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Fresh Fiction Podcast | We Are Family... (Author Guest Talia Hibbert)

Gwen and Danielle chat with Talia Hibbert


Pop Culture Siblings - Click here for the episode

Gwen talked about actual celebrity siblings: The Hemsworths (we had to google Luke), Miley and Noah Cyrus, William and Harry (we digressed quite a bit about the public persona of the Royals and what that meant to us growing up), The Jonas Brothers, Hanson, and other family bands.

Danielle looked at sibling trilogies or series in books: Talia Hibbert's Brown Series, of course, but also Nora Roberts’ Chesapeake Bay series (which has some found family elements! More on that later), Alexis Daria’s new series has three cousins. In historicals, you have Julia Quinn’s Bridgertons and Grace Burrowes’s Windhams, which span generations. There’s also an interesting element with found families, like in The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon, the Sometimes in Love series by Melonie Johnson, and Annabeth Albert’s #gaymers series.

We also quickly talked about a few TV shows with great/interesting sibling relationships that are important to the storylines: Schitt’s Creek, Black-ish, and This Is Us (though Danielle needs a break from the emotional manipulation of TIU!)


ACT YOUR AGE, EVE BROWN, the third book in the Brown Sisters series, is now available!

Authors Talia loves: Nalini Singh, Beverly Jenkins, Vanessa Riley, KJ Charles, Danielle Allen, Kennedy Ryan, Therese Beharrie

Talia loves Recipe TikTok and Gwen told us about Sleepwalker TikTok

Talia found this lovely blush by British indie beauty brand, Eloise Beauty

Coming soon from Talia: her first YA romance! Also, a spin-off series of the Brown Sisters, Skybriar, where all of the books are Austen inspired.

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Goals/Comfort & Joy

Danielle loves the Target Cozy Nights candle (it’s her home’s signature scent), and Gwen also recommends the Go Smudge Yourself candle by Malicious Women Candle Co.

Gwen says get outside more!!!




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Re: Fresh Fiction Podcast | We Are Family... (Author Guest Talia Hibbert)

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