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Unstacked

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Unstacked is presented by Sarah Burris (Northwest Regional Library System) and Stephen Efird (Huntsville Madison County Public Library). Listen to literary conversations as we ‘unstack’ what’s happening in the greater literary world, provide genre recommendations, what we are reading/watching, and what is happening in libraries. Author interviews unstack new title releases, their creative writing process, and what they love about libraries!

Intro Song: Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq
Outro Song: House of Books by Party Boys

Podcast formerly known as BCPL Unstacked.
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Author Talk 10: Unwind with Ian J. Malone and Chris Kennedy

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Literary Holiday Extravaganza: Episode 15
Holiday Unstacked episode with Sarah from the Bay County Public Library and Stephen from the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library. Join us as we explore literary news, holiday books and films, and what we are currently reading/watching. Christmas horror and wassailing pagan ghost horses included. We will be taking a brief podcast break until January 2022 providing the perfect time to catch up on older episodes and give all the 5-star reviews!   And as always read my friend. It's good for you.  Blast through the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library can be located through this link: https://blast.hmcpl.org/. #HolidayReads #HolidayHorror #CharlesDickens #NWRLS #HMCPL #CozyReads #MagicalRealism #ThreeAuthorsinaTrenchCoat 
49:18
November 27, 2021
Author Talk 17: Unwind with Alexandra Kleeman
A very special edition of Unstacked with Sarah (Bay County Public Library) and Stephen (Huntsville-Madison County Public Library). Join us for an interview with award-winning author, Alexandra Kleeman. We'll discuss her newest novel, Something New Under the Sun (2021). Unwind with Alexandra as she shares her writing and creative process, love of literature, libraries, and more. For more information about Alexandra Kleeman, visit her website https://www.alexandrakleeman.com/. Stay safe and read my friend. It's good for you! #AlexandraKleeman #SomethingNewUnderTheSun #Libraries #Noir #SpeculativeFiction #WritingProcess #CreativeProcess 
01:04:45
October 23, 2021
Author Talk 16: Unwind with Peter V. Brett
A very special edition of Unstacked with Sarah (Bay County Public Library) and Stephen (Huntsville-Madison County Public Library). Join us for an interview with internationally bestselling fantasy author, Peter V. Brett. We'll discuss his newest novel, The Desert Prince (2021), Book 1 in the Nightfall Saga. Unwind with Peter as he shares his writing and creative process, love of comics, D&D, martial arts, books, libraries, and more. For more information about Peter V. Brett, visit his website https://www.petervbrett.com/. Stay safe and read my friend. It's good for you! #PeterVBrett #DemonCycle #Fantasy #DiverseReads #LGBTQ #MarvelUniverse #DnD #Libraries 
01:11:17
October 15, 2021
Author Talk 15: Unwind with Kevin Hearne
A very special edition of Unstacked with Sarah (Bay County Public Library) and Stephen (Huntsville-Madison County Public Library). Join us for an interview with New York Times bestselling urban fantasy author, Kevin Hearne. We'll discuss his newest novel, Paper & Blood (2021), Book 2 of the Ink & Sigil series featuring Scottish sigil agent - Al MacBharrais. Unwind with Kevin as he shares his writing and creative process, love of Huntsville, dogs, tacos, fancy cocktails, libraries, and more. For more information about Kevin Hearne, visit his website https://kevinhearne.com/. #KevinHearne #NWRLS #Unstacked #Literary #Fiction #UrbanFantasy #FancyCocktails #Tacos #Poochism #TheIronDruidChronicles 
01:17:04
October 1, 2021
Author Talk 14: Unwind with Paul Tremblay
A very special edition of Unstacked with Sarah (Bay County Public Library) and Stephen (Huntsville-Madison County Public Library). Join us for an interview with Brams Stoker award-winning author, Paul Tremblay. We'll discuss his novel, Survivor Song (2020). Unwind with Paul as he shares his writing and creative process, love of horror, punk rock, libraries, and more. For more information about Paul Tremblay, visit his website https://www.paultremblay.net/.  #PaulTremblay #SurvivorSong #Horror #TheRamones #NWRLS #Unstacked #Literary #Fiction 
01:00:22
September 17, 2021
Native Reads and Robot Feeds: Episode 14
BCPL Unstacked with Sarah from the Bay County Public Library and Stephen from the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.  Join us as we explore literary news, books by Native American authors, and what we are currently reading/watching. Happy Library Card Sign-Up Month from both of us! And as always read my friend. It's good for you.  #NativeReads #GoodReads #NWRLS #HMCPL #LibraryCardSignUpMonth 
48:09
September 3, 2021
Author Talk 13: Unwind with Terry Miles
A very special edition of BCPL Unstacked with Sarah (Bay County Public Library) and Stephen (Huntsville-Madison County Public Library). Join us for an interview with award-winning Writer/Director/Producer, Terry Miles. We'll discuss his new novel, Rabbits (2021) and his podcast of the same name. Unwind with Terry as he shares his writing and creative process, love of gaming, alternate realities, libraries, books and more. For more information about Terry Miles and his awesome projects, visit his website http://minnowbeatswhale.com/.   #Thriller #Rabbits #TerryMiles #PublicRadioAlliance #FictionalizedSerial  #StoneColdSteveAustin  #Multiverse #Libraries #DnD #NWRLS #BCPL #arcades #gamers
54:19
August 20, 2021
Author Talk 12: Unwind with Chuck Wendig
A very special edition of BCPL Unstacked with Sarah (Bay County Public Library) and Stephen (Huntsville-Madison County Public Library). Join us for an interview with New York Times best-selling novelist, Chuck Wendig. We'll discuss his new title, The Book of Accidents (2021) and his upcoming release Dust and Grim (October 5, 2021). Unwind with Chuck as he shares his writing process, love of horror, apples, libraries and more. For more information about Chuck Wendig, visit his website and subscribe to his popular blog at http://terribleminds.com/. #NWRLS #ChuckWendig #TheBookofAccidents #Apples #Horror #Creativity #WritingProcess #Libraries #IsolationTanks #MagicSkeletons  #EasterEggs
47:40
August 6, 2021
Author Talk 11: Unwind with Grady Hendrix
A very special edition of BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen. Join us for an interview with Bram Stoker Award-winning and New York Times Bestselling author, Grady Hendrix. We'll discuss his new title, Final Girl Support Group (2021). Unwind with Grady as he shares his writing process, love of horror books and film, discovery of author Robert W. Walker,  and more. For more information about Grady Hendrix, visit: http://www.gradyhendrix.com/.  #FinalGirlSupportGroup #GradyHendrix #Horror #Comedy #SuperScaryHauntedHomeSchool #SouthernBookClub #Vampires #SerialKillerChic #RobertWWalker #MyBestFriendsExorcism #HorrorFiction
01:06:17
July 13, 2021
Author Talk 10: Unwind with Ian J. Malone and Chris Kennedy
BCPL Unstacked Podcast with authors Ian J. Malone and Chris Kennedy. Find out about their writing process, love of libraries, the Lasers and Lagers author event taking place in Panama City (June 29th at 5 pm), and Science Fiction with a side of Rock and Roll. For more information about the Chris Kennedy Publishing Company, visit https://chriskennedypublishing.com/. For more information about the Lasers and Lagers event, visit https://www.sharkflight.com/lasersandlagers/ and find out more about how the raffle proceeds benefit the Friends of the Bay County Public Libraries.    #ChrisKennedyPublishing #ChrisKennedy #IanJMalone #ScienceFiction #Fantasy #StarWars #RockandRoll #Libraries #NWRLS #BayCounty #LasersandLagers #WritingProcess Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
01:10:25
June 8, 2021
Spring Fever? These Books Make House Calls: Episode 13
BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen. Join us as we provide literary prescriptions for medical fiction and non-fiction titles. Also revisit 90s nostalgia. We will share the latest litNEWS and library news for the Northwest Regional Library System and the Bay County Public Library. And as always read my friend. It's good for you. #LibraryFiction #Medical #Doctor  #Library #Books #LiteraryNews #BayCountyFL #NWRLS #BadSinging #LevarBurton #90sNostalgia #Pizza #LOC #JaneAusten #TailsandTales #SummerReading Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
51:26
May 25, 2021
Lets Taco Bout Cookbooks; The Butchers Block: Episode 12
BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us as we grab the cutting boards, prep the Instantpot, and start simmering the flavors that will make your mouth water as we talk about the cookbooks that should be making their way to your kitchen.  We also share family style the latest litNEWS and library news, talk about the status of the Northwest Regional Library System and the Bay County Public Library. And as always read my friend. It's good for you. #LibraryFiction #Cookbooks #Food  #Library #Books #LiteraryNews #BayCountyFL #NWRLS Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
36:49
May 14, 2021
Author Talk 9: Unwind with Megan Rosenbloom
A very special edition of BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen for National Library Week. Join us for an interview with author and librarian, Megan Rosenbloom. We'll discuss her new title, Dark Archives: A Librarian's Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin (2020). Unwind with Megan as she shares her research for the Anthropodermic Book Project, love for rare books and libraries, knitting, dark tourism and more. For more information about Megan Rosenbloom, visit: https://meganrosenbloom.com/.  #DarkArchives #NationalLibraryWeek #AnthropodermicBibliopegy #TheAnthropodermicBookProject #MeganRosenbloom #BruceCampbell #BurkeandHare #DarkTourism #SpecialCollections #RareBooks #TrueCrime #PhantomoftheParadise #PaulWilliams Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
01:29:41
April 8, 2021
Author Talk 8: Unwind with Rebecca Bruff
A very special edition of BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us for an interview with award-winning author, Rebecca Bruff. We'll discuss her historical fiction title, Trouble the Water (2019) about Robert Smalls who was born enslaved, worked on a cotton steamer that turned into a confederate warship during the Civil War, and his heroic escape to freedom with his crew mates and their families.  Unwind with Rebecca as she shares more about Robert Small's life including his congressional work post-war, her writing process, Beaufort SC, love of libraries, and more. For more information about Rebecca Bruff, visit: https://www.rebeccabruff.com/. And read my friend. It's good for you! #RebeccaBruff #RobertSmalls #CivilRights #NWRLS #Books #HistoricalFiction #StarsOfWonder  Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
57:08
March 26, 2021
Do Librarians Dream of Celluloid Sheep?: Episode 11
BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us as we grab the popcorn and dim the lights to talk about books making their way toward a screen near you.  We also nobly share the latest litNEWS and library news, talk about the status of the Northwest Regional Library System and the Bay County Public Library. And as always read my friend. It's good for you. #LibraryFiction #Nobility #BookToFilm #ConfidentMurder #Library #Books #PostApocolypse #GothicNovels #LiteraryNews #BayCountyFL #NWRLS Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
53:15
March 18, 2021
Author Talk 7: Unwind with Marie Bostwick
A very special edition of BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us for an interview with best-selling author, Marie Bostwick. We'll discuss her new release, The Restoration of Celia Fairchild.  This podcast is released in time for Marie's Listen While You Stitch campaign. Listen to the podcast while working on your latest quilt, knitting, or embroidery project!  Unwind with Marie Bostwick as she shares her writing process, her love of reading and cooking, her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel writing companion, and more. For more information about Marie Bostwick and free downloadable goodies that go with her books, visit: https://mariebostwick.com/. And read my friend. It's good for you! #MarieBostwick #ListenWhileYouStitch #NWRLS #TheRestorationofCeliaFairchild #Books #CavalierKingCharlesSpaniel #Quilting #HomeChef #WomensFiction #HistoricalFiction #ContemporaryFiction Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
56:14
February 23, 2021
Author Talk 6: Unwind with Susan Cushman
BCPL Unstacked interview with Sarah and author, Susan Cushman. We'll discuss her short story collection Friends of the Library and her upcoming release John and Mary Margaret (June 27, 2021). Unwind with Susan Cushman as she shares her writing process, Friends of the Library visits throughout Mississippi, what she's been reading, weeping icons, and love of libraries. For more information about Susan, visit her website: www.susancushman.com.  And read my friend. It's good for you! #SusanCushman #FriendsoftheLibrary #AlzAuthors #CherryBomb #ShortStories #EudoraWelty #WilliamFaulkner #DianeKeaton #KoehlerBooks #historicalfiction 
51:29
February 4, 2021
Author Talk 5: Unwind with Kevin J. Anderson
A very special edition of BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us for an interview with best-selling author, Kevin J. Anderson. We'll discuss several of his new releases including Dune: Duke of Caladan and Stake. Unwind with Kevin J. Anderson as he shares his writing process, working collaboratively with Brian Herbert and Neil Peart, Prog Rock inspirations and book mobiles. For more information about Kevin, visit his website: www.wordfire.com. And read my friend. It's good for you! #KevinJAnderson #ProgRockPodcast #NWRLS #Dune #StarWars #ConspiracyTheories #Publishing #Fandom #Zombies #BrianHerbert #NeilPeart #Books Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
01:03:50
December 18, 2020
The Quick and the Read: Episode 10
BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us where we roam lonesome prairies find the saloon with all the root'n toot'n cowboys reads you  can handle. You gotta be fast on  the draw as Sarah and Stephen call out the latest litNEWS and library news,  talk about the status of the Northwest Regional Library System and the Bay County Public Library.  And as always read my friend. It's good for you. #LibraryFiction #EmmaBullLove #Westerns #StephenGrahamJonesLove #Library #Books #BadAccents #GoatLicking #LiteraryNews #BayCountyFL #NWRLS Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Midsong credits go Lonely Cowboy by ZitronSound (2017) The Original French Chef Theme · Alexandre Desplat (2009) Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
43:31
December 4, 2020
Author Talk 4: Unwind with Amy Stewart
A very special edition of BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us for an interview with best-selling author, Amy Stewart. We'll discuss her fifth Kopp Sister Novel, Kopp Sisters on the March. The sixth book in the series, Dear Miss Kopp, will release in January 2021! Unwind with Amy Stewart as she shares her writing and creative process, the Kopp Sisters, pigeons, Stripes, and love of libraries. For more information about Amy, visit her website: www.amystewart.com.  And read my friend. It's good for you!   #AmyStewart #NWRLS #KoppSisters #WWI #Pigeons #Stripes #BeulahBinford #TheDrunkenBotanist #GirlWaitsWithGun #Earthworms #Books  Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
58:28
November 20, 2020
Chickity Check Yo Shelf: Episode 9
BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us where we roam the stacks and find the shelf with all the books about books, librarians, and libraries. Sarah gets shhh'd by the ghost of Zenodotus and her mic is being weirdly quiet in the library. We also hit the latest litNEWS and library news,  talk about the status of the Northwest Regional Library System and the Bay County Public Library and get a bit of Sarah Backstory. And as always read my friend. It's good for you. #LibraryFiction #LibraryCART #PickMyName #TheScreenAddicts #Library #Books #BadAccents #Nightvale #LiteraryNews #BayCountyFL #NWRLS Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Midsong credits go Lonely Cowboy by ZitronSound (2017)  Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
36:35
November 6, 2020
Author Talk 3: Unwind with Vanessa Veselka
A very Special Edition of BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen!  Join us for an interview with award-winning author, musician, and adventurer Vanessa Veselka.  Her latest work, The Great Off Shore Grounds, was named to  2020 National Book Awards for Fiction longlist.  Come unwind with us as we discuss her writing process, punk rock, musical instruments, travel, and our shared love of libraries. And read my friend. It's good for you. #VanessaVeselka #TheGreatOffshoreGrounds #Library #Books #BayCountyFL #NWRLS #TheRamones Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
01:12:09
October 27, 2020
Extra Sized Dose of Monsters and Ghosts: Episode 8
BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us where we unpack scares and frights and Sarah Heads down to the shore for some D&D delights.  We also hit the latest litNEWS and library news,  talk the status of the Northwest Regional Library system and the Bay County Public Library and learn whats happening across the bridge at the Panama City Beach Library with our guest Kyle. And read my friend. It's good for you. #HorrorFiction #LovecraftCountry #ChanningTatum #Library #Books #BadAccentsPart2 #EmeraldIsleCoast #LiteraryNews #BayCountyFL #NWRLS Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Midsong credits go Bitchn' Camero by The Dead Milkmen (1984).  Midsong credits Relaxing by Bensound.com (2014). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
01:01:37
October 17, 2020
Hard Boiled Detectives with a Side of Pulp: Episode 7
BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us where we unpack the Pulp detective novels and movies that put the punch into two-fisted action as well as some fierce lady detectives, the latest litNEWS and library news,  talk the status of the Northwest Regional Library system and the Bay County Public Library and get serenaded by Stephen . And read my friend. It's good for you. #PulpFiction #BadAccents #CrimeFiction #LebronJames #Library #Books # #LiteraryNews #BayCountyFL #NWRLS Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Midsong credits go Noire #1 by Pedro (2014).  Midsong credits Haunted by RossBugden (2014). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
36:58
October 16, 2020
Author Talk 2: Unwind with John T.E. Cribb
A very Special Edition of BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen!  Join us for our second author talk featuring New York Times Bestselling author John T.E. Cribb.  His new novel, Old Abe, allows you to travel by Abraham Lincoln's side during the last five years of his life.  Come unwind with us as we discuss his writing process, Abraham Lincoln, 1860 & 1864 election, I-95 , and our shared love of libraries. And read my friend. It's good for you. #JohnCribb #OldAbe #Library #Books #BayCountyFL #NWRLS #AbrahamLincoln Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
53:31
September 21, 2020
Elvis Stole My Podcast: Episode 6
BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us for the next episode where they unpack the "truths" hidden behind the layers of lies as they take on Conspiracy Theories, the latest litNEWS and library news,  talk the status of the Northwest Regional Library system and the Bay County Public Library and get serenaded by Stephen . And read my friend. It's good for you. #ConspiracyTheory #Elvis #MyTVIsWatchingME #NeilGaiman #Library #Books #3KittensInATrenchcoat #LiteraryNews #BayCountyFL #NWRLS Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
39:30
September 4, 2020
Author Talk 1: Unwind with Kristin Harmel
A very Special Edition of BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen!  Join us for our first author talk featuring New York Times Bestselling author Kristin Harmel.  Her latest work, The Book of Lost Names, is flying off shelves.  Come unwind with us as we discuss her writing process, sports, travel, and then our shared love of libraries. And read my friend. It's good for you. #KristinHarmel #BookOfLostNames #Library #Books #BayCountyFL #NWRLS #TomBrady Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
54:58
August 20, 2020
Cry Havoc and Let Loose the Dogs of Summer: Episode 5
BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us for the next episode where they unpack Summer reads for the Dog Days of Summer,  Latest litNEWS and library news, Fake news and the infodemic, and talk the status of the Northwest Regional Library system and the Bay County Public Library. And read my friend. It's good for you. #SummerReads #NeilGaiman #Library #Books #3KittensInATrenchcoat #LiteraryNews #BayCountyFL #NWRLS Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
45:08
August 20, 2020
Myth-Understanding Amongst Friends (Don't Cook the Books): Episode 4
BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us for the next episode where they unpack Myths, Fairy tales and Folklore,  Scorching litNEWS and library news, fan out over Mary Alice Monroe & Neil Gaiman, and talk the status of the Northwest Regional Library system and the Bay County Public Library. And read my friend. It's good for you. #MaryAliceMonroe #NeilGaiman #Library #Books #LiteraryNews #BayCountyFL #NWRLS Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
37:51
July 22, 2020
Bayou Boogie and the Swamp Murder Stomp: Episode 3
BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us for the next episode where they unpack natural disaster read lists,  wild litNEWS news, swamp murder books, and talk the status of the Northwest Regional Library system and the Bay County Public Library. And read my friend. It's good for you.
42:00
July 6, 2020
The Pandemic: Episode 2
BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us for the next episode where they unpack pandemic read lists, "Vampire it Up" it up with some litNEWS and library news, and talk the status of the Northwest Regional Library system and the Bay County Public Library.  And read my friend. It's good for you. Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986). #Library #Reading #BCPL #Pandemic #Vampire 
34:09
May 23, 2020
New Chapter: Episode 1
BCPL Unstacked with Sarah and Stephen.  Join us for the launch of our new Podcast from the Bay County Public Library. We share litNEWS and library news.  And read my friend. It's good for you. Opening song credits go to Bust This Bust That by Professor Kliq (2010). Closing song credits go to House of Books by Party Boys (1986).
28:10
May 7, 2020