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This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss The Whisper Man, Color Me In, Into the Planet, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Whisper Man by Alex North

Sparrowhawk by Delilah S. Dawson, Matias Basla, Rebecca Nalty, Jim Campbell

The Reckless Oath We Made by Bryn Greenwood 

An American Sunrise: Poems by Joy Harjo

Color Me In by Natasha Díaz

Insurrecto by Gina Apostol

The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall

Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver by Jill Heinerth 

What we’re reading:

Prime Suspects: The Anatomy of Integers and Permutations by Andrew Granville, Jennifer Granville, Robert J. Lewis

Dead Girls by Abigail Tarttelin

More books out this week:

The Revolution of Birdie Randolph by Brandy Colbert

Life of the Party: Poems by Olivia Gatwood 

Turning Darkness Into Light by Marie Brennan

Echoes: The Saga Anthology of Ghost Stories by Ellen Datlow, Dale Bailey, et al.

Carnegie Hill: A Novel by Jonathan Vatner 

The Last Widow: A Novel (Will Trent) by Karin Slaughter

Empty Hearts: A Novel by Juli Zeh, John Cullen (Translator)

Stolen Things: A Novel by R. H. Herron

The Warlow Experiment by Alix Nathan

The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier by Ian Urbina 

Middle England by Jonathan Coe

The Bird Boys by Lisa Sandlin

American Saint: A Novel by Sean Gandert 

Girls and Their Cats by BriAnne Wills and Elyse Moody

Machine: A Novel by Susan Steinberg

The Warehouse: A Novel by Rob Hart

The Translator’s Bride by João Reis

Meet Me in the Future: Stories by Kameron Hurley

Neil Gaiman’s Snow, Glass, Apples by Neil Gaiman (Author), Colleen Doran  (Illustrator)

The Nine: A Novel by Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg 

Lies of Descent (FALLEN GODS’ WAR) by Troy Carrol Bucher 

American Magic: A Thriller by Zach Fehst

Anthony Bourdain: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations by Anthony Bourdain 

The Murder List: A Novel of Suspense by Hank Phillippi Ryan 

Tidelands (The Fairmile Series Book 1) by Philippa Gregory

Going Dutch: A Novel by James Gregor

The World Doesn’t Require You: Stories by Rion Amilcar Scott

Polite Society by Mahesh Rao

The Trojan War Museum: and Other Stories by Ayse Papatya Bucak

Savage Appetites: Four True Stories of Women, Crime and Obsession by Rachel Monroe

I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying: Essays by Bassey Ikpi