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Recommended is a podcast featuring interesting people talking about their favorite books.

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#12: Karina Yan Glaser and Alyssa Cole
00:21:57

In this episode, Karina Yan Glaser recommends Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor and Alyssa Cole recommends To Find You by Cerece Rennie Murphy.

This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders and Annotated.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

Aug 01, 2018
#11: Caitlin Doughty and Sherry Thomas
00:21:09

In this episode, Caitlin Doughty recommends The Denial of Death by Ernest Becker and Sherry Thomas recommends The Legends of the Condor Heroes by Louis Chan.

This episode of Recommended is sponsored by our $500 YA Giveaway and Book Riot Insiders.

Jul 25, 2018
#10: Julie Murphy and Kevin Kwan
00:22:08

In this episode, Julie Murphy recommends Twilight by Stephenie Meyer and Kevin Kwan recommends People Like Us by Dominick Dunne.

This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders and Annotated.

Jul 18, 2018
#9: Walter Mosley and Doree Shafrir
00:21:59

In this episode, Walter Mosley recommends Roger Zelazny's Nine Princes in Amber and Doree Shafrir recommends Camille Perri's When Katie Met Cassidy.

This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Book Riot's Best of the Year YA Giveaway and the Annotated podcast.

Jul 11, 2018
#8: Victor LaValle and V.E. Schwab
00:20:02

This week we talked to Victor LaValle about Kenzaburō Ōe’s A Personal Matter and V.E. Schwab about Fingersmith by Sarah Waters.

This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Mae V. 1 & Series 2 by Gene Ha and Green Almonds by Anaële Hermans, illustrated by Delphine Hermans.

Jul 04, 2018
#7: Lauren Groff and Zoraida Córdova
00:22:06

This week on Recommended, Lauren Groff discusses Sleepless Nights by Elizabeth Hardwick and Zoraida Córdova raves about Blanca and Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore.

This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders and Annotated.

Jun 27, 2018
#6: Ellen Oh and Cat Sebastian
00:22:19

In this episode, Ellen Oh recommends The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan and Cat Sebastian recommends Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho.

This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Frolic Media and Annotated.

Jun 20, 2018
#5: Madeline Miller and Sabaa Tahir
00:23:02

In this episode, Madeline Miller recommends Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare, and Sabaa Tahir recommends The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell.

This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio and our bookstore gift card giveaway.

Jun 13, 2018
#4: Rebecca Roanhorse and Finn Murphy
00:18:41

In this episode, Rebecca Roanhorse recommends Erika Wurth's Buckskin Cocaine and Finn Murphy recommends George Orwell's 1984.

This episode of Recommended is sponsored by The Wormworld Saga Vol. 1: The Journey Begins by Daniel Lieske and All the Little Lights by Jamie McGuire.

Jun 06, 2018
#3: Sylvain Neuvel and Tayari Jones
00:20:03

In this episode, Sylvain Neuvel recommends Michael Crichton's The Andromeda Strain and Tayari Jones recommends Alice Walker's Meridian.

This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Annotated and Book Riot Insiders.

May 30, 2018
#2: Sandhya Menon and Alexander Chee
00:20:11

In this episode, Sandhya Menon recommends Sophie Kinsella's The Undomestic Goddess and Alexander Chee recommends Anne Carson's Plainwater.

This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Furyborn by Claire Legrand and Penguin Random House Audio.

May 23, 2018
#1: Seanan McGuire and Rumaan Alam
00:22:34

In this episode, Seanan McGuire recommends Sarah Rees Brennan's In Other Lands and Rumaan Alam recommends Louise Fitzhugh's Harriet the Spy.

This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Oothar the Blue by Brandon Reese and To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo. 

May 16, 2018
Season 2 Is Coming!
00:01:27

Ready your earbuds: Season 2 of Recommended starts next Wednesday, May 16!

May 09, 2018
Recommended Ep. #12: John Scalzi and Alisha Rai
00:20:31

In this episode, John Scalzi recommends The People’s Almanac by David Wallechinsky, Amy Wallace, and Irving Wallace and Alisha Rai recommends A Distant Heart by Sonali Dev. This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Renegades by Marissa Meyer. To enter the giveaway of all twelve of the books sponsoring this season of Recommended, go to FierceReadsRecommended.com.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

Nov 22, 2017
Recommended Ep. #11: Andy Weir and Louise Erdrich
00:18:49
In this episode, Andy Weir recommends Small Gods by Terry Pratchett and Louise Erdrich recommends The Death of the Heart by Elizabeth Bowen. This episode of Recommended is sponsored by The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater. To enter the giveaway of all twelve of the books sponsoring this season of Recommended, go to FierceReadsRecommended.com.  
Nov 15, 2017
Recommended Ep. #10: Valentine De Landro and Sarah Wendell
00:17:13
In this episode, Valentine De Landro recommends Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick and Sarah Wendell recommends The Unleashing by Shelly Laurenston. This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. To enter the giveaway of all twelve of the books sponsoring this season of Recommended, go to FierceReadsRecommended.com.
Nov 08, 2017
Recommended Ep. #9: Lisa Lucas and Leigh Bardugo
00:17:55
In this episode, Lisa Lucas recommends The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton and Leigh Bardugo recommends Catwitch by Una Woodruff and Lisa Tuttle. This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Berserker by Emmy Laybourne. To enter the giveaway of all twelve of the books sponsoring this season of Recommended, go to FierceReadsRecommended.com.
Nov 02, 2017
Recommended Ep. #8: Joe Hill and Attica Locke
00:17:35
In this episode, Joe Hill recommends Sea of Rust by C. Robert Cargill and Attica Locke recommends 13 Ways of Looking at the Novel by Jane Smiley. This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Ally by Anna Banks. To enter the giveaway of all twelve of the books sponsoring this season of Recommended, go to FierceReadsRecommended.com.
Oct 25, 2017
Recommended Ep. #7: Malinda Lo and Jason Reynolds
00:19:14
In this episode, Malinda Lo recommends Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters and Jason Reynolds recommends The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin. This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore. To enter the giveaway of all twelve of the books sponsoring this season of Recommended, go to FierceReadsRecommended.com.  
Oct 18, 2017
Recommended Ep. #6: Tom Perrotta and Nnedi Okorafor
00:19:21
In this episode, Tom Perrotta recommends The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka and Nnedi Okorafor recommends What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton. This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani. To enter the giveaway of all twelve of the books sponsoring this season of Recommended, go to FierceReadsRecommended.com. You can subscribe to Recommended in Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or in your podcast player of choice. The show can also be found on Stitcher here.
Oct 11, 2017
Recommended Ep. #5: Zareen Jaffery and James McBride
00:19:03
In this episode, Zareen Jaffery recommends Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri and James McBride recommends To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. This episode of Recommended is sponsored by The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo. To enter the giveaway of all twelve of the books sponsoring this season of Recommended, go to FierceReadsRecommended.com.
Oct 04, 2017
Recommended Ep. #4: Tessa Dare and Malka Older
00:20:34
In this episode, Tessa Dare recommends Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase and Malka Older recommends An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine. This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu. To enter the giveaway of all twelve of the books sponsoring this season of Recommended, go to FierceReadsRecommended.com.
Sep 27, 2017
Recommended Ep. #3: Annalee Newitz and Jesmyn Ward
00:17:37
In this episode, Annalee Newitz recommends The Mount by Carol Emshwiller and Jesmyn Ward recommends The Half Has Never Been Told by Edward E. Baptist. This episode of Recommended is sponsored by Spinning by Tillie Walden. To enter the giveaway of all twelve of the books sponsoring this season of Recommended, go to FierceReadsRecommended.com. You can subscribe to Recommended in Apple Podcasts, Google Play, or in your podcast player of choice. The show can also be found on Stitcher here.
Sep 20, 2017
Recommended Ep. #2: Celeste Ng and Tara Clancy
00:18:50
In this episode, Celeste Ng recommends The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas and Tara Clancy recommends The Wanderers by Richard Price. This episode of Recommended is sponsored by: You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins To enter the giveaway of all twelve of the books sponsoring this season of Recommended, go to FierceReadsRecommended.com.  
Sep 13, 2017
Recommended Ep. #1: Samantha Irby and Robin Sloan
00:18:32
In this episode, Samantha Irby recommends The Mothers by Brit Bennett and Robin Sloan recommends The Parable of The Sower by Octavia Butler. This episode of Recommended is sponsored by: Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary by Martha Brockenbrough To enter the giveaway of all twelve of the books sponsoring this season of Recommended, go here.
Sep 06, 2017
Recommended Ep. #0: Introducing Recommended
00:01:51
This is a teaser/preview of the first episode of Recommended, Book Riot's new podcast featuring interesting people talking about their favorite books. Episode 1 will be released September 6.   This 12-episode season of Recommended is presented by Fierce Reads. 
Aug 31, 2017