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Local favorite and past Books by the Banks author David Bell just released his latest thriller, Layover. The Western Kentucky University professor joins our host, Lee Hay, for a spoiler-free talk about the new novel.

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Television personality and author John Edward (Infinite Quest: Develop Your Psychic Intuition to Take Charge of Your Life) is bringing his Crossing Over with Psychic Medium John Edward Live show to the Sharonville Convention Center on August 18. He's on the phone with host Lee Hay to talk about what the audience will experience during his show, his psychic readings, and relaying messages from the other side.

The Long, Lore-Filled History Of Shapeshifters

Jul 26, 2019
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Author John Kachuba discusses the various myths and research that went into writing his latest novel, Shapeshifters: A History. He speaks with Barbara Gray on how modern times have adapted to reflect a secret desire for the occult.

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Environmental scientist and entrepreneur Summer Rayne Oakes has just released her latest book, How to Make a Plant Love You: Cultivate Green Space in Your Home and Heart.  She joins Lee Hay to dole out some plant-related advice on how to create a flourishing space.

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Author Crystal Wilkinson, who daylights as an Associate Professor of English at the University of Kentucky, has received great acclaim for her most recent novel, The Birds of Opulence. She speaks with our Barbara Gray about this multigenerational story of women in a bucolic southern black township.

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In her very personal memoir, author Margaret McMullan begins an unexpected journey into her family's history of war, the Holocaust, and how the mysterious Richard fits into the story. Barbara Gray is on the phone with the author to learn more about her amazing story, Where the Angels Lived.

Award-winning fantasy novelist (the Binti trilogy) and author of Black Panther comic books, Nnedi Okorafor, is coming to town for an appearance at the downtown branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Chef Edward Lee was recently seen as a judge on the Kentucky edition of Top Chef and is the owner of several highly-regarded restaurants in Louisville. 

As we celebrate Women's History Month, Barbara Gray speaks with first-time author, Etaf Rum

History professor and coffee shop owner Robert Thurston from Oxford has written a new book about the black gold that powers so many people's mornings. 

The topic no one wants to discuss, but death is inevitable. 

As part of Women's History Month, New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner joins Barbara Gray to talk about developing female characters, not caricatures, and the strength she sees in her 99-year-old grandmother. 

Acclaimed rock guitar maker turned children's book author and game creator Brian Calhoun has just released Little Joe Chickapig, a book about following your heart and your dreams, which led to an accompanying board game

Former journalist and longtime public relations practitioner/agency owner Dan Pinger has taken up writing in retirement. 

New York Times bestselling author and naturalist Sy Montgomery is this year's Books for Lunch speaker at Cincinnati's Seven Hills School on February 8. 

To celebrate Black History Month, Cincinnati's Mercantile Library will present a very special appearance by legendary hip hop artist Chuck D from Public Enemy

Terry Gamble is the great-granddaughter of the founder of P&G and a successful novelist who has set her latest, The Eulogist, in Cincinnati during the years leading up to the Civil War. 

The Latest Medical Thriller From Robin Cook

Jan 4, 2019

In his latest medical thriller, bestselling author Robin Cook explores the possible outcome of gene editing biotechnology gone awry. 

Shelley Shepard Gray, the one-time Loveland author now living in Colorado, has just released her second novel in the Bridgeport Social Club Series

After a distinguished career as journalist and host at the CBC, Louise Penny began a second career as a mystery writer, creating a series of Inspector Gamache novels. 

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