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Conversations: Ann Hood, "She Loves You, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah"

Ann Hood has written numerous bestselling novels, including The Book That Matters, and The Knitting Circle, just to name a few, as well as books for young readers. On this edition of Conversations, she joins us to talk about her latest novel for young readers and adults, She Loves You, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah: One girl, one band, and the concert that changed the world.

Conversations: August Thomas, "Liar's Candle"

In her debut novel, August Thomas tells the story of a 21-year-old intern at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, who survives a terrorist attack only to find herself fighting for her life as she tries to discover the truth behind what really happened. On this edition of Conversations, Thomas joins us to talk about Liar’s Candle, which has been described as a new kind of spy novel.

Conversations: Brendon Kiely, "Tradition"

Brendan Kiely's latest novel explores the insidious nature of tradition at a prestigious boarding school. Kiely is a New York Times bestselling author whose previous books include All American Boys, The Last True Love Story and The Gospel of Winter. On this edition of Conversations, he joins us to talk about his latest novel, Tradition.

Conversations: David Baldacci, "The Fallen"

David Baldacci is a #1-bestselling author with over 130 million copies of his books in print. On this edition of Conversations, he talks about his latest novel, The Fallen, the fourth in a series which features the character Amos Decker, an FBI agent with a perfect memory. He also discusses his literacy efforts through his Wish You Well Foundation.


Conversations: John Hart, "The Hush"

John Hart is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His past books include The King of Lies, Down River, The Last Child, Iron Horse, and Redemption Road. On this edition of Conversations, he discusses his latest novel, which returns to the world of The Last Child novel. This one is called The Hush, which is now available as an audio book. Although it revisits characters from a previous novel, it was written to stand alone.

Conversations: Karen Gross, "Lady Lucy's Dragon Quest"

In this elementary school children's book, Lady Lucy's Dragon Quest, Lady Lucy overcomes gender discrimination and stereotypes to save the day by changing a fire breathing dragon into a water spouting dragon. On this edition of Conversations, Karen Gross joins us to talk about her series of books featuring Lady Lucy. Gross is an author, educator, and higher education consultant based in Washington, D.C.


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