Episode 124

New Releases and More for September 12, 2017

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Little Fires Everywhere, Warcross, What Happened, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by Talenti, ThirdLove and Montpelier Parade

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Books discussed on the show:

Warcross by Marie Lu

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brené Brown

The Twelve-Mile Straight by Eleanor Henderson

Afterglow (a dog memoir) by Eileen Miles

Ranger Games: A Story of Soldiers, Family and an Inexplicable Crime by Ben Blum

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

What we’re reading:

Mean by Myriam Gurba

Curry: Reading, Eating, and Race (Exploded Views) by Naben Ruthnum

More books out this week:

Worlds from the Word’s End by Joanna Walsh

The River Bank: A sequel to Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows by Kij Johnson  (Author), Kathleen Jennings (Illustrator)

Trell by Dick Lehr

Before She Ignites by Jodi Meadows

Berlin Syndrome by Melanie Joosten

F*ck, That’s Delicious: An Annotated Guide to Eating Well by Action Bronson

The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve by Stephen Greenblatt

Affections: A Novel by Rodrigo Hasbún  (Author), Sophie Hughes (Translator)

Ordinary Beast by Nicole Sealey

A Column of Fire by Ken Follett

Landscape with Invisible Hand by M.T. Anderson

The Grave Keepers by Elizabeth Byrne

If Clara by Martha Baillie

David Bowie: A Life by Dylan Jones

Believe Me: My Battle with the Invisible Disability of Lyme Disease by Yolanda Hadid

For Two Thousand Years by Mihail Sebastian (Author), Philip Ó. Ceallaigh (Translator)

Neighborhood Girls by Jessie Ann Foley

The Dollmaker of Krakow by R.M. Romero

The Dharma of The Princess Bride: What the Coolest Fairy Tale of Our Time Can Teach Us About Buddhism and Relationships by Ethan Nichtern

Shadowhouse Fall by Daniel José Older

An Excess Male by Maggie Shen King

White Dialogues by Bennett Sims

We Were Witches by Ariel Gore

Letters to Memory by Karen Tei Yamashita

Nyxia (The Nyxia Triad) by Scott Reintgen

Collision: A Novel by Merle Kröger, Rachel Hildebrandt (Translator), Alexandra Roesch (Translator)

Taste of Marrow by Sarah Gailey

After the Flare: A Novel (Nigerians in Space) by Deji Bryce Olukotun

Forest Dark by Nicole Krauss

Another Fine Mess: Life on Tomorrow’s Moon by Pope Brock

Odd & True by Cat Winters

Absolutely Golden by D. Foy

Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History by Katy Tur

Survivor Café: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory by Elizabeth Rosner

The Naughty Nineties: The Triumph of the American Libido by David Friend

Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Other Four-Letter Words by Michael Ausiello

Rocket Fantastic: Poems by Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Unstoppable: My Life So Far by Maria Sharapova

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic by Daniel Mendelsohn

Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World by Laura Spinney

The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life by Lauren Markham

The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt by Robert I. Sutton

A Sick Life: TLC ’n Me: Stories from On and Off the Stage by Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins

We Were Strangers Once by Betsy Carter

Magicians Impossible: A Novel by Brad Abraham

The Amputee’s Guide to Sex by Jillian Weise

Bloodlines: The True Story of a Drug Cartel, the FBI, and the Battle for a Horse-Racing Dynasty by Melissa del Bosque

Calling a Wolf a Wolf by Kaveh Akbar

When I Cast Your Shadow by Sarah Porter

The Names of Dead Girls by Eric Rickstad

This Is What We Do by Tom Hansen

A Loving, Faithful Animal by Josephine Rowe

Gangster Nation by Tod Goldberg

Lightning Men: A Novel (The Darktown Series) by Thomas Mullen

Electric Arches by Eve L. Ewing

The One You Get: Portrait of a Family Organism by Jason Tougaw

The Tunnel at the End of the Light: Essays on Movies and Politics by Jim Shepard

You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins

Kiss Me Someone: Stories by Karen Shepard

The Man in the Tree: A Novel by Sage Walker

The Age of Perpetual Light by Josh Weil

Robert B. Parker’s The Hangman’s Sonnet (A Jesse Stone Novel) by Reed Farrel Coleman

Fireblood (The Frostblood Saga) by Elly Blake

The Unquiet Grave by Sharyn McCrumb

A Burst of Light: and Other Essays by Audra Lorde

The Red Car by Marcy Dermansky (paperback)

Days Without End by Sebastian Barry (paperback)

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