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Tune in to hear two friends discuss all the steamy (and sometimes tepid) details of the regency romance genre. Join us each episode as we take a trip across the pond and into the past in search of swoon-worthy Happily Ever After’s! We talk about all your regency favorites like Julia Quinn’s Bridgertons or Lisa Kleypas’ Ravenels, plus we dive deep into exciting new releases from rising stars like Scarlett Peckham, Cat Sebastian, and Evie Dunmore. We’ve got full book reviews AND fabulous inter ...
 
Reviews and author interviews on books featuring women in aviation. Looking for inspiring stories about powerful and adventurous women? Check out the Aviatrix Book Review website www.aviatrixbookreview.com to find hundreds of books featuring women in aviation and space, about all types of flying, in all genres, for all ages.
 
The Book Legion was created to give you a resource for valuable books that will accelerate your growth. Every week we will be reviewing a book that will be impactful on your life. We will give you background info on the author, our top 3 takeaways from the book, and our overall recommendation. This podcast is meant for those who want to take life to the next level. Join us and become a Legionnaire.
 
Like Romance Novels? Want to find your next great read? Or maybe you just want to hear one person's opinion on if they liked the book or not. Join Heidi. Heidi doesn't hold back. Heidi expects Romance Novel's to be great books and she expects authors to create compelling characters. Hear her thoughts! This is a podcast to discuss romance books and give a review and rating. It is to help romance book readers find a next great read or new author to explore. Each podcast is broken into two sect ...
 
Now a retired English professor at The University of Alabama, Dr. Noble's specialties are Southern and American literature. He also hosts Bookmark on Alabama Public Television. Don Noble's reviews can be heard most Mondays at 7:45am and 4:44pm. and have been made possible in part through grants from the Alabama State Council for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities . To listen to the audio version of Dr. Noble's reviews, just click on the book title to be taken to the full ...
 
In this series we explore both new and classic cyberpunk books, going beyond Neuralmancer to make readers aware of more contemporary cyberpunk work with excerpts, interviews, and discussions about the sub-genre in general. --Hosted by Mark Everglade --www.markeverglade.com --Author of the cyberpunk / space opera novel, Hemispheres --https://www.amazon.com/Hemispheres-Mark-Everglade-ebook/dp/B08CJQT72W
 
Join long time fan and voracious reader Keith as he roams through the world of professional wrestling books. The show features short, simple and 98% spoiler free looks at new and classic books about the world of pro-wrestling. Thanks for listening. Follow on Twitter @wrestlebookrevu or visit the blog at wrestlebookreview.blogspot.com. Ratings and subs are much appreciated.
 
Join us as we talk about great business books and how they change the way people do business. Each week we chat with a local entrepreneur and find out more about a book they have read recently. Why did they buy it? What was a great "learning" from the book? How long did it take them to read it? Get real feedback o a book to help you save time and money on your next book commitment.
 
The Drunken Book Review Podcast is an irreverent review of literature by Justin Hall and Caleb Michael Sarvis. First and foremost, this podcast is a candid, though drunken, discussion of modern (and mostly popular) literature. We are offensive, unfiltered, and while we try our best to stay focused, we will get distracted, yell over one another, and perhaps disappear at times to settle disagreements with hand-to-hand combat. It’s the Hemingway in us.
 
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In 2016, Pakistan’s first social media celebrity, Qandeel Baloch, was murdered in a suspected honor killing. Her death quickly became a media sensation. It was both devastatingly routine and breathtakingly brutal, and in a new media landscape, it couldn’t be ignored. Qandeel had courted attention and outrage with a talent for self-promotion that ea…
 
Sometimes it’s the smallest books that pack the most powerful punches. Think George Orwell’s Animal Farm , John Steinbeck’s The Pearl , Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea . None are much longer than an average short story, but they tackle heavy themes such as communism, greed, and the struggle between good and evil. Address Unknown is just …
 
Blake Bailey’s long-awaited biography of Philip Roth has generated renewed conversation about the life and work of the towering American novelist who died at 85 in 2018. Bailey visits the podcast this week to take part in that conversation himself. “Most of Philip’s life was spent in this little cottage in the woods of Connecticut, standing at a de…
 
Juliane reviews The Steerswoman by Rosemary Kirstein. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: https://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow Luke on twitter: https://twitter.com/luk…
 
Heidi goes back to her favorite Nora Roberts book Face the Fire, the third book in The Three Sisters Island Trilogy from 1997. Was it as good as she remembered? How does Nora's writing back in 1997 compare to her writing today? (Continuing the analysis from Part 1 in the Nora Podcast series)? Come find out! Support the show (https://paypal.me/roman…
 
Finally! Develop Good Habits That Stick! Do you find yourself trying to adopt good habits only to abandon them down the road? Are you frustrated because you seem unable to develop them in the first place? You're not alone! Most people fail when they try to incorporate new habits into their day. It's not for lack of good intentions. Like you and I, …
 
Today’s author interview guest is Patry Francis, author of All the Children Are Home. A sweeping saga in the vein of Ask Again, Yes following a foster family through almost a decade of dazzling triumph and wrenching heartbreak – from the author of The Orphans at Race Point. Set in the late 1950s through 1960s in a small town in Massachusetts, All t…
 
Set in the wake of the Mau Mau rebellion and on the cusp of Kenya's independence from Britain, A Grain of Wheat follows a group of villagers whose lives have been transformed by the 1952–1960 Emergency. At the center of it all is the reticent Mugo, the village's chosen hero and a man haunted by a terrible secret. As we learn of the villagers' tangl…
 
A no-nonsense, step-by-step strategy guide to max out your life and become an elite performer! #Maxout Your Life is for those that are serious about achieving their highest levels of life and evolving into the best version of themselves. The book includes strategies for: Knowing what the RAS is and how to program Raising and shifting your identity …
 
The British captured extensive archives belonging to the Mau Mau, which to this day have not been made public. Here for the first time, as a result of years of village - level research, historian Maina wa Kinyatti has recovered some of the movement's - and its leader, Dedan Kimathi's - most important papers. Translated in to English, they make star…
 
The weather is the foundation of our daily lives. It’s a staple of small talk, the app on our smartphones, and often the first thing we check each morning. Yet behind these quotidian interactions is one of the most expansive machines human beings have ever constructed—a triumph of science, technology and global cooperation. But what is this ‘weathe…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Brenda Novak, author of The Bookstore On The Beach. “A page-turner with a deep heart.” (Nancy Thayer, New York Times best-selling author of Girls of Summer) How do you start a new chapter of your life when you haven’t closed the book on the previous one? Eighteen months ago, Autumn Divac’s husband went missing. Her…
 
The first reports seemed absurd. A Russian dissident, formerly an employee of the KGB and its successor, the FSB, had seemingly been poisoned in a London hotel. As Alexander Litvinenko's condition worsened, however, and he was transferred to hospital and placed under armed guard, the story took a sinister turn. On 23 November 2006, Litvinenko died,…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Leslie A. Rasmussen, author of After Happily Ever After. Maggie Dolin is forty-five and isn’t dealing with getting older very well. Seventeen years ago, she gave up her job in publishing to raise her daughter, Gia—but now her only child is about to leave for college, and Maggie isn’t sure what her new purpose will …
 
In a tour-de-force that is both an homage to an immortal work of literature and a modern masterpiece about the quest for love and family, Booker Prize-winning, internationally bestselling author Salman Rushdie has created a dazzling Don Quixote for the modern age. Inspired by the Cervantes classic, Sam DuChamp, mediocre writer of spy thrillers, cre…
 
Support the show and grab your copy of this week's book, It Started with a Scandal, here! Want to listen to a certain segment? Here is our outline this week: 0:00 - 06:20: Intro/History Facts 06:20 - 22:18: Synopsis 22:18 - 26:54: Parlour 26:54 - 56:08: General Discussion Kelsey referenced a BBC article about the French Aristocracy, which you can f…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Kris Clink, author of Goodbye, Lark Lovejoy. Lark’s lost her husband, and the expiration date has come and gone on her fake-it-till-you-make-it “Happy Mommy Show”. Healing her broken family requires drastic measures – like returning to her hometown in the Texas Hill Country. She’s going to need more than clean air …
 
This week we answer the question "what's in a grab bag anyway?" with such answers as Thor Ragnarok, Ant-man and the Wasp, Raya and the Last Dragon, Us Again, Judge Dredd, Dredd, Won't You Be My Neighbor?, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Kid 90, Bad Trip, Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance, Cool World, and Nomadland. Movies!…
 
In "a gripping narrative that is all but impossible to put down" (Joseph C. Miller), Histories of the Hanged exposes the long-hidden colonial crimes of the British in Kenya. This groundbreaking work tells how the brutal war between the colonial government and the insurrectionist Mau Mau between 1952 and 1960 dominated the final bloody decade of imp…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Adele Parks, author of Just My Luck. Over four million Adele Parks books sold worldwide! “Utterly engrossing and brilliant.” (Lucy Foley New York Times best-selling author of The Guest List) It was supposed to be the lottery win they’d always dreamed of…. For 15 years, Lexi and Jake have played the same six numbers…
 
From the rear cover of this 475 page book: "Britain fought in the Second World War to save the world from fascism. But just a few years after the defeat of Hitler came the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya - a mass armed rebellion by the Kikuyu people demanding the return of their land and freedom. The draconian response of Britain's colonial government wa…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Judy Batalion, author of The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos. One of the most important stories of World War II, already optioned by Steven Spielberg for a major motion picture: a spectacular, searing history that brings to light the extraordinary accomplishments of …
 
If you only remembered 10 things about leadership, what should they be? Alyssa, Kate, and Nitya talk about the fundamental truths about leadership that do not change over time. We discuss the three elements that create the conditions for trust, the relationship between values and employee engagement, and what love has to do with leadership. Listen …
 
Jackson Brodie, ex-military police, ex-Cambridge Constabulary, currently working as a private investigator, makes a highly anticipated return, nine years after the last Brodie, Started Early, Took My Dog. Jackson Brodie has relocated to a quiet seaside village, in the occasional company of his recalcitrant teenage son and an aging Labrador, both at…
 
Luke tells Juliane to stop defending a book she hasn’t read: In the Quick by Kate Hope Day. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: https://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke blogs at: https://www.lukeburrage.com/blog Follow Lu…
 
For Americans, World War II began in December of 1941, with the bombing of Pearl Harbor; but for Poland, the war began on September 1, 1939, when Hitler's soldiers invaded, followed later that month by Stalin's Red Army. The conflict that followed saw the debut of many of the features that would come to define the later war-blitzkrieg, the targetin…
 
When the van door slammed on Offred's future at the end of The Handmaid's Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her--freedom, prison or death. With The Testaments, the wait is over. Margaret Atwood's sequel picks up the story more than fifteen years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three femal…
 
Luke and Juliane go through a long list of science fiction subgenres, say what they expect, and give their go-to examples of novels in that subgenre. Get this audiobook for free, or any of 100,000 other titles, as part of a free trial by visiting this link: https://www.audibletrial.com/sfbrp. Buy this book at , or discuss this book at Goodreads.com…
 
Over the last generation, the United States has undergone seismic changes. Stable institutions have given way to frictionless transactions, which are celebrated no matter what collateral damage they generate. The concentration of great wealth has coincided with the fraying of social ties and the rise of inequality. How did all this come about? In T…
 
In his new book, “Life’s Edge,” Carl Zimmer asks the modest questions: What is life? How did it begin? And by what criteria can we define things as “living”? On this week’s podcast, Zimmer, a science columnist for The Times, talks about just how difficult it can be to find answers. “There are actually philosophers who have argued that maybe we shou…
 
America's most storied urban underdog, Brooklyn has become an internationally recognized brand in recent decades--celebrated and scorned as one of the hippest destinations in the world. In Brooklyn: The Once and Future City, Thomas J. Campanella unearths long-lost threads of the urban past, telling the rich history of the rise, fall, and reinventio…
 
Today my author interview guest is Jane Healey, author of The Secret Stealers. A female American spy in Nazi-occupied France finds purpose behind enemy lines in a novel of unparalleled danger, love, and daring by the Amazon Charts bestselling author of The Beantown Girls. Anna Cavanaugh is a restless young widow and brilliant French teacher at a pr…
 
Caroline Crampton was born on the Thames Estuary to parents who had sailed there from South Africa in the early 1980s. Having grown up with seafaring legs and a desire to explore, Caroline is both a knowledgeable guide to the most hidden-away parts of this overlooked and unfashionable part of the country, and a persuasive advocate for its significa…
 
For almost fifty years Burma was ruled by a paranoid military dictatorship and isolated from the outside world. At this time, Burma became Myanmar without local accord. Eimer sides with the locals by using its original name, refusing to let the nation's history be rewritten. In 2015, a historic election swept an Aung San Suu Kyi-led civilian govern…
 
Amy Goodpaster Strebe is an accomplished journalist and historian whose book Flying for Her Country: The American and Soviet Women Military Pilots of WWII was the first comparative study on these two groups of women. Written as her master's thesis, this work served as her introduction into the WASP and Russian Women Pilots communities, with and for…
 
Today’s author interview guest is RaeAnne Thayne, author of The Path to Sunshine Cove. With the emotional pull of Debbie Macomber, Barbara Delinsky and Susan Wiggs, RaeAnne Thayne brings readers an uplifting, brand new story told with her trademark charm and heart. She knows what’s best for everyone but herself… With a past like hers, Jessica Clayt…
 
A pitch-perfect rendering in English by Ann Goldstein, Elena Ferrante’s translator. “I was the Arminuta, the girl returned. I spoke another language, I no longer knew who I belonged to. The word ‘mama’ stuck in my throat like a toad. And, nowadays, I really have no idea what kind of place mother is. It is not mine in the way one might have good hea…
 
“ Late Migrations: A N atural History of Love and Loss ” Author: Margaret Renkl Publisher: Milkweed Editions Pages: 248 Price: $24.00 ( Hardcover) Southern Memoir Weaves Together Stories of Nature and Family “ Late Migrations ” is a collection of 113 short pieces, little essays that run from a half page to 2 ½ pages , based on memories, observation…
 
In this portion of my interview with Raquel Ramsey and Tricia Aurand about the book they cowrote together Taking Flight, The Nadine Ramsey story, we talk about their writing process, their support team, and what it was like to publish through a university press.Por Literary Aviatrix
 
The Borgia family have become a byword for evil. Corruption, incest, ruthless megalomania, avarice and vicious cruelty—all have been associated with their name. And yet, paradoxically, this family lived when the Renaissance was coming into its full flowering in Italy. Examples of infamy flourished alongside some of the finest art produced in wester…
 
The third in a series of interviews for Women's History Month highlighting authors whose work features the women who flew for their countries during WWII, we delve into the individual story of a woman who flew for the WASP in the United States. In this interview, Nadine's sister-in-law, Raqui Ramsey, and screenwriter, Tricia Aurand, talk about how …
 
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