Join Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author of 30 titles and the “Queen of the Beach Reads,” and Tim Ehrenberg, creator of the popular Tim Talks Books, as they talk shop and host spirited discussions with special guests from bestselling and internationally recognized authors, to publishing industry insiders, to local island legends who feature prominently in Hilderbrand’s prolific Nantucket stories. From what it’s like to take a book to the screen to the intricacies and intimate details of an author’s writing process, Hilderbrand and Ehrenberg take listeners on an exciting (and amusing) journey each episode, bringing books to life in a brand-new way in this podcast presented by N Magazine. A special thank you to our Season 1 Premier Sponsors:Nantucket Book Partners, Marine Home Center, The Nantucket Hotel, Cartolina, and Nantucket Looms.
Book lovers everywhere could find the Books, Beach, & Beyond podcast a favorite. The podcast has thorough discussions about everything that makes books so enchanting. The series examines topics like a writer's idea turning into print to a reader's connection to a book. It's a book podcast that's not hyper-focused on particular books or book genres. It offers exciting discourse about authors, book publishing, and more.
Elin Hilderbrand and Tim Ehrenberg do a great job cohosting the podcast. Elin is a prolific writer whose fans call themselves "Hilderbabes." She is known for her many beach-themed books. Elin is also a graduate of Johns Hopkins University. Among her novels are The Perfect Couple and Paradise Trilogy. Paradise Trilogy is being made into an ABC series. The Perfect Couple is already a Netflix series. Cohost Tim started the Tim Talks Books site to connect with authors and other readers. The book marketing pro also contributes to Nantucket-based N Magazine.
Elin and Tim have great chemistry and natural joviality on Books, Beach, & Beyond. Also, their knowledge, creativity, and passion for books make the podcast engaging. The podcast has a book club feel, with extra layers of insider wisdom and know-how. Episodes open with the hosts sharing about the books they are currently reading. They share book lists and summer readings and welcome exciting guests to the show.
Firefly Lane author Kristin Hannah is one such guest. Kristin shares why she refused to write another World War II book after The Nightingale. She stated that hardship reveals character, which is why her books are character-driven. Her conversation with the duo is both a writing and life lesson.
Taylor Jenkins Reid, the bestselling author of Daisy Jones and the Six, is another guest on the podcast. Taylor told the hosts she relocated to Los Angeles to become a casting director, not a writer. From early on, the writer knew she wanted involvement in character creation. Taylor shares many more insights in her discussion with the hosts.
Writers, readers, or anyone interested in books may find Books, Beach, & Beyond addictive. New episodes debut every two weeks.