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Here Are Some Tips to Snap Out of Your Reading Slump

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It happens to most of us one time or another.  But how do you snap out of the dreaded reading slump?  We enlisted the help of Just the Right Book regular Michael Kindness to give us some tips and recommendations. Books in this episode: The Oracle Year by Charles Soule Dictionary Stories: Short Fictions and Other Findings by Jez Burrows

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Just the Right Book: 18 Books for Your March Reading Madness!

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From fairy princesses to books about family relationships, immigration and more, Harper’s Bazaar has something for everyone’s March Reading Madness! Also, stay tuned for a sneak peek into our next episode featuring Yascha Mounk where he discusses his latest book The People vs Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It.  Check Out Harper’s “18 New Books You Need to Read in March!” Sign up NOW for exclusive BookTrib news, interviews and giveaways!

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Just the Right Book Podcast: A Book Lovers Guide to the 2018 Oscars!

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Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting The Oscars again this year and we are thrilled to see so many book-based movies nominated! Also, stay tuned for a sneak peek of our conversation with author A.J. Jacobs talking about “It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World’s Family Tree” which will be out later this week. The 90th Oscars telecast on Sunday, March 4, 2018, will now begin at 8:00 p.m. EST/5:00 p.m. PST The Books Adapted Into This Year’s Oscar Contenders: Call Me by Your Name, adapted from André Aciman’s novel of the same name: best picture; actor in a leading role (Timothée Chalamet); original song; and adapted screenplay (James Ivory). Darkest Hour, based on the book Darkest Hour: How Churchill Brought England Back from the Brink by Anthony…

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Just the Right Book Podcast: Marriage and the Art of Living Together

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We have heard these kind of stories a million times. I’m not understood. He doesn’t listen. She spends too much money. I think I married the wrong person. How could she betray me? Are these midlife crises? Are they fatal flaws or are they a rough patch? On this week’s episode we meet Daphne De Marneffe, the author of The Rough Patch: Marriage and the Art of Living Together. She takes us through some of the major stressors of marriage like money and sex, and offers tips for couples who might be going through rough patches or want to avoid them. Daphne is a licensed clinical psychologist offering psychotherapy to couples and individuals. She has a Bachelors degree from Harvard and…

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‘Einstein and the Rabbi:’ Searching for the Soul in This Week’s Just the Right Book Podcast

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Albert Einstein was once the most famous person on the planet. Today he work remains integral to scientific study, to the physics of our world, and to the way we conceptualize our very existence. His quotes on all subjects litter the walls of college dorms and university classrooms but there is one quote that is unlike any other. A letter in response to a grieving father that had just lost his son. In Einstein and the Rabbi: Searching for the Soul, Rabbi Naomi Levy dives into the mystery of what prompted one of the greatest scientific minds in history to write so eloquently about the human condition and what it says about our own interconnectedness. Rabbi Levy joined Just the Right Book…

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Ron Chernow Shares Insight on his Newest Novel, ‘Grant’

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Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. The podcast and BookTrib are both dedicated to helping readers find their next favorite read and this pairing will open up a world of great possibilities. In this week’s episode of Just the Right Book! podcast, Roxanne Coady joins author Ron Chernow to talk about his latest expository biography on Ulysses S. Grant. Just who is Ron Chernow? He is the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, historian, and journalist who wrote the biography that became the inspiration behind the record-breaking, hip-hop Broadway musical Hamilton.  In Chernow’s newest novel Grant, he paints the former president as a flawed…

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Just the Right Book! Podcast: Episode 37: 21 Summer Books

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Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. The podcast and BookTrib are both dedicated to helping readers find their next favorite read and this pairing will open up a world of great possibilities. In this latest Just the Right Book episode, Roxanne visits some of her favorite books to give you suggestions on what you should read this summer. Whether you are on the lookout for a beloved thriller, romance, memoir, or more – Roxanne has some fun summer suggestions for you, straight from the Pine Orchard Yacht & Country Club in Branford, Connecticut. And, after Roxanne’s speech, stay…

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Just the Right Book! Podcast: Episode 32 – Michael Kindness

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Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. The podcast and BookTrib are both dedicated to helping readers find their next favorite read and this pairing will open up a world of great possibilities. We bring you the latest episode, where Roxanne Coady talks to Michael Kindness, a friend of the show who has appeared in Just the Right Book! Podcast in earlier days. Michael Kindness is a sales representative for Penguin Random House and is a former host of the popular podcast, Books on the Nightstand. Kindness’ past relationship with Books on the Nightstand consisted of great book…

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Just the Right Book! Podcast: Episode 31 — John Grisham

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Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. The podcast and BookTrib are both dedicated to helping readers find their next favorite read and this pairing will open up a world of great possibilities. In the latest episode, Roxanne Coady talks with American bestselling writer and author John Grisham about his newest release, Camino Island, and so much more. Listen below. John Grisham recently sat down with Roxanne in a rare and candid interview as part of his first book tour in 25 years! The bestselling author chose RJ Julia for the second stop of his thirteen-city tour to promote his latest book, Camino Island. “If this book…

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Just the Right Book! Podcast: Episode 28 — Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch

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Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. The podcast and BookTrib are both dedicated to helping readers find their next favorite read and this pairing will open up a world of great possibilities. In the latest episode, Roxanne Coady talks with Hachette Book Group CEO Michael Pietsch about publishing and what you, as the author, have to make happen in order to publish your book. Listen below. Michael Pietsch is the CEO of Hachette Book Group which comprises eight publishing divisions. In a career spanning forty years, Michael has edited or published books by acclaimed writers including J.K. Rowling,…

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Just the Right Book! Podcast: Episode 26 — Charles Duhigg

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Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. The podcast and BookTrib are both dedicated to helping readers find their next favorite read and this pairing will open up a world of great possibilities. In the latest episode, Roxanne Coady talks with Charles Duhigg, author of Smarter Faster, Better: The Transformative Power of Real Productivity and The Power of Habit. Charles Duhigg is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and author of The Power of Habit, which has spent over two years on the New York Times bestseller list. The Harvard Business School and Yale graduate, recently joined Just the Right…

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Just the Right Book! Podcast: Episode 25 — Dani Shapiro

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Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. The podcast and BookTrib are both dedicated to helping readers find their next favorite read and this pairing will open up a world of great possibilities. In the latest episode, Roxanne Coady talks with Dani Shapiro, author of Still Writing, Slow Motion, Devotion and most recently, Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage. RJ Julia recently hosted an event for one of their favorite authors, Dani Shapiro and Just the Right Book! Podcast was there every step of the way. The best-selling novelist and memoirist caught up with Roxanne prior to the event to discuss…

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Just the Right Book! Podcast: Episode 24 — Matthew Dicks

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Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. The podcast and BookTrib are both dedicated to helping readers find their next favorite read and this pairing will open up a world of great possibilities. In the latest episode, Roxanne Coady talks with Matthew Dicks, internationally bestselling author of Something Missing, Unexpectedly Milo and more! Just the Right Book! Podcast welcomes back it’s resident Renaissance Man Matthew Dicks. The best-selling author, story-teller, teacher, and blogger recently sat down with Roxanne to chat about his top book picks, audio books and even a few musical memoirs. Books in this episode: The Perfect…

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Just the Right Book! Podcast: Episode 22 — Yewande Omotoso

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Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. The podcast and BookTrib are both dedicated to helping readers find their next favorite read and this pairing will open up a world of great possibilities. In the latest episode, Roxanne Coady talks with Yewande Omotoso and her latest release, The Woman Next Door (Picador, February 7, 2017). Yewande Omotoso’s follow up to her award winning, South African-published novel Bom Boy, has been called “radiant” by Publishers Weekly and “a female take on Grumpy Old Men” by O Magazine. In her American debut, The Woman Next Door, the Barbados-born novelist tells the story of two successful women-…

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Just the Right Book! Podcast: Episode 20 — Michael & Ann from ‘Books on the Nightstand’

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Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. The podcast and BookTrib are both dedicated to helping readers find their next favorite read and this pairing will open up a world of great possibilities. In the latest episode, Roxanne Coady talks with the hosts on the ‘Books on the Nightstand’ podcast, Michael Kindness and Ann Kingman. Book podcasting legends, Michael Kindness and Ann Kingman from “Books on the Nightstand” recently joined Roxanne in the “Just the Right Book” studios to chat about books they are reading. They also give more than a dozen recommendations for your TBR list. Find out which book…

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Just the Right Book! Podcast: Episode 19 — Ann Patchett & Commonwealth

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Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. The podcast and BookTrib are both dedicated to helping readers find their next favorite read and this pairing will open up a world of great possibilities. In the latest episode, Roxanne Coady talks with Ann Patchett about humor, heartbreak and her new novel, Commonwealth. Ann Patchett is the co-owner of Parnassus Books in Nashville and the author of seven novels. In 2012, Time Magazine named her as one of their 100 Most Influential People in the World. The Bel Canto author recently joined “Just the Right Book” from her home in Nashville…

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