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A Big Library Read chat with Katherine Locke!

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On today's episode, Adam interviews Katherine Locke, author of the latest Big Library Read selection The Girl with the Red Balloon. The book is a mix of historical fiction and magical realism and it RULES. This chat features everything from 80s pop music to D&D nerding out, references to Bruce Springsteen and previous guests Marieke Nijkamp and Linsey Miller!

About the Big Library Read

Big Library Read (BLR), facilitated by OverDrive, is a reading program through your library that connects readers around the world with the same eBook at the same time without any wait lists or holds. From October 1-15, readers at the 20,000+ participating libraries and schools can borrow the book without any waitlists or holds! Simply head to your library's OverDrive website or open up Libby and you'll see it front and center.

It’s a worldwide digital version of a local book club, the program is free through your local library or school library and all you need to get started reading is a library card or student ID.

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