Hitting All My Terrifying Buttons

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Katie and Rincey talk about controversy around the Staunch Prize, James Patterson’s book about Jeffrey Epstein and pick up some 2019 release that they haven’t gotten to yet.

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Show Notes

Author James Patterson on Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘Unbelievable’ Crimes

Film adaptation for Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage

Organisers of the Staunch Prize, which honors books that don’t contain violence against women, have claimed that fictional depictions of sexual assault may influence the outcome of rape cases

Fotis Dulos, a defendant in a missing person’s case involving his estranged wife, is trying to argue that this is a real-life Gone Girl situation.

Books Mentioned

Spin by Lamar Giles

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Beijing Payback by Daniel Nieh

Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman 

Theme Music by T. Marie Vandelly

My Friend Anna: The True Story of a Fake Heiress by Rachel DeLoache Williams

An American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson

Lock Every Door by Riley Sager

The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani

The Need by Helen Phillips