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Interview with Bill Konigsberg, author of The Bridge

On today's episode, Adam interviews Bill Konigsberg, awarding-winning and bestselling author of countless important books. Bill's work in writing LGBTQIA+ stories have been read by millions but his new book, The Bridge, may be his most essential story yet. In this conversation, Bill and Adam discuss mental health, the implications of teenage suicide, and the intricacies of our brains. If you or someone you know is suffering from suicidal thoughts or tendencies, please dial 1-800-273-8255 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Thank you to Scholastic for helping bring this important conversation to light.

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The 30 minute intro! aka answering your questions!

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On today's episode, Adam and Jill answer listener questions about their pets, snacks, non-book related life interests, and a whole bunch more. We'll get back to your regularly scheduled book recommendation content on Monday but this felt like a good time to pause for a brief moment and answer your questions!
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Max Brooks on Sasquatch, Minecraft, and a lifetime of storytelling

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On today's episode, Adam sits down with bestselling author Max Brooks. They chat about his latest books Devolution and Minecraft: The Mountain.
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Escapist fiction books ~to forget about life for a while~

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Everything feels really tough right now so if, like us, you need a distraction consider getting lost in one of these fictional worlds.
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Robert Jones, Jr. - Author of The Prophets and creator of Son of Baldwin

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Adam is joined by Robert Jones, Jr., debut author of The Prophets and creator of the popular Son of Baldwin online community and blog.
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