Episode 186

Anticipated New Books of 2019 Preview Show

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Nickel BoysAn Orchestra of MinoritiesSouthern Lady Code, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders and Seal Press, publisher of Faking It: The Lies Women Tell About Sex–and the Truths They Reveal by Lux Alptraum.

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Books discussed on the show:

Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken

Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country by Pam Houston

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma

Body Leaping Backward: Memoir of a Delinquent Girlhood by Maureen Stanton

So Here’s the Thing . . .: Notes on Growing Up, Getting Older, and Trusting Your Gut by Alyssa Mastromonaco, Lauren Oyler (Contributor)

Trust Exercise: A Novel by Susan Choi

The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray

Gingerbread: A Novel by Helen Oyeyemi

That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour by Sunita Puri

The Memory Police: A Novel by Yoko Ogawa and Stephen Snyder

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski PhD, Amelia Nagoski DMA

The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick by Mallory O’Meara

Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James

Sing to It: New Stories by Amy Hempel

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

Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez

Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli

Southern Lady Code: Essays by Helen Ellis

All This Could Be Yours by Jami Attenberg

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

What we’re reading:

I Miss You When I Blink: Essays by Mary Laura Philpott

More books out this week:

Kingdom of the Blind: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny

What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape by Sohaila Abdulali

Future Sounds: The Story of Electronic Music from Stockhausen to Skrillex by David Stubbs

How Long ’til Black Future Month?: Stories by N. K. Jemisin

The Adults by Caroline Hulse

Taking the Work Out of Networking: An Introvert’s Guide to Making Connections That Count by Karen Wickre

The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose

Come with Me: A Novel by Helen Schulman

Lord of the Butterflies by Andrea Gibson

The Razor by J. Barton Mitchell

Amber & Dusk by Lyra Selene

The Mortal Word (Invisible Library) by Genevieve Cogman

Aladdin: A New Translation by Paulo Lemos Horta, editor; Yasmine Seale, translator

Love a la Mode by Stephanie Kate Strohm

Being John Lennon: A Restless Life by Ray Connolly

Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why It Matters Now by Alan Rusbridger

Bring It On Home: Peter Grant, Led Zeppelin, and Beyond–The Story of Rock’s Greatest Manager by Mark Blake

The Dinosaur Tourist by Caitlin R. Kiernan

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