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This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Tuesday Mooney Talks To Ghosts, The Grace Year, How We Fight for Our Lives, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts by Kate Racculia

Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Ruby

How We Fight for Our Lives by Saeed Jones

The Grace Year by Kim Liggett

In the Hall with the Knife: A Clue Mystery, Book One by Diana Peterfreund

Jackpot by Nic Stone

The Furies by Katie Lowe

Orpheus Girl by Brynne Rebele-Henry

What we’re reading:

Birthday by Meredith Russo

The Forgotten Girl by India Hill Brown

More books out this week:

Sudden Traveler: Stories by Sarah Hall

Bat Basics: How to Understand and Help These Amazing Flying Mammals by Karen Krebbs

Seven Crows by Kate Kessler

What Is Missing: A Novel by Michael Frank

A Bitter Feast: A Novel by Deborah Crombie

The Best at It by Maulik Pancholy

American Radicals: How Nineteenth-Century Protest Shaped the Nation by Holly Jackson

Before the Devil Fell: A Novel by Neil Olson

What I Lick Before Your Face … and Other Haikus By Dogs by Jamie Coleman

The Girl Who Reads on the Metro by Christine Féret-Fleury

Cats Are a Liquid by Rebecca Donnelly and Misa Saburi

Avidly Reads Making Out by Kathryn Bond Stockton

I Hotel by Karen Tei Yamashita, Jessica Hagedorn (translator)

Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks by Jason Reynolds

A Punk Rock Future edited by Steve Zisson

The Story That Cannot Be Told by J. Kasper Kramer

The Girl At the Door by Veronica Raimo, Stash Luczkiw (Translator)

Confluence: Navigating the Personal & Political on Rivers of the New West by Zak Podmore

A Lush and Seething Hell: Two Tales of Cosmic Horror by John Hornor Jacobs

Watershed by Mark Barr

The Library of Lost Things by Laura Taylor Namey

Animal (Bagley Wright Lecture Series) by Dorothea Lasky

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

The Remaking: A Novel by Clay Chapman

The Oracle of Cumae by Melissa Hardy

A Savage Dreamland: Journeys in Burma by David Eimer

Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones by Daniel Mendelsohn

The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust, Volume 2) by Philip Pullman

The Forest City Killer: A Serial Murderer, a Cold-Case Sleuth, and a Search for Justice by Vanessa Brown

This Way to Departures by Linda Mannheim

Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church by Megan Phelps-Roper

Dreams from Many Rivers: A Hispanic History of the United States Told in Poems by Margarita Engle and Beatriz Gutierrez Hernandez

Who Says You’re Dead?: Medical & Ethical Dilemmas for the Curious & Concerned by Jacob M. Appel MD

Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir by Nikki Grimes

Collateral Damage (Star Trek: The Next Generation) by David Mack

Faker by Sarah Smith

Rerun Era by Joanna Howard

Symphony No. 3 by Chris Eaton

Remember by Patricia Smith

Burn It Down: Women Writing about Anger by Lilly Dancyger

Love, Heather by Laurie Petrou

Half/Life: New & Selected Poems by Jeffrey Thomson

Rogue Heart by Axie Oh

The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh

Salt Slow by Julia Armfield

Infused: Adventures in Tea by Henrietta Lovell

Blood Sugar by Daniel Kraus

Marley by Jon Clinch

Heart of the Moors: An Original Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Novel by Holly Black

Warrior of the Altaii by Robert Jordan

False Bingo: Stories by Jac Jemc

Wham!, George Michael and Me: A Memoir by Andrew Ridgeley

Ghosts of Berlin: Stories by Rudolph Herzog, Emma Rault (translator)

Here Until August: Stories by Josephine Rowe

Grand Union: Stories by Zadie Smith

Bodega: Poems by Su Hwang

The Hadley Academy for the Improbably Gifted: A Novel by Conor Grennan and Alessandro Valdrighi

Metropolitan Stories: A Novel by Christine Coulson

Horror Stories: A Memoir by Liz Phair

Erosion: Essays of Undoing by Terry Tempest Williams

Into the Crooked Place by Alexandra Christo

Hate Inc.: Why Today’s Media Makes Us Despise One Another by Matt Taibbi

How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse: Book One of the Thorne Chronicles by K. Eason

The Giver of Stars: A Novel by Jojo Moyes

On Time: A Princely Life in Funk by Morris Day (Author), David Ritz  (Contributor)

The Envious Siblings: and Other Morbid Nursery Rhymes by Landis Blair

Older Brother by Mahir Guven, Tina Kover (translator)

Sleeveless: Fashion, Image, Media, New York 2011–2019 (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents) by Natasha Stagg

Human Compatible: Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control by Stuart Russell

The Penguin Book of Mermaids by Cristina Bacchilega and Marie Alohalani Brown

25 Days ‘Til Christmas: A Novel by Poppy Alexander