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Discussing “The Echo Park Castaways” with MG Hennessey | Book Circle Online

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Join Tami Goveia in a conversation with author MG Hennessey!
From the author of The Other Boy comes a poignant and heartfelt novel that explores what it means to be a family. Perfect for fans of Counting by 7s.
Nevaeh, Vic, and Mara are veterans of the Los Angeles foster care system. For over a year they’ve been staying with Mrs. K in Echo Park. Vic spends most of his time living in a dream world, Mara barely speaks, and Nevaeh is forced to act as a back-up parent. Though their situation isn’t ideal, it’s still their best home yet.
Then […]

Discussing “Comedy Sex God” with Pete Holmes | Book Circle Online

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Part autobiography, part philosophical inquiry, and part spiritual quest, Comedy Sex God is a hilarious, profound, and enlightening romp around the fertile mind of stand-up stand-out, podcast king, and HBO superstar Pete Holmes.
 
PETE: Pete Holmes is a comedian, writer, cartoonist, “Christ-leaning spiritual seeker”, and podcast host. His wildly popular podcast, You Made It Weird, is a comedic exploration of the meaning of life with guests ranging from Deepak Chopra and Elizabeth Gilbert to Seth Rogen and Garry Shandling. Pete also created and starred in the semi-autobiographical HBO show Crashing which he executive produced alongside Judd Apatow. An accomplished standup with […]

Discussing “The Greatest You” with Trent Shelton | Book Circle Online

TK Trinidad sits down with Writer Trent Shelton to talk about Trent’s book “The Greatest You”

In this remarkable, life-changing new book, renowned inspirational speaker Trent Shelton shares his revolutionary tool kit for transforming your life and reaching your goals.

Trent Shelton seemed to have it all together–until everything fell apart. A college football standout, his NFL dreams died when he was cut from multiple teams. With no job and no prospects, learning he had a child out of wedlock on the way and numbing himself with whatever he could find, Trent […]

Discussing “Someone Has Led This Child To Believe” with Regina Louise & Twinkie Byrd | Book Circle Online

Chae’ Jones sits down with Writer Regina Louise and Casting Directo Twinkie Byrd. and they talk about Regina’s book “Someone Has Led This Child To Believe”

Regina Louise was born in Austin, Texas. She attended Molly Dawson elementary school and left at the age of eleven. Due to her father’s estrangement, Regina turned herself in to the Richmond Police Department and was taken into custody the day before her thirteenth birthday.

Louise lived in over 30 foster homesgroup homes and psychiatric facilities before age 18. She now speaks and coaches organizations […]

Maureen Johnson discusses “The Vanishing Stair” | Book Circle Online

Tami Goveia sits down with Writer Maureen Johnson and they talk about her latest book “The Vanishing Stair”
The Truly Devious case—an unsolved kidnapping and triple murder that rocked Ellingham Academy in 1936—has consumed Stevie for years. It’s the very reason she came to the academy. But then her classmate was murdered, and her parents quickly pull her out of school. For her safety, they sayShe must move past this obsession with crime.
Stevie’s willing to do anything to get back to Ellingham, be back with her friends, and solve the Truly Devious case. Even if it means making […]

Susan Holmes McKagan discusses “The Velvet Rose” | Book Circle Online

Yasmine Tanres sits down with Writer Susan Holmes McKagan and they talk about her latest book “The Velvet Rose”

In the early nineties, Scarlet, a painter and high fashion model, finds herself working in some of the world’s most famous fashion capitals. As her adventure continues, she meets Johnny of The Westies, an up-and-coming band on the cusp of superstardom. What ensues is an unhinged ride of a novel following the audacious lead female protagonist as she navigates her life through fame, addiction, infidelity, and all the ups and downs of dating a legendary musician from one of the biggest rock bands in history. […]

Iain Thomas discusses “Every Word You Cannot Say” | Book Circle Online

Fern Ronay sits down with Author Iain Thomas and they talk about his latest book “”Every Word You Cannot Say.” I know you don’t want to talk sometimes. Sometimes because it hurts and sometimes because you’re just not supposed to talk about what you want to talk about. Sometimes it can be hard to say, “this is beautiful,” when no one else can see what you see. Or, “Here, this is where the pain is.” But some part of you knows, the truth about the words you cannot say is that they only hurt until you say the […]

Sean Kanan discusses “Success Factor X” | Book Circle Online



James Lott Jr sits down with Author Actor Sean Kanan and they talk about his latest book (with Jill Liberman) Success Factor X: Inspiration, Wisdom, And Advice form 50 of America’s Best. What is that elusive quality, that X factor that makes some people wildly successful? By asking some of
the most notable leaders in the world, actor, author, and producer Sean Kanan and entrepreneur, author,
and motivational speaker Jill Liberman might just have found the answers. In this compilation, sit at the
feet of Tony Robbins, Mark Cuban, Jason Alexander, Sara Blakely, Don King, and more to learn the truth
about success. Sean […]

Lee Goldberg discusses “Killer Thriller” | Book Circle Online

Tami Goveia talks with Lee Goldberg about his book, “Killer Thriller.”

In #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Goldberg’s action-packed sequel to the Washington Post bestseller True Fiction, a hapless writer is pitted against an enemy nation mounting a treacherous plot lifted from one of his thrillers.

Everybody loves Ian Ludlow’s action novels—especially the CIA—because the spies know something the public doesn’t: his fictional plots have a frightening tendency to come true. Ian is in Hong Kong with his resourceful assistant Margo French to research his wildest story yet—a deadly global conspiracy by Chinese intelligence to topple the United States.

What Ian doesn’t […]

Carla Renata discusses “The Actor’s Guide To Self-Marketing” | Book Circle Online



Louiza Shar talks with Carla Renata about her book, “The Actor’s Guide To Self-Marketing.”

Stand Out from the Competition! How do actors sell their personality? What does it take to make a lasting impression? How can actors use their image to achieve their dreams? The Actor’s Guide to Self-Marketing answers all these questions and more. With a background in acting and publicity, author Carla Renata has gathered insider info and proven tips to help actors create their own brand and utilize it for success. With The Actor’s Guide to Self-Marketing, you will learn how to: Highlight unique traits and skills Distinguish yourself from the […]

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (J.K. Rowlings) – Adapted: Books to Movies



Love books? Love movies? Hosts Marisa Serafini and Phil Svitek love them both too… equally. So they decided to marry their love of both into a monthly dedicated series where they discuss books that have been adapted into movies.

Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That’s because he’s being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he’s really a wizard, just as his parents were. But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards, and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright. From the surprising way […]

The Polar Express (Chris Van Allsburg) – Adapted: Books to Movies

Love books? Love movies? Hosts Marisa Serafini and Phil Svitek love them both too… equally. So they decided to marry their love of both into a monthly dedicated series where they discuss books that have been adapted into movies.

This month they chose Chris Van Allsburg’s The Polar Express which is a children’s book written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg and published by Houghton Mifflin in 1985. The book is now widely considered to be a classic Christmas story for young children. It was praised for its detailed illustrations and calm, relaxing storyline. […]