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055 Author Samira Ahmed

Love, Hate and Other Filters comes out on January 16th from Soho Teen. Hear the author Samira Ahmed talk about how she feels her YA debut “leans into hope.” Episode Mentions Island of the Blue Dolphins Agatha Christie Laura Ingalls … Continue reading

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054 Author Lianne Oelke

Author Lianne Oelke‘s debut Nice Try, Jane Sinner comes out on January 9th from Clarion Books. Listen in as Lianne explains how her personal writing were transformed to create her new book. Episode Mentions: The Hobbit Lord of the Rings … Continue reading

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053 Author Rachel Lynn Solomon

The new year brings a great debut novel by Rachel Lynn Solomon. Her contemporary YA book YOU’LL MISS ME WHEN I’M GONE come out on Jan 2nd from Simon Pulse. Listen in as Rachel talks about her debut and the … Continue reading

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052 Author Laura Creedle

Growing up with ADHD caused author Laura Creedle to face many hardships in life. However, these experiences have been invaluable even motivating and informing her debut┬áTHE LOVE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND LILY coming out on December 26th. Episode Mentions: Nancy … Continue reading

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051 Author Natalie C. Parker

A conference panel led Natalie C. Parker to take up the project of the anthology THREE SIDES OF A HEART coming out on December 19th. Listen as Natalie discusses what went into the anthology, how she became a writer, and … Continue reading

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050 Author Amanda Searcy

The YA thriller THE TRUTH BENEATH THE LIES comes out of December 12th from Delacorte Press. Hear the author Amanda Searcy discuss her journey as a writer and the books that influenced her as a young adult. Episode Mentions: My … Continue reading

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049 Author Leah Scheier

Author Leah Scheier‘s 3rd YA novel Rules of Rain comes out on December 5th. Listen in as Leah describes how fan fiction was a doorway to her writing career. Episode Mention: The Chronicles of Prydain Chronicles of Narnia Sherlock Holmes … Continue reading

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048 Author Alyssa Sheinmel

Author Alyssa Sheinmel‘s new book, R.I.P. Eliza Hart comes out on November 28th from Scholastic. Listen in as Alyssa talks about the books that inspired her and details of her new novel. Episode Mentions: Kristy’s Great Idea Wuthering Heights Jane … Continue reading

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047 Author Dave Connis Returns

In an open and honest conversation, Dave Connis makes a second appearance on the podcast to discuss the making of his album Look For Eden, the soon to be release novel The Temptation of Adam, and having to promote both … Continue reading

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046 Author S. A. Chakaborty

Debut author S. A. Chakraborty‘s love of books came in the form of historical middle eastern texts and documents she found while studying at the American University of Cairo. Her love the stories and information she gathered led her to … Continue reading

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