We're librarians and we like to talk about books. In this podcast we at the Swampscott Public Library in Swampscott, MA talk about about books we've read, their television counterparts (if any), and talk to authors about their work. Hosted by Caroline Margolis.
Episode 27: Special Halloween Episode!
Ghosts have taken over the podcast! Check out this special edition of Librarians by the Sea where librarians Caroline and Janina swap ghost stories!
Episode 26: Invertivew with Elizabeth de Veer on The Ocean in Winter
Today on the podcast Janina and I talk to author Elizabeth de Veer on her book The Ocean in Winter. Elizabeth was so much fun to talk to and we look forward to seeing her again soon. You can find Elizabeth on her website www.elizabethdeveer.com
Please note a trigger warning for those effcted by death by s*icide. Also if you are having difficult or painful thoughts or feelings, or are worried about someone, please reach out to a friend, family member, counselor, religious leader, or tap into resources such as:
the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800-273-8255),
or the Crisis Text Line (Text HOME to 741741), which are both free and available 24/7.
Also, learn more about suicide from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, which has local chapters in all 50 states, as well as support for survivors of suicide loss.
You do not have to go through this alone.
Episode 25: Interview with Quan Barry author of We Ride Upon Sicks
In this episode I interview author, poet, and professor Quan Barry. Her book We Ride Upon Sticks is a time machine to not only 1989, but to anyone who remembers what it is like to be a teenage girl on the North Shore. Based on a fictional 1989 Danvers field hockey team we see this team learn to be themselves and come into their own power. This is a spoiler free discussion.
Episode 24: Interview with YA Librarian Sarah about Middle Grade Movie Adaptations
In this episode, Sarah and I talk about Artemis Fowl and Percy Jackson and why their movie adaptations were not the best. We talk about why it is so hard for Hollywood to find the balance of making movies of middle grade books.
Episode 23: Interview with librarian Gabby Womack of The Brown Sisters Series by Talia Hibbert
Gabby is a librarian, archivist, and historian with a passion for uncovering and sharing stories by and about underrepresented groups (BIPOC, LGBTQ+, Disabled, and more). You can find her at www.bookishafrolatina.com and her instagram @bookish_afrolatina. Talia Hibbert is a NYT bestselling author of 17 sexy, diverse romances and you can find her on her website www.taliahibbert.com and her Instagram @taliahibbert.
Episode 22: Interview with Richard Lyntton author of North Korea Deception
I got to talk to actor Richard Lyntton about his debut novel NORTH KOREA DECEPTION. We talk about the process of getting the book published, recording the audio book, and writing the book based on his life experiences. Keep a lookout for his second book HYDE PARK DECEPTION. You can find Richard at richardlynttonbooks.com on Instagram @richardlynttobooks and on Facebook @richardlynttonbooks