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Charlaine Harris (!!) and announcing the PBN 2019 Reading Challenge

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On today's episode, Jill and Adam interview the great Charlaine Harris, well known author of the Sookie Stackhouse Chronicles, The Aurora Teagarden series, and the Midnight, Texas series, all of which have been turned into television adaptations. Charlaine called in to promote her NEW Gunnie Rose series, beginning with her latest book An Easy Death. This conversation was a joy and Charlaine is the funniest person we've ever interviewed.

BEFORE the interview, we announce a brand new thing we're launching for the new year: The 2019 Professional Book Nerds Reading Challenge! Be sure to listen in to hear all about it and how you can win a free reading device!

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