Wake Up Call: Literature

On the May 25th Wake up call, Host Rick talks to Meredith Dickens and Lindsay Ideson of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library and Sandy McAdams, owner of Daedalus Bookshop. They discuss the available programs and history of Daedalus and JMRL, various books of interest, digital vs. print books, series vs. standalone, the “Should Not Be Forgotten but Not Necessarily recommended” list, and more.

Wake Up Call: Virginia Festival of the Book

On the March 16th Wake Up Call, Rick talks about the Virginia Festival of the Book with it’s program Director Nancy Damon and authors Paul A. Cantor(The Invisible Hand in Popular Culture), Dr. Barbara A. Perry(Rose Kennedy:The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch), and Lex Hrabe( Quarantine Series). They discuss highlights of the festival, volunteering, the difficulties in planning, how to publish a book, and more.

Wake Up Call: Summer Reading

On the May 26th Wake Up Call, Host Rick Moore Talks too Lindsay Ideson and Meredith Dickens, both branch managers for Jefferson-Madison Regional Library and Chris Oakley, owner of Oakley’s Gently Used Books. They will be sharing suggestions for all genre’s on what should make your summer reading list as well as discussing Digital vs Print books, Series vs Stand Alone books, and Charlottesville’s annual book festival.

Book List
Startide Rising-David Brin
Mara, Daughter of the nile- Eloise Jarvis McGraw
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie- Alan Bradley
100 Cupboards – N. D Wilson
The Queens Man- Sharon Kay Penman
Double Cross- Ben Macintyre
Let’s Pretend This Never Happened- Jenny Lawson
Me Before You- Jojo Moyes
India Black- Carol K Carr
Mr. Churchill’s Secretary- Susan Elia Macneal
Mr Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore- Robin Sloan
The Shadow of the Wind- Carlos Ruiz Zafon