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Once We Were Sisters: A Memoir by Sheila Kohler

On the first page in the first one hundred words, the author has given the reader the end of the story.  But the writing is so fluid and so many intriguing topics are touched on – sisterhood, motherhood, the yearning for the impossible, the regret of unfulfilled relationships, the desire to write it all down and the exotic but troubled location of South Africa during apartheid – that the reader feels compelled to read on to discover the full story. 103 more words


Rosamond's Choice

Long ago, Rosamond, a little girl about seven years old, was walking with her mother. They passed many shops and she saw a great variety of things in the windows that were unfamiliar to her. 1,232 more words

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Author Interview: Rebecca Lloyd

Book Squirrel chats with Rebecca Lloyd, author of dark fiction and magical realism.

Welcome, Rebecca! It’s great to have you here.

Thank you, Book Squirrel! 1,195 more words


A Tete-a-tete with Sadiqa Peerbhoy

Set during the communal rights that followed the Babri Masjid demolition, Sadiqa Peerbhoy’s House of Discordpublished by Readomania, is the story of a dysfunctional family living in Bombay and explores the impact of the violence and hatred that erupts around them. 1,289 more words


renewed / not new - a Brown Girls Privilege

here is some of my privilege.

I believe they were thinking of me

wearing myrrh and adorned in silver

and that is not selfish

we share the same sun… 23 more words


Qissat: Short Stories by Palestinian Women

 Edited by Jo Glanville


I read this for Book 7. A book set in a country that fascinates you.

These short stories are amazing. They offer slices of life in Palestine as experienced and then told by women. 341 more words

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Don’t miss out on the submission period for SHE CHRONICLES 2018! This is our annual celebration for literary works for/about/by the feminine narrative. Enjoy some of the highlights from SHE CHRONICLES 2017 today!

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