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 Jul 17, 2019

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All the Books! is a weekly show of recommendations and enthusiasm regarding the week's new book releases.

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221.5: All the Backlist! August 16, 2019
00:09:57

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Girlchild.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Swallows by Lisa Lutz

The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz

The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday by Saad Z. Hossein

Escape from Baghdad! by Saad Z. Hossein

gods with a little g by Tupelo Hassman

Girlchild by Tupelo Hassman

White Noise by Suzan-Lori Parks

Getting Mother's Body by Suzan-Lori Parks

Family of Origin by CJ Hauser

Aug 16, 2019
221: New Releases and More for August 13, 2019
00:33:43

This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss gods with a little g, The Memory Police, The Yellow House, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot InsidersFlatiron Books, publishers of Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh, and Ritual.

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Books discussed on the show:

gods with a little g by Tupelo Hassman 

The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa and Stephen Snyder  

The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom  

Start Here by Trish Doller

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: A Novel by Olga Tokarczuk, Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translator) 

The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me by Keah Brown

Play with Fire (A Breen and Tozer Mystery) by William Shaw 

The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee


What we're reading:

Don't Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno

Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life by Ali Wong

The Last Stone by Mark Bowden


More books out this week:

Nobody's Victim: Fighting Psychos, Stalkers, Pervs, and Trolls by Carrie Goldberg 

Below the Line: A Charlie Waldo Novel by Howard Michael Gould 

An American Sunrise: Poems by Joy Harjo 

The Mage-Fire War (Saga of Recluce) by L. E. Modesitt Jr.

The Perfect Son by Lauren North

The Blessing: A Memoir by Gregory Orr

We Are the Ghosts by Vicky Skinner 

The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall

Cherry on Top: Flirty, Forty-Something, and Funny as F**k by Bobbie Brown and Caroline Ryder

The Catholic School: A Novel by Edoardo Albinati, Antony Shugaar (translator)

The Swallows: A Novel by Lisa Lutz 

Cooking with Fernet Branca by James Hamilton-Paterson 

Knock Wood: A Memoir in Essays by Jennifer Militello

The Oysterville Sewing Circle by Susan Wiggs 

The Hidden Things by Jamie Mason 

The Heart of the Circle by Keren Landsman 

Normal Sucks: How to Live, Learn, and Thrive Outside the Lines by Jonathan Mooney 

When the Plums Are Ripe by Patrice Nganang, Amy B. Reid (translator)

Rule of Capture by Christopher Brown  

Have You Eaten Grandma?: Or, the Life-Saving Importance of Correct Punctuation, Grammar, and Good English by Gyles Brandreth 

Set the Controls for the Heart of Sharon Tate by Gary Lippman

The Retreat by Sherri Smith  

Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power by Sady Doyle

21 | 19: Contemporary Poets in the Nineteenth-Century Archive by Alexandra Manglis, Kristen Case, et al.

Socialist Realism (Emily Books) by Trisha Low

Miami Midnight (Pete Fernandez) by Alex Segura

A Killer Edition (A Booktown Mystery) by Lorna Barrett 

The Doll Factory: A Novel by Elizabeth Macneal  

Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh (Halfway through this, but so far, so good.)

First You Write a Sentence: The Elements of Reading, Writing . . . and Life by Joe Moran

A Keeper by Graham Norton

Campusland by Scott Johnston 

The Plateau by Maggie Paxson

I Heart Oklahoma! by Roy Scranton 

Hard Mouth by Amanda Goldblatt  

The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday by Saad Z. Hossain  

Consent: A Memoir of Unwanted Attention by Donna Freitas

Inland by Téa Obreht  

Black Light: Stories by Kimberly King Parsons 

The Bells of Old Tokyo: Meditations on Time and a City by Anna Sherman

The Winemaker's Wife by Kristin Harmel 

Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center 

Black Card by Chris L. Terry  

Do You Dream of Terra-Two? by Temi Oh (I haven't read all of this, but I like what I've read so far!)

The Accidentals by Minrose Gwin

Chase Darkness with Me: How One True-Crime Writer Started Solving Murders by Billy Jensen  

White Noise by Suzan-Lori Parks 

The Bitterroots by C.J. Box 

Heaven's Breath: A Natural History of the Wind (New York Review Books Classics) by Lyall Watson 

Dahlia Black by Keith Thomas

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi  

Devotion by Madeline Stevens

Blood Truth (4) (Black Dagger Legacy) by J.R. Ward 

Science Comics: Cats: Nature and Nurture by Andy Hirsch  

Aug 13, 2019
220.5: All the Backlist! August 9, 2019
00:10:53

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including In the Distance.

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Books discussed on the show:

Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton

The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee

The Hike by Drew Magary

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

In the Distance by Hernan Diaz

The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards

Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang

A Jello Horse by Matthew Simmons

Tallulah the Tooth Fairy CEO by Tamara Pizzoli and Federico Fabiani

Aug 09, 2019
220: New Releases and More for August 6, 2019
00:33:59

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Hollow Kingdom, The Right Swipe, God Land, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Penguin Random House and House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig, and David Baldacci’s One Good Deed.

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Books discussed on the show:

Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton

God Land: A Story of Faith, Loss, and Renewal in Middle America by Lyz Lenz 

The Vexations by Caitlin Horrocks

The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai

Scary Stories for Young Foxes by Christian McKay Heidicker

Notes from a Young Black Chef: A Memoir by Kwame Onwuachi and Joshua David Stein

A Particular Kind of Black Man by Tope Folarin

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite


What we're reading:

The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel 

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern


More books out this week:

Let’s Call it a Doomsday by Katie Henry

Outfox by Sandra Brown

Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World by Emma Southon

Girl on the Block: A True Story of Coming of Age Behind the Counter by Jessica Wragg

The American Dream?: A Journey on Route 66 Discovering Dinosaur Statues, Muffler Men, and the Perfect Breakfast Burrito by Shing Yin Khor

The Dutch Maiden by Marente de Moor, David Doherty (translator)

The Dragon Republic by R. F Kuang

In Other Words: An Illustrated Miscellany of the World's Most Intriguing Words and Phrases by Christopher J. Moore

Summerlings: A Novel by Lisa Howorth

Heaven's Breath: A Natural History of the Wind (New York Review Books Classics) by Lyall Watson

Swipe Right for Murder by Derek Milman

When I Was White: A Memoir by Sarah Valentine

Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law by Haben Girma

Life and Other Inconveniences by Kristan Higgins

Nottingham by Nathan Makaryk

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge A Crash of Fate by Zoraida Cordova

Mitz: The Marmoset of Bloomsbury by Sigrid Nunez and Peter Cameron

The Hotel Neversink by Adam O'Fallon Price 

A Swirl of Ocean by Melissa Sarno

The Runaway by Hollie Overton

I Know Everything by Matthew Farrell

To the Wren: New and Collected Poems by Jane Mead

The Gossamer Mage by Julie E. Czerneda

The Long Accomplishment: A Memoir of Struggle and Hope in Matrimony by Rick Moody

The Women of the Copper Country by Mary Doria Russell

Be Recorder: Poems by Carmen Giménez Smith

A Pure Heart: A Novel by Rajia Hassib

Berta Isla: A novel by Javier Marías

Travel Light, Move Fast by Alexandra Fuller

The Dishwasher (Biblioasis International Translation Series) by Stéphane Larue and Pablo Strauss

All the Water in the World: A Novel by Karen Raney

The Perfect Wife: A Novel by JP Delaney

Ziggy, Stardust and Me by James Brandon

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

Sea Witch Rising by Sarah Henning

White Flights: Race, Fiction, and the American Imagination by Jess Row

The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me by Keah Brown

A Nice Cup of Tea by Celia Imrie

The Wolf Wants In: A Novel by Laura McHugh

Lost You: A Novel by Haylen Beck

Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World by Zahra Hankir and Christiane Amanpour

House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig

Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino

City of Windows by Robert Pobi

Valerie: A Novel by Sara Stridsberg, Deborah Bragan-Turner (translator)

Because You're Mine: A Novel by Rea Frey

First Cosmic Velocity by Zach Powers

Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior

Is There Still Sex in the City? by Candace Bushnell

Hunter's Moon: A Novel in Stories by Philip Caputo

The Remainder by Alia Trabucco Zerán, Sophie Hughes (translator)

We Are All Good People Here: A Novel by Susan Rebecca White

Hello Girls by Brittany Cavallaro and Emily Henry

In the Country of Women: A Memoir by Susan Straight

Mayflower Lives: Pilgrims in a New World and the Early American Experience by Martyn Whittock

Keeping Lucy by T. Greenwood

Love at First Like by Hannah Orenstein

The Birthday Girl: A Novel by Melissa de la Cruz

He by John Connolly

Cornelius Sky by Timothy Brandoff

Say You Still Love Me: A Novel by K.A. Tucker

Careful What You Wish For: A Novel by Hallie Ephron

Without a Prayer: The Death of Lucas Leonard and How One Church Became a Cult by Susan Ashline

King of King Court by Travis Dandro

Motherland: A Memoir of Love, Loathing, and Longing by Elissa Altman

How the Light Gets In by Katy Upperman

How to Fight Anti-Semitism by Bari Weiss

 

Aug 06, 2019
All the Backlist! August 2, 2019
00:12:29

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Let the Great World Spin.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Vexations by Caitlin Horrocks

The Good Lord Bird by James McBride

Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann

Saint Maizie by Jami Attenberg

All This Could Be Yours by Jami Attenberg

The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara

The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami

Fever by Mary Beth Keane

Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

Fallen Beauty by Erika Robuck

Aug 02, 2019
219: New Releases and More for July 30, 2019
00:42:05

This week, Liberty and Alice discuss Marilou is Everywhere, Rotherweird, Speaking of Summer, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by the Versify podcast and HarperCollins and The Rogue to Ruin by Vivienne Lorret.

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Books discussed on the show:

Marilou Is Everywhere: A Novel by Sarah Smith

Radical Ritual: How Burning Man Changed the World by Neil Shister

Speaking of Summer: A Novel by Kalisha Buckhanon

Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

The Ascent to Godhood (The Tensorate Series Book 4) by JY Yang

Deadly Aim The Civil War Story of Michigan's Anishinaabe Sharpshooters by Sally M. Walker


What we're reading:

American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst by Jeffrey Toobin

American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins


More books out this week:

LaGuardia by Nnedi Okorafor, Tana Ford (Illustrator)

In Her Feminine Sign by Dunya Mikhail  

The Arrangement by Robyn Harding 

The Grave on the Wall by Brandon Shimoda

Scary Stories for Young Foxes by Christian McKay Heidicker

Never Have I Ever: A Novel by Joshilyn Jackson

The Chelsea Girls: A Novel by Fiona Davis 

Blood Sisters by Yideum Kim and Jiyoon Lee

The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins 

The Churchgoer: A Novel by Patrick Coleman 

The Merciful Crow (The Merciful Crow Series) by Margaret Owen

The Hero Next Door edited by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

Brazen and the Beast: The Bareknuckle Bastards Book II by Sarah MacLean

How to Hack a Heartbreak by Kristin Rockaway 

Goodnight Stranger by Miciah Bay Gault

That's What Frenemies Are For by Sophie Littlefield and Lauren Gershell 

The Year They Fell by David Kreizman

The Vexations by Caitlin Horrocks 

Semicolon: The Past, Present, and Future of a Misunderstood Mark by Cecelia Watson

For Black Girls Like Me by Mariama J. Lockington

This Is Not America: Stories by Jordi Punti

Someone We Know: A Novel by Shari Lapena 

Boys Will Be Boys by Clementine Ford

Too Close by Natalie Daniels

The Escape Room: A Novel by Megan Goldin

Chances Are . . .: A novel by Richard Russo 

Smokescreen (Eve Duncan) by Iris Johansen 

Tallulah the Tooth Fairy CEO by Tamara Pizzoli, Federico Fabiani (Illustrator)

Jul 30, 2019
218.5: All the Backlist! July 26, 2019
00:10:18

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Reapers are the Angels.

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Books discussed on the show:

Rat Girl: A Memoir by Kristin Hersh

The Reapers are the Angels by Alden Bell

A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee 

Radio Iris by Anne-Marie Kinney

Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales by Yoko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder (translator)

Raw Shark Texts by Steven Hall

 

Jul 26, 2019
218: New Releases and More for July 23, 2019
00:45:16

This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss Gods of Jade and Shadow, Theme Music, The Marriage Clock, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by the Versify podcast, ThirdLove, and Doubleday and The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep by H. G. Parry

Gods of Jade and Shadow: A Novel by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Theme Music: A Novel by T. Marie Vandelly

Three Women by Lisa Taddeo

The Marriage Clock by Zara Raheem

How to Hack a Heartbreak by Kristin Rockaway

Tell Me Everything by Cambria Brockman

Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language by Gretchen McCulloch 


What we're reading:

The Golden Tresses of the Dead: A Flavia de Luce Novel by Alan Bradley

Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu


More books out this week:

Beijing Payback: A Novel by Daniel Nieh

Black Sun: A Novel by Owen Matthews

Medusa in the Graveyard: Book Two of the Medusa Cycle by Emily Devenport 

Jade War (The Green Bone Saga) by Fonda Lee 

The Lager Queen of Minnesota: A Novel by J. Ryan Stradal

Cowboy Up by Stacy Finz 

History. A Mess. by Sigrún Pálsdottír and Lytton Smith

The Two Lila Bennetts by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke 

Hummingbird in Underworld: Teaching in a Men’s Prison, A Memoir by Deborah Tobola 

Desdemona and the Deep by C. S. E. Cooney

A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind by Harriet A. Washington 

Gravity Is the Thing: A Novel by Jaclyn Moriarty 

Bagehot: The Life and Times of the Greatest Victorian by James Grant

A Stranger on the Beach: A Novel by Michele Campbell 

Meet Me in Monaco by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb

You've Been Volunteered: A Class Mom Novel by Laurie Gelman 

Love Street: Pulp Romance for Modern Women by Leah Rachel

Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman

We Love Anderson Cooper: Short Stories by R.L. Maizes 

Reasons to Be Cheerful by Nina Stibbe  

Screen Tests: Stories and Other Writing by Kate Zambreno

The Violent Century: A Novel by Lavie Tidhar

The Undoing of Thistle Tate by Katelyn Detweiler

The Last Astronaut by David Wellington

The Pillars by Peter Polites

My Friend Anna: The True Story of a Fake Heiress by Rachel DeLoache Williams

Home for Erring and Outcast Girls: A Novel by Julie Kibler 

The Redeemed: The West Country Trilogy by Tim Pears 

The Dinner Guest by Gabriela Ybarra

The Floating Feldmans by Elyssa Friedland 

The Possession (The Anomaly Files) by Michael Rutger 

The Dark Above: A Novel by Jeremy Finley 

Furnace of This World: Or, 36 Observations About Goodness by Ed Simon

Skulls! by Blair Thornburgh, Scott Campbell (Illustrator)

Jul 23, 2019
All the Backlist: Taking This Week Off
00:00:14

We're taking off this week for All the Backlist; happy reading and we'll be back next week!

Jul 19, 2019
217: New Releases and More for July 16, 2019
00:48:26

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss The Nickel Boys, Turbulence, Body Leaping Backward, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by the Versify podcast, Ritual, and Libro.fm.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

Akissi: More Tales of Mischief by Marguerite Abouet and Mathieu Sapin

Body Leaping Backward: Memoir of a Delinquent Girlhood by Maureen Stanton

Her One Mistake by Heidi Perks (paperback)

The Rage of Dragons by Evan Winter 

Turbulence: A Novel by David Szalay  

The Book of X by Sarah Rose Etter

My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero with Erica Moroz (paperback)

What we're reading:

Paper Girls by Brian K Vaughan and Cliff Chiang

From the Wreck by Jane Rawson

More books out this week:

Stubborn Archivist by Yara Rodrigues Fowler

Everything Below the Waist: Why Health Care Needs a Feminist Revolution by Jennifer Block 

The Redemption of Time: A Three-Body Problem Novel by Baoshu and Ken Liu

Storm Blown by Nick Courage

Raised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction by Chuck Klosterman

The Wedding Party by Jasmine Guillory

The Other Mrs. Miller by Allison Dickson

Beirut Hellfire Society by Rawi Hage 

The Weil Conjectures by Karen Olsson

The Oddmire, Book 1: Changeling by William Ritter

A Girl Goes Into the Forest by Peg Alford Pursell

Family of Origin: A Novel by CJ Hauser

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei and Justin Eisinger

The Border Keeper by Kerstin Hall

Tell Me Everything: A Novel by Cambria Brockman 

This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone 

If You Want to Make God Laugh by Bianca Marais

Costalegre by Courtney Maum

What Do We Need Men For?: A Modest Proposal by E. Jean Carroll 

The Heart Keeper by Alex Dahl 

Fu Ping: A Novel (Weatherhead Books on Asia) by Anyi Wang, Howard Goldblatt (Translator)

The Expectations by Alexander Tilney 

Sophia, Princess Among Beasts by James Patterson and Emily Raymond

Blue Hours: A Novel by Daphne Kalotay 

Jul 16, 2019
216.5: All the Backlist! July 12, 2019
00:15:24

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Country of Ice Cream Star.

This episode is sponsored by Penguin Random House and the Lymond Chronicles from Dorothy Dunnett.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Stand by Stephen King

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.

Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice 

The Children of Men by P.D. James

The Country of Ice Cream Star by Sandra Newman

The Book of M by Peng Shepherd

American War by Omar El Akkad

The Salt Line by Holly Goddard Jones

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

Jul 12, 2019
216: New Releases and More for July 9, 2019
00:44:20

This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss The Chain, A Prayer for Travelers, The Need, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by the Versify podcast, Lola, and Bombas.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Chain by Adrian McKinty 

The Saturday Night Ghost Club: A Novel by Craig Davidson 

Pan's Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun by Guillermo del Toro, Cornelia Funke 

The Need by Helen Phillips

Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem: A Memoir by Daniel R. Day

A Prayer for Travelers: A Novel by Ruchika Tomar

Wilder Girls by Rory Power

The Boy and Girl Who Broke The World by Amy Reed

What we're reading:

Moon Of The Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice

The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo

More books out this week:

Knife: A New Harry Hole Novel (Harry Hole Series) by Jo Nesbo 

Your Strange Fortune by Chloe N Clark

The Shameless (A Quinn Colson Novel) by Ace Atkins 

Let's Hope for the Best by Carolina Setterwall

Murderabilia by Carl Vonderau

Breathe In, Cash Out: A Novel by Madeleine Henry 

The Reunion by Guillaume Musso 

The Toll by Cherie Priest

In the Shadow of Wolves by Alvydas Šlepikas and Romas Kinka

Copperhead: A Novel by Alexi Zentner 

The Last Englishmen: Love, War, and the End of Empire by Deborah Baker 

Stay and Fight: A Novel by Madeline ffitch

Jacob's Ladder: A Novel by Ludmila Ulitskaya, Polly Gannon (translator)

Circus: or, Moira Orfei in Aigues-Mortes: A Novel by Wayne Koestenbaum

Shapes of Native Nonfiction: Collected Essays by Contemporary Writers by Elissa Washuta and Theresa Warburton

The Vagabonds: The Story of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison’s Ten-Year Road Trip by Jeff Guinn

Bad Axe County: A Novel by John Galligan

Death and Other Happy Endings: A Novel by Melanie Cantor 

Heartwood Box by Ann Aguirre

Say Say Say: A novel by Lila Savage

The Stories You Tell (Roxane Weary) by Kristen Lepionka

The Trouble with Gravity: Solving the Mystery Beneath Our Feet by Richard Panek

Cheshire Crossing by Andy Weir, Sarah Andersen (Illustrator) 

Under Currents by Nora Roberts

The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb by Sam Kean

Killing with Confetti (A Detective Peter Diamond Mystery Book 18) by Peter Lovesey 

The Cuban Comedy by Pablo Medina

The Golden Hour: A Novel by Beatriz Williams

Inhabitation: A Novel by Teru Miyamoto and Roger K. Thomas

Vincent and Alice and Alice by Shane Jones

Three Women by Lisa Taddeo

The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess 

If: The Untold Story of Kipling’s American Years by Christopher Benfey

Supper Club by Lara Williams

The Lightest Object in the Universe by Kimi Eisele

Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping and Risking It All with the Greatest Chef in the World by Jeff Gordinier

Famous People: A Novel by Justin Kuritzkes

The Last List of Miss Judith Kratt: A Novel by Andrea Bobotis

Me Myself & Him by Chris Tebbetts

The Survival of Molly Southbourne by Tade Thompson

Season of the Witch (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Book 1) by Sarah Rees Brennan

Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss by Margaret Renkl

Null Set (Cas Russell) by S. L. Huang

The Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman 

Hope Rides Again: An Obama Biden Mystery (Obama Biden Mysteries) by Andrew Shaffer 

Salvation Day by Kali Wallace

One Little Secret: A Novel by Cate Holahan 

Past Perfect Life by Elizabeth Eulberg

Accommodations by Wioletta Greg and Jennifer Croft

When Islam Is Not a Religion: Inside America's Fight for Religious Freedom by Asma T. Uddin 

Spin the Dawn (The Blood of Stars Book 1) by Elizabeth Lim

Death in a Desert Land by Andrew Wilson

Jul 09, 2019
215.5: All the Backlist! July 5, 2019
00:10:47

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Cane River.

This episode is sponsored by Quirk Books and We Sold Our Souls by Grady Hendrix.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

The Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

Cane River by Lalita Tademy

The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

Jul 05, 2019
215: New Releases and More for July 2, 2019
00:42:08

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Way Through the Woods, Lock Every Door, Symptoms of a Heartbreak, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by the Versify podcast, Simon & Schuster and The Best Lies, and Sourcebooks and Kingdom of Exiles.

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Books discussed on the show:

Second Sight: A Novel by Aoife Clifford

I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution by Emily Nussbaum

Lock Every Door: A Novel by Riley Sager

The Way Through the Woods: On Mushrooms and Mourning by Litt Woon Long and Barbara J. Haveland

Symptoms of a Heartbreak by Sona Charaipotra

Casting into the Light: Tales of a Fishing Life by Janet Messineo

Girls Like Us by Cristina Alger 

In at the Deep End by Kate Davies

What we're reading:

Erosion: Essays of Undoing by Terry Tempest Williams

From Hell to Breakfast by Meghan Tifft

More books out this week:

Sealed by Naomi Booth

Under the Cold Bright Lights by Garry Disher

Layover by David Bell 

Surfside Sisters: A Novel by Nancy Thayer 

Betrayal in Time: A Novel (Kendra Donovan Mysteries) by Julie McElwain 

The Tribe (Paperbacks from Hell) by Bari Wood

The Twelve by Cindy Lin

The Plus One by Sarah Archer

Unsung Heroine (Heroine Complex) by Sarah Kuhn  

Whisper Network by Chandler Baker

Buzz, Sting, Bite: Why We Need Insects by Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson

The Gifted School: A Novel by Bruce Holsinger 

American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century by Maureen Callahan 

Never Look Back by Alison Gaylin

Maggie Brown & Others by Peter Orner

We Went to the Woods: A Novel by Caite Dolan-Leach

The Wind That Lays Waste by Selva Almada

The Ghost Clause by Howard Norman

The Big Book of Classic Fantasy by Ann Vandermeer and Jeff VanderMeer

In Oceans Deep: Courage, Innovation, and Adventure Beneath the Waves by Bill Streever 

Pretty Revenge by Emily Liebert

They Could Have Named Her Anything: A Novel by Stephanie Jimenez

Mixed-Race Superman: Keanu, Obama, and Multiracial Experience by Will Harris

Temper by Layne Fargo

Stone Cold Heart: A Novel by Caz Frear

Growing Things and Other Stories by Paul Tremblay

Deep River by Karl Marlantes

Big Cabin by Ron Padgett 

Very Nice: A Novel by Marcy Dermansky

We Came Here to Forget: A Novel by Andrea Dunlop

A Girl Returned by Donatella Di Pietrantonio, Ann Goldstein (Translator)

Chimes of a Lost Cathedral (Revolution of Marina M.) by Janet Fitch

Tell Me Who We Were by Kate McQuade

Dragonslayer (The Dragonslayer) by Duncan M. Hamilton 

In the Valleys of the Noble Beyond: In Search of the Sasquatch by John Zada

The Flight Girls by Noelle Salazar 

The Best Lies by Sarah Lyu

Across the Void: A Novel by S.K. Vaughn

Pan's Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun by Guillermo del Toro, Cornelia Funke

Jul 02, 2019
214.5: All the Backlist! June 28, 2019
00:10:56

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Gilda Stories.

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Books discussed on the show:

From Hell to Breakfast by Meghan Tifft

The Lesser Dead by Christopher Buehlman

The Gilda Stories by Jewelle Gomez

Vampires by John Steakley

Vlad by Carlos Fuentes, E Shaskan Bumas (Translator), Alejandro Branger (Translator)

The Vampire Tapestry by Suzy McKee Charnas 

Jun 28, 2019
214: 214: New Releases and More for June 25, 2019
00:49:16

This week, Liberty and Rincey discuss The Gone Dead, Evvie Drake Starts Over, Big Sky, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

The Gone Dead: A Novel by Chanelle Benz

Big Sky by Kate Atkinson

The Great Unexpected by Dan Mooney

Wicked Fox by Kat Cho

The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge, and India's Quest for Independence by Anita Anand

The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone by Felicity McLean

Murder in the Crooked House by Soji Shimada and Louise Heal Kawai

What we're reading:

They All Fall Down by Rachel Howzell Hall

Initiated: Memoir of a Witch by Amanda Yates Garcia

More books out this week:

Cygnet: A Novel by Season Butler

The Snakes by Sadie Jones

A Family of Strangers by Emilie Richards

Finding Mrs. Ford by Deborah Goodrich Royce

Call It What You Want by Brigid Kemmerer

The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs: A Novel by Katherine Howe

This Is Not a T-Shirt: A Brand, a Culture, a Community--a Life in Streetwear by Bobby Hundreds

The Drama of Celebrity by Sharon Marcus

A Nearly Normal Family: A Novel by M.T. Edvardsson and Rachel Willson-Broyles

Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle

Paranoid by Lisa Jackson

The Journal I Did Not Keep: New and Selected Writing by Lore Segal

This Wicked Tongue by Elise Levine

The Not Good Enough Mother by Sharon Lamb

Here Is What You Do: Stories by Chris Dennis

Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl's Love Letter to the Power of Fashion by Tanisha C. Ford

The Virtue of Sin by Shannon Schuren

Queen of the Sea by Dylan Meconis

Twisted Family Values by V.C. Chickering

How Could She: A Novel by Lauren Mechling

The Last Collection: A Novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel by Jeanne Mackin

That Other World: Nabokov and the Puzzle of Exile by Azar Nafisi, Lotfali Khonji (Translator)

The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo

The Weather Machine: A Journey Inside the Forecast by Andrew Blum

Emperors of the Deep: The Ocean’s Most Mysterious, Most Misunderstood, and Most Important Guardians by William McKeever

The Friend: A Novel by Joakim Zander

Escape from Earth: A Secret History of the Space Rocket by Fraser MacDonald

Beyond the Limit by Cindy Dees

Project Duchess by Sabrina Jeffries

Say No to the Duke: The Wildes of Lindow Castle by Eloisa James

Sweet Heat by Zuri Day

Slow Dancing at Sunrise by Jo McNally

Dating by the Book by Mary Ann Marlowe

Kingdom of Exiles by Maxym Martineau

Once Upon a Bad Boy by Melonie Johnson

Gone Too Long: A Novel by Lori Roy

Technically, You Started It by Lana Wood Johnson

The Iron Dragon’s Mother by Michael Swanwick

Hexarchate Stories by Yoon Ha Lee

After the End by Clare Mackintosh

The Orphan's Song by Lauren Kate

I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution by Emily Nussbaum

The Lady's Guide to Celestial Mechanics by Olivia Waite

Jun 25, 2019
213.5: All the Backlist! June 21, 2019
00:10:40

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Angelhead.

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Books discussed on the show:

All the Names They Used for God: Stories by Anjali Sachdeva

As She Climbed Across the Table by Jonathan Lethem

Abbott Awaits by Chris Bachelder

The Ask by Sam Lipsyte

Domestic Violets by Matthew Norman

The Financial Lives of the Poets: A Novel by Jess Walter

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake

Angelhead: My Brother's Descent into Madness by Greg Bottoms

The Monster of Elendhaven by Jennifer Giesbrecht

Jun 21, 2019
213: 213: New Releases and More for June 18, 2019
00:45:22

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Fleishman Is in Trouble, One Night in Georgia, The Poison Thread, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Fleishman Is in Trouble: A Novel by Taffy Brodesser-Akner

Hotel Dare by Terry Blas and Claudia Aguirre with letters by Mike Fiorentino

All of Us with Wings by Michelle Ruiz Keil

Haunting Paris: A Novel by Mamta Chaudhry

The Poison Thread: A Novel by Laura Purcell

One Night in Georgia: A Novel by Celeste O. Norfleet

Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh

Recursion by Blake Crouch

What we're reading:

Finding Our Place in the Universe: How We Discovered Laniakea--the Milky Way’s Home by Helene Courtois and translated by Nikki Kopelman

The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai

More books out this week:

Conviction by Denise Mina

Her Daughter's Mother by Daniela Petrova

Roughhouse Friday: A Memoir by Jaed Coffin

Girl in the Rearview Mirror: A Novel by Kelsey Rae Dimberg

Last Bus to Everland by Sophie Cameron

Broken Places & Outer Spaces: Finding Creativity in the Unexpected (TED Books) by Nnedi Okorafor

The Last Resort by Marissa Stapley

The Art of Breaking Things by Laura Sibson

The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t with Her Mind by Jackson Ford

The Perfect Fraud: A Novel by Ellen LaCorte

FKA USA: A Novel by Reed King

One Night at the Lake: A Novel by Bethany Chase

The Perfect Plan: A Novel by Bryan Reardon

Big Giant Floating Head by Christopher Boucher

The Lesson by Cadwell Turnbull

The Travelers: A Novel by Regina Porter

Hungry Hearts: 13 Tales of Food & Love by Elsie Chapman, Caroline Tung Richmond

The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali

Flash Count Diary: Menopause and the Vindication of Natural Life by Darcey Steinke

The Burning Chambers by Kate Mosse

The Cutting Room: A Novel (Carver and Lake) by Ashley Dyer

A Tale Magnolious by Suzanne Nelson

A Sand Book by Ariana Reines

Fake Like Me by Barbara Bourland

The Tenth Muse: A Novel by Catherine Chung

A Death in the Rainforest: How a Language and a Way of Life Came to an End in Papua New Guinea by Don Kulick

The Bobcat: A Novel by Katherine Forbes Riley

A Philosophy of Ruin: A Novel by Nicholas Mancusi

The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by Alexis Hall

Smokin’ Joe: The Life of Joe Frazier by Mark Kram

Something Like Gravity by Amber Smith

The Capital: A Novel by Robert Menasse, Jamie Bulloch (Translator)

Empress of Forever by Max Gladstone

The Rumor: A Novel by Lesley Kara

All City: A Novel by Alex DiFrancesco

Jun 18, 2019
212.5: All the Backlist! June 14, 2019
00:10:31

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Witch of Lime Street.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

What's Eating Gilbert Grape by Peter Hedges

The Color Inside a Melon by John Domini

The Witch of Lime Street: Seance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World by David Jaher

Moshi Moshi by Banana Yoshimoto

Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown

Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller 

Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce

Orange World and Other Stories by Karen Russell

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson

Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan

The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness by Susannah Cahalan

Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

Jun 14, 2019
212: 212: New Releases and More for June 11, 2019
00:33:29

This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune, Bunny, Slime, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Libro.fmGrand Central Publishing and Cari Mora by Thomas Harris, and Bombas.

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Books discussed on the show:

Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim

Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok

Honestly, We Meant Well by Grant Ginder

The Exact Opposite of Okay by Laura Steven

Someone Who Will Love You In All Your Damaged Glory by Raphael Bob-Waksberg

Bunny: A Novel by Mona Awad

Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us by Ruth Kassinger

The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante

What we're reading:

Somewhere Only We Know by Maurene Goo

Ghosts of Berlin: Stories by Rudolph Herzog, Emma Rault (translator)

The Truants by Kate Weinberg

More books out this week:

Call Your Daughter Home by Deb Spera

Rosie Colored Glasses by Brianna Wolfson

The Ditch: A Novel by Herman Koch

American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment by Shane Bauer

Paternity: The Elusive Quest for the Father by Nara B. Milanich

Kingdom of Lies: Unnerving Adventures in the World of Cybercrime by Kate Fazzini

The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez

Air Logic: a novel (Elemental Logic) by Laurie J. Marks

Tiny by Kim Hooper

Dream Sequence: A Novel by Adam Foulds

Teeth in the Mist by Dawn Kurtagich

Time After Time: A Novel by Lisa Grunwald

The Sun on My Head: Stories by Geovani Martins, Julia Sanches (translator)

Man of the Year by Caroline Louise Walker

Recursion: A Novel by Blake Crouch

Mrs. Everything: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner

Those People by Louise Candlish

Soul of the Border: A Novel by Matteo Righetto

The First Mistake by Sandie Jones

This Is Home: A Novel by Lisa Duffy

Eileen Gray: A House Under The Sun by Charlotte Malterre-Barthes, Zosia Dzierzawska 

Boss Broad by Megan Volpert

Here Is What You Do: Stories by Chris Dennis

Out of the Silence: After the Crash by Eduardo Strauch, Jennie Erikson

Emmie and the Tudor King (Hearts and Crowns) by Natalie Murray

The History of Living Forever: A Novel by Jake Wolff

The Islanders: A Novel by Meg Mitchell Moore

Velocity Weapon by Megan E. O'Keefe

The Way Home: Tales from a Life Without Technology by Mark Boyle

The Good Sister by Gillian McAllister

The Darwin Affair: A Novel by Tim Mason

The Outside by Ada Hoffmann

My Parents: An Introduction / This Does Not Belong To You by Aleksandar Hemon

Song for the Unraveling of the World by Brian Evenson

Sea Sirens (A Trot & Cap'n Bill Adventure) by Amy Chu and Janet K. Lee

Norco '80: The True Story of the Most Spectacular Bank Robbery in American History by Peter Houlahan

One Giant Leap: The Untold Story of How We Flew to the Moon by Charles Fishman

Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey

Paris, 7 A.M. by Liza Wieland

Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi

The Grand Dark by Richard Kadrey

Notes to Self: Essays by Emilie Pine

Reentry by Peter Cawdron

Bone Deep by Sandra Ireland

The Color Inside a Melon by John Domini

Ten Women Who Changed Science and the World: Marie Curie, Rita Levi-Montalicini, Chien-Shiung Wu, Virginia Apgar, and More (Trailblazers, Pioneers, and Revolutionaries) by Catherine Whitlock, Rhodri Evans

The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland’s Buried Past and Our Perilous Future by Jon Gertner

The Paper Wasp by Lauren Acampora

The Perfect Date by Evelyn Lozada and Holly Lorincz

More Than Enough: Claiming Space For Who You Are (No Matter What They Say) by Elaine Welteroth

Alphabet Squadron (Star Wars) by Alexander Freed

Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon by Mary Fan

Joe Country (Slough House) by Mick Herron

Life with Picasso (New York Review Books Classics) by Françoise Gilot, Carlton Lake 

Fatal Inheritance: A Novel by Rachel Rhys

Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age by Darrel J. McLeod

 

 

Jun 11, 2019
211: 211: New Releases and More for June 4, 2019
00:38:53

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Ayesha at Last, Leaving the Witness, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Libro.fm,  The Guest Book by Sarah Blake from Flatiron Books, and The Plus One from HarperCollins 360.

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Books discussed on the show:

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel by Ocean Vuong 

Naturally Tan: A Memoir by Tan France

Patsy: A Novel by Nicole Dennis-Benn 

Leaving the Witness: Exiting a Religion and Finding a Life by Amber Scorah

Ayesha At Last: A Novel by Uzma Jalaluddin 

On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard by Jennifer Pastiloff

The Truffle Underground: A Tale of Mystery, Mayhem, and Manipulation in the Shadowy Market of the World's Most Expensive Fungus by Ryan Jacobs 

The River by Peter Heller

What we're reading:

Me and Mr. Cigar by Gibby Haynes

All This Could Be Yours by Jami Attenberg

More books out this week:

Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett 

Wild and Crooked by Leah Thomas

The Unbreakables by Lisa Barr

The Milk Hours: Poems by John James

Beyond All Reasonable Doubt: A Novel by Malin Persson Giolito

That Night by Cyn Balog

Assassin of Shadows: A Novel by Lawrence Goldstone

This Might Hurt a Bit by Doogie Horner

Girls of July by Alex Flinn

No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison by Behrouz Boochani and Omid Tofighian

Dual Citizens: A novel by Alix Ohlin

We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir by Samra Habib

The Reaping (Paperbacks from Hell) by Bernard Taylor

The Ten Loves of Nishino by Hiromi Kawakami and Allison Markin Powell

Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian

The Beholder by Anna Bright

The Right Sort of Man by Allison Montclair

The Last Unknowns: Deep, Elegant, Profound Unanswered Questions About the Universe, the Mind, the Future of Civilization, and the Meaning of Life by John Brockman

Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey 

The Cat in the Box by Chris Ferrie

The Friends We Keep by Jane Green

Exposed by Jean-Philippe Blondel, Alison Anderson (translator)

Awards for Good Boys: Tales of Dating, Double Standards, and Doom by Shelby Lorman

Murder in Bel-Air (An Aimée Leduc Investigation) by Cara Black

The Chosen (Contender) by Taran Matharu

This Land Is Our Land by Suketu Mehta

The Favorite Daughter by Patti Callahan Henry

Indecent Advances: A Hidden History of True Crime and Prejudice Before Stonewall by James Polchin

Out of the Shadows: Reimagining Gay Men's Lives by Walt Odets 

The Love Factory by Elaine Proctor

Banshee by Rachel DeWoskin

The Rest of the Story by Sarah Dessen

More News Tomorrow: A Novel by Susan Richards Shreve

The Lost Letters of William Woolf by Helen Cullen

The Electric Hotel: A Novel by Dominic Smith

Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane

The Summer We Lost Her by Tish Cohen

The Great Eastern by Howard Rodman

A Small Zombie Problem (Zombie Problems) by K.G. Campbell

Trace: Who killed Maria James? by Rachael Brown

Unraveling by Karen Lord 

I Wanna Be Where You Are by Kristina Forest

Donna Has Left the Building by Susan Jane Gilman

Fire in the Sky: Cosmic Collisions, Killer Asteroids, and the Race to Defend Earth by Gordon L. Dillow

Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind by Annaka Harris

In at the Deep End by Kate Davies

Waking the Witch: Reflections on Women, Magic, and Power by Pam Grossman

The Summer Demands by Deborah Shapiro

Among the Lost by Emiliano Monge, Frank Wynne (translator)

In West Mills by De'Shawn Charles Winslow 

Aug 9 - Fog by Kathryn Scanlan

Chasing the Moon: The People, the Politics, and the Promise That Launched America into the Space Age by Robert L. Stone and Alan Andres

The Haunted by Danielle Vega

Oval: A Novel by Elvia Wilk 

Cruising: An Intimate History of a Radical Pastime by Alex Espinoza

All the Greys on Greene Street by Laura Tucker

The Summer Country: A Novel by Lauren Willig

Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson by Bruce Conforth and Gayle Dean Wardlow

1919 by Eve L. Ewing

Time Is the Thing a Body Moves Through by T Fleischmann 

Midsummer's Mayhem by Rajani LaRocca

This Storm by James Ellroy

Ordinary Girls by Blair Thornburgh 

Not Your Backup by C.B. Lee

When the Ground Is Hard by Malla Nunn

The Moon: A History for the Future by Oliver Morton

All That You Leave Behind: A Memoir by Erin Lee Carr

Dissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Life and Work by Victoria Ortiz

Out of Place by Jennifer Blecher, Merrillee Liddiard (Illustrator)

If It Makes You Happy by Claire Kann

Virtually Yours by Sarvenaz Tash

Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum?: and Other Cocktails for ’90s Kids by Sam Slaughter

Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson 

The Fire Opal Mechanism by Fran Wilde

Fall; or, Dodge in Hell: A Novel by Neal Stephenson

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert 

The Shallows (Nils Shapiro) by Matt Goldman

The Last Pirate of New York: A Ghost Ship, a Killer, and the Birth of a Gangster Nation by Rich Cohen

Why My Cat Is More Impressive Than Your Baby by Matthew Inman and The Oatmeal

Spider-Man: Far From Home: Peter and Ned's Ultimate Travel Journal by Preeti Chhibber (YAY, PREETI!)

Searching for Sylvie Lee: A Novel by Jean Kwok 

This Time Will Be Different by Misa Sugiura

We Were Killers Once: A Thriller (Brigid Quinn Series) by Becky Masterman

Just One Bite by Jack Heath

Five Midnights by Ann Dávila Cardinal

Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace with Your Money by Ken Honda

Out Stealing Horses: A Novel by Per Petterson, Anne Born (translator)

 

Jun 04, 2019
210: 210.5: All the Backlist! May 31, 2019
00:12:35

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Front Desk.

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Books discussed on the show:

Marriage of a Thousand Lies by SJ Sindu

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Front Desk by Kelly Yang

Severance by Ling Ma

Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 by Michael Capuzzo

May 31, 2019
210: 210: New Releases and More for May 28, 2019
00:41:20

This week, Liberty and Kim discuss Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to ComeStay Sexy & Don't Get MurderedOther Words for Home, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by FabFitFun and the audiobook of Birthday by Meredith Russo.

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Books discussed on the show:

Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to Come: One Introvert's Year of Saying Yes by Jessica Pan

Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark

How Not to Die Alone by Richard Roper

Ask Again, Yes: A Novel by Mary Beth Keane

These Witches Don't Burn by Isabel Sterling

Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language by Amanda Montell

Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga

No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise Snyder

What we're reading:

The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee

Cari Mora: A Novel by Thomas Harris

More books out this week:

Rebel (Women Who Dare) by Beverly Jenkins

The Wise and the Wicked by Rebecca Podos

The Ghost in the House by Sara O’Leary

The Voice in My Head by Dana L. Davis

I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver

Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein

The Learning Curve: A Novel by Mandy Berman

Last Day: A Novel by Domenica Ruta

Hope for the Best (Chronicles of St Mary's) by Jodi Taylor 

The Dinner Guest by Gabriela Ybarra, Natasha Wimmer

Unexpected by Kelly Rimmer

Crushed by Kate Hamer

Her Secret Son by Hannah Mary McKinnon

The Helicopter Heist: A Novel Based on True Events by Jonas Bonnier

Passion on Park Avenue by Lauren Layne

The Lives of Bees: The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild by Thomas D. Seeley

The Earl Next Door by Amelia Grey

I Love You So Mochi by Sarah Kuhn

Longer by Michael Blumlein

The Flatshare: A Novel by Beth O'Leary

The Red Ribbon: A Memoir of Lightning and Rebuilding After Loss by Nancy Freund Bills

Small Kingdoms and Other Stories by Charlaine Harris

Malina by Ingeborg Bachmann (Author), Philip Boehm

All the Ways Home by Elsie Chapman

Supernavigators: Exploring the Wonders of How Animals Find Their Way by David Barrie

Ernesto: The Untold Story of Hemingway in Revolutionary Cuba by Andrew Feldman

Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the '80s Changed Hollywood Forever by Nick de Semlyen

The Book Case (Emily Lime Mystery) by Dave Shelton

Fight Like a Mother: How a Grassroots Movement Took on the Gun Lobby and Why Women Will Change the World by Shannon Watts

Queen Bee: A Novel by Dorothea Benton Frank

Some Choose Darkness by Charlie Donlea

Anthony Bourdain Remembered by CNN

Lent by Jo Walton

 

May 28, 2019
209: 209.5: All the Backlist! May 24, 2019
00:12:58

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Star Side of Bird Hill.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal

The Star Side of Bird Hill by Naomi Jackson

Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray

Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed

Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson

May 24, 2019
209: 209: New Releases and More for May 21, 2019
00:49:35

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss The Confessions of Frannie Langton, Vessel, Star-Crossed, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Audible; Delacorte Press, publisher of Hope and Other Punchlines by Julie Buxbaum; and Ritual.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Confessions of Frannie Langton: A Novel by Sara Collins

How to Forget: A Daughter's Memoir by Kate Mulgrew

Star-Crossed: A Novel by Minnie Darke

Vessel: A Novel by Lisa A. Nichols

The Things She's Seen by Ambelin Kwaymullina and Ezekiel Kwaymullina

Dear Scarlet: The Story of My Postpartum Depression by Teresa Wong

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Fieldnotes on Ordinary Love by Keith S. Wilson

What we're reading:

Eileen Gray: A House Under the Sun by Charlotte Malterre-Barthes and Zosia Dzierszawska

Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky

More books out this week:

The Royal Secret: A Novel by Lucinda Riley

The Naked Truth: A Memoir by Leslie Morgan

The Missing Season by Gillian French

Zenobia July by Lisa Bunker

Where We Come From: A Novel by Oscar Cásares

Talking to Strangers: Selected Essays, Prefaces, and Other Writings, 1967-2017 by Paul Auster

The Organs of Sense: A Novel by Adam Ehrlich Sachs

The Summer of Ellen by Agnete Friis and Sinead Quirke Kongerskov

Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder by John Waters 

Biloxi: A Novel by Mary Miller

The Usual Suspects by Maurice Broaddus

Missing, Presumed Dead by Emma Berquist

Her Silhouette, Drawn in Water by Vylar Kaftan

Bitcoin Billionaires: A True Story of Genius, Betrayal, and Redemption by Ben Mezrich

Let Me Hear a Rhyme by Tiffany D Jackson

An Illusion of Thieves by Cate Glass

Birthday: A Novel by Meredith Russo

The Edge of Every Day: Sketches of Schizophrenia by Marin Sardy

The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California by Mark Arax

White Peak: A Thriller by Ronan Frost

Keep This To Yourself by Tom Ryan

It's Hot in the Hamptons: A Novel by Holly Peterson

Bright Burning Stars by A.K. Small

Prairie Fever by Michael Parker

The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games (Postmillennial Pop) by Ebony Elizabeth Thomas

Sisters and Rebels: A Struggle for the Soul of America by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall

Kingsbane (The Empirium Trilogy) by Claire Legrand

The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth by Josh Levin

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris

Have You Seen Luis Velez? by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Waisted: A Novel by Randy Susan Meyers

Into the Jungle by Erica Ferencik

Riots I Have Known by Ryan Chapman

Little Glass Planet: Poems by Dobby Gibson

Nima by Adam Popescu

Superior: The Return of Race Science by Angela Saini

Necessary People by Anna Pitoniak

Amelia Westlake Was Never Here by Erin Gough

Empty Words by Mario Levrero, Annie McDermott (translator)

The Vinyl Frontier: The Story of the Voyager Golden Record by Jonathan Scott

Going Off Script by Jen Wilde

The Pursuit of Miss Heartbreak Hotel by Moe Bonneau

Hold My Hand by Michael Barakiva

The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda

America Is in the Heart by Carlos Bulosan and Elaine Castillo

The Book of Pride: LGBTQ Heroes Who Changed the World by Mason Funk

May 21, 2019
208: 208.5: All the Backlist! May 17, 2019
00:10:13

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including We Need New Names.

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Books discussed on the show:

We Contain Multitudes by Sarah Henstra

We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal

Once More We Saw Stars by Jayson Greene

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

We Are Never Meeting in Real Life: Essays by Samantha Irby

We Eat Our Own by Kea Wilson

We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan Higgins

We Need New Names by Noviolet Bulawayo

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death by Caitlin Doughty

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty

From Here to Eternity by Caitlin Doughty

May 17, 2019
208: 208: New Releases and More for May 14, 2019
00:39:04

This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss The DenThere's Something about SweetieLanny , and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Amazon Kindle Unlimited, Lost In You by Lauren Dane , and ThirdLove.

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Books discussed on the show:

Lanny by Max Porter

Rabbits for Food by Binnie Kirshenbaum

The Den: A novel by Abi Maxwell

There's Something about Sweetie by Sandhya Menon

The Candle and the Flame by Nafiza Azad

Black Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague by David K. Randall

No Saving Throw by Kristin McFarland 

A Place to Belong by Cynthia Kadohata and Julia Kuo

What we're reading:

Let Me Hear a Rhyme by Tiffany D Jackson

The Truffle Underground: A Tale of Mystery, Mayhem, and Manipulation in the Shadowy Market of the World's Most Expensive Fungus by Ryan Jacobs

More books out this week:

Once More We Saw Stars: A Memoir by Jayson Greene

The Lost Coast by Amy Rose Capetta

Not Bad People by Brandy Scott

Manfried Saves the Day: A Graphic Novel by Caitlin Major and Kelly Bastow

Planet Earth Is Blue by Nicole Panteleakos

Deep Past: A Novel by Eugene Linden

Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom by Katherine Eban

The Key to Happily Ever After by Tif Marcelo

Testimony from Your Perfect Girl by Kaui Hart Hemmings

Dream Sequence: A Novel by Adam Foulds

Brothers Down: Pearl Harbor and the Fate of the Many Brothers Aboard the USS Arizona by Walter R. Borneman

Dawson's Fall: A Novel by Roxana Robinson

Floyd Harbor: Stories by Joel Mowdy

The Song of the Jade Lily: A Novel by Kirsty Manning

The Undefeated by Una McCormack

Offline Journal: An Illustrated Guide for a more Connected, Creative Life by Jaya Nicely

My Ex-Best Friend's Wedding by Wendy Wax

Transformed: A Navy SEAL’s Unlikely Journey from the Throne of Africa, to the Streets of the Bronx, to Defying All Odds by Remi Adeleke

The Killer You Know by S.R. Masters

Strangers and Cousins: A Novel by Leah Hager Cohen

Life of David Hockney: A Novel by Catherine Cusset, Teresa Fagan (translator)

The Satapur Moonstone (A Perveen Mistry Novel) by Sujata Massey

We Contain Multitudes by Sarah Henstra

The Scholar: A Novel by Dervla McTiernan

The Obsoletes: A Novel by Simeon Mills

Don't Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno

Shut Up You're Pretty by Téa Mutonji

We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal

York: The Clockwork Ghost by Laura Ruby

The Desert Sky Before Us: A Novel by Anne Valente

The Printed Letter Bookshop by Katherine Reay

A Brightness Long Ago by Guy Gavriel Kay

Tears of the Trufflepig: A Novel by Fernando A. Flores

Triangulum by Masande Ntshanga

Once More unto the Breach by Meghan Holloway

Hot Comb by Ebony Flowers

The Night Window: A Jane Hawk Novel by Dean Koontz

Time Sight by Lynne Jonell

Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel by Casey McQuiston

Out East: Memoir of a Montauk Summer by John Glynn

A Bend in the Stars by Rachel Barenbaum

Naturally Tan: A Memoir by Tan France

Glitch by Sarah Graley

If She Wakes by Michael Koryta

Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

Freedom Fire (Dactyl Hill Squad #2) by Daniel José Older

The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (The Revolution Trilogy) by Rick Atkinson

America Was Hard to Find by Kathleen Alcott

Rules for Visiting: A Novel by Jessica Francis Kane

Home Remedies by Xuan Juliana Wang

You Will Be Safe Here by Damian Barr

The Night Before by Wendy Walker

Lima :: Limon by Natalie Scenters-Zapico

Apollo's Legacy: Perspectives on the Moon Landings by Roger D. Launius

Beyond Babylon by Igiaba Scego, Aaron Robertson

The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

Mind and Matter: A Life in Math and Football by John Urschel and Louisa Thomas

Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide by Tony Horwitz

The Things She's Seen by Ambelin Kwaymullina and Ezekiel Kwaymullina

The Case for Space: How the Revolution in Spaceflight Opens Up a Future of Limitless Possibility by Robert Zubrin

Odd Gods by David Slavin, Daniel Weitzman

Hybrida: Poems by Tina Chang

Orange World and Other Stories by Karen Russell

Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

Son of Havana: A Baseball Journey from Cuba to the Big Leagues and Back by Luis Tiant

On a Scale of One to Ten by Ceylan Scott

Nirvana Is Here: A Novel by Aaron Hamburger

The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II by Alex Kershaw 

Everything Is F*cked: A Book About Hope by Mark Manson

If You Cross the River: A Novel by Geneviéve Damas and Jody Gladding

May 14, 2019
207: 207.5: All the Backlist! May 10, 2019
00:12:54

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Hotel World.

This episode is sponsored by Shadow Mountain Publishing and Waiting for Fitz by Spencer Hyde.

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Books discussed on the show:

Hugh Pine by Janwillem Van De Wetering and Lynn Munsinger

The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea

The Hunter by Julia Leigh

High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes

Hotel World by Ali Smith

The Haunting of L by Howard Norman

Home by Toni Morrison

Warchild by Karin Lowachee

The Stone and the Flute by Hans Bemmann

Necroscope by Brian Lumley

May 10, 2019
207: 207: New Releases and More for May 7, 2019
00:37:44

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Bride Test, Somewhere Only We Know, Furious Hours, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Amazon Kindle UnlimitedAlways Smile by Alice Kuipers from KCP Loft, and The Invited by Jennifer McMahon.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna: A Novel by Juliet Grames

Somewhere Only We Know by Maurene Goo

The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

The Art of Noticing: 131 Ways to Spark Creativity, Find Inspiration, and Discover Joy in the Everyday by Rob Walker

Soon the Light Will Be Perfect: A Novel by Dave Patterson

Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep

The World as It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House by Ben Rhodes

Rough Magic: Riding the World's Loneliest Horse Race by Lara Prior-Palmer

What we're reading:

A Song for a New Day by Sarah Pinsker

The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma's Table by Rick Bragg

More books out this week:

Beautiful Revolutionary by Laura Elizabeth Woollett

Such a Perfect Wife: A Novel (Bailey Weggins Mysteries) by Kate White

The East End by Jason Allen

Jaclyn Hyde by Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White

Only Ever Her by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen

Monsieur Mediocre: One American Learns the High Art of Being Everyday French by John von Sothen

The Death of Noah Glass by Gail Jones

Exiles of Eden by Ladan Ali Osman

The Missing of Clairdelune: Book Two of The Mirror Visitor Quartet by Christelle Dabos and Hildegarde Serle

How We Disappeared: A Novel by Jing-Jing Lee

Shouting at the Rain by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Original Prin by Randy Boyagoda

New Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Writing by Women of African Descent by Margaret Busby

Just South of Home by Karen Strong

Riding the Elephant: A Memoir of Altercations, Humiliations, Hallucinations, and Observations by Craig Ferguson

Hurricane Season by Nicole Melleby

Outside the Gates of Eden by Lewis Shiner

The Lingering by Sji Holliday

The Last Time I Saw You: A Novel by Liv Constantine

Stop Doing That Sh*t: End Self-Sabotage and Demand Your Life Back by Gary John Bishop

The Yankee Widow by Linda Lael Miller

The Woman in the Blue Cloak by Deon Meyer

How It Feels to Float by Helena Fox

Finale: A Caraval Novel by Stephanie Garber

Loudermilk: Or, The Real Poet; Or, The Origin of the World by Lucy Ives

Finding Orion by John David Anderson

Nocturna by Maya Motayne

The Guest Book: A Novel by Sarah Blake

No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise Snyder

The Body in the Wake: A Faith Fairchild Mystery by Katherine Hall Page

The Unpassing: A Novel by Chia-Chia Lin

Cinderella Liberator by Rebecca Solnit and Arthur Rackham

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki, Rosemary Valero-O'Connell (Illustrator)

Love from A to Z by S. K. Ali

China Dream by Ma Jian and Flora Drew

Above the Ether by Eric Barnes

The Scientific Attitude: Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience by Lee McIntyre

Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis by Jared Diamond

Juliet the Maniac: A Novel by Juliet Escoria

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

Middlegame by Seanan McGuire

The Absence of Sparrows by Kurt Kirchmeier

Last Things by Jacqueline West

Black Mountain (An Isaiah Coleridge Novel) by Laird Barron

Light from Other Stars by Erika Swyler

Gather at the River: Twenty-Five Authors on Fishing by David Joy and Eric Rickstad

Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors: A Novel by Sonali Dev

Is, Is Not: Poems by Tess Gallagher

The Archive of Alternate Endings: Stories by Lindsey Drager

Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins

The Daughter's Tale: A Novel by Armando Lucas Correa

Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale by Lauren Myracle and Isaac Goodhart

The Farm: A Novel by Joanne Ramos

Exhalation: Stories by Ted Chiang

Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens by Tanya Boteju

Hope and Other Punchlines by Julie Buxbaum

Westside by W.M. Akers

The Charmer in Chaps by Julia London

The Cowboy and His Baby by Jessica Clare

HUMANS: A Brief History of How We Fcked It All Up by Tom Phillips

Million Mile Road Trip by Rudy Rucker

The Flight Portfolio by Julie Orringer

A Devil Comes to Town by Paolo Maurensig, Anne Milano Appel

Nightingale by Paisley Rekdal

Again, but Better: A Novel by Christine Riccio

Aurora Rising (The Aurora Cycle) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

A Craftsman’s Legacy: Why Working with Our Hands Gives Us Meaning by Eric Gorges and Jon Sternfeld

The Laws of the Skies by Grégoire Courtois and Rhonda Mullins

Sleepless Night by Margriet de Moor and David Doherty

Scott Pilgrim Color Collection Box Set by Bryan Lee O'Malley

Nuking the Moon: And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board by Vince Houghton

Queer Heroes by Arabelle Sicardi and Sarah Tanat-Jones

Angel Bones by Ilyse Kusnetz

The Unspeakable Mind: Stories of Trauma and Healing from the Frontlines of PTSD Science by Shaili Jain 

A Job You Mostly Won't Know How to Do: A Novel by Pete Fromm

No Walls and the Recurring Dream: A Memoir by Ani DiFranco

Atomic Frenchie, Vol. 2 by Tom Sniegoski and Tom McWeeney

All the Rage: Mothers, Fathers, and the Myth of Equal Partnership by Darcy Lockman

The Man They Wanted Me to Be: Toxic Masculinity and a Crisis of Our Own Making by Jared Yates Sexton

After the Party: A Novel by Cressida Connolly

A Life in Movies: Stories from 50 Years in Hollywood by Irwin Winkler

Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage by Bette Howland

The Unquiet Heart by Kaite Welsh

State of the Union: A Marriage in Ten Parts by Nick Hornby

The Killer Across the Table: Unlocking the Secrets of Serial Killers and Predators with the FBI's Original Mindhunter by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker

Rabbits for Food by Binnie Kirshenbaum

The Paris Diversion: A Novel by Chris Pavone

At Home with Muhammad Ali by Hana Ali

Llama Destroys the World by Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator)

The Conviction of Cora Burns by Carolyn Kirby

Electric Forest by Tanith Lee

Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia by Sabrina Strings

The Latte Factor: Why You Don't Have to Be Rich to Live Rich by David Bach and John David Mann

Black Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague by David K. Randall

Queer X Design: 50 Years of Signs, Symbols, Banners, Logos, and Graphic Art of LGBTQ by Andy Campbell

When Darkness Loves Us (Paperbacks from Hell) by Elizabeth Engstrom

Folded Wisdom: Notes from Dad on Life, Love, and Growing Up by Joanna Guest

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek: A Novel by Kim Michele Richardson

The Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI by Lauren Johnson

The Castle on Sunset: Life, Death, Love, Art, and Scandal at Hollywood's Chateau Marmont by Shawn Levy

May 07, 2019
206: 206.5: All the Backlist! May 3, 2019
00:14:03

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Unseen World

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Books discussed on the show:

And Go Like This: Stories by John Crowley

Little, Big by John Crowley

Ka by John Crowley

A Good Neighbor by Therese Anne Fowler

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler

A Well-Behaved Woman by Therese Anne Fowler

The Book of Lost Saints by Daniel José Older

Bone Street Rumba by Daniel José Older

Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older

Dactyl Hill Squad by Daniel José Older

Long Bright River by Liz Moore

Heft by Liz Moore

The Unseen World by Liz Moore

The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocol by Nicholas Meyer

A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

Nathaniel by John Saul

May 03, 2019
206: 206: New Releases and More for April 30, 2019
00:38:05

This week, Liberty and Trisha discuss The Invited, Mama's Boy, Let's Tell This Story Properly, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Amazon Kindle UnlimitedA Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole, and the audiobook edition of Cape May by Chip Cheek.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Invited: A Novel by Jennifer McMahon

Mama's Boy: A Story from Our Americas by Dustin Lance Black

Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan

That Kind of Guy (Ravenswood Book 3) by Talia Hibbert

Let's Tell This Story Properly by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Park Avenue Summer by Renée Rosen

What My Mother and I Don't Talk About: Fifteen Writers Break the Silence by Michele Filgate

The Library of Ever by Zeno Alexander

What we're reading:

LGBTQ Fiction and Poetry from Appalachia by Jeff Mann and Julia Watts

The Killer Across the Table: Unlocking the Secrets of Serial Killers and Predators with the FBI's Original Mindhunter by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker

More books out this week:

Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse by Shane Burcaw

A Prince on Paper: Reluctant Royals by Alyssa Cole

Silver Meadows Summer by Emma Otheguy

Origin of a Hero (She-Ra Chapter Book) by Tracey West and Amanda Schank

Spring: A Novel (Seasonal Quartet) by Ali Smith

Walking on the Ceiling: A Novel by Aysegül Savas

The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality by Bhaskar Sunkara

The Unbound Empire (Swords and Fire) by Melissa Caruso

Like Lions: A Novel by Brian Panowich

Aru Shah and the Song of Death (Pandava Series) by Roshani Chokshi

Picture (New York Review Books Classics) by Lillian Ross and Anjelica Huston

Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten

Grace: Based on the Jeff Buckley Story by Tiffanie DeBartolo and Pascal Dizin

Brief Chronicle of Another Stupid Heartbreak by Adi Alsaid

A Good Enough Mother: A Novel by Bev Thomas

Cape May: A Novel by Chip Cheek

African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan by Thomas Lockley and Geoffrey Girard

Lie With Me: A Novel by Philippe Besson, Molly Ringwald (translator)

Waste Tide by Chen Qiufan, Ken Liu (Translator)

Springtime in a Broken Mirror by Mario Benedetti, Nick Caistor (Translator)

No Shadow of a Doubt: The 1919 Eclipse That Confirmed Einstein’s Theory of Relativity by Daniel Kennefick

Getting Hot with the Scot by Melonie Johnson

Never a Bride: A Duke's Daughters Novel by Megan Frampton

The Regency Years: During Which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love, and Britain Becomes Modern by Robert Morrison

The Besieged City by Clarice Lispector and Benjamin Moser

At Home in the Dark by Lawrence Block

Cruel Fate by Kelley Armstrong

The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters: A Novel by Balli Kaur Jaswal

Little Darlings: A Novel by Melanie Golding

From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home by Tembi Locke

Trespass: Ecotone Essayists Beyond the Boundaries of Place, Identity, and Feminism by May-lee Chai

The Lazarus Files: A Cold Case Investigation by Matthew McGough

The Republic: A Novel by Joost de Vries, Jane Hedley-Prole (translator)

Apr 30, 2019
205: 205: New Releases and More for April 23, 2019
00:35:59

This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Storm of Locusts, Ragged Alice, Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Amazon Kindle Unlimited, Ritual Vitamins, and FabFitFun.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Valedictorian of Being Dead: The True Story of Dying Ten Times to Live by Heather B. Armstrong

Storm of Locusts (The Sixth World) by Rebecca Roanhorse

Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl by Andrea Lawlor 

Ragged Alice by Gareth L. Powell

Flowers of Mold & Other Stories by Ha Seong-nan, Janet Hong (translator) 

The Tiger at Midnight by Swati Teerdhala

The Last Job: "The Bad Grandpas" and the Hatton Garden Heist by Dan Bilefsky

The Missing Years by Lexie Elliott

What we're reading:

If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim

Death Prefers Blondes by Caleb Roehrig

The Den by Abi Maxwell

More books out this week:

Dawn: Stories by Selahattin Demirtas

Camp by Kayla Miller

Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, edited by Carmen Maria Machado

How Not to Ask a Boy to Prom by S. J. Goslee

The Summer Retreat (A Moonlight Harbor Novel) by Sheila Roberts

Stone Mothers: A Novel by Erin Kelly

Throw Me to the Wolves by Patrick McGuinness

This searing light, the sun and everything else: Joy Division: The Oral History by Jon Savage

Lotharingia: A Personal History of Europe's Lost Country by Simon Winder

A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C. A. Fletcher

The Pandora Room: A Novel by Christopher Golden

Everything in Its Place: First Loves and Last Tales by Oliver Sacks

Dante and the Early Astronomer: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens by Tracy Daugherty

A Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities by Mady G and J.R. Zuckerberg

Any Other Place: Stories by Michael Croley

Everything About You by Heather Child

The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth

The First True Thing by Claire Needell

D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II by Sarah Rose

Emily Eternal by M. G. Wheaton

Courting Mr. Lincoln: A Novel by Louis Bayard

Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan

If I'm Being Honest by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka

I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney

The Heartland: An American History by Kristin L. Hoganson

Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity by Jamie Metzl

Hide and Seek by Mary Burton

The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda Gates

Fumbled (Playbook, The Book 2) by Alexa Martin

Hope for the Best (Chronicles of St Mary's) by Jodi Taylor

A Politics of Love: A Handbook for a New American Revolution A Politics of Love: A Handbook for a New American Revolution by Marianne Williamson

William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Mean Girls (Pop Shakespeare) by Ian Doescher and Kent Barton

Apr 23, 2019
205.5: All the Backlist! April 19, 2019
00:13:26

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Green Island.

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Books discussed on the show:

Alice's Island by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson

Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York by Stacy Horn

Small Island by Andrea Levy

Treasure Island!!! by Sara Levine

Green Island by Shawna Yang Ryan

Marrow Island by Alexis M. Smith

Apr 19, 2019
204: 204: New Releases and More for April 16, 2019
00:36:21

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Miracle Creek, The Binding, Alice's Island, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

The Binding by Bridget Collins

Alice's Island: A Novel by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo

Magical Realism for Non-Believers: A Memoir of Finding Family by Anika Fajardo

How To Make Friends with the Dark by Kathleen Glasgow

Pilu of the Woods by Mai K. Nguyen

Amnesty: Book 3 in the Amberlough Dossier by Lara Elena Donnelly

Flowers over the Inferno (A Teresa Battaglia Novel) by Ilaria Tuti, Ekin Oklap (translator)

What we're reading:

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery by Alan Bradley

Murder by Milkshake: An Astonishing True Story of Adultery, Arsenic, and a Charismatic Killer by Eve Lazarus

More books out this week:

The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father by Janny Scott

The Mister by E.L. James

Swimming for Sunlight by Allie Larkin

The Velvet Rose by Susan Holmes McKagan

A Change of Time by Ida Jessen, Martin Aitken (Translator)

Monsters I Have Been by Kenji C. Liu

The Raven's Tale by Cat Winters

Permission by Saskia Vogel

When You Learn the Alphabet (The Iowa Prize in Literary Nonfiction) by Kendra Allen

August Isle by Ali Standish

The Parrot's Perch: A Memoir by Karen Keilt

The Better Sister: A Novel by Alafair Burke

City of Flickering Light by Juliette Fay

Thomas and Beal in the Midi: A Novel by Christopher Tilghman

Before She Was Found by Heather Gudenkauf

Whatever Gets You Through: Twelve Survivors on Life after Sexual Assault by Jen Sookfong Lee and Stacey May Fowles

The Rose by Tiffany Reisz

No Country for Old Gnomes: The Tales of Pell by Kevin Hearne and Delilah S. Dawson

The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia and Simon Bruni

The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez: A Border Story by Aaron Bobrow-Strain

Old Baggage by Lissa Evans

Feast Your Eyes: A Novel by Myla Goldberg

An Anatomy of Beasts by Olivia A. Cole

The Meaning of Birds by Jaye Robin Brown

Before We Were Wicked by Eric Jerome Dickey

The Limits of the World by Jennifer Acker

Southern Lady Code: Essays by Helen Ellis

Roar by Cecelia Ahern

Lost Without the River: A Memoir by Barbara Hoffebeck Scoblic

Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? by Bill McKibben

The House of the Pain of Others: Chronicle of a Small Genocide by Julián Herbert

The Next Great Paulie Fink by Ali Benjamin

Upon a Burning Throne by Ashok K. Banker

Perihelion Summer by Greg Egan

Winds of Marque by Bennett R. Coles

Diary of a Murderer: And Other Stories by Young-Ha Kim, Krys Lee

Normal People: A Novel by Sally Rooney

Dark Constellations by Pola Oloixarac, Roy Kesey (translator)

Under the Table: A Novel by Stephanie Evanovich

The Human Swarm: How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall by Mark W. Moffett

Eating the Sun: Small Musings on a Vast Universe by Ella Frances Sanders

The Department of Sensitive Crimes: A Detective Varg Novel by Alexander McCall Smith

Down from the Mountain: The Life and Death of a Grizzly Bear by Bryce Andrews

Relight My Fire by Joanna Bolouri

The Time Collector: A Novel by Gwendolyn Womack

Autumn Light: Season of Fire and Farewells by Pico Iyer

Hitler's Last Plot: The 139 VIP Hostages Selected for Death in the Final Days of World War II by Ian Sayer and Jeremy Dronfield

The Question Authority by Rachel Cline

Apr 16, 2019
204.5: All the Backlist! April 12, 2019
00:09:27

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Crow Road.

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Books discussed on the show:

Descendant of the Crane by Joan He

Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

The Crow Road by Iain Banks

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang

The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson

The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa

Apr 12, 2019
203: 203: New Releases and More for April 9, 2019
00:29:27

This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Descendant of the Crane, In the Neighborhood of TrueTrust Exercise, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Descendant of the Crane by Joan He

The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees by Meredith May

Trust Exercise: A Novel by Susan Choi

In the Neighborhood of True by Susan Kaplan Carlton

Naamah: A Novel by Sarah Blake

You Go First by Erin Entrada Kelly

Phantoms: A Novel by Christian Kiefer

Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration by Emily Bazelon

What we're reading:

With The Fire On High by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna: A Novel by Juliet Grames

More books out this week:

Working by Robert A. Caro

Riverland by Fran Wilde

Saturday's Child: A Daughter's Memoir by Deborah Burns

In the Key of Nira Ghani by Natasha Deen

Murder by Milkshake: An Astonishing True Story of Adultery, Arsenic, and a Charismatic Killer by Eve Lazarus

This Book Is Not Yet Rated by Peter Bognanni

If I Had Two Lives by Abbigail N. Rosewood

Without Protection by Gala Mukomolova

Summer of My Amazing Luck: A Novel by Miriam Toews

The Eighth Sister: A Thriller by Robert Dugoni

The Casket of Time by Andri Snær Magnason (Author), Björg Arnadóttir (Translator), Andrew Cauthery (Translator)

Unlearn: 101 Simple Truths for a Better Life by Humble the Poet

When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton

Meet Cute by Helena Hunting

Einstein's Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum by Lee Smolin

Accidental Presidents: Eight Men Who Changed America by Jared Cohen

Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline

Pickle's Progress: A Novel by Marcia Butler

A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell

My Coney Island Baby: A Novel by Billy O'Callaghan

Make/Shift (Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature) by Joe Sacksteder

The Red Scrolls of Magic (The Eldest Curses) by Cassandra Clare and Wesley Chu

How To Do Nothing: Resisting The Attention Economy by Jenny Odell

Outside Looking In: A Novel by T.C. Boyle

The Lost History of Dreams: A Novel by Kris Waldherr

Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly

They All Fall Down by Rachel Howzell Hall

The Magnetic Girl by Jessica Handler

The Dream Peddler: A Novel by Martine Fournier Watson

Sixteen Ways to Defend a Walled City by K.J. Parker

The Risk of Us by Rachel Howard

Afternoon of a Faun by James Lasdun

Optic Nerve by Maria Gainza, Thomas Bunstead (translator)

Notes from a Young Black Chef: A Memoir by Kwame Onwuachi and Joshua David Stein

The Ash Family by Molly Dektar

The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold

Murmur by Will Eaves

WOLFPACK: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game by Abby Wambach

Soon the Light Will Be Perfect: A Novel by Dave Patterson

The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted by Robert Hillman

Metropolis (A Bernie Gunther Novel) by Philip Kerr

Confessions of an Innocent Man: A Novel by David R. Dow

Dreaming Darkly by Caitlin Kittredge

Through the White Wood by Jessica Leake

The Parisian by Isabella Hammad

The Last by Hanna Jameson

The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris by Mark Honigsbaum

The Book of Dreams: A Novel by Nina George

How to Make Friends with the Dark by Kathleen Glasgow

We Are Mayhem: A Black Star Renegades Novel by Michael Moreci

Alien: Echo: An Original Young Adult Novel of the Alien Universe by Mira Grant

Bright by Duanwad Pimwana and Mui Poopoksakul

Seven Blades in Black (The Grave of Empires) Sam Sykes

It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) by Trevor Noah

Trophy Life by Lea Geller

So Who's Counting?: The Little Quote Book About Growing Older and Still Kicking Ass by Erin McHugh and Emily Luchetti

The City of Folding Faces by Jayinee Basu

All the Fierce Tethers by Lia Purpura

Wounds: Six Stories from the Border of Hell by Nathan Ballingrud

 

Apr 09, 2019
203.5: All the Backlist! April 5, 2019
00:11:21

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Dry Bones in the Valley.

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Books discussed on the show:

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

Bone by Jeff Smith

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco

The Bone Collector by Jeffrey Deaver

Dry Bones in the Valley by Tom Bouman

Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

 

Apr 05, 2019
202: 202: New Releases and More for April 2, 2019
00:43:53

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Women TalkingThe Affairs of the Falcóns, Finding My Voice, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!; Once and Future by Cori McCarthy and Amy Rose Capetta from JIMMY Patterson Books; and The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer from Graydon House Books.

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Books discussed on the show:

I Miss You When I Blink: Essays by Mary Laura Philpott 

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb

The Affairs of the Falcóns by Melissa Rivero 

No Happy Endings: A Memoir by Nora McInerny

Women Talking by Miriam Toews 

Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward by Valerie Jarrett

The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman 

Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World by Clive Thompson

Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

This Is What It Feels Like by Rebecca Barrow

What we're reading:

Calvin: A Novel by Martine Leavitt 

Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style by Benjamin Dreyer

At Briarwood School for Girls by Michael Knight 

More books out this week:

Meander, Spiral, Explode: Design and Pattern in Narrative by Jane Alison 

Another Planet: A Teenager in Suburbia by Tracey Thorn

Prince of Monkeys by Nnamdi Ehirim

Around Harvard Square by C. J. Farley

Baseball Epic: Famous and Forgotten Lives of the Dead Ball Era by Jason Novak

As One Fire Consumes Another by John Sibley Williams

Gatsby's Oxford: Scott, Zelda, and the Jazz Age Invasion of Britain: 1904-1929 by Christopher A. Snyder

Hold Fast Your Crown: A Novel by Yannick Haenel, Teresa Fagan (translator)

Days by Moonlight by André Alexis 

Oscar Wilde and the Return of Jack the Ripper: An Oscar Wilde Mystery (Oscar Wilde Mysteries) by Gyles Brandreth

Ghost Stories: Classic Tales of Horror and Suspense by Leslie S. Klinger and Lisa Morton

A Sin by Any Other Name: Reckoning with Racism and the Heritage of the South by Robert W. Lee and Bernice A. King

Beyond the Point: A Novel by Claire Gibson

Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain by Danny Goldberg 

Since We Last Spoke by Brenda Rufener

To Stop a Warlord: My Story of Justice, Grace, and the Fight for Peace by Shannon Sedgwick Davis

Woman of Color by LaTonya Yvette

Lights! Camera! Puzzles!: A Puzzle Lady Mystery (Puzzle Lady Mysteries) by Parnell Hall

The Buddha Sat Right Here: A Family Odyssey Through India and Nepal by Dena Moes

Leaving Richard's Valley by Michael DeForge 

Little Lovely Things: A Novel by Maureen Joyce Connolly

Ye by Guilherme Petreca

The Spectators: A Novel by Jennifer duBois

The Deadly Kiss-Off by Paul Di Filippo

The Luminous Dead: A Novel by Caitlin Starling 

The Editor by Steven Rowley

There's a Word for That by Sloane Tanen

The Light Years: A Memoir by Chris Rush

We Rule the Night by Claire Eliza Bartlett

Greystone Secrets 1: The Strangers by Margaret Peterson Haddix and Anne Lambelet

Lost and Wanted: A novel by Nell Freudenberger 

When a Duchess Says I Do by Grace Burrowes

Orange for the Sunsets by Tina Athaide

A Wonderful Stroke of Luck: A Novel by Ann Beattie

Stay Up with Hugo Best: A Novel by Erin Somers 

The Execution of Justice (Pushkin Vertigo) by Friedrich Duerrematt, John E. Woods (Translator)

The Girl He Used to Know by Tracey Garvis Graves

Lights All Night Long: A Novel by Lydia Fitzpatrick

Soft Science by Franny Choi

The Last Last-Day-of-Summer by Lamar Giles

Sabrina & Corina: Stories by Kali Fajardo-Anstine

I'm Writing You from Tehran: A Granddaughter's Search for Her Family's Past and Their Country's Future by Delphine Minoui, Emma Ramadan (Translator)

The Gulf by Belle Boggs

Loch of the Dead: A Novel by Oscar de Muriel

Wicked Saints by Emily Duncan

The Princess and the Fangirl: A Geekerella Fairytale (Once Upon A Con) by Ashley Poston

Brute: Poems by Emily Skaja 

Germaine: The Life of Germaine Greer by Elizabeth Kleinhenz

Bluff by Jane Stanton Hitchcock

The Mission of a Lifetime: Lessons from the Men Who Went to the Moon by Basil Hero

Boy Swallows Universe: A Novel by Trent Dalton 

A Song for the Stars by Ilima Todd

Mother Is a Verb: An Unconventional History by Sarah Knott

American Spirit: Profiles in Resilience, Courage, and Faith by Taya Kyle and Jim DeFelice

Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen by Mary Norris

Crossing: A Novel by Pajtim Statovci, David Hackston (translator)

The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America by Matt Kracht 

The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees by Meredith May

Women's Work: A Reckoning with Work and Home by Megan K. Stack

The Body Papers by Grace Talusan 

The Tradition by Jericho Brown

All Ships Follow Me: A Family Memoir of War Across Three Continents by Mieke Eerkens

Geek Girls Don't Cry: Real-Life Lessons From Fictional Female Characters by Andrea Towers and Marisha Ray

Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir by Ruth Reichl

The Killer in Me: A Novel by Olivia Kiernan

Native Country of the Heart: A Memoir by Cherríe Moraga

Fifty Things That Aren't My Fault: Essays from the Grown-up Years by Cathy Guisewite

Radical Suburbs: Experimental Living on the Fringes of the American City by Amanda Kolson Hurley

Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?: A Mother's Suggestions by Patricia Marx and Roz Chast

You'd Be Mine: A Novel by Erin Hahn

The Becket List: A Blackberry Farm Story by Adele Griffin and LeUyen Pham

Unscripted by Claire Handscombe

The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander and Kadir Nelson

The Poison Bed: A Novel by Elizabeth Fremantle

This One Looks Like a Boy: My Gender Journey to Life as a Man by Lorimer Shenher

The October Man by Ben Aaronovitch

Perfunctory Affection by Kim Harrison

 

Apr 02, 2019
202.5: All the Backlist! March 29, 2019
00:10:42

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents.

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Books discussed on the show:

How to Catch a Mole: Wisdom from a Life Lived in Nature by Marc Hamer

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odell

How Not To Die Alone by Richard Roper

How Could She by Lauren Mechling

How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez

How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn

How Late It Was, How Late by James Kelman

How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny

How To Be Human by Paula Cocozza

How To Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America: Essays by Kiese Laymon

Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon

Check, Please: Book 1 by Ngozi Ukazu

Mar 29, 2019
201: 201: New Releases and More for March 26, 2019
00:42:04

This week, Liberty and Katie discuss My Lovely WifeGood TalkDig, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing

Unbecoming: A Memoir of Disobedience by Anuradha Bhagwati

Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob

Dig by A.S. King

Guestbook: Ghost Stories by Leanne Shapton

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski PhD, Amelia Nagoski DMA

On Cussing: Bad Words and Creative Cursing by Katherine Dunn

The Other Americans by Laila Lalami

What we're reading:

The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson

The Last Pass: Cousy, Russell, the Celtics, and What Matters in the End by Gary Pomerantz

More books out this week:

No Happy Endings: A Memoir by Nora McInerny

Chronicles of a Radical Hag (with Recipes): A Novel by Lorna Landvik

Tiamat's Wrath (The Expanse) by James S. A. Corey (Author)

Sweety by Andrea Zuill

Cilla Lee-Jenkins: The Epic Story by Susan Tan and Dana Wulfekotte

XL by Scott Brown

The Cook: A Novel by Maylis de Kerangal and Sam Taylor

How to Love a Country by Richard Blanco

Kaddish.com: A novel by Nathan Englander

Murder Lo Mein (A Noodle Shop Mystery) by Vivien Chien

Once & Future by Cori McCarthy and Amy Rose Capetta

The Old Drift: A Novel by Namwali Serpell

Zuleikha by Guzel Yakhina, Lisa C. Hayden (translator)

Cheer Up, Mr. Widdicombe: A Novel by Evan James

Dear Ally, How Do You Write a Book by Ally Carter

What Would Maisie Do?: Inspiration from the Pages of Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear

The American Agent: A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear

Over the Moon by Natalie Lloyd

The Astonishing Maybe by Shaunta Grimes

How We Fight White Supremacy: A Field Guide to Black Resistance by Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin

Miranda in Milan by Katharine Duckett

The Beast Player by Nahoko Uehashi and Cathy Hirano

White Elephant: A Novel by Julie Langsdorf

A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine

So Much Longing in So Little Space: The Art of Edvard Munch by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer L. Eberhardt

Murder by the Book: The Crime That Shocked Dickens's London by Claire Harman

River of Fire by Qurratulain Hyder

Our Super Adventure: Press Start to Begin by Sarah Graley

What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays by Damon Young

The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe by Ally Condie 

Sing to It: New Stories by Amy Hempel

Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss: A Novel by Rajeev Balasubramanyam

The Workshop and the World: What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science and Authority by Robert P. Crease

Elemental: How the Periodic Table Can Now Explain (Nearly) Everything by Tim James

Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World by Clive Thompson

One Warm Winter by Jamie Pope

Villanelle: No Tomorrow: The basis for Killing Eve, now a major BBC TV series (Killing Eve series) by Luke Jennings

The Infamous Duchess: Diamonds in the Rough by Sophie Barnes

Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc by David Elliott

American Messiahs: False Prophets of a Damned Nation by Adam Morris

The Library of Lost and Found: A Novel by Phaedra Patrick

House of Secrets: The Many Lives of a Florentine Palazzo by Allison Levy

Mar 26, 2019
201.5: All the Backlist! March 22, 2019
00:12:56

This week, Jenn discusses a few great older books, including Made in India by Meera Sodha.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Made in India by Meera Sodha

Chemistry by Weike Wang (tw: family violence)

On Trails: An Exploration by Robert Moor

Pegasus by Robin McKinley

Mar 22, 2019
200: 200: New Releases and More for March 19, 2019
00:39:03

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Queenie, Internment, Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by You Owe Me A Murder by Eileen Cook from HMH Teen and Hold Still by Nina LaCour from Penguin Random House.

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Books discussed on the show:

Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Internment by Samira Ahmed

Sooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea by Sarah Pinsker

The Dragonfly Sea by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

The Word for Woman is Wilderness by Abi Andrews

The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson

Lot: Stories by Bryan Washington

The Witch's Kind by Louisa Morgan

What we're reading:

Lumberjanes: To The Max Vol. 5 by Kat Leyh, Shannon Watters, et al.

Klawde: Evil Alien Warlord Cat by Johnny Marciano, Emily Chenoweth

Terminal Alliance (Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse Book 1) by Jim C. Hines

More books out this week:

The White Card: A Play by Claudia Rankine

In the Blink of an Eye by Jesse Blackadder

The Parade by Dave Eggers

Surviving Global Warming: Why Eliminating Greenhouse Gases Isn't Enough by Roger A. Sedjo

Murder Once Removed (Ancestry Detective) by S. C. Perkins

Pagan Light: Dreams of Freedom and Beauty in Capri by Jamie James

The Perfect Assassin: Book 1 in the Chronicles of Ghadid by K. A. Doore

The Sun Is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds by Caroline Van Hemert

Little Boy: A Novel by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

What Makes Girls Sick and Tired by Lucile De Pesloüan and Geneviève Darling

Make Me a City: A Novel by Jonathan Carr

What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir Of Witness And Resistance by Carolyn Forché

Redemption Point by Candice Fox

The Light Brigade by Kameron Hurley

The Good Detective by John McMahon

The Lost Gutenberg: The Astounding Story of One Book's Five-Hundred-Year Odyssey by Margaret Leslie Davis

Genesis: The Deep Origin of Societies by Edward O. Wilson

The Deepest Blue by Sarah Beth Durst

The Invisible Killer: The Rising Global Threat of Air Pollution-and How We Can Fight Back by Gary Fuller

The Last Year of the War by Susan Meissner

Let Me Out Here: Stories by Emily W. Pease

Can't Escape Love: A Reluctant Royals Novella by Alyssa Cole

Never-Contented Things by Sarah Porter

Meet Me in Outer Space by Melinda Grace

Memories of the Future by Siri Hustvedt

Sherwood by Meagan Spooner

Tangled In Time: The Portal by Kathryn Lasky

Look How Happy I'm Making You: Stories by Polly Rosenwaike

The Municipalists: A Novel by Seth Fried

Horizon by Barry Lopez

Run Away by Harlen Coben

Permafrost by Alastair Reynolds

Rising Water: The Story of the Thai Cave Rescue by Marc Aronson

The Chaos Function by Jack Skillingstead

A People's History of Heaven by Mathangi Subramanian

The Fifth Doctrine (The Guardian) by Karen Robards

Night Music by Jenn Marie Thorne

Save Me from Dangerous Men: A Novel (Nikki Griffin) by S. A. Lelchuk

Humanimal: How Homo sapiens Became Nature’s Most Paradoxical Creature―A New Evolutionary History by Adam Rutherford

Einstein’s Wife: The Real Story of Mileva Einstein-Maric by Allen Esterson and David C. Cassidy

First: Sandra Day O’Connor by Evan Thomas

The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer

Humanimal: How Homo sapiens Became Nature’s Most Paradoxical Creature―A New Evolutionary History

The Goose Fritz by Sergei Lebedev

The Octopus Museum: Poems by Brenda Shaughnessy

The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father by Janny Scott

All the Fierce Tethers by Lia Purpura

Inspection by Josh Malerman

High Heel (Object Lessons) by Summer Brennan

A Vintage Year by Rosie Howard

Mar 19, 2019
200.5: All the Backlist! March 15, 2019
00:13:27

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Bonesetter's Daughter.

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Books discussed on the show:

A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr.

The Bonesetter's Daughter by Amy Tan

Shot in the Heart by Mikal Gimore

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

Bear V Shark by Chris Bachelder

Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

Mar 15, 2019
199: 199: New Releases and More for March 12, 2019
00:36:19

This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss If Cats Disappeared from the World, SHOUT, When the Irish Invaded Canada, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

If, Then: A Novel by Kate Hope Day

SHOUT by Laurie Halse Anderson [TW: Sexual Assault]

When the Irish Invaded Canada: The Incredible True Story of the Civil War Veterans Who Fought for Ireland's Freedom by Christopher Klein

Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope by Karamo Brown

I've Been Meaning to Tell You: A Letter To My Daughter by David Chariandy

The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson

If Cats Disappeared from the World: A Novel by Genki Kawamura, Eric Selland (translator)

Heroine by Mindy McGinnis [TW: Drug abuse, addiction, opioids]

What we're reading:

Internment by Samira Ahmed

Rabbits for Food by Binnie Kirshenbaum

More books out this week:

Beware the Night by Jessika Fleck

Tin Heart: A Novel by Shivaun Plozza

The Woman in the Dark by Vanessa Savage

My Very '90s Romance: A Novel by Jenny Colgan

A Dangerous Collaboration (A Veronica Speedwell Mystery) by Deanna Raybourn

The Summer of Dead Birds by Ali Liebegott

American Cipher: Bowe Bergdahl and the U.S. Tragedy in Afghanistan by Matt Farwell and Michael Ames

Bertie: The Complete Prince of Wales Mysteries (Bertie and the Tinman, Bertie and the Seven Bodies, Bertie and and the Crime of Passion) by Peter Lovesey

Prince: The Last Interview (The Last Interview Series) by Prince and Hanif Abdurraqib

tsunami vs. the fukushima 50: poems by Lee Ann Roripaugh

American Princess: A Novel of First Daughter Alice Roosevelt by Stephanie Marie Thornton

The True Queen (A Sorcerer to the Crown Novel) by Zen Cho

The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson

The Women Who Dared: To Break All the Rules by Jeremy Scott

Fall Back Down When I Die by Joe Wilkins

Other Words for Smoke by Sarah Maria Griffin 

When the Sky Fell on Splendor by Emily Henry

Too Much Is Not Enough: A Memoir of Fumbling Toward Adulthood by Andrew Rannells

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?: (And How to Fix It) by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

The Dazzle of Day by Molly Gloss

Article 353 by Tanguy Viel, William Rodarmor (translator)

The Waking Forest by Alyssa Wees

The Selected Works of Abdullah the Cossack by HM Naqvi

A Beautiful Corpse: A Mystery (A Harper McClain Mystery) by Christi Daugherty

New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color by Nisi Shawl

The Dragonfly Sea by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Pounding the Rock: Basketball Dreams and Real Life in a Bronx High School by Marc Skelton

House on Fire by Bonnie Kistler

Bloodleaf by Crystal Smith

The Rosewater Insurrection (The Wormwood Trilogy) by Tade Thompson

Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds

Squad by Mariah MacCarthy

The DNA of You and Me: A Novel by Andrea Rothman

The Near-Witch by V.E. Schwab

Ruse by Cindy Pon

Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die: How the Allies Won on D-Day by Giles Milton

The Liar's Child: A Novel by Carla Buckley

Mars: Stories by Asja Bakić, Jennifer Zoble (Translator)

Love You Hard: A Memoir of Marriage, Brain Injury, and Reinventing Love by Abby Maslin

All the Wrong Places by Joy Fielding

On Intersectionality: Essential Writings by Kimberlé Crenshaw

Tiny Americans: A Novel by Devin Murphy

The Night Swimmers by Peter Rock

A Desert Harvest: New and Selected Essays by Bruce Berger

How to Know the Birds: The Art and Adventure of Birding by Ted Floyd

Grace After Henry by Eithne Shortall

Solitary by Albert Woodfox

The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Christopher Columbus, His Son, and the Quest to Build the World’s Greatest Library by Edward Wilson-Lee

This Scot of Mine: The Rogue Files by Sophie Jordan

The Club by Takis Würger, Charlotte Collins (translator)

Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez

Elegant Defense, An: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives by Matt Richtel

Izzy + Tristan by Shannon Dunlap

Midnight: Three Women at the Hour of Reckoning by Victoria Shorr

Me for You by Lolly Winston

The Tesla Legacy by K.K. Perez

Another Kind of Madness: A Novel by Ed Pavlić

Another Last Day: Poems by Alex Lemon

A Boy of Good Breeding: A Novel by Miriam Toews

Mercy River: A Van Shaw Novel by Glen Erik Hamilton

The Widening Gyre by Michael R. Johnston

Mar 12, 2019
199.5: All the Backlist! March 8, 2019
00:11:58

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Zigzag Girl.

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Books discussed on the show:

Dealing in Dreams by Lilliam Rivera

The Education of Margo Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera

The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths

The Zigzag Girl by Elly Griffiths

The River by Peter Heller

Celine by Peter Heller

The Last Woman in the Forest by Diane Les Becquets

Breaking Wild by Diane Les Becquets

Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn

Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn

Mar 08, 2019
198: 198: New Releases and More for March 5, 2019
00:43:23

This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss The Manic Pixie Dream Boy Improvement Project, Survival Math, The Lady from the Black Lagoon, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid 

Dealing in Dreams by Lilliam Rivera

A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum  

Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States by Samantha Allen  

The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick by Mallory O'Meara  

The Manic Pixie Dream Boy Improvement Project by Lenore Appelhans  

Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family by Mitchell Jackson 

Lovely War by Julie Berry 

What we're reading:

King of Scars (King of Scars Duology) by Leigh Bardugo

The Reign of the Kingfisher by T.J. Martinson 

More books out this week:

Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls by T. Kira Madden  

Flashback Hotel by Ivan Vladislavic

Goya: The Terrible Sublime: A Graphic Novel by El Torres and Fran Galán

A Stranger Here Below: A Gideon Stoltz Mystery by Charles Fergus

The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

Between the Lies by Michelle Adams

Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story by Jacob Tobia  

Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake

Topgun: An American Story by Dan Pedersen

Villanelle: No Tomorrow: The basis for Killing Eve by Luke Jennings

The Wall by John Lanchester

The Shadowglass (The Bone Witch) by Rin Chupeco

When All Is Said by Anne Griffin

When I Hit You: Or a Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife by Meena Kandasamy

The Wolf and the Watchman: A Novel by Niklas Natt och Dag  

She/He/They/Me: For the Sisters, Misters, and Binary Resisters by Robyn Ryle

The Pioneer by Bridget Tyler

Today I Am Carey by Martin L. Shoemaker

The Wrong End of the Table: A Mostly Comic Memoir of a Muslim Arab American Woman Just Trying to Fit in by Ayser Salman

Star Wars Queen's Shadow by E. K. Johnston

Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez

Famous Men Who Never Lived by K. Chess  

So Here's the Thing . . .: Notes on Growing Up, Getting Older, and Trusting Your Gut by Alyssa Mastromonaco, Lauren Oyler (Contributor)

Queen Bey: A Celebration of the Power and Creativity of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter by Veronica Chambers

Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait?: Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, and the Fight for the Right to Vote by Tina Cassidy

If You’re Out There by Katy Loutzenhiser

The New Me by Halle Butler

The Mastermind: Drugs. Empire. Murder. Betrayal. by Evan Ratliff

The Last 8 by Laura Pohl

Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi  

The Parting Glass by Gina Marie Guadagnino

The Salt Path: A Memoir by Raynor Winn 

Alice Payne Rides by Kate Heartfield

Black Souls by Gioacchino Criaco, Hillary Gulley (Translator)

The Age of Disenchantments: The Epic Story of Spain's Most Notorious Literary Family and the Long Shadow of the Spanish Civil War by Aaron Shulman

That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour by Sunita Puri

A Friend is a Gift You Give Yourself by William Boyle  

Call Me Evie by JP Pomare

The River by Peter Heller  

Baby of the Family by Maura Roosevelt

The Silk Road by Kathryn Davis

The Volunteer by Salvatore Scibona

The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths  

An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago by Alex Kotlowitz

Instructions for a Funeral: Stories by David Means

The Gardener of Eden by David Downie

Little Faith by Nickolas Butler  

The Devil Aspect by Craig Russell

The Story Prize: 15 Years of Great Short Fiction by Larry Dark and Anthony Doerr  

Deaf Republic: Poems by Ilya Kaminsky

Labrador by Kathryn Davis

We Were Rich and We Didn’t Know It: A Memoir of My Irish Boyhood by Tom Phelan

The Revenge of Magic by James Riley

The Last Woman in the Forest by Diane Les Becquets  

The Altruists: A Novel by Andrew Ridker

Ancestral Night (White Space) by Elizabeth Bear

You Asked for Perfect by Laura Silverman

A Question of Holmes by Brittany Cavallaro

Minutes of Glory: And Other Stories by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights by Doug Jones

Death in Ten Minutes: The Forgotten Life of Radical Suffragette Kitty Marion by Fern Riddell

The Necessary Hunger by Nina Revoyr

A Student of History by Nina Revoyr

King of Joy by Richard Chiem  

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart by Holly Ringland

Woman 99 by Greer Macallister  

Blood Feud by Anna Smith

Allmen and the Pink Diamond by Martin Suter

When Brooklyn Was Queer: A History by Hugh Ryan  

The Women's War by Jenna Glass

Mahimata by Rati Mehrotra

the mermaid's voice returns in this one by Amanda Lovelace

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman

Skeleton Keys: The Secret Life of Bone by Brian Switek  

Smoke and Ashes: A Novel by Abir Mukherjee

Out of Salem by Hal Schrieve

Mitochondrial Night by Ed Bok Lee

Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant Brilliant Brilliant by Joel Golby

The Secret Wisdom of Nature: Trees, Animals, and the Extraordinary Balance of All Living Things -― Stories from Science and Observation (The Mysteries of Nature Trilogy) by Peter Wohlleben and Jane Billinghurst

The Everlasting Rose (The Belles) by Dhonielle Clayton

L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated "Female Byron" by Lucasta Miller

The Twice-Born: Life and Death on the Ganges by Aatish Taseer

Infinite Detail: A Novel by Tim Maughan

Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles (Ronan Boyle 1) by Thomas Lennon, John Hendrix (Illustrator)

She the People: A Graphic History of Uprisings, Breakdowns, Setbacks, Revolts, and Enduring Hope on the Unfinished Road to Women's Equality by Jen Deaderick and Rita Sapunor

Homeland by Fernando Aramburu, Alfred Macadam (translator)

Barely Missing Everything by Matt Mendez

Staff Picks: Stories (Yellow Shoe Fiction) by George Singleton and Michael Griffith

City of Jasmine by Olga Grjasnowa, Katy Derbyshire (translator)

 

Mar 05, 2019
198.5: All the Backlist! March 1, 2019
00:13:29

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Golden Notebook.

This episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. 

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Books discussed on the show:

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami, Nathan Collins (Translator)

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

A Suitable Boy by Vikrem Seth

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing

Mar 01, 2019
197: 197: New Releases and More for February 26, 2019
00:45:27

This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss The Priory of the Orange TreeGo Ahead in the Rain, Kid Gloves, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Audible, Blinkist, and The Night Tiger by Yangtze Choo, out now from Flatiron Books.

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Books discussed on the show

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

The Raven Tower by Ann Leckie

American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson

The Good Immigrant: 26 Writers Reflect on America edited by Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman

Kid Gloves: Nine Months of Careful Chaos by Lucy Knisley

Go Ahead in the Rain by Hanif Abdurraqib

The Atlas of Reds and Blues by Devi S. Laskar

To Night Owl from Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer

What we're reading:

Early Riser by Jasper Fforde

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

More books out this week:

An Unconditional Freedom (The Loyal League) by Alyssa Cole

Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte

PTSD by Guillaume Singelin

Magic Is Dead: My Journey into the World’s Most Secretive Society of Magicians by Ian Frisch

The Lost Night by Andrea Bartz

No Way by S. J. Morden

California Girls by Susan Mallery

Women Warriors: An Unexpected History by Pamela D. Toler

The Game of Stars (Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond) by Sayantani DasGupta

Rayne & Delilah's Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zentner

Dead Men's Trousers by Irvine Welsh

The Beauty of the Moment by Tanaz Bhathena

Rise of the Dragons by Angie Sage

Savage Feast: Three Generations, Two Continents, and a Dinner Table (a Memoir with Recipes) by Boris Fishman

We Must Be Brave by Frances Liardet

Hunting Game (An Embla Nyström Investigation) by Helene Tursten and Paul Norlen

That Time I Loved You: Stories by Carrianne Leung

Mother Country: A Novel by Irina Reyn

We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia

An Affair of Poisons by Addie Thorley

The Huntress by Kate Quinn

Goulash: A Novel by Brian Kimberling

The Big Crush by David J. Schow

American Duchess: A Novel of Consuelo Vanderbilt by Karen Harper

The Border by Don Winslow

This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution by David Sloan Wilson

Lady Derring Takes a Lover: The Palace of Rogues by Julie Anne Long

Low Country Hero by Lee Tobin McClain

It’s Getting Scot in Here by Suzanne Enoch

The Lost Prince: A Search for Pat Conroy by Michael Mewshaw

Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir by Victoria Riskin

Binstead's Safari by Rachel Ingalls

The Very Best of the Best: 35 Years of The Year's Best Science Fiction by Gardner Dozois

Captain Marvel: Liberation Run by Tess Sharpe

The Body Myth by Rheea Mukherjee

After She's Gone: A Novel (Hanne Lagerlind-Schon) by Camilla Grebe and Elizabeth Clark Wessel

Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe

Birthday by César Aira and Chris Andrews

The Stars Below (Vega Jane, Book 4) by David Baldacci

Chaos, A Fable by Rodrigo Rey Rosa and Jeffrey Gray

Drawn and Buttered (A Lobster Shack Mystery) by Shari Randall

Political Action: A Practical Guide to Movement Politics (New York Review Books Classics) by Michael Walzer and Jon Wiener

The Weight of a Thousand Feathers by Brian Conaghan

More Walls Broken by Tim Powers and Jon Foster

Death & Honey by Kevin Hearne and Lila Bowen

tsunami vs. the fukushima 50: poems by Lee Ann Roripaugh

You Who Enter Here (Suny Series, Native Traces) by Erika T Wurth

 

Feb 26, 2019
197.5: All the Backlist! February 22, 2019
00:11:23

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Throne of the Crescent Moon.

This episode is sponsored by Audible and MIRA Books and HQN.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

When the Moon is Low by Nadia Hashimi

Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed

The Killing Moon by N.K. Jemisin

Broken Stars: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation by Ken Liu

Lace by Shirley Conran

Savages by Shirley Conran

Feb 22, 2019
196: 196: New Releases and More for February 19, 2019
00:33:39

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Bangkok Wakes to Rain, The White Book, The Study of Animal Languages, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Audible and Blinkist.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray

The Source of Self Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations by Toni Morrison

Bangkok Wakes to Rain: A Novel by Pitchaya Sudbanthad

The Study of Animal Languages: A Novel by Lindsay Stern

The White Book by Han Kang

Darwin: An Exceptional Voyage by Fabien Grolleau and Jéremie Royer

Death Prefers Blondes by Caleb Roehrig

The City In the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders

What we're reading:

Wanderers by Chuck Wendig

The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker

More books out this week:

Broken Stars: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation by Ken Liu

Trump Sky Alpha: A Novel by Mark Doten

Nobody's Looking at You: Essays by Janet Malcolm

For the Killing of Kings (The Ring-Sworn Trilogy) by Howard Andrew Jones

Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II by Adam Makos

The Moon Sister: A Novel (The Seven Sisters) by Lucinda Riley

The (Half) Truth by Leddy Harper

Letter to Survivors by Gebe and Edward Gauvin

The Elegant Lie by Sam Eastland

The Familiars: A Novel by Stacey Halls

Aerialists: Stories by Mark Mayer

Hunting LeRoux: The Inside Story of the DEA Takedown of a Criminal Genius and His Empire by Elaine Shannon 

Liquid Rules: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives by Mark Miodownik

The Nocilla Trilogy: Nocilla Dream, Nocilla Experience, Nocilla Lab by Agustín Fernández Mallo, Thomas Bunstead (Translator)

Colonize This!: Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism New Edition by Daisy Hernandez, Bushra Rehman

Arturo's Island: A Novel by Elsa Morante, Ann Goldstein (translator)

How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States by Daniel Immerwahr

Tarot by Marissa Kennerson

The Afterward by E.K. Johnston

The Haunting of Tram Car 015 by P. Djèlí Clark

The Art of Losing by Lizzy Mason

The Secrets of Clouds by Alyson Richman

The Next to Die: A Novel by Sophie Hannah

The Birds That Stay by Ann Lambert

The Good Immigrant: 26 Writers Reflect on America by Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman

Immoral Code by Lillian Clark

American Heroin by Melissa Scrivner Love

Earth-Shattering: Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, Biological Mayhem, Nuclear Meltdowns, and Other Hazards to Life in Our Universe by Bob Berman

Chamber Music: Wu-Tang and America (in 36 Pieces) by Will Ashon

Death in Provence: A Novel by Serena Kent

The Vanishing Man: A Prequel to the Charles Lenox Series by Charles Finch

The Stranger from the Sea: A Novel by Paul Binding

Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce

Where Oblivion Lives (Los Nefilim Book 1) by T. Frohock

Feb 19, 2019
196.5: All the Backlist! February 15, 2019
00:11:02

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Long Way Down.

This episode is sponsored by TBR, Book Riot's new subscription service offering tailored book recommendations for readers of all stripes, and MIRA Books and HQN.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Atlas of Reds and Blues by Devi S. Laskar

Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Ulysses by James Joyce

The Mezzanine by Nicholson Baker

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O'Nan

Ember by Sandor Marai

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney

After Dark by Haruki Murakami

The 25th Hour by David Benioff

The Cassandra by Sharma Shields 

Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames

Feb 15, 2019
195: 195: New Releases and More for February 12, 2019
00:34:50

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Lost Children Archive, The Book of Delights, Early Riser, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by TBR, Book Riot's new subscription service offering tailored book recommendations for readers of all stripes, ThirdLove, and 99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne.

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Books discussed on the show:

Lost Children Archive: A novel by Valeria Luiselli

How to Be Loved: A Memoir of Lifesaving Friendship by Eva Hagberg Fisher

Early Riser: A Novel by Jasper Fforde

The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After by Julie Yip-Williams

The Heavens by Sandra Newman

The Book of Delights: Essays by Ross Gay

The Psychology of Time Travel: A Novel by Kate Mascarenhas

Savage Feast: Three Generations, Two Continents, and a Dinner Table (a Memoir with Recipes) by Boris Fishman

What we're reading:

Advice Not Given: A Guide to Getting Over Yourself by Mark Epstein

The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson

More books out this week:

Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions: Third Edition by Gloria Steinem and Emma Watson

Awake in the World by Jason Gurley

Honey in the Carcase: Stories by Josip Novakovich

Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto

Finding Dorothy: A Novel by Elizabeth Letts

Parkland: Birth of a Movement by Dave Cullen

Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir by Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations by Toni Morrison

The Feminism Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained by DK

Rutting Season: Stories by Mandeliene Smith

A Deadly Divide: A Mystery (Rachel Getty and Esa Khattak Novels) by Ausma Zehanat Khan

Rag: Stories by Maryse Meijer

Leading Men: A Novel by Christopher Castellani

An Amateur's Guide to the Night: Stories by Mary Robison

Oh!: A Novel by Mary Robison

Felicity Carrol and the Perilous Pursuit: A Felicity Carrol Mystery by Patricia Marcantonio

American Genius: A Comedy by Lynne Tillman

The Test by Sylvain Neuvel

The Good Lie by Tom Rosenstiel

Together: A Memoir of a Marriage and a Medical Mishap by Judy Goldman 

Northern Lights by Raymond Strom

The Beast's Heart: A Novel of Beauty and the Beast by Leife Shallcross

Comics Will Break Your Heart by Faith Erin Hicks

Eventown by Corey Ann Haydu

Spectacle by Jodie Lynn Zdrok

Elsewhere Home by Leila Aboulela

The Black Coats by Colleen Oakes

The Secretary: A Novel by Renée Knight

Bom Boy by Yewande Omotoso

The Blood Spell (Ravenspire) by C. J. Redwine

Mother Winter: A Memoir by Sophia Shalmiyev

American Spy: A Novel by Lauren Wilkinson

Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan

Territory of Light: A Novel by Yuko Tsushima, Geraldine Harcourt (Translator)

The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders

The Chef’s Secret: A Novel by Crystal King

Lord by João Gilberto Noll, Edgar Garbelotto (translator)

The Cassandra: A Novel by Sharma Shields

Death Is Hard Work: A Novel by Khaled Khalifa, Leri Price (translator)

Good Kids, Bad City: A Story of Race and Wrongful Conviction in America by Kyle Swenson

The Hunting Party: A Novel by Lucy Foley

The Night Tiger: A Novel by Yangsze Choo

The Reckoning: A Thriller (Children's House Book 2) by Yrsa Sigurdardottir

"Muslim": A Novel by Zahia Rahmani and Matt Reeck

How to Disappear: Notes on Invisibility in a Time of Transparency by Akiko Busch

Mama’s Last Hug: Animal and Human Emotions by Frans de Waal

Long Shot by Azad

What Every Girl Should Know: Margaret Sanger's Journey by J. Albert Mann

Shortest Way Home: One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future by Pete Buttigieg

The Wild Bunch: Sam Peckinpah, a Revolution in Hollywood, and the Making of a Legendary Film by W. K. Stratton

The Lost Girl by Anne Ursu

77 by Guillermo Saccomanno and Andrea Labinger

 

Feb 12, 2019
195.5: All the Backlist! February 8, 2019
00:11:16

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Poisoned Apples.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Lost Man by Jane Harper

The Dry by Jane Harper

Binti: The Complete Trilogy by Nnedi Okorafor

Snow White Learns Witchcraft: Stories and Poems by Theodora Goss

Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty by Christine Heppermann

Notes from a Black Woman's Diary: Selected Works of Kathleen Collins by Kathleen Collins

Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? Stories by Kathleen Collins

The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin

Feb 08, 2019
194: 194: New Releases and More for February 5, 2019
00:29:28

This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Bowlaway, Black Leopard, Red Wolf, On the Come Up, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by TBR, Book Riot's new subscription service offering tailored book recommendations for readers of all stripes, and I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir by Reema Zaman, from Amberjack Publishing..

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Books discussed on the show:

Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken 

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas 

Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James 

Fraternity: An Inside Look at a Year of College Boys Becoming Men by Alexandra Robbins

The Lost Man by Jane Harper 

New Kid by Jerry Craft

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides 

Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder by Reshma Saujani

What we're reading:

Bent Heavens by Daniel Kraus

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

More books out this week:

Where Reasons End by Yiyun Li

Savage Conversations by LeAnne Howe 

Stalker: A Novel by Lars Kepler

Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts by Jill Abramson

Polaris Rising: A Novel by Jessie Mihalik

I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir by Reema Zama

The Clockwork Dragon (Section 13) by James R. Hannibal

Willa & Hesper by Amy Feltman

The Glovemaker by Ann Weisgarber

Figuring by Maria Popova 

Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport

Jimmy Neurosis: A Memoir by James Oseland

Courting Darkness by Robin LaFevers

Watcher in the Woods: A Rockton Novel (Casey Duncan Novels Book 4) by Kelley Armstrong

A People's Future of the United States: Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers by Victor LaValle and John Joseph Adams

The Waning Age by S. E. Grove

The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After by Julie Yip-Williams

More Deadly than the Male: Masterpieces from the Queens of Horror by Graeme Davis

The Peacock Feast: A Novel by Lisa Gornick

The Made-Up Man: A Novel by Joseph Scapellato

I Owe You One: A Novel by Sophie Kinsella

What We Did: A Novel by Christobel Kent

Best Babysitters Ever by Caroline Cala

Enchantée by Gita Trelease

The Atlas of Reds and Blues: A Novel by Devi S. Laskar 

The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays by Esmé Weijun Wang

When You Read This: A Novel by Mary Adkins

The Writer's Practice: Building Confidence in Your Nonfiction Writing by John Warner

How to Be Loved: A Memoir of Lifesaving Friendship by Eva Hagberg Fisher

Notes from a Black Woman's Diary: Selected Works of Kathleen Collins by Kathleen Collins 

No Beast So Fierce: The Terrifying True Story of the Champawat Tiger, the Deadliest Animal in History by Dane Huckelbridge

The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons) by Jenn Lyons

Stolen Time by Danielle Rollins

Magical Negro by Morgan Parker 

The Antidote by Shelley Sackier

Binti: The Complete Trilogy by Nnedi Okorafor 

I Am God by Giacomo Sartori and Frederika Randall

The Winter Sister by Megan Collins

A Danger to Herself and Others by Alyssa Sheinmel

The Age of Light: A Novel by Whitney Scharer 

The Spirit of Science Fiction: A Novel by Roberto Bolaño and Natasha Wimmer

Sea Monsters: A Novel by Chloe Aridjis 

More Than Words by Jill Santopolo

Here's Your Hat What's Your Hurry: Stories (Art of the Story) by Elizabeth McCracken 

Good Riddance by Elinor Lipman

Don't Let Me Down: A Memoir by Erin Hosier

Hard to Love: Essays and Confessions by Briallen Hopper

American Pop by Snowden Wright

Nothing but the Night (New York Review Books Classics) by John Williams

Wild Life by Molly Gloss

The Hundred Wells of Salaga: A Novel by Ayesha Harruna Attah 

The Coronation: A Fandorin Mystery by Boris Akunin, Andrew Bromfield (translator)

The Last Romantics: A Novel by Tara Conklin 

The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

Tonic and Balm by Stephanie Allen

Don't Wake Up: A Novel by Liz Lawler

The Hiding Place by C.J. Tudor

The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman

Europe: A Natural History by Tim Flannery

Your Favorite Band Cannot Save You by Scotto Moore

Bellini and the Sphinx by Tony Bellotto

Brown White Black: An American Family at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion by Nishta J. Mehra

Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier's First Gunfighter by Tom Clavin

The Falcon of Sparta: A Novel by Conn Iggulden

Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy: A Graphic Novel: A Modern Retelling of Little Women by Rey Terciero and Bre Indigo

10,000 Bones by Joe Ollinger

The Dead Ex: A Novel by Jane Corry

Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds: The first official Stranger Things novel by Gwenda Bond

Snow White Learns Witchcraft: Stories and Poems by Theodora Goss

Break the Bodies, Haunt the Bones by Micah Dean Hicks

The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib

One Fatal Mistake by Tom Hunt

The Be-Bop Barbarians: A Graphic Novel by Gary Phillips and Dale Berry

Evil Things by Katja Ivar

The Best of R. A. Lafferty by R. A. Lafferty

Shadowscent: The Darkest Bloom by P M Freestone

Feb 05, 2019
194.5: All the Backlist! February 1, 2019
00:11:12

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including All the Missing Girls.

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Books discussed on the show:

Spin by Lamar Giles

Endangered by Lamar Giles

Come Find Me by Megan Miranda 

All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda 

Vigilance by Robert Jackson Bennet

City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennet

We Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin

The Sellout by Paul Beatty

York: The Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby

York: The Clockwork Ghost by Laura Ruby

Feb 01, 2019
193: 193: New Releases and More for January 29, 2019
00:28:48

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss We Cast a ShadowDeep CreekNotes on a Nervous Planet, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by the Read Harder Journal, Flare Up by Shannon Stacey, and Doubleday, publishers of The Plotters by Un-su Kim.

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Books discussed on the show:

We Cast a Shadow: A Novel by Maurice Carlos Ruffin

Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country by Pam Houston

The Falconer: A Novel by Dana Czapnik

Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine by Emily Bernard

99 Percent Mine: A Novel by Sally Thorne

Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

Devotions by Mary Oliver

What we're reading:

Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob

The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After by Julie Yip-Williams

More books out this week:

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

Spin by Lamar Giles

Come Find Me by Megan Miranda

The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali by Sabina Khan

Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style by Benjamin Dreyer

The Twenty-Ninth Year by Hala Alyan

A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets by Feminista Jones

All the Lives We Ever Lived: Seeking Solace in Virginia Woolf by Katharine Smyth

Underground: A Human History of the Worlds Beneath Our Feet by Will Hunt

Vigilance by Robert Jackson Bennett

At the Wolf's Table: A Novel by Rosella Postorino and Leah Janeczko

Ransacker (Berserker) by Emmy Laybourne

The End of Loneliness: A Novel by Benedict Wells and Charlotte Collins

Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Focus) by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Tonya Bolden

I Used to Be a Miserable F*ck: An Everyman’s Guide to a Meaningful Life by John Kim

House of Stone: A Novel by Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

Meena Meets Her Match by Karla Manternach and Rayner Alencar

Death Prefers Blondes by Caleb Roehrig

WeirDo (WeirDo #1) by Anh Do

The Bold World: A Memoir of Family and Transformation by Jodie Patterson

The Wolf in the Whale by Jordanna Max Brodsky

The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers by Bridgett M. Davis

Reckoning of Fallen Gods: A Tale of the Coven by R.A. Salvatore

The Plotters: A Novel by Un-su Kim

The Cerulean by Amy Ewing

The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff

Golden Child: A Novel by Claire Adam

Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen

Shameless: A Sexual Reformation by Nadia Bolz-Weber

41 Reasons I'm Staying In: A Celebration of Introverts by Hallie Heald

The Pope: Francis, Benedict, and the Decision That Shook the World by Anthony McCarten

Battlepug: The Compugdium by Mike Norton (Author, Artist), Allen Passalaqua (Artist), David Dunstan (Artist)

Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest by Hanif Abdurraqib

Some Girls Bind (Ya Verse) by Rory James

Jan 29, 2019
193.5: All the Backlist! January 25, 2019
00:10:58

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including A Gentle Madness.

This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder journal from Book Riot.

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Books discussed on the show:

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson

The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

The Kingdom of Copper by S.A. Chakraborty

The Golden Tresses of the Dead by Alan Bradley

Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

The Cold Is In Her Bones by Peternelle van Arsdale

The Beast is An Animal by Peternelle van Arsdale

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

Bookends: Collected Intros and Outros by Michael Chabon

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books by Nicholas A. Basbanes

Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution by Helen Zia

Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life by Yiyun Li

Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style by Benjamin Dreyer

Anguished English: An Anthology of Accidental Assaults upon Our Language by Richard Lederer

The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing by Mira Jacob

Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob

Jan 25, 2019
192: 192: New Releases and More for January 22, 2019
00:34:09

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Golden State, The Red Address Book, Unmarriageable, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by the Read Harder Journal, The Wicked King by Holly Black, and ThirdLove.

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Books discussed on the show:

Golden State by Ben H. Winters

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer

The Cold Is in Her Bones by Peternelle van Arsdale

The Red Address Book by Sofia Lundberg

Unmarriageable: A Novel by Soniah Kamal

As Long As We Both Shall Live by JoAnn Chaney

Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style by Benjamin Dreyer

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe

What we're reading:

Transcription by Kate Atkinson

Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark 

More books out this week:

Restoration Heights: A Novel by Wil Medearis

Bookends: Collected Intros and Outros by Michael Chabon

Talent by Juliet Lapidos

The Gutter Prayer by Gareth Hanrahan

That Churchill Woman: A Novel by Stephanie Barron

Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution by Helen Zia

The Eulogist: A Novel by Terry Gamble

Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the Awakening of President Harry S. Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring by Richard Gergel

The Vanishing Stair (Truly Devious) by Maureen Johnson

Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison - Solitary Confinement, a Sham Trial, High-Stakes Diplomacy, and the Extraordinary Efforts It Took to Get Me Out by Jason Rezaian

Song of the Dead (Reign of the Fallen) by Sarah Glenn Marsh

The Kingdom of Copper (The Daevabad Trilogy) by S. A Chakraborty

The Golden Tresses of the Dead: A Flavia de Luce Novel by Alan Bradley

The Wartime Sisters: A Novel by Lynda Cohen Loigman

Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive by Stephanie Land

Circle of Shadows by Evelyn Skye

Escape from the Palace (The Royal Rabbits of London) by Santa Montefiore and Simon Sebag Montefiore

Ship of Smoke and Steel (The Wells of Sorcery Trilogy) by Django Wexler

The Burning Island by Hester Young

The Suspect by Fiona Barton

Imprison the Sky (The Elementae) by A.C. Gaughen

Miraculum by Steph Post

The Hod King (The Books of Babel) by Josiah Bancroft

The Woman Inside: A Novel by E. G. Scott

Holy Lands by Amanda Sthers

99 Nights in Logar by Jamil Jan Kochai

The Weight of a Piano: A novel by Chris Cander

The Current: A Novel by Tim Johnston

The Snow Leopard Project: And Other Adventures in Warzone Conservation by Alex Dehgan

The Birds, the Bees, and You and Me by Olivia Hinebaugh

Someday We Will Fly by Rachel Dewoskin

Only a Breath Apart: A Novel Katie McGarry

Vultures by Chuck Wendig

The Nowhere Child: A Novel by Christian White

The Kindness of Strangers (New York Review Books Classics) by Salka Viertel

Learning to See: A Novel of Dorothea Lange, the Woman Who Revealed the Real America by Elise Hooper

The Witches of St. Petersburg: A Novel by Imogen Edwards-Jones

Jan 22, 2019
192.5: All the Backlist! January 18, 2019
00:09:49

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Beat the Reaper.

This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder journal from Book Riot.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker

The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

Beat the Reaper by Josh Bazell

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi

The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

Seconds: A Graphic Novel by Bryan Lee O'Malley

Jan 18, 2019
191: 191: New Releases and More for January 15, 2019
00:37:45

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss No Exit, Thick, The Far Field, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by the Read Harder Journal, Warby Parker, and As Long As We Both Shall Live by JoAnn Cheney.

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Books discussed on the show:

No Exit: A Novel by Taylor Adams

Last Woman Standing by Amy Gentry

The Dreamers: A Novel by Karen Thompson Walker

Thick: And Other Essays by Tressie McMillan Cottom

The Orphan of Salt Winds by Elizabeth Brooks

The Good Food: A Cookbook of Soups, Stews, and Pasta by Daniel Halpern and Julie Strand

The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay

The Truths We Hold: An American Journey by Kamala Harris

What we're reading:

Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?: (And How to Fix It) by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

More books out this week:

Marked by S. Andrew Swann

Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy by Larry Loftis

Echo North by Joanna Ruth Meyer

The Banished Immortal: A Life of Li Bai (Li Po) by Ha Jin

The Perfect Liar: A Novel by Thomas Christopher Greene

The Smiling Man: A Novel by Joseph Knox

Unquiet: A Novel by Linn Ullmann

A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Bland by DaMaris B. Hill

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

Bluff City: The Secret Life of Photographer Ernest Withers by Preston Lauterbach

Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré by Anika Aldamuy Denise and Paola Escobar

Silence: A Social History of One of the Least Understood Elements of Our Lives by Jane Brox

Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely by Andrew S. Curran

When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon by Joshua D Mezrich

Adèle: A Novel by Leila Slimani

Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee

The Birth of Loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul, and the Guitar-Pioneering Rivalry That Shaped Rock 'n' Roll by Ian S. Port

No Mercy (Ellery Hathaway) by Joanna Schaffhausen

Elsey Come Home by Susan Conley

Mothers: Stories by Chris Power

Talk to Me by John Kenney

Annelies: A Novel by David R. Gillham

Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro

Oculus: Poems by Sally Wen Mao

Let's Go Swimming on Doomsday by Natalie C. Anderson

Late in the Day: A Novel by Tessa Hadley

Hark by Sam Lipsyte

Womanish: A Grown Black Woman Speaks on Love and Life by Kim McLarin

You Know You Want This: "Cat Person" and Other Stories by Kristen Roupenian

Unmarriageable: A Novel by Soniah Kamal

The Liar’s Room by Simon Lelic

Joy Enough: A Memoir by Sarah McColl

The Whispers by Greg Howard

The Book of Training by Colonel Hap Thompson of Roanoke, VA, 1843: Annotated From the Library of John C. Calhoun by Percival Everett

None of the Above: The Untold Story of the Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Scandal, Corporate Greed , and the Criminalization of Educators by Shani Robinson and Anna Simonton

Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Married by Abby Ellin

Night School: A Reader for Grownups by Zsófia Bán and Jim Tucker

Fearless by Sarah Tarkoff

As Long as We Both Shall Live by JoAnn Cheney

Something Like Breathing by Angeka Readman

Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life by Edith Hall

The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction by Meghan Cox Gurdon 

Downhill from Here: Retirement Insecurity in the Age of Inequality by Katherine S. Newman

Our Year of Maybe by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Why We Fight: One Man’s Search for Meaning Inside the Ring by Josh Rosenblatt

The Restless Kings: Henry II, His Sons and the Wars for the Plantagenet Crown by Nick Barratt

Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age by Mary Pipher

96 Words for Love by Rachel Roy and Ava Dash

Big Bang by David Bowman

Rewrite: Loops in the Timescape by Gregory Benford

Shadow Captain by Alastair Reynolds

Jan 15, 2019
191.5: All the Backlist! January 11, 2019
00:10:43

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Earthquake Bird.

This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder journal from Book Riot and Avon Kiss Con Weekend Affair.

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Jan 11, 2019
190: 190: New Releases and More for January 8, 2019
00:38:00

This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Mouthful of BirdsSlayerAn Orchestra of Minorities, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by the Read Harder JournalJust Once by Lori Handeland, and The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss (tw: physical abuse)

All the Wild Hungers by Karen Babine

Mouthful of Birds: Stories by Samanta Schweblin

Once Ghosted Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole

The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh (tw: sexual assault, self harm)

Slayer by Kiersten White

An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma (tw: suicide, sexual assault)

Pride by Ibi Zoboi

Unmarriageable: A Novel by Soniah Kamal

Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors: A Novel by Sonali Dev

WHAT WE’RE READING:

Circe by Madeline Miller

Die Hard: The Ultimate Visual History by James Mottram and David S. Cohen

An Orphanage of Dreams by Sam Savage


Jan 08, 2019
190.5: All the Backlist! January 4, 2019
00:11:59

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Slumberland.

This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder journal from Book Riot.

Jan 04, 2019
189.5: All the Backlist! December 21, 2018
00:10:19

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including So Big.

This episode is sponsored by True Story.

 

Dec 21, 2018
189: 189: Favorite Books of 2018, Part 2
00:31:49

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss The Feather Thief, Washington Black, Severance, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by the Read Harder JournalGH Mumm Champagne, and ThirdLove.

Dec 18, 2018
188.5: All the Backlist! December 14, 2018
00:11:12

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Sourdough.

This week's episode was sponsored by True Story and the Read Harder journal.

Dec 14, 2018
188: 188: Favorite Books of 2018, Part 1
00:28:23

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss An American Marriage, Air Traffic, The Parking Lot Attendant, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by True Story, Penguin Random House Audio, and GH Mumm Champagne.

Dec 11, 2018
187.5: All the Backlist! December 7, 2018
00:10:57

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Sour Heart.

This week's episode was sponsored by True Story and the Read Harder journal.

Dec 07, 2018
187: #187: Best Of December 2018 (Plus Winter and Christmas Kids Books)
00:41:15

This week, Jenn and María Cristina discuss Revolution SundayHere Comes Jack Frost, Once Upon a RiverA Loud Winter’s Nap, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Riddance; or, The Sybil Joines Vocational School for Ghost Speakers & Hearing-Mouth Children by Shelley Jackson, and Third Love.


BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats (video read aloud)

Here Comes Jack Frost by Kazuno Kohara

Revolution Sunday by Wendy Guerra, translated by Achy Obejas

Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter by Kenard Pak

Hex Vet: Witches in Training by Sam Davies (Dec 18)

Little Santa by Jon Agee

Santa Duck by David Milgrim

My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren

A Loud Winter’s Nap by Katy Hudson

Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield (tw: domestic violence, suicide, harm to children)

WHAT WE'RE READING

Guidebook to Relative Strangers by Camille T. Dungy (Persist Instagram Book Club!)

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK

The Dakota Winters by Tom Barbash

Hong Kong Noir (Akashic Noir Series) by Jason Y. Ng and Susan Blumberg-Kason

North of Dawn: A Novel by Nuruddin Farah

Strange Days by Constantine J. Singer

Hearts of the Missing by Carol Potenza

The Songbird by Marcia Willett

King of the Road by R. S. Belcher

Milkman by Anna Burns

Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton

At the End of the Century: The stories of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Fire & Heist by Sarah Beth Durst

Queen of Air and Darkness (The Dark Artifices) by Cassandra Clare

Once a King (Clash of Kingdoms) by Erin Summerill

Radiant Shimmering Light by Sarah Selecky

Unpresidented: A Biography of Donald Trump by Martha Brockenbrough

How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning by George Lakey

The Accidental Beauty Queen by Teri Wilson

The Mansion: A Novel by Ezekiel Boone

The Great War in America: World War I and Its Aftermath by Garrett Peck

King of the Dinosaur Hunters: The Life of John Bell Hatcher and the Discoveries that Shaped Paleontology by Lowell Dingus

The Deadly Deep: The Definitive History of Submarine Warfare by Iain Ballantyne

Victory City: A History of New York and New Yorkers during World War II by John Strausbaugh

For the Sake of the Game: Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon by Laurie R. King (editor), Leslie S. Klinger (editor)

Murder at the Mill: A Mystery (The Iris Grey Mysteries) by M. B. Shaw

The Man Who Would Be Sherlock: The Real-Life Adventures of Arthur Conan Doyle by Christopher Sandford

Theater of the World: The Maps that Made History by Thomas Reinertsen Berg

Dec 04, 2018
186.5: All the Backlist! November 30, 2018
00:10:51

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Cowboys Are My Weakness.

This week's episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders.

 

Nov 30, 2018
186: 186: Anticipated New Books of 2019 Preview Show
00:29:32

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Nickel Boys, An Orchestra of Minorities, Southern Lady Code, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders and Seal Press, publisher of Faking It: The Lies Women Tell About Sex--and the Truths They Reveal by Lux Alptraum.

Nov 27, 2018
185.5: All the Backlist! November 23, 2018
00:10:27

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Ask the Passengers.

This week's episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders and Penguin Random House Audio.

Nov 23, 2018
185: 185: New Releases and More for November 20, 2018
00:39:27
Nov 20, 2018
184.5: All the Backlist! November 16, 2018
00:08:47

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Beauty is a Wound.

This week's episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders and Flatiron Books and Legendary by Stephanie Garber.

Nov 16, 2018
184: 184: New Releases and More for November 13, 2018
00:38:16

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Crave, Insurrecto, A Ladder to the Sky, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot InsidersShades of Wicked by Jeaniene Frost, and Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel's Classroom by Ariel Burger.

Nov 13, 2018
183.5: All the Backlist! November 9, 2018
00:09:39

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Night Guest.

This week's episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders and Frankie by Shivaun Plozza.

Nov 09, 2018
183: 183: New Releases and More for November 6, 2018
00:38:25

This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss The Best Bad Things, Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix, In Extremis, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot InsidersLove Like Sky by Leslie C. Youngblood, and ThirdLove.

Nov 06, 2018
182.5: All the Backlist! November 2, 2018
00:09:08

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Marriage of a Thousand Lies.

This week's episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders and Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners by Gretchen Anthony.

Nov 02, 2018
182: 182: New Releases and More for October 30, 2018
00:47:26
Oct 30, 2018
181.5: All the Backlist! October 26, 2018
00:09:46

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Observatory Mansions.

This week's episode was sponsored by TBR and Penguin Random House Audio.

Oct 26, 2018
181: 181: New Releases and More for October 23, 2018
00:39:11

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Little, Marilla of Green Gables, Friday Black, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by TBR, Me and Me by Alice Kuipers, and The Light Between Worlds by Laura E Weymouth.

Oct 23, 2018
180.5: All the Backlist! October 19, 2018
00:10:55

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Woman in White.

This week's episode was sponsored by TBR and Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners by Gretchen Anthony.

Oct 19, 2018
180: 180: New Releases and More for October 16, 2018
00:42:28

This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Heavy, A Very Large Expanse of Sea, The Library Book, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by TBR, Fright or Flight, and ThirdLove.

Oct 16, 2018
179.5: All the Backlist! October 12, 2018
00:09:25

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Things We Lost in the Fire.

This week's episode was sponsored by TBR.

Oct 12, 2018
179: 179: New Releases and More for October 9, 2018
00:39:38

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Witch Elm,  All You Can Ever Know, Bitter Orange, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Under My Skin by Lisa Unger, What If It's Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera, and Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land. And get personalized book recommendations at TBR.

Oct 09, 2018
178.5: All the Backlist! October 5, 2018
00:08:26

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Mrs. Queen Takes the Train.

This week's episode was sponsored by Kill the Queen (A Crown of Shards Novel) by Jennifer Estep.

 

Oct 05, 2018
178: 178: New Releases and More for October 2, 2018
00:33:50

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Sawkill Girls, A Dream Called Home, Wild Milk, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by TBRThe Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee, and Under My Skin by Lisa Unger.

Oct 02, 2018
177.5: All the Backlist! September 28, 2018
00:10:21

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Black Count.

This week's episode was sponsored by LibraryReads.

Sep 28, 2018
177: 177: New Releases and More for September 25, 2018
00:44:40

This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Grand Theft Horse, Rosewater, Transcription, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by TBR, ThirdLove, and The Great American Read.

Sep 25, 2018
176.5: All the Backlist! September 21, 2018
00:07:58

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including On Such a Full Sea.

This week's episode was sponsored by Lethal White by Robert Galbraith.

Sep 21, 2018
176: 176: New Releases and More for September 18, 2018
00:25:40

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss There There, Stalking God, The Great Believers, and more of their favorite books of 2018 so far.

This episode was sponsored by Google Play, The Real Lolita by Sarah Weinman, and The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton. 

Sep 18, 2018
175.5: All the Backlist! September 14, 2018
00:08:06

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Leavers.

This week's episode was sponsored by Rule by Ellen Goodlett.

Sep 14, 2018
175: 175: New Releases and More for September 11, 2018
00:37:59

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock, Rage Becomes Her, Dactyl Hill Squad, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Google Play, The Great American Read, and The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle.

Sep 11, 2018
174.5: All the Backlist! September 7, 2018
00:10:30

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including We the Animals.

This week's episode was sponsored by And the Ocean Was Our Sky by Patrick Ness.

Sep 07, 2018
174: 174: New Releases and More for September 4, 2018
00:39:29

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Terra Nullius, Cross Her Heart, Cats vs. Robots, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Google Play, Sheets by Brenna Thummler, and Nobody Real by Steven Camden. And check out the new Read Harder Journal.

Sep 04, 2018
173.5: All the Backlist! August 31, 2018
00:11:00

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Secret History.

This week's episode was sponsored by Macmillan Audio and Elizabeth Warren: Her Fight. Her Work. Her Life. by Antonia Felix.

Aug 31, 2018
173: 173: New Releases and More for August 28, 2018
00:38:48

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Darius the Great Is Not Okay, City of Ghosts, Nothing Good Can Come From This, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Google Play, ThirdLove, and Mirage by Somaiya Daud.

Aug 28, 2018
172.5: All the Backlist! August 24, 2018
00:11:37

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Queue.

This week's episode was sponsored by Frostblood by Elly Blake.

Aug 24, 2018
172: 172: New Releases and More for August 21, 2018
00:47:13

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Small Animals, Tragedy Plus Time, Underbug, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Google Play, Impostor's Lure, and Bombas.

 

Aug 21, 2018
171.5: All the Backlist! August 17, 2018
00:07:47

This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine.

This week's episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders.

 

Aug 17, 2018
171: 171: New Releases and More for August 14, 2018
00:40:42

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Severance, She Begat This, His Favorites, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Cherry by Nico Walker and Google Play.

Aug 14, 2018
170.5: All the Backlist! August 10, 2018
00:13:19

This week, Liberty discusses The First Rule of Punk, The Seventh Book of Wonders, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders.

Aug 10, 2018
170: 170: New Releases and More for August 7, 2018
00:39:42

This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Temper, If You Leave Me, The Third Hotel, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders and Rothy's.

Aug 07, 2018
169.5: All the Backlist! August 3, 2018
00:09:35

This week, Liberty discusses Eight Hundred Grapes, The Supernatural Enhancements, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders.

Aug 03, 2018
169: 169: New Releases and More for July 31, 2018
00:26:47

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Brother, No One Tells You This, A Gentleman's Murder, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Google Play, ThirdLove, and Bombas.

Jul 31, 2018
168.5: All the Backlist! July 27, 2018
00:08:44

This week, Liberty discusses Do Not Say We Have Nothing, Hot Milk, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders.

Jul 27, 2018
168: 168: New Releases and More for July 24, 2018
00:37:18

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss I Can't Date Jesus, A Noise Downstairs, Killing It, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Recommended, Bombas, and How To Love a Jamaican: Stories by Alexia Arthurs.

Jul 24, 2018
167.5: All the Backlist! July 20, 2018
00:10:21

This week, Liberty discusses A Planet for Rent, Bury Me Deep, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders.

Jul 20, 2018
167: 167: New Releases and More for July 17, 2018
00:38:20

This week, Liberty and Amanda discuss The Mere Wife, What We Were Promised, Bad Blood, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Google Play and Kudos by Rachel Cusk. 

Jul 17, 2018
166.5: All the Backlist! July 13, 2018
00:10:12

This week, Liberty discusses The Summer Prince, The Summer Book, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders.

Jul 13, 2018
166: 166: New Releases and More for July 10, 2018
00:41:37

This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Spinning Silver, Indianapolis, An Ocean of Minutes, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Bombas and Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall. 

Jul 10, 2018
165.5: All the Backlist! July 6, 2018
00:09:10

This week, Liberty discusses Long Division, Lightless, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders.

Jul 06, 2018
165: 165: New Releases and More for July 3, 2018
00:30:26

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Eagle & Crane, Can You Tolerate This, The Bear and the Paving Stone, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by ThirdLove and Bombas.

Jul 03, 2018
164.5: All the Backlist! June 29, 2018
00:11:00

This week, Liberty discusses No Word from Gurb, The Quick, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio.

Jun 29, 2018
164: 164: New Releases and More for June 26, 2018
00:37:33

This week, Liberty and Amanda discuss Trail of Lightning, Salt Lane, Confessions of the Fox, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Harry's Trees by Jon Cohen, Those Other Women by Nicola Moriarty, and Book Riot's Annotated.

Jun 26, 2018
163.5: All the Backlist! June 22, 2018
00:11:38

This week, Liberty discusses The Guest Cat, Waiting for Gertrude, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Book Riot's Annotated podcast.

Jun 22, 2018
163: 163: New Releases and More for June 19, 2018
00:42:32

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Great Believers, Wicked and the Wallflower, Old in Art School, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Harry's Trees and Me, Myself, and Them.

 

Jun 19, 2018
162.5: All the Backlist! June 15, 2018
00:11:32

This week, Liberty discusses Relief Map, A Tale for the Time Being, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Flatiron Books and Legendary (A Caraval Novel)  by Stephanie Garber.

 

Jun 15, 2018
162: 162: New Releases and More for June 12, 2018
00:36:41

This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Convenience Store Woman, Revenant Gun, What Truth Sounds Like, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Annotated and Penguin Random House Audio.

Jun 12, 2018
161.5: All the Backlist! June 8, 2018
00:11:52

This week, Liberty discusses Outline, The Three-Body Problem, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Season 2 of Book Riot's Recommended.

 

Jun 08, 2018
161: 161: New Releases and More for June 5, 2018
00:37:45

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss There There, Visible Empire, Small Country, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by ThirdLove and Tonight I'm Someone Else: Essays by Chelsea Hodson.

 

Jun 05, 2018
160.5: All the Backlist! June 1, 2018
00:09:52

This week, Liberty discusses The Mothers, The Sisters Brothers, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land by Monica Hesse.

Jun 01, 2018
160: 160: New Releases and More for May 29, 2018
00:39:25

This week, Liberty and Amanda discuss Calypso, From Twinkle, with Love, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Penguin Random House Audio and Annotated.

May 29, 2018
159.5: All the Backlist! May 25, 2018
00:12:10

This week, Liberty discusses The ABC Murders, The Gun, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by The Optimistic Decade by Heather Abel.

May 25, 2018
159: 159: New Releases and More for May 22, 2018
00:57:01

This week, Liberty, Rebecca, Amanda, and Jenn discuss Anger is a Gift, MEM, and more great books. And answer listener questions!

This episode was sponsored by Campaign Widows by Aimee Agresti and Furyborn by Claire Legrand.

May 22, 2018
158.5: All the Backlist! May 18, 2018
00:12:19

This week, Liberty discusses Go with Me, The Story of a Brief Marriage, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Geekerella by Ashley Poston.

 

May 18, 2018
158: 158: New Releases and More for May 15, 2018
00:36:45

This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Jonny Appleseed, So Lucky, Tin Man, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo and Recommended Season 2.

May 15, 2018
157.5: All the Backlist! May 11, 2018
00:09:24

This week, Liberty discusses Almost Crimson, Vow of Celibacy, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Flatiron Books and The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich.

May 11, 2018
Catch Up With Recommended Season 1!
00:01:19

Recommended is back! Season 2 will start on May 16, so there’s no time like the present to catch up with Season 1. Get more details and subscribe at bookriot.com/recommended or on the podcatcher of your choice.

May 10, 2018
157: 157: New Releases and More for May 8, 2018
00:37:53

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss That Kind of Mother, Undead Girl GangBelly Up, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by ThirdLove and Wicked River by Jenny Milchman.

 

May 08, 2018
156.5: All the Backlist! May 4, 2018
00:12:33

This week, Liberty discusses The Age of Miracles, Nevermoor, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by the Folio Society edition of I Am Legend by Richard Matheson.

May 04, 2018
156: 156: New Releases and More for May 1, 2018
00:40:51

This week, Liberty and Amanda discuss What You Want To See, A Lucky Man, The Electric Woman, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Reading Women, Warby Parker, and The Black Witch by Laurie Forest.

May 01, 2018
155.5: All the Backlist! April 27, 2018
00:12:53

This week, Liberty discusses a few great nonfiction books.

This week's episode was sponsored by American Street by Ibi Zoboi.

Apr 27, 2018
155: 155: New Releases and More for April 24, 2018
00:40:22

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Sky in the Deep, The Girl Who Smiled Beads, An American Marriage, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by How To Write an Autobiographical Novel by Alexander Chee and So Delicious.

Apr 24, 2018
154: 154: New Releases and More for April 17, 2018
00:41:35

This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss How To Write an Autobiographical Novel, Before Mars, Acid West, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by So Delicious, Circe by Madeline Miller, and We Own the Sky by Luke Allnutt.

Apr 17, 2018
153.5: All the Backlist! April 13, 2018
00:10:46

This week, Liberty discusses The Prey of Gods, The Color of Magic, Red Dwarf, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Bas Bleu: Books & Gifts for Avid Readers.

Apr 13, 2018
153: 153: New Releases and More for April 10, 2018
00:34:14

This week, Liberty and Amanda discuss Circe, Indian Horse, Anna Karenina, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by So Delicious, ThirdLove, and School for Psychics by K.C. Archer.

Apr 10, 2018
152.5: All the Backlist! April 6, 2018
00:10:16

This week, Liberty discusses The Bluest Eye, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, The Eyes of the Dragon, and more great older books.

Apr 06, 2018
152: 152: New Releases and More for April 3, 2018
00:35:22

This week, Liberty and Amanda discuss Dread Nation, Meaty, The Oracle Year, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by So Delicious, Munmun by Jesse Andrews, and The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind by Barbara K. Lipska.

Apr 03, 2018
#151.5: All the Backlist! March 30, 2018
00:10:03

This week, Liberty discusses Untwine, Hausfrau, Pym, and more great older books.

Mar 30, 2018
151: #151: New Releases and More for March 27, 2018
00:37:29

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Hurts to Love You, Emergency Contact, Improvement, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by So Delicious, All the Women in My Family Sing, and What the Night Sings by Vesper Stamper.

Mar 27, 2018
#150.5: All the Backlist! March 23, 2018
00:11:15

This week, Liberty discusses The Earthquake Bird, The Color Purple, Let the Right One In, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Odeyemi.

Mar 23, 2018
150: New Releases and More for March 20, 2018
00:36:05

This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss The Astonishing Color of After, The Heart Forger, Stray City, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by So Delicious, ThirdLove, and She Caused a Riot by Hannah Jewell.

Mar 20, 2018
Episode 149.5: All the Backlist! March 16, 2018
00:12:07

This week, Liberty discusses Pobby and Dingan, Darling Jim, Eve Out of Her Ruins, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw.

 

Mar 16, 2018
149: New Releases and More for March 13, 2018
00:36:49

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Not My White Savior, Anatomy of a Miracle, Let Me Lie, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney and The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror by Mallory Ortberg. Sign up for Book Riot Insiders here.

Mar 13, 2018
Episode 148.5: All the Backlist! March 9, 2018
00:09:03

This week, Liberty discusses The Hidden Life of Trees, The People in the Trees, The Wild Trees, and more great older books.

This week's episode was sponsored by Bring Out the Dog: Stories by Will Mackin.

Mar 09, 2018
148: New Releases and More for March 6, 2018
00:34:22

This week, Liberty and Amanda discuss Children of Blood and Bone, Whiskey & Ribbons, Girls Burn Brighter, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Beneath the Surface by Lynn Blackburn and Restore Me by Tahereh Mafi. 

Mar 06, 2018
Episode 147.5: All the Backlist! March 2, 2018
00:13:42

This week, Liberty discusses The Black Count, The Noble Hustle, Autobiography of a Face, and more great older books.

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Books discussed on the show:

I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

The Cadaver King and The Country Dentist by Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington

Five-Finger Discount by Helene Stapinski

The Black Count by Tom Reiss

The Noble Hustle by Colson Whitehead

Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy

Truth and Beauty by Ann Patchett

Full-Body Burden by Kristen Iversen

Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Another Bullshit Night in Suck City by Nick Flynn

James Tiptree Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon by Julia Phillips

Hammer Head by Nina MacLaughlin

Clandestine in Chile by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Skies Belong to Us by Brendan Koerner

Dipper and Mabel's Guide to Mystery by Rob Renzetti and Shane Houghton

Mar 02, 2018
147: New Releases and More for February 27, 2018
00:35:40

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Don't Call Me Princess, All the Names They Used for God, Baby Monkey, Private Eye, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Dreadful Young Girls and Other Stories by Kelly Barnhill and ThirdLove.


Books discussed on the show:

All the Names They Used for God: Stories by Anjali Sachdeva

Don't Call Me Princess: Essays on Girls, Women, Sex, and Life by Peggy Orenstein

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara

A Girl's Guide to Joining the Resistance: A Feminist Handbook on Fighting for Good by Emma Gray

Baby Monkey, Private Eye by Brian Selznick and David Serlin

This Could Hurt by Jillian Medoff

The Last Equation of Isaac Severy: A Novel in Clues by Nova Jacobs

Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

What we're reading this week:

MEM by Bethany C. Morrow

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

More books out this week:

A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena

Daughter of the Siren Queen by Tricia Levenseller

Where I Live by Brenda Rufener

People Like Us by Dana Mele

Eat the Apple by Matt Young

A Princess in Theory: Reluctant Royals by Alyssa Cole

The Tangled Lands by Paolo Bacigalupi and Tobias S. Buckell

Raymond Carver's What We Talk About When We Talk About Love: Bookmarked by Brian Evenson

Black Girls Rock!: Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth. by Beverly Bond

The Serpent's Secret (Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond #1) by Sayantani DasGupta

The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South by Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington

Chicago by David Mamet

How to Think Like a Cat by Stephane Garnier

Green Sun by Kent Anderson

The Hush by John Hart

Winter Sisters by Robin Oliveira

Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman

Summer Hours at the Robbers Library: A Novel by Sue Halpern

The Strange Bird: A Borne Story by Jeff VanderMeer

The Sea Beast Takes a Lover: Stories by Michael Andreasen

There Are No Dead Here: A Story of Murder and Denial in Colombia by Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno

Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston

The Shape of Water by Guillermo del Toro and Daniel Kraus

The Listener by Robert McCammon

The Misfits Club by Kieran Crowley

Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World by Joshua B. Freeman

This Close to Happy by Daphne Merkin (paperback)

Feb 27, 2018
Episode #146.5: All the Backlist! February 23, 2018
00:10:45

This week, Liberty discusses The Bloody Chamber, All Aunt Hagar's Children, The Three Button Trick, and more great older books.

Feb 26, 2018
146: New Releases and More for February 20, 2018
00:33:39

This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss SunburnBingo Love, Dreadful Young Ladies, and more books. This episode was sponsored by The Birthday Girl by Sue Fortin and Oliver Loving by Stefan Merrill Block. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes

Feb 26, 2018
Episode #145: New Releases and More for February 13, 2018
00:29:42
This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore, White Houses, Votes for Women, and more books. This episode was sponsored by Libby and ThirdLove. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Feb 13, 2018
Episode #144.5: All the Backlist!
00:08:25
This week, Liberty discusses great older books, including The Tiger, The Antelope Wife, and Cat Country. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Feb 09, 2018
Episode #144: New Releases and More for February 6, 2018
00:38:49
This week, Liberty and Amanda discuss An American Wedding, Shadowsong, Back Talk, and more books. This episode was sponsored by OwlCrate and F You Very Much by Danny Wallace. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Feb 06, 2018
Episode #143.5: All the Backlist!
00:12:18
This week, Liberty discusses great older books, including Memento Mori, Uprooted, and Six Four. Enter to win your very own library cart here. This show was sponsored by OwlCrate. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Feb 02, 2018
Episode #143: New Releases and More for January 30, 2018
00:34:02
This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Wedding Date, This Will Be My Undoing, Our Lady of the Prairie, and more books. This episode was sponsored by The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert and Here We Lie by Paula Treick DeBoard. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Jan 30, 2018
Episode #142.5: All the Backlist!
00:08:04
This week, Liberty discusses great older books, including Hard Candy, Koolaids, and My Year of Meats. Enter to win your very own library cart here. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Jan 26, 2018
Episode #142: New Releases and More for January 23, 2018
00:36:33
This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Brass, Markswoman, Eternal Life, and more books. This episode was sponsored by Penguin Random House's buzziest short stories of 2018 and Libby. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Jan 23, 2018
Episode #141.5: All the Backlist!
00:12:23
This week, Liberty discusses great older books, including The Night of the Star, Lagoon, and Kushiel's Dart. This episode is sponsored by The Girl on the Velvet Swing by Simon Baatz. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Jan 19, 2018
Episode #141: New Releases and More for January 16, 2018
00:41:56
This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Red Clocks, So You Want to Talk About Race, Truly Devious, and more books. This episode was sponsored by Gnomon by Nick Harkaway and ThirdLove. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Jan 16, 2018
Episode #140.5: All the Backlist!
00:08:36
This week, Liberty discusses great older books, including My Lady Jane, A Rising Man, and Scythe. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Jan 12, 2018
Episode #140: New Releases and More for January 9, 2018
00:38:02
This week, Liberty and Amanda discuss The Immortalists, Achtung Baby, Batman: Nightwalker, and more books. This episode was sponsored by Neon in Daylight and Meet Cute. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. Enter to win Book Riot's Top 20 books of 2017.
Jan 09, 2018
Episode #139.5: All the Backlist!
00:09:16
This week, Liberty discusses great older books, including Year of Yes, Year of Magical Thinking, and Year of Wonders. Today's episode was sponsored by Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Jan 05, 2018
Episode #139: 2018 New Release Preview Show
00:35:10
This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore, The Third Hotel, That Kind of Mother, and more books. This episode was sponsored by As You Wish by Chelsea Sedoti and OwlCrate. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. Enter to win Book Riot's Top 20 books of 2017.
Jan 02, 2018
Episode #138.5: All the Backlist!
00:10:35
This week, Liberty discusses great older books, including Silver Sparrow, Every Heart a Doorway, and The Cat's Table. Today's episode was sponsored by Bookaxe. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Dec 22, 2017
Episode #138: Our Favorite Books of 2017, Part 2
00:29:53
This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss White Tears, The Wanderers, Priestdaddy, and more books. This episode was sponsored by ThirdLove and The Reckless series from Cornelia Funke. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Dec 19, 2017
Episode #137.5: All the Backlist!
00:09:13
This week, Liberty discusses great older books, including Mister Pip, Ninefox Gambit, and The Wedding Date. Today's episode was sponsored by A Duke in Shining Armor by Loretta Chase. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Dec 15, 2017
Episode #137: Our Favorite Books of 2017, Part 1
00:33:28
This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Chemistry, My Favorite Thing is Monsters, Idaho, and more books. This episode was sponsored by The Reckless series from Cornelia Funke, ThirdLove, and LitWorld. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Dec 12, 2017
Episode #136.5: All the Backlist!
00:07:56
This week, Liberty discusses great older books, including The Music Lesson, An Artist of the Floating World, and The Last Nude. Today's episode was sponsored by The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes. 
Dec 08, 2017
Episode #136: New Releases and More for December 5, 2017