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I used to love this podcast but it has changed a lot. don’t understand why an adult podcast spends so much time reviewing YA books and middle school books. Please have a separate podcast for that and please review some mainstream literature.

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I used to love this podcast but it has changed a lot. don’t understand why an adult podcast spends so much time reviewing YA books and middle school books. Please have a separate podcast for that and please review some mainstream literature.

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

Rank #1: E242: New Releases and More for January 14, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Uncanny ValleyWe Wish You Luck, and The Missing American, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored Novel GazingSaga Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, and ThirdLove.

Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Uncanny Valley: A Memoir by Anna Wiener

You’re Not Listening: What You’re Missing and Why It Matters by Kate Murphy

The Missing American by Kwei Quartey

Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard by Echo Brown

Dark and Deepest Red by Anna-Marie McLemore

We Wish You Luck: A Novel by Caroline Zancan

Cleanness by Garth Greenwell

Saving Savannah by Tonya Bolden

WHAT WE’RE READING:

Tigers, Not Daughters by Samantha Mabry

Plain Bad Heroines by emily m. danforth

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Me and Mr. Cigar by Gibby Haynes

Still: Poems by Sandra Meek

The Strange Ones by Jeremy Jusay

Your New Feeling Is the Artifact of a Bygone Era (Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry) by Chad Bennett

Zed: A Novel by Joanna Kavenna

The Great Concert of the Night by Jonathan Buckley

Many Rivers to Cross by Peter Robinson

All the Ways We Said Goodbye: A Novel of the Ritz Paris by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, Karen White

You Can Only Yell at Me for One Thing at a Time: Rules for Couples by Patricia Marx and Roz Chast

Finding Mr. Better-Than-You by Shani Petroff

The Thief Knot: A Greenglass House Story by Kate Milford

Serious Noticing: Selected Essays, 1997-2019 by James Wood

Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick: Stories from the Harlem Renaissance by Zora Neale Hurston

Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream by Blair Imani and Patrisse Cullors

The Poison Garden: A Novel by Alex Marwood

Love Her or Lose Her: A Novel by Tessa Bailey

Virtuoso by Yelena Moskovich

Saltwater: A Novel by Jessica Andrews

The Broken Heavens by Kameron Hurley

Beyond the Shadowed Earth by Joanna Ruth Meyer

Fabulous: Stories by Lucy Hughes-Hallett

The Prized Girl: A Novel by Amy K. Green

Father of Lions: One Man’s Remarkable Quest to Save the Mosul Zoo by Louise Callaghan

The Better Liar: A Novel by Tanen Jones

Little Gods by Meng Jin

The Hollows: A Novel (The Kinship Series) by Jess Montgomery

Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Fremont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War by Steve Inskeep

Adults and Other Children by Miriam Cohen

St. Francis Society for Wayward Pets: A Novel by Annie England Noblin

Light Changes Everything: A Novel by Nancy E. Turner

A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

A Longer Fall (Gunnie Rose Book 2) by Charlaine Harris

How Quickly She Disappears by Raymond Fleischmann

The Tenant by Katrine Engberg

Track Changes by Sayed Kashua

Burn the Dark: Malus Domestica by S.A. Hunt

Oligarchy: A Novel by Scarlett Thomas

Infinity Son by Adam Silvera

From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks

Race To the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse

Lucky Caller by Emma Mills

A Scheme of Heaven: The History of Astrology and the Search for Our Destiny in Data by Alexander Boxer

Parents Under the Influence: Words of Wisdom from a Former Bad Mother by Cécile David-Weill

Brain Wash: Detox Your Mind for Clearer Thinking, Deeper Relationships, and Lasting Happiness by David Perlmutter MD, Austin Perlmutter MD, Kristin Loberg

The Secret Guests: A Novel by Benjamin Black

A World Without Work: Technology, Automation, and How We Should Respond by Daniel Susskind

The Housing Lark by Sam Selvon

Gender: A Graphic Guide by Meg-John Barker, Jules Scheele (Illustrator)

To the Edge of Sorrow: A Novel by Aharon Appelfeld, Stuart Schoffman (translator)

Followers: A Novel by Megan Angelo

The Conference of the Birds (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children) by Ransom Riggs

A Good Man by Ani Katz

The End of the Ocean: A Novel by Maja Lunde, Diane Oatley (translator)

Imaginary Museums: Stories by Nicolette Polek

The Vanished Birds: A Novel by Simon Jimenez

Go with the Flow by Karen Schneemann and Lily Williams

The Whispers of War by Julia Kelly

Big Lies in a Small Town: A Novel by Diane Chamberlain

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope by Nicholas D. Kristof

Echoes Between Us by Katie McGarry

Strange Exit by Parker Peevyhouse

Stories of the Sahara by Sanmao, Mike Fu (Translator)

The King’s Questioner by Nikki Katz

Kingdomtide by Rye Curtis

Three Poems by Hannah Sullivan

Just After the Wave by Sandrine Collette, Alison Anderson (Translator)

Pixie Pushes On by Tamara Bundy

The Lost Arabs by Omar Sakr

Little Envelope of Earth Conditions by Cori Winrock

Say Her Name by Zeta Elliott

Funny You Should Ask: Serious Questions About the Book Publishing Industry by Barbara Poelle

Stella Diaz Never Gives Up by Angela Dominguez

Grabeland: A Novel by eteam

Jan 14 2020

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Rank #2: E211: 211: New Releases and More for June 4, 2019

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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.

Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here.

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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

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Rank #3: Episode #34: 2016 Preview Show, Dec. 29, 2015

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss some of the upcoming 2016 titles they are excited about, including Imagine Me Gone, What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, and The Bad-ass Librarians of Timbuktu.

Dec 29 2015

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Rank #4: E210: 210: New Releases and More for May 28, 2019

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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.

Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here.

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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

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Rank #5: Episode #113: New Releases and More for June 27, 2017

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Windfall, My Glory Was I Had Such Friends, The Sisters Chase, and more books. This episode was sponsored by Talenti, ThirdLove, and The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes.

Jun 27 2017

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Rank #6: E217: New Releases and More for July 16, 2019

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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

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Rank #7: Episode #30: December releases, Dec. 1, 2015

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss some of December's new releases, including The Verdict, The Rogue Not Taken, and Drawing Blood.

Dec 01 2015

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Rank #8: E243: New Releases and More for January 21, 2020

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This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Riot BabyFight of the CenturyThe Seep, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored Book Riot’s Read Harder 2020 ChallengeFlatiron Books, publisher of American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, and Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

The Blaze by Chad Dundas 

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

Riot Baby by Tochi Onyebuchi

The Sweet Indifference of the World: A Novel by Peter Stamm, Michael Hofmann (translator)

The Seep by Chana Porter

Remembrance by Rita Woods

Homie: Poems by Danez Smith 

Fight of the Century: Writers Reflect on 100 Years of Landmark ACLU Cases edited by Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman

WHAT WE’RE READING:

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

Guess Who is the Happiest Girl in Town by Susi Wyss

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Sunnyside Plaza by Scott Simon

Devil Darling Spy by Matt Killeen

Poison Flowers & Pandemonium by Richard Sala 

Year of the Rabbit by Tian Veasna 

Abigail by Magda Szabo, Len Rix (translator)

The Angel and the Assassin: The Tiny Brain Cell That Changed the Course of Medicine by Donna Jackson Nakazawa

The Longing for Less: Living with Minimalism by Kyle Chayka

How Yiddish Changed America and How America Changed Yiddish by Ilan Stavans and Josh Lambert

The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties by Christopher Caldwell

The Best of Iggy by Annie Barrows, Sam Ricks (Illustrator)

What I Carry by Jennifer Longo

Small Days and Nights: A Novel by Tishani Doshi

Rogue Princess by B.R. Myers

Spellhacker by M. K. England

The Wife and the Widow by Christian White

Off Script by Kate Watson

A Queen in Hiding (The Nine Realms) by Sarah Kozloff

All the F*cking Mistakes: A Guide to Sex, Love, and Life by Gigi Engle

Heart of Junk by Luke Geddes 

Wardens of Eternity by Courtney Allison Moulton

And in the Vienna Woods the Trees Remain: The Heartbreaking True Story of a Family Torn Apart by War by Elisabeth Åsbrink, Saskia Vogel (translator)

The Majesties: A Novel by Tiffany Tsao

The Iron Will of Genie Lo (A Genie Lo Novel) by F. C. Yee 

A Long Petal of the Sea: A Novel by Isabel Allende 

Recipe for a Perfect Wife: A Novel by Karma Brown

Processed Cheese: A Novel by Stephen Wright 

American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

Universal Love: Stories by Alexander Weinstein

Here I Am! by Pauline Holdstock

Stateway’s Garden: Stories by Jasmon Drain 

Not So Pure and Simple by Lamar Giles

The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia by Emma Copley Eisenberg

Layoverland by Gabby Noone

Murder Your Darlings: And Other Gentle Writing Advice from Aristotle to Zinsser by Roy Peter Clark

The Criminal Child: Selected Essays (New York Review Books Classics) by Jean Genet, Jeffrey Zuckerman (translator), Charlotte Mandell (translator)

Bitter Falls (Stillhouse Lake Book 4) by Rachel Caine

Wife After Wife by Olivia Hayfield

American Queenmaker: How Missy Meloney Brought Women Into Politics by Julie Des Jardins  

Agency by William Gibson

The Sweet Indifference of the World: A Novel by Peter Stamm and Michael Hofmann

The Janes: An Alice Vega Novel by Louisa Luna

This Vicious Cure (Mortal Coil) by Emily Suvada

My Red Heaven by Lance Olsen 

The Hand on the Wall (Truly Devious) by Maureen Johnson 

Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

The Vineyards of Champagne by Juliet Blackwell

The Wagers by Sean Michaels

Follow Me to Ground: A Novel by Sue Rainsford

The Teacher by Michal Ben-Naftali, Daniella Zamir (translator)

Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World by Matt Parker

Harvest the Vote: How Democrats Can Win Again in Rural America by Jane Kleeb

Green Lantern: Legacy by Minh Le, Andie Tong (Illustrator)

Gone by Nightfall by Dee Garretson

Amour: How the French Talk About Love by Stefania Rousselle 

The Runaway Princess by Johan Troïanowski  

Swerve: Poems on Environmentalism, Feminism, and Resistance by Ellery Akers

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Rank #9: E212: 212: New Releases and More for June 11, 2019

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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

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Rank #10: E259: New Releases and More for May 12, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss A Deadly Inside Scoop, Stealing Thunder, Superman Smashes the Klan, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Lit Stitch: 25 Cross-Stitch Patterns for Book Lovers, made by Book Riot and Abrams; ECW Audio; and Ritual.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette

Stealing Thunder by Alina Boyden

Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History’s First Global Manhunt by Steven Johnson

The Anthill by Julianne Pachico

Superman Smashes the Klan by Gene Luen Yang, Gurihiru (Illustrator)

A Children’s Bible: A Novel by Lydia Millet

The Shapeless Unease: A Year of Not Sleeping by Samantha Harvey

Dear Universe by Florence Gonsalves

WHAT WE’RE READING:

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Catherine House: A Novel by Elisabeth Thomas

You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons to Stay Alive by Tom Papa

The Last High by Daniel Kalla

Selected Poems by Joseph Brodsky, edited by Ann Kjellberg

Cat Yoga by Sam Hart

Gastronogeek: 42 Recipes from Your Favorite Imaginary Worlds by Thibaud Villanova and Maxime Léonard

Katheryn Howard, The Scandalous Queen: A Novel (Six Tudor Queens) by Alison Weir

Queen of the Unwanted by Jenna Glass

Glorious Boy by Aimee Liu

How to Die: A Book About Being Alive by Ray Robertson

Giant by Mikael

The Last Trial by Scott Turow

York: The Map of Stars by Laura Ruby

A Ceiling Made of Eggshells by Gail Carson Levine

The Museum of Whales You Will Never See: And Other Excursions to Iceland’s Most Unusual Museums by A. Kendra Greene

Tiny Tattoos: 1,000 Small Inspirational Artworks by Rebecca Vincent

The Summer Set: A Novel by Aimee Agresti

Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire by Tom Zoellner

Nori by Rumi Hara

The Truth According to Blue by Eve Yohalem

My Kind of People: A Novel by Lisa Duffy

The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar

Which Way Is Home? by Maria Kiely

Sunny Days: The Children’s Television Revolution That Changed America by David Kamp

I’d Give Anything: A Novel by Marisa de los Santos

Elephants: Birth, Life, and Death in the World of the Giants by Hannah Mumby

On Lighthouses by Jazmina Barrera, Christina MacSweeney (translator)

The Royal Abduls by Ramiza Shamoun Koya

Book of the Little Axe by Lauren Francis-Sharma

This Is How I Lied: A Novel by Heather Gudenkauf

Flash Crash: A Trading Savant, a Global Manhunt, and the Most Mysterious Market Crash in History by Liam Vaughan

The Boy in the Red Dress by Kristin Lambert

We Had No Rules by Corinne Manning

Liquid Gold: Bees and the Pursuit of Midlife Honey by Roger Morgan-Grenville

The Summer of Impossibilities by Rachael Allen

Bad News: Why We Fall for Fake News by Rob Brotherton

Hot with the Bad Things by Lucia LoTempio

Even the Dogs: A Novel by Jon McGregor

Private Lessons by Cynthia Salaysay

The Library of Legends by Janie Chang

Lou Gehrig: The Lost Memoir by Alan D. Gaff

Say Yes Summer by Lindsey Roth Culli

By the Book by Amanda Sellet

The Fascinators by Andrew Eliopulos

Of Literature and Lattes by Katherine Reay

#EntryLevelBoss : How to Get Any Job You Want by Alexa Shoen

The Black Cabinet: The Untold Story of African Americans and Politics During the Age of Roosevelt by Jill Watts

Quotients by Tracy O’Neill

Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World by Tyson Yunkaporta

A Song from Faraway: A Novel by Deni Ellis Bechard

Braver Than You Think: Around the World on the Trip of My (Mother’s) Lifetime by Maggie Downs

Up All Night: Ted Turner, CNN, and the Birth of 24-Hour News by Lisa Napoli

Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency by Olivia Laing

The Trouble with Hating You by Sajni Patel

Daughters of Smoke and Fire: A Novel by Ava Homa

Lizard’s Tale by Weng Wai Chan

Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds, and Shape Our Futures by Merlin Sheldrake

Shepherd by Catherine Jinks

The Sky is Mine by Amy Beashel

The Goodbye Man (A Colter Shaw Novel) by Jeffery Deaver

My Mother’s House: A novel by Francesca Momplaisir

My Baby First Birthday by Jenny Zhang

Endland by Tim Etchells

House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess

In Praise of Walking: A New Scientific Exploration by Shane O’Mara

Thresholes by Lara Mimosa Montes

Orwell: A Man Of Our Time by Richard Bradford

In Search of Safety: Voices of Refugees by Susan Kuklin

Not Go Away Is My Name by Alberto Ríos

Daughter of the Reich: A Novel by Louise Fein

Tasty Pride: 75 Recipes and Stories from the Queer Food Community by Tasty, Jesse Szewczyk

The Self-Care Cookbook: Easy Healing Plant-Based Recipes by Gemma Ogston

Low Places by William Shaw

May 12 2020

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Rank #11: Episode #29: Books We're Thankful For, Nov. 24, 2015

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss some of the books they are thankful for, including The Giant's House, When Women Were Birds, and The Known World.

Nov 24 2015

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Rank #12: E209: 209: New Releases and More for May 21, 2019

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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

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Rank #13: E214: 214: New Releases and More for June 25, 2019

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

This episode was sponsored by Libro.fmThe Daughters of Temperance Hobbs by Katherine Howe, and FabFitFun.

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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

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Rank #14: Episode #112.5: All the Backlist!

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This week, Liberty discusses great older books, including The Good House, Ada's Algorithm, and Getting Mother's Body. This episode was sponsored by Grace from Counterpoint Press. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes.

Jun 23 2017

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Rank #15: E208: 208: New Releases and More for May 14, 2019

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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

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Rank #16: Episode #61: New Releases for July 5, 2016

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Wolf Road, Here Comes the Sun, Listen to Me, and more new releases.

Jul 05 2016

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Rank #17: Episode #137: Our Favorite Books of 2017, Part 1

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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

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Rank #18: E172: 172: New Releases and More for August 21, 2018

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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

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Rank #19: Episode #59: Best Books of 2016 Halftime Show

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss their favorite books of the year so far, including Queen of the Night, Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist, and The Hour of Land.

Jun 21 2016

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Rank #20: E216: New Releases and More for July 9, 2019

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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

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E262: New Releases and More for June 2, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Parakeet, You Should See Me in a Crown, The Vanishing Half, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by TBR: Book Riot’s service for Tailored Book Recommendations, now available as a gift; Ritual; and Best Fiends.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Parakeet: A Novel by Marie-Helene Bertino

You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson

The Vanishing Half: A Novel by Brit Bennett

Again Again by E. Lockhart

A Burning: A Novel by Megha Majumdar

The Language of Butterflies: How Thieves, Hoarders, Scientists, and Other Obsessives Unlocked the Secrets of the World’s Favorite Insect by Wendy Williams

#VERYFAT #VERYBRAVE : The Fat Girl’s Guide to Being #Brave and Not a Dejected, Melancholy, Down-in-the-Dumps Weeping Fat Girl in a Bikini by Nicole Byer

The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta

WHAT WE’RE READING:

Faith: Taking Flight by Julie Murphy

The Mask Falling by Samantha Shannon

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

A Decent Family: A Novel by Rosa Ventrella, Ann Goldstein (translator)

A Man by Keiichiro Hirano, Eli K.P. William (translator)

Kissing Lessons by Sophie Jordan

If We Were Us by K.L. Walther

The Dark Tide by Alicia Jasinska

Ghostlove by Dennis Mahoney

Gravity is Heartless: The Heartless Series, Book One by Sarah Lahey

The Guest List: A Novel by Lucy Foley

Vagablonde by Anna Dorn

Muddy Matterhorn by Heather McHugh

Sara and the Search for Normal by Wesley King

Dancing After TEN by Vivian Chong, Georgia Webber

Melvile: A Graphic Novel by Romain Renard Renard

They Did Bad Things: A Thriller by Lauren A. Forry

The Disoriented by Amin Maalouf, Frank Wynne (translator)

Windows On The World by Robert Mailer Anderson, Jon Sack, Zack Anderson

Empress of Flames by Mimi Yu

Lady Chevy: A Novel by John Woods

Running from the Dead: A Crime Novel by Mike Knowles

Heroes: The Greek Myths Reimagined (Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths Book 2) by Stephen Fry

All the Songs We Sing: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Carolina African American Writers’ Collective by Lenard D. Moore

My Summer of Love and Misfortune by Lindsay Wong

Under Pressure: Living Life and Avoiding Death on a Nuclear Submarine by Richard Humphreys

Say I’m Dead: A Family Memoir of Race, Secrets, and Love by E. Dolores Johnson

Sway: Unravelling Unconscious Bias by Pragya Agarwal

Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed by Laurie Halse Anderson, Leila Del Duca (Illustrator)

The Lehman Trilogy by Stefano Massini, Richard Dixon (translator)

A Little Annihilation by Anna Janko, Philip Boehm (translator)

The Turnaway Study: Ten Years, a Thousand Women, and the Consequences of Having—or Being Denied—an Abortion by Diana Greene Foster

Song of the Sandman by JF Dubeau

Surviving Autocracy by Masha Gessen

Prophetic City: Houston on the Cusp of a Changing America by Stephen L. Klineberg

Night of the Assassins: The Untold Story of Hitler’s Plot to Kill FDR, Churchill, and Stalin by Howard Blum

An Elegant Woman: A Novel by Martha McPhee

Cross of Snow: A Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Nicholas A. Basbanes

Humankind: A Hopeful History by Rutger Bregman

The Hero of Numbani (Overwatch #1) by Nicky Drayden

Star Wars Queen’s Peril by E. K. Johnston

The Voyage of the Morning Light: A Novel by Marina Endicott

Conventionally Yours (True Colors) by Annabeth Albert

Jo & Laurie by Melissa de la Cruz, Margaret Stohl

Elly by Maike Wetzel, Lyn Marven (Translator)

The Summer of Kim Novak by Haakan Nesser, Saskia Vogel (Translator)

On the Prowl: In Search of Big Cat Origins by Mark Hallett and John M. Harris

No Rules: A Memoir by Sharon Dukett

Final Cuts: New Tales of Hollywood Horror and Other Spectacles by Ellen Datlow

Space at the Speed of Light: The History of 14 Billion Years for People Short on Time by Dr. Becky Smethurst

Dot Con: The Art of Scamming a Scammer by James Veitch

Hold Your Breath, China (An Inspector Chen mystery) by Qiu Xiaolong

The Next Great Migration by Sonia Shah

Splash! : 10,000 Years of Swimming by Howard Means

Black Sun Rising: A Novel by Matthew Carr

Clean Hands: A Novel by Patrick Hoffman

Places I’ve Taken My Body: Essays by Molly McCully Brown

Beyond the Break by Heather Buchta

How We Show Up: Reclaiming Family, Friendship, and Community by Mia Birdsong

The Book of Rosy: A Mother’s Story of Separation at the Border by Rosayra Pablo Cruz and Julie Schwietert Collazo

Wretchedness by Andrzej Tichý, Nichola Smalley (translator)

The Yield: A Novel by Tara June Winch

Category Five by Ann Dávila Cardinal

The Fallen: A Novel by Carlos Manuel Álvarez, Frank Wynne (translator)

The Remarkable Life of the Skin: An Intimate Journey Across Our Largest Organ by Monty Lyman

Cosmology’s Century: An Inside History of Our Modern Understanding of the Universe by P. J. E. Peebles

Imaginary Borders (Pocket Change Collective) by Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

The Inner Coast: Essays by Donovan Hohn

The Madwoman and the Roomba: My Year of Domestic Mayhem by Sandra Tsing Loh

Remain Silent: A Manon Bradshaw Novel by Susie Steiner

The Voter File by David Pepper

The Joyce Girl by Annabel Abbs

Exciting Times: A Novel by Naoise Dolan

The Court of Miracles (A Court of Miracles) by Kester Grant

The State of Us by Shaun David Hutchinson

Perfectly Famous by Emily Liebert

The New Queer Conscience by Adam Eli

A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown

Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why: Essays by Alexandra Petri

Youth to Power: Your Voice and How to Use It by Jamie Margolin

Little Creeping Things by Chelsea Ichaso

Between Everything and Nothing: The Journey of Seidu Mohammed and Razak Iyal and the Quest for Asylum by Joe Meno

Where We Go From Here by Lucas Rocha, Larissa Helena (Translator)

The Deviant’s War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America by Eric Cervini

The Second Home by Christina Clancy

The School for Good and Evil: One True King by Soman Chainani

Seven Years of Darkness by You-Jeong Jeong

Magnetized: Conversations with a Serial Killer by Carlos Busqued, Samuel Rutter (translator)

The Day I Was Erased by Lisa Thompson

The Way to Rio Luna by Zoraida Cordova

The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir by Wayétu Moore

Asha and the Spirit Bird by Jasbinder Bilan

Beyond the Gender Binary by Alok Vaid-Menon

Burn by Patrick Ness

Ornamental by Juan Cárdenas, Lizzie Davis (translator)

The View from Here: A Novel by Hannah McKinnon

Her Perfect Life by Rebecca Taylor

My Calamity Jane by Cynthia Hand

Happily Ever After & Everything In Between by Debbie Tung

The Summer Deal: A Novel by Jill Shalvis

Donut the Destroyer by Sarah Graley, Stef Purenins

You Don’t Live Here by Robyn Schneider

The Obsidian Tower (The Gate of Secrets) by Melissa Caruso

The Choice by Gillian McAllister

More Miracle Than Bird by Alice Miller

Ask Me Anything  by P.Z. Reizin

Mrs. Lincoln’s Sisters: A Novel by Jennifer Chiaverini

This Is What I Know About Art by Kimberly Drew

Who Killed Berta Caceres? The Murder of an Indigenous Defender and the Race to Save the Planet by Nina Lakhani

Girls Garage: How to Use Any Tool, Tackle Any Project, and Build the World You Want to See (Teenage Trailblazers, STEM Building Projects for Girls) by Emily Pilloton

A Long Night in Paris by Dov Alfon

How to Die in Space: A Journey Through Dangerous Astrophysical Phenomena by Paul Sutter PhD

A Decade of Disruption: America in the New Millennium by Garrett Peck

Jun 02 2020

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261.5: All the Backlist! May 29, 2020

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This week, Patricia talks about a couple great backlist titles including an excellent queer YA graphic novel!

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot community.

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Books discussed on the show:

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O’Connell

The Secret Loves of Geek Girls edited by Hope Nicholson with foreward by Kelly Sue DeConnick

May 29 2020

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E261: New Releases and More for May 26, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss Camp, Fairest, The Ship We Built, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot community; W.W. Norton; and TBR, Book Riot's subscription service offering Tailored Book Recommendations for readers of all stripes.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

The Enigma Game by Elizabeth Wein (now scheduled for release November 3)

Fairest: A Memoir by Meredith Talusan

Camp by L. C. Rosen

The Ship We Built by Lexie Bean

Hollywood Park: A Memoir by Mikel Jollett

This Is What America Looks Like: My Journey from Refugee to Congresswoman by Ilhan Omar

Parachutes by Kelly Yang

Out Now: Queer We Go Again! by Saundra Mitchell

WHAT WE'RE READING:

The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho

The Once and Future Witches by Alix Harrow

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Every Missing Piece by Melanie Conklin

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor

Perfectly Confident: How to Calibrate Your Decisions Wisely by Don A. Moore

The Long Fix: Solving America's Health Care Crisis with Strategies that Work for Everyone by Vivian Lee

Hideaway: A Novel by Nora Roberts

The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World by Patrik Svensson

The Nixie of the Mill-Pond and Other European Stories by Kel McDonald & Kate Ashwin

The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta

Nine Moons by Gabriela Wiener, Jessica Powell (translator)

Sea Change by Nancy Kress

Hair to Dye For: DIY Tutorials for Modern Mermaids, Creative Cosplay, and Everyday Glamour by Ash Fortis

Everything, Vol. 1 by Christopher Cantwell and I.N.J. Culbard

Galaxies: Inside the Universe’s Star Cities by David J. Eicher

The Bone Thief (Bone Charmer) by Breeana Shields

Beginning with Cannonballs: A Novel by Jill McCroskey Coupe

How to Read Nonfiction Like a Professor: A Smart, Irreverent Guide to Biography, History, Journalism, Blogs, and Everything in Between by Thomas C Foster

Love in the Blitz: The Long-Lost Letters of a Brilliant Young Woman to Her Beloved on the Front by Eileen Alexander

Minor Detail by Adania Shibli, Elisabeth Jaquette (translator)

Salient by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr.

Concordance by Susan Howe

Nowhere on Earth by Nick Lake

Feasting Wild: In Search of the Last Untamed Food by Gina Rae La Cerva

Fair Warning by Michael Connelly

Stay Gold by Tobly McSmith

Strayed by Carlos Giffoni, Juan Doe

The Bob Ross Cookbook: Happy Little Recipes for Family and Friends by Robb Pearlman

Everything's Not Fine by Sarah Carlson

The Stolen Daughter by ReShonda Tate Billingsley

Recipe for Persuasion: A Novel by Sonali Dev

The Jewel Thief by Jeannie Mobley

The Archer At Dawn by Swati Teerdhala

Wild City: A Brief History of New York City in 40 Animals by Thomas Hynes

Out of Body by Jeffrey Ford

Camp Murderface by Saundra Mitchell, Josh Berk

Last Chance Summer by Shannon Klare

East Coast Girls by Kerry Kletter

The Prisoner's Wife by Maggie Brookes

Yours, Jean by Lee Martin

Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner

Lifting Belly: An Erotic Poem (Counterpoints) by Gertrude Stein

Girls of Summer: A Novel by Nancy Thayer

The Paper Girl of Paris by Jordyn Taylor

Hunting Whitey: The Inside Story of the Capture & Killing of America's Most Wanted Crime Boss by Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge

Sister Dear by Hannah Mary McKinnon

I Kissed Alice by Anna Birch

Index Cards: Selected Essays by Moyra Davey

Sunshield: A Novel by Emily B. Martin

Red Dress in Black and White: A novel by Elliot Ackerman

Worse Angels (An Isaiah Coleridge Novel) by Laird Barron

The Jane Austen Society: A Novel by Natalie Jenner

All My Mother's Lovers: A Novel by Ilana Masad

Home Home by Lisa Allen-Agostini

What You Don't See (A Chicago Mystery) by Tracy Clark

Killer Chardonnay (A Colorado Wine Mystery #1) by Kate Lansing

The Death of Jesus: A Novel by J. M. Coetzee

This is a Book About Dumplings by Brendan Pang

This Is One Way to Dance: Essays (Crux: The Georgia Series in Literary Nonfiction Ser.) by Sejal Shah

The Fashion Book by Phaidon Editors

The High Moments by Sara-Ella Ozbek

The Last Hunt by Deon Meyer

Of Mice and Minestrone: Hap and Leonard: The Early Years by Joe R. Lansdale

Alligator and Other Stories by Dima Alzayat

Inquire Within by In-Q

The Darkling Halls of Ivy by Lawrence Block

May 26 2020

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260.5: All the Backlist! May 22, 2020

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This week, Tirzah talks about two enemies-to-lovers YA rom-coms!

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot community.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Only Thing Worse Than Me is You by Lily Anderson

Amelia Westlake by Erin Gough

May 22 2020

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E260: Updated: New Releases and More for May 19, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Latitudes of Longing, Beach Read, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot community; BookCon 2020; and Best Fiends.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

Beach Read by Emily Henry

Latitudes of Longing: A Novel by Shubhangi Swarup

We Are Not From Here by Jenny Torres Sanchez

The Prettiest Star by Carter Sickels

Real Men Knit by Kwana Jackson

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) by Suzanne Collins

Happy and You Know It by Laura Hankin

WHAT WE’RE READING:

The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune

The Blue Castle by Lucy Montgomery

The Scotland Yard Puzzle Book: Test Your Inner Detective by Solving Some of the World’s Most Difficult Cases by Sinclair McKay

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Sex Matters: How Male-Centric Medicine Endangers Women’s Health and What Women Can Do about It by Alyson McGregor

Yeah, No. Not Happening.: How I Found Happiness Swearing Off Self-Improvement and Saying F*ck It All—and How You Can Too by Karen Karbo

Amora: Stories by Natalia Borges Polesso and Julia Sanches

Stray: A Memoir by Stephanie Danler

The Sunday Girl: A Novel by Pip Drysdale

America’s First Female Serial Killer: Jane Toppan and the Making of a Monster (The Mind of a Serial Killer, True Crime, and for Readers of Mary Flora Bell or Mindhunter) by Mary Kay McBrayer

Kill the King: A Novel (Caselli and Torre Series Book 3) by Sandrone Dazieri

Un-American: A Soldier’s Reckoning of Our Longest War by Erik Edstrom

How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in Freedom by Matt Ridley

The Somerset Girls: A Novel by Lori Foster

Here We Are: My Friendship with Philip Roth by Benjamin Taylor

Creative Care: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia and Elder Care by Anne Basting

Troop 6000: The Girl Scout Troop That Began in a Shelter and Inspired the World by Nikita Stewart

New Bad News (The Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature) by Ryan Ridge

The Wife Stalker: A Novel by Liv Constantine

Weird but Normal: Essays by Mia Mercado

The Tree and the Vine by Dola de Jong, Kristen Gehrman (translator)

This Coven Won’t Break by Isabel Sterling

Brown Album: Essays on Exile and Identity by Porochista Khakpour

Drawing on Walls: A Story of Keith Haring by Matthew Burgess, Josh Cochran

So Forth: Poems by Rosanna Warren

Diary of a Foreigner in Paris by Curzio Malaparte, Stephen Twilley (translator)

How We Change: (And Ten Reasons Why We Don’t) by Ross Ellenhorn

What Happens Next by Claire Swinarski

No, You Shut Up: Speaking Truth to Power and Reclaiming America by Symone D. Sanders

Gods of War: History’s Greatest Military Rivals by James Lacey, Williamson Murray

The Equivalents: A Story of Art, Female Friendship, and Liberation in the 1960s by Maggie Doherty

Shooting Down Heaven by Jorge Franco, Andrea Rosenberg (translator)

Atomic Women: The Untold Stories of the Scientists Who Helped Create the Nuclear Bomb by Roseanne Montillo

Summer at Meadow Wood by Amy Rebecca Tan

The New Girl: A Novel by Harriet Walker

Drifts: A Novel by Kate Zambreno

Just a Boy and a Girl in a Little Canoe by Sarah Mlynowski

Breath Like Water by Anna Jarzab

Date Me, Bryson Keller! by Kevin van Whye

Keep Saying Their Names: A novel by Simon Stranger

To Wake the Giant: A Novel of Pearl Harbor by Jeff Shaara

The Laundress: A Novel by Barbara Sapienza

One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration, 1924-1965 by Jia Lynn Yang

Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld

On Ajayi Crowther Street by Elnathan John, Alaba Onajin

Cryptography: The Key to Digital Security, How It Works, and Why It Matters by Keith Martin

Things You Would Know If You Grew Up Around Here by Nancy Wayson Dinan

Boys of Alabama: A Novel by Genevieve Hudson

Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities by Andre Perry

These Women by Ivy Pochoda

The Silence: A Novel by Susan Allott

A Week at the Shore: A Novel by Barbara Delinsky

The Next Great Jane by K.L. Going

Brave Girl, Quiet Girl: A Novel by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Tropic of Violence: A Novel by Nathacha Appanah, Geoffrey Strachan (translator)

A Taste of Sage: A Novel by Yaffa S. Santos

The Queen’s Secret: A Novel of England’s World War II Queen by Karen Harper

The Golden Thirteen: How Black Men Won the Right to Wear Navy Gold by Dan Goldberg

My Vanishing Country: A Memoir by Bakari Sellers

Chefs’ Fridges: More Than 35 World-Renowned Cooks Reveal What They Eat at Home by Carrie Solomon, Adrian Moore

Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance State by Barton Gellman

The Stringbags by Garth Ennis and PJ Holden

Empire of the Black Sea: The Rise and Fall of the Mithridatic World by Duane W. Roller

May 19 2020

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259.5: All the Backlist! May 15, 2020

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This week, Patricia talks about a couple great nonfiction backlist picks and her growing TBR!

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot community.

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Books discussed on the show:

Awakening Your Ikigai: How the Japanese Wake Up to Joy and Purpose Every Day by Ken Mogi

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

Other books mentioned on the show:

Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot

The Life and Times of Little Richard: The Authorised Biography by Charles White

The Supremes: A Saga of Motown Dreams, Success, and Betrayal by Mark Ribowsky

Motown: The Sound of Young America by Adam White, Barney Ales, & Andrew Loog Oldham

The Goddess Twins by Yodassa Williams

May 15 2020

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E259: New Releases and More for May 12, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss A Deadly Inside Scoop, Stealing Thunder, Superman Smashes the Klan, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Lit Stitch: 25 Cross-Stitch Patterns for Book Lovers, made by Book Riot and Abrams; ECW Audio; and Ritual.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette

Stealing Thunder by Alina Boyden

Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History’s First Global Manhunt by Steven Johnson

The Anthill by Julianne Pachico

Superman Smashes the Klan by Gene Luen Yang, Gurihiru (Illustrator)

A Children’s Bible: A Novel by Lydia Millet

The Shapeless Unease: A Year of Not Sleeping by Samantha Harvey

Dear Universe by Florence Gonsalves

WHAT WE’RE READING:

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Catherine House: A Novel by Elisabeth Thomas

You’re Doing Great!: And Other Reasons to Stay Alive by Tom Papa

The Last High by Daniel Kalla

Selected Poems by Joseph Brodsky, edited by Ann Kjellberg

Cat Yoga by Sam Hart

Gastronogeek: 42 Recipes from Your Favorite Imaginary Worlds by Thibaud Villanova and Maxime Léonard

Katheryn Howard, The Scandalous Queen: A Novel (Six Tudor Queens) by Alison Weir

Queen of the Unwanted by Jenna Glass

Glorious Boy by Aimee Liu

How to Die: A Book About Being Alive by Ray Robertson

Giant by Mikael

The Last Trial by Scott Turow

York: The Map of Stars by Laura Ruby

A Ceiling Made of Eggshells by Gail Carson Levine

The Museum of Whales You Will Never See: And Other Excursions to Iceland’s Most Unusual Museums by A. Kendra Greene

Tiny Tattoos: 1,000 Small Inspirational Artworks by Rebecca Vincent

The Summer Set: A Novel by Aimee Agresti

Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire by Tom Zoellner

Nori by Rumi Hara

The Truth According to Blue by Eve Yohalem

My Kind of People: A Novel by Lisa Duffy

The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar

Which Way Is Home? by Maria Kiely

Sunny Days: The Children’s Television Revolution That Changed America by David Kamp

I’d Give Anything: A Novel by Marisa de los Santos

Elephants: Birth, Life, and Death in the World of the Giants by Hannah Mumby

On Lighthouses by Jazmina Barrera, Christina MacSweeney (translator)

The Royal Abduls by Ramiza Shamoun Koya

Book of the Little Axe by Lauren Francis-Sharma

This Is How I Lied: A Novel by Heather Gudenkauf

Flash Crash: A Trading Savant, a Global Manhunt, and the Most Mysterious Market Crash in History by Liam Vaughan

The Boy in the Red Dress by Kristin Lambert

We Had No Rules by Corinne Manning

Liquid Gold: Bees and the Pursuit of Midlife Honey by Roger Morgan-Grenville

The Summer of Impossibilities by Rachael Allen

Bad News: Why We Fall for Fake News by Rob Brotherton

Hot with the Bad Things by Lucia LoTempio

Even the Dogs: A Novel by Jon McGregor

Private Lessons by Cynthia Salaysay

The Library of Legends by Janie Chang

Lou Gehrig: The Lost Memoir by Alan D. Gaff

Say Yes Summer by Lindsey Roth Culli

By the Book by Amanda Sellet

The Fascinators by Andrew Eliopulos

Of Literature and Lattes by Katherine Reay

#EntryLevelBoss : How to Get Any Job You Want by Alexa Shoen

The Black Cabinet: The Untold Story of African Americans and Politics During the Age of Roosevelt by Jill Watts

Quotients by Tracy O’Neill

Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World by Tyson Yunkaporta

A Song from Faraway: A Novel by Deni Ellis Bechard

Braver Than You Think: Around the World on the Trip of My (Mother’s) Lifetime by Maggie Downs

Up All Night: Ted Turner, CNN, and the Birth of 24-Hour News by Lisa Napoli

Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency by Olivia Laing

The Trouble with Hating You by Sajni Patel

Daughters of Smoke and Fire: A Novel by Ava Homa

Lizard’s Tale by Weng Wai Chan

Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds, and Shape Our Futures by Merlin Sheldrake

Shepherd by Catherine Jinks

The Sky is Mine by Amy Beashel

The Goodbye Man (A Colter Shaw Novel) by Jeffery Deaver

My Mother’s House: A novel by Francesca Momplaisir

My Baby First Birthday by Jenny Zhang

Endland by Tim Etchells

House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess

In Praise of Walking: A New Scientific Exploration by Shane O’Mara

Thresholes by Lara Mimosa Montes

Orwell: A Man Of Our Time by Richard Bradford

In Search of Safety: Voices of Refugees by Susan Kuklin

Not Go Away Is My Name by Alberto Ríos

Daughter of the Reich: A Novel by Louise Fein

Tasty Pride: 75 Recipes and Stories from the Queer Food Community by Tasty, Jesse Szewczyk

The Self-Care Cookbook: Easy Healing Plant-Based Recipes by Gemma Ogston

Low Places by William Shaw

May 12 2020

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258.5: All the Backlist! May 8, 2020

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This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including Apex Hides the Hurt.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot community.

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Books discussed on the show:

Apex Hides the Hurt by Colson Whitehead

Heresy by Melissa Lenhardt

. . . And Ladies of the Club by Helen Hooven Santmyer

The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel by Grady Hendrix

May 08 2020

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E258: New Releases and More for May 5, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss A Good Marriage, Goldilocks, The Down Days, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by the Hermione Granger for President 2020 campaign; TBR, Book Riot’s subscription service offering Tailored Book Recommendations for readers of all stripes; and Wednesday Books and Ruthless Gods by Emily A. Duncan.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

A Good Marriage by Kimberly McCreight

Goldilocks by Laura Lam

Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel by Martha Wells

We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly

The Down Days by Ilze Hugo

War and Speech by Don Zolidis

All Adults Here by Emma Straub

Cat Yoga by Sam Hart

Strange Hotel by Eimear McBride

Who Ate the First Oyster?: The Extraordinary People Behind the Greatest Firsts in History by Cody Cassidy

Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin

Officer Clemmons: A Memoir by Dr. François S. Clemmons

Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

Hollywood Park: A Memoir by Mikel Jollett

Westside Saints: A Tiny Mystery by W.M. Akers

Almond by Won-pyung Sohn, Joosun Lee (translator)

WHAT WE’RE READING:

Camp by L. C. Rosen

The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Best Behavior: A Novel by Wendy Francis

When I Hit the Road by Nancy J. Cavanaugh

São Bernardo (New York Review Books Classics) by Graciliano Ramos (Author), Padma Viswanathan (Translator)

New-generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set: Saba by Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani

A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings: A Year of Keeping Bees by Helen Jukes

And Their Children After Them: A Novel by Nicolas Mathieu, William Rodarmor (translator)

Throwback: The Chaos Loop by Peter Lerangis

The First Emma by Camille Di Maio

Pages & Co.: The Lost Fairy Tales by Anna James

She Wears Pain Like Diamonds: Poems by Alfa

Tarka the Otter by Henry Williamson

Mousse and Murder by Elizabeth Logan

The Law of Lines: A Novel by Hye-young Pyun, Sora Kim-Russell (translator)

The Water Keeper by Charles Martin

Julieta and the Diamond Enigma by Luisana Duarte Armendáriz

Big Summer: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner

The Rural Diaries: Love, Livestock, and Big Life Lessons Down on Mischief Farm by Hilarie Burton

My Shouting, Shattered, Whispering Voice: A Guide to Writing Poetry and Speaking Your Truth by Patrice Vecchione

More Than Love: An Intimate Portrait of My Mother, Natalie Wood by Natasha Gregson Wagner

Four Days of You and Me by Miranda Kenneally

Cockfight by María Fernanda Ampuero, Frances Riddle (translator)

All The Gay Saints by Kayleb Rae Candrilli

Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices by S. K. Ali, Aisha Saeed

White Blood: A Lyric of Virginia by Kiki Petrosino

The Secret of You and Me: A Novel by Melissa Lenhardt

It’s About Damn Time: How to Turn Being Underestimated into Your Greatest Advantage by Arlan Hamilton and Rachel L. Nelson

The Park by John Freeman

Adult Conversation: A Novel by Brandy Ferner

Golf’s Holy War: The Battle for the Soul of a Game in an Age of Science by Brett Cyrgalis

The Brown Bullet: Rajo Jack’s Drive to Integrate Auto Racing by Bill Poehler

I Know You Rider by Leslie Stein

The Eleventh Gate by Nancy Kress

Butterfly Bayou by Lexi Blake

Eight Princesses and a Magic Mirror by Natasha Farrant, Lydia Corry

The Wondrous and Tragic Life of Ivan and Ivana by Maryse Condé, Richard Philcox (Translator)

The Hour of Fate: Theodore Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, and the Battle to Transform American Capitalism by Susan Berfield

The Narcissism of Small Differences by Michael Zadoorian

Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard by Clare Carlisle

Untold Night and Day: A Novel by Bae Suah

The Last Blue: A Novel by Isla Morley

The Holy Shroud: A Brilliant Hoax in the Time of the Black Death by Gary Vikan

You’re Not Special: A (Sort-of) Memoir by Meghan Rienks

Bone Black by Carol Rose GoldenEagle

Daughter of the Boycott: Carrying On a Montgomery Family’s Civil Rights Legacy by Karen Gray Houston

The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think by Jennifer Ackerman

The Dark In-Between by Elizabeth Hrib

The Second Chance Dress Boutique: A Novel by Louisa Leaman

The Index of Self-Destructive Acts by Christopher Beha

Figure It Out: Essays by Wayne Koestenbaum

Langosh and Peppi: Fugitive Days by Veronica Post

Hunting November by Adriana Mather

Telephone: A Novel by Percival Everett

The Hilarious World of Depression by John Moe

Fractured Tide by Leslie Lutz

The Poison Flood by Jordan Farmer

Hope Island by Tim Major

Old Lovegood Girls by Gail Godwin

Tiny Imperfections by Alli Frank and Asha Youmans

Tornado Brain by Cat Patrick

The Last Tree Town by Beth Turley

You Are Not What We Expected by Sidura Ludwig

Last Girls by Demetra Brodsky

Stepping Stones by Lucy Knisley

Summer Darlings by Brooke Lea Foster

Only the River: A Novel by Anne Raeff

The Louvre: The Many Lives of the World’s Most Famous Museum by James Gardner

On Account of Race: The Supreme Court, White Supremacy, and the Ravaging of African American Voting Rights by Lawrence Goldstone

Resistance: A Songwriter’s Story of Hope, Change, and Courage by Tori Amos

Fracture: A Novel by Andrés Neuman, Nick Caistor and Lorenzo Garcia (translators)

The Life and Medieval Times of Kit Sweetly by Jamie Pacton

And Then They Stopped Talking to Me: Making Sense of Middle School by Judith Warner

The Imperfects: A Novel by Amy Meyerson

I Don’t Expect Anyone To Believe Me by Juan Pablo Villalobos, Daniel Hahn (translator)

Santiago’s Road Home by Alexandra Diaz

What We Found in the Corn Maze and How It Saved a Dragon by Henry Clark

The Paris Hours: A Novel by Alex George

James Monroe: A Life by Tim McGrath

The One and Only Bob by Katherine Applegate

The Resolutions: A Novel by Brady Hammes

Catrachos: Poems by Roy G. Guzmán

The Betrothed by Kiera Cass

Groundwork: Autobiographical Writings, 1979–2012 by Paul Auster

Keep It Together, Keiko Carter by Debbi Michiko Florence

Happy Paws: A Branches Book (Layla and the Bots) by Vicky Fang, Christine Nishiyama

Close Up by Amanda Quick

Exile Music by Jennifer Steil

Connect the Dots by Keith Calabrese

Shuri: A Black Panther Novel (Marvel) (1) by Nic Stone

The Ruby Princess Runs Away (Jewel Kingdom #1) Jahnna N. Malcolm

The Book of V. by Anna Solomon

Death in the East: A Novel by Abir Mukherjee

Silence on Cold River: A Novel by Casey Dunn

Any Day With You by Mae Respicio

Scandinavian Noir: In Pursuit of a Mystery by Wendy Lesser

Heartstopper: Volume 1 by Alice Oseman

The Paladin: A Spy Novel by David Ignatius

Dirt: Adventures in Lyon as a chef in training, father, and sleuth looking for the secret of French cooking by Bill Buford

Ghosts of Harvard: A Novel by Francesca Serritella

Hard Cash Valley by Brian Panowich

The Mathematics of the Gods and the Algorithms of Men: A Cultural History by Paolo Zellini, Erica Segre (translator), Carnell Simon (translator)

I, John Kennedy Toole by Jodee Blanco and Kent Carroll

The Tourist Attraction by Sarah Morgenthaler

Summer Longing by Jamie Brenner

A Gift for a Ghost by Borja González

In Praise of Paths: Walking Through Time and Nature by Torbjørn Ekelund, Becky L. Crook (translator)

Pelosi by Molly Ball

The Book of Second Chances by Katherine Slee

Manifesto for a Moral Revolution: Practices to Build a Better World by Jacqueline Novogratz

What Makes a Marriage Last: 40 Celebrated Couples Share with Us the Secrets to a Happy Life by Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue

The Brideship Wife by Leslie Howard

A Short History of the Civil War by DK

A Registry of My Passage upon the Earth: Stories by Daniel Mason

Dark Skies by Danielle L. Jensen

Damaged Heritage: The Elaine Race Massacre and a Story of Reconciliation by J. Chester Johnson

Impostures (Library of Arabic Literature) by al-Ḥarīrī, Michael Cooperson

The Sewer Rat Stink (Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novel #1) by Geronimo Stilton, Tom Angleberger

Fire in Paradise: An American Tragedy by Alastair Gee, Dani Anguiano

Brunch and Other Obligations: A Novel by Suzanne Nugent

The Scotland Yard Puzzle Book: Test Your Inner Detective by Solving Some of the World’s Most Difficult Cases by Sinclair McKay

Berkeley Noir (Akashic Noir) by Jerry Thompson and Owen Hill

This Is a Book for People Who Love the National Parks by Matt Garczynski

Lift by Minh Lê and Dan Santat

Katarina Ballerina (1) by Tiler Peck, Kyle Harris, Sumiti Collina (Illustrator)

May 05 2020

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257.5: All the Backlist! May 1, 2020

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This week, Patricia talks about a couple backlist picks including a hilarious YA romance!

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Books discussed on the show:

Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less by Tiffany Dufu

The Summer of Jordi Pérez (and the Best Burger in Los Angeles) by Amy Spalding

May 01 2020

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E257: New Releases and More for April 28, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss Take Me Apart, All Boys Aren't Blue, The Knockout Queen, and more great books.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Take Me Apart by Sara Sligar

Wisdom from a Humble Jellyfish: And Other Self-Care Rituals from Nature by Rani Shah

The Knockout Queen by Rufi Thorpe

Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World by Vivek H. Murthy

The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna by Juliet Grames

What Is Color?: 50 Questions and Answers on the Science of Color by Arielle Eckstut and Joann Eckstut

Little Family by Ishmael Beah

All Boys Aren't Blue by George M. Johnson

WHAT WE'RE READING:

The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall

Beastie Boys Book by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Summer Solstice: An Essay by Nina MacLaughlin

Family Tree Volume 1: Sapling by Jeff Lemire, Phil Hester

Murder on Pleasant Avenue by Victoria Thompson

Street Music (A Poke Rafferty Novel) by Timothy Hallinan

The Cockettes—Acid Drag & Sexual Anarchy, 1969-1972 by Fayette Hauser

Feels Like Falling by Kristy Woodson Harvey

Liberation by Imogen Kealey

Rebel in the Library of Ever by Zeno Alexander

Sugar and Vice: A Cookie House Mystery by Eve Calder

Show Me the Honey: Adventures of an Accidental Apiarist by Dave Doroghy

The Swamp by Yoshiharu Tsuge

White Spaces: Selected Poems and Early Prose by Paul Auster

Cat Dog Dog: The Story of a Blended Family by Nelly Buchet and Andrea Zuill

ImPerfectly Happy by Sharina Harris

We Served the People: My Mother's Stories by Emei Burell

The Heirloom Garden by Viola Shipman

Island Affair (Keys to Love) by Priscilla Oliveras

Camino Winds by John Grisham

Incendiary by Zoraida Cordova

Seven Endless Forests by April Genevieve Tucholke

Sing Backwards and Weep: A Memoir by Mark Lanegan

Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson

Critical Point (Cas Russell) by S. L. Huang

The Heart: Frida Kahlo in Paris by Marc Petitjean, Adriana Hunter (translator)

The Celestial Hunter by Roberto Calasso, Richard Dixon (translator)

This Is All I Got: A New Mother's Search for Home by Lauren Sandler

In Our Midst by Nancy Jensen

The Space Between Lost and Found by Sandy Stark-Mcginnis

A Breath Too Late by Rocky Callen

All Fires the Fire by Julio Cortázar, Suzanne Jill Levine (translator)

Empires of the Sky: Zeppelins, Airplanes, and Two Men's Epic Duel to Rule the World by Alexander Rose

Summer of Reckoning by Marion Brunet, Katherine Gregor (translator)

The Boatman and Other Stories by Billy O'Callaghan

Don't Call the Wolf by Aleksandra Ross

Clique Bait by Ann Valett

The Incredibly Dead Pets of Rex Dexter by Aaron Reynolds

The Split: A Novel by Sharon Bolton

Our Riches by Kaouther Adimi, Chris Andrews (translator)

Ways to Make Sunshine by Renée Watson

Have You Seen Me? by Kate White

The Perfect Daughter by Joseph Souza

What We Carry: A Memoir by Maya Shanbhag Lang

How to Disappear Completely by Ali Standish

Growing Old: Notes on Aging with Something like Grace by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

The Sweeney Sisters: A Novel by Lian Dolan

The Secrets of Love Story Bridge: A Novel by Phaedra Patrick

Sea Wife: A Novel by Amity Gaige

Empire City: A Novel by Matt Gallagher

Muslim Women Are Everything: Stereotype-Shattering Stories of Courage, Inspiration, and Adventure by Seema Yasmin and Fahmida Azim

The Rakess: Society of Sirens, Volume I by Scarlett Peckham

The Wedding Dress: A Novel by Danielle Steel

The Gay Agenda: A History of the LGBTQ+ Community by Ashley Molesso, Chessie Needham

Ghost Money (Eric Carter) by Stephen Blackmoore

Bix by Scott Chantler

No Man's Land: The Trailblazing Women Who Ran Britain’s Most Extraordinary Military Hospital During World War I by Wendy Moore

The Last President of Europe: Emmanuel Macron's Race to Revive France and Save the World by William Drozdiak

Under the Red White and Blue: Patriotism, Disenchantment and the Stubborn Myth of the Great Gatsby by Greil Marcus

Intangibles: Unlocking the Science and Soul of Team Chemistry by Joan Ryan

Your Ad Could Go Here: Stories by Oksana Zabuzhko, Nina Shevchuk-Murray (editor), Halyna Hryn (translator), Janice Kulyk Keefer (translator), Askold Melnyczuk (translator)

The Postutopian Adventures of Darger and Surplus by Michael Swanwick

Jack by Connie Willis

Meadowlark: A Novel by Melanie Abrams

Out of the Crazywoods by Cheryl Savageau

The Bilingual Brain: And What It Tells Us about the Science of Language by Albert Costa and John W. Schwieter (translator)

Beauty (2040 Books Awards) by Christina Chiu

In the Shadow of the Valley: A Memoir by Bobi Conn

I Am Here to Make Friends by Robert Long Foreman

Apr 28 2020

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256.5: All The Backlist! April 24, 2020

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This week, Tirzah talks about two great historical backlist picks with a twist!

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Books discussed on the show:

A Spy in the House: The Agency Series Book One by Y.S. Lee

Newt's Emerald by Garth Nix

Apr 24 2020

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E256: New Releases and More for April 21, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss If I Had Your Face, The Silence of Bones, Late To the Party, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by TBR, Book Riot's subscription service; Ritual; and Book Riot Insiders.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Home Baked: My Mom, Marijuana, and the Stoning of San Francisco by Alia Volz

On These Magic Shores by Yamile Saied Méndez

If I Had Your Face: A Novel by Frances Cha

Late to the Party by Kelly Quindlen

How to Pronounce Knife: Stories by Souvankham Thammavongsa

The Silence of Bones by June Hur

I'm Your Huckleberry: A Memoir by Val Kilmer

Echo Mountain by Lauren Wolk

 WHAT WE'RE READING:

The Blue Castle by Lucy Montgomery

Post-Apocalypto by Tenacious D, Jack Black, Kyle Gass

The Cold Millions: A Novel by Jess Walter

 MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

The Last Children of Mill Creek by Vivian Gibson

Misconduct of the Heart: A Novel by Cordelia Strube

Final Judgment (Samantha Brinkman Book 4) by Marcia Clark

Kept Animals: A Novel by Kate Milliken

The Inside Game: Bad Calls, Strange Moves, and What Baseball Behavior Teaches Us About Ourselves by Keith Law

Creatures of Charm and Hunger by Molly Tanzer

Dead Land (V.I. Warshawski Novels) by Sara Paretsky

A Journey Toward Hope by Victor Hinojosa, Coert Voorhees, Susan Guevara

Lost in Oaxaca: A Novel by Jessica Winters Mireles

Eat, and Love Yourself by Sweeney Boo, Lylian Klepakowsky

Nine Bar Blues by Sheree Renée Thomas

The Clock Mirage: Our Myth of Measured Time by Joseph Mazur

The Soul of an Entrepreneur: Work and Life Beyond the Startup Myth by David Sax

The Idea of the Brain: The Past and Future of Neuroscience by Matthew Cobb

Rivers of Power: How a Natural Force Raised Kingdoms, Destroyed Civilizations, and Shapes Our World by Laurence C. Smith

Strange Situation: A Mother's Journey into the Science of Attachment by Bethany Saltman

Velocities by Kathe Koja

The Closer You Get by Mary Torjussen

Witch by Philip Matthews

Unscripted by Nicole Kronzer

The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II by Katherine Sharp Landdeck

My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me by Jason Rosenthal

Kent State by Deborah Wiles

The Business of Lovers: A Novel by Eric Jerome Dickey

The Easy Part of Impossible by Sarah Tomp

Verona Comics by Jennifer Dugan

Deadly Anniversaries A Collection of Stories from Crime Fiction's Top Authors edited by Marcia Muller; Bill Pronzini

Shorefall: A Novel (The Founders Trilogy) by Robert Jackson Bennett

Race the Sands: A Novel by Sarah Beth Durst

The Golden Flea: A Story of Obsession and Collecting by Michael Rips

Tombstone: The Earp Brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Vendetta Ride From Hell by Tom Clavin

Girl Gone Viral (Modern Love) by Alisha Rai

Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In by Phuc Tran

Repo Virtual by Corey J. White

What We Inherit: A Secret War and a Family's Search for Answers by Jessica Pearce Rotondi

If It Bleeds by Stephen King

Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs by Jennifer Finney Boylan

Time of Our Lives by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka

The Star-Crossed Sisters of Tuscany by Lori Nelson Spielman

Master Class by Christina Dalcher

Into the Clouds: The Race to Climb the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain (Scholastic Focus) by Tod Olson

Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

Pretty Things: A Novel by Janelle Brown

Rival Magic by Deva Fagan

Passage West: A Novel by Rishi Reddi

The Mystery of the Moon Tower by Francesco Sedita, Prescott Seraydarian

Active Measures: The Secret History of Disinformation and Political Warfare by Thomas Rid

Rick by Alex Gino

The Best Poems of Jane Kenyon by Jane Kenyon

In Her Shadow: A Novel by Kristin Miller

There I Am: The Journey from Hopelessness to Healing—A Memoir by Ruthie Lindsey

Foreverland: A Novel of Middle School Ups and Downs by Nicole C. Kear

A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry

Missed Translations: Meeting the Immigrant Parents Who Raised Me by Sopan Deb and Hasan Minhaj

I’m Still Here: A Memoir by Martina Reaves

The Ranger of Marzanna by Jon Skovron

Warhol by Blake Gopnik

Lifting as We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box by Evette Dionne

The Water Bears by Kim Baker

The Girl and the Stars (The Book of the Ice) by Mark Lawrence

You Let Me In by Camilla Bruce

Reproduction by Ian Williams

The Deck of Omens (The Devouring Gray) by Christine Lynn Herman

Everything Is Under Control: A Memoir with Recipes by Phyllis Grant

The House of Deep Water by Jeni McFarland

Deluge by Leila Chatti

The Book of Longings: A Novel by Sue Monk Kidd

Welcome to Buttermilk Kitchen by Suzanne Vizethann and Angie Mosier

Ronan the Librarian by Tara Luebbe , Becky Cattie

Sea Change by Nancy Kress

Shrapnel Maps by Philip Metres

Apr 22 2020

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255.5: All the Backlist! April 17, 2020

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This week, Patricia talks about a couple great backlist picks including a sci-fi fantasy novel she absolutely loves!

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Books discussed on the show:

All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

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

Apr 17 2020

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E255: New Releases and More for April 14, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss The Unsuitable, Braised Pork, The Happily Ever Playlist, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders; Tundra Books and Lucy Crisp and the Vanishing House; and Literati.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

The Unsuitable by Molly Pohlig

Redemption Prep by Samuel Miller

Braised Pork by An Yu

Antigone Rising: The Subversive Power of the Ancient Myths by Helen Morales

Simon the Fiddler by Paulette Jiles

What You Become in Flight: A Memoir by Ellen O'Connell Whittet

The Eighth Life: for Brilka by Nino Haratischvili, Charlotte Collins (translator), Ruth Martin (translator)

The Happily Ever Playlist by Abby Jimenez

WHAT WE'RE READING:

The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett

When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Art Life by Catherine Ocelot, Aleshia Jensen (translator)

Comics and Stuff by Henry Jenkins

The Unsettling Stars (Star Trek) by Alan Dean Foster

The Multi-Hyphen Life: Work Less, Create More, and Design a Life That Works for You by Emma Gannon

Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators by Susanne Tedrick

The Spiral Shell: A French Village Reveals Its Secrets of Jewish Resistance in World War II by Sandell Morse

Mountain of Full Moons: A Novel by Irene Kessler

Anti/Hero by Kate Karyus Quinn, Demitria Lunetta, Maca Gil (Illustrator)

The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre Mask

Year of the Dog (American Poets Continuum) by Deborah Paredez

Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask by Jon Pessah

Fifty-Two Stories: (1883-1898) by Anton Chekhov, Richard Pevear (translator)

Illuminating History: A Retrospective of Seven Decades by Bernard Bailyn

The Eyelid by S. D. Chrostowska

Plenty of Hugs by Fran Manushkin and Kate Alizadeh

Ingredients: The Strange Chemistry of What We Put in Us and on Us by George Zaidan

This Is Big: How the Founder of Weight Watchers Changed the World -- and Me by Marisa Meltzer

Set the Night on Fire: L.A. in the Sixties by Mike Davis and Jon Wiener

Apsara Engine by Bishakh Som

Think Like a Rocket Scientist: Simple Strategies You Can Use to Make Giant Leaps in Work and Life by Ozan Varol

Bring Now the Angels: Poems (Pitt Poetry Series) by Dilruba Ahmed

Perfect Tunes by Emily Gould

Daring Darleen, Queen of the Screen by Anne Nesbet

The Victory Machine: The Making and Unmaking of the Warriors Dynasty by Ethan Sherwood Strauss

Bronx Heroes in Trumpland by Tom Sciacca and Ray Felix

Die Next by Jonathan Stone

The Pine Islands by Marion Poschmann, Jen Calleja (translator)

Not That Kind of Guy by Andie J. Christopher

Old Food by Ed Atkins

Not in the Job Description: The Unspoken Roles That Women Must Play at Work by Alana Massey

The Betrayal of the Duchess: The Scandal That Unmade the Bourbon Monarchy and Made France Modern by Maurice Samuels

A Shadow Intelligence by Oliver Harris

You Are an Artist: Assignments to Spark Creation by Sarah Urist Green

Heaven by Emerson Whitney

The Buy Nothing, Get Everything Plan: Discover the Joy of Spending Less, Sharing More, and Living Generously by Liesl Clark and Rebecca Rockefeller

The Good Family Fitzgerald by Joseph Di Prisco

Elysium Girls by Kate Pentecost

Why Fish Don't Exist : A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life by Lulu Miller

Cars on Fire by Mónica Ramón Ríos, Robin Myers

No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram by Sarah Frier

Witchlight by Jessi Zabarsky

Beast: Face-To-Face with the Florida Bigfoot by Watt Key

When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Iman Geddy

What Lane? by Torrey Maldonado

Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st-Century Memoir by Madeleine Albright

Overkill: When Modern Medicine Goes Too Far by Paul A. Offit, M.D.

A Strange Country by Muriel Barbery, Alison Anderson (translator)

The Last Emperox (The Interdependency Book 3) by John Scalzi

This Boy by Lauren Myracle

What Is the Grass: Walt Whitman in My Life by Mark Doty

Why We Swim by Bonnie Tsui

Vagabonds by Hao Jingfang, Ken Liu (Translator)

No Justice in the Shadows: How America Criminalizes Immigrants by Alina Das

I Will Judge You by Your Bookshelf by Grant Snider

For Joshua: An Ojibwe Father Teaches His Son by Richard Wagamese

Miss Aluminum: A Memoir by Susanna Moore

The Planter of Modern Life: Louis Bromfield and the Seeds of a Food Revolution by Stephen Heyman

Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace by Carl Safina

Deeplight by Frances Hardinge

Simantov by Asaf Ashery

The Lightness of Hands by Jeff Garvin

Don Tillman's Standardized Meal System: Recipes and Tips from the Star of the Rosie Novels by Graeme Simsion

The Coyotes of Carthage: A Novel by Steven Wright

The Middler by Kirsty Applebaum

Man of My Time: A Novel by Dalia Sofer

Synthesizing Gravity: Selected Prose by Kay Ryan

The Essential T.S. Eliot by T.S. Eliot

Bubblegum: A Novel by Adam Levin

The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of the United States by Walter Johnson

The New Husband by D.J. Palmer

The Big Finish by Brooke Fossey

Notes from an Apocalypse: A Personal Journey to the End of the World and Back by Mark O'Connell

A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Joy McCullough

Truths I Never Told You by Kelly Rimmer

A Luminous Republic by Andrés Barba, Lisa Dillman (translator)

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982: A Novel by Cho Nam-Joo, Jamie Chang (translator)

The Prettiest Star by Carter Sickels

Lake Like a Mirror by Sok Fong Ho, Natascha Bruce (translator)

A Girl in Three Parts by Suzanne Daniel

On Vanishing: Mortality, Dementia, and What It Means to Disappear by Lynn Casteel Harper

Finally, Something Mysterious by Doug Cornett

The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World—and Globalization Began by Valerie Hansen

Queenie Malone's Paradise Hotel by Ruth Hogan

Expectation: A Novel by Anna Hope

Department of Mind-Blowing Theories by Tom Gauld

Dancing at the Pity Party by Tyler Feder

No Going Back: A Novel by Sheena Kamal

This is My Brain in Love by I.W. Gregorio

St. Ivo: A Novel by Joanna Hershon

The Rock: Poems (Counterpoints) by Wallace Stevens

A Game of Fox & Squirrels by Jenn Reese

Blood Moon by Patricia Kirkpatrick

Odetta: A Life in Music and Protest by Ian Zack

The Diary of a Drag Queen by Crystal Rasmussen

Girls Save the World in This One by Ash Parsons

The Book of Koli: The Rampart Trilogy, Book 1 by M. R. Carey

Mosquito Supper Club: Cajun Recipes from a Disappearing Bayou by Melissa M. Martin

Primitive: Tapping the Primal Drive Powering the World's Most Successful People by Marco Greenberg

Dolly: An Unauthorized Collection of Wise & Witty Words on Grit, Lipstick, Love & Life from Dolly Parton by Mary Zaia

Peter & Ernesto: Sloths in the Night by Graham Annable

Everyone Can Bake: Simple Recipes to Master and Mix by Dominique Ansel

The Cat Man of Aleppo by Karim Shamsi-Basha, Irene Latham, Yuko Shimizu (Illustrator)

Plan for the Worst by Jodi Taylor

Coffee (Object Lessons) by Dinah Lenney

Bulletproof Vest (Object Lessons) by Kenneth R. Rosen

The Girl in the Tree by Şebnem İşigüzel, Mark David Wyers (translator)

Apr 14 2020

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254.5: All the Backlist! April 10, 2020

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This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including Miracle Creek.

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Books discussed on the show:

Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

Sharks, Death, Surfers: An Illustrated Companion by Melissa McCarthy

Apr 10 2020

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Welcome to All The Books, a podcast of recommendations and discussions about the most interesting and exciting new book releases. Every Tuesday, Liberty Hardy and her cohosts will talk about books coming out that week; and every Friday, one of our hosts will tell you about some of their favorite backlist titles. Happy reading!

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E254: New Releases and More for April 7, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss The Subtweet, Hidden Valley Road, We Didn't Ask for This, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Neal Porter Books, Holiday House, and Hello, Neighbor! The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers by Matthew Cordell, and Entangled Teen, publisher of Crave by Tracy Wolff.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Weird: The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider World by Olga Khazan

Goodbye from Nowhere by Sara Zarr

The Subtweet: A Novel by Vivek Shraya

Joy at Work: Organizing Your Professional Life by Marie Kondo, Scott Sonenshein

Redhead by the Side of the Road: A novel by Anne Tyler

We Didn't Ask for This by Adi Alsaid

Sin Eater: A Novel by Megan Campisi

Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker

WHAT WE'RE READING:

When You  Were Everything by Ashley Woodfolk

The Sleeping Nymph by Ilaria Tuti

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

One Drum: Stories and Ceremonies for a Planet by Richard Wagamese

Still: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Motherhood by Emma Hansen

Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

Cut to Bloom by Arhm Choi Wild

Into the Tall, Tall Grass by Loriel Ryon

Crazy for Birds: A Celebration and Exploration of Eggs, Nests, Wings, and More by Misha Maynerick Blaise

Marie Curie and the Power of Persistence by Karla Valenti, Annalisa Beghelli

The Burning by Laura Bates

Choice Words: Writers on Abortion by Annie Finch

The Magic in Changing Your Stars by Leah Henderson

The Postman From Space by Guillaume Perreault

The Five Archetypes: Discover Your True Nature and Transform Your Life and Relationships by Carey Davidson

Broadway for Paul: Poems by Vincent Katz

White Silence by Jodi Taylor

The Rough Pearl by Kevin Mutch

Moments of Glad Grace: A Memoir by Alison Wearing

Malicroix by Henri Bosco, Joyce Zonana (Translator)

Temptation by Janos Szekely, Mark Baczoni (Translator)

Conjure Women: A Novel by Afia Atakora

Spider-Man & Venom: Double Trouble by Gurihiru, Mariko Tamaki

Talking to Strangers: A Memoir of My Escape from a Cult by Marianne Boucher

To Have and to Hoax by Martha Waters

Living Your Best Life According to Nala Cat by Nala Cat

The Loop by Ben Oliver

Why Did No One Tell Me This?: The Doulas' (Honest) Guide for Expectant Parents by Natalia Hailes, Ash Spivak, Louise Reimer

Natural: How Faith in Nature's Goodness Leads to Harmful Fads, Unjust Laws, and Flawed Science by Alan Levinovitz

Demo: Poems by Charlie Smith

Philosophy in the Garden by Damon Young

Learning by Heart: An Unconventional Education by Tony Wagner

The Helios Disaster by Linda Boström Knausgård, Rachel Willson-Broyles (translator)

Above Us the Milky Way by Fowzia Karimi

Mothers Before: Stories and Portraits of Our Mothers as We Never Saw Them by Edan Lepucki

Ordinary Insanity: Fear and the Silent Crisis of Motherhood in America by Sarah Menkedick

The Golden Girls: Forever Golden: The Real Autobiographies of Dorothy, Rose, Sophia, and Blanche by Christine Kopaczewski

The Dark Matter of Mona Starr by Laura Lee Gulledge

Mitchum by Blutch, Matt Madden (Translator)

Aren't You Forgetting Someone?: Essays from My Mid-Life Revenge by Kari Lizer

The Poets & Writers Complete Guide to Being a Writer: Everything You Need to Know About Craft, Inspiration, Agents, Editors, Publishing, and the Business of Building a Sustainable Writing Career by Kevin Larimer, Mary Gannon

Nat Enough by Maria Scrivan

Pets by Ryunosuke Akutagawa

Lila and Hadley by Kody Keplinger

More than Ready: Be Strong and Be You . . . and Other Lessons for Women of Color on the Rise by Cecilia Munoz

Eat Like the Animals: What Nature Teaches Us About the Science of Healthy Eating by David Raubenheimer and Stephen Simpson

Alien Oceans: The Search for Life in the Depths of Space by Kevin Hand

The Engineer's Wife: A Novel by Tracey Enerson Wood

Square Haunting: Five Writers in London Between the Wars by Francesca Wade

Neck of the Woods: Poetry by Amy Woolard

Being Property Once Myself: Blackness and the End of Man by Joshua Bennett

Mastering the Process: From Idea to Novel by Elizabeth George

Little Josephine: Memory in Pieces by Valérie Villieu and Raphaël Sarfati

The Pelton Papers: A Novel by Mari Coates

The Truth about Keeping Secrets by Savannah Brown

The King's Beast: A Mystery of the American Revolution by Eliot Pattison

Forever Glimmer Creek by Stacy Hackney

A Girl's Story by Annie Ernaux, Alison L. Strayer (translator)

Spit Three Times by Davide Reviati, Jamie Richards (translator)

Bonds of Brass: Book One of The Bloodright Trilogy by Emily Skrutskie

Indigo by Ellen Bass

Alabama Noir (Akashic Noir) by Don Noble

Happy Fat: Taking Up Space in a World That Wants to Shrink You by Sofie Hagen

Meet Me at Midnight by Jessica Pennington

This Lovely City by Louise Hare

So This is Love: A Twisted Tale by Elizabeth Lim

Final Draft: The Collected Work of David Carr by David Carr, Jill Rooney Carr

The Kidnap Years: The Astonishing True History of the Forgotten Kidnapping Epidemic That Shook Depression-Era America by David Stout

The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni

Somebody Told Me by Mia Siegert

Me & Patsy Kickin' Up Dust: My Friendship with Patsy Cline by Loretta Lynn and Patsy Lynn

I Don't Want to Die Poor: Essays by Michael Arceneaux

Raphael, Painter in Rome: A Novel by Stephanie Storey

The Age of Witches by Louisa Morgan

Thieves of Weirdwood by William Shivering, Anna Earley (Illustrator)

The Perfect Escape by Suzanne Park

The More Extravagant Feast: Poems by Leah Naomi Green

The Silver Swan: In Search of Doris Duke by Sallie Bingham

The Immortals of Tehran by Ali Araghi

Afropessimism by Frank Wilderson

A Bad Day for Sunshine: A Novel by Darynda Jones

Theft by Luke Brown

Trees in Trouble: Wildfires, Infestations, and Climate Change by Daniel Mathews

The Love Story of Missy Carmichael by Beth Morrey

Betsey: A Memoir by Betsey Johnson, Mark Vitulano

Queen of the Owls: A Novel by Barbara Linn Probst

Long Story Short: 100 Classic Books in Three Panels by Lisa Brown

Sword in the Stars: A Once & Future novel by Cori McCarthy and Amy Rose Capetta

A Tender Thing by Emily Neuberger

The Best Laid Plans by Cameron Lund

Mary Underwater by Shannon Doleski

In the Waves: My Quest to Solve the Mystery of a Civil War Submarine by Rachel Lance

Check, Please! Book 2: Sticks & Scones by Ngozi Ukazu

Crave by Tracy Wolff

The Silent Treatment: A Novel by Abbie Greaves

Barker House by David Moloney

You Deserve Each Other by Sarah Hogle

You and Me and Us: A Novel by Alison Hammer

The Dominant Animal: Stories by Kathryn Scanlan

Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes (Pandava Series) by Roshani Chokshi

How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C. Pam Zhang

A Hundred Suns by Karin Tanabe

The Wolf of Cape Fen by Juliana Brandt

The Third Sister by Sara Blaedel

The Last Book on the Left: Stories of Murder and Mayhem from History’s Most Notorious Serial Killers by Ben Kissel, Marcus Parks, Henry Zebrowski

They Went Left by Monica Hesse

The Book of Lost Friends: A Novel by Lisa Wingate

The Last Summer of Ada Bloom by Martine Murray

The Empire of Dreams by Rae Carson

The Glass Magician by Caroline Stevermer

It Sounded Better in My Head by Nina Kenwood

The Lucky Ones by Liz Lawson

Storyville!: An Illustrated Guide to Writing Fiction by John Dufresne, Evan Wondolowski

The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires: A Novel by Grady Hendrix

Breasts and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami, Sam Bett (translator), David Boyd (translator)

Camping with Unicorns: Another Phoebe and Her Unicorn Adventure (Volume 11) by Dana Simpson

The Beauty of Your Face: A Novel by Sahar Mustafah

Little Universes by Heather Demetrios

Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know by Samira Ahmed

Something She's Not Telling Us: A Novel by Darcey Bell

Starling Days by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

On the Horizon by Lois Lowry, Kenard Pak (Illustrator)

The List of Things That Will Not Change by Rebecca Stead

Jack Kerouac Is Dead to Me by Gae Polisner

Dragman: A Novel by Steven Appleby

The Roxy Letters by Mary Pauline Lowry

The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria: The Sinking of the World's Most Glamorous Ship by Greg King, Penny Wilson

A Mother's Lie by Sarah Zettel

Afterlife by Julia Alvarez

A Dirty Year: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in Gilded Age New York by Bill Greer

Ghost Squad by Claribel Ortega

Tales From the Loop by Simon Stålenhag

Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio by Derf Backderf

Three Hours in Paris by Cara Black

Life Changing: How Humans Are Altering Life on Earth by Helen Pilcher

Broken by Don Winslow

Camp Girls: Fireside Lessons on Friendship, Courage, and Loyalty by Iris Krasnow

Strike Me Down: A Novel by Mindy Mejia

Legacy of Ash by Matthew Ward

Attention: A Love Story by Casey Schwartz

Navigate Your Stars by Jesmyn Ward, Gina Triplett (Illustrator)

The Drive by Yair Assulin, Jessica Cohen (translator)

The Astonishing Life of August March: A Novel by Aaron Jackson

Ruthless Gods: A Novel (Something Dark and Holy) by Emily A. Duncan

Eden by Tim Lebbon

Portrait of a Drunk by Olivier Schrauwen, Jerome Mulot, and Florent Ruppert

Simply Living Well: A Guide to Creating a Natural, Low-Waste Home by Julia Watkins

Roguelike by Mathew Henderson

Wave Woman: The Life and Struggles of a Surfing Pioneer by Vicky Heldreich Durand

American Harvest: God, Country, and Farming in the Heartland by Marie Mutsuki Mockett 

Rules for Being a Girl by Candace Bushnell, Katie Cotugno

Girl Crushed by Katie Heaney

What I Like About You by Marisa Kanter

My Korea: Traditional Flavors, Modern Recipes by Hooni Kim, with Aki Kamozawa

Who Speaks for the Damned (Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery Book 15) by C. S. Harris

Let's Dance by David Bowie and Hannah Marks

I Love Leopard: The Little Book of Leopard Print by Emma Bastow

Apr 07 2020

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253.5: All the Backlist! April 3, 2020

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This week, Patricia talks about a couple great fiction backlist picks, including a multi-award winning graphic novel!

This episode is sponsored by TBR.

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Books discussed on the show:

Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff

American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang, color by Lark Pien

Apr 03 2020

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E253: New Releases and More for March 31, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss Days of Distraction, Hurricane Season, We Want Our Bodies Back, and more great books.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Days of Distraction: A Novel by Alexandra Chang

More Myself: A Journey by Alicia Keys

Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor, Sophie Hughes (translator)

How to Make Friends with the Sea by Tanya Guerrero

Look by Zan Romanoff

We Want Our Bodies Back: Poems by jessica Care moore

Almost, Maine: A Novel by John Cariani

Wow, No Thank You.: Essays by Samantha Irby

WHAT WE'RE READING:

Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World by Vivek H. Murthy

Sex and Vanity: A Novel by Kevin Kwan

Malorie: A Bird Box Novel by Josh Malerman

The Invisible Life of Addie La Rue by V.E. Schwab

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Godshot: A Novel by Chelsea Bieker

August: A Novel by Callan Wink

Hour of the Assassin: A Novel by Matthew Quirk

Young Guns: Obsession, Overwatch, and the Future of Gaming by Austin Moorhead

The Gaming Mind: A New Psychology of Videogames and the Power of Play by Alexander Kriss

Being Property Once Myself: Blackness and the End of Man by Joshua Bennett

Once & Future, Vol. 1 by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora

Come the Slumberless To the Land of Nod by Traci Brimhall

What Stars Are Made Of by Sarah Allen

A for Anonymous: How a Mysterious Hacker Collective Transformed the World by David Kushner, Koren Shadmi

Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me: Depression in the First Person by Anna Mehler Paperny

Last Stop on the Red Line by Paul Maybury, Sam Lofti

The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. by Peniel E. Joseph

Repetition Nineteen by Mónica de la Torre

After Sundown: A Novel by Linda Howard, Linda Jones

Death in Mud Lick: A Coal Country Fight against the Drug Companies That Delivered the Opioid Epidemic by Eric Eyre

Wink by Rob Harrell

Hello Now by Jenny Valentine

The Woman of a Thousand Names: A Novel by Alexandra Lapierre

Kairos by Ulysse Malassagne

Murder at the Mena House (A Jane Wunderly Mystery) by Erica Ruth Neubauer

Threshold by Rob Doyle

Code Name Hélène: A Novel by Ariel Lawhon

Swing Kings: The Inside Story of Baseball's Home Run Revolution by Jared Diamond

Imagine Me (Shatter Me) by Tahereh Mafi

The Essence of Perfection by Nita Brooks

Sensuous Knowledge: A Black Feminist Approach for Everyone by Minna Salami

Efrén Divided by Ernesto Cisneros

Music from Another World by Robin Talley

The Sisters Grimm: A Novel by Menna van Praag

Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife by Bart D. Ehrman

The Other Bennet Sister: A Novel by Janice Hadlow

Michael Kohlhaas by Heinrich von Kleist, Michael Hofmann (translator)

Jane Goes North by Joe R Lansdale

We Are the Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian

The Familiar Dark by Amy Engel

We Are Totally Normal by Rahul Kanakia

Hex: A Novel by Rebecca Dinerstein Knight

Devoted by Dean Koontz

The Year After You by Nina de Pass

I Want You to Know We're Still Here: A Post-Holocaust Memoir by Esther Safran Foer

Anthropocene Rag by Alex Irvine

My Wild Garden: Notes from a Writer's Eden by Meir Shalev, Joanna Chen (translator)

Night of the Dragon (Shadow of the Fox) by Julie Kagawa

American Animals: A True Crime Memoir by Eric Borsuk

Amelia Fang and the Rainbow Rangers by Laura Ellen Anderson

Artforum by César Aira, Katherine Silver (translator)

Always Home: A Daughter's Recipes & Stories: Foreword by Alice Waters by Fanny Singer and Alice Waters

Valentine: A Novel by Elizabeth Wetmore

It's Not All Downhill From Here: A Novel by Terry McMillan

You Call This Democracy?: How to Fix Our Government and Deliver Power to the People by Elizabeth Rusch

Trust Me by Richard Z. Santos

Procrastibaking: 100 Recipes for Getting Nothing Done in the Most Delicious Way Possible by Erin Gardner

The War Went On: Reconsidering the Lives of Civil War Veterans by Brian Matthew Jordan

Cage (Reykjavik Noir trilogy Book 3) by Lilja Sigurdardottir, Quentin Bates (Translator)

Mar 31 2020

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By Mimsy2018 - May 27 2020
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I used to love this podcast but it has changed a lot. don’t understand why an adult podcast spends so much time reviewing YA books and middle school books. Please have a separate podcast for that and please review some mainstream literature.

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By Pheeburrito - May 26 2020
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This should be a YA podcast...that’s mostly what type of books are talked about.