January 21, 2016
Leah McLaren of the Globe and Mail newspaper wrote an interesting column, about her nostalgia for "little beacons of darkness" in kids books.
Erin Grittani from Mabel's Fables bookstore joins me with some more modern grumps and baddies.
April 2, 2015
Authors for Indies Day is May 2nd. Authors will volunteer as booksellers at independent bookstores. To get ready I asked some of my fave booksellers what they loved as a kid, and what they'd recommend to that kid today. Featuring sellers from Kidsbooks, Kaleidoscope Books, Book City, Mabel's Fables, Curiosity House and Ella Minnow.
February 26, 2015
Michelle Gram from Mabel’s Fables and Andrew Woodrow
Butcher from Little Island Comics join me to talk about great graphic novels for kids of all ages.
February 1, 2015
Podcast fave Melissa joins me from Mabel's Fables bookstore with books to battle the cold winter blues!
December 4, 2014
I sit down with Linda Goodman, children's bookseller at Nicola's Books in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She gives us her picks for Picture Books, Middle Grade and YA.
November 2, 2014
I venture into the basement of Mabel's Fables Bookstore. Mabel the cat looks over my shoulder as I chat with Melissa Bourdon-King (and her daughter Aurora) about the best bets for November reading.
October 3, 2014
Tracey Higgins from Bryan Prince Booksellers joins me at the Telling Tales Festival with her picks for October.
July 29, 2014
Melissa joins me with even MORE books that you have to read this summer.
July 3, 2014
I'm joined by Melissa Bourdon-King of Mabel's Fable's Bookstore. She's bringing us the first 5 of her "10 books you have to read this summer". (The next 5 in August!)
June 4, 2014
I'm joined by special guest Amy Mathers, who is on a virtual cross-country reading marathon.
We discuss how to prep for a summer of reading, reading and reading.