January's Biggest Books to kick of your 2020 reading!
It's a new month, a new year, and a new decade! The passage of time doesn't stop and so neither will our book recommendations. Check out the books we're most excited about that are coming out in January.
Books mentioned in this episode
Interview with Caroline B. CooneyProfessional Book Nerds
On today's episode, Jill interviews Caroline B. Cooney, author of the iconic Face on the Milk Carton, about her new adult book Before She Was Helen. Caroline talks about the "What if?" question that inspired her to write Before She Was Helen, transitioning creatively from writing young adult to adult, and tells the best librarian story ever (according to Jill).
Interview with Yaa Gyasi, author of Transcendent KingdomProfessional Book Nerds
Jill talks with Yaa Gyasi about her new book Transcendent Kingdom. The pair discuss the opioid crisis, family relationships, and the differences in her research process between this contemporary novel and her historical fiction debut Homegoing (which was Jill's favorite book of the previous decade!)