The Broads Talk Books With: Jeannie Vanasco

Updated: Aug 12

In this new installment of The Broads Talk Books With, we talk to Jeannie Vanasco! Amy recommended her book, Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was a Girl, in Episode 46.

Jeannie reveals much about her reading adolescence, tells us about her badass old cats, and shares crazy stories of fan interactions.

The Broads Talks Books With is our bonus series where we talk to some of our favorite authors, and nerd out about books. We've talked to Julia Phillips, Mona Awad, Andrea Lawlor, and more! Hit subscribe now in your favorite podcast player, and every episode of this bonus series will come to you direct. Just like magic.

Favorite books and authors as a kid and teen:

Authors and books that made Jeannie want to write:

Books on her TBR pile:

Books that have surprised Jeannie recently:

How Jeannie finds book recommendations:

Books and authors that inspired Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was a Girl:

Book Jeannie demands everyone read:

Current pop culture obsessions:

Broads and Books is a book podcast. A funny podcast. A feminist podcast. And one of the BEST podcasts. Each week Amy and Erin choose a unique theme. Then we choose two fiction books, two other genre books (short story collections, memoir, non-fiction, true crime, poetry, etc.), and two pop culture picks based on that theme. We surprise each other with our picks, talk about why we like them, and give you unexpected recommendations for every reading taste. Along the way, we share embarrassing stories, pitch amazing-slash-crackpot business ideas, implicate ourselves in future crimes, and so much more. Broads and Books is fresh, funny, thought-provoking, and basically the best time you'll have all week.

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