Feb 06, 2018

It’s the first new book Tuesday of the month and it’s a doozy! Sooooooooo many incredible books out today. I hope you are well rested because you’re going to want to read so many of these right now! I’ve put together a great big list of them below.

(And like with each megalist, I’m putting a ❤ next to the books that I have read and loved. There are soooo many more on this list that I can’t wait to read!)


Sponsored by WaterBrook, an imprint of Penguin Random House

Drawing on extensive research and personal insight, Laura Ingalls Wilder researcher Stephen Hines offers the first extended, in-depth look at the faith of one of America’s most beloved pioneers.


Speaking of new books, on All the Books! this week, Amanda and I discussed several titles we are excited about, including An American Marriage, Shadowsong, and Back Talk.

Force of Nature by Jane HarperForce of Nature by Jane Harper ❤ 

Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein: Based on a True Story by Jennifer Roy and Ali Fadhil 

Fly Girls: The Daring American Women Pilots Who Helped Win WWII by P. O’Connell Pearson

I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death by Maggie O’Farrell ❤ 

I’ve Got This Round: More Tales of Debauchery by Mamrie Hart

My Name Is Nathan Lucius by Mark Winkler

Heart Berries: A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot ❤ 

Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein by Kathryn Harkup 

The Belles by Dhonielle ClaytonThe Belles by Dhonielle Clayton (I AM SO EXCITED TO READ THIS.)

The Clinic by David Jester

Call Me Zebra by Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi ❤ 

The Seabird’s Cry: The Lives and Loves of the Planet’s Great Ocean Voyagers by Adam Nicolson

Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Steve Coll

The Hummingbirds: A Novel by Ross McMeekin

Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley by Emily Chang

The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco Cantú ❤ 

The Last to Let Go by Amber Smith

American PandaAmerican Panda by Gloria Chao ❤ 

Anna by Niccolò Ammaniti,‎ Jonathan Hunt (Translator) ❤ 

Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday

Self-Portrait with Boy: A Novel by Rachel Lyon ❤ 

Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved by Kate Bowler

As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner

Girl Unknown by Karen Perry

The Which Way Tree by Elizabeth Crook ❤ 

Becoming Madeleine: A Biography of the Author of A Wrinkle in Time by Her Granddaughters by Charlotte Jones Voiklis,‎ Léna Roy (Author)

Searching for the Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World by John Man

americanizedAmericanized: Rebel Without a Green Card by Sara Saedi ❤ 

The House of Impossible Beauties by Joseph Cassara

Look for Me (D. D. Warren) by Lisa Gardner

The Friend: A Novel by Sigrid Nunez ❤ 

How To Stop Time by Matt Haig

Berlin 1936: Sixteen Days in August by Oliver Hilmes, Jefferson Chase (translator)

Only Killers and Thieves: A Novel by Paul Howarth ❤ 

The Bookworm: A Novel by Mitch Silver

The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson

back talkBack Talk: Stories by Danielle Lazarin ❤ 

Only Child: A Novel by Rhiannon Navin

Jagannath by Karin Tidbeck ❤ 

Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

Broken Beautiful Hearts by Kami Garcia

Semiosis by Sue Burke

Feel Free: Essays by Zadie Smith

The Glass Forest by Cynthia Swanson

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah ❤ 

The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump: Essays and Reportage, 1994-2017 by Martin Amis

down and across coverDown and Across by Arvin Ahmadi

Shadowsong by S. Jae-Jones ❤ 

A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America by T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong ❤ 

The Art of Vanishing: A Memoir of Wanderlust by Laura Smith

Daphne by Will Boast

Virgin: Poems by Analicia Sotelo ❤ 

The Courage of Hopelessness: A Year of Acting Dangerously by Slavoj Zizek

She Regrets Nothing by Andrea Dunlop

Tarnished City by Vic James

an american marriageAn American Marriage by Tayari Jones ❤ 

By the Book: A Novel by Julia Sonneborn

Tempests and Slaughter (The Numair Chronicles, Book One) by Tamora Pierce

We Are Taking Only What We Need: Stories (Art of the Story) by Stephanie Powell Watts ❤ 

The Strange Order of Things: Life, Feeling, and the Making of Cultures by Antonio Damasio

The Fear Within by J. S. Law

The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe’s Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance by Anders Rydell

Empty Set by Verónica Gerber Bicecci, Christina MacSweeney (Translator) ❤ 

Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler’s Defeat by Giles Milton

The Gone World by Tom Sweterlitsch

text me when you get homeText Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship by Kayleen Schaefer

You Will Be Mine by Natasha Preston

The Immundus by Christina Enquist

Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama (paperback) ❤ 

Universal Harvester by John Darnielle (paperback) ❤ 

4321 by Paul Auster (paperback)

White Tears by Hari Kunzru (paperback) ❤ 

That’s it for me today! If you want to learn more about books new and old (and see lots of pictures of my cats, Millay and Steinbeck), or tell me about books you’re reading, or books you think I should read (I HEART RECOMMENDATIONS!), you can find me on Twitter at MissLiberty, on Instagram at FranzenComesAlive, or Litsy under ‘Liberty’!

Stay rad,

Liberty

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