All The Books Show



Eric Mikols and Nic Gunning host the official podcast of the David A. Howe Public Library. Listen for book news, great segments and library events!


  • Bruce Lee: Always Cool

    11/10/2021 Duration: 47min

    Nic and Malik and a thorough look at the one and only Bruce Lee!

  • Enough with the Book Banning Already

    27/09/2021 Duration: 54min

    Nic and Ally settle in for a discussion on Banned Books Week 2021.

  • From the Stacks: Batman Day 2021

    16/09/2021 Duration: 31min

    It's a Batman Day party when Hilary from Previously on X-Men stops by to discuss the story Batman Universe written by X-Men scribe Brian Michael Bendis. Put on your cowl and join us, won't you?

  • Star Trek Day 2021

    13/09/2021 Duration: 01h17min

    This week Nic is joined by Stephen Rudd to discuss all things Star Trek, just in time for Star Trek Day 2021.

  • Couch Potatoes

    30/08/2021 Duration: 38min

    Kendra Mikols from the 9021 Here We G0 pod stops by to talk favorite childhood TV shows. Nic and Kendra's 8 year age gap doesn't allow for a lot of crossover.

  • This Victorian Life

    16/08/2021 Duration: 53min

    Nic and Ally get in to Ally's love of all things Victorian. Also, there's some Scooby-Doo talk. Just roll with it.

  • Lonely Hearts Book Club - Jinny Williams: Library Assistant

    02/08/2021 Duration: 33min

    Longtime student worker Alexa Hill joins Nic for a Lonely Hearts Book Club featuring a forgotten book from 1962.

  • Black Widow

    19/07/2021 Duration: 57min

    Ally and Nic take a look at the world of Black Widow!

  • Rom Coms with Dylan Newton

    12/07/2021 Duration: 32min

    This week author Dylan Newton swings by to help Nic compile a list of summer Rom Coms. Her new book, How Sweet It Is, hits the shelves July 13, 2021!

  • Tails & Tales: Erin Hunter's Warriors

    05/07/2021 Duration: 52min

    Nic and Kate tumble headlong into the world of Erin Hunter's Warriors. It's the Tails & Tales (woop woop) Summer Reading Program episode!

  • The David A. Howe Public Library Presents: Aunt Velma's House of Horrors

    26/06/2021 Duration: 38min

    This week we bring you a special audio drama as part as the 2021 Summer Reading Program: Tales and Tails. Presented by The Valley Theatre and written by Nic Gunning, Aunt Velma's House of Horrors tells a story of a family who inherits a house that may be more trouble than it's worth. Then, stick around for a rebroadcast of last years radio play Dragnet: The Big Small.

  • Pride Month Book Club: Red, White and Royal Blue

    20/06/2021 Duration: 01h32min

    No, it's not Christmas, but Beau Hutchings is back for another book club. In this extended episode we take a deep dive into our Pride Month book club pick: Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston.

  • From the Stacks: Art Baltazar, Franco and a few Transformers

    14/06/2021 Duration: 15min

    It's an off week, but we've got a special guest ready to talk about some great comics by Franco and Art Baltazar. We also get in to some Transformers talk as well. Aww Yeah!

  • Fairy Tale Spins

    06/06/2021 Duration: 45min

    This week Nic is joined by the DAHPL's new Youth Librarian Ally Stevick! They talk spins on classic fairytales.

  • From the Stacks: This Endorian Life

    31/05/2021 Duration: 11min

    No new episode this week, but you can check out a preview for a new show Nic is doing on the Radio Meanwhile Network with All the Books Show guest star Stephen Rudd! Stephen and Nic take a deep dive into Vintage Star Wars covering the Ewoks from Return of the Jedi through the 80s cartoon. New episodes bi-weekly starting June 15! Look for it wherever you get your podcasts. This podcast is brought to you by the Radio Meanwhile Network.

  • Defying Gravity with Tess Gerritsen

    24/05/2021 Duration: 37min

    Tess Gerritsen stops by to discuss her early medical thriller Gravity, plus a preview of upcoming books Choose Me (July 2021) and a long awaited return to the Rizzoli and Isles series. For our earlier conversation dive into the All the Books Show Archives:

  • Nic and Sally talk Ta-Nehisi Coates

    09/05/2021 Duration: 52min

    Sally Jacoby Murphy stops by to discuss the works of Ta-Nehisi Coates including The Water Dancer, Between the World and Me, plus Black Panther.

  • From the Stacks: Star Wars Day 2021

    04/05/2021 Duration: 01h03min

    In a Star Wars Day special Nic and Amanda discuss Charles Soule's Light of the Jedi and the Legends graphic novel Crimson Forever. Plus they talk Mandalorian, Rebels and Fallen Order.

  • Alex Irvine talks Baseball, Space and the Anthropocene Rag

    25/04/2021 Duration: 36min

    Today Nic is joined by Alex Irvine, a best-selling author whose work spans, novels, comic books, graphic novels, games and animation. And if that isn’t enough, he’s also a Jeopardy Champ! Tune in for our discussion on Astronaut Michael Collins, the history of Baseball and more. For the second half of our conversation tune in to our crossover with Previously on X-Men:

  • From the Stacks: Malik Acosta's Poetry Reading

    19/04/2021 Duration: 17min

    In the special From the Stacks episode library staff member and frequent contributor to the All the Books Show and Howe's Things, Malik Acosta, shares his original poetry.

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