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Wine, Women and Words

Release Date: 01/08/2020

Revisiting Rue with J.Elle show art Revisiting Rue with J.Elle

Wine, Women and Words

Author J.Elle returns to Wine, Women & Words to discuss the long-awaited release of her debut YA fantasy novel "Wings of Ebony" and reflects on all things Rue, from seeing her cover for the first time to creating her own language for the world she built.    Be sure to check out our shop on to be able to help support independent bookstores and this podcast. Check our 'Featured Books' shelf for "Wings of Ebony." You can find our book of the month, "And Then She Was Gone," in our 'Book of the Month' shop! 

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Exploring Washington wine with Susan Mallery show art Exploring Washington wine with Susan Mallery

Wine, Women and Words

Author Susan Mallery joins us to discuss wine, complex characters and the cost of following your dreams in her latest novel "The Vineyard at Painted Moon" and we launch our discussion of "And Now She's Gone" by Rachel Howzell Hall -- *BEWARE: SPOILERS UP TO CHAPTER 10!* Be sure to check out our shop on to be able to help support independent bookstores and this podcast. Check our 'Featured Books' shelf for "The Vineyard at Painted Moon." You can find our book of the month, "And Then She Was Gone," in our 'Book of the Month' shop! 

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Historical fiction-spy-thriller mash-up with Allison Epstein show art Historical fiction-spy-thriller mash-up with Allison Epstein

Wine, Women and Words

Debut author Allison Epstein joins the show to discuss her "historical fiction spy thriller mash-up" (and overall epic novel) "A Tip for the Hangman."  Be sure to check out our shop on to be able to help support independent bookstores and this podcast. Check our 'Featured Books' shelf for "A Tip for the Hangman." You can find our book of the month, "And Then She Was Gone," in our 'Book of the Month' shop! 

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Exploring Exploring "The Arctic Fury" with Greer Macallister

Wine, Women and Words

*READER BEWARE: SPOILERS!* We welcome Greer Macallister back to the show to discuss her historical fiction novel (and our January book of the month), "The Arctic Fury."  Caution: Spoilers. Spoilers. Spoilers. Be sure to check out our shop on to be able to help support independent bookstores and this podcast. You can find our book of the month, "The Arctic Fury," in our 'Book of the Month' shop! 

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Talking Chanel with Judithe Little show art Talking Chanel with Judithe Little

Wine, Women and Words

Historical fiction author Judithe Little joins the show to discuss her latest book, "The Chanel Sisters," following the early years of Antoinette and Gabrielle Chanel. Michele & Diana continue their discussion of "The Arctic Fury" by Greer Macallister.  Be sure to check out our shop on to be able to help support independent bookstores and this podcast. Check our 'Featured Books' shelf for "The Chanel Sisters." You can find our book of the month, "The Arctic Fury," in our 'Book of the Month' shop! 

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Diving into art history with Laura Morelli show art Diving into art history with Laura Morelli

Wine, Women and Words

We dive into the Italian Renaissance and World War II with Laura Morelli during our discussion of "The Night Portrait," her latest historical fiction novel. Diana and Michele launch their discussion about their January book of the month, "The Arctic Fury" by Greer Macallister. Be sure to check out our shop on to be able to help support independent bookstores and this podcast. Check our 'Featured Books' shelf for "The Night Portrait" You can find our book of the month, "The Arctic Fury," in our 'Book of the Month' shop! 

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Kicking off 2021 with Melanie Benjamin  show art Kicking off 2021 with Melanie Benjamin

Wine, Women and Words

Historical fiction author Melanie Benjamin returns to discuss her newest book "The Children's Blizzard," based on the 1888 Schoolhouse Blizzard in the Northwest Plains.  Be sure to check out our shop on to be able to help support independent bookstores and this podcast. Check our 'Featured Books' shelf for "The Children's Blizzard" You can find our book of the month, "The Arctic Fury," in our 'Book of the Month' shop! 

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Revisiting Hell's Library with A.J. Hackwith show art Revisiting Hell's Library with A.J. Hackwith

Wine, Women and Words

Author A.J. Hackwith returns to wrap up 2020 to discuss "The Archive of the Forgotten," the second installation in her "Hell's Library" trilogy. And AJ shares a little secret with us about book three!  Be sure to check out our shop on to be able to help support independent bookstores and this podcast. Check our 'Featured Books' shelf for "The Archive of the Forgotten." You can find "The Library of the Unwritten" in our 'Book of the Month' shop!  Happy holidays! See you all in 2021!

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The Tapestry Trilogy with Chris Humphreys show art The Tapestry Trilogy with Chris Humphreys

Wine, Women and Words

Author Chris Humphreys returns to discuss his magical "Tapestry Trilogy," which includes "The Hunt of the Unicorn," "The Hunt of the Dragon" and "The Hunt of the Shapeshifters."    Be sure to check out our shop on to be able to help support independent bookstores and this podcast. Check our 'Featured Books' shelf for "The Hunt of the Dragon" (book #2). To order the remaining two books in the trilogy, visit ! 

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Clueing in with Jennifer Chow show art Clueing in with Jennifer Chow

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Mystery author Jennifer Chow joins the show to discuss her book "Mimi Lee Gets a Clue," talking cats -- and the voices some people (ahem, Diana and Michele) create for their pets. Be sure to check out our shop on to be able to help support independent bookstores and this podcast. Check our 'Featured Books' shelf for "Mimi Lee Gets a Clue" and "Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines." 

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Debut author Alex Kiester joins to discuss her Audible Original novel "In Her Skin" and crafting engaging author "About Me" sections among other things before Diana and Michele start unpacking "The Library of the Unwritten" by A.J. Hackwith.