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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Shot-Blue, Double Bind, If We Were Villains, and more books.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Redemption of Galen Pike by Carys Davies

Double Bind: Women on Ambition edited by Robin Romm

If We Were Villains by M. L. Rio

Penance by Kanae Minato

Shot-Blue by Jesse Ruddock

Make Trouble by John Waters

Grace by Natashia Deón

Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage by Dani Shapiro

What we’re reading:

The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman

Joy on Demand: The Art of Discovering the Happiness Within by Chade-Meng Tan

More books out this week:

The Widow of Wall Street by Randy Susan Meyers

Sam Shepard: A Life by John J. Winters

The Good Byline by Jill Orr

Gifted by John Daniel

Return of the King: LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Greatest Comeback in NBA History by Brian Windhorst and Dave McMenamin

Abigale Hall by Lauren Forry

Canoeing with Jose by Jon Lurie

Moving the Palace by Charif Majdalani (Author), Edward Gauvin (Translator)

Alex and Eliza: A Love Story by Melissa de la Cruz

Often I Am Happy by Jens Christian Grøndahl

Cruel Is the Night by Karo Hamalainen (Author), Owen Witesman (Translator)

Man’s Better Angels: Romantic Reformers and the Coming of the Civil War by Philip F. Gura

Beck by Mal Peet (Author), Meg Rosoff

The Devil’s Country by Harry Hunsicker

Blacksouls (Blackhearts) by Nicole Castroman

An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back by Elisabeth Rosenthal

Second Chances: An Inspiring Collection of Do-Overs That Have Made People’s Lives Brighter by Erin McHugh

The Night the Lights Went Out by Karen White

Every Night I Dream of Hell by Malcolm Mackay

Ella WHO? by Linda Ashman (Author), Sara Sanchez (Illustrator)

Thrawn (Star Wars) by Timothy Zahn

Generation Decks: The Unofficial History of Gaming Phenomenon Magic the Gathering by Titus Chalk

In the Shadow of the White House: A Memoir of the Washington and Watergate Years, 1968-1978 by Jo Haldeman

One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline

The Burial Hour by Jeffrey Deaver

Stuff I’ve Been Feeling Lately by Alicia Cook

Thirteen Views of the Suicide Woods by Bracken MacLeod

Void Star by Zachary Mason

The Great Unknown: Seven Journeys to the Frontiers of Science by Marcus du Sautoy

Dig If You Will the Picture: Funk, Sex, God and Genius in the Music of Prince by Ben Greenman

The Trembling Answers (American Poets Continuum) by Craig Morgan Teicher

Darwin’s First Theory: Exploring Darwin’s Quest for a Theory of Earth by Rob Wesson

Dangerous Ends by Alex Segura

Too Much and Not the Mood: Essays by Durga Chew-Bose

Exes by Max Winter

Athenian Blues by Pol Koutsakis

A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City by Drew Philp

Long Black Veil by Jennifer Finney Boylan

Kingdom of the Young by Edie Meidav

Tender: Stories by Sofia Samatar

Dream Magic by Joshua Kahn

Three Envelopes by Nir Hezroni

Ruby Redfort Pick Your Poison by Lauren Child

Devil on the Cross (Penguin African Writers Series) by Ngugi wa Thiong’o

Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River by David Owen

The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple by Jeff Guinn

Such Small Hands by Andrés Barba  (Author), Lisa Dillman  (Translator)

The Lowells of Massachusetts: An American Family by Nina Sankovitch

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night by Jason Zinoman

The Day I Died by Lori Rader-Day

Signs for Lost Children by Sarah Moss

Sunshine State: Essays by Sarah Gerard

Cold Welcome by Elizabeth Moon

Cave Dwellers by Richard Grant

My British Invasion by Harold Bronson

The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova

Music of the Ghosts by Vaddey Ratner

From Rockaway by Jill Eisenstadt

At the Lightning Field by Laura Raicovich

Fireworks by Katie Cotugno

Red Leaves by Paulina Simons

All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders (paperback)

The Midnight Assassin: The Hunt for America’s First Serial Killer by Skip Hollandsworth (paperback)

The Geography of Madness: Penis Thieves, Voodoo Death, and the Search for the Meaning of the World’s Strangest Syndromes by Frank Bures (paperback)

The Mirror Thief by Martin Seay (paperback)

The Regional Office Is Under Attack! by Manuel Gonzales (paperback)

Daredevils by Shawn Vestal (paperback)

Bucky F*cking Dent by David Duchovny (paperback)