Turn The Page – Episode 161a

Episode one sixty one – part one

Ryka zooms in to discuss her heartfelt and whimsical novel A Light From Uncommon Stars! Among the related topics, Ryka and Jessikah discuss change within communities, how media and genre is viewed, and our favorite donuts.

Turn The Page – Episode 161c

Episode one sixty one – part three

Volcanoes are natural monuments to the Earth beneath us, but did you ever consider the volcanoes that exist on other planets? Ralph got to chat with Natalie Starkey about volcanoes of the solar system, the fire type we are familiar with as well as Ice Volcanoes. Yes, you ready that right.

Turn The Page – Episode 161b

Episode one sixty one – part two

Lecia talks female doctors in WWI, and other lesser known heroes on the front as told in her latest novel, The Woman at the Front. Lecia also discusses her past romance novels and her upcoming historical novel set in the years leading up to WWII.

Turn The Page – Episode 160b

Episode one sixty – part two

Jessikah got to talk about the mystery behind magicians with Joshua Jay, author of How Magicians Think. This is one book that will bring some magic into your world and challenge readers to look at magicians in new ways. Of course, we also chat about Neil Patrick Harris, who wrote the foreword.

Turn The Page – Episode 160a

Episode one sixty – part one

Sharon and Pam S. zoomed in with the luminous Nicola Yoon to chat about Joy Revolution, a new publishing imprint created by Nicola and her husband David which tells stories focusing of main characters of color experiencing joy and big love.

Turn The Page – Episode 159c

Episode one fifty nine – part three

Jane Igharo dazzled us with THE SWEETEST REMEDY, a heartfelt and funny novel about Hannah, a young bi-racial woman who travels to Nigeria to attend the funeral of a father she never knew. Along the way Hannah bonds with her half siblings, learns so much about herself, and finds a love interest who was connected to her far before they met.

Turn The Page – Episode 159b

Episode one fifty nine – part two

Ralph sat down with Don Hollway, to talk about King Harald Hardrada — the titular “Last Viking” of his historical book. Among other things, Ralph and Don chat historical accuracy of modern viking depictions (horns were not “a thing”) and Don’s time as a historical re-enactor!

Turn The Page – Episode 159a

Episode one fifty nine – part one

Barney welcomes Nathaniel Philbrick to discuss Travels with George, Philbrick’s well researched book about the first President’s tour across a newly minted nation. Of course, Washington’s stops on Long Island are highlighted.

In loving memory of Chris Crosby

In loving memory of our cherished colleague and friend, Chris Crosby.

Chris was the composer and musician behind “Just Cool” – the Turn the Page opening and closing themes.

Chris was a Media Services Library Aide, a Circulation Clerk, a Programming Clerk, an all-around great person – and so much more.

Chris was loved by our staff and the community and he will be greatly missed by us all. Rest peacefully. ❤️

Turn The Page – Episode 158c

Episode one fifty eight – part three

Author and podcaster Dana Schwartz zoomed in to discuss nobles behaving badly and the joys of extensive research. Of course we touched upon Noble Blood, Dana’s popular podcast.