Reading Women
Reading Women
Jan 27, 2021
Ep. 102 | Most Anticipated Reads of 2021 Pt. 1
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Kendra and Joce talk about their most anticipated books for the first half of 2021.

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All the Books!
All the Books!
Book Riot
E300: New Releases and More for March 2, 2021
This week, Liberty and Danika discuss In the Quick, Infinity Reaper, Infinite Country, and more great books. Pick up an All the Books! shirt, sticker, and more right here. Subscribe to All the Books! using RSS, iTunes, or Spotify and never miss a book. Sign up for the weekly New Books! newsletter for even more new book news. This post contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, Book Riot may earn a commission. BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW: In the Quick by Kate Hope Day I Think I Love You by Auriane Desombre Yolk by Mary H.K. Choi Follow Your Arrow by Jessica Verdi  Who is Maud Dixon? by Alexandra Andrews What’s Mine and Yours by Naima Coster  Infinite Country by Patricia Engel Infinity Reaper (Infinity Cycle) by Adam Silvera The Girls I’ve Been by Tess Sharpe The Death of Jane Lawrence by Caitlin Starling When the Reckoning Comes by LaTanya McQueen WHAT WE’RE READING: Space Battle Lunchtime Vol 3 by Natalie Riess The Box in the Woods by Maureen Johnson MORE BOOKS OUT THIS WEEK: Gory Details: Adventures From the Dark Side of Science by Erika Engelhaupt  The Kitchen without Borders: Recipes and Stories from Refugee and Immigrant Chefs by The Eat Offbeat Chefs, Siobhan Wallace Penny De Los Santos (Photographer) The Lowering Days by Gregory Brown The Speed of Light by Elissa Grossell Dickey Rice (Savor the South Cookbooks) by Michael W. Twitty The Snatch Racket: The Kidnapping Epidemic That Terrorized 1930s America by Carolyn Cox Black Boy Out of Time: A Memoir by Hari Ziyad Catalogue Baby: A Memoir of (In)fertility by Myriam Steinberg, Christache Fans: How Watching Sports Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Understanding by Larry Olmsted  Vera by Carol Edgarian   The Queen’s Secret by Melissa de la Cruz The Empathy Diaries: A Memoir by Sherry Turkle  Abundance by Jakob Guanzon Too Small by Tola Atinuke, Onyinye Iwu But You’re Still So Young: How Thirtysomethings Are Redefining Adulthood by Kayleen Schaefer  Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again: Women and Desire in the Age of Consent by Katherine Angel One Step to You by Federico Moccia, Antony Shugaar (translator)  Mirror Lake by Andrée A. Michaud, J. C. Sutcliffe (translator)  Laxmi’s Mooch by Shelly Anand and Nabi H. Ali A Window to Heaven: The Daring First Ascent of Denali: America’s Wildest Peak by Patrick Dean Bring Back Our Girls: The Untold Story of the Global Search for Nigeria’s Missing Schoolgirls by Joe Parkinson, Drew Hinshaw The Memory Thief: Thirteen Witches by Jodi Lynn Anderson An Unexpected Peril (A Veronica Speedwell Mystery ) by Deanna Raybourn Spilt Milk by Courtney Zoffness Men Who Hate Women: From Incels to Pickup Artists: The Truth about Extreme Misogyny and How it Affects Us All by Laura Bates Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine by Olivia Campbell  Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery by Ally Carter Decoding “Despacito”: An Oral History of Latin Music by Leila Cobo  Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am by Julia Cooke frank: sonnets by Diane Seuss The Babysitter: My Summers with a Serial Killer by Liza Rodman, Jennifer Jordan The Bright and the Pale by Jessica Rubinkowski  Bridge of Souls (City of Ghosts #3) by Victoria Schwab The Life of the Mind by Christine Smallwood AMORALMAN: A True Story and Other Lies by Derek DelGaudio We Are Bellingcat: Global Crime, Online Sleuths, and the Bold Future of News by Eliot Higgins Covet (Crave 3) by Tracy Wolff  Later by Stephen King  Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro Home is Not a Country by Safia Elhillo Machinehood by S.B. Divya The Girl Explorers: The Untold Story of the Globetrotting Women Who Trekked, Flew, and Fought Their Way Around the World by Jayne Zanglein The Scapegoat by Sara Davis A History of Scars: A Memoir by Laura Lee The Salt in Our Blood by Ava Morgyn Flight: A Novel of a Daring Escape During World War II by Vanessa Harbour A Boob’s Life: How America’s Obsession Shaped Me―and You by Leslie Lehr Endpapers: A Family Story of Books, War, Escape, and Home by Alexander Wolff The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner  Every Last Fear by Alex Finlay  Float Plan by Trish Doller   Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft  The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free by Paulina Bren Foregone by Russell Banks Justine by Forsyth Harmon The Committed by Viet Thanh Nguyen  Band of Sisters by Lauren Willig Oslo, Maine by Marcia Butler The Stolen Kingdom by Jillian Boehme Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi More Than You Can Handle: A Rare Disease, A Family in Crisis, and the Cutting-Edge Medicine That Cured the Incurable by Miguel Sancho The Castle School (for Troubled Girls) by Alyssa Sheinmel Antonio by Beatriz Bracher, Adam Morris (translator) The High-Rise Diver by Julia von Lucadou, Sharmila Cohen (translator) The Northern Reach by W.S. Winslow You’re Leaving When?: Adventures in Downward Mobility by Annabelle Gurwitch Brother, Sister, Mother, Explorer by Jamie Figueroa A Desolation Called Peace (Teixcalaan Book 2) by Arkady Martine  Forget Me Not by Alexandra Oliva Once Upon a Quinceañera by Monica Gomez-Hira The Conductors by Nicole Glover Dead Space by Kali Wallace Lightseekers by Femi Kayode The Restoration of Celia Fairchild by Marie Bostwick  Feelings: A Story in Seasons by Manjit Thapp  A Game of Cones (An Ice Cream Parlor Mystery) by Abby Collette Sparks Like Stars by Nadia Hashimi  Good Eggs by Rebecca Hardiman The Soul of a Woman by Isabel Allende Burning Girls and Other Stories by Veronica Schanoes We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker The Postscript Murders by Elly Griffiths See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Novel Pairings
Novel Pairings
Novel Pairings
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When In Romance
Book Riot
E77: A Beautiful Frankenstein
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From the Front Porch
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30 min
American Girls
American Girls
Allison and Mary
Special Episode! HBD to us!
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