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First Tuesday of July Megalist!

Happy Tuesday, readers! It is time for another enormous list of books, featuring many of the titles out this week. Is the weather hot where you are? Then good news, because reading is not an activity that will make you sweat even more! I hope you are able to get comfortable wherever you are, and that you have wonderful things to read, too. ❤️

Now, for today’s bonanza of books: I did get a chance to read several of them, but there are still soooo many more on this list that I can’t wait to check out, like Nobody, Somebody, Anybody by Kelly McClorey, Vessel: A Memoir by Chongda Cai, and Alone in Space: A Collection by Tillie Walden. Okay, okay, and the Richard Marx memoir. And as with each first Tuesday megalist, I am putting a ❤️ next to the books that I have had the chance to read and loved. You can also hear about several new releases on this week’s episode of the All the Books! Danika and I discussed Everyone In This Room Will Someday Be Dead, Temple Alley Summer, Lights Out in Lincolnwood, and more. Okay—everyone buckled in? Get ready to click your little hearts out, because here come the books! – XO, Liberty

Vessel: A Memoir by Cai Chongda Cai

Shoulder Season by Christina Clancy

Lilla the Accidental Witch by Eleanor Crewes

All Our Shimmering Skies by Trent Dalton 

The Temple House Vanishing by Rachel Donohue

Big Dark Hole: and Other Stories by Jeffrey Ford ❤️

The Lords of Time by Eva García Sáenz

The Very Nice Box by Eve Gleichman and Laura Blackett ❤️

The Comfort Book by Matt Haig

The Forest of Vanishing Stars by Kristin Harmel

The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller

Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim 

Tatterdemalion by Sylvia Linsteadt

What We Devour by Linsey Miller

The Stranger in the Mirror by Liv Constantine

Build Your House Around My Body by Violet Kupersmith ❤️

Falling by T. J. Newman

We Have Always Been Here by Lena Nguyen ❤️

Variations on the Body by María Ospina, Heather Cleary (Translator)

This Is Your Mind on Plants by Michael Pollan 

Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship by Catherine Raven

Brotherhood by Mohamed Mbougar Sarr and Alexia Trigo

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Trejo: My Life of Crime, Redemption, and Hollywood by Danny Trejo and Donal Logue

Give My Love to the Savages: Stories by Chris Stuck

Any Way the Wind Blows (Simon Snow Trilogy) by Rainbow Rowell 

The Tiger Mom’s Tale by Lyn Liao Butler 

Silver Tears by Camilla Läckberg 

The View Was Exhausting by Mikaella Clements and Onjuli Datta

Rise to the Sun by Leah Johnson

Wayward by Dana Spiotta ❤️

Phosphorescence: A Memoir of Finding Joy When Your World Goes Dark by Julia Baird 

People Like Them by Samira Sedira, Lara Vergnaud (translator)

The Man Who Hated Women: Sex, Censorship, and Civil Liberties in the Gilded Age by Amy Sohn

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Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead by Emily Austin ❤️

Nobody, Somebody, Anybody by Kelly McClorey 

Incense and Sensibility (The Rajes Series Book 3) by Sonali Dev 

We Are the Baby-Sitters Club: Essays and Artwork from Grown-Up Readers by Marisa Crawford and Megan Milks

Island Queen by Vanessa Riley ❤️

The Okay Witch and the Hungry Shadow by Emma Steinkellner

Tooth of the Covenant by Norman Lock

Dear Miss Metropolitan by Carolyn Ferrell

Couple Found Slain: After a Family Murder by Mikita Brottman ❤️

The Empire’s Ruin (Ashes of the Unhewn Throne) by Brian Staveley

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Lights out in Lincolnwood by Geoffrey Rodkey ❤️

Razorblade Tears by S.A. Cosby

Open Skies: My Life as Afghanistan’s First Female Pilot by Niloofar Rahmani with R.D. Sykes

The Deadline Effect: How to Work Like It’s the Last Minute―Before the Last Minute by Christopher Cox

The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans by Cynthia Barnett

The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic: Revised and Expanded Edition by Jessica Hopper

If You, Then Me by Yvonne Woon

Racing the Clock: A Running Life with Nature by Bernd Heinrich

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Stories to Tell: A Memoir by Richard Marx

From the Streets of Shaolin: The Wu-Tang Saga by S. H. Fernando Jr.

Alone in Space: A Collection by Tillie Walden

Summer in the City of Roses by Michelle Ruiz Keil

The Stranger Behind You by Carol Goodman

Thank you, as always, for joining me each week as I rave about books! I am wishing the best for all of you in whatever situation you find yourself in now. – XO, Liberty