Gayle Forman, author of IF I STAY
, joined Amy to talk about her newest novel, I HAVE LOST MY WAY
. They talk about the magic of NYC, how to help someone in need, and how YouTube has changed fame.
The hilarious Rebecca Harrington joins Amy to talk about her new novel SOCIABLE
. They talk pretentious startup culture, that weirdly specific social media tone, and feeling not-quite-cool-enough.
Debut novelist Rhiannon Navin joins Amy to talk about her book, ONLY CHILD
. Told from the point of view of a six-year-old survivor of a school shooting, the novel grapples with love, grief, and family.
Brendan Duffy, author of THE STORM KING
, joins Amy to talk about sophomore novels, friends who know us better than we know ourselves, and the image of a boy that shaped the novel.
Chanel Cleeton joins Amy to talk about her new book, NEXT YEAR IN HAVANA
. They talk about music playlists, the real family story that inspired the novel, and what she learned while researching the revolution.
Jasmine Guillory joins Amy to talk about her first novel, The Wedding Date
. They talk meet-cutes, romantic comedies, tropes in love stories, and much more.
author, Chloe Benjamin, joins Amy to talk uncertainty, faith, family, and magic. The interview with the author starts at 10:50.
This episode features two special guests! The hosts of the Read It Forward podcast, Abbe and Emma, visit the show for a brief book discussion.
Sam Graham-Felsen, former chief blogger for Obama,
joins Amy to talk about his first novel, GREEN
. Set in 1992 Boston, the book follows middle-schooler David as he grapples with racism and white privilege.
Tochi Onyebuchi joins Amy to talk about his debut YA fantasy book, BEASTS MADE OF NIGHT
They talk Nigerian food, anime, and much more.
Brit Bennett, author of THE MOTHERS
, joins Amy to talk about nuance in fiction, adapting for the screen, and the value of gossip.