New Releases and More for October 16, 2018

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This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Heavy, A Very Large Expanse of Sea, The Library Book, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by TBR, Fright or Flight, and ThirdLove.

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Books discussed on the show:

A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon

The Library Book by Susan Orlean

A Portrait of the Self as Nation by Marilyn Chin

In the House in the Dark of the Woods by Laird Hunt

The Cambodian Curse by Gigi Pandian

Costume Quest by Zac Gorman

Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon

What we’re reading:

The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life by David Quammen

Cry Wilderness by Frank Capra

More books out this week:

The Man Who Wrote the Perfect Novel: John Williams, Stoner, and the Writing Life by Charles J. Shields

Mother India by Tova Reich

How the Dukes Stole Christmas: A Holiday Romance Anthology by Sarah MacLean and Tessa Dare

Tenants and Cobwebs (Middle East Literature In Translation) by Samir Naqqash and Sadok Masliyah

The Consuming Fire (The Interdependency) by John Scalzi

Trinity by Louisa Hall

Short & Skinny by Mark Tatulli

Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror by W. Scott Poole

Aquicorn Cove by Katie O’Neill

Glimmer of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement by The March for Our Lives Founders

The Supreme Orchestra by David Turgeon, Pablo Strauss (Translator)

Ogre Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Girls Write Now: Two Decades of True Stories from Young Female Voices by Girls Write Now

Night Train: New and Selected Stories by Thom Jones

In Your Hands by Inês Pedrosa, Andrea Rosenberg (Translator)

Everything’s Trash, But It’s Okay by Phoebe Robinson

One Day in December by Josie Silver

Operation Columba–The Secret Pigeon Service: The Untold Story of World War II Resistance in Europe by Gordon Corera

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life by Jane Sherron de Hart

Almost Everything: Notes on Hope by Anne Lamott

Destroy All Monsters: The Last Rock Novel by Jeff Jackson

I’m Ok by Patti Kim

Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jonny Sun

Monsters of the Week: The Complete Critical Companion to The X-Files by Zack Handlen and Todd VanDerWerff

Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners by Gretchen Anthony

She Wants It: Desire, Power, and Toppling the Patriarchy by Jill Soloway

Wind Rider: Tales of a New World by P. C. Cast

A Little Tea Book: All the Essentials from Leaf to Cup by Sebastian Beckwith and Caroline Paul

The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created by Jane Leavy

Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History by Blair Imani

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson and the Making of Middle-earth by Ian Nathan

Melmoth: A Novel by Sarah Perry

Riddance: Or: The Sybil Joines Vocational School for Ghost Speakers & Hearing-Mouth Children by Shelley Jackson

Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents by Pete Souza

We Can’t Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival by Jabari Asim

The Collector’s Apprentice: A Novel by B. A. Shapiro

I Am Behind You by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Famous Adopted People by Alice Stephens

The Black Khan: Book Two of the Khorasan Archives by Ausma Zehanat Khan

8-Bit Apocalypse: The Untold Story of Atari’s Missile Command by Alex Rubens and Jeff Gerstmann

Monstrous Devices by Damien Love

You Were Always Mine: A Novel by Nicole Baart

Children of God: A Novel by Lars Petter Sveen

Cry Wilderness by Frank Capra

A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts by Therese Anne Fowler

The Craftsman by Sharon Bolton

Sanity & Tallulah by Molly Brooks

This Will Only Hurt a Little by Busy Philipps