About G. P. Gottlieb

G.P. Gottlieb is the author of the Whipped and Sipped Mystery Series and a prolific baker of healthful breads and pastries. Please contact her through her website (GPGottlieb.com).

NBN Episodes hosted by G. P.:

Greg Sarris, "The Forgetters" (Heyday Books, 2024)

April 16, 2024

The Forgetters

Greg Sarris
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In Greg Sarris' book The Forgetters (Heyday Books, 2024), Answer Woman, a crow, cannot come up with a story until she is asked by Question Woman, her …

D. J. Green, "No More Empty Spaces" (She Writes Press, 2024)

April 9, 2024

No More Empty Spaces

D. J. Green
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No More Empty Spaces (She Writes Press, 2024) opens with Will Ross, an engineering geologist, who shares custody of his three children with his ex-wif…

Deborah Kalb, "Off to Join the Circus" (Apprentice House, 2023)

April 2, 2024

Off to Join the Circus

Deborah Kalb
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In Deborah Kalb’s debut adult novel Off to Join the Circus (Apprentice House Press 2023) it’s 2018, Howard Pinsky’s sister Adele, who ran away in 1954…

Céline Keating, "The Stark Beauty of Last Things" (She Writes Press, 2023)

March 19, 2024

The Stark Beauty of Last Things

Céline Keating
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The Stark Beauty of Last Things (She Writes Press, 2023) is set in Montauk, the far reaches of the famed Hamptons, an area under looming threat from a…

Parul Kapur, "Inside the Mirror" (U Nebraska Press, 2024)

March 5, 2024

Inside the Mirror

Parul Kapur
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Parul Kapur's novel Inside the Mirror (University of Nebraska Press, 2024) centers on twin sisters growing up in 1950s Bombay, who aspire to become ar…

Mako Yoshikawa, "Secrets of the Sun: A Memoir" (Mad Creek Books, 2024)

February 20, 2024

Secrets of the Sun

Mako Yoshikawa
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Mako Yoshikawa's Secrets of the Sun: A Memoir (Mad Creek Books 2024) contains a host of essays about her difficult, brilliant father. Shoichi Yoshikaw…

Garnett Kilberg Cohen, "Cravings" (U Wisconsin Press, 2024)

February 13, 2024


Garnett Kilberg Cohen
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Garnett Kilberg Cohen’s fourth short story collection, Cravings (University of Wisconsin Press, 2024), contains twelve beautifully-written tales. They…

Jo Salas, "Mrs. Lowe-Porter" (Jackleg Press, 2024)

February 6, 2024

Mrs. Lowe-Porter

Jo Salas
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Mrs. Lowe-Porter (Jackleg Press 2024) was an American writer (1876-1963) who, after proving her ability, was contracted by publisher Alfred A. Knopf t…

Cynthia J. Sylvester, "The Half-White Album" (U New Mexico Press, 2023)

January 30, 2024

The Half-White Album

Cynthia J. Sylvester
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Cynthia Sylvester's The Half-White Album (University of New Mexico Press 2023) is a collection of stories, flash fiction, and poems revolving around t…

Christine Evans, "Nadia" (U Iowa Press, 2023)

January 23, 2024


Christine Evans
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Christine Evans' Nadia (U Iowa Press, 2023) is a dark novel about how the trauma of war follows people no matter how far they’ve fled. A few years aft…

Chika Unigwe, "The Middle Daughter" (Dzanc Books, 2023)

January 16, 2024

The Middle Daughter

Chika Unigwe
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The Middle Daughter (Dzanc Books, 2023) by Chika Unigwe opens with a happy, well-to-do family living in a guarded community in Nigeria. The loving fat…

Mary Kay Zuravleff, "American Ending" (Blair, 2023)

December 19, 2023

American Ending

Mary Kay Zuravleff
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It’s the early 1900s in an Appalachian town filled with immigrants, and Yelena is the first American born to her Old Believer Russian Orthodox parents…

Katherine Vaz, "Above the Salt" (Flatiron Books, 2023)

December 12, 2023

Above the Salt

Katherine Vaz
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Today I talked to Katherine Vaz about her new novel Above the Salt (Flatiron Books, 2023). In 1843-1846, on the Portuguese island of Madeira, five-ye…

Alix Christie, "The Shining Mountains" (High Road Books, 2023)

December 5, 2023

The Shining Mountains

Alix Christie
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Angus McDonald had to escape from Scotland or risk arrest. In 1838, he contracted with the Hudson Bay Company to trade in the Pacific Northwest. There…

Lynn Miller, "The Lost Archive" (U Wisconsin Press, 2023)

November 28, 2023

The Lost Archive

Lynn Miller
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The Lost Archive (U Wisconsin Press, 2023) is comprised of a cast of characters who are mostly dealing with, or in the aftermath of a crisis of some k…

Andy Mozina, "Tandem" (Tortoise Books, 2023)

November 21, 2023


Andy Mozina
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Today I talked to Andy Mozina about his new novel Tandem (Tortoise Books, 2023). An economics professor at a Michigan college is struggling through a…

Annie Dawid, "Paradise Undone: A Novel of Jonestown" (Inkspot, 2023)

November 14, 2023

Paradise Undone

Annie Dawid
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Paradise Undone: A Novel of Jonestown by Annie Dawid, (Inkspot Publishing 2023), opens long after 917 people died by drinking cyanide or by lethal inj…

Kim Taylor Blakemore, "The Good Time Girls Get Famous" (Sycamore Creek Press, 2023)

November 7, 2023

The Good Time Girls Get Famous

Kim Taylor Blakemore
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K. T. Blakemore’s Wild-Willed Women of the West Series (The Good Time Girls and The Good Time Girls Get Famous) opens when Ruby Calhoun’s former dance…

Phyllis M. Skoy, "A Coup: A Turkish Trilogy #3" (Black Rose Writing, 2023)

October 31, 2023

A Coup

Phyllis M. Skoy
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A Coup, the third novel in Phyllis Skoy’s A Turkish Trilogy (Black Rose Writing 2023) follows a young woman in Turkey. In the first book of the trilog…

Marjorie Hudson, "Indigo Field" (Regal House Publishing, 2023)

October 24, 2023

Indigo Field

Marjorie Hudson
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Marjorie Hudson's Indigo Field (Regal House Publishing, 2023) paints a sweeping picture of multigenerational family trauma, Native American and Black …

Suzanne Berne, "The Blue Window: A Novel" (Marysue Rucci Books, 2023)

October 17, 2023

The Blue Window

Suzanne Berne
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Today I talked to Suzanne Berne about her novel The Blue Window (Marysue Rucci Books, 2023). Lorna is a clinical social worker, trained to talk to p…

B. Pladek, "Dry Land" (U Wisconsin Press, 2023)

October 3, 2023

Dry Land

B. Pladek
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Today I talked to Ben Pladek about his novel Dry Land (University of Wisconsin Press, 2023). Rand Brandt, a forester in the Northwoods of Wisconsin,…

Christian Kiefer, "The Heart of It All" (Melville House, 2023)

September 19, 2023

The Heart of It All

Christian Kiefer
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In The Heart of It All (Melville House, 2023), Christian Kiefer imagines a group of factory workers and their families living in a once vibrant Ohio t…

Patrick E. Horrigan, "American Scholar" (Lethe Press, 2023)

September 12, 2023

American Scholar

Patrick E. Horrigan
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Patrick Horrigan’s novel, American Scholar (Lethe Press 2023) centers on James (Jimmy) Fitzgerald, who teaches American Literature at a prestigious un…