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Penned In

By Anna Kate Miedler

Welcome to Penned In, a weekly podcast for all things bookish! Join host Anna-Kate Miedler as she interviews authors on their lives inside and out of writing, reviews books, and discusses hot topics in the readerly world. If you love adding to your TBR, make sure you don’t miss an episode!
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S1 | E2 Goodreads Goals, Fav Books of 2021, & 2022 Anticipated Releases

Penned InJan 10, 2022

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S2|E5 Author Talk with Gail R Delaney

S2|E5 Author Talk with Gail R Delaney

Anna-Kate interviews multi-genre romance author Gail R Delaney about writing, life and more. Want to learn more? You can find her website linked here. Four books from her science fiction romance series Future Possible Saga are out now. Order your copy TODAY here. Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Blog : http://penned-in.com/
Mar 20, 202323:01
S2|E4 Author Talk with Prerna Pickett

S2|E4 Author Talk with Prerna Pickett

Anna-Kate interviews YA author Prerna Pickett about writing, life and more. Want to learn more? You can find her website linked here. Her debut novel, If You Only Knew, is out now. You can buy your copy TODAY here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Blog : http://penned-in.com/
Mar 06, 202321:30
S2|E3 Author Talk with Serenity Foxx

S2|E3 Author Talk with Serenity Foxx

Anna-Kate interviews romance author Serenity Foxx about writing, life and more.  Want to learn more? You can find her website linked here. She has two novellas out now on Amazon. You can order your copies today here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Blog : http://penned-in.com/
Feb 13, 202322:31
S2|E2 Author Talk with Michaela Hayes

S2|E2 Author Talk with Michaela Hayes

Anna-Kate interviews action/adventure writer Michaela Hayes about writing, life and more.  Want to learn more? You can find her Instagram here and Facebook page here. There, you'll find all updates on her current work in progress, Nightshade.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Blog : http://penned-in.com/
Jan 31, 202316:53
S2|E1 Author Talk with Storm Young

S2|E1 Author Talk with Storm Young

Anna-Kate interviews mystery author Storm Young about writing, life and more.  Want to learn more? You can check out her facebook page here. You can order The Final Secret: A West Virginia Mystery TODAY through Amazon. Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Blog : http://penned-in.com/
Jan 09, 202322:27
S1|E35 Author Talk with Stephanie Rose

S1|E35 Author Talk with Stephanie Rose

Anna-Kate interviews multi-genre author Stephanie Rose about the writing life and more. Want to learn more? You can find her website linked here. If you're looking for your next read, look no further than Wattpad, the reading/writing platform where Stephanie Rose has published many of her works for free.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/
Nov 28, 202218:52
S1|E34 Author Talk with Emma G Rose

S1|E34 Author Talk with Emma G Rose

Anna-Kate interviews YA fiction author Emma G Rose about writing, life and more. Want to learn more? You can find her website linked here. The Bank of Oblivion is out now! Buy your copy TODAY here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/
Nov 14, 202224:04
S1|E33 Author Talk with Amy Prokopis

S1|E33 Author Talk with Amy Prokopis

Anna-Kate interviews YA fiction author Amy Prokopis about writing, life, and more.  Want to learn more? You can find her website linked here. Guardians of the Sixth Gate releases October 31st. You can read the first chapter for FREE here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/
Oct 24, 202223:00
S1|E32 Author Talk with John Olsen

S1|E32 Author Talk with John Olsen

Anna-Kate interviews paranormal author John Olsen about writing life, ghost stories and more.  Want to learn more? You can check out his website linked here. John Olsen's six book of paranormal stories, Stranger Paranormal, can be purchased here. Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/
Oct 10, 202220:25
S1|E31 Author Talk with Carol Logan

S1|E31 Author Talk with Carol Logan

Anna-Kate interviews fantasy author Carol Logan about writing life and more.  Want to learn more? Check out her website linked here. The Sword of Light, a Four Treasures Novel, releases October 7th. Preorder your copy TODAY using the link here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/
Sep 26, 202219:35
S1|E30 Author Talk with Robyn Watts

S1|E30 Author Talk with Robyn Watts

Anna-Kate interviews horror author Robyn Watts about writing life and more.  Want to learn more? You can follow her on Tiktok here. Shades of Survival is out today with a sequel following by the end of 2022! You can purchase your copy now using the link here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/
Sep 12, 202218:42
S1|E29 Author Talk with Devon Atwood

S1|E29 Author Talk with Devon Atwood

Anna-Kate interviews fantasy author Devon Atwood about life inside and out of writing.  Want to learn more? You can find Devon Atwood's page here. Bonds and Envy releases TODAY. Order your copy here! Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/
Aug 29, 202220:54
S1|E28 Penned In Goes to College

S1|E28 Penned In Goes to College

Anna-Kate talks about her process narrowing her pile of books down for college and mourns the books that didn't make the cut.  Books Mentioned in this Episode :  Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan The Poppy War by RF Kuang The Daevabad Trilogy by S.A Chakraborty The Right to Vote by Alexander Keyssar Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Aug 22, 202212:51
S1|E27 Author Talk with Jennah Sobevski

S1|E27 Author Talk with Jennah Sobevski

Anna-Kate interviews romance author Jennah Sobevski about life inside and out of writing.  Want to learn more? You can find Jennah Sobevski's page here. Something to Believe releases this week on August 20th! Order your copy TODAY here. Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Aug 15, 202217:43
S1|E26 BONUS EPISODE

S1|E26 BONUS EPISODE

Anna-Kate reviews some of her recent reads and discusses the Advanced Readers Copies (ARCS) she wants to read before the end of the year.  Books Mentioned in this Episode :  Home Field Advantage by Dahlia Adler The Last Tale of the Flower Bride by Roshani Chokshi  Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid A Broken Blade by Melissa Blair The Undead Truth of Us by Britney S Lewis  The Renaissance of Gwen Hathaway by Ashley Schumacher Begin Again by Emma Lord Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Aug 10, 202213:42
S1|E25 Review of Persuasion by Jane Austen

S1|E25 Review of Persuasion by Jane Austen

Anna-Kate reviews the classic novel Persuasion by Jane Austen and compares it to its movie adaption recently released on Netflix.  Bonus episode is coming out Wednesday this week! Make sure to keep an eye out for it!  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Aug 08, 202212:29
S1|E24 Author Talk with Molly Likovich and Marcia Ruiz-Olguin

S1|E24 Author Talk with Molly Likovich and Marcia Ruiz-Olguin

Anna-Kate interviews fantasy/supernatural creators Molly Likovich and Marcia Ruiz-Olguin about the co-writing process and more.  Want to learn more? You can check out their blog here. The Fable of Wonderland, a sapphic retelling of the classic story Alice in Wonderland, is out for preorder now. You can buy your copy here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Jul 25, 202221:10
S1|E23 Author Talk with Frank James Bailey

S1|E23 Author Talk with Frank James Bailey

Anna-Kate interviews comic creator and author Frank James Bailey about the writing process, publishing, and more.  Want to learn more? You can check out his comics here. The Taming of April is set to release this month! You can find the pre launch kickstarter here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Jul 11, 202218:53
S1|E22 June Reading Wrap Up

S1|E22 June Reading Wrap Up

Anna-Kate summarizes her thoughts on all eight books she read in June.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Jul 04, 202213:01
S1|E21 Author Talk with Sara Fujimura

S1|E21 Author Talk with Sara Fujimura

Anna-Kate interviews YA author Sara Fujimura about the writing process, publishing, and more.  The paperback version of Faking Reality, a romance between a reality star princess and the boy next door, is set to release July 12th. You can preorder your copy today using the link here.  Want to learn more about Sara Fujimura? Check out her website here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Jun 27, 202221:23
S1|E20 Pride Month Recs

S1|E20 Pride Month Recs

Anna-Kate discusses some her favorite books with LGBTQ+ rep. The books include : Crier's War by Nina Varela, As I Descended by Robin Talley, Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas, and Wilder Girls by Rory Power.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Jun 20, 202209:43
S1|E19 Author Talk with Lee S Hannon

S1|E19 Author Talk with Lee S Hannon

Anna-Kate interviews science fiction and fantasy author Lee S Hannon. Book two of Hannon’s Unitas Series, Unitas, releases June 23rd! Preorder your copy today here. Order book one, Coligo, here. Want to learn more about Lee S Hannon? Check out her website here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Jun 13, 202218:55
S1|E18 Author Talk with Jason Dorough

S1|E18 Author Talk with Jason Dorough

Anna-Kate interviews fantasy author Jason Dorough about the writing process and more.  Want to learn more about Jason Dorough? Check out his website linked here.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
May 30, 202220:02
S1|E17 Review of Discovering Puracordis by Roxy Eloise

S1|E17 Review of Discovering Puracordis by Roxy Eloise

Anna-Kate reviews the first book in The Guidal series, Discovering Puracordis by Roxy Eloise, and also touches on the current social media conversation about what readers should include in their reviews.  Thank you to Roxy Eloise for providing my ARC in exchange for an honest review! You guys can purchase Discovering Puracordis here.   Don't forget to check out:  Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
May 23, 202211:56
S1|E16 Review of Memories of Blood and Shadow by Aaron S Jones

S1|E16 Review of Memories of Blood and Shadow by Aaron S Jones

Anna-Kate reviews Memories of Blood and Shadow by Aaron S Jones.  Thank you to Aaron S Jones for providing my ARC in exchange for an honest review. You guys can purchase Memories of Blood and Shadow here.  Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@pennedin  Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
May 16, 202211:08
S1|E15 Review of The Initial Insult by Mindy McGinnis

S1|E15 Review of The Initial Insult by Mindy McGinnis

Anna-Kate reviews The Initial Insult by Mindy McGinnis! Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
May 09, 202212:54
S1|E14 Zombies

S1|E14 Zombies

Anna-Kate talks all about zombies and what apocalyptic books and shows she's obsessed with right now.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Apr 26, 202212:13
S1|E13 We Have Our Percy Jackson!

S1|E13 We Have Our Percy Jackson!

Anna-Kate talks about the casting announcement for the upcoming Disney + Percy Jackson show.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Apr 18, 202212:07
S1|E12 Reading Slumps : The Encore

S1|E12 Reading Slumps : The Encore

Anna-Kate talks about her own battle with reading slumps, what she's currently reading (or trying to read), and her plans for the podcast.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Apr 11, 202214:60
S1|E11 Spring Break Reading Wrap Up

S1|E11 Spring Break Reading Wrap Up

Anna-Kate wraps up all the books she read over Spring Break.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Apr 05, 202214:59
S1|E10 Review of Oil and Dust by Jami Fairleigh

S1|E10 Review of Oil and Dust by Jami Fairleigh

Anna-Kate reviews Jami Fairleigh's coming of age adult fantasy novel Oil and Dust.  Thank you to Escapist Book Tours and Kitsune Publishing for providing my advanced copy in exchange for a review! Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Mar 21, 202221:40
S1|E9 Reading Slumps and Sarah J Maas

S1|E9 Reading Slumps and Sarah J Maas

Anna-Kate talks about her reading slump and why she thinks Sarah J Maas is the cause of it.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Mar 08, 202213:40
S1|E8 Review of These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

S1|E8 Review of These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

Anna-Kate reviews These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Feb 27, 202212:37
S1|E7 Valentine's Day Special

S1|E7 Valentine's Day Special

Anna-Kate talks about her favorite romance books and ships Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Feb 14, 202218:24
S1|E6 Review of Full Flight by Ashley Schumacher

S1|E6 Review of Full Flight by Ashley Schumacher

Anna-Kate reviews (really more like fangirls) over Full Flight by Ashley Schumacher. Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Feb 08, 202218:14
S1|E5 2022 TBR Goals

S1|E5 2022 TBR Goals

Anna-Kate talks about her TBR goals for the year and books she's excited to read.  Don't forget to check out: Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Jan 30, 202213:56
S1|E4 Review of The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

S1|E4 Review of The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Anna-Kate reviews current BookTok favorite, The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood. Don't forget to check out:  Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Tik Tok : https://www.tiktok.com/@penned_in   Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Jan 23, 202216:44
S1 | E3 Review of When You Get the Chance by Emma Lord

S1 | E3 Review of When You Get the Chance by Emma Lord

Anna-Kate reviews When You Get the Chance by Emma Lord and reacts to the Shadow and Bone Season Two Cast announcement (she has a LOT of thoughts on some of the choices).  Don’t forget to check out : Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Jan 17, 202217:42
S1 | E2 Goodreads Goals, Fav Books of 2021, & 2022 Anticipated Releases

S1 | E2 Goodreads Goals, Fav Books of 2021, & 2022 Anticipated Releases

Anna-Kate gives tips on how to beat your Goodreads goal, talks about her top five favorite reads of 2021, and lists five 2022 book releases she’s excited for. Don’t forget to check out : Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Jan 10, 202222:54
S1|E1 Interview with Rob Keeley

S1|E1 Interview with Rob Keeley

Welcome to the first episode of Penned In! In this episode, host Anna-Kate Miedler interviews children’s author Rob Keeley. Want to learn more about Rob Keeley? Check out his website linked here. Interested in the books mentioned in this episode? You can find links to buy them below! Carrots Don’t Grow On Trees The Treasure in the Tower Childish Spirits Don’t forget to check out : Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/penned_in/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/Penned_In Blog : http://penned-in.com/ Email : nerdywriter58@gmail.com
Jan 02, 202216:02