Thu, 30 June 2016
Earlier this month, Annie traveled to Haiti with Dot Products, a school supply company based out of Jackson, Mississippi. This episode, Chris and Annie chat with Hallie Darphin, founder of Dot, about Dot's mission, making a global impact, and the magic of reading recommendations.
Hallie mentions these books:
+ The Color Purple
+ Brave New World
+ Quiet (and this TED Talk by Susan Cain)
And these podcasts:
+ The Moth
Plus, here's a video from Annie's time in Haiti with Dot.
Thu, 23 June 2016
New York Times bestselling author Anton DiSclafani (The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, The After Party) drops by the podcast to talk about life in a small town, North Florida versus South Florida, and writing with a baby on board.
+ LaRose by Louise Erdrich
+ The Golden Bowl by Henry James
Event details about Anton's signing are here.
Thu, 16 June 2016
Ever wondered if a particular book is worth reading? In our Love It or Loathe It episodes, we debate newly released titles and whether they're worth adding to your TBR list or not.
This episode, Annie, Rebekah, and Hunter chat about Walt by Russell Wangersky.
Thu, 9 June 2016
Turns out design is pretty much what makes the world -- and small businesses -- go 'round. Learn all about marketing and the ups and downs of social media as Annie and Chris chat with local small business consultant Dara Barwick.
+ Dara's website
+ Melanie Duncan podcast episodes
+ Deep South Details podcast
Annie and Chris mention:
+ This American Life
+ Reply All
Dara's book recommendations:
+ Under the Hood
+ Good to Great and the Social Sector
Thu, 2 June 2016
Chris asks Annie about the books she read in May, including:
+ Brighton by Michael Harvey (releases June 14)
+ Rich and Pretty by Rumaan Alam (releases June 7)
+ A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
+ Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld
+ The Girls by Emma Cline (releases June 14)
+ Where Am I Now? by Mara Wilson (releases September 13)
+ Truly, Madly, Guilty by Liane Moriarty (releases July 26)
+ The Mothers by Britt Bennett (releases October 11)
+ Defending Jacob
+ Everybody Rise
+ Britt-Marie Was Here
+ American Girls
+ The Dollhouse
+ We Have Always Lived in the Castle