Game of Books
S2E31 - Season Finale

S2E31 - Season Finale

April 24, 2020

Christie and Cathi celebrate the end to a killer season two while getting excited about the many ways to interact with our guest authors during this quarantine. The wine this week is McGuigan The Plan Shiraz.  

S2E30 - All We Buried and DaVinci Chianti

S2E30 - All We Buried and DaVinci Chianti

April 17, 2020

Cathi and Christie sip DaVinci Chianti and talk about "All We Buried" by Elena Taylor. After last weeks C&C episode, there's so much to discuss including a writer's perspective segment about Elena's editing advice. 

S2E29 - Corks & Conversation with Elena Taylor

S2E29 - Corks & Conversation with Elena Taylor

April 10, 2020

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.

S2E28 - Sandblast and Imagery Pinot Noir

S2E28 - Sandblast and Imagery Pinot Noir

April 3, 2020

Cathi and Christie discuss Al Pessin's new book "Sandblast" while drinking Imagery Pinot Noir. They also talk about what life has been like during quarantine and how they're staying creative.

S2E27 - Corks & Conversation with Al Pessin

S2E27 - Corks & Conversation with Al Pessin

March 27, 2020

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.

S2E26 - Corks & Conversation with Catriona McPherson

S2E26 - Corks & Conversation with Catriona McPherson

March 20, 2020

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.

S2E25 - Strangers at the Gate and 3 Girls Cabernet

S2E25 - Strangers at the Gate and 3 Girls Cabernet

March 13, 2020

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.

S2E24 - Corks & Conversation with Nina Sadowsky

S2E24 - Corks & Conversation with Nina Sadowsky

March 6, 2020

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. 

S2E23 - The Empty Bed and TYKU Sake

S2E23 - The Empty Bed and TYKU Sake

February 28, 2020

Cathi and Christie discuss Nina Sadowsky's "The Empty Bed" while drinking TYKU Sake. The Writer's Perspective this week is about book birthdays and we get an update on Cathi's new editor.

S2E22 - When You See Me and Ravenswood Zinfandel

S2E22 - When You See Me and Ravenswood Zinfandel

February 21, 2020

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.

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