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Love the reviews of so many different books.

Such a great book podcast

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I love Liberty’s absolute love of reading and she has never steered me wrong!

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Love the reviews of so many different books.

Such a great book podcast

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I love Liberty’s absolute love of reading and she has never steered me wrong!

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147: New Releases and More for February 27, 2018

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Don't Call Me Princess, All the Names They Used for God, Baby Monkey, Private Eye, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Dreadful Young Girls and Other Stories by Kelly Barnhill and ThirdLove.


Books discussed on the show:

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

Don't Call Me Princess: Essays on Girls, Women, Sex, and Life by Peggy Orenstein

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara

A Girl's Guide to Joining the Resistance: A Feminist Handbook on Fighting for Good by Emma Gray

Baby Monkey, Private Eye by Brian Selznick and David Serlin

This Could Hurt by Jillian Medoff

The Last Equation of Isaac Severy: A Novel in Clues by Nova Jacobs

Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

What we're reading this week:

MEM by Bethany C. Morrow

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

More books out this week:

A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena

Daughter of the Siren Queen by Tricia Levenseller

Where I Live by Brenda Rufener

People Like Us by Dana Mele

Eat the Apple by Matt Young

A Princess in Theory: Reluctant Royals by Alyssa Cole

The Tangled Lands by Paolo Bacigalupi and Tobias S. Buckell

Raymond Carver's What We Talk About When We Talk About Love: Bookmarked by Brian Evenson

Black Girls Rock!: Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth. by Beverly Bond

The Serpent's Secret (Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond #1) by Sayantani DasGupta

The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South by Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington

Chicago by David Mamet

How to Think Like a Cat by Stephane Garnier

Green Sun by Kent Anderson

The Hush by John Hart

Winter Sisters by Robin Oliveira

Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman

Summer Hours at the Robbers Library: A Novel by Sue Halpern

The Strange Bird: A Borne Story by Jeff VanderMeer

The Sea Beast Takes a Lover: Stories by Michael Andreasen

There Are No Dead Here: A Story of Murder and Denial in Colombia by Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno

Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston

The Shape of Water by Guillermo del Toro and Daniel Kraus

The Listener by Robert McCammon

The Misfits Club by Kieran Crowley

Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World by Joshua B. Freeman

This Close to Happy by Daphne Merkin (paperback)

Feb 27 2018

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183.5: All the Backlist! November 9, 2018

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This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including The Night Guest.

This week's episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders and Frankie by Shivaun Plozza.

Nov 09 2018

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158: 158: New Releases and More for May 15, 2018

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This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Jonny Appleseed, So Lucky, Tin Man, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo and Recommended Season 2.

May 15 2018

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205: 205: New Releases and More for April 23, 2019

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

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

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Books discussed on the show:

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

Storm of Locusts (The Sixth World) by Rebecca Roanhorse

Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl by Andrea Lawlor 

Ragged Alice by Gareth L. Powell

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

The Tiger at Midnight by Swati Teerdhala

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

The Missing Years by Lexie Elliott

What we're reading:

If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim

Death Prefers Blondes by Caleb Roehrig

The Den by Abi Maxwell

More books out this week:

Dawn: Stories by Selahattin Demirtas

Camp by Kayla Miller

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

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

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

Stone Mothers: A Novel by Erin Kelly

Throw Me to the Wolves by Patrick McGuinness

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

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

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

The Pandora Room: A Novel by Christopher Golden

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

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

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

Any Other Place: Stories by Michael Croley

Everything About You by Heather Child

The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth

The First True Thing by Claire Needell

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

Emily Eternal by M. G. Wheaton

Courting Mr. Lincoln: A Novel by Louis Bayard

Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan

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

I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney

The Heartland: An American History by Kristin L. Hoganson

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

Hide and Seek by Mary Burton

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

Fumbled (Playbook, The Book 2) by Alexa Martin

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

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

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

Apr 23 2019

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Episode #123: New Releases and More for September 5, 2017

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Sourdough, They Both Die at the End, Sing, Unburied, Sing, and more books. This episode was sponsored by Talenti, A Conspiracy in Belgravia, and Copycat. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes.

Sep 05 2017

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Episode #121: New Releases and More for August 22, 2017

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Heart's Invisible Furies, Stay With Me, Young Jane Young, and more books. This episode was sponsored by Talenti, If the Creek Don't Rise, and The Duchess Deal. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes.

Aug 22 2017

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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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Episode #122: New Releases and More for August 29, 2017

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Resurrection of Joan Ashby, The Burning Girl, My Absolute Darling, and more books. This episode was sponsored by Talenti, ThirdLove, and Book of the Month. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes.

Aug 29 2017

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Episode #130: New Releases and More for October 24, 2017

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Long Way Down, River of Consciousness, Ghosts of the Tsunami, and more books. This episode was sponsored by ThirdLove and Turtles All the Way Down. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes.

Oct 24 2017

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Episode #131: New Releases and More for October 31, 2017

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Beasts Made of Night, Everything is Awful, The Tea Dragon Society, and more books. This episode was sponsored by A Selfie as Big as the Ritz: Stories and Warby Parker. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes.

Oct 31 2017

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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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203: 203: New Releases and More for April 9, 2019

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

This episode was sponsored by I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!; Unscripted by Claire Handscombe; and MIRA Books and Park Row Books and their Books about Books campaign..

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Books discussed on the show:

Descendant of the Crane by Joan He

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

Trust Exercise: A Novel by Susan Choi

In the Neighborhood of True by Susan Kaplan Carlton

Naamah: A Novel by Sarah Blake

You Go First by Erin Entrada Kelly

Phantoms: A Novel by Christian Kiefer

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

What we're reading:

With The Fire On High by Elizabeth Acevedo

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

More books out this week:

Working by Robert A. Caro

Riverland by Fran Wilde

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

In the Key of Nira Ghani by Natasha Deen

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

This Book Is Not Yet Rated by Peter Bognanni

If I Had Two Lives by Abbigail N. Rosewood

Without Protection by Gala Mukomolova

Summer of My Amazing Luck: A Novel by Miriam Toews

The Eighth Sister: A Thriller by Robert Dugoni

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

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

When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton

Meet Cute by Helena Hunting

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

Accidental Presidents: Eight Men Who Changed America by Jared Cohen

Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline

Pickle's Progress: A Novel by Marcia Butler

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Lost History of Dreams: A Novel by Kris Waldherr

Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly

They All Fall Down by Rachel Howzell Hall

The Magnetic Girl by Jessica Handler

The Dream Peddler: A Novel by Martine Fournier Watson

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

The Risk of Us by Rachel Howard

Afternoon of a Faun by James Lasdun

Optic Nerve by Maria Gainza, Thomas Bunstead (translator)

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

The Ash Family by Molly Dektar

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

Murmur by Will Eaves

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

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

The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted by Robert Hillman

Metropolis (A Bernie Gunther Novel) by Philip Kerr

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

Dreaming Darkly by Caitlin Kittredge

Through the White Wood by Jessica Leake

The Parisian by Isabella Hammad

The Last by Hanna Jameson

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

The Book of Dreams: A Novel by Nina George

How to Make Friends with the Dark by Kathleen Glasgow

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

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

Bright by Duanwad Pimwana and Mui Poopoksakul

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

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

Trophy Life by Lea Geller

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

The City of Folding Faces by Jayinee Basu

All the Fierce Tethers by Lia Purpura

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

Apr 09 2019

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Episode #144: New Releases and More for February 6, 2018

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This week, Liberty and Amanda discuss An American Wedding, Shadowsong, Back Talk, and more books. This episode was sponsored by OwlCrate and F You Very Much by Danny Wallace. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes.

Feb 06 2018

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217: 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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235: New Releases and More for November 19, 2019

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This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Mary Toft; or the Rabbit Queen, Wyoming, Wake, Siren, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored St. John's College, Bombas, and Book Riot Insiders.

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Books discussed on the show:

Mary Toft; or, The Rabbit Queen: A Novel by Dexter Palmer

Wake, Siren by Nina MacLaughlin

Wyoming by JP Gritton 

Escaping Exodus by Nicky Drayden

Snow: A Scientific and Cultural Exploration by Giles Whittell

Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love by Jonathan Van Ness

Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall

Realm of Ash (The Books of Ambha Book 2) by Tasha Suri


What we're reading:

If the Fates Allow: A Holiday Anthology from the Authors at interlude Press, an LGBTQ Publisher by Annie Harper

American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI by Kate Winkler Dawson


More books out this week:

Crying Laughing by Lance Rubin

A Warning by Anonymous 

Crushing the Red Flowers by Jennifer Voigt Kaplan

Catfishing on CatNet: A Novel by Naomi Kritzer

Dead Heat by Benedek Totth, Ildikó Noémi Nagy (Translator)

The Ship of Dreams: The Sinking of the Titanic and the End of the Edwardian Era by Gareth Russell

Knight of the Silver Circle (The Dragonslayer Book 2) by Duncan M. Hamilton

The Season: A Social History of the Debutante by Kristen Richardson

Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter by Kerri K. Greenidge

Going All City: Struggle and Survival in LA's Graffiti Subculture by Stefano Bloch 

Carbon by Andrew Vachss

The Martyrdom of Collins Catch the Bear by Gerry Spence

The Captain and the Glory: An Entertainment by Dave Eggers

Serotonin by Michel Houellebecq, Shaun Whiteside (translator)

The Lights Go Out in Lychford (Witches of Lychford) by Paul Cornell

The Queen of Nothing (The Folk of the Air) by Holly Black

Twenty-one Truths About Love: A Novel by Matthew Dicks 

Gwendy's Magic Feather by Richard Chizmar

Sabbath by Nick Mamatas 

Impossible Causes by Julie Mayhew

You Can't Kill Me Twice (So Please Treat Me Right) by Charlyne Yi

Incidental Inventions by Elena Ferrante, Andrea Ucini (Illustrator), Ann Goldstein (Translator)

User Friendly: How the Hidden Rules of Design Are Changing the Way We Live, Work, and Play by Cliff Kuang and Robert Fabricant

Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises by Jodie Adams Kirshner 

The Second Sleep: A novel by Robert Harris 

Labyrinth: A Novel by Burhan Sönmez and Umit Hussein

Upon the Flight of the Queen (The Ring-Sworn Trilogy Book 2) by Howard Andrew Jones

Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century by Sarah Abrevaya Stein 

Nov 19 2019

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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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Episode #138: Our Favorite Books of 2017, Part 2

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss White Tears, The Wanderers, Priestdaddy, and more books. This episode was sponsored by ThirdLove and The Reckless series from Cornelia Funke. Find a list of the titles discussed on this episode in the shownotes.

Dec 19 2017

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182: 182: New Releases and More for October 30, 2018

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Oct 30 2018

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190: 190: New Releases and More for January 8, 2019

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This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Mouthful of BirdsSlayerAn Orchestra of Minorities, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by the Read Harder JournalJust Once by Lori Handeland, and The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss (tw: physical abuse)

All the Wild Hungers by Karen Babine

Mouthful of Birds: Stories by Samanta Schweblin

Once Ghosted Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole

The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh (tw: sexual assault, self harm)

Slayer by Kiersten White

An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma (tw: suicide, sexual assault)

Pride by Ibi Zoboi

Unmarriageable: A Novel by Soniah Kamal

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

WHAT WE’RE READING:

Circe by Madeline Miller

Die Hard: The Ultimate Visual History by James Mottram and David S. Cohen

An Orphanage of Dreams by Sam Savage

Jan 08 2019

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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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238.5: All the Backlist! December 13, 2019

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This week, Patricia talks about a couple great comics from her backlist to help you reach your year-end reading goal!

This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder Challenge.

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Books discussed on the show:

Bingo Love: Jackpot Edition by Tee Franklin, Jenn St-Onge, Joy San, & more

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol. 1: Squirrel Power by Ryan North, Erica Henderson, & Rico Renzi

Dec 13 2019

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238: Our Favorite Nonfiction of 2019

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This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Dapper Dan, Beeline, Good Talk, and more great nonfiction books from 2019.

This episode was sponsored the St. John's College, Ritual, and With a Little Help From My Friends

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Books discussed on the show:

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

Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino

The Yellow House: A Memoir by Sarah M. Broom

Zoo Nebraska: The Dismantling of an American Dream by Carson Vaughn

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

Burnout: The Secrets To Unlocking The Stress Cycle by Emily and Amelia Nagoski

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

Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob

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

Beeline: What Spelling Bees Reveal About Generation Z' New Path to Success by Shalini Shankar

Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was a Girl: A Memoir by Jeannie Vanasco

Out Of The Shadows: A Memoir by Timea Nagy and Shannon Moroney

Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls: A Memoir by T Kira Madden

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

Solitary by Albert Woodfox

Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Married by Abby Ellis


What we're reading:

Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orisha) by Tomi Adeyemi


More books out this week:

The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey 

The Road to Delano by John DeSimone

A New World Begins: The History of the French Revolution by Jeremy Popkin 

The Wonderful by Saskia Sarginson

The Dead Girls Club: A Novel by Damien Angelica Walters 

Regretting You by Colleen Hoover 

The Story of a Goat by Perumal Murugan, N Kalyan Raman (translator)

The Hills Reply by Tarjei Vesaas, Elizabeth Rokkan (translator)

Africaville by Jeffrey Colvin

The Wicked Redhead: A Wicked City Novel by Beatriz Williams 

All That's Bright and Gone: A Novel by Eliza Nellums 

Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition by Buddy Levy

Sonnets to Orpheus by Rainer Maria Rilke, Christiane Marks (translator)

Gatekeeper: Poems by Patrick Johnson

The German House by Annette Hess, Elisabeth Lauffer (translator)

A Faithful but Melancholy Account of Several Barbarities Lately Committed by Jason Brown

Dec 10 2019

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237.5: All the Backlist! December 6, 2019

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This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including Turtle Diary.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot's Read Harder 2020 Challenge.

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Books discussed on the show:

A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause by Shawn Wen

Turtle Diary by Russell Hoban

Pizza Girl by Jean Kyoung Frazier

Dec 06 2019

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237: New Releases and More for December 2019

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Such a Fun Age, Dead Astronauts, This is Going To Hurt, and more great December books.

This episode was sponsored the Read Harder Journal, Book Riot's Read Harder 2020 Challenge, and Sips by RGH.

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Books discussed on the show:

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

Dead Astronauts by Jeff VanderMeer

The Measure of Our Lives: A Gathering of Wisdom by Toni Morrison

The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey 

This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Medical Resident by Adam Kay

Good Girls Lie by J.T. Ellison 

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow

Burn the Place: A Memoir by Iliana Regan


What we're reading:

Trust Exercise by Susan Choi

Stay and Fight by Madeline ffitch


More books out this week:

Cheaters Always Win: The Story of America by J. M. Fenster

Treachery: A Novel (Giordano Bruno Thriller) by S. J. Parris 

Where the World Ends by Geraldine McCaughrean

Free Day (New York Review Books Classics) by Inès Cagnati, Liesl Schillinger (translator)

Nine Elms (Kate Marshall) by Robert Bryndza 

One Long River of Song by Brian Doyle

The Wilds by Vita Ayala, Emily Pearson (Artist)

Now You See Them (Magic Men Mysteries) by Elly Griffiths

Just Watch Me: A Novel by Jeff Lindsay

The Attempted Murder of Teddy Roosevelt by Burt Solomon

Plate Tectonics: An Illustrated Memoir by Margaux Motin 

Dangerous Alliance: An Austentacious Romance by Jennieke Cohen

Meg and Jo by Virginia Kantra

The Thank-You Project: Cultivating Happiness One Letter of Gratitude at a Time by Nancy Davis Kho

All the Colors of Magic by Valija Zinck

When Old Midnight Comes Along (Amos Walker Novels) by Loren D. Estleman 

Scared Little Rabbits by A.V. Geiger

Thin Ice: A Mystery by Paige Shelton 

1973: Rock at the Crossroads by Andrew Grant Jackson

Walk the Wild With Me by Rachel Atwood

Reverie by Ryan La Sala

Oppo: A Novel by Tom Rosenstiel

Anyone: A Novel by Charles Soule

Down Among the Dead by K.B. Wagers

Winter Grave (An Embla Nystrom Investigation) by Helene Tursten, Marlaine Delargy (translator)

Scornful Stars (Breaker of Empires Book 3) by Richard Baker

The Heart Is a Full-Wild Beast: New and Selected Stories by John L'Heureux

Reputation: A Novel by Sara Shepard

Diamond & Dawn (Amber & Dusk, Book 2) by Lyra Selene 

Children of Virtue & Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

A Madness of Sunshine by Nalini Singh 

Trace of Evil: A Natalie Lockhart Novel by Alice Blanchard 

Elena Ferrante’s Key Words by Tiziana de Rogatis, Will Schutt (translator)

The Sacrament: A Novel by Olaf Olafsson

Alice Adams: Portrait of a Writer by Carol Sklenicka 

Heaven on Earth: How Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler, and Galileo Discovered the Modern World by L. S. Fauber

The General Zapped an Angel: Stories (Art of the Story) by Howard Fast 

Nietzsche and the Burbs by Lars Iyer

Blitzed (The Playbook) by Alexa Martin 

The Revisionaries by A. R. Moxon 

A Bookshop in Berlin: The Rediscovered Memoir of One Woman's Harrowing Escape from the Nazis by Françoise Frenkel

This Is Happiness by Niall Williams

From Sea to Stormy Sea: 17 Stories Inspired by Great American Paintings by Lawrence Block 

Would Like to Meet by Rachel Winters

Dec 03 2019

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236.5 All the Backlist! November 29, 2019

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This week, Patricia talks about a couple great books from her backlist, including Gmorning, Gnight! Little Pep Talks for Me & You by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jonny Sun.

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Books discussed on the show:

Inkheart (Book 1 of the Inkheart Trilogy) by Cornelia Funke

Gmorning, Gnight! Little Pep Talks for Me & You by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jonny Sun

The Thank-You Project: Cultivating Happiness One Letter of Gratitude at a Time by Nancy Davis Kho

Nov 29 2019

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236: Great Books for Giving: November 26, 2019

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This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Magic for Liars, The Beautiful Ones, Cats Are a Liquid, and more great books for giving this holiday season.

This episode was sponsored Yale University Press and Fabulous Monsters by Alberto Manguel, Bombas, and Eye for Eye by J.K. Franko.

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Books discussed on the show:

Forking Good: An Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of The Good Place by Valya Dudycz Lupescu, Stephen H. Segal, Dingding Hu (Illustrator)

American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson

The Beautiful Ones by Prince 

Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal

Cats Are a Liquid by Rebecca Donnelly and Misa Saburi

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

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer 

Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey

All Blood Runs Red: The Legendary Life of Eugene Bullard-Boxer, Pilot, Soldier, Spy by Phil Keith and Tom Clavin

Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado

The Octopus Museum: Poems by Brenda Shaughnessy

The Grace Year by Kim Liggett

The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America (Bird Books, Books for Bird Lovers, Humor Books) by Matt Kracht  

The Lost Man by Jane Harper


What we're reading:

Thunderhead and The Toll by Neal Shusterman

Firewatching by Russ Thomas


More books out this week:

The Gentleman’s Guide to Getting Lucky (Montague Siblings) by Mackenzi Lee

The Girl in the Photograph: The True Story of a Native American Child, Lost and Found in America by Byron L. Dorgan

Paw of the Jungle (A Paw Enforcement Novel) by Diane Kelly 

Aviva-No by Shimon Adaf, Yael Segalovitz (translator)

Starsight (Skyward) by Brandon Sanderson

Where Winter Finds You: A Caldwell Christmas (The Black Dagger Brotherhood series) by J.R. Ward

Sword of Kings: A Novel (Saxon Tales) by Bernard Cornwell

The Wickerlight by Mary Watson

Stranger Things: SIX (Graphic Novel) by Jody Houser

Seven Samurai Swept Away in a River by Jung Young Moon, Yewon Jung (Translator)

All My Cats by Bohumil Hrabal, Paul Wilson (Translator)

The Hero by Lee Child

Tiny Love: The Complete Stories of Larry Brown by Larry Brown 

NVK: A Novel by Temple Drake 

America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the U.S. by Erika Lee

The Lying House by Rick Mofina

The Last Affair by Margot Hunt 

Fleabag: The Scriptures by Phoebe Waller-Bridge 

JAY-Z: Made in America by Michael Eric Dyson

AOC: Fighter, Phenom, Changemaker by Prachi Gupta 

Crime in Progress: Inside the Steele Dossier and the Fusion GPS Investigation of Donald Trump by Glenn Simpson

David Lazar by Robert Kalich

… And Other Disasters by Malka Older 

Nov 26 2019

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235.5 All the Backlist! November 22, 2019

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This week, Patricia talks about two queer comics from her backlist, including The Prince & the Dressmaker by Jen Wang.


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Books discussed on the show:

The Prince & the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

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


Book briefly mentioned on the show:

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Nov 22 2019

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235: New Releases and More for November 19, 2019

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This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Mary Toft; or the Rabbit Queen, Wyoming, Wake, Siren, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored St. John's College, Bombas, and Book Riot Insiders.

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Books discussed on the show:

Mary Toft; or, The Rabbit Queen: A Novel by Dexter Palmer

Wake, Siren by Nina MacLaughlin

Wyoming by JP Gritton 

Escaping Exodus by Nicky Drayden

Snow: A Scientific and Cultural Exploration by Giles Whittell

Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love by Jonathan Van Ness

Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall

Realm of Ash (The Books of Ambha Book 2) by Tasha Suri


What we're reading:

If the Fates Allow: A Holiday Anthology from the Authors at interlude Press, an LGBTQ Publisher by Annie Harper

American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI by Kate Winkler Dawson


More books out this week:

Crying Laughing by Lance Rubin

A Warning by Anonymous 

Crushing the Red Flowers by Jennifer Voigt Kaplan

Catfishing on CatNet: A Novel by Naomi Kritzer

Dead Heat by Benedek Totth, Ildikó Noémi Nagy (Translator)

The Ship of Dreams: The Sinking of the Titanic and the End of the Edwardian Era by Gareth Russell

Knight of the Silver Circle (The Dragonslayer Book 2) by Duncan M. Hamilton

The Season: A Social History of the Debutante by Kristen Richardson

Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter by Kerri K. Greenidge

Going All City: Struggle and Survival in LA's Graffiti Subculture by Stefano Bloch 

Carbon by Andrew Vachss

The Martyrdom of Collins Catch the Bear by Gerry Spence

The Captain and the Glory: An Entertainment by Dave Eggers

Serotonin by Michel Houellebecq, Shaun Whiteside (translator)

The Lights Go Out in Lychford (Witches of Lychford) by Paul Cornell

The Queen of Nothing (The Folk of the Air) by Holly Black

Twenty-one Truths About Love: A Novel by Matthew Dicks 

Gwendy's Magic Feather by Richard Chizmar

Sabbath by Nick Mamatas 

Impossible Causes by Julie Mayhew

You Can't Kill Me Twice (So Please Treat Me Right) by Charlyne Yi

Incidental Inventions by Elena Ferrante, Andrea Ucini (Illustrator), Ann Goldstein (Translator)

User Friendly: How the Hidden Rules of Design Are Changing the Way We Live, Work, and Play by Cliff Kuang and Robert Fabricant

Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises by Jodie Adams Kirshner 

The Second Sleep: A novel by Robert Harris 

Labyrinth: A Novel by Burhan Sönmez and Umit Hussein

Upon the Flight of the Queen (The Ring-Sworn Trilogy Book 2) by Howard Andrew Jones

Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century by Sarah Abrevaya Stein 

Nov 19 2019

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234.5: All the Backlist! November 15, 2019

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This week, Jenn discusses two great older books, including Witchmark by C.L. Polk.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Witchmark by C.L. Polk

The Overstory by Richard Powers

When Women Were Birds by Terry Tempest Williams

Nov 15 2019

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234: New Releases and More for November 12, 2019

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This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss All-American Muslim Girl, Secondhand, Wild Life, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored St. John's College, ThirdLove, and Book Riot Insiders.

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Books discussed on the show:

Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale by Adam Minter

Wild Life: Dispatches from a Childhood of Baboons and Button-Downs by Keena Roberts 

The Book of Lost Saints by Daniel José Older

The Forgotten Girl by India Hill

On Swift Horses by Shannon Pufahl

All-American Muslim Girl by Nadine Jolie Courtney

Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now by A.F. Perry

The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West


What we're reading:

The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson

The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave


More books out this week:

Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher

Crown of Oblivion by Julie Eshbaugh

Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter by Robert Hutton

Realm of Ash (The Books of Ambha) by Tasha Suri  

Queen of the Conquered (Islands of Blood and Storm) by Kacen Callender 

Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar by Steve Murphy, Javier F. Peña

Busted in New York and Other Essays by Darryl Pinckney

Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference, and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls by Jessica McDiarmid

Dictionary of the Undoing by John Freeman and Valeria Luiselli

A Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston by Robyn Crawford  

A is for Audra: Broadway's Leading Ladies from A to Z by John Robert Allman, Peter Emmerich (Illustrator)

When You Kant Figure It Out, Ask a Philosopher: Timeless Wisdom for Modern Dilemmas by Marie Robert 

The Intangibles: Poems by Elaine Equi

Nothing More Dangerous by Allen Eskens 

The Ghost in Apartment 2R by Denis Markell

Bowie's Bookshelf: The Hundred Books that Changed David Bowie's Life by John O'Connell

Queen of Bones (A Havana Mystery) by Teresa Dovalpage 

Color Outside the Lines: Stories about Love edited by Sangu Mandanna 

Peter Watts Is An Angry Sentient Tumor: Revenge Fantasies and Essays by Peter Watts

Destroy Your Safe and Happy Lives by Jack Carneal

Are Men Animals?: How Modern Masculinity Sells Men Short by Matthew Gutmann

The Mutations: A Novel by Jorge Comensal, Charlotte Whittle (translator)

The Andromeda Evolution by Michael Crichton, Daniel H. Wilson  

The Innocents: A Novel by Michael Crummey

The Pursuit of William Abbey by Claire North 

The Sky Weaver (Iskari) by Kristen Ciccarelli  

The Bad Side of Books: Selected Essays by D. H. Lawrence, ed. Geoff Dyer

Long Live Latin: The Pleasures of a Useless Language by Nicola Gardini and Todd Portnowitz

Medieval Bodies: Life and Death in the Middle Ages by Jack Hartnell 

Mama Hissa's Mice by Saud Alsanousi and Sawad Hussain

The Menace from Farside by Ian McDonald

Essays: One by Lydia Davis

The Dreamed Part by Rodrigo Fresán and Will Vanderhyden

White Negroes: When Cornrows Were in Vogue … and Other Thoughts on Cultural Appropriation by Lauren Michele Jackson

Think, Write, Speak: Uncollected Essays, Reviews, Interviews, and Letters to the Editor by Vladimir Nabokov

Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge by Sheila Weller 

Camgirl by Isa Mazzei

What It Is: Race, Family, and One Thinking Black Man's Blues by Clifford Thompson 

The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History by Kassia St Clair 

Charlie Hernandez & the Castle of Bones by Ryan Calejo

Raven Lane by Amber Cowie

Nov 12 2019

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233.5: All the Backlist! November 8, 2019

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This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including Unwind.

This episode is sponsored by Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu, with Fierce Reads.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler

Unwind by Neal Shusterman

Beheld by TaraShea Nesbit

Nov 08 2019

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233: New Releases and More for November 5, 2019

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Starless Sea, Know My Name, The Revisioners, and more great books.

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

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Books discussed on the show:

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller

In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado

For the Love of Men: A New Vision for Mindful Masculinity by Liz Plank

The Revisioners: A Novel by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

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

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

Wake, Siren by Nina MacLaughlin


What we're reading:

Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson

How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir by Saeed Jones

Acid for the Children: A Memoir by Flea

Kingdomtide by Rye Curtis


More books out this week:

Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice by Debbie Levy and Whitney Gardner

What Are We For?: The Words and Ideals of Eleanor Roosevelt by Eleanor Roosevelt and Nancy Pelosi

You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It's Making the World a Weirder Place by Janelle Shane

Swimming in Darkness by Lucas Harari and David Homel

Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel by Bernardine Evaristo

A Thousand Fires by Shannon Price

All Blood Runs Red: The Legendary Life of Eugene Bullard-Boxer, Pilot, Soldier, Spy by Phil Keith, Tom Clavin

Four White Horses and a Brass Band: True Confessions from the World of Medicine Shows, Pitchmen, Chumps, Suckers, Fixers, and Shills by Violet McNeal

The Last to Die by Kelly Garrett

Songs from the Deep by Kelly Powell

The Mysterious Affair at Olivetti: IBM, the CIA, and the Cold War Conspiracy to Shut Down Production of the World's First Desktop Computer by Meryle Secrest

Sisters of Shadow and Light by Sara B. Larson

I Have No Secrets by Penny Joelson

The Rib Joint: A Memoir In Essays by Julia Koets

Mudlark: In Search of London's Past Along the River Thames by Lara Maiklem

The Accursed Tower: The Fall of Acre and the End of the Crusades by Roger Crowley

Find Me Their Bones by Sara Wolf

This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving by David J. Silverman

Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin's Most Dangerous Hackers by Andy Greenberg

The How & the Why by Cynthia Hand

This Is Pleasure: A Story by Mary Gaitskill

A Constellation of Roses by Miranda Asebedo

Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights by Mikki Kendall and A. D'Amico

Shine of the Ever by Claire Foster

She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman by Erica Armstrong Dunbar

The Forgotten Girl by India Hill Brown

Skein Island by Aliya Whiteley

The Suspect: An Olympic Bombing, the FBI, the Media, and Richard Jewell, the Man Caught in the Middle by Kent Alexander, Kevin Salwen

Disaster's Children: A Novel by Emma Sloley

Most of the Better Natural Things in the World by Dave Eggers and Angel Chang

Making Comics by Lynda Barry

The Bishop's Bedroom by Piero Chiara, Jill Foulston (translator)

The Fowl Twins (Artemis Fowl) by Eoin Colfer

Life and Limb by Jennifer Roberson

Space Struck by Paige Lewis

Anything for You: A Novel by Saul Black

The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts by Karen Armstrong

Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law by Jeffrey Rosen

Galileo's Error: Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness by Philip Goff

Fate of the Fallen by Kel Kade

Aviva-No by Shimon Adaf, translated from the Hebrew by Yael Segalovitz

The Mutual Admiration Society: How Dorothy L. Sayers and her Oxford Circle Remade the World for Women by Mo Moulton

The Princess Who Flew with Dragons by Stephanie Burgis

The Little Blue Kite by Mark Z. Danielewski

The New Voices of Science Fiction by Nino Cipri, Little Badger, Darcie, et al.

Oblivion Banjo: The Poetry of Charles Wright by Charles Wright

The Bridge by Enza Gandolfo

Girls of Storm and Shadow (Girls of Paper and Fire) by Natasha Ngan

The Family Upstairs: A Novel by Lisa Jewell

Wrecking Ball (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 14) by Jeff Kinney

The City Game: Triumph, Scandal, and a Legendary Basketball Team by Matthew Goodman

Be My Guest: Reflections on Food, Community and the Meaning of Generosity by Priya Basil

Quillifer the Knight (2) by Walter Jon Williams

Mighty Justice: My Life in Civil Rights by Dovey Johnson Roundtree and Katie McCabe

Return to the Enchanted Island: A Novel by Johary Ravaloson, Allison M. Charette (translator)

Living in a World that Can't Be Fixed: Reimagining Counterculture Today by Curtis White

The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West

They Will Drown in Their Mothers' Tears by Johannes Anyuru, Saskia Vogel (translator)

The Toll (Arc of a Scythe) by Neal Shusterman

Fortuna (The Nova Vita Protocol) by Kristyn Merbeth

The Book of Lost Saints by Daniel José Older

Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw

On Swift Horses: A Novel by Shannon Pufahl

The Other Windsor Girl: A Novel of Princess Margaret, Royal Rebel by Georgie Blalock

Made Things by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America by Sherrod Brown

Space Invaders: A Novel by Nona Fernández, Natasha Wimmer (translator)

Jakarta by Rodrigo Márquez Tizano, Thomas Bunstead (translator)

The Poppy Wife: A Novel of the Great War by Caroline Scott

Winterlust: Finding Beauty in the Fiercest Season by Bernd Brunner

Call Down the Hawk by Maggie Stiefvater

Alta California: From San Diego to San Francisco, A Journey on Foot to Rediscover the Golden State by Nick Neely

Tell Me No Lies: A Lady Dunbridge Novel by Shelley Noble

Parade: A Folktale by Hiromi Kawakami, Allison Markin Powell (translator)

The Deep by Rivers Solomon with Daveed Diggs, et al.

Up in the Main House: and Other Stories by Nadeem Zaman

The Crying Book by Heather Christie

The Ninja Daughter (Lily Wong) by Tori Eldridge

Humiliation: Stories by Paulina Flores, Megan McDowell (translator)

A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away: My Fifty Years Editing Hollywood Hits - Star Wars, Carrie, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Mission: Impossible, and More by Paul Hirsch

Song of the Crimson Flower by Julie C. Dao

Heed the Hollow: Poems by Malcolm Tariq

Feed by Tommy Pico

Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving by Mo Rocca

We Met in December: A Novel by Rosie Curtis

Supernova by Marissa Meyer

The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White

Little Weirds by Jenny Slate

Get a Life, Chloe Brown: A Novel by Talia Hibbert

The Accomplice by Joseph Kanon

The Worst Kind of Want: A Novel by Liska Jacobs

Unnatural Magic by C. M. Waggoner

Ghost Train by Stephen Laws

Death and the Seaside by Alison Moore

The First: How to Think About Hate Speech, Campus Speech, Religious Speech, Fake News, Post-Truth, and Donald Trump by Stanley Fish

The Returns by Philip Salom

Voyage of the Frostheart by Jamie Littler

The Age of Anxiety by Pete Townshend

Resistance Reborn (Star Wars): Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker by Rebecca Roanhorse

Bone Talk by Candy Gourlay

Pain: A Novel by Zeruya Shalev and Sondra Silverston

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge by Ethan Sacks and Will Sliney

The Colonel's Wife: A Novel by Rosa Liksom and Lola Rogers (Translator)

And Go Like This: Stories by John Crowley

Vernon Subutex 1: A Novel by Virginie Despentes, Frank Wynne (Translator)

Our Wild Calling: How Connecting with Animals Can Transform Our Lives - and Save Theirs by Richard Louv

Cryptozoology for Beginners (Codex Arcanum) by Matt Harry and Juliane Crump

Shadowscent by P. M. Freestone

Nov 07 2019

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232.5: All the Backlist! November 1, 2019

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This week, Vanessa talks about two witchy reads from her backlist.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

The Witches of New York by Ami Mckay, audiobook narrated by Julia Whelan

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova

Nov 01 2019

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232: New Releases and More for October 29, 2019

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This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Nothing to See Here, The Cheffe, Sisters of the Vast Black, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored Book Riot's Blind Date with a Book; Bombas; and Ordinary Girls by Jaquira Díaz, now available from Algonquin Books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson

The Cheffe by Marie Ndiaye

Sisters of the Vast Black by Lina Rather

Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs by Camilla Townsend

A River of Royal Blood by Amanda Joy

Ascender, Vol. 1: The Haunted Galaxy by Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen

White Elephant by Trish Harnetiaux

Full Disclosure by Camryn Garrett

Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love by Jonathan Van Ness


What we're reading:

Queen of the Conquered by Kacen Callender

Blood Countess (A Lady Slayers Novel) by Lana Popović


More books out this week:

Ordinary Girls by Jaquira Díaz

All the Things We Do in the Dark by Saundra Mitchell

Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right by Anne Nelson

Eat Joy: Stories & Comfort Food from 31 Celebrated Writers by Natalie Eve Garrett

Blood: A Memoir by Allison Moorer

Beyond the Black Door by A.M. Strickland

Paper Houses by Dominique Fortier and Rhonda Mullins

The Name of All Things (A Chorus of Dragons) by Jenn Lyons 

The Lost Causes of Bleak Creek by Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal

Home Now: How 6000 Refugees Transformed an American Town by Cynthia Anderson

The Factory by Hiroko Oyamada, David Boyd (translator)

The Light at the Bottom of the World by London Shah 

Find Me by André Aciman

Kafka in a Skirt: Stories from the Wall (Camino del Sol) by Daniel Chacón

Heroine by Gail Scott

The Monsters Know What They're Doing: Combat Tactics for Dungeon Masters by Keith Ammann 

Blue Moon: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child 

Time Is Tight: My Life, Note by Note by Booker T. Jones 

The Curious Heart of Ailsa Rae by Stephanie Butland 

Volume Control: Hearing in a Deafening World by David Owen 

Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration by Bryan Caplan and illustrator Zach Weinersmith

When the Earth Had Two Moons: Cannibal Planets, Dreadful Orbits, Icy Giants, Dirty Comets and the Origins of Today's Night Sky by Erik Asphaug

Gravemaidens by Kelly Coon  

The In-Betweens: The Spiritualists, Mediums, and Legends of Camp Etna by Mira Ptacin 

The Beautiful Ones by Prince 

The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses by Dan Carlin

Classic Krakauer: Essays on Wilderness and Risk by Jon Krakauer 

Black Canary: Ignite by Meg Cabot, Cara McGee (Illustrator)

Notre-Dame: A Short History of the Meaning of Cathedrals by Ken Follett 

The Seine: The River that Made Paris by Elaine Sciolino 

If: A Mother's Memoir by Lise Marzouk

Kindness and Wonder: Why Mister Rogers Matters Now More Than Ever by Gavin Edwards

Twelve Nights at Rotter House by J.W. Ocker

Sweet Days of Discipline by Fleur Jaeggy, Tim Parks (Translator)

Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China by Jung Chang

The Beatles from A to Zed: An Alphabetical Mystery Tour by Peter Asher

Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War by S. C. Gwynne

Vicksburg: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy by Donald L. Miller

Death and the Seaside by Alison Moore

Girls Like Us by Randi Pink

Airline Maps: A Century of Art and Design by Mark Ovenden and Maxwell Roberts

Laughter at the Academy by Seanan McGuire

Starve Acre by Andrew Michael Hurley

Oct 29 2019

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231.5: All the Backlist! October 25, 2019

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This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including The Good House.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher

The Return by Rachel Hoffman

The Good House by Tananarive Due

The Elementals by Michael McDowell

Blood Countess (A Lady Slayers Novel) by Lana Popović

The Blood Countess by Andrei Codrescu

The Progeny by Tosca Lee

Oct 25 2019

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231: New Releases and More for October 22, 2019

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This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss All This Could Be Yours, God Save the Queens, Last of Her Name, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored Book Riot's Blind Date with a Book; and Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell and Wednesday Books.

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Books discussed on the show:

All This Could Be Yours by Jami Attenberg

Last of Her Name by Mimi Lok

The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher

Fireborne by Rosaria Munda

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia

God Save the Queens: The Essential History of Women in Hip-Hop by Kathy Iandoli

Me by Elton John

Charlie Hernandez and the Castle of Bones by Ryan Calejo


What we're reading:

Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo


More books out this week:

Famous in Cedarville by Erica Wright 

The Art of Flaneuring: How to Wander with Intention and Discover a Better Life by Erika Owen  

Out Loud: A Memoir by Mark Morris and Wesley Stace

A Cruel Deception: A Bess Crawford Mystery (Bess Crawford Mysteries Book 11) by Charles Todd

To Begin the World Over Again: How the American Revolution Devastated the Globe by Matthew Lockwood

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership (Justice, Power, and Politics) by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor 

Touched by the Sun: My Friendship with Jackie by Carly Simon 

Stillicide by Cynan Jones 

Yes We Did: Photos and Behind-the-Scenes Stories Celebrating Our First African American President by Lawrence Jackson 

The Devil’s Due (A Sherlock Holmes Adventure) by Bonnie MacBird

Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West by H. W. Brands

Strangers at the Gate: A Novel by Catriona McPherson 

Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse (Political Satire Book, Poetry, Political Humor Gift) by John Lithgow 

The Promise by Silvina Ocampo, Suzanne Jill Levine (Translator), Jessica Powell (Translator)

Do You Mind If I Cancel?: (Things That Still Annoy Me) by Gary Janetti  

Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren 

The Art of Regret: A Novel by Mary Fleming 

Beside Herself by Elizabeth LaBan 

Holding On To Nothing by Elizabeth Chiles Shelburne

Initiated: Memoir of a Witch by Amanda Yates Garcia

The Night Fire (A Ballard and Bosch Novel Book 22) Michael Connelly

The Deserter by Nelson and Alex DeMille

The Christmas Spirits on Tradd Street by Karen White 

Morning Glory on the Vine: Early Songs and Drawings by Joni Mitchell

From Hell to Breakfast by Meghan Tifft

Janis: Her Life and Music by Holly George-Warren

The Blue Eye: The Khorasan Archives, Book 3 by Ausma Zehanat Khan

Ghoster by Jason Arnopp

Light It Up by Kekla Magoon

This Is My Body: A Memoir of Religious and Romantic Obsession by Cameron Dezen Hammon

Supernova Era by Cixin Liu, Joel Martinsen (translator)

The Beadworkers by Beth Piatote 

The Queens of Animation: The Untold Story of the Women Who Transformed the World of Disney and Made Cinematic History by Nathalia Holt  

Witches' Dance by Erin Eileen Almond

For Small Creatures Such as We by Sasha Sagan 

Revenge of the Red Club by Kim Harrington 

A Month in Siena by Hisham Matar

One Day: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours in America by Gene Weingarten

Lakota America: A New History of Indigenous Power (The Lamar Series in Western History) Pekka Hamalainen

The Fragility of Bodies by Sergio Olguin and Miranda France

The Little Book of Bob: Life Lessons from a Streetwise Cat by James Bowen

I Hope You Get This Message by Farah Naz Rishi 

The Lost Brothers: A Family's Decades-Long Search by Jack El-Hai

Agent Running in the Field by John le Carré

The House of Brides: A Novel by Jane Cockram

Still Here: The Madcap, Nervy, Singular Life of Elaine Stritch by Alexandra Jacobs

Intelligence for Dummies: Essays and Other Collected Writings by Glenn O'Brien

Forking Good: An Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of The Good Place by Valya Dudycz Lupescu (Author), Stephen H. Segal (Author), Dingding Hu (Illustrator)

Oct 22 2019

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230.5: All the Backlist! October 18, 2019

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This week, Patricia talks about two of her most favorite books from her backlist!

This episode is sponsored by Death & Conspiracy by Seeley James

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Books discussed on the show:

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat, illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton

Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version by Philip Pullman

Oct 18 2019

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BONUS: All the Books! Listener Questions and Answers!

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On this special episode of All the Books! Liberty answers listener questions.

This episode was sponsored Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu, with Fierce Reads.

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Books mentioned on the show:

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

The Little Friend by Donna Tartt

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde

The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins

Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome

Wow, No Thank You by Samantha Irby

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff

Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn

The Lost City of Z by David Grann

Glaciers by Alexis M. Smith

Oct 16 2019

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230: New Releases and More for October 15, 2019

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This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Your House Will Pay, The Never Tilting World, Wild Game, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored Book Riot's Blind Date with a Book; ThirdLove; and Penguin Random House Audio and Angel Mage by Garth Nix.

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Books discussed on the show:

Your House Will Pay: A Novel by Steph Cha

The Never Tilting World by Rin Chupeco 

Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me by Adrienne Brodeur

The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson

The Year We Fell From Space by Amy Sarig King 

Marvel Rising: Heroes of the Round Table by Nilah Magruder, Roberto Di Salvo, Georges Duarte, et al

Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker and Wendy Xu

Divide Me By Zero by Lara Vapnyar


What we're reading:

Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken

Becoming Duchess Goldblatt by Anonymous


More books out this week:

Curious Toys by Elizabeth Hand

Things No One Else Can Teach Us by Humble the Poet

Honey, I Killed the Cats by Dorota Maslowska, Benjamin Paloff (Translator)

The Science of Monsters: The Truth about Zombies, Witches, Werewolves, Vampires, and Other Legendary Creatures by Meg Hafdahl, Kelly Florence

The Less People Know About Us: A Mystery of Betrayal, Family Secrets, and Stolen Identity by Axton Betz-Hamilton 

A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son by Sergio Troncoso 

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia

Under the Broken Sky by Mariko Nagai

All The Right Circles by John Russell  

Rose Coffin by M. P. Kozlowsky

The Consequential Frontier: Challenging the Privatization of Space by Peter Ward

Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People by Ben Crump

Kicksology: The Hype, Science, Culture & Cool of Running Shoes by Brian Metzler

GI Confidential (A Sergeants Sueno and Bascom Novel) by Martin Limon 

Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business by Diana Kapp and Bijou Karman

Christmas Shopaholic: A Novel by Sophie Kinsella

Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans by Melanie Mitchell 

Let It Snow: A Novel by Nancy Thayer 

The Man Who Saw Everything by Deborah Levy 

One Blade of Grass: Finding the Old Road of the Heart, a Zen Memoir by Henry Shukman

The Rosewater Redemption (The Wormwood Trilogy Book 3) by Tade Thompson

Elizabeth Webster and the Court of Uncommon Pleas by William Lashner

The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Last by Azra Raza

That Was Awkward: The Art and Etiquette of the Awkward Hug by Emily Flake

Dad's Maybe Book by Tim O'Brien 

Keep Scrolling Till You Feel Something: 21 Years of Humor from McSweeney's Internet Tendency (Mcsweeney's Quarterly Concern) by Chris Monks, Sam Riley

Dead Girls by Abigail Tarttelin

Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race by Thomas Chatterton Williams

The Absinthe Earl (The Faery Rehistory Series Book 1) by Sharon Lynn Fisher

Salvaged by Madeleine Roux

Soon by Lois Murphy

Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim by Leah Vernon

Fireborne by Rosaria Munda

Wild Words: Rituals, Routines, and Rhythms for Braving the Writer's Path by Nicole Gulotta 

It Would Be Night in Caracas by Karina Sainz Borgo

The Collector of Leftover Souls: Field Notes on Brazil's Everyday Insurrections by Eliane Brum and Diane Grosklaus Whitty

Jackpot by Nic Stone

Girl: A Novel by Edna O'Brien 

Escaping Exodus: A Novel by Nicky Drayden

Call Down the Thunder: A Crime Novel by Dietrich Kalteis

Good Things Out of Nazareth: The Uncollected Letters of Flannery O'Connor and Friends by Flannery O'Connor and Ben Alexander

The Dollmaker by Nina Allan

How Fires End by Marco Rafalà

A Year Without a Name: A Memoir by Cyrus Grace Dunham

Homesick: Stories by Nino Cipri

Ivory Apples by Lisa Goldstein 

Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton

Tarnished Are the Stars by Rosiee Thor 

Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA by Amaryllis Fox

Why, Why, Why? by Quim Monzó, Peter Bush (translator)

Me: Elton John Official Autobiography by Elton John 

Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout

The Dragon Warrior by Katie Zhao

War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi

Like Wings, Your Hands by Elizabeth Earley

Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World) by Walter Scheidel 

Ormeshadow by Priya Sharma

Our Wayward Fate by Gloria Chao 

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

A Book of Bones: A Thriller (Charlie Parker) by John Connolly 

The Art of Theft (The Lady Sherlock Series) by Sherry Thomas 

Suicide Woods: Stories by Benjamin Percy

Fishnet by Kirstin Innes

The Infinite Game By Simon Sinek

The Throne of the Five Winds (Hostage of Empire) by S. C. Emmett

Good Husbandry: A Memoir by Kristin Kimball 

Medallion Status: True Stories from Secret Rooms by John Hodgman

The Guardians: A Novel by John Grisham 

Sulwe by Lupita Nyong'o and Vashti Harrison

Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi 

A Bright Clean Mind: Veganism for Creative Transformation by Camille DeAngelis

No Stopping Us Now: The Adventures of Older Women in American History by Gail Collins

Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero by Christopher McDougall 

Good Things Happen to People You Hate: Essays by Rebecca Fishbein

A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith by Timothy Egan   

If Only I Could Tell You by Hannah Beckerman

Crucible: The Long End of the Great War and the Birth of a New World, 1917-1924 by Charles Emmerson

America Is Immigrants by Sara Novic and Alison Kolesar

Our Wayward Fate by Gloria Chao  

The Escape of Light by Fred Venturini

Oct 15 2019

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229.5: All the Backlist! October 11, 2019

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This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including A Prayer for Owen Meany.

This episode is sponsored by Quirk Books and The Remaking by Clay Chapman.

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Books discussed on the show:

A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite 

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Oct 11 2019

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