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June 30, 2020
This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss Mexican Gothic, Forest of Souls, Action Park, and more great books.
June 26, 2020
This week, Patricia talks about a couple great nonfiction backlist titles, including one title that may change your life!
June 23, 2020
This week, Patricia and special guest Mary Kay discuss some Anti-Racist and Pride reading recommendations in a special themed episode!
June 19, 2020
This week, Tirzah talks about two great backlist books, including two memoirs by trans women.
June 16, 2020
This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Saving Ruby King, I’ll Be the One, The Lightness, and more great books.
June 12, 2020
This week, Patricia talks about a couple great backlist titles including a nonfiction book that should be on everyone’s list!
June 9, 2020
This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss Pizza Girl, The Boyfriend Project, The Distant Dead, and more great books. This episode was sponsored by TBR: Book Riot's service for Tailored Book Recommendations, now available as a gift; Grand Central Publishing and The Persuasion by Iris Johansen; and Little, Brown and Company and Fair Warning by Michael Connelly. 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: Pizza Girl by Jean Kyoung Frazier The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon The Distant Dead: A Novel by Heather Young Rebel Chef: In Search of What Matters by Dominique Crenn and Emma Brockes The Remarkable Life of the Skin: An Intimate Journey Across Our Largest Organ by Monty Lyman The Secret Women: A Novel by Sheila Williams WHAT WE'RE READING: The Invisible Life of Addie Larue by V.E. Schwab White Tears/Brown Scars: How White Feminism Betrays Women of Color by Ruby Hamad MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK: You Exist Too Much by Zaina Arafat The Turnover by Mike Lupica Sweet Time by Pixin Weng The Worlds of J. R. R. Tolkien: The Places That Inspired Middle-earth by John Garth People of the City by Cyprian Ekwensi Revolutions: How Women Changed the World on Two Wheels by Hannah Ross You Can't Do It Alone: A Widow's Journey Through Loss, Grief and Life After by Maria Quiban Whitesell For Now by James Richardson American as Paneer Pie by Supriya Kelkar You Brought Me The Ocean: An Aqualad Graphic Novel by Alex Sanchez, Julie Maroh (Illustrator) Red Noise by John P. Murphy Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America by Stacey Abrams The Blue Sky: A Novel by Galsan Tschinag, Katharina Rout (translator) Curse of the Night Witch (Emblem Island #1) by Alex Aster A Fish Growing Lungs by Alysia Sawchyn The Multifarious Mr. Banks: From Botany Bay to Kew, The Natural Historian Who Shaped the World by Toby Musgrave Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World by Chris Wallace Catalyst by Sarah Beth Durst I Belong to Vienna: A Jewish Family's Story of Exile and Return by Anna Goldenberg, Alta L. Price (Translator) Seven Clues to Home by Gae Polisner, Nora Raleigh Baskin Stranger in the Lake: A Novel by Kimberly Belle Awestruck: How Embracing Wonder Can Make You Happier, Healthier, and More Connected by Jonah Paquette Cult of Glory: The Bold and Brutal History of the Texas Rangers by Doug J. Swanson The Lost Diary of Venice: A Novel by Margaux DeRoux Rage Against the Minivan: Learning to Parent Without Perfection by Kristen Howerton The Unicorn Handbook : A Spellbinding Collection of Literature, Lore, Art, Recipes, and Projects by Carolyn Turgeon Doodleville by Chad Sell Perfect Happiness: A Novel by Kristyn Kusek Lewis Dance Away with Me: A Novel by Susan Elizabeth Phillips Honey and Venom: Confessions of an Urban Beekeeper by Andrew Coté The Daughters of Erietown: A Novel by Connie Schultz Out of My Skull: The Psychology of Boredom by James Danckert, John D. Eastwood Brother Robert: Growing Up with Robert Johnson by Annye C. Anderson, Preston Lauterback The Marchenoir Library by A. Degen Ghost Road: Beyond the Driverless Car by Anthony M. Townsend All the Way to the Tigers: A Memoir by Mary Morris Steam by Drew Ford, Duane Leslie (Illustrator), Eva De La Cruz (Illustrator) The Clearing: Poems by Allison Adair Last Tang Standing by Lauren Ho Otto Tattercoat and the Forest of Lost Things by Matilda Woods Five Things About Ava Andrews by Margaret Dilloway Outside the Lines by Ameera Patel Safe by S. K. Barnett All the Things We Never Knew by Liara Tamani Swan Song: An Odyssey by Lisa Alther The Garden of Monsters by Lorenza Pieri, Liesl Schillinger (translator) Belladonna by Anbara Salam The Sight of You by Holly Miller Sweet, Savory, Spicy: Exciting Street Market Food from Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia and More by Sarah Tiong The House of Whispers by Laura Purcell Glitch by Laura Martin The Marriage Game by Sara Desai Followers by Raziel Reid The End of Me by Alfred Hayes Broken People by Sam Lansky Agnes at the End of the World by Kelly McWilliams Mezzanine: Poems by Zoe Hitzig Why We Drive: Toward a Philosophy of the Open Road by Matthew B Crawford Echo on the Bay by Masatsugu Ono, Angus Turvill (Translator) The Falling in Love Montage by Ciara Smyth Neon Girls: A Stripper's Education in Protest and Power by Jennifer Worley Miss Cecily's Recipes for Exceptional Ladies: A Novel by Vicky Zimmerman Code Name Madeleine: A Sufi Spy in Nazi-Occupied Paris by Arthur J. Magida Alaric the Goth: An Outsider's History of the Fall of Rome by Douglas Boin Daddy's Girls: A Novel by Danielle Steel You Can't Catch Me by Catherine McKenzie Half Life by Lillian Clark How To Understand E =mc(2) (Little Ways to Live a Big Life) by Christophe Galfard The Ghosts of Sherwood by Carrie Vaughn The Bitter and Sweet of Cherry Season by Molly Fader Seeing the Body: Poems by Rachel Eliza Griffiths Crush and Color: Keanu Reeves: Colorful Fantasies with a Mysterious Hero by Maurizio Campidelli Performing Jane: A Cultural History of Jane Austen Fandom by Sarah Glosson
June 5, 2020
This week, Tirzah talks about two great backlist books, including novels for kids and teens by Black authors.
June 2, 2020
This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Parakeet, You Should See Me in a Crown, The Vanishing Half, and more great books.
May 29, 2020
This week, Patricia talks about a couple great backlist titles including an excellent queer YA graphic novel!
May 26, 2020
This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss Camp, Fairest, The Ship We Built, and more great books. This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, the digital hangout spot for the Book Riot community; W.W. Norton; and TBR, Book Riot's subscription service offering Tailored Book Recommendations for readers of all stripes. 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: The Enigma Game by Elizabeth Wein (now scheduled for release November 3) Fairest: A Memoir by Meredith Talusan Camp by L. C. Rosen The Ship We Built by Lexie Bean Hollywood Park: A Memoir by Mikel Jollett This Is What America Looks Like: My Journey from Refugee to Congresswoman by Ilhan Omar Parachutes by Kelly Yang Out Now: Queer We Go Again! by Saundra Mitchell WHAT WE'RE READING: The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho The Once and Future Witches by Alix Harrow MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK: Every Missing Piece by Melanie Conklin Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor Perfectly Confident: How to Calibrate Your Decisions Wisely by Don A. Moore The Long Fix: Solving America's Health Care Crisis with Strategies that Work for Everyone by Vivian Lee Hideaway: A Novel by Nora Roberts The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World by Patrik Svensson The Nixie of the Mill-Pond and Other European Stories by Kel McDonald & Kate Ashwin The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta Nine Moons by Gabriela Wiener, Jessica Powell (translator) Sea Change by Nancy Kress Hair to Dye For: DIY Tutorials for Modern Mermaids, Creative Cosplay, and Everyday Glamour by Ash Fortis Everything, Vol. 1 by Christopher Cantwell and I.N.J. Culbard Galaxies: Inside the Universe’s Star Cities by David J. Eicher The Bone Thief (Bone Charmer) by Breeana Shields Beginning with Cannonballs: A Novel by Jill McCroskey Coupe How to Read Nonfiction Like a Professor: A Smart, Irreverent Guide to Biography, History, Journalism, Blogs, and Everything in Between by Thomas C Foster Love in the Blitz: The Long-Lost Letters of a Brilliant Young Woman to Her Beloved on the Front by Eileen Alexander Minor Detail by Adania Shibli, Elisabeth Jaquette (translator) Salient by Elizabeth T. Gray, Jr. Concordance by Susan Howe Nowhere on Earth by Nick Lake Feasting Wild: In Search of the Last Untamed Food by Gina Rae La Cerva Fair Warning by Michael Connelly Stay Gold by Tobly McSmith Strayed by Carlos Giffoni, Juan Doe The Bob Ross Cookbook: Happy Little Recipes for Family and Friends by Robb Pearlman Everything's Not Fine by Sarah Carlson The Stolen Daughter by ReShonda Tate Billingsley Recipe for Persuasion: A Novel by Sonali Dev The Jewel Thief by Jeannie Mobley The Archer At Dawn by Swati Teerdhala Wild City: A Brief History of New York City in 40 Animals by Thomas Hynes Out of Body by Jeffrey Ford Camp Murderface by Saundra Mitchell, Josh Berk Last Chance Summer by Shannon Klare East Coast Girls by Kerry Kletter The Prisoner's Wife by Maggie Brookes Yours, Jean by Lee Martin Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner Lifting Belly: An Erotic Poem (Counterpoints) by Gertrude Stein Girls of Summer: A Novel by Nancy Thayer The Paper Girl of Paris by Jordyn Taylor Hunting Whitey: The Inside Story of the Capture & Killing of America's Most Wanted Crime Boss by Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge Sister Dear by Hannah Mary McKinnon I Kissed Alice by Anna Birch Index Cards: Selected Essays by Moyra Davey Sunshield: A Novel by Emily B. Martin Red Dress in Black and White: A novel by Elliot Ackerman Worse Angels (An Isaiah Coleridge Novel) by Laird Barron The Jane Austen Society: A Novel by Natalie Jenner All My Mother's Lovers: A Novel by Ilana Masad Home Home by Lisa Allen-Agostini What You Don't See (A Chicago Mystery) by Tracy Clark Killer Chardonnay (A Colorado Wine Mystery #1) by Kate Lansing The Death of Jesus: A Novel by J. M. Coetzee This is a Book About Dumplings by Brendan Pang This Is One Way to Dance: Essays (Crux: The Georgia Series in Literary Nonfiction Ser.) by Sejal Shah The Fashion Book by Phaidon Editors The High Moments by Sara-Ella Ozbek The Last Hunt by Deon Meyer Of Mice and Minestrone: Hap and Leonard: The Early Years by Joe R. Lansdale Alligator and Other Stories by Dima Alzayat Inquire Within by In-Q The Darkling Halls of Ivy by Lawrence Block
May 22, 2020
This week, Tirzah talks about two enemies-to-lovers YA rom-coms!
May 19, 2020
This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Latitudes of Longing, Beach Read, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, and more great books.
May 19, 2020
This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Latitudes of Longing, Beach Read, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, and more great books.
May 15, 2020
This week, Patricia talks about a couple great nonfiction backlist picks and her growing TBR!
May 12, 2020
This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss A Deadly Inside Scoop, Stealing Thunder, Superman Smashes the Klan, and more great books.
May 8, 2020
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including Apex Hides the Hurt.
May 5, 2020
This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss A Good Marriage, Goldilocks, The Down Days, and more great books.
May 1, 2020
This week, Patricia talks about a couple backlist picks including a hilarious YA romance!
April 28, 2020
This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss Take Me Apart, All Boys Aren't Blue, The Knockout Queen, and more great books.
April 24, 2020
This week, Tirzah talks about two great historical backlist picks with a twist!
April 22, 2020
This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss If I Had Your Face, The Silence of Bones, Late To the Party, and more great books.
April 17, 2020
This week, Patricia talks about a couple great backlist picks including a sci-fi fantasy novel she absolutely loves!
April 14, 2020
This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss The Unsuitable, Braised Pork, The Happily Ever Playlist, and more great books.
April 10, 2020
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including Miracle Creek.
April 8, 2020
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April 7, 2020
This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss The Subtweet, Hidden Valley Road, We Didn't Ask for This, and more great books.
April 3, 2020
This week, Patricia talks about a couple great fiction backlist picks, including a multi-award winning graphic novel!
March 31, 2020
This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss Days of Distraction, Hurricane Season, We Want Our Bodies Back, and more great books.
March 27, 2020
This week, Tirzah talks about two books inspired by Jane Eyre.
March 24, 2020
This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss The Return, The Empress of Salt and Fortune, The Glass Hotel, and more great books.
March 20, 2020
This week, Patricia talks about a couple more nonfiction backlist titles including one of the "best books she has ever read!"
March 17, 2020
This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss The House in the Cerulean Sea, Dragon Hoops, The Mountains Sing, and more great books.
March 13, 2020
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including Mrs. Caliban.
March 10, 2020
This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss New Waves, Good Citizens Need Not Fear, The Animals at Lockwood Manor, and more great books.
March 6, 2020
This week, Patricia talks about a couple backlist titles that are by trans/nonbinary authors featuring trans/nonbinary characters!
March 3, 2020
This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Deacon King Kong, We Ride Upon Sticks, The Story of More, and more great books.
February 28, 2020
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including Feast Your Eyes.
February 25, 2020
This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss Bent Heavens, Hood Feminism, Too Much, and more great books.
February 21, 2020
This week, Patricia talks about a couple more great books for Black History Month!
February 18, 2020
This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Real Life, Death in the Family, The Holdout, and more great books.
February 14, 2020
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including Juliet Takes a Breath.
February 11, 2020
This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Untamed Shore, Yes No Maybe So, The Unwilling, and more great books.
February 7, 2020
This week, Patricia talks about a couple great Black history nonfiction titles!
February 4, 2020
This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Upright Women Wanted, Black Sunday, The Toni Morrison Book Club, and more great books.
January 31, 2020
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including The Progeny.
January 28, 2020
This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss Interior Chinatown, Becoming a Man, How to Build a Heart, and more great books.
January 24, 2020
This week, Patricia talks about a couple more great nonfiction titles!
January 21, 2020
This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Riot Baby, Fight of the Century, The Seep, and more great books.
January 17, 2020
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including The Ghost Bride.
January 14, 2020
This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Uncanny Valley, We Wish You Luck, and The Missing American, and more great books.
January 10, 2020
This week, Patricia talks about a couple great nonfiction titles to kick off your year!
January 10, 2020
This week, Patricia talks about a couple great nonfiction titles to kick off your year!
January 7, 2020
This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Long Bright River, Clean Getaway, The Black Cathedral, and more great books.
January 7, 2020
This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Long Bright River, Clean Getaway, The Black Cathedral, and more great books.
January 3, 2020
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including White Teeth.
January 3, 2020
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including White Teeth.
December 24, 2019
This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss We Ride Upon Sticks, Deathless Divide, Deacon King Kong, and more exciting upcoming 2020 book releases.
December 24, 2019
This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss We Ride Upon Sticks, Deathless Divide, Deacon King Kong, and more exciting upcoming 2020 book releases.
December 20, 2019
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including Sweetgirl.
December 20, 2019
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including Sweetgirl.
December 17, 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.
December 17, 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.
December 13, 2019
This week, Patricia talks about a couple great comics from her backlist to help you reach your year-end reading goal! This episode is sponsored by the Read Harder Challenge. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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: Bingo Love: Jackpot Edition by Tee Franklin, Jenn St-Onge, Joy San, & more The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol. 1: Squirrel Power by Ryan North, Erica Henderson, & Rico Renzi
December 10, 2019
This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Dapper Dan, Beeline, Good Talk, and more great nonfiction books from 2019. This episode was sponsored the St. John's College, Ritual, and With a Little Help From My Friends.  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: Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style by Benjamin Dreyer Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino The Yellow House: A Memoir by Sarah M. Broom Zoo Nebraska: The Dismantling of an American Dream by Carson Vaughn Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death by Caitlin Doughty and Dianné Ruz | Burnout: The Secrets To Unlocking The Stress Cycle by Emily and Amelia Nagoski Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem: A Memoir by Daniel R. Day Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe Beeline: What Spelling Bees Reveal About Generation Z' New Path to Success by Shalini Shankar Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was a Girl: A Memoir by Jeannie Vanasco Out Of The Shadows: A Memoir by Timea Nagy and Shannon Moroney Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls: A Memoir by T Kira Madden Maybe You Should Talk To Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb Solitary by Albert Woodfox Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Married by Abby Ellis What we're reading: Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orisha) by Tomi Adeyemi More books out this week: The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey  The Road to Delano by John DeSimone A New World Begins: The History of the French Revolution by Jeremy Popkin  The Wonderful by Saskia Sarginson The Dead Girls Club: A Novel by Damien Angelica Walters  Regretting You by Colleen Hoover  The Story of a Goat by Perumal Murugan, N Kalyan Raman (translator) The Hills Reply by Tarjei Vesaas, Elizabeth Rokkan (translator) Africaville by Jeffrey Colvin The Wicked Redhead: A Wicked City Novel by Beatriz Williams  All That's Bright and Gone: A Novel by Eliza Nellums  Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition by Buddy Levy Sonnets to Orpheus by Rainer Maria Rilke, Christiane Marks (translator) Gatekeeper: Poems by Patrick Johnson The German House by Annette Hess, Elisabeth Lauffer (translator) A Faithful but Melancholy Account of Several Barbarities Lately Committed by Jason Brown
December 6, 2019
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including Turtle Diary. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot's Read Harder 2020 Challenge. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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 Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause by Shawn Wen Turtle Diary by Russell Hoban Pizza Girl by Jean Kyoung Frazier
December 3, 2019
This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Such a Fun Age, Dead Astronauts, This is Going To Hurt, and more great December books. This episode was sponsored the Read Harder Journal, Book Riot's Read Harder 2020 Challenge, and Sips by RGH. 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: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid Dead Astronauts by Jeff VanderMeer The Measure of Our Lives: A Gathering of Wisdom by Toni Morrison The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey  This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Medical Resident by Adam Kay Good Girls Lie by J.T. Ellison  Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow Burn the Place: A Memoir by Iliana Regan What we're reading: Trust Exercise by Susan Choi Stay and Fight by Madeline ffitch More books out this week: Cheaters Always Win: The Story of America by J. M. Fenster Treachery: A Novel (Giordano Bruno Thriller) by S. J. Parris  Where the World Ends by Geraldine McCaughrean Free Day (New York Review Books Classics) by Inès Cagnati, Liesl Schillinger (translator) Nine Elms (Kate Marshall) by Robert Bryndza  One Long River of Song by Brian Doyle The Wilds by Vita Ayala, Emily Pearson (Artist) Now You See Them (Magic Men Mysteries) by Elly Griffiths Just Watch Me: A Novel by Jeff Lindsay The Attempted Murder of Teddy Roosevelt by Burt Solomon Plate Tectonics: An Illustrated Memoir by Margaux Motin  Dangerous Alliance: An Austentacious Romance by Jennieke Cohen Meg and Jo by Virginia Kantra The Thank-You Project: Cultivating Happiness One Letter of Gratitude at a Time by Nancy Davis Kho All the Colors of Magic by Valija Zinck When Old Midnight Comes Along (Amos Walker Novels) by Loren D. Estleman  Scared Little Rabbits by A.V. Geiger Thin Ice: A Mystery by Paige Shelton  1973: Rock at the Crossroads by Andrew Grant Jackson Walk the Wild With Me by Rachel Atwood Reverie by Ryan La Sala Oppo: A Novel by Tom Rosenstiel Anyone: A Novel by Charles Soule Down Among the Dead by K.B. Wagers Winter Grave (An Embla Nystrom Investigation) by Helene Tursten, Marlaine Delargy (translator) Scornful Stars (Breaker of Empires Book 3) by Richard Baker The Heart Is a Full-Wild Beast: New and Selected Stories by John L'Heureux Reputation: A Novel by Sara Shepard Diamond & Dawn (Amber & Dusk, Book 2) by Lyra Selene  Children of Virtue & Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi A Madness of Sunshine by Nalini Singh  Trace of Evil: A Natalie Lockhart Novel by Alice Blanchard  Elena Ferrante’s Key Words by Tiziana de Rogatis, Will Schutt (translator) The Sacrament: A Novel by Olaf Olafsson Alice Adams: Portrait of a Writer by Carol Sklenicka  Heaven on Earth: How Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler, and Galileo Discovered the Modern World by L. S. Fauber The General Zapped an Angel: Stories (Art of the Story) by Howard Fast  Nietzsche and the Burbs by Lars Iyer Blitzed (The Playbook) by Alexa Martin  The Revisionaries by A. R. Moxon  A Bookshop in Berlin: The Rediscovered Memoir of One Woman's Harrowing Escape from the Nazis by Françoise Frenkel This Is Happiness by Niall Williams From Sea to Stormy Sea: 17 Stories Inspired by Great American Paintings by Lawrence Block  Would Like to Meet by Rachel Winters
November 29, 2019
This week, Patricia talks about a couple great books from her backlist, including Gmorning, Gnight! Little Pep Talks for Me & You by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jonny Sun. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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: Inkheart (Book 1 of the Inkheart Trilogy) by Cornelia Funke Gmorning, Gnight! Little Pep Talks for Me & You by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jonny Sun The Thank-You Project: Cultivating Happiness One Letter of Gratitude at a Time by Nancy Davis Kho
November 26, 2019
This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Magic for Liars, The Beautiful Ones, Cats Are a Liquid, and more great books for giving this holiday season. This episode was sponsored Yale University Press and Fabulous Monsters by Alberto Manguel, Bombas, and Eye for Eye by J.K. Franko. 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: Forking Good: An Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of The Good Place by Valya Dudycz Lupescu, Stephen H. Segal, Dingding Hu (Illustrator) American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson The Beautiful Ones by Prince  Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal Cats Are a Liquid by Rebecca Donnelly and Misa Saburi To Night Owl from Dogfish by Meg Wolitzer and Hilary Goldberg Sloan The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer  Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey All Blood Runs Red: The Legendary Life of Eugene Bullard-Boxer, Pilot, Soldier, Spy by Phil Keith and Tom Clavin Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado The Octopus Museum: Poems by Brenda Shaughnessy The Grace Year by Kim Liggett The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America (Bird Books, Books for Bird Lovers, Humor Books) by Matt Kracht   The Lost Man by Jane Harper What we're reading: Thunderhead and The Toll by Neal Shusterman Firewatching by Russ Thomas More books out this week: The Gentleman’s Guide to Getting Lucky (Montague Siblings) by Mackenzi Lee The Girl in the Photograph: The True Story of a Native American Child, Lost and Found in America by Byron L. Dorgan Paw of the Jungle (A Paw Enforcement Novel) by Diane Kelly  Aviva-No by Shimon Adaf, Yael Segalovitz (translator) Starsight (Skyward) by Brandon Sanderson Where Winter Finds You: A Caldwell Christmas (The Black Dagger Brotherhood series) by J.R. Ward Sword of Kings: A Novel (Saxon Tales) by Bernard Cornwell The Wickerlight by Mary Watson Stranger Things: SIX (Graphic Novel) by Jody Houser Seven Samurai Swept Away in a River by Jung Young Moon, Yewon Jung (Translator) All My Cats by Bohumil Hrabal, Paul Wilson (Translator) The Hero by Lee Child Tiny Love: The Complete Stories of Larry Brown by Larry Brown  NVK: A Novel by Temple Drake  America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the U.S. by Erika Lee The Lying House by Rick Mofina The Last Affair by Margot Hunt  Fleabag: The Scriptures by Phoebe Waller-Bridge  JAY-Z: Made in America by Michael Eric Dyson AOC: Fighter, Phenom, Changemaker by Prachi Gupta  Crime in Progress: Inside the Steele Dossier and the Fusion GPS Investigation of Donald Trump by Glenn Simpson David Lazar by Robert Kalich … And Other Disasters by Malka Older
November 22, 2019
This week, Patricia talks about two queer comics from her backlist, including The Prince & the Dressmaker by Jen Wang. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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: The Prince & the Dressmaker by Jen Wang A Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities by Mady G & J.R. Zuckerberg Book briefly mentioned on the show: So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
November 19, 2019
This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Mary Toft; or the Rabbit Queen, Wyoming, Wake, Siren, and more great books. This episode was sponsored St. John's College, Bombas, and Book Riot Insiders. 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: Mary Toft; or, The Rabbit Queen: A Novel by Dexter Palmer Wake, Siren by Nina MacLaughlin Wyoming by JP Gritton  Escaping Exodus by Nicky Drayden Snow: A Scientific and Cultural Exploration by Giles Whittell Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love by Jonathan Van Ness Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall Realm of Ash (The Books of Ambha Book 2) by Tasha Suri What we're reading: If the Fates Allow: A Holiday Anthology from the Authors at interlude Press, an LGBTQ Publisher by Annie Harper American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI by Kate Winkler Dawson More books out this week: Crying Laughing by Lance Rubin A Warning by Anonymous  Crushing the Red Flowers by Jennifer Voigt Kaplan Catfishing on CatNet: A Novel by Naomi Kritzer Dead Heat by Benedek Totth, Ildikó Noémi Nagy (Translator) The Ship of Dreams: The Sinking of the Titanic and the End of the Edwardian Era by Gareth Russell Knight of the Silver Circle (The Dragonslayer Book 2) by Duncan M. Hamilton The Season: A Social History of the Debutante by Kristen Richardson Black Radical: The Life and Times of William Monroe Trotter by Kerri K. Greenidge Going All City: Struggle and Survival in LA's Graffiti Subculture by Stefano Bloch  Carbon by Andrew Vachss The Martyrdom of Collins Catch the Bear by Gerry Spence The Captain and the Glory: An Entertainment by Dave Eggers Serotonin by Michel Houellebecq, Shaun Whiteside (translator) The Lights Go Out in Lychford (Witches of Lychford) by Paul Cornell The Queen of Nothing (The Folk of the Air) by Holly Black Twenty-one Truths About Love: A Novel by Matthew Dicks  Gwendy's Magic Feather by Richard Chizmar Sabbath by Nick Mamatas  Impossible Causes by Julie Mayhew You Can't Kill Me Twice (So Please Treat Me Right) by Charlyne Yi Incidental Inventions by Elena Ferrante, Andrea Ucini (Illustrator), Ann Goldstein (Translator) User Friendly: How the Hidden Rules of Design Are Changing the Way We Live, Work, and Play by Cliff Kuang and Robert Fabricant Broke: Hardship and Resilience in a City of Broken Promises by Jodie Adams Kirshner  The Second Sleep: A novel by Robert Harris  Labyrinth: A Novel by Burhan Sönmez and Umit Hussein Upon the Flight of the Queen (The Ring-Sworn Trilogy Book 2) by Howard Andrew Jones Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century by Sarah Abrevaya Stein
November 15, 2019
This week, Jenn discusses two great older books, including Witchmark by C.L. Polk. This episode is sponsored by Lanternfish Press. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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: Witchmark by C.L. Polk The Overstory by Richard Powers When Women Were Birds by Terry Tempest Williams
November 12, 2019
This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss All-American Muslim Girl, Secondhand, Wild Life, and more great books. This episode was sponsored St. John's College, ThirdLove, and Book Riot Insiders. 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: Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale by Adam Minter Wild Life: Dispatches from a Childhood of Baboons and Button-Downs by Keena Roberts  The Book of Lost Saints by Daniel José Older The Forgotten Girl by India Hill On Swift Horses by Shannon Pufahl All-American Muslim Girl by Nadine Jolie Courtney Some of Us Are Very Hungry Now by A.F. Perry The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West What we're reading: The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave More books out this week: Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher Crown of Oblivion by Julie Eshbaugh Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter by Robert Hutton Realm of Ash (The Books of Ambha) by Tasha Suri   Queen of the Conquered (Islands of Blood and Storm) by Kacen Callender  Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar by Steve Murphy, Javier F. Peña Busted in New York and Other Essays by Darryl Pinckney Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference, and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls by Jessica McDiarmid Dictionary of the Undoing by John Freeman and Valeria Luiselli A Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston by Robyn Crawford   A is for Audra: Broadway's Leading Ladies from A to Z by John Robert Allman, Peter Emmerich (Illustrator) When You Kant Figure It Out, Ask a Philosopher: Timeless Wisdom for Modern Dilemmas by Marie Robert  The Intangibles: Poems by Elaine Equi Nothing More Dangerous by Allen Eskens  The Ghost in Apartment 2R by Denis Markell Bowie's Bookshelf: The Hundred Books that Changed David Bowie's Life by John O'Connell Queen of Bones (A Havana Mystery) by Teresa Dovalpage  Color Outside the Lines: Stories about Love edited by Sangu Mandanna  Peter Watts Is An Angry Sentient Tumor: Revenge Fantasies and Essays by Peter Watts Destroy Your Safe and Happy Lives by Jack Carneal Are Men Animals?: How Modern Masculinity Sells Men Short by Matthew Gutmann The Mutations: A Novel by Jorge Comensal, Charlotte Whittle (translator) The Andromeda Evolution by Michael Crichton, Daniel H. Wilson   The Innocents: A Novel by Michael Crummey The Pursuit of William Abbey by Claire North  The Sky Weaver (Iskari) by Kristen Ciccarelli   The Bad Side of Books: Selected Essays by D. H. Lawrence, ed. Geoff Dyer Long Live Latin: The Pleasures of a Useless Language by Nicola Gardini and Todd Portnowitz Medieval Bodies: Life and Death in the Middle Ages by Jack Hartnell  Mama Hissa's Mice by Saud Alsanousi and Sawad Hussain The Menace from Farside by Ian McDonald Essays: One by Lydia Davis The Dreamed Part by Rodrigo Fresán and Will Vanderhyden White Negroes: When Cornrows Were in Vogue … and Other Thoughts on Cultural Appropriation by Lauren Michele Jackson Think, Write, Speak: Uncollected Essays, Reviews, Interviews, and Letters to the Editor by Vladimir Nabokov Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge by Sheila Weller  Camgirl by Isa Mazzei What It Is: Race, Family, and One Thinking Black Man's Blues by Clifford Thompson  The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History by Kassia St Clair  Charlie Hernandez & the Castle of Bones by Ryan Calejo Raven Lane by Amber Cowie
November 8, 2019
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including Unwind. This episode is sponsored by Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu, with Fierce Reads. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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: The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler Unwind by Neal Shusterman Beheld by TaraShea Nesbit
November 7, 2019
This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss The Starless Sea, Know My Name, The Revisioners, and more great books. This episode was sponsored Book Riot's TBR subscription service; Ritual; and Sips by RGH. 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: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado For the Love of Men: A New Vision for Mindful Masculinity by Liz Plank The Revisioners: A Novel by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life by Ali Wong The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness by Susannah Cahalan Wake, Siren by Nina MacLaughlin What we're reading: Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir by Saeed Jones Acid for the Children: A Memoir by Flea Kingdomtide by Rye Curtis More books out this week: Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice by Debbie Levy and Whitney Gardner What Are We For?: The Words and Ideals of Eleanor Roosevelt by Eleanor Roosevelt and Nancy Pelosi You Look Like a Thing and I Love You: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It's Making the World a Weirder Place by Janelle Shane Swimming in Darkness by Lucas Harari and David Homel Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel by Bernardine Evaristo A Thousand Fires by Shannon Price All Blood Runs Red: The Legendary Life of Eugene Bullard-Boxer, Pilot, Soldier, Spy by Phil Keith, Tom Clavin Four White Horses and a Brass Band: True Confessions from the World of Medicine Shows, Pitchmen, Chumps, Suckers, Fixers, and Shills by Violet McNeal The Last to Die by Kelly Garrett Songs from the Deep by Kelly Powell The Mysterious Affair at Olivetti: IBM, the CIA, and the Cold War Conspiracy to Shut Down Production of the World's First Desktop Computer by Meryle Secrest Sisters of Shadow and Light by Sara B. Larson I Have No Secrets by Penny Joelson The Rib Joint: A Memoir In Essays by Julia Koets Mudlark: In Search of London's Past Along the River Thames by Lara Maiklem The Accursed Tower: The Fall of Acre and the End of the Crusades by Roger Crowley Find Me Their Bones by Sara Wolf This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving by David J. Silverman Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin's Most Dangerous Hackers by Andy Greenberg The How & the Why by Cynthia Hand This Is Pleasure: A Story by Mary Gaitskill A Constellation of Roses by Miranda Asebedo Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights by Mikki Kendall and A. D'Amico Shine of the Ever by Claire Foster She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman by Erica Armstrong Dunbar The Forgotten Girl by India Hill Brown Skein Island by Aliya Whiteley The Suspect: An Olympic Bombing, the FBI, the Media, and Richard Jewell, the Man Caught in the Middle by Kent Alexander, Kevin Salwen Disaster's Children: A Novel by Emma Sloley Most of the Better Natural Things in the World by Dave Eggers and Angel Chang Making Comics by Lynda Barry The Bishop's Bedroom by Piero Chiara, Jill Foulston (translator) The Fowl Twins (Artemis Fowl) by Eoin Colfer Life and Limb by Jennifer Roberson Space Struck by Paige Lewis Anything for You: A Novel by Saul Black The Lost Art of Scripture: Rescuing the Sacred Texts by Karen Armstrong Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law by Jeffrey Rosen Galileo's Error: Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness by Philip Goff Fate of the Fallen by Kel Kade Aviva-No by Shimon Adaf, translated from the Hebrew by Yael Segalovitz The Mutual Admiration Society: How Dorothy L. Sayers and her Oxford Circle Remade the World for Women by Mo Moulton The Princess Who Flew with Dragons by Stephanie Burgis The Little Blue Kite by Mark Z. Danielewski The New Voices of Science Fiction by Nino Cipri, Little Badger, Darcie, et al. Oblivion Banjo: The Poetry of Charles Wright by Charles Wright The Bridge by Enza Gandolfo Girls of Storm and Shadow (Girls of Paper and Fire) by Natasha Ngan The Family Upstairs: A Novel by Lisa Jewell Wrecking Ball (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 14) by Jeff Kinney The City Game: Triumph, Scandal, and a Legendary Basketball Team by Matthew Goodman Be My Guest: Reflections on Food, Community and the Meaning of Generosity by Priya Basil Quillifer the Knight (2) by Walter Jon Williams Mighty Justice: My Life in Civil Rights by Dovey Johnson Roundtree and Katie McCabe Return to the Enchanted Island: A Novel by Johary Ravaloson, Allison M. Charette (translator) Living in a World that Can't Be Fixed: Reimagining Counterculture Today by Curtis White The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West They Will Drown in Their Mothers' Tears by Johannes Anyuru, Saskia Vogel (translator) The Toll (Arc of a Scythe) by Neal Shusterman Fortuna (The Nova Vita Protocol) by Kristyn Merbeth The Book of Lost Saints by Daniel José Older Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw On Swift Horses: A Novel by Shannon Pufahl The Other Windsor Girl: A Novel of Princess Margaret, Royal Rebel by Georgie Blalock Made Things by Adrian Tchaikovsky Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America by Sherrod Brown Space Invaders: A Novel by Nona Fernández, Natasha Wimmer (translator) Jakarta by Rodrigo Márquez Tizano, Thomas Bunstead (translator) The Poppy Wife: A Novel of the Great War by Caroline Scott Winterlust: Finding Beauty in the Fiercest Season by Bernd Brunner Call Down the Hawk by Maggie Stiefvater Alta California: From San Diego to San Francisco, A Journey on Foot to Rediscover the Golden State by Nick Neely Tell Me No Lies: A Lady Dunbridge Novel by Shelley Noble Parade: A Folktale by Hiromi Kawakami, Allison Markin Powell (translator) The Deep by Rivers Solomon with Daveed Diggs, et al. Up in the Main House: and Other Stories by Nadeem Zaman The Crying Book by Heather Christie The Ninja Daughter (Lily Wong) by Tori Eldridge Humiliation: Stories by Paulina Flores, Megan McDowell (translator) A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away: My Fifty Years Editing Hollywood Hits - Star Wars, Carrie, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Mission: Impossible, and More by Paul Hirsch Song of the Crimson Flower by Julie C. Dao Heed the Hollow: Poems by Malcolm Tariq Feed by Tommy Pico Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving by Mo Rocca We Met in December: A Novel by Rosie Curtis Supernova by Marissa Meyer The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White Little Weirds by Jenny Slate Get a Life, Chloe Brown: A Novel by Talia Hibbert The Accomplice by Joseph Kanon The Worst Kind of Want: A Novel by Liska Jacobs Unnatural Magic by C. M. Waggoner Ghost Train by Stephen Laws Death and the Seaside by Alison Moore The First: How to Think About Hate Speech, Campus Speech, Religious Speech, Fake News, Post-Truth, and Donald Trump by Stanley Fish The Returns by Philip Salom Voyage of the Frostheart by Jamie Littler The Age of Anxiety by Pete Townshend Resistance Reborn (Star Wars): Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker by Rebecca Roanhorse Bone Talk by Candy Gourlay Pain: A Novel by Zeruya Shalev and Sondra Silverston Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge by Ethan Sacks and Will Sliney The Colonel's Wife: A Novel by Rosa Liksom and Lola Rogers (Translator) And Go Like This: Stories by John Crowley Vernon Subutex 1: A Novel by Virginie Despentes, Frank Wynne (Translator) Our Wild Calling: How Connecting with Animals Can Transform Our Lives - and Save Theirs by Richard Louv Cryptozoology for Beginners (Codex Arcanum) by Matt Harry and Juliane Crump Shadowscent by P. M. Freestone
November 1, 2019
This week, Vanessa talks about two witchy reads from her backlist. This episode is sponsored by Seasons Edition – Winter Classics. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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: The Witches of New York by Ami Mckay, audiobook narrated by Julia Whelan Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova
October 29, 2019
This week, Liberty and Jenn discuss Nothing to See Here, The Cheffe, Sisters of the Vast Black, and more great books. This episode was sponsored Book Riot's Blind Date with a Book; Bombas; and Ordinary Girls by Jaquira Díaz, now available from Algonquin Books. 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: Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson The Cheffe by Marie Ndiaye Sisters of the Vast Black by Lina Rather Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs by Camilla Townsend A River of Royal Blood by Amanda Joy Ascender, Vol. 1: The Haunted Galaxy by Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen White Elephant by Trish Harnetiaux Full Disclosure by Camryn Garrett Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love by Jonathan Van Ness What we're reading: Queen of the Conquered by Kacen Callender Blood Countess (A Lady Slayers Novel) by Lana Popović More books out this week: Ordinary Girls by Jaquira Díaz All the Things We Do in the Dark by Saundra Mitchell Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right by Anne Nelson Eat Joy: Stories & Comfort Food from 31 Celebrated Writers by Natalie Eve Garrett Blood: A Memoir by Allison Moorer Beyond the Black Door by A.M. Strickland Paper Houses by Dominique Fortier and Rhonda Mullins The Name of All Things (A Chorus of Dragons) by Jenn Lyons  The Lost Causes of Bleak Creek by Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal Home Now: How 6000 Refugees Transformed an American Town by Cynthia Anderson The Factory by Hiroko Oyamada, David Boyd (translator) The Light at the Bottom of the World by London Shah  Find Me by André Aciman Kafka in a Skirt: Stories from the Wall (Camino del Sol) by Daniel Chacón Heroine by Gail Scott The Monsters Know What They're Doing: Combat Tactics for Dungeon Masters by Keith Ammann  Blue Moon: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child  Time Is Tight: My Life, Note by Note by Booker T. Jones  The Curious Heart of Ailsa Rae by Stephanie Butland  Volume Control: Hearing in a Deafening World by David Owen  Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration by Bryan Caplan and illustrator Zach Weinersmith When the Earth Had Two Moons: Cannibal Planets, Dreadful Orbits, Icy Giants, Dirty Comets and the Origins of Today's Night Sky by Erik Asphaug Gravemaidens by Kelly Coon   The In-Betweens: The Spiritualists, Mediums, and Legends of Camp Etna by Mira Ptacin  The Beautiful Ones by Prince  The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses by Dan Carlin Classic Krakauer: Essays on Wilderness and Risk by Jon Krakauer  Black Canary: Ignite by Meg Cabot, Cara McGee (Illustrator) Notre-Dame: A Short History of the Meaning of Cathedrals by Ken Follett  The Seine: The River that Made Paris by Elaine Sciolino  If: A Mother's Memoir by Lise Marzouk Kindness and Wonder: Why Mister Rogers Matters Now More Than Ever by Gavin Edwards Twelve Nights at Rotter House by J.W. Ocker Sweet Days of Discipline by Fleur Jaeggy, Tim Parks (Translator) Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China by Jung Chang The Beatles from A to Zed: An Alphabetical Mystery Tour by Peter Asher Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War by S. C. Gwynne Vicksburg: Grant's Campaign That Broke the Confederacy by Donald L. Miller Death and the Seaside by Alison Moore Girls Like Us by Randi Pink Airline Maps: A Century of Art and Design by Mark Ovenden and Maxwell Roberts Laughter at the Academy by Seanan McGuire Starve Acre by Andrew Michael Hurley
October 25, 2019
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including The Good House. This episode is sponsored by TBR, Book Riot's new subscription service offering tailored book recommendations for readers of all stripes. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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: The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher The Return by Rachel Hoffman The Good House by Tananarive Due The Elementals by Michael McDowell Blood Countess (A Lady Slayers Novel) by Lana Popović The Blood Countess by Andrei Codrescu The Progeny by Tosca Lee
October 22, 2019
This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss All This Could Be Yours, God Save the Queens, Last of Her Name, and more great books. This episode was sponsored Book Riot's Blind Date with a Book; and Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell and Wednesday Books. 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: All This Could Be Yours by Jami Attenberg Last of Her Name by Mimi Lok The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher Fireborne by Rosaria Munda Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia God Save the Queens: The Essential History of Women in Hip-Hop by Kathy Iandoli Me by Elton John Charlie Hernandez and the Castle of Bones by Ryan Calejo What we're reading: Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo More books out this week: Famous in Cedarville by Erica Wright  The Art of Flaneuring: How to Wander with Intention and Discover a Better Life by Erika Owen   Out Loud: A Memoir by Mark Morris and Wesley Stace A Cruel Deception: A Bess Crawford Mystery (Bess Crawford Mysteries Book 11) by Charles Todd To Begin the World Over Again: How the American Revolution Devastated the Globe by Matthew Lockwood Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership (Justice, Power, and Politics) by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor  Touched by the Sun: My Friendship with Jackie by Carly Simon  Stillicide by Cynan Jones  Yes We Did: Photos and Behind-the-Scenes Stories Celebrating Our First African American President by Lawrence Jackson  The Devil’s Due (A Sherlock Holmes Adventure) by Bonnie MacBird Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West by H. W. Brands Strangers at the Gate: A Novel by Catriona McPherson  Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse (Political Satire Book, Poetry, Political Humor Gift) by John Lithgow  The Promise by Silvina Ocampo, Suzanne Jill Levine (Translator), Jessica Powell (Translator) Do You Mind If I Cancel?: (Things That Still Annoy Me) by Gary Janetti   Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren  The Art of Regret: A Novel by Mary Fleming  Beside Herself by Elizabeth LaBan  Holding On To Nothing by Elizabeth Chiles Shelburne Initiated: Memoir of a Witch by Amanda Yates Garcia The Night Fire (A Ballard and Bosch Novel Book 22) Michael Connelly The Deserter by Nelson and Alex DeMille The Christmas Spirits on Tradd Street by Karen White  Morning Glory on the Vine: Early Songs and Drawings by Joni Mitchell From Hell to Breakfast by Meghan Tifft Janis: Her Life and Music by Holly George-Warren The Blue Eye: The Khorasan Archives, Book 3 by Ausma Zehanat Khan Ghoster by Jason Arnopp Light It Up by Kekla Magoon This Is My Body: A Memoir of Religious and Romantic Obsession by Cameron Dezen Hammon Supernova Era by Cixin Liu, Joel Martinsen (translator) The Beadworkers by Beth Piatote  The Queens of Animation: The Untold Story of the Women Who Transformed the World of Disney and Made Cinematic History by Nathalia Holt   Witches' Dance by Erin Eileen Almond For Small Creatures Such as We by Sasha Sagan  Revenge of the Red Club by Kim Harrington  A Month in Siena by Hisham Matar One Day: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours in America by Gene Weingarten Lakota America: A New History of Indigenous Power (The Lamar Series in Western History) Pekka Hamalainen The Fragility of Bodies by Sergio Olguin and Miranda France The Little Book of Bob: Life Lessons from a Streetwise Cat by James Bowen I Hope You Get This Message by Farah Naz Rishi  The Lost Brothers: A Family's Decades-Long Search by Jack El-Hai Agent Running in the Field by John le Carré The House of Brides: A Novel by Jane Cockram Still Here: The Madcap, Nervy, Singular Life of Elaine Stritch by Alexandra Jacobs Intelligence for Dummies: Essays and Other Collected Writings by Glenn O'Brien Forking Good: An Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of The Good Place by Valya Dudycz Lupescu (Author), Stephen H. Segal (Author), Dingding Hu (Illustrator)
October 18, 2019
This week, Patricia talks about two of her most favorite books from her backlist! This episode is sponsored by Death & Conspiracy by Seeley James Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat, illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version by Philip Pullman
October 16, 2019
On this special episode of All the Books! Liberty answers listener questions. This episode was sponsored Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu, with Fierce Reads. 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 mentioned on the show: The Secret History by Donna Tartt The Little Friend by Donna Tartt The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome Wow, No Thank You by Samantha Irby The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn The Lost City of Z by David Grann Glaciers by Alexis M. Smith
October 15, 2019
This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Your House Will Pay, The Never Tilting World, Wild Game, and more great books. This episode was sponsored Book Riot's Blind Date with a Book; ThirdLove; and Penguin Random House Audio and Angel Mage by Garth Nix. 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: Your House Will Pay: A Novel by Steph Cha The Never Tilting World by Rin Chupeco  Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me by Adrienne Brodeur The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson The Year We Fell From Space by Amy Sarig King  Marvel Rising: Heroes of the Round Table by Nilah Magruder, Roberto Di Salvo, Georges Duarte, et al Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker and Wendy Xu Divide Me By Zero by Lara Vapnyar What we're reading: Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken Becoming Duchess Goldblatt by Anonymous More books out this week: Curious Toys by Elizabeth Hand Things No One Else Can Teach Us by Humble the Poet Honey, I Killed the Cats by Dorota Maslowska, Benjamin Paloff (Translator) The Science of Monsters: The Truth about Zombies, Witches, Werewolves, Vampires, and Other Legendary Creatures by Meg Hafdahl, Kelly Florence The Less People Know About Us: A Mystery of Betrayal, Family Secrets, and Stolen Identity by Axton Betz-Hamilton  A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son by Sergio Troncoso  Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia Under the Broken Sky by Mariko Nagai All The Right Circles by John Russell   Rose Coffin by M. P. Kozlowsky The Consequential Frontier: Challenging the Privatization of Space by Peter Ward Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People by Ben Crump Kicksology: The Hype, Science, Culture & Cool of Running Shoes by Brian Metzler GI Confidential (A Sergeants Sueno and Bascom Novel) by Martin Limon  Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business by Diana Kapp and Bijou Karman Christmas Shopaholic: A Novel by Sophie Kinsella Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans by Melanie Mitchell  Let It Snow: A Novel by Nancy Thayer  The Man Who Saw Everything by Deborah Levy  One Blade of Grass: Finding the Old Road of the Heart, a Zen Memoir by Henry Shukman The Rosewater Redemption (The Wormwood Trilogy Book 3) by Tade Thompson Elizabeth Webster and the Court of Uncommon Pleas by William Lashner The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Last by Azra Raza That Was Awkward: The Art and Etiquette of the Awkward Hug by Emily Flake Dad's Maybe Book by Tim O'Brien  Keep Scrolling Till You Feel Something: 21 Years of Humor from McSweeney's Internet Tendency (Mcsweeney's Quarterly Concern) by Chris Monks, Sam Riley Dead Girls by Abigail Tarttelin Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race by Thomas Chatterton Williams The Absinthe Earl (The Faery Rehistory Series Book 1) by Sharon Lynn Fisher Salvaged by Madeleine Roux Soon by Lois Murphy Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim by Leah Vernon Fireborne by Rosaria Munda Wild Words: Rituals, Routines, and Rhythms for Braving the Writer's Path by Nicole Gulotta  It Would Be Night in Caracas by Karina Sainz Borgo The Collector of Leftover Souls: Field Notes on Brazil's Everyday Insurrections by Eliane Brum and Diane Grosklaus Whitty Jackpot by Nic Stone Girl: A Novel by Edna O'Brien  Escaping Exodus: A Novel by Nicky Drayden Call Down the Thunder: A Crime Novel by Dietrich Kalteis Good Things Out of Nazareth: The Uncollected Letters of Flannery O'Connor and Friends by Flannery O'Connor and Ben Alexander The Dollmaker by Nina Allan How Fires End by Marco Rafalà A Year Without a Name: A Memoir by Cyrus Grace Dunham Homesick: Stories by Nino Cipri Ivory Apples by Lisa Goldstein  Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton Tarnished Are the Stars by Rosiee Thor  Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA by Amaryllis Fox Why, Why, Why? by Quim Monzó, Peter Bush (translator) Me: Elton John Official Autobiography by Elton John  Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout The Dragon Warrior by Katie Zhao War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi Like Wings, Your Hands by Elizabeth Earley Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World) by Walter Scheidel  Ormeshadow by Priya Sharma Our Wayward Fate by Gloria Chao  Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life by Ali Wong A Book of Bones: A Thriller (Charlie Parker) by John Connolly  The Art of Theft (The Lady Sherlock Series) by Sherry Thomas  Suicide Woods: Stories by Benjamin Percy Fishnet by Kirstin Innes The Infinite Game By Simon Sinek The Throne of the Five Winds (Hostage of Empire) by S. C. Emmett Good Husbandry: A Memoir by Kristin Kimball  Medallion Status: True Stories from Secret Rooms by John Hodgman The Guardians: A Novel by John Grisham  Sulwe by Lupita Nyong'o and Vashti Harrison Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi  A Bright Clean Mind: Veganism for Creative Transformation by Camille DeAngelis No Stopping Us Now: The Adventures of Older Women in American History by Gail Collins Running with Sherman: The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero by Christopher McDougall  Good Things Happen to People You Hate: Essays by Rebecca Fishbein A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith by Timothy Egan    If Only I Could Tell You by Hannah Beckerman Crucible: The Long End of the Great War and the Birth of a New World, 1917-1924 by Charles Emmerson America Is Immigrants by Sara Novic and Alison Kolesar Our Wayward Fate by Gloria Chao   The Escape of Light by Fred Venturini
October 11, 2019
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including A Prayer for Owen Meany. This episode is sponsored by Quirk Books and The Remaking by Clay Chapman. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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 Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite  The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
October 8, 2019
This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Tuesday Mooney Talks To Ghosts, The Grace Year, How We Fight for Our Lives, and more great books. This episode was sponsored Book Riot's Blind Date with a Book; Ritual Essential Vitamins for Women; and The Dark Lord Clementine by Sarah Jean Horwitz, new from Algonquin Young Readers. 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: Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts by Kate Racculia Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Ruby How We Fight for Our Lives by Saeed Jones The Grace Year by Kim Liggett In the Hall with the Knife: A Clue Mystery, Book One by Diana Peterfreund Jackpot by Nic Stone The Furies by Katie Lowe Orpheus Girl by Brynne Rebele-Henry What we're reading: Birthday by Meredith Russo The Forgotten Girl by India Hill Brown More books out this week: Sudden Traveler: Stories by Sarah Hall Bat Basics: How to Understand and Help These Amazing Flying Mammals by Karen Krebbs Seven Crows by Kate Kessler What Is Missing: A Novel by Michael Frank A Bitter Feast: A Novel by Deborah Crombie The Best at It by Maulik Pancholy American Radicals: How Nineteenth-Century Protest Shaped the Nation by Holly Jackson Before the Devil Fell: A Novel by Neil Olson What I Lick Before Your Face ... and Other Haikus By Dogs by Jamie Coleman The Girl Who Reads on the Metro by Christine Féret-Fleury Cats Are a Liquid by Rebecca Donnelly and Misa Saburi Avidly Reads Making Out by Kathryn Bond Stockton I Hotel by Karen Tei Yamashita, Jessica Hagedorn (translator) Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks by Jason Reynolds A Punk Rock Future edited by Steve Zisson The Story That Cannot Be Told by J. Kasper Kramer The Girl At the Door by Veronica Raimo, Stash Luczkiw (Translator) Confluence: Navigating the Personal & Political on Rivers of the New West by Zak Podmore A Lush and Seething Hell: Two Tales of Cosmic Horror by John Hornor Jacobs Watershed by Mark Barr The Library of Lost Things by Laura Taylor Namey Animal (Bagley Wright Lecture Series) by Dorothea Lasky Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo The Remaking: A Novel by Clay Chapman The Oracle of Cumae by Melissa Hardy A Savage Dreamland: Journeys in Burma by David Eimer Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones by Daniel Mendelsohn The Book of Dust: The Secret Commonwealth (Book of Dust, Volume 2) by Philip Pullman The Forest City Killer: A Serial Murderer, a Cold-Case Sleuth, and a Search for Justice by Vanessa Brown This Way to Departures by Linda Mannheim Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church by Megan Phelps-Roper Dreams from Many Rivers: A Hispanic History of the United States Told in Poems by Margarita Engle and Beatriz Gutierrez Hernandez Who Says You're Dead?: Medical & Ethical Dilemmas for the Curious & Concerned by Jacob M. Appel MD Ordinary Hazards: A Memoir by Nikki Grimes Collateral Damage (Star Trek: The Next Generation) by David Mack Faker by Sarah Smith Rerun Era by Joanna Howard Symphony No. 3 by Chris Eaton Remember by Patricia Smith Burn It Down: Women Writing about Anger by Lilly Dancyger Love, Heather by Laurie Petrou Half/Life: New & Selected Poems by Jeffrey Thomson Rogue Heart by Axie Oh The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh Salt Slow by Julia Armfield Infused: Adventures in Tea by Henrietta Lovell Blood Sugar by Daniel Kraus Marley by Jon Clinch Heart of the Moors: An Original Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Novel by Holly Black Warrior of the Altaii by Robert Jordan False Bingo: Stories by Jac Jemc Wham!, George Michael and Me: A Memoir by Andrew Ridgeley Ghosts of Berlin: Stories by Rudolph Herzog, Emma Rault (translator) Here Until August: Stories by Josephine Rowe Grand Union: Stories by Zadie Smith Bodega: Poems by Su Hwang The Hadley Academy for the Improbably Gifted: A Novel by Conor Grennan and Alessandro Valdrighi Metropolitan Stories: A Novel by Christine Coulson Horror Stories: A Memoir by Liz Phair Erosion: Essays of Undoing by Terry Tempest Williams Into the Crooked Place by Alexandra Christo Hate Inc.: Why Today’s Media Makes Us Despise One Another by Matt Taibbi How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse: Book One of the Thorne Chronicles by K. Eason The Giver of Stars: A Novel by Jojo Moyes On Time: A Princely Life in Funk by Morris Day (Author), David Ritz (Contributor) The Envious Siblings: and Other Morbid Nursery Rhymes by Landis Blair Older Brother by Mahir Guven, Tina Kover (translator) Sleeveless: Fashion, Image, Media, New York 2011–2019 (Semiotext(e) / Native Agents) by Natasha Stagg Human Compatible: Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control by Stuart Russell The Penguin Book of Mermaids by Cristina Bacchilega and Marie Alohalani Brown 25 Days 'Til Christmas: A Novel by Poppy Alexander
October 4, 2019
This week, Patricia talks about two excellent books: one for learning and one for laughing! This episode is sponsored by The Best American Short Stories 2019 audiobook, guest edited by Anthony Doerr, series edited by Heidi Pitlor Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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: So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo The Unstoppable Wasp: G.I.R.L. Power by Jeremy Whitley & Elsa Charretier
October 1, 2019
This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Royal Holiday, The Good Luck Girls, A Tall History of Sugar, and more great books. This episode was sponsored Lost at the Smithsonian with Aasif Mandvi; Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky; and Rebel by Marie Lu, with Fierce Reads. 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: The Library of the Unwritten (A Novel from Hell's Library) by A. J. Hackwith   Erosion: Essays of Undoing by Terry Tempest Williams Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was a Girl: A Memoir by Jeannie Vanasco   She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis   Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory A Tall History of Sugar by Curdella Forbes  The Best American Essays 2019 by Rebecca Solnit and Robert Atwan The Best American Short Stories 2019 by Anthony Doerr and Heidi Pitlor The Best American Food Writing 2019 by Samin Nosrat and Silvia Killingsworth What we're reading: Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller Writers & Lovers by Lily King More books out this week: Redwood and Ponytail by K.A. Holt Fake Lake (Drawn & Quarterly) by Adrian Norvid Embrace Your Weird: Face Your Fears and Unleash Creativity by Felicia Day Star Trek: The Motion Picture by Gene Roddenberry The Greater Freedom: Life as a Middle Eastern Woman Outside the Stereotypes by Alya Mooro Pigs by Johanna Stoberock Angel Mage by Garth Nix She Was Like That by Kate Walbert Take the Mic: Fictional Stories of Everyday Resistance by Bethany Morrow White Bird: A Wonder Story by R. J. Palacio Sarah Jane by James Sallis Cursed by Thomas Wheeler and Frank Miller The Shape of Night: A Novel by Tess Gerritsen Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead: Typhoon by Wesley Chu What Linnaeus Saw: A Scientist's Quest to Name Every Living Thing by Karen Magnuson Beil Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live) by Eve Rodsky I Can Make This Promise by Christine Day Face It by Debbie Harry Crossfire: A Litany for Survival by Staceyann Chin Everything Must Go (BreakBeat Poets) by Kevin Coval and Langston Allston Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright by Paul Hendrickson A Human Algorithm: How Artificial Intelligence Is Redefining Who We Are by Flynn Coleman Daughters of Chivalry: The Forgotten Children of King Edward Longshanks by Kelcey Wilson-Lee Baby by Annaleese Jochems Aphrodite Made Me Do It by Trista Mateer Into Captivity They Will Go by Noah Milligan Empire of Lies by Raymond Khoury Me & Other Writing by Marguerite Duras Rebel: A Legend Novel by Marie Lu The Closer I Get by Paul Burston Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Ruby   Dry County: A Novel by Jake Hinkson Love and I: Poems by Fanny Howe Aurora Blazing: A Novel (The Consortium Rebellion) by Jessie Mihalik The End and Other Beginnings: Stories from the Future by Veronica Roth You Don't Know Me: The Incarcerated Women of York Prison Voice Their Truths by Wally Lamb and The Women of York Prison I'm Not Dying with You Tonight by Gilly Segal and Kimberly Jones Right after the Weather by Carol Anshaw Reinhardt's Garden by Mark Haber Geometry of Shadows by Giorgio de Chirico, Stefania Heim (translator) Trolls by Stefan Spjut and Agnes Broome Hex Life: Wicked New Tales of Witchery by Kelley Armstrong , Rachael Caine, et al. The Topeka School: A Novel by Ben Lerner Roll with It by Jamie Sumner The Lying Room: A Novel by Nicci French Frankissstein by Jeanette Winterson Takes One to Know One: A Novel by Susan Isaacs One Night Gone: A Novel by Tara Laskowski Whispers of Shadow & Flame (Earthsinger) by L. Penelope Animal (Bagley Wright Lecture Series) by Dorothea Lasky Fake (Point Paperbacks) by Donna Cooner Creep by Eireann Corrigan Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky Dear Sweet Pea by Julie Murphy The Butterfly Girl: A Novel by Rene Denfeld Toil & Trouble: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs The Last True Poets of the Sea by Julia Drake The Book of Daniel by Aaron Smith The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher Weird Little Robots by Carolyn Crimi, Corinna Luyken (Illustrator) A Tale of Magic... by Chris Colfer Full Throttle: Stories by Joe Hill   The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl by Theodora Goss  The Ingenious Language: Nine Epic Reasons to Love Greek by Andrea Marcolongo and Will Schutt A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son by Sergio Troncoso The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys I Will Never See the World Again: The Memoir of an Imprisoned Writer by Ahmet Altan and Yasemin Congar Kitchen Curse: Stories by Eka Kurniawan and Annie Tucker Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth by Rachel Maddow Stealing Green Mangoes: Two Brothers, Two Fates, One Indian Childhood by Sunil Dutta Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares by Aarti Namdev Shahani Nothing that Is, The: Essays on Art, Literature and Being (Essais Series) by Johanna Skibsrud Crier's War by Nina Varela Radical: The Science, Culture, and History of Breast Cancer in America by Kate Pickert Daughters Of Nri by Reni K Amayo A Pilgrimage of Swords by Anthony Ryan Houses Under the Sea by Caitlin R. Kiernan Of Wars, and Memories, and Starlight by Aliette de Bodard Maybe He Just Likes You by Barbara Dee Yours, for Probably Always: Martha Gellhorn's Letters of Love and War 1930-1949 by Janet Somerville Trinity Sight: A Novel by Jennifer Givhan Monstress Volume 4 by Marjorie Liu (Author), Sana Takeda (Artist) Degrees of Difficulty by Julie E. Justicz Crisis of Conscience: Whistleblowing in an Age of Fraud by Tom Mueller Now Entering Addamsville by Francesca Zappia Cilka's Journey: A Novel by Heather Morris The Bootlace Magician by Cassie Beasley Future Tense Fiction: Stories of Tomorrow by Charlie Jane Anders, Madeline Ashby The Hanky of Pippin's Daughter by Rosmarie Waldrop Bloody Genius (A Virgil Flowers Novel) by John Sandford
September 27, 2019
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including The Secret History. This episode is sponsored by Libro.fm. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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: The Secret History by Donna Tartt Confessions by Kanae Minato, Stephen Snyder (translator) Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel by Bernardine Evaristo
September 24, 2019
This week, Liberty and Sharifah discuss The Water Dancer, The Dutch House, The Shadow King, and more great books. This episode was sponsored Book Riot's giveaway of the best mysteries and thrillers of the year so far; Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing and Slay by Brittney Morris; and Bombas. 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: The Monster of Elendhaven by Jennifer Giesbrecht The World That We Knew: A Novel by Alice Hoffman  The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates The Dutch House by Ann Patchett Make It Scream, Make It Burn: Essays by Leslie Jamison The Shadow King: A Novel by Maaza Mengiste  Steel Crow Saga by Paul Krueger  Who Put This Song On? by Morgan Parker What we're reading: Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson The Unwilling by Kelly Braffet More books out this week: Hudson's Kill: A Justice Flanagan Thriller by Paddy Hirsch  Stay Woke: A People’s Guide to Making All Black Lives Matter edited by Tehama Lopez Bunyasi and Candis Watts Smith Mycroft and Sherlock: The Empty Birdcage by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse Rules for Vanishing by Kate Alice Marshall  Violet by Scott Thomas Rat Rule 79 (Yonder) by Rivka Galchen, Elena Megalos (Illustrator) Wrapped Up in You: A Heartbreaker Bay Novel by Jill Shalvis  Verify by Joelle Charbonneau Japanese Ghost Stories by Lafcadio Hearn and Paul Murray Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller Inside Out: A Memoir by Demi Moore No Judgments: A Novel by Meg Cabot High School by Tegan Quin and Sara Quin How to Survive a Horror Movie: All the Skills to Dodge the Kills by Seth Grahame-Smith  A Dream So Dark (A Blade So Black) by L.L. McKinney  The Warrior Moon by K. Arsenault Rivera Grave Importance (A Dr. Greta Helsing Novel) by Vivian Shaw  In Hoffa's Shadow: A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth by Jack Goldsmith New Kings of the World: Dispatches from Bollywood, Dizi, and K-Pop by Fatima Bhutto The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones  The Crossed-Out Notebook: A Novel by Nicolás Giacobone, Megan McDowell (translator) Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith Doppelganger by Daša Drndic, S.D. Curtis and Celia Hawkseworth (translators) Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love by Jonathan Van Ness Emmy in the Key of Code by Aimee Lucido   Beverly, Right Here by Kate DiCamillo  The Future of Another Timeline by Annalee Newitz The Tenth Girl by Sara Faring   Rusty Brown by Chris Ware Sorted: Growing Up, Coming Out, and Finding My Place (A Transgender Memoir) by Jackson Bird A Fist or a Heart by Kristín Eiríksdóttir and Larissa Kyzer Sins of the Fathers: A J.P. Beaumont Novel by J. A Jance  Queen Meryl: The Iconic Roles, Heroic Deeds, and Legendary Life of Meryl Streep by Erin Carlson  Motherhood So White: A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America by Nefertiti Austi Slay by Brittney Morris Breaking and Mending: A memoir of burnout, recovery and the journey to become a doctor (Life Lines) by Joanna Cannon  The Tyrant's Tomb (The Trials of Apollo, Book Four) by Rick Riordan  Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution by Tim Smedley The Braid: A Novel by Laetitia Colombani The Incompletes by Sergio Chejfec, Heather Cleary (translator) Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming by László Krasznahorkai and Ottilie Mulzet Family Record (The Margellos World Republic of Letters) by Patrick Modiano and Mark Polizzotti I’m From Nowhere by Linsday Lerman Proving Einstein Right: The Daring Expeditions that Changed How We Look at the Universe by S. James Gates, Cathie Pelletier How to Start a Revolution: Young People and the Future of American Politics by Lauren Duca Until Stones Become Lighter Than Water (The Margellos World Republic of Letters) by Lobo Antunes, António and Jeff Love Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell  Black Girl Magic Beyond the Hashtag: Twenty-First-Century Acts of Self-Definition edited by Julia S. Jordan-Zachery Blood in the Water: A Thriller by Jack Flynn The Last Seance: Tales of the Supernatural by Agatha Christie Invisible as Air by Zoe Fishman  The Fool and Other Moral Tales by Anne Serre, Mark Hutchinson (translator) The Liar by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen
September 20, 2019
This week, Patricia talks about two excellent books about gods behaving badly! This episode is sponsored by Every Boy I Ever Kissed by Nellwyn Lampert Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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: The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 1: The Faust Act by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Matt Wilson, and Clayton Cowles The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin, book one in the Inheritance Trilogy Books briefly mentioned on the show: Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips Phonogram by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie (Note: Phonogram was mistakenly mentioned as "Phonograph" in the podcast)
September 17, 2019
This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss Chilling Effect, Bloodlust & Bonnets, Red at the Bone, and more great books. This episode was sponsored by the Hot and Bothered Podcast; Dear Haiti, Love Alaine by Maika and Maritza Moulite; and ThirdLove. 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: Elevator Pitch: A Novel by Linwood Barclay  Breathe: A Letter to My Sons by Imani Perry  Chilling Effect: A Novel by Valerie Valdes Bloodlust & Bonnets by Emily McGovern  Opioid, Indiana by Brian Allen Carr The Heart and Other Viscera: Stories by Félix J. Palma  Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction by Lisa Kröger and Melanie R. Anderson  What we're reading: Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton (Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural) by Edith Wharton Weather: A Novel by Jenny Offill  More books out this week: A Death in Harlem: A Novel by Karla Holloway  Snazzy Cat Capers: The Fast and the Furriest by Deanna Kent and Neil Hooson House of Rage and Sorrow: Book Two in the Celestial Trilogy by Sangu Mandanna Strangers She Knows (Cape Charade) by Christina Dodd  One Person, No Vote (YA edition): How Not All Voters Are Treated Equally by Carol Anderson and Tonya Bolden Lampedusa: A Novel by Steven Price  Rethinking Consciousness: A Scientific Theory of Subjective Experience by Michael S A Graziano Coventry: Essays by Rachel Cusk The Widow of Pale Harbor by Hester Fox Country Will Bring Us No Peace by Matthieu Simard and Pablo Strauss Momentous Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling  Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera Lies in White Dresses: A Novel by Sofia Grant   The Stranger Inside: A Novel by Lisa Unger  Art Sparks: Draw, Paint, Make, and Get Creative with 53 Amazing Projects! by Marion Abrams and Hilary Emerson Lay What Rose Forgot by Nevada Barr Against the Wind by Jim Tilley  The Undying: Pain, vulnerability, mortality, medicine, art, time, dreams, data, exhaustion, cancer, and care by Anne Boyer Snowflake, AZ by Marcus Sedgwick  The Liars of Mariposa Island by Jennifer Mathieu   A Mistake: A Novel by Carl Shuker  A Hero Born (Legends of the Condor Heroes) by Jin Yong, Anna Holmwood (Translator) The Umbrella Academy Volume 3: Hotel Oblivion by Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba Call Upon the Water: A Novel by Stella Tillyard  Sontag: Her Life and Work by Benjamin Moser  Space Between: Explorations of Love, Sex, and Fluidity by Nico Tortorella  Nice Try: Stories of Best Intentions and Mixed Results by Josh Gondelman  Night Boat to Tangier: A Novel by Kevin Barry Becoming Beatriz by Tami Charles Guts by Raina Telgemeier  Heaven, My Home by Attica Locke Pavi Sharma's Guide to Going Home by Bridget Farr  The Vanderbeekers to the Rescue by Karina Yan Glaser On Division: A Novel by Goldie Goldbloom  Odes to Lithium by Shira Erlichman The Babysitters Coven by Kate M. Williams A Little Hatred by Joe Abercrombie  Savage Gods by Paul Kingsnorth The Sound of the Hours by Karen Campbell Love on Lexington Avenue (The Central Park Pact) by Lauren Layne  The Tea Dragon Festival by Katie O'Neill  How to Be a Family: The Year I Dragged My Kids Around the World to Find a New Way to Be Together by Dan Kois  Charlie Thorne and the Last Equation by Stuart Gibbs   We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast by Jonathan Safran Foer  Neon Empire by Drew Minh System Failure (3) (Epic Failure Trilogy) by Joe Zieja  On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal by Naomi Klein  That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea by Marc Randolph Hudson's Kill: A Justice Flanagan Thriller by Paddy Hirsch  Land of Wolves (Walt Longmire) by Craig Johnson   A Cosmology of Monsters: A Novel by Shaun Hamill The Day It Finally Happens: Alien Contact, Dinosaur Parks, Immortal Humans and Other Possible Phenomena by Mike Pearl A Single Thread: A Novel by Tracy Chevalier The Stars and the Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus  Inheritance: A Novel by Evelyn Toynton  Steel Tide (Seafire) by Natalie C. Parker  A Golden Grave: A Rose Gallagher Mystery by Erin Lindsey  Think Black: A Memoir by Clyde W. Ford The Great American Documents: Volume II: 1831-1900 by Ruth Ashby, Russell Motter, et al.
September 13, 2019
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot's Recommended podcast.  Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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: You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine by Alexandra Kleeman Sweetland by Michael Crummey The Return by Rachel Harrison
September 10, 2019
This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss Gideon the Ninth, Unpregnant, Stargazing, and more great books. This episode was sponsored by Book Riot's Mystery/Thriller giveaway;  HMH Books and Media, publishers of The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us by Paul Tough; and Ritual. 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: We Speak In Storms by Natalie Lund Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir  Stargazing by Jen Wang  Pet by Akwaeke Emezi  Some Places More Than Others by Renée Watson A Song for a New Day by Sarah Pinsker  Unpregnant by Jenni Hendriks and Ted Caplan What we're reading: Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino In the Dream House: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado  More books out this week: The Last Train to London: A Novel by Meg Waite Clayton  Free Lunch by Rex Ogle The Fifth Column: A Novel by Andrew Gross  The Ghost Collector by Allison Mills  The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir by Samantha Power  Where the Light Enters by Sara Donati Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World (Women in Science) by Rachel Ignotofsky  The Sisters of Summit Avenue by Lynn Cullen  The Truth About Magic: Poems by Atticus  29 Seconds: A Novel by T. M. Logan  A Treason of Thorns by Laura E Weymouth  The Corner That Held Them (New York Review Books Classics) by Sylvia Townsend Warner The Divers’ Game by Jesse Ball She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey Live a Little: A Novel by Howard Jacobson Don't You Forget About Me: A Novel by Mhairi McFarlane  Bloomland by John Englehardt What Is A Girl Worth?: My Story of Breaking the Silence and Exposing the Truth about Larry Nassar & USA Gymnastics by Rachael Denhollander Out of Darkness, Shining Light by Pettina Gappah Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez  Lost in the Spanish Quarter by Heddi Goodrich  Malamander by Thomas Taylor and Tom Booth The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11 by Garrett M. Graff The Starlet and the Spy: A Novel by Ji-min Lee The Ticking Heart by Andrew Kaufman The Siege of Troy: A Novel by Theodor Kallifatides, Marlaine Delargy (Translator) Animalia by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, Frank Wynne (translator) Akin by Emma Donoghue  The Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of Mulan by Sherry Thomas  The Vanished Bride (A Brontë Sisters Mystery) by Bella Ellis Rebel Girls By Elizabeth Keenan The Second Chance Supper Club by Nicole Meier  For the Love of Men: A New Vision for Mindful Masculinity by Liz Plank  Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death by Caitlin Doughty and Dianné Ruz (Illustrator)  How to Be Remy Cameron by Julian Winters Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know by Malcolm Gladwell  A Choir of Lies by Alexandra Rowland and Drew Willis Hope Is Our Only Wing by Rutendo Tavengerwei  Tinfoil Butterfly: A Novel by Rachel Eve Moulton  Are You Listening? By Tillie Walden  Listening to the Wind (Seedbank) by Tim Robinson When She Reigns (Fallen Isles Book 3) by Jodi Meadows Three-Fifths by John Vercher  Homesick by Jennifer Croft  Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann  Frankly in Love by David Yoon The Testaments by Margaret Atwood His Hideous Heart: Thirteen of Edgar Allan Poe's Most Unsettling Tales Reimagined by Dahlia Adler  So Much More: A Poignant Memoir about Finding Love, Fighting Adversity, and Defining Life on My Own Terms by Zulema Arroyo Farley The Institute: A Novel by Stephen King The Nanny: A Novel by Gilly Macmillan The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow  Gun Island: A Novel by Amitav Ghosh  Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers: Poems (National Poetry Series) by Jake Skeets Mother Knows Best: A Novel of Suspense by Kira Peikoff  Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream by Nicholas Lemann  Guest House for Young Widows: Among the Women of ISIS by Azadeh Moaveni The Light in the Lake by Sarah R. Baughman  A Match Made in Mehendi by Nandini Bajpai  Diamond Doris: The True Story of the World's Most Notorious Jewel Thief by Doris Payne  Ruby & Roland: A Novel by Faith Sullivan Fanny and the Mystery in the Grieving Forest (Literature in Translation Series) by Rune Christiansen and Kari Dickson
September 6, 2019
This week, Patricia talks about two excellent older books for Sexual Health Month! This episode is sponsored by All That’s Dead by Stuart MacBride. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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 S.E.X., second edition: The All-You-Need-To-Know Sexuality Guide to Get You Through Your Teens and Twenties by Heather Corinna The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor
September 3, 2019
This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Butterfly Yellow, Revolution of the Soul, Cold Storage, and more great books. This episode was sponsored by Book Riot's Mystery/Thriller giveaway;  Sourcebooks, publishers of Pretty Guilty Women by Gina LaManna; and Small Silent Things by Robin Page. 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: Cold Storage: A Novel by David Koepp The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations by Toni Morrison The Grammarians: A Novel by Cathleen Schine How to Be a Family: The Year I Dragged My Kids Around the World to Find a New Way to Be Together by Dan Kois  Butterfly Yellow by Thanhha Lai Revolution of the Soul: Awaken to Love Through Raw Truth, Radical Healing, and Conscious Action by Seane Corn This Tender Land: A Novel by William Kent Krueger Modern Love, Revised and Updated: True Stories of Love, Loss, and Redemption by Daniel Jones, Andrew Rannells, et al. What we're reading: The Glass Woman: A Novel by Caroline Lea Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens More books out this week: My Jasper June by Laurel Snyder Laughing with Obama: A Photographic Look Back at the Enduring Wit and Spirit of President Barack Obama by M. Sweeney Scan Artist: How Evelyn Wood Convinced the World That Speed-Reading Worked by Marcia Biederman Kill Monster by Sean Doolittle Taboo by Kim Scott The Stylist Takes Manhattan by Rosie Nixon The Nature of Life and Death: Every Body Leaves a Trace by Patricia Wiltshire We Speak in Storms by Natalie Lund The Best Horror of the Year Volume Eleven by Ellen Datlow Taina by Ernesto Quiñonez Work for It: A Small Town MM Romance by Talia Hibbert The Mythic Dream by John Chu, Leah Cypess Hope Farm by Peggy Frew Whose Story Is This?: Old Conflicts, New Chapters by Rebecca Solnit Guest: A Changeling Tale by Mary Downing Hahn To the Lions: A Novel by Holly Watt Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber by Mike Isaac We Are Lost and Found by Helene Dunbar The First Stone by Carsten Jensen, Mark Mussari (translator) The Other's Gold: A Novel by Elizabeth Ames The Paper Lovers by Gerard Woodward The Words between Us by Erin Bartels This Tilting World by Colette Fellous Nya's Long Walk: A Step at a Time by Linda Sue Park and Brian Pinkney Some Places More Than Others by Renée Watson The Paris Orphan by Natasha Lester Word to the Wise (A Library Lover's Mystery Book 10) by Jenn McKinlay Tunnel of Bones (City of Ghosts) by Victoria Schwab Unbreakable: The Woman Who Defied the Nazis in the World's Most Dangerous Horse Race by Richard Askwith Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore After the Flood: A Novel by Kassandra Montag Quichotte: A Novel by Salman Rushdie Sword and Pen (The Great Library) by Rachel Caine A Fortune for Your Disaster by Hanif Abdurraqib Fly Already: Stories by Etgar Keret Loki: Where Mischief Lies by Mackenzi Lee and Stephanie Hans Missing Person by Sarah Lotz My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education by Jennine Capó Crucet The Sweetest Fruits: A Novel by Monique Truong The Chestnut Man: A Novel by Soren Sveistrup, Caroline Waight (translator) Just Ask: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You by Sonia Sotomayor and Rafael Lopez How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems by Randall Munroe The Ungrateful Refugee: What Immigrants Never Tell You by Dina Nayeri Five Dark Fates (Three Dark Crowns) by Kendare Blake To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers Cantoras: A novel by Carolina De Robertis Caster by Elsie Chapman Small Silent Things: A Novel by Robin Page Three Flames: A Novel by Alan Lightman Dominicana: A Novel by Angie Cruz Little Libraries, Big Heroes by Miranda Paul and John Parra Dear Haiti, Love Alaine by Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite The Unkindest Tide (October Daye Book 13) by Seanan McGuire When Death Takes Something from You Give It Back: Carl’s Book by Naja Marie Aidt, Denise Newman (translator) Here All Night by Jill McDonough Pretty Guilty Women by Gina LaManna We, the Survivors: A Novel by Tash Aw Rated by Melissa Grey Baking with Kim-Joy: Cute and Creative Bakes to Make You Smile by Kim-Joy Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin The Girl the Sea Gave Back by Adrienne Young Child of the Dream (A Memoir of 1963) by Sharon Robinson The Harp of Kings (Warrior Bards) by Juliet Marillier I Will Destroy You: Poems by Nick Flynn Permanent Record by Mary H. K. Choi The Glass Woman: A Novel by Caroline Lea Strange Birds: A Field Guide to Ruffling Feathers by Celia C. Pérez Rare Breed: A Guide to Success for the Defiant, Dangerous, and Different by Sunny Bonnell and Ashleigh Hansberger There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Rose Pool Rewind by Catherine Ryan Howard Well Met by Jen DeLuca The Secrets We Kept: A novel Lara Prescott More to the Story by Hena Khan Lalani of the Distant Sea by Erin Entrada Kelly The Okay Witch by Emma Steinkellner The Nobody People: A Novel by Bob Proehl Elements of Fiction by Walter Mosley American Royals by Katharine McGee The Nightjar by Deborah Hewitt All the Impossible Things by Lindsay Lackey Axiomatic by Maria Tumarkin Today We Go Home: A Novel by Kelli Estes The Third Daughter: A Novel by Talia Carner Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron The Long Call (The Two Rivers Series) by Ann Cleeves Pretty Guilty Women: A Novel by Gina LaManna All the Better Part of Me by Molly Ringle A Girl Named Anna by Lizzy Barber As a River by Sion Dayson The Devil's Slave: A Novel (Frances Gorges Historical Trilogy) by Tracy Borman Hurricanes: A Memoir by Rick Ross, Neil Martinez-Belkin The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh by Supriya Kelkar , Alea Marley, et al.
August 30, 2019
This week, Liberty discusses two great older books, including The Incarnations. This episode is sponsored by sponsored by Little, Brown and Company, publishers of Circe by Madeline Miller. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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: The Incarnations by Susan Barker Dear Fang, with Love by Rufi Thorpe
August 27, 2019
This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss Pumpkinhead, Wonton Terror, Last Ones Left Alive, and more great books. This episode was sponsored by Chase Darkness with Me by Billy Jensen and Bombas. 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: Last Ones Left Alive by Sarah Davis-Goff Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks A Better Man: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny My Life as an Ice Cream Sandwich by Ibi Zoboi Wonton Terror: A Noodle Shop Mystery by Vivien Chien  All the Bad Apples by Moïra Fowley-Doyle The Parking Lot Attendant by Nafkote Tamirat Dead Voices by Katherine Arden  What we're reading: Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann More books out this week: This Book of Mine by Sarah Stewart The Deep History of Ourselves: The Four-Billion-Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains by Joseph LeDoux The Sixth Wicked Child: A 4MK Thriller Book 3 by J D, Barker The Battle by Karuna Riazi  From the Shadows by Juan José Millás, Thomas Bunstead (Translator), Daniel Hahn (Translator) Galaxy's Edge: Black Spire (Star Wars) by Delilah S. Dawson  The Aussie Next Door by Stefanie London The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A Novel by Christy Lefteri  Human Relations and Other Difficulties: The Collected essays of Mary-Kay Wilmers  Everything Inside: Stories by Edwidge Danticat  The Girl Who Lived Twice: A Lisbeth Salander novel, continuing Stieg Larsson's Millennium Series by David Lagercrantz Overthrow: A Novel by Caleb Crain  The Passengers by John Marrs The Truth Behind the Lie: A Novel by Sara Lövestam A Door in the Earth by Amy Waldman Tin Badges: A Novel by Lorenzo Carcaterra  Five Days Gone: The Mystery of My Mother's Disappearance as a Child by Laura Cumming  Who Are You, Calvin Bledsoe?: A Novel by Brock Clarke  The Optimist's Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age by Bina Venkataraman Shadow School: Archimancy by J. A. White Doxology: A Novel by Nell Zink March Sisters: On Life, Death, and Little Women: A Library of America Special Publication by Kate Bolick, Carmen Maria Machado, Jane Smiley, and Jenny Zhang The Extinction Agenda by Michael Laurence What Red Was: A Novel by Rosie Price The Secret Life of Sam Holloway: A Novel by Rhys Thomas  Tell it to the World: An Indigenous Memoir by Stan Grant Sidelined by Suzanne Baltsar The Ventriloquists: A Novel by E.R. Ramzipoor
August 23, 2019
This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Ella Minnow Pea. This episode is sponsored by the Flash Gordon audiobook series from Paperback Classics, a new imprint that brings the best vintage pulp paperbacks to audio! Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher 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: The Revolution of Birdie Randolph by Brandy Colbert Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn The Bees by Laline Paull Sometimes the Wolf by Urban Waite The Girls at the Kingfisher Club by Genevieve Valentine
August 20, 2019
This week, Liberty and María Cristina discuss The Whisper Man, Color Me In, Into the Planet, and more great books. This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, ThirdLove, and Liveright, publishers of Rion Amilcar Scott’s The World Doesn’t Require You. 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: The Whisper Man by Alex North Sparrowhawk by Delilah S. Dawson, Matias Basla, Rebecca Nalty, Jim Campbell The Reckless Oath We Made by Bryn Greenwood  An American Sunrise: Poems by Joy Harjo Color Me In by Natasha Díaz Insurrecto by Gina Apostol The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver by Jill Heinerth  What we're reading: Prime Suspects: The Anatomy of Integers and Permutations by Andrew Granville, Jennifer Granville, Robert J. Lewis Dead Girls by Abigail Tarttelin More books out this week: The Revolution of Birdie Randolph by Brandy Colbert Life of the Party: Poems by Olivia Gatwood  Turning Darkness Into Light by Marie Brennan Echoes: The Saga Anthology of Ghost Stories by Ellen Datlow, Dale Bailey, et al. Carnegie Hill: A Novel by Jonathan Vatner  The Last Widow: A Novel (Will Trent) by Karin Slaughter Empty Hearts: A Novel by Juli Zeh, John Cullen (Translator) Stolen Things: A Novel by R. H. Herron The Warlow Experiment by Alix Nathan The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier by Ian Urbina  Middle England by Jonathan Coe The Bird Boys by Lisa Sandlin American Saint: A Novel by Sean Gandert  Girls and Their Cats by BriAnne Wills and Elyse Moody Machine: A Novel by Susan Steinberg The Warehouse: A Novel by Rob Hart The Translator's Bride by João Reis Meet Me in the Future: Stories by Kameron Hurley Neil Gaiman's Snow, Glass, Apples by Neil Gaiman (Author), Colleen Doran (Illustrator) The Nine: A Novel by Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg  Lies of Descent (FALLEN GODS' WAR) by Troy Carrol Bucher  American Magic: A Thriller by Zach Fehst Coventry: Essays by Rachel Cusk Anthony Bourdain: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations by Anthony Bourdain  The Murder List: A Novel of Suspense by Hank Phillippi Ryan  Tidelands (The Fairmile Series Book 1) by Philippa Gregory Going Dutch: A Novel by James Gregor The World Doesn't Require You: Stories by Rion Amilcar Scott Polite Society by Mahesh Rao The Trojan War Museum: and Other Stories by Ayse Papatya Bucak Savage Appetites: Four True Stories of Women, Crime and Obsession by Rachel Monroe I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying: Essays by Bassey Ikpi
August 16, 2019
This week, Liberty discusses a few great older books, including Girlchild. This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher and never miss a book. Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news. Books discussed on the show: The Swallows by Lisa Lutz The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday by Saad Z. Hossein Escape from Baghdad! by Saad Z. Hossein gods with a little g by Tupelo Hassman Girlchild by Tupelo Hassman White Noise by Suzan-Lori Parks Getting Mother's Body by Suzan-Lori Parks Family of Origin by CJ Hauser
August 13, 2019
This week, Liberty and Kelly discuss gods with a little g, The Memory Police, The Yellow House, and more great books. This episode was sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, Flatiron Books, publishers of Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh, and Ritual. 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: gods with a little g by Tupelo Hassman  The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa and Stephen Snyder   The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom   Start Here by Trish Doller Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: A Novel by Olga Tokarczuk, Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translator)  The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me by Keah Brown Play with Fire (A Breen and Tozer Mystery) by William Shaw  The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee What we're reading: Don't Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life by Ali Wong The Last Stone by Mark Bowden More books out this week: Nobody's Victim: Fighting Psychos, Stalkers, Pervs, and Trolls by Carrie Goldberg  Below the Line: A Charlie Waldo Novel by Howard Michael Gould  An American Sunrise: Poems by Joy Harjo  The Mage-Fire War (Saga of Recluce) by L. E. Modesitt Jr. The Perfect Son by Lauren North The Blessing: A Memoir by Gregory Orr We Are the Ghosts by Vicky Skinner  The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall Cherry on Top: Flirty, Forty-Something, and Funny as F**k by Bobbie Brown and Caroline Ryder The Catholic School: A Novel by Edoardo Albinati, Antony Shugaar (translator) The Swallows: A Novel by Lisa Lutz  Cooking with Fernet Branca by James Hamilton-Paterson  Knock Wood: A Memoir in Essays by Jennifer Militello The Oysterville Sewing Circle by Susan Wiggs  The Hidden Things by Jamie Mason  The Heart of the Circle by Keren Landsman  Normal Sucks: How to Live, Learn, and Thrive Outside the Lines by Jonathan Mooney  When the Plums Are Ripe by Patrice Nganang, Amy B. Reid (translator) Rule of Capture by Christopher Brown   Have You Eaten Grandma?: Or, the Life-Saving Importance of Correct Punctuation, Grammar, and Good English by Gyles Brandreth  Set the Controls for the Heart of Sharon Tate by Gary Lippman The Retreat by Sherri Smith   Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers: Monstrosity, Patriarchy, and the Fear of Female Power by Sady Doyle 21 | 19: Contemporary Poets in the Nineteenth-Century Archive by Alexandra Manglis, Kristen Case, et al. Socialist Realism (Emily Books) by Trisha Low Miami Midnight (Pete Fernandez) by Alex Segura A Killer Edition (A Booktown Mystery) by Lorna Barrett  The Doll Factory: A Novel by Elizabeth Macneal   Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh (Halfway through this, but so far, so good.) First You Write a Sentence: The Elements of Reading, Writing . . . and Life by Joe Moran A Keeper by Graham Norton Campusland by Scott Johnston  The Plateau by Maggie Paxson I Heart Oklahoma! by Roy Scranton  Hard Mouth by Amanda Goldblatt   The Gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday by Saad Z. Hossain   Consent: A Memoir of Unwanted Attention by Donna Freitas Inland by Téa Obreht   Black Light: Stories by Kimberly King Parsons  The Bells of Old Tokyo: Meditations on Time and a City by Anna Sherman The Winemaker's Wife by Kristin Harmel  Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center  Black Card by Chris L. Terry   Do You Dream of Terra-Two? by Temi Oh (I haven't read all of this, but I like what I've read so far!) The Accidentals by Minrose Gwin Chase Darkness with Me: How One True-Crime Writer Started Solving Murders by Billy Jensen   White Noise by Suzan-Lori Parks  The Bitterroots by C.J. Box  Heaven's Breath: A Natural History of the Wind (New York Review Books Classics) by Lyall Watson  Dahlia Black by Keith Thomas How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi   Devotion by Madeline Stevens Blood Truth (4) (Black Dagger Legacy) by J.R. Ward  Science Comics: Cats: Nature and Nurture by Andy Hirsch
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