March 30, 2018

Photo Credit: Eric Sylvester

Natalia Sylvester's second novel, Everyone Knows You Go Home, has one of the most memorable opening scenes I've read in a long time.

The novel opens on the wedding day of Martin and Isabel when his deceased father, Omar, shows up. Omar goes o...

March 16, 2018

This episode of the ReadMore podcast was sponsored by the Miami Book Fair International.

Photo Credit: Lynn Savarese

Back in 2015 when no one even knew what the ReadMore podcast was, Edwidge Danticat stepped up to become our first guest, and, for that, I will always lo...

March 2, 2018

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Tamika Gibson's debut novel, Dreams Beyond the Shore, is set in Trinidad and Tobago and tells the story of teenagers, Chelsea Marchand and Kyron Grant. At first glance, it appears to be a traditional coming-of-age love story. But the issues thes...

February 16, 2018

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Siel Ju's Cake Time was one of the best short story collections I read in 2017. Siel, which is pronounced like the initials C.L, was a delight to talk to. We sat down to discuss her work last fall during the Miami Book Fair. Cake Time is a...

February 12, 2018

Just a few days after our last show went live my husband and I welcomed a new reader into the world. Our son, Garvey, was born on November 28. Since then, I've been adjusting to life as the mother of two. We also have a daughter who will turn four this week.

Last year,...

November 25, 2017

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It's been a long time, but we're finally back. The show returns this week with National Book Award winner James McBride. We caught up with him at the Miami Book Fair where he promoted his new short story collection, Five-Carat Soul.


May 19, 2017

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We're back, and I couldn't be happier to have Pablo Cartaya as our guest as the show returns from hiatus. Pablos's debut novel, The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora, is designed for readers 10 and up, but as a somewhat mature adult I thoroughl...

April 10, 2017

Are you missing the show?

I am, too. 

I strive to have two new shows every month, but sometimes that's not possible. I insist on interviewing all of my guests in person. Normally, that's not a problem. Thanks to the Miami Book Fair, our popular independent bookstore Book...

February 17, 2017

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Before I read Sari Wilson's Girl Through Glass,I had never read a book about dance, much less ballet. It just didn't seem like my scene. I took a few years of dance lessons as a child, and it was pretty obvious that I was not going to be join...

January 27, 2017

If you've been listening to ReadMore for a while, you know we primarily focus on literary fiction. But occasionally we step out of that and interview an author about a memoir or about a crime novel because variety is the spice of life. 

In reading Jane Alison's Nin...

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