June's biggest new books and some thoughts on the Labyrinth Sequel
We highlight the new books coming out in June that we are most excited about. We also share what we think about the news that a sequel to the Labyrinth is being released. Dance magic dance!
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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!)