Episode 112

Best of 2017 Halftime Show

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss some of their favorite books of 2017 so far, including PachinkoHunger, and Chemistry.

This episode was sponsored by Talenti, A Dark So Deadly, and Harmony.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Animators by Kayla Rae Whitaker

The Wanderers by Meg Howrey

American War by Omar El Akkad

Chemistry by Weike Wang

The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

Idaho by Emily Ruskovich

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?: And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House by Alyssa Mastromonaco

Double Bind: Women on Ambition by edited Robin Romm

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

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

What we’re reading:

The Power by Naomi Alderman

My Glory Was I Had Such Friends: A Memoir by Amy Silverstein

Books out this week:

Our Little Racket by Angelica Baker

The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish

Empire of Glass by Kaitlin Solimine

Indigo: A Novel by Charlene Harris, Christopher Golden, eight more

Perfect Conditions by Vanessa Blakeslee

The Management Style of the Supreme Beings by Tom Holt

Love Like Blood: A Tom Thorne Novel by Mark Billingham

Swimming Home: A Novel by Mary-Rose MacColl

The Sarah Book by Scott McClanahan

The Supremes Sing the Happy Heartache Blues by Edward Kelsey Moore

Girl on the Leeside by Kathleen Anne Kenney

The Girl In Between by Sarah Carroll

The Asylum of Dr. Caligari by James Morrow

Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating by Charles Spence

Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman by Anne Helen Petersen

Trusting You and Other Lies by Nicole Williams

Two Roads from Here by Teddy Steinkellner

Lost and Found Sisters: A Novel by Jill Shalvis

Seek and Destroy (America Rising) by William C. Dietz

Stranger by David Bergen

Kiss Carlo by by Adriana Trigiani

Godblind by Anna Stephens

Such a Good Girl by Amanda K. Morgan

The End of Men by Karen Rinaldi

Mapping the Interior by Stephen Graham Jones

The Force by Don Winslow

Beach House for Rent by Mary Alice Monroe

The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss

Here and Gone by Haylen Beck

Flesh and Bone and Water by Luiza Sauma

Come to Dust by Bracken MacLeod

 

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