Episode 212

New Releases and More for June 11, 2019

This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune, Bunny, Slime, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim

Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok

Honestly, We Meant Well by Grant Ginder

The Exact Opposite of Okay by Laura Steven

Someone Who Will Love You In All Your Damaged Glory by Raphael Bob-Waksberg

Bunny: A Novel by Mona Awad

Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us by Ruth Kassinger

The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante

What we’re reading:

Somewhere Only We Know by Maurene Goo

Ghosts of Berlin: Stories by Rudolph Herzog, Emma Rault (translator)

The Truants by Kate Weinberg

More books out this week:

Call Your Daughter Home by Deb Spera

Rosie Colored Glasses by Brianna Wolfson

The Ditch: A Novel by Herman Koch

American Prison: A Reporter’s Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment by Shane Bauer

Paternity: The Elusive Quest for the Father by Nara B. Milanich

Kingdom of Lies: Unnerving Adventures in the World of Cybercrime by Kate Fazzini

The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez

Air Logic: a novel (Elemental Logic) by Laurie J. Marks

Tiny by Kim Hooper

Dream Sequence: A Novel by Adam Foulds

Teeth in the Mist by Dawn Kurtagich

Time After Time: A Novel by Lisa Grunwald

The Sun on My Head: Stories by Geovani Martins, Julia Sanches (translator)

Man of the Year by Caroline Louise Walker

Recursion: A Novel by Blake Crouch

Mrs. Everything: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner

Those People by Louise Candlish

Soul of the Border: A Novel by Matteo Righetto

The First Mistake by Sandie Jones

This Is Home: A Novel by Lisa Duffy

Eileen Gray: A House Under The Sun by Charlotte Malterre-Barthes, Zosia Dzierzawska

Boss Broad by Megan Volpert

Here Is What You Do: Stories by Chris Dennis

Out of the Silence: After the Crash by Eduardo Strauch, Jennie Erikson

Emmie and the Tudor King (Hearts and Crowns) by Natalie Murray

The History of Living Forever: A Novel by Jake Wolff

The Islanders: A Novel by Meg Mitchell Moore

Velocity Weapon by Megan E. O’Keefe

The Way Home: Tales from a Life Without Technology by Mark Boyle

The Good Sister by Gillian McAllister

The Darwin Affair: A Novel by Tim Mason

The Outside by Ada Hoffmann

My Parents: An Introduction / This Does Not Belong To You by Aleksandar Hemon

Song for the Unraveling of the World by Brian Evenson

Sea Sirens (A Trot & Cap’n Bill Adventure) by Amy Chu and Janet K. Lee

Norco ’80: The True Story of the Most Spectacular Bank Robbery in American History by Peter Houlahan

One Giant Leap: The Untold Story of How We Flew to the Moon by Charles Fishman

Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey

Paris, 7 A.M. by Liza Wieland

Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi

The Grand Dark by Richard Kadrey

Notes to Self: Essays by Emilie Pine

Reentry by Peter Cawdron

Bone Deep by Sandra Ireland

The Color Inside a Melon by John Domini

Ten Women Who Changed Science and the World: Marie Curie, Rita Levi-Montalicini, Chien-Shiung Wu, Virginia Apgar, and More (Trailblazers, Pioneers, and Revolutionaries) by Catherine Whitlock, Rhodri Evans

The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland’s Buried Past and Our Perilous Future by Jon Gertner

The Paper Wasp by Lauren Acampora

The Perfect Date by Evelyn Lozada and Holly Lorincz

More Than Enough: Claiming Space For Who You Are (No Matter What They Say) by Elaine Welteroth

Alphabet Squadron (Star Wars) by Alexander Freed

Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon by Mary Fan

Joe Country (Slough House) by Mick Herron

Life with Picasso (New York Review Books Classics) by Françoise Gilot, Carlton Lake

Fatal Inheritance: A Novel by Rachel Rhys

Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age by Darrel J. McLeod

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