Series: Sarah's Bookshelves Live

Sarah’s Bookshelves Live is a weekly show featuring real talk about books and book recommendations from a featured guest. Each week, Sarah of the blog Sarah’s Bookshelves will talk with her guest about:

– 2 OLD BOOKS THEY LOVE
– 2 NEW BOOKS THEY LOVE
– 1 BOOK THEY DON’T LOVE
– AND 1 NEW RELEASE THEY’RE EXCITED ABOUT

I’m getting real about all things books and serving you up a bit of snark on the side.

Ep. 71: Best Books of 2020 and Bookish Superlatives with Susie from @NovelVisits

Susie Boutry (@NovelVisits) and I share our favorite 2020 books (overall and by genre) and our picks for tons of bookish superlatives.

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Ep. 70: All Things Audiobooks with Claire Handscombe of Libro.fm

Claire from Libro.fm joins me to talk about Libro.fm, tips for audiobook listeners, and shares a TON of fantastic audiobook recommendations.

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Ep. 69: Peace Adzo Medie (Author of Reese’s Book Club October pick His Only Wife)

In Episode 69, Peace Adzo Medie (author of His Only Wife) talks about why she decided to use fiction to speak out about gender politics, the importance of women asserting themselves, and when first started writing (it was when she was very young!).

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Ep. 68: Eilene Zimmerman (Author of Smacked: A Story of White-Collar Ambition, Addiction, and Tragedy)

Zimmerman shares how she decided to go public with her experience discovering her ex-husband was addicted to drugs, her research into addiction in the legal profession, and how Peter’s death shaped Eilene’s life now.

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Ep. 67: Libraries and COVID-19 (and YA Books) with Kelly Jensen

What Kelly learned from a survey of librarians about how they’re managing through COVID-19, ripple effects of COVID-19 on libraries moving forward, and the huge cost differential for libraries to acquire digital books (e-books and audiobooks) vs. print

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Ep. 66: Kate Stayman – London (Author of One to Watch)

Kate Stayman-London (author of One to Watch) talks about how The Bachelor / ette franchise inspired her book, diversity in the franchise, and shares her biggest fear before her book came out.

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Ep. 65: Fall 2020 Book Preview

Catherine and I share our most anticipated books coming out August – December 2020.

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Ep. 64: Catherine Adel West (Author of Saving Ruby King)

How she found her agent, the strong women of Saving Ruby King, and how she decided to make the church a narrator.

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Podcast Update

Ep. 63: Helena Dea Bala (author of Craigslist Confessional)

Why she started Craigslist Confessional, how she decided to quit her job to pursue Craigslist Confessional full-time, and her own story of immigrating to the U.S. from Albania.

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