Episode 120

New Releases and More for August 15, 2017

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Mountain, Home Fire, You Play the Girl, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by ThirdLove and Reach Out and Read Colorado

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Books discussed on the show:

Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

You Play the Girl: On Playboy Bunnies, Stepford Wives, Train Wrecks, & Other Mixed Messages by Carina Chocano

River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey

The Mountain: Stories by Paul Yoon

The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka

Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson

Giant Days by John Allison, Whitney Cogar, Max Sarin

Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give by Ada Calhoun

What we’re reading:

The Lost Boys by Tim Seeley

Runtime by S.B. Divya

The Futilitarians: Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading by Anne Gisleson

More books out this week:

How to Behave in a Crowd by Camille Bordas

Sea Girl: Feminist Folktales from Around the World by Ethel Johnston Phelps (Editor), Suki Boynton (Illustrator)

The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution by Robert P. Watson

Electric October: Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of Fame That Lasted Forever by Kevin Cook

The Dinosaur Princess by Victor Milan

Wicked Like a Wildfire by Lana Popovic

The Art of Feeling by Laura Tims

How to Change a Life by Stacey Ballis

L’Amour: Rock Capital of Brooklyn by Alex Kayne

A Kind of Freedom: A Novel by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

Edisto by Padgett Powell

I Know a Secret: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel by Tess Gerritsen

Sleeping in the Ground: An Inspector Banks Novel (Inspector Banks Novels) by Peter Robinson

A Map for Wrecked Girls by Jessica Taylor

The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the Year that Changed Literature by Bill Goldstein

The Williamson Turn by P. F. Kluge

Flora of Middle-Earth: Plants of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Legendarium by Walter S. Judd and Graham A. Judd

Class Clown: Poems by Pino Coluccio

The Party by Elizabeth Day

Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption by Benjamin Rachlin

The Education of a Coroner: Lessons in Investigating Death by John Bateson

The Doll Funeral by Kate Hamer

The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage by Jared Yates Sexton

Rituals: The Cainsville Series by Kelley Armstrong

Living the Dream: A Novel by Lauren Berry

Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World by Suzy Hansen

The Future Won’t Be Long by Jarett Kobek

Why Poetry by Matthew Zapruder

The Shape of Bones by Daniel Galera

A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena

A Doll for Throwing: Poems by Mary Jo Bang

In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan

Things That Happened Before the Earthquake by Chiara Barzini

Karma Khullar’s Mustache by Kristi Wientge

The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth) by N. K. Jemisin

 

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