Episode 194

New Releases and More for February 5, 2019

This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Bowlaway, Black Leopard, Red Wolf, On the Come Up, and more great books.

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(Our apologies, there were technical difficulties and the sound is a little off this week.)

Books discussed on the show:

Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James

Fraternity: An Inside Look at a Year of College Boys Becoming Men by Alexandra Robbins

The Lost Man by Jane Harper

New Kid by Jerry Craft

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder by Reshma Saujani

What we’re reading:

Bent Heavens by Daniel Kraus

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

More books out this week:

Where Reasons End by Yiyun Li

Savage Conversations by LeAnne Howe

Stalker: A Novel by Lars Kepler

Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts by Jill Abramson

Polaris Rising: A Novel by Jessie Mihalik

I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir by Reema Zama

The Clockwork Dragon (Section 13) by James R. Hannibal

Willa & Hesper by Amy Feltman

The Glovemaker by Ann Weisgarber

Figuring by Maria Popova

Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World by Cal Newport

Jimmy Neurosis: A Memoir by James Oseland

Courting Darkness by Robin LaFevers

Watcher in the Woods: A Rockton Novel (Casey Duncan Novels Book 4) by Kelley Armstrong

A People’s Future of the United States: Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers by Victor LaValle and John Joseph Adams

The Waning Age by S. E. Grove

The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After by Julie Yip-Williams

More Deadly than the Male: Masterpieces from the Queens of Horror by Graeme Davis

The Peacock Feast: A Novel by Lisa Gornick

The Made-Up Man: A Novel by Joseph Scapellato

I Owe You One: A Novel by Sophie Kinsella

What We Did: A Novel by Christobel Kent

Best Babysitters Ever by Caroline Cala

Enchantée by Gita Trelease

The Atlas of Reds and Blues: A Novel by Devi S. Laskar

The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays by Esmé Weijun Wang

When You Read This: A Novel by Mary Adkins

The Writer’s Practice: Building Confidence in Your Nonfiction Writing by John Warner

How to Be Loved: A Memoir of Lifesaving Friendship by Eva Hagberg Fisher

Notes from a Black Woman’s Diary: Selected Works of Kathleen Collins by Kathleen Collins

No Beast So Fierce: The Terrifying True Story of the Champawat Tiger, the Deadliest Animal in History by Dane Huckelbridge

The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons) by Jenn Lyons

Stolen Time by Danielle Rollins

Magical Negro by Morgan Parker

The Antidote by Shelley Sackier

Binti: The Complete Trilogy by Nnedi Okorafor

I Am God by Giacomo Sartori and Frederika Randall

The Winter Sister by Megan Collins

A Danger to Herself and Others by Alyssa Sheinmel

The Age of Light: A Novel by Whitney Scharer

The Spirit of Science Fiction: A Novel by Roberto Bolaño and Natasha Wimmer

Sea Monsters: A Novel by Chloe Aridjis

More Than Words by Jill Santopolo

Here’s Your Hat What’s Your Hurry: Stories (Art of the Story) by Elizabeth McCracken

Good Riddance by Elinor Lipman

Don’t Let Me Down: A Memoir by Erin Hosier

Hard to Love: Essays and Confessions by Briallen Hopper

American Pop by Snowden Wright

Nothing but the Night (New York Review Books Classics) by John Williams

Wild Life by Molly Gloss

The Hundred Wells of Salaga: A Novel by Ayesha Harruna Attah

The Coronation: A Fandorin Mystery by Boris Akunin, Andrew Bromfield (translator)

The Last Romantics: A Novel by Tara Conklin

The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

Tonic and Balm by Stephanie Allen

Don’t Wake Up: A Novel by Liz Lawler

The Hiding Place by C.J. Tudor

The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman

Europe: A Natural History by Tim Flannery

Your Favorite Band Cannot Save You by Scotto Moore

Bellini and the Sphinx by Tony Bellotto

Brown White Black: An American Family at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion by Nishta J. Mehra

Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfighter by Tom Clavin

The Falcon of Sparta: A Novel by Conn Iggulden

Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy: A Graphic Novel: A Modern Retelling of Little Women by Rey Terciero and Bre Indigo

10,000 Bones by Joe Ollinger

The Dead Ex: A Novel by Jane Corry

Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds: The first official Stranger Things novel by Gwenda Bond

Snow White Learns Witchcraft: Stories and Poems by Theodora Goss

Break the Bodies, Haunt the Bones by Micah Dean Hicks

The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib

One Fatal Mistake by Tom Hunt

The Be-Bop Barbarians: A Graphic Novel by Gary Phillips and Dale Berry

Evil Things by Katja Ivar

The Best of R. A. Lafferty by R. A. Lafferty

Shadowscent: The Darkest Bloom by P M Freestone

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