Episode 140

New Releases and More for January 9, 2018

This week, Liberty and Amanda discuss The Immortalists, Achtung Baby, Batman: Nightwalker, and more great books.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

Achtung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant Children by Sara Zaske

The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani

Among the Ruins by Ausma Zehanat Khan

The Job of the Wasp by Colin Winette

Escape from Aleppo by N.H. Senzai

The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey

Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu

What we’re reading this week:

Winston’s War 1940-1945 by Max Hastings

Sunshine by Robin McKinley

More books out this week:

Nice Try, Jane Sinner by Lianne Oelke

Sinless: Eye of the Beholder by Sarah Tarkoff

A Girl in Exile: Requiem for Linda B. by Ismail Kadare (Author),‎ John Hodgson (Translator)

Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman

Operator Down: A Pike Logan Thriller by Brad Taylor

No Justice: One White Police Officer, One Black Family, and How One Bullet Ripped Us Apart by Robbie Tolan (Author),‎ Lawrence Ross

The Spread Mind: Why Consciousness and the World Are One by Riccardo Manzotti

This Could Hurt by Jillian Medoff

Blood Fury: Black Dagger Legacy by J.R. Ward

Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia by Michael Shermer

American Stranger by David Plante

Say My Name: A Novel by Allegra Huston

Samuel Beckett Is Closed by Michael Coffey

Abigail Adams, Pirate of the Caribbean (Time Twisters) by Steve Sheinkin

Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell

Sunday Silence by Nicci French

The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam by Max Boot

Beneath the Sugar Sky (Wayward Children) by Seanan McGuire

The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and‎ Sarah Pekkanen

Robots vs. Fairies by Dominik Parisien (Editor), Navah Wolfe (Editor)

Tell Me More: Stories About the 12 Hardest Things I’m Learning to Say by Kelly Corrigan

Woman at 1,000 Degrees by Hallgrímur Helgason, Brian FitzGibbon (Translator)

The Transition: A Novel by Luke Kennard

Tears of Salt: A Doctor’s Story by Pietro Bartolo and Lidia Tilotta

Heart Spring Mountain: A Novel by Robin MacArthur

The Whispering Room: A Jane Hawk Novel by Dean Koontz

The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman

When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn’t the Life You Want by Mike Lewis

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink

The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor

Neon in Daylight by Hermione Hoby

The Memoirs of Two Young Wives (NYRB Classics) by Honore de Balzac,‎ Jordan Stump (Translator)

Shroud of Eternity: Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles, Volume II by Terry Goodkind

Phone by Will Self

Two Girls Down by Louisa Luna

Grist Mill Road by Christopher J. Yates

Strangers: A Novel by Ursula Archer and Arno Strobel

The Boat People by Sharon Bala

Emotional Success: The Power of Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride by David DeSteno

Gnomon by Nick Harkaway

The Maze at Windermere: A Novel by Gregory Blake Smith

Fire Sermon by Jamie Quatro

King Zeno by Nathaniel Rich

The Black Painting by Neil Olson

Why Did I Ever: A Novel by Mary Robison


Points of Impact by Marko Kloos

Peculiar Ground: A Novel by Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Winter: A Novel (Seasonal Quartet) by Ali Smith

The English Wife by Lauren Willig

Just Between Us by Rebecca Drake

The Cataracts by Raymond McDaniel

The Afterlives by Thomas Pierce

Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

The Days When Birds Come Back by Deborah Reed


Abraham Lincoln, Pro Wrestler (Time Twisters) by Steve Sheinkin