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All the Books! is a weekly show of recommendations and enthusiasm regarding the week's new book releases.
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This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss some of their most anticipated books of 2021, including The Rib King, Dial A for Aunties, and Harlem Shuffle.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard

Victories Greater Than Death by Charlie Jane Anders

We Could Be Heroes by Mike Chen

The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna

Two Truths and a Lie: A Murder, a Private Investigator, and Her Search for Justice by Ellen McGarrahan

Kink: Stories edited by R.O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell

Yolk by Mary H.K. Choi

Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto

In the Quick by Kate Hope Day

Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor

We Are Satellites by Sarah Pinsker

Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon

Damnation Spring by Ash Davidson

Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself by Nedra Glover Tawwab

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This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss Yellow Wife, Summerwater, The House on Vesper Sands, and more great books.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

What Could Be Saved by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz

The Ruthless Lady’s Guide to Wizardry by C. M. Waggoner

We Shall Sing a Song into the Deep by Andrew Kelly Stewart

Yellow Wife: A Novel by Sadeqa Johnson

You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Stories About Racism by Amber Ruffin, Lacey Lamar

Summerwater: A Novel by Sarah Moss

The House on Vesper Sands by Paraic O’Donnell

Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

That Old Country Music: Stories by Kevin Barry

The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata by Gina Apostol

Reconstruction: Stories by Alaya Dawn Johnson

A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life by George Saunders

The Beautiful Struggle: YA Edition by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss Moonflower Murders, The Office of Historical Corrections, Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines, and more great books.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

The Office of Historical Corrections by Danielle Evans

Moonflower Murders: A Novel by Anthony Horowitz

A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow by Laura Taylor Namey

How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America by Kiese Laymon

South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War by Alice L Baumgartner

Pappyland: A Story of Family, Fine Bourbon, and the Things That Last by Wright Thompson

Mimi Lee Gets a Clue (A Sassy Cat Mystery Book 1) by Jennifer J. Chow

Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines (A Sassy Cat Mystery Book 2) by Jennifer J. Chow

Love & Olives by Jenna Evans Welch

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Plain Bad Heroines by Emily Danforth

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This week, Tirzah talks about two great holiday backlist books!

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Books Discussed:

Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory

My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories edited by Stephanie Perkins

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This week, Liberty and Danika discuss Outlawed, The Heiress, Black Buck, and more great books.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

Outlawed by Anna North

The Heiress: The Revelations of Anne de Bourgh by Molly Greeley

Picnic In the Ruins by Todd Robert Petersen

After the Rain by Nnedi Okorafor, John Jennings, David Brame (Illustrator)

Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour

Goldie Vance: The Hocus-Pocus Hoax by Lilliam Rivera and Brittney Williams

To Be Honest by Michael Leviton

Be Dazzled by Ryan La Sala

Happily Ever Afters by Elise Bryant

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Savage Beard of She Dwarf by Kyle Latino

My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones

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This week, Patricia talks about a couple backlist titles including some short stories by one of sci-fi’s greatest authors!

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Books discussed on the show:

Bloodchild and Other Stories by Octavia E. Butler

The Deep & Dark Blue by Niki Smith

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This week, Tirzah chats about two great backlist books about female spies!

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Books Discussed:

American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson

Transcription by Kate Atkinson

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This week, Patricia talks about a couple great backlist titles including a book like nothing she’s ever read!

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Books discussed on the show:

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper

Pet by Akwaeke Emezi

The Perfect Cookie: Your Ultimate Guide to Foolproof Cookies, Brownies, and Bars by America’s Test Kitchen

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This week, Liberty and Tirzah discuss The Memory Theater, The Echo Wife, First Comes Like, and more great books.

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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:

The Memory Theater by Karin Tidbeck

Serena Singh Flips the Script by Sonya Lalli

No One Is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood

The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey

The Mission House by Carys Davies

First Comes Like by Alisha Rai

How to Order the Universe by María José Ferrada, Elizabeth Bryer (translator)

Let’s Get Back to the Party by Zak Salih

A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J Maas

Jaguars’ Tomb by Angélica Gorodischer, Amalia Gladhart (translator)

The Wide Starlight by Nicole Lesperance

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Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers

Hairpin Bridge by Taylor Adams

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