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Olivia's Book Club

Aug 30, 2022

Karin Slaughter is the author of more than twenty instant New York Times bestselling novels, and she joins the podcast to talk to Olivia about her latest work of crime fiction and her passion project, the non-profit Save the Libraries.

“I primarily think she did it to annoy her mother,” says Karin, of protagonist...

Aug 23, 2022

“Jimmy was one of my favorite characters… even though he’s
dead. Dead from the first word!” declares Jennifer Hillier, when
talking about the character of Jimmy Peralta in her new thriller,
THINGS WE DO IN THE DARK. When Jimmy is found dead, his
wife Paris is arrested for his murder.

Jennifer joins Olivia on the...

Aug 16, 2022

Historical fiction at its finest, TAKE MY HAND is a fictional retelling of a truly shocking practice in Alabama in the early 1970s: the forced sterilization of poor, mostly Black, women and girls.

Dolen Perkins-Valdez joins the podcast to talk with Olivia about the moving novel, told from the perspective of Civil...

Aug 9, 2022

Widely praised as one of the best books of 2022, LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY is the debut novel about the reluctant host of 1960s cooking show from Bonnie Garmus. Bonnie joins Olivia for the podcast to talk about the sensation of debuting as a bestseller decades after first dreaming of becoming a novelist, and her...

Aug 2, 2022

Julia Whelan is a multi-hyphenate, multi-talented actor and writer. Her new novel, THANK YOU FOR LISTENING, is published by AVON Books (8/2 release.)

When not writing, you’ll find her narrating for authors like Kristin Hannah, Taylor Jenkins Reid and Gillian Flynn, she’s earned endless accolades: Earphone...