Episode 202

New Releases and More for April 2, 2019

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Women TalkingThe Affairs of the FalcónsFinding My Voice, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!; Once and Future by Cori McCarthy and Amy Rose Capetta from JIMMY Patterson Books; and The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer from Graydon House Books.

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Books discussed on the show:

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

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb

The Affairs of the Falcóns by Melissa Rivero

No Happy Endings: A Memoir by Nora McInerny

Women Talking by Miriam Toews

Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward by Valerie Jarrett

The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman

Coders: The Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World by Clive Thompson

Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

This Is What It Feels Like by Rebecca Barrow

What we’re reading:

Calvin: A Novel by Martine Leavitt

Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style by Benjamin Dreyer

At Briarwood School for Girls by Michael Knight

More books out this week:

Meander, Spiral, Explode: Design and Pattern in Narrative by Jane Alison

Another Planet: A Teenager in Suburbia by Tracey Thorn

Prince of Monkeys by Nnamdi Ehirim

Around Harvard Square by C. J. Farley

Baseball Epic: Famous and Forgotten Lives of the Dead Ball Era by Jason Novak

As One Fire Consumes Another by John Sibley Williams

Gatsby’s Oxford: Scott, Zelda, and the Jazz Age Invasion of Britain: 1904-1929 by Christopher A. Snyder

Hold Fast Your Crown: A Novel by Yannick Haenel, Teresa Fagan (translator)

Days by Moonlight by André Alexis

Oscar Wilde and the Return of Jack the Ripper: An Oscar Wilde Mystery (Oscar Wilde Mysteries) by Gyles Brandreth

Ghost Stories: Classic Tales of Horror and Suspense by Leslie S. Klinger and Lisa Morton

A Sin by Any Other Name: Reckoning with Racism and the Heritage of the South by Robert W. Lee and Bernice A. King

Beyond the Point: A Novel by Claire Gibson

Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain by Danny Goldberg

Since We Last Spoke by Brenda Rufener

To Stop a Warlord: My Story of Justice, Grace, and the Fight for Peace by Shannon Sedgwick Davis

Woman of Color by LaTonya Yvette

Lights! Camera! Puzzles!: A Puzzle Lady Mystery (Puzzle Lady Mysteries) by Parnell Hall

The Buddha Sat Right Here: A Family Odyssey Through India and Nepal by Dena Moes

Leaving Richard’s Valley by Michael DeForge

Little Lovely Things: A Novel by Maureen Joyce Connolly

Ye by Guilherme Petreca

The Spectators: A Novel by Jennifer duBois

The Deadly Kiss-Off by Paul Di Filippo

The Luminous Dead: A Novel by Caitlin Starling

The Editor by Steven Rowley

There’s a Word for That by Sloane Tanen

The Light Years: A Memoir by Chris Rush

We Rule the Night by Claire Eliza Bartlett

Greystone Secrets 1: The Strangers by Margaret Peterson Haddix and Anne Lambelet

Lost and Wanted: A novel by Nell Freudenberger

When a Duchess Says I Do by Grace Burrowes

Orange for the Sunsets by Tina Athaide

A Wonderful Stroke of Luck: A Novel by Ann Beattie

Stay Up with Hugo Best: A Novel by Erin Somers

The Execution of Justice (Pushkin Vertigo) by Friedrich Duerrematt, John E. Woods (Translator)

The Girl He Used to Know by Tracey Garvis Graves

Lights All Night Long: A Novel by Lydia Fitzpatrick

Soft Science by Franny Choi

The Last Last-Day-of-Summer by Lamar Giles

Sabrina & Corina: Stories by Kali Fajardo-Anstine

I’m Writing You from Tehran: A Granddaughter’s Search for Her Family’s Past and Their Country’s Future by Delphine Minoui, Emma Ramadan (Translator)

The Gulf by Belle Boggs

Loch of the Dead: A Novel by Oscar de Muriel

Wicked Saints by Emily Duncan

The Princess and the Fangirl: A Geekerella Fairytale (Once Upon A Con) by Ashley Poston

Brute: Poems by Emily Skaja

Germaine: The Life of Germaine Greer by Elizabeth Kleinhenz

Bluff by Jane Stanton Hitchcock

The Mission of a Lifetime: Lessons from the Men Who Went to the Moon by Basil Hero

Boy Swallows Universe: A Novel by Trent Dalton

A Song for the Stars by Ilima Todd

Mother Is a Verb: An Unconventional History by Sarah Knott

American Spirit: Profiles in Resilience, Courage, and Faith by Taya Kyle and Jim DeFelice

Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen by Mary Norris

Crossing: A Novel by Pajtim Statovci, David Hackston (translator)

The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America by Matt Kracht

The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees by Meredith May

Women’s Work: A Reckoning with Work and Home by Megan K. Stack

The Body Papers by Grace Talusan

The Tradition by Jericho Brown

All Ships Follow Me: A Family Memoir of War Across Three Continents by Mieke Eerkens

Geek Girls Don’t Cry: Real-Life Lessons From Fictional Female Characters by Andrea Towers and Marisha Ray

Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir by Ruth Reichl

The Killer in Me: A Novel by Olivia Kiernan

Native Country of the Heart: A Memoir by Cherríe Moraga

Fifty Things That Aren’t My Fault: Essays from the Grown-up Years by Cathy Guisewite

Radical Suburbs: Experimental Living on the Fringes of the American City by Amanda Kolson Hurley

Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?: A Mother’s Suggestions by Patricia Marx and Roz Chast

You’d Be Mine: A Novel by Erin Hahn

The Becket List: A Blackberry Farm Story by Adele Griffin and LeUyen Pham

Unscripted by Claire Handscombe

The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander and Kadir Nelson

The Poison Bed: A Novel by Elizabeth Fremantle

This One Looks Like a Boy: My Gender Journey to Life as a Man by Lorimer Shenher

The October Man by Ben Aaronovitch

Perfunctory Affection by Kim Harrison

 

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