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E205: 205: New Releases and More for April 23, 2019

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.Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here.Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS or iTunes and never miss a beat book.Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news.Books discussed on the show:The Valedictorian of Being Dead: The True Story of Dying Ten Times to Live by Heather B. ArmstrongStorm of Locusts (The Sixth World) by Rebecca RoanhorsePaul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl by Andrea Lawlor Ragged Alice by Gareth L. PowellFlowers of Mold & Other Stories by Ha Seong-nan, Janet Hong (translator) The Tiger at Midnight by Swati TeerdhalaThe Last Job: "The Bad Grandpas" and the Hatton Garden Heist by Dan BilefskyThe Missing Years by Lexie ElliottWhat we're reading:If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana KimDeath Prefers Blondes by Caleb RoehrigThe Den by Abi MaxwellMore books out this week:Dawn: Stories by Selahattin DemirtasCamp by Kayla MillerCarmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, edited by Carmen Maria MachadoHow Not to Ask a Boy to Prom by S. J. GosleeThe Summer Retreat (A Moonlight Harbor Novel) by Sheila RobertsStone Mothers: A Novel by Erin KellyThrow Me to the Wolves by Patrick McGuinnessThis searing light, the sun and everything else: Joy Division: The Oral History by Jon SavageLotharingia: A Personal History of Europe's Lost Country by Simon WinderA Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C. A. FletcherThe Pandora Room: A Novel by Christopher GoldenEverything in Its Place: First Loves and Last Tales by Oliver SacksDante and the Early Astronomer: Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens by Tracy DaughertyA Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities by Mady G and J.R. ZuckerbergAny Other Place: Stories by Michael CroleyEverything About You by Heather ChildThe Mother-in-Law by Sally HepworthThe First True Thing by Claire NeedellD-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II by Sarah RoseEmily Eternal by M. G. WheatonCourting Mr. Lincoln: A Novel by Louis BayardMachines Like Me by Ian McEwanIf I'm Being Honest by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-BrokaI Know Who You Are by Alice FeeneyThe Heartland: An American History by Kristin L. HogansonHacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity by Jamie MetzlHide and Seek by Mary BurtonThe Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda GatesFumbled (Playbook, The Book 2) by Alexa MartinHope for the Best (Chronicles of St Mary's) by Jodi TaylorA Politics of Love: A Handbook for a New American Revolution A Politics of Love: A Handbook for a New American Revolution by Marianne WilliamsonWilliam Shakespeare's Much Ado About Mean Girls (Pop Shakespeare) by Ian Doescher and Kent BartonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36mins

23 Apr 2019

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BONUS: All the Books! Listener Questions and Answers!

On this special episode of All the Books! Liberty answers listener questions.This episode was sponsored Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu, with Fierce Reads.Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here.Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, iTunes, or Spotify and never miss a beat book.Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news.Books mentioned on the show:The Secret History by Donna TarttThe Little Friend by Donna TarttThe Goldfinch by Donna TarttThe Invisible Library by Genevieve CogmanThe Eyre Affair by Jasper FfordeThe Library at Mount Char by Scott HawkinsThree Men in a Boat by Jerome K. JeromeWow, No Thank You by Samantha IrbyThe Westing Game by Ellen RaskinThe Queen of the Night by Alexander CheeGideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir84, Charing Cross Road by Helene HanffElla Minnow Pea by Mark DunnThe Lost City of Z by David GrannGlaciers by Alexis M. Smith See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

20mins

16 Oct 2019

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E242: New Releases and More for January 14, 2020

This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Uncanny Valley, We Wish You Luck, and The Missing American, and more great books. This episode was sponsored Novel Gazing, Saga Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, and ThirdLove. Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, iTunes, or Spotify and never miss a beat book. Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news. 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 eteamSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

33mins

14 Jan 2020

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

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.Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS or iTunes and never miss a beat book.Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news.Books discussed on the show:On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel by Ocean Vuong Naturally Tan: A Memoir by Tan FrancePatsy: A Novel by Nicole Dennis-Benn Leaving the Witness: Exiting a Religion and Finding a Life by Amber ScorahAyesha At Last: A Novel by Uzma Jalaluddin On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard by Jennifer PastiloffThe 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 HellerWhat we're reading:Me and Mr. Cigar by Gibby HaynesAll This Could Be Yours by Jami AttenbergMore books out this week:Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett Wild and Crooked by Leah ThomasThe Unbreakables by Lisa BarrThe Milk Hours: Poems by John JamesBeyond All Reasonable Doubt: A Novel by Malin Persson GiolitoThat Night by Cyn BalogAssassin of Shadows: A Novel by Lawrence GoldstoneThis Might Hurt a Bit by Doogie HornerGirls of July by Alex FlinnNo Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison by Behrouz Boochani and Omid TofighianDual Citizens: A novel by Alix OhlinWe Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir by Samra HabibThe Reaping (Paperbacks from Hell) by Bernard TaylorThe Ten Loves of Nishino by Hiromi Kawakami and Allison Markin PowellLike a Love Story by Abdi NazemianThe Beholder by Anna BrightThe Right Sort of Man by Allison MontclairThe Last Unknowns: Deep, Elegant, Profound Unanswered Questions About the Universe, the Mind, the Future of Civilization, and the Meaning of Life by John BrockmanMagic for Liars by Sarah Gailey The Cat in the Box by Chris FerrieThe Friends We Keep by Jane GreenExposed by Jean-Philippe Blondel, Alison Anderson (translator)Awards for Good Boys: Tales of Dating, Double Standards, and Doom by Shelby LormanMurder in Bel-Air (An Aimée Leduc Investigation) by Cara BlackThe Chosen (Contender) by Taran MatharuThis Land Is Our Land by Suketu MehtaThe Favorite Daughter by Patti Callahan HenryIndecent Advances: A Hidden History of True Crime and Prejudice Before Stonewall by James PolchinOut of the Shadows: Reimagining Gay Men's Lives by Walt Odets The Love Factory by Elaine ProctorBanshee by Rachel DeWoskinThe Rest of the Story by Sarah DessenMore News Tomorrow: A Novel by Susan Richards ShreveThe Lost Letters of William Woolf by Helen CullenThe Electric Hotel: A Novel by Dominic SmithUnderland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert MacfarlaneThe Summer We Lost Her by Tish CohenThe Great Eastern by Howard RodmanA Small Zombie Problem (Zombie Problems) by K.G. CampbellTrace: Who killed Maria James? by Rachael BrownUnraveling by Karen Lord I Wanna Be Where You Are by Kristina ForestDonna Has Left the Building by Susan Jane GilmanFire in the Sky: Cosmic Collisions, Killer Asteroids, and the Race to Defend Earth by Gordon L. DillowConscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind by Annaka HarrisIn at the Deep End by Kate DaviesWaking the Witch: Reflections on Women, Magic, and Power by Pam GrossmanThe Summer Demands by Deborah ShapiroAmong the Lost by Emiliano Monge, Frank Wynne (translator)In West Mills by De'Shawn Charles Winslow Aug 9 - Fog by Kathryn ScanlanChasing the Moon: The People, the Politics, and the Promise That Launched America into the Space Age by Robert L. Stone and Alan AndresThe Haunted by Danielle VegaOval: A Novel by Elvia Wilk Cruising: An Intimate History of a Radical Pastime by Alex EspinozaAll the Greys on Greene Street by Laura TuckerThe Summer Country: A Novel by Lauren WilligUp Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson by Bruce Conforth and Gayle Dean Wardlow1919 by Eve L. EwingTime Is the Thing a Body Moves Through by T Fleischmann Midsummer's Mayhem by Rajani LaRoccaThis Storm by James EllroyOrdinary Girls by Blair Thornburgh Not Your Backup by C.B. LeeWhen the Ground Is Hard by Malla NunnThe Moon: A History for the Future by Oliver MortonAll That You Leave Behind: A Memoir by Erin Lee CarrDissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Life and Work by Victoria OrtizOut of Place by Jennifer Blecher, Merrillee Liddiard (Illustrator)If It Makes You Happy by Claire KannVirtually Yours by Sarvenaz TashAre You Afraid of the Dark Rum?: and Other Cocktails for ’90s Kids by Sam SlaughterSorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson The Fire Opal Mechanism by Fran WildeFall; or, Dodge in Hell: A Novel by Neal StephensonCity of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert The Shallows (Nils Shapiro) by Matt GoldmanThe Last Pirate of New York: A Ghost Ship, a Killer, and the Birth of a Gangster Nation by Rich CohenWhy My Cat Is More Impressive Than Your Baby by Matthew Inman and The OatmealSpider-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 SugiuraWe Were Killers Once: A Thriller (Brigid Quinn Series) by Becky MastermanJust One Bite by Jack HeathFive Midnights by Ann Dávila CardinalHappy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace with Your Money by Ken HondaOut Stealing Horses: A Novel by Per Petterson, Anne Born (translator) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38mins

4 Jun 2019

Rank #4

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

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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

35mins

29 Dec 2015

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

This week, Liberty and Kim discuss Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to Come, Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered, Other 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.Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS or iTunes and never miss a beat book.Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news.Books discussed on the show:Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to Come: One Introvert's Year of Saying Yes by Jessica PanStay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered: The Definitive How-To Guide by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia HardstarkHow Not to Die Alone by Richard RoperAsk Again, Yes: A Novel by Mary Beth KeaneThese Witches Don't Burn by Isabel SterlingWordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language by Amanda MontellOther Words for Home by Jasmine WargaNo Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise SnyderWhat we're reading:The Queen of the Night by Alexander CheeCari Mora: A Novel by Thomas HarrisMore books out this week:Rebel (Women Who Dare) by Beverly JenkinsThe Wise and the Wicked by Rebecca PodosThe Ghost in the House by Sara O’LearyThe Voice in My Head by Dana L. DavisI Wish You All the Best by Mason DeaverRange: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David EpsteinThe Learning Curve: A Novel by Mandy BermanLast Day: A Novel by Domenica RutaHope for the Best (Chronicles of St Mary's) by Jodi Taylor The Dinner Guest by Gabriela Ybarra, Natasha WimmerUnexpected by Kelly RimmerCrushed by Kate HamerHer Secret Son by Hannah Mary McKinnonThe Helicopter Heist: A Novel Based on True Events by Jonas BonnierPassion on Park Avenue by Lauren LayneThe Lives of Bees: The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild by Thomas D. SeeleyThe Earl Next Door by Amelia GreyI Love You So Mochi by Sarah KuhnLonger by Michael BlumleinThe Flatshare: A Novel by Beth O'LearyThe Red Ribbon: A Memoir of Lightning and Rebuilding After Loss by Nancy Freund BillsSmall Kingdoms and Other Stories by Charlaine HarrisMalina by Ingeborg Bachmann (Author), Philip BoehmAll the Ways Home by Elsie ChapmanSupernavigators: Exploring the Wonders of How Animals Find Their Way by David BarrieErnesto: The Untold Story of Hemingway in Revolutionary Cuba by Andrew FeldmanWild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the '80s Changed Hollywood Forever by Nick de SemlyenThe Book Case (Emily Lime Mystery) by Dave SheltonFight Like a Mother: How a Grassroots Movement Took on the Gun Lobby and Why Women Will Change the World by Shannon WattsQueen Bee: A Novel by Dorothea Benton FrankSome Choose Darkness by Charlie DonleaAnthony Bourdain Remembered by CNNLent by Jo Walton See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

41mins

28 May 2019

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

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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

42mins

27 Jun 2017

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E217: New Releases and More for July 16, 2019

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.Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here.Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, iTunes, or Spotify and never miss a beat book.Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news.Books discussed on the show:The Nickel Boys by Colson WhiteheadAkissi: More Tales of Mischief by Marguerite Abouet and Mathieu SapinBody Leaping Backward: Memoir of a Delinquent Girlhood by Maureen StantonHer 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 EtterMy Family Divided by Diane Guerrero with Erica Moroz (paperback)What we're reading:Paper Girls by Brian K Vaughan and Cliff ChiangFrom the Wreck by Jane RawsonMore books out this week:Stubborn Archivist by Yara Rodrigues FowlerEverything 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 LiuStorm Blown by Nick CourageRaised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction by Chuck KlostermanThe Wedding Party by Jasmine GuilloryThe Other Mrs. Miller by Allison DicksonBeirut Hellfire Society by Rawi Hage The Weil Conjectures by Karen OlssonThe Oddmire, Book 1: Changeling by William RitterA Girl Goes Into the Forest by Peg Alford PursellFamily of Origin: A Novel by CJ HauserThey Called Us Enemy by George Takei and Justin EisingerThe Border Keeper by Kerstin HallTell 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 MaraisCostalegre by Courtney MaumWhat 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 RaymondBlue Hours: A Novel by Daphne Kalotay See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

48mins

16 Jul 2019

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

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss some of December's new releases, including The Verdict, The Rogue Not Taken, and Drawing Blood.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36mins

1 Dec 2015

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E243: New Releases and More for January 21, 2020

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Riot Baby, Fight of the Century, The Seep, and more great books. This episode was sponsored Book Riot’s Read Harder 2020 Challenge, Flatiron Books, publisher of American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, and Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing. Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, iTunes, or Spotify and never miss a beat book. Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news. 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 AkersSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

52mins

21 Jan 2020

Rank #10

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

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.fm, Grand Central Publishing and Cari Mora by Thomas Harris, and Bombas.Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here.Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS or iTunes and never miss a beat book.Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news.Books discussed on the show:Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle LimSearching for Sylvie Lee by Jean KwokHonestly, We Meant Well by Grant GinderThe Exact Opposite of Okay by Laura StevenSomeone Who Will Love You In All Your Damaged Glory by Raphael Bob-WaksbergBunny: A Novel by Mona AwadSlime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us by Ruth KassingerThe Grief Keeper by Alexandra VillasanteWhat we're reading:Somewhere Only We Know by Maurene GooGhosts of Berlin: Stories by Rudolph Herzog, Emma Rault (translator)The Truants by Kate WeinbergMore books out this week:Call Your Daughter Home by Deb SperaRosie Colored Glasses by Brianna WolfsonThe Ditch: A Novel by Herman KochAmerican Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment by Shane BauerPaternity: The Elusive Quest for the Father by Nara B. MilanichKingdom of Lies: Unnerving Adventures in the World of Cybercrime by Kate FazziniThe Friend Zone by Abby JimenezAir Logic: a novel (Elemental Logic) by Laurie J. MarksTiny by Kim HooperDream Sequence: A Novel by Adam FouldsTeeth in the Mist by Dawn KurtagichTime After Time: A Novel by Lisa GrunwaldThe Sun on My Head: Stories by Geovani Martins, Julia Sanches (translator)Man of the Year by Caroline Louise WalkerRecursion: A Novel by Blake CrouchMrs. Everything: A Novel by Jennifer WeinerThose People by Louise CandlishSoul of the Border: A Novel by Matteo RighettoThe First Mistake by Sandie JonesThis Is Home: A Novel by Lisa DuffyEileen Gray: A House Under The Sun by Charlotte Malterre-Barthes, Zosia Dzierzawska Boss Broad by Megan VolpertHere Is What You Do: Stories by Chris DennisOut of the Silence: After the Crash by Eduardo Strauch, Jennie EriksonEmmie and the Tudor King (Hearts and Crowns) by Natalie MurrayThe History of Living Forever: A Novel by Jake WolffThe Islanders: A Novel by Meg Mitchell MooreVelocity Weapon by Megan E. O'KeefeThe Way Home: Tales from a Life Without Technology by Mark BoyleThe Good Sister by Gillian McAllisterThe Darwin Affair: A Novel by Tim MasonThe Outside by Ada HoffmannMy Parents: An Introduction / This Does Not Belong To You by Aleksandar HemonSong for the Unraveling of the World by Brian EvensonSea Sirens (A Trot & Cap'n Bill Adventure) by Amy Chu and Janet K. LeeNorco '80: The True Story of the Most Spectacular Bank Robbery in American History by Peter HoulahanOne Giant Leap: The Untold Story of How We Flew to the Moon by Charles FishmanWaiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry WinfreyParis, 7 A.M. by Liza WielandTell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae SafiThe Grand Dark by Richard KadreyNotes to Self: Essays by Emilie PineReentry by Peter CawdronBone Deep by Sandra IrelandThe Color Inside a Melon by John DominiTen 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 EvansThe Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland’s Buried Past and Our Perilous Future by Jon GertnerThe Paper Wasp by Lauren AcamporaThe Perfect Date by Evelyn Lozada and Holly LorinczMore Than Enough: Claiming Space For Who You Are (No Matter What They Say) by Elaine WelterothAlphabet Squadron (Star Wars) by Alexander FreedStronger Than a Bronze Dragon by Mary FanJoe Country (Slough House) by Mick HerronLife with Picasso (New York Review Books Classics) by Françoise Gilot, Carlton Lake Fatal Inheritance: A Novel by Rachel RhysMamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age by Darrel J. McLeod See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

33mins

11 Jun 2019

Rank #11

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

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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

43mins

24 Nov 2015

Rank #12

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

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.fm, The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs by Katherine Howe, and FabFitFun.Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here.Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, iTunes, or Spotify and never miss a beat book.Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news.Books discussed on the show:Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda HolmesThe Gone Dead: A Novel by Chanelle BenzBig Sky by Kate AtkinsonThe Great Unexpected by Dan MooneyWicked Fox by Kat ChoThe Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge, and India's Quest for Independence by Anita AnandThe Van Apfel Girls Are Gone by Felicity McLeanMurder in the Crooked House by Soji Shimada and Louise Heal KawaiWhat we're reading:They All Fall Down by Rachel Howzell HallInitiated: Memoir of a Witch by Amanda Yates GarciaMore books out this week:Cygnet: A Novel by Season ButlerThe Snakes by Sadie JonesA Family of Strangers by Emilie RichardsFinding Mrs. Ford by Deborah Goodrich RoyceCall It What You Want by Brigid KemmererThe Daughters of Temperance Hobbs: A Novel by Katherine HoweThis Is Not a T-Shirt: A Brand, a Culture, a Community--a Life in Streetwear by Bobby HundredsThe Drama of Celebrity by Sharon MarcusA Nearly Normal Family: A Novel by M.T. Edvardsson and Rachel Willson-BroylesDear Wife by Kimberly BelleParanoid by Lisa JacksonThe Journal I Did Not Keep: New and Selected Writing by Lore SegalThis Wicked Tongue by Elise LevineThe Not Good Enough Mother by Sharon LambHere Is What You Do: Stories by Chris DennisDressed in Dreams: A Black Girl's Love Letter to the Power of Fashion by Tanisha C. FordThe Virtue of Sin by Shannon SchurenQueen of the Sea by Dylan MeconisTwisted Family Values by V.C. ChickeringHow Could She: A Novel by Lauren MechlingThe Last Collection: A Novel of Elsa Schiaparelli and Coco Chanel by Jeanne MackinThat Other World: Nabokov and the Puzzle of Exile by Azar Nafisi, Lotfali Khonji (Translator)The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire LombardoThe Weather Machine: A Journey Inside the Forecast by Andrew BlumEmperors of the Deep: The Ocean’s Most Mysterious, Most Misunderstood, and Most Important Guardians by William McKeeverThe Friend: A Novel by Joakim ZanderEscape from Earth: A Secret History of the Space Rocket by Fraser MacDonaldBeyond the Limit by Cindy DeesProject Duchess by Sabrina JeffriesSay No to the Duke: The Wildes of Lindow Castle by Eloisa JamesSweet Heat by Zuri DaySlow Dancing at Sunrise by Jo McNallyDating by the Book by Mary Ann MarloweKingdom of Exiles by Maxym MartineauOnce Upon a Bad Boy by Melonie JohnsonGone Too Long: A Novel by Lori RoyTechnically, You Started It by Lana Wood JohnsonThe Iron Dragon’s Mother by Michael SwanwickHexarchate Stories by Yoon Ha LeeAfter the End by Clare MackintoshThe Orphan's Song by Lauren KateI Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution by Emily NussbaumThe Lady's Guide to Celestial Mechanics by Olivia WaiteSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

49mins

25 Jun 2019

Rank #13

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Episode #112.5: All the Backlist!

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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

10mins

23 Jun 2017

Rank #14

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Episode #61: New Releases for July 5, 2016

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Wolf Road, Here Comes the Sun, Listen to Me, and more new releases.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37mins

5 Jul 2016

Rank #15

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

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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

33mins

12 Dec 2017

Rank #16

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

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. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

47mins

21 Aug 2018

Rank #17

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Episode #59: Best Books of 2016 Halftime Show

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.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

33mins

21 Jun 2016

Rank #18

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E216: New Releases and More for July 9, 2019

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.Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here.Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, iTunes, or Spotify and never miss a beat book.Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news.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 PhillipsDapper Dan: Made in Harlem: A Memoir by Daniel R. DayA Prayer for Travelers: A Novel by Ruchika TomarWilder Girls by Rory PowerThe Boy and Girl Who Broke The World by Amy ReedWhat we're reading:Moon Of The Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig RiceThe Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire LombardoMore books out this week:Knife: A New Harry Hole Novel (Harry Hole Series) by Jo Nesbo Your Strange Fortune by Chloe N ClarkThe Shameless (A Quinn Colson Novel) by Ace Atkins Let's Hope for the Best by Carolina SetterwallMurderabilia by Carl VonderauBreathe In, Cash Out: A Novel by Madeleine Henry The Reunion by Guillaume Musso The Toll by Cherie PriestIn the Shadow of Wolves by Alvydas Šlepikas and Romas KinkaCopperhead: 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 ffitchJacob's Ladder: A Novel by Ludmila Ulitskaya, Polly Gannon (translator)Circus: or, Moira Orfei in Aigues-Mortes: A Novel by Wayne KoestenbaumShapes of Native Nonfiction: Collected Essays by Contemporary Writers by Elissa Washuta and Theresa WarburtonThe Vagabonds: The Story of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison’s Ten-Year Road Trip by Jeff GuinnBad Axe County: A Novel by John GalliganDeath and Other Happy Endings: A Novel by Melanie Cantor Heartwood Box by Ann AguirreSay Say Say: A novel by Lila SavageThe Stories You Tell (Roxane Weary) by Kristen LepionkaThe Trouble with Gravity: Solving the Mystery Beneath Our Feet by Richard PanekCheshire Crossing by Andy Weir, Sarah Andersen (Illustrator) Under Currents by Nora RobertsThe Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb by Sam KeanKilling with Confetti (A Detective Peter Diamond Mystery Book 18) by Peter Lovesey The Cuban Comedy by Pablo MedinaThe Golden Hour: A Novel by Beatriz WilliamsInhabitation: A Novel by Teru Miyamoto and Roger K. ThomasVincent and Alice and Alice by Shane JonesThree Women by Lisa TaddeoThe Last Book Party by Karen Dukess If: The Untold Story of Kipling’s American Years by Christopher BenfeySupper Club by Lara WilliamsThe Lightest Object in the Universe by Kimi EiseleHungry: Eating, Road-Tripping and Risking It All with the Greatest Chef in the World by Jeff GordinierFamous People: A Novel by Justin KuritzkesThe Last List of Miss Judith Kratt: A Novel by Andrea BobotisMe Myself & Him by Chris TebbettsThe Survival of Molly Southbourne by Tade ThompsonSeason of the Witch (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Book 1) by Sarah Rees BrennanLate Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss by Margaret RenklNull Set (Cas Russell) by S. L. HuangThe 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 WallaceOne Little Secret: A Novel by Cate Holahan Past Perfect Life by Elizabeth EulbergAccommodations by Wioletta Greg and Jennifer CroftWhen 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 LimDeath in a Desert Land by Andrew WilsonSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

44mins

9 Jul 2019

Rank #19

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Episode #28: Dysfunctional Families, Nov. 17, 2015

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss some of their favorite books featuring dysfunctional families, including Father of the Rain, Miss Entropia and the Adam Bomb, and Boy, Snow, Bird.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

35mins

17 Nov 2015

Rank #20