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E258: New Releases and More for May 5, 2020

E258: New Releases and More for May 5, 2020

This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss A Good Marriage, Goldilocks, The Down Days, and more great books. This episode was sponsored by the Hermione Granger for President 2020 campaign; TBR, Book Riot’s subscription service offering Tailored Book Recommendations for readers of all stripes; and Wednesday Books and Ruthless Gods by Emily A. Duncan. Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, iTunes, or Spotify and never miss a beat book. Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news. BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW: A Good Marriage by Kimberly McCreight Goldilocks by Laura Lam Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel by Martha Wells We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly The Down Days by Ilze Hugo War and Speech by Don Zolidis All Adults Here by Emma Straub Cat Yoga by Sam Hart Strange Hotel by Eimear McBride Who Ate the First Oyster?: The Extraordinary People Behind the Greatest Firsts in History by Cody Cassidy Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin Officer Clemmons: A Memoir by Dr. François S. Clemmons Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall Hollywood Park: A Memoir by Mikel Jollett Westside Saints: A Tiny Mystery by W.M. Akers Almond by Won-pyung Sohn, Joosun Lee (translator) WHAT WE’RE READING: Camp by L. C. Rosen The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK: Best Behavior: A Novel by Wendy Francis When I Hit the Road by Nancy J. Cavanaugh São Bernardo (New York Review Books Classics) by Graciliano Ramos (Author), Padma Viswanathan (Translator) New-generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set: Saba by Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings: A Year of Keeping Bees by Helen Jukes And Their Children After Them: A Novel by Nicolas Mathieu, William Rodarmor (translator) Throwback: The Chaos Loop by Peter Lerangis The First Emma by Camille Di Maio Pages & Co.: The Lost Fairy Tales by Anna James She Wears Pain Like Diamonds: Poems by Alfa Tarka the Otter by Henry Williamson Mousse and Murder by Elizabeth Logan The Law of Lines: A Novel by Hye-young Pyun, Sora Kim-Russell (translator) The Water Keeper by Charles Martin Julieta and the Diamond Enigma by Luisana Duarte Armendáriz Big Summer: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner The Rural Diaries: Love, Livestock, and Big Life Lessons Down on Mischief Farm by Hilarie Burton My Shouting, Shattered, Whispering Voice: A Guide to Writing Poetry and Speaking Your Truth by Patrice Vecchione More Than Love: An Intimate Portrait of My Mother, Natalie Wood by Natasha Gregson Wagner Four Days of You and Me by Miranda Kenneally Cockfight by María Fernanda Ampuero, Frances Riddle (translator) All The Gay Saints by Kayleb Rae Candrilli Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices by S. K. Ali, Aisha Saeed White Blood: A Lyric of Virginia by Kiki Petrosino The Secret of You and Me: A Novel by Melissa Lenhardt It’s About Damn Time: How to Turn Being Underestimated into Your Greatest Advantage by Arlan Hamilton and Rachel L. Nelson The Park by John Freeman Adult Conversation: A Novel by Brandy Ferner Golf’s Holy War: The Battle for the Soul of a Game in an Age of Science by Brett Cyrgalis The Brown Bullet: Rajo Jack’s Drive to Integrate Auto Racing by Bill Poehler I Know You Rider by Leslie Stein The Eleventh Gate by Nancy Kress Butterfly Bayou by Lexi Blake Eight Princesses and a Magic Mirror by Natasha Farrant, Lydia Corry The Wondrous and Tragic Life of Ivan and Ivana by Maryse Condé, Richard Philcox (Translator) The Hour of Fate: Theodore Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, and the Battle to Transform American Capitalism by Susan Berfield The Narcissism of Small Differences by Michael Zadoorian Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard by Clare Carlisle Untold Night and Day: A Novel by Bae Suah The Last Blue: A Novel by Isla Morley The Holy Shroud: A Brilliant Hoax in the Time of the Black Death by Gary Vikan You’re Not Special: A (Sort-of) Memoir by Meghan Rienks Bone Black by Carol Rose GoldenEagle Daughter of the Boycott: Carrying On a Montgomery Family’s Civil Rights Legacy by Karen Gray Houston The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think by Jennifer Ackerman The Dark In-Between by Elizabeth Hrib The Second Chance Dress Boutique: A Novel by Louisa Leaman The Index of Self-Destructive Acts by Christopher Beha Figure It Out: Essays by Wayne Koestenbaum Langosh and Peppi: Fugitive Days by Veronica Post Hunting November by Adriana Mather Telephone: A Novel by Percival Everett The Hilarious World of Depression by John Moe Fractured Tide by Leslie Lutz The Poison Flood by Jordan Farmer Hope Island by Tim Major Old Lovegood Girls by Gail Godwin Tiny Imperfections by Alli Frank and Asha Youmans Tornado Brain by Cat Patrick The Last Tree Town by Beth Turley You Are Not What We Expected by Sidura Ludwig Last Girls by Demetra Brodsky Stepping Stones by Lucy Knisley Summer Darlings by Brooke Lea Foster Only the River: A Novel by Anne Raeff The Louvre: The Many Lives of the World’s Most Famous Museum by James Gardner On Account of Race: The Supreme Court, White Supremacy, and the Ravaging of African American Voting Rights by Lawrence Goldstone Resistance: A Songwriter’s Story of Hope, Change, and Courage by Tori Amos Fracture: A Novel by Andrés Neuman, Nick Caistor and Lorenzo Garcia (translators) The Life and Medieval Times of Kit Sweetly by Jamie Pacton And Then They Stopped Talking to Me: Making Sense of Middle School by Judith Warner The Imperfects: A Novel by Amy Meyerson I Don’t Expect Anyone To Believe Me by Juan Pablo Villalobos, Daniel Hahn (translator) Santiago’s Road Home by Alexandra Diaz What We Found in the Corn Maze and How It Saved a Dragon by Henry Clark The Paris Hours: A Novel by Alex George James Monroe: A Life by Tim McGrath The One and Only Bob by Katherine Applegate The Resolutions: A Novel by Brady Hammes Catrachos: Poems by Roy G. Guzmán The Betrothed by Kiera Cass Groundwork: Autobiographical Writings, 1979–2012 by Paul Auster Keep It Together, Keiko Carter by Debbi Michiko Florence Happy Paws: A Branches Book (Layla and the Bots) by Vicky Fang, Christine Nishiyama Close Up by Amanda Quick Exile Music by Jennifer Steil Connect the Dots by Keith Calabrese Shuri: A Black Panther Novel (Marvel) (1) by Nic Stone The Ruby Princess Runs Away (Jewel Kingdom #1) Jahnna N. Malcolm The Book of V. by Anna Solomon Death in the East: A Novel by Abir Mukherjee Silence on Cold River: A Novel by Casey Dunn Any Day With You by Mae Respicio Scandinavian Noir: In Pursuit of a Mystery by Wendy Lesser Heartstopper: Volume 1 by Alice Oseman The Paladin: A Spy Novel by David Ignatius Dirt: Adventures in Lyon as a chef in training, father, and sleuth looking for the secret of French cooking by Bill Buford Ghosts of Harvard: A Novel by Francesca Serritella Hard Cash Valley by Brian Panowich The Mathematics of the Gods and the Algorithms of Men: A Cultural History by Paolo Zellini, Erica Segre (translator), Carnell Simon (translator) I, John Kennedy Toole by Jodee Blanco and Kent Carroll The Tourist Attraction by Sarah Morgenthaler Summer Longing by Jamie Brenner A Gift for a Ghost by Borja González In Praise of Paths: Walking Through Time and Nature by Torbjørn Ekelund, Becky L. Crook (translator) Pelosi by Molly Ball The Book of Second Chances by Katherine Slee Manifesto for a Moral Revolution: Practices to Build a Better World by Jacqueline Novogratz What Makes a Marriage Last: 40 Celebrated Couples Share with Us the Secrets to a Happy Life by Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue The Brideship Wife by Leslie Howard A Short History of the Civil War by DK A Registry of My Passage upon the Earth: Stories by Daniel Mason Dark Skies by Danielle L. Jensen Damaged Heritage: The Elaine Race Massacre and a Story of Reconciliation by J. Chester Johnson Impostures (Library of Arabic Literature) by al-Ḥarīrī, Michael Cooperson The Sewer Rat Stink (Geronimo Stilton Graphic Novel #1) by Geronimo Stilton, Tom Angleberger Fire in Paradise: An American Tragedy by Alastair Gee, Dani Anguiano Brunch and Other Obligations: A Novel by Suzanne Nugent The Scotland Yard Puzzle Book: Test Your Inner Detective by Solving Some of the World’s Most Difficult Cases by Sinclair McKay Berkeley Noir (Akashic Noir) by Jerry Thompson and Owen Hill This Is a Book for People Who Love the National Parks by Matt Garczynski Lift by Minh Lê and Dan Santat Katarina Ballerina (1) by Tiler Peck, Kyle Harris, Sumiti Collina (Illustrator)

Duration: 47 min

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