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Two Lit Chicks - Julia Boggio

Like desert island discs, but for books. Join host Julia Boggio interviewing guests about the books that changed their lives.

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Two Lit Chicks Christmas Special 2023
Dec 11 2023
Two Lit Chicks Christmas Special 2023
Hohoho and merry Christmas!Join Julia as she welcomes three fantastic guests into the studio: Uju Asika - author of Raising Boys Who Do Better (listen to Julia's interview with Uju from season 4 here).Jules Swain - Book Blogger of the Year 2023 - Follow Jules on Twitter here. Suzy K Quinn - author of the Bad Mother series. Follow Suzy on Instagram here. Books recommendedThe Fourth Wing by Rebecca YarrosThe Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse series by Laura ThalassaOn Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean VuongThe Bee Sting by Paul Murray The Woman in Me by Britney SpearsJulia will be taking a much-needed break until April, but make sure that you follow Two Lit Chicks on your podcasting platform, so you don't miss when she's back. Please support Julia by buying her booksOrder signed paperbacks of Julia's books directly from the author here. (UK ONLY)Order Shooters here.Order Chasing the Light, Julia's sequel to Shooters, here.Pre-Order Camera Shy here.Join Julia's  new Book Club on Facebook, which welcomes fans of all genres.Keep in touchWe love our listeners, and we want to hear from you. Please leave a review on one of our podcast platforms and chat with us on social media:Twitter: @twolitchicksInstagram: @two_lit_chicksTikTok: @two_lit_chicksEmail: hello@twolitchicks.orgThank you so much for listening.Listeners, we love you.Two Lit Chicks Podcast is recorded and produced by Your Voice HereFor a free 30-minute consultation with Jeremy about podcasting get in touch with the code TLCLOVE.Support the show
A Conversation with Carrie Elks
Nov 27 2023
A Conversation with Carrie Elks
This episode is sponsored by Bookfunnel. Carrie Elks is the author of thirty contemporary romance books (and counting). Since 2014, she has been both traditionally and self-published, and her stories have been translated into over ten different languages. She lives in Essex with her husband, two children and a pug called Plato, and when she isn’t reading, writing, or loafing about, she enjoys long walks at the beach, listening to the crashing of the waves and pretending she lives in the cute small towns she writes about.Carrie's socialsWebsiteInstagramBookFunnel--Sponsor DetailsWhether it’s delivering your reader magnet, sending out advanced copies of your book, handing out ebooks at a conference, or fulfilling your digital sales to readers, BookFunnel does it all. Just like you, we’re in the business of making readers happy. Let us help you build your author career, no matter where you are in your journey.Twitter: @BookFunnelInstagram: @BookFunnelFacebook: BookFunnelSupport Julia by buying her booksOrder signed paperbacks of Julia's books directly from the author here. (UK ONLY)Order Shooters here.Order Chasing the Light, Julia's sequel to Shooters, here.Pre-Order Camera Shy here.Join Julia's  new Book Club on Facebook, which welcomes fans of all genres.Keep in touchWe love our listeners, and we want to hear from you. Please leave a review on one of our podcast platforms and chat with us on social media:Twitter: @twolitchicksInstagram: @two_lit_chicksTikTok: @two_lit_chicksEmail: hello@twolitchicks.orgThank you so much for listening.Listeners, we love you.Two Lit Chicks Podcast is recorded and produced by Your Voice HereFor a free 30-minute consultation with Jeremy about podcasting get in touch with the code TLCLOVE.Support the show
TLC Book Bites: The Bonkbusters Quiz
Nov 10 2023
TLC Book Bites: The Bonkbusters Quiz
Shoulder pads at the ready! You heard the episode about Bonkbusters, now take the quiz! Join Julia as Dr Amy Burge and Dr Jodi McAlister test her knowledge of the eponymous bonkbuster. This is a quiz you do not want to miss. Dr Amy Burge is Associate Professor of Popular Fiction at the University of Birmingham. Her work centres on popular genres, in particular romance – she has published research on Mills & Boon sheikh romances, Scottish romance, and chick lit from the Middle East. She is Managing Editor of the Journal of Popular Romance Studies, and principal investigator for an AHRC-funded Research Network on Muslim Women’s Popular Fiction (2021-2023).Dr Jodi McAlister is Senior Lecturer in Writing and Literature at Deakin University. She is the author of The Consummate Virgin: Female Virginity Loss and Love in Anglophone Popular Literatures (2020) and New Adult Fiction (2021). Jodi is also a romance author and has published six novels. Her seventh, Not Here to Make Friends is coming out with Simon and Schuster in January 2024. Read more about Bonkbusters in their article in The Conversation.Keep in touchOrder Shooters  here.Order Chasing the Light, Julia's sequel to Shooters, here.I love our listeners, and I want to hear from you. Please leave a review on one of my podcast platforms and chat with me on social media:Twitter: @twolitchicksInstagram: @two_lit_chicksTikTok: @two_lit_chicksEmail: hello@twolitchicks.orgThank you so much for listening.Two Lit Chicks Podcast is recorded and produced by Your Voice HereFor a free 30-minute consultation with Jeremy about podcasting get in touch with the code TLCLOVE.Support the show
TLC Book Bites: All about Bonkbusters
Nov 8 2023
TLC Book Bites: All about Bonkbusters
To celebrate the release of Jilly Cooper's new book, Tackle, on November 9, I'm speaking with Dr Amy Burge and Dr Jodi McAlister about their research into the BONKBUSTER. Warning: we talk graphically about THAT goldfish scene in LACE. Dr Amy Burge is Associate Professor of Popular Fiction at the University of Birmingham. Her work centres on popular genres, in particular romance – she has published research on Mills & Boon sheikh romances, Scottish romance, and chick lit from the Middle East. She is Managing Editor of the Journal of Popular Romance Studies, and principal investigator for an AHRC-funded Research Network on Muslim Women’s Popular Fiction (2021-2023).Dr Jodi McAlister is Senior Lecturer in Writing and Literature at Deakin University. She is the author of The Consummate Virgin: Female Virginity Loss and Love in Anglophone Popular Literatures (2020) and New Adult Fiction (2021). Jodi is also a romance author and has published six novels. Her seventh, Not Here to Make Friends is coming out with Simon and Schuster in January 2024. Read more about Bonkbusters in their article in The Conversation. Keep in touchOrder Shooters  here. Order Chasing the Light, Julia's sequel to Shooters, here.I love our listeners, and I want to hear from you. Please leave a review on one of my podcast platforms and chat with me on social media:Twitter: @twolitchicksInstagram: @two_lit_chicksTikTok: @two_lit_chicksEmail: hello@twolitchicks.orgThank you so much for listening.Two Lit Chicks Podcast is recorded and produced by Your Voice HereFor a free 30-minute consultation with Jeremy about podcasting get in touch with the code TLCLOVE.Support the show
TLC Book Bites: World building with Emma Jackson
Oct 25 2023
TLC Book Bites: World building with Emma Jackson
This episode is sponsored by Reedsy.Today we are discussing world building in fiction with  Emma Jackson, author of the Best Selling A MISTLETOE MIRACLE. Emma is also a host on the SFFRomCast, a podcast dedicated to celebrating fantasy and sci-fi romance. Her latest book, WITCH YOU WEREN'T HERE, a witchy romcom full of misbehaving magic, brother's best friend angst, and only one bed shenanigans, is available now, just in time for Halloween.If you want to keep the book chat going, join my new Book Club on Facebook, which welcomes fans of all genres.Empowered Author Marketing ShowCheck out the Empowered Author Book Marketing & Publicity Show, taking place online from November 3-5. You can get 10% off tickets with my affiliate link here.More about our sponsorsReedsy is a publishing eco-system for writers at any stage in their publishing journey. We provide a wealth of free educational resources, encourage writers to build a creative habit with our short story contest, and offer a high-quality marketplace to find the perfect publishing professional. We’re here to support aspiring authors every step of the way as they fulfil their publishing dreams.Check out their new HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL course with author and bestselling ghostwriter, Tom Bromley. Next course starts on September 18.Instagram: @reedsy_HQTwitter: @ReedsyHQYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpo0MkTAyEl73PmIVs8CQvQ Keep in touchOrder Chasing the Light, Julia's sequel to Shooters, here.I love our listeners, and I want to hear from you. Please leave a review on one of my podcast platforms and chat with me on social media:Twitter: @twolitchicksInstagram: @two_lit_chicksTikTok: @two_lit_chicksEmail: hello@twolitchicks.orgThank you so much for listening.Two Lit Chicks Podcast is recorded and produced by Your Voice HereFor a free 30-minute consultation with Jeremy about podcasting get in touch with the code TLCLOVE.Support the show
TLC Book Bites: Love Stories Quiz
Oct 20 2023
TLC Book Bites: Love Stories Quiz
This episode is sponsored by Reedsy.It's Friday and we've got an extra special quiz for you about Love Stories. Our quizmaster today is Beth O'Leary, writer of five best-selling romcoms, including The Wake Up Call. Let us know how you did! The best way to do that is to join my new Book Club on Facebook, which welcomes fans of all genres.More about our sponsorsReedsy is a publishing eco-system for writers at any stage in their publishing journey. We provide a wealth of free educational resources, encourage writers to build a creative habit with our short story contest, and offer a high-quality marketplace to find the perfect publishing professional. We’re here to support aspiring authors every step of the way as they fulfil their publishing dreams.Check out their new HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL course with author and bestselling ghostwriter, Tom Bromley. Instagram: @reedsy_HQTwitter: @ReedsyHQYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpo0MkTAyEl73PmIVs8CQvQ Keep in touchOrder Chasing the Light, Julia's sequel to Shooters, here.I love our listeners, and I want to hear from you. Please leave a review on one of my podcast platforms and chat with me on social media:Twitter: @twolitchicksInstagram: @two_lit_chicksTikTok: @two_lit_chicksEmail: hello@twolitchicks.orgThank you so much for listening.Two Lit Chicks Podcast is recorded and produced by Your Voice HereFor a free 30-minute consultation with Jeremy about podcasting get in touch with the code TLCLOVE.Support the show
TLC Book Bites: Writing Advice with Beth O'Leary
Oct 18 2023
TLC Book Bites: Writing Advice with Beth O'Leary
This episode is sponsored by Reedsy.Excellent writing advice with writer Beth O'Leary, Sunday Times Bestselling author of The Wake Up Call. If you want to keep the book chat going, join my new Book Club on Facebook, which welcomes fans of all genres.Empowered Author Marketing ShowCheck out the Empowered Author Book Marketing & Publicity Show, taking place online from November 3-5. You can get 10% off tickets with my affiliate link here.More about our sponsorsReedsy is a publishing eco-system for writers at any stage in their publishing journey. We provide a wealth of free educational resources, encourage writers to build a creative habit with our short story contest, and offer a high-quality marketplace to find the perfect publishing professional. We’re here to support aspiring authors every step of the way as they fulfil their publishing dreams.Check out their new HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL course with author and bestselling ghostwriter, Tom Bromley. Next course starts on September 18.Instagram: @reedsy_HQTwitter: @ReedsyHQYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpo0MkTAyEl73PmIVs8CQvQ Keep in touchOrder Chasing the Light, Julia's sequel to Shooters, here.I love our listeners, and I want to hear from you. Please leave a review on one of my podcast platforms and chat with me on social media:Twitter: @twolitchicksInstagram: @two_lit_chicksTikTok: @two_lit_chicksEmail: hello@twolitchicks.orgThank you so much for listening.Two Lit Chicks Podcast is recorded and produced by Your Voice HereFor a free 30-minute consultation with Jeremy about podcasting get in touch with the code TLCLOVE.Support the show
A Conversation with Beth O'Leary
Oct 16 2023
A Conversation with Beth O'Leary
Beth O'Leary is a Sunday Times bestselling author whose novels have been translated into more than thirty languages. Her debut, The Flatshare, sold over a million copies and changed her life completely. Her second novel, The Switch, has been optioned for film by Amblin Partners, Steven Spielberg's production company. The Road Trip, Beth's third novel, went straight to No.4 in the Sunday Times Top Ten on hardback publication.Beth writes her books in the Hampshire countryside with a very badly behaved GoldenRetriever for company. If she's not at her desk, you'll usually find her curled upsomewhere with a book, a cup of tea and several woolly jumpers (whatever the weather).Her fifth novel, The Wake Up Call, is out now. Join the Two Lit Chicks Book Club on FacebookPoetry books mentioned in introafter-words by Charlotte PearlGirl Made of Glass by Shelby LeighMarketing by Shelby on YouTubeSupport Julia by buying her booksOrder Shooters here.Order Chasing the Light, Julia's sequel to Shooters, here.Pre-Order Camera Shy here.Keep in touchWe love our listeners, and we want to hear from you. Please leave a review on one of our podcast platforms and chat with us on social media:Twitter: @twolitchicksInstagram: @two_lit_chicksTikTok: @two_lit_chicksEmail: hello@twolitchicks.orgThank you so much for listening.Listeners, we love you.Two Lit Chicks Podcast is recorded and produced by Your Voice HereFor a free 30-minute consultation with Jeremy about podcasting get in touch with the code TLCLOVE.Support the show
TLC Book Bites: The Ghostwriting Quiz
Oct 13 2023
TLC Book Bites: The Ghostwriting Quiz
This episode is sponsored by Reedsy.In today's quiz, author and best-selling ghostwriter Tom Bromley tests our knowledge of ghostwritten books. I managed to dredge my memory for some of those answers!  A thoroughly enjoyable quiz and I got 6/10. Let us know how you did! The best way to do that is to join my new Book Club on Facebook, which welcomes fans of all genres. Tom's ContactsWebsite: https://www.tombromley.co.uk/Instagram: @tombromleyesqEmpowered Author Marketing ShowCheck out the Empowered Author Book Marketing & Publicity Show, taking place online from November 3-5. You can get 10% off tickets with my affiliate link here.More about our sponsorsReedsy is a publishing eco-system for writers at any stage in their publishing journey. We provide a wealth of free educational resources, encourage writers to build a creative habit with our short story contest, and offer a high-quality marketplace to find the perfect publishing professional. We’re here to support aspiring authors every step of the way as they fulfil their publishing dreams.Check out their new HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL course with author and bestselling ghostwriter, Tom Bromley. Instagram: @reedsy_HQTwitter: @ReedsyHQYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpo0MkTAyEl73PmIVs8CQvQ Keep in touchOrder Chasing the Light, Julia's sequel to Shooters, here.I love our listeners, and I want to hear from you. Please leave a review on one of my podcast platforms and chat with me on social media:Twitter: @twolitchicksInstagram: @two_lit_chicksTikTok: @two_lit_chicksEmail: hello@twolitchicks.orgThank you so much for listening.Two Lit Chicks Podcast is recorded and produced by Your Voice HereFor a free 30-minute consultation with Jeremy about podcasting get in touch with the code TLCLOVE.Support the show