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Welcome to the whispers between girlfriends, the sleepover chatter that nobody else gets to hear, the secret truth behind the fiction. Host & novelist, Amy Impellizzeri, interviews the biggest authors with this year’s best sellers and gets down and deep to reveal the true inspiration behind the story.

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    • 4.7 • 19 Ratings

Welcome to the whispers between girlfriends, the sleepover chatter that nobody else gets to hear, the secret truth behind the fiction. Host & novelist, Amy Impellizzeri, interviews the biggest authors with this year’s best sellers and gets down and deep to reveal the true inspiration behind the story.

    Hannah Mary McKinnon’s Best (and Darkest!) Novel Yet - Never Coming Home

    Hannah Mary McKinnon’s Best (and Darkest!) Novel Yet - Never Coming Home

    Deep diving into Hannah Mary McKinnon’s most recent novel, Never Coming Home. Told with dark wit and a sharply feminist sensibility, Never Coming Home is a terrifying tale of duplicity that will have you side-eyeing your spouse as you dash to the breathtaking end. Lisa Unger calls it “Fiendishly clever and deeply chilling,” and Heather Gudenkauf says “McKinnon explores the darkest corners of the human heart in this highly entertaining, bone-chilling must read.” Don’t miss this revealing behind-the-scenes look at the novel reviewers are calling McKinnon’s best (and darkest!) yet.

    Hannah Mary McKinnon
    https://hannahmarymckinnon.com
    https://twitter.com/hannahmmckinnon
    https://www.instagram.com/hannahmarymckinnon/

    Amy Impellizzeri
    https://www.amyimpellizzeri.com
    https://twitter.com/AmyImpellizzeri
    https://www.instagram.com/amyimpellizzeri/

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    • 22 min
    Priscilla Oliveras - An Overnight Success, 26 Years In the Making

    Priscilla Oliveras - An Overnight Success, 26 Years In the Making

    Hear how Priscilla Oliveras, USA Today Bestselling Author and RWA RITA Double Finalist, crafted her journey to publication and success with some must-hear advice for all of us! In this episode, we discuss the true life inspiration behind her newest novel, West Side Love Story, and why Oliveras, an admitted fan of the “Happily Ever After” decided to take on a retelling of Romeo & Juliet!
    Priscilla Oliveras
    https://prisoliveras.com/
    https://twitter.com/PrisOliveras
    https://www.instagram.com/prisoliveras/
    Amy Impellizzeri
    https://www.amyimpellizzeri.com
    https://twitter.com/AmyImpellizzeri
    https://www.instagram.com/amyimpellizzeri/

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    • 25 min
    Debut Author T.M. Blanchet - on Flipping the Narrative in Herrick’s End

    Debut Author T.M. Blanchet - on Flipping the Narrative in Herrick’s End

    Debut author, T.M. Blanchet, talks about the poignant inspiration for her YA fantasy novel, Herrick’s End, and how she got the idea to flip the narrative, and stretch the boundaries of genre. Get a teaser for what comes next in this exciting new supernatural trilogy! PLUS! Find out more about the exciting projects T.M. Blanchet is involved in including: A Mighty Blaze and Operation Delta Dog.
    https://www.amightyblaze.com/
    https://operationdeltadog.org/
    T.M. Blanchet’s Website, Twitter and Instagram
    https://www.tmblanchet.com/
    https://twitter.com/TM_Blanchet
    https://www.instagram.com/t.m.blanchet/

    Amy Impellizzeri’s Website, Twitter and Instagram
    https://www.amyimpellizzeri.com
    https://twitter.com/AmyImpellizzeri
    https://www.instagram.com/amyimpellizzeri/

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    • 22 min
    Bestselling Historical Fiction Writer, Eliza Knight, Talks About Where the History Ends and the Fiction Begins

    Bestselling Historical Fiction Writer, Eliza Knight, Talks About Where the History Ends and the Fiction Begins

    In one of our favorite conversations, Amy dishes with bestselling author, Eliza Knight, about a surprising early career which foreshadowed her later life as a historical fiction writer. Eliza explains how she came to be interested in the Mitford Sisters, and Nancy in particular, and reveals some secrets about a character from her recent release - THE MAYFAIR BOOKSHOP - who ended up on the cutting room floor and why. Plus! Get a sneak peek about what’s up next for Eliza (and friends!)
    Eliza Knight’s Website, Twitter and Instagram
    https://elizaknight.com/
    https://twitter.com/ElizaKnight
    https://www.instagram.com/elizaknightfiction/

    Amy Impellizzeri’s Website, Twitter and Instagram
    https://www.amyimpellizzeri.com
    https://twitter.com/AmyImpellizzeri
    https://www.instagram.com/amyimpellizzeri/

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    • 27 min
    E. Lockhart - The truth behind the Family of Liars

    E. Lockhart - The truth behind the Family of Liars

    In this don’t-miss-episode, NYT #1 Bestselling Author, E. Lockhart, spills about the highly anticipated sequel to her mega-hit, WE WERE LIARS. She talks about TikTok, how the prequel that almost wasn’t came to be, why she didn’t want to write a sequel to WE WERE LIARS, and she dishes about something she admits she’s never been asked about before in interviews. All this and more!
    E. Lockhart’s Website, Twitter and Instagram
    http://www.emilylockhart.com/
    https://twitter.com/elockhart
    https://www.instagram.com/elockhartbooks/

    Amy Impellizzeri’s Website, Twitter and Instagram
    https://www.amyimpellizzeri.com
    https://twitter.com/AmyImpellizzeri
    https://www.instagram.com/amyimpellizzeri/

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    • 26 min
    IN HER DEFENSE - LAUNCH DAY EPISODE

    IN HER DEFENSE - LAUNCH DAY EPISODE

    In Her Defense available now
    https://www.amyimpellizzeri.com/buy-links.html
    Thank you to early reviewers for your questions about IN HER DEFENSE!
    Jeremy Stewart
    https://www.instagram.com/darkthrillsandchills/
    MARISA GOTHIE
    https://www.instagram.com/marisagbooks
    Susan Peterson
    https://www.instagram.com/susanmarcellapeterson/
    Amanda
    https://www.instagram.com/amanda_coffee_books/
    Find out the real life (and behind the scenes) inspiration for this novel, and more!
    Amy Impellizzeri’s Website, Twitter and Instagram
    https://www.amyimpellizzeri.com
    https://twitter.com/AmyImpellizzeri
    https://www.instagram.com/amyimpellizzeri/

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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

marisagbooks ,

Must listen

I love Amy! She is a talented writer and interviewer. This is a must listen!!

Barbiepclover ,

A must listen for book lovers

If you ever wanted to know how authors get the idea for books this podcast is a must listen. Amy gets the story behind the story and she interviews authors. It reminds you of sitting on the sofa having coffee and conversation.

kit1912 ,

So much more than how it ends!

What is better than chatting with your friends about reading a book? Amy invites us inside these intimate conversations with amazing authors about the story behind their books.

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