Category Archives: Episode

Turn The Page – Episode 212d



Episode two hundred twelve – part four


Mimi Zhu’s BE NOT AFRAID OF LOVE is a radical and moving consideration of trauma, healing, boundaries, mindfulness, community, queer identity, and, of course, love. They were generous enough to sit down with Jenn to discuss these ideas and more.


Turn The Page – Episode 212b



Episode two hundred twelve – part two


Stephanie Garber chats lore and mythology while continuing the story in the universe of CARAVAL! THE BALLAD OF EVER AFTER if a waltz with heartbreak and danger. Stephanie tells Jessikah all about Jacks and Eva’s journey and how they got there.


Turn The Page – Episode 212a



Episode two hundred twelve – part one

Jenn sat down with fellow Top Shelf comics creator Balazs Lorinczi to talk about DOUGHNUTS AND DOOM, a lovely sapphic romance about baking doughnuts, making music, and falling in love. And it’s got magic, too! Don’t miss this one.


Turn The Page – Episode 212e



Episode two hundred twelve – part five


WERECAGE answers the burning question: what would you do if you were bitten by a Nicolas Cage, thereafter cursed to turn into a Nicolas Cage every night? Resident Nicolas Cage expert Jenn sat down with Ian Fortey to discuss the book and, well, Nicolas Cage.


Turn The Page – Episode 212c



Episode two hundred twelve – part three

Hot Jazz, Cold Drinks, and some witchy Magic! Desideria Mesa sits down with Jessikah to chat BINDLE PUNK BRUJA, an enchanting story of Jazz Age Kansas City where Luna a white passing Mexican woman lives as :Rose”, the owner of a speakeasy which employs a diverse staff. Luna/Rose’s story is complicated as she comes in contact with sexism and racism — but her growing magical abilities and Bruja heritage begin grow in unexpected ways.


Turn The Page – Episode 211e



Episode two hundred eleven – part five

Tanvi Berwah’s debut YA book, MONSTERS BORN AND MADE, is a gripping fantasy adventure. She chatted with Jenn about NaNoWriMo, worldbuilding, and sea monsters, among many other things!


Turn The Page – Episode 211a



Episode two hundred eleven – part one

Victoria Christopher Murphy joins Evelyn to chat about THE PERSONAL LIBRARIAN, the fictionalized story of a very real woman –Belle Da Costa Greene, a black woman who served as J.P. Morgan’s personal librarian — but Greene kept her race carefully concealed as she came into her own power through her intelligence and wit. Murphy tells Evelyn about her experience co-writing with Marie Benedict and seeing her books adapted to the screen.


Turn The Page – Episode 211b



Episode two hundred eleven – part two

Lisa chats with Eleanor Brown about ANY OTHER FAMILY, a heartwarming novel which
redefines what a family is. They also discussed adoption (both closed and open) and Colorado.


Turn The Page – Episode 211d



Episode two hundred eleven – part four

Jenn sat down with Sam McAlister to talk about her fascinating new book, SCOOPS: BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE BBC’S MOST SHOCKING INTERVIEWS. They talked about her journey from barrister to journalist, interviewing royals, and being an outsider in elite circles.


Turn The Page – Episode 211c



Episode two hundred eleven – part three


Do you believe in psychics? Evelyn chats with Nan Fischer about SOME OF IT WAS REAL, a spellbinding novel about a psychic and the man who wishes to prove that she’s a fraud. The two become unlikely companions — but will they become more?