New Releases and More for September 26, 2017

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This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss After the Eclipse, Five-Carat Soul, Starfish, and more books.

This episode was sponsored by Talenti, ThirdLove, The Language of Thorns, and Lit Chat.

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Books discussed on the show:

After the Eclipse: A Mother’s Murder, a Daughter’s Search by Sarah Perry

Five-Carat Soul by James McBride

Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

The Comfort Food Diaries: My Quest for the Perfect Dish to Mend a Broken Heart by Emily Nunn 

The Black Tides of Heaven by J.Y. Yang

The Red Threads of Fortune by J.Y. Yang

Treat! by Christian Vieler

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling

Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube: Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North by Blair Braverman

What we’re reading:

Dark at the Crossing by Elliot Ackerman

Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump’s America by Samhita Mukhopadhyay and Kate Harding  (editors)

This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jerkins

More books out this week:

Invictus by Ryan Graudin

Don’t Let Go by Harlan Coben

Sleep Like a Baby: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (Aurora Teagarden Mysteries) by Charlaine Harris

Paradox Bound by Peter Clines

Queens of the Conquest: England’s Medieval Queens Book One by Alison Weir

Americana: A 400-Year History of American Capitalism by Bhu Srinivasan

Trace by Archer Mayor

Provenance by Ann Leckie

Hiding in the Bathroom: An Introvert’s Roadmap to Getting Out There (When You’d Rather Stay Home) by Morra Aarons-Mele

An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson

Hanna Who Fell from the Sky by Christopher Meades

Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck (Author), Susan Bernofsky (Translator)

Gorilla and the Bird: A Memoir of Madness and a Mother’s Love by Zack McDermott

The Town Built on Sorrow by David Oppegaard

Savage Country by Robert Olmstead

The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America’s Enemies by Jason Fagone

A Casualty of War: A Bess Crawford Mystery (Bess Crawford Mysteries) by Charles Todd

The Blind by A.F. Brady

Second Acts by Teri Emory

Graveyard Shakes by Laura Terry

Horizon (Bone Universe) by Fran Wilde

The Wonderling by Mira Bartók

The Eternity War: Pariah by Jamie Sawyer

Riot Days by Maria Alyokhina

Live Cinema and Its Techniques by Francis Ford Coppola

The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic by Leigh Bardugo

The Blackbird Season by Kate Moretti

If My Father Loved Me: A Novel by Rosie Thomas

What Is It All but Luminous: Notes from an Underground Man by Art Garfunkel

The Death of an Heir: Adolph Coors III and the Murder That Rocked an American Brewing Dynasty by Philip Jett

Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks by Annie Spence

Unforgivable Love: A Retelling of Dangerous Liaisons by Sophfronia Scott

There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins

Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King

An Unkindness of Magicians by Kat Howard

Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder