Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books
Sheleana Aiyana, BECOMING THE ONE: Heal Your Past, Transform Your Relationship Patterns, and Come Home to Yourself
Season 13, Ep. 45
Writer, spiritual counselor, and founder of Rising Woman Sheleana Aiyana joins Zibby to talk about her first book, Becoming the One, which takes readers through one of her self-discovery programs. The two discuss some of the traumas Sheleana faced early on and how she managed to work through them, as well as when she knew she was destined to help other women find themselves. Sheleana also shares why the process of writing this book was so grueling and how working on herself allowed her to find her husband who helped her through her self-doubts.
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Ana Reyes, THE HOUSE IN THE PINES
Zibby interviews New York Times bestselling author Ana Reyes about her debut, The House in the Pines, a chilling, atmospheric, and unputdownable psychological thriller that involves two inexplicable deaths, an unreliable narrator, hazy memories, and a desire to unlock old secrets. Ana describes her protagonist’s drug abuse, revealing that it paralleled her own struggle with Klonopin withdrawal. She also talks about her lifelong love of thrillers and learning to write one. Finally, she reveals what she is working on next and shares what it was like to be chosen as Reese’s Book Club pick for January!Purchase on Zibby's Bookshop: http://bit.ly/3nxzXEYPurchase on Bookshop: https://bit.ly/3JWhAklSubscribe to Zibby's weekly newsletter here.Purchase Moms Don't Have Time to Read Books merch here.
Ari Shapiro, THE BEST STRANGERS IN THE WORLD: Stories from a Life Spent Listening
Season 16, Ep. 76
Zibby speaks to Ari Shapiro, the award-winning cohost of the most listened-to radio news program in the US (NPR’s All Things Considered) and debut author of The Best Strangers in the World: Stories from a Life Spent Listening, an utterly beautiful, humorous, and revelatory memoir-in-essays about his globe-trotting journalism and the people he met along the way. Ari reveals what he hopes readers will learn from his book. He also talks about his love of fiction, and his experiences performing at the Hollywood Bowl, singing in a college acapella group, reporting on the Pulse nightclub shooting, coming out at a young age, being the middle child, and more!In April, you can see Ari at Café Carlyle in New York City, where he is scheduled to join Alan Cumming for a residency!Purchase on Zibby's Bookshop: http://bit.ly/3JRPGGfPurchase on Bookshop: https://bit.ly/3TPq1CySubscribe to Zibby's weekly newsletter here.Purchase Moms Don't Have Time to Read Books merch here.
Jennifer Herrera, THE HUNTER
Season 16, Ep. 75
Zibby interviews literary agent and debut author Jennifer Herrera about The Hunter, an expertly plotted, richly atmospheric, and truly haunting suspense novel about a detective who loses her job and her husband and is forced to move back to her small Ohio hometown, where three men have suspiciously drowned. Jennifer discusses the themes she loved exploring: broken marriages, tricky adult sibling relationships, and reversed gender stereotypes (hence a detective with a very intuitive female sense of the world and three male victims!). She also talks about her career in publishing, the books she’s currently reading, and how she balances motherhood, a full-time job, writing, and promoting this book (she just had an event at Zibby's Bookshop in Santa Monica with Ana Reyes!!).Purchase on Zibby's Bookshop: http://bit.ly/3neh5KPPurchase on Bookshop: https://bit.ly/40iYlIJSubscribe to Zibby's weekly newsletter here.Purchase Moms Don't Have Time to Read Books merch here.