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Meet The New York Times’ New Romance Columnist

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Romance is one of the most successful genres in publishing despite often being overlooked by both the mainstream media and the publishing world. Jaime Green is a writer, editor and teacher who has has written about books for Slate, Vulture, Thrillist, BuzzFeed and many others. She now joins The Gray Lady as the new romance columnist for The New York Times Book Review. Roxanne says “Jamie’s column shows that romance novels can be smart and fun and explores how they fit into today’s world culturally and politically.” So, whether you favor Jane Austen’s Mr. Darcy or prefer the modern day rom-com hunk, you are sure to find the perfect romance recommendation in Jaime’s new column! Check out Jaime’s Column! Books in this episode: Captive Audience: On Love…

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Buzzfeed Editor Picks Five Books to Feed Your Wanderlust

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Hang on to that sunscreen, summer’s not over yet! Whether you are planning an end-of-summer getaway, or need ideas on where to go, Buzzfeed’s Books Newsletter Editor, Ciera Velarde has five books to inspire your next vacay and feed your wanderlust! Follow Ciera on Twitter! More books that make you want to book a trip ASAP!    Books in this episode: What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding: A Memoir by Kristin Newman Pachinko by Min Jin Lee The Great Alone: A Novel by Kristin Hannah In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri No Baggage: A Tale of Love and Wandering by Clara Bensen Want more BookTrib? Sign up NOW for news and giveaways!

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Four Books to Read Before They Become Movies

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Book-to-movie adaptations are bigger than ever in 2018! Just the Right Book is thrilled to welcome back Cristina Arreola, Senior Books Editor at Bustle to give us the scoop on which books to read before they hit the big screen! Follow Cristina on Twitter! To purchase any of the books in this episode, just go to R.J. Julia The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Crazy, Rich, Asians by Kevin Kwan Where’d You Go Bernadette: A Novel by Maria Semple The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

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Roxanne Coady’s Mishmash of Summer Reading Ideas

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Wondering what to read while the sun is out and the days are long? Roxanne Coady from Just the Right Book Podcast has you covered with 22 hand-picked reads from biographies and self-help books to deliciously disturbing novels, beach reads and more! To purchase any of the books in this episode, just go to R.J. Julia Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World by Jeff Goodell Grant by Ron Chernow How Hard Can It Be? by Allison Pearson Dot Journaling?A Practical Guide: How to Start and Keep the Planner, To-Do List, and Diary That’ll Actually Help You Get Your Life Together by Rachel Wilkerson Miller Einstein’s…

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Just the Right Book: Isabel Allende on Finding Love ‘In the Midst of Winter’

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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 episode, you will find an interview with Isabel Allende. “In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.” This quote by Albert Camus was the inspiration for Chilean-American author, Isabel Allende’s latest book, In the Midst of Winter. Allende, who’s novels include The House of the Spirits and City of the Beasts, joined our Roxanne Coady at a live…

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Just the Right Book Podcast: 42 Books That Will Make Your Holiday Wish List!

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Whether you’re looking to get a jump on crafting your holiday wish list or just looking for a fantastic read, our literary experts have you covered! Our very own Roxanne Coady recently had the pleasure of hosting a live event with Penguin Random House publishing powerhouses Michael Kindness, Jennifer Black and author, Matthew Dicks. The event, which took place at the JCC in West Hartford, Connecticut, was titled “Buzz About Books” and Just the Right Book Podcast was there every step of the way! If you’re trying to fill your holiday wish list with amazing titles, look no further! Stay tuned after the events to hear what folks are reading, straight from the New York Public Library in New York…

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Just the Right Book Podcast: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact

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Why do certain moments influence us so strongly? In this Just the Right Book podcast episode, Roxanne Coady sits down with Dan Heath, who works closely with Chip Heath, his brother. They discuss their latest novel, The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact. Dan explains how the novel talks on subjects of those moments that bring special meaning to our lives and the importance of creating more special times like this. The Heath brothers worked on this latest collaboration to talk about the many aspects of our lives where The Power of Moments apply, from business and marriage, to education, healthcare, and hospitality. Dan shares a few of the stories from the book including one of his favorites about a Los Angeles hotel called…

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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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Wondering What to Read Next? 12 Can’t Miss Reads on Just the Right Book Podcast!

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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!, Roxanne speaks to Michael Kindness, Penguin Random House sales rep and former Books on the Nightstand host. Roxanne has previously spoken to Michael Kindness on her show, as seen in Ep. 9, Ep. 20, and Ep. 32 of Just the Right Book! Coady said of him that Kindness “always has his finger on the pulse of what we…

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Transformation & Self-Realization in Nicole Krauss’ ‘Forest Dark’

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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!, episode 44, Roxanne Coady sits down with Nicole Krauss to talk about her newest novel, Forest Dark. Nicole Krauss is known to be an award-winning, best-selling author who appeared on the New Yorker’s list of “20 Under 40.” Forest Dark has been claimed as “elegant, provocative, and mesmerizing.” Krauss has written a variety of famous novels over the years such as Man Walks…

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Michael Connelly Sits Down with Roxanne Coady

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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 episode that you do not want to miss, Roxanne Coady sits down with Michael Connelly, the author of the highly renowned novel The Late Show, as well as many of his other world-famous novels (he’s written thirty!) The former crime reporter speaks with Coady about being the Executive Producer of the TV series Bosch, now on its fourth season, and some of his favorite characters. He also…

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Just the Right Book! Podcast: Picks for the Solar Eclipse

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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 Episode 39 of Just the Right Book!, Roxanne Coady sits down with Luanne Rice to speak about many subjects, including her recent and second young adult novel, The Beautiful Lost. Luanne Rice is the New York Times bestselling author of 32 novels that have been translated into 24 languages. You may be familiar with her first YA book, The Secret Language of Sisters. Many of her books are known to…

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John Grisham’s Book Tour: Ninth Stop with Roxanne Coady

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John Grisham has invited book lovers and writers alike to listen to his podcast, ‘Book Tour with John Grisham’. So far he has made stops along the way, speaking with some of our favorite authors and more in bookstores across the U.S. This week, John Grisham goes to his ninth stop on the tour, R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT to speak with Roxanne Coady, Janet Maslin, and Stephen Carter. We’re especially excited about this episode because we feature Roxanne Coady’s Just the Right Book! podcast on our very own BookTrib! R.J. Julia Booksellers has been open for over 25 years now as a place of inspiration, information, and excitement. They now host over 350 events every year with authors…

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Just the Right Book! Podcast: Episode 38: Dean Koontz

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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. Dean Koontz joins Roxanne Coady in this special episode of Just the Right Book! to discuss a variety of subjects in the novel world, such as his writing process, what his wife thinks of his books, and his relationship with his alcoholic father. Dean Koontz has had a wonderful career that spans almost five decades, with fourteen novels that reached the number one spot on…

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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! Episode 35: Colm Toibin on ‘House of Names’

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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, Roxanne Coady hits the stage to speak with Colm Toibin, the award-winning author of seven novels, including The Master and Brooklyn. Colm Toibin joined Coady to speak with her and the audience about his newest novel, House of Names, which is a retelling of the Greek myth of Clytemnestra, Agamemnon, and their children. He shares a lot of insight on the plot…

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