What Book Hooked You?



A podcast centered around the books that have had impact in our lives. In each episode Brock asks a creative guest about the work that had a hand in making them the person they are today. Listen in to hear entertaining conversations dedicated to the influence reading has in our lives.


  • 223 Author Robbie Couch

    223 Author Robbie Couch

    01/04/2021 Duration: 31min

    Debut author Robbie Couch joins the podcast to talk about his debut THE SKY BLUES. Episode Mentions: Bookshop.org Episode PageEternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindLord of the RingsLeah Johnson's episodePhil Stamper's episodeRyan La Sala's episode

  • 222 Author Tanya Boteju

    222 Author Tanya Boteju

    25/03/2021 Duration: 32min

    Author of Kings, Queens, & In-Betweens, Tanya Boteju visits to the podcast to talk about her newest release BRUISED. Bookshop.org Episode Page LGBTQReads' 5th Anniversary LGBTQReadsDahlia Adler's episode (#145)LGBTQReads Bookshop PagePatreon Page for LGBTQReads

  • 221 Author Angeline Boulley

    221 Author Angeline Boulley

    18/03/2021 Duration: 26min

    Debut author Angeline Boulley shares her journey in writing her new book, FIREKEEPER'S DAUGHTER. Episode Mentions: Bookshop.org Episode PageWe Need Diverse BooksFrancisco X StorkFaye Bender

  • 220 Author Lauren Morrill

    220 Author Lauren Morrill

    11/03/2021 Duration: 32min

    Lauren Morrill visits the podcast to talk about her awesome new YA release IT'S KIND OF A CHEESY LOVE STORY. Episode Mentions: Bookshop.org Episode PageVH1 Behind the MusicAlmost FamousSarah DessenJohn GreenMegan McCaffertyPaper Lantern LitAgent Stephen BarbaraVital StoryJackson PearceHusband's YouTube pageQuest DiagnosticsGilmore GirlsMara Wilson

  • 219 Author Cassandra Clare

    219 Author Cassandra Clare

    04/03/2021 Duration: 40min

    A very special episode as we have best-selling author Cassandra Clare to take about her latest shadowhunters installment of The Last Hours series CHAIN OF IRON. Episode Mentions: Bookshop.org Episode PageThe Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (movie)Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments (TV show)The Blair Witch ProjectBen MacintyreSword CatcherLord of the Rings moviesBBC's Pride and Prejudice

  • 218 Author Bethany Mangle

    218 Author Bethany Mangle

    25/02/2021 Duration: 27min

    Author Bethany Mangle joins the podcast to talk about her early tries to be published and her debut PREPPED. Bookshop.org Episode MentionDune movieMindy McGinnis' episode #38TMIher agent Nicole Resciniti

  • 217 Author Louisa Onomé

    217 Author Louisa Onomé

    18/02/2021 Duration: 26min

    We welcome debut author Louisa Onomé to the podcast this week as she share her new book LIKE HOME. Episode Mentions: Bookshop.org Episode PageDigimonGundam WingReply 1988Romeo + JulietLittle Women

  • 216 Author Lynne Bertrand

    216 Author Lynne Bertrand

    11/02/2021 Duration: 32min

    Lynne Bertrand pays a visit to the podcast to talk about her first YA release CITY OF THE UNCOMMON THIEF Bookshop.org Episode Page

  • 215 Author Maria E. Andreu

    215 Author Maria E. Andreu

    04/02/2021 Duration: 27min

    This week author Maria E. Andreu pays a visit to the podcast to talk about her newest release LOVE IN ENGLISH from Balzer + Bray. Bookshop.org Episode PageSusan ShapiroAndreu's Newsweek articleThe Story of English (documentary)

  • 214 Author Alan Gratz Returns

    214 Author Alan Gratz Returns

    28/01/2021 Duration: 44min

    Besting selling author Alan Gratz makes a return visit to the podcast to reflect on the success of REFUGEE and take a deep dive into his newest GROUND ZERO. Bookshop.org Episode PageAlan's First Appearance (21)His WebsiteUNICEF

  • 213 Author J. Elle

    213 Author J. Elle

    21/01/2021 Duration: 32min

    Debut author J. Elle comes on the podcast to talk about her journey and inspiration in writing her new release WINGS OF EBONY. Bookshop.org Episode PageNic Stone's Episodes (40) & (162)

  • 212 Author Melissa Albert Returns

    212 Author Melissa Albert Returns

    14/01/2021 Duration: 27min

    So happy to have Melissa Albert back on the podcast as we catch up on the success of The Hazel Wood and her newest book TALES FROM THE HINTERLAND. Episode Mentions: Melissa's First Visit (57)Artist Jim TierneyBN Teem BlogB&N YA PodcastBen Philippe's Episode (196)

  • 211 Author Pamela N. Harris

    211 Author Pamela N. Harris

    07/01/2021 Duration: 29min

    Debut author Pamela N. Harris opens up our episodes for 2021 as she tells us about her journey and her new book WHEN YOU LOOK LIKE US. Bookshop.org Episode PageNic Stone's Episodes (40) & (162)Tiffany D. Jackson's Episode (198)Brandy Colbert's Episodes (36) & (142)Boyz n the HoodMenace II SocietyJuiceFamily MattersVeronica MarsBrickWillowLabyrinth

  • 210 Author David Yoon

    210 Author David Yoon

    17/12/2020 Duration: 37min

    With the last episode of 2020 I can think of no better way to go out than with a visit from David Yoon as we talk about his newest book SUPER FAKE LOVE SONG. Bookshop.org Episode Page

  • 209 Author Robin Talley

    209 Author Robin Talley

    10/12/2020 Duration: 29min

    Author of such book as Pulp and Lies We Tell Ourselves, Robin Talley pays the podcast a visit to talk about her newest book THE LOVE CURSE OF MELODY MCINTYRE. Bookshop.org Episode PageInstagram Post on Rejection LetterAdib Khorram's Episode #90

  • 208 Author Diana Pinguicha

    208 Author Diana Pinguicha

    03/12/2020 Duration: 31min

    Debut author Diana Pinguicha joins us from Portugal to talk about her new book A CURSE OF ROSES. Bookshop.org Episode PageResident EvilZeldaNeverwinter NightTomb RaiderThe Miracle of Roses

  • 207 Author Megan Bannen

    207 Author Megan Bannen

    19/11/2020 Duration: 34min

    My Friend the MonsterThe Lark AscendingFantasia on a ThemeTessa GrattonBookshop.org Episode Page Author Megan Bannen is on this week's episode to talk about her writing journey and her sophomore release, SOULSWIFT, out November 17th from Balzer + Bray.

  • 206 Author Chloe Gong

    206 Author Chloe Gong

    12/11/2020 Duration: 30min

    Debut author Chloe Gong pays a visit to the podcast to discuss her highly anticipated YA fantasy THESE VIOLENT DELIGHTS. Bookshop.org Episode Page

  • 205 Author Jenna Evans Welch

    205 Author Jenna Evans Welch

    05/11/2020 Duration: 26min

    Author Jenna Evans Welch is back with her 3rd book LOVE & OLIVES out November 10th. Bookshop.org Episode PageR.L. Stine's Master ClassThe Lost City of AtlantisE. Lockhard's Episode (#183)

  • 204 Author Marissa Meyer

    204 Author Marissa Meyer

    29/10/2020 Duration: 26min

    Best-selling author Marissa Meyer is out with a new contemporary YA book INSTANT KARMA out on November 3rd from Feiwel & Friends Bookshop.org Episode Page The Happy Writer Podcast Tracy Deonn's Episode #197

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