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Just because it’s fiction doesn’t mean it’s not true. Host & novelist, Amy Impellizzeri, interviews the biggest authors of this year’s best sellers and gets down and deep to reveal the true inspiration behind the stories. From Bangles Co-Founder & Debut Novelist, Susanna Hoffs, to New York Times Best-Selling Authors, Marie Benedict, E. Lockhart, and Kristy Woodson Harvey, just to name a few. Tune in to hear this week’s guest admit: “No one’s ever asked me that before!”

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    • 4.8 • 23 Ratings

Just because it’s fiction doesn’t mean it’s not true. Host & novelist, Amy Impellizzeri, interviews the biggest authors of this year’s best sellers and gets down and deep to reveal the true inspiration behind the stories. From Bangles Co-Founder & Debut Novelist, Susanna Hoffs, to New York Times Best-Selling Authors, Marie Benedict, E. Lockhart, and Kristy Woodson Harvey, just to name a few. Tune in to hear this week’s guest admit: “No one’s ever asked me that before!”

    Ten Kids, Two Lovebirds, and A Singing Mermaid: Celebrating Cathy Lamb's Long Awaited Return to Fiction

    Ten Kids, Two Lovebirds, and A Singing Mermaid: Celebrating Cathy Lamb's Long Awaited Return to Fiction

    After a 5 year hiatus, novelist Cathy Lamb is back with a new, self-published novel, inspired by her own childhood, with a cast of characters that are both inspired and imagined. Find out what she is learning about a return to art on her own terms in this no holds barred episode!

    • 22 min
    Let's Pretend This Will Work! In Conversation with Maddie Dawson

    Let's Pretend This Will Work! In Conversation with Maddie Dawson

    Maddie Dawson is the pen name of Sandi Shelton (just wait until you hear WHY she picked this name!) who is the author of the newest Amazon First Reads Pick, LET'S PRETEND THIS WILL WORK. With its true life inspiration, quirky characters, and thought-provoking premise, this new novel will take you on a ride you won't expect. Don't miss this conversation!

    • 24 min
    TM Blanchet on Witches, Dogs, Trilogies and More!

    TM Blanchet on Witches, Dogs, Trilogies and More!

    Last time we talked to Tricia Blanchet, writing as TM Blanchet, she had just released her debut novel in 2022. Now, TM Blanchet has just finished the HEATH TRILOGY with the newly released Herrick's Key and what an ending! We talk about how the original ending of The Trilogy changed and Tricia makes a confession about which was the hardest book to write in the Trilogy and why. 

    We also catch up on the highly acclaimed THE MIGHTY BLAZE podcast (which Tricia produces) and the latest news on her non-profit, OPERATION DELTA DOG!

    • 22 min
    EVERY TIME I GO ON VACATION SOME DIES

    EVERY TIME I GO ON VACATION SOME DIES

    When IKHTBE Host/Creator Amy Impellizzeri received an advance copy of a book from an unknown author, Catherine Mack, she dove right in and was anxious to meet the author. Turns out she already did! Catherine McKenzie, Canadian lawyer turned bestselling author of 20 novels (largely psychological suspense) surprised everyone by revealing that she was the author behind the pen name of a brand new book in a brand new genre that is now optioned as a series by FOX and set to take the publishing industry by storm. Don't miss this conversation with Catherine as we talk about the inspiration for the story, and what's next for these characters.

    • 38 min
    Addison McKnight

    Addison McKnight

    Nicole Moleti and Krista Wells, who together write as Addison McKnight sit down with I KNOW HOW THIS BOOK ENDS to talk about what it's REALLY like when 2 friends write a book a together (hint: it's not easy!) and why they went from writing about women's issues in the non-fiction world separately to writing novels together. There's a sneak peek about what's next for this dynamic duo as well!

    • 27 min
    Maria Alejandra Barrios Velez

    Maria Alejandra Barrios Velez

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

Jamie in N.Y.C. ,

So much fun!

Listening to Amy interview authors is truly like having coffee with friends. Amy asks questions that are on every reader’s mind.

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.

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