New Releases and More for March 20, 2018

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This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss The Astonishing Color of After, The Heart Forger, Stray City, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by So Delicious, ThirdLove, and She Caused a Riot by Hannah Jewell.

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Trigger warning for discussion of suicide in the first title at the 3:25 mark.

Books discussed on the show:

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan

The Merry Spinster by Mallory Ortberg

Stray City by Chelsey Johnson

Aetherial Worlds by Tatyana Tolstaya

Bury What We Cannot Take by Kirstin Chen

No Turning Back by Rania Abouzeid (NPR interview.)

Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft

The Heart Forger by Rin Chupeco

What we’re reading this week:

Blood of a Thousand Stars by Rhoda Belleza

The Monster Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson

The Descent of Monsters (The Tensorate Series) by JY Yang

More books out this week:

The Linden Tree by César Aira,‎ Chris Andrews (Translator)

The Island that Disappeared: The Lost History of the Mayflower’s Sister Ship and its Rival Puritan Colony by Tom Feiling

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles

Death Comes in through the Kitchen by Teresa Dovalpage

The Gunners by Rebecca Kauffman

Rocket Billionaires: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the New Space Race by Tim Fernholz

Patriot Number One: American Dreams in Chinatown by Lauren Hilgers

American Histories by John Edgar Wideman

A Guide for Murdered Children by Sarah Sparrow

How to Fall In Love with a Man Who Lives in a Bush: A Novel by Emmy Abrahamson

Gods of Howl Mountain by Taylor Brown

The Italian Teacher by Tom Rachman

The Past is Never by Tiffany Quay Tyson

From Lone Mountain by John Porcellino

Let’s No One Get Hurt: A Novel by Jon Pineda

Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions by Alberto Manguel

Just the Funny Parts: … And a Few Hard Truths About Sneaking into the Hollywood Boys’ Club by Nell Scovell

Sugar Money by Jane Harris

Unicorn of Many Hats (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 7) by Dana Simpson

The Fighter by Michael Farris Smith

The Punishment She Deserves by Elizabeth George

Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

The Eight Mountains by Paolo Cognetti

Bizarre Romance by Audrey Niffenegger,‎ Eddie Campbell (Illustrator)

The Wild Inside by James Bradbury

Alternate Side by Anna Quindlen

The Wife’s Tale: A Personal History by Aida Edemariam

You Were Never Really Here (Movie Tie-In) by Jonathan Ames

The Broken Girls by Simone St. James

We Play a Game (Yale Series of Younger Poets) by Duy Doan