Linda Plunkett – Supernatural Rescue

It was meant to be. I might never have heard about Linda Plunkett’s book, Supernatural Rescue, but that is the strange thing about miracles — they really do happen. I literally heard about her book in the cosmetic aisle of the drugstore. I heard a voice say, “I wrote a book…” Of course, that piqued my interest so I had …

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Steve Hopper – From Prison to Purpose

From Prison to Purpose: A Journey to Answering Life’s Greatest Question is an interesting look at what changes one can make in life — if you try. After hearing Steve speak at a local event for writers, I was impressed by his story of finding a purpose in life and by his enthusiasm to inspire others to do the same. I …

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Leslie Carroll – American Princess

Leslie Carroll was one of the first guests on Joy on Paper. As every listener knows I love history — and Leslie’s historical novels are among the best. Her Marie Antoinette Trilogy is on the shelf behind my desk and I enjoy picking it up occasionally and re-reading passages. I was so thrilled to discover that she was asked to …

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Beer Glorious Beer

It doesn’t take a Ph.D. to tell you that beer is great — but it is fun to talk to them about a favorite subject of so many people. Coming just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, I am looking forward to talking to Mark Patterson, who has earned his Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Arizona. Mark has (co)authored …

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Rick Bava – Boomers Rule

Rick Bava traveled around the country collecting stories and sharing memories with Boomers to create a fascinating book about that captures the culture of the time. In Search of the Baby Boomer Generation is a touch of nostalgia and lots of some common sense discussion about the subjects that are important to the generation that lived through the exciting and turbulent …

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Gretchen Rubin – The Happy Blogger

What guest could be better during the first week of January? Who else but the author of The Four Tendencies, a book that will help us understand our personality type. Beyond Type A and Type B — in the just released Audio book Gretchen talks about the four types of people in this world Upholders, Questioners, Obligers, and Rebels – and how these …

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Andrew Scott Cooper – On the Shah of Iran

The Fall of Heaven is an important book about a subject that is vital to America: Iran. On the world stage there is probably no more dangerous enemy — or potential friend. To understand Iran it is important to understand how we got to where we are today. Why is Iran our enemy? To understand this question, we need to go …

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