Episode 121

New Releases and More for August 22, 2017

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Heart’s Invisible Furies, Stay with Me, Young Jane Young, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by Talenti, If the Creek Don’t Rise, and The Duchess Deal

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Books discussed on the show:

The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne

Stay with Me by Ayobami Adebayo

Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin

The Futilitarians: Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading by Anne Gisleson (TW: suicide)

The Dire King (Jackaby #4) by William Ritter

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter

Heartsick by Chelsea Cain

PEN America Best Debut Short Stories 2017 by Kelly Link (Compiler), Marie-Helene Bertino (Compiler), Nina McConigley (Compiler)

What we’re reading:

I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death by Maggie O’Farrell

The Burning Girl by Claire Messud

More books out this week:

Letters to His Neighbor by Marcel Proust, Lydia Davis (Translator)

Sulfur Springs: A Novel (Cork O’Connor Mystery Series) by William Kent Krueger

The Duchess Deal: Girl Meets Duke by Tessa Dare

The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution by Yuri Slezkine

Y is for Yesterday (A Kinsey Millhone Novel) by Sue Grafton

The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez

Montpelier Parade by Karl Geary

Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore

Suburra by Carlo Bonini (Author), Giancarlo de Cataldo (Author), Antony Shugaar (Translator)

The Sorbonne Affair: A Hugo Marston Novel by Mark Pryor

Unraveling Oliver by Liz Nugent

The Saboteur by Andrew Gross

Caca Dolce: Essays from a Lowbrow Life by Chelsea Martin

The Big Redhead Book: Inside the Secret Society of Red Hair by Erin La Rosa

The History of Bees by Maja Lunde

Beast & Crown by Joel Ross

Dress Codes for Small Towns by Courtney Stevens

Eastman Was Here by Alex Gilvarry

The Ladies-in-Waiting by Santiago Garcia, Javier Olivares

The Arsonist by Stephanie Oakes

Midwinter Break by Bernard MacLaverty

Rabbit: The Autobiography of Ms. Pat by Patricia Williams

Queen in 3-D by Brian May

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