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Comic's Book Club

Oct 18, 2020

We sit down with author Meg Elison to discuss her most recent work, a YA novel called Find Layla, in which our protagonist, Layla, puts a video on social media that goes viral and dismantles her life as she knows it. We also discuss the poverty cycle, when caretakers fail, bullying, and Meg gives some great...


Oct 1, 2020

Pirates! Witches! Mermaids! Girls kissing! Maggie Takouda-Hall joins Molly & Rebecca to discuss her fantasy YA novel The Mermaid, The Witch, and The Sea. We recommend this book for adults, too! It's an entire world you can disappear into, with gorgeous storytelling and the exploration of the stories we tell...


Sep 17, 2020

Comedian Christine Meehan-Burg joins Rebecca & new cohost Molly Sanchez to discuss Delia Owen's Where the Crawdads Sing, a coming of age novel wrapped in a murder mystery, set in the 1950's south. We love the marsh, explorations of loneliness, but are tired of seeing stories in which women discover themselves through...


Aug 31, 2020

Join Rebecca and author Amy Spalding as they discuss Amy's most recent novel, We Used To Be Friends. The evolution of YA literature. Covering the new experiences and big feelings of adolescence and the pressure that puts on storytelling. There are no sad songs or support for best friend breakups. Stories w/ two POV's....


Aug 12, 2020

The delightful Tod Goldberg talks about his first of a series of gangster novels, Gangsterland, where our protagonist Sal Cupertino, a mafia hit man in Chicago, is forced to move to Vegas and become a mafia rabbi. Also, working for the mob as a teen at the pool at a Palm Springs resort. If you had to kill a guy, taking...