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Discussion Starters for Every Book Club

Theoretically, book clubs, both online and in person, are the ideal place for book lovers to gather. The collective act of sharing a book-reading experience can be creatively inspiring, intellectually stimulating and, sometimes, politically challenging. It is a wonderful thing when the majority of the group loves the book and wants to share their mutual… Read More »

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Heroines and Antiheroines Who Broke the Mold in Historical Fiction

We’re quite lucky these days—it seems there’s more coverage than ever on some seriously fierce women making their voices heard and inspiring other women around the world, both in fact and fiction. Whether we’re reading about Malala Yousafzai or Katniss Everdeen, strong heroines are sweeping bookshelves across nations. But “girl power” has seen its forms… Read More »

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Author Guest Post: Bringing the Past to Life

A few years back, I was on a book panel with a women’s fiction author. (I understand that classifying authors by genre, especially this one, can be controversial. I only mean that she writes modern-day, relationship-driven fiction with strong female protagonists.) An audience member asked us about our writing process and this author said, “Well,… Read More »

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Living History: Black History Month Reads for the 21st Century

February is Black History Month in North America, and while there are many amazing books centering on the history aspect of Black History Month, here are eight books about being black in the twenty-first century and what that means in 2017.   The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas All the hype about this book… Read More »

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