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211: 211: New Releases and More for June 4, 2019

By Book Riot

This week, Liberty and Rebecca discuss Ayesha at Last, Leaving the Witness, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, and more great books.This episode was sponsored by Libro.fm,  The Guest Book by Sarah Blake from Flatiron Books, and The Plus One from HarperCollins 360.Pick up an All the Books! 200th episode commemorative item here.Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS or iTunes 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:On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel by Ocean Vuong Naturally Tan: A Memoir by Tan FrancePatsy: A Novel by Nicole Dennis-Benn Leaving the Witness: Exiting a Religion and Finding a Life by Amber ScorahAyesha At Last: A Novel by Uzma Jalaluddin On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard by Jennifer PastiloffThe Truffle Underground: A Tale of Mystery, Mayhem, and Manipulation in the Shadowy Market of the World's Most Expensive Fungus by Ryan Jacobs The River by Peter HellerWhat we're reading:Me and Mr. Cigar by Gibby HaynesAll This Could Be Yours by Jami AttenbergMore books out this week:Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett Wild and Crooked by Leah ThomasThe Unbreakables by Lisa BarrThe Milk Hours: Poems by John JamesBeyond All Reasonable Doubt: A Novel by Malin Persson GiolitoThat Night by Cyn BalogAssassin of Shadows: A Novel by Lawrence GoldstoneThis Might Hurt a Bit by Doogie HornerGirls of July by Alex FlinnNo Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison by Behrouz Boochani and Omid TofighianDual Citizens: A novel by Alix OhlinWe Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir by Samra HabibThe Reaping (Paperbacks from Hell) by Bernard TaylorThe Ten Loves of Nishino by Hiromi Kawakami and Allison Markin PowellLike a Love Story by Abdi NazemianThe Beholder by Anna BrightThe Right Sort of Man by Allison MontclairThe Last Unknowns: Deep, Elegant, Profound Unanswered Questions About the Universe, the Mind, the Future of Civilization, and the Meaning of Life by John BrockmanMagic for Liars by Sarah Gailey The Cat in the Box by Chris FerrieThe Friends We Keep by Jane GreenExposed by Jean-Philippe Blondel, Alison Anderson (translator)Awards for Good Boys: Tales of Dating, Double Standards, and Doom by Shelby LormanMurder in Bel-Air (An Aimée Leduc Investigation) by Cara BlackThe Chosen (Contender) by Taran MatharuThis Land Is Our Land by Suketu MehtaThe Favorite Daughter by Patti Callahan HenryIndecent Advances: A Hidden History of True Crime and Prejudice Before Stonewall by James PolchinOut of the Shadows: Reimagining Gay Men's Lives by Walt Odets The Love Factory by Elaine ProctorBanshee by Rachel DeWoskinThe Rest of the Story by Sarah DessenMore News Tomorrow: A Novel by Susan Richards ShreveThe Lost Letters of William Woolf by Helen CullenThe Electric Hotel: A Novel by Dominic SmithUnderland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert MacfarlaneThe Summer We Lost Her by Tish CohenThe Great Eastern by Howard RodmanA Small Zombie Problem (Zombie Problems) by K.G. CampbellTrace: Who killed Maria James? by Rachael BrownUnraveling by Karen Lord I Wanna Be Where You Are by Kristina ForestDonna Has Left the Building by Susan Jane GilmanFire in the Sky: Cosmic Collisions, Killer Asteroids, and the Race to Defend Earth by Gordon L. DillowConscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind by Annaka HarrisIn at the Deep End by Kate DaviesWaking the Witch: Reflections on Women, Magic, and Power by Pam GrossmanThe Summer Demands by Deborah ShapiroAmong the Lost by Emiliano Monge, Frank Wynne (translator)In West Mills by De'Shawn Charles Winslow Aug 9 - Fog by Kathryn ScanlanChasing the Moon: The People, the Politics, and the Promise That Launched America into the Space Age by Robert L. Stone and Alan AndresThe Haunted by Danielle VegaOval: A Novel by Elvia Wilk Cruising: An Intimate History of a Radical Pastime by Alex EspinozaAll the Greys on Greene Street by Laura TuckerThe Summer Country: A Novel by Lauren WilligUp Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson by Bruce Conforth and Gayle Dean Wardlow1919 by Eve L. EwingTime Is the Thing a Body Moves Through by T Fleischmann Midsummer's Mayhem by Rajani LaRoccaThis Storm by James EllroyOrdinary Girls by Blair Thornburgh Not Your Backup by C.B. LeeWhen the Ground Is Hard by Malla NunnThe Moon: A History for the Future by Oliver MortonAll That You Leave Behind: A Memoir by Erin Lee CarrDissenter on the Bench: Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Life and Work by Victoria OrtizOut of Place by Jennifer Blecher, Merrillee Liddiard (Illustrator)If It Makes You Happy by Claire KannVirtually Yours by Sarvenaz TashAre You Afraid of the Dark Rum?: and Other Cocktails for ’90s Kids by Sam SlaughterSorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson The Fire Opal Mechanism by Fran WildeFall; or, Dodge in Hell: A Novel by Neal StephensonCity of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert The Shallows (Nils Shapiro) by Matt GoldmanThe Last Pirate of New York: A Ghost Ship, a Killer, and the Birth of a Gangster Nation by Rich CohenWhy My Cat Is More Impressive Than Your Baby by Matthew Inman and The OatmealSpider-Man: Far From Home: Peter and Ned's Ultimate Travel Journal by Preeti Chhibber (YAY, PREETI!)Searching for Sylvie Lee: A Novel by Jean Kwok This Time Will Be Different by Misa SugiuraWe Were Killers Once: A Thriller (Brigid Quinn Series) by Becky MastermanJust One Bite by Jack HeathFive Midnights by Ann Dávila CardinalHappy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace with Your Money by Ken HondaOut Stealing Horses: A Novel by Per Petterson, Anne Born (translator) 

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