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Check back often to hear Brian Vakulskas’ conversations with authors about their books. Tune into KSCJ Radio every Tuesday at 7:40AM to hear the segment broadcasts.

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Check back often to hear Brian Vakulskas’ conversations with authors about their books. Tune into KSCJ Radio every Tuesday at 7:40AM to hear the segment broadcasts.

    CHRIS OFFUTT – THE KILLING HILLS

    CHRIS OFFUTT – THE KILLING HILLS

    Author: Chris Offutt Book: THE KILLING HILLS Publishing: Grove Press (June 15, 2021) Synopsis (from the Publisher): A literary master across genres, award-winning author Chris Offutt’s latest novel, The Killing Hills, is a compelling, propulsive thriller in which a suspicious death exposes the loyalties and rivalries of a deep-rooted and fiercely private community in the […]

    • 13 min
    DON BENTLEY – TARGET ACQUIRED: A Jack Ryan Jr. Novel

    DON BENTLEY – TARGET ACQUIRED: A Jack Ryan Jr. Novel

    Author: Don Bentley Book: TARGET ACQUIRED: A Jack Ryan Jr. Novel Publishing: G.P. Putnam’s Sons (June 8, 2021) Synopsis (from the Publisher): Jack Ryan, Jr., will do anything for a friend, but this favor will be paid for in blood in the latest electric entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. Jack Ryan, […]

    • 14 min
    ELYSSA FRIEDLAND – LAST SUMMER AT THE GOLDEN HOTEL: A Novel

    ELYSSA FRIEDLAND – LAST SUMMER AT THE GOLDEN HOTEL: A Novel

    Author: Elyssa Friedland Book: LAST SUMMER AT THE GOLDEN HOTEL: A Novel Publishing: Berkley (May 18, 2021) Synopsis (from the Publisher): A Good Morning America Buzz Pick A Can’t-Miss Beach Read For Summer 2021 from The Skimm A family reunion for the ages when two clans convene for the summer at their beloved getaway in […]

    • 10 min
    STEVEN ROWLEY – THE GUNCLE: A Novel

    STEVEN ROWLEY – THE GUNCLE: A Novel

    Author: Steven Rowley Book: THE GUNCLE: A Novel Publishing: G.P. Putnam’s Sons (May 25, 2021) Synopsis (from the Publisher): From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus and The Editor comes a warm and deeply funny novel about a once-famous gay sitcom star whose unexpected family tragedy leaves him with his niece and nephew […]

    • 13 min
    MAY COBB – THE HUNTING WIVES: A Novel

    MAY COBB – THE HUNTING WIVES: A Novel

    Author: May Cobb Book: THE HUNTING WIVES: A Novel Publishing: Berkley (May 18, 2021) Synopsis (from the Publisher): “[A] sharply observed thriller.”—Pop Sugar “Sultry, salacious and utterly unpredictable….You’ll devour it.”–Riley Sager, New York Times bestselling author of Home Before Dark The Hunting Wives share more than target practice, martinis, and bad behavior in this novel of obsession, seduction, […]

    • 14 min
    JEFFERY DEAVER – THE FINAL TWIST: A Colter Shaw Novel

    JEFFERY DEAVER – THE FINAL TWIST: A Colter Shaw Novel

    Author: Jeffery Deaver Book: THE FINAL TWIST: A Colter Shaw Novel Publishing: G.P. Putnam’s Sons (May 11, 2021) Synopsis (from the Publisher): “The master of ticking-bomb suspense” (People) returns with a devilishly good thriller, and reward seeker Colter Shaw’s most personal case to date. Just hours after the harrowing events of The Never Game and […]

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

J Neary ,

Great ideas for my next reads!

Brian opens doors for books I might not have even considered before hearing his interviews. He asks great questions and makes the interviews quite fascinating!

Mark LaMaster ,

Listen to Brian V!

Brian has a unique way of establishing an almost instantaneous rapport with each author. His questions are spot on and helps listeners get to know the author, the story, and oftentimes, the story behind the story.

This is the best way to "review" a book before you decide to pick one up at the library or the local bookstore.

Keep doing what you are doing Brian. We love it!

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Having Listened

They're asking the questions no one else is and the authors seem to enjoy these interviews. Having said that, these guys are worth the listen

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