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Episode 85: A Love Letter to Venice | Into the Lion's Mouth by Nancy McConnell

On this week’s dose of book recommendations, library love, and literary enthusiasm, our guest is Nancy McConnell, the author of Into the Lion’s Mouth . It’s a middle grade historical fiction novel set in 1498 Venice. This is her debut novel but she has several other manuscripts in the works, including a graphic novel in collaboration with her daughter, Rebecca. She’s also a mother and an educator. We have a great conversation about her reading and writing life and swap some wonderful recommendations for both children and adult books.  Listen to today's episode here or on your favorite podcast player!   Visit or connect with Nancy on Instagram , Facebook , and Twitter. If you're looking for seasonal book recommendations or middle grade reads, she's a great person to ask! You can purchase Into the Lion's Mouth on Amazon , , or Immortal Works . (And of course your local indie bookstore can order it!) Books from today's episode ar

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The Hate U Give
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
A Kind of Paradise

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