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You'll love Off The Shelf! Here you'll find all things storytelling! That's from books to stage plays to motion pictures. That's not all! We offer in-depth feature author interviews! 411 on book conferences, book festivals and book club events. Get your dose of real literary advice, book tips and hard-to-find 411 from professional book writers, editors, literary agents and bestselling book publishers! And at Off The Shelf Book Radio, we answer your questions LIVE on the air! You may be surprised with a LIVE feature from a bestselling books author, movie producer or leading edge business owner! Tune in!

Literary Entertainment! Live Author Interviews Denise Turney

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You'll love Off The Shelf! Here you'll find all things storytelling! That's from books to stage plays to motion pictures. That's not all! We offer in-depth feature author interviews! 411 on book conferences, book festivals and book club events. Get your dose of real literary advice, book tips and hard-to-find 411 from professional book writers, editors, literary agents and bestselling book publishers! And at Off The Shelf Book Radio, we answer your questions LIVE on the air! You may be surprised with a LIVE feature from a bestselling books author, movie producer or leading edge business owner! Tune in!

    Don’t Ask, Don’t Follow

    Don’t Ask, Don’t Follow

    Award winning mystery books author, Mary Keliikoa, will appear on Off The Shelf #Books #podcast, joining a list of distinguished mystery writers who have interviewed on the show. Mary is the author of the mystery book, “Hidden Pieces”, the first book in the Misty Pines series. Other page turning books in the series include “Deadly Tides” and “Don’t Ask, Don’t Follow”. Mystery novel lovers, if you think you know everything about your favorite mystery novel, think again.

    During Mary's Off The Shelf Books special appearance, Denise Turney, the podcast host, will dig into why Mary started writing mysteries, including why she sat down and wrote Don't Ask, Don't Tell. Wonder why you can't turn away from a good mystery book series? Tune in and you just might find out! 

    Book lovers who tune into Off The Shelf Books can also get their questions answered LIVE on air! While this show airs, don't be surprised if you learn more about your favorite book characters, the types of facts and insights that strengthen your connection to the characters. 

    ABOUT MARY KELIIKOA: Mary is the author of the mystery book, “Hidden Pieces”, “Deadly Tides” and “Don’t Ask, Don’t Follow”. Earlier in her career, Mary worked as a legal secretary. Mary’s work has either been nominated for or won numerous book awards, including the Hamus and Lefty and Agatha and Anthony award.  Not only does Mary write mysteries, she loves legal thrillers, especially digging into what makes a person tick.

    Tune in Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 11am/EST (New York City time)

    Listener dial-in number: (347) 994-3490

    Tell your family, friends, neighbors, colleagues and book lovers everywhere to catch Mary on Off The Shelf Books! See you Saturday!

    • 1 hr 2 min
    What's Up with the Rick Cahill Crime Novel Series?

    What's Up with the Rick Cahill Crime Novel Series?

    Mystery suspense and crime thrillers are spotlighted at Off The Shelf #Books this Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 11am/EST (New York City time)! If you love a mystery suspense or crime thriller that keeps you turning the pages of a novel, don't miss this #podcast! Author Matt Coyle, creator of the Rick Cahill crime novel series, is featured. Saturday, Matt and Off The Shelf Books host, Denise Turney, sit down and discuss the inner workings of Matt's mystery fiction, books such as Yesterday’s Echo, Night Tremors, and Dark Fissures. 

    Tune in to the show and find out what inspires Matt's writings. Don't be surprised if Matt and Denise Turney share book marketing tips during the show. See if you don't start to feel more deeply connected to the characters that take center stage in the Rick Cahill crime series. Who knows? There's a chance that you could get your questions answered LIVE on air. 

    Catch the show LIVE on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 11am/EST (New York City time)! Tell your friends, neighbors, colleagues, and book lovers everywhere to tune in!

    Listener dial-in number: (347) 994-3490

    ABOUT MATT COYLE: Matt spent 30 years in sports sales, including national sales for a sports licensing firm. During that time, Matt also managed a restaurant. Today he is the author of the Rick Cahill crime novel series. Over the years, Matt’s writing has earned several awards, including the Foreword Bronze INDIE in the Thriller, Anthony Award for Best First Novel, the San Diego Book Award for Best Mystery, the Ben Franklin Award for Best New Voice in Fiction and the Suspense and the Shamus Award. Additionally, Matt’s writings have earned finalist status for the Macavity and Lefty awards and the Derringer and Macavity Award.

    Listener dial-in number: (347) 994-3490

    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Wisdom of Morrie! Living and Aging Creatively and Joyfully!

    The Wisdom of Morrie! Living and Aging Creatively and Joyfully!

    Inspiration! Motivation! Total life celebration! Join us!

    Did you love Tuesdays With Morrie, a book (and movie) that inspired millions around the world! Great! Join us right here on Off The Shelf #Books Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 11am/EST (New York City time)! When you catch the #podcast, you gain the chance connect with the author's son, Rob Schwartz!

    Rob is an entrepreneur, writer, and producer. Feature films he has worked on include Putty Hill and Bernard and Huey. Rob is also one of the producers of Onetopia, a festival designed to benefit mental health. As a script editor, Rob has worked with organizations such as NHK World TV in Japan. For his works, Rob has appeared in several periodicals including Variety, Newsweek, Time, Interview and The Hollywood Reporter. Rob Schwartz is the editor of the book “The Wisdom of Morrie: Living and Aging Creatively and Joyfully”!

    If you were touched by Tuesdays With Morrie, don't miss this #interview! In addition to talking about his famous father, you can get insight into what Rob is working on now. Who knows? You might even get your questions answered LIVE on air!

    See you Saturday at 11am/EST!

    Listener dial-in number: (347) 994-3490

    Tell your family, friends and book lovers everywhere to tune in!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    What's So Mysterious About a Moth to a Flame?

    What's So Mysterious About a Moth to a Flame?

    Love mystery novels? Have a penchant for thriller books? You came to the right place!

    Mystery writer, Joe Clifford, author of the Jay Porter Thriller series and a real true "comeback kid" is the star of the Off The Shelf #Books #podcast on Saturday, March 23! Joe sits down with host Denise Turney to talk about his latest thriller, "A Moth to a Flame". Just what is this book all about? Tune and find out!

    See what happened to Lydia and Jessica Barrett. And discover the inner makings of thrillers like "The Lakehouse", "The One That Got Away" and "Say My Name". Joe, a man who once was homeless, has found his passion! Find out how he got started and what he does to stay inspired and keep his books moving off of bookstore shelves!

    Who knows? You might get your question answered live on air!

    Tell your family, friends, neighbors and colleagues to tune in!

    Listener dial-in number: (347) 994-3490

    Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 11am/EST (New York City time)

    See you LIVE!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Exploring Kids' Friendships in Healthy Ways

    Exploring Kids' Friendships in Healthy Ways

    Do you have kids? Work with children? You'll want to catch today's Off The Shelf #Books #Podcast! 

    Children's book author, Jessica Spear, is today's feature guest. During today's show, Jessica and Off The Shelf Books host, Denise Turney, dive into the makings of Jessica's children's books and middle school books, BFF or NRF (Not Really Friends)? A Girls Guide to Happy Friendships” and “Middle School – Safety Goggles Advised”. These two all things story creatives will also look into the making of Jessica's new book, "The Phone Book". 

    More than learning about what makes a "true" friend, listeners can learn how to overcome challenges they've encountered so far when it comes to making friends. They will also learn friendship truths and discover the friendship pyramid! Navigating social media as a kid (and parent) are also on the slate for discussion!

    You definitely want to catch this show! Not only is Jessica a talented writer who creates stories that are designed to help kids and parents, for her work Jessica has won Kids’ Book Choice Awards, Royal Dragonfly Book Award and Best Books of 2021. 

    See you Saturday at 11am/EST!

    Listener dial-in number: (347) 994-3490

    Tell your friends, family, neighbors and colleagues to tune in!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    How Did This Filmmaker Succeed While Breaking into the Book Industry?

    How Did This Filmmaker Succeed While Breaking into the Book Industry?

    Love movies? Love reading novels? You came to the right spot! Listen to Tyler Schwanke's Off The Shelf #Books #Podcast interview with host Denise Turney and learn how you could go from writing short stories or poems to writing full-length novels. More than discovering what attracts Tyler to stories, be they shared in movie or book form, when you listen to the show, you will gain insight into the makings of Tyler Schwanke's novel, Breaking In. You'll also get the inside scoop on Ricky O’Naire and Millie, especially what their relationship is about. 

    Ways to sell more books, if there is going to be a sequel to "Breaking In" and finding the courage to chase and achieve your creative dreams are other topics slated to be covered on the show. You really don't want to miss this show if you truly love film and novels! 

    Catch the show live by dialing: (347) 994-3490!

    ABOUT TYLER SCHWANKE: Tyler Schwanke is a short story writer, novelist, and a filmmaker. His short stories have been published in several periodicals, including Chaotic Merge, Fiction Southeast and Havik. A graduate of the New York Film Academy and Minnesota State University Moorehead, Tyler’s films have appeared at film festivals where they have won awards. For his work, Tyler has also been granted a Minnesota TV and film grant. In addition to graduating from New York Film Academy and Minnesota State University Moorehead, Tyler has earned a MFA from Hamline University. Breaking In is his first novel.

    • 1 hr 3 min

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