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  • 02:01

    Red River Radio Tales from the Pages Welcomes Jackie Minniti and Susan A. Royal

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    On Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 4PM EST - 6PM host Barbara Ehrentreu welcomes new guest author Jackie Minniti, author of Jacqueline.  Having read this book I can say it is one of the most enjoyable books I have read for this age group. The story is fraught with the feelings of the time in war torn France. Set in Nazi-occupied Rennes, it tells the story of a 10-year-old French girl and the American soldier who befriends her. Jacqueline combines the drama of fiction with the authenticity of personal history in a tale of faith, family, unusual friendships, and the resiliency of the human spirit that will capture the interest of even reluctant readers and give young readers a window into history. We will be discussing what led her to write this book and her life story. In addition to being a middle grade author, Jackie has written an award winning book dealing with ADHD in education called Project June Bug.It won several literary awards including an Eric Hoffer award and a Mom’s Choice Silver Medal and was named Premier Book Awards “Book of the Year." Jackie has several stories in Chicken Soup for the Soul collections. Susan A. Royal is returning to talk about her new novel, Xander's Tangled Web, a fantasy for young adult readers whcih has gypsies, love potions and half truths. Susan has several other books for older readers, From Now On, In My Own Shadow, Not Long Ago. There may be some surprise guests as always and listeners are welcome to call in to ask questions for just to talk with the host or the authors.

  • 00:40

    Literary Diva Presents: Author Joyce T Strand!

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    Join us as we welcome a well know guest back to our show, "Joyce T Strand." 
    Joyce will be here to chat about her new book titled, "The Reporter's Story." Which is now available for pre-order at many online retailers.
    About Joyce:
    Joyce T. Strand is the author of who-done-it contemporary and historical mysteries set in California. All of her published six novels are inspired by actual events and/or real people, although they are definitely fictionalized.
    Strand headed corporate communications at several biotech and high-tech companies in California's Silicon Valley for more than 25 years. Unlike her protagonist Jillian Hillcrest, however, she did not encounter murder in her career. Strand lives with her two cats and collection of cow statuary in Southern California, and enjoys exploring and writing about the growing wine region in the Ramona Valley near San Diego.
    About "The Reporter's Story:
    Emma Matheson is a reporter who is a bit naive.  She picks up on this suspicious burglary that has a lot more questions than answers. 1912 was the year and for many who wasn't wealthy it would seem suspicious to not claim your values. Especially values worth 8000 thousand dollars.  This very thing is what piques Emma's interest immediately.  Emma dives in and finds that while investigating what was said to be burglary isn't what it seems. Could this be the story that will make Emma Matheson a world famous reporter? 
    This mystery will keep your eyes glued to the page for sure.
    Tune in as we welcome back author, "Joyce T Strand."
    Stay tuned and keep it locked.

  • 00:37

    WebbWeaver Books Proudly Presents: Author Gary Starta

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    Coalescence (Camden Investigations Book 1)~
      Iris Camden thought she knew who her family was even if they weren’t always forthcoming. Her half sister is a medium reeling from the loss of her biological mother. Her estranged father is an obsessed government worker who cannot reveal what he does. When an artifact appears in a ghost hunting expedition, Iris is the last person who wants to believe in aliens.    Iris is angered by the claims of a ghost who warns of an outer-space threat. She turns to a UFO chasing scientist for answers, and Mitchell becomes convinced an alien plague in the form of light will cause a rapid evolution making humans susceptible to enemy suggestion. He is also certain her father may be part of a huge conspiracy and should not be made aware of the artifact.    The dark secrets of her family’s past begin to unravel, and Iris will be forced to consider fantasy as reality and take the ultimate risk to save those she loves.

  • 00:30

    Jane Caro talks about Plain-Speaking Jane

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    Author, novelist, journalist, broadcaster, columnist, advertising writer and social commentator Jane Caro, chats about her memoir Plain-Speaking Jane, about the power of plain speaking - not just in terms of being candid, but in terms of breaking silence and comunicating with different audiences (with a bit of Australian politics thrown in there too...), about the power of connections, about her anxiety and how she was able to move beyond it, why advertising is such an incubator for great writers, about the dangers of focusing on the great over the good, about the power of connection, her many works in progress, and lots more.

  • 00:34

    Episode 11-Linda D. Wattley

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    Author Linda D. Wattley is our exciting guest. She will discuss her groundbreaking book, 'Soldier with a Backpack: Living and Dying Simultaneously'.

  • 00:33

    The Author Chat Show with Lynda D. Brown

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    Meet authors Willnona Marie, Alexis Rose, Jade Dee, Lin-Dub & Shel-Bee. These five authors will be my guest on the Author Chat Show to discuss their anthology, And I Thought Divorce Was Bad: With Other Life Lessons.
    About the book:
    When your life changes where do you find yourself? How do you find yourself? This is a collection of short stories and poems describing the journey of two women as they cope with life, accept the changes, and discover their new selves. The book covers the heart break of divorce, the interesting dates after divorce, and finding love as well as a few other things about themselves. The contributing authors range in age from twenty five to fifty two. We would all be interested in interviewing with you.
    About the authors:
    Lin- Dub has an online presence.  Wilnona has loyal fans that have followed her writing career for years, and multiple interviews,etc. Shel-Bee does spoken word and is an admirer. Jade Dee is novice but she is developing her fan base.  Together with Alexis Rose they have written a book that  broke into the top 100 on January 14,2016  in their genre on Amazon.

  • 01:00

    Celebrate Michael Jackson's Birthday With Rob Swinson, "Maker of Dreams" Author

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    Co-hosts for this premier episode are Mr. Rob Swinson, Neverland Park HIStorian & Author of Maker of Dreams - Creating Michael Jackson's "Neverland Valley Park," and Dr. Jeremy Crosby, a renown specialist in the treatment of military veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). They will discuss the background and purpose as they relate to Mr. Swinson's beautiful new book about the creation of Michael Jackson's fantasy "Neverland Dream" into reality that he shared with many underprivileged, handicapped and terminally ill children who were among the guests at Neverland Valley Ranch.  This 224 page book includes personal stories and almost 200 color photos documenting the early years developing the amusement park site at Neverland that began as "bare dirt" ringed by some magnificent oak trees. Written with the reader in mind, Mr. Swinson's narative will create mental images as the stories unfold that sometimes make you laugh, while others may prompt a few tears.
    All printed "Maker of Dreams" orders received by this weekend will be inscribed and dated Aug. 29, 2014. A beautiful bonus 8" X 10" color photo of author and Michael Jackson will be certified, signed and dated on the back by author. Books and eBooks are only available on author's website, http://MakerOfDreams.com/. A portion of the proceeds from book and eBook sales will go to Michael's Dream Foundation, Inc. Three eBook versions are now available: ePUB and MOBI for hand held devices; and a high-quality, high resolution PDF version. Please visit their website at http://www.michaelsdreamfoundation.org/ and support their Dream Boxes Program found under the "Donate" link.
    Episodes 2 and 3: this Sat. & Sun., 2 - 3 p.m.

  • 00:23

    Stay Up! Los Angeles Street Art Podcast

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    Jim Daichendt and Seizer talk LA Street Art! Stay Up! Los Angeles Street Art is an investigation of the global phenomenon of street art. Told from the perspective of artists working in Los Angeles, it offers a new vantage point for understanding an art form that is widely popular yet has been the subject of speculation and much uncertainty.

  • 00:32

    A Chat with Daniel Stanton

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    Host David Cleinman welcomes Daniel Stanton to the show!  Daniel was born and raised on the South Shore of Massachusetts and still calls this area home. He is a married father of two sons. CITY of CHAMPIONS is his first published novel and has already reached the Top Ten on Amazon in both Books & Kindle Store. Daniel was also recently mentioned in the Top Ten on Amazon's "Movers & Shakers" list. He is currently working on a second story with many of the same characters. This new novel, SHADOWS of the DEAD will be available in 2012.

  • 01:07

    1.11 Quidditch

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    The Real Weird Sisters (Alice and Martha) recap chapter eleven of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Be aware that the show may contain spoilers for events which take place later in the series.
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  • 00:30

    New Release and Giveaway June 13th - LIONMEADE, a Paranormal Fantasy Romance

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    It's a new release and giveaway on June 13th! Come listen as I read an excerpt from LIONMEADE, a Sensuous Paranormal Fantasy Romance. And one lucky listener will win an e-copy!
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    A kingdom rife with rumors of the evil that lays in wait on the fringes of the woods. Fairy tales of curses, animalistic beasts, and an inhuman prince. Lady Bethel has heard the stories all her life, but what she once thought were just stories told to keep a child in line could prove to be so much more.
    The daughter of Lord Voril of Banderling, Lady Bethel spends her time following in her late mother’s footsteps, caring for the sick in the villages surrounding Banderling Mayne. While traveling home after dark, against her father’s warnings, Bethel and her guards are attacked by what she thought were wild animals, but she couldn’t be more wrong. When she awakens, she can’t remember much, but she remembers voices. Particularly one—her savior.
    Adain has taken it upon himself to hunt down the beasts that threaten the kingdom. The number of attacks grows, but he will stop at nothing to end the monsters he knows all too well. Having been in exile all his life, he must remain the faceless benefactor to Lady Bethel, despite his growing feelings, for she can never know the reality of his world.
    Tales will be told, truths will come to light, but above all, love will reign.
    Warning! Contains a deep forest retreat, death, blueberries, possible solutions, attempted kidnapping, and a birth defect with unimaginable consequences.