New Releases and More for April 30, 2019

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This week, Liberty and Trisha discuss The Invited, Mama’s Boy, Let’s Tell This Story Properly, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Amazon Kindle UnlimitedA Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole, and the audiobook edition of Cape May by Chip Cheek.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Invited: A Novel by Jennifer McMahon

Mama’s Boy: A Story from Our Americas by Dustin Lance Black

Hot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan

That Kind of Guy (Ravenswood Book 3) by Talia Hibbert

Let’s Tell This Story Properly by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Park Avenue Summer by Renée Rosen

What My Mother and I Don’t Talk About: Fifteen Writers Break the Silence by Michele Filgate

The Library of Ever by Zeno Alexander

What we’re reading:

LGBTQ Fiction and Poetry from Appalachia by Jeff Mann and Julia Watts

The Killer Across the Table: Unlocking the Secrets of Serial Killers and Predators with the FBI’s Original Mindhunter by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker

More books out this week:

Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse by Shane Burcaw

A Prince on Paper: Reluctant Royals by Alyssa Cole

Silver Meadows Summer by Emma Otheguy

Origin of a Hero (She-Ra Chapter Book) by Tracey West and Amanda Schank

Spring: A Novel (Seasonal Quartet) by Ali Smith

Walking on the Ceiling: A Novel by Aysegül Savas

The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality by Bhaskar Sunkara

The Unbound Empire (Swords and Fire) by Melissa Caruso

Like Lions: A Novel by Brian Panowich

Aru Shah and the Song of Death (Pandava Series) by Roshani Chokshi

Picture (New York Review Books Classics) by Lillian Ross and Anjelica Huston

Cannonball by Kelsey Wroten

Grace: Based on the Jeff Buckley Story by Tiffanie DeBartolo and Pascal Dizin

Brief Chronicle of Another Stupid Heartbreak by Adi Alsaid

A Good Enough Mother: A Novel by Bev Thomas

Cape May: A Novel by Chip Cheek

African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan by Thomas Lockley and Geoffrey Girard

Lie With Me: A Novel by Philippe Besson, Molly Ringwald (translator)

Waste Tide by Chen Qiufan, Ken Liu (Translator)

Springtime in a Broken Mirror by Mario Benedetti, Nick Caistor (Translator)

No Shadow of a Doubt: The 1919 Eclipse That Confirmed Einstein’s Theory of Relativity by Daniel Kennefick

Getting Hot with the Scot by Melonie Johnson

Never a Bride: A Duke’s Daughters Novel by Megan Frampton

The Regency Years: During Which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love, and Britain Becomes Modern by Robert Morrison

The Besieged City by Clarice Lispector and Benjamin Moser

At Home in the Dark by Lawrence Block

Cruel Fate by Kelley Armstrong

The Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters: A Novel by Balli Kaur Jaswal

Little Darlings: A Novel by Melanie Golding

From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home by Tembi Locke

Trespass: Ecotone Essayists Beyond the Boundaries of Place, Identity, and Feminism by May-lee Chai

The Lazarus Files: A Cold Case Investigation by Matthew McGough

The Republic: A Novel by Joost de Vries, Jane Hedley-Prole (translator)