Episode 104

Moms, Dads, and Grads Recommendation Show

This week, Amanda, Rebecca, and Jeff answer reader recommendation requests for summer time holidays and reading. This episode is sponsored by Scribd, Squarespace, and Invincible by Amy Reed.

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Books mentioned:

Q1:

Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

Wolf Winter by Cecelia Ekback

Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes

Out by Natsuo Karino

Dare Me by Megan Abbott

The Magicians by Lev Grossman

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Q2:

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Zone One by Colson Whitehead

Zone One by Eula Biss

Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward

2 A.M. at the Cat’s Pajamas by Marie Helene-Bertino

The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

I Want to Show You More by Jamie Quatro

An Untamed State by Roxane Gay

Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

Q3:

Stalingrad by Antony Beevor

The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan

Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu

Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem

The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel

Radiance of Tomorrow by Ishmael Beah

Q4:

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

My Life in France by Julia Child

Parnassus on Wheels by Christopher Morley

Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

Q5:

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

In Real Life by Cory Doctorow

You by Austin Grossman

Scott Pilgrim comics

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Q6:

Girl Meets God by Lauren F. Winner

Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott

Bread and Wine by Shauna Niequist

The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

Diving Belles by Lucy Wood

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller

Alibis by Andre Aciman

Soccer in Sun and Shadow by Eduardo Galeano

Q7:

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

You Are Not So Smart by David McRaney

How We Got to Now by Stephen Johnson

Q8:

The Guernsay Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure

Q9:

The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan

The Middle Passage by Charles S. Johnson

Q10:

Death by Black Hole and Other Cosmic Quandaries by Neil Degrasse Tyson

The Accidental Universe by Alan Lightman

Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

Q11:

The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Q12:

A Little Life by Hanya Yanigahara

Corregidora by Gayl Jones

Q13:

Classics

Q14:

The Alchemist by Paolo Coelho

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

Q15:

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

Railsea by China Mieville

Q16:

Sabriel trilogy by Garth Nix

The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us by Laura van den Berg

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