Tag: historical fiction


On today’s episode, Emma, Jill, and Joe spill the royalTEA on their favorite monarchy-inspired reads. Their suggestions cover all topics, from the Tudors all the way to the House of Windsor, and mention some great fiction titles simply inspired by royalty. They also chat Diana’s iconic style, the notion of “heir and a spare”, and […]

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Posted on: April 14, 2022 Category:


Today’s episode is an interview Jill did with Sharon Cameron about her new book The Light in Hidden Places. This historical fiction novel tells the remarkable story of Stefania Podgórska, who hid several Jews in her Nazi-occupied home. For the interview, Sharon and Jill were joined by Stefania’s son, Ed. To learn more about the Stefi […]

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Posted on: March 19, 2020 Category:


On today’s episode, Jill and Adam sit down with JoJo Moyes to discuss her brand new book, The Giver of Stars. In this live interview in front of a few hundred fellow nerds, they chat all about her research visiting Kentucky, the fascinating people she met, the intense research holes she falls down, and Jojo shares a […]

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Posted on: October 21, 2019 Category:


On today’s episode, Adam chats with LP Fergusson, author of A Dangerous Act of Kindness, which was selected as the latest Big Library Read global ebook club title. They discuss her upbringing as a child with two parents who fought in WWII, how her childhood and her local libraries inspired this historical fiction, and not judging […]

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Posted on: June 17, 2019 Category:


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