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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Fever Dream, Always Happy Hour, The Dry, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by ThirdLove and X-Files: Origins.

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Books discussed on the show:

Fever Dream by Samanta Schweblin

The Antiques by Kris D’Agostino

The Dry by Jane Harper

Always Happy Hour: Stories by Mary Miller

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga by Rolf Gates and Katrina Kenison

The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate—Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohlleben

In the Great Green Room: The Brilliant and Bold Life of Margaret Wise Brown by Amy Gary

The Cold Eye (The Devil’s West) by Laura Anne Gilman

Malice by Keigo Higashino (Author), Alexander O. Smith (Translator)

Mad Miss Mimic by Sarah Henstra

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City’s Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation by Brad Ricca

The Convictions of John Delahunt by Andrew Hughes

A Prescription for Murder: The Victorian Serial Killings of Dr. Thomas Neill Cream by Angus McLaren

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Damian Duffy (Adapter), Octavia E. Butler (Author), John Jennings (Illustrator)

What we’re reading:

The Green Girl by Derek B. Miller

Double Bind: Women on Ambition edited by Robin Romm

More books out this week:

Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality by James Kwak

The Butcher’s Hook by Janet Ellis 

In the Light of the Garden by Heather Burch

Class by Lucinda Rosenfeld

Heritage of Smoke by Josip Novakovich

Two Days Gone (Ryan DeMarco Mystery) by Randall Silvis

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth by Lindsey Lee Johnson

The Midnight Cool by Lydia Peelle 

Settright Road by Jon Boilard

The River at Night by Erica Ferencik

Ring of Fire by Brad Taylor

Furious George by George Karl with Curt Sampson

Explore/Create: My Life in Pursuit of New Frontiers, Hidden Worlds, and the Creative Spark by Richard Garriott and David Fisher

False Friend by Andrew Grant

You Are Your Own Gym: The Cookbook by Mark Lauren with Maggie Greenwood-Robinson

The Guests on South Battery by Karen White

Burning Bright by Nicholas Petrie

The Genius of Judaism by Bernard-Henri Lévy

Death’s Mistress by Terry Goodkind

West Virginia by Joe Halstead

The Burning Page (The Invisible Library Novel) by Genevieve Cogman

Storm in a Teacup by Helen Czerski

Lotus by Lijia Zhang

Little Heaven by Nick Cutter

The Dark Room by Jonathan Moore

Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission by Bret Baier and Catherine Whitney

I Hate Everyone, Except You by Clinton Kelly 

For Time and All Eternities (A Linda Wallheim Mystery) by Mette Ivie Harrison

The Afterlife of Stars by Joseph Kertes

For the Most Beautiful: A Novel of the Trojan War by Emily Hauser

Dead Gone by Luca Veste

Dragon Springs Road by Janie Chang

A Toaster on Mars by Darrell Pitt

Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution by Julia Alekseyeva 

Glaxo by Hernan Ronsino (Author), Samuel Rutter (Translator) 

If You’re in a Dogfight, Become a Cat! Strategies for Long-Term Growth by Leonard Sherman

Home and Away: Writing the Beautiful Game by Karl Ove Knausgaard (Author), Fredrik Ekelund (Author), Don Bartlett (Translator), Séan Kinsella (Translator)

Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965 by Melissa Rachleff

I Was Trying to Describe What it Feels Like: New and Selected Stories by Noy Holland

Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran

The Power of Meaning by Emily Esfahani Smith

Frostblood (The Frostblood Saga) by Elly Blake

Huck Out West by Robert Coover 

Doctorow: Collected Stories by E.L. Doctorow 

A Perilous Undertaking (A Veronica Speedwell Mystery) by Deanna Raybourn 

A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life by Ayelet Waldman 

The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers

Windwitch: A Witchlands Novel (The Witchlands) by Susan Dennard

The Sleepwalker by Chris Bohjalian 

Adrift: A Mer Cavallo Mystery by Micki Browning

Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson 

The Unsettlers: In Search of the Good Life in Today’s America by Mark Sundeen 

Primo Levi’s Resistance: Rebels and Collaborators in Occupied Italy by Sergio Luzzatto (Author), Frederika Randall (Translator) (paperback)

Only the Animals: Stories by Ceridwen Dovey (paperback)

The Great Forgetting by James Renner (paperback)

The Big Green Tent by Ludmila Ulitskaya (Author), Polly Gannon (Translator) (paperback)

The Crooked House by Christobel Kent (paperback)

DC Trip by Sara Benincasa (paperback)

Sunset City by Melissa Ginsburg (paperback)

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave (paperback)