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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge, Homegoing, Marrow Island, and more new releases.

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Books discussed on the show:

Romeo and/Or Juliet: A Choosable-Path Adventure by Ryan North

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Marrow Island by Alexis M. Smith

Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War by Mary Roach

Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Krueger

Rich and Pretty by Rumaan Alam

Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter

Sex Object: A Memoir by Jessica Valenti

What we’re reading:

Grace by Natashia Deón

The House of Secrets by Brad Meltzer and Tod Goldberg

More books out this week:

A Dangerous Age by Kelly Killoren Bensimon

Super Extra Grande by Yoss (Author), David Frye (Translator)

The Far Empty by J. Todd Scott

Magruder’s Curiosity Cabinet by H.P. Wood

When We Meet Again by Kristin Harmel

The Way of the Runner : A Journey into the Fabled World of Japanese Running by Adharanand Finn

I Like You Just Fine When You’re Not Around by Ann Garvin

What We Become by Arturo Perez-Reverte

But What If We’re Wrong?: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past by Chuck Klosterman

Peel Back the Skin: Anthology of Horror Stories edited by Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson

Amy Snow by Tracy Rees

Necropolis by Avtar Singh

Dark Horse by Rory Flynn

The Wedding Sisters by Jamie Brenner

Monsters: A Love Story by Liz Kay

Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner?: A Story of Women and Economics by Katrine Marcal

Rio Noir edited by Tony Bellotto

A Green and Ancient Light by Frederic S. Durbin

Ink and Bone by Lisa Unger

The Many Selves of Katherine North by Emma Geen

The Flip Side by Shawn Johnson

The Gilded Years by Karin Tanabe

Faerie by Eisha Marjara

The Edge of the Fall by Kate Williams

The Suicide Motor Club by Christopher Buehlman

Autumn Princess, Dragon Child: Book 2 in the Tale of Shikanoko by Lian Hearn

Grayling’s Song by Karen Cushman

Chancers: Addiction, Prison, Recovery, Love: One Couple’s Memoir by Susan Stellin and Graham MacIndoe

True Letters from a Fictional Life by Kenneth Logan

You Know Me Well by David Levithan and Nina LaCour

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand and Brodi Ashton

One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer by Arthur Lubow

Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway’s Masterpiece The Sun Also Rises by Lesley Blume

Melville in Love: The Secret Life of Herman Melville and the Muse of Moby-Dick by Michael Shelden

Everything Explained That Is Explainable : On the Creation of the Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Celebrated Eleventh Edition, 1910-1911 by Denis Boyles

The Good Lieutenant by Whitney Terrell

Voice’s Daughter of a Heart Yet To Be Born by Anne Waldman

Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment by Wenonah Hauter

American Girls by Alison Umminger

Never a Dull Moment: 1971–The Year That Rock Exploded by David Hepworth

How the World Breaks: Life in Catastrophe’s Path, from the Caribbean to Siberia by Stan Cox and Paul Cox

The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan by Laurence Leamer

End of Watch by Stephen King

Hogs Wild: Selected Reporting Pieces by Ian Frazier

Clinch by Martin Holmén and Henning Koch

Fair Play: How LGBT Athletes Are Claiming Their Rightful Place in Sports by Cyd Zeigler

They May Not Mean To, But They Do by Cathleen Schine

Among Strange Victims by Daniel Saldaña París (Author), Christina MacSweeney (Translator)

The Girl from The Savoy by Hazel Gaynor

The Maximum Security Book Club: Reading Literature in a Men’s Prison by Mikita Brottman

The Dead Don’t Bleed by David Krugler

Julia Vanishes by Catherine Egan

Commander in Chief: FDR’s Battle with Churchill, 1943 by Nigel Hamilton

I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen by Jazz Jennings

Break Me Like a Promise: Once Upon a Crime Family by Tiffany Schmidt

Baba Dunja’s Last Love by Alina Bronsky (Author), Tim Mohr (Translator)

Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley

This Is Not My Beautiful Life by Victoria Fedden

Infomocracy by Malka Older

The Wheel of Osheim: The Red Queen’s War by Mark Lawrence

The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia by Mary Talbot and Bryan Talbot

The Second Girl by David Swinson

Security by Gina Wohlsdorf

The Great Invention : The Story of GDP and the Making and Unmaking of the Modern World by Ehsan Masood

The Hatred of Poetry by Ben Lerner

With Malice by Eileen Cook

The Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell

The Loose Ends List by Carrie Firestone

Francis Bacon’s Armchair by Sebastien Brebel (Author), Jesse L Anderson (Translator)

Cold Shoulder by Markus Werner (Author), Michael Hofmann (Translator)

The Poor by Raul Brandão (Author), Karen Sotelino (Translator)

Border Towns by C.S. Giscombe

Now in paperback:

The Seven Good Years: A Memoir by Etgar Keret

Just One Damned Thing After Another: The Chronicles of St. Mary’s by Jodi Taylor

The Clasp by Sloane Crosley

Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings by Shirley Jackson

Avenue of Mysteries by John Irving

Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh

The Daughters by Adrienne Celt

Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America by Ai-jen Poo