Christie and Cathi call Elena Taylor as she celebrates the release of her new book "All We Buried." The insightful conversation includes advice as well as fun horse related stories. All three drink a different wine this week: Cathi drinks Dreaming Tree Cabernet, Christie drinks Big Six Bourbon Barrel Zinfandel, and Elena drinks a Mourvèdre from Isenhower Cellars in her home state of Washington.
Christie and Cathi practice good social distancing in their phone interview with Al Pessin. They discuss his journey to getting his debut thriller novel "Sandblast" published. They also discuss what a book tour looks like in the current pandemic (make sure to check out Al Pessin's author page on Facebook). For wine, they drink Al's favorite: Casal Garcia Vinho Verde.
Christie and Cathi are joined by Catriona McPherson after last week's book club episode for "Strangers at the Gate." We learn about Catriona's writing process, experiences in the U.S. and Scotland, and whether she'd rather live in a tree house or a cave.
Cathi and Christie spend Friday the 13th discussing Catriona McPherson's book "Strangers at the Gate." They pair the book with a balsamic red wine roasted chicken and 3 Girls Cabernet Sauvignon. The writer's perspective this week focuses on writing setting.
Christie and Cathi talk with Nina Sadowsky about her latest novel "The Empty Bed," her prior novels, and her film and TV career. They also discuss the role of authors in marketing. The wine of the episode is Mirassou Pinot Noir.
Christie and Cathi celebrate Christie's birthday by discussing "When You See Me" by Lisa Gardner; the latest in one of her favorite series. The wine this week is the Ravenswood Zinfandel. For the writer's perspective they talk about Lisa Gardner's tips on researching.