Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books

Hosted ByZibby Owens

Writer Zibby Owens, www.zibbyowens.com, mother of four, interviews authors about their work on this award-winning literary podcast.


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Denene Millner, DENENE MILLNER BOOKS

Journalist and author DeneneMillneris living every writer’s dream: her imprint, DeneneMillnerBooks, has just released their first season of books with Simon & Schuster. Focusing on stories for children t…

Danielle Henderson, THE UGLY CRY

Danielle Henderson talks with Zibby about her incredibly moving new memoir,The Ugly Cry. She details how reading helped her cope, shares herpresent-day family dynamics, and explains the roundabout way she ended up writing for televi…

Rabbi Steve Leder

“It’s very hard to demonize someone you know and care about. It’s very easy to objectify someone you know nothing about. We really need each other.” Rabbi Steve Leder recently joined Zibby for an Instagram Live conversation to discu…

Laura Dave, THE LAST THING HE TOLD ME (Apple Movie)

This month’s Reese’s Book Club pick!! Author Laura Dave explains why she couldn’t let the story behind her latest novel, The Last Thing He Told Me, go after starting it nearly ten years ago. Laura talks with Zibby about wanting to write …

Jean Hanff Korelitz, THE PLOT

“It’s a great thing about books in general: they don’t go anywhere.”Jean HanffKorelitz joins to discuss missing Zibby’s in-person salons, why she prefers writing and reading about unlikable protagonists, and…

Naomi Davis, A COAT OF YELLOW PAINT

Zibby talks with Naomi Davis, author of A Coat of Yellow Paint and creator of the Love Taza blog. The two discussed motherhood in some of its many shapes and sizes, from issues with fertility to feeling undervalued, as well as how to learn to look at y…

Jessica Bacal, THE REJECTION THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

“If you never get rejected, then it means you’re never trying anything that really pushes you in a way that you’ll grow.” Zibby is joined by Jessica Bacal, author of The Rejection That Changed My Life: 25+ Powerful Women on Being Let Down, Turning It A…

Sybille van Kempen, LOAVES & FISHES FARM SERIES

Zibby is joined by Sybille van Kempen, author of the Loaves & Fishes Farm Series cookbooks and owner of the Loaves & Fishes Foodstore, which Zibby has been visiting for nearly her entire life. Sybille talks about the importance of using local i…

Victor Wooten, THE SPIRIT OF MUSIC: The Lesson Continues

“Music is not about music. Music is about life. If we lose sight of what life is about, then our music suffers.” Grammy Award-winning musician Victor Wooten joins Zibby to talk about his new book, The Spirit of Music. The two discuss Victor’s rich cult…

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