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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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All the Backlist! August 7, 2020

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This week, Patricia talks about a couple great comic and graphic novel backlist titles!

This episode is sponsored by Henry Holt & Co.

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Books discussed on the show:

Super Late Bloomer: My Early Days in Transition by Julia Kaye

March: Book One by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

March: Book 2 by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

Books mentioned on the show:

My Life in Transition: A Super Late Bloomer Collection by Julia Kaye

March: Book 3 by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

Aug 07 2020

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E271: New Releases and More for August 4, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss The Death of Vivek Oji, The Black Kids, True Story, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot community; Henry Holt and Co. and The Eighth Detective by Alex Pavesi; and Being Lolita: A Memoir by Alisson Wood.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots by Morgan Jerkins

The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed

Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

The Girl and the Ghost by Hanna Alkaf

Leonard and Hungry Paul by Ronan Hession

A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott

Lobizona: A Novel (Wolves of No World Book 1) by Romina Garber

The Disaster Tourist by Yun Ko-Eun, Lizzie Buehler (translator)

Life of a Klansman: A Family History with White Supremacy by Edward Ball

Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy 

The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi

Fangirls: Scenes from Modern Music Culture by Hannah Ewens

True Story by Kate Reed Petty

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

Luster: A Novel by Raven Leilani 

A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America’s Hurricanes by Eric Jay Dolin

WHAT WE’RE READING:

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall

Camp Murderface by Saundra Mitchell and Josh Berk

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

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Prelude for Lost Souls by Helene Dunbar

The Last Lie (The List) by Patricia Forde

It Came from the Sky by Chelsea Sedoti

And Then I Turned Into a Mermaid by Laura Kirkpatrick

Tomboyland by Melissa Faliveno

Defacing the Monument by Susan Briante

The Comeback by Ella Berman

Rules for Being Dead by Kim Powers

Talking Animals: A Novel by Joni Murphy

The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis

Grasping Mysteries: Girls Who Loved Math by Jeannine Atkins

Toybox Americana: Characters Met Along the Way by Tim Lane

Dance on Saturday: Stories by Elwin Cotman

Imperfect Women: A Novel by Araminta Hall

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

Nymph by Leila Marzocchi

The Silent Wife: A Novel (Will Trent Book 10) by Karin Slaughter

The Lost Pianos of Siberia by Sophy Roberts

Bookish and the Beast (Once Upon A Con) by Ashley Poston

Ellie’s Voice, or Trööömmmpffff! by Piret Raud, Adam Cullen (translator)

The Hollow Ones by Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan

They Wish They Were Us by Jessica Goodman

Creating Anna Karenina: Tolstoy and the Birth of Literature’s Most Enigmatic Heroine by Bob Blaisdell

The Tunnel by A. B. Yehoshua, Stuart Schoffman (translator)

Auntie Poldi and the Handsome Antonio by Mario Giordano, John Brownjohn (translator)

The Devil’s Harvest: A Ruthless Killer, a Terrorized Community, and the Search for Justice in California’s Central Valley by Jessica Garrison 

Salvation by Caryn Lix

The Finisher (A Detective Peter Diamond Mystery) by Peter Lovesey 

Beetle & the Hollowbones by Aliza Layne

Weird Women: Classic Supernatural Fiction by Groundbreaking Female Writers: 1852-1923 by Leslie S. Klinger, Lisa Morton

Personal Writings by Albert Camus

Committed Writings by Albert Camus

Poetic License: A Memoir by Gretchen Cherington 

Double Lives: A History of Working Motherhood by Helen McCarthy

Dead West (Nils Shapiro Book 4) by Matt Goldman

Rowley Jefferson’s Awesome Friendly Adventure by Jeff Kinney 

The Magic in Changing Your Stars by Leah Henderson

Paola Santiago and the River of Tears by Tehlor Kay Mejia

The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking) by Katie Mack

The Fixed Stars by Molly Wizenberg

The Honjin Murders by Seishi Yokomizo, Louise Heal Kawai (translator)

The Infographic Guide to Grammar: A Visual Reference for Everything You Need to Know by Jara Kern

All Together Now (Eagle Rock Series) by Hope Larson

How to Live on the Edge by Sarah Lynn Scheerger

The Buddhist on Death Row: How One Man Found Light in the Darkest Place by David Sheff

My Life as a Villainess by Laura Lippman

Universe of Two: A Novel by Stephen P. Kiernan

Maenam: A Fresh Approach to Thai Cooking by Angus An

I Am Here Now by Barbara Bottner

Sometimes I Never Suffered: Poems by Shane McCrae

Great Demon Kings: A Memoir of Poetry, Sex, Art, Death, and Enlightenment by John Giorno

What Girls Need: How to Raise Bold, Courageous, and Resilient Women by Marisa Porges

Court of Lions: A Mirage Novel by Somaiya Daud

Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer

The World Aflame: A New History of War and Revolution: 1914-1945 by Dan Jones and Marina Amaral

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

You Had Me at Hola by Alexis Daria

Crash Course: If You Want to Get Away with Murder Buy a Car by Woodrow Phoenix

Lies Lies Lies by Adele Parks 

Three Apples Fell from the Sky by Narine Abgaryan, Lisa C. Hayden (Translator)

You Have to Make Your Own Fun Around Here by Frances Macken

Tales of Two Planets: Stories of Climate Change and Inequality in a Divided World by John Freeman

After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America by Jessica Goudea

Paris Never Leaves You: A Novel by Ellen Feldman

The First to Lie by Hank Phillippi Ryan

The Friendship List by Susan Mallery

12 Seconds of Silence: How a Team of Inventors, Tinkerers, and Spies Took Down a Nazi Superweapon by Jamie Holmes

The Southland by Johnny Shaw 

Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. Slaght 

Sweet Sorrow by David Nicholls

Horse Crazy: The Story of a Woman and a World in Love with an Animal by Sarah Maslin Nir

Star Settlers: The Billionaires, Geniuses, and Crazed Visionaries Out to Conquer the Universe by Fred Nadis

All the Right Mistakes: A Novel by Laura Jamison 

In the Clearing by JP Pomare

Love After Love: A Novel by Ingrid Persaud 

The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne: A Mystery by Elsa Hart

All Stirred Up: Suffrage Cookbooks, Food, and the Battle for Women’s Right to Vote by Laura Kumin

A Lab of One’s Own : One Woman’s Personal Journey Through Sexism in Science by Rita Colwell, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

A Saint from Texas by Edmund White

The Likely World by Melanie Conroy-Goldman

The Living Dead by George A. Romero and Daniel Kraus 

Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World by Lesley M.M. Blume

The Beggar’s Pawn: A Novel by John L’Heureux

Our Lady of Perpetual Hunger: A Memoir by Lisa Donovan 

The Revenge of the Werepenguin by Allan Woodrow

The Silence: A Novel by Luca Veste

Louisiana Lucky: A Novel by Julie Pennell

Why Visit America by Matthew Baker

The Good for Nothings by Danielle Banas

Bear Necessity: A Novel by James Gould-Bourn

What Happens at Night by Peter Cameron

The Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson

The First Sister (The First Sister trilogy) by Linden A. Lewis

The Bitch by Pilar Quintana, Lisa Dillman (translator)

Tender Is the Flesh by Agustina Bazterrica, Sarah Moses (translator)

Two Trees Make a Forest: Travels Among Taiwan’s Mountains and Coasts in Search of My Family’s Past by Jessica J. Lee

Looking for Miss America: A Pageant’s 100-Year Quest to Define Womanhood by Margot Mifflin

The River Home: A Novel by Hannah Richell

Vanishing Falls: A Novel by Poppy Gee

Orientation (Marvel: Avengers Assembly #1) (1) by Preeti Chhibber and James Lancett

No Fuzzball! by Isabella Kung

Addis Ababa Noir (Akashic Noir) by Maaza Mengiste

Radical Hamilton: Economic Lessons from a Misunderstood Founder  by Christian Parenti

Your Brain on Food: An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods that Fight Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, and More by Uma Naidoo

In the Valley: Stories and a Novella Based on Serena by Ron Rash 

Calling Bullshit: The Art of Skepticism in a Data-Driven World by Carl Bergstrom, Jevin West

Tampa Bay Noir (Akashic Noir) by Colette Bancroft

Eva Evergreen, Semi-Magical Witch by Julie Abe

With or Without You: A Novel by Caroline Leavitt 

Lost Souls at the Neptune Inn by Betsy Carter

Bronte’s Mistress: A Novel by Finola Austin 

The Woman in Red by Diana Giovinazzo

The Weekend by Charlotte Wood 

Hobbit Virtues: Rediscovering Virtue Ethics Through J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by Christopher A. Snyder

Set Fire to the Gods by Sara Raasch and Kristen Simmons

Inferno: A Memoir of Motherhood and Madness by Catherine Cho

The Book of Atlantis Black by Betsy Bonner 

Every Bone a Prayer by Ashley Blooms

The Love Scam by MaryJanice Davidson

My Captain America: A Memoir by Megan Margulies

The Last Stargazers: The Enduring Story of Astronomy’s Vanishing Explorers by Emily Levesque

The Mystery of Charles Dickens by A.N. Wilson

Behind the Red Door: A Novel by Megan Collins 

More Than Just a Pretty Face by Syed M. Masood 

Space Station Down by Ben Bova, Doug Beason

The Heirs of Locksley by Carrie Vaughn

The Wicked Sister by Karen Dionne

The Forest of Stars by Heather Kassner

In Case of Emergency: A Novel by E. G. Scott

Out of This World #1 by Chris Wooding

Being Lolita: A Memoir by Alisson Wood

Moms by Yeong-shin Ma and Janet Hong 

Six Days in August: The Story of Stockholm Syndrome by David King

Here Is the Sweet Hand: Poems by francine j. harris

Cattywampus by Ash Van Otterloo

Some Kind of Animal by Maria Romasco Moore

Inventory: A Memoir by Darran Anderson

Seven Devils by Laura Lam and Elizabeth May

Vanessa Yu’s Magical Paris Tea Shop by Roselle Lim

The Night Swim: A Novel by Megan Goldin

Convince Me: A Novel by Nina Sadowsky

The Lost Jewels: A Novel by Kirsty Manning

The Boys’ Club: A Novel by Erica Katz

To the Lake: A Balkan Journey of War and Peace by Kapka Kassabova 

The Bright Side Sanctuary for Animals: A Novel by Becky Mandelbaum

If I Had Two Wings: Stories by Randall Kenan

Guillotine: Poems by Eduardo C. Corral

Queen of the Court: The Extraordinary Life of Tennis Legend Alice Marble by Madeleine Blais 

A Map to the Sun by Sloane Leong

Thread Doodling: Over 20 modern designs for stitching in the moment by Carina Envoldsen-Harris

The Eighth Detective by Alex Pavesi

Asylum: A personal, historical, natural inquiry in 103 lyric sections by Jill Bialosky

Why I Don’t Write: And Other Stories by Susan Minot

Aug 04 2020

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270.5: All the Backlist! July 31, 2020

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This week, Tirzah talks about two great backlist books, including books about complicated families with LGBTQ+ characters.

This episode is sponsored by The Chronicles of Now podcast from Pushkin Industries.

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Books Discussed on the Show:

It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura

This Time Will Be Different by Misa Sugiura

The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donoghue

The Lotterys More or Less by Emma Donoghue

The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue

Jul 31 2020

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E270: New Releases and More for July 28, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss This Is My America, The Silence of the White City, I Kissed Alice, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by The Chronicles of Now podcast from Pushkin Industries; Malorie, the thrilling sequel to Bird Box, from New York Times bestselling author Josh Malerman; and Best Fiends.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Let’s Never Talk About This Again: A Memoir by Sara Faith Alterman

Stranger Things: Into the Fire by Jody Houser, Ryan Kelly, Le Beau Underwood, Triona Farrell, and Nate Piekos

The Silence of the White City by Eva García Sáenz

This Is My America by Kim Johnson

It Is Wood, It Is Stone: A Novel by Gabriella Burnham  

Quintessence by Jess Redman

His & Hers by Alice Feeney

I Kissed Alice by Anna Birch and Victoria Ying

WHAT WE’RE READING:

The Butterfly Lampshade by Aimee Bender

The Survivors by Jane Harper

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

1st Case by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts

Ferment: A Memoir of Mental Illness, Redemption, and Winemaking in the Mosel by Patrick Dobson

The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech by William Deresiewicz

Intimations: Six Essays by Zadie Smith 

Wiving: A Memoir of Loving then Leaving the Patriarchy by Caitlin Myer

The Imago Stage by Karoline Georges, Rhonda Mullins (translator)

Demon in White (Sun Eater Book 3) by Christopher Ruocchio

Earth A.D. The Poisoning of The American Landscape and the Communities that Fought Back by Michael Lee Nirenberg 

How to Build a Story . . . Or, the Big What If by Frances O’Roark Dowell, Stacy Ebert

Ever Cursed by Corey Ann Haydu

Today Tonight Tomorrow by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Constitution Illustrated by R. Sikoryak

One Story by Gipi 

A Grave is Given Supper by Mike Soto

The Friend Scheme by Cale Dietrich

A Royal Affair: A Sparks & Bainbridge Mystery by Allison Montclair

SFSX (Safe Sex) Volume 1: Protection by Tina Horn, Michael Dowling, et al.

Intentional Integrity: How Smart Companies Can Lead an Ethical Revolution–and Why That’s Good for All of Us by Robert Chesnut

The Wife Who Knew Too Much by Michele Campbell 

Battle Born: Lapis Lazuli by Maximilian Uriarte

Something to Live For by Richard Roper

Men on Horseback: The Power of Charisma in the Age of Revolution by David A. Bell

True or False: A CIA Analyst’s Guide to Spotting Fake News by Cindy L. Otis

Until It’s Over: A Novel by Nicci French

Hieroglyphics by Jill McCorkle 

Deep Delta Justice: A Black Teen, His Lawyer, and Their Groundbreaking Battle for Civil Rights in the South by Matthew Van Meter

The Five Books of (Robert) Moses by Arthur Nersesian 

The Girl in the White Van by April Henry

Dare to Speak: Defending Free Speech for All by Suzanne Nossel

Doggos Doing Things: The Hilarious World of Puppos, Borkers, and Other Good Bois by Creators of @doggosdoingthings

The Mall: A Novel by Megan McCafferty

Deal with the Devil: A Mercenary Librarians Novel by Kit Rocha

Living Lively: 80 Plant-Based Recipes to Activate Your Power and Feed Your Potential by Haile Thomas

Uncrowned Queen: The Life of Margaret Beaufort, Mother of the Tudors by Nicola Tallis

When She Was Good by Michael Robotham

Mayday 1971: A White House at War, a Revolt in the Streets, and the Untold History of America’s Biggest Mass Arrest by Lawrence Roberts 

Fantastic Origami Flying Creatures: 24 Realistic Models by Hisao Fukui

Automatic Reload: A Novel by Ferrett Steinmetz  

Mr. Malcolm’s List by Suzanne Allain

The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers by Mark Gevisser

Is Rape a Crime?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto by Michelle Bowdler

Afterland by Lauren Beukes

Far Out Man: Tales of Life in the Counterculture by Eric Utne

The End of Her by Shari Lapena

Life Events: A Novel by Karolina Waclawiak

Kings County by David Goodwillie

Bottled Goods: A Novel by Sophie van Llewyn

The Truth Hurts: A Novel by Rebecca Reid

East of Hounslow (Jay Qasim, Book 1) by Khurrum Rahman

Someone’s Listening : A Novel by Seraphina Nova Glass

Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir by Natasha Trethewey

Playing Nice: A Novel by JP Delaney

A Star Is Bored by Byron Lane

The Kids Are Gonna Ask: A Novel by Gretchen Anthony 

City of Secrets by Victoria Ying

Florida Man: A Novel by Tom Cooper

The Complete Works of Alberto Caeiro by Fernando Pessoa 

The Aunt Who Wouldn’t Die: A Novel by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

Fathoms: The World in the Whale by Rebecca Giggs

Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town by Barbara Demick

The Apocalypse Factory: Plutonium and the Making of the Atomic Age by Steve Olson

Perception: How Our Bodies Shape Our Minds by Dennis Proffitt, Drake Baer 

A Wicked Magic by Sasha Laurens

A Dominant Character: The Radical Science and Restless Politics of J. B. S. Haldane by Samanth Subramanian

Avoid the Day: A New Nonfiction in 2 Movements by Jay Kirk

Unspeakable Acts: True Tales of Crime, Murder, Deceit, and Obsession by Sarah Weinman

Crossings by Alex Landragin

Empire of Wild: A Novel by Cherie Dimaline

The Worst of All Possible Worlds (The Salvagers #3) by Alex White

Flyaway by Kathleen Jennings

Hell in the Heartland: Murder, Meth, and the Case of Two Missing Girls by Jax Miller

The Stepping Off Place by Cameron Kelly Rosenblum

Strange Bedfellows: Adventures into the Science, History, and Surprising Secrets of STDs by Ina Park

The Fate of a Flapper: A Mystery by Susanna Calkins 

I Hold a Wolf by the Ears: Stories by Laura van den Berg

The Two Mrs. Carlyles by Suzanne Rindell

No Presents Please: Mumbai Stories by Jayant Kaikini, Tejaswini Niranjana (Translator)

Must I Go: A Novel by Yiyun Li

The Cloven: Book One by Garth Stein and Matthew Southworth

The Care and Feeding of Waspish Widows: Feminine Pursuits by Olivia Waite

The Wild Laughter by Caoilinn Hughes

Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy 3 by William Schafer

Jul 28 2020

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269.5: All the Backlist! July 24, 2020

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This week, Patricia talks about a couple great backlist titles, including one title she’s gifted multiple times!

This episode is sponsored by “With the Bark Off: Conversations from the LBJ Presidential Library!”

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Books discussed on the show:

Brave, Not Perfect: How Celebrating Imperfection Helps You Live Your Best, Most Joyful Life by Reshma Saujani

Octavia Butler’s Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Damian Duffy and John Jennings

Jul 24 2020

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E269: New Releases and More for July 21, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Hamnet, 10 Things I Hate About Pinky, He Started It, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot community; Saga Press, the publisher of award-winning speculative fiction from authors like Stephen Graham Jones, Ursula K. Le Guin, Ken Liu, and Rebecca Roanhorse; and Ritual.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Hamnet: A novel by Maggie O’Farrell 

The Pull of the Stars: A Novel by Emma Donoghue 

He Started It by Samantha Downing

The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson

The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist by Adrian Tomine

The Mysterious Messenger by Gilbert Ford

The Perfect Father: The True Story of Chris Watts, His All-American Family, and a Shocking Murder by John Glatt

The Unidentified: Mythical Monsters, Alien Encounters, and Our Obsession with the Unexplained by Colin Dickey

10 Things I Hate about Pinky by Sandhya Menon

WHAT WE’RE READING:

The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan

Sing Backwards and Weep by Mark Lanegan

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Splinters of Scarlet by Emily Bain Murphy

Quantum Shadows by L. E. Modesitt Jr. 

On Nostalgia by David Berry

MEG: Generations by Steve Alten 

Alpha Omega by Nicholas Bowling 

Science Fictions: How Fraud, Bias, Negligence, and Hype Undermine the Search for Truth by Stuart Ritchie

It’s Your Funeral by Emily Riesbeck, Ellen Kramer

He Came in With It: A Portrait of Motherhood and Madness by Miriam Feldman

Remain in Love: Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, Tina by Chris Frantz 

Pew: A Novel by Catherine Lacey

The Big Book of Modern Fantasy edited by Ann and Jeff Vandermeer

She Proclaims: Our Declaration of Independence from a Man’s World by Jennifer Palmieri

Trouble the Saints: A Novel by Alaya Dawn Johnson

The Vanishing Sky by L. Annette Binder

The Nemesis Manifesto (Evan Ryder) by Eric Van Lustbader  

More Than Maybe: A Novel by Erin Hahn

I Got a Monster: The Rise and Fall of America’s Most Corrupt Police Squad by Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg

I Come with Knives: Malus Domestica by S. A. Hunt

How Lulu Lost Her Mind by Rachel Gibson 

Austen Years: A Memoir in Five Novels by Rachel Cohen

The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez by Adrianna Cuevas

The Indomitable Florence Finch: The Untold Story of a War Widow Turned Resistance Fighter and Savior of American POWs by Robert J. Mrazek

The Unadoptables by Hana Tooke

I You We Them: Walking into the World of the Desk Killer by Dan Gretton

How You Say It: Why You Talk the Way You Do – and What It Says About You by Katherine D. Kinzler

Decoding Your Cat: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Cat Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones by American College of Veterinary Behaviorists 

Lights Out: Pride, Delusion, and the Fall of General Electric by Thomas Gryta and Ted Mann

The Emotional Load: And Other Invisible Stuff by Emma and Una Dimitrijevic

Grove: A Field Novel by Esther Kinsky, Caroline Schmidt (translator)

Skin Deep (Siobhan O’Brien Book 1) by Sung J. Woo

Act (A Click Graphic Novel) by Kayla Miller

The Kindness of Strangers: How a Selfish Ape Invented a New Moral Code by Michael E. McCullough

The Divine Boys by Laura Restrepo, Carolina De Robertis  (translator)

A Woman’s Place: Inside the Fight for a Feminist Future by Kylie Cheung

The Road from Raqqa: A Story of Brotherhood, Borders, and Belonging by Jordan Ritter Conn

Shadow Garden by Alexandra Burt 

The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel

Waiting for an Echo: The Madness of American Incarceration by Christine Montross

Clean: The New Science of Skin by James Hamblin 

Baseless: My Search for Secrets in the Ruins of the Freedom of Information Act by Nicholson Baker

Sisters in Hate: Women on the Front Lines of White Nationalism by Seyward Darby

Riding with the Ghost: A Memoir by Justin Taylor

River of Dreams by Jan Nash

More Better Deals by Joe Lansdale

Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism by Anne Applebaum

Larger Than Life: A History of Boy Bands from NKOTB to BTS by Maria Sherman

The Loyalties: A Novel by Delphine de Vigan

Heaven and Earth by Paolo Giordano

South of the Buttonwood Tree by Heather Webber

Musical Chairs: A Novel by Amy Poeppel 

The Daughters of Foxcote Manor by Eve Chase

Savage Legion (Savage Rebellion) by Matt Wallace

Elvin Link, Please Report to the Principal’s Office! by Drew Dernavich

Ashes of the Sun (Burning Blade Silver Eye #1) by Django Wexler

War Stories by Gordon Korman  

Nobody: A Hymn to the Sea by Alice Oswald 

Axiom’s End: A Novel by Lindsay Ellis

Malorie: A Novel by Josh Malerman

I Saw Him Die: A Novel by Andrew Wilson

The Sin in the Steel by Ryan Van Loan

Some Go Home: A Novel by Odie Lindsey

The Woman Before Wallis: A Novel of Windsors, Vanderbilts, and Royal Scandal by Bryn Turnbull 

The Vacation: A Novel by T. M. Logan

Felted Animal Knits: 20 keep-forever friends to knit, felt and love by Catherine Arnfield

Paris is Always a Good Idea by Jenn McKinlay 

Girl from Nowhere by Tiffany Rosenhan

The Beauty of Living: E. E. Cummings in the Great War by Alison Rosenblitt

Shielded by KayLynn Flanders

Puppies by Maurizio de Giovanni, Antony Shugaar (translator)

Love and Theft: A Novel by Stan Parish

The Sqirl Jam Book (Jelly, Fruit Butter, and Others) by Jessica Koslow

Happiness Will Follow by Mike Hawthorne

The Lives of Edie Pritchard by Larry Watson

The Double X Economy: The Epic Potential of Women’s Empowerment by Linda Scott

Jul 21 2020

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268.5: All the Backlist! July 17, 2020

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This week, Tirzah talks about two great backlist books, including two books about missing sisters.

This episode is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publisher of Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust.

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Books Discussed on the Show:

Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok

One Came Home by Amy Timberlake

True Grit by Charles Portis

Jul 17 2020

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E268: New Releases and More for July 14, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss Utopia Avenue, The Extraordinaries, Running, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot community; Flatiron Books, publisher of Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosby; and Size Zero by Abigail Mangin.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones

The Extraordinaries by T.J. Klune

Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell

Running by Natalia Sylvester

Devil’s Ballast by Meg Caddy

Well-Behaved Indian Women by Saumya Dave

The King of Confidence: A Tale of Utopian Dreamers, Frontier Schemers, True Believers, False Prophets, and the Murder of an American Monarch by Miles Harvey

A Sweet Mess by Jayci Lee

WHAT WE’RE READING:

The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune

Cursed Objects: Strange but True Stories of the World’s Most Infamous Items by J. W. Ocker

A Unified Theory of Cats on the Internet by E.J. White

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

One Year at Ellsmere by Faith Erin Hicks

The Good Doctor: Why Medical Uncertainty Matters by Kenneth Brigham, Michael M. E. Johns

Keep My Heart in San Francisco by Amelia Diane Coombs

Come Again by Robert Webb

Red Noise by John P. Murphy

Character: The History of a Cultural Obsession by Marjorie Garber

The Orphans of Raspay by Lois McMaster Bujold

Never Ask Me by Jeff Abbott

Promised Land: How the Rise of the Middle Class Transformed America, 1929-1968 by David Stebenne

The Names of All the Flowers: A Memoir by Melissa Valentine

Cut to the Bone: A Novel by Ellison Cooper

The Burden of Truth by Neal Griffin

A Dangerous Breed: A Novel (Van Shaw Novels) by Glen Erik Hamilton

Disposable City: Miami’s Future on the Shores of Climate Catastrophe by Mario Alejandro Ariza

Little Book of Video Games: 70 Classics That Everyone Should Know and Play by Melissa Brinks

Mansour’s Eyes by Ryad Girod, Chris Clarke (translator)

The Year of Dangerous Days: Race, Riots, and Refugees in Miami 1980 by Nicholas Griffin

The Unstoppable Wasp: Built On Hope by Sam Maggs

F*ckface: And Other Stories by Leah Hampton

Wonderland by Zoje Stage

They Didn’t See Us Coming: The Hidden History of Feminism in the Nineties by Lisa Levenstein

Miracle Country: A Memoir by Kendra Atleework

Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age by Bruce Feiler

Make Russia Great Again: A Novel by Christopher Buckley

The Lantern Men (Ruth Galloway Mysteries Book 12) by Elly Griffiths

Jack Kirby: The Epic Life of the King of Comics by Tom Scioli

A Very Punchable Face: A Memoir by Colin Jost

Blacksad: The Collected Stories by Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido

Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close by Aminatou Sow, Ann Friedman

Survival of the Friendliest : Understanding Our Origins and Rediscovering Our Common Humanity by Brian Hare, Vanessa Woods

Carville’s Cure: Leprosy, Stigma, and the Fight for Justice by Pam Fessler

The Journeys of Trees: A Story about Forests, People, and the Future by Zach St. George

The Divine Miss Marble: A Life of Tennis, Fame, and Mystery by Robert Weintraub

Shuttle, Houston: My Life in the Center Seat of Mission Control by Paul Dye

Sex and Lies: True Stories of Women’s Intimate Lives in the Arab World by Leila Slimani

The Gamesmaster: My Life in the ’80s Geek Culture Trenches with G.I. Joe, Dungeons & Dragons, and The Transformers by Flint Dille

The Sensitives: The Rise of Environmental Illness and the Search for America’s Last Pure Place by Oliver Broudy

The Infinite Machine: How an Army of Crypto-hackers Is Building the Next Internet with Ethereum by Camila Russo

Dear Emmie Blue: A Novel by Lia Louis

When Truth Is All You Have: A Memoir of Faith, Justice, and Freedom for the Wrongly Convicted by Jim McCloskey

How to Save a Life by Liz Fenton, Lisa Steinke

Inheritors by Asako Serizawa

Unfuck Your Worth: Overcome Your Money Emotions, Value Your Own Labor, and Manage Financial Freak-outs in a Capitalist Hellscape (5-minute Therapy) by Ph.D. Harper, Faith G.

A Good Family by A.H. Kim

Shirley and Jamila Save Their Summer by Gillian Goerz

Filthy Beasts: A Memoir by Kirkland Hamill

Being Toffee by Sarah Crossan

Travels with a Writing Brush: Classical Japanese Travel Writing from the Manyoshu to Basho by Meredith McKinney (Editor, Translator)

Danny Constantino’s First (and Maybe Last?) Date by Paul Acampora

Underwater: How Our American Dream of Home-ownership Became a Nightmare by Ryan Dezember

The Merchant of Prato: Daily Life in an Italian Medieval City by Iris Origo

The Invention of Sophie Carter by Samantha Hastings

Outraged: Why Everyone Is Shouting and No One Is Talking by Ashley ‘Dotty’ Charles

Death and the Butterfly: A Novel by Colin Hester

Mayhem by Estelle Laure

A Thief Among the Trees: An Ember in the Ashes Graphic Novel by Sabaa Tahir, Nicole Andelfinger, Sonia Liao (Illustrator)

All Our Broken Idols by Paul M.M. Cooper

Death Rattle by Alex Gilly

What You Wish For by Katherine Center

The Safe Place: A Novel by Anna Downes

Blacktop Wasteland: A Novel by S. A. Cosby

The Do-Over by Jennifer Honeybourn

Gimme Everything You Got by Iva-Marie Palmer

The Glare by Margot Harrison

The Nesting Dolls: A Novel by Alina Adams

Survival Instincts by Jen Waite

The Fell of Dark by Caleb Roehrig

Niche: A Memoir in Pastiche by Momus

Butch Cassidy: The True Story of an American Outlaw by Charles Leerhsen

Garlic, Mint, & Sweet Basil by Jean-Claude Izzo, Howard Curtis (translator)

Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars: Space, Exploration, and Life on Earth by Kate Greene

Other People’s Pets by R.L. Maizes

Now & When by Sara Bennett Wealer

Above Us Only Sky: Essays by Marion Winik

Age of Consent by Amanda Brainerd

Mother Land: A Novel by Leah Franqui

The Relentless Moon (Lady Astronaut #3) by Mary Robinette Kowal

Natural History: A Novel by Carlos Fonseca, Megan McDowell (translator)

A History of My Brief Body by Billy-Ray Belcourt

The Montague Twins by Nathan Page and Drew Shannon

He Must Like You by Danielle Younge-Ullman

Crooked Hallelujah by Kelli Jo Ford

Wilderness Chef: The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Outdoors by Ray Mears

Soaked! by Abi Cushman

Jul 14 2020

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267.5: All the Backlist! July 10, 2020

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This week, Patricia talks about a couple great nonfiction backlist titles, including one title that blew her mind!

This episode is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publishers of Mirage by Somaiya Daud!

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Books discussed on the show:

How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective edited by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Kiss Number 8 by Colleen AF Venable & Ellen T. Crenshaw

Books mentioned on the show:

Marcella’s Italian Kitchen by Marcella Hazan

The Perfect Cookie: Your Ultimate Guide to Foolproof Cookies, Brownies & Bars from America’s Test Kitchen

Jul 10 2020

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E267: New Releases and More for July 7, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss The Cold Vanish, The Voting Booth, Want, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot community; TBR, Book Riot’s subscription service offering Tailored Book Recommendations for readers of all stripes; and Ecco Books and The Son of Good Fortune by Lysley Tenorio.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

The Cold Vanish: Seeking the Missing in North America’s Wildlands by Jon Billman

Into the Streets: A Young Person’s Visual History of Protest in the United States by Marke Bieschke

The Color of Air: A Novel by Gail Tsukiyama

The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert

Want: A Novel by Lynn Steger Strong

The Sirens of Mars: Searching for Life on Another World by Sarah Stewart Johnson

Burn Our Bodies Down by Rory Power

Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century by Alice Wong

WHAT WE’RE READING:

My Eyes Are Up Here by Laura Zimmermann

Leave the World Behind: A Novel by Rumaan Alam

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Once You Go This Far: A Mystery by Kristen Lepionka

Alice Knott by Blake Butler

Mother Daughter Widow Wife: A Novel by Robin Wasserman

Separated: Inside an American Tragedy by Jacob Soboroff

Marah Chase and the Fountain of Youth: A Novel by Jay Stringer

After the Body: New & Selected Poems by Cleopatra Mathis

Seekers of the Wild Realm (The Wild Realm) by Alexandra Ott

Eight Lane Runaways by Henry McCausland

Let Them Eat Pancakes: One Man’s Personal Revolution in the City of Light by Craig Carlson

Breathing Through the Wound: A Novel by Víctor del Árbol, Lisa Dillman (translator)

Memoirs and Misinformation: A novel by Jim Carrey and Dana Vachon

Antkind: A Novel by Charlie Kaufman

You’re Next by Kylie Schachte

Katrina: A History, 1915–2015 by Andy Horowitz

Long Story Short: Turning Famous Books into Cartoons by Mr. Fish

Let them Eat Tweets: How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality by Jacob S. Hacker, Paul Pierson

The Marked Volume 1: Fresh Ink by David Hine, Brian Haberlin, Geirrod Van Dyke

Hard Wired by Len Vlahos

Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust

The Damned by Renée Ahdieh

The Psychic Soviet by Ian F Svenonius

Members Only by Sameer Pandya

Paying the Land by Joe Sacco

Coop Knows the Scoop by Taryn Souders

Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall

Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World by Leslie Kern

How to Take Awesome Photos of Cats by Andrew Marttila

The Rules of Contagion: Why Things Spread–And Why They Stop by Adam Kucharski

Fresh Water for Flowers by Valérie Perrin, Hildegarde Serle (translator)

The Hungover Games: A True Story by Sophie Heawood

The Lost City: The Omte Origins (from the World of the Trylle) by Amanda Hocking

The Well-Gardened Mind: The Restorative Power of Nature by Sue Stuart-Smith

Rockaway: Surfing Headlong into a New Life by Diane Cardwell

Dewey Defeats Truman: The 1948 Election and the Battle for America’s Soul by A. J. Baime

Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy by Larry Tye

The Golden Thread: The Cold War and the Mysterious Death of Dag Hammarskjöld by Ravi Somaiya

Live to Tell the Tale: Combat Tactics for Player Characters by Keith Ammann

Notes on a Silencing: A Memoir by Lacy Crawford

Gatecrasher: How I Helped the Rich Become Famous and Ruin the World by Ben Widdicombe

A Natural History of Color: The Science Behind What We See and How We See it by Rob DeSalle

One to Watch: A Novel by Kate Stayman-London

Random Sh*t Flying Through the Air by Jackson Ford

Lady Romeo: The Radical and Revolutionary Life of Charlotte Cushman, America’s First Celebrity by Tana Wojczuk

Miss Graham’s Cold War Cookbook: A Novel by Celia Rees

Of Mutts and Men (A Chet & Bernie Mystery) by Spencer Quinn

The Ballad of Big Feeling by Ari Braverman

Modern Witchcraft: Goddess Empowerment for the Kick-Ass Woman by Deborah Blake

The Book of Fatal Errors (The Feylawn Chronicles) by Dashka Slater

Quitter: A Memoir of Drinking, Relapse, and Recovery by Erica C. Barnett

The Lost and Found Bookshop: A Novel by Susan Wiggs

Bonnie: A Novel by Christina Schwarz

True Love: A Novel by Sarah Gerard

In the Land of Good Living: A Journey to the Heart of Florida by Kent Russell

The End of White Politics: How to Heal Our Liberal Divide by Zerlina Maxwell

Red Dust by Yoss, David Frye (translator)

Say It Louder!: Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy by Tiffany Cross

The Good Luck Stone by Heather Bell Adams

Monstress: Stories (Art of the Story) by Lysley Tenorio

Craigslist Confessional: A Collection of Secrets from Anonymous Strangers by Helena Dea Bala

Every Sky a Grave: A Novel by Jay Posey

Watching You Without Me: A novel by Lynn Coady

The Big Book of Mars by Marc Hartzman

The Book of Dragons: An Anthology by Jonathan Strahan

Sensation Machines by Adam Wilson

Bright Precious Thing: A Memoir by Gail Caldwell

Mapping Humanity: How Modern Genetics Is Changing Criminal Justice, Personalized Medicine, and Our Identities by Joshua Z. Rappoport

Lake Life: A Novel by David James Poissant

Fast Girls: A Novel of the 1936 Women’s Olympic Team by Elise Hooper

You Again: A Novel by Debra Jo Immergut

An Education in Ruin by Alexis Bass

B*witch by Paige McKenzie and Nancy Ohlin

Dress Coded by Carrie Firestone

Survivor Song: A Novel by Paul Tremblay

Last One Out Shut Off the Lights by Stephanie Soileau

The Caiplie Caves: Poems by Karen Solie

Desert Notebooks: A Road Map for the End of Time by Ben Ehrenreich

The Lost Art of Dying: Reviving Forgotten Wisdom by L.S. Dugdale

American Follies by Norman Lock

Scorpionfish by Natalie Bakopoulos

22 Minutes of Unconditional Love by Daphne Merkin

Out of Time by David Klass

Open Secrets by Sheila Kohler

The Case of the Vanishing Blonde: And Other True Crime Stories by Mark Bowden

The Party Upstairs by Lee Conell

Haunted Heroine (Heroine Complex Book 4) by Sarah Kuhn

Not Like the Movies by Kerry Winfrey

The Princess Will Save You by Sarah Henning

Accidental by Alex Richards

A Peculiar Peril (The Misadventures of Jonathan Lambshead) by Jeff VanderMeer

The Vapors: A Southern Family, the New York Mob, and the Rise and Fall of Hot Springs, America’s Forgotten Capital of Vice by David Hill

Cinderella Is Dead by Kalynn Bayron

All These Monsters by Amy Tintera

The Bright Lands by John Fram

Becoming Duchess Goldblatt by Anonymous

Unravel the Dusk (The Blood of Stars) by Elizabeth Lim

Not Your All-American Girl by Wendy Wan-Long Shang and Madelyn Rosenberg

Faith: Taking Flight by Julie Murphy

Unconquerable Sun by Kate Elliott

Cool for America: Stories by Andrew Martin

Florence Adler Swims Forever: A Novel by Rachel Beanland

Vernon Subutex 2: A Novel by Virginie Despentes, Frank Wynne (translator)

Branwell: A Novel of the Brontë Brother by Douglas A. Martin

Artifact by Arlene Heyman

Scare Me by K. R. Alexander

Cinderbiter: Celtic Poems by Martin Shaw and Tony Hoagland

Hurry Home: A Novel by Roz Nay

The Heir Affair (The Royal We) by Heather Cocks, Jessica Morgan

Or What You Will by Jo Walton

Ghost Hunter’s Daughter by Dan Poblocki

Love, Jacaranda by Alex Flinn

Not Another Love Song by Olivia Wildenstein

The Golden Thread: The Cold War Mystery Surrounding the Death of Dag Hammarskjöld by Ravi Somaiya

The Act of Living: What the Great Psychologists Can Teach Us About Finding Fulfillment by Frank Tallis

The Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir by Michele Harper

The Unleashed by Danielle Vega

A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor: A Novel by Hank Green

The Golden Cage by Camilla Läckberg, Neil Smith (translator)

Finders Creepers (Half Past Peculiar Book 1) by Derek Fridolfs, Dustin Nguyen

Fraternity: Stories by Benjamin Nugent

The Last Wife by Karen Hamilton

The Heart and Other Monsters: A Memoir by Rose Andersen

Standoff: Race, Policing, and a Deadly Assault That Gripped a Nation by Jamie Thompson

The Shadows: A Novel by Alex North

The Patient by Jasper DeWitt

The Son of Good Fortune: A Novel by Lysley Tenorio

Muse Squad: The Cassandra Curse by Chantel Acevedo

How to Write a Story by Kate Messner, Mark Siegel

Danbi Leads the School Parade by Anna Kim

History Smashers: The Mayflower by Kate Messner

Jul 07 2020

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E266: New Releases and More for June 30, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss Mexican Gothic, Forest of Souls, Action Park, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Hey YA, Book Riot’s own podcast about all things young adult lit; Best Fiends; and Size Zero by Abigail Mangin.

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

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Girl and the Witch’s Garden by Erin Bowman

Action Park: Fast Times, Wild Rides, and the Untold Story of America’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park by Andy Mulvihill, Jake Rossen

Forest of Souls by Lori M. Lee

Take a Hint, Dani Brown: A Novel (The Brown Sisters) by Talia Hibbert

The Angel of the Crows by Katherine Addison

Sex and Vanity: A Novel by Kevin Kwan

Everything Is an Emergency: An OCD Story in Words & Pictures by Jason Adam Katzenstein

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

WHAT WE’RE READING:

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

The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Opium and Absinthe: A Novel by Lydia Kang

Love, Creekwood: A Simonverse Novella by Becky Albertalli

In the Role of Brie Hutchens… by Nicole Melleby

Friends and Strangers by J Courtney Sullivan

The Lion’s Den by Katherine St. John

I Killed Zoe Spanos by Kit Frick

The Finders: A Mystery (Mace Reid K-9 Mystery (1)) by Jeffrey B. Burton

Of Color: Essays by Jaswinder Bolina

The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel by Fred Fordham (Adapter), F. Scott Fitzgerald (Author), Aya Morton (Illustrator)

The Amelia Six by Kristin L. Gray

It’s Girls Like You, Mickey by Patti Kim

Thin Girls: A Novel by Diana Clarke

A Most Wicked Conspiracy: The Last Great Swindle of the Gilded Age by Paul Starobin

The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What’s Possible in the Age of Warming by Eric Holthaus

The Poetry of Strangers: What I Learned Traveling America with a Typewriter by Brian Sonia-Wallace

The Demagogue’s Playbook: The Battle for American Democracy from the Founders to Trump by Eric A. Posner

A Most Beautiful Thing: The True Story of America’s First All-Black High School Rowing Team by Arshay Cooper

The Kids Are All Left: How Young Voters Will Unite America by David Faris

The Brave by James Bird

Niqiliurniq: A Cookbook from Igloolik by Micah Arreak, Annie Désilets, Lucy Kappianaq, Glenda Kripanik, Kanadaise Uyarasuk

A Good Duke Is Hard to Find by Christina Britton

This is What Democracy Looked Like: A Visual History of the Printed Ballot by Alicia Yin Cheng

This Is Major: Notes on Diana Ross, Dark Girls, and Being Dope by Shayla Lawson

The Shadows of Foxworth by V.C. Andrews

Love & Other Crimes: Stories by Sara Paretsky

She’s Faking It: A Novel by Kristin Rockaway

Bee People and the Bugs They Love by Frank Mortimer

Chicano Eats: Recipes from My Mexican-American Kitchen by Esteban Castillo

The Way a Line Hallucinates Its Own Linearity by Danielle Vogel

A More Perfect Reunion: Race, Integration, and the Future of America by Calvin Baker

Of Bears and Ballots: An Alaskan Adventure in Small-Town Politics by Heather Lende

Home Before Dark by Riley Sager

Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century by Alice Wong

The Black Swan of Paris: A Novel by Karen Robards

Slowing Down to Run Faster: A Sense-able Approach to Movement by Edward Yu

All the Broken People by Leah Konen

Destination Wedding by Diksha Basu

The Flower of the Witch by Enrico Orlandi, Jamie Richards (translator)

Blue Ticket: A Novel by Sophie Mackintosh

Nine Shiny Objects: A Novel by Brian Castleberry

It Is Wood, It Is Stone: A Novel by Gabriella Burnham

Ms. Gloria Steinem: A Life by Winifred Conkling

Use the Power You Have: A Brown Woman’s Guide to Politics and Political Change by Pramila Jayapal

The Empire of Gold: A Novel (The Daevabad Trilogy Book 3) by S. A. Chakraborty

Daring and the Duke: The Bareknuckle Bastards Book III by Sarah MacLean

Dark August: A Novel by Katie Tallo

Self Care by Leigh Stein

Child Star by Brian “Box” Brown

The Dilemma by B. A. Paris

Her Last Flight: A Novel by Beatriz Williams

Interlibrary Loan by Gene Wolfe

Goddess in the Machine by Lora Beth Johnson

The Devil of Downtown: Uptown Girls by Joanna Shupe

The Orphans of Raspay by Lois McMaster Bujold

About a Rogue: Desperately Seeking Duke by Caroline Linden

The Lending Library: A Novel by Aliza Fogelson

Jun 30 2020

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265.6: All the Backlist! June 26, 2020

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This week, Patricia talks about a couple great nonfiction backlist titles, including one title that may change your life!

This episode is sponsored by TBR: Book Riot’s service for Tailored Book Recommendations, now available as a gift!

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Books discussed on the show:

Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life by Emily Nagoski, PhD

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

Jun 26 2020

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E265: Anti-Racist and Pride Reading Recs

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This week, Patricia and special guest Mary Kay discuss some Anti-Racist and Pride reading recommendations in a special themed episode!

This episode is sponsored by Hey YA, Book Riot’s own podcast about all things young adult lit, Ritual, and Saga Press, publisher of award-winning speculative fiction.

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Books Discussed On The Show:

Wow, No Thank You by Samantha Irby

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall

The Low, Low Woods by Carmen Maria Machado (or, truly, anything by her)

A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns by Archie Bongiovanni & Tristan Jimerson

Roots or The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley

The Body is Not An Apology: the Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

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

Gender: A Graphic Guide by Meg-John Barker

Interlibrary Loan by Gene Wolfe

Jun 23 2020

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264.5: All the Backlist! June 19, 2020

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This week, Tirzah talks about two great backlist books, including two memoirs by trans women.

This episode is sponsored by TBR: Book Riot’s service for Tailored Book Recommendations, now available as a gift!

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Books Discussed on the Show:

Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love, and So Much More by Janet Mock

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

Jun 19 2020

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E264: New Releases and More for June 16, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Saving Ruby King, I’ll Be the One, The Lightness, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Hey YA, Book Riot’s own podcast about all things young adult lit; Saga Press, publisher of award-winning speculative fiction; and TBR: Tailored Book Recommendations, Book Riot’s personalized reading recommendation service, which now has gifting!

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Saving Ruby King by Catherine Adel West

Vera Kelly is Not a Mystery by Rosalie Knecht

The Lightness: A Novel by Emily Temple

I Was Told It Would Get Easier by Abbi Waxman

Sad Janet by Lucie Britsch

I’ll Be the One by Lyla Lee

The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, Margaret Jull Costa (Translator), Robin Patterson (Translator)

The Margot Affair: A Novel by Sanaë Lemoine

WHAT WE’RE READING:

Catherine House: A Novel by Elisabeth Thomas

The Gone-Away World by Nick Harkaway

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

Brag Better: Master the Art of Fearless Self-Promotion by Meredith Fineman

Strange Rites New Religions for a Godless World by Tara Isabella Burton

Hella by David Gerrold

Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre by Max Brooks

Sleepovers: Stories by Ashleigh Bryant Phillips

Tiananmen 1989: Our Shattered Hopes by Lun Zhang, Adrien Gombeaud, Ameziane

The Strange Birds of Flannery O’Connor by Amy Alznauer, Ping Zhu

Creative Careers: Making a Living with Your Ideas by B. Jeffrey Madoff

Democracy in One Book or Less: How It Works, Why It Doesn’t, and Why Fixing It Is Easier Than You Think by David Litt

All Things Left Wild: A Novel by James Wade

Thank You for Voting Young Readers’ Edition: The Past, Present, and Future of Voting by Erin Geiger Smith

Cactus Jack: A Novel by Brad Smith

What You Need to Know About Voting–and Why by Kim Wehle

The Art of Deception: A Daughter of Sherlock Holmes Mystery (The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes Mysteries Book 4) by Leonard Goldberg

A Short Move by Katherine Hill

This Little Family: A Novel by Inès Bayard, Adriana Hunter (translator)

The Bell in the Lake: A Novel by Lars Mytting, Deborah Dawkin (translator)

Sisters and Secrets: A Novel by Jennifer Ryan

Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation through Anger by Lama Rod Owens

See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love by Valarie Kaur

Not a Gentleman’s Work: The Untold Story of a Gruesome Murder at Sea and the Long Road to Truth by Gerard Koeppel

Fake Plastic World by Zara Lisbon

Champions Day: The End of Old Shanghai by James Carter

Growing Sustainable Together: Practical Resources for Raising Kind, Engaged, Resilient Children by Shannon Brescher Shea

Who Did You Tell?: A Novel by Lesley Kara

Don’t Turn Around: A Novel by Jessica Barry

The Brothers York: A Royal Tragedy by Thomas Penn

Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood by Colin Woodard

Animal Spirit: Stories by Francesca Marciano

Dogchild by Kevin Brooks

Sarah Bernhardt: The Divine and Dazzling Life of the World’s First Superstar by Catherine Reef

Effortless Vegan : Delicious Plant-Based Recipes with Easy Instructions, Few Ingredients and Minimal Clean-Up by Sarah Nevins

The Half Sister by Sandie Jones

Seven Lies: A Novel by Elizabeth Kay

The Kinder Poison by Natalie Mae

The Last Train to Key West by Chanel Cleeton

We Came Here to Shine: A Novel by Susie Orman Schnall

28 Summers by Elin Hilderbrand

Smooth by Matt Burns

Lucky Ticket by Joey Bui

An Ocean Without a Shore by Scott Spencer

The Taste of Sugar: A Novel by Marisel Vera

A Silent Fury: The El Bordo Mine Fire by Yuri Herrera and Lisa Dillman (translator)

You Say It First by Katie Cotugno

Corporate Gunslinger: A Novel by Doug Engstrom

The Circus Rose by Betsy Cornwell

How the Penguins Saved Veronica by Hazel Prior

American Immigration: Our History, Our Stories by Kathleen Krull

Exercise of Power: America and the Post-Cold War World by Robert M. Gates

Bluebeard’s First Wife by Seong-nan Ha, Janet Hong (translator)

AntiRacist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illustrator)

Love and Other Criminal Behavior by Nikki Dolson

Fairytale Blankets to Crochet: 10 fantasy-themed children’s blankets for storytime cuddles by Lynne Rowe

Jun 16 2020

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263.5: All the Backlist! June 12, 2020

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This week, Patricia talks about a couple great backlist titles including a nonfiction book that should be on everyone’s list!

This episode is sponsored by TBR: Book Riot’s service for Tailored Book Recommendations, now available as a gift!

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Books discussed on the show:

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Witchlight by Jessi Zabarsky

Books mentioned on the show:

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

The Body is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay

How to be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide by Crystal Marie Fleming

Thick: And Other Essays by Tressie McMillan Cottom

The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South by Michael W. Twitty

Jun 12 2020

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E263: New Releases and More for June 9, 2020

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This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss Pizza Girl, The Boyfriend Project, The Distant Dead, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by TBR: Book Riot's service for Tailored Book Recommendations, now available as a gift; Grand Central Publishing and The Persuasion by Iris Johansen; and Little, Brown and Company and Fair Warning by Michael Connelly.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Pizza Girl by Jean Kyoung Frazier

The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon

The Distant Dead: A Novel by Heather Young

Rebel Chef: In Search of What Matters by Dominique Crenn and Emma Brockes

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

The Secret Women: A Novel by Sheila Williams

WHAT WE'RE READING:

The Invisible Life of Addie Larue by V.E. Schwab

White Tears/Brown Scars: How White Feminism Betrays Women of Color by Ruby Hamad

MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK:

You Exist Too Much by Zaina Arafat

The Turnover by Mike Lupica

Sweet Time by Pixin Weng

The Worlds of J. R. R. Tolkien: The Places That Inspired Middle-earth by John Garth

People of the City by Cyprian Ekwensi

Revolutions: How Women Changed the World on Two Wheels by Hannah Ross

You Can't Do It Alone: A Widow's Journey Through Loss, Grief and Life After by Maria Quiban Whitesell

For Now by James Richardson

American as Paneer Pie by Supriya Kelkar

You Brought Me The Ocean: An Aqualad Graphic Novel by Alex Sanchez, Julie Maroh (Illustrator)

Red Noise by John P. Murphy

Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America by Stacey Abrams

The Blue Sky: A Novel by Galsan Tschinag, Katharina Rout (translator)

Curse of the Night Witch (Emblem Island #1) by Alex Aster

A Fish Growing Lungs by Alysia Sawchyn

The Multifarious Mr. Banks: From Botany Bay to Kew, The Natural Historian Who Shaped the World by Toby Musgrave

Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World by Chris Wallace

Catalyst by Sarah Beth Durst

I Belong to Vienna: A Jewish Family's Story of Exile and Return by Anna Goldenberg, Alta L. Price (Translator)

Seven Clues to Home by Gae Polisner, Nora Raleigh Baskin

Stranger in the Lake: A Novel by Kimberly Belle

Awestruck: How Embracing Wonder Can Make You Happier, Healthier, and More Connected by Jonah Paquette

Cult of Glory: The Bold and Brutal History of the Texas Rangers by Doug J. Swanson

The Lost Diary of Venice: A Novel by Margaux DeRoux

Rage Against the Minivan: Learning to Parent Without Perfection by Kristen Howerton

The Unicorn Handbook : A Spellbinding Collection of Literature, Lore, Art, Recipes, and Projects by Carolyn Turgeon

Doodleville by Chad Sell

Perfect Happiness: A Novel by Kristyn Kusek Lewis

Dance Away with Me: A Novel by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Honey and Venom: Confessions of an Urban Beekeeper by Andrew Coté

The Daughters of Erietown: A Novel by Connie Schultz

Out of My Skull: The Psychology of Boredom by James Danckert, John D. Eastwood

Brother Robert: Growing Up with Robert Johnson by Annye C. Anderson, Preston Lauterback

The Marchenoir Library by A. Degen

Ghost Road: Beyond the Driverless Car by Anthony M. Townsend

All the Way to the Tigers: A Memoir by Mary Morris

Steam by Drew Ford, Duane Leslie (Illustrator), Eva De La Cruz (Illustrator)

The Clearing: Poems by Allison Adair

Last Tang Standing by Lauren Ho

Otto Tattercoat and the Forest of Lost Things by Matilda Woods

Five Things About Ava Andrews by Margaret Dilloway

Outside the Lines by Ameera Patel

Safe by S. K. Barnett

All the Things We Never Knew by Liara Tamani

Swan Song: An Odyssey by Lisa Alther

The Garden of Monsters by Lorenza Pieri, Liesl Schillinger (translator)

Belladonna by Anbara Salam

The Sight of You by Holly Miller

Sweet, Savory, Spicy: Exciting Street Market Food from Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia and More by Sarah Tiong

The House of Whispers by Laura Purcell

Glitch by Laura Martin

The Marriage Game by Sara Desai

Followers by Raziel Reid

The End of Me by Alfred Hayes

Broken People by Sam Lansky

Agnes at the End of the World by Kelly McWilliams

Mezzanine: Poems by Zoe Hitzig

Why We Drive: Toward a Philosophy of the Open Road by Matthew B Crawford

Echo on the Bay by Masatsugu Ono, Angus Turvill (Translator)

The Falling in Love Montage by Ciara Smyth

Neon Girls: A Stripper's Education in Protest and Power by Jennifer Worley

Miss Cecily's Recipes for Exceptional Ladies: A Novel by Vicky Zimmerman

Code Name Madeleine: A Sufi Spy in Nazi-Occupied Paris by Arthur J. Magida

Alaric the Goth: An Outsider's History of the Fall of Rome by Douglas Boin

Daddy's Girls: A Novel by Danielle Steel

You Can't Catch Me by Catherine McKenzie

Half Life by Lillian Clark

How To Understand E =mc(2) (Little Ways to Live a Big Life) by Christophe Galfard

The Ghosts of Sherwood by Carrie Vaughn

The Bitter and Sweet of Cherry Season by Molly Fader

Seeing the Body: Poems by Rachel Eliza Griffiths

Crush and Color: Keanu Reeves: Colorful Fantasies with a Mysterious Hero by Maurizio Campidelli

Performing Jane: A Cultural History of Jane Austen Fandom by Sarah Glosson

Jun 09 2020

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262.5: All the Backlist! June 5, 2020

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This week, Tirzah talks about two great backlist books, including novels for kids and teens by Black authors.

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Books Discussed on the Show:

The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon

Pride by Ibi Zoboi

Jun 05 2020

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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.

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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!

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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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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.