No need to wait for the latest summer releases when you have this list of best backlist books to check out.
This is the second part of our discussion today.
My well-read co-host, Larry Hoffer, is back to talk about our favorite older books and why these should be in your stack this year too.
Not familiar with the term backlist or frontlist books? The book industry groups published books into two types- frontlist (titles that have sold in the current year) and backlist (titles that are older than a year).
We have resurrected some of our top recommendations in this two-part series that can keep you company while you wait for your library holds to come in. Today we discuss our favorites that are two years or more older.
This list of older books have brought us great joy over our reading years and we can’t wait to tell you why these will make the perfect addition to your reading life too.
Book Gang Podcast Episode 33: The Best Backlist Books You Missed (Part 2)
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Book Gang Podcast: Best Backlist Books You Missed Part 1
This Year’s Summer Reading Guide (The Best Beach Reads For Your Summer Stack)
This Will Be Funny Later by Jenny Pentland
In My Dreams I Hold A Knife by Ashley Winstead
Fool Me Once by Ashley Winstead
The View Was Exhausting by Mikaella Clements and Onjuli Datta
The Tobacco Wives by Adele Myers
Tobacco Wives Book Chat
Book Gang Podcast: Best Books of 2021 with Larry
House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune
Foul is Fair by Hannah Capin
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
The Tragedy of Macbeth
My Notorious Life by Kate Manning
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Kate Manning’s Author Page
Gilded Mountain by Kate Manning
Christodora by Tim Murphy
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
The Prettiest Star by Carter Sickels
Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong
Chemistry by Weike Wang
Joan is Okay by Weike Wang
Emergency Contact by Mary HK Choi
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Yolk by Mary HK Choi
Permanent Record by Mary HK Choi
The Two Family House by Linda Cohen Loigman
The Wartime Sisters by Linda Cohen Loigman
Book Gang Podcast: A Day In the Life of a Book Publicist with Kathleen Carter
Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland
We Are the Brennans by Tracey Lange
Sadness is a White Bird by Moriel Rothman-Zecher
The Orphans of Race Point by Patry Francis
Amy’s Interview with Patry Francis
All the Children Are Home by Patry Francis
The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough
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