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Welcome to Thoughts from a Page Podcast where I interview authors and other individuals in the publishing industry about the latest and greatest books and trends in the industry. Listen to find some great new reads!

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    • 4.9 • 133 Ratings

Welcome to Thoughts from a Page Podcast where I interview authors and other individuals in the publishing industry about the latest and greatest books and trends in the industry. Listen to find some great new reads!

    Interview with Tess Day - Director of Publicity, Zibby Books

    Interview with Tess Day - Director of Publicity, Zibby Books

    In this Behind the Scenes interview, Tess provides an inside look at working as a publicist at a start-up publishing company, her path to publicity, what a typical workday looks like, how her role differs at Zibby Books from her role at previous publishing companies, and much more.
    Tess's recommended reads are:

    The Foundling by Ann Leary

    Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica

    The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett



    Support the podcast by becoming a Page Turner on Patreon.  Other ways to support the podcast can be found here.        
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    • 48 min
    Interview with Gillian McAllister - WRONG PLACE WRONG TIME

    Interview with Gillian McAllister - WRONG PLACE WRONG TIME

    In this interview, Gillian and I discuss Wrong Place Wrong Time, plotting this one out, creating the right pacing for the story, finding the right title, the difficulty of building in twists, her podcast, not feeling constrained by the thriller genre, ruminating on how much time changes people, and much more.
    Gillian’s recommended reads are:

    Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

    The It Girl by Ruth Ware

    The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell


    Check out my Summer 2022 Reading List, my August Buzz Reads, and my Most Anticipated Mysteries/Thrillers of 2022 blog post.
    Support the podcast by becoming a Page Turner on Patreon.  Other ways to support the podcast can be found here.    
    If you enjoyed this episode and want to listen to more episodes, try Peng Shepherd, Lucy Clarke, Katherine St. John, Joey Hartstone, and Julie Clark.
    Wrong Place Wrong Time can be purchased at my Bookshop storefront.       
    Bookclubs is the premier organizational tool for new and existing book clubs and also provides great resources for individual readers to discover new reads or find a book club to join. Check them out!
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    • 47 min
    Interview with Hayley Scrivenor - DIRT CREEK

    Interview with Hayley Scrivenor - DIRT CREEK

    For this special episode, Carol Ann Tack of Top Shelf at Merrick Library and I interview Hayley Scrivenor together. We talk about her debut novel Dirt Creek, how the different titles and covers came about for the U.S., UK, and Australia, how she didn't set out to write a crime novel, her use of a Greek chorus, and so much more.
    Hayley’s recommended reads:

    A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

    The Year of the Horses by Courtney Maum


    Check out my Summer 2022 Reading List, my August Buzz Reads, and my Most Anticipated Mysteries/Thrillers of 2022 blog post.
    Support the podcast by becoming a Page Turner on Patreon.  Other ways to support the podcast can be found here.    
    Connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. 
    Connect with Carol Ann Tack on Instagram and Twitter.
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 27 min
    Interview with Zibby Owens - BOOKENDS

    Interview with Zibby Owens - BOOKENDS

    In this interview, Zibby and I discuss Bookends, how her podcast influences her writing, writing to process the events in her life, how important it is to find your passion, how she decided which book would open each chapter, and much more.
    Zibby's recommended reads are:

    The Perfect Other: A Memoir of My Sister by Kyleigh Leddy

    Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan



    Support the podcast by becoming a Page Turner on Patreon.  Other ways to support the podcast can be found here.    
    If you enjoyed this episode and want to listen to more episodes, try Julie Metz, Adam Stern, Ly Tran, Cate Doty, or Mary Laura Philpott. 
    Bookends can be purchased at my Bookshop storefront.      
    Bookclubs is the premier organizational tool for new and existing book clubs and also provides great resources for individual readers to discover new reads or find a book club to join. Check them out!
    Connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. 
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 37 min
    Interview with Leigh Newman - NOBODY GETS OUT ALIVE

    Interview with Leigh Newman - NOBODY GETS OUT ALIVE

    In this interview, Leigh and I discuss Nobody gets Out Alive, her focus in these short stories on the real Alaska, the isolation and loneliness experienced when living some place so remote, baring her soul in this collection, her personal connection to the title, and much more.
    Leigh's recommended reads are:

    Our Country Friends by Gary Shteyngart

    Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead

    In the Gloaming: Stories by Alice Elliott Dark


    Support the podcast by becoming a Page Turner on Patreon.  Other ways to support the podcast can be found here.    
    Check out my Summer 2022 Reading List.
    Nobody Gets Out Alive can be purchased at my Bookshop storefront.    
    Bookclubs is the premier organizational tool for new and existing book clubs and also provides great resources for individual readers to discover new reads or find a book club to join. Check them out!   
    Connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. 
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 50 min
    Interview with Vanessa Riley - SISTER MOTHER WARRIOR

    Interview with Vanessa Riley - SISTER MOTHER WARRIOR

    In this interview, Vanessa and I discuss Sister Mother Warrior, providing the historical context for her book. which character was the hardest to write, having 2 books publishing so close in time to each other, the lasting implications from the Haitian Revolution, and much more.
    Vanessa's recommended reads are:

    The Last Days of Barcelona by Chanel Cleeton


    In the Face of the Sun by Denny S. Bryce

    The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn


    Check out my Summer 2022 Reading List.
    Support the podcast by becoming a Page Turner on Patreon.  Other ways to support the podcast can be found here.    
    If you enjoyed this episode and want to listen to more episodes, try Natalie Jenner, Judithe Little, Renee Rosen, Adriana Trigiani, and Geraldine Brooks.
    Sister Mother Warrior can be purchased at my Bookshop storefront.     
    Bookclubs is the premier organizational tool for new and existing book clubs and also provides great resources for individual readers to discover new reads or find a book club to join. Check them out!
    Connect with me on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.  
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    • 32 min

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4.9 out of 5
133 Ratings

133 Ratings

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