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Getting festive and unexpected with our December books preview!

Ep. #498 – On today’s episode, Adam and Jill share the new books coming out in December they both plan to read. It’s a bit of a genre swap situation as they both have books the other one would normally recommend. Things are getting crazy in nerd land.

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Books mentioned in this episode

The Mystery of Mrs. Christie By Marie Benedict

Mediocre By Ijeoma Oluo

Admission By Julie Buxbaum

The Arctic Fury By Greer Macallister

This Time Next Year By Sophie Cousens

The Mermaid from Jeju By Sumi Hahn

Out of the Ether By Matthew Leising

D By Michel Faber

The Cousins By Karen M. McManus

We Hear Voices By Evie Green

The Ballad of Ami Miles By Kristy Dallas Alley

Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder By T.A. Willberg

The Complete Plant-Based Cookbook By America’s Test Kitchen

Fairy Godmothers, Inc. By Saranna DeWylde

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