Episode 170

New Releases and More for August 7, 2018

This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss TemperIf You Leave MeThe Third Hotel, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Our House by Louise Candlish

Temper by Nicky Drayden

If You Leave Me by Crystal Hana Kim

The Court Dancer by Kyung-Sook Shin

The Third Hotel by Laura van den Berg

Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution by Kaelyn Rich and Giulia Sagramola

Rogue Protocol: The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells

Heretics Anonymous by Katie Henry

What we’re reading:

Tempests and Slaughter by Tamora Pierce

Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse

We Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin

More books out this week:

Baby, You’re Gonna Be Mine: Stories by Kevin Wilson

Tiffany Blues by MJ Rose

The Last Hours by Minette Walters

Dance of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson

Open Me by Lisa Locascio

The Simple Wild by K.A. Tucker

The Fifth Woman by Nona Caspers

Smothered: A Novel by Autumn Chiklis

Becoming Belle by Nuala O’Connor

Absinthe: A Thriller by Guido Eekhaut

Three Things About Elsie by Joanna Cannon

This Mournable Body: A Novel by Tsitsi Dangarembga

Before She Sleeps by Bina Shah

The Drama Teacher: A Novel by Koren Zailckas

If They Come for Us: Poems by Fatimah Asghar

The Reservoir Tapes by Jon McGregor

A Short Film About Disappointment by Joshua Mattson

Good Luck with That by Kristan Higgins

The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis

These Rebel Waves (Stream Raiders) by Sara Raasch

Rust and Stardust by T. Greenwood

Marrakech Noir (Akashic Noir Series) by Yassin Adnan

This Story Is a Lie by Tom Pollock

Horse by Talley English

A Deal with the Devil: The Dark and Twisted True Story of One of the Biggest Cons in History by Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken

Bad Man by Dathan Auerbach

She Begat This: 20 Years of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill by Joan Morgan

Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson

Certain American States: Stories by Catherine Lacey

Ernestine, Catastrophe Queen by Merrill Wyatt

Nothing Good Can Come from This: Essays by Kristi Coulter

Be Everything at Once: Tales of a Cartoonist Lady Person by Dami Lee

Under a Dark Sky: A Novel by Lori Rader-Day

Sister of Mine by Laurie Petrou

The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization by Vince Beiser

99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown

The Bucket List by Georgia Clark

The Forest Queen by Betsy Cornwell

Catwoman: Soulstealer (DC Icons Series) by Sarah J. Maas

Goodbye, Paris by Anstey Harris

Ticker: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart by Mimi Swartz

Terrarium: New and Selected Stories by Valerie Trueblood

So Much Life Left Over: A Novel by Louis de Bernieres

Perennial by Kelly Forsythe

Baghdad Noir (Akashic Noir Series) by Samuel Shimon

Finding Yvonne by Brandy Colbert

Improper Cross-Stitch: 35+ Properly Naughty Patterns by Haley Pierson-Cox

#MurderTrending by Gretchen McNeil

Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy

Babylon by Yasmina Reza, Linda Asher (Translator)

Smoking Kills by Antoine Laurain, Louise Lalaurie Rogers (Translator)

Judas: How a Sister’s Testimony Brought Down a Criminal Mastermind by Astrid Holleeder

The Victorian and the Romantic: A Memoir, a Love Story, and a Friendship Across Time by Nell Stevens

With You Always by Rena Olsen

Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf

The Dark Beneath the Ice by Amelinda Bérubé

The Distance Home by Paula Saunders

The Middleman by Olen Steinhauer

Alternate Routes by Tim Powers

Mr. & Mrs. American Pie by Juliet McDaniel

The Crescent Stone (The Sunlit Lands) by Matt Mikalatos

Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser (paperback)

How Fiction Works (Tenth Anniversary Edition): Updated and Expanded by James Wood (paperback)

Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology by Ellen Ullman (paperback)

Safe by Ryan Gattis (paperback)

Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution by Jonathan B. Losos (paperback)

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