Open Book Author Interview Series

Writer's Block Bookstore is proud to present our "Open Book: Author Interview Series", an on-demand viewing platform featuring bestselling authors from all literary genres. Join us as we take a peek behind the pages with your favorite authors, as well as some debut authors who are soon-to-be favorites! Writer’s Block Bookstore chats with them about their books, their inspirations, their publishing journeys, their writing processes, and learns some of the stories behind the pages. Occasionally, we engage storytellers in some fun lightning round "speed dating" questions!

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Catch the Rabbit Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781632062895
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Restless Books - June 1st, 2021

LANA BASTASIC - CATCH THE RABBIT
Writer's Block Bookstore owner, Lauren Zimmerman, chats with Bosnian writer Lana Bastašić about her debut novel CATCH THE RABBIT, the winner of the 2020 European Union Prize for Literature.


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The Rock Eaters: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143135623
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Penguin Books - May 11th, 2021

BRENDA PEYNADO - THE ROCK EATERS
This intimate and engaging event begins with author Brenda Peynado sharing an excerpt from her short story "Thoughts and Prayers" from her new book, THE ROCK EATERS. Kimberly and Brenda discuss the stories, the motivations, and the processes that went into creating the collection.


When We Were Young Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781538719299
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Forever - February 16th, 2021

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The Girl from the Channel Islands: A WWII Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781525806414
Availability: Usually Ships in 7-10 Business Days
Published: Graydon House - February 2nd, 2021

JACLYN GOLDIS AND JENNY LECOAT
Writer's Block Bookstore owner, Lauren Zimmerman, chats with critically acclaimed debut authors Jaclyn Goldis and Jenny Lecoat about their novels.


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Black Widow: A Sad-Funny Journey Through Grief for People Who Normally Avoid Books with Words Like
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316490733
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Back Bay Books - February 2nd, 2021

LESLIE GRAY STREETER - BLACK WIDOW

Writer's Block Bookstore owner, Lauren Zimmerman, speaks with veteran journalist-turned-author Leslie Gray Streeter about her deeply personal, yet humorous memoir "Black Widow: A Sad-Funny Journey Through Grief for People Who Normally Avoid Books With Words Like ‘Journey’ in the Title." The author opens up about the loss of her husband and how she navigated the business aspects of burying a loved one while integrating funeral customs and traditions of a blended family. She also shares an excerpt from the book.


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The Winemaker's Wife Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982112301
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Published: Gallery Books - March 17th, 2020

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The Book of Lost Names Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982131890
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Gallery Books - July 21st, 2020

KRISTIN HARMEL
Lauren speaks with Kristin Harmel, New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Lost Names, The Winemaker's Wife, the upcoming The Forest of Vanishing Stars, and more. Among other things, the skilled storyteller opens up about what it was like launching a book on the cusp of a global pandemic, how her Friends and Fiction web series kept her sane, and what it's like to write while in quarantine.


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Bubblegum: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525566489
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Anchor - March 16th, 2021


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Infinity Reaper (Infinity Cycle #2) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062882318
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Published: Quill Tree Books - March 2nd, 2021


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Her Dark Lies Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780778388302
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Mira Books - March 9th, 2021


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Blood & Honey (Serpent & Dove #2) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062878052
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: HarperTeen - September 1st, 2020

 

SHELBY MAHURIN - BLOOD & HONEY
YA Author Shelby Mahurin talks about Blood & Honey, her hotly anticipated sequel
to the New York Times, and IndieBound bestseller Serpent & Dove.


Shiner: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525533641
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Riverhead Books - May 5th, 2020

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The Falling Woman: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616208578
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Algonquin Books - June 23rd, 2020

 

AMY JO BURNS & RICHARD FARRELL
Amy Jo Burns/SHINER and Richard Farrell/THE FALLING WOMAN chat
about their critically acclaimed debut novels.


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The Friendship List Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781335136961
Availability: Available for Immediate Order
Published: Hqn - August 4th, 2020

 

SUSAN MALLERY - THE FRIENDSHIP LIST
Bestselling author Susan Mallery is joined by her audiobook narrator,
Tanya Eby, to chat about the feel-good summer read, THE FRIENDSHIP LIST.