Ep. 110: Zibby Owens – Moms Don’t Have Time To… Shake Up the Publishing World

Today bookfluencer extraordinaire Zibby Owens is back on the podcast to discuss her two new books, Bookends: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Literature and a picture book called Princess Charming. Zibby also gives the inside scoop on all of her exciting entrepreneurial projects included Zibby Books, Zcast, Moms Don’t Have Time To Read Books, and more.




“Zibby Owens’s BOOKENDS is a candid and charming memoir about the ups and downs of midlife through the lens of reading and books. Zibby, one of the most beloved book influencers in America, shares how books can help us through tough times. An inspiring and hopeful read.” -Arianna Huffington, Founder & CEO, Thrive Global


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About Zibby:

Zibby Owens is an author, podcaster, publisher, CEO, and mother of four.

Zibby is the founder of Zibby Owens Media, a privately-held media company designed to help busy people live their best lives by connecting to books and each other. The three divisions include Zibby Books, a publishing house for fiction and memoir, Zcast, a podcast network powered by Acast including Zibby’s award-winning podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books, and Moms Don’t Have Time To, a new content and community site including Zibby’s Virtual Book Club, events, and the former Moms Don’t Have Time to Write. 

She is a regular columnist for Good Morning America and a frequent guest on morning news shows recommending books.

Editor of two anthologies (Moms Don’t Have Time to Have Kids and Moms Don’t Have Time To: A Quarantine Anthology), a children’s book Princess Charming, and now a memoir Bookends: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Literature, Zibby loves to write. She regularly pens personal essays, starting with her first one in Seventeen magazine in 1992.

Zibby lives in New York with her husband, Kyle Owens of Morning Moon Productions, and her four children.  Follow her on Instagram @zibbyowens. 


Browse Books Mentioned On This Episode:

Looking for a book mentioned on the podcast? Want to browse books by past guests? Visit A Bookish Home Podcast’s Bookshop.org page.


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Happy Reading and Listening,

Laura Szaro Kopinski


*A Bookish Home is now an affiliate of Bookshop.org. At no extra cost to you, we receive a small commission if you purchase something through the Bookshop.org links provided.

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