Finding Magic with Marieke Lexmond, Author of The Wand Book Three of The Madigan Chronicles Books That Make You Enter a Fantastical, Magic-Filled Saga Following Three Generations of Witches There is nothing like a series with lots of twisty family drama to get us turning the pages. But what happens when that family happens to be comprised of witches? “The Madigan Chronicles” series, by Marieke Lexmond, is a six-book … Read more

Understanding A Mother’s Love with Christy Texeira, Author of Pink Elephants

Books That Make You See a Mother’s Love, and Embark on a Journey of Strength and Perseverance BookFest award-winning author—and mother—Christy Texeira has a new book, Pink Elephants, the story of a family pushed to the brink as they face their daughter’s rare life-threatening illness. In their struggle, we’re invited into private moments of tenderness, … Read more

Snoodles in Space With Steven Joseph Books That Make You Blast Off into Outer Space – With Your Favorite Snoodles  Everyone’s favorite children’s book author, crankiness expert, and humorist, Steven Joseph, has now made his fourth appearance on our show to deliver tongue-twisting laughs with his latest book in the “Snoodles” Saga – Snoodles in Space: A Snoodle, The Zoodle … Read more

Motorbikes and Coming of Age with Michael Thomas Perone author of Danger Peak Books That Make You Hop on That Motorbike and Drive Up That Mountain Coming of age stories are often filled with tales of struggles, fights to fit in in the world, and, of course, obstacles to overcome on the journey. That’s exactly what readers get in Danger Peak, the BookFest Award winner that takes … Read more

 An Inclusive World with Rebecca Inch-Partridge, author of Escaping the Dashia Books That Make You Undergo a (More Inclusive) Epic Science Fiction Fantasy Adventure A lifelong author, Rebecca Inch-Partridge grew up writing stories about The Bionic Woman meeting Captain Kirk. Her first novel, Escaping the Dashia, is a YA science fantasy, published by Black Rose Writing. The book tells the story of young telepath Twyla, … Read more

Time travel historical fiction Mark J. Rose author of Matt Miller in the Colonies Architect Books That Make You Stand at the Intersection of Technology and Society Mark J. Rose is a scientist who believes in both evolution and God, as well as an author who sends readers back in time with his historical science fiction series Matt Miller in the Colonies. Hand in hand with his writing is … Read more

Time-Travel & Secret Societies with J W Zarek, Author of The Devil Pulls The Strings    Books That Make You Feel Like You’ve Been Whisked Away on an Epic Fantasy Adventure It’s a place where time-travel, twisted history and secret societies collide. It’s author J.W. Zarek’s BookFest Award-winning novel The Devil Pulls the Strings.Boone suffers from debilitating panic attacks, gut-wrenching guilt, and a Wendigo that has haunted him since … Read more

The Power of Friendship with Aleksandra Tryniecka, Author of Bunky and the Walms

Books That Make You Feel the Power of Friendship, Loyalty and Nobility—and Share It with the Little Ones in Your Life Children’s books with positive, powerful messages are an excellent way to not only introduce children to reading, but to give them a foundation built on uplifting ideas—ideas that teach them life lessons to help … Read more

Meeting Children Where They Are, with Kelly Anne Manuel, Author of 4 Children’s Book Series Books That Make You Flip Upside-Down, See the World Anew, and Become a Prolific Children’s Book Writer…Just Like Kelly Anne Manuel. Kelly’s here with four captivating series for kids, all with an array of positive messages. There are a total of 31 books—one for each day of the month. The Essentials Series contains positive … Read more