Books, Beach, & Beyond

Jenna Bush Hager

July 18, 2023 Elin Hilderbrand, Tim Talks Books, N Magazine Season 1 Episode 4
Books, Beach, & Beyond
Jenna Bush Hager
Show Notes

Episode 3 brings us the incredible reading icon and passionate bookworm that is Jenna Bush Hager, author and the face of The Today Show’s Read with Jenna. The conversation is ripe with reading recommendations, and Elin and Tim ask all the insider questions of how Read with Jenna came about, how she chooses the titles each month, and some of her favorites over the last 4.5 years. They dive into raising children to be readers, Jenna’s writing life, and what she hopes people 200 years in the future will take away from the Read with Jenna selections. This episode is truly one for the books!

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Jenna Bush Hager Reading List:
Sisters First by Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush
Love Comes First by Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush

What else are we reading in this episode:
There, There by Tommy Orange
Beautiful Country by Qian Julie Wang
Night Bitch by Rachel Yoder
Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore
The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan
The Secret History by Donna Tartt
The Cloisters by Katy Hays
Foster Dade Explores the Cosmos by Nash Jenkins
My Last Innocent Year by Daisy Florin
The Half Moon by Mary Beth Keane
Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
Solito by Javier Zamora
The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare
I Have Some Questions For You by Rebecca Makkai
Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson
Summer Sisters by Judy Blume
Hell of a Book by Jason Mott
Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour

Other authors mentioned:
Emma Straub, Taylor Jenkins Reid, Kristin Hannah, Gillian Flynn, Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, Megan Abbott, Agatha Christie, Britney Spears, Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, Diane Sawyer, Cormac McCarthy, and Ann M Martin.

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