Three Books

Episode 11: Maggie Lehrman & The Last Best Story

August 22, 2018 Episode 11
Three Books
Episode 11: Maggie Lehrman & The Last Best Story
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Three Books
Episode 11: Maggie Lehrman & The Last Best Story
Aug 22, 2018 Episode 11
Three Books
Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books.
Show Notes

Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our host (just Becca this time) chats about three popular/favorite books. Author Maggie Lehrman talks about her new book (The Last Best Story), high school memories, highway overpasses, stream of consciousness poems and more! 00:32 Maggie Lehrman Introduction
02:25 The Last Best Story
04:53 Local Inspirations in The Last Best Story
11:12 How His Girl Friday Inspired The Last Best Story
13:57 Word Association Game
17:34 Book 1: Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
21:30 Book 2: Lioness Rampant by Tamora Pierce
25:42 Book 3: One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams Garcia
27:58 Experiences with Rita Williams Garcia
31:50 Why she chose her three books
32:38 Why Last Best Story was set aside for 10 years
36:20 Notable Books she has edited
40:07 The Editing Process
43:16 Maggie’s Library Story
52:37 Maggie’s Quote

Maggie’s Books:
The Last Best Story
The Cost of All Things

Maggies’s Three Books:
Lioness Rampant by Tamora Pierce
Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

Other Titles/Information Discussed:
Me And Earl And The Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews
My Life in Pink & Green by Lisa Greenwald
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales (Lafayette! out October 16, 2018)
Apocalypse Taco by Nathan Hale (out March 12, 2019)
The Raven’s Tale by Cat Winters (out April 16, 2019)
In The Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters
Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles by Thomas Lennon (out Feb. 26, 2019)
The Bachman Books: Rage / The Long Walk / Roadwork / The Running Man by Richard Bachman (aka Stephen King)
Emily of New Moon by L.M. Montgomery

Watching:
His Girl Friday (Available on Hoopla!)

Find Maggie:
http://www.maggielehrman.com
‎@maggielehrman on Twitter
@maggielehrmanauthor on Facebook

Contact us!
Email: threebookspodcast@gmail.com
Twitter - @threebookspod
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