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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Butterfly Yellow, Revolution of the Soul, Cold Storage, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

Cold Storage: A Novel by David Koepp

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations by Toni Morrison

The Grammarians: A Novel by Cathleen Schine

How to Be a Family: The Year I Dragged My Kids Around the World to Find a New Way to Be Together by Dan Kois

Butterfly Yellow by Thanhha Lai

Revolution of the Soul: Awaken to Love Through Raw Truth, Radical Healing, and Conscious Action by Seane Corn

This Tender Land: A Novel by William Kent Krueger

Modern Love, Revised and Updated: True Stories of Love, Loss, and Redemption by Daniel Jones, Andrew Rannells, et al.

What we’re reading:

The Glass Woman: A Novel by Caroline Lea

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

More books out this week:

My Jasper June by Laurel Snyder

Laughing with Obama: A Photographic Look Back at the Enduring Wit and Spirit of President Barack Obama by M. Sweeney

Scan Artist: How Evelyn Wood Convinced the World That Speed-Reading Worked by Marcia Biederman

Kill Monster by Sean Doolittle

Taboo by Kim Scott

The Stylist Takes Manhattan by Rosie Nixon

The Nature of Life and Death: Every Body Leaves a Trace by Patricia Wiltshire

We Speak in Storms by Natalie Lund

The Best Horror of the Year Volume Eleven by Ellen Datlow

Taina by Ernesto Quiñonez

Work for It: A Small Town MM Romance by Talia Hibbert

The Mythic Dream by John Chu, Leah Cypess

Hope Farm by Peggy Frew

Whose Story Is This?: Old Conflicts, New Chapters by Rebecca Solnit

Guest: A Changeling Tale by Mary Downing Hahn

To the Lions: A Novel by Holly Watt

Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber by Mike Isaac

We Are Lost and Found by Helene Dunbar

The First Stone by Carsten Jensen, Mark Mussari (translator)

The Other’s Gold: A Novel by Elizabeth Ames

The Paper Lovers by Gerard Woodward

The Words between Us by Erin Bartels

This Tilting World by Colette Fellous

Nya’s Long Walk: A Step at a Time by Linda Sue Park and Brian Pinkney

Some Places More Than Others by Renée Watson

The Paris Orphan by Natasha Lester

Word to the Wise (A Library Lover’s Mystery Book 10) by Jenn McKinlay

Tunnel of Bones (City of Ghosts) by Victoria Schwab

Unbreakable: The Woman Who Defied the Nazis in the World’s Most Dangerous Horse Race by Richard Askwith

Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore

After the Flood: A Novel by Kassandra Montag

Quichotte: A Novel by Salman Rushdie

Sword and Pen (The Great Library) by Rachel Caine

A Fortune for Your Disaster by Hanif Abdurraqib

Fly Already: Stories by Etgar Keret

Loki: Where Mischief Lies by Mackenzi Lee and Stephanie Hans

Missing Person by Sarah Lotz

My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education by Jennine Capó Crucet

The Sweetest Fruits: A Novel by Monique Truong

The Chestnut Man: A Novel by Soren Sveistrup, Caroline Waight (translator)

Just Ask: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You by Sonia Sotomayor and Rafael Lopez

How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems by Randall Munroe

The Ungrateful Refugee: What Immigrants Never Tell You by Dina Nayeri

Five Dark Fates (Three Dark Crowns) by Kendare Blake

To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers

Cantoras: A novel by Carolina De Robertis

Caster by Elsie Chapman

Small Silent Things: A Novel by Robin Page

Three Flames: A Novel by Alan Lightman

Dominicana: A Novel by Angie Cruz

Little Libraries, Big Heroes by Miranda Paul and John Parra

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine by Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite

The Unkindest Tide (October Daye Book 13) by Seanan McGuire

When Death Takes Something from You Give It Back: Carl’s Book by Naja Marie Aidt, Denise Newman (translator)

Here All Night by Jill McDonough

Pretty Guilty Women by Gina LaManna

We, the Survivors: A Novel by Tash Aw

Rated by Melissa Grey

Baking with Kim-Joy: Cute and Creative Bakes to Make You Smile by Kim-Joy

Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin

The Girl the Sea Gave Back by Adrienne Young

Child of the Dream (A Memoir of 1963) by Sharon Robinson

The Harp of Kings (Warrior Bards) by Juliet Marillier

I Will Destroy You: Poems by Nick Flynn

Permanent Record by Mary H. K. Choi

The Glass Woman: A Novel by Caroline Lea

Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers by Celia C. Pérez

Rare Breed: A Guide to Success for the Defiant, Dangerous, and Different by Sunny Bonnell and Ashleigh Hansberger

There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Rose Pool

Rewind by Catherine Ryan Howard

Well Met by Jen DeLuca

The Secrets We Kept: A novel Lara Prescott

More to the Story by Hena Khan

Lalani of the Distant Sea by Erin Entrada Kelly

The Okay Witch by Emma Steinkellner

The Nobody People: A Novel by Bob Proehl

Elements of Fiction by Walter Mosley

American Royals by Katharine McGee

The Nightjar by Deborah Hewitt

All the Impossible Things by Lindsay Lackey

Axiomatic by Maria Tumarkin

Today We Go Home: A Novel by Kelli Estes

The Third Daughter: A Novel by Talia Carner

Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron

The Long Call (The Two Rivers Series) by Ann Cleeves

Pretty Guilty Women: A Novel by Gina LaManna

All the Better Part of Me by Molly Ringle

A Girl Named Anna by Lizzy Barber

As a River by Sion Dayson

The Devil’s Slave: A Novel (Frances Gorges Historical Trilogy) by Tracy Borman

Hurricanes: A Memoir by Rick Ross, Neil Martinez-Belkin

The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh by Supriya Kelkar , Alea Marley, et al.