Episode 168
New Releases and More for July 24, 2018

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss I Can’t Date Jesus, A Noise Downstairs, Killing It, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Recommended, Bombas, and How To Love a Jamaican: Stories by Alexia Arthurs.

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Books discussed on the show:

JELL-O Girls: A Family History by Allie Rowbottom

From the Corner of the Oval: A Memoir by Beck Dorey-Stein

A Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay

Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott

Women of the Dunes by Sarah Maine

My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Emil Ferris

I Can’t Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I’ve Put My Faith in Beyoncé by Michael Arceneaux

Spinning by Tillie Walden

Killing It: An Education by Camas Davis

What we’re reading this week:

Ordinary People by Diana Evans

Severance by Ling Ma

More books out this week:

Endless Water, Starless Sky (Bright Smoke, Cold Fire) by Rosamund Hodge

The Last Thing I Told You by Emily Arsenault

Inappropriation: A Novel by Lexi Freiman

Contagion by Erin Bowman

Annex (The Violet Wars) by Rich Larson

Whistle in the Dark: A Novel by Emma Healey

You’re On An Airplane: A Self-Mythologizing Memoir by Parker Posey

Chekhov: Stories for Our Time (Restless Classics) by Anton Chekhov

Record of a Spaceborn Few (Wayfarers) by Becky Chambers

The Future Will Be BS-Free by Will McIntosh

Pirata: A Novel by Patrick Hasburgh

How to Love a Jamaican: Stories by Alexia Arthurs

The Duke Buys a Bride: The Rogue Files by Sophie Jordan

Hangman by Daniel Cole

Sanctuary (A Sanctuary Novel) by Caryn Lix

Mary B: A Novel: An Untold Story of Pride and Prejudice by Katherine J. Chen

What Remains of Her by Eric Rickstad

America for Beginners: A Novel by Leah Franqui

Thrawn: Alliances (Star Wars) by Timothy Zahn

30 Before 30: How I Made a Mess of My 20s, and You Can Too by Marina Shifrin

Ghosted: A Novel by Rosie Walsh

Charlotte Walsh Likes To Win by Jo Piazza

Unlocked by John Scalzi

Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream by Ibtihaj Muhammad and Lori Tharps

Silent Hearts by Gwen Florio

Nightbooks by J.A. White

Now My Heart Is Full: A Memoir by Laura June

Tour de Oz: The extraordinary story of the first bicycle race around Australia by Bret Harris