From beginning to end, it took 41 days for Eric Walters to write and publish his latest book. Today is release day and we were thrilled to spend an hour with Eric and members of his Orca Book Publishers team on voicEd Radio. Join Eric Walters, Leslie Bootle, Andrew Wooldridge, Fiona Ross and Luke Hurley in this special conversation about Don't Stand So Close To Me.Find out more about the book by visiting https://www.orcabook.com/
Alanna talks with avid readers Fiona Ross and Rachel Siegel about books that helped transport them into new cultures. Both Fiona and Rachel find parallels in how these books allowed them to see new perspectives on gender roles, justice, mental health and loneliness.Shoutouts to read-alikes Inkheart, Once Upon a River, All American Boys, The Hate U Give, Throne of Glass, The Book Thief, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, and Koyal Dark Mango Sweet.
Alanna speaks with authors Ann Y.K. Choi and David Albertyn, and reader/educator Fiona Ross, about their new project The Author’s Book Club which helps readers and authors to connect. This group is working hard to bring a virtual community together that celebrates the work of Canadian and Indigenous authors. With 50 authors welcoming these connections, the club really recognizes the reader is the heart of everything that authors do. Find out more at: https://theauthorsbookclub.ca/ Shoutouts to Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA), Terry Fallis, and Jesse Thistle.