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This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Sawkill Girls, A Dream Called Home, Wild Milk, and more great books.

This episode was sponsored by TBRThe Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee, and Under My Skin by Lisa Unger.

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Books discussed on the show:

Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand

The Oyster Thief: A Novel by Sonia Faruqi

A Dream Called Home: A Memoir by Reyna Grande

The Way of All Flesh by Ambrose Parry

On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden

How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler by Ryan North

Wild Milk by Sabrina Orah Mark

The Taiga Syndrome by Cristina Rivera Garza

Girl Squads: 20 Female Friendships That Changed History by Sam Maggs and Jenn Woodall

What we’re reading:

The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders

More books out this week:

All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir by Nicole Chung

The Hollow of Fear (The Lady Sherlock Series) by Sherry Thomas

Broken Things by Lauren Oliver

Under My Skin by Lisa Unger

Under the Knife: A History of Surgery in 28 Remarkable Operations by Arnold van de Laar

Full Disclosure by Stormy Daniels

Dracul by Dacre Stoker and J.D. Barker

What If This Were Enough?: Essays by Heather Havrilesky

The Tiger Flu by Larissa Lai

A Spark of Light: A Novel by Jodi Picoult

Movers and Shakers: Women Making Waves in Spirits, Beer & Wine by Hope Ewing

Moon of the Crusted Snow: A Novel by Waubgeshig Rice

Impossible Owls: Essays by Brian Phillips

My Father’s Words by Patricia MacLachlan

The Wish Child: A Novel by Catherine Chidgey

Priest of Bones (War for the Rose Throne) by Peter McLean

(Don’t) Call Me Crazy: 33 Voices Start the Conversation about Mental Health by Kelly Jensen

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger by Rebecca Traister

The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke

Zero Sum Game by S. L. Huang

The Ambassador of What: Stories by Adrian Michael Kelly

Kill the Queen (A Crown of Shards Novel) by Jennifer Estep

Heresy by Melissa Lenhardt

History vs Women: The Defiant Lives that They Don’t Want You to Know by Anita Sarkeesian and Ebony Adams

The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher

9 From the Nine Worlds (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard) by Rick Riordan

An Easy Death (Gunnie Rose) by Charlaine Harris

Bluecrowne: A Greenglass House Story by Kate Milford

Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart by Alice Walker

The Stranger Game by Peter Gadol

Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor

Anaphora by Kevin Goodan

Virgil Wander by Leif Enger

Consumed by JR Ward

The Truly Brave Princesses (Egalité) by Dolores Brown and Sonja Wimmer

We Are the Nerds: The Birth and Tumultuous Life of Reddit, the Internet’s Culture Laboratory by Christine Lagorio-Chafkin

Dry by Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman

Hey, Marfa: Poems by Jeffrey Yang

The Red and the Blue: The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism by Steve Kornacki

The Lumberjack’s Dove: A Poem by GennaRose Nethercott

Rock Manning Goes for Broke by Charlie Jane Anders

The Silver Scar: A Novel by Betsy Dornbusch

Spell (Penguin Poets) by Ann Lauterbach

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography by Eric Idle

And Fire Came Down (Pushkin Vertigo) by Emma Viskic

There Will Be No Miracles Here: A Memoir by Casey Gerald

Jean Harley Was Here: A Novel by Heather Taylor Johnson

The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee

Southern Discomfort: A Memoir by Tena Clark

The Chaos of Now by Erin Jade Lange

Everlasting Nora by Marie Miranda Cruz

Mutiny at Vesta (Shieldrunner Pirates) by R. E. Stearns

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told: An Oral History by Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally

Devil’s Day by Andrew Michael Hurley

Crosslight for Youngbird by Asiya Wadud

Scribe: A Novel by Alyson Hagy

Things to Make and Break (Emily Books) by May-Lan Tan

Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa

True Indie: Life and Death in Filmmaking by Don Coscarelli

The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London by Christopher Skaife

Liza Jane & the Dragon by Laura Lippman and Kate Samworth

Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd

Book of the Just: Book Three of the Bohemian Trilogy by Dana Chamblee Carpenter

Glitter Bomb (A Scrapbooking Mystery) by Laura Childs and Terrie Farley Moran

After the Fire by Will Hill

Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home by Nora Krug

Star Wars: Lando’s Luck (Star Wars: Flight of the Falcon) by Justina Ireland and Annie Wu

Exit Strategy: The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells

The Best American Short Stories 2018 (The Best American Series) by Roxane Gay and Heidi Pitlor

The Best American Food Writing 2018 (The Best American Series) by Silvia Killingsworth and Ruth Reichl

The Best American Travel Writing 2018 (The Best American Series) by Cheryl Strayed and Jason Wilson

Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s by Leslie S. Klinger

The Spellbook of Katrina Van Tassel: A Story of Sleepy Hollow by Alyssa Palombo

False Calm: A Journey Through the Ghost Towns of Patagonia by María Sonia Cristoff, Katherine Silver (Translator)

Damsel by Elana K. Arnold

Gone So Long: A Novel by Andre Dubus III

Honeybee Hotel: The Waldorf Astoria’s Rooftop Garden and the Heart of NYC by Leslie Day

The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis

The Rhythm Section: A Stephanie Patrick Thriller (Stephanie Patrick Thrillers) by Mark Burnell

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics by Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, Minyon Moore, Veronica Chambers

The Dream Daughter: A Novel by Diane Chamberlain

The Corset by Laura Purcell

Coldwater Canyon by Anne-Marie Kinney