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This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Fleishman Is in Trouble, One Night in Georgia, The Poison Thread, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Fleishman Is in Trouble: A Novel by Taffy Brodesser-Akner

Hotel Dare by Terry Blas and Claudia Aguirre with letters by Mike Fiorentino

All of Us with Wings by Michelle Ruiz Keil

Haunting Paris: A Novel by Mamta Chaudhry

The Poison Thread: A Novel by Laura Purcell

One Night in Georgia: A Novel by Celeste O. Norfleet

Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh

Recursion by Blake Crouch

What we’re reading:

Finding Our Place in the Universe: How We Discovered Laniakea–the Milky Way’s Home by Helene Courtois and translated by Nikki Kopelman

The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai

More books out this week:

Conviction by Denise Mina

Her Daughter’s Mother by Daniela Petrova

Roughhouse Friday: A Memoir by Jaed Coffin

Girl in the Rearview Mirror: A Novel by Kelsey Rae Dimberg

Last Bus to Everland by Sophie Cameron

Broken Places & Outer Spaces: Finding Creativity in the Unexpected (TED Books) by Nnedi Okorafor

The Last Resort by Marissa Stapley

The Art of Breaking Things by Laura Sibson

The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t with Her Mind by Jackson Ford

The Perfect Fraud: A Novel by Ellen LaCorte

FKA USA: A Novel by Reed King

One Night at the Lake: A Novel by Bethany Chase

The Perfect Plan: A Novel by Bryan Reardon

Big Giant Floating Head by Christopher Boucher

The Lesson by Cadwell Turnbull

The Travelers: A Novel by Regina Porter

Hungry Hearts: 13 Tales of Food & Love by Elsie Chapman, Caroline Tung Richmond

The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali

Flash Count Diary: Menopause and the Vindication of Natural Life by Darcey Steinke

The Burning Chambers by Kate Mosse

The Cutting Room: A Novel (Carver and Lake) by Ashley Dyer

A Tale Magnolious by Suzanne Nelson

A Sand Book by Ariana Reines

Fake Like Me by Barbara Bourland

The Tenth Muse: A Novel by Catherine Chung

A Death in the Rainforest: How a Language and a Way of Life Came to an End in Papua New Guinea by Don Kulick

The Bobcat: A Novel by Katherine Forbes Riley

A Philosophy of Ruin: A Novel by Nicholas Mancusi

The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by Alexis Hall

Smokin’ Joe: The Life of Joe Frazier by Mark Kram

Something Like Gravity by Amber Smith

The Capital: A Novel by Robert Menasse, Jamie Bulloch (Translator)

Empress of Forever by Max Gladstone

The Rumor: A Novel by Lesley Kara

All City: A Novel by Alex DiFrancesco