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Ep. #223 – May’s biggest new books

Oh it’s that time again! join us as we dive into a big pile of buzzy new books coming out this month. May has some outstanding new releases across every genre. Whether you’re a fan of fantasy, nonfiction, thrillers, young adult or historical fiction there is something here for everyone.

Looking for more recommendations? You can always email us at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com with some of your recent reads and we’ll provide you some personal picks you’re sure to love. Also, when you read any of the books mentioned on the show be sure to tag @probooknerds on Twitter and Instagram and let us know what you think!

Books discussed in this episode:

The Favorite Sister by Jennifer Knoll

The Come in All Colors by Malcolm Hansen

Not That Bad edited by Roxane Gay

Landwhale by Jes Baker

The Outsider by Stephen King

The Glitch by Elisabth Cohen

Calypso by David Sedaris

The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar

From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon

Furyborn by Claire Legrand

The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang

Legendary by Stephanie Garber

Our Kind of Cruelty by Ariminta Hall

He by John Connolly

The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner

The Death of Mrs. Westaway

The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy

King of Ashes by Raymond E. Feist

Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

Posted on: May 3, 2018


Oh it’s that time again! join us as we dive into a big pile of buzzy new books coming out this month. May has some outstanding new releases across every genre. Whether you’re a fan of fantasy, nonfiction, thrillers, young adult or historical fiction there is something here for everyone.

Looking for more recommendations? You can always email us at professionalbooknerds@overdrive.com with some of your recent reads and we’ll provide you some personal picks you’re sure to love. Also, when you read any of the books mentioned on the show be sure to tag @probooknerds on Twitter and Instagram and let us know what you think!

Books discussed in this episode:

The Favorite Sister by Jennifer Knoll

The Come in All Colors by Malcolm Hansen

Not That Bad edited by Roxane Gay

Landwhale by Jes Baker

The Outsider by Stephen King

The Glitch by Elisabth Cohen

Calypso by David Sedaris

The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar

From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon

Furyborn by Claire Legrand

The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang

Legendary by Stephanie Garber

Our Kind of Cruelty by Ariminta Hall

He by John Connolly

The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner

The Death of Mrs. Westaway

The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy

King of Ashes by Raymond E. Feist

Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

Music:

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