Episode 231

New Releases and More for October 22, 2019

This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss All This Could Be Yours, God Save the Queens, Last of Her Name, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

All This Could Be Yours by Jami Attenberg

Last of Her Name by Mimi Lok

The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher

Fireborne by Rosaria Munda

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia

God Save the Queens: The Essential History of Women in Hip-Hop by Kathy Iandoli

Me by Elton John

Charlie Hernandez and the Castle of Bones by Ryan Calejo

What we’re reading:

Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

More books out this week:

Famous in Cedarville by Erica Wright 

The Art of Flaneuring: How to Wander with Intention and Discover a Better Life by Erika Owen  

Out Loud: A Memoir by Mark Morris and Wesley Stace

A Cruel Deception: A Bess Crawford Mystery (Bess Crawford Mysteries Book 11) by Charles Todd

To Begin the World Over Again: How the American Revolution Devastated the Globe by Matthew Lockwood

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership (Justice, Power, and Politics) by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor 

Touched by the Sun: My Friendship with Jackie by Carly Simon 

Stillicide by Cynan Jones 

Yes We Did: Photos and Behind-the-Scenes Stories Celebrating Our First African American President by Lawrence Jackson 

The Devil’s Due (A Sherlock Holmes Adventure) by Bonnie MacBird

Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West by H. W. Brands

Strangers at the Gate: A Novel by Catriona McPherson 

Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse (Political Satire Book, Poetry, Political Humor Gift) by John Lithgow 

The Promise by Silvina Ocampo, Suzanne Jill Levine (Translator), Jessica Powell (Translator)

Do You Mind If I Cancel?: (Things That Still Annoy Me) by Gary Janetti  

Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren 

The Art of Regret: A Novel by Mary Fleming 

Beside Herself by Elizabeth LaBan 

Holding On To Nothing by Elizabeth Chiles Shelburne

Initiated: Memoir of a Witch by Amanda Yates Garcia

The Night Fire (A Ballard and Bosch Novel Book 22) Michael Connelly

The Deserter by Nelson and Alex DeMille

The Christmas Spirits on Tradd Street by Karen White 

Morning Glory on the Vine: Early Songs and Drawings by Joni Mitchell

From Hell to Breakfast by Meghan Tifft

Janis: Her Life and Music by Holly George-Warren

The Blue Eye: The Khorasan Archives, Book 3 by Ausma Zehanat Khan

Ghoster by Jason Arnopp

Light It Up by Kekla Magoon

This Is My Body: A Memoir of Religious and Romantic Obsession by Cameron Dezen Hammon

Supernova Era by Cixin Liu, Joel Martinsen (translator)

The Beadworkers by Beth Piatote 

The Queens of Animation: The Untold Story of the Women Who Transformed the World of Disney and Made Cinematic History by Nathalia Holt  

Witches’ Dance by Erin Eileen Almond

For Small Creatures Such as We by Sasha Sagan 

Revenge of the Red Club by Kim Harrington 

A Month in Siena by Hisham Matar

One Day: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours in America by Gene Weingarten

Lakota America: A New History of Indigenous Power (The Lamar Series in Western History) Pekka Hamalainen

The Fragility of Bodies by Sergio Olguin and Miranda France

The Little Book of Bob: Life Lessons from a Streetwise Cat by James Bowen

I Hope You Get This Message by Farah Naz Rishi 

The Lost Brothers: A Family’s Decades-Long Search by Jack El-Hai

Agent Running in the Field by John le Carré

The House of Brides: A Novel by Jane Cockram

Still Here: The Madcap, Nervy, Singular Life of Elaine Stritch by Alexandra Jacobs

Intelligence for Dummies: Essays and Other Collected Writings by Glenn O’Brien

Forking Good: An Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of The Good Place by Valya Dudycz Lupescu  (Author), Stephen H. Segal (Author), Dingding Hu (Illustrator)