Thursday, May 24, 2007

What's Next on The Book Squad

David Baldacci has hit #1 on many of the major bestseller lists in the country with his latest Simple Genius. The New York Times, Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Publisher’s Weekly magazine, New York Daily News, and Richmond Times-Dispatch have all crowned him king. And tomorrow, he's joining us on The Book Squad to discuss his life and his extraordinarily successful career.

Also with us is Eleanor Stoddard, the author of Fearless Presence, which chronicles the life of Lt. Col. Nola Forrest. Forrest served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps (ANC) for more than twenty years, ultimately as director of Army nurses for the Southwest Pacific Area during World War II.

Join us on It'll be the perfect running start to your long Memorial Day weekend.

Thursday, May 17, 2007

What's Next on The Book Squad

On tomorrow's Book Squad, we take a look at urban fiction and examine trends and controversies surrounding the genre.

First up is Teri Woods, author of the Dutch series. She joins us to discuss the urban scene and her move to mainstream publishing (Grand Central Publishing, formerly Warner Books) after doing her own thing successfully for years. She tells us about her latest, True to the Game II, which drops later this year.

Lauren Spicer of SpiceRack Books has joined the realm of reality TV. She lets us know about her latest innovative venture, The Ultimate Author.

Spicing things up further is author Miasha. She introduces us to her latest foray into urban fiction, Mommy's Angel and reveals aspects of her journey as an urban author.

Always Arising: A Deferred Dream author Virla Rolle Barry is in the Author Spotlight.

Join us at for our exploration of the street life, through fiction.

Wednesday, May 9, 2007

The Book Squad is on Hiatus on Friday, May 11

We're taking a much-needed break this coming Friday, May 11.

Karyn will be preparing for a wonderful Mother's Day with her two beautiful daughters. Wendy will be calling her mother in The Bahamas to explain why, for another year in a row, she finds herself childless.

Come back on May 18 for our urban book show, featuring the great Carl Weber and up-and-coming author Miasha.

Until then, be good to your mothers!

Thursday, May 3, 2007

What's Next on The Book Squad

Welcome to our first show for the month of May!

An interesting mix of guests hangs out with us. First up is four-time Emmy award winning TV host and entertainment industry insider Bill Boggs. He tells us about his book called Got What It Takes: Successful People Reveal How They Made It To the Top, based on his candid interviews with forty-four leaders in their respective fields.

Next, we have a man after my own heart because he makes cleaning fast and easy -- Jeff Bredenberg, a self-described "independent writer and editor of trustworthy how-to and health information" who joins us to discuss his latest How to Cheat at Cleaning: Time Slashing Techniques to Cut Corners and Restore Your Sanity.

Allegra Bennett is also in the house -- literally and figuratively speaking. This Renovating Woman talks about her career in home improvement. And we'll get her to tell us what happens When a Woman Takes an Axe to a Wall.

Come join us tomorrow on We'll have a sparkling clean and well-built show waiting for you.

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