Episode 220

New Releases and More for August 6, 2019

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Hollow Kingdom, The Right Swipe, God Land, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot InsidersPenguin Random House and House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig, and David Baldacci’s One Good Deed.

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Books discussed on the show:

Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton

God Land: A Story of Faith, Loss, and Renewal in Middle America by Lyz Lenz 

The Vexations by Caitlin Horrocks

The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai

Scary Stories for Young Foxes by Christian McKay Heidicker

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

A Particular Kind of Black Man by Tope Folarin

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

What we’re reading:

The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel 

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

More books out this week:

Let’s Call it a Doomsday by Katie Henry

Outfox by Sandra Brown

Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World by Emma Southon

Girl on the Block: A True Story of Coming of Age Behind the Counter by Jessica Wragg

The American Dream?: A Journey on Route 66 Discovering Dinosaur Statues, Muffler Men, and the Perfect Breakfast Burrito by Shing Yin Khor

The Dutch Maiden by Marente de Moor, David Doherty (translator)

The Dragon Republic by R. F Kuang

In Other Words: An Illustrated Miscellany of the World’s Most Intriguing Words and Phrases by Christopher J. Moore

Summerlings: A Novel by Lisa Howorth

Heaven’s Breath: A Natural History of the Wind (New York Review Books Classics) by Lyall Watson

Swipe Right for Murder by Derek Milman

When I Was White: A Memoir by Sarah Valentine

Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law by Haben Girma

Life and Other Inconveniences by Kristan Higgins

Nottingham by Nathan Makaryk

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge A Crash of Fate by Zoraida Cordova

Mitz: The Marmoset of Bloomsbury by Sigrid Nunez and Peter Cameron

The Hotel Neversink by Adam O’Fallon Price

A Swirl of Ocean by Melissa Sarno

The Runaway by Hollie Overton

I Know Everything by Matthew Farrell

To the Wren: New and Collected Poems by Jane Mead

The Gossamer Mage by Julie E. Czerneda

The Long Accomplishment: A Memoir of Struggle and Hope in Matrimony by Rick Moody

The Women of the Copper Country by Mary Doria Russell

Be Recorder: Poems by Carmen Giménez Smith

A Pure Heart: A Novel by Rajia Hassib

Berta Isla: A novel by Javier Marías

Travel Light, Move Fast by Alexandra Fuller

The Dishwasher (Biblioasis International Translation Series) by Stéphane Larue and Pablo Strauss

All the Water in the World: A Novel by Karen Raney

The Perfect Wife: A Novel by JP Delaney

Ziggy, Stardust and Me by James Brandon

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

Sea Witch Rising by Sarah Henning

White Flights: Race, Fiction, and the American Imagination by Jess Row

The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me by Keah Brown

A Nice Cup of Tea by Celia Imrie

The Wolf Wants In: A Novel by Laura McHugh

Lost You: A Novel by Haylen Beck

Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World by Zahra Hankir and Christiane Amanpour

House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig

Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino

City of Windows by Robert Pobi

Valerie: A Novel by Sara Stridsberg, Deborah Bragan-Turner (translator)

Because You’re Mine: A Novel by Rea Frey

First Cosmic Velocity by Zach Powers

Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior

Is There Still Sex in the City? by Candace Bushnell

Hunter’s Moon: A Novel in Stories by Philip Caputo

The Remainder by Alia Trabucco Zerán, Sophie Hughes (translator)

We Are All Good People Here: A Novel by Susan Rebecca White

Hello Girls by Brittany Cavallaro and Emily Henry

In the Country of Women: A Memoir by Susan Straight

Mayflower Lives: Pilgrims in a New World and the Early American Experience by Martyn Whittock

Keeping Lucy by T. Greenwood

Love at First Like by Hannah Orenstein

The Birthday Girl: A Novel by Melissa de la Cruz

He by John Connolly

Cornelius Sky by Timothy Brandoff

Say You Still Love Me: A Novel by K.A. Tucker

Careful What You Wish For: A Novel by Hallie Ephron

Without a Prayer: The Death of Lucas Leonard and How One Church Became a Cult by Susan Ashline

King of King Court by Travis Dandro

Motherland: A Memoir of Love, Loathing, and Longing by Elissa Altman

How the Light Gets In by Katy Upperman

How to Fight Anti-Semitism by Bari Weiss

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