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By the Book: A Review

Seeing Adam’s library now made me feel ill with want. I felt like he’d stolen part of my dreams, like he was living the life I’d wanted.

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Spotlight: Ginnah Howard

Hobart Book Village Festival of Women Writers is excited to again welcome Ginnah Howard as a Participating Writers for Festival 2018. Author and educator, Ginnah Howard… 447 more words


NIGERIA: Stay with Me –Ayobami Adebayo

“If the burden is too much and stays too long, even love bends, cracks, comes close to breaking and sometimes does break. But when it’s in a thousand pieces around your feet, that doesn’t mean it’s no longer love.”

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CANADA: Cat's Eye - Margaret Atwood

“The world is being run by people my age, men my age, with falling-out hair and health worries, and it frightens me. When the leaders were older than me I could believe in their wisdom, I could believe they had transcended rage and malice and the need to be loved.

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INDIA: The God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy

“Now, these years later, Rahel has a memory of waking up one night giggling at Estha’s funny dream. She has other memories too that she has no right to have.

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FINLAND: Naondel - Maria Turtschaninoff

“They call me Mother and say I am the one who holds us all together. I do not believe this is necessary. The life force from Anji and Iona’s offering is what binds us together.

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Women oppressed, powerful, and mysterious - book reviews

How about a little fiction for you? While I read more non-fiction, I do love a good work of fiction. The potential for interesting characters, engaging plot lines and worlds so beautifully described you can image you are there. 1,500 more words