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Yearning ~ Longing, craving, hunger, thirst, ache

Maya Angelou experienced and later wrote about oppression of black American women as seen through her child eyes in the 1930s and her own later experience as a woman struggling to survive and raise her child. 275 more words


Coven Chat: Lady Midnight

Today Nicola and I are discussing the first book in Cassandra Clare’s highly anticipated new series, Lady Midnight. The new series, The Dark Artifices, picks up five years after the events in City of Heavenly Fire and follows the members of the LA Institute. 2,008 more words

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Review: Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth by Warsan Shire

Warsan Shire was unfamiliar to me until after watching Beyoncé’s Lemonade. Many people have already had the pleasure of reading her work as early as 2011, but as usual, I’m late to the party. 644 more words


Women Writers Through the Ages

Photo: Courtesy of The Friends of Julian of Norwich and Felicity Maton

Readers of our blog (you know who you are, all three of you!) are well aware of our abiding interest in history, good writing, and page-turning whodunits. 645 more words


Vanessa and Her Sister by Priya Parmar

Here is an excerpt from Vanessa’s diary – “every moment with Virginia – one feels more alive, not just alive, but living.  I have understood this Virginia equation – there is no rational, logical, or reachable Virginia lurking beneath – eventually Virginia  becomes exhausting”.  104 more words


Shadowhunters and Downworlders and Mundanes, OH MY!

I know I said last week that we were going to start talking about Marie Rutkoski’s The Winner’s Trilogy this week, buuuut, as life would have it, we all read Cassandra Clare’s new book… 1,356 more words

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#SipandRead: She's Just Not That Into You

Title: She’s Just Not That Into You

Author: Aryka Randall

Photo Filter: Ludwig in Instagram

Sipping: Moscato in a stemless wineglass

Instagram Post: 03/27/2016

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