Gwinnett County Public Library

Podcasts from the Gwinnett County Public Library: Authors Annotated features conversations with authors who visit the library about their work, their creative processes, and their love of libraries. Flip the Library showcases GCPL‘s staff and services and the ways they work with and for the Gwinnett County community. Spill Lit is a young adult literature podcast from GCPL‘s Youth Services department, featuring reading recommendations and discussions of YA lit trends and themes.

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Episodes

5 days ago

In the latest episode of Spill Lit, join our hosts Katharine, Sarah, and Patty as they discuss what they're reading and what they recommend! In this episode they talk about some new holiday reads! Email us at SpillLit@gwinnettpl.org and tell us what you like about the show, recommend a book for us to read, or share your opinion about a book we've already reviewed. Everyone who sends us an email will be entered into a drawing to win a free YA book.

Monday Nov 28, 2022

Vanessa Riley is the award-winning author of Sister Mother Warrior and Island Queen. Riley's historical novels showcase the hidden histories of Black women and women of color, emphasizing strong sisterhoods and dazzling multicultural communities. Her works encompass historical fiction, historical romance, and historical mystery, and you can find them in our online catalog here.

Monday Nov 21, 2022

Join our hosts Katharine, Sarah, and Patty as they discuss what they’re reading and what they recommend! In this episode, listen as they discuss Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo.  For a look at the books featured in this episode, check out this booklist! Email us at SpillLit@gwinnettpl.org and tell us what you like about the show, recommend a book for us to read, or share your opinion about a book we've already reviewed. Everyone who sends us an email will be entered into a drawing to win a free YA book.

Tuesday Nov 15, 2022

With the help of social workers, libraries have been able to provide more holistic assistance with a myriad of services such as housing, employment, legal support, and food assistance. In this episode, we sit down to chat with Gwinnett County Public Library’s social work interns and the Lawrenceville Branch Manager.  To make an appointment with a social work intern, fill out a Book-a-Librarian form here. 

Monday Nov 07, 2022

Join our hosts Katharine, Sarah, and Patty as they discuss what they’re reading and what they recommend! In this episode, listen as they share some of their favorite books featuring Native American authors, topics, and award winning titles. For a look at the books featured in this episode, check out this booklist! Email us at SpillLit@gwinnettpl.org and tell us what you like about the show, recommend a book for us to read, or share your opinion about a book we've already reviewed. Everyone who sends us an email will be entered into a drawing to win a free YA book.

Tuesday Nov 01, 2022

William Kent Krueger is the award-winning author of the Cork O'Connor mystery series which features books about a former sheriff who is part Irish and part Ojibwe. Krueger has received numerous awards for his writing, including the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Novel for his book, Ordinary Grace.  His newest book is Fox Creek.

Monday Oct 24, 2022

Join our hosts Katharine, Sarah, and Patty as they discuss what they’re reading and what they recommend! In this episode, listen as they discuss The Ghost Tracks by Celso Hurtado.  For a look at the books featured in this episode, check out this booklist! Email us at SpillLit@gwinnettpl.org and tell us what you like about the show, recommend a book for us to read, or share your opinion about a book we've already reviewed. Everyone who sends us an email will be entered into a drawing to win a free YA book.

Monday Oct 10, 2022

Join our hosts Katharine, Sarah, and Patty as they discuss what they’re reading and what they recommend! In this episode, listen as they take a deep dive on the works of David Levithan. For a look at the books featured in this episode, check out this booklist! Email us at SpillLit@gwinnettpl.org and tell us what you like about the show, recommend a book for us to read, or share your opinion about a book we've already reviewed. Everyone who sends us an email will be entered into a drawing to win a free YA book.

Monday Oct 03, 2022

Polly J. Price is an award-winning legal historian and Professor of Law and Global Health at Emory University. She is the author of the new book, Plagues in the Nation: How Epidemics Shaped America, which is a narrative history of America through major outbreaks. The book examines how law and government affected the outcome of the epidemics that struck America, and how those outbreaks have in turn shaped our government. 

Monday Sep 26, 2022

Join our hosts Katharine, Sarah, and Patty as they discuss what they’re reading and what they recommend! In this episode, listen as they share some of their favorite books featuring Latinx authors, topics, and award winning titles. For a look at the books featured in this episode, check out this booklist! Email us at SpillLit@gwinnettpl.org and tell us what you like about the show, recommend a book for us to read, or share your opinion about a book we've already reviewed. Everyone who sends us an email will be entered into a drawing to win a free YA book.

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