Lynne-CheneyLynne Cheney, wife of former Vice President Dick Cheney, has worked to bring tales of the American past to a wide audience, writing articles about history for numerous publications on topics ranging from women’s suffrage in the West to the way Americans celebrated the country’s centennial.  She discusses her latest book, an in-depth biography of James Madison, titled James Madison: A Life Reconsidered



Abigail_gibbsAbigail Gibbs, at age fifteen, began posting her writing online, and after three years is a huge star in the world of Young Adult Books. The highly anticipated sequel to Dinner with a Vampire, her newest book is Autumn Rose.



Record Bin Roulette’s producer/hosts John Kessler and John Maynard put a unique “spin” on a century’s worth of discarded vinyl. This week’s topic is “the Letter.”

Dr-Pierce-Howard-e1400592029672Dr. Pierce Howard has been an organizational consultant for 40 years and currently is Managing Director of Research and Development at the Center for Applied Cognitive Studies, Charlotte NC USA. He discusses his book, The Owner’s Manual for the Brain, currently out in its 4th edition.




Dee-WilliamsDee Williams’s life changed in an instant, with a heart condition at age forty-one, she was all too suddenly reminded that life is short, time is precious.  Deciding to build an eighty-four-square-foot house—on her own, from the ground up—was just the beginning of building a new life. Part how-to, part personal memoir, The Big Tiny is a tale of slowing down, scaling back, and appreciating the truly important things in life.

Ted-ReaderTed Reader is a Canadian chef, barbeque master and author of several cookbooks. Check out his new book, Gastro Grilling.

Heaven is for Real


Todd-BurpoTodd Burpo is the pastor of Crossroads Wesleyan Church in Imperial, Nebraska and the author of HEAVEN IS FOR REAL.
Greg-Kinnear-125x150Greg Kinnear is the actor playing Todd Burpo in the movie.

Jonathan-Foley-150x150Jonathan Foley is the director of the Institute on the Environment  at the University of Minnesota, where he is also a professor and McKnight Presidential Chair of Global Environment and Sustainability.