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GSMC Book Review Podcast

GSMC Book Review Podcast


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Golden State Media Concepts’ Book Review Podcast is every age of bookworms, covering genres from Mystery to Memoirs, Romance to Comedy, Fantasy to SciFi.

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Sarah interviews author Owen Sullivan about his books. They start with The Money is Green, his most recent novel, and then move on to his first three books, which comprise a trilogy: The House's Money, Liquid Gold, and Deed of... more

Sarah talks about 3 books that fall into the fantasy genre (or at least have some element of the fantastic within their story): The Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by... more

Sarah interviews Brett Fleishman about his newest volumes of poetry for children: Toilet Trouble is for beginner readers (grades K-2), Take a Hike! is for intermediate readers (grades 3-5), and Bedtime Story is for advanced readers... more

Sarah interviews Laury A. Egan about her hilarious new book, Fabulous!, which tells the story of Gilbert, and aspiring opera singer who suddenly finds himself singing tenor in one opera, soprano in another, and singing Handel in a way... more

Sarah interviews Travon Toussiant about his Young Adult Science Fiction novella, Disconnected. It is a dystopian story set in an alternate Chicago where technology has been banned by the governement. High School students Joanna and... more

Sarah talks about Newberry Medal and Honor books, specifically Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell, The Black Cauldron and The High King by Lloyd Alexander, and Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan. As always, if you... more

Sarah interviews author Sonia Faruqi about her debut novel, The Oyster Thief. The book is part adventure, part science fiction, part fantasy, part romance and the story and characters will have you intrigued from the beginning. As... more

Sarah discusses one of her favorite sets of books from childhood: The Betsy-Tacy Series by Maud Hart Lovelace. This series of 13 books is based on Lovelace's childhood and were first published in the 1940s. Although they describe life in a... more

Sarah goes to Sweden in this episode, talking about several books/series by Swedish authors: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman, The Millenium Series by Stieg Larsson, Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren, and The... more

Sarah talks about Banned Books Week (September 23-29), including history, the top 10 challenged books, for 2017, some of the most frequently banned Children's Books, and what you can do to celebrate the week. As always, if you enjoyed... more

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