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Big Library Read Special episode with Tim Mason

Playwright and novelist Tim Mason joins Jill and Adam to discuss The Darwin Affair, his historical fiction mystery novel set in London. They also discuss his life as a playwright, his inspirations, and working with Dr. Seuss.

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. 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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magical world building and writing through trauma with Elizabeth Knox

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Elizabeth Knox joins Adam from New Zealand to discuss her epic new fantasy novel, The Absolute Book.
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Cookbooks with recipes we love for #PBNread2021!

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On today's episode, Jill and Adam are providing a few of their favorite cookbooks to help you out with the a Professional Book Nerds 2021 Reading Challenge!
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Vikings and witches with Genevieve Gornichec

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Adam interviews debut author Genevieve Gornichec about her Norse mythology-inspired new book The Witch's Heart. They chat about Viking and Icelandic sagas, the unique character she decided to write about, and why she loves these types of books.
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Books we didn't love (and why)

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Wow. A lot of you really wanted to hear about what books we read but didn't enjoy and so... here you go.
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