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Books, Library, Reading / 30.05.2022

This episode of the Love Your Library podcast features an interview with debut novelist from across the pond, Soon Wiley, about his new release, When We Fell Apart. A compelling story of a tragic death and the harrowing steps that led up to it, When We Fell Apart is set to be flying off bookshelves globally this summer. We spoke to Soon about the rewards and challenges of the writing process, what inspired him to create this story and why libraries are so special. We were also joined by...

Books, Library, Reading / 18.03.2022

Claire Frost, author of Married at First Swipe and Living My Best Life, joins us in this mini episode of the Love Your Library podcast to talk about her latest novel The One. The story follows Lottie Brown who has finally found The One. But when Leo tragically dies just three months into their relationship, Lottie is left floundering. We talk to Claire about loss, love, and whether there really is just one person out there for each of us.   If you enjoyed this episode, you’ll love our interview with...

Books, Children's, Library, Reading / 17.02.2022

In this special Kids' Corner episode of the Love Your Library podcast, 15-year-old Ava joins our team of hosts to interview Hannah Gold, whose book, The Last Bear, was recently shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2022 and the Blue Peter Award. The moving story of April’s journey to save Bear shows that nobody is too young or insignificant to make a difference. We’re also joined by Liz, an Area Manager here at Hampshire Libraries and a children’s book specialist. She makes some brilliant recommendations for our younger...

Books, Library, Reading / 24.01.2022

Jennifer Saint, author of Ariadne, joins us in this episode of the Love Your Library podcast. Her debut novel breathes new life into the myth that many of us know as “Theseus and the Minotaur”, retelling the story through the eyes of Ariadne and Phaedra, the two princesses of Crete. Jennifer speaks with us about the inspiration behind her novels and why it’s so important that we revisit our classical myths with a new lens. We were also joined by Chris from the central libraries team to talk about...

Books, Library, Reading / 10.08.2021

Bestselling author Louise Candlish was our guest on this episode, when she joined Kate to talk about her brand new novel The Heights. Louise has written more than a dozen books but it’s been a move to psychological thrillers which has brought her to an even wider audience in the last few years. Two of her recent books are currently being developed for the screen including Our House, which will star Tuppence Middleton and Martin Compston on ITV next year, and The Other Passenger which was also a...

Books, Library, Reading / 09.04.2021

Claire Fuller, who has just been longlisted for this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction, is our guest author for this month’s episode. Making the most of social distancing rules, Kate met up with Claire at a local park to chat about her new book Unsettled Ground, a beautifully written celebration of the natural world, with long-hidden family secrets to be unearthed. It’s not the first time Claire’s writing has been spotlighted by the publishing industry: her debut novel, Our Endless Numbered Days, picked up the prestigious Desmond Elliot...