Amy Rose Capetta q&a
Q&A with Amy Rose Capetta, Author of The Lost Coast

Young adult author Amy Rose Capetta knows how to write engaging, fantastic stories. Her work has earned multiple starred reviews and has even won a Kirkus Best YA Book of the Year (for The Brilliant Death). In fact, her latest release, The Lost Coast, has received a starred review Booklist; they describe it as “a slow-burning, mystical, and romantic character study.” Read more

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John Cena, Ashley Iaconetti & Jared Haibon, Jesselyn Silva
S4 E31: John Cena, Ashley Iaconetti & Jared Haibon, Jesselyn Silva

In this episode of This Is the Author, meet John Cena, author of Elbow Grease; Ashley Iaconetti & Jared Haibon, authors of Lucy & Clark; and Jesselyn Silva, author of My Corner of the Ring. Whether it’s encouraging kids to never give up, to have confidence to make new friends, or to achieve their dreams, each of these authors hopes their audiobooks will inspire young listeners. Plus, find out which author’s dream narrator would be Jack Black.

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S4 E18: Matthew Gray Gubler, Emily Arnold McCully, and A.S. King

In this episode, meet Matthew Gray Gubler, author of Rumple Buttercup; Emily Arnold McCully, author of Dreaming in Code; and A.S. King, author of Dig. From illuminating the life of a brilliant mathematician to using a delightfully weird monster to encourage kids to be themselves, the stories these authors bring to life will enthrall listeners. Plus, find out which author can’t distinguish her own recorded voice from her sister’s.

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Meet the Cast of Lovely War
Meet the Cast: Lovely War

Bestselling author Julie Berry is at it again. She’s written Lovely War, a beautiful historical fiction story; in fact, Kirkus Reviews gave it a starred review calling it, “an unforgettable romance so Olympian in scope, human at its core, and lyrical in its prose that it must be divinely inspired.” Read more

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Lynne Kelly Song for a Whale
Q&A with Lynne Kelly, author of Song for a Whale

Belonging and communication are two themes at the heart of Lynne Kelly’s newest tale, Song for a Whale, and the audiobook, read by Abigail Revasch, is a poignant listen that will tug at the heartstrings of all ages.

To delve a little deeper behind this fantastic story, we were really happy to hear from Lynne herself! Read more

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Raymond Arroyo, Padma Venkatraman, and Julie Bogart This Is the Author
S4 E07: Raymond Arroyo, Padma Venkatraman, and Julie Bogart

In this episode of This Is the Author, meet Raymond Arroyo, author of Will Wilder #3: The Amulet of Power; Padma Venkatraman, author of The Bridge Home; and Julie Bogart, author of The Brave Learner. Drawing on inspiration from childhood memories, travel adventures, and insights in education, hear why each of these authors are excited to share their stories with listeners. Plus, discover how one author used her high school acting experience to help her narrate.

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S4 E02: Christopher Paolini

In this special episode, meet Christopher Paolini, author of the internationally bestselling Inheritance Cycle series. He tells us about his newest audiobook, The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm, which is narrated by his longtime reader, Gerard Doyle.

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