Author Sarah Pinsker joins us for a chat about song writing versus fiction writing, trashing hotel rooms and her new book A Song For a New Day. We recommend: Craven Manor by Darcy Coates, Killfile by Christopher Farnsworth, and King’s Dark Tidings by Kel Kade. Audiobook of the week is The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson narrated by the incomparable George Guidall. YA book of the week is Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez.
This week we discuss the Plague (!), getting locked out of the house, scraping barnacles off of boats and Andrew gets mistaken for a kidnapper. We recommend: The Arrangement by Robyn Harding, The Blurry Years by Eleanor Kriseman, and Red Sister by Mark Lawrence. Audiobook of the week is When the Sacred Ginmill Closes by Lawrence Block narrated by gritty Mark Hammer. YA book of the week is Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon.
Author John Marrs joins us for a chat about his book The One coming out on Netflix, how to hack a car and his latest book The Passengers. We recommend: The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep by H.G. Parry, The Warehouse by Rob Hart, and Outland by Dennis E. Taylor. Audiobook of the week is The One by John Marrs narrated by a talented cast of five. YA book of the week is Listen to Your Heart by Kasie West.
We debut a new game this week called “Snacks in the Stacks” and we talk about jury duty evasion and Andrew owns a courthouse(!). This week we recommend: Goodnight Stranger by Miciah Bay Gault, Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh and All Systems Red by Martha Wells. Audiobook of the week is Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem read by the salty voiced Geoffrey Cantor. YA book of the week is The Best Lies by Sarah Lyu.
Author Kristan Higgins joins us for a chat about using dogs in her books, holding grudges and her new book Life and Other Inconveniences. We recommend: Life and Other Inconveniences by Kristan Higgins, Ghostman by Roger Hobbs, and Caretaker by Josi Russell. Audiobook of the week is The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth narrated by the voice bending Barrie Kreinik. YA book of the week is Kat and Meg Conquer the World by Anna Priemaza.
Author Stephen Hunter joins us for a chat about giving the readers what they want, the golden age of movie reviewing, and his new book Game of Snipers. We recommend: Wanderers by Chuck Wendig, The Black Jersey by Jorge Zepeda Patterson and Redshirts by John Scalzi. Audiobook of the week is Recursion by Blake Crouch narrated by Jon Lindstrom and Abby Craden. YA book of the week is Slated by Teri Terry.