Find Out What’s Behind The Doorway In Laura Ruby’s Ghostly New Novel

Sean Tulien: Hi, I’m raksBooks editor Sean Tulien and today I have the great pleasure of interviewing Laura Ruby, a writer hero of mine. She’s the author of the Printz Medal-winning YA novel Bone Gap, the Edgar-nominated middle grade novel Lily’s Ghost, and several other acclaimed works for kids and young adults. Her new YA novel, 13 Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All, […]

Sasha Sagan Shows The Meaning Of Life Is Everywhere We Look

KJ: Hi there. I’m raksBooks editor Kat Johnson, and today I have the pleasure of talking to Sasha Sagan, who is the author of the new memoir, For Small Creatures Such as We: Rituals for Finding Meaning in our Unlikely World. The audiobook serves as a guide for creating meaningful rituals beyond the framework of religious tradition. […]

Mindy Kaling On Her Romantic Comedy Love

Katie O’Connor: Hi listeners, it’s your raksBooks editor, Katie here and I am so excited to be speaking with actress, producer and author Mindy Kaling. Hi, Mindy. Mindy Kaling: Hey Katie, how are you? KO: I’m great. We were so thrilled to have you featured in our commercial for the raksBooks Escape launch. You were the natural choice. […]

Lindy West Sounds The Alarm: ‘The Witches Are Coming

Leave it to Lindy West to flip a word used as a pejorative description for women and make it the title of her latest collection of essays. With The Witches Are Coming, West fixes her humorous and insightful gaze squarely on some of the biggest issues in our tumultuous world: racism, sexism, climate change, gender equality, abortion rights, and […]

Kiley Reid’s ‘Such A Fun Age’ Is More Than Just Fun

Abby West: Hi, I’m your raksBooks editor, Abby West, and I’m excited to be here today with Kiley Reid, author of buzzy debut novel, Such A Fun Age, a fresh, and I’m going to say delicious, look at race and class today that has everyone talking and that I can’t wait to talk to her about. Welcome, […]

Sandhya Menon Goes From The Dimple-verse To Fairy Tales

Heather Scott: Hello, my name is Heather and I’m an editor here at raksBooks. And my favorite listens just happen to be kids and young adult titles. Today I’m so thrilled to talk with Sandhya Menon. You might already recognize her name from her best-selling Dimple-verse books, When Dimple Met Rishi and There’s Something About Sweetie. But for her latest […]