Summary: Bookworm Banquet is a program that aims to Satisfy Your Literary Cravings by offering up book reviews and author interviews on all genres of books with one caveat; the books must be family friendly. Our goal is to offer wholesome reading to our listeners, whether they are fiction or biography, current releases or classics, children’s books or books for older readers, we will review and discuss them all! JD and Nicole are avid readers who love talking about literature and would love for you to join the conversation.
In this episode of Bookworm Banquet podcast, JD and Nicole share a review of their first non-fiction book so far. They review Kim Meeder's book Hope Rising: Stories from the Ranch of Rescued Dreams. This is a book filled with stories of abused horses and broken children who interact at Kim Meeder's Ranch, Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch, and the resulting healing that happens for both the horses and the children. JD and Nicole also interview Kim Meeder about the book and her work at Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch. Nicole also brings you a Bookworm Fact and JD offers up a Bookworm Tip. And lastly, they respond to listener feedback. Download Episode 4 Review SegmentHope Rising by Kim Meeder Thanks to the author for providing us with a free review copy of the book. JD's Rating: 4 out of 5 Nicole's Rating: 4 out of 5 Interview Segment Links:Kim Meeder with husband, TroyCrystal Peaks Youth Ranch Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about William Shakespeare. www.NoSweatShakespeare.com is a wealth of Shakespearean information; especially this article which discusses his influence on the English language. JD's Bookworm Tip is www.ReadersRead.com Feedback Segment Links:Listener Margie's review of Ballad of the Northland can be found here. Get in touch with us! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Don't forget to subscribe to the show!
In this episode, JD and Nicole review Jason Barron's novel Ballad Of The Northland. This book is a very intriguing story of a boy who grows up in the Alaskan bush country. JD and Nicole also interview Jason Barron and speak with him about the book, his career as a musher, and his upcoming novel. Nicole shares another Bookworm Fact and then JD gives you a Bookworm Tip. Download Episode 3 Review Segment Ballad of the Northland by Jason Barron Thanks to the author for providing a free review copy of the novel to us. JD's Rating: 4 out of 5Nicole's Rating: 2 out of 5 for family friendliness and 4 out of 5 for story quality Interview Segment Links:Author and musher, Jason BarronJason Barron's website Jason's Blog Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. JD's Bookworm Tip is - Google Books Google Books Homepage | Google Books eBookstore Get in touch with us! Email: email@example.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770
In this episode, JD and Nicole review and discuss Karl Bacon's fantastic historical novel entitled An Eye for Glory: The Civil War Chronicles of a Citizen Soldier. This is a thoroughly enjoyable book that we highly recommend. JD also speaks with the author, Karl Bacon, about his writing career, An Eye for Glory, and what may be coming next. Nicole shares another Bookworm Fact and then they respond to listener feedback from Max. Download Episode 2 Review SegmentAn Eye For Glory by Karl Bacon Thanks to Zondervan for providing a free copy of this book for us to review. JD's Rating: 5 out of 5 Nicole's Rating: 5 out of 5 Interview Segment Links:Karl Bacon mentioned the following books:Infantryman Pettit, The Civil War Letters of Corporal Frederick Pettit - William Gilfillan Gavin The Civil War: A Narrative - Shelby Foote History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry - Charles D. Page Karl Bacon mentioned the following websites: Karl Bacon's website Civil War TrustCivil War Traveler Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about Emily Dickinson.Chartless by Emily Dickinson can be read here. Check out this dramatic reading of "Chartless". Feedback Segment Links:The Archives of Anthropos by John White Get in touch with us! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Subscribe to the show!
In this episode, JD and Nicole discuss Lynn Austin's historical novel Though Waters Roar. While there were a few things with this book that were slight annoyances, overall it was an enjoyable read. The story spans several generations and chronicles some very pivotal events in American history. Also in this episode, Nicole has an interesting Bookworm Fact about the beloved Dr. Seuss. Download Episode 1 Review SegmentThough Waters Roar by Lynn Austin Lynn Austin's website Purchase your copy of Though Waters Roar on Amazon. JD's Rating: 3 out of 5Nicole's Rating: 3 out of 5 Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about Dr. Seuss. Get in touch with us! Email: email@example.com Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Subscribe to the show!
In this introductory episode of the Bookworm Banquet podcast, we take a few moments to introduce ourselves and give you an overview of what we will cover on this show.Nicole's Bookworm Fact is about Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.JD's Bookworm Tip - www.librarything.comGet in touch with us! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Feedback Line (text or voice): 623-688-2770 Subscribe to the show!