Today Anne chats with Jessica Turner, author of The Fringe Hours and My Fringe Hours. Jessica lives in Nashville with her family, where she works full time outside the home and blogs regularly at The Mom Creative.
Of all the guests I’ve talked to, Jessica’s the most consistent with her picks. We have a lot of fun talking about compelling stories and character-driven plots in her favorite genre. She also hates a book that many listeners adore, and she’s not afraid to say why.
Books mentioned in this episode:
• The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana
• The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
• City of Dreams by Beverly Swerling
• The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
• Glory Over Everything: Beyond The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
• Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
• The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin
• The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro
• Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
• Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner
• Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
• The Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes
• Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
• Dead Wake by Erik Larson
• Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
Also mentioned in this episode:
• I recommended Jessica's hated book to Janssen Bradshaw in
episode 10 here.
• Expert investigates 10-year-old's reincarnation claims on The Today Show.
• When Calls the Heart on the Hallmark Channel
• I recommended Everything I Never Told You to Seth Haines in episode 4 here.
• How a non-fiction writer finds his next subject: Erik Larson on the "dark country of no ideas."
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