The Zibbyverse, founded by Zibby Owens, includes the podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books, and Zibby Media, which includes a publishing house, online magazine, Zibby’s Bookshop in Santa Monica, CA, retreats, classes, and events. As a lifelong book lover who dreamed of becoming a writer, Zibby was over the moon excited when she was dubbed “NYC’s Most Powerful Book-fluencer”. In our conversation, Zibby shares why she believes books have the to power to connect us and why Zibby fell in love with writing and publishing. We discuss events from Zibby’s life that are shared in Zibby’s memoir, Bookends: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Literature, and we hear about Zibby’s debut novel “Blank” that comes out in March of 2024. And if all that is not enough, Zibby is also the mom of 4! How did she do it? Listen in to hear how not having time to read led to everything else in the Zibbyverse.