Cocktails and Pajamas is a podcast by book friends Jen, Natasha, and Heather who each enjoy a good cocktail and a nice set of comfy pajamas. They are a writer, a blogger, and a book seller, among other things. As active members in the book community, they wanted to try something new and fun, so Cocktails and Pajamas Podcast was born. The ladies talk about real life with authors, bloggers, editors, photographers, cover designers, models, and other professionals in the industry. Tune in to hear them talk books, the industry, and other relatable topics anyone can identify with.
The Ladies Behind the Podcast
Natasha has worked as an admin specialist for years, but she really finds her joy running her blog and promotion company. Natasha lives in Maryland, but spent some time in her early childhood in Florida and Delaware. In her free time, she enjoys reading and helping her son with his art projects. She also has two ferrets, Bear and Cinnamon! Natasha is the main woman behind the awesome blog Read Review Repeat, and the promotion company RRR Promotions. Natasha loves making connections with new and seasoned authors, and sharing their words with the world. She also hosts a party room where authors can come and do takeovers. If you’ve been to a book signing in the northeast or mid-Atlantic, you have probably met Natasha!
Jen is a behavior analyst by day and an author by night. She has independently published eight novels and has participated in a few short story anthologies and coloring books for charity. For her day job, she works with children on the autism spectrum, helping them achieve their goals. Jen was born and raised on Long Island, in New York, and moved to South Carolina in 2002. There, she met and married her best friend, Brad, and they have one fur-kid, Barkley. As a breast cancer survivor, she volunteers for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life and also participates in their Making Strides for Breast Cancer walk in October. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, music, and photography. She also loves to travel and is always looking forward to her next adventure.
Heather loves her career as a bookseller. Connecting her customers to their next favorite read is her passion! She is a native Delawarean and is a married mother of three boys. Surprisingly, she didn’t really enjoy reading until she was an adult, but now she loves it! It’s her favorite thing to do, next to cooking. Heather grows a lot of what her family eats in her garden. Heather is also a dog-mom to Harley, her Siberian Husky who she says is the princess of the house. Heather loves connecting with readers, authors, and booksellers from around the world. She has bookseller friends everywhere! At work, Heather enjoys incorporating the staff’s personalities into everything. She also enjoys organizing events at the store, particularly their annual romance signing.