Sunday, March 24, 2013

Podcast - Maureen Johnson

Stephen Usery interviews Maureen Johnson about her new novel The Madness Underneath, the second book in the Shades of London series. Louisiana high-school student Rory Deveau is recovering from a run in with a killer who imitated the crimes of Jack the Ripper, and now she has to make some tough decisions while being pulled in different directions by family, friends, and government while attending boarding school in London. Download here.


Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Stephen Usery interviews Jenny Milchman about her debut novel, Cover of Snow.  It's the suspenseful story of Nora Hamilton, a home restoration contractor, who wakes up to find her world turned upside down. Her small town becomes difficult to navigate as the Adirondack Mountains snow piles up, and she doesn't know if she can trust anyone to tell her the truth. Download here.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Podcast - Cory Doctorow - Homeland

credit Jonathan Worth

 Stephen Usery interviews author Cory Doctorow about the sequel to his best-selling novel, Little Brother. The new book, Homeland, also a New York Times bestseller, picks up with Marcus Yallow, a teenage hacker who took on the Department of Homeland Security over their illegal tactics, as he tries to get his life straight and work for a congressional candidate. But government operatives want revenge and some members of the hacking community think he isn't doing enough.

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Friday, March 8, 2013

Podcast - Ben Schrank - Love is a Canoe

Stephen Usery speaks with Ben Schrank about his third novel Love Is a Canoe. It's a story that spans the breadth of the book business from publishers, marketers and readers, and their love for books and the people in their lives.

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Saturday, March 2, 2013

Podcast - David Wesley Williams - Long Gone Daddies

Stephen Usery speaks with Commercial Appeal sports editor David Williams about his debut novel Long Gone Daddies, which looks at three generations of traveling musicians and how they all ended up in Memphis and the trouble they have with love.