Episode 40 great summer reads

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 40 – Great Summer Reads

What will you be reading this summer? Get some recommendations from a room full of librarians as Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley interview librarians about their great summer reads. Have you tried downloading ebooks and audiobooks from the library’s Overdrive service yet? Stephanie will convince you to try it!

Behind the Scenes with Authors A.M. Coffee and BlackRose

Learn why one author of SpeakEasy Chapter 6 struggled with the story’s point of view and why research became her downfall in this behind the scenes interview. Find out how Chapter 6 became a sister girl project collaboration!

SpeakEasy Chapter 6 by A. M. Coffee and BlackRose

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a Topeka author. In Chapter 6, authors A. M. Coffee and BlackRose help 108 year old Julia tell her story — and she has quite the story to tell! But what will Ronni do with this new information? And why is Charles so interested in what Julia reveals?

SpeakEasy Chapter 5 by Nan Plum

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In Chapter 5, author Nan Plum takes Ronni and Charles for a revealing coffee shop conversation…

Behind the Scenes Q&A with SpeakEasy Author Elaine Greywalker

  Read Elaine’s Chapter 4 online or learn more about the Community Novel Project Why did you want to participate in the Community Novel Project? I participated in a similar project once before and I like to make things up. What do you like about the premise and characters of this year’s Community Novel Project […]

SpeakEasy Chapter 4 by Elaine Greywalker

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In Chapter 4, author Elaine Greywalker gives Ronni several alarming phone calls and that awkward experience when the new man in her life meets her boyfriend Charles…

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 39 – Sylvia Plath

Who was Sylvia Plath? Why is her poetry still read and discussed today? Find out as Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley interview Miranda Ericcson about Sylvia Plath’s life and work in this illuminating and insightful podcast. Have you read Sylvia Plath’s poetry or her novel The Bell Jar? Share your thoughts with us!

SpeakEasy Chapter 3 by Miranda Ericsson Kendall

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In Chapter 3, author Miranda Ericsson Kendall takes Ronni and Pete to Speck’s to wait out the storm and get to know each other a little better…

SpeakEasy Author Interview with C R Kennedy

Behind the Scenes Q&A with SpeakEasy Author C R Kennedy

Each week, the library is publishing a new chapter in our 2013 Community Novel Project and sharing a behind-the-scenes interview with the Topeka author who brought that part of our collaborative story — SpeakEasy — to life. Read C R Kennedy’s Chapter 2 online. Why did you want to participate in the Community Novel Project? […]

Speak-Easy Chapter 2 C R Kennedy

SpeakEasy Chapter 2 by C R Kennedy

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In Chapter 2, author C R Kennedy takes Ronni and Pete to Topeka to interview Julia, a 108 year old woman with mysteries in her history…