has taught creative writing at BU, Loyola Chicago, and the Boston Conservatory. Raised in Delaware, she now lives near Chicago with her husband and two daughters.

     

    Chapters: 

     

    00:00:00   An intro to Caroline Woods

    00:01:17   Path of how to become an author

    00:04:36   How it landed with DoubleDay Publisher

    00:07:06   Working with DoubleDay

    00:09:49   Writing Historical Fiction 

    00:11:00   Books Available

    00:14:08   Glorification of United States

    00:17:56   Providing voices of affected in book 

    00:21:24   Writing a novel inside a novel

    00:24:32   Romance Novels

    00:30:44   Caroline writes an article

    00:34:54   Wrapping Up

     

    Caroline Woods’ links:

     

    Website:

    www.carolinewoodswriter.com

    https://www.instagram.com/carolinewoods_books/

    https://bookshop.org/books/the-lunar-housewife/9780385547833

    https://bookshop.org/books/fraulein-m/9781507200216

     

    Social Media Accounts

     

    FB: https://www.facebook.com/carolinewoodsauthor

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/carocour







    Links to The Bookaholic

     

    Remember to subscribe to the podcast – Apple, Spotify, Google, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    www.book-a-holic.com

    Website: www.book-a-holic.com

    YouTube: youtube.com/bookaholic-DeirdrePippins

    Instagram: @truebookaholic

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    Email: readingjunkie@book-a-holic.com

    https://bookshop.org/shop/truebookaholic

    • 36 min
    Life Can Be Sobering with Donna Ferris | Episode 36

    Life Can Be Sobering with Donna Ferris | Episode 36

    Donna Ferris has a Bachelor's in Fine Arts and an MBA in finance and has successfully navigated a corporate career for the last three decades while raising two kids, writing for multiple publications, publishing a memoir, and leading a thriving yoga and coaching business.

     

    Chapters: 

     

    00:00:00 An intro to Donna Ferris

    00:01:10 Donna's writing journey

    00:05:43 What triggers Donna to write a book

    00:07:51 Childhood Trauma

    00:13:19 Betrayal

    00:24:03 Alcoholism

    00:31:16 End story from memoirs

    00:33:25 Good to have a writing coach

    00:35:54 Donna's next plan 

    00:37:25 Wrapping Up

     

    Donna's links:

     

    Website:

    http://www.minichangeyoga.com/

     

    Social Media Accounts

     

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/minidva

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/downdogdiva/





    Links to The Bookaholic

     

    Remember to subscribe to the podcast – Apple, Spotify, Google, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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    YouTube: youtube.com/bookaholic-DeirdrePippins

    Instagram: @truebookaholic

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    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deirdre-p...

    Email: readingjunkie@book-a-holic.com

    https://bookshop.org/shop/truebookaholic

    • 39 min
    Director of the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Worshop, Teri Rizvi | Episode 35

    Director of the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Worshop, Teri Rizvi | Episode 35

    Teri Rizvi is the author of One Heart with Courage: Essays and Stories and the founder and director of the nationally renowned Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop at the University of Dayton. 00:00:00 An intro to Teri Rizvi 00:02:01 What made Teri want to write a book 00:06:47 One Heart with Courage: Essays and Stories 00:12:18 Personal essay 00:17:26 Planning to write a new book 00:18:25 Teri's "Day job" 00:28:11 Introduce a new generation 00:30:46 How to get into the workshop 00:33:27 Wrapping Up Teri Rizvi’s links: Website: https://teririzvi.com/ https://udayton.edu/artssciences/init... Social Media Accounts LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/teri-rizv... Links to The Bookaholic Remember to subscribe to the podcast – Apple, Spotify, Google, or wherever you listen to podcasts. www.book-a-holic.com Website: www.book-a-holic.com YouTube: youtube.com/bookaholic-DeirdrePippins Instagram: @truebookaholic Facebook: @truebookaholic Pinterest: @truebookaholic TikTok: @truebookaholic Twitter: @truebookaholic1 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deirdre-p... Email: readingjunkie@book-a-holic.com https://bookshop.org/shop/truebookaholic

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

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157 Ratings

157 Ratings

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Engaging host

Deirdre is such an engaging host with a true love for books and an appreciation of authors and writers.

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"Best podcast"

"This is the best podcast I've ever seen"

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"Best podcast"

I like the fact that the Bookaholic podcast features BIPOC authors and books. General media just focuses on status quo books. Our stories are heard on the Bookaholic podcast.