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May 24, 2022

Errant with Author Montrez

It's Tuesday! Author Montrez is giving us all the fantasy with her debut novel, Errant. Not only is she committed to writing Blac…

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May 17, 2022

Mo Bettah Romance with Author Mo Flames

Happy Tuesday! I'm bringing you unashamed and unapologetic steamy romance with plot twists, drama, AND murder! Lend me your ears …

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May 10, 2022

Building Strong Children with Author Kiara Gaton

Frederick Douglass once said, "It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men." Author Kiara Gaton understands t…

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May 3, 2022

Fantasy & Romance with Author L. Penelope

It's Tuesday! Today I'm talking with the multitalented author/podcaster/filmmaker Leslye Penelope about her book Savage City. We …

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April 26, 2022

Right As Reign with Author J.B. Vample

It's Tuesday! Jessyca and I hash it up about her tenth novel, Right As Reign. We talk about shade-throwing toxic "friends" we all…

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April 19, 2022

Finding Her Niche with Author Cetonia Weston-Roy

Join me this week as I speak with children's book author and bookstore owner Cetonia Weston-Roy about her series, The Misadventur…

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April 12, 2022

The Melanin Chronicles with Author Janay Harden

In this episode, I speak with author and licensed clinical social worker, Janay Harden, about her debut novel Hey, Brown Girl. Ja…

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April 5, 2022

Living Out Loud with Dr. Naeema Olatunji

What would you do if you were raised to believe you were one thing and then told as a young adult that you were something complet…

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March 29, 2022

So This is What We Doing with Author Janee' Thompson

Author Janee' Thompson returns to talk about No Ordinary Vengeance, the second book in what I'll call the 'Beyond Ordinary' trilo…

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March 22, 2022

Never Have I Ever with Author D.L. White

Author D.L. White is back on Between the Reads and she brings all the swoon and sizzle with her latest novel, The Never List. Sta…

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March 15, 2022

Crazy Love with A.E. Valdez

Here's the scenario: you've been dating a guy for two years and have known each other since you were kids. Your families are frie…

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March 8, 2022

Science Fantasy & Saga with Tracie Angela Greene

In this episode, Tracie Angela Greene tells us about her science fantasy book, Enisi: The Bleu Realm. Bountiful is the Bleu's fam…

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March 8, 2022

In Too Deep with Porsha Deun

In this episode, we talk Porsha's novel, Intoxic, which is a drama-filled rollercoaster ride of a story. Poly relationships, infi…

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March 1, 2022

White Minority with Author Talia Clay

In this episode, Audra speaks with author Talia Clay about her debut novel, White Minority. She calls it Afrofuturism meets dysto…

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Feb. 22, 2022

Sizzle & Soul: Contemporary Fantasy with Whitney Hill

Whitney Hill is making huge waves in the self-published world with her contemporary fantasy series, Shadows of Otherside. We talk…

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Feb. 15, 2022

Immortal with Valjeanne Jeffers

In this episode, author Valjeanne Jeffers and I chat about her afrofuturistic series, Immortal. We talk about the characters, the…

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Feb. 8, 2022

A Comb of Wishes

In this episode, we speak with author Lisa Stringfellow about her debut novel A Comb of Wishes. A little girl who wants her mothe…

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Jan. 25, 2022

Mammie Dearest with China the Writer

In this episode, I speak with author and publisher Vishnue Morris whose pen name is China. We talk about her novel Mammie Dearest…

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Jan. 18, 2022

Crime Writers of Color Kellye Garrett

In this episode, I speak with author Kellye Garrett about her novel Hollywood Homicide. We talk about her inspiration for the nov…

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Nov. 9, 2021

The Introverted Leader

Audra Russell speaks with author and leader Terrance Lee. Terrance Lee, AKA The Introvert Leader had always avoided taking on lea…

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Oct. 29, 2021

Recentering Black Horror: A Panel Discussion

Audra Russell speaks with horror authors Sylvester Barzey, Michelle Lane & Steven Van Patten. There's a misconception that Bla…

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Oct. 19, 2021

Viral Lives with Felix Dimaro

Felix Dimaro and I sneak in between the pages of his novella, Viral Lives, and talk about his character Simon, who has no moral c…

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Oct. 19, 2021

Blacktober Reads: Stitches with Sylvester Barzey

Audra Russell chats with author Sylvester Barzey. Sylvester Barzey is a best-selling horror and fantasy author who grew up in Bro…

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Oct. 12, 2021

Mystery, Suspense & Thrills with Author Brenda L. Thomas

Brenda and I get deep between the pages of her mystery and suspense novel, Heartless, and talk about her road from self-published…

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