Episode 239

Our Favorite Fiction of 2019

This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss The Atlas of Reds and Blues, Ghost Wall, Your House Will Pay, and more great fiction from 2019.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

The Atlas of Reds and Blues by Devi S. Laskar

The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

The Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton

As Long As We Both Shall Live by Joann Chaney

Your House Will Pay by Steph Cha

The Parisian by Isabella Hammad

All This Could Be Yours by Jami Attenberg

Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

Nothing To See Here by Kevin Wilson

Recursion by Blake Crouch

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

The World Doesn’t Require You by Rion Amilcar Scott

The Book of Lost Saints by Daniel José Older

Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss

What we’re reading:

Aftermath: Star Wars (Star Wars: The Aftermath Trilogy) by Chuck Wendig

A Peculiar Peril (The Misadventures of Jonathan Lambshead) by Jeff VanderMeer

books out this week:

The German House by Annette Hess, Elisabeth Lauffer (translator)

A Faithful but Melancholy Account of Several Barbarities Lately Committed by Jason Brown

The Kill Club by Wendy Heard 

Hearts, Strings, and Other Breakable Things by Jacqueline Firkins 

A Trace of Deceit: A Novel by Karen Odden

The Network: A Novel by L. C Shaw

Star Trek: Discovery: Dead Endless (6) by Dave Galanter 

Afterwardness by Mimi Khalvati