Hi, Should-Heads! We're joined by Michael Koryta, bestselling author, screenwriter, nature enthusiast and murderer of sleep. His new book (Never Far Away) is out now and it is amazing. We talk about that, his upcoming movie (Those Who Wish Me Dead; out in theaters and HBO Max in May) and many other topics.
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Michael Koryta: Later (Stephen King), My Life as a Villainess (Laura Lippman), Simon the Fiddler (Pauline Giles), Sloane Crosley's body of work, When We Were the Kennedys (Monica Wood), Kosti Ruohomaa: The Photographer Poet (Deanna Bonner-Ganter)
Julia: Outlawed (Anna North) and Likes (Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum)
Kelly: The Unraveling of Cassidy Holmes (Elissa R. Sloan)
Rachael: Admission (Julie Buxbaum) and The Girl With the Louding Voice (Abi Dare)
Julia: The Secret Lives of Church Ladies (Deesha Philyaw) and The Pull of the Stars (Emma Donoghue)
Kelly: Life in the Balance (Jen Petro-Roy) and a great bookmark!
Rachael: The Project (Courtney Summers), Slay (Brittney Morris), Elatsoe (Darcie Little Badger) and A Secret History of Witches (Louisa Morgan)
Other Books Mentioned: So Cold the River, The Ridge, Those Who Wish Me Dead and If She Wakes (all by Michael Koryta) and When You Find My Body: The Disappearance of Geraldine Largay on the Appalachian Trail (D. Dauphinee)
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Don't forget about our next book club! We're discussing Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro! It comes out on March 2 and you can email your thoughts or find us on social media! We're really excited for this one--and its special guest!
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