New Releases and More for November 6, 2018

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This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss The Best Bad Things, Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix, In Extremis, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by Book Riot InsidersLove Like Sky by Leslie C. Youngblood, and ThirdLove.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Best Bad Things by Katrina Carrasco

Kingdom of The Blazing Phoenix (Rise of the Empress) by Julie C. Dao

Blame This on the Boogie by Rina Ayuyang

An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good by Helene Tursten

Beyoncé in Formation: Remixing Black Feminism by Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley

In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey Hilsum

Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey by Mark Dery

The Lonesome Bodybuilder: Stories by Yukiko Motoya and Asa Yoneda

What we’re reading:

The Monster Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson

Early Riser by Jasper Fforde

More books out this week:

Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

The Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley

The Feral Detective: A Novel by Jonathan Lethem

Why Religion?: A Personal Story by Elaine Pagels

How to Fracture a Fairy Tale by Jane Yolen

Static Ruin (The Voidwitch Saga) by Corey White

Evening in Paradise: More Stories by Lucia Berlin

Welcome Home: A Memoir with Selected Photographs and Letters by Lucia Berlin

Winter Loon by Susan Bernhard

Past Tense: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child

No Quarter: A Novel (The Tildon Chronicles) by John Jantunen

Those Who Knew by Idra Novey

Solace Island by Meg Tilly

Breach by W.L. Goodwater

Now You See the Sky by Catharine H. Murray

Nighttown (A Junior Bender Mystery) by Timothy Hallinan

Someone Like Me by M.R. Carey

The Subjugate by Amanda Bridgeman

Wolves of Eden by Kevin McCarthy

How to Be Alone: If You Want To, and Even If You Don’t by Lane Moore

Congratulations, Who Are You Again?: A Memoir by Harrison Scott Key

The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim

Angel and Bavar by Amy Wilson

Vancouver Noir (Akashic Noir Series) by Sam Wiebe

Northwood: A Novella by Maryse Meijer

Nothing to Devour (Motherless Children Trilogy) by Glen Hirshberg

The William H. Gass Reader by William H. Gass

The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family by Lindsay Wong

The Splendor Before the Dark: A Novel of the Emperor Nero by Margaret George

Monument: Poems New and Selected by Natasha Trethewey

Archenemies by Marissa Meyer

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty

The New Order: Stories by Karen E. Bender

An Unexplained Death: The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere by Mikita Brottman

Hannah Green and Her Unfeasibly Mundane Existence by Michael Marshall Smith

We Begin in Gladness: How Poets Progress by Craig Morgan Teicher

Half-Hazard: Poems by Kristen Tracy

The Valley at the Centre of the World by Malachy Tallack

Speechless by Adam P. Schmitt

Ways to Hide in Winter by Sarah St.Vincent

Counting Sheep by Axel Lindén

The Latecomers by Helen Klein Ross

Mephisto’s Waltz: Selected Short Stories by Sergio Pitol, George Henson (translator)

Bittersweet Brooklyn: A Novel by Thelma Adams

City of Ash and Red: A Novel by Hye-young Pyun and Sora Kim-Russell

Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean

Inkling by Kenneth Oppel

A Dangerous Duet: A Novel by Karen Odden

Since When by Bill Berkson

The Story of Greece and Rome by Tony Spawforth

The Son of Black Thursday by Alejandro Jodorowsky and Megan McDowell

A Thousand Doors: An Anthology of Many Lives by J.T. Ellison

The Life of Saul Bellow: Love and Strife, 1965-2005 by Zachary Leader