Sept. 12, Fall Reads And Book Festival

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As temperatures cool and the seasons change in central and northern Wisconsin, it’s the perfect time to cozy up with a great book. Shereen Siewert welcomes Marathon County Public Library Marketing Specialist Dan Richter to talk about the most highly anticipated reads of the season.

Wisconsin Public Radio journalist Rob Mentzer will also join the discussion to talk about the upcoming third annual Central Wisconsin Book Festival, which is being presented by the Marathon County Public Library and other community partners. Taking place at multiple locations, the festival is your chance to discover new authors, attend workshops, hear poetry and more.

More information about the Central Wisconsin Book Festival can be found here.

Shereen Siewert And Dan Richter’s Fall Reading List:

“The Nanny: A Novel” by Gilly MacMillan (June 27)

“The Secrets We Kept” by Lara Prescott (Sept. 3)

“This Tender Land: A Novel” by William Kent Krueger (Sept. 3)

“The Testaments” by Margaret Atwood (Sept. 10)

“The Institute” by Stephen King (Sept. 10)

“Diamond Doris: The True Story of the World’s Most Notorious Jewel Thief” by Doris Payne (Sept. 10)

“Heaven, My Home” by Attica Locke (Sept. 17)

“The Water Dancer” by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Sept. 24)

“Bloody Genius” by John Sanford (Oct. 1)

“Cilka’s Journey: A Novel” by Heather Morris (Oct. 1)

“Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl” by Jeannie Vanasco (Oct. 1)

“Imaginary Friend” by Stephen Chobsky (Oct. 1)

“Toil & Trouble” by Augusten Burroughs (Oct. 1)

“The Giver of Stars” by Jojo Moyes (Oct. 8)

“Olive, Again” by Elizabeth Strout (Oct. 15)

“Wild Game” by Adrienne Brodeur (Oct. 15)

“The Guardians” by John Grisham (Oct. 15)

“Me” by Elton John (Oct. 15)

“Find Me” by Andre Acimen (Oct. 29)

“The Starless Sea” by Erin Morgenstern (Nov. 5)

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Rick Reyer Producer
  • Joy Ratchkramer Producer
  • Dan Richter Guest
  • Rob Mentzer Guest