Meet Your Book Podcast Hosts

Both The Island Library podcast hosts, Laura and Jo, are writers who fell in love with reading at a young age. Books have been a special part of their lives for so long, it seemed only fitting to create an Island together, where reading is compulsory.
Find out more information on them below. 


Laura Liz Buckley

Laura Liz Buckley is a writer who largely writes YA contemporary or fantasy. She also owns a blog where she posts helpful writing tips, book reviews, and articles on lots of topics!

As well as writing, she also offers a range of editing services.

Laura has been an avid reader for many years, and her favourite genre is fantasy and speculative fiction..


Jodie Moone

Jodie Moone is a YA fiction writer and content writer from Derbyshire. She has a corgi named Cheddar, who appears in earlier episodes, and is an avid reader. When she isn't in the middle of a book, she is lost in her own writing or writing for her blog

Jodie's favourite genre to read is romance, as it's her go-to when looking for comfort.