Author Interview, Blog, Bookish Life

An Interview with Alexandria Bellefleur, Author of Hang the Moon

Meet the author Alexandria Bellefleur is an author of swoony contemporary romance often featuring loveable grumps and the sunshine characters who bring them to their knees. Her special skills include finding the best Pad Thai in every city she visits, remembering faces but not names, falling asleep in movie theaters, and keeping cool while reading …

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Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes

With Pleasure: An Interview with Jamila Dawson and August McLaughlin

Happy publication day to August McLaughlin and Jamila Dawson! Renee chats with the authors about their book With Pleasure: Managing Trauma Triggers for More Vibrant Sex and Relationship. Their conversation ranges from pleasure, trauma, and healing to race and collaboration, with lots of laughter and warm fuzzy feelings in between.  Follow and support our host: …

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Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes, Social Justice

Emergency Management is a Feminist Issue

Natalia interviews Dr. Samantha Montano, disasterologist and professor at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy about her newest book DISASTEROLOGY: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis. They discuss why emergency management, something traditionally seen as “wonky” is actually hella feminist, how to battle fatigue when hearing the news, why flood plain maps are important and …

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Author Interview, FBC Box, Podcast Shownotes

September Reveal + Jasmine Guillory Interview

Renee unboxes our Back to School September box (sign up here!) and chats briefly about each small business featured in the box. Then Christine sits down with the queen of romance herself, Jasmine Guillory, to discuss her latest book While We Were Dating. Follow and support our hosts: Renee: Instagram Christine: Instagram // Twitter Follow …

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Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes

A Conversation with September’s Featured Author: Amanda Montell

Renee welcomes back Amanda Montell, author of Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language (our September book of the month pick!) and Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism, to give a brief intro to what you can expect to read in Wordslut as well as the through-line between Wordslut and Cultish. Reserve your …

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Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes

New Book Alert! So We Meet Again: An Interview with Suzanne Park

Ready for a fun new rom-com? Niba offers up So We Meet Again by Suzanne Park and shares an interview with the author herself. We hope you’re hungry. Follow and support our host! Niba: Instagram // Twitter // YouTube // Website Follow and support our guest! Suzanne: Instagram // Twitter // Website Also mentioned: Podcast …

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Author Interview, FBC Readathons, Podcast Shownotes

Creative Places to Read + An Interview with Emily Henry

with Niba and Christine The #FBCReadathon is happening next weekend! To help you prepare to make the most out of the weekend, Niba shares a few unconventional places to squeeze in more reading time. Then Christine interviews Emily Henry, the author of People We Meet on Vacation, which is one of the 50+ books we’re …

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Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes

The New Wedding Book with Phalin & Business Updates with Renee

Planning a wedding but not too interested in the patriarchal traditions? We’ve got you covered! In today’s episode, Phalin converses with Karen Cleveland and Michelle Bilodeau, the authors of The New Wedding Book: A Guide to Ditching All the Rules, on how to focus more on “you doing you” and less on the “I do’s!” …

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Author Interview, Bookish Life, Podcast Shownotes

Praying with Jane Eyre: An Interview with Vanessa Zoltan

Renee chats with fellow book media entrepreneur Vanessa Zoltan about running a bookish business, what it means to be an atheist minister, and how to read secular texts as sacred. Vanessa is an atheist chaplain and CEO of Not Sorry Productions. She is the co-host of the podcasts Harry Potter & the Sacred Text, Hot …

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