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All the Books! is a weekly show of recommendations and enthusiasm regarding the week's new book releases.

All the Books‪!‬ Book Riot

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All the Books! is a weekly show of recommendations and enthusiasm regarding the week's new book releases.

    New Releases and More for August 9, 2022

    New Releases and More for August 9, 2022

    This week, Liberty and Vanessa discuss The Women Could Fly, You’re Invited, I’m Glad My Mom Died, and more great books.
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    BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:
    The Women Could Fly by Megan Giddings
    Lakewood by Megan Giddings
    You’re Invited by Amanda Jayatissa
    I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy
    Mommie Dearest by Christina Crawford
    Husband Material by Alexis Hall
    Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall
    High Times in the Low Parliament by Kelly Robson
    Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach by Kelly Robson
    Princess Floralinda and the Forty-Flight Tower by Tamsyn Muir
    Koshersoul: The Faith and Food Journey of an African American Jew by Michael W. Twitty
    The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South by Michael W. Twitty
    The Fishermen and the Dragon: Fear, Greed, and a Fight for Justice on the Gulf Coast by Kirk Wallace Johnson
    The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century by Kirk W. Johnson
    Three Assassins by Kotaro Isaka, Sam Malissa (translator)
    Bullet Train by Kotaro Isaka, Sam Malissa (translator)
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    • 56 min
    All The Backlist: August 5, 2022

    All The Backlist: August 5, 2022

    This week Vanessa shares a few books that are feeding her wanderlust, albeit in some interesting ways.
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    BOOKS DISCUSSED
    The Way of All Flesh (Raven and Fisher Mystery #1) by Ambrose Parry
    From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home by Tembi Locke
    Black Water Rising by Attica Locke
    The Cutting Season (the title I couldn’t remember!) by Attica Locke
    Nessie Quest by Melissa Savage
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    • 15 min
    New Releases and More for August 2, 2022

    New Releases and More for August 2, 2022

    This week, Liberty and Danika discuss All This Could Be Different, The Book Eaters, Shutter, and more great books.
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    BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:
    All This Could Be Different by Sarah Thankam Mathews
    It Sounds Like This by Anna Meriano
    The Wild Hunt by Emma Seckel
    The Honeys by Ryan La Sala
    Shutter by Ramona Emerson
    The Book Eaters by Sunyi Dean
    Mercury Pictures Presents by Anthony Marra
    A Broken Blade by Melissa Blair
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    • 52 min
    All The Backlist! July 29, 2022

    All The Backlist! July 29, 2022

    This week, Kelly talks about three nonfiction reads that will contextualize the current book ban movement–and only one of them is about book censorship.
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    BOOKS MENTIONED:
    Book Banning in the 21st Century by Emily Knox
    Cultish by Amanda Montell
    Dark Money by Jane Mayer
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    • 11 min
    New Releases and More for July 26, 2022

    New Releases and More for July 26, 2022

    This week, Liberty and Patricia discuss Calling for a Blanket Dance, The Souls of White Jokes, Nightmare Fuel, and more great books.
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    For a complete list of books discussed in this episode, visit our website.

    BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:
    Calling for a Blanket Dance by Oscar Hokeah
    The Souls of White Jokes: How Racist Humor Fuels White Supremacy by Raúl Pérez
    Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim (paperback)
    How to Read Now: Essays by Elaine Castillo
    Nightmare Fuel: The Science of Horror Films by Nina Nesseth 
    Scream: Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear by Margee Kerr 
    Skin of the Sea by Natasha Bowen
    Fish Swimming in Dappled Sunlight by Riku Onda, Alison Watts (Translator)
    Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki
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    • 49 min
    All the Backlist! July 22, 2022

    All the Backlist! July 22, 2022

    This week, Danika recommends two of the most mind-blowing books she’s ever read. They’re also both sapphic and both by Black authors!
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    BOOKS MENTIONED:
    Everfair by Nisi Shawl
    The Salt Roads by Nalo Hopkinson
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    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

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My favorite bookish podcast!

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First off. I love this podcast. Next do they still teach kids about Thomas Edison in school? I know they did to me but I graduated like 12 years ago now. So… I was just wondering what they do about that guy now? 🤔Thanks and all the love -Brandi

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