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Stranger Than Fiction
Joyce Maynard
The Best of Us

The Best of Us

Paul Berlanga spoke with New York Times Best-selling author Joyce Maynard about her new memoir, The Best of Us.

In this heart-wrenching look at a love that arrives late in life, Maynard takes readers through the heady first days of falling in love to the end of a long illness.

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The Best of Us

The Best of Us: A Memoir
by Joyce Maynard
$27.00
Air Date/Time September 12, 3:30pm (Central)
1st ed., 448 pages., hardcover

“Heart wrenching, inspiring, full of joy and tears and life.” (Anne Lamott)
In 2011, when she was in her late fifties, beloved author and journalist Joyce Maynard met the first true partner she had ever known. Jim wore a rakish hat over a good head of hair; he asked real questions and gave real answers; he loved to see Joyce shine, both in and out of the spotlight; and he didn’t mind the mess she made in the kitchen. He was not the husband Joyce imagined, but he quickly became the partner she had always dreamed of.

Before they met, both had believed they were done with marriage, and even after they married, Joyce resolved that...

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LadyBird & Friends
Betsy Bird
Funny Girl

Funny Girl Betsy Bird

Andrew Medlar speaks with Betsy Bird about her newest compilation, Funny Girl.

With clever contributions from award-winning and bestselling authors including Cece Bell, Sophie Blackall, Libba Bray, Shannon Hale, Lisa Graff, and Raina Telgemeier, this anthology of funny girls will make you laugh until you cry.  Order Your Signed Copy. 

Funny Girl Betsy Bird

Funny Girl
Edited by Betsy Bird
$16.99
Air Date/Time July 27, 6pm (Central)
1st ed., 205p., hardcover

Funny Girl is a collection of uproarious stories, rollicking comics, rib-tickling wit, and more, from 25 of today’s funniest female writers for kids.

With clever contributions from award-winning and bestselling authors including Cece Bell, Sophie Blackall, Libba Bray, Shannon Hale, Lisa Graff, and Raina Telgemeier, this anthology of funny girls will make you laugh until you cry. Or cry until you laugh. Or maybe you won’t cry at all. Either way, you’ll definitely laugh.

Funny Girl isn’t just an anthology: it’s a cause, a mission, a movement. Girls are funny. Now it’s time for the world to know it.

Age Range: 8 – 12 years
Grade Level: 3 – 7

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Berta’s Books
Donna Seaman
Identity Unknown

Roberta Rubin will interview author Donna Seaman about her newest release Identity Unknown: Rediscovering Seven American Women Artists.

Where are all the women artists? Donna Seaman brings to dazzling life seven women forgotten by the official texts. These women fought to be treated the same as male artists and to be judged by their work, not their gender or appearance.  Featuring stunning examples of the artists’ work, Identity Unknown speaks to all women about their neglected place in history and the challenges they face.