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This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss If Cats Disappeared from the World, SHOUT, When the Irish Invaded Canada, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by, The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson, out now from Grove Press, and ThirdLove.

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Books discussed on the show:

If, Then: A Novel by Kate Hope Day

SHOUT by Laurie Halse Anderson

When the Irish Invaded Canada: The Incredible True Story of the Civil War Veterans Who Fought for Ireland’s Freedom by Christopher Klein

Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope by Karamo Brown

I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You: A Letter To My Daughter by David Chariandy

The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson

If Cats Disappeared from the World: A Novel by Genki Kawamura, Eric Selland (translator)

Heroine by Mindy McGinnis

What we’re reading:

Internment by Samira Ahmed

Rabbits for Food by Binnie Kirshenbaum

More books out this week:

Beware the Night by Jessika Fleck

Tin Heart: A Novel by Shivaun Plozza

The Woman in the Dark by Vanessa Savage

My Very ’90s Romance: A Novel by Jenny Colgan

A Dangerous Collaboration (A Veronica Speedwell Mystery) by Deanna Raybourn

The Summer of Dead Birds by Ali Liebegott

American Cipher: Bowe Bergdahl and the U.S. Tragedy in Afghanistan by Matt Farwell and Michael Ames

Bertie: The Complete Prince of Wales Mysteries (Bertie and the Tinman, Bertie and the Seven Bodies, Bertie and and the Crime of Passion) by Peter Lovesey

Prince: The Last Interview (The Last Interview Series) by Prince and Hanif Abdurraqib

tsunami vs. the fukushima 50: poems by Lee Ann Roripaugh

American Princess: A Novel of First Daughter Alice Roosevelt by Stephanie Marie Thornton

The True Queen (A Sorcerer to the Crown Novel) by Zen Cho

The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson

The Women Who Dared: To Break All the Rules by Jeremy Scott

Fall Back Down When I Die by Joe Wilkins

Other Words for Smoke by Sarah Maria Griffin

When the Sky Fell on Splendor by Emily Henry

Too Much Is Not Enough: A Memoir of Fumbling Toward Adulthood by Andrew Rannells

Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?: (And How to Fix It) by Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

The Dazzle of Day by Molly Gloss

Article 353 by Tanguy Viel, William Rodarmor (translator)

The Waking Forest by Alyssa Wees

The Selected Works of Abdullah the Cossack by HM Naqvi

A Beautiful Corpse: A Mystery (A Harper McClain Mystery) by Christi Daugherty

New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color by Nisi Shawl

The Dragonfly Sea by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Pounding the Rock: Basketball Dreams and Real Life in a Bronx High School by Marc Skelton

House on Fire by Bonnie Kistler

Bloodleaf by Crystal Smith

The Rosewater Insurrection (The Wormwood Trilogy) by Tade Thompson

Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds

Squad by Mariah MacCarthy

The DNA of You and Me: A Novel by Andrea Rothman

The Near-Witch by V.E. Schwab

Ruse by Cindy Pon

Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die: How the Allies Won on D-Day by Giles Milton

The Liar’s Child: A Novel by Carla Buckley

Mars: Stories by Asja Bakić, Jennifer Zoble (Translator)

Love You Hard: A Memoir of Marriage, Brain Injury, and Reinventing Love by Abby Maslin

All the Wrong Places by Joy Fielding

On Intersectionality: Essential Writings by Kimberlé Crenshaw

Tiny Americans: A Novel by Devin Murphy

The Night Swimmers by Peter Rock

A Desert Harvest: New and Selected Essays by Bruce Berger

How to Know the Birds: The Art and Adventure of Birding by Ted Floyd

Grace After Henry by Eithne Shortall

Solitary by Albert Woodfox

The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Christopher Columbus, His Son, and the Quest to Build the World’s Greatest Library by Edward Wilson-Lee

This Scot of Mine: The Rogue Files by Sophie Jordan

The Club by Takis Würger, Charlotte Collins (translator)

Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez

Elegant Defense, An: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives by Matt Richtel

Izzy + Tristan by Shannon Dunlap

Midnight: Three Women at the Hour of Reckoning by Victoria Shorr

Me for You by Lolly Winston

The Tesla Legacy by K.K. Perez

Another Kind of Madness: A Novel by Ed Pavlić

Another Last Day: Poems by Alex Lemon

A Boy of Good Breeding: A Novel by Miriam Toews

Mercy River: A Van Shaw Novel by Glen Erik Hamilton

The Widening Gyre by Michael R. Johnston