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This week, Liberty and Amanda discuss Children of Blood and Bone, Whiskey & Ribbons, Girls Burn Brighter, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Beneath the Surface by Lynn Blackburn and Restore Me by Tahereh Mafi. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS or iTunes and never miss a beat book.

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Books discussed on the show:

Whiskey & Ribbons: A Novel by Leesa Cross-Smith

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough

Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao

The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea

Speak No Evil: A Novel by Uzodinma Iweala

Agatha Christie: A Mysterious Life by Laura Thompson

A Note of Explanation by Vita Sackville-West

What we’re reading this week:

Heart Berries: A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot

The Authorized Al by Al Yankovic and Tino Insana

More books out this week:

Lake Silence by Anne Bishop

This Messy Magnificent Life: A Field Guide by Geneen Roth

Indecent by Corinne Sullivan

Good Guys by Steven Brust

Restore Me (Shatter Me) by Tahereh Mafi

Unmasked: A Memoir by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Bash Bash Revolution by Douglas Lain

Shrewed: A Wry and Closely Observed Look at the Lives of Women and Girls by Elizabeth Renzetti

The Coincidence Makers by Yoav Blum

The Gospel of Trees: A Memoir by Apricot Irving

Rainbirds by Clarissa Goenawan

The City Where We Once Lived: A Novel by Eric Barnes

The Last Equation of Isaac Severy: A Novel in Clues by Nova Jacobs

Blood of the Four by Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon

Trick by Domenico Starnone,‎ Jhumpa Lahiri (Translator)

The Midnights by Sarah Nicole Smetana

Camp Austen: My Life as an Accidental Jane Austen Superfan by Ted Scheinman

Would You Rather?: A Memoir of Growing Up and Coming Out by Katie Heaney

Dodging and Burning by John Copenhaver

Pacifica by Kristen Simmons

Census by Jesse Ball

The Adulterants by Joe Dunthorne

the witch doesn’t burn in this one by Amanda Lovelace

Ask Me About My Uterus: A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women’s Pain by Abby Norman

Bring Out the Dog by Will Mackin

That Was a Shiver, and Other Stories by James Kelman

Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions (An Auntie Poldi Adventure) by Mario Giordano,‎ John Brownjohn (Translator)

Crimson Lake by Candice Fox

Stealing the Show: How Women Are Revolutionizing Television by Joy Press

Everything Is Horrible and Wonderful: A Tragicomic Memoir of Genius, Heroin, Love, and Loss by Stephanie Wittels Wachs

The Hunger by Alma Katsu

Raw: My Journey into the Wu-Tang by Lamont “U-God” Hawkins

Gun Love: A Novel by Jennifer Clement

I Found My Tribe: A Memoir by Ruth Fitzmaurice

The Day She Disappeared: A Novel by Christobel Kent

The Beauty That Remains by Ashley Woodfolk

A World Below by Wesley King

Bachelor Girl: A Novel by Kim Van Alkemade

Wonderland: Poems by Matthew Dickman

The Kevin Show: An Olympic Athlete’s Battle with Mental Illness by Mary Pilon

Awayland: Stories by Ramona Ausubel

I’ll Be Your Blue Sky: A Novel by Marisa de los Santos

Happiness by Aminatta Forna

Court of Lions: A Novel by Jane Johnson

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst

Too Afraid To Cry: Memoir of a Stolen Childhood by Ali Cobby Eckermann

The Wonder Down Under: The Insider’s Guide to the Anatomy, Biology, and Reality of the Vagina by Nina Brochmann and Ellen Støkken Dahl

Guardian Angels and Other Monsters by Daniel H. Wilson

Forgotten Women: The Scientists by Zing Tsjeng

Forgotten Women: The Leaders by Zing Tsjeng

The Darkling Bride: A Novel by Laura Andersen

The Infernal Library: On Dictators, the Books They Wrote, and Other Catastrophes of Literacy by Daniel Kalder

Close to Home by Cara Hunter

The Evolved Eater: A Quest to Eat Better, Live Better, and Change the World by Nick Taranto

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World by Pénélope Bagieu

The Case for Jamie (Charlotte Holmes Novel) by Brittany Cavallaro

St. Petersburg: Madness, Murder, and Art on the Banks of the Neva by Jonathan Miles

Age of Anger: A History of the Present by Pankaj Mishra (paperback)

The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne (paperback)

Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister (paperback)