Episode 204

New Releases and More for April 16, 2019

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Miracle Creek, The Binding, Alice’s Island, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

The Binding by Bridget Collins

Alice’s Island: A Novel by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo

Magical Realism for Non-Believers: A Memoir of Finding Family by Anika Fajardo

How To Make Friends with the Dark by Kathleen Glasgow

Pilu of the Woods by Mai K. Nguyen

Amnesty: Book 3 in the Amberlough Dossier by Lara Elena Donnelly

Flowers over the Inferno (A Teresa Battaglia Novel) by Ilaria Tuti, Ekin Oklap (translator)

What we’re reading:

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery by Alan Bradley

Murder by Milkshake: An Astonishing True Story of Adultery, Arsenic, and a Charismatic Killer by Eve Lazarus

More books out this week:

The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father by Janny Scott

The Mister by E.L. James

Swimming for Sunlight by Allie Larkin

The Velvet Rose by Susan Holmes McKagan

A Change of Time by Ida Jessen, Martin Aitken (Translator)

Monsters I Have Been by Kenji C. Liu

The Raven’s Tale by Cat Winters

Permission by Saskia Vogel

When You Learn the Alphabet (The Iowa Prize in Literary Nonfiction) by Kendra Allen

August Isle by Ali Standish

The Parrot’s Perch: A Memoir by Karen Keilt

The Better Sister: A Novel by Alafair Burke

City of Flickering Light by Juliette Fay

Thomas and Beal in the Midi: A Novel by Christopher Tilghman

Before She Was Found by Heather Gudenkauf

Whatever Gets You Through: Twelve Survivors on Life after Sexual Assault by Jen Sookfong Lee and Stacey May Fowles

The Rose by Tiffany Reisz

No Country for Old Gnomes: The Tales of Pell by Kevin Hearne and Delilah S. Dawson

The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia and Simon Bruni

The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez: A Border Story by Aaron Bobrow-Strain

Old Baggage by Lissa Evans

Feast Your Eyes: A Novel by Myla Goldberg

An Anatomy of Beasts by Olivia A. Cole

The Meaning of Birds by Jaye Robin Brown

Before We Were Wicked by Eric Jerome Dickey

The Limits of the World by Jennifer Acker

Southern Lady Code: Essays by Helen Ellis

Roar by Cecelia Ahern

Lost Without the River: A Memoir by Barbara Hoffebeck Scoblic

Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? by Bill McKibben

The House of the Pain of Others: Chronicle of a Small Genocide by Julián Herbert

The Next Great Paulie Fink by Ali Benjamin

Upon a Burning Throne by Ashok K. Banker

Perihelion Summer by Greg Egan

Winds of Marque by Bennett R. Coles

Diary of a Murderer: And Other Stories by Young-Ha Kim, Krys Lee

Normal People: A Novel by Sally Rooney

Dark Constellations by Pola Oloixarac, Roy Kesey (translator)

Under the Table: A Novel by Stephanie Evanovich

The Human Swarm: How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall by Mark W. Moffett

Eating the Sun: Small Musings on a Vast Universe by Ella Frances Sanders

The Department of Sensitive Crimes: A Detective Varg Novel by Alexander McCall Smith

Down from the Mountain: The Life and Death of a Grizzly Bear by Bryce Andrews

Relight My Fire by Joanna Bolouri

The Time Collector: A Novel by Gwendolyn Womack

Autumn Light: Season of Fire and Farewells by Pico Iyer

Hitler’s Last Plot: The 139 VIP Hostages Selected for Death in the Final Days of World War II by Ian Sayer and Jeremy Dronfield

The Question Authority by Rachel Cline