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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Prey of Gods, Hunger, The Widow Nash, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by ThirdLove, Blackout, and The Possible.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Prey of Gods by Nicky Drayden

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay

Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens by Eddie Izzard

Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History by Camille T. Dungy

The Widow Nash by Jamie Harrison

Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me by Janet Mock

Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan

You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir by Sherman Alexie

What we’re reading:

Rise of the Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste

The Day of the Duchess: Scandal & Scoundrel, Book III by Sarah MacLean

More books out this week:

Kingdom Cons by Yuri Herrera, Lisa Dillman  (Translator)

A House Among the Trees by Julia Glass

Not Constantinople by Nick Bredie

Knife Creek (Mike Bowditch Mysteries) by Paul Doiron

The Grim Sleeper: The Lost Women of South Central by Christine Pelisek

Devil’s Due (Destroyermen) by Taylor Anderson

Saints and Misfits by S.K. Ali

Roar by Cora Carmack

The Chalk Artist by Allegra Goodman

Virology by Ren Warom

Undertow: A Novel by Elizabeth Heathcote

The Beach at Painter’s Cove: A Novel by Shelley Noble

The Darkest Promise (Lords of the Underworld) by Gena Showalter

The Swallow’s Nest by Emilie Richards

The Ultimatum by Karen Robards

My Vanishing Twin by Tom Stern

Blind Spot by Teju Cole

Soldier Boy by Keely Hutton

Daylily Called It a Dangerous Moment by Alesandra Lynch

Joplin Wishing by Diane Stanley

Night Thoughts by Wallace Shawn

Continent: Stories by Jim Crace

Adua by Igiaba Scego, Jamie Richards (Translator)

I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad by Souad Mekhennet

A History of the United States in Five Crashes: Stock Market Meltdowns That Defined a Nation by Scott Nations

Silver Silence (Psy-Changeling Trinity) by Nalini Singh

Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers: A Kidney Doctor’s Search for the Perfect Match by Vanessa Grubbs, M.D.

Stay Interesting: I Don’t Always Tell Stories About My Life, but When I Do They’re True and Amazing by Jonathan Goldsmith

Mad: A Novel (Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know Trilogy) by Chloé Esposito

The Switch by Joseph Finder

The Close Encounters Man: How One Man Made the World Believe in UFOs by Mark O’Connell

Runnin’ with the Devil: A Backstage Pass to the Wild Times, Loud Rock, and the Down and Dirty Truth Behind the Making of Van Halen by Noel Monk

Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios

The Circus by Olivia Levez

The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth’s Past Mass Extinctions by Peter Brannen

The Forgotten Girl by Rio Youers

A God in the Shed by J-F. Dubeau

The Great Rescue: American Heroes, an Iconic Ship, and the Race to Save Europe in WWI by Peter Hernon

Small Hours by Jennifer Kitses

Lockdown: A Novel of Suspense by Laurie R. King

Modern Tarot: Connecting with Your Higher Self through the Wisdom of the Cards by Michelle Tea

Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America by Nancy MacLean

The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock by David Weigel

The Substitute by Nicole Lundrigan

Campus Confidential: How College Works, or Doesn’t, for Professors, Parents, and Students by Jacques Berlinerblau

Want by Cindy Pon

The Idea of You by Robinne Lee

Tom Clancy Point of Contact (A Jack Ryan Jr. Novel) by Mike Maden

We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan

The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. by Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland

Our Dark Duet (Monsters of Verity) by Victoria Schwab

Endgame: A Nameless Detective Novel (Nameless Detective Novels) by Bill Pronzini

Ash Falls by Warren Read

The City Always Wins by Omar Robert Hamilton

You Should Have Left: A Story by Daniel Kehlmann, Ross Benjamin (Translator)

So Much Blue by Percival Everett

Raven Stratagem (Machineries of Empire Series) by Yoon Ha Lee

The Accomplished Guest: Stories by Ann Beattie

Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman’s Awakening by Manal al-Sharif

The Marsh King’s Daughter by Karen Dionne

Turf: Stories by Elizabeth Crane

Nothing Lasts Forever by Sina Grace

Grown-Up Anger: The Connected Mysteries of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and the Calumet Massacre of 1913 by Daniel Wolff

Fugitive in Full View by Jack Marshall

Away with Words: An Irreverent Tour Through the World of Pun Competitions by Joe Berkowitz

Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children) by Seanan McGuire

The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor

Scribbled in the Dark: Poems by Charles Simic

Blue Money by Janet Capron

Hothouse by Karyna McGlynn

Fingerprints of Previous Owners by Rebecca Entel

Post High School Reality Quest by Meg Eden

The Other Side of Paradise: The Uncensored Memoirs of Bob Chinn by Bob Chinn

The Changeling by Victor LaValle

Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal

Marriage of a Thousand Lies by SJ Sindu

The Forgotten Flight: Terrorism, Diplomacy and the Pursuit of Justice by Stuart H. Newberger

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Strange Magic: An Essex Witches Mystery by Sydney Moore

The Salt House by Lisa Duffy

The Space Between the Stars by Anne Corlett

The Black Elfstone: The Fall of Shannara by Terry Brooks

Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty by Ramona Ausubel (paperback)

Devils of Cardona by Matthew Carr (paperback)

Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst (paperback)