The NOT Boring Book Show

Tired of listening to boring book shows? Sometimes you just need a little brain candy and we have it! "The Not Boring Book Show," where no cover is left unturned. From the salacious to the silly, as long as it's entertaining we want to talk about it. Join Award-winning children's author Angela Halgrimson and Award-winning mystery author Stacy Verdick Case as they make books entertaining again. Tune in as we talk to Authors from Bestsellers to Indies as well as Illustrators, Booksellers and Bloggers. All in a quest to make books entertaining again.


Lorna Landvik "Once Upon A Blue Moon Lodge" (ep. 34)

Lorna Landvik is back with the follow up to her bestselling novel Patty...Lorna Landvik is back with the follow up to her bestselling novel Patty Jane's House of Curl. Learn what's happened to Patty Jane, Ione, Thor, Clive, Nora, Crabby and the rest of the House of Curl gang in "Once Upon A Blue Moon Lodge". Join us for this interview from the beautiful North Folk Winery in Harris, Minnesota. Also, Harlequin closes 5 lines, dads supposedly read better to their kids, we've been made into a cartoon, Stacy's knee boobs, and we only have half a brain each but together we're whole.   Show More


Past Episodes

Jeff Kamin from Books and Bars joins us to talk about the incredible, public book club that he started 13 years ago after being turned down from other book clubs in the Twin Cities. Also, Stacy and Angie are taking a field trip to visit Books and Bars on August 1st, audio book sales are up over 42%, and our Jr. Reviewer Ella reviews Eleven Birthdays by Wendy Mass.
Get ready to laugh! We have the very funny Abbi Waxman on the show, author of The Garden of Small Beginnings. She regales us with stories of her polygamist affair with Target, the way school pickup tells you your parenting rank at school, and the many uses for her book The Garden of Small Beginnings. Also, Stacy is uplifted, Angie can't hold her coffee, Harper Collins is donating $200K with #WhyIRead, Becky;s Book Nook, and Jr. Reviewer Ella reviews Every Soul A Star by Wendy Mass.
We speak with Jessica Shattuck, author of The Women in the Castle. Jessica discusses what it was like to learn her grandparents were Nazis and drawing from that experience in writing this compelling book. Also, Stacy is bringing sexy back, Angie is bringing nerdy back, Stacy takes exception with a professor from Notre Dame who calls crime writers "untalented", and fake allergies to fake cats while watching your fake fireplace.
USA Today Bestselling Author Karen Raney joins us as we discuss her latest release The English Duke as well as musical writing, romance covers, being a little weird, and speaking French in a small town. Also, reading romances, Stacy's obsession with a pink and Josh Groben duet, Karen from The Book Return Blog reviews Everyday Magic and Jr. Reviewer Ella reviews One for the Murphys.
We are fortunate enough to talk to bestselling author Wendy Corsi Staub about her book Bone White, which Stacy describes as a historical mystery, wrapped in a modern mystery, wrapped in a psychological thriller, wrapped in a family drama. She also talks about what it was like to write with Fabio and Ed Koch and her Hallmark movie Hello It's Me. Also, Stacy's lost pen, Wild Rumpus wins 2017 bookstore of the year from Publishers Weekly, our Jr Reviewer Ella reviews Castle in the Mist by Amy Ephron, and Angie encounters a fan.
We're thrilled to have the wonderfully generous author of the Body Movers series, Stephanie Bond. We discuss the success of her serialized novel Coma Girl and her forthcoming serialized novel Temp Girl. Also we are still huge in Australia, exploding manholes, Angie's afraid of falling through the sidewalk, Becky's Book Nook, and our Jr. Reviewer Ella reviews Love Aubrey by Suzanne LaFluer
Arthur C Clark Award nominated author Becky Chambers is on to discuss her new book A Closed and Common Orbit. Also, all red candy should be cherry, we're a couple of tarts, double frosting is gross, weenies in bacon. Is James Franco driving this bus? Don't talk to Angie during a message.
Karen White joins the conversation to discuss roundabouts, The Guests on South Battery, and The Night the Lights Went Out all with her vicious sense of humor.

Also, Angie's car boogers. Why is Angie tapping on the hood of her car? Haunted houses, The Stanley Hotel, Stacy thinks she can kill someone with the contents of her purse, and Jr. Reviewer Ella reviews The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron
Writer of Star Wars, Dune, Star Trek, The X-Files and many more Sci-Fi works Kevin J. Anderson talks about his publishing company and his upcoming fantasy epic Spine of the Dragon.

Also Jr. Reviewer Ella reviews A Mango Shaped Space by Wendy Mass, Stacy and Angela have become power mad, McDonalds picks your next book, destroying Kim Kardashian books, war on gophers, selfies, duck lips and Angie is still Amish

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