Author Archive: Susan Maguire

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Shelf Care, Episode #10: Pandemic-Induced Programming Pivot

Shelf Care, Episode #10: Pandemic-Induced Programming Pivot

Kansas City Public Library’s Kaite Stover and Crystal Faris talk to Susan Maguire about how they moved author events and youth programming online, how screen fatigue and the digital divide affected them, and what lessons they’re taking with them for post-COVID programs. Then audio editor Heather Booth talks to the Best Patrons Ever, aka her […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #9: Comics and Book Groups and Libraries, Oh My!

Shelf Care, Episode #9: Comics and Book Groups and Libraries, Oh My!

Durham County Library’s Patrick Holt talks about how he helps book groups find and discuss great graphic novels, audio editor Heather Booth shares her top five tips for bringing audio to your book group, and Books for Youth’s Ronny Khuri talks about the underrated art of the picture book and gives a few suggestions. Wow! […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #8: Shelf Isolation

Shelf Care, Episode #8: Shelf Isolation

All of us here at Booklist are self-isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are turning to books and movies and TV and games to keep ourselves entertained while the world . . . does whatever the world is doing. Host Susan Maguire talks to her coworkers about what media is bringing them comfort in […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #7: Size (and Format) Matters
By February 24, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Shelf Care, Episode #7: Size (and Format) Matters

There were So Dang Many books discussed in this episode with librarian extraordinaire Robin Bradford, Booklist Audio Editor Heather Booth, and Booklist Adult Books Editor Donna Seaman. There’s no time for a proper introduction! Only books! Here’s what we talked about: The Wedding Date, by Jasmine Guillory The Kiss Quotient, by Helen Hoang A Bollywood […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Irene Hannon
By February 3, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

The Shelf Care Interview: Irene Hannon

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Revell. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Susan Maguire talks to romance author Irene Hannon (whose name you may recognize from our November episode), the best-selling, RITA Award-winning author of […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Suzanne Woods Fisher
By January 21, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

The Shelf Care Interview: Suzanne Woods Fisher

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Revell. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Susan Maguire talks to Suzanne Woods Fisher, award-winning, best-selling author of more than 30 books, including On a Summer Tide, as well as the Nantucket Legacy, […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #6: Editors’ Choices
By December 30, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

Shelf Care, Episode #6: Editors’ Choices

In this episode of Booklist’s Shelf Care: The Podcast, the Booklist editors gathered around the fire (JK, we gathered in the sound-proof-ish room in the basement of the ALA office) to dig a little deeper into how the Editors’ Choice lists come together, to call out a few faves, and to talk about what’s coming in […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Lynette Eason
By December 16, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

The Shelf Care Interview: Lynette Eason

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Revell. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Susan Maguire talks to Lynette Eason, award-winning author of over 50 books, including the Women of Justice series, the Deadly Reunions series, and […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Irene Hannon
By November 18, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

The Shelf Care Interview: Irene Hannon

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Revell. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Susan Maguire talks to Irene Hannon, best-selling, RITA award-winning author who has written more than 50 romantic suspense, contemporary romance, and women’s fiction […]

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Talking with Claudia Rebaza: Part Three

Talking with Claudia Rebaza: Part Three

Welcome to Part Three of my interview with Claudia Rebaza from the Organization for Transformative Works, which operates Archive of Our Own, quite possibly the internet’s largest noncommercial repository for fan-related fiction, art, videos, etc. We’ve talked about what it is and how it’s organized, and now we’re going to talk about why people enjoy […]

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