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Episodes

  • Live: Susan Spann Podcasts Blade of the Samurai

    Sep 29, 2014 | 26 min
    Susan Spann reads from and discusses her new novel Blade of the Samurai: A Shinobi Mystery.
  • Live: Anne Waldman & Laura Wright Podcast Cross Worlds, Eleni Sikelianos Podcasts You Animal Machine

    Sep 22, 2014 | 50 min
    Anne Waldman reads from and discusses Cross Worlds: Transcultural Poetics: An Anthology, along with poet and translator Laura Wright, who co-edited the collection. Eleni Sikelianos reads from and discusses You Animal Machine (The Golden Greek.
  • Live: James Rollins Podcasts The 6th Extinction

    Sep 15, 2014 | 44 min
    New York Times bestselling thriller writer James Rollins discusses his new book The 6th Extinction: A SIGMA Force Novel. From millennia-old secrets out of the frozen past to mysteries buried deep in the darkest jungles of today, Sigma will face its greatest challenge to date: stopping the coming extinction of mankind.
  • Live: Spencer Quinn Podcasts Paw and Order

    Sep 8, 2014 | 44 min
    Stephen King has called Chet “a canine Sam Spade full of joie de vivre,” and Robert B. Parker dubbed Spencer Quinn‘s writing “major league prose.” Listen to Quinn as he reads from and discusses his new book Paw and Order: A Chet and Bernie Mystery.
  • Live: Deborah Harkness Podcasts The Book of Life

    Sep 1, 2014 | 60 min
    Deborah Harkness reads from and discusses The Book of Life, the highly anticipated finale to her New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with A Discovery of Witches. After traveling through time in Shadow of Night, the second book in Harkness’s enchanting series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies.
  • Live: Carrie La Seur Podcasts The Home Place

    Aug 25, 2014 | 21 min
    Carrie La Seur, an energy and environmental lawyer in Billings, Montana, reads from and discusses her remarkable debut novel The Home Place. A mesmerizing, emotionally evocative, and atmospheric literary novel in the vein of The House Girl and A Land More Kind Than Home, The Home Place follows a successful lawyer as she is pulled back into her troubled family’s life in rural Montana in the wake of her sister’s death.
  • Live: Mira Jacob Podcasts The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing

    Aug 18, 2014 | 35 min
    Mira Jacob reads from and discusses her critically-acclaimed debut novel The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing. Spanning India in the 1970s to New Mexico in the ’80s to Seattle in the ’90s, Jacob’s story is a winning, irreverent debut novel about a family wrestling with its future and its past.
  • Live: L.A. Campbell Podcasts Cartboy Goes to Camp

    Aug 11, 2014 | 22 min
    L.A. Campbell, author of the bestselling middle grade novel Cartboy and the Time Capsule, reads from and discusses her new book, Cartboy Goes to Camp. Filled with photos, drawings, and timelines, Hal’s (a.k.a. Cartboy) journal chronicles his hilarious adventures at Camp Jamestown — where nothing has changed in 400 years.
  • Live: C.J. Box Podcasts Shots Fired

    Aug 4, 2014 | 40 min
    C. J. Box, the New York Times-bestselling author of the Joe Pickett novels, reads from and discusses his new book Shots Fired: Stories from Joe Pickett Country, a thrilling book of suspense stories about the Wyoming he knows so well-and the dark deeds and impulses that can be found there.
  • Interview: Jennifer L. Armentrout discusses The Dark Elements

    Jul 31, 2014 | 9 min
    Seventeen-year-old Layla just wants to be normal. But with a kiss that kills anything with a soul, she's anything but normal. Half demon, half gargoyle, Layla has abilities no one else possesses. Raised among the Wardens—a race of gargoyles tasked with hunting demons and keeping humanity safe—Layla tries to fit in, but that means hiding her own dark side from those she loves the most.
  • Live: Brad Thor Podcasts Act of War

    Jul 28, 2014 | 26 min
    Bestselling author Brad Thor reads from and discusses Act of War, his most frightening and pulse-pounding thriller to date. With the United States facing an imminent and devastating attack, America’s new president must turn to covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath to help carry out two of the most dangerous operations in the country’s history.
  • Interview: Mary Kubica discusses The Good Girl

    Jul 24, 2014 | 8 min
    Born to a prominent Chicago judge and his stifled socialite wife, Mia Dennett moves against the grain as a young inner-city art teacher. One night, Mia enters a bar to meet her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when he doesn’t show, she unwisely leaves with an enigmatic stranger. With his smooth moves and modest wit, at first Colin Thatcher seems like a safe one-night stand. But following Colin home will turn out to be the worst mistake of Mia’s life.
  • Live: Aaron Gwyn Podcasts Wynne’s War

    Jul 21, 2014 | 35 min
    Aaron Gwyn reads from and discusses his new novel of Iraq, Wynne’s War. Based on the author’s extensive interviews with Green Berets, Army Rangers, and other veterans, this taut page-turner brilliantly fuses the war novel and the Western into a compellingly original tale.
  • Interview: Robyn Carr discusses Four Friends

    Jul 17, 2014 | 9 min
    From #1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr comes the story of four friends determined to find their stride. Ultimately, they’ll discover what it means to be a wife, mother, lover, friend…and most important: your true self.
  • Interview: Alexandra Adornetto discusses Ghost House

    Jul 15, 2014 | 10 min
    After the loss of her mother, Chloe Kennedy starts seeing the ghosts that haunted her as a young girl. Spending time at her grandmother’s country estate in the south of England is her chance to get away from her grief and the spirits that haunt her. Until she meets a mysterious stranger… Alexander Reade, who is 157 years dead and has secrets darker than the lake surrounding Grange Hall.
  • Live: Daniel Wilson Podcasts Robogenesis

    Jul 15, 2014 | 34 min
    Computer engineer, roboticist, and bestselling author Daniel Wilson, reads from and discusses Robogenesis, the stunningly creative, epic sequel to his blockbuster thriller and New York Times bestseller Robopocalypse.
  • Interview: Maisey Yates discusses Avenge Me

    Jul 10, 2014 | 6 min
    Ten years ago one devastating night changed everything for Austin, Hunter and Alex. Now they must each play their part in the revenge against the one man who ruined it all.
  • Live: Anton DiSclafani Podcasts The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls

    Jul 7, 2014 | 28 min
    Anton DiSclafani reads from and discusses the new paperback edition of her bestselling debut novel The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls.
  • Interview: Heather Gudenkauf discusses Little Mercies

    Jul 1, 2014 | 5 min
    In her latest ripped-from-the-headlines tour de force, New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf shows how one small mistake can have life-altering consequences…
  • Live: James Rollins & Grant Blackwood Podcast The Kill Switch

    Jun 23, 2014 | 32 min
    Bestselling authors James Rollins and Grant Blackwood read from and discuss The Kill Switch, their first installment in an exciting new thriller series based on Rollins’s Sigma Force novels featuring former Army Ranger Tucker Wayne and his partner, Army working dog Kane.
  • Interview: Stephanie Feuer discusses Drawing Amanda

    Jun 13, 2014 | 6 min
    Drawing Amanda is set in the under-parented, high-expectation adolescent world of a Manhattan international prep school. Fourteen-year-old budding artist Inky Kahn is still smarting from the death of his father. He thinks he’s found his big break when he bonds with the developer of a new computer game and snags a coveted drawing assignment, for which he uses his secret crush–Amanda–as a model.
  • Interview: Stephanie Feuer discusses Drawing Amanda

    Jun 12, 2014 | 6 min
    rawing Amanda is set in the under-parented, high-expectation adolescent world of a Manhattan international prep school. Fourteen-year-old budding artist Inky Kahn is still smarting from the death of his father. He thinks he’s found his big break when he bonds with the developer of a new computer game and snags a coveted drawing assignment, for which he uses his secret crush–Amanda–as a model.
  • Live: John Lescroart Podcasts The Keeper

    Jun 11, 2014 | 29 min
    John Lescroart discusses his new mystery The Keeper, a riveting novel featuring defense attorney Dismas Hardy and homicide detective Abe Glitsky on the hunt for clues about a woman who has gone missing.
  • Live: Ann Brashares Podcasts The Here and Now

    Jun 2, 2014 | 36 min
    New York Times bestselling author Ann Brashares reads from and discusses her new novel for teen readers The Here and Now, an unforgettable epic romantic thriller about a girl from the future who might be able to save the world…if she lets go of the one thing she’s found to hold on to.
  • Live: Claire Cameron Podcasts The Bear

    May 19, 2014 | 39 min
    Award-winning author Claire Cameron reads from and discusses her new novel The Bear, a powerful suspense story narrated by a young girl who must fend for herself and her little brother after a brutal bear attack.
  • Live: Timothy Schaffert Podcasts The Swan Gondola

    May 12, 2014 | 45 min
    Critically acclaimed author Timothy Schaffert reads from and discusses his new novel The Swan Gondola.
  • Live: Daniel Levine Podcasts Hyde

    May 5, 2014 | 40 min
    Colorado author Daniel Levine reads from and discusses his debut novel Hyde.
  • Live: Phil Klay Podcasts Redeployment

    Apr 22, 2014 | 40 min
    Phil Klay reads from and discusses Redeployment, his critically acclaimed debut collection of stories.
  • Live: Jennifer McMahon Podcasts The Winter People

    Apr 7, 2014 | 40 min
    Jennifer McMahon, the author of six novels, reads from and discusses her new novel The Winter People.
  • Live: TaraShea Nesbit Podcasts The Wives of Los Alamos

    Mar 31, 2014 | 41 min
    TaraShea Nesbit reads from and discusses her critically-acclaimed debut novel The Wives of Los Alamos.
  • Live: Len Vlahos Podcasts The Scar Boys

    Mar 24, 2014 | 28 min
    Len Vlahos reads from and discusses his debut novel for teen readers The Scar Boys.
  • Live: Willy Vlautin Podcasts The Free

    Mar 17, 2014 | 49 min
    Willy Vlautin, the award-winning author of The Motel Life, Northline and Lean on Pete, reads from and discusses his new novel The Free.
  • Live: Ishmael Beah Podcasts Radiance of Tomorrow

    Mar 3, 2014 | 47 min
    Ishmael Beah reads from and discusses his debut novel Radiance of Tomorrow.
  • Live: Lisa Unger Podcasts In the Blood

    Feb 24, 2014 | 31 min
    Award-winning, internationally bestselling mystery writer Lisa Unger reads from and discusses her new book In the Blood.
  • Live: George Saunders Podcasts Tenth of December

    Feb 17, 2014 | 50 min
    George Saunders reads from and discusses the new paperback edition of his bestselling collection Tenth of December.
  • Live: James Scott Podcasts The Kept

    Feb 10, 2014 | 43 min
    Debut novelist James Scott reads from and discusses his acclaimed first book The Kept.
  • Live: Graeme Simsion Podcasts The Rosie Project

    Feb 3, 2014 | 55 min
    Australian author Graeme Simsion reads from and discusses his critically-acclaimed first novel The Rosie Project.
  • Live: Pamela Mingle Podcasts The Pursuit of Mary Bennet

    Jan 27, 2014 | 26 min
    Colorado author Pamela Mingle reads from and dicsusses her first adult novel The Pursuit of Mary Bennet.
  • Live: Martin Cruz Smith Podcasts Tatiana

    Jan 20, 2014 | 35 min
    Martin Cruz Smith, whose bestselling novels include Stalin’s Ghost, Gorky Park, and Stallion Gate, reads from and discusses his new mystery Tatiana: An Arkady Renko Novel.
  • Live: John Searles Podcasts Help for the Haunted

    Jan 6, 2014 | 29 min
    John Searles reads from and discusses his new novel Help for the Haunted.