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This week, Liberty, Rebecca, Amanda, and Jenn discuss Anger is a Gift, MEM, and more great books. And answer listener questions!

This episode was sponsored by Campaign Widows by Aimee Agresti and Furyborn by Claire Legrand.

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Books discussed on the show:

Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro

The Ensemble by Aja Gabel

Little Fish by Casey Plett

MEM by Bethany C. Morrow

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Holes by Louis Sachar

Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson

Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed

Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper

The Giant’s House by Elizabeth McCracken

Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee

One Good Earl Deserves A Lover by Sarah MacLean

The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell

What we’re reading this week:

Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture edited by Roxane Gay

Calypso by David Sedaris

Armistice by Lara Elena Donnelly

Singled Out: How Two Million Women Survived without Men After the First World War by Virginia Nicholson

The Wicked King by Holly Black

More books out this week:

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

Into? by North Morgan

The Academy by Katie Sise

Aftermath by Kelley Armstrong

The Testament of Loki by Joanne M. Harris

Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist by Franchesca Ramsey

Savage Liberty: A Mystery of Revolutionary America by Eliot Pattison

The Glitch: A Novel by Elisabeth Cohen

American Hippo: River of Teeth, Taste of Marrow, and New Stories by Sarah Gailey

Mother of Invention by Caeli Wolfson Widger

A View of the Empire at Sunset: A Novel by Caryl Phillips

Cult X by Fuminori Nakamura (Author),‎ Kalau Almony (Translator)

The Brightsiders by Jen Wilde

The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik by David Arnold

Little Beast by Julie Demers (Author),‎ Rhonda Mullins (Translator)

The High Season by Judy Blundell

From Twinkle, with Love by Sandhya Menon

All the Ever Afters: The Untold Story of Cinderella’s Stepmother by Danielle Teller

Little Disasters by Randall Klein

Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany Jackson

In the Garden of the Fugitives: A Novel by Ceridwen Dovey

The Outsider by Stephen King

The Mandela Plot by Kenneth Bonert

Best Beach Ever (Ten Beach Road Series) by Wendy Wax

Unworthy: A Novel by Antonio Monda, John Cullen (Translator)

Hard To Do: The Surprising, Feminist History of Breaking Up (Exploded Views) by Kelli María Korducki

Adjacentland by Rabindranath Maharaj

Furyborn (The Empirium Trilogy) by Claire Legrand

Driving by Starlight by Anat Deracine

The Name of Death by Klester Cavalcanti, Nick Caistor (Translator)