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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 / 19.11.2021

In this edition of Love Your Library, Kate caught up with bestselling historian and novelist Alison Weir. Her latest novel, Katharine Parr: The Sixth Wife, follows the story of the survivor of Henry VIII’s rule in the final instalment of Alison’s Six Tudor Queens series. We spoke with Alison about the difficulties of writing fiction about historical figures and the trials of Katharine Parr. Other writing from Alison Weir includes Queen of the Crusades, In the Shadow of Queens, and A Tudor Christmas. Isaac and Craig also spoke with Vicky...

Books, Library, Reading / 26.10.2021

We were delighted to be joined by British writer Charles Cumming in this edition of the Love Your Library podcast. his latest book, Judas 62, is the second book in Charles' gripping Box 88 series and tells the story of Lachlan Kite in two interlinked time periods: Russia in the 1990s and Dubai in the present day. Kite needs to navigate the dangerous territory of the FSB, Russia's modern-day security service and successor of the KGB, with the focus on a list of Russia's enemies who have been...