New Releases and More for April 9, 2019

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This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Descendant of the Crane, In the Neighborhood of TrueTrust Exercise, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Descendant of the Crane by Joan He

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

Trust Exercise: A Novel by Susan Choi

In the Neighborhood of True by Susan Kaplan Carlton

Naamah: A Novel by Sarah Blake

You Go First by Erin Entrada Kelly

Phantoms: A Novel by Christian Kiefer

Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration by Emily Bazelon

What we’re reading:

With The Fire On High by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna: A Novel by Juliet Grames

More books out this week:

Working by Robert A. Caro

Riverland by Fran Wilde

Saturday’s Child: A Daughter’s Memoir by Deborah Burns

In the Key of Nira Ghani by Natasha Deen

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

This Book Is Not Yet Rated by Peter Bognanni

If I Had Two Lives by Abbigail N. Rosewood

Without Protection by Gala Mukomolova

Summer of My Amazing Luck: A Novel by Miriam Toews

The Eighth Sister: A Thriller by Robert Dugoni

The Casket of Time by Andri Snær Magnason (Author), Björg Arnadóttir (Translator), Andrew Cauthery (Translator)

Unlearn: 101 Simple Truths for a Better Life by Humble the Poet

When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton

Meet Cute by Helena Hunting

Einstein’s Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum by Lee Smolin

Accidental Presidents: Eight Men Who Changed America by Jared Cohen

Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline

Pickle’s Progress: A Novel by Marcia Butler

A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell

My Coney Island Baby: A Novel by Billy O’Callaghan

Make/Shift (Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature) by Joe Sacksteder

The Red Scrolls of Magic (The Eldest Curses) by Cassandra Clare and Wesley Chu

How To Do Nothing: Resisting The Attention Economy by Jenny Odell

Outside Looking In: A Novel by T.C. Boyle

The Lost History of Dreams: A Novel by Kris Waldherr

Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly

They All Fall Down by Rachel Howzell Hall

The Magnetic Girl by Jessica Handler

The Dream Peddler: A Novel by Martine Fournier Watson

Sixteen Ways to Defend a Walled City by K.J. Parker

The Risk of Us by Rachel Howard

Afternoon of a Faun by James Lasdun

Optic Nerve by Maria Gainza, Thomas Bunstead (translator)

Notes from a Young Black Chef: A Memoir by Kwame Onwuachi and Joshua David Stein

The Ash Family by Molly Dektar

The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold

Murmur by Will Eaves

WOLFPACK: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game by Abby Wambach

Soon the Light Will Be Perfect: A Novel by Dave Patterson

The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted by Robert Hillman

Metropolis (A Bernie Gunther Novel) by Philip Kerr

Confessions of an Innocent Man: A Novel by David R. Dow

Dreaming Darkly by Caitlin Kittredge

Through the White Wood by Jessica Leake

The Parisian by Isabella Hammad

The Last by Hanna Jameson

The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris by Mark Honigsbaum

The Book of Dreams: A Novel by Nina George

How to Make Friends with the Dark by Kathleen Glasgow

We Are Mayhem: A Black Star Renegades Novel by Michael Moreci

Alien: Echo: An Original Young Adult Novel of the Alien Universe by Mira Grant

Bright by Duanwad Pimwana and Mui Poopoksakul

Seven Blades in Black (The Grave of Empires) Sam Sykes

It’s Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) by Trevor Noah

Trophy Life by Lea Geller

So Who’s Counting?: The Little Quote Book About Growing Older and Still Kicking Ass by Erin McHugh and Emily Luchetti

The City of Folding Faces by Jayinee Basu

All the Fierce Tethers by Lia Purpura

Wounds: Six Stories from the Border of Hell by Nathan Ballingrud