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Episode 22
Nova Ren Suma

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Welcome to Reading Lives, an interview podcast with interesting people who love books, hosted Jeff O’Neal from

My guest this week is Nova Ren Suma. Nova is an author whose new book, The Walls Around Us, is a young adult ghost story. She’s worked behind the scenes in publishing for HarperCollins, Marvel Comics, Penguin and more. We talk about growing up in an empty house full of books, being told what not to read and reading it anyway, deckled edges, and much more. This episode is sponsored by Scribd and LACY EYE by Jessica Treadway.


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