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NOLA Code:
BTCO 0400 H1
Number of Episodes/Length:
12 / 30
Rights End:
South Florida PBS
Year Produced:
A journey between bookends

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#401 Laura Lippman – Dream Girl
One of the most acclaimed novelists in America today and wildly successful New York Times bestseller Lady in the Lake, Laura Lippman returns with a dark, complex tale of psychological suspense with echoes of Misery involving a novelist, incapacitated by injury, who is plagued by mysterious phone calls. Chilling and compulsively readable, touching on timely issues that include power, agency, appropriation, and creation, Dream Girl is a superb blend of psychological suspense and horror that reveals the mind and soul of a writer.

#402 Kate Quinn - The Rose Code
Kate Quinn is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of historical fiction. As England prepares to fight the Nazis, three very different women answer the call to mysterious country estate Bletchley Park, where the best minds in Britain train to break German military codes. Vivacious debutante Osla is the girl who has everything—beauty, wealth, and the dashing Prince Philip of Greece sending her roses—but she yearns to prove herself as more than a society girl and puts her fluent German to use as a translator of decoded enemy secrets.

#403 Joshua Prager – The Family Roe
Despite her famous pseudonym, “Jane Roe,” no one knows the truth about Norma McCorvey (1947–2017), whose unwanted pregnancy in 1969 opened a great fracture in American life. Journalist Joshua Prager spent hundreds of hours with Norma, discovered her personal papers—a previously unseen trove—and witnessed her final moments. The Family Roe presents her life in full. Propelled by the crosscurrents of sex and religion, gender and class, it is a life that tells the story of abortion in America. For more than twenty years, Joshua Prager, has written about historical secrets.

#404 Megan Abbott – The Turnout
New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Megan Abbott's new novel, The Turnout is at the height of her game. Dara and Marie Durant have been dancers since they can remember. Growing up, they were homeschooled and trained by their glamorous mother, founder of the Durant School of Dance. After their parents' death in a tragic accident the sisters began running the school together, along with Charlie, Dara's husband and once their mother's prized student. With uncanny insight and hypnotic writing, it is a sharp and strange dissection of family ties and sexuality, femininity and power, and a tale that is both alarming and irresistible.

#405 Lauren Groff - Matrix
Lauren Groff is a three-time finalist for the National Book Award and a New York Times bestselling author. Matrix has been named a Best Book of the Year by the New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, Time and more. Matrix is a feminist story set in the 12th century. Seventeen-year-old Marie de France is expelled from the Royal Court and sent to be the new prioress of an ailing abbey rife with sick and starving nuns. It is a sweeping novel of a Medieval visionary, a woman of power and strength.

#406 David Baldacci - Mercy
David Baldacci is an international number one bestselling author of more than 40 books. HIs novels have been translated into 45 languages with 150 million copies sold worldwide. His most popular series include The Camel Club, John Puller and King & Maxwell. Mercy is his fourth book in the Atlee Pine series. The book is a thriller that happens at warp speed, where FBI agent Atlee Pine searches for her twin sister who was kidnapped 30 years ago at the age of 6.

#407 Julia Dahl -The Missing Hours
The Missing Hours is an explosive novel that begins with a college student and one violent act. An NYC Freshman is sexually assaulted and seeks revenge., but she has no recollection of the assault until a social media post surfaces. There is also a parallel story of family dysfunction and the intersection of class and justice. It is a face paced thriller that is a study of vengeance, obsession, and privilege. Julia Dahl is the award- winning author of four novels and is a former news reporter.

#408 Zakiya Dalia Harris – The Other Black Girl
The Other Black Girl is a New York Times Bestseller and named a Best Book of 2021 by Time, The Washington Post, Esquire, NPR, and Vogue. This electrifying debut novel is set in the world of New York publishing, traditionally a predominately white environment. The tension starts when two young female black editorial assistants are vying for the same career path. The Other Black Girl is a commentary on diversity in the workplace starting with code switching and culminating in an obsessive, sinister plot. Zakiya Dalia Harris spent three years in the editorial department at a major NY publishing house before leaving to write this novel.

#409 Rick Bragg – The Speckled Beauty
Rick Bragg is a Pulitzer Prize winner and the bestselling author of twelve books. The Speckled Beauty is the tender story of how the author’s life was transformed by a half blind, starving, stray dog. The Speckled Beauty is a compassionate Southern family memoir that begins with the arrival of the dog Speck at a critical moment in Bragg’s life. It captures the devotion between two enabling each other to begin to heal.

#410 Jocelyn Nicole Johnson – My Monticello
In the novella, My Monticello, a young black college student who is a descendent of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings is forced from her neighborhood by a white militia. Set in the near future, this diverse group of Charlottesville neighbors fleeing white supremacists take refuge in Jefferson’s historic plantation home, Monticello. My Monticello is Jocelyn Nicole Johnson’s fiction debut. It was a finalist for the Kirkus Fiction Prize, National Book Critics Award and long listed for a Pen/Faulkner Fiction award.

#411 Kim Michele Richardson – The Book Women’s Daughter
New York Times and Los Angeles Times Bestselling author of historical fiction Kim Michele Richardson has written the sequel in the Bookwoman of Troublesome Creek stories. The Book Woman’s Daughter is the story of Honey Lovett, the daughter of the beloved Troublesome book woman, who must fight for her independence and for books that set her free. Richardson’s books are of courageous women who fight against racial prejudice and ignorance. The stories take place on the 1930s packhorse library routes in remote Appalachia, dangerous jobs that were predominately held by women.

#412 Allison Pataki – The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post
New York Times bestselling author Allison Pataki has reimagined the life of Marjorie Merriweather Post in her historical novel, The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post. Pataki shows the journey from Midwest farm girl to heiress and how Marjorie Post reshaped American Life. The book is an intimate portrait of a larger-than-life woman, a powerful story of an heiress, trailblazer, businesswoman, diplomat, and philanthropist.

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